Tue.Nov 06, 2018

3 Ways to Stand Out This #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

Giving Tuesday is a day that all nonprofits circle on their calendar each year. It’s the global day dedicated to charitable giving, and celebrated the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. In 2017, 2.5

5 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Pages for End-of-Year Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Improving your website donation pages is the single best way to raise more money during the year-end giving season. The unfortunate reality is that the average fundraising page completion rate is only 17%, according to the M+R 2017 Benchmarks Study.

How to Plan Your University’s Best Giving Day Yet

Connection Cafe

A successful day of giving makes the news: the 2018 Purdue Day of Giving brought in a record $37 million in 24 hours. When a high-profile giving day smashes participation and dollar goals, annual giving teams across the country double down on strategies to cement their own success.

How Board Members Can Support their Executive Director: An Executive Director’s Wish List

BoardAssist

As New York’s leading personalized board matching service, folks come to BoardAssist asking us for a board they can join where they can be a true agent of change. Once placed with their dream board, one of the questions we are most often asked is “how can I support my nonprofit’s leadership?”

Leadership Gems From John C. Maxwell

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The real gems in John C. Maxwell's book, Everyone Communicates Few Connect , are the abundant leadership and communication quotes , such as these: T o add value to others, one must first value others. People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.

8 Virtual Meeting Etiquette Essentials for In-Person Participants

Wild Apricot Blog

Has your organization been struggling with engaging virtual participants? These virtual meeting etiquette tips from meeting expert Nancy Settle-Murphy will help. virtual-meeting-etiquette virtual-meetings

How To Create An Optimistic And Positive Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In the book, The Optimistic Workplace , author Shawn Murphy , explains that the following beliefs are essential to helping create a positive work experience : The team is more important than any individual. For optimism to be strong, a cohesive team is vital.

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