Thu.Apr 11, 2019

6 Tips to Know Your Nonprofit Is Ready for Skilled Volunteers

Connection Cafe

As a nonprofit leader myself, I know how frequently social sector organizations are strapped for capacity.

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Guest Post by Martin Djupdraet: Let the Decision Makers Do the Audience Research

Museum 2.0

This guest post is written by Martin Brandt Djupdræt , Head of research and presentation and a member of the management at the Danish open-air museum Den Gamle By (The Old Town). I met Martin last year at the MuseumNext conference.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 93: What You Need to Know about Persona-based Marketing

Connection Cafe

You’ve probably heard a lot about persona-based marketing. But do you really know what it is? What are personas, how do you develop them, and what do you do with them? And should your organization even be worrying about incorporating personas into its marketing efforts? hint…probably).

How Care2's Campaign to #EndGunViolence Engaged Millions and Drove Real Change

Frogloop

In honor of the first anniversary of the Parkland shooting, Care2 recently launched a month-long integrated advocacy campaign to “#EndGunViolence” once and for all in America. The outcomes of the campaign surpassed expectations.

5 Fundamental Website Design Tips for Modern Nonprofits

Donor Search

When you start to think about designing (or redesigning) your nonprofit website, you need to make sure to keep your main purpose in mind. That purpose is providing valuable content and a positive user experience for your constituents. Therefore, you’ll want to frame your design approach around the experience you want supporters to have with… Guest Post

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How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From Jay Miletsky's book, 101 Ways to Successfully Market Yourself , here 10 tips for projecting an effective professional image : Discipline yourself to be positive and enthusiastic. In tense situations choose positive responses by maintaining perspective and getting along well with others.

How To Listen And Learn As A Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In John Baldoni's book , The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence , he provides these tips for listening as a leader and learning as a leader: When Listening As A Leader : Look at people when they are speaking to you. Make eye contact. Ask open-ended questions, such as "Tell me about."