August, 2021

Integrated Planning Keeps the Glass Half-Full

.orgSource

In June, I thought the dust was settling. Now, with the onslaught of virulent Delta, not so much. We are still in the grip of disruption. The change seems to be that people are learning to cope. There is a shift from reactive to more deliberate approaches.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Maximize Virtual Fundraising in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Pledge. Cost: Free. The pandemic accelerated virtual fundraising trends and changed the fundraising landscape forever.

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How to Subsidize Your Filming with Conference Recaps

Association TV

If you have an annual event approaching, you might be wondering where to allocate your filming budget. Video Events Monetization & Revenue Education Online Platforms

How To Collect Feedback After Your Online Event

Cadmium CD

Meta description: Online event feedback is imperative in terms of finding out how your event performed and understanding what changes to make for your next event. link] Online events have been growing in popularity for a number of years now. However, the pandemic has certainly accelerated this trend.

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Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

Review of ASAE 2021 Annual Meeting Hybrid Pop-Up in D.C.

The MatrixFiles

I attended the Virtual ASAE Annual Meeting last week. Unlike other virtual meetings I’ve attended recently, this one had a hybrid pop-up strategy. 10 cities hosted half-day in person events. I got to attend the DC pop-up on Monday, August 16. How did it work and was it successful? Here’s my review.

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How to Use Data to Support Your Strategic Goals

Association Analytics

The post How to Use Data to Support Your Strategic Goals appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Culture Executive Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data

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10 LinkedIn Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the eighth post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. Thank you!

Top 5: Things to Do When Your Website Isn't Loading

Association TV

404 Error, 500 Internal Error, that dreaded buffering wheel or gray sad emoji. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Education Online Platforms Technology Top 5

Google Tag Manager

Byte Technology

You might have heard that using Google Analytics can give you many essential insights you desire. This is true. However, when used alone, there are limitations.

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4 Ways To Engage Members With Interactive Virtual Events

Cadmium CD

4 Ways To Engage Members With Interactive Virtual Events In the past year, virtual events have risen in popularity, partly due to the availability of technology but largely because a global pandemic made them necessary.

Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

9/8/21 – How to Use Data to Support Your Strategic Goals

Association Analytics

The post 9/8/21 – How to Use Data to Support Your Strategic Goals appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Planning & Strategy

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Taking It Down to the Studs—Simplicity Streamlines AAHA’s Road to Excellence

.orgSource

“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry What do Spotify, Robinhood, and HelloFresh have in common? Here’s a clue.

How a Community of Long-Term Monthly Donors Make a Long-Term Difference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Mor­ée Lambeth , Lead Content Creator + Writer, Water.org.

Does your AMS vendor truly understand associations?

Nimble AMS

When you think about association management software (AMS), you likely think of association-specific features that help you manage day-to-day membership processes. Of course, those are important. But do you ever consider if the AMS vendor truly understands associations?

The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

3 Reasons Why Nonprofits Fail and How To Avoid Them

NonProfit PRO

In the United States, about 1.5 million nonprofits exist. But, then a natural question is how many of them fail? As we know, during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, as many as one-third of nonprofits were at risk of closing their doors.

Turning the Summer Fundraising Slump into a Windfall for Your Nonprofit

Bloomerang

For many of us, summer fundraising can be frustrating because often our donor communications during this season yield less-than-ideal results. . If that sounds like your nonprofit’s typical summer, here are some things you can do to offset that summer slump with an unexpected windfall: 1.

How to Turn Your Association’s Analytics into Action

Association Analytics

The post How to Turn Your Association’s Analytics into Action appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Community Data Adoption Data Governance Data Quality Events Executive Learning Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technolog

The Mechanics of Innovation

.orgSource

Mike Moss isn’t a mechanic, but he and his team spent the last year tinkering in a garage. They weren’t taking engines apart and rebuilding them. But the work they did paid off big time. Moss is president of the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP).

How to Effectively Share Text-to-Donate Campaigns on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Corey Blake , a Digital Fundraising Strategist at MobileCause , where she helps nonprofits accelerate their fundraising and engagement efforts through giving and marketing strategies.

Micro-moments and their mighty impact

Nimble AMS

In today’s high-speed world, member engagement can be challenging. How do you connect with members when their attention is divided among so many places and activities? Enter the micro-moment. What are micro-moments? Most of us have our mobile phones within arm’s reach – every hour of every day.

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Highlights and Tools from the 2021 State of Grantseeking Report

TechSoup

GrantStation helps nonprofit organizations fund their programs and fulfill their mission. Many organizations struggle to find new funding sources.

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Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Adopting a Culture of Philanthropy

Bloomerang

This post on adopting a culture of philanthropy is part six in a six-part series. Read part one , part two , part three , part four , and part five. . In part one of this series, I outlined my top six fundraising strategies for 2021: .

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Netflix-ing Your Association

Association Analytics

The post Netflix-ing Your Association appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy

When the Team Travels to the Future and the Board Lags Behind—How Do You Develop Leaders for the Digital Era?

.orgSource

What happens when your team drives the DeLorean Back to the Future and the board isn’t along for the ride? The office might boast the latest technology with a staff that is ready and able to grow and change.

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[FREE WEBINAR] Why & How to Plan a Successful Golf Fundraiser in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Logan Foote , Education and Development Manager at GolfStatus. Cost: Free.

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Getting started with AI-driven fundraising: crash course

Candid

If efficiency, technology, and smarter fundraising have been on your nonprofit’s radar, you’ve almost certainly encountered artificial intelligence (AI). . It’s been a big buzzword for years now, but AI has moved beyond buzzword status—it’s an accessible and increasingly common tool for nonprofits.

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What Can Marketing Cloud Do for Education?

Cloud 4 Good

Often campuses come to Cloud for Good with their data spread out across various systems, departments, and sometimes even spreadsheets. Because of this, they lack a true 360-view of their students, alumni, faculty, staff, and where an individual might be in the campus’s lifecycle.

5 Tips To Help Your Nonprofit Receive MacKenzie Scott Funds

Bloomerang

Much has been written about the extraordinary grant making of businesswomen, MacKenzie Scott. With a net worth of $65.3B, there are a lot of MacKenzie Scott funds available. . Scott is a member of the Giving Pledge.

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Netflix-ing Your Association – August 25, 2021

Association Analytics

The post Netflix-ing Your Association – August 25, 2021 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy

Top 10 Social Media Tools for Your Nonprofit Communication

NonProfit PRO

Let's review some of the best social media tools you should consider for your nonprofit to help you focus on your donors and prospects, and alleviate much of the stress in making sure you're doing well on social media. Social Media

[FREE WEBINAR] 6 Weeks to a Successful #GivingTuesday Campaign

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Christy Noel , VP of Digital Marketing Services at MobileCause. Cost: Free. GivingTuesday is right around the corner, but don’t stress!

Candid names Ann Mei Chang as new CEO

Candid

Trailblazer chosen to guide the country’s most comprehensive source of data tools on nonprofits, foundations, and grants. Candid’s board of trustees today announced the selection of Ann Mei Chang as the organization’s new chief executive officer.

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Building a Donation Funnel Using Your Organization's Website

TechSoup

A donation funnel is the journey a user, or potential supporter, takes through your website with the end goal of making a donation. We refer to this as a funnel because we start with the largest group of users and slowly narrow down to those people who are qualified to reach the final goal.

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How To Build Relationships With A Storytelling Welcome Email Series

Bloomerang

Turn New Supporters Into Strong Supporters. First impressions are important. A donor’s first experience with your organization should be a good one as it can be the difference between turning them into a repeat supporter or someone who gives once and never again. .