December, 2019

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 127: Hiring for Culture

Connection Cafe

Culture is an important factor for organizations in having a healthy and high performing workplace. The right culture doesn’t just make the workplace more fun – having a cohesive workplace culture can save a company money and make them more effective in their goals in the long term.

2020 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising campaigns. The first step is to decide which days to build a campaign upon and then add them to your 2020 editorial calendar.

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6 Effective Donor Retention Strategies for Small Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Small nonprofits can scarcely afford to lose any donors from one year to the next, given the expensive and time-consuming effort that donor acquisition represents. It can be tempting for small nonprofits to focus heavily on donor acquisition.

How WhatsApp Is Being Used by Nonprofits in India

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Recently, Social Misfits Media’s Community Manager, Angharad Francis, interviewed the brilliant Pushpa Aman Singh, Founder of GuideStar India.

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Best New Leadership Book Of 2019

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Each year, after reading and reviewing dozens of new leadership books, I select my pick for the year's best new leadership book. For 2019, that book is Paul Smith's, The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell , released this past summer.

ProjectFreeTV: 15 Best Free TV Streaming Sites like Project Free TV

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Online movie streaming is too commonplace these days. In this era of tech, there is a tendency for people to resort to the online platform to satiate their cravings for just about anything. Movie and TV show lovers aren’t any different.

The 15 Most Popular sgENGAGE Articles Published in 2019

Connection Cafe

As 2019 draws to a close, I wanted to once again put together a list of the most-read articles published during the year. Our contributors covered a lot of topics this year, but we found that posts focused on fundraising and on organizational culture were particularly popular.

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6 Tips to be at the Top of Your Fundraising Game

NonProfit Hub

With an increasing number of nonprofits entering the scene, there’s a lot of competition for the limited amount of attention and resources out there. In this environment, you need to stay at the top of your game to make the most out of all the available opportunities. .

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Leveraging Online Donor Engagement: Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Guest Post by Sarah Tedesco, Executive Vice President of DonorSearch. As a member of a nonprofit fundraising team, you always have your eyes on a fundraising goal and are working to improve your online donor engagement strategy. .

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What is a Cloud-Based LMS? What are Its Benefits?

Gyrus

Effective online training is the biggest need of organizations today and a Cloud-Based LMS with its several benefits

Top 5 eCommerce Platforms for Vigorous Online Marketplace Development

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In 2019, Forbes Innovative Leaders list is headed by Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon. This man amazes and inspires: his real-time net worth has reached almost $110 billion!

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 126: Engaging Individual Fundraisers

Connection Cafe

Peer-to-peer fundraising is an important part of a social good organization’s overall fundraising strategy.

3 Ways to Manage & Grow Major Donor Relationships

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Emily Rose Patz , Senior Copywriter at DonorPerfect. Major donors are the most valuable supporters of the nonprofit world. They build wings in museums, sponsor new research at hospitals, and provide large amounts of financial support for special projects.

Lindsay LaShell : How to Get the Most from Your 2020 Giving Tuesday Campaign

NonProfit Hub

How to Get the Most from Your 2020 Giving Tuesday Campaign. Yep, you read that right. If you’re thinking about planning your Giving Tuesday campaign this week (it’s December 1, 2019), you’re about a year too late. Listen, I know you’re busy and dates have a way of sneaking up on you.

The Screen Time Genie: A Bot That’s Help With Your Tech Addiction

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mobile phones and screen can be distracting and overwhelming. Even worse they can be addictive. Not all technology is bad. There are apps and other technology tools that can help you create a new habit, healthier habits.

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Never Say These Four Words To A Customer

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Harvey MacKay wrote the following spot-on advice years ago in a column in the Kansas City Business Journal.

15 Best Torrent Sites for Games in 2020

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Gaming is a very good way of whiling away time with friends. In order to make it even more exciting, you want to learn to play the latest games. This is the only way you will sharpen your skills. However, finding and downloading the latest games can be very expensive. There are many sites offering.

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Demystifying Next Generation Donor Audiences to Drive Engagement and Donations

Connection Cafe

“The next generation of donors” is not just the latest fundraising trend or catchphrase for development teams. Nonprofit organizations have always tried to understand how to shift and modify their fundraising strategies to appeal to and resonate with the future generation of donors.

Best Practices for Golf Fundraisers: 10 Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Katie Casillas , director of marketing at GolfStatus.org , an event management platform specifically for golf fundraisers. Golf fundraisers are a huge opportunity for outreach, stewardship, and certainly for fundraising.

The Essential Guide to Nonprofit Email Marketing

Wild Apricot

There's a lot more to nonprofit email marketing that meets the eye — if you actually want to get your emails read, that is. Learn how to create the perfect email strategy, as well as 5 email marketing platforms you can try

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Heidi Gerbracht : Together in Change

NonProfit Hub

Heidi Gerbracht will be at Cause Camp 2020 presenting on how diversity, equity, and inclusion are crucial to your organization’s success. “If If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”.

Worst of Museums for this Decade

Museum 2.0

Ask and you shall receive. Be careful what you wish for. These two adages were both in my mind last week when I asked people for the worst museum trends. I wasn't surprised that the worst trends had much more pick up than best. The grass is always greener, as the adage says, or rather, we as people are usually pretty good at figuring out what we lack, what other people have, or what went wrong. Or, I should qualify that. We're often good at seeing the symptoms.

The Benefits of FreeTaxUSA Coupon Codes

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FreeTaxUSA is a tax preparation website that allows its users to file their federal tax returns at no extra costs. When you use this service, you’ll only have to pay for the state filing fees.

4 Keys for Attracting, Hiring and Retaining a Successful Major Gift Team

Connection Cafe

One of the most important hires are those tasked to keep money flowing: the development team. Yet, the average length of employment for a development professional is 277 days.

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[FREE WEBINAR] Using Online Tools to Uplevel Your Live Fundraising Event

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: MobileCause. In-person fundraising events are wonderful ways to help organizations meet new donors, establish trust and, of course, raise money.

Leading Versus Managing

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great insights about leading versus managing from Bob Kulhan and his book, Getting To Yes And. He says, "Leading is not managing. Managing is not leading." Managing is taking care of logistical and practical details.

How to Optimize Instagram for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Instagram is, without a doubt, one of the best platforms for marketing brands. Since 2010, it has grown tremendously from a simple photo-sharing app to a platform where businesses and nonprofits alike get to share their stories and advocacies.

Best of the Decade for Museums

Museum 2.0

Written by Seema Rao Last month, I shared some of my thoughts about the best of museums over the last decades. (I I admit some of my best included a big of the worst side of the best). This week, I'm summarizing everyone else's ideas about the best trends of the decade.

A Deeper Look at Pokemon Fusion and Its Origin

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Earlier this year, the internet was awash with memes created through Pokemon Fusion. Read on to discover what it is and where it originated from.

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Big Data on Planned Giving

Connection Cafe

For years, fundraising professionals have heard that we’re on the precipice of a demographic trend called “the great wealth transfer.” As Baby Boomers age over the next two decades, they will pass on more than $30 trillion to the next generation.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Create an Engaging Donor Journey in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Robin Cabral, MA, CFRE, MFIA of DonorPerfect. This is your year.

How To Be An Effective Listener

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability.

how-to-track-the-progress-of-employee-training

Gyrus

Being able to track Employee Training progress is very important for both small and large organizations

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Recollection

Museum 2.0

In the waning days of the decade, I’ve been inviting everyone to take stock of and make predications for museums. The first few posts of the month have been focused on the decade we’ve all just experienced, and next week, I’ll share everyone’s thoughts about the future.

10 Best CouchTuner alternatives to Watch TV Series Online for Free

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It goes without saying that nearly all movie enthusiasts are familiar with CouchTuner website, a platform that offers a great movie collection and TV series. CouchTuner has gained popularity due to its HD quality movies and outstanding user interface. The Official CouchTuner Site has shut down!

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 125: How Dorri McWhorter Future-Proofed the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Connection Cafe

Long standing social good organizations have developed foundational fundraising and engagement methods that have provided for them for decades or more.

Finding The Best Washing Machine in India

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you desire to find the top washing machine in India, you are going to need to compare Washing Machine Price in India and its features. There are a huge number of washing machines accessible on the market these days with an extensive range of features, in addition to a cost range.

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