February, 2021

Turn Customers Into Community

.orgSource

How do you grow membership in a harsh climate? Attracting a wider audience and turning those customers into community is a good way to start. We’ve been on notice since well before the pandemic that shifts are occurring in why people join an association and what they want once they sign on.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Create Highly Engaging Nonprofit Videos

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Doug Scott , Founder & CEO of Tectonic Video. Cost: Free. Engagement is the key to effective nonprofit videos.

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Gaining An Edge In The World Of Virtual Events

Association TV

If “pivot” was one of the most used words of 2020, what do you think was the most commonly asked question by associations? Right or wrong – my guess is, “How do I engage with my members if we can’t meet in per. son?”.

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

How to Improve Communication Between Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees. Bill Klein, Palisades Convention Management (PCM) CEO and Program Coordinator for the Display Week Conference, recently posed the question : “What makes a conference, a conference ?”.

Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

Choose the Best Magento Agency for your Business

Byte Technology

To have an excellent retail outlet when opening a brick-and-mortar shop, you will require building planners and architects. Magento is the architect of your online store. This is because it is scalable, solid, and robust.

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Giveaways and Gimmicks Are Short-Lived Solutions—Strong Membership Initiatives Begin With the Basics

.orgSource

From VIP clubs to fancy swag and tiered pricing, the tactics to win members’ hearts are only limited by imagination. When the economy, technology, or social disruption, like the pandemic, threatens to come between us and our reason for being, a little panic is understandable.

5 Design Techniques That Will Increase the Lifespan of Your Nonprofit’s Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Crystal Dionysopoulou is the founder and Creative Director of Lucid Fox , a dynamic web design and development agency that puts people first.

2D vs 3D: Choosing the Right Animation Style For Your Video

Association TV

Studies have shown that people prefer to be marketed to using video content. In fact, 72% of consumers would rather learn about a product by way of video than any other medium ( HubSpot ).

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

How to Improve Communication Between Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees. Bill Klein, Palisades Convention Management (PCM) CEO and Program Coordinator for the Display Week Conference,  recently posed the question : “What makes a conference,  a conference ?”

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.

How to accept bitcoin and other crypto donations

Whole Whale

The price of Bitcoin crossed the $50,000 milestone in February and total cryptocurrencies climb to historical levels in 2021 crossing $1.5 trillion in market cap. This rapid growth also means there will be a quickly minted generation of millionaires that may start considering philanthropy.

8 Types of Annoying Board Members

Wild Apricot

Nonprofits are a magical place filled with super passionate, hardworking, and extremely motivated individuals. I've had many opportunities to work with some of these fantastic people and it's been an absolute pleasure. But, sometimes when you get a. organizational-management

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Guarantee Your Success—Network Like Your Career Depends on It

.orgSource

What’s the single best thing you can do for your career? It doesn’t require special training, it’s never too late to get started, better still, it will return your investment of energy and effort many times over.

How Nonprofits Can Steward Corporate Donors on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Allison Weber , founder of Allison Weber Consulting , a fundraising and communications business dedicated to helping mission-driven organizations tell better stories. It’s no secret that corporate donors are invaluable partners for nonprofits.

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.

Making the most of mid-level

M+R

Read time: 9 minutes. We have something to say that lands somewhere between an observation and a complaint and a call to arms: Not enough attention is paid to mid-level donors. Major donors get the fanfare, the galas, the special one-to-one contact.

3 Tricks to Boost Engagement Before Your Event

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka. This article is based on an earlier webinar. View the recording here. Keeping your attendees engaged is always a huge part of any event, but what about the rest of the time?

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How to Start Learning SEO – 6 Simple Steps

Whole Whale

Setting up your own domain will help you see the impact of each SEO technique you implement Click To Tweet. So you want to teach yourself SEO? Look no further, take a seat, relax, and get ready to learn (it will be fun – I promise).

How to Run a Successful Nonprofit Board Meeting in 8 Steps

Wild Apricot

It’s really no secret that your non-profit’s or association’s board of directors is pivotal to your organization’s success. Your board of directors are the standard bearers… foundation builders… strategic plan. organizational-management

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.

Onboarding Online, Keep New Hires on Track for Success

.orgSource

Congratulations! Online interviewing didn’t make you skip a beat. You found the talent to complete your dream team. You’re probably feeling pretty lucky. But you might be less than enthusiastic about navigating those first months of learning to work together through the small screen.

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How Your Nonprofit Can Effectively Fundraise Using RoundUp App

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kelly Pullin , Marketing Manager at RoundUp App – the nation’s largest tool for rounded up donations, giving nonprofits across the country a new stream of recurring giving. Every year it becomes more and more crucial for nonprofits to invest in online fundraising programs.

An Unlikely Story of Digital Success in 2020

NTEN

It was February 11, 2020. We were finally launching our new website , a full rebuild to reflect our rebranding. We had finally shed our old skin, InterfaithFamily, and stepped boldly into the light as 18Doors. After over a year of hard work, we were ready to celebrate.

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Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka. Making the necessary transition from physical events to a virtual platform, or planning for a hybrid event, can lead to a lot of anxiety when it comes to making sure your organization retains the same level of revenue from your annual conferences.

Free (and Cheap) Mass Texting for Nonprofits

Whole Whale

Mass texting, or SMS (Short Messaging System) are generally 160-character–long messages that are sent, as the name would suggest, en masse. We love SMS because it boasts a 99% open rate, and users are more likely to respond.

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Write a Perfect Welcome Letter to New Members with These 10 Tips

Wild Apricot

I once received a new member welcome letter that was so drab, it caused me to cancel my membership with the association. there's a little more to the story than that. Let me explain. After I signed up online to be a member of an association, marketing

20+ Nonprofit Tools You Need to Get Your New Nonprofit Up and Running

Get Fully Funded

Building an organization from the ground up is a challenge, but with the right nonprofit tools, the heavy lifting gets easier. There are SO MANY nonprofit tools out there, all promising to make your work easier as you grow your new nonprofit. The key is to find the right tool for the right task. .

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6 Benefits of Launching a Website for Your 2021 Golf Fundraiser

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By GolfStatus.org – an event management platform specifically for golf fundraisers. Free Webinar On February 23: How to Host a Successful Virtual or Hybrid Golf Fundraiser for Your Nonprofit. As virtual events continue into 2021 and the outlook for traditional in-person fundraisers looks bleak, golf tournaments have become especially crucial for nonprofits large and small.

8 Reasons Data Privacy Should Matter to Your Nonprofit

Elevation

2020 did not lack for headlines, but one topic was an unnamed undercurrent beneath it all: data privacy. Surprising? Consider these major events over the past year: Nonprofit Marketing

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka. Making the necessary transition from physical events to a virtual platform, or planning for a hybrid event, can lead to a lot of anxiety when it comes to making sure your organization retains the same level of revenue from your annual conferences.

12+ Nonprofit Software Platforms: Essential Tools for Fundraising

One Cause

The post 12+ Nonprofit Software Platforms: Essential Tools for Fundraising appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post Online Fundraising online fundraising

Use This Easy Club Dues Tracker Template To Save Time and Money

Wild Apricot

If you run a club or a membership, you’ll agree that there’s nothing more frustrating than chasing members down for payments. Everyone has a different renewal date, a different amount and a different method of payment. Not to mention, there’s. website-and-technology

Donor Perspective: Leveraging Charity Navigator to Benchmark deserving nonprofits

Charity Navigator

This is a follow up to the blog posted on December 8, 2020: " Donor Perspective: Leveraging Charity Navigator to find and support deserving nonprofits.” Charity Navigator has played an important role in my philanthropic planning -- my wife and I use their ratings to surface fiscally responsible and effective charities for consideration.