November, 2017

How to Use Social Media Insights to Drive Patient Engagement and Donor Retention 

Connection Cafe

The modern healthcare market is a competitive environment in which hospital foundations need to compete for donors. These donors are smart, mobile and social-savvy. They have an abundance of choices as to where they want to contribute and how often. .

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Happy Giving Tuesday: How Board Members Participate

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Before I take you behind the scenes of our NTEN board fundraiser for Giving Tuesday , let me ask you to consider to a donation of any size to support NTEN and the Nonprofit Technology Conference Scholarship campaign.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Influencer Marketing on Instagram

SocialFish

I like this one because it’s a good reminder that the most effective influencers, for Instagram in this case, are the “micro influencers” -the “advocates” – people with smaller audiences but deeper relationships. Via X-Cart.

4 Grant Writing Tips to Bolster Relationships with Foundations

NonProfit Hub

Grant writing is a time-consuming process. It can also be nerve-wracking if you’re inexperienced or working on a particularly important grant. Jeff Kutash, the executive director of the Peter Kiewit Foundation in Omaha, Neb, deals with grants on a daily basis.

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The New Rules For Email Deliverability

Frogloop

At Care2, we spend a lot of time thinking about email deliverability. Because organizations can have the best email marketing strategy, endless budget, and the most engaged subscribers of all time and they still won't reach their goals if their emails are marked as spam. It sounds easy: just make sure you aren't spamming people, right?

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[WEBINAR] How to build a culture of innovation 12/5

SocialFish

Don’t miss this upcoming webinar , featuring me and Dan Stark from Nimble User/Community Brands, to be held on Tuesday, December 5, at 1:00pm eastern time.

Donor Trips as a Different Way of Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Face-to-face interaction is an important aspect of any organization, especially when it comes to fundraising. If your donors come from all over the world, that interaction isn’t always possible. That’s where donor trips come in.

How to Create Powerful Email Drip Campaigns for Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

You probably already know that email is one of the most effective digital channels for fundraising and donor retention. Email is also powerful for nurturing relationships with peer-to-peer fundraisers. What is an Email Drip Campaign?

Cause Awareness & Giving Day Campaigns for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rise of social media has also given rise to online giving on cause awareness and giving days.

5 Nonprofits Financial Drivers That Are More Important Than Ever Before!

Connection Cafe

Funding of public services is a national conversation. We don’t know where the funding is headed but I think we can all agree that changes are coming. Constant change is a reality in today’s environment but the volatility of the current environment has a lot of nonprofits concerned.

Keeping your Nonprofit Safe and Happy Online: Dealing with Harassment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Many nonprofit social media managers are also serve as online community managers, supporting communities of their nonprofit’s fans and supporters on social media channels.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Tips for Great Storytelling

SocialFish

Love this one!! H/T Poppulo. Photo by Andrew Measham on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday

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Why Competition in the Nonprofit Sector is Frustrating

NonProfit Hub

For a long time, the nonprofit sector was largely insulated from the pressures of competition common in the for-profit world. As more and more organizations enter the nonprofit arena, however, attention from donors and volunteers becomes increasingly precious.

7 Simple Ways To Increase Donations For Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

Acquiring a new donor is more expensive than keeping a current donor. At least 5 times more expensive! Plus, the lifetime dollar value of a happy donor is way more than the value of a donor who only gives once (d’uh).

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27 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2017

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are 27 free nonprofit webinars for December. webinars

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The Future of Nonprofit Engagement Strategies

Connection Cafe

Sometimes, when we’re focused on the tactics of digital fundraising or communications, we can lose site of big trends which require a new strategic approach. And paying attention to the trends gains urgency as things change much faster than they used to.

How to Choose the Right Domain Name for Your Nonprofit, Charity, or NGO

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your nonprofit’s website and email campaigns are the foundation of your online brand and choosing the right domain for your website and email campaigns is critical to your organization’s online success.

[Cool Infographic Friday] 51 Amazing Facts about WordPress

SocialFish

We love WordPress, SocialFish is built on it, so couldn’t resist this one. Tip o’ the hat to WebsiteBuilder for sending this along. Photo by Joey Kyber on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday

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The Benefits of Nonprofit Coworking

NonProfit Hub

Coworking spaces have become increasingly popular over the past few years, and now most cities have an array of options for organizations looking for an affordable place to work.

Is Your Fundraising Appeal Turning Off Your Donor?

John Haydon

Most nonprofits love statistics. They remind staff and board members why their work matters. And statistics can be helpful when reporting outcomes or applying for grants. But using statistics can actually hurt your fundraising appeals.

You Know You Work for a Nonprofit When.

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re a nonprofit person, you’ll probably relate to one or more of these 23 classic situations

The Real Rules of Board Membership: Finding Your Seat at the Right Table

Connection Cafe

“Finding your why” has become something of a cliché for those charting a new course—in life or in business—but understanding why you are motivated to join a board and why a board might select you for leadership is critical to achieving a satisfying experience for you both.

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What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Amazon Alexa

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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The Surprising Connection Between Fundraising and Workplace Culture

SocialFish

We’re excited to present a new webinar for the Foundation Center ! Here’s the description: At the heart of all organizational capacity building is workplace culture, and nonprofits and foundations are no exception to this rule.

Why It’s Important to Have Friends at Work

NonProfit Hub

Most of us spend 40 hours per week at our jobs. It’s probably pretty important that we like going into work then, right? Having a friend at work can help. According to studies, having a “best friend” at the office is a major key to workplace happiness. In fact, Gallup’s study found that those who said they have a best friend at work were up to 43 percent more likely to report having received recognition and praise for their work in the last week.

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How to Evaluate Your Fit with the Executive Director

BoardAssist

Having a strong partnership with the Executive Director of the board you are considering joining is one of the most important things that influences whether someone has a rewarding board experience. Most Executive Directors in the nonprofit community are smart, committed and highly professional.

Specific Strategies To Take Your Conference Full Frontal

Wild Apricot Blog

How do you make your conference the purple cow of all conference experiences? Go full frontal. In this guest post by Jeff Hurt, he explains how going "full frontal" can boost engagement at your next conference

A Nonprofit’s Guide to #GivingTuesday and End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Are you ready to navigate the busiest giving season of the year? To help you finalize your route to end of year fundraising success, I’ve broken down steps you can take to drive acquisition, cultivation, and participation, both during the holiday season and as 2018 begins.

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Does Your Nonprofit Need an Explainer Video?

John Haydon

You’ve seen explainer videos. They’ve been around for a while but this year we’re seeing an explosion of these short, power-packed, emotionally compelling animated videos. Explainer videos usually have no talking heads or live footage.

Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

SocialFish

WHOO HOO! I am super excited to share with you our brand new Generations on-demand course. This is based on a really popular 4-hour in-person training that Jamie has been facilitating for a couple of years, and we’ve been wanting to figure out how to make it accessible to more people.

To Nonprofits Everywhere: Thank You

NonProfit Hub

Well, it’s getting to be that time of year again: the season where we sit down with everyone we care about and remind ourselves of what we’re truly grateful for. It sounds cliche, but it’s an important thing to acknowledge.

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How do I find the Right Board Culture for me?

BoardAssist

What’s one of the biggest reasons we hear regarding why board service did not work out for someone? A bad cultural fit with the rest of the board. Board service should be personally meaningful to you – but it should also be something that you enjoy.

Every Nonprofit Hashtag in One Big List Plus The Best Hashtag Campaign I’ve Seen

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a list of all the nonprofit hashtags. I also included all the nonprofit Twitter chats and the best hashtag campaign I've seen. Nonprofit-Twitter Nonprofit-Hashtags

Physicians and Philanthropy: Make it Easy and Make It Quick

Connection Cafe

This is not a new subject. We know that the number one influencer of patient giving is the physician. Many philosophies exist around physicians and grateful patient programs.