April, 2019

One Thing Most Nonprofits Stink at (Donor Retention) and How You Can Change It in 2019

Connection Cafe

Donor acquisition is all the rage, but did you know nearly 3 out of 4 new donors leave and never come back. I’d stay that’s pretty stinky, wouldn’t you? Blackbaud’s latest Charitable Giving Report sheds light on the importance of donor retention in the nonprofit industry.

Why Every Nonprofit Needs a Good Copywriter

NonProfit Hub

As you skim through your sea of emails, newsfeeds and notifications, what determines whether you engage with a piece of content? The answer is copy—simply defined by Merriam Webster as “the text of an advertisement.”.

5 Key Differentiators to Look for in Your Nonprofit CRM

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By StratusLIVE (Sponsored Post). Nonprofits are doing important work every day that impacts lives and makes our world even better.

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How to Write a Winning Fundraising Appeal

John Haydon

Writing a fundraising appeal letter can be tricky. It’s not easy to translate the passion you have for your cause into words that produce results. I created my A.P.P.E.A.L.S. Fundraising Writing Framework with you, the busy nonprofit professional, in mind.

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The 101 Guide on Learning Management Systems for Manufacturing

Gyrus

Find 101 Guide on learning management systems for manufacturing. These tips will double your business success and rapidly increase employee’s skills

How The #1 Car Club Software Can Make Your Life Easier

Wild Apricot

Car club software can save administrators lots of time while growing their club. Find out how car club management software can save you time and put you back on the road

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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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Bitcoin for Nonprofits: Cryptocurrency Fundraising for the Future

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Alex Wilson , Director of BlockShop DC and founding partner of The Giving Block. Let’s start with the basics. Bitcoin was launched on January 3, 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis and bank bailouts. Why does that matter?

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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.

Your Spring Fundraising Appeal Letter: A Simple Checklist

John Haydon

You might be going back to previous donors and asking for general support. Or, you might be getting ready to request a particular list of supporters to fund your summer programs. Either way, there are five things you must do to make your appeal letter a success.

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Essential Elements in the Chemistry of Compelling Email

Frogloop

To get better outcomes from your appeals, become an email marketing mixologist

Elephant in the Sanctuary: Talking Money in Church

Connection Cafe

My family attends church in an older building which is in dire need of some major updates. We even joke about the fear of using the upstairs restroom because the lights flicker and the floor is crooked and cracked.

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7 Twitter Accounts Nonprofits Need to Follow

NonProfit Hub

The world wide web, specifically the Twittersphere, is overflowing with accounts designed to help you better run your organization.

6 Reasons SEO Is Important to Nonprofits and Why

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Maryanne Dersch , a speaker, coach, and creator of the Superstar Fundraising Academy. She is also the author of Courageous Communication: How Codependence Is Making Your Nonprofit Brand Boring and What to Do About It.

39 Free Nonprofit Webinars for May 2019

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in May 2019 that the internet has to offer

Does The $1.80 Marketing Strategy Actually Work On LinkedIn?

Nonprofits Source

There’s been a lot of talk recently about the $1.80 strategy on LinkedIn, most notably from Gary Vaynerchuk. If you’re skeptical don’t be because the strategy works.

3 Ways Workplace Giving Software Saves Time for Medium and Large Businesses

Givinga

The benefits of corporate philanthropy are well documented, helping businesses improve employee engagement, attract top talent, and increase sales – but workplace giving also time-consuming.

The Ins and Outs of Remote Work for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

You never thought remote work would be the new norm for today’s workforce. But in the last ten years, telecommuting has grown by 140 percent. Nonprofits have joined the trend. The number of nonprofit employees working remotely has increased by 20 percent in the last six years.

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How to Know When to Expand Your Staff

NonProfit Hub

Expansion is a good thing. In most cases, it means you’ve done your job well enough for long enough to add additional programming, campaigns or other projects.

23 Fundraising & Marketing Reports for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. The data can be used to help your organization craft your next online fundraising and marketing plan.

Here Are All The Nonprofit Jobs for April 2019 We Could Find

Wild Apricot

Every month, we compile a list of nonprofit jobs within the United States. Whether you’re looking for a career change or looking to enter the nonprofit space, this list is a helpful way to keep track of nonprofit opportunities in your area

But What if it FAILS? Using the FMEA Tool to Analyze the Potential Effects and Impacts of Failure

Museum 2.0

You know the feeling. You think your plan will work. You present confidence to everyone around you. You fire up the crowd, energize supporters, and rally the troops. But at the same time, you're terrified you might fail.

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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.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 95: What the Heck is Robotic Process Automation? (and Why Your Organization Needs It)

Connection Cafe

We spend as much as 20% of our day doing manual repetitive tasks, and those manual tasks often end up costing organizations a lot of money in lost productivity, fraud and errors. So how can social good organizations fix this?

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Negotiate for More Funding

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits face unique challenges that for-profit organizations don’t have to grapple with. First, nonprofits have to ask for money from people who don’t directly use their services. Instead of customers, nonprofits rely on donors.

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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Mobile Messaging to Grow Your Nonprofit and Boost Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: May 7, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Corey Blake , Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Leah Libolt , Senior Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Heather Kopec , Director of Annual Giving, Virginia Tech. With 96% of all Americans owning mobile devices, and 81% of U.S. adults owning smartphones, it’s imperative that nonprofits adapt to meet donors where they are and how they communicate.

Here Are All The Nonprofit Jobs for May 2019 We Could Find

Wild Apricot

Every month, we compile a list of nonprofit jobs within the United States. Whether you’re looking for a career change or looking to enter the nonprofit space, this list is a helpful way to keep track of nonprofit opportunities in your area

Finding a 3D Laser Scanning Supplier

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

3D Laser Scanning is highly effective and saves customers a lot of money in production costs. 3D Laser Scanning produces a digital representation of a physical object. It is used in many industries but the automotive, aerospace, gas and oil industries are now relying on this technology more and more.

Were We Crazy to Pursue Service Enterprise Certification? Our Rewarding Journey with SEI

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Susan Nusall Director of Volunteers at Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education/Arizona Bar Foundation. What comes to mind when you hear Diagnostic Survey? How about Certification Rubric? It’s possible you may have already stopped reading this blog because they sound like WAY too much to do and you do not really understand the benefits.

3 Stewardship Techniques to Scale Your Fundraising Efforts

Connection Cafe

If you’ve paid any attention to the fundraising landscape within higher education over the past few years, you’ve seen a deluge of announcements touting massive campaign goals. Bigger than” campaigns necessitate a reliance on mega-gifts.

How to Maintain Strong Leadership in Your Organization

NonProfit Hub

As the next generation of young nonprofit professionals gears up to take on new management positions, it’s imperative that you have a strong, ongoing leadership development program in place.

[Tweet Chat] Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Trends for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Please join us for a tweet chat on May 1st at 12 pm EDT to discuss peer-to-peer fundraising!

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The 1-Minute Guide to Getting a Website Security Certificate – For Free

Wild Apricot

Your custom domain could be missing out on website traffic and member registrations if you haven't secured it with an SSL certificate. This guide shows you why and how to get one

Learning skills management - Gyrus

Gyrus

Successful implementation of a skills management within your Learning Management System (LMS) helps organizations

How To Find Your Balance Point

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A few years ago, Brian Tracy , along with Christina Stein , published, Find Your Balance Point. The desire for peace of mind and the idea of living a balanced life are central to your happiness and well-being.

Equalizing the Power Between Us in the Social Good Sector

Connection Cafe

What has us feel powerless in our efforts to influence others? How can we balance the power between us in key relationships to create the greatest common ground and the greatest common good?

Legacy Gifts: What They Are and How to Get Them

NonProfit Hub

Fundraising is quite the beast. It’s a sprawling, various, intricate process, and there are areas of it that nonprofits, especially new ones, tend to avoid.

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