January, 2020

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Julie Vargo, The Ohio State University

Connection Cafe

The “Q&A with sgLEADERS” series on sgENGAGE aims to provide readers, including the next generation of social good leaders, with valuable insights from executives across the social good community. Today’s Q&A is with Julie Vargo, CIO of Advancement IT at The Ohio State University.

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Twitter for Nonprofits: Does Your Organization Really Need to Tweet?

Wild Apricot

For some nonprofits, Twitter is the perfect platform to grow their community, while others are better off putting their efforts elsewhere. Is Twitter right for your organization


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The Top Charity Event Ideas to Know for 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Paige Kutliek , SEO Manager at GoFundMe Charity – an easy-to-use platform that helps nonprofits raise money by offering robust fundraising features , such as custom branding, registration and ticketing, advanced data reporting, and customizable donate buttons. Just as online fundraising has evolved over the past decade, so have fundraising event ideas.

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How to Keep Your Email Subscribers Engaged

NonProfit Hub

When you work as an email marketer, you need to expect a certain amount of email unsubscribes each year. But if your list gets smaller and smaller all the time, you need to stop and rethink what you’re doing. Unsubscribes are no fun because it leaves you wondering if you’re doing something wrong and if you could have retained those people. . The good news is there are some actions you can take to reduce the rate of email unsubscribes.

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Multi Language & Localization to the Next Level


Approximately 14% to 15% of adults in the U.S. and Canada speak something other than English or French at home. So it is only right that we provide sophisticated language and localization tools to support all the people in a community. Web Sites Deploy in one or multiple languages. Do this with real-time, machine-based, or human translated content. Create content in different languages, or let the user select a language once they arrive.

Top 6 Advantages and Disadvantages of E-Learning for Your Training


Learning in a classroom is a much preferable option for many students and professionals, but getting enrolled in an online course eLearning has also its own benefits

How Game On Cancer Cracked the Code on Engaging Physicians and Cancer Survivors

Connection Cafe

Without the backing of a national organization’s flashy brand, sexy advertising campaign , or robust budget – engaging grateful patients at a local level can sometimes feel impossible. A cancer survivor and their network of loved ones want to come together and do something meaningful and they often turn to a national organization.

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10 Website Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the first post in a year-long blog and webinar series called 101 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! Your website is the foundation upon which your digital communications and fundraising campaigns are built. How well your nonprofit’s email and social media campaigns perform depend upon how well your website is designed.

4 Tips for Maximizing Association Membership

NonProfit Hub

Similar to how nonprofit organizations implement donor retention strategies , associations work to keep members renewing each year. . They’re not only “members” in the sense that they get discounts or a subscription ? it’s about belonging. Your members are everyone involved with your organization, all parts of a greater whole. No association is the same, so there isn’t one universal strategy that will maximize your association membership.

NonProfit Work and Us

Museum 2.0

Alison Koch shared these thoughts originally as part of Museum Computer Network 's 2019 Ignite. As I sat in an aerie above the stage, I DM'd her to ask her to share her remarks here. They were that true and that powerful. I hope you enjoy them. Written by Alison Koch I think us non-profit folks have a particularly complicated relationship with work.

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30 Free Encrypted Email Services 2021: Hide Your online Privacy!

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Sending a plain email message using non-commercial email service providers such as Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo is highly risky. However, you can safeguard your email message before sending by encrypting them.

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The Benefits of Having Digitally Savvy Board – for Museums & Nonprofits Too!

Connection Cafe

This year, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Information Systems Research released a study that showed just how much companies in the commercial sector benefit from having a tech-savvy board. In fact, companies with digitally literate board members significantly outperformed their peers on key metrics: “ Doing business in the digital era entails risks ranging from cybersecurity breaches and privacy issues to business model disruptions and missed competitive opportunities.

The Ultimate Guide to Nonprofit Branding

Wild Apricot

In this guide to nonprofit branding, learn why your organization needs its own brand, how to create one and how to use it to drive your mission

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[FREE WEBINAR] Introduction to Google Analytics for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Josh Kashorek , Director of Marketing at Journity . Nearly everyone has Google Analytics installed on their websites, but they should. This free analytics service offers a deep look at what people are doing on your website and provides a treasure trove of data to help your nonprofit make the critical decisions needed to boost marketing performance.

Chantal Sheehan : Nonprofiteer Turned Nonprofit Numbers Nerd

NonProfit Hub

Last year at Cause Camp, I laughed when speaker and fellow nonprofiteer Rachel Muir called herself a “recovering nonprofit executive director.” I laughed because that describes me to a tee. My path to #nonprofitlife was winding at best. My parents instilled in me a strong work ethic and a servant leader mindset from a young age. No matter what job I had or role I played, I constantly looked for ways to make things better.

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Tech Impact Launches Data Science Practice To Provide Nonprofits With Affordable Access To Data Tools Like Machine Learning


PHILADELPHIA – January 22, 2020 – Tech Impact, a 501(c)(3) provider of nonprofit technology solutions and the operator of award-winning IT training programs for underserved youth, announced today the launch of its data science practice. The new data science practice will offer a deeper focus on Measurement and Impact Evaluation.

5 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Personal Resilience

Beth Kanter

Rituals are intentional small, tangible acts done routinely and carry meaning. Our family has several New Year’s rituals, including a nature hike. This year we hiked by Pacific Ocean near Moss Bay.(Pictured Pictured above). Rituals can also be used by professionals to boost personal productivity because rituals capitalize on our brains’ ability to direct our behavior on autopilot, allowing us to reach our goals even when we are distracted or preoccupied with other things.

Making the Most of Your Nonprofit’s Website: Understanding the Basics

Connection Cafe

A nonprofit’s website is one of its most valuable assets. If you’re heading into 2020 unsure of the state of your site, it might be time for a refresh! Your organization’s website should be fulfilling a few vital functions: Communicating your mission and work. Sharing updates and information on your campaigns or projects. Engaging supporters (and attracting new ones) with storytelling techniques. Facilitating online donations, sign-ups, pledges, and more.

25 Amazing Donate Pages To Fire Up Your Fundraising

Wild Apricot

Get inspired to create the most effective donate page for your nonprofit's website with these 25 examples that do it right

5 Call-to-Actions for Your Nonprofit’s Donation Confirmation Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Christy Noel , Vice President of Digital Marketing Services at MobileCause – a company that pioneered text-to-donate and also offers an extensive suite of online, mobile and event fundraising solutions. She advises nonprofits to accelerate their fundraising and engagement efforts through giving and marketing strategies via digital technologies. You did it: your donation appeal was a success. Now you want to know, is it appropriate to ask your supporters to take further action?

5 Ways Custom eLearning Can Supercharge Your Sales Team Productivities


Custom eLearning can come in handy, whether you are to train an existing sales team or have been meaning to hire

How to use Instagram for marketing small businesses?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Today Instagram is no longer just confined to being a lifestyle sharing app. The businesses of all sizes worldwide have started taking the benefit of the popularity of this social media network and its marketing capabilities. In fact, it can prove to be an eminent vehicle for small businesses to market offerings, grow businesses and interact with consumers. Tips for small businesses to maximize marketing potential.

How to Start Your Anime Streaming Website

Find the free stuff

Do you love watching anime online but can’t seem to find any reliable websites? Have you noticed that countless sites stream movies but almost none stream anime? Since there is a high demand for these websites but not many are out there, now is the perfect time for you to create yours. Not only will. The post How to Start Your Anime Streaming Website appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Business

Who Should Be on Your Content Squad?

Connection Cafe

“Content is the gateway drug of small organizations.” – Gary Vaynerchuk. Your organization probably needs to create more content than it is right now. Like, much more. In fact, it’s maybe the only way to accomplish some of your big organizational goals. Do you want to become a thought leader? You need quality content for others to critique. Trying to drive more online traffic? Good content brings conversions. Need to remain relevant to your audience?

Everything Your Organization Needs to Know About In-Kind Donations

Wild Apricot

In-kind donations can help you grow your fundraising, stretch your resources, and build your community. But how do you get in-kind donations? In this guide, I'll show you how to solicit, record, acknowledge, and report these gifts

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6 Online Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Heather Mansfield , Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good and producer of the Global NGO Technology Report and the Global Trends in Giving Report. Each year Nonprofit Tech for Good features a new set of online fundraising tools that are timely and relevant for the year to come.

What's In Your Back Office?

Blue Fox

A Note From Our Founder. In January, I had the opportunity to talk to 40 or so people in our local community of Melbourne, Florida about nonprofit financial sustainability. It was a lively discussion, especially when we got to talking about the key components of an efficient and sustainable nonprofit back office. There was one key misconception in the room about implementing new technology that I thought I'd share with you here.

Looking Back At 2019


Each year that flies by has something new to teach us. As we step into 2020, let's take a moment to refresh

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Microsoft Exam MS-101: How to Pass It with Exam Dumps?

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Year by year, the IT industry showcases new trends and advancements, which are all vital for technological progress and thereby, for professionals and businesses directly connected to it. And the only way to know and keep up with these modifications is through acquiring new insights and skills. Well, this is easily done by getting certified by. The post Microsoft Exam MS-101: How to Pass It with Exam Dumps? appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Lifestyle

Developing a Nonprofit Tech Strategy: A Step-by-Step Guide

Connection Cafe

As a nonprofit professional, you’re probably all too familiar with some of the many ways in which technology has completely changed how work gets done in our sector. Maybe you love new tech, or maybe you feel exhausted by it sometimes. Either way, it’s critical that you and your organization get a strong grip on technology if you want to continue growing your reach and impact into 2020 and beyond. What’s the best way to get started? Develop an overarching technology strategy.

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Social Media Fundraising: 6 Tips to Make It Work for You

Wild Apricot

Interested in using the power of social media in your fundraising but unsure of where to start? We’ve outlined 6 tips to make the platforms work for you

Online Fundraising: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Do to Be Compliant

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Sharon Cody , Partnership Manager at Harbor Compliance , a leading provider of compliance solutions for nonprofits. Sharon’s 30+ years in the nonprofit sector have made her passionate about educating nonprofits on the role of compliance as both a best practice and an industry differentiator. Register for a free webinar on April 7: Charitable Online Solicitation: Is Your Nonprofit Compliant? It’s 2020, a new decade has arrived and online fundraising is here to stay.

New IRS Recommendation to Guard Against Identity Theft

Blue Fox

Taxpayers Should Register for an Identity Protection PIN Number As Dwight Schrute (The Office) so eloquently puts it, “Identity theft is not a joke, Jim! Millions of families suffer every year.” ” This is actually (and sadly) true. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. The IRS estimates that it pays out at least $1 billion in fraudulent tax refunds each year.

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The 7 Secrets Of Responsive Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Responsive leaders are very focused on the people – the humanity – within the opportunity,” explains Jackie Jenkins-Scott , in her new book, The 7 Secrets of Responsive Leadership. She writes about how to drive change, manage transitions, and help any organization turn around.

How to Get More Real Instagram Followers?

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Do you want to be “instafamous”? Well, of course, you do. Who doesn’t? These days, instafamous people are considered celebrities and often have more influence on people’s minds than politicians and social activists. Below are five simple steps you should follow to gain more Instagram followers and become as famous as Cristiano Ronaldo or at. The post How to Get More Real Instagram Followers? appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Social Network

The Keys to Conducting Feasibility Studies for Fundraising Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Conducting a comprehensive feasibility study is a critical first step in every major fundraising effort. I think of it as determining how much water is in the pool before you “dive in” to a fundraising campaign. It’s hard to find a nonprofit executive who would disagree with this logic. In my experience, the how and who aspects of the study are where many organizations tend to falter.

LinkedIn For Nonprofits: How It Can Help You Reach Your 2020 Goals

Wild Apricot

LinkedIn for nonprofits isn't just for connecting with professionals in your field, it's also a great platform that you can use to advance your mission and grow your fundraising. Learn how LinkedIn can help your organization in this guide

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