March, 2019

Why You Should Stop Trying to Save the World

Connection Cafe

I get it. You’re committed to making a difference in the world. You love you what you do and you’re good at it. But you struggle with finding the right balance between your work and having a fulfilling personal life.

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Tech Day at the Colorado Capitol

VisionLink

Visionlink was pleased to participate in the Tech - Blockchain Day at the Colorado State Capitol this week. Great times, meeting with other technical firms based here in the state, with representatives and senators, and with various legislative staff. We enjoyed a pleasant discussion with Lt.

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Why and How Rituals Build Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I presented a session at the Nonprofit Technology Conference called “ Activating A Culture of Resilience for Sustainable Impact ,” with fellow NTEN board members, Ananda Leeke & Meico Whitlock as well as Carrie Rice. We each tackled a different aspect of resilience.

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8 Online Social Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Gary Wohlfeill , Director of Marketing at CrowdRise , who works with partners to develop highly engaging fundraising campaigns and leads the marketing team in developing the CrowdRise brand.

How to Create a Sustainable Volunteer Program

NonProfit Hub

Turning one-time volunteers into longtime volunteers isn’t easy. That’s why establishing a sustainable, organized and engaging volunteer program should be one of your organization’s top priorities.

Sharing Power, Holding Expertise: The Future of Authority Revisited

Museum 2.0

This week, I've had multiple conversations with colleagues in the arts, symphonies, and urban planning about the fear professionals have about "losing control" when opening up new opportunities for people to participate.

10 Ways to Improve Morale at Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

How’s the morale in your office? Are your staff members excited to work together? Or are you plagued with high turnover? How your staff feel about their work affects your bottom line, as donors and volunteers are turned off by a revolving door of staff members.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Using Posters To Spark Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Equal Rights Advocates. Before I get to the topic of using posters to make your workshops or meeting more interactive (and fun), I want to wish you a Happy International Women’s Day!

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Raise More Money Through Crowdfunding

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: April 16, 2019. Time: 1 pm EST/10 am PST. Presented by: Gary Wohlfeill of CrowdRise by GoFundMe. This webinar will walk through the basics of crowdfunding so that your nonprofit can utilize this growing fundraising method to bring in more money for your cause.

INTRODUCING: Growing Good, A Nonprofit Hubcast

NonProfit Hub

We’re on the forefront of what will be the greatest transition of nonprofit leadership in our lifetime. Over the next five to ten years, directorships of all kinds will be passed from retiring baby boomers to Gen Xers and millennials.

From Risk-taker to Spacemaker: Reflections on Leading Change

Museum 2.0

Fifteen years ago, my boss kicked me under the table. I was a small fry at a big museum, volunteering for a project I had no business taking on. My boss and mentor Anna often encouraged me to stretch the limits. She protected and supported me in leading projects far beyond my job description.

Turnover Troubles?

Connection Cafe

It’s no secret that turnover is a known evil for many social good organizations. What may be less obvious are the reasons why.

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6 Strategies to Grow Your Nonprofit Email List with Facebook

John Haydon

If you’re like most nonprofits, Facebook is your top social network to engage supporters and increase awareness about your nonprofit. However, like most nonprofits, you’ve probably had your fair share of frustrations with Facebook. Dramatically declining reach is the biggie.

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Your Official #19NTC Local's Guide to Portland

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

We’re eagerly packing our bags, and can’t wait to see our nonprofit friends and family from around the country at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon.

12 Online Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This year’s featured online fundraising tools tap into emerging trends, such as Bitcoin and crowdfunding, but also utilize tried-and-true fundraising tactics such as tribute giving and e-cards.

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How to Get More Subscribers for Your Digital Newsletter

NonProfit Hub

Here’s the cold, hard truth: people won’t care about your newsletter unless you make them. That means going above and beyond to grow your list by being strategic about how you promote it. Follow these suggestions to step up your newsletter marketing game. Your pop-up matters.

Available Services When You Buy YouTube Subscribers

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

When you are searching for the company that you can buy YouTube subscribers you should make sure that you know what other services they have. Not only can you get all of your people watching your videos through this method, but you can also get them to help you with other social media sites.

What Fundraisers Can Learn from Direct Marketing

Connection Cafe

Prior to working at Blackbaud, I spent 10 years working in annual giving. I’m embarrassed to admit that it hadn’t occurred to me in those years that all my work in annual giving was really direct marketing.

How SMBs Can Use Corporate Responsibility Software to Increase Sales

Givinga

Most small and medium businesses understand how important corporate responsibility (CR) is to employees and customers. It’s a due diligence task that big businesses have been working on for years and that SMBs are now making more of an effort to break into.

35 Free Nonprofit Webinars for April 2019

Wild Apricot

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

9 Ways to Improve Your Next Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Daniella Dowiak is an account manager at Cathexis Partners. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for more than ten years. With a deep understanding of nonprofits’ limited resources, she is passionate about helping organizations get the most out of their technology.

5 Tips to Write a Captivating Crowdfunding Description

NonProfit Hub

Whether you work for a small staff or you’re a bigger nonprofit with a clever new idea, crowdfunding can help you put your plans in motion. Crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter and Go Fund Me have shown great potential in terms of helping ambitious teams bring their visions to fruition.

4 Advantages of Getting Mobile App Development Service

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

More than for answering calls and texts, mobile phones today serve as an all-around device that lets a person capture photos, play music, surf online and many other things. Because everything’s digital nowadays, even businesses use this chance to reach more customers and engage them.

3 Lessons from Museums Advocacy Day

Connection Cafe

At the end of February, I attended the first of (what I hope will be) many Museums Advocacy Days (MAD) on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. There was something magical about the combination of something I love – museums – with something that scares me: US politics.

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The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones. Current donors are a curated universe who have already demonstrated a belief in your organization’s mission, and willingness to take action toward it.

4 Corporate Social Responsibility Facts SMBs Need to Know

Givinga

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) refers to all the initiatives businesses take on to make a positive impact on the world around them.

5 Ways Mobile Giving Can Boost Your Nonprofit Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Christy Noel is the Vice President of Digital Marketing Services at MobileCause where she advises nonprofits to accelerate their fundraising and engagement efforts through giving and marketing strategies via digital technologies.

How Small Nonprofits Can Acquire Major Donors

NonProfit Hub

Just because your organization is small doesn’t mean it can’t bring in big donors. In fact, some of your best prospects might be right under your nose. These tips will help you find major donors by capitalizing on the connections you already have and expanding your reach in the community.

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Getting Your Business Covered Against Cyberattacks

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Protecting your business against cyberattacks is vitally important for ensuring the continuous safe practice of your investment. All businesses have the threat of cyberattacks looming over their networks throughout the world and a successful attack can cause unthinkable amounts of damage.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 91: Eliminating Unconscious Bias in the Hiring Process

Connection Cafe

How does unconscious bias interfere with the hiring process? It may be different than you think. Listen to this episode t0 learn more about how unconscious bias affects the workplace and how it can be overcome to create diverse and inclusive workplaces.

The Book Of Mistakes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Skip Prichard’s new book, The Book of Mistakes , provides a motivating and inspiring fable and journey to finding the secrets to creating a successful future. This 175-page self-help tale, wrapped in fiction, teaches you the nine mistakes that prevent many from achieving their goals.

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.

Just Released! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good is very excited to announce that the 2019 Global NGO Technology Survey is now live.

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Online Marketing: 10 Things Nonprofits Should Consider

NonProfit Hub

It’s hard to know if you’re doing everything you can to maximize your online marketing efforts. Let’s start with these 10 ideas to cover the basics. Does your homepage inspire action? You have a very finite amount of time to prove why someone should remain on your website.

7 Apps That Can Help You Hunt And Buy A House

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

When you want to buy a house, you might want to try the convenience brought by technology to help you with the home buying process. Well, you don’t have to look for apps anymore, we’ve listed the top apps that can help enhance your experience. APM Mobile.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 90: Increasing Engagement with Digital Innovation

Connection Cafe

Cheryl Contee, CEO of Do Big Things and author of the upcoming book “Mechanical Bull: How You Can Achieve Success,” joins the podcast to talk about digital innovation and how it can be used to increase stakeholder and supporter engagement.

Catch EveryAction at NTC 2019

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Want to meet EveryAction at this year's NTC? You've come to the right place for all our panels, demos, and happy hours. We have panels on everything from fundraising automation to donor acquisition and vendor client relationships.

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