February, 2017

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15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising isn’t a fad. As a matter of fact, online fundraising accounted for seven-percent of total fundraising in 2016. 1) Go Mobile, Now!

7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST

EveryAction

Every successful campaign starts with a moment. This year, no moment has been more controversial than the rollout of the recent immigration ban.

One Simple Tip To Shift Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture from Outrage to Well Being

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We’ve just finished two weeks on the road of book events for my new book, Happy Healthy Nonprofit , co-authored with Aliza Sherman.

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, launching a fundraising start-up is not easy and the odds of making it long-term are slim. 1) Brackets for Good. bfg.org. 2) Bstow. good.pn.

The Value of Nonprofit Mentors in 2017

SocialFish

The nonprofit sector is a strong and vibrant community full of people willing to help each other out. They get stuff done. Find your nonprofit ally.

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New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs. By Lindsay Austin Louie. So, what answers did foundation CEOs give?

5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. And then use those words to craft your tone of voice.

5 reasons nonprofits have an advantage when it comes to social media

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ———-. I personally just call it being a realist, but that’s me. Apparently.

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Global Tech Trends for Nonprofits

Frogloop

Online Advocacy Nonprofit fundraising Social Media

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[New Report] Online Giving Increased by 7.9% in 2016

Connection Cafe

Overall charitable giving increased 1% in 2016 and online giving was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. billion in online fundraising from 2016.

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Who are Mid-Level Donors and Why Should I Care?

NonProfit Hub

Mid-level donors are kind of like the middle child of giving. They’re stuck in between the average and major donor and oftentimes don’t get the attention they want or deserve, which forces them astray or to give their support elsewhere. Who are mid-level donors? Imagine your average gift is around $175 (great job, by the way!)

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5 Self-Care Hacks that Nonprofit Professionals Can Use in a Crisis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Evil Erin. There are two ways to approach self-care: Preventative and Episodic. 5 Self-Care Hacks to Use in a Crisis. 1: Breathe.

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27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based on data gleaned from the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report , below are 27 stats about how NGOs worldwide are using online technology.

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Why the Boston Globe Shouldn’t Be Building Community on Facebook

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. Amen–my favorite topic! But a Facebook Group as the home for that community? Now I’m crying.

50 Big Fundraising Lessons from #BloomCon

John Haydon

This week, I attended BloomCon, the annual conference sponsored by Bloomerang. The lineup of speakers was the best around. Online Fundraising

Can Nonprofits Really Raise Money With 5Ks?

Connection Cafe

According to the 2015 Blackbaud Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Benchmark Study , 5K events are struggling to recruit participants and raise funds.

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Social Media for Nonprofits Starter Guide | Pt. 1

NonProfit Hub

The World Wide Web has certainly owned up to its name—it’s huge. The Internet and everything in it is constantly growing, and social media is no exception. With so much growth happening online, keeping up with the latest thing can feel like you’re always running to catch up. Facebook. 79% of all internet users. Helpful tools: Facebook scheduling.

Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She has packed all that into her new book, “ Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership.” She know first hand). Books

The New York State LGBT Health & Human Services Network Is Using Text Messages to Connect Vulnerable Populations with a Life-Saving Drug

Mobile Commons

Problem: How do you provide a vulnerable population with access to a life-saving drug? That’s especially true among young and minority populations.

How to leverage social media to target local users and build brand awareness

SocialFish

It’s no secret that social media’s strength lies in the user data that it offers to marketers looking to better target their campaigns. .

Tackle Your Fear of Social Media: 3 Tips for Nonprofits

John Haydon

Starting out on social media can be a scary for nonprofits. Example: A domestic violence shelter. “We Content Marketing

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

Connection Cafe

But first, what is social love and why does it matter? Do your research first. Cultivate. Don’t ask them for something cold. Make it easy.

5 Creative (and Free!) Ways to Attract More Volunteers

NonProfit Hub

It can sometimes be a challenge to attract enough volunteers to your organization or event. Maybe shaking up your recruiting methods will help. When traditional recruiting tactics start to return lackluster results, consider implementing these five creative and free approaches to attracting volunteers: Mine Your Social Network. Go Global.

Do You Really? ?Need a Nonprofit Mentor?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Do You Really Need a Nonprofit Mentor? Guest Post by John Haydon. They get stuff done. And they make a bigger impact. But do you really need a mentor?

45 Nonprofit Experts Who Tweet Great Advice for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re looking for expert tips, here is a list of the top forty-five nonprofit experts on Twitter categorized by business area (events, volunteering, marketing, etc,). experts Twitter

Top Association Social Media Jobs This Week – February 9

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! Chapter Relations Coordinator , Scrum Alliance, Inc.

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PCs for People Brings More Great Refurbished Computers to Nonprofits through TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

Meet our newest Refurbished Computer Initiative (RCI) partner, PCs for People! PCs for People, as a leader in U.S. Here is its story. Going National.

Donor Retention vs. Donor Acquisition: What Research Shows About Overall Online Engagement

Connection Cafe

When asked by organizations whether their online fundraising programs should focus on donor acquisition or donor retention, I say, “Yes.”. Sustainers.

No One Wants to Sign Up for Your Damn E-Newsletter

NonProfit Hub

Picture this: you just Googled “how to patch the hole in my jeans,” and find the most irresistible article with the top three ways to mend your favorite pair (number 2 will blow your mind!). ” My guess is never. While it’s good to have a form like this, you must do more than that. No wants your damn e-newsletter.

A Simple Tip for A Good Night’s Sleep: Use An Alarm Clock

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This healthy habit sets the stage for you to incorporate other self-care routines that we describe in our book. I don’t.

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23 Free Nonprofit Webinars for March 2017

Wild Apricot Blog

Webinars are a great way to get some free education on how to run your nonprofit better. There's something for everyone in this list, so you shouldn't have a problem finding one or two webinars that are right for you. march webinars

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We believe in and empower our staff. photo credit ).

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How Nonprofits Can Tweet Effectively During the #SOTU

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On February 28, 2017 Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, will present the 95th in-person State of the Union Address. Mix it up.

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Five Tips for Nonprofits Using Social Media During the #JointSession Address

Connection Cafe

It’s a key first opportunity for the new president to outline his agenda in a nationally televised address. A big one and you need to be prepared.