September, 2016

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Measuring What Matters: How Funders and Nonprofits Can Leverage Data and Technology for Impact

Connection Cafe

Three overarching themes emerged from our conversation as areas to focus our energy on as a field moving forward. Access to Data. Partnerships.

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Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gabriela Schneider, Chief Communications Officer at Issue One. The topic of my forthcoming book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact without Burnout ).

12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits have spent years promoting Facebook and get rewarded with a 2% organic reach. ” or “Like Our Facebook Page!” Our reward?

Five Lies You Tell Yourself About Nonprofit Culture

NonProfit Hub

The best nonprofits are adaptable. At the core of all that change, though, an organization needs something to keep it grounded: a solid culture.

Do You Have the Right Volunteer Culture?


All associations and membership organizations have two distinct workforces: staff and volunteers. And managing them sometimes feels like herding cats.

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5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With Examples)

John Haydon

Instagram Stories create an extra layer of visibility for your nonprofit – whenever you want that visibility. Content Marketing

How to Create a Successful Year-End Giving Campaign

NonProfit Hub

Donors are making their list, they’re checking it twice and they’re gonna find out which nonprofits have been naughty or nice. Get started early. .

Four Untrue Myths of Association Innovation that Stop Us in Our Tracks


Myths are stories that are intended to teach us. Don’t fly too high but also don’t fly too low, said Icarus’s dad. Innovation Myth #1: Size Matters.

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5 Ways to Get Your Facebook Content Seen by More People


Facebook recently changed its algorithm again. This can have a major impact on your work if you run a nonprofits Facebook page.

Social Ambassadors Bring P2P Success to End-of-Year Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Over the past several years, much has been written about the rise of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Fundraising. What are Social Ambassadors? Another $2.5

7 Tips to Make You A Stronger Facilitator

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m always up for a conversation with other facilitators about shop talk and getting tips for improving my practice. Are you funny? Analytical?

10 Website Design and Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It was the final presentation of the website design and email marketing webinar. 5 Must-Know Stats for Nonprofits. billion by 2020.

Where You Should be Spending the Most Time with Donors

NonProfit Hub

The clock is consistently and constantly ticking – 86,400 times a day, to be exact. Despite the seemingly monumental amount of seconds, there never seems to be enough time in a day. Time is a precious resource for fundraisers. So when it comes to divvying up your time among donors, it’s crucial to maximize every second and every minute. Interest.

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6 Ways to Engage Nonprofit Volunteers


Tip o the hat to Elevation for this one! photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday

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Three Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Snapchat


Snapchat is taking the social media world by storm, and it’s time that nonprofits embrace the growing trend. Social Networking Digital Strategy

Amplify #GivingTuesday with Social Ambassadors

Connection Cafe

Fueled by the power of social media, #GivingTuesday has emerged as the largest day of giving with $116M raised, 114M Twitter impression, and 1.3M

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Resource: The Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Skills Platform and Zoe Amar have created the Social Media Toolkit to aid professionals within the charity and third sectors. Check it out today!

Why We Switched from Drupal to WordPress (And Why Maybe You Shouldn’t)


Last week we launched a new website and switched from Drupal to WordPress. But I need to warn you: Do not copy us. Design. Admin Experience (AX).

Why Donor Cultivation is the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

NonProfit Hub

In the world of fundraising, donor cultivation is king. Too often organizations skimp on donor cultivation. Why spend time on donor cultivation?

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Three Engagement Myths, Busted.


No Feeds Found. The Employee Engagement Trap. “What do you do if the data says your managers don’t care, or people don’t have friends at work?

Lies, Damn Lies, and Nonprofit Statistics

John Haydon

Nearly two years ago, I set out on a journey to understand how nonprofits and the social good sector uses data. Donor Communication

5 Cases for Building Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

More than half of nonprofits report having 3 months or less of cash-on-hand and 12% had less than 1 month of cash-on-hand. Promote donor confidence.

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The Happy Healthy Social Change Activist: Passion for a Cause without Burnout

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nina Simon, the executive director of the museum, is an expert in participatory design and fantastic facilitator. People voted by clapping.

Lessons Learned From Our Website Content Migration


So we locked everyone on staff in a room together for a day to power through a big chunk of it. To get through it, we goofed around some. Best, Karen.

How to Turn Volunteer Opportunities into a Job (For the Employer and Employee)

NonProfit Hub

People are constantly looking for jobs at businesses that best fit them while employers are simultaneously looking for employees that fit their needs.

27 things CRM can do for you


People working in the field of sales and marketing might be familiar with CRM or Customer Relationship Management software. So let’s get started!

Google Will Penalize Popups on Mobile Sites


Nonprofits raise a lot of money off of homepage and interior page popups and overlays, especially during year-end fundraising and urgent campaigns.

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The Future of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Connection Cafe

It’s safe to say that our peer-to-peer fundraising world is different today than it was ten years ago—or even two years ago. They’re about the cause.

#40BetterHours: The Art of Single Tasking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today’s session was on information overload and single tasking. Work on each story or topic until you are finished and go to the next.

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Reflections On This Year's Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Retreat

ASU Lodestar Center

32 students attended to discuss and identify goals for the upcoming year, build community, and eat s’mores around the bonfire!

How to Decide if the Nonprofit Sector is Right for You | Part 2

NonProfit Hub

This is the second part of a two-part article exploring a potential career transition to a nonprofit position. Employees. What are they like?

Treat Digital Like Real Property


This post originally appeared on the Tanzen Consulting Blog. —— I am planning to sell a house soon. What will you do in 2017?

How To Convert Donors And Subscribers On Your Website


Yesterday on the Care2 Engagement Blog we discussed 20 of our favorite email fundraising tips that nonprofits should be leveraging. Keep it simple.

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Pep Talk for Your 2016 Year-End Campaign Strategy

Connection Cafe

The next 100 days (give or take) will play a major role in the following 365 days to come. I’ve even written a few of those articles.