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Lowering the ‘Giving Barrier’ for Millennials

Connection Cafe

When looking at these statistics, it’s clear that Millennials are eager , and would like to contribute. But what’s holding up the action? Easy enough.

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How to improve collaboration in the workplace

SocialFish

Here’s the latest recap of Jamie’s culture-related posts over at AssociationSuccess.org. The Dark Side of Collaboration. photo credit ).

Using E-commerce to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

No longer are the days when going door to door or holding bake sales are the most effective ways to fundraise. Why an Online Store? Swag Items.

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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.

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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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.

Don’t Miss These Social Media Stories

SocialFish

Just a few links I thought you should see. Enjoy. The Secret To Online Community Success (Hint: It’s Not The Technology) (Vanessa Di Mauro).

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Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC

EveryAction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Check out the list below and make sure to read the travel tips at the end! Bindaas.

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Membership Growth Too Slow? Check These 8 Trouble Spots

Wild Apricot Blog

Many membership organizations struggle to grow their membership. Joy Duling shows you how to avoid the pitfall of throwing away marketing dollars, by following an 8 step formula for keeping members forever. Membership renewal member-experience membership-growth membership Joy-Duling

How Accusations of ‘Financial Mismanagement’ Impact All Fundraisers

Connection Cafe

I recently read another “vindication” of a nonprofit that had been subject to a media expose. In this case, a thorough investigation by BBB Wise Giving Alliance (WGA) revealed that splashy accusations of financial mismanagement reported by multiple media sources had no merit. It’s not fair, but it’s life.

How Good Is Your Community Management?

SocialFish

By Ted McEnroe , Director of Research, TheCR. Why the asterisk? That’s you. We need your help. We can split out subgroups. You get the idea.

Phased In Giving – A Creative New Trend in Setting your Board’s Give/Get Policy

BoardAssist

As New York’s leading personalized nonprofit board matching service, we spend a lot of time working with nonprofit boards to help them craft their nonprofit’s give/get policy – or how much board members should be asked to annually generate for the boards on which they serve. How does a Phased In Give/Get work. With 1.8

February Update: What to Expect in Our First Major Release of 2017

Wild Apricot Blog

Find out what to expect in our 1st major release of 2017 and sign up for free expert webinars in February and March.

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What Are Admin Expenses?

Connection Cafe

It sounded like a worthy cause, until I asked what percentage of sales actually went to the league. The answer was 7%. Check out this short video.

Voting is now open for Care2's eighth annual Impact Award

Frogloop

The Care2 Impact Award honors outstanding achievements in the nonprofit sector. Online Advocacy Nonprofit fundraising Social Media

Cutting the Cord: Converting Your WordPress Site Into a Mobile App

Byte Technology

Consider this: more than half of all worldwide online traffic and digital media consumption now takes place from a mobile device, be it a smartphone, tablet or even a watch. But have no fear. Now, WordPressers can take their site to a mobile app version via some great plugins. WordPress

7 Ways for Businesses to Use SMS

Mobile Commons

SMS marketing is a simple way for any business to engage with its consumers. The popular business blog Business 2 Community (B2C) has the answer !

How can leadership development strategies improve retention in nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Eric Spicer Sr. Director of Development, ASU Health Initiatives. This low promotion rate did not vary by nonprofit size. Sources: Koenig, B.

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Cats can save AmeriCorps Nonprofit with Balls: AmeriCorps and other national service programs at risk of getting cut by the new administration. How did Nonprofit with Balls lay out the case for why AmeriCorps funding should be protected, and convince readers to call their legislators? With photos of cats. Lots and lots of cute, fluffy […].

Stay Mobile: Tools to Take Your WordPress Site on the Go

Byte Technology

Ask any seasoned web designer what is one of the most important elements of building and running a site and you’ll no doubt get the same answer across the board: think mobile first. Indeed, experts now estimate that the vast majority of users access the web on a smartphone, tablet or the like, rather than a standard desktop or laptop computer.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

RCS Messaging: What Do We Do With It? So with all the RCS hoopla, what does RCS actually do? Send your messages at the right time. Industry News

Ten Ways To Be A Healthy Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you're like many leaders, you're "too busy" to exercise on a regular basis. And, you don't give yourself time to renew and refresh. Think positive.

Spruce Up on Branding and Finances with Our Free Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

As the old saying goes, "March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb." The same can be done for your organization this month. spanhidden.

Five Leadership Quotes For Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Shearouse's book, Conflict 101. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Quotes

What Is Your Life Word?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You're likely making progress with your New Year's resolutions and goals for 2017. The Life Word I selected for myself is: Helpful.

Insights On Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Change is inevitable. Change is good. Help your employees and team learn to embrace change. Kezer ).