Sat.May 19, 2018 - Fri.May 25, 2018

Creating the Perfect Volunteer Recruitment Page (& Start a Great Relationship)

Connection Cafe

“It’s not me. It’s you.” . No, it’s not a bad breakup. In fact, it’s just the opposite – the beginning of a great relationship. . When recruiting a new volunteer to your organization, it should begin just like that great first or second date.

A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: In my recent book, The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit and leading workshops for nonprofits all over the world on this topic, I continue to be passionate about the need to build resilient and sustainable nonprofit leaders and organizations. This is true now more than ever.

Do you need help crafting a donor communications plan?

SocialFish

Your organization does great work, but do your donors understand it fully? Are you communicating with your supporters too often—or not enough? Is that channel the right one to connect with your best prospects?

Monthly Giving: 7 Reasons It’s a Must for Every Nonprofit

John Haydon

Over the past few years, I’ve stressed the importance of monthly giving to my clients. I’ve learned a lot about what works and what doesn’t and I’ll be sharing it next week (more on that below).

The Tension of Privacy & Personalization

Connection Cafe

* This blog post is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice. Please consult your legal counsel with any specific question or to determine how GDPR may impact your organization or business. When we talk about “transparency” in the nonprofit world, we’re often engaged in conversation about the mission, or the impact and distribution of fundraising dollars. But today, perhaps more than ever before, we talk about transparency through the lens of data and privacy.

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Why Data Health Means Mission Health

Connection Cafe

To approach the topic of data health at nonprofits, I like to start by talking about something that isn’t data (or at least doesn’t seem like it is). Imagine you’re hosting a big offline event, like your organization’s annual fundraiser.

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5 Marketing Mantras You Should Always Return To

NonProfit Hub

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. A mantra is a thought or expression that encompasses your basic beliefs. Similar to a mission or brand positioning statement, mantras help capture and bring focus to your goals. Aligning your marketing goals and tasks with your brand can sometimes be a chore, so having a couple marketing mantras to look back on is always helpful! Tell a story.

3 Ways to Keep Donors Happy in an Online World

Frogloop

Here’s an astonishing fact: Last year, people used online payments platform PayPal to contribute a staggering $8.5 billion to charity. To be fair, online giving is still just one method by which Americans donate a total of $390 billion annually to nonprofits. But the PayPal figure is a sign of the times. The shift to digital giving is a rising and considerable trend

Customer Service Training 101

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Whether you are in a new customer service role or simply need some customer service refresher tips, Customer Service Training 101 , is the book for you.

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The Power of Data to Free Women and Girls

Connection Cafe

How can communities around the world take bigger, bolder steps to free millions of women, men and children to live beyond the gendered stereotypes imposed on us all?

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12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

Everyaction

The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs. With data from 154 nonprofit participants, we are once again treated to invaluable insights on numerous facets of digital engagement, covering websites, email messaging, online engagement, social media posts, and digital ads. It’s clear to us from this year’s report, that digital engagement has taken some important leaps forward for nonprofits of all shapes and sizes.

Cloud-Based Tekmetric Auto Repair Software

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Despite the innumerable proven benefits associated with cloud technology, there are too many auto repair companies who insist on using outdated and inefficient modes of technology. If you want to take your garage to the next level, you are going to have to adapt. Tekmetricauto repair software operates on cloud, here are some of the main advantages. You Can Work Anywhere.

Agency Software Implementation – Easier Than You Think!

Vertex Systems

Agency software – and the computers it runs on - have come a long way from what they were just 20 short years ago. Back in the 1990’s, expensive computers and servers were required to be installed somewhere in your office if you wanted to run specialized software.

The #1 Rowing Club Software: Free Trial

Wild Apricot Blog

Looking for an easy way to coordinate training programs and register rowers for events and classes? Dozens of rowing clubs use Wild Apricot’s software to seamlessly handle all their admin tasks and more

How To Embrace Brand Citizenship

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You likely have noticed the sea change in the market’s demand for brands to reinvent how they engage with customers. It’s the mandate to embrace Brand Citizenship. Which means “doing good.” Doing good for customers, employees, local communities, and the planet overall.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

Everyaction

Choosing the right nonprofit software can seem like an overwhelming task, from getting each stakeholder on board, to researching all of your options and hoping to find one that fits both your needs and your budget, to actually transitioning to and implementing the new system.

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Public Allies: A Story of Impact

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Taylor Polen Class 11 and class 12 Public Ally. My name is Taylor Polen, I was born and raised in Arizona and am passionate about finding creative solutions to inspire systemic equality and opportunity for all.

The #1 Rotary Club Administrative Software: Free 30-day Trial

Wild Apricot Blog

Wild Apricot is the easiest way to manage your rotary club and spend more time serving your community. Start your free, 30-day trial now

Why Asking For Help Is A Good Thing

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are new to managing, or if you are struggling with a management dilemma, ask for help. There is no shame in asking for help. Seek the guidance of a colleague at work. Reach out to a mentor at or away from work. Turn to an online resource. Consult a book on managing.

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Website Can Promote Planned Giving

Everyaction

Planned Giving is a steadily growing area of focus for nonprofit fundraisers. Recent studies show that 33% of Americans are willing to consider making a bequest to a nonprofit organization, but only 5.3% of those over 50 have actually committed to doing so. With such a large group of potential donors waiting to be engaged, more and more nonprofits are devoting time and resources to Planned Giving programs.

Graduating Ally Finds New Direction Through Program

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Cierra Hughes Class 12 Public Ally. As my senior year of college approached, I became very aware of the fact that I would not have the stamina to continue pursuing my education immediately after completing my bachelors.

The #1 Rotary Club Administration Software: Free 30-day Trial

Wild Apricot Blog

Wild Apricot is the easiest way to manage your rotary club and spend more time serving your community. Start your free, 30-day trial now

How To Ignite Your Inspiration At Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If your work no longer excites and inspires you, then the new book, Find the Fire , is a timely read. And one that will help you rekindle your own inspiration. You’ll learn how to: Overcome the common fears of failure, change and criticism. Adopt an open mind and seek out new experiences.

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Graduating Ally Shares Experience in Program

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Cierra Hughes Class 12 Public Ally. As my senior year of college approached, I became very aware of the fact that I would not have the stamina to continue pursuing my education immediately after completing my bachelors.