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8 Tips for Radical Collaboration to Advance Your Mission and Help Strengthen the Social Economy

Connection Cafe

I celebrated a big anniversary recently (25 years as a professional serving at the same company). Besides the fact that people just don’t seem to do that anymore, it’s made me reflect on a lot of things. Like the speed of change technology has brought. (My

Twitter Launches Fundraisng Beta for Nonprofits

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Twitter rolled out a new. feature. that lets users make donations directly through the platform. Much like. Facebook Fundraising. , the service is relatively new and only available to a limited number of charities.

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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. Within the report you can view the same data broken out by continent. For this year’s report, 4,908 NGOs participated.

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

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ——— My favorite Associations Now author, Ernie Smith, wrote a great article about building community around your most engaged users. Amen–my favorite topic!

3 Steps for Avoiding Deficiencies During a Single Audit

Connection Cafe

(part 3 of 3 in Single Audit and Uniform Guidance series). The future of grants funding will increasingly go to organizations with “clean” audits. That is because the new risk assessment is heavily weighted to non-federal entities that manage grants well and pass their audits with flying colors.

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Reflections from the World Economic Forum: Four Big Trends for Social Good Organizations to Watch

Connection Cafe

Part 2 in a 2-part Davos report for the Social Good Community ( See Part 1 here ). As a leader at a company that sits at the intersection of tech and social good, I came away from this year’s World Economic Forum inspired on both fronts. The emerging technology driving the 4th industrial revolution has incredible potential to change the way we work, live, connect and more.

Program Sustainability is Not Just About Funding

NonProfit Hub

“What are your plans for sustaining this project, if you are successful?”. Many of you will recognize this question from grant applications, and unfortunately, it’s one that we often struggle to answer confidently.

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! TechSoup's RCI program provides warrantied factory refurbished commercial grade computer systems to charities across the country, so we need the best suppliers we can find. PCs for People, as a leader in U.S.

How can nonprofit organizations measure community engagement?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Shayla Hubbard Project Coordinator, University of Arizona College of Medicine. Nonprofit organizations have the ability to connect and mobilize individuals. By creating opportunities for engagement, the nonprofit sector is responsible for building cohesion and social capital.

Hacked By Imam

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Hacked By Imam with Love. From the Trenches Mobile Nimble Nonprofit Useful Data

[PODCAST] Storytelling as Mission Moments | Ft. Lori Jacobwith

NonProfit Hub

Storytelling has been a pretty noteworthy buzzword in the nonprofit sector in the last few years. Blogs, conferences and thought leaders all over the sector stress the importance of storytelling. We all have stories that stem from our work and most of us already know the importance of storytelling. Lori Jacobwith explains a new way to view storytelling. She explains that “ mission moments ” are stories that help to better explain our mission through the work we do.

2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Tech Soup Blog

What separates effective nonprofit communications teams from ineffective ones? That's one of the questions we set out to answer as part of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report.

16 Tips For Building Trust As A Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You can't lead if your employees, team or followers don't trust you. Building trust takes energy, effort and constant attention to how you act. To help build trust, follow these 16 tips , recommended by author Susan H.

6 trends nonprofits should follow in 2017

VolunteerMark

Why should only corporates follow market trends and insights? The nonprofit sector is an integral part of the economy, ensuring the best for the bottom of the pyramid section of our society and it very much needs to embrace the industry trends and best practices to create more impact.

Be Engaging: Four Plugins That Foster Audience Loyalty

Byte Technology

Ask any WordPress site owner what they most want and you’ll undoubtedly get an answer somewhere along the lines of “repeat visitors” or “loyal users.” Basically, they want people to return to their page again and again, whether it’s to buy their merchandise or engage their services, read the latest blog or just comment on topic-specific trends. But how does one go about ensuring that their site doesn’t get just one-time visitors but rather garners a consistent and dedicated user base?

What We’re Reading

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By Mitch Hurst, Senior Consultant Is Facebook Live changing journalism? The Conversation: Seth Lewis and Nicole Smith Dahmen from the University of Oregon explore how Facebook Live is raising important questions about the future of journalism and Facebook’s role as a news provider. “Facebook says live videos generate 10 times more comments than regular ones.” ” […]. The post What We’re Reading appeared first on The See3 Blog.

The Elements Of An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures.

Text Messages are the Best Way to Drive Phone Calls to Legislators

Mobile Commons

Political activists know that phone calls to Congress are the best way to influence legislators. But what’s the best way to actually get your organization’s supporters to pick up the phone and make those calls?

It Takes A Village: Joining and Participating in the WordPress Community

Byte Technology

For anyone who designs, owns, manages or administers a WordPress site, the importance of the “community” that surrounds the wildly popular content management system cannot be understated. After all, the platform is open-sourced, meaning anyone and everyone can contribute to it in the form of updates, new themes, and custom plugins that help create more functionality and give the program greater versatility and, in turn, greater popularity.

The Elements Of Good Culture For A Digital Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

About two years ago, Shane Atchison and Jason Burby wrote an interesting book about the principals needed for delivering true business value in digital marketing. One of the most helpful sections of the book, Does it Work? ,

How To Create A Culture That Supports Workplace Wellness

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In 2016, the Wellness Council of America named Lance Breger as one of the Top 50 Health Promotion Professionals in the U.S. Today, Lance shares his recommendations for how a business leader can create a culture that supports workplace employee wellness.

14 Tips For Establishing The Need To Change And To Create A Sense Of Urgency

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Stacking the Deck: How to Lead Breakthrough Change Against Any Odds , is as relevant today as it was when published two years ago. That's because the pace of change in business is just as fast as it was two years ago.

What To Look For When Interviewing Job Candidates

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here is some great job candidate interviewing advice from Doug Chavez, Global Head of Marketing Research & Content, Kenshoo, as quoted in the book, Does it Work? When interviewing candidates, I look beyond pure smarts, since we can filter for that.I

Leadership Step By Step

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Yes, it will take you some time to read Joshua Spodek 's new book, Leadership Step by Step. Yes, it will be a little like doing "homework." Yes, this is a book you'll read and likely need to revisit a few times for the concepts to fully sink in.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

T-Mobile may be following Sprint and Rogers to offer RCS in Google Messenger RCS is the next-generation of text messaging — you can send messages longer than 160 characters, have improved group chats, read receipts, high-resolution photo sharing, typing indicators, and more. But it’s not data.

Gain Versus Prevent Pain

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's leadership advice comes from the 2014 book, Decide : "Tasks that you are driven toward by Gain produce more significant positive results in your life and your business than tasks that you are driven toward by Prevent Pain."

When Change Is Good

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Change is disturbing when it is done to us, exhilarating when it is done by us." - Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Change Change Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Phone Calls Are the Best Way to Influence Legislators. Here’s How to Set Up Your Own Call-In Campaign

Mobile Commons

In these divisive political times, activists across the spectrum are working to have their voices heard on Capitol Hill. The best way to get legislators’ attention, according to the New York Times , is through call-in campaigns. “A