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The Curse of Knowledge: You’re Using Jargon and You Don’t Even Know It

Connection Cafe

Jargon ( noun) : Special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand. The English language is filled with shorthand. It’s an especially difficult language to learn because the way native speakers communicate is often colloquial.

Treat it Like a Marriage: Top Tips for a Long and Happy Donor Relationship

Wild Apricot

A great donor relationship is not unlike a happy marriage. Here are some tips for keeping your donors' love alive so they keep coming back

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Cryptocurrency Fundraising: A Beginner’s Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Pat Duffy , co-founder of The Giving Block. 1) Should your nonprofit fundraise cryptocurrency? Hundreds of nonprofits now accept cryptocurrency donations.

Financial Systems Integrations:  It’s less scary than it sounds

NonProfit Hub

Imagine you’re a large, professional organization. You’ve been getting your revenue primarily from memberships, conferences for members, and fundraising ? and you think it’s time to upgrade to a new database system after 20 or so years. .

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 155: How Branding has Changed in the Nonprofit Sector

Connection Cafe

What does branding mean for nonprofit organizations, and how has it evolved to now require a comprehensive digital strategy?

How Your Nonprofit Can Succeed with Cause Marketing

Wild Apricot

Wondering how your nonprofit can use cause marketing? Here's everything you need to know about partnering with a business for mutual profit. cause marketing Non-profits

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How Water.org Adapted Their Social Media Content Strategy in Response to COVID-19

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Moree Lambeth , Senior Content Creator at Water.org. The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way organizations execute their social media plans. Posting without a mindfulness of the trending topics and conversations can cause organizations to appear insensitive and tone-deaf.

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Your Organizations Technology Needs Are Changing - How to Adapt

Blue Fox

Tech Thoughts From Our CEO, Chantal When I started Blue Fox, I was delighted at the prospect of working from home and running a virtual, tech-based company.

How to Run an Online Auction for Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

If your nonprofit has had to cancel your silent auction fundraising event due to COVID-19, you can still run a successful virtual auction online. Here's everything you need to know

8 Lessons Learned from Hosting Golf Event Fundraisers During COVID-19

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Katie Casillas , director of marketing at GolfStatus.org , an event management platform specifically for golf fundraisers. There’s no doubting it: 2020 has forced organizations, industries, and entire sectors to adapt.

When And How Frequently Should You Update Your eLearning Content

Gyrus

Several companies have adopted the use of LMS in their organization. Here are some guidelines on how frequently should one update eLearning content in the LMS

How To Give Praise

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Entrepreneur magazine's February 2012 issue offered these great, timeless tips on how to give praise : Praise followed by criticism is not praise. Praise followed by praise is probably a little too much praise. Ending an expression of praise with ".and and stuff" nullifies the praise.

Why You Should Try The #1 Youth Group Management Software

Wild Apricot

If you're finding that you're spending too much time on administrative tasks and not enough time building relationships with your youth group members, this youth group management software could be the solution you need

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Business investments in Singapore, the way forward

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Establishing a business of a national scale is quite a task. New businessmen dream about operating with great volume and make a name for the businesses. But when they come across the hardship associated with this, they tend to take step back.

From Fundraising to Finance: Seven Tips for Nonprofit Integrations

Donor Search

The development director and the finance director at the Society for the Promotion of Boat Racing were good friends outside of work, but they tended to spar when they were in the office (physical or virtual). The squabbling recently became even more heated as the Society moved into a capital campaign. Even though the nonprofit…

The 12 Characteristics Of Most Effective Team Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Melissa Greenwell interviewed many top business executives while doing research for her book, Money on the Table. When she asked them to list characteristics of their best leaders, those who work well as a team, collaborative was almost always first and foremost.

The 7 Secrets Of Responsive Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Responsive leaders are very focused on the people – the humanity – within the opportunity,” explains Jackie Jenkins-Scott , in her book, The 7 Secrets of Responsive Leadership. She writes about how to drive change, manage transitions, and help any organization turn around.

Tools And Tactics For Achieving Optimum Alignment In Your Organization

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I run a lot. And, running coaches, trainers and books all stress the importance of alignment. Muscle imbalances and misalignment in the body decreases running efficiency and leads to injuries. That's why the premise of the book, Total Alignment , makes perfect sense to me.

How To Make The Most Of Your First Years Of Your Professional Life

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A lot has happened since 1997 when Robert L. Dilenschneider wrote, The Critical First Years of your Professional Life. That's why are few years ago he released a new edition of his best-seller. The book contains all the lessons you'll need to learn about functioning at work," explains Dilenschneider.

How To Improve Views On Your YouTube Channel?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

According to a research, YouTube is the second most search engine world-wide. It is the largest platform where you will find millions of users as well as content creators. The reason behind the popularity of this website is that it is an open platform that appreciates talent.

How To Master The Most Important Skill For Success

Eric Jacobsen Blog

That most important skill is the skill of asking for help , according to new research that author Dr. Wayne Baker highlights in his book, All You Have To Do Is Ask.

How To Become The Person Others Follow

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Yes, it will take you some time to read Joshua Spodek 's 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.