Sat.Jan 18, 2020 - Fri.Jan 24, 2020

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 131: Tips for a Successful Direct Marketing Program

Connection Cafe

Direct marketing is an important part of any social good organization’s strategy, but it’s critical that the program is well designed and reaches the right people with the right messages.

The Top Charity Event Ideas to Know for 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Paige Kutliek , SEO Manager at GoFundMe Charity – an easy-to-use platform that helps nonprofits raise money by offering robust fundraising features , such as custom branding, registration and ticketing, advanced data reporting, and customizable donate buttons.

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4 Tips for Maximizing Association Membership

NonProfit Hub

Similar to how nonprofit organizations implement donor retention strategies , associations work to keep members renewing each year. . They’re not only “members” in the sense that they get discounts or a subscription ? it’s about belonging.

Top 6 Advantages and Disadvantages of E-Learning for Your Training

Gyrus

Learning in a classroom is a much preferable option for many students and professionals, but getting enrolled in an online course eLearning has also its own benefits

Who Should Be on Your Content Squad?

Connection Cafe

“Content is the gateway drug of small organizations.” – Gary Vaynerchuk. Your organization probably needs to create more content than it is right now. Like, much more. In fact, it’s maybe the only way to accomplish some of your big organizational goals. Do you want to become a thought leader?

6 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Site Secure from Getting Hacked

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Chuck Spidell , Nonprofit WordPress Security Expert at ILLUSIO. If you’re part of a small nonprofit comms team, your WordPress website updates probably aren’t high on the priority list – but they should be.

GeoSurf Review

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GeoSurf is a residential IP proxies provider and it provides these proxies at a very reasonable price. Their proxies packages are very versatile and they meet the needs of most of the people out there. GeoSurf also provides matchless VPN services as it has changed the way IP addresses are switched.

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How Game On Cancer Cracked the Code on Engaging Physicians and Cancer Survivors

Connection Cafe

Without the backing of a national organization’s flashy brand, sexy advertising campaign , or robust budget – engaging grateful patients at a local level can sometimes feel impossible.

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NonProfit Work and Us

Museum 2.0

Alison Koch shared these thoughts originally as part of Museum Computer Network 's 2019 Ignite. As I sat in an aerie above the stage, I DM'd her to ask her to share her remarks here. They were that true and that powerful. I hope you enjoy them.

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Women’s guide to dating after divorce with kids

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So maybe it’s been a few weeks, a few months or even a few years, since your divorce. You have weathered the storm, healed the heartache, and found yourself all over again. Do you feel that you are ready to start dating again, but have no idea how to go about it?

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Everything Your Organization Needs to Know About In-Kind Donations

Wild Apricot

In-kind donations can help you grow your fundraising, stretch your resources, and build your community. But how do you get in-kind donations? In this guide, I'll show you how to solicit, record, acknowledge, and report these gifts

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Walk in Your Visitor’s Shoes: How to use the Buyer’s Journey to increase Attendance at your Arts & Cultural Organization

Connection Cafe

The b uyer’s j ourney is a fundamental marketing concept in the corporate world. Companies understand that they can no longer just “push their product or services” or claim they’re “the best” and expect to see revenue growth. The concept of mass marketing (sending out the same email to everyone with the hopes that something sticks) no longer works.

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How To Get A Team To Think Beyond The Ordinary

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"It takes more than encouraging words to get a team thinking beyond the ordinary," explains Jackie Barretta , author of the book, Primal Teams. She suggests you must help team members to redefine the purpose of their work with broader and more expansive thinking.

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10 Awesome Apps For Creators Who Produce Content On the Go

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Digital nomadism, global implementation of remote work policies, and the growing influence of the blogosphere. These are the trends that let creative professionals and enthusiasts work anywhere they want. But is it any possible to create anything from scratch away from the computer?

Social Media Fundraising: 6 Tips to Make It Work for You

Wild Apricot

Interested in using the power of social media in your fundraising but unsure of where to start? We’ve outlined 6 tips to make the platforms work for you

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Barbara Newhouse, The Children’s Heart Foundation

Connection Cafe

The “Q&A with sgLEADERS” series on sgENGAGE aims to provide readers, including the next generation of social good leaders, with valuable insights from executives across the social good community. Today’s Q&A is with Barbara Newhouse, CEO of The Children’s Heart Foundation , where she is using her experience and lessons learned to create strengths from organizational challenges and rebuild a brand that staff, board, supporters, and volunteers can trust.

How To Apologize

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The following great advice about how to apologize is from the book, The Courage Solution , by Mindy Mackenzie. She recommends you include these three elements when you apologize: Actually say "I'm sorry" out loud, while making eye contact, if possible.

How to Monetize Your Youtube Channel?

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It’s no secret that people are making money by creating and sharing videos on YouTube. But, how can a person earn on YouTube? Creating and sharing videos is not just all you have to do to earn a decent living via this platform. You need a strong base of followers or subscribers to earn money.

LinkedIn For Nonprofits: How It Can Help You Reach Your 2020 Goals

Wild Apricot

LinkedIn for nonprofits isn't just for connecting with professionals in your field, it's also a great platform that you can use to advance your mission and grow your fundraising. Learn how LinkedIn can help your organization in this guide

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Top reasons for using YouTube is a source of marketing for business 

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Whether a person is running an industrial unit or small business, YouTube is the global platform for promotion. When a new product is launched in the market, then its marketing is essential for business growth.

How To Be A Trusted Executive

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Perhaps now more than ever it's time for the book by John Blakey called, The Trusted Executive: Nine Leadership Habits That Inspire Results, Relationships, and Reputation.

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7 Important Things to Consider when Blogging for Full-Time Income

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It’s impossible to keep track of the number of active blogs. Some estimates put the grand total at more than 50 million.

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How to Build 3 Popular Reports in AffiniPay (Wild Apricot Payments)?

Wild Apricot

Learn how to create and view reports on transactions in AffiniPay (Wild Apricot Payments), to help you present at meetings and maximize your revenue

The Future of Mission-Based Work

Museum 2.0

Usually, I'm really positive and optimistic. In many ways, I want to believe the future is what we can make. Though, sometimes when I do literature review for projects, I find myself depressed on the future of the field. There are so many possible futures that would suck. How do we make sure the future is the one we want? Alison Koch offers her thoughts about this. I included these ideas in a month about wellness, because as you see from her remarks, the future is about each of us.

Must-Read Book For Nonprofit Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you lead a nonprofit organization, the one hour it will take you to read Peter F. Drucker's book called, The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization , will be well worth it. This book may fundamentally change the way you work and lead your organization.

8 FUNDRAISING TRENDS FOR 2020

Donor Search

Eight is the luckiest number in Chinese culture symbolizing prosperity. We, at Our Fundraising Search, are grateful to our clients and friends and are feeling fortunate to celebrate our 8th year in business in 2020. Join us in January at #OurFundraisingSearch as we cover 8 Fundraising Trends for 2020. HAPPY NEW YEAR! Storytelling will… Guest Post

How To Put People First In Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to a survey as reported in John Baldoni’s book, Lead with Purpose , more than 80 percent of those surveyed say that leaders can best demonstrate that they truly do put people first by : Delivering intrinsic awards (comp time, bonuses, etc.). Offering developmental opportunities.

5 Elements Of A Good Goal

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The more specific you can be about your goal, the greater your level of success will be," explain authors Tom Pandola and James W. Bird , in their book, Light A Fire Under Your Business.

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7 Steps For Telling A Good Story

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence , a good story includes these seven elements: Has a clear moral or purpose. Has a personal connection to the storyteller and/or the audience. Includes common reference points the audience can understand.

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4 Steps For Providing Effective Feedback

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Harvey and Al Lucia wrote a booklet called, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk. They provide the following great advice about giving feedback: 1. Make it timely -- give your feedback as soon as possible to the performance. Make it individualized -- tailor your feedback to the feedback receiver.

8 FUNDRAISING TRENDS FOR 2020

Donor Search

Eight is the luckiest number in Chinese culture symbolizing prosperity. We, at Our Fundraising Search, are grateful to our clients and friends and are feeling fortunate to celebrate our 8th year in business in 2020. Join us in January at #OurFundraisingSearch as we cover 8 Fundraising Trends for 2020. HAPPY NEW YEAR! Storytelling will… Guest Post