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Increase Open Rates and Click-Throughs with 5 Follow-up Email Techniques from Top Nonprofits


If you run your nonprofit’s email communication program you’re likely always thinking of ways to get better. That reason … crowded inboxes.

A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Pinning Our Lives: Pinterest and Beyond View more presentations from Aliza Sherman. Source Convince and Convert. 1. Integration. Research. Visual

Five Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Their Online Fundraising Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The “Donate Now” process of many nonprofits, however, still seems to be stuck in 2005. ” What a tragic lost opportunity! Yikes.

The Mother of All Infographics


Infographics are like eye candy. They can be visually stunning to look at while telling an important story framed around data. The shorter, the better.

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Create Effective Nonprofit Websites Using 3 Simple Suggestions


Learn more about us at and make sure to sign up for The Great Guide Giveaway. I hope you have enjoyed the other posts.

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Multichannel Givers: The Key to Online Fundraising Success


Download the full Multichannel Fundraising Report. Download Now! So what’s the harm in dropping a channel? It sure would save a lot of time and money.

Data Visualization Techniques for Those Who Can’t Draw

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Visual Thinking Presentation for UnitedHealth Innovation Day. View more presentations from burowe. That’s an assumption you need to challenge.

Research Friday Board Engagement: Thinking Beyond the Wallet

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Angela Francis , Senior Associate. Nonprofit Finance Fund. Welcome to Research Friday ! nonprofit practice. when it comes to fundraising.

Who Owns Social Media? Risk Management?


I’ve explored the similarities between building community and risk management before on this blog. So who owns social media in your association?

Nonprofits Must Tear Down Their Marketing Silos


Since the last era of integrated communications during the 90s, we've seen two economic crashes and the rise of social (and now mobile) media.

How To Get Insight From Data Visualization: SHUT UP and SLOW DOWN!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

From SXSW Session: Shut Up and Draw. I’ve been a fan of Dan Roam’s work since his book “ The Back of the Napkin ” in 2008.

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Ask A Nonprofit Specialist - Engaging the Board in Financial Reports

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Anne Byrne , Professional-in-Residence, ASU Lodestar Center. How can I make the reports more meaningful? What do you suggest? Learn More.

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“Free” Isn’t Free


This post is by Jacob Smith, co-author of the The Nimble Nonprofit: An Unconventional Guide to Sustaining and Growing Your Nonprofit. photo credit ).

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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spread #GoSilent across the web for Memorial Day

Amy Sample Ward

It pulled me in, and then everywhere I looked online I saw it was pulling in others! A simple commitment. Sharing across platforms – Twitter.

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5 Tips for Nonprofit Leaders to Engage Online


One of the biggest challenges nonprofit Executive Directors face, besides raising money of course, is finding the time to engage with their supporters and community online. I often meet with Executive Directors who are interested in working more transparently and more fully utilizing blogging and social media. I get it.

Five Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Their Online Fundraising Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last month I donated online to 25 of my 32 Favorite Nonprofits in celebration of reaching the benchmark of following 100,000 nonprofits, nonprofit staff, and nonprofit service providers on Twitter. The “Donate Now” process of many nonprofits, however, still seems to be stuck in 2005. ” What a tragic lost opportunity! Yikes.

Digital business is a strategic priority for CEOs… but not for CIOs (yet).


Check out the latest McKinsey Global Study on Digital Business. However, they also report some tough challenges. So what’s up with that?

A Chat With Judi Sohn

Connection Cafe

Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. I’m grateful to have her as a coworker and fellow NPTechie. Connection Cafe Podcast 8 - Judi Sohn Download audio fil

UpEnergy: cool for-profit social enterprise

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The rise of for-profit social enterprises has been quite exciting. Although I'm firmly on the nonprofit side with Benetech (because we focus on big issues where the market is failing), it's definitely easier to get funded sustainably if you have an exciting and invest-able business plan. Evan Haigler is a social entrepreneur I've known for years.

Tips for Going Mobile From the Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Wild Apricot Blog

We hosted this month's Nonprofit Blog Carnival - and here's our round-up of posts on mobile for non-profits. mobile nonprofit blog carnival

How to Apply Social to Conferences


Do you work in the Meetings or Conferences department of your association? It’s something that your social-media-savvy participants are starving for.

3 Ways to Get Creative About List-Building

Connection Cafe

Author: Jennifer Atkins. Keeping your email list alive and kicking is one of the keys to a successful online marketing program. It's critical to develop a sound strategy for growing and maturing your house file and to always incorporate best practices in your day-to-day management. Pledge or Petition Campaign. Social Fundraising. Download Campaigns.

Call for Submissions: What Are Fun Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest?

Have Fun - Do Good

my pinterest boards Did you know that Pinterest is the third most popular social network ? As the host of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival for June 2012, I want to tap your collective wisdom to explore the theme of: Fun Ways Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest You’re invited to submit your blog posts for consideration any time before Monday, June 25th.

Infographic On Social Media For Events

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's an infographic that offers great tips on social networking at trade shows and events. events Social networking

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If We Humanize Business, Can We Escape the Matrix?


Just wanted to point you guys to my podcast I recently recorded with Matthew Grant for Marketing Profs. I think you will enjoy it. Thought Into Action.

Privacy, Anonymity, and Safety: Protecting Your Community


What role do nonprofits play in online privacy? How do orgs engage with audiences who are anxious about sharing information? It was hosted by Yahoo!

Blueprint Book Club Part 2: Museums as Battlefields in the History Wars

Museum 2.0

This guest post was written by Regan Forrest , exhibition developer and visitor experience researcher at the University of Queensland in Australia.

Tips For Integrating Direct Mail and Online Strategies

Wild Apricot Blog

Is direct mail still relevant in our digital age? Here are some tips on integrating direct mail and online strategies. direct mail online strategy Non-profit Communications

Visual Internet Traffic to Quadruple in Four Years


Here is a projection about internet use that will amplify the caffination in your coffee this morning. zettabytes in 2016. That is 2.5 Dr. W.

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New to TechSoup: Adobe Creative Suite 6

Tech Soup Blog

Adobe has released the long-awaited sixth version of Creative Suite, its set of popular design and production tools, and eligible organizations can now request donations of them through TechSoup. Most of TechSoup's individual Adobe applications have also received CS6 updates. Specific Upgrade Highlights. Eligibility. Updates.

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Just Because It's Useful Doesn't Mean You Should Do It


In my opinion, technology people too often equate the phrase “this tool could be useful for your organization” with “your organization should be using this tool.” Could an organization find Pinterest useful? Yes, there could well be value. What about Twitter? Yes, certainly some organizations are finding Twitter useful. Social Media

What is the definition of a successful Facebook Page?

John Haydon

To the person who asked this question during a recent Charityhowto webinar : I apologize for the useless answer. Define success for your Facebook Page.

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Memorial Day 2012


As has become our custom, we are sharing another in a series of outstanding essays by Stan Stahl, on this Memorial Day, 2012. He has an insightful ability to remind us that we are in fact in this nation an "us." These are good times to remind ourselves of that. With thanks to Stan, enjoy--and reflect. Dr. W. Memorial Day, 2012 Stan Stahl, Ph.D.

5 Freshly Filtered Posts

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are 5 posts we've bookmarked on Apricot Jam this week that offer great tips and ideas for associations and non-profits. events mobile Apricot Jam Non-profit Communications