Sat.Dec 16, 2017 - Fri.Dec 22, 2017

Holiday Vacation Exit Strategy: How To Take A Break

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The holidays are almost here. It should be a time where nonprofits and their hard working employees welcome some much needed downtime. Vu Lee in a recent guest post on the Guidestar blog has issued a call to inaction suggesting that nonprofits should give the week off to staff.

10 Emerging Trends in Online Communications and Fundraising to Watch in 2018

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As personal computers, smartphones, and the Internet of Things evolve, so must your nonprofit.

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3 Quick Tips to Help You Become a Twitter Influencer

SocialFish

There is somewhere around 58 million tweets posted every single day, which breaks down to about 9,100 per second.

Valuable Fundraising Lessons We Learned in 2017

Connection Cafe

In the waning weeks of December, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the past year, wondering where all the time went and what goals to set for next year. 2017 is no different.

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GDPR

Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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Social Media’s Double-Edged Sword Can Cut Your Way Twice

Connection Cafe

Sometimes double-edged swords cut both ways in your favor. Take for example social media engagement for political and advocacy campaigns. On one edge, pushing out your campaign message helps to advance your cause or candidacy.

How To Thank Your Donor Like You Mean It

John Haydon

Did you ever receive a thank-you note from a child you had given a present and thought, “His mother made him write that”? Awkward thank-yous from a child can be cute. From a nonprofit, to its donors, they’re a turn-off.

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What is the Turkey and the Bread (or the Sourdough Starter) of the MAH?

Museum 2.0

Last month, I went to an amazing training called the Skid Row School for Social Change. The mission of the Skid Row School is to train leaders to scale solutions to the world’s biggest problems as rapidly as possible.

Checking Employee Internet Use

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Web Abuse in the Workplace. The Internet has turned into a significant asset in the work environment, the world’s greatest reference library, online networking focus, and explicit entertainment outlet is presently just a tick away. This accessibility introduces a critical hazard factor for boss risk and costs businesses a huge number of hours in efficiency every day.

Why More Agencies Should Get on Board with Mobile Computing.

Vertex Systems

Normal. false. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. The concept of “mobile computing” used to be relegated to the pages of science fiction novels. Thanks to recent advances in technology, mobile computing is now commonplace throughout the world.

The Definition Of Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I really appreciate author Valerie M. Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest.

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7 Year-End Campaigns to Study for a Stellar Fundraising Season

Everyaction

The year is almost over but nonprofits around the world are busy with year-end giving , all leading up to one of the largest giving days of the year: December 31st. With December in full swing and the pressure of living up to arguably the best fundraising month, we know things can get overwhelming. To help you make the most out of your year-end appeals, we’ve put together a list of seven nonprofits that are rocking this giving season.

7 Expert Tips to Design the Perfect Virtual Meeting in a Multicultural World

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re working with an international team and looking to make your virtual meetings more productive, here are seven helpful tips based on Multicultural Leadership expert Erin Meyer's research. Nancy-Settle-Murphy virtual-meetings

The Do's and Don’ts of Email Campaigns for Nonprofits

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Gloria Kopp Business Writer, Educator and eLearning Consultant. Email marketing campaigns are just as effective for nonprofits as they are for any other business. So, nonprofits must utilize every opportunity to push their cause forward. Aside from sending out emails on behalf of your nonprofit, there are other things that can be worked on in order to see a greater level of success. DO use pictures of people. Captivate your readers with engaging pictures throughout your emails.

Tips For Leading A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk , by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia : Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills.

The 5-Step Process to Create a Successful Nonprofit Landing Page

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’d like to set up a landing page to increase donations (or any other type of goal), I’m going to cover the five steps that will create a successful nonprofit landing page, including examples from nonprofits who have found success. Landing-Page