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Nonprofits and the Age of Automation: AI, Machine Learning, Bots Link Roundup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My Networked Nonprofit co-author Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about the Age of Automation with an eye towards our next book.

Creating a Giving Tuesday Strategy That’s ‘Just Right’

Connection Cafe

“And this chair is just right,” says a Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) Sister in a Giving Tuesday Campaign video. The campaign raised $52,000 shattering our goal of $15,000—for new chairs. Far more than the previous year’s total of $15,000. Yes, you read that correctly.

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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Hispanic Heritage Month, officially founded in 1968 , occurs each year from September 15 to October 15, a period which includes the anniversary of independence of eight Latin American countries. During National Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S.,

5 Tips to Improve Your Online Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Making an online ask may seem difficult if you’re not used to digitally interacting with donors, but you’d be surprised by how easy it can be. Check out these five tips for bolstering your online fundraising. Develop your social media strategy.

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4 Ways Your Business Should NOT Respond to an Online Petition

Frogloop

Last April, 69-year-old pulmonologist David Dao was dragged, wounded and bleeding, off of a United Airlines plane after refusing to voluntarily relinquish his seat on an overbooked flight.

Strategies for Successful Patient Engagement

Connection Cafe

“How motivated are they to take an active role in their own well-being? That’s the ultimate goal of health care — to have the most engaged patient you possibly can, to get the best possible outcome.

Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Building out an email list is a science; each factor from your subject line to the length of your email body, to the timing of your send can contribute to your list growth.

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What is Search Engine Optimization and Why is it Important

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you are running an online business or website you will have heard of the term, SEO or Search Engine Optimisation. SEO is more important today that it has ever been.

Three Things I Wish I Knew as a New Executive Director

Wild Apricot Blog

Sean Kosofsky, MPA, shares what he learnt throughout his time as an executive director and what he wishes he had known sooner. executive-director

Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

As End of Year Fundraising quickly approaches we've started to think of what you can do now to ensure a successful fundraising season. With so many EOY campaigns , one of the most powerful ways for donors to connect with your cause is through the power of storytelling.

The Enemy of Engagement In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

" Frustration in the workplace is a silent killer," claim authors Mark Royal and Tom Agnew in their terrific book, The Enemy of Engagement. Further, "in an organizational context, frustration is not as simple as failing to get something you want.

Difference Between Information Governance And Data Governance

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In today’s digitized world, more and more companies are realizing and utilizing concepts such as Information Governance and data governance to stay on top of the competition.

The Top 17 Fundraising Software Tools for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

Looking for fundraising software? Check out this up-to-date guide to see which one best suits your organization. nonprofit-fundraising-software fundraising-software-for-nonprofits fundraising-software-tools fundraising-software Fundraising

Keep Better Contact Records with the Personal Email to Notes Feature

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For fundraisers, the clarity of each donor contact record matters. A clean and complete contact record saves time and provides fundraisers with the full picture. Development teams need to know how the relationship with each donor has evolved over the years.

10 Questions Every Leader Must Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? Do I have the right people in the right seats on the bus?

The Four Lessons That Transformed My Fundraising

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Jessica Yaffa President and Co-Founder at No Silence, No Violence. Raising money is tough, no matter how important the cause. According to grantspace.org , only half of U.S. nonprofits survive past five years, and of those that survive, about one third are in financial distress. I’ve spent several years figuring out what works and what doesn’t when it comes to raising money for a nonprofit.

91 Parks and Recreation Organizations Use This #1 Parks and Recreation Management Software

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn how you can spend more time out in nature and less time managing your association or organization with Parks and Recreation Management Software. Recreation-Management-Software Parks-and-Recreation-Management-Software parks-and-recreation-software parks-and-recreation

Build Strong Internal Customer Service

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Too often, we think of only external customer service, and forget about the need for excellent internal customer service. No matter what type of business, organization or team you lead, teach your team members/ employees the need for and importance of internal customer service.

Be A Leader Who Teaches

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description.

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My Favorite Nelson Mandela Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

My favorite Nelson Mandela leadership quotes are: "Lead from the back--and let others believe they are in front." "The The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall." "It It always seems impossible until it's done." "I

How To Be A Level 5 Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author and leadership expert Jim Collins defines Level 5 leaders as those who: Pursue goals with the ferocity of lions while displaying the humility of lambs. According to Collins, who has studied leadership for more than 25 years, this level of leader is a rare breed.

How To Reconnect With Your Team And Stakeholders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Norman Pickavance Norman Pickavance's book, The Reconnected Leader , provides an eight-step model for implementing new practices to help leaders reconnect with their teams and reset the relationship the business has with its stakeholders.

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The Four Lessons I have Learned that Transformed My Fundraising

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Jessica Yaffa President and Co-Founder at No Silence, No Violence. Raising money is tough, no matter how important the cause. According to grantspace.org , only half of U.S. nonprofits survive past five years, and of those that survive, about one third are in financial distress. I’ve spent several years figuring out what works and what doesn’t when it comes to raising money for a nonprofit.