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Twitter for Nonprofits in 2018: Rebirth or Retire?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The past year, Twitter has been widely criticized for its role in spreading misinformation , being a Petri dish for hate speech , and how it approaches world leaders use of the platform.

Creating a Connected Campus to Award More Scholarships and Improve Donor Stewardship

Connection Cafe

Awarding scholarships seems like a straightforward process, right? Collect the applications, find the most qualified student, then send the award. But if this process is so easy, why are most colleges and universities only spending a fraction of their available scholarship dollars?

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Instead of Selling Objects, Build Public Trust

Museum 2.0

You run a regional museum. It's been struggling financially for years. Now, you have a new vision--co-created with trustees and community leaders--for a path forward. You'll transform it into an interactive science-oriented institution. And you'll build your endowment, too. How will you pay for it?

How to Convince Leadership to Adopt New Technology

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits, like all other successful organizations, need to keep up with the tools of the times. It’s important that your board of directors understands the importance of new technology in letting your organization run like a well-oiled machine.

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AI and Nonprofits: Will Bots Make Transition from Functional to Friendship?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The next disruptive technology phase is already upon here and it includes a technology designed to emulate human conversation – chatbots programmed with artificial intelligence.

Did Facebook Just Change the Game for P2P Fundraising (Again)?

Connection Cafe

It’s hard to imagine a time when peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising wasn’t fueled by digital platforms and online communications tools. A time when P2P meant actually talking to someone “in real life” to ask for a donation.

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Six of our Most Popular Blog Posts of 2017


What were the blog posts that were most popular on the BoardAssist blog in 2017? Thanks to Google Analytics, its easy for us identify which ones resonated most with our followers.

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Facebook Announces Overhaul of Newsfeed: What Does It Mean for Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday was my birthday. And the one great thing about social media, particularly Facebook, is that you get to hear from many people wishing you a happy day because the platform alerts them. This year I had a tsunami of birthday wishes.

Get Strategic in 2018: Turn Your Advocacy Supporters into Donors

Connection Cafe

Advocacy organizations are often lucky enough to have some of the most passionate supporters among all nonprofits. But while those strong feelings may easily translate into signed petitions or tweets in support, they don’t always immediately translate to donation dollars. Of course, though, it’s the dollars that keep advocacy organizations running. So that begs the question: How can you motivate your supporters to also become your donors?

The Five Most Important Metrics To Measure for Nonprofit Online Communication

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Chris Giarratana Digital Strategy Consultant. For any nonprofit organization to succeed in its cause, it’s essential that they have a strong, engaging online presence. Social media is one of the best platforms to spread your organization's message and get to achieve your goals.

Free Webinar on February 13! How NGOs Worldwide Use Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, February 13. Time: 1pm EST/10am PST. Presenter: Heather Mansfield. Over the last two decades the NGO sector has embraced technology, but economic and political factors and the quality of Internet infrastructure regionally often affects how well NGOs worldwide can use technology.

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A Few Thoughts About Nonprofits and Digital Transformation in 2018

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the past year, I have felt less optimistic than ever about the power of connectivity and networks for social good. And, if the truth be told, almost to the point of wanting to crawl up on a fetal position and never another look at a screen again.

How To Know When It's Time For Change At Your Company

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Stacking the Deck: How to Lead Breakthrough Change Against Any Odds , is as relevant today as it was when published a few years ago. That's because the pace of change in business is just as fast as it was a few years ago.

The Nonprofit’s Guide to Augmented Reality (+12 Examples of Inspiring Nonprofit Augmented Reality Campaigns)

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn everything a nonprofit needs to know about how to make a successful Augmented Reality (AR) campaign and 12 examples of nonprofits who’ve already found success. VR Virtual-Reality AR Augmented-Reality

The Nimble Nonprofit: A Full Circle Strategy For Mission Growth

Donor Search

This blog was adapted from the recent Flash Class by NeonCRM and Nonprofit Garden, partners of DonorSearch. One of the more frustrating situations that can occur when rolling out a major campaign is having different departments articulate different messages to donors. The marketing team may be focusing on highlighting stories about a specific program while… Major Giving

Wild Apricot Releases New Global Plan With 50,000 Contact Limit

Wild Apricot Blog

Today Wild Apricot launched a new Global Plan, which can support up to 50,000 contacts. Read the full details of this plan here. Global-Plan

Forget 4Q results. Tax cuts will dominate earnings chatter

Wild Apricot Blog

Banks have been in full cost-cutting mode in recent years, but with profits expected to increase substantially as a result of tax reform, all analysts and investors want to know is how they plan to spend their tax savings. Earnings Tax reform Commercial lending Deposits Mobile technology Customer experience Marianne Lake JPMorgan Chase Wells Fargo PNC Financial Services Group Fifth Third Bancorp Regions Bank U.S.