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How World Wildlife Fund Used Segmentation to Activate Social Influencers for Their Cause

Connection Cafe

The Oracle at Delphi told Oedipus “Know thyself!” If the Oracle were speaking to nonprofits today, it might say “Know thy supporters!”. The U.S.

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STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities


How do organizations track the impact of their online communities? How do they measure expenditures, revenue, and cost savings? Increase staffing.

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S.

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Definitive Timeline to Master Follow-Up with First-Time Donors

NonProfit Hub

A donor’s first donation to your nonprofit is a step in the right direction, but it’s not an immediate promise for smooth sailing. After their initial gift, you still have work to do with each donor. That work pays off, though. . 48 Hours: Call. Talk about how their donation is positively impacting your organization’s mission. 1 Week: Note.

Ways We Can All Help Advance Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment

Connection Cafe

Empowerment, or the lack of it, is an issue for women and girls virtually everywhere. Recent research in the U.S., It faces us everywhere.

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Ultimate Nonprofit Social Media Scheduling Guide

NonProfit Hub

If you struggle to keep your social media channels active, scheduling out your posts in advance can help you stay on track. It also lets you take advantage of high-engagement days. Staying ahead of social media scheduling will transform all of your accounts. Get off on the right foot by posting on social media when you have something to say. Sept.

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Do You Know the Value of Your Website?


This post originally appeared on the Tanzen Blog. carriehd value=importance, surely? Tracy Playle (@tracyplayle) February 15, 2017. important adj.

Nonprofit Technology Celebrates International Women's Day

Tech Soup Blog

Full disclosure. I'm not a woman, but I am a wholehearted celebrant of International Women's Day. I just want to mention a few of them. Health.

How An Old Interview Approach Increased Our Volunteer Retention by 30%

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re experiencing low volunteer retention, you’re familiar with how much time and resources it can take to constantly market and recruit new volunteers. But what most nonprofits don’t realize is that the problem may lie in how your candidates are interviewed. twentyhats elisa interview retention volunteer

5 Cognitive Biases You Can Ethically Leverage for Fundraising

John Haydon

Everyone is prone to making emotional, even irrational decisions. Potential donors already believe in your cause, but belief alone is not enough.

Capital Campaign Marketing Strategies for the Tech-Savvy


If you’re starting a capital campaign, then you know how much work and effort goes into planning a fundraiser of this magnitude. Through text messages.

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[PODCAST] Reconstructing Content Marketing for Nonprofits | Ft. Robert Rose

NonProfit Hub

As a Content Strategist by trade, ironically content marketing is not my favorite topic to discuss. To me, the words “content marketing” are a mouthful of sand for something that’s supposed to be so captivating and delicious. Content marketing in the nonprofit sector” are six even uglier words. Robert Rose appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Structuring Successful Virtual Meetings: A Counterintuitive Approach

Wild Apricot Blog

Renowned meeting experts Rick Lent and Nancy Settle-Murphy show you how to avoid the lack of focus, poor engagement and indecision that plague most virtual meetings. With the right planning, a few tips and some simple tools, you’ll actually be able to get work done efficiently at your next virtual meeting.

Fake Facebook Friends and the CIA

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Last night I received a Facebook friend request from an old friend and accepted it. Within a minute or two, a FB Messenger chat started up about the UN and the Sustainable Development Goals. So, I of course kept the conversation going. I quickly checked, and found that (of course) I already was Facebook friends with my old friend. Use crypto.

Introducing Abbott Square: A Multi-Part Series on the MAH's Expansion into Creative Public Space

Museum 2.0

I love the sound of jackhammers in the morning. This is not your typical museum expansion. No new classrooms. I've made a lot of mistakes.

How To Use Improv In Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

And, "Nope, improv isn't just making stuff up," explains Kulhan. Preparation and awareness are critical to successful improvisation." and "Yes, but."

5 Women Change Agents Who Have Taken the Nonprofit Route


‘A women is a full circle. It’s time we celebrate such women leaders, learn from them, and become change agents in our own communities

Running on Autopilot: How to Set Up Seamless Updating for your WordPress Plugins

Byte Technology

Running a unique and stand-out WordPress site often requires some crucial elements in the form of multiple plugins. But unfortunately, having all those plugins come at a price, and that price is a seemingly endless barrage of alerts and notices telling you need to update the individual programs. Here’s how. Web Design WordPress

New Yorker: Phone Calls are the Most Effective Way to Petition the Government, “Short of Showing Up in Person”

Mobile Commons

January 31, February 1, and February 2 nd were three of the busiest days in the history of the Capitol switchboard. Short answer: yes, definitely.

How To Listen Effectively

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability.

Wild Apricot Ranked Number One for the Seventh Time

Wild Apricot Blog

Eleven years ago, Dmitry Buterin began to dream of a world where everyone involved in a membership organization could spend their time pursuing their purpose, instead of getting bogged down in administrative tasks.That’s when he decided to create software that could do all the tasks better suited for robots. popular best capterra

The Right Direction: Free Plugins to Put your Website on the Map

Byte Technology

Nothing can be more frustrating than seeking out a specific brick-and-mortar store, restaurant etc.—one one you find via a website—and becoming completely addled when trying finding directions to get there. The aforementioned Google Maps is certainly a leader in the online map market—you can embed a code that you paste into your WordPress posts.

The Institute for eHealth Equity Combines the Power of the Pulpit with the Power of Text Messages to Help People Live Healthier Lives

Mobile Commons

Problem: How do you reach an underserved community with vital health information? They know that people read text messages.

How To Turn Prospects Into Donors To Your Nonprofit

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Pagnoni is a must-read for you. Why now? What will the donor receive? Thanks to you, x more abandoned dogs can be sheltered for another month.")

The 6 Steps to Create a Donation Website That Will Drastically Increase Online Donations

Wild Apricot Blog

I’ve seen some nonprofits slap a link to their PayPal account onto their website and consider the job done, but it’s often those same nonprofits who come to us wondering why they’re not seeing a boost in donations. Here are the six steps to turn any website into a donation generation machine. online-giving website donation

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

Google Leads Businesses Beyond Standard SMS The search giant recently announced the availability of its new platform for businesses. Industry News

12 Characteristics Of The Best Leaders Who Work Well As A Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author Melissa Greenwell interviewed many top business executives while doing research for her new book, Money on the Table.

Nine Times When You Should Thank Your Customers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In your leadership role, it's vital that your team members know how to deliver excellent customer service.