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11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC).

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5 Nonprofit Content Themes That Inspire Action

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits and a follow-up to 5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits.

Emerging Leaders Need More than Leadership Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Image – ImageGroup. Note from Beth: Last year I was honored to partner with Kari Dunn Saratovksy from Third Plateau to facilitate an emerging leadership program to a cohort of leaders who were part of the Packard Foundation’s Science and Conservation portfolio of grantees.

26 Free Nonprofit Webinars for April 2017

Wild Apricot Blog

Every month we compile the largest list of free nonprofit webinars. Here are 26 for April 2017. webinars

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The 9 Considerations for a Successful Budget Process

Connection Cafe

Building a successful budget is a key component in accounting, and nonprofit accounting is no exception. Whether you are just starting a nonprofit or have been in existence for years, your organization requires a budget.

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4 Ways Religious Organizations Can Talk About Fundraising with Supporters

Connection Cafe

As a religious organization , your donors are at the heart of your mission. Their generosity and financial support is what allows you to carry out your work and set a bold vision for the future. Yet, far too many religious organizations shy away from talking about fundraising with donors, members and other friends of the organization because they worry that doing so will turn off supporters or otherwise compromise their spiritual mission. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Ushahidi Develops Innovative Tools for Nonprofits and Others Working to Benefit the Public

Tech Soup Blog

One of TechSoup's less-known areas of work has been to support and promote the work of other tech-for-good organizations, like Ushahidi in Kenya. These folks do astonishing work. Ushahidi has been developing open-source crisis mapping software for over eight years now.

Oxfam Uses Text Messages to Turn a Powerful Event into an Ongoing Commitment

Mobile Commons

Challenge: How do you connect attendees of a local event with an international organization? Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Three Elements of Transformational Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

One of our most recent additions to the CausePlanet summary library is The Generosity Network by Jennifer McCrea, Jeffrey C. Walker and Karl Weber. We liked their approach to fundraising because it’s not another book about how to be a more persuasive salesperson, how to leverage tactics and strategies, or how to find and leverage your donors’ interests. Their message is a new one: “True generosity is rooted in relatedness.”

March Update: An Update on our Update

Wild Apricot Blog

Find out how our latest release went and want changes we've reverted. We've also got a free webinar coming up and some helpful resources from industry experts. march newsletter

Harnessing the Power of Accessible Technology with the Help of Its Users

Tech Soup Blog

Some people say technology is the great equalizer. And it's true that there are many examples of how technology opens doors and levels the so-called playing field. But others might say that equality is contingent upon access.

A Mind on Design: Things to Avoid When Building a WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

There are so many active blogs operating in our virtual world today that it would take countless lifetimes to read them all. Indeed, millions upon millions of individuals take to the Internet every day to share their thoughts, opine on a particular subject, share information specific to a certain theme or industry and even just rant and rave about any old thing. But what makes one blog better than the next? Why do some have devoted followings while others barely get a hit?

Cause Camp Highlight: The Way We Think About Charity is Wrong

NonProfit Hub

Dan Pallotta got things movin’ and shakin’ for day one of Cause Camp. He kicked off the conference with a talk that inspired a standing ovation from the entire room. In Pallotta’s presentation, he turned the way we typically think about charity on its head. Here’s a quick recap. Nonprofits exist to solve problems. The trouble is, we’re creating more problems for nonprofits than they’re able to solve.

How To Create An Optimistic Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In the book, The Optimistic Workplace , author Shawn Murphy , explains that the following beliefs are essential to helping create a positive work experience : The team is more important than any individual. For optimism to be strong, a cohesive team is vital.

Do-It-Yourself Online Safety Guide for Women (and Everyone Else)

Tech Soup Blog

Do you know how much information you share online? Who has access to it? How you can make your online presence safer so potential abusers don't get their hands on your information? Chayn , an international domestic violence charity, recently released a Do-It-Yourself Online Safety Guide.

How to Create SEO-Friendly URL Structures for Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

Search-engine optimization (SEO). If you know even a little bit about the way the Internet works when it comes looking for specific topics, themes, sites and the like, then you’ve probably seen this term bandied about for years.

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[PODCAST] Being Direct in the Workplace is the Key to Success | Ft. Sheena Greer

NonProfit Hub

One of the first articles I wrote as Managing Editor of Nonprofit Hub was something about why I hate the nonprofit sector. Obviously I don’t hate the nonprofit sector as a whole, but there are definite things about it that drive me nuts. One of them is the inevitable propensity for pussyfooting.

How To Hold Leadership Conversations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When I read business books, I turn the corner of every page that has something I really like, want to remember and easily reference in the future. Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth page.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

J&J taps Hannibal Buress to convince millennials to ‘give a spit’ about bone marrow donation Johnson & Johnson is sponsoring “Give a Spit About Cancer,” an ongoing campaign to register potential bone marrow donors.

10 Questions Every Leader Should 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?

Ten Reasons To Use Storytelling In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Hottest New Mobile Device is a “Dumb Phone”

Mobile Commons

If you’ve been following the news from the Mobile World Congress (and who hasn’t), you may notice the big buzz has all been around an old phone. The iconic Nokia 3310 was a global hit when it launched in the pre-smartphone days of September 2000,” writes CNN.