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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 147: Diving Into the CARES Act with Independent Sector

Connection Cafe

Nonprofits that are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic may be able to receive help through the CARES Act – the large relief bill that Congress passed in an effort to help individuals and organizations weather the crisis. But it can be difficult to understand all of the ins and outs of such a large and complex piece of legislation.

Everything You Need to Know About Live Video Streaming for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

It’s never been more important to build your nonprofit’s online presence. Read on to learn all about live streaming and live video best practices

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Overcoming Screen Fatigue: A Nonprofit Hub Guide

NonProfit Hub

At the beginning of 2020, I doubt any of us imagined our routines would become completely uprooted in a matter of days. Due to the global pandemic, “office life” is now seen as a fond memory, and our daily commute is a total of one minute ? or as long as it takes to walk from your bed to your desk. I was so excited to be able to work from home ?

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[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10. This is the first webinar in Heather’s year-long blog and webinar series called 101 Best Practices for Nonprofits. Packed with practical advice and customized for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this webinar will stress the importance of professional website design and strategic email marketing and fundraising.

Why (Almost) Every Nonprofit Should Be Using Google Ad Grants

Connection Cafe

How much would $10,000 a month in advertising change the game for your nonprofit? . No, really. What would happen if 100 Benjamin Franklins were pumped into your online presence every month? Would it be transformative for your organization? For most of you, the answer is simple: absolutely! If you’re a nonprofit, chances are you’re eligible to find out through Google Ad Grants. . . What are Google Ad Grants? . The Google Ad Grants program is like Google AdWords, but for nonprofits.

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Why Associations Need to Innovate to Survive

Wild Apricot

Want your association to survive beyond the pandemic? Sarah Sladek, CEO of XYZ University, shares how you can do so

A Complete Guide on eLearning

Gyrus

Whether you are a novice on eLearning or you have been using it for a long time and are an expert, you’ll agree that it has been continually scaling the online learning industry

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Do they “get it” now? The value of #musesocial and #musetech in the era of COVID-19

Museum 2.0

Lori is one of those people you'll never forget meeting. If I needed someone to help me take over a small country or plan a giant party, I'd like her on my side. Or rather, I'd be glad to be on her side. She's a force, full of energy, and excitement. But, like the best of high-energy people, she's also intensely supportive and collaborative. In a field where we often work on our own, in isolation, people who are proactive about connecting constructively with others can feel rare.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating A Membership Site

Wild Apricot

If you're thinking of creating a membership site, this ultimate guide has everything you need to know to get started

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How to get on the front page of Reddit [Step by Step Guide]

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How to get on the front page of Reddit [Step by Step Guide]. See how we ended up on the front page of Reddit and how you can too. Follow this step by step guide to build up Reddit karma and get on their front page. We all know that Reddit is a powerful platform with a very high engagement rate. People from all over the world gather to have meaningful discussions on various topics.

demystifying-lms-dealing-with-evolved-expectations-from-lms

Gyrus

The adoption of LMS in organizations comes with its own set of expectations. Let's understand the expectations of trainees, trainers, and management

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Tips To Make Online Meetings Less Exhausting

Beth Kanter

Recently I facilitated an online session about how to get better at online meetings for Lightful in the UK where I am a Senior Advisor at Lightful, among other activities, facilitate online master classes for their BRIDGE programme. Here’s an overview the tips and resources I shared. Don’t wing it alone. It’s easy to wing meetings with no formalised planning or an agenda. According to Beth, a good meeting is based on good design.

The Top 10 Association Websites in 2020 + How to Build Your Own

Wild Apricot

Looking to create a website for your association? We've rounded up the top 10 best association websites of 2020 and will show you how to create your own

10 Tips To Improve Your Nonprofit Donation Page

Twenti

10 Tips To Improve Your Nonprofit Donation Page. by Olivia Warnes. Secure more donations with these tips for an effective donation page! Turn traffic into donations. You’re driving lots of traffic to your donation page (especially if you’ve followed our tips) but if the page itself effective your efforts will be wasted and you’ll be losing out on donations. Your donation page doesn’t need anything fancy, a simple page, that works well, is best.

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How To Identify A Leader During An Interview

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The next time you are interviewing a candidate and you want to access their leadership skills, consider asking the candidate these questions : What personal qualities define you as a leader? Describe a situation when these qualities helped you lead others. Give an example of when you demonstrated good leadership. What is the toughest group from which you've had to get cooperation? Have you ever had difficulty getting others to accept your ideas? What was your approach? Did it work?

COVID-related National Service cannot just be gap year for privileged youth

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Jaime Ernesto Uzeta, CEO, Public Allies. First published on Ozy.com. America has a long and rich history of national service, often turning to it as a powerful lever in times of crisis, as it did after 9/11, Hurricane Katrina and the Great Recession of 2008. Now should be no different. A massive expansion of service is required to meet today’s challenges.

How to Make Revenue Without Events in Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot

If running events is no longer an option for you, this post will cover tips and examples on how you can use Wild Apricot to make more revenue

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10 Tips To Improve Your Nonprofits Youtube Channel

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10 Tips To Improve Your Nonprofits Youtube Channel. by Olivia Warnes. An effective Youtube channel can help you spread your nonprofit’s message and increase donations. . Connect with Youtube’s 1.5 Billion monthly users! Youtube is a massive platform, it’s now the second largest search engine and is the fastest growing video sharing website in the world. .

How To Hire Greatness

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Hiring Greatness is the book by David E. Perry and Mark J. Haluska , who combined have closed more than 1,800 hiring search projects. In their book, the authors share their guide for how to attract, recruit and retain star executives. They advise that it is far more important that a leadership candidate possess specific intangible core attributes, than just decades of industry experience. And, these core attributes go far beyond mere technical skills.

The Essential Guide to Nonprofit Email Marketing

Wild Apricot

There's a lot more to nonprofit email marketing that meets the eye — if you actually want to get your emails read, that is. Learn how to create the perfect email strategy, as well as 5 email marketing platforms you can try

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Google One Today and How it Improves Nonprofit Outreach

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Google One Today and How it Improves Nonprofit Outreach. by Olivia Warnes. Find out how the Google One Today app will increase your outreach and excite your supporters. What is Google One Today? Google One Today is a new donation app released by Google. Its name comes from their motto of ‘one deed today = a better tomorrow’ and it encourages users to donate as little as one dollar on a regular basis to various nonprofits.

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6 Entertaining Nonprofit Online Campaigns

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6 Entertaining Nonprofit Online Campaigns. by Olivia Warnes. Non-profit campaigns don’t need to be upsetting! Here are 6 non-profit campaigns that took a more lighthearted approach. Campaigns Don’t Have To Be Sad! The issues non-profits and charities deal with are normally very serious, and it can difficult to find fun in their work. These ingenious campaigns managed to use humour to bring attention to their very important concerns, and encouraged lots of people to get involved.

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The Future of Fundraising: Influencer Marketing for Nonprofits

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The Future of Fundraising: Influencer Marketing for Nonprofits. by Zoe Allen. Influencer marketing leverages the power of popular figures to engage new supporters and lend authority to your nonprofit. Influencers: global word of mouth marketing. If you know the term ‘influencer’, it might conjure up images of selfie obsessed girls promoting weight-loss shakes and bikinis. However, the world of influencers is rapidly expanding, and influencers now come in all shapes and forms.

Today's Leadership Book Recommendation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you have a manager who isn't the best communicator, you can suggest he/she read Jane Murphy's and Khatun Huber's book, What Could Happen If You Do Nothing? Actually, it's more of a handbook than a book, and it is best read by finding the section most applicable at the moment versus reading it start to finish. It's filled with mini-dialogues that demonstrate the impact of engaged listening, deliberative questioning, and animating suggestions to facilitate change and action.

8 Social Media Mistakes Nonprofits Make and How to Avoid Them

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8 Social Media Mistakes Nonprofits Make and How to Avoid Them. by Olivia Warnes. Improve your social media and engage your supporters by avoiding these simple mistakes. Don’t let these mistakes hold you back! As a nonprofit, you know you need to be on the main social media platforms to reach new supporters and keep them interested.

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