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Using Software and Data to Change the World

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I had the honor to be the opening keynoter for the first-ever Good Tech Fest , which was held in Detroit on May 22, 2018. It was a blast to be with an entire conference full of social good software and data people from around the world. Using Software and Data to Change the World We are in an amazing time. Society is a buzz about new technology: artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, autonomous cars, the surveillance state, and more.

When Worlds Collide: Major Gifts and Direct Marketing Team Up to Maximize Mid-Level Donors

Connection Cafe

Four years ago, the only thing major gifts officers and direct marketing teams shared was the office bathroom.

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

Everyaction

For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them.

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Facebook Live: A Tool for Parent Mobilization and Engagement in Diverse Communities

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Momsrising continues to forge ahead with innovative and effective ways to use social media for engagement and results. Here’s a guest post that shares how they are using Facebook Live.

Enterprise Architecture: Core Competencies To Understand First

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

According to the latest updates and the knowledge procured, enterprise architecture is known to use transparency as the major starting point for improving the structure and even coherence of the said firm.

6 Tactics for Increasing Donor Retention

Connection Cafe

According to the most recent Fundraising Effectiveness Report , nonprofits claimed a 45.5% donor retention rate in 2017. In other words, of all the donors who made a gift to a particular nonprofit in 2016, only 45.5% made another gift during 2017.

Staying Cool: 5 Tips for Beating the Summer Heat While Doing Voter Outreach

Everyaction

Non-partisan civic engagement efforts are so important to the health of our democracy, but how do you protect your canvassers from the record-breaking summer heat? Here are five tips for keeping you and your canvassers safe while they're engaging voters and knocking doors. Stay hydrated. Make sure that you and your canvassers have access to plenty of cold water. The key is to drink as soon as you become thirsty.

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The Benefits of a Solid Warehouse Management System

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The main aim of Warehouse management details systems is to keep an eye on and also regulate the activity and storage of products within a business together with refining the purchases related to these products.

The Ultimate Nonprofit Video Marketing Strategy + 5 of the Best Nonprofit Videos We’ve Seen

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn how to create the ultimate nonprofit video marketing strategy with our guide, as well as getting inspired with the five best nonprofit videos we've seen. video-marketing-strategy video-marketing nonprofit-video-marketing-strategy nonprofit-video-marketing nonprofit-video

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10 (Totally Awesome) Email Newsletters for Nonprofit Professionals

Everyaction

You know that person in the office who seems to hear about everything first? The one who’s always reading something interesting, always has the best links to send, and knows about all the new trends before you’ve even made sense of the old ones? We know their secret - and we’re going to let you in on it. They all get great newsletters. Sure,” I hear you say. “I I get a couple of trillion of them a day - who has time for them?”.

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Jarrett R. Ransom, MBA President & CEO, The Rayvan Group. If your nonprofit is serious about long-term sustainability, succession planning needs to be part of the overall plan for the organization.

5 Tech-Savvy Fundraising Strategies for Your Next Event

John Haydon

One of the most tried and true fundraising strategies for most nonprofits is events. But are you getting the most out of your events? After all, the people who attend are your most important supporters. These people give you their time – something they’ll never get back.

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3 Tips to Increase Utilization Rates

Vertex Systems

Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Over the past few weeks, we’ve spoken a lot about potential cuts to Medicaid and other funding sources. But what exactly can be done if these cuts do come to fruition?

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A Nonprofit's Guide to Improving Digital Engagement

Everyaction

We live in a digital world, and while tried and true tactics like direct mail and telemarketing aren’t going away anytime soon, donors and activists increasingly expect nonprofits to communicate with them through digital mediums.

How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From Jay Miletsky's book, 101 Ways to Successfully Market Yourself , here 10 tips for projecting an effective professional image : Discipline yourself to be positive and enthusiastic. In tense situations choose positive responses by maintaining perspective and getting along well with others.

How To Find Effective Database Solutions for Social Services Organizations

Everyaction

For social services organizations such as food banks, shelters, and community centers, managing data well is a critical part of keeping their doors open to members of the community in need of their services.

The Reasons For Using Lunch Hour To Team Build

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Flavio Martins , the author of the new book, Win The Customer , the most important team building hour of the day is lunch hour.

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How To Make Better Decisions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book, The Decision Makeoever , by Mike Whitaker presents a fascinating look at decision making and the importance of decision size and timing.

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Five Tips For More Effective Brainstorming

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Your employees have lots of ideas. So, be sure you provide the forums and mechanisms for your employees to share their ideas with you. Hold at least a few brainstorming sessions each year, as well. And, when you are brainstorming with your employees, try these five tips : Encourage ALL ideas.

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