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6 Tips to Know Your Nonprofit Is Ready for Skilled Volunteers

Connection Cafe

As a nonprofit leader myself, I know how frequently social sector organizations are strapped for capacity.

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6 Reasons SEO Is Important to Nonprofits and Why

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Maryanne Dersch , a speaker, coach, and creator of the Superstar Fundraising Academy. She is also the author of Courageous Communication: How Codependence Is Making Your Nonprofit Brand Boring and What to Do About It.

Legacy Gifts: What They Are and How to Get Them

NonProfit Hub

Fundraising is quite the beast. It’s a sprawling, various, intricate process, and there are areas of it that nonprofits, especially new ones, tend to avoid.

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Guest Post by Martin Djupdraet: Let the Decision Makers Do the Audience Research

Museum 2.0

This guest post is written by Martin Brandt Djupdræt , Head of research and presentation and a member of the management at the Danish open-air museum Den Gamle By (The Old Town). I met Martin last year at the MuseumNext conference.

5 Reasons Sponsors Ignore Your Emails

Connection Cafe

This article was originally published on The Sponsorship Collective website. Email is a fabulous tool to help warm up cold calls…except when it isn’t! I hear from clients and colleagues all the time that their e-mails are not producing results. They send out 1,000 emails and hear nothing back.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Mobile Messaging to Grow Your Nonprofit and Boost Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: May 7, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Corey Blake , Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Leah Libolt , Senior Digital Marketing Strategist, MobileCause. Heather Kopec , Director of Annual Giving, Virginia Tech. With 96% of all Americans owning mobile devices, and 81% of U.S. adults owning smartphones, it’s imperative that nonprofits adapt to meet donors where they are and how they communicate.

[PODCAST] Growing Good with Graham Pansing Brooks

NonProfit Hub

Last month, Nonprofit Hub introduced its newest Hubcast series, Growing Good, at Cause Camp. In each episode, Nonprofit Hub executive director Randy Hawthorne and his co-host, Kyle Cartwright, chat with young social sector professionals about how they see the nonprofit industry adapting and evolving.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 93: What You Need to Know about Persona-based Marketing

Connection Cafe

You’ve probably heard a lot about persona-based marketing. But do you really know what it is? What are personas, how do you develop them, and what do you do with them? And should your organization even be worrying about incorporating personas into its marketing efforts? hint…probably).

The Effectiveness and the Importance of Instagram Monitoring

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The customers worldwide have the perfect voice and they want to say things through the social media. They are trying to communicate all the time and Instagram is the perfect option to help in building the connection.

5 Fundamental Website Design Tips for Modern Nonprofits

Donor Search

When you start to think about designing (or redesigning) your nonprofit website, you need to make sure to keep your main purpose in mind. That purpose is providing valuable content and a positive user experience for your constituents. Therefore, you’ll want to frame your design approach around the experience you want supporters to have with… Guest Post

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How The #1 Pickleball Club Management Software Can Help Run Your Club Better

Wild Apricot

Hundreds of other clubs have already automated their administrative work with Pickleball Management Software. Learn how you can save hours on administrative work for your Pickleball club, and grow your association

3 Ways to Enhance Donor Stewardship with Technology

Connection Cafe

As stewardship professionals know well, strengthening and preserving relationships with the donors is essential to an institution’s success. In fact, over 50% of higher education institutions are focused on creating more impactful donor stewardship practices in 2019.

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How Can a Mobile Application Help Build Your Business Brand?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

These days, every person seems to have a smartphone in their hands. This means that there’s now more opportunity than ever before for a business to build a brand and communicate more directly with clients and customers.

13 Energizing Verbs To Use More Often

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How Can Nonprofits Retain High-Performing Staff?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Kristin Harvey Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. For nonprofit organizations to effectively serve their missions and be sustainable, they must invest in some of their most vital resources: their staff. Unfortunately, the data shows that 81 percent of organizations are without a retention program.

Look Out Features Of Yeastar IP PBX System

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

IP PBX is one of the phone systems that allow you to make and receive phone calls over the internet. Today, most of the people are switching to IP PBX phone instead of using digital or analog technology device. The yeastar s100 IP PBX reduces the phone cost and also make trouble-free to maintain.

Benefits And Downsides Of Offering Online Discount Coupons

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Discount coupons, when used correctly can drive a lot of sales and help in building a strong connection with your customers. Alex Papaconstantinou, the founder of well-known UK coupon site Wikigains says that coupons are like the occasional ‘LOL’ in messages that help in building a connection, but too much use can reduce the effect. It is unfortunate that some businesses jump into the discount bandwagon, without analysing their requirements.

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 Listen And Learn As A Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In John Baldoni's book , The Leader's Guide to Speaking with Presence , he provides these tips for listening as a leader and learning as a leader: When Listening As A Leader : Look at people when they are speaking to you. Make eye contact. Ask open-ended questions, such as "Tell me about."

The Power Of Five Percent More

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Making small changes to reach big goals is the answer,” says entrepreneur and bestselling author Michael Alden in his book, 5 % MORE: Making Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results. “If

How To Say I'm Sorry

Eric Jacobsen Blog

One of the most difficult words for anyone, leaders included, to say is, " sorry." Yet, the time will likely come when that's the word you need to say. Research shows that apologizing in a heartfelt way can help you reduce stress and alleviate guilt. In the position of needing to apologize?

How To Spot A Leader During A Job 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.

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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