Sat.Feb 16, 2019 - Fri.Feb 22, 2019

Fundraising at the Speed of Life

Connection Cafe

Higher education advancement teams from around the country are noticing that alumni participation is shrinking, even as donations and commitments from a small group of big donors has grown.

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Bullet Journaling for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: At last year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was lucky enough to join a “birds of a feather” lunch table. The topic was bullet journaling and the table host was nonprofit tech colleague Ma’ayan Alexander.

Robin Seaman, Agent of Inclusion

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

On February 16th in Los Altos, California, I shared these thoughts on Robin Seaman’s impact on the world with her family and friends at her Celebration of Life. Robin was beloved by the hundreds, if not thousands, of people who had the honor of coming into direct contact with her. That's the Robin we all collectively know personally. The sister, the aunt, the friend, the mentor. The shining bright spot in our day. A woman with that ineffable quality of elegance.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources! Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the tools listed below to significantly improve your web and email communications and your social media campaigns. Social Media.

What the Growth in the Nonprofit Sector Means for You

NonProfit Hub

Good news, folks—the nonprofit sector is looking more lively, vital and resilient than ever.

How to deal with Gmail’s new Promotions Tab

SocialFish

Early this week, Gmail announced they were trialing a new functionality for their promotions tab for desktop. From the get-go, our entire Dev team signed up to kick the tires.

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For CSR, 2019 is the Year of the Employee

Connection Cafe

Last year, I wrote a piece for Blackbaud’s “CSR 2020: Experts Look Ahead” eBook that took a closer look at the rise in employee engagement around social and environmental issues.

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7 Tips for Building an Effective Nonprofit Annual Report

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits are expected to provide the public with an annual report. This gives donors, volunteers, members of the community and others information about the organization’s accomplishments and growth over the past year. The report includes details about projects, success metrics, and more.

Burn your social media strategy

SocialFish

I recently came across an amazing post that I urge everyone to read about the current state of social media. Burn It Down, Start From Scratch And Build a Social Media Strategy That Works. Here is just an excerpt – this is towards the end of the long post.

4 Ways Canadian Charities Can Optimize Their Donation Pages in 2019

Connection Cafe

You’ve done the hard work of sending an email , using online ads, or getting website traffic to your donation page… now it’s time to help complete the online giving journey.

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A New Landing Page, Just for Fundraisers

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Fundraising professionals often have enormous workloads, so it's critical that they're able to quickly access top-line data about their various fundraising channels and easily accomplish related tasks.

Why You Should Hire Slowly (And Fire Quickly)

NonProfit Hub

One of the most important pieces of advice I can give to growing nonprofits is something that I heard years ago from a business consultant: be slow to hire and quick to fire.

How to Motivate Young Employees to Volunteer

SocialFish

From elementary through high school, many students participate in community volunteer projects through their school or extracurricular activities. Generally someone coordinates these activities and students simply show up, are told what to do, and have fun while serving their community.

10 Ideas for Raising Awareness on a Budget

John Haydon

Are you being asked by your boss or board of directors to: Raise awareness?Do Do some public outreach?Get Get some media attention?Get Get some word of mouth going?Go Go viral?

Can SMBs Afford Workplace Giving Software?

Givinga

Workplace giving is becoming an increasingly important differentiator for businesses of all sizes (especially SMBs, as we’ll dive into later on).

Crowdfunding vs. Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: Which One Is Right for You?

Wild Apricot

Learn what crowdfunding & peer-to-peer fundraising is, and when it’s most appropriate to use them

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers.

Meet Face-To-Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The power of meeting with your team members face-to-face cannot be overstated.

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Empower Your Supporters to Host Their Own Events on EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Many nonprofits and campaign organizations regularly empower their supporters to throw their own house parties, host fundraisers, and organize community events.

Learning to Lead, Part 3: How Public Allies and ASU Expanded My Nonprofit Leadership Toolkit

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Rachelle Wayne 2018 Alumna, ASU BS in Nonprofit Leadership & Management and Class 12 Public Ally.

Is your board asking these 5 questions about digital? They should be.

SocialFish

Just came across a good post by David Edelman that I thought was worth reposting, Five Digital Issues Every Board Should Be Focusing On.

Get Things Done

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I f you want to be a leader who can get things done, be sure you: Engender trust. Instill confidence. Earn respect. Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leaders Leadership

Top 5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Campaign is Failing (and How to Fix Them)

SocialFish

This last 2-3 years saw businesses flocking to social media in droves. Thanks to the push from the media and success stories of a few top businesses, everyone came looking for their own pot of gold. Yet not many found it.

Breaking: Demographic Analysis of Your Instagram Audiences Is Now Possible

SocialFish

Demographics Pro has just launched their new Instagram analytics tool. Unlike other analytics tools, this one provides deep demographics (see my bold below) – not just number of followers and basic engagement metrics.

[ALMOST SOLD OUT] Don’t Miss AMS Fest! Sept 17 in DC

SocialFish

* ONLY A FEW SEATS REMAINING! *. Association exec in need of financial assistance? SocialFish will sponsor two free seats!! Just contact Teri Carden (teri@reviewmyams.com) with a short comment about your needs. if you would like to be considered for one!). Don’t Miss AMS Fest! Register Here!

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AWESOME WEBINAR ALERT: How to Make Money from Social Media

SocialFish

Frustrated with trying to figure out how to make money from all that time and effort you spend on social media? What if you knew 10 influencers to multiply your conversions to one million?

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Strategic Framing of the Red “Equality” Square

SocialFish

This awesome post is by Joe Brewer of Cognitive Policy Works. I thought it was so good I asked to repost it in its entirety for you. The post originally appeared here. Thank you, Joe. . ——————.

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A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies

SocialFish

This post is reprinted by permission from Console and Hollawell Attorneys and originally appeared on their blog here. Thank you for the submission! Got something related to B2B, association or nonprofit social media you think would interest SocialFish readers? Send it our way!

Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?

SocialFish

It seems like an odd question, but it’s actually really important. Let’s say you discover this cool new technology that you think is going to make a big difference in the performance of your organization. Maybe it’s an internal intranet, or maybe it’s an online community for your members.

Great Ideas: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose

SocialFish

I’m back from ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference and have a lot of thoughts swirling around my head about what to include in a recap for you. Here’s a few quick links of the obvious stuff. Check out the full Twitter transcript in chronological order.

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Why Joe won’t renew with ASAE in 2011

SocialFish

Joe Flowers of the National Association of Dental Plans has a MUST READ post up: Why I won’t renew with ASAE in 2011. I was going to excerpt from some of the many comments – both pro- and con- association membership – but I think it’s worth reading the whole conversation.

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Five models of content curation

SocialFish

I’d love you to take a look at this post by Rohit Bhargava: Five Models of Content Curation. I think he is spot on with his five models, which I’ll list below.

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How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

SocialFish

————. Purpose. people’s identification of, and intention to pursue, particular highly valued, overarching life goals.” Steger & Dik, 2010). a.k.a. Your reason for getting up in the morning.”. Bryan Dik PhD – Professor of Psychology at Colorado State & Cofounder of Jobzology.

How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts

SocialFish

Social media has become the primary hub for marketing among brands of every size. Open platforms for engagement are an enticing and powerful tool, and the focus has really shifted from traditional media to digital advertising campaigns.

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs

SocialFish

This post by Mike Panetta originally appeared on the Beekeeper Group blog here and is reposted here with permission. By the way if you have ANY grassroots social media needs, Beekeeper is who to call. Seriously. They are awesome. ————–.

Social business demands culture change

SocialFish

Social business demands culture change. . Leveraging technology in today’s social world goes way beyond the technical requirements—success or failure seems more dependent on how flexible and effective your management practices are, rather than your specific IT competency.

Link Love Monthly: Best of February 2010

SocialFish

Here’s my monthly selection of links to some of the most interesting posts that I’ve read and shared over the last 30 days. These kinds of posts are what inform our own writing here at SocialFishing; hope you’ll dip in an out at your leisure!

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