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15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising isn’t a fad. As a matter of fact, online fundraising accounted for seven-percent of total fundraising in 2016. 1) Go Mobile, Now!

7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST


Every successful campaign starts with a moment. This year, no moment has been more controversial than the rollout of the recent immigration ban.

Global Tech Trends for Nonprofits


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How to leverage social media to target local users and build brand awareness


It’s no secret that social media’s strength lies in the user data that it offers to marketers looking to better target their campaigns. .

[New Report] Online Giving Increased by 7.9% in 2016

Connection Cafe

Overall charitable giving increased 1% in 2016 and online giving was up 7.9% on a year-over-year basis. billion in online fundraising from 2016.

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4 Steps to Creating Your Nonprofit’s Storytelling Strategy

Connection Cafe

Does your nonprofit have a plan for storytelling this year ? If you’re like most organizations, the answer is most likely no. The truth is that nonprofits are still not using storytelling as strategically as they could be. I hear from many of my clients and students that it “happens when it happens.” Step 1: Start with the Important Dates. and more.

Who are Mid-Level Donors and Why Should I Care?

NonProfit Hub

Mid-level donors are kind of like the middle child of giving. They’re stuck in between the average and major donor and oftentimes don’t get the attention they want or deserve, which forces them astray or to give their support elsewhere. Who are mid-level donors? Imagine your average gift is around $175 (great job, by the way!)

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23 Free Nonprofit Webinars for March 2017

Wild Apricot Blog

Webinars are a great way to get some free education on how to run your nonprofit better. There's something for everyone in this list, so you shouldn't have a problem finding one or two webinars that are right for you. march webinars

Come to the Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit!!


Will you join us at the 2017 Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit April 5 – 7th in Washington, D.C.? It’s going to be awesome! Register here.

4 Important Considerations Before Investing in Today’s Technology for Tomorrow

Connection Cafe

What technology is best? How can I get the most out of my software solution? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions – you’re not alone. As an account executive for foundation management technology solutions at MicroEdge + Blackbaud , I get asked these questions a lot. Implementation. What is the timeline for implementation?

5 Times Foundations Cause More Problems Than They Solve

NonProfit Hub

The nature of philanthropy is a want to help. It’s what foundations were created to do. But all too often, foundations, corporate grantmakers, and donors end up unintentionally causing problems instead of helping to solve them. Most funders dislike committing to any one organization or initiative for more than a year or two. (In

Why Successful Nonprofits Track Employee Time

Tech Soup Blog

There's nothing easy about running a nonprofit. In any case, it's inevitable that some of your efforts will be more successful than others.

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Nonprofit Tips to Fundraise More Effectively


If your nonprofit is looking for insight to increase its fundraising, Blackbaud's Benchmark Report provides some great data. Email Still Matters.

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Celebrating Digital Learning Day: How Camp Blackbaud Amplifies Technology Skills for Good

Connection Cafe

Today marks 2017’s Digital Learning Day, a day where we celebrate technology’s role in how we learn. We Give Back. Camp Blackbaud. Why Camp Blackbaud?

[PODCAST] Why Nonprofits Need to Dream, Humanize and Have Patience | Ft. Dan Pallotta

NonProfit Hub

“Those of us working in nonprofit organizations need to take our eyes off of overhead ratios and put [our focus] far out into the sky and look at our dreams for impact.” — Dan Pallotta. Pallotta is talking about the dreams that got us involved in our organizations in the first place. Does low overhead mean high impact? Is the opposite true?

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7 Rules for Successfully Soliciting Board Members


Asking board members for money is one of an Executive Director’s least favorite tasks. How can they ask for money too? Make the philosophy clear.

9 Actionable Tips for Writing Kick-Ass Emails to Nurture Donor Relationships


Donors’ are an integral part of the nonprofit ecosystem. Maintaining and nourishing donor relationships is extremely vital.

The Foundation Operations and Management Report—New Advice for Funders and Grantmakers

Connection Cafe

As funders, many of us spend quite a bit of time looking outward. We look at the world around us and find outlets that reflect our philanthropic passions. We look at communities to see needs and possibilities. We look at nonprofits and the people who lead them to find inspiration, motivation, and opportunities for directing our support.

Picture Perfect: A/B Split Testing Your WordPress Site Imagery

Byte Technology

Whether you’re posing proud for a formal portrait or grabbing a quick selfie with friends on vacation, everybody wants to look their very best. But how do you determine which photos, infographics and the like are garnering the most positive responses to those landing on your WordPress-based pages? Web Design

Wired Explains What Happens in Congressional Offices When You Call – And Why A Phone Call is So Effective

Mobile Commons

We’ve heard again and again (for example, on this blog! that phone calls are the best way to influence legislators. Well here’s how the process works.

Five Reasons to Come to MuseumCamp 2017

Museum 2.0

Dear friends, We're about a month from the deadline to apply for MuseumCamp 2017 at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH). All optional.

Donald Trump and The Last Great Inadequacy Ad

See What's Out There

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign represented the pinnacle of what is referred to as “inadequacy marketing.”.

A/B Split Testing 101: Tools and Tips for WordPress Site Optimization

Byte Technology

WordPress site designers, owners and administrators all have something in common with one another: they all want to see their sites perform better: look more attractive: get more hits and conversions; see more pass-alongs and click-throughs; engage more repeat visitors etc. One great way is to initiate A/B split testing. Web Design

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

A U.S. senator reveals calls to the U.S. However, only 50 percent of brands reply to consumers within the hour and only 10 percent have chatbots.

How To Lead Your Boss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Courage Solution , a book by Mindy Mackenzie , is all about the simple truth that the only thing you can reliably change or control is yourself.

What We’re Reading

See What's Out There

The depth to which Facebook uses online data to peer into our souls can be disconcerting. The post What We’re Reading appeared first on The See3 Blog. tech news NGO what we're reading

Time to Vote for the 2017 DoGooder Awards!

See What's Out There

The time has come! Earlier this month, individuals and nonprofits submitted their social good videos for the DoGooder Awards, brought to you by See3 and our partners at NTEN and Causevox. Now we need YOU to pick the very best in each of the three categories: Funny for Good, Fundraising for Good and Best Nonprofit […]. video DoGooder Awards

Eight Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A few guidelines will ensure a level playing field for all team members as they pursue their individual goals." We support each other.

How To Make Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you just put 5% more effort into any aspect of your life, you will not only achieve your goals, you will surpass them,” he explains.

How To Be Humble

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Act with quiet, calm determination and motivate others through inspired standards, not inspiring charisma.