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VisionLink

Reconnecting Friends and Family During the chaos and dislocation of the California fires, we are honored to deploy Safe and Well for the American Red Cross. Read here for a local story, and local authorities' request to use Safe and Well, as we all work together to reconnect friends and family. link] To go to Safe and Well directly: Safeandwell.org

25 Global Trends in Giving That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

6,057 donors completed the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey and based on their responses, the donor community worldwide is made up of primarily women (65%) who have a liberal ideology (53%) , characterize themselves as religious (72%), and give between ($101-$1,000 USD) annually (43%).

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 73: Tips for a Terrific #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

#GivingTuesday is approaching rapidly. What should your organization be doing to get ready? What should you be planning for the day of #GivingTuesday, and do you have plans for the day after? This episode explores these questions and more.

3 Ways to Gauge the Success of Your Next Fundraiser

NonProfit Hub

As fundraising professionals, we’ve all experienced that awkward moment when a VIP donor comes up with the “best fundraising idea ever” and, in reality, it’s much closer to the worst idea.

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5 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Pages for End-of-Year Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Improving your website donation pages is the single best way to raise more money during the year-end giving season. The unfortunate reality is that the average fundraising page completion rate is only 17%, according to the M+R 2017 Benchmarks Study.

[Free Webinar] 10 Website and Email Marketing Best Practices for Small Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: January 8, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

Expert Tips for #GivingTuesday Success

Connection Cafe

As the calendar ticks down towards the end of the year, the fundraising focus shifts to #GivingTuesday – the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, a philanthropic response to the commercial shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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What Email Spam Rates Mean for Your #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Email deliverability is an important metric for nonprofit fundraisers and digital staff to track, especially in the time leading up to major digital fundraising days, such as Giving Tuesday. Between 2016 and 2017, spam rates rose for nonprofits across the board, averaging at 24.16% for the year.

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How Board Members Can Support their Executive Director: An Executive Director’s Wish List

BoardAssist

As New York’s leading personalized board matching service, folks come to BoardAssist asking us for a board they can join where they can be a true agent of change. Once placed with their dream board, one of the questions we are most often asked is “how can I support my nonprofit’s leadership?”

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 73: Tips for a Terrific #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

#GivingTuesday is approaching rapidly. What should your organization be doing to get ready? What should you be planning for the day of #GivingTuesday, and do you have plans for the day after? This episode explores these questions and more.

The 3-Step Playbook to SEO Keyword Research

Wild Apricot Blog

Start getting your nonprofit to #1 in Google with advice from digital marketing expert Farhad Chikhiwala

The Power In Brevity

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I’ll soon publish a full review of Scott Belsky’s new book, The Messy Middle: Finding your way through the hardest and most crucial part of any bold venture. In the meantime, here is some great advice from Belsky about the power in brevity : Shorter emails get faster response times.

Our Main Responsibility as Values-Based Leaders

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Seth Cothrun Class 9, American Express Leadership Academy at the ASU Lodestar Center. In August, I was fortunate enough to spend a week at the Aspen Institute. Along with 14 other global nonprofit leaders , I was selected as an American Express Leadership Academy Aspen 2.0 Fellow.

3 Ways to Stand Out This #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

Giving Tuesday is a day that all nonprofits circle on their calendar each year. It’s the global day dedicated to charitable giving, and celebrated the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. In 2017, 2.5

8 Virtual Meeting Etiquette Essentials for In-Person Participants

Wild Apricot Blog

Has your organization been struggling with engaging virtual participants? These virtual meeting etiquette tips from meeting expert Nancy Settle-Murphy will help. virtual-meeting-etiquette virtual-meetings

Leadership Gems From John C. Maxwell

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The real gems in John C. Maxwell's book, Everyone Communicates Few Connect , are the abundant leadership and communication quotes , such as these: T o add value to others, one must first value others. People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.

How to Plan Your University’s Best Giving Day Yet

Connection Cafe

A successful day of giving makes the news: the 2018 Purdue Day of Giving brought in a record $37 million in 24 hours. When a high-profile giving day smashes participation and dollar goals, annual giving teams across the country double down on strategies to cement their own success.

How To Create An Optimistic And Positive Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In the book, The Optimistic Workplace , author Shawn Murphy , explains that the following beliefs are essential to helping create a positive work experience : The team is more important than any individual. For optimism to be strong, a cohesive team is vital.

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Infographic: 3 Steps to Setting Up Your New Member App

Wild Apricot Blog

This infographic will show you the 3 easy steps to getting your members started using the Wild Apricot for Members App, and helping them stay engaged even on the go. application app-for-members Member-App Mobile-App

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Learn To Take Risks

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Inspirational leadership wisdom came awhile back from Bahram Akradi, the CEO of Life Time Fitness. From that health club's monthly fitness magazine, Experience Life , Akradi says: Once we get comfortable in our habitual patterns, we may fail to notice when they have outworn their useful purpose, or when new alternatives might serve us better. Once you've encountered a second way of seeing things, you're more likely to entertain the possibility of a third and fourth way, too.