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Big News at Benetech (and for me!)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I am incredibly excited to let you know that earlier this month we announced that Betsy Beaumon , Benetech’s current president, will be taking over as CEO of Benetech. Betsy is a recognized social entrepreneur who has dedicated much of her career to changing the world with software. Our board and I are looking forward to Betsy leading Benetech to even greater impact.

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Tech2Empower: The Llama Pack Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I was got to work on a week-long service trip in Cusco, Peru as part of Wake: Women’s Alliance for Knowledge Exchange #Tech2empower program where womwn in who work in technology volunteer to share their professional skills and knowledge with women-run business owners.

4 bbcon Takeaways for Philanthropic Organizations to Power 2019 Planning

Connection Cafe

It has been almost three weeks since we concluded bbcon 2018 in Orlando, and we’re still wrapping our head around the terrific content seen and inspiring conversations overheard amongst over 2,000 attendees from across the social, private and public sectors.

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Raise More Money at Year-end

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Julia Campbell , a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog.

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Should Your Nonprofit Start a Print Publication?

NonProfit Hub

Digital communication is convenient, but there’s something personal and unique about holding a print publication in your hands now-a-days. You may have to carve out a little extra room in your budget, but usually it’s worth it.

Facebook Groups for Nonprofits: Everything You Need to Know

John Haydon

Tired of the lackluster response on Facebook because you’re struggling to get your nonprofit’s posts to even show up in your followers’ feeds? Well, you’re not alone.

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New Power & Social Good: Thoughts from Jeremy Heimans

Connection Cafe

Have you been hearing the term “new power” and wondering what it means exactly, and how it applies to your social good organization? And if there is now “new power,” then what is “old power” and how do the two differ (and can they work together)? Jeremy Heimans, co-author with Henry Timms of the best-selling book “New Power,” recently spoke with Blackbaud’s Rachel Hutchisson at bbcon 2018 for a recording of The sgENGAGE Podcast.

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How to Read the Minds of Your Donors

NonProfit Hub

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Whenever I’m asked to choose an icebreaker question at a networking event, I fall back on an old favorite: If you could have any superpower, what would it be?

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How To Be A Humble Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From John Blakey 's book, The Trusted Executive , here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 72: New Power & Social Good

Connection Cafe

New power. What does it mean? Who is using it? How is new power changing the world, and how can it be used for fundraising and social good? Today’s episode will explore those questions and more with Jeremy Heimans, co-author with Henry Timms of the book New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World—and How to Make It Work for You. Rachel Hutchinson is your host for today’s episode, which was recorded live from bbcon, the leading tech gathering for social good.

October Update: Don't Miss Our Free Membership Growth Online Summit 2018

Wild Apricot Blog

In our October update we look at the new member app on Android, member location mapping, and some support FAQs. newsletter update october growth-summit location-mapping app-for-members

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5 Ways to Use Donor Data to Increase Retention

NonProfit Hub

There’s no easy answer when it comes to the age-old question of how to improve nonprofit fundraising outcomes. Making strategic decisions for your cause takes time, effort and experience. However, having the right donor data on hand can really improve your nonprofit’s fundraising approach.

A Handbook For Making Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

David S. Pottruck 's book, Stacking the Deck , teaches readers a nine-step course of action leaders can follow from the first realization that change is needed through all the steps of implementation, including assembling the right team of close advisors and getting the word out to the wider group.

'I Can Honestly Say That My Life Has Changed Dramatically With Public Allies'

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Prisma Paredes Class 12 Public Ally. What I have learned in Public Allies: · Social justice. Data rescue. Networking. Public speaking. Advocating for myself. I felt like I was stuck working in a place with no more room to grow and develop. I didn’t know what my next step was going to be. I was working mixed shifts at Starbucks, wondering what the next challenge would be.