Sat.Jul 27, 2019 - Fri.Aug 02, 2019

4 Ways AI is the Next Big Game-Changer in Museum Membership & Attendance

Connection Cafe

Artificial intelligence (AI) might just be the buzzword of the year, and with good reason. From filtering email spam to offering up personalized Netflix recommendations, AI already underlies many routine aspects of our lives in ways we don’t even realize.

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Getting People to Trust in Your New Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

Okay, you did it. You’ve finally turned that idea into a reality and started your own nonprofit. Great job! But the work is far from over. . Donors are one of the most ? if not the most ? important parts of keeping your vision alive.

#AI4Good: What Your Nonprofit Needs To Know About AI

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit , and I are actively researching the use of AI for Good, in particular to scale giving and to spread generosity.

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How should nonprofits develop a high-performance culture?

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Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Karen Kormendy Spring 2019 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 108: Celebrating Failure to Create Social Impact

Connection Cafe

What’s the last thing you failed at? What did you learn from it? How you think about failure in the context of learning can make a big difference in future performance – both personally and as an organization. Today’s guest is Kate Robinson, executive director of the film Failing Forward: On the Road to Social Impact. Kate talked to host Steve MacLaughlin about how nonprofits and social good organizations can use failure to make a bigger impact.

100 Courses in 100 Days for Alzheimer’s


What could have been a short golf trip turned into 100 courses in 100 days, as the 57 year old Bostonian Dave Blakelock recognized the opportunity to do something big.

Do we like our visitors?

Museum 2.0

Me at the Norman Rockwell Museum Before we get to today’s topic, I want to start with a thank you. I’ve received some many notes, emails, DMs, and tweets of support this month. Your responses are so cheering, and I’m thrilled to get them.

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7 Tips for Successful Event Sponsorship Proposals

Connection Cafe

Experienced event fundraiser marketers know the importance of having great sponsors behind you. Whether your event is large or it’s small, sponsors bring a level of legitimacy to your organization’s efforts while adding a significant contribution to your coffers.

Seven Disciplines Of A Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

T his book, S even Disciplines Of A Leader , published in 2015, teaches leaders how to help their employees, team, and organization achieve maximum effectiveness. Authored by Jeff Wolf with Ken Shelton , it’s a high-readable book, packed with stories and takeaway exercises.

15 Signs you should invest in Learning Management Systems (LMS)?


With an increasing need to train and develop employees, organizations are continuously looking for ways to deliver training in an efficient fashion

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MilesWeb Cloud Hosting: Best and Affordable for Your Small Business Website

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In simple words, cloud computing is a type of computing based on the internet. In the past, people used to run applications or programs from software downloaded on a physical computer or server in their own place.

The Importance of Collaborative Benchmarking in the Nonprofit Sector

Connection Cafe

The nonprofit community is always eager to do one thing: learn from each other. Whether it’s via the Blackbaud Community , local networking sessions or even events such as bbcon , nonprofits readily collaborate with their peers on best practices. However, there’s one thing they (like most of my kids) find much harder to share: their data.

Eight-Point Plan For A Powerful Team

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take some quality time to read the book by C. Elliott Haverlack , Unbunde It , because it explores the issues you face as a leader with a twist that is different from many other leadership books.

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48 Free Nonprofit Webinars for August 2019

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in August 2019 that the internet has to offer

Four Of The Best Free Tools For SEO And Keyword Research

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If your business in Auckland is dabbling in Search Engine Optimisation, you’ll need keyword research tools. However, are you paying for the tools you use? You don’t need to extend your digital marketing budget if you can’t. There are countless SEO and keyword research tools available for free online.

Building Tech Capacity with Pro Bono Volunteers

Connection Cafe

At Common Impact, we work to connect expert business volunteers to nonprofits that need help building organizational capacity in areas like marketing, finance, or HR. One of the most common requests for volunteer services from our nonprofit partners is technology support. Technical volunteer requests can range from help in implementing a new database to support for a website redesign.

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Four Questions To Ask When An Employee Leaves Your Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

As a leader, it's critical that you understand the real reasons employees leave your company. To do that, you need to ask specific questions that may not be ones you currently include in your exit interviews.

July Update: 8 Super Easy Tech Tools to Grow Your Membership

Wild Apricot

In this month's newsletter, you'll find your invite to a webinar packed with tech tool tips to save you time, plus an introduction to recurring donations, support FAQs and more

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How to Use Data for SEO Success in 2019

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you are new to search engine optimisation, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the sheer amount of information that is available all over the web.

Brian Tracy On How All Motivation Is Self-Motivation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take one hour to read Brian Tracy's pocket-sized guide for managers, Motivation. You'll finish the book within that hour, and it'll be well worth your time. You cannot motivate other people," explains Tracy, " but you can remove the obstacles that stop them from motivating themselves.

Genuine Listening

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Genuine listening involves connecting heart to heart and working to understand the other person's viewpoint even if you don't agree with it -- Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan. Effective Listening Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management How To Listen Effectively Listening

Why Culture Matters

Eric Jacobsen Blog

An important chapter in the incredibly insightful book, It’s The Manager , is about why culture in the workplace matters. The book’s authors Jim Clifton and Jim Harter suggest as a leader you ask yourself : How well do your purpose, brand and culture align?

The Three Drivers Of Motivation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Old Marketing, New Marketing, Now The Funnel

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Marketing is not only marketing, but should involve more. Digital marketing is not simply about digital. It is actually more about marketing. The definition of marketing.

The Top 15 Free and Inexpensive Volunteer Management Software Solutions For Any Organization

Wild Apricot

Struggling with managing your volunteers? Here are the top volunteer management software tools — many of which are free! plus many more resources to make volunteer management and scheduling a breeze

How to Use the #1 Ranked Member Tracking System (With Step-by-Step Tutorial)

Wild Apricot

Learn the ins and outs of this simple member tracking system and get your organization's data organized, searchable, and secure

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