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A Publishing Strategy Makes Content Magic


What magic will– Define your association as the go-to source for education and career development? Engage members to click, like, share, download, purchase, and participate? Generate revenue, increase recognition, and build reputation? It’s a tall order, but no wands or capes are involved.

What You Really Need When Changing Your AMS

Association Analytics

When moving homes, you get rid of things you no longer need. When changing your AMS, you should also take time to determine what you really need to bring or else you could find yourself drowning in an unnecessary pile of (data) boxes.

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Drummond Community Bank Selects 360factors’ Predict360 Enterprise Risk and Compliance Management Solutions

360 Factors

-->. Drummond Community Bank Selects 360factors’ Predict360 Enterprise Risk and Compliance Management Solutions. Press Release. Home / Press Releases / Drummond Community Bank Selects 360factors’. AUSTIN, TX | May 25, 2021 – 360factors, Inc.

5-Minute Social Icebreakers for Digital Events

Cadmium CD

Kim , conference wellness warrior and attendee engager, recently shared a roundup of the best icebreakers for digital events. She says that great icebreakers create virtual wellness experiences that build camaraderie.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

Maximize the Marriage of Marketing and Technology by Understanding Trends


When marketing got hitched to technology and changed its name to MarTech, their relationship caught fire. That marriage is making an indelible impact on the way associations operate and their ability to engage with members.

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Advice for progressive billionaires who want to make the world better

Nonprofit AF

Over the weekend I listened to this episode of The Ethical Rainmaker, where my friend (and fellow co-chair of Community-Centric. leadership nonprofit field Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion billionaires taxes

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Partnering with Salesforce and our customers for a better experience

Nimble AMS

My Nimble AMS colleague recently wrote an article on this blog about what it’s like for associations to work with the Nimble AMS team. She wrote it from the perspective of how our consultant team partners with customers during the implementation process. It’s a good read.

Post-Pandemic: Rebuilding Your Volunteer and Financial Base


Now as the vaccine rolls out across cities, states, and further afield, we may have that long hoped for normality cresting the horizon. It’s too early to think we are out of the storm completely.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 195: Fundraising vs. Raising Money


What’s the difference between fundraising and raising money? Many people may think of successful fundraising as simply getting donations, but that definition leaves out another important element: engaging smaller or future donors.

3 Focus Areas for Success in Risk and Compliance

360 Factors

The financial sector is undergoing a paradigm shift, necessitating a change in risk and compliance management. Banks and financial institutions are no longer competing solely against one another; they are now competing against Fintech-powered apps and services that provide instantaneous services.

Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

3 Reasons to Include Virtual Elements in In-Person Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Sarah Baker , a Digital Fundraising Strategist at MobileCause , where she helps nonprofits accelerate their fundraising and engagement efforts through giving and marketing strategies.

How to Navigate the Post-COVID Novel Nonprofit Economy


We are witnessing the rise of a new generation of donors and nonprofit employees. Brian Solis , Global Innovation Evangelist and Digital Anthropologist, calls this Generation Novel, or Gen N.

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3 Donor Acknowledgement Ideas & Implementation Tips

Get Fully Funded

Today’s article dives into a vital topic for nonprofits – letting your supporters know how much they’ve impacted your cause and how much you appreciate them.

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The Critical Role of Risk and Compliance Reporting Automation

360 Factors

Knowledge is power and harnessing the power requires having the information at the right time and in the right place.

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

How to Identify and Support Future Leaders at Your Nonprofit

Hands on Fundraising

All nonprofits have growth in mind. When you grow your organization, you raise more funds. You increase your impact on the community. And you spread the word far and wide about your admirable mission. The recipe for growth requires one vital ingredient you already have access to.

[ASK AN EXPERT] How Should Donor-Advised Fund Gifts Be Recognized?


Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity. Today’s question comes from a fundraiser who needs advice on how donor-advised funds should be recognized in their annual reports. .

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What Can Salesforce Do for Education?

Cloud 4 Good

Salesforce technology is the engine of innovation for over 150K companies across industries and sectors. For the education space, specifically, Salesforce has revolutionized the way campuses are connected through their technology.

4 Reasons to Start Planning Ahead for Giving Tuesday


Whether you’re brand new to nonprofit work or a veteran of the sector, you’re probably aware that GivingTuesday is one of the most important fundraising days of the year for many nonprofits. In fact, an incredible $2.47 billion was donated to nonprofits on GivingTuesday in 2020.

Analyzing MacKenzie Scott's Giving: Observations and Hopes

Charity Navigator

Six billion dollars. In and out of philanthropic circles, MacKenzie Scott’s $6 billion gift in 2020 has caused quite a stir — and that’s putting it mildly.

3 Tips to Start A Donor Acquisition Program


So you want to start up (or restart) a donor acquisition program. First of all, congratulations!

How to Write Power Stories, Part 2

NonProfit PRO

Our stories have to engage readers on such a powerful emotional level that when we transition from them to the ask, readers feel compelled to take an action or make a gift. Like a still-life painting or a well-written haiku, archetypal images set a scene for readers in just a few words.

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Strategic Storytelling For Brand Building: How To Identify And Share Your Nonprofit’s Brand Origin Story


Once upon a time…. Notice how subconsciously your attention was just hooked? That’s the power that story holds. Sometimes without even noticing it, our brain is activated in a unique and engaged way when a story is being shared.

6 Key Tips to Optimize Your Nonprofit Donation Page


A strong conversion rate for your nonprofit donation page depends on a number of factors, including a clear call to action, mobile-responsive software , customized visuals, and a streamlined checkout process.

Nonprofit Communications Plan: How-To Identify an Audience and Create an Avatar


Any experienced marketer would tell you that understanding one’s audience is key to success in communication. When creating a strategic communications plan, it is important to identify your goals for each particular communications effort.

Meyer Foundation Announces Director and Inaugural Cohort of Partner Organizations for $20M Fund for Black-led Change Commitment

NonProfit PRO

The Meyer Foundation, one of the Washington area's largest and oldest locally focused philanthropies, announced Stephanie Sneed as director of its recently launched Fund for Black-led Change, effective June 1, as well as the inaugural cohort of organizations awarded resources through the Fund

13 Ways Nonprofits Can Build an Email List


Email marketing is one of the most reliable and cost-effective marketing methods a nonprofit can put in place to reach potential supporters, donors, and advocates. In this article, we’ve put together 13 methods you can use to grow your nonprofit email list from zero to hero.

Engaging and empowering donors and partners through golf


When COVID-19 upended life in the U.S. in 2020, nonprofits were forced to cancel in-person fundraising events or scramble to pivot to online experiences.

Everything is Bigger in Texas: How to Execute a Big Board Auction Strategy

One Cause

The post Everything is Bigger in Texas: How to Execute a Big Board Auction Strategy appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post auction

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The Importance of Following Trends

NonProfit PRO

Several things are certain in 2021 thus far. The year 2020 is behind us and 2021 is transitioning to a new normal. Let us see how this year plays out for the nonprofit sector. Examine where you are so far this year and where you expect to finish in 2021. Focus on what you can control.

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Planning NOW for the Estate Tax Overhaul

Charity Navigator

The recently proposed “For the 99.5% Act” would bring dramatic changes to gift and estate taxes while proposals in both houses of Congress and the White House would impose immediate income taxation on gifted and inherited gains. Read more ».

Bloomerang Appoints Three New Members to its Board of Directors


We’re pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to our board of directors! Natalye Paquin and Pamela Perry have joined as Board Members. Kishshana Palmer, CFRE has joined as a Board Advisor.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Membership Engagement Strategy

Wild Apricot

Member engagement can mean different things to different folks. For-profit marketers and social media managers, for instance, often use the term “engagement” when referring to how an individual is engaging online – in terms of website. membership

Webinar Re-Cap: Ask the Association Veteran Anything

Blue Sky eLearn

In our May 2021 installment of Ask the Association Veteran Anything , our VP of Client Experience, Amanda Davis, chats about engagement in virtual learning, creating micro-learning, what we’re seeing with hybrid conferences, and content management systems.

Color Theory: Emotion + Bias

Media Cause

Click here to view the presentation and learn more about how color theory informs our creative work at Media Cause. Media Cause Art Director Rob Shaw and Senior Designer Ansley Luce recently gave an agency-wide (virtual) talk on Color Theory: Emotion + Bias.

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