Sat.Jan 21, 2017 - Fri.Jan 27, 2017

5 Trends in Giving That Will Reshape Philanthropy in 2017

Connection Cafe

2016 was a record-setting year for philanthropy, with Americans donating more than $373 billion and communities across the globe setting new standards for #GivingTuesday. Even better news? The Philanthropy Outlook from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy projects a 3.6

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Four Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay More Attention to LinkedIn Pages in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Odds are your nonprofit has a LinkedIn Page. Most nonprofits have claimed their pages and set up the basics, but very few regularly post on their LinkedIn Pages. Snapchat and Instagram may be all the buzz, but ignoring LinkedIn Pages is a mistake.

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Start With Why: How to Improve your Nonprofit Messaging

NonProfit Hub

For nonprofits to be successful at generating money from both fundraising and earned income, they have to be able to communicate effectively. The best way to do it is to start with why you’re doing what you’re doing, not how or what you’re doing or selling.

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Hot Association Membership and Marketing Jobs this week – January 26


Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

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How to Design Your Nonprofit Website for Better User Experience

Connection Cafe

I bet most people you know have made some sort of a New Year’s resolution and are excited about executing it (at least for a while…) I am one of those people. Mine was to be a better designer this year and to outdo my old self from 2016.

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9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

Last weekend, more than 1 million people marched around the globe as part of a worldwide protest, in support of women’s rights , immigration reform, health care reform, environmental protection, LGBTQ rights, racial justice, freedom of religion, and workers’ rights.

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book Tour: You Are Invited To Join Us

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Aliza Sherman and I never dreamed that our book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout , would be such a needed resource in the nonprofit field when we started writing it last year.

Seven Ways Top Nonprofit Leaders Avoid Burnout

Wild Apricot Blog

Most people who join nonprofits find it hard to look after themselves. Here are seven ways top nonprofit leaders avoid burnout. From Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman, coauthors of The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit, described by Arianna Huffington as an “essential guide for nonprofits.”. Aliza-Sherman Beth-Kanter burnout nonprofit

#CMAD IS TODAY! Watch the Livestream!


Community Manager Appreciation Day is today! We have a full lineup of sessions all viewable through the Twitter stream – follow along below and thank a community manager today!

Learn How to Design a Great Nonprofit Website

Tech Soup Blog

Do you want to design, or redesign, your organization's website, but have no idea how to begin? Great news, it's not as hard as it seems! And better yet, you don't need any special spidey or superhuman web powers to get started.

The Greatest Photos and Messages from the Women's March and Protests


January 20 and January 21, 2017 will go down as one of the biggest moments in modern history where Americans and allies across the world (mostly) peacefully protested against Racism, Islamophobia, Transphobia, Sexism, and stood up to protect Prochoice, LGBT Rights, Healthcare Reform, and much more.

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Should You Build Your Nonprofit Website with Drupal or WordPress?

John Haydon

Thinking about using a Content Management System (CMS) for your nonprofit website? You need to know how many of your finite resources you are willing to put into building and growing your online community. Which Content Management System (CMS) is best?

Community Managers in Scientific Communities


I was privileged to teach a module about Aligning Community Management and Workplace Culture to the new class of Community Engagement Fellows at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

31 Free Nonprofit Webinars for February 2017

Wild Apricot Blog

Feeling burnt out from going hard in January already? None to fear, free webinars are here! Here are 31 free nonprofit webinars for February 2017 from around the web. free Education webinars

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[PODCAST] Earned Revenue for Nonprofits | Ft. Vu Le

NonProfit Hub

Earned income for nonprofits can be an ambiguous topic when it comes to most organizations, because if you dig in more, you’ll find a lot of merchandise and coffee. We’re not knocking coffee or a nice shirt, but it usually doesn’t go much deeper.

How can nonprofits improve volunteer retention?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Laura Unkefer Donor Care Coordinator, CFS Make-A-Wish America. Volunteer retention is important in nonprofits because many nonprofits rely on volunteers to provide services.

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Ten Important Questions Every Leader Should Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge , authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? Do I have the right people in the right seats on the bus?

Recovery Room: Quick Tips on Fixing Your Hacked Site

Byte Technology

It’s a sad and unfortunate reality that any website—large or small—can get hacked. And because of the overwhelming popularity of WordPress around the globe, when a bug or flaw in the security protocols is discovered and disseminated, WordPress sites become very attractive targets to unscrupulous individuals who now have literally millions upon millions of pages on which to wreak havoc, driving away important site traffic and harming your most loyal subscribers and visitors.

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

Trump Team Embraces FCC Remake Blueprint The Donald Trump Administration has signed off on an approach to remake the FCC that squares with the deregulatory philosophies of FCC Republicans Michael O’Rielly and newly-appointed chairman Ajit Pai.

What We’re Reading

See What's Out There

Here are just a few things the team at See3 are reading this week about technology, philanthropy, social change, and more. Tell what you’re reading this week in the comments! How can we use social media for long-term impact? Wired: Will Standing Rock stand as another example of social media creating unsustainable expectations? Wired speculates: […]. The post What We’re Reading appeared first on The See3 Blog. tech in the news news philanthropy social good tech news

Seven Ways To Be An Open Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Open Leadership author Charlene Li reminds leaders to periodically ask themselves these " open leadership skills assessment " questions: Do I seek out and listen to different points of view? Do I make myself available to people at all levels of the organization?

Wondering About Widgets? How to Use Them in Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

It may be a funny sounding word to many beginning WordPress users, but widgets can be—and should be—a vital component to any WordPress design. What exactly are widgets? In simple terms to the uninitiated, widgets are small blocks that provide very specific functions on your WordPress page. They allow users to add different features—galleries, quotes, a “most popular posts” box, Facebook connections and tons of other options—without having to write complicated code.

Everytown for Gun Safety Adds Mobile Fields to Its Forms, Sees Consistent List Growth

Mobile Commons

Everytown for Gun Safety has seen big success from their mobile outreach. They’ve found that text messages help them quickly engage their community of supporters at both the national and the local levels.

Must-Read Book For Nonprofit Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you lead a nonprofit organization, the one hour it will take you to read Peter F. Drucker's book called " The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization " will be well worth it. This book may fundamentally change the way you work and lead your organization. Perhaps one of most challenging questions Drucker asks the reader is: " Do we produce results that are sufficiently outstanding for us to justify putting our resources in this area ?"