Sat.Nov 04, 2017 - Fri.Nov 10, 2017

Growth Hacking Your Mission With People Power

Connection Cafe

Growth hacking: a process of rapid experimentation to identify the most efficient ways to grow a business (or cause!). An idea that has captured the attention of the startup tech sector is the notion of growth hacking, a way to quickly scale a business through rapid experimentation.

Keeping your Nonprofit Safe and Happy Online: Dealing with Harassment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Many nonprofit social media managers are also serve as online community managers, supporting communities of their nonprofit’s fans and supporters on social media channels.

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Donor Trips as a Different Way of Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Face-to-face interaction is an important aspect of any organization, especially when it comes to fundraising. If your donors come from all over the world, that interaction isn’t always possible. That’s where donor trips come in.

How to Create Powerful Email Drip Campaigns for Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

You probably already know that email is one of the most effective digital channels for fundraising and donor retention. Email is also powerful for nurturing relationships with peer-to-peer fundraisers. What is an Email Drip Campaign?

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Ethical Acts that Increase Donor Retention

Connection Cafe

For many fundraising professionals, the “ people give to people, not organizations ” concept is the foundation of their careers. Creating an impactful mission to strengthen the community isn’t the only influential piece of a fundraising plan.

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Essential Marketing Tip: Let Your Mission Statement Inspire Action

NonProfit Hub

What should be at the top of your priority list when starting a nonprofit? Making a kickass mission statement. Your mission statement is at the core of your nonprofit’s brand. It communicates why you do what you do and how you’re going to do it. You need something that will speak to the masses and inspire action. Here are a few tips on how to create one that stands on its own two feet. Let’s start with a standard definition. We have to know what a mission is and why we need one.

[Cool Infographic Friday] 51 Amazing Facts about WordPress

SocialFish

We love WordPress, SocialFish is built on it, so couldn’t resist this one. Tip o’ the hat to WebsiteBuilder for sending this along. Photo by Joey Kyber on Unsplash. Cool Infographic Friday

9 Powerful PTA Software Solutions That Save Time and Money

Wild Apricot Blog

If you're in the market for PTA software, here's a list of 9 great PTA software tools that will save you time, money, and engage your members better. Parent-Teacher-Association PTA

FAQs about Joining a Nonprofit Board: How do I find the Right Board Culture for me?

BoardAssist

What’s one of the biggest reasons we hear regarding why board service did not work out for someone? A bad cultural fit with the rest of the board. Board service should be personally meaningful to you – but it should also be something that you enjoy.

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Ready for Year-End? Here Are 10 Easy Things You Can Do to Raise More Money

Everyaction

We won't waste your time with a lengthy intro. With #GivingTuesday and Year-End fundraising rapidly approaching, we'll get straight to the point. Below are some quick and easy things you can do to raise more money. Go on, crush your fundraising goals! Say Thanks.

Exploring Disaster Philanthropy: Part 3 

Connection Cafe

Let’s talk about impact. . Like other areas of disaster philanthropy we’ve explored, how you measure the outcomes of the contributions your organization has made greatly depends on the timing of such funding or donations.

On a National Day of Service, Public Allies Arizona Makes a Difference in a Phoenix Neighborhood

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Nedd Freeman Anderson Class 11 Public Ally. With rakes, trash-picker-uppers, brooms and wheelbarrows in hand, the newest class of Public Allies Arizona joined the staff of the Creighton Community Foundation on Oct.

Seven Tough Questions Leaders Ask Their Teams

Eric Jacobsen Blog

High-functioning and effective teams can disagree and still produce excellent products and results. Team members can also disagree and still care about each other. And, they can challenge each other to think differently. Best-selling leadership book authors Scott J.

Our EveryAction Hero: United Nations Foundation

Everyaction

Created in 1998, the United Nations Foundation links the United Nations' work with others around the world, helping the UN address a range of global issues, including climate change, global health, women’s empowerment, peace and security, poverty eradication, and more. Their impact also carries over to #GivingTuesday, the biggest giving day of the year.

The Best Way to Create an Amazing Subscription Website

Wild Apricot Blog

In this guide I’m going to explain the best and easiest way to create a subscription website. Subscription-Website

How To Run Meetings That Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great tips from authors Michael Mankins and Eric Garton about how to run meetings that work : Be sure a meeting is appropriate. Meetings are great for gathering input and coming to a group decision. They aren't so good for drafting a strategy document, for example.

Today's Leadership Thought

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's Leadership Thought: "The ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve." - Albert Schweitzer. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Management

Five Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite quotes for leaders are: A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit -- Arnold H.

Creating A People-First Culture In Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman.

Six Questions Superbosses Ask

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From Sydney Finkelstein 's book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent , comes these great questions you should routinely ask yourself as a leader: Have you answered the "why do we exist" question for your team?