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Why Every Nonprofit Needs a Good Copywriter

NonProfit Hub

As you skim through your sea of emails, newsfeeds and notifications, what determines whether you engage with a piece of content? The answer is copy—simply defined by Merriam Webster as “the text of an advertisement.”.

6 Website Optimization Tips to Make Your Higher Education Institution Shine

Connection Cafe

One of the most important things for a brand is good web design. Your higher education institution likely has several goals and requirements in mind when building and maintaining your website.

Essential Elements in the Chemistry of Compelling Email


To get better outcomes from your appeals, become an email marketing mixologist

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Finding a 3D Laser Scanning Supplier

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

3D Laser Scanning is highly effective and saves customers a lot of money in production costs. 3D Laser Scanning produces a digital representation of a physical object. It is used in many industries but the automotive, aerospace, gas and oil industries are now relying on this technology more and more.

Social Media Analytics: The Basics

NonProfit Hub

So, you’ve mastered the art of creating effective, engaging social media content. Congratulations! But your job doesn’t stop there. If you really want to get the most out of socials, interpreting your analytics and using them to your advantage is key. .

4 Free Professional Development Opportunities You Might Not Be Thinking About

Connection Cafe

It’s so easy to get caught in the day-to-day of our jobs and think of “professional development” as something that only happens at work or that requires a lot of extra time or money (or both).

[Twitter Takeover] #ReclaimSocial: A Call to Counteract Negativity on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On Tuesday, June 4 Tereza Litsa ( @TerezaLitsa ), co-founder of the #ReclaimSocial podcast , will takeover @NonprofitOrgs for 24 hours to lead a conversation about the importance of being positive on social media. How to Participate.

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How to Make the Most of Your Conference Experiences

NonProfit Hub

Every year there seems to be an influx of conferences: marketing conferences, fundraising conferences, tech conferences, conferences about conferences. They’re everywhere.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 96: Innovative Techniques for Engaging Advocates

Connection Cafe

Getting supporters to take action and engage with elected officials on policy issues can be a challenge, requiring organizations to start thinking outside the box. Learn from one social good organization how innovating and testing new tactics can help boost advocate engagement.

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization's Member Experience

Wild Apricot

Wondering how to keep your members around forever? Here are 9 ways you can improve their member experience of your organization and engage your members more than ever


Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Sometimes the biggest of businesses are the best example of what not to do.

But What if it FAILS? Using the FMEA Tool to Analyze the Potential Effects and Impacts of Failure

Museum 2.0

You know the feeling. You think your plan will work. You present confidence to everyone around you. You fire up the crowd, energize supporters, and rally the troops. But at the same time, you're terrified you might fail.

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The 5 Laws of Successful IT Strategy and Planning

Connection Cafe

As a nonprofit business, advancing your organization’s unique mission is the primary goal. The success of the communities you serve is inextricably linked to the organization’s success, and as such, you work tirelessly to deliver relevant, timely, and effective services.

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Here Are All The Nonprofit Jobs for May 2019 We Could Find

Wild Apricot

Every month, we compile a list of nonprofit jobs within the United States. Whether you’re looking for a career change or looking to enter the nonprofit space, this list is a helpful way to keep track of nonprofit opportunities in your area

Guide on Choosing the Best Jacksonville SEO Company

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Importance of SEO. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is becoming more relevant to brands and businesses that want to make a mark in the online world.

Be A Leader Who Teaches

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take the opportunity today to teach an employee something new. Nearly everyone likes to learn and is capable of tackling a new challenge. Teach your employee something that expands his (or her) current job description.

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Elephant in the Sanctuary: Talking Money in Church

Connection Cafe

My family attends church in an older building which is in dire need of some major updates. We even joke about the fear of using the upstairs restroom because the lights flicker and the floor is crooked and cracked.

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3 Popular Event Registration Hacks to Save You Time

Wild Apricot

With these 3 templates you can clone events (with registrants), import or export lists of registrants. It only takes a few clicks to use them - we show you how

4 Glaring Signs You Need to Hire IT Consulting Firms

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

For companies, the emergence of information technology (IT) is a blessing. With this technological advancement, your company can produce more because of the benefits they reap from digitalisation in the workplace.

The Definition Of Work Ethic For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I really appreciate author Valerie M. Grubb 's broader than typical definition of work ethic for leaders , as she details it in her book, Clash of the Generations. Here is what she says defines work ethic for leaders : Honest.

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How Can Nonprofits Successfully Adapt to Changes in Peer-to-Peer Fundraising?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Chelsea Poch Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Peer-to-peer fundraising events started nearly 50 years ago with events such as the March of Dimes’ fundraiser that has come to be known as March for Babies. Over time, the field of peer-to-peer fundraising events grew and developed. A wave of walk events was followed by 5Ks, cycling events and many other types of events to raise funds from a network of peers. But are these events’ best days behind them?

April Update: How to Learn About Fundraising, Marketing & Management for Free

Wild Apricot

This month's newsletter covers the best free webinars on the internet, how to get an SSL certificate for free, and 3 new event registration hacks

The Future of Customer Contact Center

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Nowadays thousands of companies rely on third-party contact centers to provide support to their clients. These agencies offer various means for interactions with in-callers – telephone support along with digital communications modes like email and live chat. Also, quite a few of the modern contact center agencies integrate social media channels into their operations. It would be wrong to think, however, that the evolution of contact center operations has reached the peak of maturity.

Today's Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's three leadership quotes come from Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power Of Presence. A vision will go nowhere unless the leader feels it in her bones. You don't lose your credibility from failure but from how you handle it.

How do I allocate my employees’ time for R&D claims?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

R&D tax employee costs. When you’re making a claim via the government’s research and development tax credit scheme, it’s vital to know who’s working on the project and how many hours they’re putting into it. You may be surprised at how much time and effort it’s requiring! What is the research and development tax credits scheme? The R&D tax credits scheme is designed to offer remuneration to organisations who are seeking advancements in science and technology through innovative research.

The Benefits of Automated Calling Systems in your Business

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

No matter what you do, voice communication is an essential component of business success. You need a secure and cost-effective method to communicate with your customers and other stakeholders. But there’s a problem. How do you call hundreds of customers to relay the same message? Usually, it would require you to employ many service employees to assist you with this role. However, it’s not cost effective. But don’t worry.

How To Use The Language Of Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Communication expert Bart Egnal reveals why jargon is so prevalent in the workplace, and why it usually undermines those who use it, in his book, Leading Through Language. Step by step, Egnal demonstrates how effective leaders reject fuzzy terminology in favor of the language of leadership. And, by language of leadership, he means using language that clearly and powerfully brings ideas to life for the audience. The book has two parts.