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Confessions of a Nonprofit Database Administrator, Part II

Connection Cafe

Hi again, it’s me, your friendly neighborhood DBA. Back with another round of confessions. I hope y’all enjoyed my first – ever blog post ! That was such an AMAZING feeling writing that. A nd even more amazing seeing all your comments and support for it!

6 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Acquire New Donor Prospects

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Robin L. Cabral, MA, CFRE, MFIA , founder of Development Consulting Services , which serves both fundraising professionals and executive directors new to fundraising, wanting to excel in their fundraising role, or advance in their career.

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Why the Most Advanced Disaster Relief Software Saves You Time & Money


Visionlink announces new disaster relief and disaster operations modules, and now all listed on one page to share with your staff and stakeholders. See the list now: [link] Saving Time and Money Like No Other We license differently — once a user is licensed, they can use any module at any time.

Attracting P2P Fundraisers: 5 Tips to Boost Your Results

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Attracting P2P Fundraisers: 5 Tips to Boost Your Results. P2P fundraising is an effective way to raise money and strengthen relationships, but it must start with a solid team of volunteers! Learn more with our tips.

How Social Good Organizations Can Boost Voter Engagement in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

The election is getting close and a whopping 40 million Americans have already voted early in person or by a mail.

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6 Reasons Why People Do Not Donate Money to Charity

Nonprofit Tech for Good

15,285 people worldwide participated in the survey for the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report. Of those, 1,817 responded that they had not donated money to charity within the last 12 months.

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How to Convince Your Board You Need Membership Management Software

Wild Apricot

Ready to start using membership management software. but your board is dragging their feet? Here's how to overcome the top three most common objections, and how to successfully pitch your new MMS

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Cloud Integration Solutions – What’s the Deal?

Connection Cafe

As social good organizations continue to hurl through the twenty-first century , they are managing more and more (and more) data than ever before.

[FREE WEBINAR] 4 Fundraising Trends for 2021 and Beyond

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Classy. Cost: Free. Each year, Classy announces fundraising trends to look out for in the coming year, but unforeseen events and variables in 2020 made predicting this year’s trends, without a doubt, the most difficult yet.

How to Write for SEO and Rank on Google

NonProfit Hub

Getting noticed is a challenge. . The internet is a busy, crowded place, buzzing with almost 2 billion websites and millions of brands competing for attention. Rising above the clutter and online noise requires a little strategy. . Thankfully, that strategy doesn’t require a rocket scientist.

8 Giving Tuesday Ideas To Make 2020 Your Best Year Yet

Wild Apricot

If you're hoping to create a great experience for donors this Giving Tuesday and raise more funds than ever before, check out this list of ideas to inspire you

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5 Takeaways from the bbcon 2020 Virtual Higher Ed Super Session

Connection Cafe

W e successfully hosted our first fully virtual and truly global conference , bbcon 2020. We had a record-breaking 38,000+ registrants from 70 countries and h igher ed was the largest group in attendance.

Personalized Tax Services for Independent Contractors and Sole Proprietors

Blue Fox

Are you self-employed; earning 1099 income? Is your personal business generating 30k+ per year? Ever wondered about the tax benefits of incorporating? Our team at Blue Fox specializes in tax preparation for independent contractors and sole proprietors.

Today’s Talk with Andrea Kihlstedt

NonProfit Hub

This week, Randy got to sit down with the lovely Andrea Kihlstedt to talk about capital campaigns. Andrea Kihlstedt is co-founder of the Capital Campaign Toolkit and has been guiding successful capital campaigns for over 30 years.

Essential Advice for Non-Profits Hiring Overseas Workers

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Essential Advice for Non-Profits Hiring Overseas Workers. Is Hiring Overseas Workers and option for your Nonprofit? Check out these tips to see what you should consider. A successful nonprofit organization needs a dedicated team behind it and hiring the right staff can be crucial to your mission.

The Importance of Resilient Grantmaking Technology Focused on Human-Centered Design

Connection Cafe

Humans are adaptable and organizations strive to be adaptable. Organizations often will identify the change that is needed, rally their people around that change, and once that change happens, everything returns to the way it was.

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Become A Young Professional Who Wins At Work And Life

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Good books I like to share. Really good books I like to share with lots of people. And, Nathan Magnuson ’s latest book, StandOut! Become a Young Professional Who Wins at Work and Life , is a really good book you, and lots of people, should know about.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 167: The Impact of AI on Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

In science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is often depicted as threatening to humans. But in reality, the science of AI can be used for any number of helpful purposes. What are the implications of this technology in the social good sector?

Four Quick Edits to Simplify Your Web Copy

Connection Cafe

As a communicator, you do plenty of writing and editing. There’s power in how your written words—from your long-form stories all the way down to your tweets. Writing effectively for the web isn’t always as easy as it sounds (see our comments on the human attention span below).

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How Vanguard Bridged the Gap to Amplify Executive Support

Connection Cafe

Having executive support to drive philanthropic initiatives is essential to any corporation’s ability to quickly pivot their CSR programs when needing to make immediate impact.

Remember To Use TIPS When Providing Feedback To Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Harvey and Al Lucia wrote a booklet called, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk. They provide the following great advice about giving feedback: 1. Make it timely -- give your feedback as soon as possible to the performance. Make it individualized -- tailor your feedback to the feedback receiver.

Three To Do's For Leaders This Week

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Be Decisive A manager who can't make a decision or who can't make a timely decision will frustrate his/her employees. Equally bad, a lack of decision will impede the progress of the manager's team. Some managers make endless requests for data as a way to postpone their having to make a decision.

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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The Three Categories Of Management Responsibilities

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Roger Fulton ’s book, Common Sense Management , offers this quick and easy-to-remember explanation of the three categories of management responsibilities : Supervision : Overseeing the work of other people. That means making sure that they do their work and meet the goals and deadlines as expected.

The Rainmaker's Credo

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How To Become A Rainmaker is a quick, instructional book that reveals the rules for getting and keeping customers and clients. Written by Jeffrey J.

How To Put People First In Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to a survey as reported in John Baldoni’s book, Lead with Purpose , more than 80 percent of those surveyed say that leaders can best demonstrate that they truly do put people first by : Delivering intrinsic awards (comp time, bonuses, etc.). Offering developmental opportunities.