2015

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5 Myths of Mobile Fundraising, Debunked [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

I have a confession. I’m a designer who, up until recently, held some pretty naïve opinions about mobile fundraising. Reality: 12.3% Find out.

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Comfort Is the Frenemy to the Leader of Volunteers

VolunteerMark

Comfort is a word that typically brings comfort. You know, it’s comfortable. But, comfort may not be your friend if you lead others.

The 6 Most Important Email Series for Nonprofit Marketing

EveryAction

An email series is a set of pre-written emails that are sent to a user after that user takes a specific action. You want to

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Infographic Friday: 2015 Cloud Computing Facts And Predictions

TechImpact

As if changing the way the entire world shares information, and defining the computational generation wasn’t enough, the cloud is up to some pretty big things in 2015. The cloud fundamentally shaped the way businesses operate in the 21st century.

Files 90

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

You have invested in that content. Your awesome team was involved. You all have edited, polished, and (finally!) published it. Right? Scheduling Tools.

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20 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Google research has revealed a 30% uptick in searches from August to September related to charitable giving. In 2014, 1.4 Source: OnGood. Source: M+R.

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Understanding Conversion Rates in Google Analytics

Byte Technology

URL Destination
. When a user visits a page on your site after completing an action, that is a conversion goal. Visit Duration
. Pages Per Visit
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Rate 58

Top 10 Nonprofit Hashtags to Spark Social Good

NonProfit Hub

Part of the fun of social media is its ever changing nature. Keeping on top of trends can be tricky, and that’s where we come in. volunteer. causes.

Media 56

America’s Fundraising Playbook? [Hint: You’re probably not reaching today’s donors]

Connection Cafe

“America is in the midst of a dramatic cultural shift.” What the study discovered is profound. The message is clear.

Hints 144

The health of volunteering in the UK

VolunteerMark

A brief overview of the voluntary sector in the United Kingdom.

10 (Totally Awesome) Email Newsletters for Nonprofit Professionals

EveryAction

You know that person in the office who seems to hear about everything first? We know their secret - and we’re going to let you in on it. email Cultur

Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends

TechImpact

Cloud computing continues to intrigue the nonprofit community. The idea of being able to work from anywhere in the world, and still access all your files, regardless of what computer you’re on is attractive for the busy nonprofit. We’ve all have, or hopefully had, one of those servers in the back closet of the office. […].

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How to Bring Your Business Blog to the Next Level

SocialFish

Guest post by the awesome Ann Smarty. —————-. Your business blog is a failure. Sounds familiar? What gives? More traffic?

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Instagram Overview. As of September, 2015 , Instagram had 400 Million users. Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach.

Four Tips for Nonprofits to Stay Relevant in 2016

Frogloop

A few days ago Ev Williams, one of the cofounders of Twitter and the CEO of Medium. And it’s going to make less and less sense to publish on the Web.”.

Congratulating Jamie Rogers - Denver Kids Inc. Mentor of the Month

VisionLink

The VisionLink Family cannot express our extreme pride in our own Jamie Rogers for his recognition by Denver Kids, Inc. Denver Kids, Inc.

4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good began as a “Nonprofit Organizations” Myspace Page in 2005. would most likely had revealed itself.

Growing Your Email List: Seven Tips for Success

Byte Technology

Wondering just how important it is to build and maintain an email list for your business or non-profit? Read on for these simple and effective steps.

Survey: Less Than Half of Nonprofit Websites are Responsive

NonProfit Hub

Google recently announced it was altering its search algorithm to favor mobile-friendly sites. Websites. Financial Transactions. Daily Technology.

7 Most Costly Sins of Donation Forms [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

The humble donation form has but one purpose: to capture a gift. Somewhere a piece of me dies, friends. 1 No mobile experience for donation forms.

Being a Visionary in Your Volunteer Work

VolunteerMark

In essence, social justice work is very future-focused.

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12 Free Nonprofit Webinars and Training Videos You’ll Love

EveryAction

If you’re a nonprofit professional, then you probably know what it’s like to be short on time. That’s why we’re giving you a shortcut. training

Train 98

Infographic: 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

TechImpact

Every result our nonprofits produce are a direct result of a conversation. Think about it. When you we’re first starting your nonprofit how many conversations were you having with your co-founders? Your family? Your friends? Chances are good there was a lot of them. In the digital era, more and more of these essential conversations […].

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Bridging the Skills-Gap with Competency-Based Learning

SocialFish

Post by Jack McGrath, President of Digitec Interactive. These guys are awesome, check out their new LMS platform here. However, it isn’t all bad news.

Nonprofits Need To Nurture the Next Generation of New Leaders

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Wesley Fryer. I invited to her put her thoughts into a blog post and this is the result! Two facts. Let em sink in. Here’s the truth.

9 Things To Do After A Donor Donates

Frogloop

Acquiring a new donor is just the start. Developing long-term donors who contribute year-after-year should be the goal of any fundraiser.

The Participatory Museum, Five Years Later

Museum 2.0

This week marks five years since the book The Participatory Museum was first released. Over 20,000 copies have been sold around the world. and "why?"

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. January. 17: World Religion Day — #WorldReligionDay. February.

Being Human: Google’s New API Solves an Internet Annoyance

Byte Technology

As long as there have been websites, there have been tools in place to keep those sites safe from spam and hacker abuse. accuracy.

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3 Nonprofit Success Metrics That Your Organization Needs to Be Tracking

NonProfit Hub

Roy Cheran is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. People track performances differently. An endurance runner looks at his mile times.

Track 48

Is Content Really King?

Connection Cafe

As marketers, communicators, and fundraisers, it’s our job to tell stories. What should we talk about, and who decides? All good things.

Helping Students Discover Why Volunteering is Important

VolunteerMark

But that’s not true at all.

12 Nonprofit Donation Pages That Don’t Suck

EveryAction

Is your donation page holding you back? Are you sure? The time to improve and optimize your donation page is now. fundraising

3 Ways To Increase Donations Via Social Media

TechImpact

Did you know: 73 percent of first time donors do not give again? There are many reasons contributors leave; they don’t feel appreciated, or don’t feel like part of the organization, and they leave. While gaining new donors is always important, keeping them is even more so. If you can maintain just a 10 percent […].