2021

Good Governance Makes Data the Asset It Should Be

.orgSource

Is a hacker haunting your future? Or is your data dilemma more like a recurring headache? Data shouldn’t be a challenge. It’s an asset that should work for you. Two-point-five quintillion bytes of data are generated online daily, according to SaaS Scout Research Group.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Maximize Virtual Fundraising in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Pledge. Cost: Free. The pandemic accelerated virtual fundraising trends and changed the fundraising landscape forever.

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Digital Transformation: Bringing Your Association Into 2021

Association TV

Well, that only took 70 years. ASAE recently released the final issue of their magazine, Associations Now. Magazines were the primary vehicle for association content up until about 20 years ago, but readership has been in steady decline for the last two decades.

Top 10 Tips for Matchmaking and Networking at Your Event

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka. Matchmaking is a hot topic right now in the events industry, and it can help your exhibitors make even better connections with attendees. What is matchmaking? It’s a personalized experience for both attendees and exhibitors.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

Reflections from 2021, Thoughts for 2022

The MatrixFiles

It’s December 22, 2021. Another year has come and gone and as usual, I’m thinking about the coming year. I’ve been having conversations with my team, friends in the industry and fellow CEOs about what to expect in 2022 and we all agree that next year will be another wild ride.

Understanding Digital Tracking

Byte Technology

Nearly everything can be traced and tracked, from cell phone records to ATM withdrawals. For online marketers, there is customer behavior digital tracking. It presents itself in the form of permission-based tools, such as device IDs, cookies, Geo-location, and IP mapping.

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2021 Nonprofit Data Breach Protocol Resource Round-up

Blue Fox

Let’s face it… the last two years have kind of been a dumpster fire. The last thing you want to add to your list of “things I never want to experience again” is a data breach.

What to expect after launching your new association management system

Nimble AMS

Launching a new association management software (AMS) system is an exciting time for your organization. A new AMS system offers the opportunity for your association to operate more efficiently, drive more revenue, and deliver a better member experience.

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3 Lessons For Fundraisers From “Die Hard”

Bloomerang

This article contains spoilers for the movie “Die Hard.” . Depending on who you ask (me), “Die Hard” is the best Christmas movie of all time. If you haven’t seen it, I suggest that you stop what you’re doing and make that happen ASAP. .

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Democracy is Dying. Philanthropy Needs to Stop Its Toxic Intellectualizing.

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, just a quick warning that this post will likely burn a few bridges. But as colleague Aubrey Alvarez. Funder Relations philanthropy Policy and Advocacy

Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

In the Spotlight, the IDSA Foundation Finds Success

.orgSource

Most of us didn’t have viruses on our minds before 2020. Fortunately, some people make researching, preventing, and helping patients survive diseases like COVID-19 their life’s work.

Top 5 Reasons Tech Team Augmentation is Necessary for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Brian Greenwald , Nonprofit Superfan at Generate_Impact – a human-centered technology services company focused solely on celebrating and serving humanitarian, social impact and sustainability organizations and causes. First of all, what is “Tech Team Augmentation”?

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Is Creating Content Actually Expensive or Are People Just Doing It Wrong?

Association TV

Do you find yourself constantly worrying about how your association is going to pay for the videos you need to engage and inform your members?

How To Collect Feedback After Your Online Event

Cadmium CD

Meta description: Online event feedback is imperative in terms of finding out how your event performed and understanding what changes to make for your next event. link] Online events have been growing in popularity for a number of years now. However, the pandemic has certainly accelerated this trend.

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

Review of ASAE 2021 Annual Meeting Hybrid Pop-Up in D.C.

The MatrixFiles

I attended the Virtual ASAE Annual Meeting last week. Unlike other virtual meetings I’ve attended recently, this one had a hybrid pop-up strategy. 10 cities hosted half-day in person events. I got to attend the DC pop-up on Monday, August 16. How did it work and was it successful? Here’s my review.

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Ways to Improve Your Website’s Performance

Byte Technology

In this age of high customer service expectations, same-day delivery, and instant updates, website visitors are less patient to wait for your site to download.

Scalable Learning for a Modern Attention Span – 12/2/21

Association Analytics

The post Scalable Learning for a Modern Attention Span – 12/2/21 appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Learning Member Engagement Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data Technology

40+ Ideas to Light a Fundraising Fire Under Your Nonprofit Board Members

Blue Fox

Inform, guide, motivate, and recognize your board members and watch them become your fundraising heroes! Grab your pumpkin spice latte! Fall is in the air. That means fundraising season is right around the corner. Many nonprofits (most?)

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Why use an AMS system in which all clients are on the same version?

Nimble AMS

Software upgrades can be a costly and time-consuming hassle. . When you’re looking for new software to manage your association, consider the se benefits of using an AMS that’s automatically updated. .

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Before Publishing Your Annual Appeal, Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Bloomerang

I’ve offered you checklists , FAQs and e-guides with templates for writing donor-centric annual appeals. I stick by them as a place to begin. They offer an outline of all the elements an effective appeal should include.

TikTok for Nonprofits: The Beginner’s Guide

Wild Apricot

First launched in 2017 as a short-form video sharing app used mostly by teens, TikTok has exploded in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic. As people look for entertainment and connection during long periods of lockdown, the hilarity, quirkiness. marketing

Strategy and Preparation Boost Your E-Learning IQ

.orgSource

Investing in a learning management system is no longer a choice. An LMS is much more than an enhancement to your website. It is essential equipment in a business environment that is challenging organizations to provide smarter, faster, and more engaging solutions for their customers than ever before.

What are Key Messages and How Can Nonprofits Use Them Effectively?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Beth Singer , Principal at Beth Singer Design, LLC – a design and communications firm specializing in nonprofit organizations to help them fundraise, educate, and promote membership and events through design solutions.

How to Subsidize Your Filming with Conference Recaps

Association TV

If you have an annual event approaching, you might be wondering where to allocate your filming budget. Video Events Monetization & Revenue Education Online Platforms

Cadmium Acquires EventRebels

Cadmium CD

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What Are Natural Language Queries and Featured Snippets and Why Do They Matter?

The MatrixFiles

When it comes to search engine optimization there’s one very important thing to always keep in mind: Google doesn’t like cute, Google likes clarity. .

Top 10 Reasons to Have a Strategic Marketing Plan

Byte Technology

It’s the end of the year. If you are a small business, you’ve no doubt completed your annual budget and hopefully your business plan for the new year. The natural next step is a marketing plan, right?

Analysis and Action with Survey Data

Association Analytics

The post Analysis and Action with Survey Data appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Culture Executive Planning & Strategy Real-Time Data Technology

Why Digital Accessibility Matters for Nonprofits

TechSoup

What is digital accessibility and why is it important to nonprofit organizations and their communities? This post will explore the importance of accessibility in web and other digital communications as it relates to a nonprofit's ability to serve beneficiaries and to communicate with donors.

How to get started with gamification to drive member engagement

Nimble AMS

3 tips associations can use to start with gamification right away. . Member engagement is serious business. It’s important to keep your members engaged year-round so they see value in their membership, feel connected with your association, and ultimately stick around for years to come. .

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Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Mastering Online Appeals and Messaging

Bloomerang

This online appeals post is part two in a six-part series. You can read part one here. In part 1 of this series, I outlined my top six fundraising strategies for 2021: . Investing in digital-first fundraising and marketing communications. Mastering online appeals, user experience and messaging.

Quick tips for nonprofits seeking grants

Candid

One of the most common questions Candid’s team of expert librarians get on our Ask Us page is “how do I get a grant?” To help answer this question, we’ve created a short (two-minute) video with some quick tips for nonprofits seeking grants.

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Normal Left the Party—Survey Reveals Associations Want Her Back

.orgSource

What should we call it—the New Normal, the Next Normal, Another Normal? Please let go of normal. When the DJ stopped playing oldies, Normal left the party.

10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the seventh post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. Thank you!