[INFOGRAPHIC] The Elements of Effective Storytelling

NonProfit Hub

Let’s look at how you can take advantage of effective storytelling. Elements of effective storytelling in #MyGivingStory entries included all of the following features: The post [INFOGRAPHIC] The Elements of Effective Storytelling appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Attention Getters: Tips for Effective Email Marketing

Byte Technology

The post Attention Getters: Tips for Effective Email Marketing appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog.

The Do's And Don'ts Of Effective Listening

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Effective Leadership Effective Communication Effective Listening Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management ListeningHere are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability.

Be effective and efficient

Connection Cafe

No matter where you work, we all want to work smarter, not harder—to be effective and efficient and to reduce the stress of the daily grind. Here are five steps to keep you focused on the stuff that matters. Fundraising Analytics Goals measure proactive process reporting simplify

5 Ways to Effectively Use Your CRM

Everyaction

The most effective way to consistently communicate with your supporters is through email, a huge majority of Americans check their email at least once a day, and the number is only increasing. With effective testing, you’ll be maximizing the potential of your email program and your CRM.

Golden Rules Of Effective Communication

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Communicating Communication Effective Communication Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Paul Falcone

7 Steps To Effective Nonprofit Email Marketing

TechImpact

Here are 7 tips to increase the effectiveness your nonprofit’s email marketing campaigns today. The post 7 Steps To Effective Nonprofit Email Marketing appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Devore Tech.

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Nonprofit Website Effectiveness

Connection Cafe

These top five lessons serve as a good starting point for evaluating the effectiveness of your organization’s website. Top 5 Lessons Learned in 2009: Evaluating Your Website’s Effectiveness. Admittedly, these lessons only scratch the surface of website effectiveness.

How To Write Effective Emails

NetWits

Given the amount of communication platforms that are available these days, how much time are you devoting to putting together your email content? Do you have a habit of simply copying some direct mail text and wacking the whole thing out the door?

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10 Ways To Segment Donors To Improve Nonprofit Fundraising Effectiveness

TechImpact

It seems intuitive, but ensuring you’re sending millennials a text message alert or an email is far more effective than sending them a direct mail. Image courtesy of Fundraiser Help.

2 Proven Ways to Maximize Fundraising Effectiveness

NetWits

Every nonprofit who relies on fundraising to accomplish their mission looks for more effective ways to raise money and improve donor retention. Fundraising effectiveness is an ongoing, evolving, and challenging reality. Get the full Fundraising Effectiveness Report here.

6 Effective Ways to Thank Donors for a Lasting Relationship

Everyaction

To that point, we’ve compiled 6 effective ways to thank donors this giving season. This example gif by the United Nations Foundation is simple, clean, and effective. The Blue Green Alliance sends out this simple but effective monthly newsletter.

How to Effectively Engage Lawmakers at Town Hall Meetings

Connection Cafe

Town hall meetings held by Members of Congress in 2017 have been one part theater, two parts protest, and usually three parts crazy. Normally about 20 to 40 constituents attend the average town hall meeting held by a House member.

5 Common Sense Approaches To Effective Nonprofit Digital Marketing

TechImpact

Being flashy and eye catching is important, but so is effective utilization of the advertising medium. The post 5 Common Sense Approaches To Effective Nonprofit Digital Marketing appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

Effective Listening Do's And Don'ts

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Effective Listening Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership ListeningHere are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability.

The Importance of Heat Mapping for Truly Effective Website Design

Byte Technology

For the past several years Google Analytics has been the go-to tool for parsing a website’s effectiveness for visitors. The post The Importance of Heat Mapping for Truly Effective Website Design appeared first on Byte Technology’s Non-Profit Web Design Insights Blog.

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How Nonprofits Can Tweet Effectively During the #SOTU

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you can tweet effectively every 5-6 minutes during the address, then go for it. On January 30, 2018 Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States, will present the 96th in-person State of the Union Address.

3 Ways You Can Say “My CRM Is Effective”

TechImpact

This makes every interaction more meaningful, powerful, and effective. The post 3 Ways You Can Say “My CRM Is Effective” appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Blackbaud.

How To Listen Effectively

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability.

Predictive Modeling vs. Wealth Screening: Effective Segmentation Programs Require a Healthy Mix

Connection Cafe

Whenever I am on the road with clients the conversation always turns to a debate about the value of predictive modeling vs. the value of traditional wealth screening. It’s a great debate.

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Your Nonprofit’s 10 Point Checklist For Effective Newsletter Writing

TechImpact

The post Your Nonprofit’s 10 Point Checklist For Effective Newsletter Writing appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Writing, and sending, your nonprofit’s email newsletter takes creativity, precision strategy, and even a little finesse. Not only that, but once its been sent, your newsletter is out of your control. There’s no re-do.

How To Listen Effectively

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability.

Nonprofit Email Design: 20 Tips for More Effective Emails

NetWits

Maximizing the effectiveness of your email marketing includes understanding and leveraging the latest email design strategies and best practices. Email communications are a critical piece of every nonprofits engagement strategy.

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The Text Effect

AFP Blog

The Text Effect: "Cell phone users have made the Haiti relief effort the most successful mobile giving campaign in history.Four or five years ago, the idea of raising literally millions of dollars via text message would have been ludicrous.Now, Michael Nilsen with the Association of Fundraising Professionals calls texting a quantum leap in fundraising.'Giving

“The Girl Effect” Effect

See What's Out There

In the past year we have gotten quite a few calls from existing and new clients asking to make a “girl effect” video. For those of you have yet to see “The Girl Effect” you can scroll below and see it. This is why the “girl effect” is so effective. Girl Effect Video.

Editorial Calendars: The Secret Weapon of Communications Effectiveness

John Haydon

The post Editorial Calendars: The Secret Weapon of Communications Effectiveness appeared first on John Haydon. You have too much content to create, too many communications channels to manage and too little time for any of it, right? The urgent overtakes the important.

10 Simple Fundraising Tips Guaranteed to Improve Effectiveness

NetWits

Looking to be a more effective fundraiser? Register for our monthly Event Fundraising eNewsletter to receive more practical fundraising tips like these in your inbox. Register Now ! Or, do you work for a nonprofit and need to find ways to equip those who fundraise on your behalf?

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Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That’s why I’ve added a new workshop on running and facilitating effective virtual meetings. However, as this word cloud from a recent workshop I did on virtual meetings illustrates, there are many challenges to running effective virtual or hybrid meetings.

Measuring Conservation Effectiveness

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

At a two-day event at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation on changing an entire movement. The people attending all believe that we have to focus much more on conservation outcomes: are there more tigers? are there more gorillas? Nick Salafsky used the death of George Washington as an example of what happens when you don't use evidence in making decisions. Apparently, when George got sick, one of the early treatments was to bleed him. When that didn't work, they bled him again. And again.

The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) Is Going into Full Effect – Are You Ready?

Connection Cafe

The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect July 1, 2014 and is applicable to anyone who sends commercial electronic messages. When this law first came into effect in Canada, it caused widespread panic. This means that if you have an email address in your email house file belonging to a Canadian, even if your nonprofit is based in the U. or any other country outside of Canada, this law applies to you.

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Is Your Nonprofit's Content Effective?

Frogloop

Are Google Analytics your best friend? Does data that gives you insight into your fundraising and advocacy strategy make you happy? If not, they should be. Analytics and metrics are what should be informing your content, your strategy, and your nonprofit campaigns.

The 12 Golden Rules Of Effective Communication

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals.

More Effective Nonprofit Websites in 2 Simple Steps (part 2)

NetWits

Part two of our four part series on Effective Nonprofit Websites. Make sure to read part one if you missed it: Create a More Effective Nonprofit Website Using These 2 Simple Suggestions.

Nonprofit Tips to Fundraise More Effectively

Frogloop

If your nonprofit is looking for insight to increase its fundraising, Blackbaud's Benchmark Report provides some great data. Email Still Matters.

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10 Steps to a More Effective Nonprofit Website

NetWits

It’s official; we launched our new full service creative agency for nonprofits this week – GUIDE Creative – Where we LOVE web design and making effective nonprofit website(s)! — Creating an effective nonprofit website isn’t easy.

How Can Nonprofit Leaders Create Effective Community Change?

ASU Lodestar Center

Understanding how a nonprofit leader can catalyze and guide systemic development to foster collaboration may lead to creating effective change on a greater scale. To create effective community change, nonprofit leaders must look to benefit the voiceless through sustainable, systemic efforts.

How to avoid the non-profit 'halo effect'

VolunteerMark

For too long we non-profits have benefited from undue credit for our legal status while for profits face undue criticism for theirs - join the conversation today as we discover that it''s much more effective to focus on impact than legal structure

Create Effective Nonprofit Websites Using 3 Simple Suggestions

NetWits

— Now I’ll suppress my excitement about our launch for another passion – tips 5, 6 and 7 in our series of posts on effective nonprofit websites. Let’s get right into the next three best practices for effective nonprofit websites.

Five Steps To Effective Meetings

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here is some good and practical advice for how to lead effective meetings, from the book, First-Time Leader : Context. Understand the meeting's place in the broader journey. It's not about the meeting itself, or even the meeting experience.

Three Metrics to Improve Receivables Effectiveness

Connection Cafe

If you have a receivables balance of any type, using the following metrics can set the stage for improving your ability to collect receivables. Financial Management accounting accounts receivable collections