Efficient or Effective? 

The Sponsorship Collective

Efficiency and effectiveness are two of those words that look the same and can even be mistaken for one another if you’re speed-reading. As Peter Drucker says: “efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” The post Efficient or Effective?

The 12 Golden Rules For Communicating Effectively

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 Effectively Communicate

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How Your Nonprofit Can Effectively Fundraise Using RoundUp App

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kelly Pullin , Marketing Manager at RoundUp App – the nation’s largest tool for rounded up donations, giving nonprofits across the country a new stream of recurring giving. Every year it becomes more and more crucial for nonprofits to invest in online fundraising programs.

The Secret Formula for Effective Fundraising: 12141

Bloomerang

What’s the formula for effective fundraising?” . This is the “formula” for just about all effective fundraising strategies. One of the hallmarks of effective direct mail is that having a story focused on one person’s plight will get more money than saying “you can help thousands.”

5 Must-Have Productivity Software Products Nonprofits Need to Be Effective in 2021

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Here are five categories that every nonprofit must address to be effective in 2021. In other words, compliance, accountability, and efficiency are mission-critical, and they are achieved through effective time management and employee expense reporting systems.

How to Write an Effective Grant Proposal

Classy

While you can use several marketing elements from your individual donor campaigns in your grant applications, creating effective proposals requires some additional considerations. Write an Effective Grant Proposal. In 2020, nonprofits raised around 20% of their income from grants.

Building Blocks of Effective Creative: Impact

M+R

This post is part two of a five-part series exploring the elements of effective creative. What does it mean for creative to be “effective”? There are often several ways to make an impact, but effective creative will nearly always center on a single, specific action.

How to Write an Effective Nonprofit Mission Statement

Get Fully Funded

Writing a mission statement that summarizes your nonprofit tends to be easy, but writing one that effectively positions your nonprofit to appeal to donors can be tricky. The post How to Write an Effective Nonprofit Mission Statement appeared first on Get Fully Funded.

7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As a beloved cause to many, you can find willing and effective influencers among your own ranks and volunteers. But, wait – before you go recruiting your most outspoken supporters to shout about you in their Instagram stories, make sure you know these 7 keys to an effective social media ambassador program: . 7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program. Summing up: An effective social media ambassador program is not just a numbers game.

How to Build an Effective Nonprofit Board: The Complete Guide

Wild Apricot

Beyond fulfilling a legal requirement, an effective nonprofit board also plays an important role in an organization’s. As any nonprofit leader knows, a strong board of directors is critical to an organization’s success and long-term resilience.

The Do's And Don'ts Of Effective Listening

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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

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. Communicating Communication Effective Communication Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Paul Falcone

How To Ask More Effective Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Questions help us break down barriers, discover secrets, solve puzzles, and imagine new ways of doing things, But few of us know how to question in a methodical way," explains Frank Sesno , Emmy-award-winning journalist, and author of the book, Ask More.

Building Blocks of Effective Creative: Need

M+R

It’s a comprehensive resource that can fundamentally transform how you approach effective and ethical creative. So over the next few weeks, we’ll be discussing the core elements of effective creative in bite-size chunks. . Identifying need is where effective creative begins.

8 Tips for Making Nonprofit Board Committees More Effective

NonProfit PRO

Robert’s and Roberta’s Rules of Order both offer that committees of a board are structural vehicles for preparing a board for its fiduciary policy, planning and decision-making. With this said, let us look at the real challenges of board committees.

The Art of Effective Digital Workplaces: A Communication Style Workshop

Charity Village

The post The Art of Effective Digital Workplaces: A Communication Style Workshop appeared first on CharityVillage.

6 Ways To Effectively Cut Business Costs

Find the free stuff

The post 6 Ways To Effectively Cut Business Costs appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Running a business costs money, whether managing a small-scale or large-scale company. Market prices would rise regularly, and if you weren’t careful, you could spend more funds than you expected.

3 Strategies for Effective Nonprofit E-Learning

The Nerdy NonProfit

The truth is, there are a ton of elements that go into effective nonprofit e-learning, and in order to make sure your e-learning is exactly what your team needs, you have to take some strategies into consideration. So, how can you create effective content for nonprofit e-learning?

The art of effective digital workplaces: Communication styles

Charity Village

Want to learn more about how to effectively communicate with your team? The post The art of effective digital workplaces: Communication styles appeared first on CharityVillage. We’ve partnered with Keela and Imagine Canada to present a free webinar on May 20.

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. To engage your supporters effectively, it is crucial that you are able to segment lists based on their level of participation and address them with this in mind.

How to Effectively Screen and Onboard New Volunteers Online

TechSoup

When someone expresses interest in volunteering with your nonprofit, library, or other program, they want to feel engaged quickly. Or at least they want to understand if the role is something they'd actually want to do. This is true for both online or in-person opportunities.

How To Be An Effective Listener

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 sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 189: Crafting an Effective Elevator Pitch

sgEngage

You’ll also learn how to craft an effective elevator pitch for your organization. The post The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 189: Crafting an Effective Elevator Pitch first appeared on npENGAGE.

Moves Management: The Guide for Effective Fundraising

DNL OmniMedia

At DNL OmniMedia, we help nonprofit organizations use their technology for more effective fundraising and donor stewardship. One critical element of this area involves refining the nonprofit’s tech stack for more effective moves management.

Effective Communication Begins With These 12 Golden Rules

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.

The Anatomy of an Effective Fundraiser Letter

NonProfit Hub

That’s where being able to write an effective fundraiser letter comes into play. Effective fundraiser letters always include a ‘thank you’ to previous supporters. This will make your letter less effective. Social media is all the rage these days.

How can organizations build an effective performance evaluation system?

Gyrus

Read more to know how organizations can build an effective performance evaluation system To improve the performance of employees, it is important to have the right standards on which their performance could be evaluated.

How an Effective Partner Ecosystem Strives for Collaboration Over Competition

Saleforce Nonprofit

The post How an Effective Partner Ecosystem Strives for Collaboration Over Competition appeared first on Salesforce.org.

Optimizing an Email Campaign for Fundraising Effectiveness

Byte Technology

And yet, many non-profits aren’t leveraging one of the most tried-and-true methods of communication: an effective and well-planned email campaign. The post Optimizing an Email Campaign for Fundraising Effectiveness appeared first on Byte Technology’s Nonprofit Web Design Insights Blog. Today’s non-profit organizations have much at their disposal to connect and engage with supporters.

The Top 4 Most Effective Fundraising Appeal Envelopes

NonProfit Hub

Well, I’ve gone through the research and done a lot of testing in my own work and with consulting clients over the years, and here’s what I’ve found to be the top 4 most effective fundraising envelopes: 1.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | The latest from the Fundraising Effectiveness Project

Pamela Grow

Join us for a few surprises as Steven Shattuck, Chief Engagement Officer of Bloomerang, explores the latest donor retention statistics from the Fundraising Effectiveness Project. The dust from a year of upheaval is starting to settle. How did the nonprofit sector’s donors respond?

20 Effective Nonprofit Mission Statements [Updated 2019]

Elevation

Your nonprofit mission statement is the core that defines the purpose of your organization. It's the first thing people mention when they're writing about you, or on a listing of your organization on sites like Guidestar.

How To Find Effective Database Solutions for Social Services Organizations

EveryAction

Effective fundraising, member engagement, and volunteer management all hinge on the ability to collect and easily utilize information about supporters in both online and offline interactions. For social services organizations such as food banks, shelters, and community centers, managing data well is a critical part of keeping their doors open to members of the community in need of their services.

How can organizations leverage microlearning to deliver effective learning experiences?

Gyrus

Microlearning offers bite-sized, small learning units with just the right quantity of information to hit on target. It has been scientifically proven that bite-sized pieces make the transfer of learning 17% more efficient

How To Listen Effectively

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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

OnBoard releases results from first annual board effectiveness survey

Charity Village

OnBoard released the findings from its first annual OnBoard Board Effectiveness survey. The post OnBoard releases results from first annual board effectiveness survey appeared first on CharityVillage.

What the 2020 Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report Tells Us About 2021 and Beyond

Qgiv

The Fundraising Effectiveness Project recently released their 2020 Fourth Quarter Report, which examined giving trends for the entire 2020 calendar year. The post What the 2020 Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report Tells Us About 2021 and Beyond appeared first on Qgiv Blog.

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Tools for Nonprofits to Effectively Manage and Analyze Their Data

Forum One

The post Tools for Nonprofits to Effectively Manage and Analyze Their Data appeared first on Forum One | Turn Ideas Into Impact Not that long ago, powerful data management and analysis tools were often only accessible to the commercial sector. Thankfully, that’s changing.

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. With the seemingly endless proliferation of websites, social media and online resources, it’s quickly becoming harder and harder to stand out from the crowd no matter your particular niche.

How To Be An Effective Storyteller

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence , a good story includes these seven elements : Has a clear moral or purpose. Has a personal connection to the storyteller and/or the audience. Includes common reference points the audience can understand.

How to Write Effective Headlines for Nonprofit Articles

Velir

Content marketers know the power of a good headline: it can sustain organic search traffic for years, drive viral shares on social media, and capture the attention of new audiences. However, people get their news from headlines in a way they never did in the past.

8 Ways Nonprofits Can Use VoIP Effectively

TechImpact

The post 8 Ways Nonprofits Can Use VoIP Effectively appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Voice over Internet Protocol is a hot-topic amongst small businesses and nonprofit organizations, because it provides greater utility compared to traditional phones at almost half the cost. However, not all organizations take advantage of the feature-rich phones of the future. Of course there is nothing wrong with using a VoIP phone, well, as a phone, […].

Seven Elements Of An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Fortunately, most of my career I’ve worked in effective corporate cultures. Employees clearly understood how what they did made a difference and how their contributions made the organization more profitable and/or more effective.