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8 Tools to Help Manage Your Nonprofit Website

Connection Cafe

And we’re always on the lookout for new tools to help us keep websites in tip-top shape—whether it’s for a scheduled tune-up or major maintenance.

Ways We Can All Help Advance Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment

Connection Cafe

for example, is highlighted by Andrei Cimpian and Sarah-Jane Leslie in “ Why Young Girls Don’t Think They Are Smart Enough.” We can notice.

The #1 Reason You Need a Recurring Giving Program and 3 Expert Examples


If not, here are ten more benefits of a recurring giving program along with a few great examples. 3 Examples of great Recurring Giving Programs.

Join Me: Help Good Take Over

Connection Cafe

I strive to help others join in. It became clear that we did understand that success could be had by helping the world, not dominating it.

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9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

For example, create a group of supporters with Klout over 40 or people with more than 500 followers. history. Segment Email by Social Listening.

5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

Mobile Commons

Learn how you can follow their example and start building your mobile list! Encourage people to share their personal stories. Stand out!

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This helps to amplify discussions and messaging. Currently WITNESS’ e-newsletter helps raise the most online dollars. The least?

Help! My Nonprofit Needs A Data Nerd

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Help! Last week, I facilitated a mini-innovation lab on measuring impact for grantees of the Google Nonprofit program at the Impact Hub.

Is social media helping you meet your mission? It can!

Amy Sample Ward

I was presenting on the way we can identify metrics in social media that help us reach our mission and how to use those metrics strategically.

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Nonprofit Communications: Are They Helping You Build Relationships?

NonProfit Hub

Donors need to know they are helping the organization make a difference,” Green said. Nonprofit Communications as a Key to Success.

The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, everyone had to use the same font. They can get millions of people to help, not just paid staff. (3) The Colbert Report.

Tools to Help Grow Your Social Media Audience

NonProfit Hub

If you have a nonprofit that helps animals, for example, this will help put you in front of people that follow other animal nonprofits.

#1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is yet another example of what Pew Internet research director Lee Rainey has called “ Networked Individualism.” Fundraising

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Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies


We have also included case studies, examples of social media in action, to highlight the work of your colleagues and inspire your own programs.

Using Design Thinking To Help Solve the Refugee Crisis at SXSW

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, creativity expert Roger Von Oech has the “ Creative Whack Pack ” and “ Innovation Whack Pack.”

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4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology


For example, some nonprofits require more raw computing power while others will require less. Image courtesy of University of Texas.

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Conscious Computing: 7 Apps and Tips That Help You Focus, Reduce Stress, and Get Work Done

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here are some of the tools that can help make better habits or break bad ones. to help motivate everyone on your team with a leaderboard.

How #GivingTuesday Can Help Your Nonprofit Reach PhilanthroKids or Generation Z Donors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve been a huge fan of GivingTuesday since I first heard about it back in September, 2012 during a conference at Stanford. The Giving 2.0

7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What are your tips to help you focus in an age of distraction? Are there tips not on the mind map? Mindmap by Jane Genovese.

How Two Nonprofits Use Social Media To Help Save Fish – #keepemwet #SaveMarinsCoho

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of my favorite examples is the National Day of Unplugging Campaign. This is an example of “SMARTer Social Media.”

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SafeNight: App That Helps Domestic Violence Nonprofits Crowdsource Funding for Shelter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It’s an app that helps fund a hotel room for people leaving violent situations. I’ve asked for your help sharing the word before.

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A Dog Named Red Helps Best Friends Animal Society Get Results on Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These apps help organizations take advantage of Facebook’s new functionality in order to generate more meaningful and measurable fan engagement.

Will Newsletters Help Increase Your School’s Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

It’s true… there are 4 primary reasons why every school, no matter how small or large, should be using newsletters to help drive fundraising: 1.

Helping Members and their Communities Succeed: the Future of What We Now Know as Membership


You don’t just click on a product and make a purchase at, for example. We all have had these moments.

4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online


And for good reason: I love tools that help make quality content and storytelling something that all of us can create.

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How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

Mobile Commons

One such example of this is Sweden’s blood banks, which use text messaging to inform donors when their donation helps save a life.

5 Examples of Organizations Who Were Tactful or Tacky on 9/11


Many organizations and brands wrestle with this every year when it comes to the anniversary of 9/11. Others chose to remain silent. Thank You!

3 Ways Purpose Helps You Build a Better, Strategic Brand

Tech Soup Blog

If you find it hard to answer this question, clarifying your purpose can help. Building a strong brand is about more than a logo. spanhidden.

Do Your Homework First, Write Second—Examples of Successfully Funded Grant Proposals

NonProfit Hub

So instead, I’ll offer you the next best thing: examples. Link to it in the comments and help our readers out! But it’s okay. Carol M.

Trick or Tweet? Seven Twitter Tools To Help You Measure, Learn, and Improve

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, here’s the spreadsheet from the workshop I facilitated that was hosted by Compasspoint. Reciprocity is the secret to building a strong network – and understanding who is paying attention can help you give back some love. Here’s an example of my storify for the recent Network Funders conference.

Helping Families and Staying Secure with Office 365

Tech Soup Blog

Adriana is a prime example of the organization's impact. With this help, now I have my own place. Transitional Program BBQ.

Why Animating Your Logo Can Help Tell Your Story


The examples show a range of emotions a logo’s animation can evoke: The DC Children & Youth Investment Trust. Online Marketing

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Technology to Help You Vote


With election day coming right up, Nonprofit VOTE was kind enough to share with us a bunch of ways technology can help you cast your ballot. We're big supporters of democracy here at NTEN, so we encourage you to use all the tools at your disposal to help you make your decision and get it counted. nptech nten

New Book Reveals How Cause Marketing Helps Nonprofits Succeed


We’re hearing lots more these days about “Cause Marketing.” ” What is that, anyway? to Feeding America and charity: water.

Gender Differences in Participation: The Pocket Museum Example

Museum 2.0

This morning, I checked in on the Pocket Museums on our museum's ground floor. Here's the strange thing. Then I walked into the men's bathroom.

Frogloop Guest Post: 4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online

Amy Sample Ward

And for good reason: I love tools that help make quality content and storytelling something that all of us can create. Historypin. Animoto.

Great reads from around the web on February 24th

Amy Sample Ward

– Very interesting new infographic helping dissect data from a national poll examining whether or not Americans trust the media during political peaks. "The I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Have you accepted online technology as your organizational savior?

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If that’s not you, find someone who is, and have them help you get started. Organization: The Humane Society of the United States. The least?

Technology Process Improvement for Nonprofits (Can Help Raise More Funds)


So for example, you might look at Phone Calls with Donors or Members from 2010. By Sean Watson, Nonprofit Technology Consultant, TechEffect. Your database doesn't track the date of your organization's last communication with a donor, and many of them aren't donating because they never hear from you. Does this situation sound familiar?

New Facebook Brand Page for Beth’s Blog: With A Little Help from My Friends

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You get a little help from your friends. This is when I turned to colleague John Haydon to help me out. So, what you do? Blogger. Learn.