Activating the Millennial Generation

Connection Cafe

I hope this doesn’t scare you, because once you get past some of the negative propaganda surrounding this generation, you’ll find a passionate group of people who are driven by a desire to do good and make a difference.

Millennials: How to Gain the Loyalty of Younger Generations

Connection Cafe

We’ve have been coined as the “Facebook Generation” and the “Lazy Generation ”, but I’d like to challenge the stereotypes. The Next Generation in American Giving report also provides promising statistics about the giving preferences of younger generations.

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Why Generative?

SocialFish

Why did we use the not-so-commonly-known word, “generative” in describing one of our human elements. After all, people have a pretty quick feel for what we mean by open, trustworthy, and courageous, but not so much with generative. So why generative?

Generational Differences Are Real

SocialFish

It doesn’t take a lot of searching on the web to find essays, posts, and articles that declare generational differences a big lie. Many of them center around Millennials, particularly because that generation has been covered in the press with many different names (Gen Y, NetGen, etc.)

How to generate Twitter leads using automation

SocialFish

The Twittersphere is stupid awesome for generating leads and various PR opportunities. The opportunities to generate leads from Twitter are definitely there, they’re just waiting for someone like you to respond.

Generation Y – Reinventing the Way We Communicate

SocialFish

Those of us born between 1980 to 1995 are commonly referred to as Generation-Y. To be honest, I think the name N-Gen (Net Generation) is more befitting. We are in the 6th / 7th generation and still they have not evolved in their format and focus.

Three Apps to Reach Generation Z

Frogloop

Unfortunately, most nonprofits don't spend enough time or resources cultivating young people, despite the fact that Generation Z will comprise 40% of consumers by 2020. I don't have to tell you that advocates and donors are the heart of your organization. You would not survive without them.

Succession Strategy: Mapping the Next Generation of Leadership

NonProfit Hub

This much rings true for your nonprofit organization and the next generation of do-gooders. These are the people who have your back; these are the people who understand your mission – and they could be the next generation of leaders for your organization.

[New!!] How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation?

SocialFish

How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation? Take the Millennial Alignment Scan to find out!

Generation Rwanda: Two Stories

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Both are on full scholarship at the Kigali Health Institute and are supported by nonprofit call “ Generation Rwanda ” that helps orphans and other socially vulnerable people in Rwanda become leaders and foster economic development and social reconciliation.

Igniting the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders

Frogloop

Yet most nonprofits operate in very old school ways and if we don’t begin to openly examine the problems with these dated structures, we will fail in setting up future generations for nonprofit leadership success.

The Next Generation of American Giving: Insights, Takeaways, & Suggestions From The Nonprofit Industry

Connection Cafe

You may have heard that Blackbaud recently released a generational giving study and associated infographic that covers the Next Generation of American Giving! Take a gander at what industry professionals are saying about your donors: baby boomers, generations x and y, and the matures. 5 of a Number of Takeaways from Blackbaud’s 2013 Next Generation Giving Study – NPQ. Charitable Giving Demographics: Baby Boomers the Most Generous Generation – Millionaire Corner.

Succession Planning for the Next Generation of Leadership

NonProfit Hub

This much rings true for your nonprofit organization and the next generation of do-gooders. These are the people who have your back; these are the people who understand your mission – and they could be the next generation of leaders for your organization.

HOW TO: Engage 5 Generations of Donors and Supporters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Each generation living today has come of age with profoundly different experiences concerning mass communication and these differences directly impact how they give to nonprofits. Generation Z (Born 2001–Present, Currently Ages 13 and Younger).

User-Generated Content: Put your constituents to work!

Connection Cafe

With User-Generated Content, you can actually rely on your constituents for some of that writing. The most simple and ubiquitous form of User-Generated Content is a Comments space. For many nonprofits, writing new online content can be a huge burden.

7 Strong Stats About The Next Generation Of Donors

TechImpact

” Here are 10 stats to help you appeal to the next generation of givers. 49% of Generation Y said they would be more likely to donate if they can see the impact of their donation. Over 50% of this generation were interested in recurring donations.

Learning Who Gives: How Generations X, Y, Baby Boomers, and Matures Donate

Connection Cafe

Join Pam for an informational webinar “Who Gives: How Generations X, Y, Baby Boomers, and Matures Donate” on November 13th. Boomers are the generational cohort that charitable organizations should focus on today. By Pam Loeb, Gayle Vogel and Emily Hahn of Edge Research.

How Small Nonprofits Generate Thousands With Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Wild Apricot Blog

If you were told to raise $5,000 by the end of the month, could you do it? There are seven key strategies that will help make your next peer-to-peer fundraiser the best success. Fundraising peer-to-peer

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Next Generation Evaluation: Embracing Complexity, Connectivity, and Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” So, I’m very curious about what is next the generation of evaluation? What lies beneath the big ideas that will be discussed at Next Generation Evaluation?

My Notes from Next Generation Evaluation Meeting

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The 5 Ways Your Nonprofit’s Website Generates Traffic

TechImpact

Google’s algorithm for generating this list is of course proprietary, but it is important to find out what search terms are being used to land users onto your webpage. Social media is a less used, but no less important, means of generating web traffic.

Top 5 Fundraising Ideas from The Next Generation of American Giving [+Slides]

Connection Cafe

All generations are not created equal! How about you leave a comment below with your best ideas on how to use The Next Generation of American Giving Research to improve fundraising performance? Learn more about generational giving in America.

Study: Photos Generate More Retweets on Twitter

Frogloop

According to a new study by Dan Zarrella of Hubspot, sharing photos on Twitter generates significant retweets too. Past studies have said that sharing photos on Facebook sparks engagement.

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Generations and Inclusion

SocialFish

I spoke recently to a group of HR professionals in Pennsylvania about Managing Generational Diversity. Then I go over the basic characteristics of the four generations in today’s workplace (Silent, Boomers, X, and Millennials).

Preparing Your Online Community for the Digital Generation

SocialFish

————– In a few years, the Millennial generation (born between 1982 and 2004) will be the single largest segment of the workforce—a spot they will hold for decades to come. This is the first generation to NOT remember the work world without the Internet. (If

The Million-Dollar Question: Will Generation Z Use Facebook?

NonProfit Hub

So it begs the question, will Generation Z use Facebook? While it is simply too early to say with certainty what the next generation’s long-term social media habits will be, there are experts in the field with valuable insight. Now and in the future, a multi-generational, multi-platform strategy will always prove most successful.”. The post The Million-Dollar Question: Will Generation Z Use Facebook?

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The Founders Generation: Who They Are and How Nonprofits Can Engage Them

NonProfit Hub

There’s a new generation in town and they are eager to innovate in our communities. Generation Z was recently named the Founders generation by MTV. This generation is often confused with the Millennial generation, due to their closeness in age and the ways they were raised.

Part 1: How to Generate More Nonprofit Website Traffic

TechImpact

The post Part 1: How to Generate More Nonprofit Website Traffic appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Photobucket. We all strive to build and maintain beautiful websites.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Employee engagement across the generations

SocialFish

Are you looking to recruit, retain or better engage Millennials? Want to talk knowledgeably about this topic? Buy When Millennials Take Over , only 99c during launch week!! Cool Infographic Friday Culture That Works

Social Awareness for the 21st Century – Reaching Out to a New Generation

SocialFish

In today’s economy it is vitally important for businesses to promote a social message if they have any hope of reaching a new generation of consumers. generation.

Being a social organization means being generative.

SocialFish

Jamie Notter and I explain how organizations can be more GENERATIVE in our book, Humanize: How People-centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. Generative organizations have cultures that embrace inclusion. How generative is your organization?

Embracing Next Generation Philanthropy

NTEN

While it's tempting to focus on scarcity, a new generation of philanthropists is coming of age. They are leveraging the lowered costs of coordination provided by the web and mobile net, and they are stepping up to meet the challenges facing their generations. By Nathaniel James, Social Innovation Consultant. Recent economic forecasting suggests that traditional fundraising is not going to get easier any time soon.

The Smartphone Generation and Healthcare Marketing

Mobile Commons

As mobile phones become ubiquitous, there’s a huge opportunity for healthcare marketers to capitalize on this shift, especially with today’s smartphone generation of millennials. The Rise of the Smartphone-Only Generation.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” This generation is loosely defined as those born after 1995 and who are now 18 and under. Research points to the emergence of a dynamic generation: educated, industrious, collaborative and eager to build a better world (see slide 10).

“Selfie” Generation Wants to See Your Stories

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are some ideas for reaching the "selfie" generation. Are you showing rather than telling your story? social media

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Generational Giving By the Numbers

Wild Apricot Blog

"All generations are not created equal" and they all have different charitable giving habits and behavior trends. Here''s a look at The Next Generation of American and Canadian Giving reports and insight that impacts fundraising strategies. Fundraising

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Need-to-Know Data about Generational Characteristics

Frogloop

We''re getting closer to year-end fundraising. As your plans are coming together, you will want to hone in on the experiences and needs of your target audiences.

What is this next generation of online giving?

Connection Cafe

Now, we’re entering into a third wave, also known as the next generation of online giving. So what is this third wave, the next generation of online giving? And this very important finding will help guide the next generation of online giving. The platform aims to help people spread the word about these causes, and ultimately, generate support. We’ve seen three clear waves of online giving. The first allowed donations to a cause online.

6 Steps to Turn Your Website Into a Donation Generation Machine

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are the six steps to turn any website into a donation generation machine. I’ve seen some nonprofits slap a link to their PayPal account onto their website and consider the job done, but it’s often those same nonprofits who come to us wondering why they’re not seeing a boost in donations. website donation

How to Get User-Generated Content From Supporters: Ease Them Into It

NTEN

Community Community Generated Content Fernando Labastida Movember nptech nten Communications Fernando Labastida. Content Strategist. Kimbia. Nonprofits have a great story to tell, but how can you stand out in a crowded field of generic content marketing?

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