8 Hints for the Non-Photographer

Connection Cafe

Author: Jill Ward. Have you ever found yourself at your organization’s where you 1) find yourself with a camera in hand and 2) hoping that you didn’t miss that perfect photo opp of your mission in action? For the large majority of non-photographers that work or volunteer for a nonprofit - me included - I'm guessing it happens quite often. Walt Disney said it best “Of all of our inventions for mass. communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood. language.”

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How I'm Using Google (Hint: It's About Relevance) | Forrester Blogs

AFP Blog

How I'm Using Google (Hint: It's About Relevance) | Forrester Blogs : "How I'm Using Google (Hint: It's About Relevance). Posted by Melissa Parrish on August 8, 2011. If you were to glance at my Google profile, you’d probably think I’m practically inactive. But what you’re seeing is the public view of a very targeted set of actions, based on relevance

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How to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Visibility Online (Hint: Use the Google Ad Grant)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Emily Friedrichs of Elevation – a digital agency that s pecializes in Google Ad Grant management and exclusively serves nonprofit’s digital marketing and design needs.

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Retaining Your New P2P Donors [Hint: Acquiring Their Emails Is Only the First Step]

Connection Cafe

I was recently asked for advice on how to engage with all of the new donors that were added to a database as a result of a walk-a-thon. While my mind was immediately went to all of the buzzwords—retention, strategy, welcome series—I began to realize that there’s a definite lack of focus on post-event strategies across the industry.

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America’s Fundraising Playbook? [Hint: You’re probably not reaching today’s donors]

Connection Cafe

“America is in the midst of a dramatic cultural shift.” This is the opening message from the groundbreaking study out today titled, “ Diversity in Giving: The Changing Landscape of American Philanthropy.” In this new study, researchers asked African-American, Asian, and Hispanic donors about their giving priorities, values, and habits. What the study discovered is profound. It revealed that the nonprofit playbook is not only due for an overhaul but probably ALREADY out of date!

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How to Get 1300 Advocates to Capitol Hill [HINT: It’s more than just practice]

Connection Cafe

“ Use your voice.” To practitioners in the citizen engagement realm, the phrase is as well-worn and tired as, well, [insert your own well-worn and tired simile here]. The phrase oft appears in emails, social media posts and is ever-present in web copy. It’s printed on t-shirts , verbalized in training sessions and is nigh inescapable in PowerPoint presentations.

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Why I’m Gonna Ditch My Iphone for Android (hint: donation apps)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Back in June, I wrote about how unfriendly Apple’s Iphone donation app policy was when I came across this editorial by Jake Shapiro, the CEO of PRX, (the company behind the popular This American Life iPhone and Public Radio Player apps), arguing that Apple’s policy of barring solicitation of donations by nonprofit groups is a cop-out and blocks a major revenue stream for public radio (and other nonprofits)—whose content enhances the value of Apple’s devices.

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Why Does Bill Gates Have More LinkedIn Followers Than Conant O’Brien? Hint: #GivingTuesday

Beth Kanter

Conan O’Brien announced on his show that wanted to climb to the top of the LinkedIn Influencer list. He has a long way to go. For example, Bill Gates has 7 times as many followers on LinkedIn than Conan. Bill Gates is a philanthropist and is part of the GivingTuesday Movement. Conan poked fun at me because I have more LinkedIn followers than him.

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What Do Donors Expect from a Nonprofit? Hints for Improving Your Relationship

Tech Soup Blog

Here are some hints for improving your nonprofit's relationship with your key donors. This post was authored by Natasha Geraghty-Medved, Acteva ’s marketing specialist. She has six years of event marketing management. and social media marketing experience. She has a master's degree in. marketing from Golden Gate University as well as certificates in. integrated marketing communications and public relations.

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Is Leading Change Summit for You? (Hint: the Answer Is "Yes")


This September, join us for the inaugural Leading Change Summit , a conference experience designed to support and highlight all those in the room. Instead of a traditional conference with concurrent sessions and a line-up of speakers, Leading Change Summit (LCS) is designed around the idea that the best ideas can emerge through facilitated workshops and driven conversations. Fun fact: this is not just for Executive Directors!

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Why Is Pharoth Wearing a Foo Camp T-Shirt? (Hint Citizen Agency)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Almost 7 years ago, at age 13, Pharoth came to the gate of Roteang Orphanage crying, with her baby brother Darith in her arms. Their Mother had died and their step father had disappeared, and Pharoth was living with the baby on the earthen floor under an aunt???s s house in Roteang village. She was crying because they had no food-she was making Darith???s s feeding with one scoop of formula powder to 11 ounces of water or sometimes just feeding him sugar cane sweetened water. They had no clothes.

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Sneak Peek: The Science Behind Engaging Your Supporters


Can you give us a little hint on how these relate to why donors give? If you've been keeping up with EveryAction, you're familiar with our recent development series, "New Year, New Heights." We explored everything from must-have nonprofit reporting tools , tips for upping your email game , direct mail strategies , and most recently using data to improve your major gifts program. Which brings us to recent thoughts, more specifically, donors and supporters.

NetCentric Advocacy: Google crowdsourcing Indian maps: good idea to copy at Stephenson blogs on homeland security 2.0 et al.

Network-Centric Advocacy

I have been saying the same thing around www.mediavolunteer.org on other data (wish I could get the million users.hint hint google.) I have been saying the same thing around www.mediavolunteer.org on other data (wish I could get the million users.hint hint google.) NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Journalism by Phone gets one step easier.

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4 Ground Rules of Facebook Fundraising : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

4 Ground Rules of Facebook Fundraising : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success : The following is based on the Derrick Feldmann's session, "4 Ground Rules of Facebook Fundraising — Hint: Fundraising is Not the Primary Goal," which he presented yesterday afternoon at the AFP TechKnow ConferenceOpens in a new window in Orlando, Fla

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Join me on the 100th episode of Nonprofit Radio today!

Amy Sample Ward

We’ve been taking questions from listeners and would love to hear from you – there may be prizes in it for you (hint, hint!). I’m really excited to join Tony Martignetti for the 100th episode of Nonprofit Radio. I’ll be joined by Tony’s regular contributors, including: Gene Takagi & Emily Chan of the Nonprofit & Exempt Organizations law group , Maria Semple , The Prospect Finder , and Scott Koegler , editor of Nonprofit Technology News.

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Twitter Cofounder Suggests A Replacement For The Follower Count

AFP Blog

Twitter Cofounder Suggests A Replacement For The Follower Count : Twitter cofounder Ev Williams — who remains on the company's board — hinted Monday that follower counts may soon become the second most important number to users. The thing I think would be more interesting than followers is. retweets," clarifying that a simple measure of followers "doesn't capture your distribution." "The The dream metric," he said, "is how many people saw your tweet

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onenws Bookmarks on Delicious


Join Now! Whats New? Learn more Help Sign In delicious Home Bookmarks Popular Recent Look up a URL People Go to a User Tags Explore ONE/Northwests Bookmarks Bookmarks | Network | Tags | Subscriptions Site: [link] Email: info@onenw.org See more bookmarks in Popular or Recent.

onenws Bookmarks on Delicious


Join Now! Whats New? Learn more Help Sign In delicious Home Bookmarks Popular Recent Look up a URL People Go to a User Tags Explore ONE/Northwests Bookmarks Bookmarks | Network | Tags | Subscriptions Site: [link] Email: info@onenw.org See more bookmarks in Popular or Recent.

How to Overcome the Beginning of the Academic Year

Find the free stuff

We will give you some hints to amaze your tutors! Are you going to become one of the best students this year? The beginning of the academic year is always not easy, especially for college students who have just started their education. Lots of new information, juggling multiple tasks, being far away from family and. The post How to Overcome the Beginning of the Academic Year appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Lifestyle

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Are you asking your donors for more than money?

John Haydon

Here’s a hint: what might be even more valuable to you than money? Have you considered the other gift your donors give you? That’s right – time. Often donors are aware that time is part of their gift. It’s intentional. Think about attending a fundraising event. Or filling out a survey. (Of Of course, sometimes, it’s […]. The post Are you asking your donors for more than money? appeared first on John Haydon. Donor Communication

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[Tutorial] How to Jailbreak iOS 12 on your iPhone & iPad

Find the free stuff

Over time, we’ve seen several jailbreaks hinted at but, until now, nothing has ever. We are now halfway through the lifecycle of iOS 12, and it’s become clear that jailbreaks are becoming harder to achieve. Much of this is down to the increased security in the iOS firmware and to a lack of jailbreak developers. The post [Tutorial] How to Jailbreak iOS 12 on your iPhone & iPad appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Tutorials

For sale for a cause: Edelweiss

Judi Sohn

It’s so hard to photograph the hint of sheen which gives the whole shawl a really nice glow. For background on what I’m doing this year, read this post first. Update: Bid of $75 to Boston Area Gleaners in the comments. So if interested, please bid $100 or higher by 4/20! Next up for a donation for a great cause is Edelweiss. This shawl is a little bit smaller than the others, likely due to the smaller needle with lace weight yarn.

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10 Best Free Keywords Tools 2019: Alternative to keyword planner

Find the free stuff

Sources from within the have hinted that the company is intent on coming up with a paid option of the same tool. The Google Company has made its intentions clear about the end of the Google Keyword Planner. Users of the same will have to subscribe in order to enjoy the associated benefits. It will. The post 10 Best Free Keywords Tools 2019: Alternative to keyword planner appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Salesforce.com Autocomplete may hint at future customization angle Salesforce.com Autocomplete may hint at future customization angle Last Updated on Thursday, 1 February 2007 09:52 Written by Steve Thursday, 1 February 2007 09:52 As often happens, I was contemplating a blog post on a topic only to see that Scott had already written it.




Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Hints to Winter ’07 release features in Dreamforce posting Hints to Winter ’07 release features in Dreamforce posting Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 August 2006 09:42 Written by Steve Tuesday, 15 August 2006 09:42 I was looking at the write up describing the developer gathering that will be going on at Dreamforce in October and saw some interesting hints at what’s coming in the next Salesforce release–dubbed Winter ’07.


The Internet and Civic Engagement | Pew Internet & American Life Project

AFP Blog

The Internet and Civic Engagement | Pew Internet & American Life Project: "Still, there are hints that the new forms of civic engagement anchored in blogs and social networking sites could alter long-standing patterns. Some 19% of internet users have posted material online about political or social issues or used a social networking site for some form of civic or political engagement. And this

Chipin.com starting to look at real revenue? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

01.25.07 | 203 No Comments [link] Chipin.com+starting+to+look+at+real+revenue%3F 2007-01-25+07%3A01%3A01 Allan+Benamer Carnet’s blog over at Chipin.com is hinting at changes in their revenue model: We are repositioning our product as a Widget Management System that is blowing the doors off our early clients.

Don’t Miss These Social Media Stories


The Secret To Online Community Success (Hint: It’s Not The Technology) (Vanessa Di Mauro). Just a few links I thought you should see. Enjoy. LinkedIn Just Rolled Out a Redesign – Here’s How to Clean Up Your Profile (Fast Company). 9 Tools & Resources That Will Turn You Into a Snapchat Pro (Product Hunt).

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Temple Grandin

NCE Social Media

Temple also hints at why that may be a good idea. Temple Grandin has been in the news recently because of the HBO movie about her life. She recently gave a talk as part of the TED series discussing how her mind and the mind of people with autism spectrum disorder works and what makes them tick. Are you allowing people with disabilities, the people you serve, to help you in your on-line efforts? Are you using them in a focus group to get their feedback on the marketing you do?

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Safe by Design: How to Boost Your WordPress Site’s Security

Byte Technology

And yet too many users rely on login “hints” that give you options for accessing the site—password reset links, username clues etc.—when So get rid of such of information by disabling the login hint option. That script will cause a message appear to someone attempting to access your site with the incorrect login information and will ditch the login hint cues.

2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey


You received the same email if, like me, you’re subscribed to the NTEN newsletter (hint hint). I just got an email from Holly Ross, the Executive Director of the Non-profit Technology Network – better known as NTEN.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 93: What You Need to Know about Persona-based Marketing

Connection Cafe

hint…probably). You’ve probably heard a lot about persona-based marketing. But do you really know what it is? What are personas, how do you develop them, and what do you do with them? And should your organization even be worrying about incorporating personas into its marketing efforts?

Does your charity have too much data?

3rd Sector Labs

I’ve already hinted at the answer in this blog post: You need as much data as you will USE. How do you know when your organization is storing and using too much data? We were asked this question recently – and it’s a great question. In fact, being in the nonprofit data services business, we get asked lots of questions about how to obtain more donor data, better data, the right data. Few customers ask us “When is there too much data?”

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It’s Time to #Showyourculture!

Connection Cafe

Couple of helpful hints: We’ll check Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, but Twitter is the easiest to find. Let me open by saying that I have a prize to give out, but you have to read to the bottom of the post to learn more. In January, Blackbaud employees from all ov the world rallied together to celebrate our cultural customers through our #showyourculture initiative.

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Social CRM, part 1

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I’m hoping that someone (hint, hint) will write the blog post or report taking off on this work, and articulate the major nonprofit use cases for Social CRM. This blog series is all Beth Kanter’s fault. We (the two partners of OpenIssue ) shared a cab from the Atlanta airport to the hotel when we arrived for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference. We were chatting with her about what kind of work we do, and she asked “do you do social CRM?&#

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Google Maps Dirty Trick or Malfunctioning "Feature?"

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Helpful hint for people hoping to go to the actual 300 Funston address: type in 298 Funston. Wasted about 30 minutes this morning thanks to a weird coincidence. I'm going to the Internet Archive's new office at 300 Funston in San Francisco, to attend the Books in Browsers conference. However, Google Maps routed me to a point two miles away when I typed 300 Funston into my Android phone's Google Map function.

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Get Ready! The Luminate Online Benchmark Report is Coming and It’s BIG.

Connection Cafe

If you are going to #bbcon , be sure to check out the LO Benchmark presentation on Monday (hint, I’m presenting) where we’ll get stupid nerdy with the results and show you examples of how to excel in each category. Ok, I admit it— I’m a data dork. I love exploring the detail of fundraising campaign results. Open rates, click throughs, conversions, which constituents did what, who gave for the first time, who gave again….the the list goes on and on.

How Twitter Donations Work: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Hint, hint. . Twitter is experimenting with allowing certain nonprofits to accept donations directly through tweets. Like how only a select few nonprofits had access to Facebook’s early launch of their Facebook Fundraising Tools , only a select few nonprofits currently have access to Twitter Donations. It is unclear if Twitter has plans to provide access to more nonprofits in the near future, but doing so would be a smart move.

How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

If it’s a frustrating experience for you to donate to your own nonprofit on a smartphone (hint, hint: test, test), imagine how your donors feel. In the late 1990s, I worked as a communications director for a small international development organization in San Francisco. When I came on board, the company’s first website had just launched, and my role was to create the first email newsletter and set up the site to accept online donations. The times were revolutionary.

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A Mind on Design: Things to Avoid When Building a WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

So consider using an alias for your blog and never give out or hint at things of a personal nature unless it’s absolutely necessary for a particular post: where exactly you live, details about your family, contact information etc. There are so many active blogs operating in our virtual world today that it would take countless lifetimes to read them all.

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Technology for Change Contest: Win a new computer from HP!

Amy Sample Ward

Looking at all of you readers, hint hint!). Technology for Change. What’s your favorite example of technology helping people create positive change in the world? I think there are too many to count, really.

Presentation: Social Media & Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

Hint: click through to view the slides on SlideShare.net to see speaking notes.). This morning I had the great opportunity to present to the Next Generation Philanthropy course, a part of Institute for Philanthropy, here in London. It was a diverse set of participants and we probably could have talked all day had they not had a full day’s program to get through!

7 Characteristics Of Annoying Bosses

Eric Jacobson

Hinting, rather than speaking straightforwardly. A former co-worker shared a great blog post with me this past week about the most common complaints about the annoying things bosses do without even realizing it. Here are the highlights : 1. Making social events unofficially required. Pressuring employees to donate to charity. Calling employees who are on vacation. Holding endless meetings. Not making hard decisions. Delegating without truly delegating.

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