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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3 Donor Acquisition Tips (Hint: Prospect Research Can Help)

Donor Search

Imagine you’re having a birthday party. You have spent all month planning. The balloons are inflated. The cake is frosted. The piñata is stuffed. The big day finally arrives and no one comes. You forgot to send out the invitations! Like a party with no guests, a nonprofit without donors won’t succeed. Donor acquisition is…

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Get Up To Date CompTIA SK0-004 Exam Study Tips And Information

Find the free stuff

Hinting at getting through the commencement CompTIA Server+ communicating risks however can not uncut the luck on the preparation or how you will be able to cope up with the CompTIA Server+ new question?

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You Are An Annoying Boss If You Do This

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Hinting, rather than speaking straightforwardly. A former co-worker shared a great blog post with me awhile back 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.

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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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Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

01.25.07 | 203 No Comments [link] 2007-01-25+07%3A01%3A01 Allan+Benamer Carnet’s blog over at 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.

6 Ways to Prepare Your Communications for Successful End-of-Year Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Hint: they should!) By Rosie Powers , a Strategist at Mission Minded —a branding firm that works exclusively with nonprofits, foundations, and independent schools. As summer fades into fall, end-of-year fundraising season is top-of-mind for nonprofits.

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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 on other data (wish I could get the million users.hint hint google.) I have been saying the same thing around 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.

How to Overcome the Beginning of the Academic Year

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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 Lifestyle

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

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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 Tutorials

Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Autocomplete may hint at future customization angle 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.


10 Best Free Keywords Tools 2019: Alternative to keyword planner

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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

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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.

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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3 spreadsheets your association should get rid of right now

Nimble AMS

Here’s a hint: You want to party like it’s 1999, not manage data like it’s 1999. Let’s talk about a little secret that no one likes to admit to: managing member data in spreadsheets. Here’s the reality: Staff at associations need to get their jobs done.

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.

Four Nonprofits Pioneering Windows 8

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Since neither Microsoft, Apple, or Google have “Nonprofit” or “Charity” categories in their app stores (hint, hint!), Some simple words of advice for nonprofits considering launching a Windows 8 App (or an iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone App), add the keywords “nonprofit” and “charity” to make your apps easier to find.

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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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2-for-1 Webinar Special for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

was the missing piece in her social media campaigns [Hint, Hint]. A couple of times a year DIOSA Communications offers a webinar special for nonprofit organizations, and the month of April is now one of those times. From now until April 30, all social media and mobile technology webinars are 2-for-1. To clarify, two people can register for any webinar for the price of one as long as they register and pay for the webinars on or before April 30.

Using Personalized Videos to Boost Connection with Members

Joy of Membership

This week on the podcast, I revisited an interview that happened a while back with Oli Bridge from Bonjoro. Bonjoro is a tool that lets you easily create quick videos to shoot off to a prospect, member, donor, key sponsor, etc. I love the impact of using video with my customers.

11 Nonprofits That Excel at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Hint, hint. Large nonprofits usually have the expertise and resources necessary to launch and maintain successful online communications and fundraising campaigns. They’ve been able to hire some of the most well-trained and experienced staff, consultants, and designers that work in the nonprofit sector.

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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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.

Five Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit has yet to start using Pinterest , then hopefully new data released for January 2012 illuminating that Pinterest now drives more referral traffic than Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn combined will motivate you to start pinning – or at the very least to sign up and reserve your first choice of usernames (hint, hint!).

The Science of Nonprofit Video Engagement: How To Use Emotion to Increase Social Sharing

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can also hint that a surprise is in store for the viewer: You’ll never believe what this puppy does when he meets the cutest newborn kitten ever! By Doug Scott , the founder of Tectonic Video , a leading video agency for nonprofits. He and his team work with nonprofits across the U.S.

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11 Creative Charity Fundraising Event Ideas


If you think your supporters will be interested in this type of event, work with a local golf course on pricing and dates (hint: most are very comfortable working with charities to run tournaments). Louis (hint: this is a great place to use CauseVox’s peer-to-peer fundraising capabilities).

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How Donorbox powers these nonprofits’ fundraising


While they all have different hints and tactics for success, there is one thing they all share in common: They’ve incorporated donation software into their arsenal. Post by Lylene Corado. Donorbox. N onprofits today have a variety of options when it comes to online fundraising.

Nine Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

UPDATED 4/3/12: If your nonprofit has yet to start using Pinterest , then hopefully new data released for March 2012 revealing that Pinterest now generates more referral traffic than Twitter will motivate you to start pinning – or at the very least to sign up and reserve your first choice of usernames (hint, hint!).

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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Fantastic Advice On Your Youtube Marketing Plan

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

For example, consider coming with a listing of top 10 hints or composing questions and replies. Youtube websites are an excellent way to stay informed about family and friends, but it may also be a terrific advertising tool.

HOW TO: Add Your Nonprofit to FourSquare

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This also hints at how fully integrated FourSquare will be with Twitter. Hint. FourSquare has received quite a bit of buzz over the last few months. Some have even declared it to be the “ Twitter of 2010 “ I am not so sure about that, but it is fun. It is Different. Addictive. And as of last week, FourSquare has gone global. Thus, now all nonprofits worldwide have a good reason to get FourSquare on their radar screen.