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?

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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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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!

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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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.

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

NTEN

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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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.

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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!

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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

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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 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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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

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.

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

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.

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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.

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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Sneak Peek: The Science Behind Engaging Your Supporters

Everyaction

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.

onenws Bookmarks on Delicious

GroundWire

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

GroundWire

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.

Don’t Miss These Social Media Stories

SocialFish

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).

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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.

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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

2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey

NetWits

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.

Advocacy Tools, Blogs, Webinars, and More

Connection Cafe

Read >> How to Get 1300 Advocates to Capitol Hill [HINT: It’s more than just practice]. With midterm elections in play, you’ll need a go-to advocacy resource to help you galvanize your supporters to influence policy and the debate.

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.

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.

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7 Characteristics Of Annoying Bosses

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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.

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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.

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Don't Be This Type Of Boss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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

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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.

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5 Best Practices for Converting Volunteers to Donors

Connection Cafe

Survey volunteers to better understand what motivates them to give their time to your nonprofit (hint: this will help to create donation opportunities). It is not a secret that nonprofits need volunteers and donors to achieve their goals and carry out their mission.

Don't Be This Type Of Annoying Boss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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.

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How To Avoid Being That Annoying Boss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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

Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

The future of everything in travel (hint: don’t look to Silicon Valley) The future is conversational, according to this article. Lots about WeChat. Would SMS Communication Help Your Business?:

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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.

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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What Nonprofits Can Learn From Political Campaigns About Harnessing Smart Data

Connection Cafe

Lesson #4: Hints at 2016. In my last post, we talked about the campaign fundraising innovations that are repurposed by nonprofit organizations.

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