5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits to Boost Followers and Engagement

Connection Cafe

So, over the past 9 months, we’ve taken a ‘spaghetti against the wall’ approach, experimenting with a wide variety of content ideas to see what sticks. 5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits.

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19 Proven Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Experts

NetWits

If you’re looking for Fundraising Ideas you’ve come to the right place. Once you download the Fundraising Ideas e-Book you’ll gain insight into: 6 Steps to a Well-Measured Social Fundraising Campaign. by Steve MacLaughlin , Director of Ideas Labs at Blackbaud.

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Big Ideas Fuel Meaningful Impact for the Social Good Sector

Connection Cafe

That same big-picture trait that gets my heart a-flutter for classic lit is why I’m excited about the NEW 2016 Big Idea eBook. And, the best thing about the Big Ideas is they aren’t just conjecture. Who knows—maybe the next Big Idea will be coming straight from you!

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Online Fundraising Ideas (7 Strategies & 63% More Donations)

Nonprofits Source

I’m going to share 7 insanely easy online fundraising ideas that are making a huge impact for nonprofits. 7 Online Fundraising Ideas (That Actually Work): 1. I would recommend testing out some of the feature sets to maximize the success of your fundraising ideas.

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3 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Ideas for Higher Ed Institutions

Connection Cafe

3 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Ideas for Higher Ed Institutions: 1. Crowdfunding is the idea of an individual fundraising for a specific projec t by asking their friends and family for donations.

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How To Get More Ideas From Your Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Your employees have lots of ideas. So, be sure you provide the forums and mechanisms for your employees to share their ideas with you. And, when you are brainstorming with your employees, try these five tips : Encourage ALL ideas. Ask for wild ideas.

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Fundraising Ideas to Reverse the Trend of Declining Email Response Rates

NetWits

Nonprofits often use this study to benchmark their own online activities and fundraising ideas. Make sure to check out these email fundraising ideas. Email fundraising ideas you can’t miss. The Obama team has some incredible email fundraising ideas.

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6 Enewsletter Ideas to Help Retain Donors

NetWits

While nonprofits are challenged with retaining donors, one overlooked cultivation tool may be the enewsletter. The right type of enewsletter content can help strengthen donor relationships.

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4 Fascinating Facts about Online Fundraising (and some ideas to help boost your fundraising results)

NetWits

If you had to guess how much charitable giving grew in 2012, what … Online Fundraising 2012 Charitable Giving Report by Blackbaud fundraising best practices fundraising ideas fundraising tips

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How Will You Turn Those New Ideas into Action?

Museum 2.0

What are you going to do with all the notes in your journal and ideas in your head? I put ideas out into the universe without any infrastructure to help them blossom into change. You've just come home from a conference. You finished a book. You aced that course.

50 Social Media Content Ideas

Connection Cafe

You have absolutely no idea what you are going to post to Facebook, let alone the (seemingly) 500 tweets you need to come up with. Here's 50 ideas that will keep your nonprofit social media presence alive and healthy all year long. Author: Cheryl Black.

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13 #npEXPERTS Share their Most Valuable Donor Acquisition & Fundraising Ideas

Connection Cafe

That’s right – we’ve rallied 13 nonprofit thought leaders to share their best fundraising strategies, tips and ideas with YOU. By Madeline Turner : A lover of words, fellow middle children, bold ideas, and Thai food. By Steve MacLaughlin : Director of the Blackbaud Idea Labs, Fundraising data nerd, and 15+ years building successful online initiatives with for-profit and nonprofit organizations across the world.

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EOY Hacks: 8 Online Fundraising Ideas to Save Money + Time

EveryAction

This time of year, the only thing nonprofit pros need more than fundraising ideas is more time and money to implement them. Last week, I had the ear of a brilliant nonprofit guru and jumped on the chance to ask her for some advice.

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8 Remarkable (and Stolen) Content Marketing Ideas

AFP Blog

8 Remarkable (and Stolen) Content Marketing Ideas : "One of the benefits of my work is that I get to travel around the world to meet with fascinating people who have amazing ideas. Here are eight of my favorite content ideas that I’ve stolen. Much of my speeches and my writings on content marketing are filled with the thoughts of others. I’m sharing them with you in the hopes that they will help you as much as they’ve helped me." 'via via Blog this'. NPContentMarketing

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7 Blog Post Ideas for Nonprofits

SocialFish

If you maintain a blog for your nonprofit, chances are you’ve come up short on ideas more than a few times. Here are some top ideas for writing awesome blog posts for your nonprofit: Photo Essay.

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3 Fresh Social Ideas For Small NGOs

TechImpact

The post 3 Fresh Social Ideas For Small NGOs appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Laying a foundation for digital marketing success is essential for small non-governmental organizations. Once that solid base has been established, you can go even further by launching a mobile-optimized website and accepting online donations. Using social media to maximize your NGO’s online fundraising and cause awareness is an art form that needs to be carefully […].

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Please Stand By: Ideas for Making a More Creative Maintenance Page

Byte Technology

The post Please Stand By: Ideas for Making a More Creative Maintenance Page appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog. The dreaded maintenance page: it is, as they say, a necessary evil.

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Bad Ideas: The Most Common Mistakes for Rookie WordPress Users

Byte Technology

Also, the act of “hoarding” plugins, themes and widgets is a terrible idea as it can hamper site performance. The post Bad Ideas: The Most Common Mistakes for Rookie WordPress Users appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog.

7 Ingenious Fundraising Ideas to Raise Money Online

NonProfit Hub

Now, that doesn’t mean that it is going to be easy sailing from here – it takes dedication and innovation to raise funds and it all starts with a great fundraising idea. Give them plenty of ideas to get started and help them get set up, but set them free to have fun and fundraise.

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Dig Deep For Ideas

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The next time you are looking for ideas for how to grow revenue, streamline processes and procedures and/or reduce expenses, dig deep within your organization. Be sure to acknowledge receipt of each idea. Keep everyone informed of the types of ideas you've received.

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

Connection Cafe

Here are a few fundraising ideas … but what I’d really enjoy is seeing yours. 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? All generations are not created equal!

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10 New Ideas For Managing Volunteers On A Low Budget

TechImpact

The post 10 New Ideas For Managing Volunteers On A Low Budget appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Axiall.

Can You Crowdsource Your Next Big Fundraising Idea?

Connection Cafe

Starbucks has been involving coffee regulars for seven years on My Starbucks Idea. Members submit and vote on ideas, while Starbucks employees comment on, pilot, and make the ideas a reality. Lego Ideas asks for actual models of your Lego set idea.

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3 Fresh Ideas To Instantly Improve Your Blog

TechImpact

Here are a few ideas that Tech Impact thinks might help take your blog’s design, and content, to the next level. Chances are good that they’ll be open to the idea. Your nonprofit’s blog is your voice to the public.

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10 ideas to get your blog started

NetWits

Here are 10 blog ideas to get you started in the land of blogging (if you haven’t already!): How often do you update the content on your website? Updating your website content frequently has 2 key benefits: It makes your supporters return to your website to see what’s new.

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Nonprofit Branding: The Big IDEA

NonProfit Hub

When it comes to branding, it’s time to talk about a big new IDEA. In “ The Brand IDEA ,” Nathalie Laidler-Kylander and Julia Shepard Stenzel looked at 70 nonprofits to see what the most successful organizations are doing right with their brands.

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10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Creative new media managers will expand their ideas about what their nonprofit can write about and experiment with publishing blog posts that share resources and useful advice. The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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14LCS Idea Accelerator Pitches - Onward!

NTEN

[Photo credit: Idea Accelerator contestants high five after practicing their pitches at the Microsoft evening reception, Sept. Credit: Broken Banjo Photography] It takes a lot to jump onstage and pitch a brand new idea in front of a new group of people. Interested in any of these ideas?

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8 Ideas for Social Media Rewards

Connection Cafe

I know the best-practice for a blog post is to keep it short, but instead of making you chase link after link of reward ideas I thought I'd go ahead and post some of my favorite, and simple, social reward programs here. Social Reward Ideas. Author: Kent Gilliam.

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Dig Deep For Ideas

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The next time you are looking for ideas for how to grow revenue, streamline processes and procedures and/or reduce expenses, dig deep within your organization. Be sure to acknowledge receipt of each idea. Keep everyone informed of the types of ideas you''ve received.

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40 Twitter-iffic Event Day Ideas

Connection Cafe

In this post, I've pulled together some tips to get you started on your event's social media strategy plus 40 ideas to tweet about on the day of your event. 40 Ideas to Tweet about on Event Day. Author: Robyn Mendez.

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5 Engaging and Profitable Fundraising Ideas for any Nonprofit

John Haydon

Sometimes it’s hard to come up with creative new fundraising ideas to rally your supporters. The post 5 Engaging and Profitable Fundraising Ideas for any Nonprofit appeared first on John Haydon. Let’s face it.

PHILANTHROPY 2173: Close the Loop - $10,000 for feedback ideas

AFP Blog

PHILANTHROPY 2173: Close the Loop - $10,000 for feedback ideas

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7 Ingenious Fundraising Ideas to Raise Money Online

BoardAssist

Nonprofit Hub has inspired us with lots of great new ideas in this week’s guest post. 7 Ingenious Fundraising Ideas to Raise Money Online. Give them plenty of ideas to get started and help them get set up, but set them free to have fun and fundraise.

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35 Ideas to Recognize Top Event Fundraisers

Connection Cafe

Here are some ideas to get you started: Pre-Event. Author: Robyn Mendez. People are motivated to participate in peer-to-peer fundraising events for many reasons. As an event fundraiser, your mission should be to figure what is motivating your most valuable participants (Top Fundraisers & Team Captains) so that you can recognize their fundraising efforts in ways that deepen their relationship to your event and more importantly the mission of your organization.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] 7 Fresh Ideas for your Holiday Social Media Posts

SocialFish

But that’s the point, isn’t it – having some holiday post ideas in advance will ensure you can relax over the actual holidays. Yeah yeah, I know. It’s not even Turkey Day yet.

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The BEST gift idea for your office!

SocialFish

Looking for an awesome gift for your colleagues, your boss or your Millennial staff? Look no further! Notter and Grant make a compelling case for why Millennials act as a secret decoder ring to help us understand what drives customers and employees in today’s business climate.

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Dig Deep Within Your Organization For Ideas

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The next time you are looking for ideas for how to grow revenue, streamline processes and procedures and/or reduce expenses, dig deep within your organization. Be sure to acknowledge receipt of each idea. Keep everyone informed of the types of ideas you've received.

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Donor Ideas for Haitian Relief

VisionLink

With this entry, we are responding to questions from several of our customers about possible ideas for donors who want to give in meaningful and more personal ways, to the people of Haiti. Given the lack of infrastructure in Haiti, the situation will certainly become worse before it improves. The long-term need will be extraordinarily dire. A few issues to consider: A large number of Americans may repatriate to the States. They may need assistance on their return.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] The Ultimate List of Blog Post Ideas

SocialFish

Thanks to Susan Cato for the find! photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday Featured Implementation

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