Top 10 Sources for Free Images

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There are more places than ever to get free images that are entirely OK for you to use for your communications. Here are 10 sources for images you can freely use on your website or other communications channels. Where to Find Free Images. How TechSoup Uses Images.

5 Tips For Nonprofits Using Image Driven Content Marketing

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Image courtesy of Gramination. As a result, images, visuals, and infographics are taking more precedent. Here are 5 ways your nonprofit can better utilize images and infographics accomplish your mission. Focus content to audience and your nonprofit’s objectives.

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How to Choose the Right Image for Your Website

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Oh stock images. Here are a few key considerations to help you choose fantastic images for your site. Are You Treating Your Images as Content? Good, this is important: Photos and other images should never be used just as decoration. Is the Image Relevant?

Building Impact Fundraising Capacity

Connection Cafe

The following article originally appeared in The NonProfit Times Live from bbcon newsletter. It is the image and impression that sits in someone’s mind when your organization’s name is mentioned. Speaking during bbcon 2013, Blackbaud’s Conference for Nonprofits in National Harbor, Md.,

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The Scoop on Getty's New Free Images

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Did Getty Images, the world''s largest photo service just make its photos free to use? Getty Images says you can use images for free by embedding them on your website or blog as long it''s for non-commercial purposes. What do you think about Getty''s new, free embedded images?

How Millennials Are Making An Impact

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They have been described as many as the next great generation who will make a major impact on the nation’s economy, workforce, and inevitably, the nonprofit sector. However, until this point nonprofit have had a difficult time reaching and engaging with this powerful population.

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Tech Impact Helps Nonprofits Open a Door to the Cloud

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Samuels is what nonprofits often refer to as an "accidental techie." He further describes the Office 365 Nonprofit donation program as "a game changer which opens a door to the cloud." Using Tech Impact's Office 365 DIY Migration Workshop.

Interview: Brigitte Hoyer Gosselink on the Google AI Impact Challenge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Impact Challenge ” is based on Google’s belief that artificial intelligence can provide new solutions to old problems and improve people’s lives. I recently interviewed Brigitte Hoyer Gosselink, Head of Product Impact, who designed the challenged to learn more.

5 Tips For Increasing Social Impact With Social Media

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Image courtesy of bfarch.tistory.com. If you integrate your nonprofit’s Twitter account to your constituent relationship management system (CRM), you could create and track the campaign while building a list of potential supporters. Create “sticky” content.

Content Strategy: What Are Your Images Saying To Your Visitors?

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Some organizations are fortunate to have stunning images at their disposal that perfectly convey their brand. In fact, there are times when subtle, less impactful images are the most effective choice. The No Image, Image Choice. The Image That Says It All.

SocialCoding4Good: Mobilizing Technology and Volunteerism for Transformative Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Benetech, like many nonprofit organizations building open source software for social good, often relies upon the contributions of experienced software developers to help its solutions grow and scale. While working alongside corporate social responsibility and innovation teams was part of our initial long-term vision, the immediate interest and active participation from the likes of Cisco, Google, HP, ThoughtWorks, and VMware has been tremendous, with very real impact.

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The Heart and Soul of Lean Impact: A/B Testing Experiments and Validated Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here are the simple rules for nonprofit marketers as explained in this article in Social Media Today : Start with a hypothesis. Those are some great general principles, but how might you apply this to testing your digital marketing channels if you’re a nonprofit?

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4 ways to supercharge your nonprofit images to connect with your supporters

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With so many things competing for people''s attention today, images and photos are a more important aspect of your communications toolbox than ever before. Audiences are so accustomed to viewing images networks like Instagram, Tumblr, Vine, and Pinterest that it can be difficult to get people to pay attention without visuals. Here are some tips to help you improve your image content. Be strategic about your subject matter: Share images that tell a story.

Using Virtual Reality to Showcase Nonprofit Impact

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Being only a small recurring donor to the Clinton Foundation, I was excited to find myself sitting across the desk of the former president at his New York office and hearing firsthand about the impact of the foundation's work in East Africa. million registered nonprofits in the U.S.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

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The world is better when nonprofits can better tell their story. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and other awesome organizations. Naples, Florida: #Storymakers 2017: Creating Images and Video with Adobe Spark.

Your Nonprofit’s Checklist For A Seamless Cloud Migration

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Image courtesy of US News. If your nonprofit has properly prepared, it can be a breeze making the switch. Here are a few tips to help your nonprofit make a switch to the cloud seamlessly. Chances are good that your nonprofit’s needs are constantly changing.

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5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits. The most reliable way for nonprofits to increase digital engagement is to test different techniques and messages with your own audience to determine what they respond to best, and follow the results.

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3 Steps To Conduct Your Nonprofit’s Tech Assessment

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Image courtesy of Cabbage Tree Solutions. Assessing your nonprofit’s technology needs can be a daunting task. Here are the 3 steps to conducting a full nonprofit tech assessment. Work backwards and think about what your nonprofit absolutely needs in order to be successful.

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How A CRM Immediately Impacts Your Staff, And What To Expect During Implemantation

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Image courtesy of GRT Corp. A CRM can help your nonprofit segment donors, boost fundraising, and help with volunteer retention, but those are all long term goals. But many nonprofit CEO ask: What should I expect on day 2 of the implementation?

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Writing (and Testing) Great Nonprofit Emails

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Or share a story about how working parents will be impacted by the loss of after-school services. You can always refer back to these recordings when you are trying to convey the voice of your nonprofit. The trick with graphic emails is breaking up the images into sections. Smaller images files will load more quickly than one large image. email fundraising nonprofit toolsCrafting smart and effective emails can be challenging.

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How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer

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And, you need to think about the cover image design in the context of your overall content strategy. Nonprofit Techie Ash Shepherd to the rescue! How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer by Guest Post Ash Shepherd.

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Tech Impact Helps Nonprofits Open a Door to the Cloud

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Samuels is what nonprofits often refer to as an "accidental techie." He further describes the Office 365 Nonprofit donation program as "a game changer which opens a door to the cloud." Using Tech Impact's Office 365 DIY Migration Workshop.

3 Ways Cloud Can Bring Clarity To Your Nonprofit

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Image courtesy of IT Business Edge. And that’s good news for your nonprofit that is constantly looking to maximize the effectiveness of the tools it already has, and in some cases, add a new tool that works in harmony with the rest of its arsenal.

Infographic: 2013 Nonprofit Communication Trends

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In the infographic below, check out what nonprofit CEOs from the United States, Canada, and other countries had to say about their nonprofit’s communication tendencies. Numbers and figures thanks to the hard work by Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

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8 Annual Reports We Love

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Annual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it? One of our favorite parts comes on page 2; using bright graphics and clean lines, they walk through their impact over the past year by the numbers. weave a picture of the year’s impact.

Infographic: Facebook for Nonprofits

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Image courtesy of Inside Facebook. Facebook is 99% of the time a must have for your nonprofit. If your nonprofit doesn’t have a Facebook, check out this infographic and consider if it’s time to sign up and start engaging! Image courtesy of MediaCause.

Infographic: Nonprofit Strategic Restructuring

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Your nonprofit’s structure was laboriously built over years of tinkering, learning, and perfecting. So, it’s understandable that restructuring your nonprofit can be a daunting sometimes terrifying thought. Image courtesy of Foundation Center.

On the Future of Braille: Thoughts by Radical Braille Advocates

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Images are currently omitted altogether in electronic braille formats and require extensive human intervention to produce in an accessible, tactile form. Image by the National Braille Press, a DIAGRAM subcontract.

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How to Visually Show Your Impact to Funders with Silk

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When I look at the gorgeous examples of what is possible in FlowingData's Best Data Visualization Projects , I wonder how a nonprofit without a big graphic design budget can compete. We talked to two nonprofits to find out. Image 1 : GDS Infographics / CC BY.

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Part 2: Simple Tricks To Get More From Your Nonprofit CRM

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Image courtesy of z2 Systems. In part 1 , we explored 4 ways your nonprofit could better utilize its CRM, or constituent relationship management system. How does your nonprofit use its CRM? Step 3: Track the designated performance data in your nonprofit CRM.

6 Ways Content Marketing Platforms Can Net Your Nonprofit Volunteers

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Image courtesy of The Cause Project. Chances are good that without volunteers, your nonprofit does not function. As a result, nonprofits and volunteers alike are turning to the internet to find, and fill, volunteer opportunities.

13 Nonprofit Statistics You Never Knew

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Image courtesy of ok.gov. Nonprofit statistics seem to grow more positive with each passing day. Donation numbers are growing steadily and the pervasiveness of technology is saturating nonprofits with opportunity to become more efficient and expand into new markets.

Jump Start Nonprofit Email Marketing With 5 Quick Tips

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Image courtesy of arealchange.com. Your nonprofit sends out emails to either donors, constituents, members, employees, subscribers, or all of the above. Link to images. Instead of adding in an image that loads upon opening, add a link to the image instead.

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Technology's Impact on Disaster Relief

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According to mobile app's founder Kevin Systrom, more than 344,000 images have been posted with the hashtag #sandy. has a list of expert-recommended nonprofits involved in Hurricane Sandy Recovery efforts. Image: Mobile emergency, Shutterstock.

TechSoup’s Mobile Impact Webinar Series 2014

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Welcome to TechSoup’s Mobile Impact Webinar Series 2014. Our first webinar in this series, which took place on May 8, 2014, was called Mobile Impact 101: Taking Your Cause Mobile. What the Mobile Impact 101 Webinar Covered. Upcoming Webinars in the Mobile Impact Series.

Crowdfunding Controversies and How They Impact Nonprofits and Charities

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In other words, nonprofits and charities that are raising money for good purposes shouldn't be punished for the more nefarious crowdfunding campaigns. along with Miriam Kagan of Kimbia have put together the Bill of Rights directly for donors and nonprofits. Image: lendingmemo.

Infographic: 10 Most Successful Nonprofit Twitter Accounts

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So your nonprofit start up their Twitter account a few months ago and you’re rolling about 5-6 Retweeets per day. What you didn’t know is just how many Retweets and social interactions some of the largest international nonprofits receive on a daily basis.

Infographic: Optimizing Your Nonprofit Donation Page

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With online donations to nonprofit organizations on the rise, the onus is on the nonprofit to make the donation process as simple as possible. The point is to make donating through your nonprofit secure website simple, easy, and fast. Image courtesy of Dunhamn and Company.

7 Ways to Use Infographics to Recruit Volunteers and Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story

Connection Cafe

Though nonprofits understand the power of imagery, many still struggle with : Getting their message out there. Growing their outreach, their impact, and their access to resources. But how do nonprofits utilize this data to be seen by the community at large?

Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

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Blue Hair Technology Group is featured on TechSoup’s new Local Impact Map. The nonprofit provides laptops, tablet computers, training, and other technology resources to elderly people. Get Your Story Up On the Local Impact Map. Is back to school just for kids?

10 Simple Nonprofit Twitter Tips

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Image courtesy of The Telegraph. Twitter is a powerful tool for any nonprofit. It is, in simply put, a free messenger that instantly connects your nonprofit to hundreds of millions of possible constituents. Upload images to your bio, header, and your background.

Infographic: Redesigning Your Nonprofit Website

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Your website is your nonprofit’s most important online asset. If all of this is true (it is) why do so many nonprofits neglect their websites and allow them to fall into disrepair? Image courtesy of Wired Impact.

Infographic: Nonprofit Twitter Cheat Sheet

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Is your nonprofit’s Twitter account lacking? But armed with the right tools, the right knowledge, and a few well written tweets, it won’t take long before your nonprofit’s Twitter account is racking up the engagement numbers. Image courtesy of Mobile Marketing Watch.