Daily DoGooder: How to Stop Homelessness: An Instructional Video

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Change the world, one video at a time.How to Stop Homelessness: An Instructional Video | 2:46 Greater Vancouver Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness Some great, quirky choreography drives this video, which gets to the basics of stemming homelessness—providing homes.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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You’ll leave feeling motivated and ready to change the quality of instruction in your school district or community! It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar!

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5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

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For more ideas and instructions on how to use testing to improve your organization’s digital engagement, download our complete guide below! There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits.

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7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

EveryAction

For tips and instructions on how to gain more sustainers, use. #GivingTuesday is right around the corner!

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Wikis for Curriculum Development and Instructional Materials

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have a project coming up where I'm thinking through a collaborative design for say - curriculum development, a repository for existing instructional materials,and to leverage knowledge from a group of practitioners online (aka SME) to add to the curriculum/knowledge sharing. I've mostly used wikis as a personal portfolio and have participated in community or collaborative wikis facilitated by others.

The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

EveryAction

For complete instructions on how to implement these changes download our full guide to Next-Level Donor Retention and Renewal Strategies! As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones. Current donors are a curated universe who have already demonstrated a belief in your organization’s mission, and willingness to take action toward it.

Upcoming Webinar March 26: Public Tech Instruction - Internet Safety

Tech Soup Blog

essential skill to include in basic digital literacy instruction, but. Internet safety instruction doesn’t have to be difficult, though! This session, Public Tech Instruction: Internet Safety , this Wednesday, March 26 at 11 a.m. Indiana) about the types of Internet safety instruction they have been offering, and how they approach teaching this topic. highlighting public technology instruction. How does your library address questions about Internet safety?

What Email Spam Rates Mean for Your #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign

EveryAction

For more tactics and instructions on how to use them, download the full 2018 Email Deliverability Study today, and get ready for your best Giving Tuesday yet!

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Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay

EveryAction

If you're a current EveryAction user and would like to enable Apple Pay, click here for instructions! Mobile is an increasingly valuable medium for nonprofits. According to the M+R Benchmarks Reports , in 2018 mobile accounted for 48% of all traffic to nonprofit websites. Despite this increase in mobile traffic, up from 44% last year, mobile users accounted for just 30% of gifts, and 21% of revenue. Part of this can be chalked up to the conversion rates on mobile.

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Helping Strangers Participate through Instructions: Deconstructing the MP3 Experiment

Museum 2.0

The MP3 experiment is an exercise in following instructions. He explains that you will have to follow his instructions to have “the most pleasant afternoon together.” How can you use specific yet evocative instructions to invite visitors into complicit acts of exploration and art?

How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Beth Kanter

So, expect to see regular reflections on good instructional design and delivery for any topic, but especially digital technology and social media related. Designing and delivering a training to a nonprofit audience is not about extreme content delivery or putting together a PowerPoint and answering questions. If you want to get results, you need to think about instructional design and learning theory. And, there is no shortage of learning theories and research.

Upcoming Webinar April 30: Public Tech Instruction for Online Job Search Assistance

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Eastern), Public Tech Instruction: Online Job Search Assistance will offer helpful information about providing job seeker assistance using innovative services and tech savvy tools. Do you help job seekers at your library or nonprofit? Supporting job seekers is a critical service provided by public libraries and community based workforce organizations. This free webinar on Wednesday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m.

Shoulder-to-Shoulder Instructional Media: My Tagging Screencast at NTEN!

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I hope to share some simple and fun ways to create "shoulder-to-shoulder" instructional media for the panel on Screencasting at NTC I'm doing. Next cut and paste the URL into the Feedburner tool and follow the instructions. and follow the instructions.

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Her instructions: Each session post you make on your blog should trackback to two posts on the BlogHer site: a/ The post on the Blogher blog describing where to find the live-bloggers : (This is the track back url I will need to cut and paste.). I'm live blogging at blogher and in about an hour and half, I'll be attending a training on how we're supposed to be tagging our posts and some points about writing style, etc.

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I got a cheap Olympus Recorder (WS-200) after reading Andy Carvin 's and Brian Russell 's posts. I did my first recording with a Thai Dancer who speaks Cambodian, along with my son. It's here: Download firstpodcast.mp3. My big mistake was that I neglected to make sure the recorder was turned off while transferring the files to the computer. The files were corrupted! Lost the fantastic interview! So, I told my tale of woe into the recorder. It records in WMA format (Windows Media Audio).

Nice Instructional Video on Filtering and Processing a Network of People

Network-Centric Advocacy

I like this overview. We do some of this in Demystifying the Web presentations. . I use different tools (blog,rss,google reader,listsenves) but the logic behind it is good. You let the network filter and clean the web for what is important to you. Small groups filter and discuss. (I I let the indicaiton of discussion tell me something is interesting.) I focus my "filter value" on the networks issues. I also like the technique at the end for Q&A.

Social Media Trainings: How do you use pre-workshop data about your participants effectively to shape effective instruction?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have a chance to reflect now on the data I've collected and think about the instructional design. I wondered about a creative way to use already collected burning questions without taking up instructional time to rehash them again through an icebreaker.

Apricot Chat: Using YouTube For Wild Apricot Support

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customization event registration instructional video Membership management Videos Wild Apricot YouTubeDid you know? Our support team regularly prepares videos to further assist in explaining some of the most common questions asked by Wild Apricot users, which we upload to our YouTube channel! read more ).

Apricot Chat: Using YouTube For Wild Apricot Support

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Wild Apricot instructional video Videos Membership management YouTube event registration customizationDid you know? Our support team regularly prepares videos to further assist in explaining some of the most common questions asked by Wild Apricot users, which we upload to our YouTube channel! read more ).

Moderating Forums: a Training Video

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The Secret Metric Killing Nonprofit Fundraising (And What To Do About It)

EveryAction

For full instructions on how to improve your organization's deliverability rate, download the full study below!

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

EveryAction

To set your email images to automatically be sized to fit the screen that they are displayed on, insert this code into your html editor to define the image’s size by relation to the screen rather than pixels: For more instructions on using this code and other helpful tips for mobile optimizing your emails, read more here. According to the recently released.

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10 Breakthrough Planned Giving Insights from Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Latest Report

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This extensive report offers analysis of generational wealth data, in-depth case studies of multiple nonprofits’ planned giving efforts, and detailed instructions on how to approach planned giving conversations with your donors.

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5 Reasons Nonprofits Shouldn't Miss Out On Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

EveryAction

Here are some instructions on how to use EveryAction’s tools to get it set up! Peer-to-peer fundraising, a form of tiered crowdfunding which turns your supporters into fundraisers for your organization, is a trendy topic in the nonprofit world.

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5 Steps to Running a Campus Voter Registration Program

EveryAction

Instructions for where to find voter registration material on campus. Instructions for how to register using a campus address. For universities searching for ways to both grow students' engagement on campus and develop their education and participation as active citizens, voter registration programs have become an increasingly popular activity.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

EveryAction

Don’t forget to download our CRM shopping guide (below) for step-by-step instructions for navigating the entire process, including helpful worksheets and more! Choosing the right nonprofit software can seem like an overwhelming task, from getting each stakeholder on board, to researching all of your options and hoping to find one that fits both your needs and your budget, to actually transitioning to and implementing the new system.

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When To Coach And When To Counsel

Eric Jacobson

As a coach , a manager: identifies an employees need for instruction and direction and this need is usually directly related to his or her performance or career goals. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

Activate Formal Learning – Gyrus

Gyrus

GyrusAim Skill Centric LMS and Vado’s courses as every Vado course contains step by step instruction on how to apply on the jobBoost up the job skills with activating formal learning solutions.

Does Bad Data Software Hurt Nonprofits? Roderick Campbell CommitChange : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

If your data-tracking systems need their own organization charts or binders full of complicated instructions, then your software infrastructure is definitely broken." ''via Blog this Does Bad Data Software Hurt Nonprofits? Roderick Campbell CommitChange : FundRaising Success : "The short answer is yes.

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The Benefits of FreeTaxUSA Coupon Codes

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FreeTaxUSA provides cheap and fast services, along with a comprehensive website outline, flexible navigation features, and context-sensitive instructions for first-time. FreeTaxUSA is a tax preparation website that allows its users to file their federal tax returns at no extra costs.

How to get Started on Twitter

NCE Social Media

Here’s a nice story with detailed instructions on how to get started on Twitter. Hat tip to Steve McDonell.

FreeTaxUSA Coupon Codes – Free shipping & Discount code

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FreeTaxUSA provides cheap and fast services, along with a comprehensive website outline, flexible navigation features, and context-sensitive instructions for first-time. FreeTaxUSA is a tax preparation website that allows its users to file their federal tax returns at no extra costs. When you use this service, you’ll only have to pay for the state filing fees.

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Today's Leadership Thought: Celebrate Learning

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Mistakes are instructive. Today's leadership thought comes from the new book, Trap Tales , by David M. Covey and Stephan M. Mardyks. Rejoice and celebrate in the effort, the journey, and the process as much as in the end result. Learn from them instead of hiding them. ".

Does Ivacy work on FireStick & how to Setup Ivacy on FireStick

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What we’re going to do is show you how this is done, and go through step-by-step instructions on how to set up Ivacy VPN on a Firestick. The short and sweet answer here is yes, Ivacy VPN does indeed work on Firestick. What are we going to discuss today? What’s a Firestick? Firestick is a. The post Does Ivacy work on FireStick & how to Setup Ivacy on FireStick appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Private VPN Service

Freedom to Connect

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View Aaron Swartz Video (Freedom to Connect Conference, May 2012) He who receives an idea from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine, receives light without darkening me. This video is an articulate defense of the freedom to connect, and a well-told, real-world story of people working together.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 132: Creating an Email Welcome Series

Connection Cafe

In today’s interview with sgENGAGE Podcast veteran and Blackbaud University instructional designer Jocelyn Wright, you’ll learn more about why a welcome series is important, why they are valuable even in an email overload world, and what the best practices are for developing an email welcome series.

Kevin07 creator behind national fundraiser | The Australian

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he instructed his agency staff to design a logo, website and Facebook page to encourage Australians around theKevin07 creator behind national fundraiser | The Australian: "Neil Lawrence, of Sydney advertising agency Lawrence Creative Strategy, had initially planned only to host a barbecue himself and pass the hat around for flood victims.But after he tweeted his intentions the idea took off.So

Setting Up Facebook Fanpages

NCE Social Media

Here is a 2 minute video with easy to understand instructions on how to do it. Okay, so you haven’t set up your agency fan page on Facebook just yet. Fear not. Once you’ve set up your fan page, you can embed them on other websites. A previous post of the NCE Social Media Blog discusses how to embed fan pages. Education and Training Facebook facebook fan fanpage

CharityVillage? Research: Hey You, Get Out of Your Social Media Comfort Zone.Yes You!

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Give a new network a try yourself before instructing your communications team to paste a new icon in the upper right corner of your organization's website CharityVillage Research: Hey You, Get Out of Your Social Media Comfort Zone.Yes You! Becoming comfortable with a social network yourself is the best way to understand how your supporters and donors might interact with your organization in social spaces. Here are three less popular (but no less addictive!)

How To Become A Rainmaker

Eric Jacobsen Blog

How To Become A Rainmaker is a quick, instructional book that reveals the rules for getting and keeping customers and clients. Written by Jeffrey J.

How Grow Your Financial Services Firm: Rebrand to Attract Target Clients

Blue Fox

4-step Guide to Build a Best-in-class Brand Building a strong brand is difficult but important for any type of services provider. But those of us in the financial services industry can struggle even more with marketing and the creative side of branding.

Stories of Resilience: Annie Wright Schools

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Looking ahead to fall term, Annie Wright is currently planning to reopen with modified, physically-distanced, in-person instruction for all students at the end of August. As 2020 continues to evolve, social good organizations are working creatively to navigate the new landscape. In this series, the Blackbaud Institute shares stories of organizations that are focusing on resilience, weathering these many changes while still positioning themselves for future growth.

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