7 Key Lessons Learned from Virtual Fundraising Events in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With a solid year of virtual fundraising under our collective belt, let’s take a look at seven key lessons learned in 2020 to help your nonprofit continue reaching those goals and fighting for its mission.

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Life And Business Lessons From No One Succeeds Alone

Eric Jacobsen Blog

No One Succeeds Alone is the inspiring story of Compass Founder & CEO Robert Reffkin , whose mother, mentors, and search for belonging taught him valuable lessons that anyone with a dream can put into action today to improve their own quality of life.

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9 Lessons Learned from Hosting Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Matthew Burnell , F ounder of ClickBid , a mobile bidding provider for online auctions, virtual galas, and in-person events. Fundraising has not stopped during these uncertain times. Since March, we have seen organizations take their annual fundraisers online and go virtual.

Communications Lessons Learned in 2020

Forum One

Things are still changing and 2021 will have its own lessons, but as we approach the year anniversary of the COVID-19 crisis beginning here in the U.S., Lesson one: It’s time to think about crisis communications differently. Lesson two: Don’t neglect your internal audience.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | Five Social Media Trends You Need to Know

Pamela Grow

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8 Lessons Learned from Hosting Golf Event Fundraisers During COVID-19

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Katie Casillas , director of marketing at GolfStatus.org , an event management platform specifically for golf fundraisers. There’s no doubting it: 2020 has forced organizations, industries, and entire sectors to adapt.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | Change your thinking, change your work

Pamela Grow

Our MotivateMonday guest, author, speaker, and consultant Nell Edgington offered lessons from her new book, Reinventing Social Change.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle

Joseph Lalonde

There were also plenty of leadership lessons in Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. . Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle. Be willing to adapt to your audience – Leadership lessons from Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle Click To Tweet. Social media will make you think fake is real – Leadership lessons from Jumanji: Welcome To The… Click To Tweet.

What Anti-Maskers Can Teach Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Fundraiser Education Social Media Communications Facebook Messaging Nonprofit LessonsFor the last two years, I’ve been studying the impact of identity on prosocial behavior; it’s the topic of my doctoral dissertation.

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Lessons from MotivateMonday | The latest from the Fundraising Effectiveness Project

Pamela Grow

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Decision-Making Lessons From History

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite decision-making lessons from history and from the book include these: Own your decisions. As seen on Public Television, the book, Decisions , by Robert L. Dilenschneider , features vignettes on 23 individuals who made decisions that shaped the world.

Valuable Decision-Making Lessons

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite decision-making lessons from history and from the book include these: Own your decisions. As seen on Public Television, the book, Decisions , by Robert L. Dilenschneider , features vignettes on 23 individuals who made decisions that shaped the world.

7 Lessons From Marketing Ethics

NonProfit Hub

Here are some lessons that we can learn from it. . The post 7 Lessons From Marketing Ethics appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Ethics are what we hold close to our hearts. They’re values or moral principles governing the conduct and actions of a group of people or individuals.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | How to write your best fundraising appeal FAST

Pamela Grow

Whether you’re a new development director who has just been tasked with getting out next week’s fundraising appeal, or you’ve been procrastinating on writing that letter, you’re sure to appreciate this guide to writing your best fundraising appeal. In no time!

Online Cultivation Lessons From LinkedIn

NetWits

As a long-time LinkedIn member, their outreach continues to engage and delight me, while also going to the core of successful cultivation techniques: make your constituents feel special, understood and appreciated. Email Marketing Interactive cultivation fundraising Online marketing thank you

5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you have donated to a nonprofit within the last 12 months, then please take the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report ! This week Nonprofit Tech for Good donated $25 to 25 nonprofits in order to study how nonprofits are progressing in the design of their donation pages and in the efficacy of their online donation process.

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Real-world lessons in the painful consequences of outdated software

Nimble AMS

While Fairfax County Public Schools is not an association, their experience offers a valuable lesson for organizations: Outdated technology may seem relatively harmless, but it can leave you in an unfortunate and potentially damaging situation just when you need it the most.

4 Marketing Lessons Your Nonprofit Can Learn From Tinder

EveryAction

What does Tinder have to do with your nonprofit marketing strategy? Probably a lot more than you realize. Think about it: what is Tinder if not a massive, multi-million-user experiment in online marketing

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Unanticipated Crisis Lessons: Nonprofit’s Pivot to Online Increases Participation

Non Profit Quarterly

April 28, 2020; Santa Barbara News-Press. Across the country, many nonprofit offices are eerily quiet, shut down for the safety of staff and other stakeholders. Meanwhile, programs are moving online to continue to offer services and support.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | Why monthly giving is more important now than ever

Pamela Grow

In 2020 there was an astonishing increase of 76.8% in new recurring donors compared to 2019! If you’ve been waffling on making monthly giving the priority it needs to be, what are you waiting for?

Lessons from MotivateMonday | What does transformation look like for your nonprofit?

Pamela Grow

A time of crisis is not just a time of anxiety and worry. It gives a chance, an opportunity, to choose well or to choose badly. Desmond Tutu. Have you ever thought that maybe, just maybe, the uncertainty and turmoil of the past year have presented you with unique opportunities?

Leadership Lesson: Self-Respect And Decision Making

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here is a terrific leadership lesson from the book, 1001 Ways To Energize Employees : “Nothing creates more self-respect among employees than being included in the process of making decisions” – Judith M.

5 LMS Implementation Lessons from an Onboarding Manager

Blue Sky eLearn

The post 5 LMS Implementation Lessons from an Onboarding Manager appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn. Congratulations!

Member Loyalty Lessons From Retailers

Wild Apricot

Are there some member loyalty lessons that associations could learn from retailers? membership-value member-loyalty

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15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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Lessons from MotivateMonday | Converting Your New #GivingTuesday Donors to Monthly Donors

Pamela Grow

Related Posts: Lessons From Motivate Monday | Retaining and growing… Lessons from MotivateMonday | Why monthly giving is… Motivate Monday | Bolster your back-end for monthly… Are you missing this key fundraising “system?”

5 Social Media Lessons for Nonprofits

See3

The post 5 Social Media Lessons for Nonprofits appeared first on The See3 Blog. Setting up a social media presence for your cause or organization is not only important, it''s essential. With so many platforms available and so many ways to connect, maintaining your organization’s social media can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. strategy kindling group Nonprofits polk brothers see3 social media social media boot camp

3 Associations Share Their AMS-LMS Integration Lessons

WBT Systems

3 Associations Share Their AMS-LMS Integration Lessons. Read more about 3 Associations Share Their AMS-LMS Integration Lessons

Lessons Learned in 2013

Wild Apricot

Before you ring in the New Year, here''s a look at a few basic themes that we''ve seen in non-profit and membership posts and articles this year. nonprofit blog carnival

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3 Lessons Of Tech And Social Entrepreneurship

TechImpact

The post 3 Lessons Of Tech And Social Entrepreneurship appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of St. Anthony’s San Francisco. Social entrepreneurship is a new phenomena developing out of many for profits as well as nonprofits. Essential business merges with social good to execute a mission that will make the world a better place. In an article from Huffington Post , Jay Lee, co-founder and CEO of Smalknot discusses this new trend.

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8 Nonprofit Lessons Learned from the 2014 FUSE Conference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to a partnership with Salsa Labs , Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the FUSE Conference on August 6-7 in Annandale, VA. Over 250 nonprofits were in attendance represented by staff mostly from the Millennial Generation who actively contributed to the conference hashtag: #FUSEcon2014.

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The Lessons From 10 Entrepreneurs From Around The World

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Read the informative and inspirational, The Entrepreneur’s Faces , to follow the intriguing stories of 10 real entrepreneurs from around the world as they reveal their personal entrepreneurial journeys – overcoming pain and setbacks, all the while demonstrating tremendous vision, imagine and drive.

Nonprofit Board Best Practices – Lessons From the 2020 BoardAssist Board Summit

BoardAssist

The post Nonprofit Board Best Practices – Lessons From the 2020 BoardAssist Board Summit appeared first on BoardAssist We learned a lot at the recent BoardAssist Nonprofit Board Summit on how to be an outstanding board member.

Social Media Lessons from the Olympics

Wild Apricot

What lessons can we learn from the "bursts of Twitter activity" at the Olympics? social media

Lessons from NIGP: How to Quickly Convert In-Person Courses to Online Courses

WBT Systems

Lessons from NIGP: How to Quickly Convert In-Person Courses to Online Courses. Read more about Lessons from NIGP: How to Quickly Convert In-Person Courses to Online Courses

Today's Leadership Lessons

Eric Jacobsen Blog

As leaders, let's take a few minutes today to be sure we are doing all of the following: 1. Praise when compliments are earned. Be decisive. Say "Thank You" and sincerely mean it. Show and demonstrate trust. Communicate clearly. Listen carefully. Teach something new. Work hard and lend a hand when deadlines are tight. Show respect for everyone on your team. Follow through when you say you will. Allow learning to happen when mistakes are made. Allow prudent autonomy.

Leadership Lessons From The Seven Arts Of Change

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite leadership lesson takeaways include: Personal Progress : Most leaders miss the fact that every employee possesses a latent willingness to change. The Seven Arts Of Change book by David Shaner is all about leading business transformation that lasts.

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3 Online Fundraising Lessons from the Obama and Romney Campaigns

NetWits

In 2008, Barack Obama used one of the most successful online marketing and … Email Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design acknowledgements email email fundraising email list growth email subscriber incentives multichannel campaigns mutli-channel Non-Profit online giving

Leadership Lessons From The Book, Helping People Win At Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge , authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission? Do I have the right people in the right seats on the bus?

Coding Games Can Give You These Three Big Life Lessons

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In this article, you will get to know three big life lessons coding games can give you. What a game to learn coding does for you is nothing less than a life lesson. Don’t forget to note down the life lesson that you got from here. If you have read so far, you probably know that it actually holds three big life lessons too. Every new generation has some craze and trends going on in their time. Well, this generation is mad about games.

3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons Learned from Political Campaigns

Connection Cafe

This quadrennial cycle is the subject of much scrutiny, but let’s take a look at the nonprofit lessons gleaned from political campaigns: . Lesson One: Online Organizing and Fundraising. Lesson Two: Social Networking. Lesson Three: Ease of Donations. ” Nonprofit Fundraising #nptech fundraising lessons fundraising tips Giving in an Election Year Mobile Online Fundraising political campaigns political giving

4 Nonprofit PR Lessons from Pope Francis

NonProfit Hub

Here are four lessons about stellar PR from Pope Francis that you can apply to your nonprofit. The post 4 Nonprofit PR Lessons from Pope Francis appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Pope Francis is in the United States, and at Nonprofit Hub we are obsessed by the Pope’s ability to hold a position that has the power to be incredibly controversial, yet he continues to gain support from people from all walks of life.

Lessons Learned From A Twitterthon

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Lessons Learned From A Twitterthon by Diana Scimone. Kay Chernush for the U.S. State Department. Note from Beth: Diana Scimone is a free agent fundraiser. She is no stranger to building relationships. She and I have have linked to each other’s blog posts and commented on each others posts over the past three years. I wrote about her project The Born2Fly Project to stop child trafficking in January, 2009 on National Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery Awareness Day.