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This fall issue of npENGAGE Magazine will help you marry the two approaches into a strong model to carry you into the end-of-year-giving season. Here at npENGAGE Magazine , we know that making the tie between measuring outcomes and building relationships between donors can be daunting. Nonprofit News 50 Fascinating Philanthropy Stats end of year giving fundraising appeals fundraising ideas npENGAGE Fall Magazine

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Prioritize Your Fundraising Efforts with the New Spring Issue of npENGAGE Magazine

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Here at npENGAGE Magazine , we want to help arm you with the essential information that can help you understand where to focus your efforts. Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit News charitable giving fundraising ideas Fundraising Magazine npENGAGE Magazine sustained givingFundraisers know the importance of a single moment. Every moment you hold your donors’ attention is vital to building their engagement and support of your cause.

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Canadians say yes to checkout charity (Survey) | Marketing Magazine : "Most Canadians have opened their wallets for charity when they’re at the checkout, according to a new survey. The survey by Ipsos Reid in collaboration with Companies & Causes Canada found 60% of Canadians have donated to a charity at the checkout, with 30% having done so in the past month." 'via via Blog this

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Philanthropy 10.0 - Features - Coast Magazine

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Philanthropy 10.0 - Features - Coast Magazine: "Today’s young philanthropists are also on the cutting edge of new technologies, using the Internet and networking to strategize and create complex yet efficient systems to integrate the expertise of other young philanthropists into a specific cause

Social Media Marketing Magazine: Exclusives: Top CMOs on Twitter

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#37: Scott Pearl Chief Marketing Officer at the Association of Fundraising Professionals - See more at: [link] Social Media Marketing Magazine: Exclusives: Top CMOs on Twitter : ''via Blog this

Are Digital Magazines Really Working for Publishers?: Associations Now

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Are Digital Magazines Really Working for Publishers?: Associations Now : According to a new AdWeek piece, tablet magazines remain a tiny part of the market. Though the segment is seeing growth, it may not be enough for a larger industry in transition. NPdigitalPublishing NPdigitalMagazines

Get Your Winter Issue of npENGAGE Magazine Today!

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Don’t worry: even if you’ve already missed a trip to the gym or cut your ice cream hiatus a little short (confession: guilty), npENGAGE Magazine is here to give you a chance to start fresh. Raise your hand if you made a resolution this year. Okay, pretty impressive! Now put your hand down if you’ve already broken that resolution. Mhm, thought so.

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Toyota NZ launches Facebook charity giveaway | Fundraising & Philanthropy Australasia Magazine

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Toyota NZ launches Facebook charity giveaway | Fundraising & Philanthropy Australasia Magazine : 5 charities around New Zealand will receive a free Toyota Corolla at the conclusion of the Japanese car company’s clever social media campaign. Greg Johnson reveals how this corporate is reaching into the networks of the nation’s charities.

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Flipboard launches custom curation tools, wants to unleash your inner magazine editor — Tech News and Analysis

YES! Magazine's soaring online presence


Magazine. What began 15 years ago on Washington state’s beautiful Bainbridge Island as a quarterly print magazine has morphed into a leader in daily online progressive news covering the economy, the environment and social justice -- and offering real-world solutions for readers looking to take action. Magazine website has tripled. conducted an external review to find out what readers and supporters wanted next from the successful magazine. 42 Ways to Not Make Trash.

The world gets smaller with digital magazines

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I’ve long been a fan of digital magazines. For example, if I download a magazine to my iMac, I can’t read the same file from my laptop. Zinio recently improved the experience of reading magazines online to the point that I rarely download new issues anymore unless I’m somewhere that my internet connection is slow. For me, there’s still something about a magazine that blogs and random articles can’t replace, whether it’s on paper or not.

Inc Magazine Features Mobile Commons

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We were delighted that Inc Magazine featured Mobile Commons and our work with the Obama campaign. The article, entitled “Cashing in on the Campaign” features four companies that provide products and services to the presidential candidates. They write: In 2008, the Obama campaign embraced social media to get out the vote. Now, it’s capitalizing on text messages with the help of Brooklyn, New York, software company Mobile Commons. .

Baltimore GiveCamp's "Code for Charity" Weekend Helps 30 Nonprofits | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

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Baltimore GiveCamp''s "Code for Charity" Weekend Helps 30 Nonprofits | Virtual-Strategy Magazine : his year’s Baltimore GiveCamp, an annual marathon weekend of “Coding for Charity,” will take place from Friday, October 18th through Sunday, October 20th, 2013 at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Campus in Baltimore, MD.

Direct Marketing Trends You Won’t Read About in InStyle Magazine

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So, if InStyle magazine is telling me that the one item I MUST BUY for Spring 2015 is a floral crop top, I may just consider making a purchase….right I love fashion trends. I live in New York City, where it can be hard to keep up with the fashionistas and hipsters, but I know I might get that look on the subway if I wear something “so last season.”

Time Magazine Features Mobile Commons

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As part of its Wireless Issue, Time featured Mobile Commons and our CEO, Jed Alpert. In an article entitled “Doing Good By Texting,” Time writer Kate Pickert explores how mobile can be used to bring about social change. She writes, To understand what makes the cell phone such a uniquely powerful tool for community organizing and activism, consider three facts about text messaging: it is almost completely spam-free, it’s personal, and nearly every message gets read.

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Bookshare International’s Viji Dilip Profiled in Magazine

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Washington Square Magazine, which is published by Viji’s alma matter San Jose State University, included a profile of Viji in their most recent issue. Viji told the magazine. Even as a volunteer, Viji began bugging me about the need to expand Bookshare’s collection of accessible books and magazines to readers around the world. As the magazine story notes, 15 Indian publishers have now agreed to make their books available to Bookshare.

20 top web design and development trends for 2013 | Feature |.net magazine

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net magazine : Predicting the future is tough, but with the fast-moving nature of the web, it’s good to know what lies ahead. 20 top web design and development trends for 2013 | Feature |.net Craig Grannell talks to top industry figures about the web design and development trends you should be mindful of over the coming 12 months

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A Human Rights Breakthrough in Guatemala | Smithsonian Magazine

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Rather, this is a hot-off-the-presses Smithsonian Magazine article about our Human Rights Data Analysis Group’s work in Guatamala. Inside naked light bulbs reveal bare cinder-block walls, stained concrete floors, desks and filing cabinets. Above all there is the musty odor of decaying paper. No, this is not a description of Benetech’s Palo Alto, California headquarters.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Marketing Magic Bullet, Burrito Principle, and npEngage Magazine

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The Fall Issue of npEngage Magazine is out! As the sun sets on the end of this 3rd quarter, npEngage is offering something to kick-start your year-end. Its focus: Engagement. This issue features the ways in which both Wreaths Across America and BuildOn are setting new standards for mission advancement, guidance from Fundraising Coach Marc Pitman on filling the gaps in the nonprofit industry, and advice from Ryan Scapellato on how to gauge constituent loyalty.

University Business Magazines Ranks Mobile Commons as a Top Product

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University Business Magazine has named Mobile Commons as one of their Readers’ Choice Top Products in 2013 , alongside the iPad. The magazine, which covers news and advances in higher education management, draws their annual ranking from nominations that come directly from educators and administrators. The list covers useful products and tools for universities to use in the classroom and beyond.

GOOD Magazine

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I read my new issue of Ode , With All Our Strength by Anne Brodsky, and a new magazine, GOOD. I'd been looking forward to GOOD for a while after Green LA Girl wrote about it, and after talking to Christine Soto at the GOOD Magazine booth at the Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp. It is a big, beautiful magazine printed on thick paper with lots of photos and illustrations. Photo from GOOD Magazine Flickr Stream. Good Magazine magazine

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Introducing TechSoup's Data For Good Magazine

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This Data For Good Flipboard Magazine from TechSoup Global will curate the latest news and articles related to data, philanthropy and the wider social good. Follow the “Data for Good” magazine to stay up to date on data news related to you! Nonprofits needs to understand how to use data in all its forms. The UN has already called for a data revolution in the development sector and the nonprofit sector has an essential role to play in this.

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SDA Asia Magazine::Features::Now Nonprofits Benefit From Google Apps

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SDA Asia Magazine::Features::Now Nonprofits Benefit From Google Apps: "Friday, 13 July 2007Now Nonprofits Benefit From Google AppsGoogle, often known for using every inch of space in its site for marketing is now doing something good. It has offered Google applications free of cost to nonprofit organisations

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction


EveryAction has been named by Inc Magazine as one of the fasted growing companies in America, and in 2018 received a major growth investment from Insight Venture Partners to build and acquire new technologies to expand its nonprofit capabilities. #8. Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more.

Digital Web Magazine - Portable Social Networks, The Building Blocks Of A Social Web

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Digital Web Magazine - Portable Social Networks, The Building Blocks Of A Social Web: "Social networks as we know them—MySpace, Facebook, Twitter—each keep identity and personal relationships separate from one another. Every time you join a network, that information has to be duplicated, by hand, by you. It’s a familiar process, but in 2008 we have the tools to break that trend

@NonprofitOrgs Named One of the Best 140 Twitter Feeds of 2013 by TIME Magazine

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Today, I discovered that @ NonprofitOrgs had been named one of TIME Magazine’s Best Twitter Feeds of 2013 : Every year, TIME recognizes those who exemplify the very best wit and wisdom Twitter has to offer. What I love about my work more than anything else is that I never know what is going to happen next. Every day is different.

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Interest Groups, Carriers Spar Over Text Messaging - News and Analysis by PC Magazine

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Interest Groups, Carriers Spar Over Text Messaging - News and Analysis by PC Magazine: "nterest Groups, Carriers Spar Over Text Messaging04.14.08by Chloe AlbanesiusTechnology interest groups on Monday renewed their call for FCC oversight of text message practices.

Do * Good Magazines

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I have a new favorite magazine, Ode: For Intelligent Optimists. Another magazine I like, but that does have a lot of "mushy" articles, is Imagine: Creating a Meaningful Life. I'm also waiting for my sample copy of a new magazine that I heard about on Treehugger called Shift , "a lifestyle magazine that focuses on the exploding environmental movement through a pop culture lens." magazine positive social change

Low-Cost Magazine Publishing On Demand

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Flying quietly under the Hewlett-Packard umbrella, MagCloud is a new online service that helps groups and individuals to publish their own magazines in the US, Canada, and the UK. It's affordable for even the smallest non-profit, and print-on-demand technology means that no paper (or money) is wasted on printing copies that might not be sold.( read more ).

Business Edge News Magazine - - Ontario Edition - Software developers find charitable niche

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Business Edge News Magazine - - Ontario Edition - Software developers find charitable niche: "Software developers find charitable nicheFirms helping non-profit sector improveBy Sheldon Gordon - Business EdgePublished: 01/11/2008 - Vol.

What the Creative in 'Creative Commons' Really Means - News and Analysis by PC Magazine

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What the Creative in 'Creative Commons' Really Means - News and Analysis by PC Magazine: "It gives creators who never went to law school the vocabulary they need to work through the copyright system,' says Vaidhyanathan. 'It It lets creators understand that copyright is not one right; it's a bundle of rights. And that if you create a work, you have the ability to let the world use it in useful and.

Good Magazine Wants You To Do Good!

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Good Magazine as its tagline says is for "people who give a damn" and describes itself as a publishing platform to "change the world." " So, it comes as no surprise that every holiday season the magazine chooses nonprofit partners and runs a fundraising/subscription campaign. Good Magazine wants to sign up 50,000 subscribers and will donate 100% of the $20 subscription fee towards the subscriber's choice of one of twelve nonprofits described briefly below.

Moving the Needle: Increasing Supporter Engagement

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Stewardship #bbcon npENGAGE digital magazineSupporters are aligning with your cause; it’s up to you to seize the opportunity to its fullest extent.

Great write-up in Smashing Magazine - Nonprofit Website Designs: Examples and Best Practices

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I wanted to share a great write-up in Smashing Magazine about nonprofit website best practices and 20 examples of organizations that are doing it right (several on the list are Convio clients!). The best practices listed are fundamental, but its always important to remember the basics and revisit from time to time. Here's a quick run-down: Make Your Site Donor-Friendly. Make Your Site Media-Friendly. Make Your Site Volunteer-Friendly.

Being Authentic with Major Donors

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Major Gifts npENGAGE digital magazineIt boils down to “Who can I trust?” With this bit of understanding about your donors, what does being authentic with them look like?

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Do-it-Yourself Fundraising

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Emerging Events Peer-to-Peer Fundraising npENGAGE digital magazineDo-it- yourself (DIY) fundraising campaigns are rapidly expanding revenue opportunities for nonprofits. They aren’t replacing traditional peer-to-peer fundraising events, but they are giving donors and fundraisers more options to make a difference.

An Interview of Me in GEO Magazine in Italy - Anyone Understand Italian?

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GEO magazine writer Marta Mainieri did an interview with me recently for the magazine. She just skyped me to let me know it's on newstands now (in Italy). Anyone speak or read Italian

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Adventures in Participatory Journalism: An Interview with Sarah Rich about 48 Hour Magazine

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A few weeks ago, a group of San Francisco-based writers had a crazy idea: they would make a magazine in 48 hours. And not just any magazine—they wanted to produce something of high quality, in keeping with their day jobs with Wired, Dwell, and other journalistic outfits. They put out a worldwide call for submissions on a Friday, and put the magazine to bed on Sunday. That Sunday was this past Sunday, May 9, and by May 10, the magazine was available for sale.

Pick up the Sunday NYT Magazine: It's All About Empowering, Funding & Educating Women

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Hopefully, this Sunday's New York Times Magazine , which is focused on women in the developing world, will convince more people to support organizations and policies that empower and educate all women and girls. After reading the Magazine you might wonder, how can I help? I'd love it if you shared them in the comments along with what you think of the Magazine's articles.

Thanks for Asking

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To read the full article, download a free issue of the npENGAGE digital magazine today. Stewardship feedback npENGAGE digital magazine Our commercial counterparts have largely embraced the concept of asking customers about their experience: Rent a car, fly on a plane, go to your bank, and you are likely to get a feedback survey. But what about the nonprofit space?

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Bringing in the Season

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Acquisition Fundraising end of year fundraising npENGAGE digital magazine Salvation Army"We now realize that people interact with us in so many different ways, and we're preparing for a future where they will interact even more with us,” says Dean Feener, The Salvation Army USA Southern Territory’s Director of Mission Information Systems.

The Crux – Aligning Fundraising and Programming

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To read the full article, download a free issue of the npENGAGE digital magazine today. Programs & Outcomes npENGAGE digital magazine service You’ve probably been in one of those stores—the kind where you feel sorry for the employees because they are trying to sell merchandise that is completely undesirable. You may politely walk down a few aisles before walking out the door, or you may immediately turn and leave, not wanting to waste your time.