The npENGAGE Fall Magazine is Here!

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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

YES! Magazine's soaring online presence

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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.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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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The world gets smaller with digital magazines

Judi Sohn

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.

Introducing TechSoup's Data For Good Magazine

Tech Soup Blog

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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Bookshare International’s Viji Dilip Profiled in Magazine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

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.

A Human Rights Breakthrough in Guatemala | Smithsonian Magazine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

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.

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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Survey Shows Searchable Content in High Demand - EContent Magazine

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Survey Shows Searchable Content in High Demand - EContent Magazine

Low-Cost Magazine Publishing On Demand

Wild Apricot

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 ).

Do * Good Magazines

Have Fun - Do Good

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

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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Canadians say yes to checkout charity (Survey) | Marketing Magazine

AFP Blog

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

Good Magazine Wants You To Do Good!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

Philanthropy 10.0 - Features - Coast Magazine

AFP Blog

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

AFP Blog

#37: Scott Pearl Chief Marketing Officer at the Association of Fundraising Professionals www.Twitter.com/ScottPearlMktg - 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

AFP Blog

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

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2013: Free WiFi in Forbes Magazine and Braille Phones

Tech Soup Blog

This month the news is about WiFi embedded in a magazine, Braille smartphones, ultramobile devices, innovation in Eastern Europe, Windows 8 Apps for Social Good Winners, a new Pinterest analytics tool, the emergence of digital wallets, and Ginny Mies pick for the mobile app of the month. The IT press was buzzing in late April about the free portable WiFi embedded by Microsoft in select May 6 Forbes Magazine print issues.

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Top Social Media Predictions For 2016 | PC Tech Magazine

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Top Social Media Predictions For 2016 | PC Tech Magazine : "This time last year, we published our 2015 social media predictions. It seems those predictions were proven accurate, so we thought we’d do the same for 2016. Not to blow our own trumpet, but our main 2015 social media predictions we’re spot on. We predicted huge growth in video and paid posts. Just take a look at your newsfeed compared to last year. We also predicted a massive increase in access to big data.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

Connection Cafe

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.”

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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.

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

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

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

Have Fun - Do Good

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.

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

Connection Cafe

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.

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.

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

Museum 2.0

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.

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

Ode Magazine : Microjustice: Helping those who are excluded from the legal system

Network-Centric Advocacy

Ode Magazine : Microjustice: Helping those who are excluded from the legal system. This is another absolutely beautiful example of networks connecting. I love the ideas of Microfinance, now morphing into a microjustice movement. They share big but not insurmountable upfront costs. They share connections with others (via the micro program to others that solving the problem is trivial.

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

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.

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

AFP Blog

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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Great reads from around the web on November 24th

Amy Sample Ward

" New Start Magazine: The toolkit for practitioners in regeneration, economic development & sustainable communities – "New Start is the toolkit for regeneration practitioners. " Tags: roundup activism bookmarks climatechange community communitybuilder development engagement fundraising interviews list magazine news nonprofits nptech philanthropy postalicious resources socialmedia strategy uk

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

Connection Cafe

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.

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

Moving the Needle: Increasing Supporter Engagement

Connection Cafe

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

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

AFP Blog

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.

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

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Business Edge News Magazine - businessedge.ca - 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.

Do-it-Yourself Fundraising

Connection Cafe

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.

Seven Tips For How To Set Goals

Eric Jacobson

Olympian Alan Culpepper (from the November 2013 issue of Competitor magazine). Alan Culpepper Competitor Magazine Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Goal Setting Goals Setting GoalsIf you had trouble maintaining your New Year's resolutions, it may be time to start thinking about how you'll set your goals for 2016. Here are seven tips for goal setting from two-time U.S.

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Being Authentic with Major Donors

Connection Cafe

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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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.

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Questions To Ask To Keep Your Business Moving Forward

Eric Jacobson

magazine featured a fascinating list of 35 questions from business owners, entrepreneurs and management thinkers. Magazine Leadership Leadership Books RelevancyThe April 2014 issue of Inc. Each offered the one question they would ask to move a company forward. From the list, my favorites are : Are we relevant? Will we be relevant five years from now? What prevents me from making the changes I know will make me a more effective leader? Are we changing as fast as the world around us?

DonorDrive wins multiple American Web Design Awards

DonorDrive

The 2019 American Web Design Awards from Graphic Design USA Magazine have been announced and for the fifth year running DonorDrive has won multiple awards

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