Mapping an Engagement Strategy for Successful Year-End Appeals

Connection Cafe

After organizational buy-in, segmentation, and testing, it’s time to map out your engagement strategy. Framework for Mapping Your Engagement Strategy: Mine the Data — Who has usually given by this time of year but hasn’t yet?

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How Nonprofits Can Use Customer Journey Mapping

See What's Out There

Nonprofits can use customer journey mapping to increase supporters by understanding how existing donors and advocates communicate with their organizations. The post How Nonprofits Can Use Customer Journey Mapping appeared first on See3 Advice for Do-Gooders. Uncategorized web customer journey customer journey mapping nonprofit tech user experience user journey user journey mapping ux

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New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit data nerds will love this new resource from Media Impact Funders and Foundation Center called “ Foundation Maps for Media Funding ,” a free, interactive mapping and research tool that shows the full scope of philanthropically funded media projects worldwide since 2009.

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Succession Strategy: Mapping the Next Generation of Leadership

NonProfit Hub

The post Succession Strategy: Mapping the Next Generation of Leadership appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. I always find it a little funny when I hear someone say, “The future is now.”. My immediate thought tends to be, “ But what does that even mean?”

Online Marketing Strategy Starts With a Map


Do you ever feel like you’re approaching your digital marketing without a map? Once you’ve mapped your organization’s presence in the multi-channel ecosystem, you can begin to see the potential. Welcome. Settle in and stay awhile. You’re in good company.

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Mapping Facebook for marketers


Platlas is a clickable map (“atlas”) of Facebook, created by Carrot Creative , which allows you to visualize – as a marketer – all of the different ways that people interact with Facebook.

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Network Mapping – are you doing it?


Have we progressed any with the idea of network mapping ? There are two different lens to think about network mapping. The map can be of social media conversations, for example these network maps of Twitter conversations.

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Book(s) Giveaway: Nonprofit Social Media Road Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This passport size booklet is called the “ Social Media Road Map ” and is a practically guide and checklist to help nonprofits plan, post, and measure their social media. Source: Noland Hoshino - Pinterest Board. My colleagues Noland Hoshino , Zan McColloch-Lussier , and Ash Shepherd have put together a nifty social media guide.

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Data and Maps: Making Place Legible


More specifically, what about mapped data? Creating display maps – in print or as digital images – is easier than ever before, and interactive, web-based mapping is all over the place, so to speak. But, while some of us may "ooh" and "ahh" over a particularly cool-looking map, most people have a hard time actually reading and understanding maps. Some of this is a general cognitive truth, but a good part of that comes from poorly designed maps.

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6 Ways to Tell Your Story With Interactive Maps


If you're into interactive maps, it's a good time to be alive! Seems we've entered a golden era of interactive mapping, with no shortage of exciting ways to display geographically-specific data. In the last few years, we've seen exponential growth in interactive mapping software that presents data from all sorts of angles. Paul Chamberlain. Senior Web Producer.

Using a Matrix Map to View Impact and Profitability

NonProfit Hub

Authors Steve Zimmerman and Jeanne Bell have introduced a proven method for change management called matrix mapping. The matrix map cultivates sound decision-making that embraces the entire organization’s capacity rather than one program or person. Zimmerman and Bell have accumulated a deep understanding of how the matrix map tool is working for nonprofits thanks to five years in the field with their first book, Nonprofit Sustainability. Intro to the Matrix Map.

Terms and Trends in DIY and Open Source Online Maps


Implementing truly gorgeous online maps still requires some custom code and technical know-how – but, the cost and learning curve involved has dropped considerably. Online maps provide a concrete, quickly digestible way to drive home the connection between your organization's work and where it takes place. Online maps can demonstrate the breadth of large movements or highlight grassroots work at a very local level. Sean Larkin. Partner. ThinkShout.

Nonprofit Mapping 101: Use Maps to Tell Your Org's Stories


If only I'd had this map , I could have laid the scale questions to rest. Maps present a different way for your organization to tell its stories. The Africa map I referenced is just a simple -- but powerful -- infographic.

Putting Your Twitter Followers on the Map, Literally

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

TweepsMap is an interesting Twitter app that will put your followers on a map of the world, literally. Despite a few glitches, you use this tool to see if your audience is local or global. What did you discover by putting your Twitter followers on the map?

Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Social Media Strategy Map and Worksheet 1. The Social Media Strategy Map offers some overview questions, but in the workshop most of the second day will take a deep dive into these tactics and tools so that participants will have a detailed action plan for the specific strategy.

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World Map of Social Media

NCE Social Media

I recently came across a world map of social media on the Vincos Blog. Tools social media facebook maps global vincosI really enjoy their post because it shows you the gradual change in social networks in different parts of the world. Only three years ago you can see that there are many different social networks dominating in different countries. As social networks have matured and the weaker networks have faded away, you can see what is left.

TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

It would be impossible to tell all those stories in one blog post, but you can find them using the TechSoup Global Local Impact Map , powered by Microsoft technology. Each spot on the map corresponds to the unique story of an individual social benefit organization.

Google Media = Nonprofit Grants, Blogs, Video and Maps Galore

Connection Cafe

Free domain mapping. You might have at one time or another used Google Earth or Google Maps to find a geographic location online but Google Earth is also making a push to help nonprofits use Google Earths and Maps for advocacy and outreach.

VisionLink Is In The News: Real-Time Winter Storm Map


Due to the potentially historic damage of this storm, VisionLink successfully created a unique geo-tagged map to chart--in real-time--the damage reports from those in the storm''s path.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ari Sahagun , a consultant who works with social justice groups on network visualizations, called for a group to discuss Network Mapping and Visualization. There are two different lens to think about network mapping. Or they can be maps of networks of organizations and communities.

How-to: DIY Community and Content Mapping


During this time, I've help create community maps and strategic plans with my own team and with many other groups. More and more often, I get asked at conferences or on the blog for more information about how to create a community map or content plan. Community Map. Content Map.

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Responsive Mapping Techniques And Mobile Geolocation


Data Infrastructure Integration & APIs Mobile mobile advocacy mobile mapping mobile optimization mobile program delivery nonprofit technology nptech Open Source Strategy Web Sites Communications IT Staff Content delivery in the future will happen less and less through a traditional web browser and you need to prepare now. By now, you may be tired of hearing about how important it is to think about “mobile”. For one thing, it’s a huge topic. Do you need to think about mobile marketing?

Pre-order Your Social Media Road Map Today

John Haydon

Fortunately, there’s the Social Media Road Map from SMO Books. The Social Media Road Map is an action guide to facilitate both results and learning.

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Geo-Tagged Map Shows Impact of Hurricane Joaquin in Real Time


Map illustrates damage reports as hurricane hits North Carolina. 5, 2015— VisionLink , a community inspired software and consulting company, has developed a free, shareable, real-time, geo-tagged map depicting actual damage reports produced by Hurricane Joaquin.

Mapping Your Mix: Are Your Providing the Right Mix of Content?


[Editor's note: The following is an excerpt of an article in the June 2012 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the complete article when you subscribe to the journal for free! ]

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

Tech Soup Blog

Blue Hair Technology Group is featured on TechSoup’s new Local Impact Map. Get Your Story Up On the Local Impact Map. Is back to school just for kids? Apparently not.

Mapping Your Mix: Are You Providing The Right Mix of Content?


Map them out in a chart, and consider whether your strategy makes sense. PublishDate: June 2012. Author: Laura S. Quinn. Odds are good that your organization is using multiple communications channels to reach people, from social media to direct mail and email to websites and blogs.

The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Once we mapped the network on the wall before our eyes, we reflected on the following questions: * What are the points of connection? There are two different lens to think about network mapping. Network Map Networks Training Design

Association Best Practices, Repeat Volunteers, Empathy Maps and More

Wild Apricot Blog

This week’s link round-up offers 5 posts with insight into: challenging association best practices; motivating repeat volunteers; help with making social media matter; and using empathy maps to improve event success. Apricot Jam

Finding Our Way With an Interactive Map


NEXT developed an interactive map that allowed their alumni to find celebrations near them and share their own High Holiday celebrations. Morlie Levin. NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation. At NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation, we were looking for a way to bring together their community around High Holiday celebrations.

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what lots of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured-IT to further their missions.

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Google Maps Dirty Trick or Malfunctioning "Feature?"

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

However, Google Maps routed me to a point two miles away when I typed 300 Funston into my Android phone's Google Map function. Here's the link as it works right now: 300 Funston - Google Maps , hope they fix it soon. Or did Google Maps just know that I needed to go to the Main Post of the Presidio to honor the original location of the Archive? Wasted about 30 minutes this morning thanks to a weird coincidence.

11NTC Session Preview: Going Online for Capacity Mapping and.

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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What’s in your data management plan?

3rd Sector Labs

You need a map and a plan. Map first. With a map and plan you are ready. Big Data CRM Data Cleaning Data Enrichment Data Management Data Mapping If your data isn’t getting better, it’s getting worse. – TSL data expert. Those are words we live by.

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Feel the Heat: Great Tools for Mapping Website Interactions

Byte Technology

Well, if you have, then it’s time to check out heat-mapping, programs that help you gain insights into user interactions such as where on your site they click, what specific areas they explore more than others and generally how they use your site for their purposes.

“Social Media Road Map” Book Give Away – 20 Best Comments Win!

John Haydon

My good friends Noland Hoshino , Zan McColloch-Lussier , and Ash Shepherd recently published the “ Social Media Road Map ”, a guide to help nonprofits plan, implement, and measure their social media, which is pretty awesome.

New on SSIR: A New Tool for Digital Storytelling

Amy Sample Ward

I recently attended the US launch event for Historypin is a new (and free) application for Android, iPhone, or the web that arranges photos, videos, and text in the context of time and location (leveraging the Google Maps API).

Find New Donors by Mapping Your Network

Tech Soup Blog

On August 22, we will be joined by Manmeet Mehta from GlobalGiving to learn how to identify your donor and support networks through exercises in network mapping. Using network mapping tools, we'll show you how you can expand your donor base and find new donors!

San Francisco Public Radio Maps Listeners’ Earthquake Readiness

Mobile Commons

They’re asking listeners to text in what’s in their earthquake kit and then showing the results on a map. Click the map markers to read what they have to say (green means the person has a kit, red means they don’t). It’s been many years since an earthquake of devastating proportions hit the Bay Area, but that doesn’t stop people thinking about what to do if (when?) another one strikes.

The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map For Simple Minded Bloggers

John Haydon

I use a template with folks I call the “ The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map For Simple Minds &# (pdf). The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map. I’m currently working with a number of nonprofits who want to start a blog.

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