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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Online Marketing Strategy Starts With a Map

NetWits

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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Google Online Mapping Tools: Planning Advanced Mapping

AFP Blog

Google Online Mapping Tools: Planning Advanced Mapping: "Google Online Mapping Tools: Planning Advanced MappingUsing Google Maps APIs and KML tools to create online maps *By: Chris Peters and Mano MarksMay 22, 2009In TechSoup's companion article A Nonprofit's Introduction to Google's Online Mapping Tools, we provide an overview of the more basic features and uses of Google Maps and Google Earth

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

VisionLink

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 Boundaries Upgrade

VisionLink

Ever wished you could draw a diagram on a map with a few clicks? Well, part of the much larger upgrade being released this week allows authorized users to create their own mapping boundaries--for nearly any purpose. The service areas for larger nonprofits? Integrated with the Resource Directory in CommunityOS, these mapping tools become even more valuable as clients and community resources can be visually presented.

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Mapping the Crisis

AFP Blog

Mapping the Crisis: "Ushahidi is just one of many nonprofits, governmental agencies, and human rights lobbying agencies using maps for humanitarian work. Unfortunately, these organizations are notoriously bad at sharing data, according to Patrick Meier. To solve this problem, Meier recently started the International Network of Crisis Mappers (INCM), which aims to connect people and organizations.

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The Giving Map (washingtonpost.com)

AFP Blog

The Giving Map (washingtonpost.com): "The Giving MapIn this holiday season of particular economic hardship, charitable giving is critical to many in our region. The Giving Map is designed to make it fast and easy to connect you with a nonprofit organization that helps others and fits your areas of interest, whether that's hunger and homelessness or arts and education.

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Network Mapping – are you doing it?

SocialFish

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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Beyond the Pie Chart: Maps

Tech Soup Blog

Charts and graphs are useful, but when you have any kind of location data — whether it's postal codes, state abbreviations, country names, or your own custom geocoding — you've got to see your data on a map. Part 4 in our Beyond the Pie Chart series covers mapping.

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Data Digest: Maps, Trends, and a Social Progress Index

AFP Blog

Data Digest: Maps, Trends, and a Social Progress Index : Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. This week, the call for data measurement in the social sector heightens with the proposition of a Social Progress Index and ways that NGOs can use data maps to increase effectiveness.

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TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. Our theme this month is educational nonprofits like The Luciano Bareto Júnior Institute in Brazil. Education Is a Major Nonprofit Activity.

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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New tool puts nonprofit storytelling on the map - Microsoft Citizenship Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

AFP Blog

New tool puts nonprofit storytelling on the map - Microsoft Citizenship Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs : It’s why today, we’re launching the Microsoft Local Impact Map for nonprofits and for commercial organizations who wish to showcase their Corporate Social Responsibility programs. The map also includes a host of social media capabilities so stories can be easily shared and promoted

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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.

Succession Strategy: Mapping the Next Generation of Leadership

NonProfit Hub

This much rings true for your nonprofit organization and the next generation of do-gooders. In the 2016 Nonprofit Sector Leadership Report, Marc Pitman found that 77 percent, or 3 out of 4 nonprofits, said they did not have formal succession planning in place.

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

Connection Cafe

I must say, I was thrilled to see such a huge, powerful technology coming to not only support but evangelize their myriad programs offered at no cost to nonprofit organizations. The session covered four different programs Google offers at no cost to the nonprofit community.

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GISuser.com GIS Location Technology - Microsoft Local Impact Map helps nonprofits illustrate the difference they make in a visual, dynamic

AFP Blog

GISuser.com GIS Location Technology - Microsoft Local Impact Map helps nonprofits illustrate the difference they make in a visual, dynamic : To meet that need, Microsoft is making the Microsoft Local Impact Map available to nonprofits to help them share their stories in a compelling way on their websites. The Bing Maps-based user interface allows people to explore impact stories by category or by zooming in on a continent, country or region.

Find New Donors by Mapping Your Network

Tech Soup Blog

It's the eternal question at nonprofits and charities: where do you find new donors? 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.

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Sierra Club Uses SMS Campaign to Map Environmental Support

Mobile Commons

They used the resulting geographic data to build a map that shows the responses. The map demonstrates widespread backing for the measures from all over the country. . How Mapping Can Help Your Organization. All Posts Blog Nonprofit npo Use Cases

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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.

Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've also been looking at examples from the corporate sector like the POST method from Forrester and thinking about adaptions for nonprofit. The Social Media Strategy Map and Worksheet 1. Beth Kanter, “ Ten Free Resources for Social Media Audience Research for Nonprofits.

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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?

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How Nonprofits Can Use Customer Journey Mapping

See What's Out There

Historically, customer journeys have mapped someone’s purchase behavior for a product in the marketplace. The idea of the customer journey can easily be adapted to nonprofits and social causes. Map-Making 101.

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Northeast Denver Housing Center Uses Esri ArcGIS Maps to Demonstrate Housing Needs

Tech Soup Blog

The organization utilizes mapping technology to advocate for its vision of redeveloped neighborhoods that have ample healthy food, recreation, transportation, and child care for residents. We also use mapping to educate lawmakers on how to incentivize developers.

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

NTEN

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.

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Do You Have the Data to Map a Successful Donor Journey?

Connection Cafe

And there’s more… Make sure to download our latest installment of npEXPERTS – “Cupids Arrow: Targeted Strategies to Acquire Supporters” It’s 36-pages of thoughtful advice on donor acquisition strategies, written collaboratively by a cross-section of nonprofit fundraising experts. By Danielle Johnson : Fundraising geek. Interactive Consultant. Speaker. All around bad ass! I love working with organizations that are changing the world. Find Danielle On Twitter.

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Data and Maps: Making Place Legible

NTEN

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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Northeast Denver Housing Center Uses Esri ArcGIS Maps to Demonstrate Housing Needs

Tech Soup Blog

The organization utilizes mapping technology to advocate for its vision of redeveloped neighborhoods that have ample healthy food, recreation, transportation, and child care for residents. We also use mapping to educate lawmakers on how to incentivize developers.

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. Our theme this month is educational nonprofits like The Luciano Bareto Júnior Institute in Brazil. Education Is a Major Nonprofit Activity.

GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For nonprofits which engage in advocacy around civic engagement or political issues, voter registration drives are a great tool for activating your volunteer base, deepening relationships within your community, and increasing local democratic participation.

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. The nonprofit provides laptops, tablet computers, training, and other technology resources to elderly people. Get Your Story Up On the Local Impact Map. Is back to school just for kids?

Responsive Mapping Techniques And Mobile Geolocation

NTEN

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.

Guest Post by Steve Waddell: Systems Mapping for Non-Profits - Part 1

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

See larger image here: Map from: Waddell, Steve. A lot of the ideas resonate with using online social networks and social media effectively for nonprofits, especially in the larger frame of movement building. A core concept in systems mapping is “purpose”.

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Data Digest — Maps, Trends, and a Social Progress Index

Tech Soup Blog

projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor. This week, the call for data measurement in the social sector heightens with the proposition of a Social Progress Index and ways that NGOs can use data maps to increase effectiveness. Data Maps.

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Cool! Embeddable Maps | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Embeddable Maps Posted Tuesday, August 21st, 2007 at 5:47 pm by Eric (25 posts) View Larger Map You can now embed a Google map in your blog or webpage. Click on the map above and mouse around.

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Nonprofit Social Media Strategy Map Workshop In Silicon Valley

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last November, I had the pleasure of leading a workshop for a 100 Silicon Valley nonprofit organizations in hosted by Compasspoint and generously supported by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Paid Staff: Not many nonprofits have a full-time staff person doing their social media.

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Using a Matrix Map to View Impact and Profitability

NonProfit Hub

Denise McMahan is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub, and is the founder and publisher of CausePlanet.org where nonprofit leaders devour Page to Practice™ book summaries, author interviews and sticky applications from the must-read books they recommend. _. Authors Steve Zimmerman and Jeanne Bell have introduced a proven method for change management called matrix mapping. Intro to the Matrix Map. The map gives them a combined look so they can make better decisions.

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Pre-order Your Social Media Road Map Today

John Haydon

Understanding your audience, refining your nonprofit’s message, and knowing how to use various different social media channels can often be a confusing process. Fortunately, there’s the Social Media Road Map from SMO Books.

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Mapping for Impact: This Week's Free TechSoup Webinar

Tech Soup Blog

Perhaps some organizations make it look simple, but behind the scenes there may be some sophisticated Esri tools that map disease outbreaks and aid distribution. Pacific time , Mapping Your Impact: A Case from Humanitarian Assistance , Andrew Schroeder of Direct Relief International will show just how far geographic information systems (more commonly referred to as GIS) have come in helping nonprofit organizations like his deploy aid to those in need.

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Online Marketing Strategy Starts with a Map

Tech Soup Blog

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.

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Online capacity mapping and resource matching for nonprofits

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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Google Maps: Seek and Hide | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» Google Maps: Seek and Hide Posted Friday, September 12th, 2008 at 11:22 am by Alan Gallauresi (13 posts) Everybody loves a good Google Map mash-up. On a recent project, Beaconfire worked with Share Our Strength to develop a Google Map for their Great American Dine Out campaign.

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