PRSA Nebraska: Email Marketing

Amy Sample Ward

Location : Nebraska. PRSA Nebraska. Date : May 10, 2011. Topic : Email Campaigns: Know Your Audience and Get Results. Description : Pressing “send” on an email campaign isn’t as easy as it used to be. These days, competition for inbox space is increasing. Meanwhile, the patience and time of email recipients is. dwindling. Public relations professionals must have strategic, well-informed plans to meet their email campaign goals.

Nebraska Partnership for Philanthropic Planning : Programs : Newsroom

AFP Blog

Nebraska Partnership for Philanthropic Planning : Programs : Newsroom : All it takes is one person to start a movement. And NBC News correspondent Ann Curry proved that statement to be true. After the devastation that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary school in December, Curry posed a simple statement on Twitter that caused a viral movement. Imagine if all of us committed to 20 mitzvahs/acts of kindness to honor each child lost in Newtown. I’m in. If you are RT #20acts

Easter Seals Nebraska Moves People and Information with Microsoft MapPoint

Tech Soup Blog

Seals Nebraska has helped individuals with disabilities and special needs. to help operate its new transportation service line, Nebraska Mobility, and the. transportation services throughout Nebraska, by planning smarter, more direct. Photo: Easter Seals Nebraska.

Techsoup Donation Aids Nonprofit Help At-Risk Kids


For organizations like CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) in Nebraska, purchasing software is often an unaffordable expense. Luckily, donations from organizations like Techsoup can often help offset those costs by providing essential software at a discounted rate.

College students contribute to growing business Nonprofit Hub | News |

AFP Blog

College students contribute to growing business Nonprofit Hub | News | : "University of Nebraska-Lincoln junior Angela Cuadros treats philanthropy like a job. Each week, there are the hours spent mentoring a 17-year-old girl and volunteering with Dance Marathon. And there’s her position as a resident assistant in Eastside Suites. But this August, Cuadros decided to take her interest for helping others into her professional life as well.

Sports for Good—How Players are Making a Lasting Impact

NonProfit Hub

The young Nebraskan is the son of a University of Nebraska basketball assistant coach, which quickly catalyzed the relationship between Avery and the Nebraska basketball team. Like most in my generation (Gen X), I don’t watch much television.

The Ever-Growing Trend of Giving Days

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofit Hub’s hometown, Lincoln, Nebraska, just had a record-breaking giving day bringing in $4.6 Just weeks before, my hometown of Hastings, Nebraska (population 25,000) raised nearly $500,000 in one day. million to the nonprofit community. In the last decade this community giving phenomenon has swept the nation. Giving days —what are those?

Trend 70

[PODCAST] Building a Nonprofit Brand | Ft. Farra Trompeter

NonProfit Hub

For example, as Farra puts it in this episode of the Hubcast, your experience ordering coffee at Starbucks doesn’t change whether you’re ordering in San Fransisco, California or Lincoln, Nebraska. A good nonprofit brand means a clear-cut and consistent nonprofit brand experience.

Marketing and Engagement: Making the most of your Emails

Amy Sample Ward

Last week, I visited Omaha, Nebraska, and had a great time presenting to the PRSA Nebraska chapter. I shared results from the newest eNonprofit Benchmarks Study from NTEN and M+R Strategic Services.

email 189

4 Things You’ll Miss if You Aren’t at Cause Camp 2018

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp brings the top nonprofit thought leaders to Lincoln, Nebraska for two days jam-packed with motivation, education and fun. Cause Camp 2018 is just a couple of months away, and we want to make sure you know what you’re missing if you decide not to attend. We don’t want to guilt trip you (okay, we kind of do); we just want you to know why Cause Camp is considered one of the best nonprofit conferences in the nation. Incredible speakers.

7 Can’t-Miss Nonprofit Conferences for 2017

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp is a conference put on by yours truly, Nonprofit Hub, and will be hosted March 27-28 in Lincoln, Nebraska, at Nebraska Innovation Campus. In our roll-up-my-sleeves and get-r-done , scrappy nature, we tend to take advantage of any and all resources at our fingertips in the nonprofit sector. We do everything we can to save money, achieve our mission and learn as much as possible at home or from our office.

Helping Children Through a Scary Time: How QuickBooks from TechSoup Helped CASA

Tech Soup Blog

Southeast Nebraska CASA volunteers (and CASA volunteers nationwide) get to know children, look out for their best interests, and help figure out the best place for them to grow up. Southeast Nebraska CASA has received other donations of software through TechSoup. Court is a scary place.

Five Lies You Tell Yourself About Nonprofit Culture

NonProfit Hub

For instance, when we first opened the Nonprofit Hub collaboration center in Lincoln, Nebraska, we knew the culture we wanted to build, but we also knew we had other work to do. The best nonprofits are adaptable.

Starting Your Nonprofit Grant Application Story the Right Way

NonProfit Hub

For example, in Nebraska the Department of Economic Development puts together a directory of grants available in the state. The start of the grant process is similar to writing this article.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Nebraska. Nebraska tax application: usually $0. Visit Section 15 of the Nebraska Tax Application for programs requiring fees. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

How to Make the Most of Your Event Using Facebook

NonProfit Hub

For example, we have an open house for nonprofits in Nebraska to learn about our coworking space, so we will be inviting people in the nonprofit community to attend, not our necessarily just our bff’s. . Every twenty minutes, about 1.5 million event invites are posted to Facebook.

Better Board Engagement Starts With Better Board Recruitment

NonProfit Hub

Good board member recruitment is kind of like dating,” said Jeff Yost, the President and CEO at the Nebraska Community Foundation (NCF). The following article is part of the May/June edition of the Nonprofit Hub Magazine, which focuses on Board of Director member engagement.

Cause Camp 2017 Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

Whether it be live and in-person at Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, NE or via our state-of-the-art, live online stream, reserve your spot today and get ready to make major change. He received his BA from the University of Nebraska and his MBA from the University of Texas.

Capitalizing on a Wealth of Data: The First Steps


What happens in Nebraska or New Mexico might make a difference in Nova Scotia or the Netherlands. We all know a wealth of useful data exists online, in various publications, or hidden away in public archives. Initiatives—often local or focused on a particular sector—have emerged over time to collect and report that data and apply the findings to particular areas of interest. But there’s a bigger story this data can tell.

The Five Nonprofit Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss in 2016

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp 2016 , hosted by Nonprofit Hub, will be held on April 7th and 8th at the Innovation Campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. Jack Karako is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. Jack has 30 years’ experience within the charitable and philanthropic industry that he brings to the forefront with IMPACTism. Jack has been a major gifts fundraiser and senior organizational executive working with or consulting to nonprofit and advocacy organizations. __.

Top Tips from 2016 to Get You Ready for Cause Camp 2017

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp is a two-day nonprofit conference, taking place in Lincoln, Nebraska on March 27 & 28, 2017. As we near Cause Camp 2017 , we thought it necessary to take a look back at all the awesome content that was bestowed upon us – in tweet form – at last year’s conference.

How to (or not to) Use Snapchat for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

For example, Nonprofit Hub is located right by the University of Nebraska campus. Like frosted tips and neon windbreakers, to most, Snapchat seemed like nothing more than a funky fad.

Your Cause Camp 2018 Lineup is Here

NonProfit Hub

We’re beyond excited to share the speaker lineup for Cause Camp 2018 , held on March 26th and 27th in Lincoln, Nebraska. The moment is finally here!

[Cause Camp] The Three As of of Nonprofit Content Generation

NonProfit Hub

The Nebraska Community Blood Bank did a great job of combining some advocacy with an appeal. One of the biggest questions when curating social media content is “What the heck should we be posting and how often?”.

Little Giants, Big Money: Lessons in Social Media Fundraising From a Liberal Arts College

NonProfit Hub

I should know, because I chose to attend there despite living 600 miles away in Nebraska. Indiana’s Wabash College flies under a lot of peoples’ radars. Wabash is small (901 students last year), all male (one of three such institutions left in the country), a traditional liberal arts school and the best decision I’ve ever made. Wabash knows how to leave a BIG impact, and can “school” other nonprofits on running a successful fundraising campaign.

Money 84

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Mean a Thing

NonProfit Hub

Returning to the above example—because I live in cold Nebraska and do not care for running outdoors in the winter, January was tough. I don’t care about your New Year’s resolution.

Five Trends Shaping a New Reality for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Wilkinson currently serves as the CEO of Firespring—a Nebraska-based company that provides fundraising campaigns, comprehensive website packages, donor management tools and IT help desk support to thousands of organizations worldwide. Jay Wilkinson is a guest contributor and speaker at Cause Camp 2016.

Trend 60

How to Make Tax Law Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

In Nebraska for example, organizations need to obtain a permit to operate a lottery (which gives out a cash prize) with ticket sales over $1,000 or a raffle (where tangible goods are the prize) with ticket sales over $5,000. As a nonprofit, the government says you are special. .

Law 74

SMS News: May 2015, Healthcare Edition

Mobile Commons

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is conducting a study to see if text messaging can help decrease early birth rates and increase clinical outcomes for both infants and their mothers.

News 67

How Nonprofits Can Tackle a Marathon

NonProfit Hub

It’s is cold and snowy in Nebraska in January and February), but by persevering through the early work, the later runs were much easier to handle. For over four hours earlier this week, I went for a nice little jog on the streets of Lincoln, Neb.

Will Nonprofits “Like” the More Social Web that New Facebook Features Present?

Connection Cafe

Nebraska Humane Society’s Adoptable Dogs Page. Author: Jordan Viator. If you’ve been paying attention to the news in the past week , you’ve most likely heard about the new changes making their way into Facebook to make sharing interests across the web easier.

Web 257

Website Design SoupChat: Top Tips and Resources

Tech Soup Blog

Participants joined from social media and the TechSoup community, some having arrived fresh from a webinar on websites for libraries held the previous hour, where presenters from Alaska, Nebraska, and Colorado shared their web designs and took questions on their respective hosting platforms.

From the Kids’ Table to the Adults’ Table: Taking Relationships Seriously in a World of Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Similarly, Lyn Wallin Ziegenbein, Executive Director of the Peter Kiewit Foundation, a private independent philanthropic trust in Omaha, Nebraska, says, “We place a high priority and value on building enduring relationships with our grantees. Flickr Photo by Banana Custard.

Smac! Cancer Where it Hurts.


monkeys to cancer patients at the Nebraska Medical Center. Have you been touched by cancer in your community, family, circle of friends? me too. That’s why I hope you’ll read my friend Jennifer Stauss Windrum’s story and help us Smac! cancer where it hurts.

Cancer 103

Research Friday: Strengthening the Economy through Civic Engagement

ASU Lodestar Center

These states are Alaska, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Minnesota, and Vermont. posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday !

Are Online Vote-for-Me Contests A Good Idea?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

People in New Jersey, Nebraska, and New York who were learning about A Good Idea were emailing me asking how they could start a chapter in their hometown and asking their friends to vote. Note from Beth: There has been a variety of criticism of contests.

A New Habitat: Transforming Communities with Remote Work Tools

Tech Soup Blog

My interview with Bob Lynn, the technology manager at the Omaha, Nebraska branch of Habitat for Humanity, is a lesson in the advantages of remote work tools.

Omaha 96

4 Things Non-Designers Should Know About Graphic Design

Tech Soup Blog

Meggan Frost, public services librarian for Paul Smith's College in upstate New York, gave a knockout presentation on graphic design recently for the Nebraska Library Commission. The future is a visual one.

NetCentric Advocacy: The Machine is US. Movement Organizer Inspiration

Network-Centric Advocacy

This became clear to me when I saw a small boy in a Papua New Guinea village wearing a torn and tattered University of Nebraska sweatshirt, the only item of clothing he owned. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Cool App Roundup: Arts Organization Edition

Tech Soup Blog

Technology students at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. This Cool App Roundup from the App It Up. project will focus on apps for arts organizations, with a practical. twist. We'll share some interesting apps developed for arts.

Omaha 68

And congrats to all the folks in places like Ohio, Indiana, Nebraska, and so many other states where Republican incumbents were supposed to be unbeatable.

Building a Better Suggestion Box

Museum 2.0

Wedding registry-style signatures: "Dina and Arthur Feldman, Lincoln, Nebraska" Specific complaints: "The bathrooms were dirty." Does your institution have a comment book or suggestion box in the lobby where visitors can leave their feedback on their experiences?

Build 53

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Myths about Women as.

ASU Lodestar Center

Jensen, The impact of giving of giving together: Giving circles’ influence on members’ philanthropic and civic behaviors, knowledge and attitudes, May 2009, Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers, The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, and The University of Nebraska at Omaha, [link]. ^ [7] Giving USA Spotlight, Issue 3, 2010, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University/Giving USA Foundation.