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

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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

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Easter Seals Nebraska Moves People and Information with Microsoft MapPoint

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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. Before launching Nebraska Mobility, there was a lot of unnecessary overlap. Photo: Easter Seals Nebraska. Easter Seals Nebraska also benefited from Microsoft upgrades that spanned.

[PODCAST] Growing Good with Lisa Guill

NonProfit Hub

This episode features Lisa Guill, Communications Director of City Impact , a faith-based social services nonprofit in Lincoln, Nebraska. Nonprofit Hub’s newest Hubcast series, Growing Good, is all about how young nonprofit professionals can sustain and grow our industry for the better. As startups and other for-profit companies ramp up their offerings for new employees, young people are especially pressured to forgo nonprofit work.

[PODCAST] Growing Good With Maggie Stuckey

NonProfit Hub

Our most recent episode features Maggie Stuckey, Executive Director of the Lincoln Parks Foundation in Lincoln, Nebraska. Nonprofit Hub’s newest Hubcast series, Growing Good, is all about how young nonprofit professionals can sustain and grow our industry for the better. As startups and other for-profit companies ramp up their offerings for new employees, young people are especially pressured to forgo nonprofit work.

College students contribute to growing business Nonprofit Hub | News |

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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.

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. In the case of CASA, which helps bring stability to troubled youths who find themselves caught in the juvenile … Continued The post Techsoup Donation Aids Nonprofit Help At-Risk Kids appeared first on Tech Impact.

How to Survive Today and Thrive Tomorrow

NonProfit Hub

I wonder if Randy has a crystal ball up there somewhere in Nebraska?!) Chantal Sheehan is a speaker at Cause Camp 2020. Oh, 2020. It started off strong, but by March, our world had been turned upside down by the ‘Rona.

Reactions from Cause Camp 2019

NonProfit Hub

Our live stream is awesome, but the best parts of Cause Camp are reserved for those who make the trip to Lincoln, Nebraska. Cause Camp 2019 is a wrap! If you were able to make it, you know that it was two full days of premium education, inspiration, networking and—yes—happy hours. Receiving feedback was one of our main goals this year, so we made sure to get a lot of it.

How to Keep Your Team Motivated Through 2020

NonProfit Hub

I had the opportunity to talk to Wendy Van DeLaCastro, the president of the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, Nebraska. The year 2020 has presented some… interesting challenges to say the least. But one of the most prevalent has been staying motivated at work. When you’re home, working in your pajamas and distractions just too close for you to ignore them, you have to think of new ways to be productive.

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How to Protect Your Organization from Phishing Scams and Fraud

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Take, for instance, students in Nebraska making get well cards for those in quarantine, Disneyland employees donating excess food to Second Harvest Food Bank, and even a Charlotte man volunteering to run errands for the elderly. Examples are emerging every day that demonstrate how the COVID-19 situation is bringing out the best in people.

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?

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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. No, the Huskers didn’t make it to the Big Dance; but every year the Nebraska Basketball team dedicates a day where fans, teammates and coaching staff all wear the iconic yellow #AveryStrong shirts to raise awareness not just for Avery, but for thousands like him with the need for a bone marrow transplant.

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.

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

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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.

Why Cause Camp is Right for You (And Everyone Else)

NonProfit Hub

Every year, Cause Camp takes place in Lincoln, Nebraska—right smack-dab in the middle of America. Cause Camp is different from your run-of-the-mill conference, but you already know that. What you might not know is what makes it so different, and why Cause Camp is a conference for everyone , whether you work for a nonprofit or not. It’s super affordable. We don’t want to run you dry with Cause Camp’s registration fee.

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.

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.

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

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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. Despite having only one staff member, 20 volunteers, and a volunteer board member as occasional IT support, Southeast Nebraska CASA embraced the challenge to expand from one to five counties. Southeast Nebraska CASA has received other donations of software through TechSoup. Southeast Nebraska CASA.

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.

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. Being able to roll with the punches and problem-solve on the fly takes organizations from short-term to the long-haul. At the core of all that change, though, an organization needs something to keep it grounded: a solid culture.

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. At first, you have a few ideas of where you want to start, but the emptiness in front of you and the blinking cursor can be overwhelming. There are so many options on where to begin. Should I start with an inspiring anecdote?

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. __.

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. It’s crucial that you take the right steps to get the kind of exposure that you’re looking for, as not to get drowned out among the noise of all those events.

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. To receive our next edition, sign up here. . In the relationship world, an engagement is signified by a shiny ring.

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. The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the official Cause Camp 2017 speaker lineup. OK I know, you probably weren’t actually waiting for this moment – and that’s okay – but now is the time to get excited.

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.

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.

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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. Understandably, an app that lets you send a picture that only exists for up to ten seconds, then disappears into the void for all eternity, didn’t exactly seem viable for long-term success.

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. We will cover topics from storytelling and email marketing to donor-centricity and everything in between.

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

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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.

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[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?”. Content guidelines such as the 80/20 Rule or the Rule of Thirds are great aids for helping decide how to keep your content diverse and engage followers.

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. Every time the calendar flips over to a new year, people make lofty goals on how they are going to work out more, read more and talk to friends more. Typically, they are fairly self-centered goals, and that’s perfectly fine.

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. . You get a different status than other incorporated organizations as a nonprofit. Depending on your status as a 501(c), you don’t have to pay certain taxes.

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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! We’ve assembled a stellar group of experienced and diverse speakers, and we hope you’re as amped as we are to hear what they have to say. If you’re not familiar, Cause Camp is Nonprofit Hub’s annual conference that brings together thought leaders, nonprofit professionals and do-gooders from all over the world.

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. I had plenty of time to think during the 26.2-mile jaunt, and I tried to think about as many things as possible to distract myself from the muscle cramps and physical fatigue.

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. In this month’s edition of SMS news, we highlight three interesting healthcare studies involving text messaging. From prenatal care to pain management, here is how text messaging is being used to help patients around the world.

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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. On December 17, TechSoup hosted a SoupChat for nonprofits and libraries looking for more information on website design and hosting.

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.

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. ——————– NoMo the SMAC! leader NoMo is the ringleader of “SMAC!

Research Friday: Strengthening the Economy through Civic Engagement

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These states are Alaska, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Minnesota, and Vermont. posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice.

A New Habitat: Transforming Communities with Remote Work Tools

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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. We are both at home, speaking over the phone and recording our conversation on ReadyTalk. I am taking notes on OneNote , where the notes can be automatically updated, edited, and viewed by my colleagues in the office.

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