5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits to Boost Followers and Engagement

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2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. The report is packed with insights into how nonprofits are leveraging social networks as part of their marketing, communications and fundraising strategies.

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5 Cases for Building Nonprofit Operating Reserves

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In the annual State of the Sector Survey, Nonprofit Finance Fund reports that recovery of the US economy hasn’t addressed the systemic and perpetual funding challenges facing nonprofits (2015). There has long been a popular misconception—if a nonprofit has money, it must not need money.

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Solving the Nonprofit Data Paradox

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Unfortunately, the same is not true for many nonprofits and their data. In my bestselling book, Data Driven Nonprofits , I call this the Nonprofit Data Paradox: the more you have of something valuable, the less valuable it becomes.

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Is Your Nonprofit Website Ready for 2017?

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With end of year fast approaching, it’s likely that your nonprofit is making plans for 2017. Nonprofit Marketing #nptech Donor Relations nonprofit Strategy trends web design websites

The Nonprofit Summer Reading List

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If your nonprofit truly cares about keeping its donors, and it should, then this book is required reading for fundraisers. Roger’s years of research have uncovered why donors stop giving and how nonprofits can build lasting commitment.

Infographic: Optimizing Your Nonprofit Donation Page

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With online donations to nonprofit organizations on the rise, the onus is on the nonprofit to make the donation process as simple as possible. The point is to make donating through your nonprofit secure website simple, easy, and fast.

Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends

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Cloud computing continues to intrigue the nonprofit community. The idea of being able to work from anywhere in the world, and still access all your files, regardless of what computer you’re on is attractive for the busy nonprofit. The post Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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Engaging Millennials for Nonprofit Storytelling

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Every nonprofit wants a piece of the Millennial pie these days—it seems like every organization I’ve talked to has a plan or is trying to create a plan to break into a new demographic of support. Want to learn more about how your nonprofit can harness Millennial impact?

Knowing When to Choose a Nonprofit-Specific Accounting Solution

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Nonprofit organizations are accountable to a variety of internal and external stakeholders. This can be especially true if your accounting solution is not designed for nonprofits. 5 Reasons to Choose a Nonprofit-Specific Accounting Solution: 1. Nonprofit accounting is complex.

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Instagram for Nonprofits — How Your Org Can Get Onboard

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Like many nonprofits and social enterprises you may be scratching your head and wondering how an Instagram presence can help you contribute to social good in a creative and heroic way. Here are five key things nonprofits should know about getting started with Instagram.

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4 Ways Smart Integrations Can Improve Nonprofit Fundraising Results

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For nonprofits, automation offers specific benefits in terms of transparency and efficiency. Here are four reasons your nonprofit should consider integrating your apps: 1. Running a nonprofit involves making strategic choices about your goals.

Cultivating Donor Loyalty By Differentiating Your Nonprofit Brand

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With the abundance of nonprofit organizations, it can be difficult for the average would-be donor to choose one over another. Nonprofit Marketing brand cause donor loyalty marketing nonprofit nonprofit marketing prospective donor Social Good storytelling

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Can Nonprofits Really Raise Money With 5Ks?

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When looking outside the nonprofit world, we also find that the running boom has slowed and after many years of increases, we now have two straight years of decreases in the amount of race finishers. Nonprofit Fundraising event fundraising tips Peer to Peer Fundraising Strategy

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Solved! The Nonprofit Data Mystery

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Any discussion about nonprofit data or analytics reminds me of Poe’s “The Purloined Letter” because so many organizations have a very valuable asset left out in plain sight. The data nonprofits have is often overlooked and undervalued by them.

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50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics

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Here are 50 fascinating nonprofit statistics you might not have known. 50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics from Steve MacLaughlin.

8 Tools to Help Manage Your Nonprofit Website

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At Firefly Partners , we do a lot of work to keep nonprofit websites functioning correctly and looking good. Here’s a roundup of a few of the best resources to help manage your nonprofit website: Down for Everyone, or Just Me? .

Can Your Nonprofit Accounting Software Do This?

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If you’re involved in the nonprofit world, then you’re well aware of the current pressures for organizations to become more transparent. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) require nonprofits to uphold donor expectations.

Online Benchmark Reveals Key Insights for Nonprofits in 2017

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It’s a new year and that means a new, comprehensive benchmark report on the performance of nonprofits using Luminate Online. If data isn’t part of your nonprofit culture, make that a big goal this year! ” Every nonprofit and every business has data. Google for Nonprofits .

Designing for Good #3 – Best of 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling

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For this Designing for Good episode, we’re showcasing the best examples of nonprofit storytelling of 2016. Timely, but why is nonprofit storytelling such a hot topic these days ? Stories like: A candid testimony of an nonprofit’s impact on a real person’s life.

13 Nonprofit Statistics You Never Knew

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Nonprofit statistics seem to grow more positive with each passing day. Donation numbers are growing steadily and the pervasiveness of technology is saturating nonprofits with opportunity to become more efficient and expand into new markets. Image courtesy of ok.gov.

The Nonprofit Accounting Cheat Sheet

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Whether you’re a nonprofit native or just starting in the nonprofit world, you’ve no doubt realized there are differences in the way fund accounting is structured vs. for profit accounting. The result: The Nonprofit Accounting Cheat Sheet.

How Nonprofits Can Use Storytelling to Boost Donor Retention

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According to this most recent Charitable Giving Report , “The US nonprofit sector is entering a period where sustainable growth depends on embracing best practices in donor engagement, retention, and stewardship.”

How to Design Your Nonprofit Website for Better User Experience

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3 Tips to Design Your Nonprofit Website for Better User Experience : 1. Nonprofit Marketing Content marketing design marketing nonprofit philanthropy user experience web design website

Global Tech Trends for Nonprofits

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With technology taking over almost every part of people’s lives it has become more and more important for nonprofits to leverage different online platforms. Online Advocacy Nonprofit fundraising Social Media

5 Best Practices for Negotiating Funding for a Thriving Nonprofit

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In the nonprofit world, the beneficiaries of nonprofit services usually provide little, if any, of the revenue to fund the services they receive. Despite this distinction, nonprofits must think like for-profit organizations if they want to fully recover their costs.

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How To Develop Your Nonprofit Operating Reserves

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In part one of this series, “ 5 Cases for Building Nonprofit Operating Reserves ,” I outlined how reserves provide stability and promote strategic decision making for nonprofit organizations.

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Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

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As the Principal Consultant for Arts & Cultural organizations at Blackbaud, I am often asked – What makes a successful implementation of new technology in a nonprofit?

Can Data Bring Foundations and Nonprofits Closer?

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In fact, when I was conducting research for my book Data Driven Nonprofits , I spoke with data champions in a wide variety of organizations across numerous focus areas. This helps provide a platform for foundations and nonprofits to partner more closely on achieving intended outcomes together.

10 Simple Nonprofit Twitter Tips

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Twitter is a powerful tool for any nonprofit. It is, in simply put, a free messenger that instantly connects your nonprofit to hundreds of millions of possible constituents. Upload an avatar, and fill out a short blurb about your nonprofit in the bio.

The Truth About Nonprofit Storytelling

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Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Storytelling storytellingI’ve been working as a fundraiser long enough to see some “next great things” come and go. Others stuck around for several years, or even became a mainstay of fundraising.

[Tips for Nonprofits] The Art and Science of Persuasive Fundraising

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Being in the nonprofit sector, it is no different, whether seeking fundraising dollars or volunteer help. So, let’s break down each of the ideas in this book to better understand how we can be better (and more persuasive) fundraising professionals in the nonprofit industry.

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8 Trends That Are Reshaping Nonprofit Accounting

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We sat down with some of the top nonprofit accountants to talk about emerging trends that you can use at your organization to help you stay ahead. Key takeaway: Three areas where spreadsheets fall short for nonprofits are version control, privacy, and last-minute changes.

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Infographic: Women Working For Nonprofit Orgs

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The nonprofit world is one dominated by individuals who love to help other people. Regardless of gender, everyone working in a nonprofit roles lives to serve, and is dedicated to leaving the world a better place. Did you know that over 2/3 of nonprofit employees are women?

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Using Nonprofit Data to Find Your Next Major Donor

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These insights can be surfaced and used to help your nonprofit make better decisions. The key is moving from simply collecting data to actually leveraging your nonprofit’s data in the right ways. But how do nonprofits make meaning out of all their data?

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Artificial Intelligence for Nonprofits and other Social Good Organizations

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Instead, AI has tremendous potential to help improve performance for nonprofits and social good organizations and drive meaningful change in the world. While some industries are concerned about how big data and AI could lead to a reduction in jobs, that is not the case among nonprofits.

The 5 Reasons Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail

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The worlds of nonprofit organizations and startups companies alike are enamored by the thought of capturing the imaginations of thousands of supporters who are eager to launch their ideas. Image courtesy of Crowdfundingblogs.com. Crowdfunding has been a serious buzzword of late.

4 Steps to Creating Your Nonprofit’s Storytelling Strategy

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Does your nonprofit have a plan for storytelling this year ? The truth is that nonprofits are still not using storytelling as strategically as they could be. I recommend creating a master spreadsheet or document of all the important dates throughout the year and keep track of the key opportunities for your nonprofit to insert its voice. Nonprofit Marketing fundraising ideas Nonprofit Storytelling storytelling storytelling strategies The Storytelling Non-Profit

Should You Use Pop-Ups on Your Nonprofit Website?

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We regularly track all of our nonprofit website designs –most of which include an entry pop-up–and track the calls to action within the modal windows. And that’s one good reason to use them on your nonprofit website. Want more insight into online marketing best practices for nonprofits?

15 Techniques Used by Top Nonprofits to Boost Donor Acquisition and Online Fundraising Results

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Let’s take a look at some fundraising ideas – the fifteen most effective donor acquisition and online fundraising techniques used by top nonprofits. How about your nonprofit, school, or chairity? Online fundraising isn’t a fad.