How to Make a Donor Profile in 5 Easy Steps

Connection Cafe

Making a donor profile might be something that sounds reserved for larger nonprofit institutions with thousands of donors and prospects, a team of analysists, and a budget with room to spare. What is a Donor Profile ? How is a Donor Profile Used? A Donor Profile Example.

7 Tips For Building Nonprofit Supporter Profiles

TechImpact

Donors, volunteers, partners, and sponsors are considered the “life blood” of nonprofit organizations and foundations. Therefore each individual relationship, interaction, and correspondence with these supporters is vital to a nonprofit’s overall sustainability.

Twitter Makes Profile Updates

Connection Cafe

For those of you who haven’t yet heard, your Twitter profile page just got a facelift, and many think that Twitter seems to have “borrowed” (to put it nicely) elements from other rival social networks to revamp its look. So what does this mean for marketers and nonprofits?

Nonprofit Podcast and Blogger @joangarry Profiles Healthy Happy Nonprofit Book

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you don’t already read Joan Garry’s nonprofit blog and or listen to her podcast , you should. The one thing I really admire about Joan is that she gives straight up great advice to nonprofit CEOs to improve the effectiveness of their organizations.

Data Appends: A Guide for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Data scientists and prospect researchers on the nonprofit payroll are working side by side to mine data within the nonprofit’s information system and create models that predict who is likely to give—and who is not. Top 20 Data Appends for Nonprofits.

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How to Add Social Media Links to Your Google Search Profile

John Haydon

Part of this includes making sure your website profile is up to date, including your social media profiles. Google recently published instructions for adding code to your nonprofit’s website so that your social media profiles will appear […].

Share of the American Wallet: What It Does and Does Not Mean for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Communication is key here also; use every available method (email, social media , mail, and your nonprofit website ) to promote your organization and share your impact. Create donor profiles for these prospects, then consider: who do you know that fits the profile?

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Profiling Like a Pro: Understanding the Demographics of Your Instagram Audience

Byte Technology

And now, popular social media site Instagram is the latest to get a truly valuable profiling tool, a new service that gives users vital data on their audience breakdown and allows them to leverage those metrics to make the most of their social media efforts.

Twitter will soon have enhanced brand profiles for nonprofits

John Haydon

Brand Pages are only offered to a small group of advertising customers and marque accounts, but they will be rolled out for all brands and nonprofits sometime in the near future. This will give your nonprofit the ability to feature specific videos, links or photos in the promoted tweet.

Guest Post: Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile – Guest Post by Jacob Harold, Guidestar. GuideStar’s vision is to drive philanthropy by increasing nonprofit data collection, distribution, and innovation. New information adds new chapters to nonprofits’ stories.

Perfect Your Authentic Online Leadership Profile on Social

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Being someone you are not is not only exhausting, but it will not be an effective if it isn’t perceived as true. Extraordinary leaders know who they are and they simply need to apply it to their online social leadership profile. Emerging leaders may need to explore a bit more.

Three Reasons Why Creating A Facebook Profile For Your Nonprofit Is A Total Fail

John Haydon

I’ve been chatting with Will Coley lately about nonprofits who violate Facebook’s TOS (sometimes knowingly) by using a Profile to market their cause, rather than a Page. Profiles don’t have this tool, only Pages do. Facebook Could Delete Your Profile.

ATTN Nonprofits: Instagram Has Launched New Profiles for Desktop

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2) Under “Edit Profile” in both the mobile apps and on desktop, you can select a username that becomes your Instagram URL, such as: instagram.com/surfrider. 11 Must-Follow Nonprofits on Instagram. New Instagram Profile for Desktop :: Surfrider Foundation.

11 Nonprofits Utilizing the New Twitter Profile Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The vast majority of nonprofits have yet to utilize the new Twitter profile design that was launched on September 18. Related Links: Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Twitter and Twitter Apps. HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Twitter Profile to the New Design.

4 Must-Know Features of the New Twitter Profile Design for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This week Twitter began its roll out of a new Twitter Profile design and at any moment your nonprofit’s Twitter Profile could have a completely different look and functionality.

Client Profile: Net Impact

GroundWire

So we were thrilled when Net Impact, a nonprofit headquartered in San Francisco, came to us for a full-scale redesign of their site including an integrated Salesforce.com database. This is part of Groundwire’s Theory of Change and we jumped at the chance to get to work with this nonprofit. There are plenty of stereotypes about Generation Millennial -- those born in the late 80s and 90s and raised with access to personal technology and the internet for most of their lives.

11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 6 of the recently released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. The time you spend mastering LinkedIn benefits both your long-term career and your current nonprofit employer.

Foundations That Tweet: Profile Patterns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Profile grantee success or support their efforts ( CF Community Foundation ). It's a common area of discussion for nonprofits, foundations, and corporations. The next step was look at the Twitter profiles. What profile is the "right" way to go?

How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: We are seeing more and more nonprofits use LinkedIn for organizational goals – from its powerful board recruitment tool to setting up company pages (see Ten Must Follow Nonprofits on LinkedIn ). Has your nonprofit set up a company page on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn Launches Volunteer and Causes Profiles

Frogloop

I love to see social networks carve out space to promote nonprofits, causes, and volunteering. And now LinkedIn, which has over 120 million members in over 200 countries and territories, has added a Volunteer and Causes section to users profiles.

Foursquare Launches New Vanity URLs for Profiles

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Just a quick note to nonprofits! It looks as though Foursquare has dropped “user&# in its vanity URLs for profiles. If you link to your Foursquare profile on your website or blog, now would be a good time to double-check your link and make the necessary edits.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Going Viral, Brand Identity, and Killer Infographics

Connection Cafe

I spent the first few days of this week at Blackbaud’s Annual Conference for Nonprofits (#bbcon), and was granted the invaluable privilege of meeting and speaking with many of you : the forces that keep this industry thriving.

HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Twitter Profile to the New Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now that nonprofits are officially in the throes of peak fundraising season, upgrading to the new Twitter profile design launched on September 18 is likely low on the priority lists of many nonprofit communications and fundraising staff.

How to convert your Facebook Profile into a Facebook Page

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo. Many nonprofits have set up individual profiles instead of pages by accident. How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo.

HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Pinterest Profile to a Business Account

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new business accounts do not change the design or functionality of your nonprofit’s Pinterest profile, but it will give you access to new tools and case studies for brands as they become available. It also allows you to stop having to use a personal profile as a brand (i.e.,

A Profile in Forbes Online by Shel Israel

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was thrilled to be featured in Forbes Online in Shel Israel’s online column. The profile is here. My next book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit , is due out in the early fall.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more. It's trusted by some of the largest nonprofits.

Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Sold Activists’ Data That Turned Into Racial Profiling

Frogloop

How many social networks does your nonprofit have a presence on? Have you ever read their Terms of Service (TOS) before your nonprofit registered its account? Social Networking nptech Nonprofit research Social Justice

Spotlight on South Africa: Nonprofit Profiles from SANGONeT

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's partner in Africa, SANGONeT , has compiled case studies and profiles of the South African nonprofits and charities they serve. The goal of these case studies is to raise awareness of the impact these nonprofits are making in South Africa.

Four Creative Uses of Facebook Profile Pics by Nonprofits on Facebook Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First impressions are very important online, and the four nonprofits listed below have gone out of their way to make a strong one upon potential new Facebook Fans. The question is, will these profile pics function similarly when the new Facebook Pages go live?

The Nonprofit Summer Reading List

Connection Cafe

The Nonprofit Summer Reading List. In the newest Blackbaud Institute eBook, 10 of the brightest minds from across the nonprofit sector share their unique perspectives to help you create a culture of philanthropy.

Profile of ESRI Founder Jack Dangermond

Tech Soup Blog

We have dozens of donated and discounted green products on TechSoup and from time to time, we like to have a deeper look at our green product donor companies.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Our theme this month is educational nonprofits like The Luciano Bareto Júnior Institute in Brazil. We'd also like to introduce Bea Dominguez, who is writing about some of the nonprofits highlighted on the map. Education Is a Major Nonprofit Activity.

Nonprofit Profile: First Christian Church of Beardstown Illinois

Tech Soup Blog

The First Christian Church’s IT system is not much different than any nonprofit school environment. Microsoft tsmicrosoft tsreligiousorg faith-based nonprofits nonprofit schools

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. These leaders will be able to connect you with their networks and amplify your nonprofits’ messaging online. Everyone at your nonprofit is responsible for helping cultivate your volunteers.

The Donor Insights Fundraisers Can’t Afford to Ignore

Connection Cafe

By tailoring your contact strategy to follow your donor profiles, engagement opportunities resonate, donors pay more attention, and fundraising results increase. So as a fundraiser, you have to investigate and ask – what are my donor profiles? Look around at your next event and start thinking about your donor profiles. Effective Prospecting Tips: Review Current Donor Profiles. Nonprofit Fundraising donor insights donor profiles NOZA prospect research

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

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YouthBuild Boston: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

in schools, libraries, local governments, and nonprofits, it was tough to choose just one to profile this week, but I chose YouthBuild Boston because of my fondness for green tech. After school programs do important nonprofit work, and it is largely a non-commercial field.

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Our theme this month is educational nonprofits like The Luciano Bareto Júnior Institute in Brazil. We'd also like to introduce Bea Dominguez, who is writing about the nonprofits highlighted on the map. Education Is a Major Nonprofit Activity.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Hispanic Heritage Foundation is an award-winning nonprofit that identifies, inspires, prepares and positions Latino leaders in the classroom, community and workforce to meet America’s priorities.

TechSoup Global Donor Partner Profile: BetterWorld Telecom

Tech Soup Blog

Perhaps most importantly, they really like and understand nonprofits. In fact, 95 percent of their customers are sustainable businesses or nonprofits. TechSoup's Chief Business Development Officer, Gayle Carpentier, had been searching for a way to offer phone systems for nonprofits and libraries for a long time. Their president and founder Matt Bauer also co-edited the excellent Nonprofit Guide to Going Green.

5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits to Boost Followers and Engagement

Connection Cafe

5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits. It’s now part of our regular editorial calendar to put our eNewsletter sign up form in our profile.

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