Amy Sample Ward Kills it with her Presentation on Social Media for Nonprofits

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Amy Sample Ward, CEO of the Nonprofit Technology Network, shared some excellent social media strategies during her webinar. nonprofit webinar social media nten amy-sample-ward

Video Interview: NetSquared with Amy Sample Ward


While at South by South West Interactive (SXSWi) Amy Sample Ward spent some time talking with me about how NetSquared ( about ) serves the nonprofit industry. NetSquared is focused on the intersection of technology and social impact. Their mission is to help hundreds of thousands of non-profit organizations utilize the community empowering capabilities of the Internet to achieve social change

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Sample Timeline for End of the Year Fundraising Text Messages

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So your nonprofit has been extra good this year, and you made your list and checked it twice. However, even the best nonprofits can use a second eye in making sure that their end of year fundraising campaign is in tiptop shape. Sample timeline for EOY fundraising text messages.

19 Proven Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Experts


by Beth Kanter, Social Media Expert and Author of Measuring the Networked Nonprofit. by Amy Sample Ward, Author of Social Change Anytime Everywhere and Membership Director at NTEN. Nonprofits + Internet = People Inspiring People.

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11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

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Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). Here are the top 11 tips for nonprofits to embrace technology for even greater impact. – Amy Sample Ward , CEO, NTEN.

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[PODCAST] The Ins and Outs of Community Engagement | Ft. Amy Sample Ward

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NTEN’s CEO, Amy Sample Ward, and Randy covered a lot of topics in this week’s podcast. Amy referenced her blog , where she writes about the ever-changing world of social media, engagement and the nonprofit sector in relation to generations. It’s no secret that nonprofit branding is important to the success of your organization, but Amy had some different ideas on whether or not it’s the right thing to focus on. Amy Sample Ward appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Good Sample Business Principles

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This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations. Good Sample Business Principles Do you have a brand strategy? skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

New Report Shows How to Take Your Professional Development Into Your Own Hands

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As a nonprofit professional, how do you learn? That’s why we developed a unique education program for and by nonprofit professionals. Our approach is informed by new research, which found that nonprofits find great value in online learning.

Happy Birthday Amy Sample Ward!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today is Amy Sample Ward's Birthday! I got a chance to meet Amy when I was in Portland, Oregon a few weeks back to do a workshop and really appreciated the opportunity to geek out about nonprofit tech and social media! Happy Birthday!

Big Announcements. Big Innovation. Big Ideas| #bbcon Day 2

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Millennials and Gen Y came up a lot in both sessions which makes sense given the sessions were on Your Future Donor and The Future of Nonprofit Technology. Underinvestments—time, money and energy—Are Not Helping Nonprofits Overcome Significant Challenges.

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NTEN Announces Amy Sample Ward as new Chief Executive Officer


The Board of Directors of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) today announced the selection of Amy Sample Ward as NTEN’s new Chief Executive Officer. May 29, 2013. read more

Amy Sample Ward, Community Builder and Nptechie: How I Have Fun and Do Good

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T he fourth guest post in my have fun, do good blogger series is by Amy Sample Ward. Happy Monday, Have Fun, Do Gooders! Amy is a blogger and trainer focused on supporting and educating organizations and changemakers in the use of evolving technologies that cultivate and engage communities.

Nonprofit Technology Link Love

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Nonprofit Technology Link Love July 30, 2008 Here are posts from a small sampling of bloggers I regularly read: Holly Ross shows her geek cred in a great post about DNS. Amy Sample Ward let’s us know how to give green.

Watch Out for Amy Sample Ward with a Hammer


There are four weeks left in our quest to raise $10,000 to send 50 nonprofits to the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco this April.

5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits. The most reliable way for nonprofits to increase digital engagement is to test different techniques and messages with your own audience to determine what they respond to best, and follow the results.

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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.

The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide


The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide explores the fundraising planning process and breaks down each of the necessary elements that will allow you and your team to elevate your next campaign. The Best Nonprofit Digital Campaigns Collection (EveryAction).

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Guest Post by Amy Sample Ward: Want a peek at my RSS: Here it is!

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Submitted by Amy Sample Ward, publisher of Amy Sample Ward’s Version of NPTech When it comes to “nptech” or nonprofit technology, there are more blogs and organizations and resources than any one person can find, let alone keep track of! Amy Sample Ward’s Version of RSS Why?

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Congrats to Amy Sample Ward Connec+ipedian of the Year and Bon Voyage!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amy Sample Ward , a major player in the nonprofit technology blogosphere, has been named Connec+ipedian of the Year , an innovative example of nonprofits working wikily and that Amy helped design and launch.

Guest Post by Amy Sample Ward -- The Power of Vision: Review of “The Pollyanna Principles”

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Submitted by Amy Sample Ward, publisher of Amy Sample Ward’s Version of NPTech Hildy Gottlieb’s new book The Pollyanna Principles is a handbook for starting a revolution in social benefit organization design and practice, but it isn’t the revolution.

26 Fundraising & Digital Marketing Research Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The research reports listed below are a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide. For Nonprofits Worldwide: 1. Published by Funraise and Nonprofit Tech for Good. For Nonprofits in the United States: 6.

The Art of Saying Thank you: Amy Sample Ward, Darren Barefoot, and Michele Martin

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My first job in the nonprofit field over 28 years ago was in development office at the New England Conservatory and later at the Boston Symphony. Amy Sample Ward put the Global Giving Widget on her Facebook profile.

Content Marketing for Nonprofits [Survey]

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Content marketing isn’t a widely used term in the nonprofit and charity world. I’ve shared some thoughts here on npENGAGE as well as other publications about how nonprofits are doing content marketing. On the other hand, nonprofits produce and use content all the time!

Share Your Story: Building Blocks of Social by Amy Sample Ward

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tags: nonprofit nptech ). Earlier this week the Storytelling & Social Media series from NTEN and TechSoup Global launched with Amy Sample Ward , who is the community builder at Netsquared , as the first speaker. Social Media Building Blocks View more presentations or upload your own. Her slides are above and she did a brilliant job of covering the basics! If you're not already reading her blog, you should subscribe now!

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

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24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits : "The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan" 'via Blog this

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7 Step Policy Guide for Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

In part two of this series, “ How To Develop Your Nonprofit Operating Reserves ,” we examined common factors that organizations should take into account when considering how much to set aside for their operating reserves. reserve ratio, outlines and sample language).

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How Nonprofits Can Use Livestreaming to Raise Funds Through Sponsorship

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Dana Bakich , founder and CEO of Positive Equation – a digital consultancy focused on equipping nonprofits with the tools and resources to build impactful digital strategies. For the example below, we’ll be building out a sample Facebook Live co-branded series.

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44 Ways to Turn Nonprofit Supporters into Fundraising Superstars

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Teach Supporters to Fundraise and Provide Samples. Provide samples of everything. Supply sample fundraising emails, Facebook posts, tweets, phone scripts, thank you notes, approved logos, etc. Turning your supporters into fundraising superstars isn’t easy.

A Complete Guide to Strategic Web Design for Nonprofits


What goes into creating and designing a successful nonprofit website that inspires action? One that every nonprofits should think about from time to time. Read more about the #1 Reason Why Nonprofit Websites Fail.

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Managing Conflicts of Interest: Tips for Nonprofit Leaders

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If you’re involved in the leadership of a nonprofit organization, the last thing you want is a conflict-of-interest scandal to hurt the reputation of your organization. Generally, outside interests involve current or past business relationships between the nonprofit and a responsible person.

Why is the Cloud Right for Your Nonprofit?

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Nonprofits are striving to invest more in their core missions, decrease the cost of operations, and ultimately execute more successfully. In other words, the cloud can provide both cost savings and innovative, integrated solutions that enable your nonprofit to be the best it can be.

EveryAction's 8 Most Useful Nonprofit Resources of 2016


With just a couple of weeks left, take stock of the most useful content from our blog and nonprofit content library and get a jumpstart on making 2017 the best year for your organization yet! The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar. The 100 Best Nonprofit Websites of 2016.

How to Make Your Nonprofit Recession-Proof: Perfect Your Operating Reserves Policy

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Is your nonprofit ready? I think my operations coordinator found a sample on some website. Look, it’s helpful that your nonprofit found a sample policy on the interwebs for free. But that’s all it is – a sample. If you have a sample, great.

Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 5: Visual Design

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Note: This is the tenth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. We’ll then develop 2-3 very different mood boards depicting some sample imagery, graphics, fonts and styles that might appear in a visual design that reflects said personality.

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Open Source CRMs – people like them?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Open Source CRMs – people like them? and although the sample sizes were small, and not representative of the nonprofit sector as a whole, the people surveyed seemed to like the open source tools available. » Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology 12.14.07

[Take the Survey!] Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2016

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Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed a surge in content marketing in the nonprofit world. This year we’ll be producing the third edition of the annual report — Nonprofit Content Marketing: 2015 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends !

10 Reasons to be at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC)

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We’re one month out from NTEN’s annual Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Washington, DC. The official hashtag, #14NTC , is starting to buzz on Twitter, and I’m getting hyped about connecting with nonprofit leaders from around the globe!

Podcast: How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn

Amy Sample Ward

Topic : Podcast: How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn. Description : In this month’s edition of Social Good, Allison Fine, the host, interviews Amy Sample Ward, community development manager at TechSoup Global, and Estrella Rosenberg, founder and executive director of Big Love Little Hearts in Chicago and author of the blog Adventures in Philanthropy. Sample Ward and Ms. Date : December 2nd, 2010. Location : Online.

What Gmail’s New Settings Mean for Your Nonprofit Email Strategy

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A few years ago nonprofit email marketers were thrown for a loop when Gmail implemented a tabbed in-box for various kinds of messages (primary, email and social). However, within the last few months, Gmail has put in additional settings and rules that are having a significant impact on how, or whether, a nonprofit’s email message is making it to a constituent’s in-box at all. The single most important issue for nonprofit email marketers is engagement.

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The HEROES Act – How This Proposed Legislation Could Provide Relief to Social Good Organizations

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The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) provides small businesses and nonprofit organizations with up to $10M or 2.5X (250%) of their average monthly payroll, whichever is less, to cover eight weeks of payroll expenses and for making payments toward debt obligations. On May 15, the U.S.

[Survey] Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2015

Connection Cafe

On the other hand, nonprofits produce and use content all the time in order to connect with their supporters! This year we’ll be producing the second edition of the annual report – Nonprofit Content Marketing: 2014 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends ! Nonprofit Marketing

4 Steps to Making Planned Giving More Effective Than Ever, Right Now

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The COVID-19 pandemic provides a unique challenge for nonprofit fundraisers: While most recessions can hurt people’s ability to give, this one can also affect our ability to ask. You see a sample phone script for this call here.

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[Survey] Nonprofit Content Marketing – Benchmarks, Budgets and Trends for 2015

Connection Cafe

On the other hand, nonprofits produce and use content all the time in order to connect with their supporters! This year we’ll be producing the second edition of the annual report – Nonprofit Content Marketing: 2014 Benchmarks, Budgets, and Trends ! Why do we Need Nonprofit Content Marketing Research? In the first edition of the nonprofit content marketing report we learned that: 92% of nonprofit professionals use content marketing.