Making time for time management

VolunteerMark

Time is perhaps one of the most valuable resources that we have, especially for nonprofits. How do you stay productive and make sure that every minute is contributing to the fulfillment of your organization''s mission?

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It’s Time to #Showyourculture!

Connection Cafe

Now it’s time for you to show us YOUR culture! Nonprofit News #showyourculture Arts & Cultural Let me open by saying that I have a prize to give out, but you have to read to the bottom of the post to learn more.

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4 Ways We Can Approach the Lack of Time as Fundraisers

Connection Cafe

If I’ve learned anything in my 35 years in fundraising it’s that there really isn’t enough time. Enough time to test before investing the entire budget on a “great” idea. Enough time to learn how to maximize the new ideas that promise to revolutionize fundraising.

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It’s Time to Know What You Don’t Know

Connection Cafe

The experts at the store got me thinking about technique and tools in a way I never considered.Did you know if you pair a thicker roller with a heavier handle and a higher quality primer-included paint you will achieve an evenly colored wall in half the time and in only one coat? I thought “time-suck” was my only option. What I realized that with a greater investment up front—of both my time and money—I would be better educated and better equipped to handle the job ahead of me. .

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Is It Time for a Rebrand?

NonProfit Hub

Have you ever caught a glimpse of yourself in the mirror and thought it might be time for a change ? Brands, nonprofit or otherwise, often find themselves in the same position. Samantha Langdorf is Director of Strategy at Briteweb, a social impact agency for nonprofits and foundations.

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Technology And The Modern Fundraiser - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

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Technology And The Modern Fundraiser - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "The new and growing challenges of today might be met with tomorrow’s advancements in technologies such as virtual reality, image reading and consolidated databases in the years to come." 'via

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Virtual Meetings: 5 Tips for Nonprofits Working Across Time Zones

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Often, the training on-site is the beginning of project which includes facilitating sessions remotely across time zones. I know many nonprofits that work globally, either with affiliate offices or partners in different countries, sometimes with a time zone difference of 6-12 hours.

Is it the Best of Times for Nonprofit Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness …”. Does it seem like the opening lines of Charles Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities sum up the times we’re living in today? Nonprofits have the potential to Do.

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EOY Hacks: 8 Online Fundraising Ideas to Save Money + Time

EveryAction

Last week, I had the ear of a brilliant nonprofit guru and jumped on the chance to ask her for some advice. What can I write about to help them through this crazy time besides end-of-year fundraising? Brilliant Nonprofit Guru: End-of-year fundraising.

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Glitch Torpedoes Give Local AmericaThe NonProfit Times

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Glitch Torpedoes Give Local AmericaThe NonProfit Times : "Technical difficulties brought Give Local America to a screeching halt yesterday, forcing some communities to extend the 24-hour crowdfunding event for at least another day." 'via via Blog this

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A Nonprofit’s Cyber Liability And Data Privacy - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

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Facebook: Is it Worth your Nonprofit’s Time?

NetWits

How much time should your nonprofit spend engaging with their “fans” on Facebook? Or will nonprofit campaigners who spend eight hours a week on their FB fanpage see better results such as more actions taken on campaigns and increased donations? Nonprofits Spend 2.6

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more!

Overhead: Time to Pull Our Heads Out of the Sand?

Connection Cafe

Some say it’s the wrong measure of a nonprofit organization’s success; others say it is the gold standard for measuring worthiness for support. At the second step, nonprofits feel pressure to conform to funders’ unrealistic expectations. grassroots, national) of nonprofit organizations.

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[Infographic] How Millennials Spend Their Time

TechImpact

With the giving season quickly descending upon us, it’s time to start turning our attention to our holiday fundraising efforts. And we think it might be time to stop calling them selfish.

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Online: NSFW And The Risk For Nonprofits - The NonProfit Times

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Online: NSFW And The Risk For Nonprofits - The NonProfit Times : With social media serving as the new frontier for attracting donors and volunteers, nonprofit leaders might be tempted to jump into the action without checking the depth of the water. During her workshop, “Ring of Fire: Managing Social Media Risks,” at the Risk Summit, Nonprofit Risk Management Center Staff Attorney Emily Stumhofer described potential

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Why Trying to "Go Viral" is a Ridiculous Waste of Time

EveryAction

As it becomes a bigger part of the marketing lexicon , "going viral" has become everyone’s holy grail, but does that approach to nonprofit campaigns make sense for your organization? nonprofit campaigns campaigns

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Let the games begin | The NonProfit Times

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Let the games begin | The NonProfit Times : During the 2013 Bridge to Integrated Marketing conference, Jeremy Ryan of Lipman Hearne offered the idea of making fundraising fun, by applying gamification. Gamification sounds like one of those words people make up to express some kind of bizarre concept.

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It’s Time to Get Ready for Giving Tuesday!

Connection Cafe

It’s a special time of year following consumer-driven Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, when people around the world rally behind the missions that speak to their hearts. And it’s time to talk strategy.

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Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We’ve had a great time sharing tips and discussion with many other nonprofits professionals in an open Facebook Group called “ Take A Walk “for nonprofit professionals interested in walking meetings and other ways to bring movement into their nonprofit workplaces.

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eLearning on limited resources - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "During the recent ASAE 2015 Technology Conference & Expo, Allison Hamrick of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS), Micah Jordan of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) and Amanda Batson of ABD Partners, LLC, offered five tips for successful learning and technology partnerships, especially focused on eLearning, in organizations with limited resources.

Video Chatting Connects Operations | The NonProfit Times

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Video Chatting Connects Operations | The NonProfit Times : Laura Quinn, executive director and founder of Portland, Maine-based Idealware, said that Skype is ideal for organizations that have a lot of remote partners. “It’s It’s a free way to do video conferencing,” said Quinn. You are able to see people’s faces and gestures — things you wouldn’t get over a phone line. It makes people feel like they are part of the team even if they are far away

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Online Security A Major Issue For Fundraisers - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "Cyber security has become a leading cause for concern among managers at nonprofit organizations. Some 81 percent of 470 respondents ranked cyber security as among the top 10 risks in their organization, including 24 percent of those surveyed who ranked it in the top three." 'via via Blog this

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Worth Of A Nonprofit Web Visitor … 61¢ - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

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Worth Of A Nonprofit Web Visitor … 61¢ - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "mail list size grew but email open rates declined while online revenue was up mainly because of growing monthly giving for some of the largest nonprofits last year.

A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: In my recent book, The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit and leading workshops for nonprofits all over the world on this topic, I continue to be passionate about the need to build resilient and sustainable nonprofit leaders and organizations.

Online Fundraising Finally Catching On At.eduThe NonProfit Times

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Online Fundraising Finally Catching On At.eduThe NonProfit Times : "Online Fundraising Finally Catching On At.edu By Mark Hrywna - May 12, 2015 More colleges and universities are experimenting with social media as part of their fundraising efforts than last year, according to a recent survey, although for the vast majority, it still represents 5 percent or less of their total.

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One Email Tactic Nonprofits Need to Steal From Brand Marketers

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Sending the right email message to the right constituent at the right time can be almost impossible to organize manually. But, what if it didn’t have to be that way?

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NPT Lunchtruck: Exclusive Audio Interviews With Nonprofit Leaders - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : ''via Blog this

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Time to think.SXSW

Connection Cafe

I recently started going to the Interactive part of the conference and it has been an exciting learning experience every time. The panel picker is out and there are some great choices in the nonprofit realm. Nonprofits + Facebook = Awesome. Author: Josh Shepherd.

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Crisis Management 101: Tips to Help You Survive Tough Times

Connection Cafe

Especially nonprofit leaders like you. With life already overly busy, increased demand for your services, a constant push to increase funding and more ideas being suggested than you can possibly implement, when do you have time for a crisis? No one likes a crisis.

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

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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. Save time with marketing automation.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

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This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about. Rising email spam rates Many nonprofits depend on email as the backbone of their digital fundraising programs. fundraising nonprofit tools

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The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

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As such, for most nonprofit organizations, pursuing strategies to reducing donor losses is the most affordable strategy for increasing net fundraising gains. Unfortunately, across the nonprofit sector, donor retention rates are low and getting worse.

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Digital Annual Reports Click With Donors - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "The trend of interactive, digital annual reports has been gaining steam since at least 2011, according to Scott Martin, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Hauppauge, N.Y.-headquartered

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Announcing… NonProfit Times TV!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Live broadcasting via the Web has been around a couple years thanks to sites like UStream.tv , but the nonprofit sector has been slow to adopt this new technology… until recently. HOW TO: Launch a Broadcast “TV&# Channel for Your Nonprofit.

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EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

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Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends.

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3 Easy Ways To Make Your Nonprofit's Email Program Stand Out Today [With Free Templates]

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For most nonprofits, email is the backbone of their digital fundraising program. Use a welcome email series Marketing automation is more than just a buzzword for nonprofits today, it is a necessary tool, saving valuable staff time that can then be spent on more valuable tasks.

Ready to Respond: Real-Time Lessons in Preparedness from the Headlines and the ACLU

Connection Cafe

During times of crisis, do you make it easy for supporters to take action? We’ve heard from experts about the importance of influencers before, but at an increasing rate we’re seeing just how crucial they can be for your cause in these time-sensitive moments.

4 reasons to use LinkedIn for fundraising | The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

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4 reasons to use LinkedIn for fundraising | The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : ocial media is not just for selfies and pictures of food. While many organizations report little success fundraising on social media, some platforms can help you research prospects and build relationships.

11 Time Tracking Software Tools Nonprofits Swear By

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If you're looking for a better way to fill out time sheets, here are 11 easy-to-use (and free) time tracking software tools that can completely automate the process for you. Time-Tracking

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5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

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Here are five of the best reasons that it is important for Nonprofits to invest in quality annual fundraising campaigns. With campaigns that will be on your calendar year after year, you’ll spend less time planning your schedule and more time fundraising.

It’s Time to Go Beyond the Usual Suspects in Planned Giving

Connection Cafe

Experienced nonprofit managers and leaders tred a well-worn path when thinking about planned giving. Yet, many nonprofits risk missing this opportunity by remaining solely focused on the wealthiest in their supporter base. It is time for nonprofit leaders to cast a wider net.

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