The Big Difference Between Branding and Marketing for Your NPO

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The post The Big Difference Between Branding and Marketing for Your NPO appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Featured Nonprofit Branding Nonprofit Marketing Plan brand Branding difference hub is marketing Nonprofit npo the what

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5 Web Design Trends and How Your NPO Can Take Advantage

NonProfit Hub

The post 5 Web Design Trends and How Your NPO Can Take Advantage appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Over 46 percent of people say that the design of an organization’s website is the number one criterion in determining credibility.

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Why Engaging Your Volunteers Will Help Your NPO Thrive

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The post Why Engaging Your Volunteers Will Help Your NPO Thrive appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. This article was originally published in our April/May issue of Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Sign up to get a free issue delivered to your mailbox.

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Why You Should Recruit Millennials to Boost Your NPO

NonProfit Hub

The post Why You Should Recruit Millennials to Boost Your NPO appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Last week, we wrote about how to recruit life-time volunteers for your nonprofit instead of relying on one-time helpers.

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Digital Strategy and Your NPO [INFOGRAPHIC]

NonProfit Hub

The post Digital Strategy and Your NPO [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. We live in a technologically advanced world. But we aren’t taking full advantage of it, according to the 2015 Digital Outlook Report by Care2, hjc and NTEN.

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Taking Your NPO to the Cloud: What You Need to Know

NonProfit Hub

Keep reading to determine if the cloud is a viable option for your NPO. That’s why the information that donors provide to your NPO is so important to keep safe. The bottom line to consider with cloud technology is the ROI for your NPO.

Get Social Covered: 13 Lesser Known Social Media Sites for Your NPO

NonProfit Hub

Check out how UNICEF is using Storify to get some ideas for your NPO. The post Get Social Covered: 13 Lesser Known Social Media Sites for Your NPO appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. You’ve got social media covered. Facebook? Please—you were an early adopter. And Twitter?

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Stewardship at a Small NPO Starts with Gratitude

NonProfit Hub

The post Stewardship at a Small NPO Starts with Gratitude appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Look out, Baltimore—there are fundraisers invading the harbor. AFP’s Fundraising Conference is in full swing this weekend and lasts until Tuesday.

Why Cultivating Relationships with Current Donors is Vital for Your NPO

NonProfit Hub

The post Why Cultivating Relationships with Current Donors is Vital for Your NPO appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Quality and quantity are easily confused in the nonprofit world. But when asked any other time, quality over quantity is a no-brainer.

6 Things We’ve Learned from Horror Movies (and Your NPO Should Know) [INFOGRAPHIC]

NonProfit Hub

The post 6 Things We’ve Learned from Horror Movies (and Your NPO Should Know) [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. We’ve all seen it play out in a horror flick—blood curdling screams and people being picked out one-by-one wondering…what’s next?

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5 Steps to Lay the Groundwork for Your NPO’s Social Media Plan

NonProfit Hub

If you haven’t started with social media yet and have nothing to review, this is a great time to realize the potential that you have with your digital presence and start thinking about the message you want your NPO to convey. By knowing more about your prospective constituents, you will be able to assess the voice of your NPO and tweak content accordingly in order to reach your audience on a more personal level. Nonprofits rely heavily on volunteers.

Football and Fundraising: The Penalties Your NPO is Making

NonProfit Hub

Since our staff was already missing football season, we decided to compile some of the most common fundraising penalties your NPO might be making during the big ask. The post Football and Fundraising: The Penalties Your NPO is Making appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

The Board of the Rings: Assembling an Epic Board to Save Your NPO (and Maybe Middle Earth)

NonProfit Hub

The post The Board of the Rings: Assembling an Epic Board to Save Your NPO (and Maybe Middle Earth) appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Building a Board of Directors might not seem like the most exciting part of running a nonprofit, but it doesn’t have to be that way!

Help Your NPO Climb to the Top of Social Media Engagement [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The post Help Your NPO Climb to the Top of Social Media Engagement [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. It’s no longer a matter of if your organization needs to be on social media.

Driving Donor Engagement: Five Essential Elements of the NPO Website

Byte Technology

This may seem like a simple, no-brainer question to ask, but NPO experts are quick to lament the lack of a clear, coherent message on some organization’s websites. So any good NPO site should have a way for them to make their views on the topic known.

Social Superpower: Using Facebook to Increase Your NPO’s Website Traffic

Byte Technology

However, many NPO social media managers who have gone to great and laborious lengths to create fantastic website content may be unclear on just how to leverage this powerful opportunity.

5 Reasons Every Nonprofit Should Use Text Messaging [Infographic]

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Collateral Infographics Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Resources At Mobile Commons, we believe every nonprofit should use mobile campaigns as an engagement strategy.

Piers Morgan on Mobile Commons Advocacy: “I Love This Idea. This is Direct Action.”

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Calls to Action Nonprofit npo Press Success Stories Successes Use Cases Two days ago, Rachel Maddow called Mobile Commons Advocacy a “smart” tool that can put political pressure on legislative decision makers in Washington.

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Get Social Covered: 13 Lesser Known Social Media Sites for Your NPO

AFP Blog

Get Social Covered: 13 Lesser Known Social Media Sites for Your NPO : You’ve got social media covered. Facebook? Please—you were an early adopter. And Twitter? You could do 140 characters or less in your sleep. But you’re just scratching the surface with those two mainstream social media sites.

5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Calls to Action Inspirations Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Your organization may have created the world’s greatest mobile campaign, but the real question is how are you going to get people to opt in?

FastCoExist Features Mobile Commons Enroll

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Government health Mobile Commons Enroll Nonprofit npo Press FastCoExist has a great article about Mobile Commons Enroll, our new product that helps educate people about their health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.

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Voto Latino Keeps New Yorkers Informed About Their Health Care Options

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All Posts Blog Nonprofit npo Text Messages Use Cases When circumstances change quickly, SMS can keep people informed. After the Affordable Care Act launched, the government’s website was so overrun with demand, that people had trouble accessing it.

Three Tips for Promoting Your Mobile Campaign at Large Events

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Calls to Action Customer News Events Nonprofit npo Text Messages Use Cases Big events and festivals are a great way to reach new subscribers, recruit volunteers, and offer exclusive rewards for opting in to your mobile list.

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I’ll Text You! SMS For Your Nonprofit Organization

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Resources Videos Webinars On January 28th, Michael Sabat, our VP of Business Development, co-hosted a webinar with two of our good friends: Dawn Bickett from Greenpeace USA and Lawrence Grodeska from Change.org.

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3 Steps for a Successful Start to Your Mobile Campaign

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Text Messages To get the best possible results from your mobile campaign, it’s important to start off on the right foot. The first few months are crucial in spreading the word about your campaign and building your mobile list.

The New York Times Loves DoSomething’s Crisis Text Line

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All Posts Blog Customer News Nonprofit npo Our Products Press Use Cases The New York Times wrote a great piece about DoSomething.org’s Crisis Text Line , praising its importance and accessibility, particularly to teenagers for whom texting is the main source of communication.

The NonProfit Times - "Open Source: The New NPO Tech Battlefield

AFP Blog

The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management: "Open Source: The New NPO Tech Battlefield By Mark Hrywna The battle started with two major deals at the beginning of the year. Software giant Blackbaud bought Target Software and Target Analysis Group for $60 million. Online fundraising firm Convio acquired rival GetActive for almost $18 million on the same day.

Use Text Messages to Give Michael Sam a Virtual High Five

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All Posts Blog Nonprofit npo Use Cases Human Rights Campaign wants you to give Michael Sam a virtual “high five” over text. Last month, top football recruit Michael Sam announced that he was gay. The bold announcement garnered national news coverage.

Why Nonprofit Branding Goes Beyond Your Name and Logo

NonProfit Hub

Establishing a brand identity includes not only what people see in a logo, but also what people think about when your NPO comes up in a water cooler conversation. Sure, another NPO may have a similar cause, but they will never have the same personality.

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How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?

Connection Cafe

Back in my days as a Corporate Funder, I was routinely asked to provide giving details for our organization. This information was included in annual reports, presented at Board Meetings, shared with employees or even at monthly departmental meetings. Our focus was on: Dollars granted.

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CWA Uses Text Messages to Rally Their Members with Real-Time Updates

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Nonprofit npo Text Messages Use Cases Communications Workers of America , the largest telecommunications union in the country, is using text messaging to communicate with their members and assemble them at a moment’s notice.

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How Accusations of ‘Financial Mismanagement’ Impact All Fundraisers

Connection Cafe

And frankly, it should make anyone who is committed to fundraising for a nonprofit organization angry, too, because we all take some hits when another NPO is maligned. I recently read another “vindication” of a nonprofit that had been subject to a media expose. In this case, a thorough investigation by BBB Wise Giving Alliance (WGA) revealed that splashy accusations of financial mismanagement reported by multiple media sources had no merit.

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Rachel Maddow on Mobile Commons Advocacy: “This is smart, right?”

Mobile Commons

Blog Company News npo Press Last night on The Rachel Maddow Show , Maddow described how Mobile Commons Advocacy can bring unprecedented political pressure to bear on legislative decision-makers.

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3 Social Media Opportunities Your Nonprofit is Losing

SocialFish

———— So, your NPO is in its early stages and you’re looking to promote it. This is the perfect tool to network your NPO. Use social media and other online resources to educate yourself and make the success of your NPO a reality. Guest post by Yazmin Gray.

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United We Dream Uses Texting to Turn 3 Voices into Thousands

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Calls to Action Inspirations Nonprofit npo Use Cases The immigrant youth organization United We Dream recently used SMS to amplify the voices of three of its members into a rallying cry for thousands.

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NPO Evaluation, IE6, Still Waters for Wave

Idealware

Here are a few updates topics I've posted on in the last few months: Nonprofit Assessment The announcement that GuideStar , Charity Navigator and others would be moving away from the 990 form as their primary source for assessing nonprofit performance raised a lot of interesting questions, such as "How will assessments of outcomes be standardized in a way that is not too subjective?" and "What will be required of nonprofits in order to make those assessments?"

Advocacy Callers Can Press a Number to Connect to their House Representatives

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Government Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Our Products Product Tour Why Mobile Commons Mobile Commons Advocacy now lets your callers connect directly with the right House Representative by pushing a number on their keypad.

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Three Features You May Not Know About That Can Supercharge Your Mobile Commons Advocacy Campaigns

Mobile Commons

All Posts Company News Inspirations Nonprofit npo Our Products Product TourIt’s even easier than you may have realized to connect hundreds of thousands of your supporters with their Congressional representatives.

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NPO Event Blog: Hunger Walk

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nancy White at Full Circle found a great example of a ngo event blog called "Walk the World. Thanks Nancy! Gotta track down Michael and interview him. perhaps after the event is over

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Berkman Center NPO Blogging Session Notes/Photo

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Marnie Webb participated in the meeting via the IRC/SKYPE and took great notes. I was too nervous to take notes when Deborah Finn was talking because I came next, but my heart rate came down enough to take some notes on Brian's comments and a photo. Here's Erica George's notes ).