Instagram for Nonprofits — How Your Org Can Get Onboard

Connection Cafe

The 2017 M&R Nonprofit Benchmark Study found that for every 1000 email subscribers, organizations can expect to have 39 Instagram followers, and that orgs experienced on average a 101% Instagram follower growth in 2016.

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Infographic: Women Working For Nonprofit Orgs

TechImpact

The post Infographic: Women Working For Nonprofit Orgs appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. The nonprofit world is one dominated by individuals who love to help other people.

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Facebook Live For Nonprofits: How Live Streaming Helped One Org Raise Almost $100K

Connection Cafe

There’s a lot of talk about the ways nonprofits can use Facebook to raise money — live streaming fundraising events, breaking news, impact stories, and more, directly from their Facebook Page.

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Is Liking Something on Social Media Hurting Your Org?

NCE Social Media

A recent study done by researchers from the Sauder School of Business found that people who like a post Facebook or retweet something are less likely to give you a donation. Once people like, share or repost something they are done with the action and are less motivated to give.

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The Online Benchmark Report is Here| How Does Your Org Measure Against Its Peers?

Connection Cafe

The 2014 Luminate Online Benchmark Report is now available, just in time for #bbcon! It’s the largest and most comprehensive report of its kind, using data from nearly 800 Luminate Online customers to help you evaluate your overall strategies and performance in online fundraising.

Pricing Discrimination: Should Your Performing Arts Org Price Based on Demand?

Connection Cafe

Have you ever paid $6 or $7 for a bottle of water at a theme park? How did you feel about it? In the late 90’s, Coca Cola decided to experiment with their pricing and customer’s willingness to pay.

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LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

I know of at least one association that had decided to close its group because of these changes, and I can say that if my org were in a position to launch a private community right now, I’d definitely be recommending that. How have the changes impacted your org’s LinkedIn group?

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Learning to Love the Re-Org: How We Executed a Staff Restructuring

Museum 2.0

I had never heard anyone at any organization say, “that re-org sure was great!” Was the re-org perfect? What have you learned from the re-orgs you've been part of? My original "kitchen table" brainstorm.

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How does your org measure up to others? | Research Benchmark Tool

AFP Blog

How does your org measure up to others? Research Benchmark Tool : NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Benchmarking Tool is based on our annual research on technology staffing and spending, and it provides you with dynamic reports, customized to your organizational staffing and budget levels

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Bringing the Social Media Boot Camp to L.A. Homeless Orgs

See What's Out There

Last week, I joined 21 representatives of homeless service organizations from across Los Angeles at Home for Good L.A. for a social media boot camp led by See3’s Chief Learning Officer Lisa Colton, in partnership with the See3-Kindling Group project @home.

Does your org do advocacy work? You may need this.

SocialFish

Subtitled, Reason no. 637,278 why you should switch to Gmail. Inbox Influence is a new tool from the Sunlight Foundation that allows you to see the political contributions of the people and organizations that are mentioned in emails you receive.

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Growing Readers: Free Webinars for Early Childhood Orgs

Tech Soup Blog

The Early Learning Lab , Frontiers of Innovation , and New Profit , along with partners Joan Ganz Cooney Center and TechSoup, are working together to build the technology capacity of the early childhood education field.

Six Steps to Create Marketing Personas for Your Org

Idealware

This post by John Haydon first appeared on the Razoo blog , and John was kind enough to let us reprint it. You can find more interesting and educational posts from John and other guest bloggers on the site.

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6 Steps for Getting Started with Social CRM for Membership Orgs

SocialFish

Please contact us if things are going well and you have an interesting success story we can write about on SocialFishing to help other orgs. Social CRM Use Cases for Membership Orgs.

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Nonprofit Org in TIME's Top 10 Websites of 2007 | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Org in TIME's Top 10 Websites of 2007 | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network: "2007Submitted by Annaliese on Wed, 12/19/2007 - 2:21pm.nonprofit technoloy | NPTech | NTEN | nten membersLong-time NTEN member organization VolunteerMatch made it into TIME's list of Top 10 Websites for 2007.

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Tech Across Your Org: Sharing a Cause and Data Across Multiple Orgs

NTEN

Blue” orgs get a small fraction of environment funding. [Editor's note: The following is from the December 2012 issue of NTEN:Change , NTEN's quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders. Read the complete issue on "Collaboration" when you subscribe to the journal for free! ]

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Social Media for Good and Evil, Strong and Weak Ties, Online/Offline,and Orgs and Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Malcolm Gladwell’s article “Small Change: Why the revolution will not be tweeted,&# brings the slacktivism , social media for social good or evil , strong and weak ties , and organizations vs networks debates to a mainstream audience.

Bringing the Social Media Boot Camp to L.A. Homeless Orgs

See What's Out There

Last week, I joined 21 representatives of homeless service organizations from across Los Angeles at Home for Good L.A. for a social media boot camp led by See3’s Chief Learning Officer Lisa Colton, in partnership with the See3-Kindling Group project @home.

Money for Good Study: Sharing Information About Your Org’s Results Can Attract More Donors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

MFGII summary findings Nov 2011. View more presentations from GuideStar USA, Inc. GuideStar and Hope Consulting have released the results of new study, Money for Good II (MFGII).

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Tech Across Your Org: Shared Technology Vision

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following first appeared in the June 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the complete issue of NTEN's new quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders by subscribing to the journal for free! ]

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Virtual Phones for Virtual (and Physical) Orgs

Idealware

I'm looking into phone options for Idealware's own use, and in the process really clarified my own understanding of how this whole thing works. There's two major components: phone service, and PBX services, and once you start to thing about things beyond traditional hardware options, they're quite separate.

Tech Across Your Org: Technology Leadership at a Small Organization

NTEN

By Judi Sohn, Outgoing VP of Operations, Fight Colorectal Cancer Fight Colorectal Cancer: > 6 year-old Org > 6 Full-time Staff > $1.1 [Editor's note: The following first appeared in the September 2011 issue of NTEN:Change.

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Web 2.0 Nonprofit 2.0 Widgets Org 2.0 Second Life | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Widgets Org 2.0 3C%3E+Widgets+%3C%3E+Org+2.0+%3C%3E+Second+Life I’ve seen a lot of blog postings in the nonprofit tech and marketing sector lately about Org 2.0 , widgets , Second Life and Web 2.0 It is TRUE that many nonprofits are missing the boat for whatever reason (my org included) on Web 2.0. May I point out that many Web widgets or Seth Godin’s Org 2.0 3C%3E+Widgets+%3C%3E+Org+2.0+%3C%3E+Second+Life

DIY Nonprofit Technology: Getting Funding for Tech at Your Org

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following is an article from NTEN:Change. Read the rest of the issue when you subscribe to the journal for free! ] By Paula Jones, Director of Technology, The N. Center for Nonprofits In my role at the N.C.

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Nonprofit Mapping 101: Use Maps to Tell Your Org's Stories

NTEN

One of the hardest things to describe about Africa is the sheer size of the place. "How could it take 32 hours to get from one city to another?"

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Making Stories Work for Your Org: What the Data Says

NTEN

By Colin Holtz and Steve Daigneault, M+R Strategic Services Everyone is talking about "the power of stories" — social scientists, nonprofit directors, your mother, you name it. Connect emotionally to your supporters and they'll give! Make them see the issue in human terms and they'll give more! There's just one problem. Nonprofits are adding stories to their fundraising messages. and they're not working.

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Org Charts: Social Networking for the At-Work Set

Museum 2.0

Org charts, like maps, aren't given the attention they should be, especially in large institutions. Org charts are not just about putting people in their place. In 2005, I visited COSI Columbus.

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Four Rules for Maturing Your Field: The Bootcamp Model for Foundations, Associations and Umbrella Orgs

See What's Out There

We’re already a month into 2013, and for many, those New Year’s resolutions are becoming a little less resolute every day. It’s a curious phenomenon we all see each year in gyms, classes and homes.

Upcoming Webinar November 7: Leverage Data for Mission-Driven Orgs

Tech Soup Blog

Does your organization collect data. from web traffic, email newsletters, donors, volunteers, and other. channels? Is it collected in a variety of places, like Excel. spreadsheets, Googe Docs, email services, online channels, and more? How can you bring all of that data together in one place to serve your. organization's needs? This free webinar will help you find solutions and learn from another organization. Join us for a free webinar on Thursday, November 7 at 11 a.m. Pacific time (2 p.m.

Does Your Org Need a Social Web Governance Strategy?

NTEN

The changes sweeping the Middle East this month have re-ignited the debate over the power of social media in fomenting revolution. It's odd, really: social change requires people willing to work for what they believe; social media are simply tools that can be put to use toward those ends.

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Tech Across Your Org: Social Media Collaboration Across the NYC Elder Abuse Center

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following is from the December 2012 issue of NTEN:Change , NTEN's quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders. Read the complete issue on "Collaboration" when you subscribe to the journal for free! ] By Debra Askanase, Community Organzier 2.0 This spring, the New York City Elder Abuse Center (the Center) began its journey from a traditional, “non-social” organization to one that uses and embraces social media in both its communications and internal processes.

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Does your org have a Facebook Page comment escalation flow-chart?

John Haydon

On Monday, we had a great discussion about managing comments on your Facebook Page. When to delete, when to reply and when to flag.

Members Only Software for Free! for an Arts Org

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

We're doing it again. If you are a small arts organization, you might qualify to get our software for free. See the announcement on our web site for the details

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Nonprofit Social Media Benchmarks: How Does Your Org Compare?

NTEN

It turns out that nonprofits of all sizes are able to scale their fundraising efforts on social networks. The 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report found that 30% of Master Fundraisers – those that brought in more than $100,000 – were small organizations and a further 8% were medium-sized.

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Orgs with email list of under 10,000 grew online revenue by 26% YEAH!

Network-Centric Advocacy

Great service from Convio for sharing this summary and Michael Stein for his work. There are some really interesting trends in here. What do they tell us about the future? How do these trends shape the movement? Online giving grew 14 percent. 69 percent of organizations raised more in 2009 than 2008, while 31 percent saw declines in their online fundraising. 61 percent of all organizations saw their average gift drop in 2009.

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Tech Across Your Org: Risks and Rewards of Combining Volunteers and Social Media

NTEN

Shari Ilsen. Online Communications Manager. VolunteerMatch. Social Media is an important tool for engaging with your community -- but what are the risks and rewards of working with volunteers to implement your social media strategies? No matter the size or tech-savvy of your nonprofit, there’s something out there that will undoubtedly be a game-changer for your organization’s social media efforts. It’s not a fancy new tool or a fun new hashtag sweeping the meme-sphere.

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4 Things We Learned While Applying for a B Corp Certification

See What's Out There

strategy b corporation benefits development handbook Nonprofits org chart organizational change organizational strategy social causes social goodOne of See3’s company goals for 2015 is to obtain a B Corp certification. What started as a “we’ll-have-this-done-in-a-month” project has become a deeply reflective organizational journey. We’re getting close to completing our application (yay!)

Tech Across Your Org: Program and Fundraising Innovation Sprung from an Internal Technology Project

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following is an article from the March 2012 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the rest of the issue when you subscribe to the journal for free! ] By Peter Drury, a child's right a child's right either had a problem or an opportunity—the distinction hinged only on our perspective.

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How To Track Everyone Who's Anyone To You: Is A Single Database Right for Your Org?

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following is an excerpt of an article in the December 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the complete issue of NTEN's new quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders by subscribing to the journal for free! ]