Growth Hacking Your Mission With People Power

Connection Cafe

People want to spread ideas much more than they care about being card-carrying member of your organization. And, when individual people want to make a difference, many think not just of donating their time or their money, but their networks. And these amazing people aren’t outliers.

People to People Fundraising [Free Webinar by Ted Hart]

Connection Cafe

Coming up next in our npEXPERTS Webinar Series , Nonprofit Coach Ted Hart, ACFRE and CEO of Hart Philanthropic Services will share how Nonprofits + Internet = People Inspiring People this Tuesday. 3 Keys you will takeaways from Ted’s webinar are: What is People to People Fundraising?

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Mission Driven or People Driven?


Is your organization mission or people driven? We value principles more than people. Are the two mutually exclusive or can they co-exist? I am confused. The claim of being “mission-driven” has been increasingly cropping up in our conversations with association executives lately.

Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The book shares how and why our mind pays attention to some events, ideas, or people and not others. Disruption: Violates people’s expectations to change what they pay attention to. Reward: Appeals to people’s motivations for an intrinsic or external reward.

Simple Ways to Encourage People to Volunteer Their Time


Volunteers are the lifeblood of most non-profits and charitable organizations. Organizations that can’t hire as many employees as their for-profit counterparts turn to volunteers who give their own free time without expecting financial compensation

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Everyday People Are Heroes: Using Big Data to Engage New Agents of Change Online Guest Post by Cheryl Contee. Everyday people are the most powerful agents of change. People-powered campaigns do good better. for a wide coalition of everyday people. Photo by CogdogBlog.

How to Influence People in Online Communities


I would argue, and many others have too, that Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People is a great primer for social communities and, more importantly, for defining your Code of Conduct. Social Networking – Relating it to Six Ways to Make People Like You.

The Art of People Powered Storytelling Through Social Media


Petri Darby is the Director of Brand Marketing & Digital Strategy at Make-A-Wish Foundation of America. He blogs at darbyDARNIT. And he’s an all around funny guy (I love the one where he’s reading O Magazine).

Infographic: Why People Use Social Media


NM Incite, a Nielsen McKinsey company surveyed 1,865 adult (18+) social media users about what motivates them to friend people on social networks, and what causes them to dump their friends. Why do people unfriend or unfollow?

How People Use Social Media

NCE Social Media

The nice folks at Wolfram Blog have created a set of charts identifying how people talk on Facebook as they age. Wolfram Alpha allows people to donate access to their Facebook feed so that they can study how we use technology. More than one million people have done so to date.

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4 Easy Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Pokémon GO to Engage People


This game is already revolutionary because it uses Augmented Reality (AR) and is getting people up and moving, exploring the world in places that are often off the grid. Pok é mon GO has been all the rage the last couple of days.

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How to Manage People Who Work Remotely

Tech Soup Blog

Call it what you will, telework or telecommuting or remote work has grown nearly 80 percent in the U.S. since 2005. It is also something that TechSoup and several of our donor partners have championed for years.

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Successful Volunteer Teams Have These Four Types of People

Wild Apricot Blog

There are four types of people, or personas that make for successful volunteer teams. I'll guide you through each of their motivations, which tasks they're best suited for, their behaviors, strengths, and opportunities. volunteering volunteer-teams

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Meet the People We Work With

Vertex Systems

It’s a way for us to “show off&# the wonderful people we work with at Vertex Systems. Unemployment Rate for People with Disabilities A GPS for Your Nonprofit?

Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World


Our book is out!! Humanize is a practical guide for realizing the true potential of social media—not for marketing, but for leadership.

Get Real, People: Authenticity as a Social Media Strategy

See What's Out There

The post Get Real, People: Authenticity as a Social Media Strategy appeared first on The See3 Blog. Yes, you should be smart and thoughtful and strategic. And part of that strategy is to, quite literally, be yourself.

How to Turn Regular People Into Fundraising Pro’s in 3.5 Minutes


The thing that turns regular people into fundraising pro’s. “Go and do Good!”. That’s what Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) tells it’s event participants to do at the end of this video. FMSC is doing something that every nonprofit who runs an event fundraising program should do.

5 Ways to Get Your Facebook Content Seen by More People


Facebook recently changed its algorithm again. This can have a major impact on your work if you run a nonprofits Facebook page. TechCrunch has been studying these changes over time and shared some useful tips on how to keep your nonprofit's Facebook page engagement up.

Power to the Online People


Our desire to reach people wherever they are any time of day has radically changed the way we communicate with constituents, colleagues, and friends in the last decade.

The Most Obvious Reason People Use Social Media That Most Brands DON’T Get

John Haydon

It seems that most brands don’t understand why people really share on social media. Yes, people use social media for entertainment, to connect with others, and to be heard. But there’s a deeper motivation behind why people share anything on social media.

Matterness: Making People Matter More in a Social World

See What's Out There

The post Matterness: Making People Matter More in a Social World appeared first on The See3 Blog. This is a guest post by Allison Fine, an activist, social media revolutionary, and author of the new book Matterness: What Fearless Leaders Know About the Power and Promise of Social Media.

New Study Shows People Don’t Read Articles, they Retweet


” A new study by Chartbeat, which measures real-time traffic for some of the biggest websites like Upworthy, said their research shows that many people aren’t reading articles that they retweet. Plus people tend to skim on the web, especially with the rise of mobile devices.

The Talent Development Pipeline: Putting People First in Social Change Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click To Get Your Copy Now! Heather Carpenter and Tera Wozniak Qualls, along with Alexis S.

Samaschool Uses Tech to Empower Low-Income People

Tech Soup Blog

And when you don't you don't know how to do that … Our mission is to equip low-income people to succeed in the digital economy." million people in 2020.

Design around people.


“Smart businesses are re-orienting themselves around people, their friends, and their network. How we have different relationships with different people. How we trust some people more than others. In this talk, you will hear stories that illustrate the social patterns in our lives, and how businesses can use that knowledge to build new products, market themselves in more relevant ways, and create experiences that people value.

How make people trust your nonprofit

John Haydon

You could look at this pyramid in two ways: What people require to eventually donate or volunteer. What you can do to gain their trust. You have absolutely no control over #1, but have complete control over #2. What do you think? Be Human building trust donor relations

Is the New Facebook “People Talking About” Metric As Meaningless as Number of Likes?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The next action was an uncontrollable desire to compare my “People Talking About” with my peers, realizing that benchmarking of meaningless data is well, meaningless. Photo by lecercle.

New Study Highlights What People Like, Comment, and Share on Facebook


People Comment the Most on Text Updates. I know what you are thinking – yet another social media study.

Let's Stop Talking about What People Need

Museum 2.0

"Our job is not to give people what they want but what they need." It''s presumptuous to suggest that we know what people "need" in a cultural context. In my experience, the "needs" of audiences often look suspiciously like the "wants" of the people speaking.

Employee engagement: Keeping the right people

ASU Lodestar Center

In Good to Great , Jim Collins spends 24 pages dissecting employee selection and management before ultimately concluding that “people are not your most important asset. The right people are.” By engaging those employees, we have the best chance at retaining those “ right people ”.

How to Win (Online) Friends and Influence People (on Social Media)


(Much like a rocket launch, getting off the ground online requires preparation.). twitter engagement campaigns social media

Quiet People, Event ROI & More

Wild Apricot Blog

This week’s link round-up is a mixed bag of expert insight, cautionary tales and practical tips. We explore everything from “getting more ROI” from a conference, to the importance of capturing emails and saying your thank-you’s. Fundraising events Apricot Jam membership

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The 2013 Rob Stuart Memorial Award: Invisible People, Mark Horvath


The 2013 Award Winner Invisible People uses the lens of a television camera to tell the stories of homelessness and the organizations trying to help. Flickr photo: Anne Helmond The Rob Stuart Memorial Award honors the spirit of the man who was so pivotal in creating our community.

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Study: More People Donated to Charity in 2012 Than 2011


People donated more money to charity in 2012 than in 2011, according to a Blackbaud survey , where over 4200 donors from the US, the UK, and Australia responded to a variety of questions about their donation habits to nonprofits.

Give Local America: Getting People Excited About Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Getting People Excited About Giving Days by Guest Post by Marika Lynch. With 23 nonprofits participating, the contest reached more than 5,000 people, raised the profile for the foundation’s campaign and produced content for their nonprofit partners.

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Microsoft's MileIQ Helps a Nonprofit Show People How to Save Lots of Energy

Tech Soup Blog

Most people can't possibly remember every single trip they make with their car, after all. In 2015, the state of Louisiana consumed more energy per capita than any other state, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

15 Utterly Insane Fundraising Ideas People Actually Thought Would Work (And 3 That Do)

Wild Apricot Blog

I was on a thread recently where folks listed some of the craziest suggestions they’ve received from well-meaning know-it-alls. I thought I’d share 15 of the most utterly insane ones. And to make up for it, at the end of this post I share three simple, yet highly effective strategies from some of the best fundraisers I’ve come across. Fundraising fundraising-ideas

PCs for People Brings More Great Refurbished Computers to Nonprofits through TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

Meet our newest Refurbished Computer Initiative (RCI) partner, PCs for People! PCs for People, as a leader in U.S. PCs for People is a large nonprofit refurbishment program headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Where Do People Turn to for Election and Political News?


We asked people about, and explored six media types in the survey: • Cable news stations • Network news • Newspapers • Talk radio • Internet new sites • Blogs and social media.

How to get people talking about you

John Haydon

If you’re like most people, chances are you tell friends about brands that do the unexpected. Think about the last time you told a friend about a product or a service. Why did you tell your friend about that brand instead of another brand that does the same thing? They’re remarkable, not just different. The same. Read More. Online Fundraising email marketing Facebook Fundraising Facebook Marketing Non-Profit Branding word-of-mouth marketing