Hyper-Personalization: Using Donor Data to Inspire Loyalty to your Healthcare Foundation

Connection Cafe

As we crawl into a new year, hyper-personalization is a buzzword slowly creeping into the charity lexicon and bound to increase its prominence as the year unfolds. But what does hyper-personalization mean exactly? It’s hard to call this level of personalization “donor-centric.”.

Four Recommendations for Personal and Professional Branding

Amy Sample Ward

Last month, Farra Trompeter of Big Duck and Danielle Bridgida of National Wildlife Federation presented at the Bridge Conference last week about personal and professional branding. Are you mixing your personal and professional self online?

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The Power of Personalization


The Power of Personalization. The significance of personalization is something nearly 94% of social marketers can agree on. A whopping 40% of businesses pass up on creating a meaningful connection using segmentation and personalization.

It's Personal

Connection Cafe

And we had 20 years of “personal stereos” (cassette tape and later CDs) that were neither very personal nor very good stereos. They may look alike, but they are highly personal. ” It’s personal. Author: Sara Spivey.

Tips to Maintain Momentum for Your In-Person Fundraising Events Amidst COVID-19

Connection Cafe

Fortunately, we live in a time where technology can help bring people together in new and creative ways to fundraise without the requirement of being face-to-face with one another. If the people can’t come to your event, bring the event to your people.

Best Craigslist Personals Alternatives In 2019


What is Craigslist personals? This is a section of the Craigslist website that was founded by Craig Newmark and was designed for the placement of personal messages to individuals, or advertisements of a private nature. Why Craigslist personal was shut down.

Wellness and Personal Intentions

Museum 2.0

One person burned out behaviors can start a tidal wave of negativity through an organization. As long as you don’t call all your colleagues idiots and cut people off in traffic, you’ve succeeded in your goal. For some people, they are just the ticket. People wanted to hire me.

Data and E-commerce Personalization

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Sure they want people to browse their site and see what they have to offer. They also want those people to shop, buy, and spend money. E-commerce personalization helps achieve the sales goal much easier and much quicker. . What is E-commerce Personalization.

Growth Hacking Your Mission With People Power

Connection Cafe

The most revolutionary force for change in the world is the same thing today that it’s always been—a person driven by passion—joining with others to transform the world. You may ask, what’s so different about the potential of a person today?

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Taking Personal Development Seriously


It’s almost the new year, and this is typically a time that people spend reflecting on this past year and making some kind of resolution, commitment, or intention about the coming year. Frequently, these intentions are related to personal development. It’s personal.

How to Deal with Difficult People in Your Meetings

Wild Apricot

If you’re dealing with a difficult person in your organization, here’s a system to identify the cause behind the difficulty, and how to turn these people into productive team members in your meetings. Conflict Difficult-People Margaret-Sumption

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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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5 Important SEO Tips Every Person Should Know

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If one can get the perfect or you can say professional SEO services, then the online busines of the same person reaches upto a great hype. For the same, people need to make use of the reviews or they have to make a little research online.

Getting People to Trust in Your New Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

But in order to do that, you need people to trust you. In the first few years of a nonprofit, it can be really tough because people don’t know anything about you yet. Reach out to people in your circle ? It’s safe to ask the people closest to you. Okay, you did it.

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New on SSIR: Should Nonprofits Act Like Businesses or People?

Amy Sample Ward

Ultimately, if you cannot build a community because engaging with your organization is so difficult, outdated, or cumbersome, you will not have people to support your advocacy, donate to your fundraising efforts, or champion your mission.

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Personal Stories – Arts Orgs Need Not Apply?

Connection Cafe

Our job is to get those people, those lives, those schools and communities to want to tell our stories. And if 1/100 th or 1/1000 th of those people who like it go donate just imagine the impact. How do we get personal stories out there? I love this blog from last year that is a quick read on how to get someone to tell their personal story. People love to talk about themselves! If 40 is the new 30, personal stories are the new mass mailing.

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Cloud Optimization Starts with the People on the Ground!

Connection Cafe

The only person in the room who knew what that meant was the person who said it. Think about what makes that person tick day to day, regardless of tasks. Some people like creative tasks, some like to work alone, etc.,

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7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers from CauseVox

Amy Sample Ward

If you’re looking for a resource to help you focus in on just what makes a great personal fundraiser, look no further! Download the free ebook 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers. Personalize your fundraising. A personalized email is the best way to get donations.

Bringing Millions of Books to Billions of People: Making the Book Truly Accessible

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

However, as a technology, printed books come with serious challenges for some communities (like blind people) that technology can unlock. Those that are published don’t actually reach many of the people who might want to read them because of affordability.

Crossfit, Human Rights, Shakespeare and the Zoo| How Making it Personal Makes all the Difference

Connection Cafe

Seemingly disparate organizations, but the—y all have one thing in common: they all made it personal. Then later that very same week I got a personal phone call thanking me for a first-time donation I’d made to a human rights organization called Traffick911. Get personal.

5 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Personal Resilience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Rituals can also be used by professionals to boost personal productivity because rituals capitalize on our brains’ ability to direct our behavior on autopilot, allowing us to reach our goals even when we are distracted or preoccupied with other things.

How To Create A People-First Culture At Your Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to create a heart culture and a people-first culture at your workplace, read the book, Advisory Leadership , by Greg Friedman. It's not about the work, but rather, the people who do the work."

Let’s Get Personal: How to Ask P2P Participants to Make a Donation

Connection Cafe

By making a donation, participants are saying they care enough to be personally invested in your cause. Cut these meaningless terms from your vocabulary and start talking to people in a way they readily understand. Personalize communications based on whether a gift was made.

How to Make People Believe in Your Cause

NonProfit Hub

People won’t invest their time or money in something they don’t believe in. Tell your supporters about a child who benefited from your services, or a formerly homeless person who was able to find a job through your work placement program.

Creating content that feels direct and personal

John Haydon

Regardless of how many people visit your website, there’s one person you need to be paying attention to: The person reading your blog post or Facebook update right now. This is true, but… People don’t gather around a laptop to view your website.

Four Tips To Boost Your Personal Resilience While Doing Nonprofit Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here are the techniques: Meeting Ritual: A Moment of Quiet: Many people who work at nonprofits are often in many meetings, often scheduled back-to-back, everyday. Photo by Amanda/Flicker.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 77: Leveraging the Power of People

Connection Cafe

Notable Quotes from Natalye Paquin: “We are really focused on better leveraging the power of people.”. Volunteers understand your mission personally, so they can be champions as well as donors.”. Nonprofits and social good organizations rely on volunteerism, making volunteers are one of the most important assets that an organization has. Today’s guest emphasizes the importance of volunteers and talks about how organizations can best manage and leverage those valued assets.

How To Prove Your Competence And Win People Over

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you want to improve your competence and how others view your competence, the book, Convinced: How To Prove Your Competence And Win People Over , by Jack Nasher , is your go-to resource. Do not interrupt the person to whom you’re speaking.

Personal Mission and Renewed Motivation: Thoughts from the South Carolina Federation of Museums Conference

Connection Cafe

Here’s what I learned: At the core of each museum is a personal mission. They are only open two days a week for a couple hours, and supported by individuals giving a significant amount of their personal, unpaid time to advocate for this organization.

4 Tips for Creating Harmony Between Work and Personal Life

NonProfit Hub

Here are a few ways you can create and maintain a healthy ratio of work and personal life. Physically scheduling for both work and personal tasks in a single planner can help you see how you’re spending your time. After you’ve tracked how you spend your time , sit down and sketch out an even divide between work and personal obligations. People who work constantly become stressed and depressed. The same can be said for personal time.

Social Organizations Care About Personal Development


That is why social organizations care about personal development. Nearly all organizations give lip service to personal development. We need to give people more time, and we need to make it about MORE than developing skills and competencies from leadership development manuals.

Feb. Unemployment Rate for People with Disabilities

Vertex Systems

Unemployment Rate for People with Disabilities Posted on March 17, 2011 by vertex | Leave a comment February 2011 Disability Employment Statistics Released In February 2011, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 20.6.

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Single Most Important Way That Nonprofit Leaders Make Personal Resilience A Habit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The session was based on my book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and covered the topics of recognizing burnout and stress, creating a self-care plan, and implementing new personal resilience habits. What personal resilience or self-care habits have you put into place?

Non-Profit Leaders as Personal Brands

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the important issues she raises is “how do you balance a personal brand and an organizational brand to best serve its strategic goals?” Leadership: There are several reasons to build a strong personal brand to help support your non-profit brand. Click to See Larger Image.

The Introvert’s Solution to In-Person Events?


When designing any event, it’s important to consider the personalities of prospective attendees – introverts, extroverts and ambiverts. The goal is to create an environment that offers comfortable settings for all participants, regardless of their personality.

11NTC: Change One Person

Tech Soup Blog

During the opening plenary at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, NTEN executive director Holly Ross demonstrated the biggest problem facing people who work in nonprofit technology. She asked how many people in the room report to their organizations’ leadership.

How Nonprofit Leaders Create An Authentic Personal Brand on Intsagram

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But to be effective, nonprofit leaders also must excel at using their personal brands and voices in service of their organizations’ missions and strategies on Instagram and other social media channels.

Meet Cloe, Your New Text Messaging Personal Assistant

Mobile Commons

Everyone’s heard of Siri, the iPhone voice recognition technology, but how many people actually use it? Defining herself as Siri’s “younger, smarter sister,” Cloe acts as a personal assistant that provides users with personalized recommendations that are vetted by real people.

Focus on People – Not Paperwork

Vertex Systems

The case management aspect of Intuition provides a robust interface that DSP’s can utilize to help provide a more personalized care of service to their clients. The person who previously performed data entry could immediately pivot to another supportive role within the agency. At the heart of any good agency software is the ability to efficiently and effectively manage cases.

Personal Health Data: It’s Amazing Potential and Privacy Perils

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is a graph of aggregate data from Jawbone,a wristband that people wear that tracks their steps throughout the day and their sleep patterns during the night. (h/t Personal Health Data goes beyond collecting sleep metrics.

Guide to Personal and Professional Branding


Last week, Farra Trompeter of Big Duck and Danielle Bridgida of National Wildlife Federation presented at the Bridge Conference last week about personal and professional branding. Are you mixing your personal and professional self online? Who are you friends with on Facebook?

Mobile Commons Gets Personal with Democracy

Mobile Commons

Earlier this month, Mobile Commons helped out our friends at the Personal Democracy Forum give conference-goers a way to voice their opinions about technology and government. 90 percent of people who responded thought the FCC was not doing a good job.

What’s Your Personal Craziness Index? Identify, Take Action, and Avoid Nonprofit Burnout

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the book, we include a couple of good checklists and assessments to help educate people about their symptoms. However, there can be other signs that work/life balance is out of whack. My colleague, Aisha Moore who blogs about self-care calls it “The Personal Craziness Index.”