The Tension of Privacy & Personalization

Connection Cafe

We’re tasked with being more thoughtful about how we use data in our everyday decisioning as fundraisers and marketers, particularly at a time when we can say the nonprofit industry has come a tremendous way in its uses of data for personalized and relevant constituent experiences. We’re now living within the tension between personalization and privacy, and our future impact as fundraisers is largely dependent upon our abilities to adapt to this new reality, today.

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.

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?

Person Finder: 2015 Nepal Earthquake

AFP Blog

Person Finder: 2015 Nepal Earthquake : 'via Blog this

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How To Achieve Personal Resilience

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to build the psychological body armor to achieve personal resilience, then the book, Stronger , is a must-read for you. And then, remember that no person is, nor ever should be, an island. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Personal Resilience Stronger

The Five Factors Of Personal Resilience

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to build the psychological body armor to achieve personal resilience, then the book, Stronger , is a must-read for you. And then, remember that no person is, nor ever should be, an island.

When Data Gets Personal

Idealware

A few weeks ago, as I was researching DonorsChoose.org for an upcoming case study report on how various nonprofits measure and track their success, I decided to look up my old elementary school on the website.

Being Open and Personal – Joining the Museum Trends of 2015

Connection Cafe

So when AAM and Blackbaud hosted Trends Watch 2015: Using Open Data and Personalization at Museums with Elizabeth Merritt , Michael Edson , and Stephen Watson , attending it was a definite no-brainer! Personalizing the Museum Experience.

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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.

The Happy Healthy Data Nerd: Using Your Personal Health Data to Support Your Wellbeing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The amount of hours per night varies from person to person and is different based on age. I logged my sleep hours, but I also kept a journal to record my mood, ability to concentrate and personal productivity.

How To Achieve Personal Resilience

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to build the psychological body armor to achieve personal resilience, then the book, Stronger , is a must-read for you. And then, remember that no person is, nor ever should be, an island.

Taking Personal Development Seriously

SocialFish

Frequently, these intentions are related to personal development. In human organizations, everyone takes personal development very seriously. It’s hard work to run an organization in a way that truly takes the personal development of everyone there seriously.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.” What is your personal craziness index?

One Person, One Household, One Key: The Benefits of Using a Unique Identifier on Your Constituent Records

Connection Cafe

An individual “key” can be assigned to all name and address combinations that pertain to a specific person. A few times a year, my wife and I receive separate but identical mailings from the same nonprofit. The organization gets points for thoroughly reaching out to all constituents.

Anticipate - Personalize - Integrate

NetWits

Personalize. Gen Yers” expect everything to be open, connected, and personalized. This “outbound” version of the API enables nonprofits to connect and provide personalized interactions with their constituents in Facebook®, MySpace®, and YouTube®, anywhere they shop or order services, and through the technology devices they use.

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. These three things are a part of both work and personal aspects of your life. The same can be said for personal time.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity. We are living and working in a world that is connected and where sacred space and deep thinking, essential ingredients to online personal productivity and well-being, is almost becoming extinct.

Balancing Personal and Organizational Brand: Networked Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She also added that personal branding for staff is an intentional part of their networked strategy. Earlier this month, I facilitated a workshop for leaders of community foundations in New Jersey for the Knight Digital Media Center on the topic of practical network leadership skills.

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.

Personal Stories – Arts Orgs Need Not Apply?

Connection Cafe

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. As we move farther into the age of overshare and crowdsourcing everything from our next pair of shoes to the best performing arts high school for our child personal stories will become more and more important to fundraising efforts. If 40 is the new 30, personal stories are the new mass mailing.

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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. Make sure any donation links you offer to them go directly their personal donation form so they don’t have to go through a search process.

Tools I use: Personal Web Presence

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I’ve had a web presence of some sort since way back when most personal URLs looked something like: [link] In 2002 or so, I ditched HTML for a series of CMS systems for my personal stuff. I used to have two blogs on WP – this blog and my personal blog, but I moved my personal (and author blog) to Drupal, to integrate it with other stuff I had online. My main personal site will be migrated to Drupal 7 soonish.

11NTC: Change One Person

Tech Soup Blog

Holly responded to the problem with a simple challenge to the audience: she asked everyone at NTC to change one person in his organization.

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.

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.

How To Achieve Personal Resilience

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you want to build the psychological body armor to achieve personal resilience, then the new book, Stronger , is a must-read for you. And then, remember that no person is, nor ever should be, an island.

Charity:Water Sends Personal Video Thank Yous

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I love this video – it is a personal thank you for Semenesh to thank her for giving up her 2nd birthday to join their September Campaign 2011. If you look at the videos, they don’t have many views and that isn’t the point.

5 Ways to Get Started on Website Personalization

Mobile Commons

Dynamic Website Personalization is transforming the web. Technological barriers to personalization have been torn down over the past decade through point solutions addressing the individual pieces necessary to deliver personalized and targeted content, and also through evolved Web Content Management (WCM) systems that are able to both capture rich analytics that profile and identify visitors, and dynamically serve targeted content.

How Nonprofit Leaders Create An Authentic Personal Brand on Instagram | Beth’s Blog

AFP Blog

How Nonprofit Leaders Create An Authentic Personal Brand on Instagram | Beth’s Blog : "nstagram, the popular Millennial photo sharing site, is gaining traction with world leaders, government leaders and nonprofit executive directors.

Building Personal Relationships with Thousands at a Time

NetWits

As evidenced by the post title, I like to think of targeted content as the ability to build personal relationships with hundreds, or even thousands, of constituents at a time. The Power of Personalization. There is power in personalizing the user experience.

Personality Test: Which iPad Reader App Are You? | Slideshows

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Personality Test: Which iPad Reader App Are You? Slideshows

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is one of the first reports using “Personal Health Data” in aggregate, using data points around sleep tracking to look at a natural disaster. As Jacob Harold mused on Twitter, “In such a moment of something so powerful and scary as an earthquake, technology can only observe.”

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Every month, our meetup leaders host free in-person events in 60 cities. NetSquared gathers together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who's interested in using technology for social change.

Storytelling: Up Close and Personal

Frogloop

It’s global connective tissue", said Stacey Monk, co-founder of Epic Change , who was part of the panel Up Close and Personal: How Storytelling Builds Movements at NTC along with Mark Horvath of Invisible People , Estrella Rosenberg of Big Love, Little Hearts , and moderated by Avi Kaplan of Rad Campaign. For many organizations (especially advocacy), there is an incredibly personal story behind it.

[Guest Post] Your Perfect Person is Hiding in the Data

Donor Search

Your Perfect Person is Hiding in the Data Who is your audience? Today we’re featuring the work of Beth Brodovsky, President of Iris Creative Group Inc.

Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter | Beth’s Blog

AFP Blog

Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter | Beth’s Blog : " When they launched their staff as champion strategy, they had to make the case that it was worth the investment of their time. Says Murphy, it was a tough barrier for advocates and researchers who not used to communicating in 140 characters. Over time, using Twitter has become more an organizational cultural norm." ''via Blog this

Guide to Personal and Professional Branding

Frogloop

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?

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.

Meet Cloe, Your New Text Messaging Personal Assistant

Mobile Commons

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. Indeed, text messaging is already being seen as personal assistant in a variety of ways.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival Call for Submissions: What’s Your Best Online Personal Productivity Tip?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m honored to be hosting the January, 2015 Nonprofit Blog Carnival and theme is personal productivity online. What is online personal productivity?