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How Nonprofit Leaders Create An Authentic Personal Brand on Intsagram

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Aside from having a personal branding strategy, what exactly makes an effective personal brand for a nonprofit leader? Distinctiveness.

Taking Personal Development Seriously


Frequently, these intentions are related to personal development. In human organizations, everyone takes personal development very seriously.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Even though I have a solid self-care routine , I occasionally see my personal craziness index – those dishes in the sink or pracastination.

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. Success! Now what?

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. What is personal productivity? Mindfulness

Personalizing the Online Fundraising Experience


As silly as it sounds, people like to receive a personal invitation. Provide Participants with Personalization Tools. Make Donating Easy!

Being Open and Personal – Joining the Museum Trends of 2015

Connection Cafe

Personalizing the Museum Experience. And, while the report itself is great, a live webinar that digs into the research is even better!

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When Data Gets Personal


The site is a revelation. Never before has it been so easy for anyone to jump in and make a difference in a school. Maybe the whole world.

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. If 40 is the new 30, personal stories are the new mass mailing. This is a guest post from Anah McRae, Manager of Customer Support for Altru at Blackbaud. to participate in an event.

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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. Leadership

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The data that is being collected from the Jawbone device and other similar devices such as the fitbit is being called “Personal Health Data.”

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. And that’s the core of a successful museum – personal mission.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Every month, our meetup leaders host free in-person events in 60 cities. Find your closest group or apply to start a new group. Upcoming Events.

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. These three things are a part of both work and personal aspects of your life. Get a Day Planner. Stop Multitasking.

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Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Have point person in a training role to answer questions, but also encourage staff to share what they are learning. There’s another benefit.

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. Start with getting enough sleep.

Four Recommendations for Personal and Professional Branding

Amy Sample Ward

Are you mixing your personal and professional self online? —– Who are you friends with on Facebook? Set your own tone!

How Nonprofit CEOs Use Social Media (Enthusiastically) for Personal and Organizational Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” There is the occasional personal tweet , but these serve to make him seem approachable and human. Getting Past the Learning Curve.

How An Informal Nonprofit Employee Champion Program Can Benefit A One-Person Communications Dept.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are you an one-person communications department? ” What’s been on the impact on this one-person communications department?

HOW TO: Respond to Trolls and Difficult Personalities on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. But for most nonprofits, vitriolic trolls are rare.

How to Personalize and Automate the Welcome Series for Your New Supporters

Connection Cafe

Ideally, this message should be a personal communication from the face of your organization, like the CEO or programs director. Some of the best welcome messages are personal stories about why the writer works at the organization and why the mission is so important to him or her. This is your time to woo them.

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! Be appreciative.

Charity:Water Sends Personal Video Thank Yous

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Every year, the fundraising campaign involved more people and successfully raised more money using social fundraising techniques and channels.

Creating content that feels direct and personal

John Haydon

But consuming web content is a personal activity we participate in as individuals. Making content personal. One to many vs. one to one.

Storytelling: Up Close and Personal


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. Tell your story. No red tape.

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. Mindfulness

Is Your Association’s Personality Shining Through?

Wild Apricot Blog

Maybe adding more personality to your communications might help. Is your association or club struggling to get the younger generation involved? member communication Millennials

Network Skills for Personal Productivity and Organizational Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How could it improve the personal productivity of your staff? Open Net?WORKing WORKing Organizations 10 Dimensions. Her ten principles are: 1.

7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers


Personal fundraisers are your individual supporters that fundraise for your non-profit or cause. The 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers is a free ebook that helps them become the best possible fundraiser for your non-profit. You need your personal fundraisers to be successful so you can reach new donors and new networks.

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Anticipate - Personalize - Integrate


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.

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.

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Personalizing Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Message


David Hartstein. Partner. Wired Impact. Community David Hartstein Fundraising nptech nten Strategy Wired Impact Communications Fundraising

A Personal Note about My Next Steps


You've inspired me and taught me and made me a better person. Starting today, our CFO/COO Jill Farrow will serve as Interim Executive Director, and Amy Sample Ward will be our point person for community communications and relations. Leaving NTEN was a terribly difficult decision for me. Most importantly, I've made some great friends.


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.

Infographic: Convio Reports on Person-to-Person Event Fundraising Benchmarks


You can find the complete study online here. They recently released an infographic to illustrate some of the key benchmarks.

What Does it Cost to Hire the Wrong Person?


Grant Howe. Vice President, Research and Development. Abila. Looking for the right talent, whether they be employees, consultants, or volunteers, can be a daunting process. When work life is busy, it’s easy to settle for someone who is almost good enough but falls short of your original expectations. What if you are wrong? What if you are wrong?

Why your nonprofit needs a personality and NOT a brand

John Haydon

They have personality. Now, with the onslaught of social media, consumers expect person alized attention. Kinda like a person.

Member Recruitment & Retention: It’s About Being Flexible & Personal

Wild Apricot Blog

It offers insight into the importance of being both flexible and personal in recruiting and retaining members This is the second post offering clips from our interview with Nicole Walters of the San Diego Venture Group.

Can you make your cause this personal?

John Haydon

Stacey’s story has been an infinite source of personal inspiration. From Tanzania to Los Angeles. Dreams that I’m part of!

The 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers


Personalize your fundraising. Online fundraising is most effective when it's made personal. Personality and passion have to shine through in any type of fundraising effort. Making the campaign personal gives your cause credibility. Personal connections motivate people to give more than the cause in and of itself.

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