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.”.

The Tension of Privacy & Personalization

Connection Cafe

Please consult your legal counsel with any specific question or to determine how GDPR may impact your organization or business. 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. Personalization means a more focused marketing spend.

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

Balancing Personal and Organizational Brand: Networked Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, in this example, the branded account responded as Carolyn was on an airplane. Later, once Carolyn was back online, she responded to the questions about CEOs and tweeting as you can in the transcript below.

Personal Stories – Arts Orgs Need Not Apply?

Connection Cafe

How do we get personal stories out there? A few simple questions can help you craft a quick blurb for your site or an email that the mother can tweak and send: How did the class help you? I love this blog from last year that is a quick read on how to get someone to tell their personal story. Another idea – create an exit survey at your museum that asks simple questions like “what’s your favorite exhibit” or “how many times have you visited the museum.”.

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7 Questions To Ask First

Connection Cafe

I knew my brand – both mine personally, and my employer’s - would be blamed for any failures. The Seven Questions. If they can’t/won’t produce a plan, or if the plan doesn’t make sense, ask follow-up questions. ” Follow-up questions might be.

Five Cultural Fit Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

7 Questions on Marketing Automation for Nonprofits

EveryAction

Given that many of us use social media in our personal lives, it’s easier to imagine the benefits of automating social media. This post was originally featured on The Campaign Workshop blog and has been reposted with permission.

Volunteers Or Donors: The Millennial Question

TechImpact

The question has to be asked, then. Whether it is online through social media networks, or in person at the local pub running a fundraising event, making ensuring your nonprofit is visible and always in front of your target audience is important.

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.

Five Key Interview Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are leading an organization and are the last person to interview a candidate, focus your questions more on trying to see if the person is a cultural fit. Here are a few questions to pose to potential new hires (from the new book, Advisory Leadership : What motivates you?

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.”

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.

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.” Going into your boss’s or co-worker’s office to ask a question and forgetting what it is.

12 of Your Email Deliverability Questions Answered

EveryAction

Unfortunately, there were so many questions from the audience that we weren't able answer them all during the alotted time. Here are some great, thoughtful questions that we received and Brett's email wisdom. " My bigger question is: why continue to keep sending?

Anticipate - Personalize - Integrate

NetWits

The million-dollar question you should ask is not only, “How can we keep our current supporters engaged?”, 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.

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.

Twitter: this time it’s personal

Steve Bridger

These days – above all else it seems – I am asked whether you can be personal (as opposed to private) and professional in social media? OH: On employee personal brands. Back to the question.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Every month, our meetup leaders host free in-person events in 60 cities. Nonprofit staffers will find a friendly, welcoming atmosphere for those who aren't experienced with technology, and many chances to ask questions of tech-experienced nonprofits and experts.

Ask These Questions Before Changing Your P2P Program in 2016

Connection Cafe

Either way, I spend more of my personal time than I like to admit keeping up to date on all things peer-to-peer, social media, technology, marketing, fundraising, and serial commas. The question itself signified one of our biggest struggles in the nonprofit sector.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I interviewed Jim Murphy , Senior Online Editor, about how Human Rights Watch ’s integrated social media strategy leverages the personal brands HRW 197 employees to get results. There are no better champions for your organization’s communication’s strategy than your staff.

5 Questions for Pamela Grow

NonProfit Trends

This is a continuing series of 5 Questions for experts from across the nonprofit sector: 5 Questions for Pamela Grow. Author, coach, copy-writer, nonprofit marketing consultant and political junkie, Pamela Grow is the author of “Five Days to Foundation Grants” and the creator of Simple Development Systems , the only online coaching program created for the overwhelmed fundraiser in the one-person marketing and development shop. 5 Questions Fundraising Grants

3 Questions Environmental Organizations Should Ask When Evaluating a CRM

Everyaction

While this may be an intimidating proposition, the process can be made easier by keeping a larger value framework in mind and making sure to ask a few key questions. For environmental organizations, these are three questions that should be asked about any potential new CRM.

Explain Each Person's Relevance

Eric Jacobsen Blog

So, it's important that you explain the relevance of each person's job. Answer their questions about the significance of their work. Your employees appreciate clearly knowing how what they do each day specifically contributes to your company's or organization's success.

The Introvert’s Solution to In-Person Events?

SocialFish

Throughout the chat, there was a recurring theme that kept popping up and generating different insight: Great question, right? When designing any event, it’s important to consider the personalities of prospective attendees – introverts, extroverts and ambiverts.

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.

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.

5 Questions for Jay Frost

NonProfit Trends

This is a continuing series of 5 Questions for experts from across the nonprofit sector: 5 Questions for Jay Frost. For example, a social service agency serving a town of 25,000 is unlikely to make a compelling case for a donor in another state unless they have some kind of personal connection. 5 QuestionsJay Frost is a 25 year veteran of the fundraising field.

Guest Post: What YBCA is Learning from a Personalized Museum Membership Program

Museum 2.0

I've always admired Joël's creativity and was curious about the personalized YBCA:YOU membership program that started last year. Joël will monitor and respond to your questions and ideas in the comments section. would we really be able to “get personal” with 150 people?

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” It isn’t a matter of finding the time, it is a matter of making the time and starting with some steps. Have a conversation with your social media team and ask these questions: What do you spend time doing now that you could do better via social?

5 Questions for Pamela Grow

NonProfit Trends

This is a continuing series of questions for experts from across the nonprofit sector: 5 Questions for Pamela Grow. Author, coach, copy-writer, nonprofit marketing consultant and political junkie, Pamela Grow is the author of “Five Days to Foundation Grants” and the creator of Simple Development Systems , the only online coaching program created for the overwhelmed fundraiser in the one-person marketing and development shop. Nonprofit Trends 5 Questions Fundraising Grants

The 3 Questions To Ask When Selecting A Cloud

TechImpact

They are unsure of how to differentiate between providers, which will offers more value over another, and simply do not know what questions to ask. Here are a few great questions to ask while you’re out shopping for your nonprofit’s cloud. Image courtesy of SMB Tech Guide.

Church and Religious Organization Frequently Asked Questions

Tech Soup Blog

Here are four frequently asked questions and answers to speed up your TechSoup registration, so you can get charitable product donations more quickly. If you are uncertain whether you have 501(c)(3) status, talk to the person who handles your finances, or call the IRS at (877) 829-5500.

Reflections and Notes from Personal Democracy Forum 2013

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of those conferences would be the Personal Democracy Forum. Reflections and Notes from Personal Democracy Forum 2013. Last week, I went to the Personal Democracy Forum conference for the first time, and I came away brimming with new ideas for my work.

Personalizing the Online Fundraising Experience

NTEN

Let's begin by asking a question: "Why do donors choose to give money to one worthy cause over another?". As silly as it sounds, people like to receive a personal invitation. When that request comes from someone they personally know, the invitation is even more effective.

Please Don't Send Me to My Personal Webpage

Museum 2.0

Many institutions that are pursuing online/onsite experience connections have lighted on the personal webpage as THE way to deliver post-visit experiences. But these positives are outweighed by a glaring negative: these personal webpages are (usually) an experiential dead end.

The Diversity Question in the Arts Blogosphere

Museum 2.0

A rare blog post that combines personal narrative with statistical charts. And then Ian David Moss pulls it together with an interesting question about whether we're too focused on how to support and shift institutions instead of how to engage and empower individual people/audience members.

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Next Time, Answer a Different Question

See What's Out There

When someone asks you what you personally do, you don’t tell them that (I assume…?). Next time someone asks you what your organization does, answer a different question. Because the answer to that question? The post Next Time, Answer a Different Question appeared first on See3

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Make sure they know that they can reach out to one person to ask questions and share success stories with. If you think that your volunteers will be more candid in person, offer to take a few of your volunteers out to coffee and ask their advice.

If you could Ask One Question what would it be?

NetWits

Once the panel discussion begins I’ll be taking questions from the audience as well as fielding questions via Twitter. Let us know that you’ll be there – we’d love to meet in person. Think about it for a bit and put your question(s) in the comments below.

Are you asking the right questions in your peer to peer fundraising survey? #TT

Connection Cafe

Jen initially wrote this post for me to share a highlights from a webinar we hosted: Are you asking the right questions in your post event survey? Best Practice 2: Only ask questions about things you can change. Best Practice 3: Ask questions about things you care about.

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Questions To Ask When Checking References

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Awhile back, the Harvard Business Review published some great questions that Gilt Groupe CEO Kevin Ryan asks when he is checking references. His main seven honest-feedback-extracting-questions (and follow-ups) are: Would you hire this person again?

A Personal Note about My Next Steps

NTEN

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. If you need anything at all, or have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us. After a decade of learning, laughing, and yes, dancing, at NTEN, I have decided to step down as NTEN's Executive Director.