10 Blogging Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the third post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Related Webinar: Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits. Blog Design Best Practices.

[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the first of three webinars in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits. << View All Upcoming Webinars >> 101 Best Practices Email Marketing Webinar WebsitesDate: Tuesday, September 16, 2020.

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Best Practices for Virtual Foundation Board Meetings

Connection Cafe

The idea of virtual board meetings has been around since conference calls first began. However , these often were only as a last resort and gave way to board retreat weekends filled with activities, catered meals and a focus on community building.

10 Donation Page Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the third post in a year-long blog and webinar series called 101 Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Having a mobile-compatible website is now a standard best practice and that is especially true for your nonprofit’s donation pages. Most donation pages include a checkbox for the donor to opt-in to upgrade their donation to monthly which is a standard best practice. 101 Best Practices Fundraising

10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the fourth post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Related Webinar: Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits. Today, nonprofits worldwide have access to online fundraising tools that could not have been imagined at the turn of the millennium, and current best practices are shaped by 20+ years of innovation and experimentation. 101 Best Practices Fundraising

4 Best Professional Development Practices for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Explore these four best practices when creating great professional development programs: . The post 4 Best Professional Development Practices for Nonprofits appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Nonprofit organizations are often pressed to do more with less.

[WEBINAR] Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the second of three webinars in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits. Social media is in a constant state of change and without regular education in emerging trends, your nonprofit could be wasting valuable time and resources implementing outdated best practices. Current best practices for using Facebook Pages and Twitter. << View All Upcoming Webinars >> 101 Best Practices Social Media Webinar

10 Website Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the first post in a year-long blog and webinar series called 101 Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Below are 10 website design best practices specifically for the nonprofit sector. Subscribe to Backlinko and implement their SEO Best Practices ASAP. 101 Best Practices Websites

6 Data Security Practices For Nonprofits in The Digital Age

Wild Apricot

In this post, we cover the kinds of nonprofit data security breaches that are most likely to happen, and which data security practices your nonprofit can use to prevent them

Experts Weigh-In on Nonprofit Website Design Best Practices

Connection Cafe

As an educational consultant, I offer nonprofits instruction on best practices around their technology. And while I’m usually able to offer some general guidance, nonprofit website design best practices have never been my area of expertise. While we covered a host of topics, the primary goal was to cover the nonprofit website best practices that will help move a website visitor’s interest to action, and what steps nonprofits can take today to get started.

10 Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the second post in a year-long blog and webinar series called 101 Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. BCC is an absolute worst practice, please don’t do it. As discussed in 10 Website Design Best Practices for Nonprofits , your website should prominently feature a “Donate” button, an e-newsletter opt-in, and social media icons. 101 Best Practices Email Marketing Fundraising

Best Practices For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Success happens by focusing on the process, not the outcome,” explain Jon Gordon and Mike Smith , co-authors of the book, You Win In The Locker Room First.”

8 Best Practices for Nonprofit Event Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That’s why we put together these best practices to get you started…. Okay, so you’ve decided you’re going to throw a nonprofit fundraising event… virtual high fives. Nonprofit fundraising events can be a great opportunity to bring the support of donors, volunteers, and fundraisers together in real life to rally around your cause, whether it’s through a nationwide 5k or a local bowl-a-thon.

6 Practical Tips for Promoting Your #GivingTuesday Campaign on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kristina Brunnler , Marketing Manager at MobileCause. In 2019, more than 20 billion social media impressions were made on #GivingTuesday.

First-Time Donor Retention: 3 Nonprofit Best Practices

NonProfit Hub

To practice this, try completely removing the first-person narrative language. These three best practices enable you to establish personal donor connections, provide necessary educational resources, and show the impact they have on your mission—which can directly boost this retention rate. The post First-Time Donor Retention: 3 Nonprofit Best Practices appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Integrating Development and Finance through Technology and Best Practices

Connection Cafe

Start with these three best practices:? . Consider a monthly pizza party (sponsored by your development and finance leadership to show the initiative is supported) with team members during which they are asked to share a “working together” best practice and an issue that needs to be resolved.? Development and f inance teams have their own unique but overlapping responsibilities around the management of revenue.?

[FREE WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the first webinar in Heather’s year-long blog and webinar series called 101 Best Practices for Nonprofits. Packed with practical advice and customized for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this webinar will stress the importance of professional website design and strategic email marketing and fundraising. Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

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7 SEO Tips and Best Practices for Nonprofit Organisations

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

7 SEO Tips and Best Practices for Nonprofit Organisations. The post 7 SEO Tips and Best Practices for Nonprofit Organisations appeared first on GlobalOwls. Do you want to learn how to Start a Paperless Eco Finance Office as a Startup Company?

[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the first webinar in Heather’s year-long blog and webinar series called 101 Best Practices for Nonprofits. Packed with practical advice and customized for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this webinar will stress the importance of professional website design and strategic email marketing and fundraising. Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10.

My Theory of Practice

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology My Theory of Practice July 10, 2008 I finally had the reason to begin to more completely articulate my theory of practice. My theory of practice is different than my consulting philosophy. A theory of practice, in my mind, outlines the methods and ideals behind how I get work done with clients.

Best Practice Guide to Purposeful Website Wireframes

Connection Cafe

According to Wikipedia, a wireframe is a “visual guide that represents the skeletal framework of a website” If you’re going through a design project, you’ll likely see wireframes after a user research phase and possibly a sitemap phase. It’s where the information architect or designer takes pen to paper and starts sketching out actual pages of the website. Often times, wireframes will start as just that – paper sketches.

Six Best Practices from the NGO Technology Report

Connection Cafe

In conjunction with the website, email, and mobile technology findings of the report, I’d like to offer some best practices to help you effectively use technology in your organization’s fundraising and outreach: Website and Mobile: Create responsive design and make sure your donor page is clear and concise. While there are some agreed upon best practices, your list is unique.

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5 Best Practices for Converting Volunteers to Donors

Connection Cafe

Here are 5 best practices to help you convert more volunteers to donors. It is not a secret that nonprofits need volunteers and donors to achieve their goals and carry out their mission. The question is, is your organization focusing on the volunteer base that you already have? Many nonprofits do not know that the line between their volunteers and donors is very thin. The value of a volunteer who donates is also on average much higher than a donor only prospect (About 10 X Higher).

Best Practices in B2B Retargeting

SocialFish

It’s clear that retargeting as a marketing practice is here to stay. Since it has been historically viewed as a business to consumer practice, other marketers have been slow to adopt retargeting. If you’re new to the game, looking for additional opportunities, or would like to revamp your current tactics, follow these best practices for B2B retargeting. To use retargeting to your advantage, especially B2B retargeting, be sure to follow the practices listed above.

Best Practices

NCE Social Media

The Case Foundation has brought together some of the key leaders in social media for nonprofits and have created Gear Up for Giving campaign to provide tools to teach nonprofits how to use social media. Logo for Case Foundation's Gear Up for Giving Campaign. If you have been to their site already and have seen their information, what recommendations do you have to share with others?

Social Media Best Practices: 12 Tips for Making the Best of Any Social Site

NetWits

Social Media #nptech Frank Barry nonprofit social media best practices Social Media for Nonprofits Social Media StrategyDo you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube? Twitter has more than 16 million users, and 42.3 percent of the entire American population is on Facebook. YouTube is the second most used search engine in the world. Google recently made a big social medial play by introducing Google+.

6 Proven Best Practices for Your Sustained Giving Program

Connection Cafe

The next step is mapping out the practices that you can implement to make your sustained giving program a success. That’s why, in the newly released Sustainers in Focus Part 2 , we’ve shared six best practices for supporting a sustained giving program. The six best practices uncovered in Sustainers in Focus Part 2 can help jump-start a monthly giving program or take your current processes to the next level. Trust me, implementing these practices will be worth your time.

15 Nonprofit Website Best Practices You Need to Know in 2020

Wild Apricot

Whether you're looking to refresh your nonprofit's website or create a new one from scratch, be sure to follow the latest best practices in nonprofit website design for 2020

Nonprofit Board Best Practices – Lessons From the 2020 BoardAssist Board Summit

BoardAssist

Our amazing panelists, some of New York’s most prominent nonprofit and corporate board members, had lots of practical and actionable advice for those of us who want to truly #bethechange.

Best Practices for Association Microsites

AFP Blog

Best Practices for Association Microsites : Micro web sites and sub branding seem to go hand in hand, as does the angst and elation both bring to trade association marketing departments. Associations 2012: Benchmarks and Best Practices,” white paper, we found that nearly one-half of U.S. I completely support micro site development; it just seems many are launched without strategic goals to support a sub brand, and many have an expiration date.

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

EveryAction

Our mission is to find, fund and work successfully with visionary executives, providing them with practical, hands-on growth expertise to foster long-term success. Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. Washington, D.C., June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The purpose of the conference is to expose future social sector leaders to a vibrant learning experience that promotes best practices, innovative thinking and awareness of the full scope of the sector. The purpose of the Annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium is to highlight current best practices, lessons learned from the field, and trends in effective nonprofit and philanthropic board leadership, as well as board recruitment and retention. It's finally here!

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 152: Putting Purpose into Practice with Shared Value

Connection Cafe

Putting Purpose into Practice with Shared Value. And how can you help your organization more effectively put its purpose into practice? Companies are increasingly recognizing the importance of purpose. But what does it really mean to have a purpose-led organization? That’s what today’s guest, Bobbi Silten, managing director of the Shared Value Initiative, is here to discuss.

5 Best Practices for Collecting Supporter Data

NonProfit Hub

Before commencing your data collection there are a few best practices that’ll let you make the best of your efforts. The post 5 Best Practices for Collecting Supporter Data appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. When someone submits their email address on the ONE Campaign website , they receive a welcome email with a friendly message and a simple question: ”Do you think we’ll see the end of extreme poverty in our lifetime?” You’re also presented with three run-of-the-mill options.

Association Social Media Best Practices

SocialFish

Here are 10 association social media best practices I shared: Meet your members where they are. I admit one of my pet peeves is the practice of surveying members to ask about their social media use as a first step in developing a social media strategy. Best practices for association social media from Maggie McGary. Last month, I presented at an Association Trends event about association social media.

Developing a Panoramic Perspective through Cross-Sector Communities of Practice

Connection Cafe

In the nonprofit sector, communities of practice are an established concept. Communities of practice often include practitioners from the public, private and nonprofit sectors – all actively developing shared resources, best practices, and tools to solve some of society’s toughest challenges. We also participate in communities of practice ourselves and have observed some particularly successful collaborations over the years.

6 More Best Practices for a Great B2B Website | ClickZ

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6 More Best Practices for a Great B2B Website | ClickZ

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

EveryAction

In this blog series, we're focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. Don't miss the first installment, covering how Student Activities offices are using digital tactics to increase engagement on campus ! Alumni giving is an important part of a university’s financial program, but it requires a significant amount of time and effort to cultivate alumni into lifelong supporters of their alma mater.

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

EveryAction

In this blog series, we're focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. Don't miss the first installment, covering how Student Activities offices are using digital tactics to increase engagement on campus ! Alumni giving is an important part of a university’s financial program, but it requires a significant amount of time and effort to cultivate alumni into lifelong supporters of their alma mater.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 75: Best Practices in Disaster Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Donors want to help when disaster strikes, but they often don’t realize how long disaster recovery can really take. Donors often contribute toward disaster relief when the news of the disaster is fresh, but months or even years later, the recovery is still in progress and a variety of needs still require funding.

Best practices for engaging millennial volunteers

VolunteerMark

The millennial (M) generation, 18 to 34-years-old, often get a bad rep from older generations. The more-biased ones scoff that they are a tech-obsessed, scarf wearing, coffee snob group that has lost all sense of character and meaning

Best Practices for Nonprofit Video

SocialFish

Finally had a few minutes to dig into Into Focus , the new benchmark and best practices report by our friends at See3. And it’s AWESOME. It really gets into the ROI of video, and specifically takes a look at specific business goals for video – namely marketing and raising awareness, fundraising, membership development and relations, and advocacy. GET THE REPORT HERE.

How nonprofits can leverage private sector practices amid COVID-19

ASU Lodestar Center

Another iceberg that is forming that will impact nonprofits is private companies are increasingly moving into our practice areas. posted by Raymond Damm, CEO of ACCEL. Nonprofits in Arizona are facing some terrifying scenarios when it comes to maintaining funding amid COVID-19.