10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the seventh post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Related Webinar: Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits. 101 Best Practices Instagram Social Media

10 Facebook Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the sixth post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Related Webinar: Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits. 101 Best Practices Facebook Social Media

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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 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.

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.

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. 1) Implement Donation Page Best Practices.

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. 101 Best Practices Websites

[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. Current best practices for using Facebook Pages and Twitter. << View All Upcoming Webinars >> 101 Best Practices Social Media Webinar

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.

Nonprofit Succession Planning: 50 Practical Tips

Wild Apricot

Last month, a board member from a Lawyer’s Association reached out to me because their president was planning to retire. Unfortunately, they hadn’t gone through a transition before and didn’t know where to find a new president. organizational-management

[WEBINAR] Online Fundraising 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. << View All Upcoming Webinars >> 101 Best Practices Fundraising WebinarDate: Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (90 minutes).

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.

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.

Best Technology Practices for Hiring Nonprofit Staff, Part Two

TechSoup

Nonprofit hiring practices no doubt feel a lot different than they did at the beginning of 2020. Either way, there are a number of best practices to keep in mind.

Nonprofit Content Marketing: Blogging  Benchmarks and Best Practices 2021

TechSoup

It's not surprising that 2021 is expected to be a busy year. To succeed, nonprofit organizations need to continue to manage the challenges of staying connected to their existing member base while reaching new audiences through the already crowded digital landscape online.

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

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. 101 Best Practices Email Marketing Fundraising

8 Best Practices for Fall 2021 Golf Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

So whether you postponed your spring tournament, are kicking off a brand new golf event, are considering adding a fall golf tournament to your fundraising portfolio, or are looking for ways to improve a long-standing tradition, here are eight best practices to consider for your fall golf fundraiser.

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.?

Best Blogging Practices for Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

The following are some best blogging practices for your nonprofit. . If you’re about to start blogging for your nonprofit organization, there are a few hard-and-fast rules to follow, but here are some of the best practices you need to adopt in order to make it the best blog it can be.

Best Technology Practices for Hiring Nonprofit Staff, Part One

TechSoup

At the core of your nonprofit is, of course, your mission. But success in delivering on that promise to your community depends on your employees. To that end, being able to attract and successfully recruit top talent for your nonprofit is of utmost importance.

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.

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).

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.

[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. 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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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?

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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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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.

[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. << View All Upcoming Webinars >> The post [WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits appeared first on Nonprofit Tech for Good.

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.

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 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.”

Increasing Your Website's Accessibility: 6 Best Practices

Care2

If your website’s out of date or not optimized for accessibility, you are losing important members of your audience and potentially breaking ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) best practices. Your website lets your supporters donate, support, and interact with your nonprofit.

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.

Best Practices to Leverage from BBI’s Human Social Responsibility Report

Connection Cafe

And for the icing on the cake, we surveyed 109 CSR professionals and incorporated their best practices and tips in the BBI report. Incorporating social impact strategies into an organization’s mission has historically been highly desired by its customers, employees and other key stakeholders.

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

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.

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 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+.

[New Report] Proven Practices for Monthly Giving Success

Connection Cafe

In, Sustainers in Focus Part 2: Proven Practices for Success , you’ll see the six practical strategies that can actually lead organizations to build a thriving monthly donor program. In this report, the Blackbaud Institute offers you some of the best practices for marketing, promoting, soliciting, and fulfilling a sustainer program. You will also find details on the administrative practices any organization can and should adopt to ensure success.

5 Best Practices for Negotiating Funding for a Thriving Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

5 Best Practices for Nonprofit Funding: 1. This is practically unheard of in for-profit environments. In the for-profit sector, customers provide revenue that covers the cost of providing the products and services they buy. In the nonprofit world, the beneficiaries of nonprofit services usually provide little, if any, of the revenue to fund the services they receive.

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