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.

Research Friday: Research Update

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. The ASU Lodestar Center Research Friday Blog is on hiatus for the summer. Research Friday" Bloggers Needed.

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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.

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. Business owners have built their companies and brands upon research.

Research Friday: Tracking trends in nonprofit benefit practices

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit scholar or practitioner to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. research friday Stephanie La Loggia

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Burnout, Resilience and Nonprofits: The Latest Research, Trend, and Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the wake of some of the most stressful times for nonprofits and activists that I work with, many are seeking out ways to reduce burnout, practice self-care and build empathetic relationships and supportive policies in the workplace. Photo by Norbert Reimer.

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.

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.

[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.

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. In our research for the “Sub-Brands and Micro Web Site Use by U.S. Associations 2012: Benchmarks and Best Practices,” white paper, we found that nearly one-half of U.S.

Research Friday: Research and Policy Briefs

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. research friday Ahmad Naboulsi fundingposted by. Ahmad Naboulsi , Master's Student of. Public Administration.

Research Friday: The gift

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. I was taught that proper research and first-hand experience were paramount to any sort of doctrine. posted by.

10 Facebook Page Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

but to stand out from the other 50 million pages regularly active and all vying for likes, comments, and shares, you must excel at Facebook in order to stand out from the clutter and the 10 best practices below will ensure your nonprofit is on the right path.

Best Practices for Association Microsites

SocialFish

In our research for the “ Sub-Brands and Micro Web Site Use by U.S. Associations 2012: Benchmarks and Best Practices ,” white paper, we found that nearly one-half of U.S.

8 Research-Backed Ways To Improve Marketing For Nonprofits

Nonprofits Source

In this post, you’ll learn 8 research-backed ways that are proven to improve the reach and impact of your content. This is why persona research is so important. You’ll need to conduct keyword research. Following all the best practices just isn’t enough.

Five Best Practices in Nonprofit Crowdfunding

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As crowdfunding practices mature and become an valuable part of the nonprofit fundraising toolkit, there is a need to set standards and expectations. Five Best Practices in Nonprofit Crowdfunding by Robert Wu. Additional Best Practices. Flickr Photo by Lendingmemo.

Healthy and Productive Nonprofit Meetings: What Does the Research Say?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In preparation, I’ve been studying the research and best practices for productive meetings. ” Many of these practices are used at companies that pride themselves in having productive meetings. What Research Says About Productive Meetings and Conference Calls.

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs. How much promise do the following practices hold for increasing foundations’ impact in the coming decades?” Guest Post Philanthropy Research StudiesBy Lindsay Austin Louie.

New Research: The State of Nonprofit Data

NTEN

We'd like to thank Google for supporting this research project. Change Management data Data data management data-driven Leadership nonprofit data nonprofit practices nonprofit technology nptech Organizational Culture research Staffing IT Staff

The 3-Step Guide to Handling a Prospect Researcher Staff Transition

Donor Search

That platitude, though easier to take in theory than practice, certainly applies to the way… Basics of Prospect Research Conducting Prospect Research Implementing Prospect Research Preparing for Prospect Research Uncategorized

Guest Post by Martin Djupdraet: Let the Decision Makers Do the Audience Research

Museum 2.0

This guest post is written by Martin Brandt Djupdræt , Head of research and presentation and a member of the management at the Danish open-air museum Den Gamle By (The Old Town). What we have done is quite simple, but it works: we require decision makers to do audience research themselves.

Best Practices for Writing Health Care Related Text Messages

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research How do you craft health care messages that will inform your audience and change their behaviors? The CDC has written a guide that can help you craft better texts.

3 Best Practices to Multiply Major Gifts at Your Organization

NonProfit Hub

The three major giving best practices listed here will help catapult your nonprofit to new fundraising heights. Major giving best practices go beyond the three detailed below. Use these best practices to make sure that your organization gets a piece of the growing pie.

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4 Editorial Best Practices All Nonprofits Should Adopt

John Haydon

We know from years of research, including the 2018 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report by Nonprofit Marketing Guide, that nonprofits that use editorial best practices are much more likely to produce effective communications.

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Research Friday: Don't Be Afraid to Ask

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. posted by.

Research Friday: Lessons in board governance

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit scholar or practitioner to highlight current nonprofit research reports or studies and discuss how they can inform and improve day-to-day practice.

Research Friday: A Case for Content Curation

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. posted by. Robert F.

Research Friday: The Self-Sufficiency Standard

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. Data in this report come from scholarly research and publicly-available credible sources (such as the U.S.

Research Friday: Why Give to International Charities?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Karina Lungo , Research Aide, ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday ! highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. research friday Karina Lungo international charities

Research Friday: Battling Domestic Violence with Data

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. research friday california Angela Francisposted by.

How Nonprofits Can Leverage Crowdfunding: Best Practices and Data

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ll be talking about the role of hyper-connected donors based on my experience and some recent research that shows how valuable these champions are for crowdfunding and social fundraising. What your nonprofit’s success story using crowd funding? What are your best practices?

Research Friday: Many Nonprofits Face Cash Crisis

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! We've had a great response thus far to Research Friday, our weekly series on nonprofit research. In practice, however, our consultants actually see a very different picture. If that isn't an incentive to change our practices, what is?

Research Friday: So. What About These Numbers?

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. Our research on household giving in Arizona in 2008 reports a total of $3.05 research friday Pat Lewis

Research Friday: Trust and Collaboration

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. While resource sharing is a practical motivation for collaboration, the possibility of large-scale, authentic social shifts is fueling collective effort and redefining longstanding limits. Community collaboration: practices of effective collaboration as reported by three urban faith-based social service programs."

Human Motivation: The Forgotten Element in Our Theories and Practices

SocialFish

Maccoby’s research illustrates that the more motivating an organization is the greater its ability to compete in the knowledge service age. Norms –rules, measures of success, market orientation practices, .

5 Practical Reasons Why You Fail To Get Digital Marketing Results

Nonprofits Source

According to industry research , 63% of marketers say generating traffic and leads to their website is their top marketing challenge. Needless to say, I spent more time researching references over writing the actual content.

Research Friday: Generosity Expanded: The Impact!

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can. inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. Professional-in-Residence at the Lodestar Center is to help bridge academia and practice.

Research Friday: Is traditional civic engagement dead?

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. posted by Pat Lewis , Senior Professional. in Residence.

Bridging the Social, the Human, and the Practical

SocialFish

As I’m learning, and will be a lifetime student of this scientific art form, applying sociology techniques to marketing targets in order to identify online community value is, well, very much an exercise in key business practices.

Twitter Best Practices

Robert Weiner

Their recommendations include: Do some casual research to learn if people who care about your cause are talking about it on the site. Every day it seems like there’s a new article on how nonprofits and businesses can use Twitter for engagement, activism, marketing, and fundraising. Today’s entry comes from the Chronicle of Philanthropy, which published When Characters Count: Advice for Charities on Making the Most of Twitter.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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. Research / @SSIReview. Research. Research / @ARNOVA. Research.

Top Five Best Practices for Nonprofit Managers and Volunteer Retention

ASU Lodestar Center

If you research the topic of volunteer retention, you will find many lists of “best practices” or “high priority” tasks for nonprofit managers. The following list contains best practices that are easy to implement across a wide range of nonprofits.

Research Friday: The Trouble with Pay Raises

ASU Lodestar Center

Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit scholar or practitioner to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice.