How to Make a Donor Profile in 5 Easy Steps

Connection Cafe

Making a donor profile might be something that sounds reserved for larger nonprofit institutions with thousands of donors and prospects, a team of analysists, and a budget with room to spare. What is a Donor Profile ? How is a Donor Profile Used? A Donor Profile Example.

Twitter Makes Profile Updates

Connection Cafe

For those of you who haven’t yet heard, your Twitter profile page just got a facelift, and many think that Twitter seems to have “borrowed” (to put it nicely) elements from other rival social networks to revamp its look.

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7 Tips For Building Nonprofit Supporter Profiles


Collect profile information with technology resources. Create a process for “big fish” Supporters that top donation amounts require special attention and their profile should reflect appeals, frequency, amounts, and next steps for securing another large donation.

Instagram Launches Web Profile Pages

John Haydon

Did you know that Instagram web profiles are now live? I like that profiles are only for the purpose of viewing, commenting on, and liking photos. To see your profile, go to[username]. What can I do with Instagram web profiles?

How to Add Social Media Links to Your Google Search Profile

John Haydon

Part of this includes making sure your website profile is up to date, including your social media profiles. Google recently published instructions for adding code to your nonprofit’s website so that your social media profiles will appear […].

New and improved Facebook Profiles – a screen shot tour

John Haydon

will introduce Facebook’s new and improved profile for it’s 600+ million users. What you do for work, where you went to school, where you grew up, recent photos you were tagged in – all these are now located at the very top of your profile, where the tabs used to be.

Leader Profile: Clayton Daniels

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Profile Clayton (Clay) Daniels is VP of Operations , Midwest Service & Solutions at Kansas City-based U.S. Engineering Company. He''s also one of the Kansas City area''s most inspiring leaders.

Twitter will soon have enhanced brand profiles for nonprofits

John Haydon

Free Promoted Tweets: Twitter is allowing brands with enhanced profiles the ability to promote a Tweet to the top of their page’s timeline – for free. It seems that enhanced profiles offer nothing more than the ability to create a more controlled experience of your organizations content.

5 Simple Tips for a More Impressive Twitter Profile

John Haydon

Is your Twitter profile follow-worthy? Your Twitter profile very is different from many other social profiles. The post 5 Simple Tips for a More Impressive Twitter Profile appeared first on John Haydon.

The difference between Google Plus Business Pages and Profiles

John Haydon

In the previous post, I shared a few ideas to help you understand how your organization’s Business Page and your staff’s Profiles can work together. It might be helpful at this point if we back up a bit and explain the difference between Google Plus Pages and Profiles.

Three Reasons Why Creating A Facebook Profile For Your Nonprofit Is A Total Fail

John Haydon

I’ve been chatting with Will Coley lately about nonprofits who violate Facebook’s TOS (sometimes knowingly) by using a Profile to market their cause, rather than a Page. Using a Facebook Profile to market your nonprofit on Facebook is not smart , for at least three reasons: 1.

Important Google+ Update about Business Profiles


Google will be accelerating their roadmap to enable business profiles sooner than expected. How soon? No idea. But stay tuned. This will be the first hack-free opportunity for organizations to use Google+ to reach members and stakeholders. From the Trenches google

Profiling Like a Pro: Understanding the Demographics of Your Instagram Audience

Byte Technology

And now, popular social media site Instagram is the latest to get a truly valuable profiling tool, a new service that gives users vital data on their audience breakdown and allows them to leverage those metrics to make the most of their social media efforts.

You Can Now Do These 5 Things With Member Profiles

Wild Apricot

For 5 ways you can use your member profiles to share documents, letters of recommendation and more, take a look at these ways to use attachments in member profiles

Nonprofit Podcast and Blogger @joangarry Profiles Healthy Happy Nonprofit Book

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you don’t already read Joan Garry’s nonprofit blog and or listen to her podcast , you should. She is a must read and a must listen.

NEWS: Facebook Launching Verified Profiles and Pages

John Haydon

Facebook is rolling out verified Pages and Profiles for desktop and mobile.

Perfecting Your Prospect Profile Templates

Donor Search

Developing prospect profiles on your various high-quality giving candidates is a necessary step in managing a fluid transition from prospects to donors. Your prospect profiles will contain all of the relevant data you gathered during the screening process.

Technology news,?events,?jobs,?and?company?profiles -

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Technology news,events,jobs,andcompanyprofiles - : We learned this morning that Salesforce was "decimating" Radian6's marketing and social community departments. According to a source familiar with the matter, people from the vice-president level down are facing layoffs "left and right" today at Radian6, which Salesforce acquired for more than $300 million last year

11 Nonprofits Utilizing the New Twitter Profile Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The vast majority of nonprofits have yet to utilize the new Twitter profile design that was launched on September 18. HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Twitter Profile to the New Design.

CRM gives organizations more accurate client profile | TMA Resources

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CRM gives organizations more accurate client profile | TMA Resources : CRM as a journey Integrating CRM into member communication strategies is a continually evolving process, according to MS Dynamics World. Data is now stored in an increasing number of channels and diversified formats, and improving the analysis of this information also requires constant adaptations.

ATTN Nonprofits: Instagram Has Launched New Profiles for Desktop

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2) Under “Edit Profile” in both the mobile apps and on desktop, you can select a username that becomes your Instagram URL, such as: New Instagram Profile for Desktop :: Surfrider Foundation.

Guest Post: Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Introducing the New GuideStar Nonprofit Profile – Guest Post by Jacob Harold, Guidestar. I am happy to officially debut our completely redesigned GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles. Our reorganized profiles offer a clearer view of each nonprofit organization.

4 Must-Know Features of the New Twitter Profile Design for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This week Twitter began its roll out of a new Twitter Profile design and at any moment your nonprofit’s Twitter Profile could have a completely different look and functionality.

Client Profile: Net Impact


There are plenty of stereotypes about Generation Millennial -- those born in the late 80s and 90s and raised with access to personal technology and the internet for most of their lives. Entitled” is a word that often pops up, but we prefer to use the word “confident” – a very savvy generation who has the ideology and potential to change the world.

How to spice up your Google profile with photos - TNW Google

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How to spice up your Google profile with photos - TNW Google

Foundations That Tweet: Profile Patterns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Profile grantee success or support their efforts ( CF Community Foundation ). The next step was look at the Twitter profiles. Yesterday, I was reading Jeremiah Owyang's Corporate Twitter Profile Analysis and thought it could be easily adapted to nonprofits and foundations.

Foursquare Launches New Vanity URLs for Profiles

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It looks as though Foursquare has dropped “user&# in its vanity URLs for profiles. If you link to your Foursquare profile on your website or blog, now would be a good time to double-check your link and make the necessary edits. Just a quick note to nonprofits!

From Promoted Pins to Social Profiles on Google: What’s New in Social Media


Social Profiles on Google. Now, Google has introduced a way for businesses to add their social media profiles to that Knowledge Panel, offering a quick and visible way for users to connect with you on Facebook – or Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Myspace – and of course, Google+.

Give as you Live research identifies six online charity supporter profiles | Third Sector

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Give as you Live research identifies six online charity supporter profiles | Third Sector : Polly Gowers, chief executive of the direct donations website, says its research would help charities choose the right digital channels Online charity supporters can be grouped into six different types, such as "industrial heartland Clive" or "wealthy professional Jacqueline", emerging research indicates.

How to convert your Facebook Profile into a Facebook Page

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo. Many nonprofits have set up individual profiles instead of pages by accident. How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo.

HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Twitter Profile to the New Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now that nonprofits are officially in the throes of peak fundraising season, upgrading to the new Twitter profile design launched on September 18 is likely low on the priority lists of many nonprofit communications and fundraising staff.

LinkedIn Launches Volunteer and Causes Profiles


And now LinkedIn, which has over 120 million members in over 200 countries and territories, has added a Volunteer and Causes section to users profiles. LinkedIn says that these new profile features focused on nonprofits will benefit organizations in three ways.

The New Facebook Profile Page: Even More About You | Fast Company

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The New Facebook Profile Page: Even More About You | Fast Company

11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These basic LinkedIn Profile tips for nonprofit professionals serve as a foundation for when and if your nonprofit is ready to utilize LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. Fill Out Your Profile to “100 Percent Completeness”. Use a Professional Photo for Your Profile Photo.

HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Pinterest Profile to a Business Account

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new business accounts do not change the design or functionality of your nonprofit’s Pinterest profile, but it will give you access to new tools and case studies for brands as they become available. It also allows you to stop having to use a personal profile as a brand (i.e.,

A Profile in Forbes Online by Shel Israel

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was thrilled to be featured in Forbes Online in Shel Israel’s online column. The profile is here.

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Bookshare International’s Viji Dilip Profiled in Magazine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Washington Square Magazine, which is published by Viji’s alma matter San Jose State University, included a profile of Viji in their most recent issue. The staff I work with at Benetech are committed to the communities that we serve with our technology. Among the people I’m privileged to call a colleague here at Benetech is Viji Dilip, the International Program Coordinator for our Bookshare International service.

TLA Profile: PLUK


A new VoIP phone system has helped the staff and volunteers of Parent's, Let's Unite for Kids statewide stay connected with one another and better serve clients in geographically isolated areas.

Share of the American Wallet: What It Does and Does Not Mean for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Create donor profiles for these prospects, then consider: who do you know that fits the profile? And, where can you find new donors that fit the profile? The Blackbaud Institute’s newest research report, Share of the American Wallet , was released earlier this month.

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How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile – Guest Post by Victoria Michelson.

Four Creative Uses of Facebook Profile Pics by Nonprofits on Facebook Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Beyond the obvious graphic design work, what’s exceptionally clever is that they have created long vertical profile pics that when cropped in Status Updates produce a solid, square avatar that’s seen by their Fans in their News Feeds.

Check your Twitter Profile


Can’t hurt to get a good reminder of the basics, per this nice infographic by Vertical Response. Featured Implementation

18 Crucial Pieces of Data for Your Next Prospect Profile

Donor Search

Have you ever been asked the quintessential superpower question…would you rather be able to read minds or fly? I know what fundraisers would answer. Read minds. It would make their jobs a lot simpler. Fundraisers are constantly busy and constantly being pulled in a thousand directions.