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. Truth is – you can absolutely make a useful and insightful donor profile with data from a few donors and a couple hours of your time. Before we go through the steps of making a donor profile, let’s talk a little bit about what they are and how they can be 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. Twitter has already started pushing out this profile update, but if you have not yet received the update and would like to, visit the link here.

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7 Tips For Building Nonprofit Supporter Profiles

TechImpact

Collect profile information with technology resources. Populating a profile with information from a web-based donation form, supporter survey, mobile app, Facebook’s open graph, and text message subscriptions or donations can help you build unique profiles and really understand your audience. Are your donor profiles increasing the number of returning visitors? Image courtesy of iwillradio.tv.online.

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

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 instagram.com/[username]. What can I do with Instagram web profiles? You can share your own profile with anyone you want to see your Instagram photos. You can also follow other users, comment and like photos, and edit your profile directly from the web.

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 […]. The post How to Add Social Media Links to Your Google Search Profile appeared first on John Haydon. Content Marketing Google Profile Google Search Search Engine Optimization

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. Everything else that use to be in the “Info&# tab is also listed by section on your profile’s home page: Philosophy. Will Official Pages look like the new Profiles?

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. Or are you unknowingly turning people away, leaving them confused or unimpressed? On Facebook, LinkedIn, and other social networks, you have lots of space for your bio, links, and other elements. Not so with Twitter: Limited space: Twitter allows […].

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. The difference between Google Plus Pages and Profiles. Google Plus Profiles and Business Pages have similar differences that Facebook Profiles and Pages have.

Technology news,?events,?jobs,?and?company?profiles - Techvibes.com

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Technology news,events,jobs,andcompanyprofiles - Techvibes.com : 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

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.

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. Profiles don’t have this tool, only Pages do. Facebook Could Delete Your Profile. Using a Facebook profile to market your organization is a violation of the TOS.

Important Google+ Update about Business Profiles

SocialFish

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

Client Profile: Net Impact

GroundWire

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.

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. The post Profiling Like a Pro: Understanding the Demographics of Your Instagram Audience appeared first on Byte Technology’s Nonprofit Web Design Insights Blog.

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

Leader Profile: Clayton Daniels

Eric Jacobson

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. The company was established in 1893 and is now one of the most experienced, diversified and respected mechanical constructors in the United States. It has three locations and annual sales of $270 million.

NEWS: Facebook Launching Verified Profiles and Pages

John Haydon

Facebook is rolling out verified Pages and Profiles for desktop and mobile. The goal is to “increase authentic engagement on Facebook, specifically with celebrities, journalists, government officials, and popular brands and businesses” Like verification badges on Twitter, a checkmark will appear in a number of places: Next to the name of a Page. When hovering over the name of a Page. In Graph Search queries. In stories about a Page. In News Feed ads for a Page.

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. That said, I do not cover personal LinkedIn Profiles in my upcoming webinar How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Twitter and LinkedIn , but LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages are covered in detail in both the webinar and in the book. Fill Out Your Profile to “100 Percent Completeness”.

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. With comprehensive profiles, your team can easily transition prospects from one person to the next, without risking… About DonorSearch Basics of Prospect Research Conducting Prospect Research Education

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.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

EveryAction

Consider profiling them on your social media pages, hosting an appreciation event, or writing regular thank you notes. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself. A thriving volunteer program can help maximize your organization’s impact.

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

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

EveryAction

EveryAction stores over 89 million "Action Profiles" of donors and supporters, which means that a significant number of EveryAction forms come pre-filled. Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more. If you're not already an EveryAction user, here's 50 reasons to make the switch today. #1. Higher Conversion Rates = Raising More Money.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

Read our full profile of the Latino Victory Project and how they use technology to run winning campaigns here. Hispanic Heritage Month, officially founded in 1968 , occurs each year from September 15 to October 15, a period which includes the anniversary of independence of eight Latin American countries. During National Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S.,

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.

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

SocialFish

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+. What’s new in social media will be a monthly recurring post featuring the latest in social media news, penned by the lovely Elizabeth Bookhultz , an expert association social media specialist.

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. Example: Cleveland Foundation says in the profile "Tweets by Tara" who is in the communications a department. What profile is the "right" way to go? What are Foundations Tweeting?

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! I can’t find confirmation of this change site-wide on AboutFoursquare.com or on Foursquare’s Twitter account , but it is clear that the old URLs are broken.

ATTN Nonprofits: Instagram Has Launched New Profiles for Desktop

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mashable wrote up thorough post on Instagram’s new profile pages for Desktop last week, but I wanted to emphasize four points useful for nonprofits: 1) The photos in banner across the top of the new profiles are automatically generated from the photos you have uploaded using Instagram’s mobile apps. 2) Under “Edit Profile” in both the mobile apps and on desktop, you can select a username that becomes your Instagram URL, such as: instagram.com/surfrider.

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. The good news is that upgrading to the new design is extremely easy – it can be done in just a few clicks by following these four simple steps.

LinkedIn Launches Volunteer and Causes Profiles

Frogloop

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. Once they add their volunteer experiences, their network is notified and it becomes a permanent part of their profile. I love to see social networks carve out space to promote nonprofits, causes, and volunteering.

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. Many have been reluctant to change because they did not want to build up their friends list again. Now they don’t have to, Facebook has a feature that will automatically convert an individual profile into a Fan Page. How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo.

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. That said, before your nonprofit is given the new profile design, it’s highly recommended that you spend some time browsing the nonprofit profiles listed below and get your digital assets ready for relaunch.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

EveryAction

You can put this information to work now by creating donor personas for your organization with this Nonprofit Donor Persona Template, which includes nine customizable template pages with full profiles and a sample to get you started. It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

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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. That said, I do not cover personal LinkedIn Profiles in my upcoming webinar How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Twitter and LinkedIn , but LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages are covered in detail in both the webinar and in the book. Fill Out Your Profile to “100 Percent Completeness”.

Facebook Profiles and Pages and Groups, oh my!

Wild Apricot

If questions from our readers are any indication, there’s still a lot of confusion about the differences between Facebook’s Profiles, Fan Pages, and Groups — and which of these might best suit a nonprofit’s social-networking plan. Facebook was conceived as a social network of individuals, so everything starts with the individual Profile. Every member has a Profile page, created automatically when the account is set up — it’s the basic unit of Facebook.

TLA Profile: PLUK

NTEN

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. Parent's, Let's Unite for Kids (PLUK) serves 30,000 Montana families of children with disabilities and special health care needs. Kimberlee Roth. Owner. Outword, LLC. read more

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

EveryAction

Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time. Not only do they allow you to land big donors in person, they also provide a chance to make an impression on important members of your community, enabling you to grow your brand along with your dollars.

Nonprofit Podcast and Blogger @joangarry Profiles Healthy Happy Nonprofit Book

Beth Kanter

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. She has the experience of being a nonprofit executive director, but now works with nonprofits, assisting with crisis management, executive coaching and the building of strong management teams to support the work of the CEO.

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. It’s their busiest time of year and they may not even know that there is a new Twitter profile design. 11 Nonprofits Utilizing the New Twitter Profile Design.

Check your Twitter Profile

SocialFish

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

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? Arts & Cultural Healthcare Higher Education Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit News charitable giving discretionary spending donor cultivation donor profiles Share of the American Wallet The Blackbaud Institute

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