2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey

NetWits

I just got an email from Holly Ross, the Executive Director of the Non-profit Technology Network – better known as NTEN. It’s all about shedding light on how non-profits use online social networks (time, money, resources, etc).

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The Difference Between Profit and Profitable

NonProfit Hub

Profit isn’t a word that nonprofits feel comfortable with. But adding four letters to the dirty word nobody wants to talk about is vital for nonprofits, and completely changes the meaning—profitable. Just because you’re a nonprofit doesn’t mean you can’t be profitable.

3 Social Media Metrics Every Non-profit Should Track

NetWits

So what type of metrics are non-profits tracking to determine if they are achieving their objectives? Here’s what we’ve seen based on talking to close to 800 non-profits. Are you measuring the right social media metrics or do you have your head in the sand?

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Infographic: Big Data, Big Profits

TechImpact

The post Infographic: Big Data, Big Profits appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. We very well may be living in the golden age of marketing. Marketers everywhere have access to more information, quantifiable data, and often times, funds than ever before.

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Seth Godin on Innovation, Failure and Why Non-profits Should Stop Operating like Businesses

NetWits

Seth Godin has some firm beliefs and thoughtful insights when it comes to how non-profits can (and should) change the world. More recently Godin spoke with the Chronicle of Philanthropy about Innovation, Failure and Why Non-profits should stop operating like businesses.

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Strength in Numbers: The Benefits of Non-Profit/Professional Partnerships

Byte Technology

billion to non-profits; businesses and corporations kick in another $17 billion; 64.5 million not-for-profit organizations in operation. And that niche is professionals, across all industries and sectors, who choose to support non-profits by giving of their time and talent.

Supercharged Fundraising for Small Non-Profits

Connection Cafe

Sometimes it seems like larger non-profits have all the advantages. The truth of the matter, though, is that many of the strategies used by large non-profits can be adapted for small organizations , where they are just as effective, if not more so.

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If This Then That for Non-Profits

Connection Cafe

This tool has so many mind-blowing applications for non-profits that I just had to share it with the world. Guest post from Blackbaud intern, Ben Baker.

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How to Find Corporate Responsibility Software that Increases Profits

Givinga

Corporate responsibility can be incredibly impactful for business performance and profits, but unfortunately, many CR efforts, especially when it comes to workplace giving, are still broad and poorly measured with little or no direct connection to business performance.

Online Channel for Not-for-Profits-Ontario

AFP Blog

Online Channel for Not-for-Profits The Online Channel is a central source of information for not-for-profits. Here you will find guidance on how to start and manage your not-for-profit or charitable organization. You can get information about the laws and regulations that apply to not-for-profits and where to go for funding. You can find answers to your questions about the sector and about Ontario government programs that support the sector

Stay in Control: Keeping Your Non-Profit Password Protected

Byte Technology

Unfortunately, non-profit’s have much to fear these days: a slump in the economy that translates to a downturn in donations; an ineffective social media program; an unscrupulous or ineffective board of directors; an apathetic staff or volunteer base; the list goes on and on.

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5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Here are a few tips for your non-profit to make sure that its tweets don’t go unnoticed. As a non-profit it’s critical that you establish trust and maintain good relationships with your donors. Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms.

3 Things I learned about Storytelling While Writing The Storytelling Non-Profit

Connection Cafe

Now, in April 2016 I’m finally able to share that book with the world – The Storytelling Non-Profit: A practical guide to telling stories that raise money and awareness. Non-profit organizations also want connection with donors, clients, community members, volunteers, and so on.

How to avoid the non-profit 'halo effect'

VolunteerMark

For too long we non-profits have benefited from undue credit for our legal status while for profits face undue criticism for theirs - join the conversation today as we discover that it''s much more effective to focus on impact than legal structure

Guest Post: Facebook Video Tips from Non-Profit Marketers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Facebook Video Tips from Non-Profit Marketers – Guest Post by Rebecca Brooks, Animoto. In the wake of that proclamation, many non-profits are understandably bewildered, wondering what this will mean for their Facebook marketing strategy.

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Leveraging the Latest Trends in Non-Profit Website Design

Byte Technology

In the world of non-profit organizations and institutions, credibility is everything. And if your site leaves them disappointed by or uneducated about that cause, they could quickly set their sights on another non-profit with a more attractive profile.

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It's proven: non-profits thrive when they measure volunteer impact

VolunteerMark

Check out this newly released research report that proves it''s critical for us to measure volunteer impact - it also proves that measurement of volunteer impact is vital for increasing donations & ensuring that your programs are effective

Should saving the world be profitable? - CSMonitor.com

AFP Blog

Should saving the world be profitable? CSMonitor.com : "Last week was not a good one for billionaires’ new vision of global philanthropy. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, argued that he just wanted to provide bare bones Internet access, free of charge, to poor, unconnected communities in India. " 'via Blog this

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5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits - SocialFish

AFP Blog

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits - SocialFish : "5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits Editorial | October 21, 2015 Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. Here are a few tips for your non-profit to make sure that its tweets don’t go unnoticed" 'via Blog this

The Difference Between Profit and Profitable

NonProfit Hub

Profit isn’t a word that nonprofits feel comfortable with. But adding four letters to the dirty word nobody wants to talk about is vital for nonprofits, and completely changes the meaning—profitable. Just because you’re a nonprofit doesn’t mean you can’t be profitable.

Non-Profit Organization to Close

The SocialPath

Non-Profit News Updates. Stay tuned to the Vertex Systems blog and website for more news and updates on the non-profit sector. Vertex Systems is a top provider of software and support for non-profit agencies. Non-Profit News

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Seeking Smart Design: The Best Practices for Non-Profit Blogs

Byte Technology

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when a non-profit’s online presence was viewed as secondary to live-and-in-person efforts. The post Seeking Smart Design: The Best Practices for Non-Profit Blogs appeared first on Byte Technology’s Nonprofit Web Design Insights Blog.

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Facebook Shares Best Tips for Non-Profits

AFP Blog

Facebook Shares Best Tips for Non-Profits : Facebook's strategic partnerships manager Libby Leffler works to ensure non-profits and causes on Facebook understand how to use the platform to best reach their communities and make the strongest impact

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The Numbers Game: Understanding the Statistics for Non-Profit Giving

Byte Technology

For non-profits, understanding and recognizing the importance of statistics is vital to their existence: organizations that dismiss them do so at their own peril. If the principals of a non-profit ever doubted the importance of donor retention, this statistic should absolutely hit home.

Big Data Means More Than Big Profits

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

And though they use the massive sets of data they collect to help create a better experience for their consumers (such as customized ads or tailored movie recommendations), their primary goal is to use what they learn to maximize profits. These information-centric areas are built for Big Data—data that if better understood could help provide a pathway to maximize our human potential, instead of maximizing profits.

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Securing a Free Website for your Non-Profit

Byte Technology

It’s easy to invoke the mantra that a non-profit’s leadership should view a website as an investment, not an expense. Non-profits have long been aware of the benefits of approaching different parts of their donor bases with specific appeals (the year-end “ask,” for instance).

Mobile-Friendly Searching: Getting Your Non-Profit’s Website Up to Speed

Byte Technology

That said, non-profits (many of whom rely more and more heavily on a significant web presence in order to be noticed) should absolutely be ensuring that their sites are compliant with the new search protocols.

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Non-Profits Use Vine for Good

SocialFish

Non-profits may not have expansive budgets, satellite hughesnet Internet or the latest camera equipment, but Vine levels the playing field. Vine should interest non-profits because it is an inexpensive, effective way to spread a cause. Guest post written for SocialFish by Jason Stone.

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12 Things Non-Profits Need to Know About Google Ad Grants

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jean O’Brien , founder of Digital Charity Lab , a social enterprise that builds digital skills in non-profits and shares free learning resources. One of the most common mistakes that non-profits make with their Google Ad Grants accounts is to add thousands of keywords to their account.

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The Best Non-Profit Fundraising Blogs and Websites of 2016

AFP Blog

A great list from Joe Garecht The Best Non-Profit Fundraising Blogs and Websites of 2016 : 'via Blog this'. NPBlogs

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Learn about new and proposed accounting and auditing standards and how they will impact not-for-profit entities and their auditors. AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference. AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference. It's finally here!

It's proven: non-profits thrive when they measure volunteer impact

VolunteerMark

Check out this newly released research report that proves it''s critical for us to measure volunteer impact - it also proves that measurement of volunteer impact is vital for increasing donations & ensuring that your programs are effective

Five keys to successful nonprofit, for-profit partnerships

VolunteerMark

“Giving back is about leveraging your businesses expertise and talents in a way that fits you and a nonprofit perfectly

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The Pros and Cons of an RFP for Non-Profit Organizations

Byte Technology

With so many organizations and businesses relying on the RFP for their daily operations, it’s little wonder that the bidding process would trickle down into the non-profit sector, especially when it’s a non-profit seeking proposals for a web development project.

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Getting Engaged: The most popular non-profit web strategies of 2015

Byte Technology

The post Getting Engaged: The most popular non-profit web strategies of 2015 appeared first on Byte Technology’s Non-Profit Web Design Insights Blog.

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The top resources for telling beautiful stories at your non-profit

VolunteerMark

You''ve got to tell your story to win over rockstar volunteers. This post is your toolbox for resources you''ll need to do that - dig into it, and equip yourself to share the beautiful stories of the communities you serve

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Here are a few tips for your non-profit to make sure that its tweets don’t go unnoticed. As a non-profit it’s critical that you establish trust and maintain good relationships with your donors. Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms.

How to Approach a Nonprofit Job Interview with a For-Profit Attitude (and Résumé)

EveryAction

If you’re planning to interview at a nonprofit organization soon, but aren’t feeling comfortable talking about your for-profit achievements, read on for some humble tips from someone who has succeeded (and failed) at both. This guest post originally appeared on Idealist Careers blog.

Non-Profits Use Vine for Good

AFP Blog

Non-Profits Use Vine for Good : With user attention spans shrinking, a new app from Twitter hopes to capture viewers attention in the blink of an eye. Non-profits may not have expansive budgets, satellite hughesnet Internet or the latest camera equipment, but Vine levels the playing field. Vine should interest non-profits because it is an inexpensive, effective way to spread a cause.

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Non-Profit Leaders as Personal Brands

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As a long time reader of Beth’s blog, I am very excited by the release of Beth’s new book, Measuring the Networked Non-Profit. In truth, however, your ability to effectively blend the two turns on how you frame your role within your non-profit organization. Click to See Larger Image.

A Sense of Community: The Benefits of the Business-Non-Profit Partnership

Byte Technology

But when it comes to non-profits, what does it take to distinguish themselves among a plethora of charitable organizations? Consider this: what about looking at the standard for-profit business model from a non-profit standpoint?

New web addresses for NGOs and non-profits - Telegraph

AFP Blog

New web addresses for NGOs and non-profits - Telegraph : Two new types of web address will indicate that organisations are bona fide non-profits or NGOs, writes Brian Cute, the Chief executive of the Public Interest Registry

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Sticker Shock: The Dangers of Free Website Building & Hosting for Non-Profits

Byte Technology

Well, when it comes to non-profit websites, many of which are built around that magic word—“free”—truer words have never been uttered. Most non-profits struggle financially at various points in their existence, and the thought of getting something gratis is hard to resist.