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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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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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.

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.

5 Actionable Ways to Prevent Profit Leaks

NonProfit Hub

Profit leaks threaten to sink any business, but the nature of nonprofit operations make them particularly vulnerable. Nonprofits have leaks in areas for-profit companies never have to consider. A few methods can help managers evaluate current HR processes to see where profit leaks are occurring. Nonprofits need to have a plan in place to plug pesky profit leaks. The post 5 Actionable Ways to Prevent Profit Leaks appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

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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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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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.

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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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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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

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

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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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.

Join the Crowd(funding): Strategies for Successful Non-Profit Campaigns

Byte Technology

Crowdfunding—also known as crowdsourcing—has become a potent and viable means of raising money for thousands of non-profits around the globe. As Garecht notes, “many non-profits hear the phrase ‘crowdfunding’ and assume that all of the activities for the campaign will take place online.”

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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Alert!: Non-Profit Content Marketing & Social Media Webinar

TechImpact

Many non-profits cannot always afford to leverage social media and content marketing in the most efficient way possible, until now. Non-Profit Content Marketing & Social Media Webinar appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Learn how to outsource your digital marketing services for less than the cost of a full time employee.

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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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

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

5 Engaging and Profitable Fundraising Ideas for any Nonprofit

John Haydon

Here are 5 fundraising ideas to keep your supporters engaged and excited: Start a peer-to-peer campaign Throw a charity auction Organize team volunteering Partner up for a profit share Communicate with your donors Let’s jump in! Let’s face it.

Supermarkets donate profits from #icebucketchallenge to MND Association

AFP Blog

Supermarkets donate profits from #icebucketchallenge to MND Association : Tesco has announced that it will donate the profits made from an increase in sales of ice to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, which has now received over 3m through donations from the ice bucket challenge.

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.

Social Media Mania: Why Your Non-Profit Should Focus on Channels That Get Results

Byte Technology

Love it or hate it, social media is a critical element of any successful non-profit’s overall marketing strategy. But what if your non-profit just doesn’t have the resources or manpower to keep all your social media profiles up to date with fresh, engaging content on a regular schedule?

By the Numbers: The Importance of Mobile for a Non-Profit

Byte Technology

Indeed, in 2014 mobile device usage surpassed desktop usage for the first time, and for non-profit organizations it’s absolutely critical that your online presence be up-to-speed for your supporters and, even more importantly, potential supporters.

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Non-profit gives job opportunities to homeless | kens5.com San Antonio

AFP Blog

Non-profit gives job opportunities to homeless | kens5.com San Antonio : DOWNTOWN AUSTIN -- The homeless of Austin have an unexpected advantage during South by Southwest (SXSW) as non-profits help the homeless make the most of music festival by giving them job opportunities.

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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If This Then That for Non-Profits | npENGAGE

AFP Blog

If This Then That for Non-Profits | npENGAGE : If This Then That (IFTTT), offers a creative, unique, free and practical alternative to keeping up with your multiple social media initiatives. This tool has so many mind-blowing applications for non-profits that I just had to share it with the world

10 Essential Social Media Tools For Non Profit

John Haydon

The post 10 Essential Social Media Tools For Non Profit appeared first on John Haydon. In the fast and highly competitive world of digital marketing, social media tools are essential if you want to stay ahead of the game.

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Non-Profit Theater and Technology | Gwydion Suilebhan

AFP Blog

Non-Profit Theater and Technology | Gwydion Suilebhan : Raise your hands if you are in any way responsible for helping to run a non-profit theater. Keep them up if you emphasize the first of those two words over the second — non-profit rather than theater — when you think about the nature of your work. Most of us, I suspect, prefer to focus on the fact that we make art and share it with the world, rather than the fact that we run non-profits.

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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.

SA non-profits can now use Google products for free to help raise awareness - htxt.africa

AFP Blog

SA non-profits can now use Google products for free to help raise awareness - htxt.africa : "SA NON-PROFITS CAN NOW USE GOOGLE PRODUCTS FOR FREE TO HELP RAISE AWARENESS" 'via Blog this