3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This post summarizes a few resources. 3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits and Philanthropy. While I highly recommend them, it is a commitment of time and resources. More recently, Luma has launched an online platform called “ Luma Workplace.”

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning

SocialFish

I created this resource list to accompany the presentation, which I figure I’d share here on Mizz Information since social media and social learning are hot topics in the association world. Social Media Platforms and Tools for Social Learning.

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Resources for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

This is a list of free or cheap web, social media, marketing and design resources that I presented in my session, 20 Tools to Help You MacGyver Your Small Association’s Communications, at YourMembership Xperience 2016. Has a free plan vs. Crazy Egg , another heatmapping tool.

A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Back in January, I wrote a post about Pinterest as a curation tool to organize and share visual content I’ve collected in a pleasing visual way. A Few Pinterest Measurement Tools. Have you explored any of the measurement tools or other management tools?

8 Tools to Help Manage Your Nonprofit Website

Connection Cafe

You’ve got the usual list of suspects at your organization: the online engagement tool, a blog, social media platforms, and a website. Out of all of these tools, your website is getting the most visibility. Google Webmaster Tools is a website health and optimization tool.

Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Small businesses with limited internal resources for social media marketing. Save time and resources by encouraging participation. Cool Social Tools

59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. It’s analytics tools will also evaluate your posts to deduce the best possible times to share your content. It’s an essential tool for web and email content writers.

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Five Cool Tools for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

I personally love the fact that I get to wear so many hats and do so many things, even if resources are tighter than at larger orgs. Stuff that larger organizations have plenty of resources to help mitigate things like these, small staff associations have to MacGyver in order to keep up.

11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

SocialFish

You know how I love posts about content curation tools. Rebel Mouse is an interesting website with a lot of upside opportunity to become an even better resource than it is right now. Content Strategy Cool Social Tools Implementation

New Playbook Resource: How To Engage Alumni

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I am a huge fan of Playbooks in the nonprofit sector as a capacity building tool. A playbook is an online resource that is basically knowledge capture around a specific practice or type of program.

15 Game-Changing Prospect Research Tools and Resources

Donor Search

There are a ton of resources out there, but there is not a lot of guidance. Maybe you’re ready to get started with prospect screening or maybe you’ve been in the game for a while, and you’re curious about any tools you might have missed.

#mygivingstory: Resources and Best Practices for @GivingTuesday Nonprofit Storytelling

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The details are below, but before you enter, you might want to review some good storytelling resources to ensure that your story is as amazing as Dr. Cairo’s. The chat was great, so I’m summarizing the resources and key points below: What do you think makes a powerful story? A few good resource for tips, tools, and best practices for nonprofit storytelling: Goodman Center. Stories Worth Telling: A Strategic Tool.

7 Unique Fundraising Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits , a 40-hour work for a new media manager is outlined with five hours allotted weekly to experimenting with new online and mobile fundraising tools.

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3 Hidden Resources for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

SocialFish

Here are three of our favorite hidden resources – and yes, we hope you’ll share the secret with others! Sometimes, finding resources doesn’t have to mean scrambling for more budget, setting aside other priorities, or hiring more staff. Guest post by Jenna Sauber, CauseVox.

New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit data nerds will love this new resource from Media Impact Funders and Foundation Center called “ Foundation Maps for Media Funding ,” a free, interactive mapping and research tool that shows the full scope of philanthropically funded media projects worldwide since 2009.

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Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have useful tools they’d like you to know about. ———— Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community. The post Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community appeared first on SocialFish.

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Refugee Response: TechSoup's New Online Technology Resource for NGOs Helping Refugees

Tech Soup Blog

Refugee Response is an online technology informational resource that provides technology-related support for NGOs that serve refugees. Therefore, we've begun to concentrate on providing what technology resources we can specifically to the frontline charities directly helping refugees.

Announcing ImpactRising.Org: Organizational Capacity Building Resource for Nonprofits and Consultants

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Designed to support social sector organizations and consultants with tools and resources to get ready for engagement in capacity-building projects, ImpactRising.org aims to help make the consulting sector stronger.

Resources to Sharpen Your Technology Training Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Access short how-tos, microlearning videos, online resources, live events featuring training experts, training plan samples, and more on TechSoup's new Learning Management System (LMS). Access professional resources and downloadable documents. Digital Literacy Resources.

Cool Social Tools: Double The Donation

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Cool Social Tools Nimble Nonprofit Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms.

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Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the key messages in the book is that nonprofits should not start with the tools and data, but start to clearly define success and their audience. By doing so, they will understand the few data points and the tools needed to collect that data to figure out if they have been successful!

Tools for Gantt Charts

Idealware

One handy tool can help you figure out not only how the trains will run on time, but when they start--and who’s conducting them. If you prefer, there are a number of online tools you can use to create Gantt charts to be shared with or edited by other staff members working on the project.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 This resources is always good for a laugh.

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Marketing Tools for Your Nonprofit and When They’re Effective

NonProfit Hub

Today, we’re breaking it down further into the most common communication tools used in integrated marketing. Whether it’s direct mail or advertising, each marketing tool has a unique purpose and a place in your integrated marketing plan.

22 Must-Circle Nonprofit Bloggers and Resources on Google+

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I joined Google+ a few months ago as an individual, but it hasn’t been until the recent launch of Google+ Pages that I began investing time in the exploring the Google+ community and tool set.

How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But what if you don’t have the resources to hire a graphic designer and need to do it in-house? How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer by Guest Post Ash Shepherd. Tips Tools and Tactics

New Resource for Nonprofits: The Data Playbook – Practices for Purpose-Driven Work

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are more and more resources and opportunities for nonprofit professionals seeking to learn about how to use measurement and data. You will also find a well-curated resource toolkit that includes articles, books, tools, and resources.

The Best Online Safety Resources for YOUR Organization

Tech Soup Blog

Luckily, there are some great Internet safety resources that are specific for healthcare organizations , libraries , seniors , kids , and small offices (like the ones that most nonprofits have). It has a great no-nonsense resource section for online bullying.

Hatch: A Tool for Digital Storytelling for Social Impact Launches

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Based on the research, they have launched a platform that helps connect practitioners with tools and resources to tell better stories of impact. I particularly like the sections about how to create a culture of storytelling and measurement.

Tips and Tools for Integrating Social Media Into Your Nonprofit Event Marketing Plan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s a summary of tips, tools, examples, and resources for getting the most of our your nonprofit event with social media. (Here’s a curated link list used to create this post). ” Other amplifier tools include JustCoz and Gaggleamp.

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 A section of the e-newsletter entitled “Resource Spotlight” features a new tool in each edition. A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. This resources is always good for a laugh.

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Are You Content Creation Impaired? Here’s Some Tips and Resources

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Techniques and Tools. How does your organization create compelling content when you don’t have time, talent, or resources? Source: Copyblogger.

Design Thinking: A Powerful Tool for Your Nonprofit

NTEN

It doesn't require a large budget or outside consultants, and in a sector of shrinking resources combined with rising demands, design thinking is a tool that can lead to powerful results. Dana Mitroff Silvers design thinking Leadership nten Strategy tools Communications Program

NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources: The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I covered the basics of content curation, how it differs from social sharing, the art and practice of curation, a frameworks to get started, examples of nonprofits using curation, the tools, and some techniques for minimizing information overload and managing attention.

33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. This resources is always good for a laugh.

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Tips and Tools to Strengthen Your Fundraising and Accounting

Tech Soup Blog

We've put together a list of fundraising and also financial accounting resources and product donations. Cloud-Based Fundraising Tools. NetSuite is a CRM solution for accounting, enterprise resource planning , e-commerce, and more. Accounting Tools.

[RESOURCE] Creating a Culture of Innovation – 8 Ideas That Work at Google

SocialFish

This Google for Work perspective explains how IT leaders like you can help create a culture of continuous innovation in your organization by giving users the tools they need to: Think 10X bigger. Receive Your Complimentary White Paper NOW !

Fundraising Resources from the TechSoup Global Network

Tech Soup Blog

You're probably already familiar with TechSoup's great blog posts on fundraising, like Fundraising: The Tech Tools You Need and 19 Effective Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Pros. Google Keyword: A Powerful Tool for Your Online Action Campaign.

Lists As Part of Your Content Strategy: A Short List of Tips and Tools

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

X Number of Tips, Resources, Tools, Things, Shortcuts Lists : Anytime you can create content that has a headline like X number , it screams easy to skim and useful. Take for example, John Haydon’s ” 8 Ways To Get More Reach With Your Facebook Page.”

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Listen Up: A New, National RFP Offers Nonprofits and Funders Tools to Survey Clients

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Fund for Shared Insight (Shared Insight), a funder collaborative that pools financial and other resources to make grants to improve philanthropy, has released a national open request for proposals for its signature initiative, Listen for Good (L4G). Note from Beth: Melinda T.