8 Creative Auction Ideas that Drive Results & Deliver Wow Factor

One Cause

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How to Send a Nonprofit Appeal and Get Results

Get Fully Funded

There is a lot to figure out to ensure you send your appeal as efficiently and cheaply as possible, AND that it gets the results you’re looking for. The post How to Send a Nonprofit Appeal and Get Results appeared first on Get Fully Funded.


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6 Tips to Improve the Results of Your Nonprofit’s Annual Fundraising Appeal

NonProfit PRO

Here are six techniques you can consider that have led to improved results in recent campaigns. A nonprofit's annual appeal is a critical campaign to sustain its good work. Annual Campaigns Annual campaign Fundraising appeal

7 Year-End Appeal Strategies for Better Results

Network for Good

7) Pair Your Thank You With Year-End Campaign Final Results. Use these tips to take your year-end appeal to the next level and boost the results of your campaign. The post 7 Year-End Appeal Strategies for Better Results appeared first on Network for Good.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

How gamification in LMS gives better results?


Humans by nature are competitive. Menial tasks where one just has to ‘get the job done’ often tend to feel uninteresting. However, when there is an element of competition involved, people naturally tend to outdo each other. Read why gamification in LMS gives better learning outcomes

Free Webinar February 5: Results, Results, Results

Tech Soup Blog

Join Linda Lysakowski , Ellen Bristol ,and GiftWorks for a free webinar, Results, Results, Results on Tuesday, February 5th at 3 p.m. Everyone wants results — your CEO, your board, your founders. In this webinar we will talk about: Documenting results. Analyzing results. Presenting results. Eastern time. How do you prove that your efforts are paying off? How do you prove to these constituencies that your development program is working?

Google Search Results Now Prominently Feature Nonprofit Google+ Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And yet another reason why your nonprofit can not ignore Google+… the Google Knowledge Graph which now prominently features information about nonprofit organizations on the right-hand side of Google Search results. As a result, nonprofits must ensure that their Wikipedia Page and GuideStar Profile are current and understand that simply being active on Google+ makes it more likely that your nonprofit will gain new Google+ followers and increased exposure in Google Search.

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7 Secrets to Increasing Online Fundraising Results and Wowing Donors


Once you start to learn more about your web traffic you can make intelligent decisions about how to optimize your website to achieve the best online fundraising results. You should be getting roughly 40 percent of your online traffic from search engines, so plug your organization’s name, key event, or fundraising program into a search engine and observe where your site falls on the list of results.

Membership Trends Survey Results

Wild Apricot

Here are the results of our Membership Trends Survey and our impression of the key takeaways. membership surveys

3 Ways To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Results


Search engine result pages are difficult to grasp and take complete control of, while social media feeds become more saturated with our peers, Even more difficult and mysterious, especially to many of us in the nonprofit sector, is the search engine and where it places our websites and social media outlets on those first few pages. Controlling your SERPs, or search engine results page, is vital to driving traffic to your nonprofit’s blog, website, and social channels.

The Obama Way to Getting More Results From Email Marketing


Guest post by John Haydon, Founder of Inbound Zombie – a nonprofit social media … Email Marketing email fundraising eMail marketing nonprofit email marketing obama campaign

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3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results


The post 3 Tips To Control Your Nonprofit’s Google Search Results appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Nonprofits are facing a bevy of problems they never faced 10 years ago because of technology, and more specifically, the internet and search engines. Getting noticed online becomes more difficult every single day.

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4 Fascinating Facts about Online Fundraising (and some ideas to help boost your fundraising results)


If you had to guess how much charitable giving grew in 2012, what … Online Fundraising 2012 Charitable Giving Report by Blackbaud fundraising best practices fundraising ideas fundraising tips

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Digital Promotion Strategies (That Get First Page Results Fast)

Nonprofits Source

The truth is if you don’t show up on the first page of search results, then are you’re missing out on a lot of views to your website. If you want first page results, especially for competitive keywords, you need people linking to your site. Remember, it’s in the interest of search engines to show the best possible results for every search. The theory sounds nice, but let me show you how it works in practice: Here’s How I Got First Page Results.

Get Results When You Put Yourself in Your Donors’ Shoes

Connection Cafe

The result is relevant innovations and improvements that include people-focused and technology-focused solutions. Real-World Results. If you had a choice, would you walk a mile uphill in snow in uncomfortable shoes? Of course not. Then why are you asking that of your supporters?

How To Make Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Making small changes to reach big goals is the answer,” says entrepreneur and bestselling author Michael Alden in his book, 5 % MORE: Making Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results. “If Increase results by 5% : Stop focusing on activities, and focus on results instead.

10 Management Practices to Drive Results

Nonprofit Talent

Our customized training experiences, consulting partnerships and coaching practices are all designed to build skills, maximize performance and deliver results for individuals, teams and organizations. The post 10 Management Practices to Drive Results appeared first on Nonprofit Talent.

Facebook Advertising Experiment for Nonprofit Organizations :: The Results

Nonprofit Tech for Good

While the ad itself produced little-to-no results, some unexpected Facebook insights did come out of running the ad. The results are below: 1. I did not see any obvious increase in my fan base, and there is no way to know if any of those 21 clicks resulted in new fans. I think it is an interesting experiment to be a part of, and ironically, the unexpected result of experimenting with Facebook Advertising.

Journeying Toward Outcomes and Measuring Results

Connection Cafe

From there I dug in to learn as much as I could about outcomes measurement and results from consultants, think tanks and other leaders in the field. What did I learn about outcomes and measuring results in those early days? And it led me to spend the better part of the past decade helping other giving organizations become more impactful in their giving and better able to tell their results story. How is your organization journeying toward outcomes and measuring results?

Fundraising Best Practices: Sharing the Results of Donating Online to 31 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As a result, the online donation process for most of these nonprofits seems to be stagnating and stuck in the best practices that ruled in 2006. Results: 28 of the 31 nonprofits had very easy to find “Donate Now” buttons (or text-based links) on the home page. Results: 25 of the 31 nonprofits had the donation process entirely embedded inside their website. Results: These are the results that broke my heart, figuratively speaking.

What leadership practices help nonprofits achieve desired results?

ASU Lodestar Center

My work, ‘What leadership practices help nonprofits achieve desired results?’ Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Shahar Edry, Fall 2019 Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

Social Network Sites Dominate Web Visitor Results

NCE Social Media

According to Google’s ad planner , social network sites now account for more than 50% of all unique website visitors. This list, which is based on April 2010 data, “excludes adult sites, ad networks, domains that don’t have publicly visible content or don’t load properly, and certain Google sites.&# The certain Google sites that were excluded were Google.com and Youtube. Orkut is a Google owned site and it made the list.

Are Non-profits Seeing Results on Facebook?

Wild Apricot

Idealware surveyed over 500 non-profits and offers insight into their success with Facebook in their new report: Using Facebook to Meet Your Mission: Results of a Survey.( How effective is Facebook for non-profits? read more ). Facebook Non-profit research social media

How do you engage online? Results of an online platform survey


The results are in and we’d like to share some of the key findings from the survey! Ratings aren’t necessary: One survey result that caught our eye was the very low ranking on the ability to rate discussions. community Community online community online platforms results Social Media survey Communications We asked and you answered! We recently surveyed the community to get your perspectives on online platforms.

Respect the Rank: Tips for Getting Your Non-Profit Better Results on Google Searches

Byte Technology

Dealing with the rigors of search engine optimization (SEO) can be a trying endeavor, and it’s too often that non-profits—many of whom may be working with an in-house website built by an amateur developer or a free web-based platform—don’t give due attention to the importance of establishing their organization at the forefront of search engine results. Does your organization appear in the top five search results?

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

Byte Technology

The post Social Media Mania: Why Your Non-Profit Should Focus on Channels That Get Results appeared first on Byte Technology’s Nonprofit Web Design Insights Blog. Love it or hate it, social media is a critical element of any successful non-profit’s overall marketing strategy.

Likes on Facebook Are Not A Victory: Results Are!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Like all Networked Nonprofits, Momsrising values simplicity and the ability to leverage its network while engaging and building relationships with people and organizations to get results. Instead, they identify key organizational results areas and associated metrics to define successes and failures. Their key results generally include: • increasing the movement size by increasing membership. They know that to get results they cannot solely rely on social media tools.

Do Capacity Building Programs Help Nonprofits Achieve Better Results?

Beth Kanter

In all our research, we found 3 challenges to making sense of the evidence: Capacity Building Divorced from Results. The results of this dive into the literature left me feeling very dissatisfied. If organizations are focused on those types of measurable results then why aren’t investments in organizations focused on helping groups achieve the durable results they define? Who is defining results anyway?

4 Ways to Use a Google Ad Grant to Drive Meaningful Results for Your Organization

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post by Jamie Finney, Brand and Product Development Lead at LeadPup An animal disease research organization I know started a Google Ads campaign with the hope of increasing donations to support a groundbreaking research project. Unfortunately

Is a Results-Only Work Environment Right for Your Organization?


Flickr: Tracy Hunter We've heard whispers about Results-Only Work Environments – mostly from the corporate world. Change Management cultural change nptech nten Organizational Change results-only work environment ROWEWell, in July 2008, Jessica Lawrence led Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council to become the first nonprofit organization in the country to migrate to an ROWE.

Blog Reader Survey Results - Part 1

Wild Apricot

Here's the first of two posts with the results of our Blog Reader Survey for 2012. Reader Polls

5 Tips to Maximize Crowdfunding Results

NonProfit Hub

The post 5 Tips to Maximize Crowdfunding Results appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Gretchen Barry is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. Gretchen has been a leader in corporate communications and marketing for 20+ years. She has published numerous articles related to charitable giving and is a passionate advocate for public schools.

2012 Blog Reader Survey Results - Part 2

Wild Apricot

Here's Part 2 of the results from our Blog Reader Survey for 2012 - including insight into key issues facing membership organizations; expected growth for this year, as well as challenges. membership surveys

Five Nonprofit Online Communities that Inspire Action & Generate Results


Michael Wilson. CEO & Founder. Small World Labs. These five examples of nonprofit communities show the diversity of options and ideas for engaging people around a mission. Creating an online community to mobilize your supporters and further your nonprofit''s mission might seem like a big task. What to do? Where to start? A simple way is to look at what your peers are doing. This article looks at five examples of what some innovative nonprofits are doing with their online communities.

3 Little Tips That Bring BIG Results

Get Fully Funded

They love hearing something they can easily implement and see results from. Today, I have 3 simple tips that may seem really elementary, but trust me, they’ll bring you BIG results. Usually when I teach a webinar or a workshop, people consistently tell me they love the practical tips I share. Each one will help you put that little extra touch on your fundraising that will help deepen donor relationships. And after all, good fundraising is ALL about the relationships!

3 Little Tips That Bring BIG Results

Get Fully Funded

They love hearing something they can easily implement and see results from. Today, I have 3 simple tips that may seem really elementary, but trust me, they’ll bring you BIG results. Usually when I teach a webinar or a workshop, people consistently tell me they love the practical tips I share. Each one will help you put that little extra touch on your fundraising that will help deepen donor relationships. And after all, good fundraising is ALL about the relationships!

Using Data to Predict Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

Meet regularly: Reinforce with regularly scheduled meetings (weekly at Southlake) where the report data/results is used as a tool for performance metrics. I recently attended AHP Convene Canada 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia and attended an important session “Turning Data Analytics into Meaningful Business Intelligence” led by Lynn Conforti and Sheila Tilotta of Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation.

Reflections on 2020 as we move forward into 2021: A message from Michael Thatcher, President & CEO, Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator

2021 goals encompass rating system impact impact and results Impact Philanthropy impactful philanthropy new year new year 2021 Philanthropy Star Rating System

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How to Get More Results out of your Learning Management System?


A learning management system (LMS) is a huge asset for your organization in achieving training needs. From onboarding to training your employees and preparing them for future challenges, an LMS is your friend that guides you in the right direction

Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

Beth Kanter

Last month, I shared a case study called “ Facebook Likes Are Not A Victory ” that told the story of how Momsrising uses an integrated communications strategy and measures success. Momsrising goes beyond the “like” and uses deep engagement to inspire results – actions that take place offline as well as online. Some things to consider: Ask your team, what are the results that you want to achieve? Flickr Photo by Lululemon.

Trust and LinkedIn Product Recommendations: Measurable Business Results

Wild Apricot

Social networks are popular with marketers but often don't lead to tangible results. Here's an example of how LinkedIn recommendations drive real business for Wild Apricot. LinkedIn Marketing Social networking

11 TwtPoll Results Nonprofits Can Use to Plan 2010 Communications Strategies

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The TwtPoll results are often surprising and can be very useful for nonprofits as they forge ahead with their 2010 communications strategies. Below are the 11 TwtPoll results that I think are the most telling: 1) Is your nonprofit planning on utilizing mobile technology in 2010 (live Tweeting, group texting, iPhone Apps, launching a mobile site)? [ [link] ]. During 2009 I created and promoted 34 TwtPolls to help better understand the needs of nonprofits.