Sharing is Caring: Delivering Value to Your Members, On-Demand

Association TV

We’ve talked a lot about creating content offerings in digital formats to meet the demand of an increasingly younger member base, but have you considered how your members will access that content? Is it easy to find and easy to consume? Insider Case Studies

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How to Effectively Share Text-to-Donate Campaigns on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sharing your text-to-donate keyword and shortcode on social media helps brand your campaign and allows donors to easily give from their mobile devices, which is where most people view social media.

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The Overwhelm We Share

Social Velocity

The post The Overwhelm We Share appeared first on Social Velocity. If you are feeling — as we hit the middle of 2021, a year almost as difficult as 2020 — exhausted, overwhelmed, worn out, you are not alone. . Because I see you.

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The Science of Nonprofit Video Engagement: How To Use Emotion to Increase Social Sharing

Nonprofit Tech for Good

What would motivate you to share it with your friends? Why does social sharing matter anyways? We’ll also look at the types of emotions that drive engagement and how you can leverage them to increase social sharing for your nonprofit’s videos.

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The Power of Shared Power: Co-Directing Nonprofits Through Compassion

Blue Avocado

The post The Power of Shared Power: Co-Directing Nonprofits Through Compassion appeared first on Blue Avocado. We have found that qualitatively, compassion is often perceived as weak, soft, and forgiveness-focused.

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The Power of Shared Power: Co-Directing Nonprofits Through Compassion

Blue Avocado

The post The Power of Shared Power: Co-Directing Nonprofits Through Compassion appeared first on Blue Avocado. We have found that qualitatively, compassion is often perceived as weak, soft, and forgiveness-focused.

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Continuing a Shared Love of Generosity

Charity Navigator

My wife grew up poor. Her father was killed in a tragic accident when she was a toddler. She always said, “If my mother hadn’t run welfare in our small Montana town, we would have been on it.” We met in the air over the Pacific in 1985.

6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing

NetWits

Articles on TechCrunch and AllFacebook revieiwng this data seem to focus on Facebook ‘s stronghold on the clickthroughs of shared links, at 38% of all links shared by social means. Here are some quick takeaways to consider: 1) The Ease of Social Sharing is Important. This study reveals that 31% of website referrals are from the “sharing&# of your content; including social networks, blogs, and email–and bookmarks.

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Creating a Safe Space for Members to Share

Joy of Membership

This week’s podcast conversation with Irene van der Zande was a reminder that part of creating a safe space for member interaction involves being sure that they feel like they can share and others are truly listening.

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The Worst Way to Share an Idea Is to Say, “I Have an Idea.”

Blue Avocado

The post The Worst Way to Share an Idea Is to Say, “I Have an Idea.” How nonprofit employees can help ideas be heard and embraced Bryan has an idea for something he thinks might help his nonprofit. His supervisor, Wanda, already has a lot on her plate at the moment.

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DEI in Nonprofit Storytelling: A Beginner’s Guide to Sharing Empowering Stories

Bloomerang

And how do you share stories in a way that honors the people featured in them? By having a more diverse and inclusive range of voices internally, you’ll be better positioned to find voices outside of your organization that you can share with your community. .

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Get Fully Funded

I got ahold of a great book recently that I want to share with you. It’s “The Fundraising Habits of Supremely Successful Boards&# by Jerold Panas. It’s a quick and easy read, and chock-full of wise nuggets. Here’s some of what I found inside: Without a consequential mission, you’re like a blindfolded kid swinging at a pinata. Your fundraising is hit or miss. Mostly miss. Your donors have the power to change a life – save a life.

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File Sharing in the Cloud

NTEN

With so many potential solutions for cloud-based file storage and sharing, which one is an organization to choose? Cloud cloud back-up file sharing Program Two guest authors come together to review several options and note important features to consider in choosing a solution. As information systems move into the cloud, many organizations are starting to ask, “What about my files?”

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Top Fundraising Benchmarks to Share With Your Nonprofit Board [SLIDESHARE]

Classy

Step 2: Know Which Fundraising Benchmarks to Share With Your Nonprofit Board. Share these slides with your nonprofit board directly, and use our game plan in step three to bring thoughtful considerations to the table. .

16 Professionals Share Nonprofit Technology Advice via Instagram Video

Nonprofit Tech for Good

15-second video interviews are the new elevator pitch. In a world where attention spans are waning, the ability to communicate a message succinctly and on camera is a very valuable skill. While a few individuals succeeded in just one take, most needed two or three takes. Getting your point across verbally in 15 seconds while the camera is recording is much harder than it looks!

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Miami Dolphins Foundation Shares How Its Hybrid Event Surpassed Pre-Pandemic Fundraising Levels

NonProfit PRO

The Miami Dolphins Foundation, last year, committed to raising $75 million to fund innovative cancer research through its signature Dolphins Challenge Cancer peer-to-peer event. In April, it transformed into a hybrid event. That successful change to hybrid will become its permanent format.

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UNICEF Shares How You Can Support India Today Amidst the COVID-19 Surge

Saleforce Nonprofit

The post UNICEF Shares How You Can Support India Today Amidst the COVID-19 Surge appeared first on Salesforce.org. By: Richard Beighton, Chief of Resource Mobilization and Partnerships, UNICEF India.

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Unlock Fans While Engaging Supporters Beyond Like, Share and Comment

Amy Sample Ward

I recently met with Drew Bernard to learn what ActionSprout is all about; and I got so excited that I asked him to share a guest post I could put up here so you could get excited, too. At the same time I have watched organization struggle to engage with Facebook supporters in meaningful ways using just the actions Facebook has provided; Like, Share, or Comment. In their case, over 75% of action takers shared the action.

Share Stories to Further Your Cause

NonProfit Hub

If you’re having trouble getting momentum behind your cause, try to share stories. The most interesting stories to share are filled with hardship and tension. Share your stories (a lot). Once you find your story, share it anywhere and everywhere. Sharing success stories can also be a great way to motivate your staff. But sharing stories like these will help to remind your staff that their work is making a difference in someone else’s life.

Share The Bad News

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Naturally, it's much easier to share good news with your employees, but it's perhaps even more important to share the bad news. Don't give them a false sense of the situation by sharing only good news. If revenue is down, or if you've lost a large customer, or if a new competitor has entered the market, let your team know. Your employees need to know about the health of your company or organization.

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Encourage Online Supporters To Share Your Organization’s Content

TechImpact

Today’s Internet world has made it easier than ever before to share content with a wide audience. But according to a recent post from Socialbrite, what is even more effective – and more challenging – is convincing … Continued The post Encourage Online Supporters To Share Your Organization’s Content appeared first on Tech Impact. Blog Leadership Social Tech content marketing nonprofit npEngage npTech share content socialbrite

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Why Nonprofits Are Needed in the Sharing Economy

Tech Soup Blog

At the SHARE Conference last month, I spent time watching venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, and techies praise how the sharing economy was the new way to make money and catalyze sharing and change. My TechSoup Global colleague Lewis Haidt was at the conference as well and penned Nonprofits Imagine a Better Sharing Economy , which provides a good primer on what it is and how a nonprofit-centric sharing economy can benefit all of us.

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Strategic Storytelling For Brand Building: How To Identify And Share Your Nonprofit’s Brand Origin Story

Kindful

Sometimes without even noticing it, our brain is activated in a unique and engaged way when a story is being shared. Science tells us that when someone is sharing or listening to a story, their brain produces several chemicals and hormones. Once upon a time….

This Wednesday! Join Executive Director Terri Burchell, Sharing How Team Fundraising Significantly Elevated Fundraising Results in Just 5 Days!

NonProfit PRO

Join Terri Burchell, Executive Director of North Platte Public Schools Foundation, as she shares how they exceeded their 2021 Back to School Bash Change Wars Team Fundraising goals, with eight schools participating, led by 84 team captains, generating hundreds of donations within a 5-day timeframe.

Share The Bad News

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Of course it's much easier to share good news with your employees, but it's perhaps even more important to share the bad news. Don't give them a false sense of the situation by sharing only good news. If revenue is down, or if you've lost a large customer, or if a new competitor has entered the market, let your team know. Your employees need to know about the health of your company or organization.

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Join Executive Director Terri Burchell, Sharing How Team Fundraising Significantly Elevated Fundraising Results in Just 5 Days!

NonProfit PRO

Join Terri Burchell, Executive Director of North Platte Public Schools Foundation, as she shares how they exceeded their 2021 Back to School Bash Change Wars Team Fundraising goals, with eight schools participating, led by 84 team captains, generating hundreds of donations within a 5-day timeframe.

The Best Discord Spotify Bot to Share and Play Music on Your Discord

Find the free stuff

Due to that partnership, you can share and add Spotify music or podcast on the gaming chat. The post The Best Discord Spotify Bot to Share and Play Music on Your Discord appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

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Passing the Word: Getting Supporters to Share your Cause

Byte Technology

It all comes down to one word: sharing. The post Passing the Word: Getting Supporters to Share your Cause appeared first on Byte Technology’s Non-Profit Web Design Insights Blog. The fundraiser—whether it’s an inspired event, online appeal or one-time contest—should of course be considered an important component of any non-profit’s campaigning effort.

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Sharing the Experience of Disaster: Colorado Floods

VisionLink

We wake up four days later to both sun and more rain, 18,000 homes lost or damaged and more than 1,000 people unaccounted for. A number of communities are hearing from officials that with winter approaching, major road failures and other infrastructure may not be repaired for some time. Our hearts and minds go out to all those now beginning the difficult work of recovery--in this flood--and in the other disasters that occur in this nation and around the world every day.

Share Files and Collaborate Online with Box

Tech Soup Blog

Box.org provides organizations with the Box file-sharing, content management, and collaboration service. You can use Box's cloud-based storage and collaboration tools to replace traditional on-premises file servers and traditional file-sharing processes. You can upload and share files up to 2 GB in size with the Starter Edition. Its employees use Box to share digital asset libraries and collaborate with third-party vendors.

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5 Ways To Get More Social Shares On Your Blog

TechImpact

One of the most important things non-profits hope to get out of their blogs are shares on social media sites. When site visitors share your content, you get more views for the article and your blog, which leads to more engagement and visibility for your organization. Getting your followers to share your content can, however, […]. The post 5 Ways To Get More Social Shares On Your Blog appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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Nonprofits Imagine a Better Sharing Economy

Tech Soup Blog

Nonprofits should lead the sharing economy and demand more from the private sector. The Sharing Economy -- the use of networked, often mobile, information technology to share goods and services -- offers nonprofits new possibilities for innovation and efficiency along with new paradigms to move from scarcity to abundance. Whether it’s AirBnB , the Sharing Cities Network or Car2Go , the range of sharing economy examples is reaching a tidal flood.

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Member Engagement - Sharing Stories

Wild Apricot

As I was preparing a series of blog posts on member engagement and communications (the #1 issue facing organizations in 2011 according to our Blog Reader Survey), one of January's Nonprofit Blog Carnival posts - Nonprofits and Information: Sharing Our Stories - caught my attention. Are you sharing your stories?

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11 Nonprofit Professionals Share Social Media and Technology Advice for Nonprofits via Instagram Video

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to a partnership with the Public Interest Registry , Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the Nonprofit Technology Conference ( #14NTC ) last week in Washington, DC. Empowered with a tablet and smartphone, one of Heather’s first priorities was to reveal the faces and expertise behind some our favorite nonprofit brands.

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9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

Tech Soup Blog

Over the past year, we've been doing TechSoup Impact stories about nonprofits, churches, and libraries doing great work with TechSoup product donations. Here are the ones we especially liked from the past year! HART for Animals. HART for Animals is a one-stop rescue organization for all things pets in rural Maryland. Since 2003, the nonprofit has saved more than 6,000 animals, and the project is growing fast.

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Leverage Your Supporters' Influence and Follow Engagement with Social Share Tracking

EveryAction

To tap into this, you need know who shares your content, but more importantly, you want to know who is succeeding at referring new people – and donations - to your organization. Online Actions now allows you to track referrers who share your forms, both if they click the share asks, and also if those shares generate any new submissions. When publishing a form, on the confirmation page step, enable the social share tools and referrer tracking.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 152: Putting Purpose into Practice with Shared Value

Connection Cafe

Putting Purpose into Practice with Shared Value. That’s what today’s guest, Bobbi Silten, managing director of the Shared Value Initiative, is here to discuss. Topics Discussed in This Episode: What the Shared Value Initiative does and how it originated.

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My Three Words for 2011: Seek, Sense, and Share

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For 2011, my three words are: Seek, Sense, and Share inspired by Harold Jarche’s model for networked learning. How these words will guide me in 2011: Seek: Seeking is the process of keeping up to date in your field. A lot the products of my sense-making are shared through this blog, flickr, YouTube, and Slideshare – as well as offline through presentations, book and article writing, and facilitating workshops. reflection seek sense share three words

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Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy?

Beth Kanter

After I attended Catalyzing the Sharing Economy conference (the sharing economy is defined as the use of networked, mobile, information technology to share goods and services), I shared a post with some notes and ideas about why I think it is the next generation of networked social change. Lucy Bernholz, who has been thinking about the sharing economy and social change for longer than anyone, share her conference notes, asking “ Where is the Public Good?

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Nonprofit-Centric Data Sharing Sites

NTEN

Data sharing has become a critical part of collaboration and will continue to do so as we are able to access and create more data. These are just a handful of nonprofit-focused data sharing sites to get you started: National Center for Charitable Statistics: NCCS provides data, as well as analysis tools and reports, on Nonprofits around the US. Where are you finding/sharing data for your organization?

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NTEN's New Homepage: Share Your First Impressions!

NTEN

After months of thoughtful reflection, accompanied by much weeping and gnashing of teeth, we are close to finalizing the design of the new NTEN homepage. Our web design experts from Cornershop Creative have put together a page that we hope will fulfill the intended goals of the redesign: to create a more dynamic, easy to navigate website that will help to support our active community of nonprofit professionals to connect, learn, and change the world.

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Sharing the Work

VisionLink

So with these enhancements we make it easier to share the work load. This is not "cooperation;" this is about working with other organizations who share common objectives. If grant applicants wrote in their narrative about how two or more organizations shared common objectives, they were probably describing cooperation. Managing multiple portals for multiple partners is even easier. It''s grounded, however, in the art and science of true collaboration.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Each year I select 31 Favorite Nonprofits to which I donate 10% of my webinar income. Part of the reason is a commitment to altruism, but I also use (for lack of a better word) these 31 nonprofits to study how nonprofits are progressing in online fundraising, social media and mobile communications.