Cross-Sector Skill Sharing in Action

Connection Cafe

Today we are sharing two examples of skill sharing in action and the positive organization and individual impact they delivered. We look forward to hearing your stories of skill sharing in action in the comments section.

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Share Buttons and Bars

NCE Social Media

Are you using share buttons and or bars on your websites? They are a key enabler to make your site and it’s content viral, i.e. allowing people who view it to easily share it with others. A share bar is a bar that goes on the side or bottom of your webpage. Sharing Tools.

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Share of the American Wallet: What It Does and Does Not Mean for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

The Blackbaud Institute’s newest research report, Share of the American Wallet , was released earlier this month. Communication is key here also; use every available method (email, social media , mail, and your nonprofit website ) to promote your organization and share your impact.

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Share Conference: Catalyzing the Sharing Economy on May 13-14

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Peers and Socap are hosting Share: Catalyzing The Sharing Economy Conference on May 13 and 14 in San Francisco. The schedule and list of speakers make this a must go to conference for those interested in the sharing economy. What the heck is the sharing economy?

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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.

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The Psychology of Sharing

SocialFish

How often do you find yourself sharing news with your followers on social media? Social media is more and more important to businesses as well as people, so we can all benefit from knowing a little bit more about the reasons and motivations behind peoples’ sharing habits.

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Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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How Nonprofits Can Share Risks and Reap Benefits Through Collaboration

Connection Cafe

There is an element of risk involved in sharing information and undertaking new business strategies together. “ We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.” – W. Auden.

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.

Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons is a collection of 137 case studies and policies in 11 categories how self-organized, democratic, and people-powered policies and initiatives can help solve some of the most thorny problems we face around the world in urban areas.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

With more than 50+ breakout sessions, roundtable discussions, short talks, and plenaries on the program agenda, there’s sure to be knowledge-sharing, career-building, networking, and solutions that you can take home with you. It's finally here!

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. In their case, over 75% of action takers shared the action.

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.

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The Photo that Was Worth 25,000 Shares

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Earlier this month, I posted shared an article mentioning a warning from Facebook to Page Admin s: Your organic reach will decline. I asked fans if they thought paid reach will become a standard part of their strategy.

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2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

We asked them about the success of this approach, and here’s what they had to say: “This year, we doubled our Giving Tuesday goal by sharing live videos throughout the day of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary.

SocialFish Job Board is Live! Please Share!

SocialFish

Will you please share this with your friends and colleagues and employer and anyone else you know who might be looking for a job or looking to hire? . So excited to announce that our job board is now live!!!!

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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. Blog Leadership Social Tech content marketing nonprofit npEngage npTech share content socialbrite

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7 Tips for Creating Compelling Nonprofit Infographics that get Shared

Connection Cafe

Some are so amazing you HAVE to immediately share them; while others are so bad they make you hit the back button faster than Austin Wierschke can send a text to a friend. 7) Facilitate Sharing. Add social sharing links (AddThis or ShareThis) on the infographic landing page.

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Share The Love: Grateful Patients Can Help Your Institution

Connection Cafe

Today’s healthcare organizations continue to serve a growing population. It’s increasingly important for healthcare fundraisers to produce results by expanding and better targeting your prospects.

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The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about.

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Global Report Shares Technology Habits of NGOs Around the World

SocialFish

Public Interest Registry , the nonprofit operator of the.org domain, and Nonprofit Tech for Good recently released the results of the “ 2018 Global NGO Technology Report.”

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes – Guest Post by Kelcie Tacchi. Like many nonprofits, the rapidly evolving environment around and within us was littered by a practice of ad hoc documentation and person to person knowledge sharing.

The Next Generation of Networked Social Change: Embracing the Share Economy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meal Sharing (@MealSharing) May 13, 2014. Earlier this week, a mixed crowd of entrepreneurs, investors, start ups, nonprofits, social activists, and others came together for the inaugural conference on Catalyzing the Sharing Economy defined as the use of networked, mobile, information technology to share goods and services. Think AirBNB and Uber, but it is much more than that. One of the categories is “food swapping” or “food sharing.”

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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Make sure they know that they can reach out to one person to ask questions and share success stories with. Now that you need more volunteers, it is time to share your vision and let it be contagious. Start by introducing yourself and briefly sharing your backstory.

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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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. reflection seek sense share three words

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The Sharing Economy of Nonprofit Organizational Strategies: The Top 10 Nonprofit Blogs

Connection Cafe

Over the past 3 months, I’ve had the opportunity to learn what a sharing economy of information is first-hand. Every blog post shares detailed tactics and strategies for advancing your nonprofit mission in the digital world.

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13 #npEXPERTS Share their Most Valuable Donor Acquisition & Fundraising Ideas

Connection Cafe

Due to the incredible response we received the last time we brought together leading nonprofit experts to share their best fundraising insights, we decided to do it again! That’s right – we’ve rallied 13 nonprofit thought leaders to share their best fundraising strategies, tips and ideas with YOU. I have no doubt that you’ll improve your fundraising efforts and boost acquisition rates if you take the advice each of these professionals are sharing.

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Care to Share: Allowing You Users to Submit Content on Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

However, it’s important to note that there are intrinsic pitfalls with using this method: you’ll have to share a password with them and, if you’re using two-step authentication, the login process will be more difficult.

8 Annual Reports We Love

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

When used correctly, they can be a powerful tool for communicating your impact, but it's important to create them in a way that makes them easy to understand, conducive to sharing, and persuasive to a wide variety of reader perspectives.

Class 12 Ally Shares Experience in Program

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Ellie Slater Class 12 Public Ally. After graduating college and moving to Arizona, I was unsure of what path to take in life. I knew I wanted to continue my education but I was not ready to be back in the classroom setting, I wanted real-life experience.

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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6 Insights The Sharing Economy Tells Us About The Future Of Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I think of GivingTuesday as a great example of a sharing economy fundraiser. When Robert Wu told me was thinking about the Sharing Economy and fundraising practice for nonprofits, I could not resist publishing his excellent post. .

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

You can show Susan that the feeling is mutual by tracking her interests and sharing stories that demonstrate how her support moves your work forward. Create an email series just for sustainers like Susan to share your successes and thank her for the part she plays in each one.

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What’s the Difference Between Likes, Comments and Shares?

John Haydon

Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm (Edgerank) places a different weight on likes, comments and shares – giving shares the most weight, and likes the least. And when you think about your own behavior, likes, comments and shares each have different meaning or intention.

Commission: ‘We share more data with other agencies than they share with us’ - Civil Society - Governance - News

AFP Blog

Commission: ‘We share more data with other agencies than they share with us’ - Civil Society - Governance - News

Tell A Story To Share Your Vision

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Reynolds shared her expertise with me awhile back during an interview. She recommends that leaders share their vision at least seven to 10 times with their employees, and to make it clear to everyone what specifically each person can do each day to help achieve the collective mission.

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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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Sharing Your Story: How to Engage Donors with the Philanthropic Impact of Their Gift

Connection Cafe

3 storytelling techniques to effectively communicate donor impact: Share impact through pictures. You could get your Executive Director to share a report back, or a program staff member could share an impactful story. Then, upload and share away!

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More Likes, More Comments, More Shares: Using Psychology to Get the Most from Your Facebook Page

Byte Technology

Indeed, it appears that liking something such as photo or video, sharing information with others and commenting on said information is hard-wired into the human psyche, an inescapable and inherent trait that guides our thinking and our interactions with others.

Now Share This: Improving Your Event’s Social Media

Connection Cafe

Your social media sites should show connections to your online event or campaign and it should be easy for your supporters to connect, show, tell and share. Here are a few things your organization can do to maximize your event’s social media presence: Sharing Fairly. Your organization has a million other things going on besides your event or campaign, so the marketing team has decided that each item should get their fair share. Share and Share Alike.

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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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.

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