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. Bobbi explains the importance of leading with purpose, the role of shared value and why you need to understand your organization’s cultural dynamics to succeed in being purpose driven. Topics Discussed in This Episode: What the Shared Value Initiative does and how it originated. The definition of shared value.

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. Buttons are little icons that can take people to your social media pages, or to a a tool that allows the viewer to share the page to their friends on their own social media sites. A share bar is a bar that goes on the side or bottom of your webpage. Sharing Tools.

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6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing


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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Thank You for Supporting Good News Shared - Good News Shared | Good News Shared

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Thank You for Supporting Good News Shared - Good News Shared | Good News Shared : "Thank You for Supporting Good News Shared By Nisha Kotecha Good News Shared is 1 today! I’m so happy that this special day has fallen on Thank You Thursday!" ''via Blog this

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Cross-Sector Skill Sharing in Action

Connection Cafe

A key differentiator for pro bono service and a concept core to The Knitting Factor is the idea of skill sharing or a two-way talent exchange in which both professional volunteers and their nonprofit partners are able to learn with and from each other through an expectation of shared value and knowledge. Today we are sharing two examples of skill sharing in action and the positive organization and individual impact they delivered.

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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 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. This report is based on data about discretionary spending by Americans, and focuses on the key demographic indicators of charitable giving. Here is what it means, and doesn’t mean, for your organization.

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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. I’ve spent most of my career in business development and have worked with organizations of all shapes and sizes, both for-profit and not-for-profit. From this vantage point, I’ve observed that leaders of social impact organizations tend to be risk averse.

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.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns


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. With Giving Tuesday behind us, it's time to highlight just a few of the organizations who ran stellar campaigns, activated supporters, and beat their fundraising goals.

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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program


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. Once they’ve shared their story, educate them about your organization and what its work could mean for their community. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate.

Why You Should Start Creating a Mid-Level Donor Program ASAP


Of course, your mid-level donors will also share their vision for the future of your nonprofit. Once you’ve named your program, it’s time to determine what perks you’ll share with these donors. Your major gifts team is probably already creating incredible content that can be adapted to share with your mid-level audience. By focusing a little extra energy on your mid-level donors, you can raise more money and create a quality pipeline for your major gifts officers.

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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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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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. SHARES – A share is the brass ring on Facebook. When you share a Page update, you’re essentially saying “All my friends have to see this!”

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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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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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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SocialFish Job Board is Live! Please Share!


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!!!! Check it out here! We will be focusing on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , digital and technology.

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Sharing the Love: 5 Tips for Gathering New Email Addresses and Donors with Valentines

Connection Cafe

What is an activity that your nonprofit does or can do for the group you serve that brings to mind a shared memory? It came from a teenager who has a big heart and shared that giving spirit with others. Our campaign has continued to grow – in 2019 , we received more than half a million valentines through organic sharing! Back in 2014 the donor relations team at Cincinnati Children’s was getting a lot of requests.

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Encourage Online Supporters To Share Your Organization’s Content


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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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

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. If your video connects powerfully with your supporters they’ll like, comment on and share the video with their friends. In this article we’ll focus on just one of those key findings: how emotion impacts social sharing.

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Sharing the Experience of Disaster: Colorado Floods


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.

5 Ways To Get More Social Shares On Your Blog


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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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.

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. The good news is that healthcare fundraisers have the potential to increase donations by engaging with the very constituents who walk through their doors everyday… your grateful patients.

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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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The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween


Solid social media tools are a must for nonprofits going into 2019 - database tools such as social media matching and social share tracking will help you identify your supporters on social media and determine the content that resonates with them so that you can make educated assessments and plans for social media content. This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about.

Share your Multichannel Campaigns with the Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Connection Cafe

We want to help organizations make well-coordinated multichannel communication a reality. Together we’ll answer the big question: How are nonprofits using CRM and predictive analytics to successfully implement multichannel campaigns? Campaigns multichannel campaigns nonprofit blog carnival

Your Official #19NTC Local's Guide to Portland


A post shared by Citizen Baker (@citizenbaker) on Feb 22, 2019 at 11:55am PST. A post shared by Waffle Window (@wafflewindow) on Mar 2, 2019 at 7:23am PST. A post shared by Caviar (@caviar) on Nov 7, 2018 at 8:58am PST. A post shared by Delish Brews (@delishbrews) on Feb 28, 2019 at 2:28pm PST. A post shared by Travel Portland (@travelportland) on Feb 14, 2019 at 4:58pm PST.

Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote


How do your campaigns work to mobilize people at the individual level whether it’s sharing something on Facebook or hosting a voter registration drive? The other piece that we do around this type of mobilization is putting together toolkits with graphics and messages people can share with their friends encouraging them to vote. Rock the Vote has been mobilizing the youth vote for almost 30 years.

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


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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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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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising


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. Ultimately, the aim is to have a new, engaged audience to share stories with and activate to give and/or advocate for your cause.

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Global Report Shares Technology Habits of NGOs Around the World


Public Interest Registry , the nonprofit operator of domain, and Nonprofit Tech for Good recently released the results of the “ 2018 Global NGO Technology Report.” Through a survey of NGOs worldwide, the report provides insight on the online and mobile communication tools nonprofits use to promote general awareness, communicate with core audiences and raise funds from donors.

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. During my time as a Blackbaud intern, one of my core responsibilities has been to scour the web to find the best resources available related to nonprofit organizational strategies.

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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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The Tightrope of Social Media Sharing for Nonprofits

AFP Blog

The Tightrope of Social Media Sharing for Nonprofits : Social media is all about sharing. But, as many organizations have discovered, the line between undersharing and oversharing is a precarious one

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Pew Study Highlights Explosion of Photo Sharing

John Haydon

The study finds that 46% of internet users post original photos and videos online they have created themselves (the creators), and 41% curate photos and videos they find elsewhere on the internet and post on image-sharing sites (the curators ). Given the rise of smartphones with cameras built into them as well as the growth of social media image sharing services such as Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr, the percentage of photo and video creators is a relatively large.

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File Sharing in the Cloud


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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8 Annual Reports We Love


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. Annual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it?

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What Makes People Like, Comment, and Share?

John Haydon

Why aren’t they sharing this important information? Why do they share our competitor’s updates and […]. The post What Makes People Like, Comment, and Share? How many times have you come up with a seemingly brilliant idea to engage your community, only to it go down in flames? How many times have you asked yourself: How can we get more engagement on our social media updates? appeared first on John Haydon. Facebook Marketing