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Business Process Reviews – SO much better than they sound!

Gravitate

Recently, as I’ve been talking to clients about the impact that the pandemic has had on their members, conferences, and budgets moving forward, the topic of improving efficiencies and better utilizing existing software systems inevitably comes up.

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Surround Sound Fundraising

NTEN

"Surround sound fundraising recognizes that there is no such thing as a single-channel donor, because there is no such thing as a single-channel person." Savvy nonprofits are moving to “surround sound” fundraising. Brenna Holmes. Vice President of Digital. Chapman Cubine Adams + Hussey. " The growth of the Internet and the expansion of digital communications give nonprofits new ways to reach their donors and supporters.

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Financial Systems Integrations:  It’s less scary than it sounds

NonProfit Hub

The post Financial Systems Integrations: It’s less scary than it sounds appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Imagine you’re a large, professional organization. You’ve been getting your revenue primarily from memberships, conferences for members, and fundraising ?

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Awesome Video, Awful Sound? Record Audio Like a Pro

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup has put together some great tips for how to make a good video, including pointers on how to optimize composition , lighting , and sound. Video is one of the best ways to tell your nonprofit's story. It's four times more inspiring than static content, and by 2016, online video users will likely double to 1.5 billion. Ready to jump in?

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5 Ways to Make Your Email Fundraising Appeals Sound More Human

NonProfit Hub

Together with the TSHA team, we devised a treatment that sounded more like something a human would write. But the subject line sounded grandiose and possibly hyperbolic. Maybe it sounds more like “marketing” in our heads. The post 5 Ways to Make Your Email Fundraising Appeals Sound More Human appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. If you’re a nonprofit, chances are you are sending an email fundraising appeal this month. And maybe next month. And definitely the next month.

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This is What the Participatory Museum Sounds Like

Museum 2.0

It's late in the afternoon. I'm cranking away on a grant proposal, when suddenly, a classical rendition of "All the Single Ladies" wafts up the stairs. In the office, colleagues lift their heads. "Is Is that.?" someone asks. Yup," another nods. We grin. This is the magic a piano in the lobby makes. We've now had a piano in the MAH lobby for several months. About once each week, a visitor walks in and blows everyone away. Sometimes it's a homeless person. Sometimes a lover's duet.

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Lessons from the Field: How Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound Turned a Major Event into a Virtual Fundraiser

Connection Cafe

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound was excited to host their annual Big Breakfast, a celebration of their impact on the community and their second highest grossing fundraiser of the year , on March 26, 2020.

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Why “Segmentation” Isn’t as Scary as It Sounds (And You NEED It In Marketing)

NonProfit Hub

The post Why “Segmentation” Isn’t as Scary as It Sounds (And You NEED It In Marketing) appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. This article originally appeared in our Nonprofit Hub Magazine, a free bi-monthly magazine dedicated to providing focused content on a particular topic. By now, your appeal should be written. But if not, this is your last warning! In our November/December edition, we explored how to build your 2015 marketing plan.

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How To Avoid Sounding Like A Monkey

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The title comes from Dave Winer's blog post " How To Avoid Sounding Like A Money ," a reaction to the words "social graph" versus social network. Original photo by Mapes. Created in FD Flickr Tools. ReadWriteWeb has a summary of the conversation. I like what Stephen Downes had to say : So is it a 'social graph' or a 'social network'? Some of the recent work in the field has started to talk about the 'social graph'.

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Puget Soundkeeper Alliance Cleans Up the Sound

GroundWire

Goliath legal work to enforce the Clean Water Act and clean up Puget Sound. Long-time ONE/Northwest client Puget Soundkeeper Alliance got a lovely front-page article in the Seattle P-I today, covering their innovative, aggressive David-vs.-Goliath It’s an unusually meaty article that explains in-depth the legal background, Puget Soundkeeper’s strategies, and the impact they’re having. Nice work by P-I environmental reporter Robert McClure!

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Puget Soundkeeper Alliance Cleans Up the Sound

GroundWire

Goliath legal work to enforce the Clean Water Act and clean up Puget Sound. Long-time ONE/Northwest client Puget Soundkeeper Alliance got a lovely front-page article in the Seattle P-I today, covering their innovative, aggressive David-vs.-Goliath It’s an unusually meaty article that explains in-depth the legal background, Puget Soundkeeper’s strategies, and the impact they’re having. Nice work by P-I environmental reporter Robert McClure!

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3 Fundraising Experts Sound off on Donor Retention from the Donors Perspective

Connection Cafe

How do your donors feel about you? Seems like a good question to ask yourself once in a while. Better yet, it seems like a good question to ask your donors once in a while! Relationships are complicated. You and I both know that. I have to check in with my wife all the time to be sure everything is OK. Sometimes it’s as simple as paying attention to how she says good morning. Sometimes it’s a long conversation. Sometimes it’s a look or gesture.

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The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Signature Sounds, Writing It Down, and Picking Up Tabs.

Connection Cafe

Here are this week’s nonprofit highlights: What’s the sound of your nonprofit’s brand? Colleen Fahey’s article, How Audio Enhances Your Brand Content: Find Your Signature Sound , provides guidance for how your nonprofit can strengthen its voice. I’m horrible with goodbyes. I mean, horrible.

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I used the word Social Graph -- I sound like a monkey and my name is LuLu

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I wrote the word " social graph " in a post, so I guess according to Dave Winer, I sound like a monkey. HSUS MySpace Page | Take the Quiz! So, I couldn't resist finding out what kind of monkey I am and all for a good cause. The HSUS newest campaign is geared towards helping the 1,300 chimps still condemned to life in research labs across the country. It's fun.

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Breaking Down Organizational Silos to Create an Optimal Omnichannel Experience

NonProfit PRO

Creating a seamless customer experience may sound daunting at first. But it’s worth it. A key component to adopting an omnichannel approach for your fundraising and marketing campaigns is to identify and break down the organizational silos standing in your way.

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Be a Smart Small Fundraiser

NonProfit PRO

While the concept of fundraising via e-appeals and mail may sound so last century, I assure you it is an important foundational piece for a fundraising program of the 2020s.

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Why I won’t be buying a Kindle

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Kindle, at first blush, sounds pretty cool. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Why I won’t be buying a Kindle November 26, 2007 I think I might need a new blog category: why I won’t be buying … First Leopard, now, Kindle. I’ve been waiting for devices using the e-ink technology for a while now.

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What We Learned About Digital Engagement from the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report

EveryAction

The big sound bite from this year’s Benchmarks Report is that total online revenue grew by only 1% in 2018. And honestly, 1% growth is not as scary as it sounds. Every year, nonprofit consultants M+R release their annual Benchmarks report , which provides an overview of digital trends in the sector. This year's report addressed issues such as email list growth and churn, the rise of monthly giving, and the impact of social media's peer-to-peer fundraising for nonprofits.

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Nonprofit Financial Planning: How to Create a Blueprint for Sustainability

Wild Apricot

Proper financial planning and establishing sound accounting practices for your nonprofit are key to remaining sustainable. Here's how you can get started

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Why Your Supporter Should Be at the Heart of Everything You Say

NonProfit PRO

The use of the word, “talking” is deliberate here because your communications should sound like a personal conversation you are having with your donor.

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How to Start a Chamber of Commerce in 7 Steps

Wild Apricot

If you think a “chamber of commerce” sounds a little old-fashioned, even a little pretentious, you’re not the only one. But the archaic-sounding name makes sense seeing as how the first chamber of commerce was founded in France in.

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Brian wins Mountains to Sound Race Brian wins Mountains to Sound Race Last Updated on Monday, 30 June 2008 10:44 Written by Steve Monday, 30 June 2008 10:44 The 100-mile Mountains to Sound relay race was run yesterday in 90 degree heat. 25% of the proceeds of the race go to ONW/Northwest client Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust.

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Can You Hear Me Now? Does good-quality audio really make a difference?

Association TV

One frequently overlooked, but just as important, piece of the content puzzle is how it sounds. Your members are listening. And if you want to interest, engage and inspire them, then what they hear is crucial.

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Live Video Versus Pre-Recorded Videos for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

While that might sound good in theory, is it indispensable to make that spend if a nonprofit has a small budget Not too long ago, a nonprofit pro asked in a social group what others would do to market and promote their organization with a limited budget.

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Book Review of Erica Waasdorp’s ‘Monthly Giving Made Easy’

NonProfit PRO

At first, I thought that Erica’s approach to monthly giving sounded too good to be true. But after the two webinars, several delightful conversations and reading her new book, "Monthly Giving Made Easy," I’m convinced that it definitely is that good and that easy! Monthly Giving

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7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

EveryAction

Add the total for all the line items for the event (drinks, food, sound equipment, etc) to your net fundraising goal to get a gross dollar amount that needs to be raised from the event. Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time.

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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

EveryAction

How do you think about sound when you’re creating a video? Sound inspires me. When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool. By appealing to a wide range of our senses, videos capture our attention and activate our emotions, unlike any other medium. With more Americans getting their news through social media, video content provides an opportunity to grow your audience and make your story heard.

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Unsatisfied: Do Your Donors Feel Like They’ve Been Swindled After Giving?

NonProfit PRO

Does this sound familiar? We’ve all been there. A purchase that seemed like a good idea at the time but with such terrible follow up, we’ve vowed never to shop or visit again. Here is the hard truth, unfortunately. Is this how our donors feel?

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Nonprofit Credit Card Processing: Everything You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Credit card processing for nonprofits may sound high-tech and complicated, but even the smallest organization can easily get set up to receive payments.

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Why Data Cleanup Is Actually a Team-Building Exercise

DonorPerfect

Data cleanup sounds about as exciting as deep cleaning your house, but it actually has the potential to bring your fundraising team closer together. Hear me out.

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8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

EveryAction

This may sound like a lot to consider, but you'll be glad you invested a little more ahead of time if it means saving yourself a lot time later. When your nonprofit needs a new vendor or consultant, the standard course of action is to send out a Request for Proposal (RFP) - indicating that your organization is interested in receiving information from vendors.

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Budgeting and Forecasting for Nonprofits & Charities

Charity Village

Original Broadcast Date: August 11, 2022 Summary: Having a sound budget is essential for every nonprofit and charity. A sound budgeting process allows organizations to better manage their funds and provides greater transparency to funders.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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Physics Central Redesign Launched | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed? 06/28/2010: User Expectations and Interface Response Times 06/16/2010: Making the most of conference hashtags: A tool for presenters 06/08/2010: Beaconfire Survey: Seductive Interactions 06/08/2010: Emailing with Convio – Testing Conditional Content 06/07/2010: Goin’ Barefoot?

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Can Recurring Giving Really Be That Simple?

NonProfit PRO

Maybe because we think that if it sounds too simple, it just can’t be true. We fundraisers tend to overthink things. I’m not totally sure why, but fact is that we do.

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5 Year-End Fundraising Emails That Are Sure to Increase Donations

Wild Apricot

Sending more year-end fundraising emails without burning out your list sounds like a dream come true, right? Here are the five emails you need to send to build relationships with your donors and increase donations

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How To Design A Giving Tuesday Landing Page That Drives Donations

Donorbox

Building and marketing a campaign that would attract donors might sound simple in theory, but the execution is the most challenging part. As the market trends evolve, it’s becoming more challenging to find the right way to execute a successful non-profit campaign.

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7 Tips on Staying Sane When You’re Working From Home

Wild Apricot

Working from home sounds great in theory, but it comes with its own challenges, especially when we're all dealing with a global pandemic. Here are some tips on how to make the most of it and stay sane in the process

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7 Tips to Maximize Value When Choosing Fundraising Software

TechSoup

Some of these tools might sound extremely appealing, offering low cost, fast implementation, and enticing bells and whistles. Any development professional will tell you that there are lots of fundraising tools on the market.

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Feel good or fear? How you can move donors to act

Hands on Fundraising

I know, it sounds nuts, right? Knowing when fear and good feelings move donors to act is important. Here in the northern hemisphere, the sun is shining, the weather is warm… it’s summer. My favorite time of year.