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.

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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.

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How to Sound like an SMS Pro

Mobile Commons

Whether you want to explain text messaging in layman’s terms to a coworker, need to pitch a text messaging campaign to your boss, or just for your own edification, here are three easy steps to sounding like an SMS pro. The first step to sounding like an SMS pro is learning the lingo.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Summer Days with Mountains to Sound Greenway

GroundWire

We recently built a website and integrated database for the awesome Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust here in Washington state. This weekend, they’re kicking off 100 days of 100 things to do over 100 miles of gorgeous Washington soil and sound. The Mountains to Sound Greenway 20th Anniversary Trek! This is nine days of biking and hiking from Ellensburg to the shores of Puget Sound – Mountains to Sound Greenway style. Summer is here. Woooooo! Time to get outside.

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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.

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

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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.

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

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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.

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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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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.

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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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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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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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10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

Everyaction

Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experiences some sort of mental illness in any given year. Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness month to bring attention the ongoing need for proper support and health care services for those affected.

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

Everyaction

Videos automatically play without sound, so making sure that they are close captioned is another easy way to boost mobile engagement. According to the recently released.

Nonprofit Social Media 101: Lessons from Indivisible

Everyaction

I know that it sounds simple, but it’s important to stop and ask, “What is our overall tone?"

Your Official #NN18 Local's Guide to New Orleans

Everyaction

Anyone briefly strolling through this park will likely hear the sound of a brass band and see local artists scattered along the sidewalk. We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year , and we're so excited to be headed down South to the Big Easy!

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51% of Donors Not At All Interested in Social Networks - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

April 23, 2008 | William Tam Americans love polls, surveys and sound bites.

Your Official #18NTC Local's Guide to New Orleans

Everyaction

Anyone briefly strolling through this park will likely hear the sound of a brass band and see local artists scattered along the sidewalk. We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year , and we're so excited to be headed down South to the Big Easy!

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Take Control of Your Data: 3 Must-Have Reporting Tools Every Nonprofit Should Have

Everyaction

Sounds horrible, right? A new year means new resolutions, and for nonprofits that often falls into the category of better fundraising practices. Enter our new series, “New Year, New Heights.” For the next few months, we’re taking an in-depth look at key features and tools that make for a successful development program. Follow along, email us your questions , and let us know what you’d like to hear about!

Planned Giving 101: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Everyaction

Charitable bequests usually fall into three categories: Specific Amount: Just as it sounds, in these cases a donor allocates an exact set of funds to an organization. One of today’s biggest areas of growth for nonprofit fundraising is Planned Giving.

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Sounds like Householding… This entry was posted on Monday, October 1st, 2007 at 7:33 am and is filed under CRM , Technology. Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Native Householding coming in Winter ’08? Native Householding coming in Winter ’08? Last Updated on Monday, 1 October 2007 07:33 Written by Steve Monday, 1 October 2007 07:33 Does anyone know anything about this coming feature ?

10 Email Resolutions for the New Year

Everyaction

While this may sound super complex, it’s actually an easy practice to implement. (This is the second post in our New Year, New Heights development series. Need to catch up? Click here for our in-depth look at the three reporting tools every nonprofit should have to improve their fundraising strategy.). Whether it’s emailing your supporters, re-engaging lapsed donors, or soliciting donations - all nonprofits rely on good emails. It’s one of the most effective ways to reach your audience.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Speed Geeking gets to Japan: Pecha Kucha

Network-Centric Advocacy

I also love the translation on the site (Japanese for "the sound of conversation.") I also love the translation on the site (Japanese for "the sound of conversation.") NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « What is Scarce in Advocacy and Campaigns?

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Sounding silly, I’ve said that since the ‘net began and it’s truer today than ever. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Sounding silly, I’ve said that since the ‘net began and it’s truer today than ever. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Sounding silly, I’ve said that since the ‘net began and it’s truer today than ever. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things.

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It can sound complicated, but it’s a straightforward concept: integrating your constituent data means connecting the information from the various systems you use to communicate with and track your consituents so that your organization can see a unified view.

5 Tips to Create a More Persuasive Fundraising Letter

Vertex Systems

Using the word “I” will immediately make the letter more personal (and less institutional-sounding). . Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. . Does your rehabilitation agency engage in fundraising? If so, do you do online or off – or a combination thereof?

Physics Central Redesign Launched | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

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?

Doing More with Less – Increasing Utilization Rates and Service Billings

Vertex Systems

If all of the above sounds like “wishful thinking” – it’s not. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. How would you go about increasing service billings and utilization rates without going on a hiring spree? What if you could reduce admin time to process by at least 25%?

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Networking with Sushi – Hamachi VPN « Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Hamachi = Tuna = which sounds like tunnel? Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream « Blackberry Modem Mash French Fries — Near and Far » Networking with Sushi – Hamachi VPN Every once in a while I stumble across useful tools, things I want in my bag of tricks. Hamachi is one of those tools. (Why Why is it called Hamachi ?

A Wedding Made in Mexico

Steve Bridger

Today is my 18th wedding anniversary. This is something I wrote many years ago about that very happy day. Dedicated to Gicela, of course. … The sun, the sea, and the moon play such a central role in our lives; so why not, we thought… let’s get married on the beach? Our beach.

8 Tips for Your Nonprofit RFP Process Featuring a Free RFP 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. So your nonprofit needs a new vendor or consultant. You know what that means! Time to start the RFP process to make sure you find the best vendor for your organization. While creating a Request for Proposals can be labor-intensive, time consuming, and stressful, we've put together some tips to make the whole process go a little smoother.

Charity comms re-imagined #cc2020

Steve Bridger

So, these are my five ‘future practice’ trends: The term ‘social media’ will sound just as dated as ‘information superhighway’ does today. Ben Matthews invited me to contribute to the CharityComms 2020 project, which he has announced today.

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

Influence

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.

Fundraising data analytics – mining the gold in your own backyard

3rd Sector Labs

Admittedly, for many of us in the sector, the very mention of ‘data analytics’ sounds intimidating. Sounds worthwhile, right? This is starting to sound complicated and laborious, I know.

5 things direct support professionals hate

Vertex Systems

That sounds like a problem. Every job has its frustrations. That's normal. But let's be honest; DSPs don't have a normal job. Although many parts of the job are fulfilling, and even heart-warming, there are plenty of pain points as well.

Don José

Steve Bridger

I hope this doesn’t sound trite or patronising. I first met Don José in 1993, which is when I took the photo on the left. And this is his chair. Not just any chair; he made this one himself. Don José is one hundred years old, or thereabouts. Nobody knows, not even Don José.

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