Is your Digital Strategy Conservative or Revolutionary?

Connection Cafe

Digital Strategy is my passion, but less from the perspective of technology implementation and more from the perspective of embedding digital knowledge and literacy throughout an organization. As he picked up the perfect stones on his way into battle, David had a strategy.

4 Step by Step Engagement Strategies for Nonprofit Websites

Connection Cafe

They seek advice from experts who tell them that they need to “engage” more, or have more “engaging” content, or build more “engagement” strategies. If you follow all these tips, you should have a good strategy for “building engagement” on your nonprofit website.

Top Event Strategies for Major Donor Cultivation

Connection Cafe

Attaining donors is complex and requires a diverse set of strategies, so you shouldn’t expect to attract philanthropists with the same tactics you employ for lower-level donors. Research each attendee to customize the cultivation strategy.

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What the Political Climate Means for Your Nonprofit Marketing Strategy

Connection Cafe

In order to capitalize on critical moments and retain support beyond the news cycle, here are 4 key components your nonprofit marketing strategy must include: 1. Need a little help with your email acquisition strategies?

Major Gifts: Defining and Enhancing Your Strategy

Connection Cafe

Online giving is growing exponentially year-over-year as younger donors become supporters and older donors adopt the easy-to-make-a-donation strategy. and Canada about their high-end donors and fundraising strategies focused on them. Enhancing Your Major Gift Strategy with Analytics.

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8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

What comes to mind when you think of nonprofit strategy? Every nonprofit needs strategy: it’s essential to making mindful choices. Strategy is a set of unified actions undertaken to advance a nonprofit’s mission by leveraging its competitive advantage. [1]. Strategy is doing.

Pep Talk for Your 2016 Year-End Campaign Strategy

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising Donor Relations end of year fundraising event fundraising fundraising tips giving nonprofit Strategy Tips year-end campaignThe next 100 days (give or take) will play a major role in the following 365 days to come.

Detailed Accurate Data = Strategy

Connection Cafe

Most CRM databases have the ability to track and store an enormous amount of data but unless you can link it to helping you in being strategic in segmenting out your database or implementing strategies then it is only taking up space.

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3 Steps to Launch an Outcomes-Focused Strategy the Right Way

Connection Cafe

When you’re looking to launch a new outcomes-centered strategy , start with these three steps and sample scripts to ensure you’re heading in the right direction. . Vet your strategy with key grantee partners. . Can old tools support a new strategy?

A Winning Strategy to Conquer Your P2P Challenges

Connection Cafe

This annual report is a P2P fundraiser’s data best friend and strategy companion. What you want to avoid is ending up with a list of 25 things you need to develop strategies around. Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising data p2p Peer to Peer Fundraising Strategy Tips

The Facebook Scandal and What It Means for Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What does this mean for nonprofit digital strategy? Have you changed your digital strategy? Digital StrategySource Facebook Blog – Click for Source.

4 Steps to Creating Your Nonprofit’s Storytelling Strategy

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Marketing fundraising ideas Nonprofit Storytelling storytelling storytelling strategies The Storytelling Non-ProfitDoes your nonprofit have a plan for storytelling this year ? If you’re like most organizations, the answer is most likely no. The truth is that nonprofits are still not using storytelling as strategically as they could be. I hear from many of my clients and students that it “happens when it happens.”

This is what's wrong with your nonprofit digital strategy

EveryAction

I’ve read and written hundreds of nonprofit digital strategy documents. As a former consultant for the nonprofit space, “I need to create a digital strategy” was something that I heard almost daily. The problem is that you don’t need a digital strategy.

Strategy as We-Care: An Exercise

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: My colleagues at See3 had some fun using some of the ideas in The Happy Healthy Nonprofit and apply it to creating an organizational digital strategy. This post shares a useful exercise for your digital team to reflect on what not to do for your digital strategy!

Digital Strategies are Moving the Needle for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

So the question becomes, where do you start—how do you implement digital strategies that are going to move the needle? We’re putting money behind our social models, exploring paid advertising, testing organic strategies versus.

Market Your Donation Page With 6 Stellar Social Media Strategies

SocialFish

Without the right tools, strategies, and general marketing know-how, nonprofits risk major marketing missteps! Our top social media strategies for marketing your donation page include: Boost your social media reach with mobile-optimized donation pages. Content Strategy Nimble Nonprofi

The Ultimate Nonprofit Video Marketing Strategy + 5 of the Best Nonprofit Videos We’ve Seen

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn how to create the ultimate nonprofit video marketing strategy with our guide, as well as getting inspired with the five best nonprofit videos we've seen. video-marketing-strategy video-marketing nonprofit-video-marketing-strategy nonprofit-video-marketing nonprofit-video

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Online Marketing Strategy Starts With a Map

NetWits

Content Marketing Email Marketing Interactive Mobile Online Fundraising Search Engine Optimization Social Media Web Design digital strategy Online marketingDo you ever feel like you’re approaching your digital marketing without a map? Welcome. Settle in and stay awhile. You’re in good company.

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Engagement Strategies to Turn Nonprofit Board Members into Ambassadors for Your Cause

Connection Cafe

Building a Board Member Engagement Strategy. Board members can guide you on strategy, staffing, financing, legal issues, organizational design questions, and more. Engaged board members are instrumental advocates and ambassadors for your nonprofit organization.

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5 Digital Strategies Nonprofit Execs Should Bring To Their Board

TechImpact

In fact, David Edelman , a digital marketing strategist, is noticing that boards in the for-profit sector are being asked for detailed digital strategies. Image courtesy of Mass Global Developers.

Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising Content Creation Content strategy Facebook fundraising nonprofit nonprofit social media Peer to Peer Fundraising Strategy Twitter VideoWhat would you rather do: Watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in a movie theater, or flip through the storyboards? I know the storyboards seem pretty cool, but if you have to choose just one, you’d probably watch the movie.

YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits

SocialFish

The strategy is for them to share their audiences. Taking this concept and applying it to your nonprofit’s Youtube subscriber strategy may just be the next step in video marketing amongst the industry. Content Strategy Featured From the Trenches Implementation By Matthew Yeoman.

Content Strategy for Associations

SocialFish

deck on content strategy for associations from the awesome Hilary Marsh. Creating a great content strategy from Content Company. Content Strategy Featured Industry Insider Another MUST READ (must view??) ————-. photo credit ).

5 Standout Strategies for Year-End Fundraising Success

Connection Cafe

Summer fades, the leaves start to change, and before you know it, it’s time to kick your fundraising strategies into high gear again! In this post, we’ll go over our five favorite year-end fundraising strategies to give you an extra boost of inspiration.

Is Influencer Marketing Part of Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Strategy in 2018?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is not too early to start thinking about your nonprofit’s social media strategy for 2018, including how you want to capitalize on social media trends that will have maximum impact in 2018. Developing a strategy requires several steps: Step 1: Identify goals.

Inheriting Confusion in Fundraising: Strategies to Cope with Database Cleanup

Connection Cafe

Here are some of the coping strategies I’ve used during a database cleanup : Don’t purge files too soon , but go through them and put the contents in date order and dispose of any obvious duplicates (if needed).

Mobile Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

I recently attended an excellent webinar with Karen McGrane about Mobile Content Strategy. Author: Lacey Kruger. The funny thing is that there is actually no such thing! Karen’s talk encouraged us to think about content in a more holistic way.

Detailed Accurate Data = Strategy

Connection Cafe

Most CRM databases have the ability to track and store an enormous amount of data but unless you can link it to helping you in being strategic in segmenting out your database or implementing strategies then it is only taking up space.

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Holiday Vacation Exit Strategy: How To Take A Break

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout , Aliza Sherman and I did a deep dive into the research literature about the proven links between vacation time, employee resilience and productivity, and how it contributes to the organization’s goals.

Technology Strategy for the Nonprofit Startup

Connection Cafe

Of all the activities required to launch a nonprofit – writing bylaws, organizing the Board and various committees, completing the appropriate paperwork, getting positive cash flow – IT strategy and planning understandably fall pretty far down on the launch checklist.

Detailed Accurate Data = Strategy

Connection Cafe

Most CRM databases have the ability to track and store an enormous amount of data but unless you can link it to helping you in being strategic in segmenting out your database or implementing strategies then it is only taking up space.

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Online Fundraising Ideas (7 Strategies & 63% More Donations)

Nonprofits Source

Then I’ll break down how you can apply 6 additional nonprofit fundraising strategies to grow your revenues TODAY. The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) used this strategy during Giving Tuesday to maximize their year-end online fundraising.

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Content Strategies for Nonprofit Websites

VisionLink

Tech4Good Denver hosted an excellent and extremely informative group panel who shared true and tested content strategies when designing or managing your nonprofit’s website. Is your nonprofit looking for ways to improve your website and increase traffic?

6 Strategies To Sending Mobile Friendly Emails

TechImpact

Here are 6 strategies to help your nonprofit cater to this sweeping landscape, according to Mike Snusz of npENGAGE. The post 6 Strategies To Sending Mobile Friendly Emails appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of ATCoreSystems.

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What Gmail’s New Settings Mean for Your Nonprofit Email Strategy

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Marketing eMail marketing engagement gmail gmail tabs nonprofit email strategy open ratesA few years ago nonprofit email marketers were thrown for a loop when Gmail implemented a tabbed in-box for various kinds of messages (primary, email and social). At the time it did not seem that this change would have a demonstrable effect on open and click-through rates.

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3 Proven Strategies to Increase Service Utilization

Vertex Systems

3 Proven Strategies to Increase Service Utilization. Vertex Systems presents a FREE Webinar Event! In this Webinar Event we will discuss the ways rehabilitation agenencies lower administrative costs, prevent costly service utilization mistakes, and increase their top-line revenue

Unlock the Door to the Right Funders with a Powerful Grant Strategy| Part 3

Connection Cafe

Today’s post will focus on how to build a grant strategy and apply it to your grants calendar. Before you can even start applying for or receiving funds, however, you must first build a solid grant strategy. Summary of a Grant Strategy.

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#GivingTuesday Strategies For Event Fundraising

Connection Cafe

In case you haven’t heard yet, Thanksgiving is earlier than normal this year, … Emerging Events Event Fundraising Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Social / Mobile #GivingTuesday #nptech event fundraising fundraising Non-Profit nonprofit social media Peer to Peer Fundraising Strategy

Online Fundraising Strategies: Nonprofit Marketing Link Roundup

Nonprofits Source

In this weekly nonprofit marketing link roundup , we’re taking a look at articles that are all about online fundraising strategies. Content marketing is at the heart of many online fundraising strategies. Online Fundraising Strategies: Nonprofit Marketing Link Roundup.

4 Nonprofit Tech Strategies For Better Fundraising

TechImpact

The post 4 Nonprofit Tech Strategies For Better Fundraising appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Fundraiser Help. It is impossible to ignore the importance of technology in today’s competitive nonprofit fundraising climate.

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