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6 Reasons Your Organization Should Implement Supporter-Led Campaigns in 2017

Connection Cafe

As nonprofit leaders look ahead and think about how to significantly expand the impact of their advocacy campaigns, there is one key tactic that may be your secret to punching above your weight: Supporter-Led Campaigns. You Reach New Supporters.

4 Ways Religious Organizations Can Talk About Fundraising with Supporters

Connection Cafe

Their generosity and financial support is what allows you to carry out your work and set a bold vision for the future. Yet, far too many religious organizations shy away from talking about fundraising with donors, members and other friends of the organization because they worry that doing so will turn off supporters or otherwise compromise their spiritual mission. Introduce Your Supporters to Faithful Stewardship.

Three Things Nonprofits Must Start Doing to Cultivate Supporters

Connection Cafe

It’s time to help supporters walk along our donor continuum, not just roll our eyes in frustration because they just don’t get it.

Tips for Riding the Media Wave to Increase Nonprofit Support

Connection Cafe

Advocacy groups often rely on the news cycle to drum up support and activate their constituents. The moment the news broke that he was acquitted would have been the ideal time for sexual assault support centers to comment and remind their donors of the increasing need for their support.

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

Last weekend, more than 1 million people marched around the globe as part of a worldwide protest, in support of women’s rights , immigration reform, health care reform, environmental protection, LGBTQ rights, racial justice, freedom of religion, and workers’ rights.

Powering the Nonprofit Community through Customer Support

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Powering the Nonprofit Community through Customer Support Guest Post. by Dorie Wallace Vice President, Customer Support, Blackbaud. But until that happens, our support team wants every interaction to delight customers through friendly service and proactive problem-solving.

I’m a Millennial. This is Why I Support Nonprofits


I’m a millennial in my early 20s. This admission requires me to embrace certain stereotypes. I’m aware of what many people think when they hear the word Millennial: a coffee drinking, gluten “intolerant,” smartphone obsessed, young person who often seems entitled.

Create a Welcome Series for New Supporters in 3 Easy Steps

Connection Cafe

In fact, you just need to follow these three easy steps and you’ll have a welcome series that leaves your supporters asking for more. Luckily, you just need to follow these steps to create a welcome series that will keep your new supporters engaged.

Why You Need to Game Your Supporters


In the nonprofit world, games can strengthen the resolve of your supporters and staff by making a common, achievable goal more visceral. Bottom line: games connect your supporters and push them to act in a way no newsletter or static Facebook page can.

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3 Unique Strategies To Thank Your Supporters On Social Media


Your nonporift’s supporters are potentially the most integral part of your entire nonprofit. For example, if you receive a particularly large donation, or a follower on your social media is constantly interacting with your Twitter feed, you should take the time to thank them for their support.

3 Easy Ways to Amplify Your Welcome Series for New Supporters

Connection Cafe

Use your welcome series as an opportunity to educate that new constituent about your organization’s mission and convert that one-time donor into a long-term supporter of your cause.

How to Grow Offline Support by Executing Stronger Online Strategies

Connection Cafe

With proper planning and execution, a stronger online fundraising and marketing strategy can grow all of your avenues of offline support. While I could have easily come up with 20 ideas and tactics for building a sustainable pipeline of support, I narrowed it down to 6.

Supporting Artists With Disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This recent holiday season, Benetech began supporting an innovative organization that helps people with disabilities develop their creative abilities and become working artists. This work supports the diversity of artistic expression and helps talented people sell directly to collectors.

7 Tips For Building Nonprofit Supporter Profiles


Therefore each individual relationship, interaction, and correspondence with these supporters is vital to a nonprofit’s overall sustainability. Celia Astheimer, a CRM Consultant at Tech Impact, helps nonprofits find sustainable solutions for managing their growing supporter database.

HOW TO: Engage 5 Generations of Donors and Supporters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Due the rapid speed of technological advancement, from this point forward nonprofits will have to embrace multiple communications and fundraising tools if they want to reach donors and supporters of all ages.

[IMPORTANT] Support nonprofits using technology for social change


Please donate today to help NTEN build a stronger network of nonprofit professionals that do more with less by leveraging technology to support their work. Technology can revolutionize social change.

Unlock Fans While Engaging Supporters Beyond Like, Share and Comment

Amy Sample Ward

There are other examples of organizations finding some tricks and functionality that really help them make connections with supporters, and then Facebook changes the functionality. Facebook’s new Open Graph is designed to support the viral growth of highly relevant actions.

Supporting Arts and Cultural Organizations Makes a Big Impact

Connection Cafe

It’s December and that can only mean one thing: the end of year fundraising campaign is in full swing! Arts and cultural organizations are not exempt from the excitement and are competing with other nonprofits for donor dollars. How do you convince someone to donate to your arts organization?

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How Marketing Automation Can Help You Better Engage Your Supporters

Connection Cafe

Want to better engage your supporters? By utilizing automated nurture campaigns as part of your marketing strategy, you can keep your supporters engaged all year round. You’ll ensure that your supporters are not receiving too many or too few emails from your organization.

44 Ways to Turn Your Supporters into Fundraising Superstars


Turning your everyday supporters into fundraising superstars isn’t easy. Supporters raise significant amounts of money and bring new donors to your organization. So, how can you help supporters become fundraising superstars? Looking for additional resources like this?

6 Tips For Engaging And Retaining Your Nonprofit’s ‘BIG’ Supporters


The first step for any nonprofit, is to either build or buy a constituent relationship management system (CRM) to create a history of each supporter, recording their donations, if they volunteered, attended your event, or even sent you an email! Image courtesy of Etiquette Consulting Inc.

How Charities Get Tech Support in Uganda

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared is TechSoup's answer to providing local tech support and learning opportunities. Our dream is to provide peer-led, in-person tech support for nonprofits in every community. Also, whenever we request for support from Eli van der Giessen , it is always provided.

5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With Examples)

John Haydon

The post 5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With Examples) appeared first on John Haydon. Instagram Stories create an extra layer of visibility for your nonprofit – whenever you want that visibility. Like Snapchat, Instagram Stories last for 24 hours.

Nonprofit Storytelling: 4 Tips to Motivate Supporters

John Haydon

The post Nonprofit Storytelling: 4 Tips to Motivate Supporters appeared first on John Haydon. Good stories connect people – to an idea or new information, and most importantly, to other people. Through nonprofit storytelling, we step into someone else’s shoes.

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How to Engage Your Supporters and Find Super Fans

Tech Soup Blog

to get a better understanding of how your supporters are using hashtags that relate to your organizations' work. Engagement — Generally, we're referring to involving supporters through an interactive two-way strategy.

The Happy Healthy Data Nerd: Using Your Personal Health Data to Support Your Wellbeing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I just published this piece guest blog post over at MarketsforGood about how nonprofit data nerds can use data to set some new goals for 2017 to become healthier – Enjoy. The passion that many nonprofit data nerds feel for our work is a double-edged sword.

How to Grow Your Base of Support Online


Read this white paper to discover how to engage nonprofit supporters in a committed, lasting online relationship. The white paper includes a checklist of best practices for developing online supporter relationships. Tips for using social media to engage and attract supporters.

SMS to the Rescue for Customer Support

Mobile Commons

People are all too familiar with the woes that come with customer support. Fortunately, text messaging provides a faster, more efficient solution that solves common customer support problems. Consumers prefer SMS to other channels for customer support.

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What to Do When You Outgrow Your Homegrown Tech Support

Tech Soup Blog

But this "break and fix" model of IT support isn't working. Managed IT services companies support your IT systems by sending someone to your office or, increasingly, by working remotely outside your office. Provide help-desk support on demand.

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Passing the Word: Getting Supporters to Share your Cause

Byte Technology

However, ask any NPO media guru what’s the difficult part of generating interest in said fundraiser and their answer will no doubt involve achieving a well-canvassed publicity campaign: in short, you can create the concept, but you need to encourage supporters to pass the word.

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Our Journey to Support Every Nonprofit on the Planet

Tech Soup Blog

This is a pivotal step in helping the world's estimated 10 million social benefit organizations gain visibility and connect with support critical to make a difference in their communities," says Rebecca Masisak, CEO of TechSoup. Twenty years ago, TechSoup was a very different place.

How to Get More Board Support for Your Annual Appeal

John Haydon

The post How to Get More Board Support for Your Annual Appeal appeared first on John Haydon. If you think it’s too late to get your board involved in your year-end appeal, think again.

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Are Your Creepy Pitches Spooking Your Supporters? Pitch Fail and How To Fix It!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are your creepy pitches spooking your supporters? Flickr Photo by Las-Initially.

Kickstart Your Supporters with 5 NEW Fundraising Contest Ideas


Guest post by Amy Braiterman from [link]. — . It’s a great time to start fundraising contests if you’re managing or helping run a fall fundraising event. In fact, I bet you’re already planning a few.

Save the IMLS, an Integral Supporter of Libraries

Tech Soup Blog

We benefit from the resources, brainpower, and strength of organizations and individuals to help us support NGOs and public libraries worldwide. For 21 years, the IMLS has been an important supporter of the nations' 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums, but now its future is at risk.

An Inside View of Harnessing Technology to Support Disaster Relief

Tech Soup Blog

Other disaster relief organizations can follow that lead, and hopefully, donors will support them in focusing on the future.

My Birthday Wish: Support My Fundraiser for NTEN

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Support our worldwide Tech Clubs with more materials to enhance their experience. Please donate today to help NTEN build a stronger network of nonprofit professionals that do more with less by leveraging technology to support their work. Today is my birthday!

How This Welcome Series Toolkit Will Spur Your Supporters To Donate


Why is a Welcome Series so important for nonprofits to engage donors? What even is a welcome series? Email Marketing Online Fundraising Technology Nonprofit fundraising Digital Strategy

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The Internet Domain.NGO Should Serve Best Interests of Nonprofits Worldwide: Sign An Online Letter of Support

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sign this online letter of support to ensure that.NGO is maintained in the best interest of nonprofits worldwide. As an organization that thrives off of its community, PIR could use your support to ensure that we continue to serve in your best interest.

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Engaging Younger Supporters

Wild Apricot Blog

Millennials are now the largest generation in American history. How is your organization embracing, recruiting and reaching out to this generation? read more ). engagement member engagement