April, 2020

Americans' Urge to Help Overcomes Lock Down Limitations

VisionLink

Thousands of COVID-19 volunteers and donated essential supplies are matched with states’ needs through an innovative pro bono tech and volunteer partnership BOULDER, CO, April 9, 2020 – Americans are no strangers to disasters. A hallmark of U.S.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 142: Tips for Virtual Volunteer Programs

Connection Cafe

In the midst of COVID-19, virtual volunteerism opportunities are more important than ever. But there have also always been people who want to engage and contribute but who can’t, for various reasons, volunteer in traditional ways.

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Ways To Use Zoom Breakout Rooms To Increase Meeting Engagement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We are only about one month into the world’s largest work from home experiment. This means spending a big part of our day sitting in front of a screen that looks like the Brady Brunch. It has surfaced a new technology affliction: Zoom Overload. .

5 More-Important-Than-Ever Digital Marketing Metrics for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Josh Kashorek , Director of Marketing at Journity , and advocate for using data to create high-performance nonprofit marketing campaigns. Every nonprofit has the goal of extending their impact as far as they can by helping as many people as possible.

How to Create the Perfect Email List

NonProfit Hub

Working in a nonprofit can be hard, and marketing yourself requires a bright eye. You’ll need to attract donors, show board members the numbers, get productive work done, and more. To market yourself in today’s world, you need to go digital and reach out to a broader audience.

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How Do You Select a Learning Management System for Your Training Needs?

Gyrus

Training and Development professionals must know the right way to select a Learning Management System (LMS) for training employees, customers or partners and achieving quality results. In this article, we explore how to select a Learning Management System (LMS) for your training needs

4 Steps to Manage the Covid-19 Crisis at Your Nonprofit Organization

Blue Fox

Here we are. April 2020 and working our way through a global pandemic. March seemed like the longest month in history. April probably will, too.

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9 Tips for Nonprofits To Boost Resilience During A Pandemic

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our family with adopted senior rescue dog, “Tigger.” ” Greetings from shelter in place California! I have not left my house much in the last few weeks due to being in a higher risk category for COVID-19.

15+ Best Free Cloud Backup Services of 2020

Find the free stuff

Online/cloud data backup is important if you do not want to experience the pain of losing important files. You cannot be 100% sure about the performance of electronic gadgets. They can become faulty any time.

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15 Ways to Volunteer from Home and Give Back During Coronavirus

Wild Apricot

Even when we're all staying inside to help slow the spread of COVID-19, there are still ways to volunteer from home, and our communities need it more than ever. Here are some ways to help

What is the best training software for your customer training?

Gyrus

Things that you need to keep in mind when selecting Learning Management Systems for customer training. In this article, we explore how to select a Learning Management System (LMS) for your customer training needs

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What are the key features of Black Pods?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Are you looking for the best earphones? If yes, then you should consider the article as here you will get to know about those earphones which are in trend nowadays. They are not earphones; they are actually known as ear pods that are easy to carry and are wireless.

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Google Analytics for Nonprofits: The 3 Analytics Goals Every Nonprofit Must Track

Connection Cafe

Google Analytics can seem daunting, especially for the smaller marketing team or the marketer with limited digital chops. Perhaps you’ve avoided the very mention of it, hesitant to dive down the rabbit hole. After all, it’s unfamiliar territory, and you’ve got plenty on your plate as it is.

How To Be A Better Boss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Heed this advice from Julian Birkinshaw, author of the book, Becoming A Better Boss , on how to be a better leader. Strive to answer “Yes” to these three questions : Do you invest your time in things that help others to succeed?

How to build a effective video marketing strategy for 2020

Find the free stuff

Do you have a video marketing strategy? Want to enhance the social presence of your brand? In this post, we have explained how you can build a video marketing strategy and how it can be useful for your business in 2020. How about social marketing and Content marketing?

7 Examples of Car Club Websites to Get You Inspired

Wild Apricot

Looking to create your own car club website? Before you do, here are 7 exemplary car club websites you can look to for inspiration

Taking Stock

Museum 2.0

Spring has arrived in Cleveland. Bright sun, chirping robins, terrible thunderstorms are regular occurrences all of a sudden. I was sitting in a rare quiet moment, noticing the season (thanks to a colleague mentioning the arrival of Spring), when I realized it had been years since I’d noted Spring.

Smart People Buy Instagram Likes For Daily Posts For Promoting Their Business!

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

It is clear by the first glance that people are spending huge amount of money on the promotions and advertisements. Similarly, businessmen, those are running the Instagram business account, they are looking for something that can help them to boost the likes and followers on their account wisely.

Corporate Responsibility’s Role During Disaster Response

Connection Cafe

Although we never want to see disaster happen, every company needs to plan for it. The unexpected news of a disaster occurring can disrupt the communities that businesses se rve and where their employees and customers work and live in.

Use Negative Feedback To Your Advantage

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When someone gives you negative feedback, think of it as a positive. If it’s accurate, it provides a growth opportunity; if it isn’t accurate, it provides an opportunity to strengthen your conflict resolution skills. Remember, no one is perfect.

How can professional development advance nonprofit performance and ensure sustainability?

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Erin Larkins, Fall 2019 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Professional development (PD) is the "process of improving and increasing capabilities of staff through access to education and training."

How You Can Use Your Website to Keep Members Engaged

Wild Apricot

Looking for ways to keep your members engaged during social distancing? We have advice from real membership organizations on how they're doing so online

4 Development Activities to Do Now for Future Payoff

Connection Cafe

When a storm is coming, you prepare. Some people prepare before the storm, some prepare after it passes, anticipating a new normal. Either way, you’re making sure your foundation is solid so you are ready for anything that comes your way.

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6 Steps to a Successful Celebrity Fundraising Partnership

Connection Cafe

When organizations partner with celebrity influencers and online giving, their mission can get maximized through social sharing and fundraising. This can lead to more awareness, donations raised and community support for your cause.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 141: Engaging & Retaining New Supporters with a Long-Haul Approach

Connection Cafe

Traditionally, arts and cultural organizations start fundraising after someone buys their first ticket. But is that the best approach for long-term success? What if organizations waited and took a more methodical approach?

4 Steps to Making Planned Giving More Effective Than Ever, Right Now

Connection Cafe

The COVID-19 pandemic provides a unique challenge for nonprofit fundraisers: While most recessions can hurt people’s ability to give, this one can also affect our ability to ask.

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What Previous Crises Can Teach Us About Navigating the Current Fundraising Environment

Connection Cafe

Whether it be the tragedy of 9/11, a tsunami, an economic recession, an earthquake in Haiti, a country divided by an election or a devastating brushfire, there are many high-profile events of the past that have threatened to push the fundraising landscape to its limit.

Community Foundations, Donor Advised Funds, and Cloud-based Technology – An Insider’s Look At This Winning Trifecta

Connection Cafe

Just a few months ago, in November 2019, I sat on my front porch and made my donor-advised fund (DAF) grant recommendations via a donor portal within an app on my iPhone while simultaneously sipping a nice glass of wine.

The Top 10 Alumni Management Software Options

Wild Apricot

Find out how alumni management software can help your organization and check out our list of top 10 options to find one that fits your needs

March Update: Resources to Help Your Organization Adapt During the Pandemic

Wild Apricot

In this month's newsletter, you'll find out about our online user summit, two new product enhancements, a podcast on improving your social media presence, and more

Leading Versus Managing

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great insights about leading versus managing from Bob Kulhan and his book, Getting To Yes And. He says, "Leading is not managing. Managing is not leading." Managing is taking care of logistical and practical details.

How To Lead Your Boss

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The Courage Solution , a book by Mindy Mackenzie , is all about the simple truth that the only thing you can reliably change or control is yourself.

Resources to Help Your Organization Adapt During COVID-19

Wild Apricot

If you're facing unexpected challenges at the moment, here are some resources to support you and your organization as you adapt. You'll find information on running online events, working remotely, online fundraising, and more

The Top 5 Alternatives to PayPal for Nonprofit Organizations

Wild Apricot

If your nonprofit is still using PayPal to accept donations, you could be missing out on thousands of dollars per year. Fortunately, there are plenty of great alternatives to PayPal for nonprofits that might be a better fit for your needs