March, 2017

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Lowering the ‘Giving Barrier’ for Millennials

Connection Cafe

When looking at these statistics, it’s clear that Millennials are eager , and would like to contribute. But what’s holding up the action? Easy enough.

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Cool Association Social Media Jobs This Week – March 2

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! If so, we have a perfect opportunity for you!

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Emerging Leaders Need More than Leadership Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Image – ImageGroup. Emerging Leaders Need More than Leadership Development. Today, this view is fundamentally changing.

10 Random, But Useful Online Communications Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2017 is the final year of free webinars for nonprofits ( view final schedule ). 3) Never release an infographic as a PDF. 1200 x 1200. 1200 x 630.

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

Frogloop

I’m a millennial in my early 20s. This admission requires me to embrace certain stereotypes. 69 percent, as it turns out.

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Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” If you are attending the NTC, please join us. Beth). Aisha). Gina). This blog post shares some thoughts. What is Collaborative Overload?

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S.

Using E-commerce to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

No longer are the days when going door to door or holding bake sales are the most effective ways to fundraise. Why an Online Store? Swag Items.

Definitive Timeline to Master Follow-Up with First-Time Donors

NonProfit Hub

A donor’s first donation to your nonprofit is a step in the right direction, but it’s not an immediate promise for smooth sailing. After their initial gift, you still have work to do with each donor. That work pays off, though. . 48 Hours: Call. Talk about how their donation is positively impacting your organization’s mission. 1 Week: Note.

How World Wildlife Fund Used Segmentation to Activate Social Influencers for Their Cause

Connection Cafe

The Oracle at Delphi told Oedipus “Know thyself!” If the Oracle were speaking to nonprofits today, it might say “Know thy supporters!”. The U.S.

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STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities

SocialFish

How do organizations track the impact of their online communities? How do they measure expenditures, revenue, and cost savings? Increase staffing.

Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake. A Good Training Starts with A Good Opening. A Few Examples of Good Openers.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero. Whether quietly spearheading some of the world's most groundbreaking scientific and medical research or not-so-quietly leading revolutions on the battlefield, our history is ripe with stories of ferocious, adventurous, enlightened, and persistent women. Sciences. Thought Leaders. Revolutionaries.

TechSoup Global Network: A Unique Force for Social Change

Tech Soup Blog

Next week, NGOs from 50 countries, who operate together as the TechSoup Global Network, will gather for three days in San Francisco. Image: TechSoup.

Five Nonprofits Who Are Ruling Snapchat

Frogloop

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The Three Major Components of a Successful Annual Giving Campaign

Connection Cafe

Americans are generous and enjoy the sense of being a part of a worthy cause achieved by charitable giving. Sustain operational expenses. Appeals.

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Hot association jobs this week – March 23

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! Communications is one of CBF’s four operating programs.

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45 LinkedIn Groups for Nonprofit Professionals to Network or Find Jobs

Wild Apricot Blog

There are hundreds of nonprofit groups on LinkedIn. Here I’ve segmented the top ones into the categories and written a few lines about each to help you decide which ones to join. networking LinkedIn-Groups LinkedIn

Social Media for Nonprofits Starter Guide | Pt. 2

NonProfit Hub

Welcome back to the Social Media for Nonprofits Starter Guide series. We’re back with more social media basics! In part one of this series , we covered the big dogs of social media: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Now we’re taking a closer look at some other platforms. Pinterest. Handy tips: Organize your boards into themes. Piktochart.

Make Sure Your Nonprofit's Communications Are Safe and Secure!

Tech Soup Blog

If you are concerned about who may be listening to your organization's communications, there are steps you can take to make it harder to do so.

Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC

EveryAction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Check out the list below and make sure to read the travel tips at the end! Bindaas.

11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC).

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9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing

SocialFish

Visual marketing has been growing steadily throughout the years now. These days readers expect to see visual content when they land on a blog post.

6 Effective Fundraising Ideas for Small Nonprofits (with examples!)

Wild Apricot Blog

This is a guest post by Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. A challenge I’ve come across with small nonprofits is finding a fundraising idea that will make a big impact, but will also be inexpensive. From my experience, there are six types

How to Win at Email

NonProfit Hub

An email full of copy with zero visuals hits your trash can as fast as it hits your inbox. We’ve all seen gross emails—and even though we don’t read them, we take two seconds to be appalled by them before clicking delete. Taking time to spruce up your emails can do wonders. We have five quick tips that make all the difference once you press send.

Looking for a New Fundraising Idea?

Tech Soup Blog

Here is a new fundraising idea to attract people to your cause and also create a new funding stream. How Social Impact Experiences Work. Image: Airbnb.

5 Cognitive Biases You Can Ethically Leverage for Fundraising

John Haydon

Everyone is prone to making emotional, even irrational decisions. Potential donors already believe in your cause, but belief alone is not enough.

How Nonprofits Can Use Storytelling to Boost Donor Retention

Connection Cafe

But if donors are retained passed that first year, the retention rate jumps significantly to 60% for offline donors and 58% for online donors.

How to improve collaboration in the workplace

SocialFish

Here’s the latest recap of Jamie’s culture-related posts over at AssociationSuccess.org. The Dark Side of Collaboration. photo credit ).

6 Steps to Turn Your Website Into a Donation Generation Machine

Wild Apricot Blog

I’ve seen some nonprofits slap a link to their PayPal account onto their website and consider the job done, but it’s often those same nonprofits who come to us wondering why they’re not seeing a boost in donations. Here are the six steps to turn any website into a donation generation machine. website donation

Ultimate Nonprofit Social Media Scheduling Guide

NonProfit Hub

If you struggle to keep your social media channels active, scheduling out your posts in advance can help you stay on track. It also lets you take advantage of high-engagement days. Staying ahead of social media scheduling will transform all of your accounts. Get off on the right foot by posting on social media when you have something to say. Sept.

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Nonprofit Technology Celebrates International Women's Day

Tech Soup Blog

Full disclosure. I'm not a woman, but I am a wholehearted celebrant of International Women's Day. I just want to mention a few of them. Health.

How to Handle Haters on Social Media Without Getting Flustered

John Haydon

Haters Back Off is one of my favorite recent Netflix shows. Two thumbs up. Donor Communication

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Ways We Can All Help Advance Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment

Connection Cafe

Empowerment, or the lack of it, is an issue for women and girls virtually everywhere. Recent research in the U.S., It faces us everywhere.