Sat.Jun 17, 2017 - Fri.Jun 23, 2017

How Social Listening Resulted in One Nonprofit’s Most Successful Email Campaign Ever

Connection Cafe

Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) is the political voice for kids. We’re fiercely bipartisan because we believe that kids’ issues shouldn’t be a Republican or Democratic issue.

Sweet Association Social Media & Marketing Jobs – June 21


Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. .

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How Much Is Nonprofit Workplace Stress Self-Inflicted?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I facilitated a workshop on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Linking Nonprofit High Performance to Wellbeing in Santa Cruz hosted by the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County. Part of the workshop includes an assessment and reflection about the causes of stress in the nonprofit workplace.

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Why Email Deliverability is the Most Important Metric for Nonprofits


List size. Open rates. Page views. Click-through rates. Dollars donated. These are often the key metrics a nonprofit uses to determine the success of their digital program. However, it’s not the most important one

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3 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Ideas for Higher Ed Institutions

Connection Cafe

Recently Blackbaud UK’s Customer Engagement Director Dan Keyworth spoke at the Global Leaders Summit about Social Fundraising for Educational Institutions. He highlighted three different peer-to-peer fundraising opportunities specifically for higher education institutions.

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How to Build a Grateful Patient Program to Drive Lifetime Donors

Connection Cafe

Today’s healthcare market is consumer driven. Forward thinking facilities must find ways to attract, keep, and nurture patients. Engaging grateful patients in philanthropy is an ideal way to do just that.

5 Nonprofit Marketing Myths That Still Need Debunking

John Haydon

In less than two decades nonprofit marketing has evolved into a completely different animal. The widespread use of social media and mobile devices means that your donors are now always connected (and more distracted) than ever before.

ETR Steps Forward for Weekly #WorkplaceWellness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

ETR Associates Staff Walking Group. Note from Beth: I recently facilitated a Happy Healthy Nonprofit workshop on bringing a culture of wellbeing into the nonprofit workplace. We discussed the importance of leadership modeling and supporting a culture of wellbeing.

TechSoup Member Organizations Doing Great Work During Hard Times

Tech Soup Blog

We're halfway through 2017, and civil society has been handed some serious challenges. Federal services that underserved populations depend upon are becoming less reliable. Given these difficult times, we'd like to feature some local organizations that are doing great work, but not getting a lot of attention every day. TechSoup is honored to serve these great organizations — their communities need them now more than ever.

Predictive Modeling for Future Peer to Peer Fundraising Events

Connection Cafe

Predictive Modeling uses “big data” to help predict the future. It’s the data-driven, more reliable version of a crystal ball.

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6 Steps to Run a Productive Virtual Meeting with Templates and Examples

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’d like help making your virtual meetings more productive, here is a six-step formula along with the templates and examples that can make your virtual meetings super productive. Nancy-Settle-Murphy meetings virtual-meetings

How Social Media Influencers Can Help Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

Have you ever been scrolling through your newsfeed and seen a photo of a celebrity holding something like vitamins or the newest detox tea and thought, “Hmm? I wonder if I ordered that, I would look like they do?” Welcome to the world of social media influencers.

Your Fiscal Year-End Race and Stress-Saving Checklist

Tech Soup Blog

Does fiscal year-end paperwork have you bogged down like this? Do you feel like you're in a rat race trying to get everything done? June 30 is the end of the fiscal year for many U.S. nonprofits, including TechSoup. A fiscal year is basically a financial calendar. The end of the fiscal year is the time to tally up all financial information and find out how you did compared with the budget you devised the previous year. It's financial statement time.

24 Nonprofit Resources for your Mid-Year Check In: A Smart Fundraiser’s Summer Reading Checklist

Connection Cafe

The weather is warm, summer camps are in full swing, BBQs are a weekly occurrence, and as the sixth month of the year wraps up, some organizations are already gearing up for end-of-the-year asks and setting up holiday campaign fundraising goals.

17 Popular Association Management Software (AMS) Options

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’d like to know more about how association management software can save your association time and money, read on. I’ll explain exactly what it is, what to consider when evaluating options, and 17 of the most popular options to choose from. Association-Management-Softwarwe ams

Key Culture Tip: Great Minds Don’t Always Think Alike

NonProfit Hub

I was having lunch with a friend recently, and she commented on the diversity of people who have been on Nonprofit Hub’s staff over the years. She then inquired about how we maintain such a strong cultural identity with such different, frequently changing staff members. The answer, to me at least, is simple: a strong organizational culture should bring people together—regardless of background or experience.

The Write Words: Great Themes for Authors and Bloggers

Byte Technology

As much as is said about the sheer versatility of the WordPress platform—available for everyone from simple e-commerce sites to mega-corporations, media outlets, design firms etc.—it it may be hard to remember that the entire endeavor was begun specifically as a place where bloggers and writers could craft and share their words with a simple out-of-the-box and easy to customize site.

Preparing for Planned Giving Conversations—24 Terms You Need to Know

Connection Cafe

Have you established a planned giving program? Are you’re ready to make personal appointments with your top prospects? This blog post will help you get prepared by arming you with planned giving terms and examples to help you carry the conversation!

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How To Do Five Percent More To Achieve Extraordinary Results

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Making small changes to reach big goals is the answer,” says entrepreneur and bestselling author Michael Alden in his book, 5 % MORE: Making Small Changes To Achieve Extraordinary Results. “If

What is Slacktivism and is it Even Helping?

NonProfit Hub

Ah, slacktivism. The juxtaposition of two conflicting actions—being an activist and, well… slacking. You might be wondering what exactly it is and how it makes a difference in the world. Luckily, we’ve researched those questions so you don’t have to. What is slacktivism?

Busting the Overhead Myth: How can nonprofits convince stakeholders to invest in capacity building?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Tyler Adams Manager, Affiliate Relations-Events Make-A-Wish International.

The 5 Phases of the Faith-Based Supporter Lifecycle

Connection Cafe

Most faith-based organizations rely on supporters to fund their work. Many organizations of faith don’t think of their supporters as “donors,” though. Churches and dioceses think about “members,” while religious schools think about “students,” “families,” and “alumni.” Other faith-based organizations talk about “donors,” but wonder about how to solicit donations while still honoring their higher calling.

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How To Make An Apology

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The following great advice about how to apologize is from the new book, The Courage Solution , by Mindy Mackenzie. I'll be posting a full review of the book in a few days.

[New Quiz] Test & Refresh Your Knowledge of Trends in Charitable Giving

Connection Cafe

We’re halfway through 2017 but that doesn’t mean we’re done learning from 2016 just yet! The Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic released the fifth-annual Charitable Giving Report at the beginning of the year.

Creating Your Own Lens: 4 Tips for Evaluating Fundraising Advice

Connection Cafe

If you’re like me, you probably receive a number of e-newsletters related to fundraising , as well as a print publication or two.

Business And Life Lessons My Father Taught Me

Eric Jacobsen Blog

My father passed away 16 years ago this month. What he taught me has served me well in business and in life. Even lessons I learned when I didn't at the time necessarily realize I was learning from him.