2021

Strategy and Preparation Boost Your E-Learning IQ

.orgSource

Investing in a learning management system is no longer a choice. An LMS is much more than an enhancement to your website. It is essential equipment in a business environment that is challenging organizations to provide smarter, faster, and more engaging solutions for their customers than ever before.

2021 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to launch online fundraising and social media awareness campaigns. In addition to the days listed below, see also public holidays by country , Days of the Year , and Wikipedia’s List of Commemorative Months. January.

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Take a Tour of ABA’s New Risk Library!

360 Factors

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Virtual Events Made the Conventions and the Inauguration Celebrations More Accessible

The MatrixFiles

On January 20, I watched the Presidential Inauguration celebration from my couch. Normally, I would have been jonesing over the inaugural balls I’ve never been invited to, but this year, I had a front row seat as Tom Hanks hosted a star-studded musical extravaganza.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

Reasons to put Cloudflare in Front of Your Website

Byte Technology

Cloudflare is a service that provides a Content Delivery Network (CDN), a performance layer, and a firewall for your website. Aside from the services mentioned, Cloudflare also offers many more.

Top 10 Tips for Matchmaking and Networking at Your Event

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka. Matchmaking is a hot topic right now in the events industry, and it can help your exhibitors make even better connections with attendees. What is matchmaking? It’s a personalized experience for both attendees and exhibitors.

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Does your thank you letter really matter?

Hands on Fundraising

Your thank you letter matters. I recently saw an opinion that I couldn’t disagree with more. I’m paraphrasing, but it went something like this: Donors should be happy with whatever thank you letter they get. Worrying about a real signature or other things is a sign of donor dominance.

TikTok for Nonprofits: The Beginner’s Guide

Wild Apricot

First launched in 2017 as a short-form video sharing app used mostly by teens, TikTok has exploded in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic. As people look for entertainment and connection during long periods of lockdown, the hilarity, quirkiness. marketing

The philanthropic response to the rise in Asian hate

Candid

On March 16, 2021, eight people were murdered in Atlanta. Six were Asian women: Soon Chung Park, Hyun Jung Grant, Suncha Kim, Yong Ae Yue, Xiaojie Tan, and Daoyou Feng.

Nonprofit Strategic Communication: Internal Branding and Messaging

Bloomerang

If you are working to master the messaging of your mission to share with the public, start by looking within. Sounds very spiritual doesn’t it? But really, good nonprofit strategic communication begins within an organization before ever setting out to share with everyone else. .

Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

Want To Innovate? Don’t Get Too Comfortable

.orgSource

A colleague recently confided in me that although her association is facing serious challenges, the board isn’t interested in learning how to govern more effectively. Her attempts to educate them are always met with resistance. You can guess where this group is headed.

10 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the seventh post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. Thank you!

The Role of Risk and Compliance Managers in Bank Transformations

360 Factors

The banking industry is undergoing a paradigm shift thanks to technological advancements and cultural forces that are changing the way people and the economy interact with banks.

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The ASAE Annual Meeting Goes Virtual; Why This is a Good Decision

The MatrixFiles

I read the email from ASAE (the American Society of Association Executives) yesterday afternoon about the ASAE Annual Meeting.

The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

Choose the Best Magento Agency for your Business

Byte Technology

To have an excellent retail outlet when opening a brick-and-mortar shop, you will require building planners and architects. Magento is the architect of your online store. This is because it is scalable, solid, and robust.

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

How to Improve Communication Between Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees. Bill Klein, Palisades Convention Management (PCM) CEO and Program Coordinator for the Display Week Conference, recently posed the question : “What makes a conference, a conference ?”.

Racialized and marginalized people are exhausted. We need a break from talking and thinking about inequity and injustice all the time.

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, the weather is finally nice in Seattle, so I want to finish this blog post quickly and take. Personal Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion diversity equity inclusion nonprofit racialized and marginalized

What community-centered fundraising means to me

Hands on Fundraising

Fundraising builds communities. Those communities might be based in a particular geographic area. Or they might encompass the world, but a specific interest. But the goal is the same: find the people who care a lot about the mission. Fundraising is an important way to build community.

8 Practical SEO Tips & Best Practices for Nonprofits | Donorbox

Donorbox

If you’ve read any blog posts on marketing these days, you must have heard about SEO. While it might seem like just another digital marketing buzzword, SEO is a must for almost any organization operating in the modern world, including for nonprofits. So, what is SEO?

NetForum solutions for Hybrid Meetings

Gravitate

As life and business slowly return to normal, many of us are moving from producing entirely virtual conference experiences to hybrid events.

How Do You Hone Your Nonprofit’s Major Donor Portfolio?

Bloomerang

In “ Who Gets to Be in Your Nonprofit’s Major Donor Portfolio ” we looked at how to qualify a major donor prospect to be in your portfolio. Today we’ll look at how you’ll allocate your limited time among all these qualified prospects.

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How To Eat an Elephant—Byte-Size Advice for Making Your Next Big Technology Purchase

.orgSource

What does a technology investment have in common with a woolly mammoth? You guessed it: They are both a big, hairy deal. Whether you’re looking for a small, mid-sized, or major system, a lot is riding on that purchase. The stakes are more about success than money.

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5 Steps to Improve Your Nonprofit Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Elliot Olson , Lead Web Strategist at Studio Anansi — website designs and digital strategies to empower mission-driven organizations and drive real results. Your website is your nonprofit’s digital home. It represents you online 24/7, bringing your work to life and motivating supporters.

The Rising Need of Automation in Risk and Compliance Management

360 Factors

Businesses are seeking more efficient and effective solutions for managing risk and compliance. This need is driven by several factors, but the two main reasons are increased government oversight and market competition.

How BeSpeake Clients are Adding Fun to their Virtual Meetings

The MatrixFiles

“How do we add fun to our virtual meeting? How do I get people chatting during our sessions? How do we get attendees interacting with each other? These are just some of the questions we get when we meet with BeSpeake clients each week to plan their virtual meetings.

The Value of Knowing Your Website’s Conversion Rate

Byte Technology

Website Conversions. When you are in the process of growing your online business, there are essential metrics you will need to track to ensure that your business is expanding. One of those crucial metrics is your website’s conversions.

5-Minute Social Icebreakers for Digital Events

Cadmium CD

Kim , conference wellness warrior and attendee engager, recently shared a roundup of the best icebreakers for digital events. She says that great icebreakers create virtual wellness experiences that build camaraderie.

We need to talk about our toxic obsession with productivity

Nonprofit AF

At the beginning of the pandemic, I texted a friend, an executive director, to see how he was doing. “I. Office Culture Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion self-care Work-Life Balance nonprofit productivity unions

Fundraisers: use stories, not statistics

Hands on Fundraising

The human mind is a wanderer by nature. The daydream is the mind’s default state. Jonathan Gottschall What do you like to read? I read a scary book recently. Dystopic, feminist, infuriating. And compelling. Gather the Daughters, by Jennie Melamed) But it did what I look to fiction to do.

Communicating member value: Features vs.?benefits

Nimble AMS

“I don’t need to increase retention rates or recruit new members.” – said no association professional ever. Most association are focused on improving member retention and increasing membership , even when membership times are good.

Managing Cybersecurity Risks at Your Nonprofit

TechSoup

As organizations and society in general have become more dependent on the Internet and access to digital information, attempts to exploit weaknesses in technology systems have increased.

When Looking to Diversify Your Development Office, Widen Your Lens

Bloomerang

Have you noticed that when talking about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in fundraising , the conversation frequently mentions the lack of suitable candidates of color?

Finding Stability in the ContinuousNext

.orgSource

Remember the good old days? Once every three years, you gathered the board and staff in a conference room with baked goods, a lot of caffeine, and a facilitator. They produced what was euphemistically called a strategic plan. Often this document had more in common with a laundry list than strategy.

9 Socially-Distant Donor Engagement Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Laura Bucher , Storyteller at Donor Perfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. After the challenges thrown at us throughout 2020, no one’s quite sure what 2021 will bring.

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