2021

Customer Experience Lifts Service to the Stratosphere

.orgSource

These comments from McDonald’s CEO, Chris Kempczinski to New York Times journalist David Gelles describing how the pandemic would change the company’s business resonated with me on a couple of levels. “We

Don’t Fear Your Dirty Data

Association Analytics

The concept of “dirty data” and how to approach it can be daunting. Simply put, dirty data is data that is inaccurate, incomplete, inconsistent, duplicative, or outdated.

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[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About Nonprofit Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2021 Open Data Project [ español , français ] seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. At the core of the project is the 2021 Global NGO Technology Survey.

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Should You Use Autoplay for Videos on Your Website?

Association TV

Hold on, when did websites start using video anyway? The first time a website hosted a video was way back in 1997 on a site called shareyourworld.com (now defunct, so you might end up in a risky site if you try to find it), which was similar to present-day YouTube.

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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.

Best Practices for Successfully Navigating Regulatory Change Management in 2021

360 Factors

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Ways to Improve Your Website’s Performance

Byte Technology

In this age of high customer service expectations, same-day delivery, and instant updates, website visitors are less patient to wait for your site to download.

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What Are Natural Language Queries and Featured Snippets and Why Do They Matter?

The MatrixFiles

When it comes to search engine optimization there’s one very important thing to always keep in mind: Google doesn’t like cute, Google likes clarity. .

What to expect after launching your new association management system

Nimble AMS

Launching a new association management software (AMS) system is an exciting time for your organization. A new AMS system offers the opportunity for your association to operate more efficiently, drive more revenue, and deliver a better member experience.

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DonorDrive Launches New Mobile App to Transform the Way People Fundraise for Nonprofits 

DonorDrive

This new release makes DonorDrive the first company to provide a single platform for nonprofits to manage constituent fundraising experiences across both web and mobile platforms

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

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.

From Problem Child to Genius—Energizing Chapters

.orgSource

The smiles are back! Yesterday the CDC announced that anyone who is fully vaccinated need not wear a mask in most circumstances. But wait. The comments on my Facebook page tell an interesting story. Everyone isn’t jumping on Open Table or heading to the movies.

What You Really Need When Changing Your AMS

Association Analytics

When moving homes, you get rid of things you no longer need. When changing your AMS, you should also take time to determine what you really need to bring or else you could find yourself drowning in an unnecessary pile of (data) boxes.

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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!

Are You At Risk? How to Stay Safe Online During a Pandemic.

Association TV

In 2020, while the American public was focused on protecting our families from a global pandemic and helping others in need, cybercriminals took advantage of an opportunity to profit from our dependence on technology to go on an Internet crime spree.”.

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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.

Coastal Community Bank Selects 360factors’ Predict360 Enterprise Risk and Compliance Management Solutions

360 Factors

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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.

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.

Automation for Nonprofits: 3 Dangerous Pitfalls to Avoid

Candid

How often do you read about the wonders of automation for nonprofits? Chances are, you’ve seen a little bit about this everywhere.

14 Nonprofit Books Recommended by Top Industry Experts

Classy

At Classy, one of our core values is to always be learning. Even seasoned fundraisers and nonprofit professionals need to learn new skills and hear new perspectives, and that’s where our reading list comes in.

Broken Crayons: What Happens When Nonprofit Leadership Fails Fundraisers of Color

Bloomerang

We trusted you! We knew when we showed up on day one as the new Chief Development Officer at your impactful nonprofit, leadership would be behind us. After all, y’all said so in the three interviews we had with the staff, Executive Director, and the Board of Directors.

Turn Customers Into Community

.orgSource

How do you grow membership in a harsh climate? Attracting a wider audience and turning those customers into community is a good way to start. We’ve been on notice since well before the pandemic that shifts are occurring in why people join an association and what they want once they sign on.

To Build or Buy a Software Solution: Which is Right for You?

Association Analytics

We’ve all heard the catchphrase, “ if we build it, they will come. ” The “it” can be any software solution and “they” can be your staff, members or the general public.

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.

Digital Transformation: Bringing Your Association Into 2021

Association TV

Well, that only took 70 years. ASAE recently released the final issue of their magazine, Associations Now. Magazines were the primary vehicle for association content up until about 20 years ago, but readership has been in steady decline for the last two decades.

The Importance of KRIs in Risk Management

360 Factors

To ensure that bank workers consider key risk indicators in their decisions and actions, the most critical KRI-related data must be made available to employees and decision makers. Banks can choose whether to track KRIs manually or using an automated system. KRI Tracking on Manual Basis.

What’s New in WordPress: Top Plug-ins for 2021

Byte Technology

The latest version of WordPress is out and like previous WordPress releases, the newest version includes a variety of Block Editors. These new options improve the editing experience for you. Ideally, you will have already updated your website and have the Gutenberg plugin installed.

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.

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.

“Seeding by ceding”: What we know about the latest group of organizations funded by MacKenzie Scott

Candid

Last month, philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced that she, in partnership with her husband Dan Jewett, donated another $2.74 billion to philanthropic entities.

20 subtle ways white supremacy manifests in nonprofit and philanthropy

Nonprofit AF

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8 Ways to Utilize Your Nonprofit's Website

TechSoup

If you are a nonprofit trying to compete in an increasingly saturated market, optimizing your website is one of the most impactful ways to stand apart, spread your mission, and drive donations. Check out this list of eight ways you can utilize your website to grow your organization and outreach.

Giveaways and Gimmicks Are Short-Lived Solutions—Strong Membership Initiatives Begin With the Basics

.orgSource

From VIP clubs to fancy swag and tiered pricing, the tactics to win members’ hearts are only limited by imagination. When the economy, technology, or social disruption, like the pandemic, threatens to come between us and our reason for being, a little panic is understandable.

How to Use Data to Drive Your Content Strategy

Association Analytics

Today’s digital world offers tons of channels to share your content, which is great. But it also means tons of content for you to produce and tons of sources to track.