NCE Social Media

Almost one quarter of time spent on the computer is for social networking. That’s a 43% jump in time spent on social networking in just one year. How much time have you spent on social media yourself? Tags: Research Tools socialmedia time nielsen

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Making time for time management


Time is perhaps one of the most valuable resources that we have, especially for nonprofits. How do you stay productive and make sure that every minute is contributing to the fulfillment of your organization''s mission?

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It’s Time to #Showyourculture!

Connection Cafe

Now it’s time for you to show us YOUR culture! Let me open by saying that I have a prize to give out, but you have to read to the bottom of the post to learn more.

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Staying Nimble in a Time of Change

Connection Cafe

These are unprecedented times. As a result, nonprofits find themselves in an equally unprecedented situation, where passion, advocacy and cause demonstration are at an all-time high.

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First-Time Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The First-Time Leader book by George Bradt and Gillian Davis begins with a discussion of taking charge of your new team and then tracks through BRAVE leadership components from the outside in. First-Time Leader is, as the title aptly describes, for first time leaders, explains Bradt. "It

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4 Ways We Can Approach the Lack of Time as Fundraisers

Connection Cafe

If I’ve learned anything in my 35 years in fundraising it’s that there really isn’t enough time. Enough time to test before investing the entire budget on a “great” idea. Enough time to learn how to maximize the new ideas that promise to revolutionize fundraising.

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[Infographic] How Millennials Spend Their Time


With the giving season quickly descending upon us, it’s time to start turning our attention to our holiday fundraising efforts. And we think it might be time to stop calling them selfish.

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It’s Time to Know What You Don’t Know

Connection Cafe

The experts at the store got me thinking about technique and tools in a way I never considered.Did you know if you pair a thicker roller with a heavier handle and a higher quality primer-included paint you will achieve an evenly colored wall in half the time and in only one coat? I thought “time-suck” was my only option. What I realized that with a greater investment up front—of both my time and money—I would be better educated and better equipped to handle the job ahead of me. .

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First-Time Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The First-Time Leader book by George Bradt and Gillian Davis begins with a discussion of taking charge of your new team and then tracks through BRAVE leadership components from the outside in. First-Time Leader is, as the title aptly describes, for first time leaders, explains Bradt. "It

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Simple Ways to Encourage People to Volunteer Their Time


Organizations that can’t hire as many employees as their for-profit counterparts turn to volunteers who give their own free time without expecting financial compensation Volunteers are the lifeblood of most non-profits and charitable organizations.

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First time visitor

AFP Blog

Are you a first time visitor to this blog. Please leave a comment. Thanks for stopping in and we hope you will return

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Start Meetings On Time

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If there are six people waiting on the latecomers, that's 10 minutes times 6. One hour of collective wasted time. If you hold a lot of meetings that each start late, the wasted time will really add up. So, start your meetings on time. You call a meeting.

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Using Geospatial Maps in Time of Disaster


Geospatial mapping is an increasingly hot topic in large-scale natural disasters, including Hurricane Sandy and the Oklahoma Tornadoes. As technology continues to advance, data mapping is moving from being a powerful tool for specific cases to being a new norm in all disaster relief.

What We Learned About Digital Engagement from the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you haven't yet had time to dig into the full report, here are some of the top highlights that we think are important for nonprofits to know: 1. Nonprofits gain more long term revenue and donors can spread out their giving, often giving more over time.

Time to think.SXSW

Connection Cafe

I recently started going to the Interactive part of the conference and it has been an exciting learning experience every time. Author: Josh Shepherd. I understand that it's August, but I can't stop thinking about March. It's cooler outside and March Madness is going on.

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EOY Hacks: 8 Online Fundraising Ideas to Save Money + Time


What can I write about to help them through this crazy time besides end-of-year fundraising? This time of year, the only thing nonprofit pros need more than fundraising ideas is more time and money to implement them.

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VisionLink Is In The News: Real-Time Winter Storm Map


Due to the potentially historic damage of this storm, VisionLink successfully created a unique geo-tagged map to chart--in real-time--the damage reports from those in the storm''s path.

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3 Welcome Series Timing Tips

Connection Cafe

Below are a few items related to timing that you will need to keep in mind when planning your email welcome series. This approach will enable you to control the timing of your messages, as well as your first ask. Experiment with timing. Play around with the frequency, and review your metrics to help you determine the optimal timing. This feature saves administrative time and effort. Author: Jennifer Atkins.

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Virtual Meetings: 5 Tips for Nonprofits Working Across Time Zones

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Often, the training on-site is the beginning of project which includes facilitating sessions remotely across time zones. I know many nonprofits that work globally, either with affiliate offices or partners in different countries, sometimes with a time zone difference of 6-12 hours.

Donor Management Software: FAQ for First-Time Buyers

NonProfit Hub

A constituent timeline to show your donors’ engagement over time. Often times a vendor will look cheaper than others, but that pricing plan won’t include the full functionality of the system. The switching process can be difficult, time-consuming and expensive.

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Voting, Elections and Real Time Social Media

NCE Social Media

Did you know that Facebook is doing real time tracking of voting today? John Haydon , who is a social media specialist that I have referenced numerous times , has a great brief video showing you what Facebook is up to. First, I hope you vote today !

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It’s Time to Get Ready for Giving Tuesday!

Connection Cafe

It’s a special time of year following consumer-driven Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, when people around the world rally behind the missions that speak to their hearts. And it’s time to talk strategy.

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Overhead: Time to Pull Our Heads Out of the Sand?

Connection Cafe

Over time, funders expect grantees to do more and more with less and less—a cycle that slowly starves nonprofits (1). In just about any place you look today for advice on fundraising, overhead is being discussed.

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Foundational Tools For First-Time Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The forthcoming First-Time Leader book by George Bradt and Gillian Davis begins with a discussion of taking charge of your new team and then tracks through BRAVE leadership components from the outside in.

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Is Timing Everything? Donor Strategy for Planned Gift Marketing

Connection Cafe

When is the best time of year to promote your planned giving program? Analytics Donor Strategy fundraising Goals planned giving prospect research TimingDo planned giving efforts have a beginning and an end?

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Glitch Torpedoes Give Local AmericaThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Glitch Torpedoes Give Local AmericaThe NonProfit Times : "Technical difficulties brought Give Local America to a screeching halt yesterday, forcing some communities to extend the 24-hour crowdfunding event for at least another day." 'via via Blog this

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Emily McKhann: Making Time For What Matters

Have Fun - Do Good

Today's post is the second in my new guest post series: Making Time for What Matters. At the time, she thought their lists would sitin a file for when Peyton was older. How do you make time for what matters? making time for what matters

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Faster than real time?


Here he is speaking on the theme “Faster than Real Time” at LeWeb (which is a conference I would absolutely love to go to one day. One more for the “keeping you up to date with the outside world” pile. Jeremiah Owyang’s talks are always great food for thought.

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Facebook: Is it Worth your Nonprofit’s Time?


How much time should your nonprofit spend engaging with their “fans” on Facebook? It’s much easier for people to click a button and sign a petition online than it is to take time out of their busy schedules to attend an event.

Time is Money: Solutions for Monitoring Problems With Your Website

Byte Technology

The post Time is Money: Solutions for Monitoring Problems With Your Website appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog. Consider this scenario: your website experiences an outage, but because you don’t monitor it on a regular basis it may be days or weeks before you notice.

Crisis Management 101: Tips to Help You Survive Tough Times

Connection Cafe

With life already overly busy, increased demand for your services, a constant push to increase funding and more ideas being suggested than you can possibly implement, when do you have time for a crisis? No one likes a crisis. Especially nonprofit leaders like you.

Autumn: A Time for Harvest and Reflection

Connection Cafe

How do I allocate my employees’ time for R&D claims?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You may be surprised at how much time and effort it’s requiring! If someone spends all their time working on the research and development project in question, you can claim all, or nearly all, of their employment costs. If only part of their time is spent this way, you must calculate the appropriate proportion of their costs. So if half their time is spent this way, you can claim for half their costs. Calculating employees’ time. R&D tax employee costs.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Nonprofit organizations have moved well past the time when technology and data were treated as standalone entities. Whether you have a staff of one or 100, you will find benefit in taking time away to attend. It's finally here!

Technology And The Modern Fundraiser - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Technology And The Modern Fundraiser - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "The new and growing challenges of today might be met with tomorrow’s advancements in technologies such as virtual reality, image reading and consolidated databases in the years to come." 'via

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Exciting Times for Social Actions

Amy Sample Ward

SA is now at a very interesting time and there are some very exiting opportunities on the table!

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Geo-Tagged Map Shows Impact of Hurricane Joaquin in Real Time


5, 2015— VisionLink , a community inspired software and consulting company, has developed a free, shareable, real-time, geo-tagged map depicting actual damage reports produced by Hurricane Joaquin. Map illustrates damage reports as hurricane hits North Carolina. BOULDER, Colo. —

Replacing Mobile Advertising with Real-Time Data

Amy Sample Ward

That’s the question I asked this morning on Qriously, a new application that measures public sentiment, in real time. As soon as the question is live, you start seeing the impressions and the responses, aggregated in real time. Do you believe you can change the world?

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Safe & Well in Troubled Times


National Public Radio broadcast one of those riveting stories they do so well, in part from a disaster shelter where the Safe and Well system was being used to reconnect friends and family.

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Is it the Best of Times for Nonprofit Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness …”. Does it seem like the opening lines of Charles Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities sum up the times we’re living in today?

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That Time the Godfather of Content Laughed at Me


At the time, I was working for an agency, doing content marketing and sales enablement for large global brands, startups and other for-profit business. This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ——– Nobody likes to be laughed at–much less, publicly. Amirite?

The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The chart below illustrates the fluctuations in average donor retention over time: Nonprofits continue to lose donors at an alarming rate, catching them in a losing cycle of constantly spending time and money on costly donor acquisition, only to lose most of that investment.

Try Qriously for free: Real-time data for your organization!

Amy Sample Ward

Last week, I had a lot of fun test-driving Qriously , a new application that replaces advertisements on smart phones with questions, creating real-time feedback about the topics you are interested in.

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