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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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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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Making time for time management

VolunteerMark

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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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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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.

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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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[Infographic] How Millennials Spend Their Time

TechImpact

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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Using Geospatial Maps in Time of Disaster

VisionLink

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.

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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Eight Times For Storytelling

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"Stories strengthen communications and presence for leaders," explains Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence. She recommends you consider adding stories to your communications when you : Want to motivate others and paint a picture of what's possible.

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

VisionLink

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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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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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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Leadership in Times of Transition

ASU Lodestar Center

The theme of the summit was Leadership in Times of Transition. They discussed leadership in times of transition, and how our sector can be effective under current conditions. posted by Seth Cothrun Class 9, American Express Leadership Academy at the ASU Lodestar Center.

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.

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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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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Ready to Respond: Real-Time Lessons in Preparedness from the Headlines and the ACLU

Connection Cafe

During times of crisis, do you make it easy for supporters to take action? We’ve heard from experts about the importance of influencers before, but at an increasing rate we’re seeing just how crucial they can be for your cause in these time-sensitive moments.

Safe & Well in Troubled Times

VisionLink

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

VisionLink

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. —

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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That Time the Godfather of Content Laughed at Me

SocialFish

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?

In Times of Uncertainty, Consider Mission Impact

ASU Lodestar Center

At times like these, it becomes particularly important to ensure your organization is having the mission impact intended and resources are appropriately directed to this impact. posted by Anne Byrne Professional in Residence, ASU Lodestar Center.

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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A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A Culture of Wellbeing as a New Nonprofit Strength: Building Capacity During a Time of Disruption – guest post by Heather McLeod Grant, Adene Sacks, & Kate Wilkinson. Our need to support the wellness of staff has increased drastically in this time.”

Why Trying to "Go Viral" is a Ridiculous Waste of Time

EveryAction

As it becomes a bigger part of the marketing lexicon , "going viral" has become everyone’s holy grail, but does that approach to nonprofit campaigns make sense for your organization? nonprofit campaigns campaigns

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Facebook: Is it Worth your Nonprofit’s Time?

NetWits

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.

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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11 Time Tracking Software Tools Nonprofits Swear By

Wild Apricot Blog

If you're looking for a better way to fill out time sheets, here are 11 easy-to-use (and free) time tracking software tools that can completely automate the process for you. Time-Tracking

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Time management for data analysts | CoolData blog

AFP Blog

Time management for data analysts | CoolData blog

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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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9 Times When You Should Thank Your Customers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Thomas and Applegate recommend telling your customers "Thank You" during at least these nine situations : When they do business with you.every time. In your leadership role, it's vital that your team members know how to deliver excellent customer service.

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Online: NSFW And The Risk For Nonprofits - The NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Online: NSFW And The Risk For Nonprofits - The NonProfit Times : With social media serving as the new frontier for attracting donors and volunteers, nonprofit leaders might be tempted to jump into the action without checking the depth of the water.

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The NonProfit Times -"Stretching Laptop Run Time

AFP Blog

The NonProfit Times - The Leading Business Publication For Nonprofit Management: "Stretching Laptop Run TimeBy Ted NeedlemanYou have to wonder sometimes. As laptops get smaller and lighter, their run times often suffer due to fact that smaller laptops have smaller batteries. Improvements in battery technology and the development of power-sipping CPUs help somewhat, but it’s rare to find a laptop.

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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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Where You Should be Spending the Most Time with Donors

NonProfit Hub

The clock is consistently and constantly ticking – 86,400 times a day, to be exact. Despite the seemingly monumental amount of seconds, there never seems to be enough time in a day. Time is a precious resource for fundraisers. So when it comes to divvying up your time among donors, it’s crucial to maximize every second and every minute. There’s nothing worse than wasting precious time on a prospect that will never be fruitful.

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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