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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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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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Is It Time for a Rebrand?

NonProfit Hub

Have you ever caught a glimpse of yourself in the mirror and thought it might be time for a change ? Wherever you are in your organizational timeline, if you’re experiencing one or more of these criteria, it might be time to consider a brand refresh—or a comprehensive rebrand.

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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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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Now that you need more volunteers, it is time to share your vision and let it be contagious. When people see their friends make time for your organization, they’ll be more likely to pick up a shift, too. Respect their Time.

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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7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Make a detailed plan for all of the outreach you’ll do throughout your Giving Tuesday campaign efforts - putting the time into writing it all down ahead of time will save you from scrambling at the last minute or forgetting anything important in the campaign rush.

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

EveryAction

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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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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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Custom reports offer a real-time picture of your supporters across all channels. Track ROI of a given ad campaign over time, and pull custom, robust reports to measure success. #16. Save time with marketing automation.

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

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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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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Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Taking a little extra time to add a personal touch can make all the difference, for political campaigns and nonprofits alike.

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Is It Time to Hire an Executive Director?

NonProfit Hub

If you and your staff find yourselves doing too many things at once without any clear direction, it might be time to hire an executive director. Hiring any full-time staff member, especially an executive director, isn’t a decision you should take lightly.

8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Creating a Request for Proposals can be labor-intensive, time consuming, and stressful, but it's a lot easier when you're not starting from scratch - so we've put together a template that you can fill out as you go, which already contains the structure, sections, and language you'll need.

Simple Ways to Encourage People to Volunteer Their Time

VolunteerMark

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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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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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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Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Building out an email list is a science; each factor from your subject line to the length of your email body, to the timing of your send can contribute to your list growth.

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Why You Should Start Creating a Mid-Level Donor Program ASAP

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Mid-level donors are well-worth your time and attention. Once you’ve identified your mid-level donors, it is time to start developing a mid-level donor program. Once you’ve named your program, it’s time to determine what perks you’ll share with these donors.

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time. This data will give you real-time knowledge of confirmed attendees, and help you follow up with supporters to make sure you get as many attendees as possible.

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.

5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

With campaigns that will be on your calendar year after year, you’ll spend less time planning your schedule and more time fundraising. Big recurring campaigns anchor an annual fundraising schedule, allowing you to fill in the time between them with smaller one-time campaigns.

3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Once your board understands how their help fundraising connects to the success of the organization and you’ve provided clear support, it is time to start working. Getting development teams and their nonprofit boards to work in alignment can be challenging.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Donor software with credit card updater integration allows you to send automatic messages to folks like Susan so that you’re staying on top of the issue without having to chase down donors - not to mention, it keeps those sustaining gifts coming in and saves you a ton of time.

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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.

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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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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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

At the very beginning of my digital storytelling career, I didn't spend a lot of time on the pre-production. I also take the time to come up with a Plan B, C, and D for the day of filming. When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool.

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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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Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Map Out Your Campaign Narrative— One of the best uses of your time as you prep for year-end giving is to map out your campaign narrative. Carve out time for your regular storytelling workout and you’ll see how consistency pays off by December 31.

Writing (and Testing) Great Nonprofit Emails

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Once you've got something drafted, take the time to test your emails. Show them what you can achieve with their help and you’ll earn their donations, their volunteer time, and their trust. Test one variable at a time. Crafting smart and effective emails can be challenging. Every list is different and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to writing effective emails. Luckily, there are a few tried-and-true principles to guide your writing.

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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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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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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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8 Times To Incorporate 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.

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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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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Keep Better Contact Records with the Personal Email to Notes Feature

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

A clean and complete contact record saves time and provides fundraisers with the full picture. For fundraisers, the clarity of each donor contact record matters. Development teams need to know how the relationship with each donor has evolved over the years.

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.

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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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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