Modern Advocacy Requires Modern Tools

Connection Cafe

Despite a long history filled with decades of analog advocacy, NPCA embraced one very important maxim: modern advocacy requires the right tools in order to be successful. In the 2019 State of Advocacy report earlier this year, Phone2Action found that organizations that employed a full range of tools—text messaging, SMS shortcodes, social media lead ads and more—and kept at it were successful.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

EveryAction

fundraising nonprofit toolsThis October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about.

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Online Donation Tools: The Best Ones for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Though this is partially due to the natural progression of more people depending on technology, there are certain donation tools and other technology that can help you revamp your online fundraising to success! The more donation tools you have, the more data you can collect, which will later help you develop better online fundraising strategies. It’s hard figuring out what tools are actually useful and how to use them in the best way.

We've Built The Tools You Need for 2018

EveryAction

Throughout 2017, our team introduced some of the most cutting-edge tools to help empower nonprofits to not only reach, but exceed their goals. Psst, most of these tools are exclusive to EveryAction so you won’t find them anywhere else! Learn more >> Powerful Facebook Ads and Events Integrations on EveryAction Facebook is one of the most important digital organizing tools of our time. With our tools you can tap into that influence.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Attendees will leave with more than just field notes, as we’ll equip them with the tools needed to create change – immediately. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar!

4 Ways To Convince Your Nonprofit Board to Invest in Fundraising Tools

EveryAction

There are many areas to consider money earned or saved when calculating ROI: aside from saving staff time, do you anticipate that better digital fundraising tools will increase your online donation pages' conversion rates, or that higher deliverability rates will increase fundraising through your email program? Perhaps your software isn’t equipped to handle major gifts or planned giving programs effectively and new tools will increase revenue in that area?

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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

EveryAction

These job descriptions will be great tools during recruitment and training, helping your team set clear expectations with volunteers. Social media is a great tool to widen your reach. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate.

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

EveryAction

By better empowering them to use actionable data and innovative tools, we help them to do more good,” said EveryAction CEO Stu Trevelyan. They give fundraisers the tools to turn data into dollars. EveryAction has grown into one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Digital, Fundraising, and Organizing SaaS tools to nonprofits and progressive campaigns. For more information on their full suite of tools, visit www.donortrends.com.

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

EveryAction

EveryAction users who rely on its Targeted Email tool experience some of the highest inbox placements in the industry. Aside from fundraising and digital tools, EveryAction also is a leading provider of nonprofit advocacy technology. Take advantage of new Planned Giving tools.

3 Easy Ways To Make Your Nonprofit's Email Program Stand Out Today [With Free Templates]

EveryAction

Use a welcome email series Marketing automation is more than just a buzzword for nonprofits today, it is a necessary tool, saving valuable staff time that can then be spent on more valuable tasks. For most nonprofits, email is the backbone of their digital fundraising program.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

HSF also seeks to give its Scholars all the tools they need to do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.

8 Annual Reports We Love

EveryAction

When used correctly, they can be a powerful tool for communicating your impact, but it's important to create them in a way that makes them easy to understand, conducive to sharing, and persuasive to a wide variety of reader perspectives. nonprofit tools End of YearAnnual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it?

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4 Free Campaign Tools You're Probably Forgetting

EveryAction

Imagine your nonprofit is gearing up for a big initiative and, after lots and lots of research, you've settled on the amazing tools you're going to use for things like fundraising, marketing, and outreach. nonprofit campaigns campaigns

Cool Social Tools: UnscriptiD

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Related Posts Cool Social Tools: Double The Donation Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer Awesome Nonprofit Social Media Decks from #14NTC Cool Social Tools: Spin For Good Cool Social Tools: Cursor42 Cool Social Tools: EventKloud. Cool Social Tools Nimble Nonprofit

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The tool that every volunteer coordinator needs

VolunteerMark

click into this article for a tool that you must have to nip ‘volunteer-fade’ in the bud How often has this happened to you - you interview a prospective volunteer, love their background, love what they offer, and love what they could bring to your movement, but you never hear from them beyond the initial interview? If this has happened to you (and I’m sure it has :).

Cool Social Tools: EventKloud

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. The result of these three tools working together is a massive revolution in the event marketing workflow. These tools radically change event marketing in two ways: 1) they saving a lot of time and hassle of promoting events on channel after channel; and 2) EventKloud brings a method to the madness by using data to let marketers know what works and what doesn’t.

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SEO Tools

NCE Social Media

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My Tools: Writing

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I’m mostly doing this last post on my tools to pimp Scrivener. Books Software libreoffice scrivener tools writingI was a loyal Scrivener user on my Mac for years, and then when I moved to Windows last year, I mourned my loss terribly. But then! Then someone started to work on S crivener for Windows and Linux. Almost enough to make a grown woman cry. I do just about all of my novel writing on Scrivener. It’s great for outlining, for research, for writing scenes, etc.

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WealthEngine Integration Brings Powerful Donor Research Tool to EveryAction Users

EveryAction

It's a crucial tool for many nonprofit fundraisers, and we're excited to launch this new partnership with WealthEngine to directly sync donor data into EveryAction. At EveryAction, we know that major gifts officers and other development professionals need to have as much information as possible about their prospective donors in order to fine-tune their "fundraising asks.".

7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

EveryAction

For even more helpful tools for maximizing the money you raise and , check out our. #GivingTuesday is right around the corner!

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Tools I use: basic workflow

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I was perusing Social Source Commons (something I don’t do nearly often enough,) and catching up on the SSC blog , and I thought it might be worth sharing with this audience what tools I use for basic consulting workflow. It’s not so up to date, and it’s a list more of tools I have used, and some I still use.). What’s also very close to the center is my project management tool, Redmine. (I’m It’s a great tool.

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The Top 17 Fundraising Software Tools for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

nonprofit-fundraising-software fundraising-software-for-nonprofits fundraising-software-tools fundraising-software FundraisingLooking for fundraising software? Check out this up-to-date guide to see which one best suits your organization.

Cool Social Tools: Cursor42

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Related Posts Cool Social Tools: Double The Donation Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer Cool Social Tools: EventKloud Cool Social Tools: Wizeo Cool Social Tools: Spin For Good Cool Social Tools: Ravetree. Cool Social Tools Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms.

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EveryAction Acquires ActionKit

EveryAction

EveryAction has grown into one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Digital, Fundraising, and Organizing SaaS tools to nonprofits and progressive campaigns. Built and supported by nonprofit experts, EveryAction’s tools allow nonprofits of all sizes to optimize interactions with supporters and prospects, leading to the best outcomes. Innovative Talent and Digital Product Add to EveryAction’s Rapid Growth. Washington, D.C.,

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My Tools: Development

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

My other core tool is a console window. Other core tools are git for version control and github for code sharing. Since I am a web developer, the core of my development workflow is, for sure, a browser. But not just one browser, or any browser. Several.

Cool Social Tools: BigMarker

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. BigMarker gives you all the tools to plan, conduct, record, store, and share your community’s web conferences. Cool Social Tools: Double The Donation Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer Best New Social Media Tools for the Social-Tech-Savvy Cool Social Tools: Cursor42 Cool Social Tools: EventKloud Cool Social Tools: UnscriptiD.

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EveryAction Development: Make Your Fundraising Tools Work For You

EveryAction

It’s no secret EveryAction’s best-in-class tools have been proven to help thousands of nonprofits raise more money while saving time on day-to-day operations. The first time fundraisers use our tools, they’re pleasantly surprised. It’s a huge change because the tools are working for you instead of you working for your tools.". So, who should be using these tools? On top of that - and I hear this often - people who love these tools the most are bosses.

Cool Social Tools: Wizeo

SocialFish

This is a new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Related Posts Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer Cool Social Tools: Ravetree I signed a contract with an AMS. 30 Tools Social Media Professionals Can’t Live Without Improve Your Tradeshow Performance With The Right Apps [Cool video Friday] How to keep us safe inside Twitter. Cool Social Tools

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Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer

SocialFish

This is a new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Related Posts Cool Social Tools: Ravetree I signed a contract with an AMS. Improve Your Tradeshow Performance With The Right Apps 30 Tools Social Media Professionals Can’t Live Without If Net Neutrality is dead, what does it mean for associations? Cool Social Tools

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

EveryAction

Sending personalized communications, geared toward supporters' interests and preferences is much more effective than broad mass communication, and personas are the tool used to identify exactly who messages should be personalized for.

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Take Control of Your Data: 3 Must-Have Reporting Tools Every Nonprofit Should Have

EveryAction

For the next few months, we’re taking an in-depth look at key features and tools that make for a successful development program. Here are some key tools your nonprofit should have to meet your reporting needs: Customizable reports that allow you to get roll up data and detailed data. Ideally, your perfect reporting tool combines the two. Any good reporting tool should have the ability to aggregate numbers based off the category of your choosing.

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Introducing New Tools for Nonprofits | Facebook Newsroom

AFP Blog

Introducing New Tools for Nonprofits | Facebook Newsroom : 'via Blog this

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[Cool Tools] Think differently about event sponsorship

SocialFish

Cool Social ToolsIntroducing Eventr.io , the event & sponsorship marketplace. They are part of a larger group of tradeshow and event consultants, association management experts and event tech companies, and they are eager to change your perception about how the event ecosystem can work. Here’s an event sponsorship cheat sheet to get the wheels turning. How might you think differently about how you manage event sponsorships? Learn more at Eventr.io.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

EveryAction

Each of these five organizations exemplifies different ways to make industry best practices and technology tools work in a way that resonates with their supporter base. With Giving Tuesday behind us, it's time to highlight just a few of the organizations who ran stellar campaigns, activated supporters, and beat their fundraising goals. Successful fundraising campaigns come in many shapes and sizes, and not every tactic works for every organization's audience.

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Cool Social Tools: Wizeo

AFP Blog

Cool Social Tools: Wizeo : his is a new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their sites

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10 Inexpensive (or Free) Nonprofit Marketing Tools That Create Stunning Visuals

Wild Apricot

To create your own stunning visuals, here are 10 inexpensive and free nonprofit marketing tools that can help. Visual-Tools Nonprofit-Marketing-ToolsPosts with images and videos get shared up to 230% more than those without.

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Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

EveryAction

Confirmed-opt ins, also known as double-opt ins are an increasingly popular tool among email strategists. 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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Capacity Commons: A New Tool for Pro Bono Support

Connection Cafe

This new, free online platform provides organizations with resources, interactive tools and a network to help them understand how pro bono service can best support their work, design and implement a skilled volunteer project, and measure the immediate and long-term impact of this work. Implement a project with help from volunteer and project management tools. Those of us who work in the nonprofit sector know that the capacity gap is real. While more than 1.5

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

Let’s start with an awesome list of tools to bring your nonprofit into the future: Consider joining Google for Nonprofits , which offers free Google tools to nonprofit organizations. Some of its best mobile features are: Google Earth Outreach is a mapping tool that allows supporters to see your work. Build Your Organization’s Mobile Site: Mippin : This tool allows you to create a mobile site from a site that uses RSS feeds. Implementation Cool Social Tool

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Worth a Look: Scoop.it Digital Content Tool

Amy Sample Ward

Often in these chats, participants discuss the online tools they are using and new platform functionality, all with the hope of finding ways to increase community engagement. How would you use a tool like this in your organization or work? otherblogs webtools content curation howto resource review ssir tool

Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay

EveryAction

To take a look at our best in class tools, request a demo here. Mobile is an increasingly valuable medium for nonprofits. According to the M+R Benchmarks Reports , in 2018 mobile accounted for 48% of all traffic to nonprofit websites. Despite this increase in mobile traffic, up from 44% last year, mobile users accounted for just 30% of gifts, and 21% of revenue. Part of this can be chalked up to the conversion rates on mobile.

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6 Online Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Each year Nonprofit Tech for Good features a new set of online fundraising tools that are timely and relevant for the year to come. If you think we’ve missed a tool, please share it in a comment below.

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Tools for Digital Storytelling

SocialFish

Some good stuff and info about digital storytelling tools in this deck by the always fabulous Debra Askanase. Digital Storytelling Tools for Nonprofit Organizations from Community Organizer 2.0. Read more about the training she did on this here. Content Strategy From the Trenches Implementation