Nonprofit Social Media

Add Some Social Sizzle

You’re on Facebook and Twitter. Maybe even Instagram and Pinterest. You’ve nailed the basics. But, instead of being content with what you know works, you’re ready to take it to the next level. Want to add some sizzle? Mix-and-match some of these ideas to help your social stay fresh, creative and relevant. Infuse creativity: Don’t […]

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Nonprofit Partner Post

Personal Campaigns empower your demanding supporters.

Face it: Fundraisers have become finicky. They don’t want to do your event anymore. They don’t want to fundraise at the time of year you’re running your capital campaign. Of course, they still want to help your cause, but now they want to do it on their own terms. The answer to this problem is […]

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Nonprofit Fundraising Research

Research on Fundraising Strategies Proven to Work

As you plan your organization’s next appeal or upcoming campaign, it certainly helps to know what has worked—and what has not worked—for organizations similar to yours. Donors partner with your charity to implement the donor’s visions of a better world. Beyond the aspirational language and demonstration of impact, good fundraising takes metrics and good management […]

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6 Controversial Marketing Techniques which are Totally Awesome and Ethical for Nonprofits

  Look at the bright side Sure, for-profits usually have big advantages when it comes to big marketing budgets, but there’s an angle that is unique to nonprofits that they cannot touch.Nonprofits can use certain marketing approaches that for-profits generally can’t. Remember the ASPCA campaign featuring Sara McLachlan? If a for-profit created a similar campaign, […]

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Want to Know How to Best Help Poor People? Just Ask.

Early this month, Tianna Gaines-Turner testified before Paul Ryan’s House Budget Committee during a hearing labeled as a “Progress Report on the War on Poverty.” Gaines-Turner’s testimony was smart, incredibly compelling, and included solid recommendations on fixing problems with our country’s social safety net. Like her counterparts testifying that day and during previous hearings on […]

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Something Doesn’t Add Up: Why the Lack of Women on Boards? Part 2 

Gender diversity on nonprofit boards outshines that of corporate boards. According to the Nonprofit Governance Index, 45% of nonprofit board members were women, compared to the 16% of women on corporate boards. Given that approximately 74% of the nonprofit workforce is female, what do women think about the representation of women on nonprofit boards? The […]

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Nonprofit Partner Post

8 Ways to Foster Sponsor Relationships

You’ve done the hard work of identifying and signing up sponsors that align with your mission. You’ve created a great package that provides valuable benefits to your sponsors. Now, how do you foster these relationships so they last? Here are 8 ways to nurture your relationships with your sponsors so you both benefit for years […]

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What happened? 4 Mobile Giving Myths: Debunked!

Are you a nonprofit that is consistently fundraising and seeing little outcome? How important are mobile sites when fundraising? What myths are standing in the way of increasing your organization’s mobile fundraising channel? Amy DeVita, Third Sector Today Founder and CEO, and guest Dale Knoop, RAZ Mobile CEO, presented 4 Mobile Giving Myths: Debunked! Dale debunked four […]

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Voices from the Third Sector

Why Not Do It?

“Why not do it?” replied a Voorhees High School student when asked why he was donating blood. “Something so easy can make a big difference.” That sentiment launched a student-founded and run service organization in the memory of a dear friend who left this world all too soon.

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Podcast

How to Develop a Successful Mobile Engagement Strategy

Anthony Jones, Web Director at Ducks Unlimited, has had the unique experience of seeing more than half of the nonprofit’s website traffic come from mobile devices.  Since he’s already dealt with a lot of the obstacles and learning challenges that many of the rest of us will as our mobile traffic increases, his insight here is really worth the […]

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