#GivingTuesday

Why #GivingTuesday is Mediumly Important

Controversial, I know.   Let’s start with the basics: #GivingTuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  It is a great way to include nonprofit giving in the post Thanksgiving consumerist rush. This year, it falls on December 1. #GivingTuesday is an important part of any nonprofit’s end of year fundraising strategy… […]

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#15NTC Wrap Up from Emily Goodstein

So what did Emily Goodstein, social media strategist and online marketing guru, learn at the most recent NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference (aka, #15NTC) that made a real impression?   Glad you asked! Emily shares the most significant takeaways in this podcast.  Not to spoil it for you, but there are 4 major lessons that she’ll […]

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Nonprofit Technology, Digital Strategy, and NTEN

I’ll stick my neck out and suggest there has never been a time where nonprofit technology has been more accessible and pervasive than it is today. (Not much of a risk, there!) It really wasn’t that long ago when all technology budgets, decisions, and challenges were the concern of just one person (or department) at an organization. Today, […]

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Case Study Example: Membership Forms

Case Study Example: Membership Forms How do you feel about the forms and documents that your organization uses? Sometimes the paper version of our online selves doesn’t mesh well when it comes to consistent branding or improving the completion rates to add new members.  With a continually growing level of interest and talk about social media and […]

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Best Tips on Growing Email Lists via Offline Efforts

We’re pleased to have Emily Goodstein, Online Media Strategist, share her best tips on growing your email lists via offline efforts, in this podcast. Developing your nonprofit’s email list is crucial.  Even if your organization finds many donors are direct mail only, research has found that those constituents who are contacted through multiple channels tend to give more–so, […]

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The Future of Giving: Next Generation Philanthropy

Next Generation Philanthropy Where is “next generation philanthropy” headed? Do next-generation, engaged donors actually consider themselves “philanthropists?” How does one become a philanthropist, anyway? To find out, we caught up with SVP PGH’s Executive Director, Elizabeth Visnic, recently and wanted to share their two-pronged mission with you.  This nonprofit is an incubator and capacity builder […]

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Nonprofit Social Media Help

Nonprofit Social Media Help: Linkedin Tools

In today’s podcast, “LinkedIn Evangelist”, Maria Semple tells us why this social media channel is indispensible to nonprofits. As principal of The Prospect Finder, she regularly helps nonprofits and small businesses understand how to use Linkedin tools to increase visibility and gain valuable connections. What Linkedin Tools? Do you think Linkedin is just for posting resumes? […]

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Fundraising Top Tips: Appealing to Millennials

Whether you’re in the throes of end of year appeals– or plannig next year’s development strategy– we hope the latest podcast from Emily Goodstein, D.C.-based online media strategist and our millennial marketing maven will be helpful. Fundraising Top Tips Is your organization looking for ways to increase the number of its millennial constituents? Or maybe you’re trying to find a […]

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Podcast

Does Your End of Year Fundraising Campaign Need Help?

Emily Goodstein is a Washington, DC- based  online media strategist and a professional photographer. She’s also a birth photographer and a millennial…and an incredible resource for the best ways to enhance your end of year fundraising campaign with the help of images. While these valuable tips can be applied any time of year, we tend to […]

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Podcast

What’s a Social Media Super User Group?

The latest installment from online marketing strategist, Emily Goodstein, introduces the concept of a Social Media Super User Group. In this podcast she explains to us what the heck that actually is…and how to use it for good! Once you’ve assembled your SUPER GROUP, you will want to leverage it for all it’s worth. And […]

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