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2013 Charitable Giving Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

According to the 2013 Charitable Giving Report, last year marked the largest year-over-year increase in charitable giving since the recession. Check out this infographic by Blackbaud for stats and key findings.

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The Anatomy of an Ask [INFOGRAPHIC]

One wrong move and the alarms … will … sound. Sound epic? That’s because it is. When you were a kid, shaky and uncertain hands would make the alarms sound in the game “Operation.” Brush up against the side of the game and your turn was over. And as a nonprofit professional today, the game…

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The Map to Infographic Success: Five Simple Steps [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s easy to write a blog post, email newsletter or just share another NPO’s articles—but those can often get overlooked. Here’s how to use infographics to throw a curveball in the way you share information with your constituents and potential donors.

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The Importance of Nonprofit Storytelling [VIDEO INFOGRAPHIC]

What is it about stories that captivate us so? When we were little, story time was one of the best parts about school. It was a time of endless imagination and creativity. As we got older, other types of stories continued to move us to tears, make us smile or strike some other emotional chord….

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How Powerful Your Email Marketing Really Is [INFOGRAPHIC]

As nonprofits, we rely on free technology. It’s our favorite price. It even sounds lovely, “free.” Ahh. Emailing is without a doubt still one of the most useful forms of free technology that nonprofits should be relying heavily on. (Granted, not all email marketing platforms are free, but often times as nonprofits we can get…

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Conveying Your Message Via a Chart—A Basic How-To Guide

We are visual creatures. Many people learn information better when presented in a visual manner (as opposed to plain text). So the next time you have a lot of information to present (whether it’s in a PowerPoint for work, a post on social media, etc.), consider creating a chart to convey your message and data….

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Why Online Fundraising is the Future [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re familiar with the 2013 Nonprofit eBenchmarks Study, you know that online fundraising isn’t just for the future: it’s important for your nonprofit right now. Fundraising online isn’t a channel that exists in isolation from direct mail, word of mouth and event-based fundraising: it makes each of them stronger! The web makes connecting easier–before…


Don’t Be a Failure: 5 Tips for Successful Nonprofit Infographic Creation

Pinterest fails are common occurrences these days. For those of you out of the loop, they’re what happens when people try and mimic photos of foods, crafts, clothes, etc. found on Pinterest, and their attempts fall dreadfully short. We’re here to save you some embarrassment. If you’re an infographic newbie, we’ve got 5 helpful tips…

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The Secret to Motivating Your Nonprofit Employees WITHOUT Money

Let’s say that your nonprofit doesn’t have a big enough budget to pay your hard-working staff as much as you’d like (nor as much as they deserve). We know, we know–it takes a real stretch of the imagination to imagine a nonprofit being in such a position. Well, here’s a happy secret: money, while important,…

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Uplifting Giving Trends in the 2012 Year-End Appeal Season

December is an incredibly demanding month for you and the rest of your nonprofit fundraising team. So a reminder about how important your work is—and how impactful—may be just the boost you need. (Even more so than that peppermint mocha.) The truth is, giving trends among nonprofit donors are incredibly positive this season. The yield…