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Is it time to clean up your Facebook?

October 19, 2017 Is it time to clean up your Facebook? By David Combs Share this post A version of this article first appeared on Chicago Community Trust and is reprinted here with permission. For nonprofit organizations today, Facebook is a vital marketing and community engagement vehicle. The platform’s Pages and Groups are tools that…

Bloomerang

[VIDEO] Using “Bright Spots” to Build Donor Relationships

What’s the true meaning of relationship building and how can nonprofits leverage that to build better relationships with their donors? In this video, Amy Eisenstein sits down with Kim Klein, an internationally known nonprofit trainer, speaker and author, to discuss how to build the best relationships with donors and learn from nonprofit Bright Spots. We’re…


Social Fish

Hearing an Echo in the Voice AI Wilderness

This post originally appeared on Amplified Growth. ——– How did you find out what the weather would be like today? Did you ask the air? Did it answer back? Chances are good that if you didn’t ask a voice-assisted device about the weather this morning, you will be soon. A recent report from emarketer.com stated that 67…

Bloomerang

The State of Donor Retention in One Image

A picture truly is worth a thousand words. The data from the most recent Fundraising Effectiveness Project report certainly tells a story, and has certainly generated no shortage of commentary. Allow me to add my own 1,000 words to the mix: Average Donor Retention: 46% If you have worked or been associated with a nonprofit…


Social Brite

How to Attract & Keep Donors Using Text Messaging

For many nonprofits, text messaging as a communications and fundraising tool can feel daunting. I’ve worked with nonprofits who grapple with understanding if text messaging is even right for them. Below is a graphic shared with me by TextMagic that can help you better understand what an SMS campaign could look like and if it’s…

Beth Kanter's Blog

A New Approach for Nonprofit Professional Development: Micro-Learning

Recently, a nonprofit professional said to me, “I don’t have time to learn anything new because I have too much work to do.” Indeed, she had a calendar full of meetings, an endless to do list, and an inbox that was anything but zeroed out. Yet, we know that  learning continuously  in a complex world…


Bloomerang

[VIDEO] What Does It Take To Keep Your Nonprofit Compliant?

Charitable solicitation compliance is not optional. It is the law. In this webinar, Brock Klinger of Harbor Compliance covers how to keep your nonprofit compliant when it comes to asking for a donation, including fundraising online. Full Transcript: Steven: All right. Brock, my watch at 1:00. Is it okay if I go ahead and kick…

Beth Kanter's Blog

The Surprising Truth About How Nonprofits Can Avoid Donor Fatigue

Photo by Fuel Relief Fund on GlobalGiving Note from Beth:  With the hurricanes, gun violence, and fires, I gave generously, including donations to Global Giving funds.  I surpassed my giving budget for disaster relief giving.  However, I still plan to make my year-end gifts (during Giving Tuesday), but I couldn’t help but wonder about donor…


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Get Ready! Two Unforgettable Days in Your Association Tech Future

Expect the Unexpected at the Upcoming AMS Fest AMS Fest is a one-of-a-kind event. No, seriously, we don’t say that lightly. It’s two days of your association career that you won’t forget. Both days you’ll be elbow-to-elbow with association smarties, AMS consultants and vendors that all want to engage in discussions around nothing but association…

John Haydon

How to Engage Social Media Followers With Storytelling

One of my very first cars was a yellow 1972 VW Super Beetle. It was beautiful and simple and had lots of pep. But after the starter died, the only way to start it was to pop the clutch as I rolled down a hill. I loved that bug dearly. The Nonprofit Storytelling Tour I…