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19 Must-See Social Media and Fundraising Infographics for Nonprofits

Without a doubt, 2013 was the year of visual content - particularly infographics. With tens of millions of brands now tweeting, posting, and sharing content online on a daily basis, to get your message to stand out from the clutter brands need to communicate more often their key messages in visual format.

Nonprofit Donor Retention is Not as Hard as You Think

At least if shouldn't be so hard. After all, the commercial sector manages to retain 94% of their customers. Then why does the nonprofit sector only manage to retain 41%? Even worse, new nonprofit donor retention is only 27%. That's abysmal. What's going on? Why are our for-profit brethren beating the pants off of us [...]




George is responsible for developing and managing PEG's customer service and customer research programs. George spent the past two years managing a Ghanaian government program selling financed solar home systems to off-grid customers through rural banks, and previously worked for Ghana Commercial Bank. He holds a Bsc.

Rise of the Charismatic Megafauna

By Hugh Whalan I currently run a social enterprise that delivers energy services to off-grid hous...

4 Copy Editors Killed In Ongoing AP Style, Chicago Manual Gang Violence

NEW YORK-Law enforcement officials confirmed Friday that four more copy editors were killed this week amid ongoing violence between two rival gangs divided by their loyalties to the The Associated Press Stylebook and The Chicago Manual Of Style.

Think like a fundraiser, feel like a donor - Information, research and resources for fundraisers and their leaders

To be great fundraisers, we have to work at understanding the donor experience. We have to relate to donors where they are and we have to feel what they feel. As fundraising professionals we must ask for money, employ strategy, use leverage tactics, focus on retaining donors and aim to generate maximum revenue.

A Piece of Cake

How migrant computer literacy education in Watsonville, with UCSC's Global Information Internship Program students, is helping one woman's dream come true!

7 marketing goals for every nonprofit communications plan

Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, journalists, general public. If you're like most nonprofit communicators, you have a list of specific goals for the coming year. No doubt they include growing your e-mail list, acquiring new donors and increasing engagement on your Facebook updates.

This Scientifically Proven Fundraising Technique Will Shock You

The last thing a fundraiser would ever consider is giving a potential donor the option of NOT donating. It's hard enough getting people join your email list, much less donate to your cause. Why would you ever encourage them to put their wallet back in their pocket? Because it works!

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

2014 will be an exciting year for nonprofit technology. Numerous communications and fundraising t...

Trailblazer Dorothy Everett makes history once again

Dorothy Everett, the longtime UC administrator who blazed a trail at the university with her career at the Office of the President, is about to make history again. Everett, whose rise to assistant president in 1975 made her one of UC's highest-ranking women administrators, recently was honored by the creation of an endowed chair in her name.

Tracking Social Media Fundraising Revenue: Understanding the Challenges

Brock Warner If you've been to a conference session about fundraising using social media, you know there is always someone that eventually says " yeah this is nice and all, but how much money did it raise? " Stop asking that question. What you need to start asking is " how did you track your fundraising results?

Mobile Matters: The Impact of Mobile Technology on Peer-to-Peer Fundraising | NTEN

If you're one of the 84% of people worldwide who claim they "couldn't go a day" without a mobile phone in hand ... You are not alone! We've never been more passionate users of mobile devices than we are right now.

The missing voices of social enterprise

Despite striving ahead of other business sectors, social enterprise needs to address the lack of ...

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The Art of Listening: Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits

After years of utilizing social media, we're turning our learning lessons into something productive for fellow nonprofits to benefit from! Through this toolkit, nonprofits will be able to learn tips and best practices for crafting an intentional social media strategy.

Twitter Tips: How to Humanize Your Brand | Social Media Today

are you achieving your goals using social media and Twitter? Are you connecting with real human beings? Are you building relationships? Are you talking to people? Are people talking to you? Are you connecting in a human way with human beings as a result of your use of Twitter?

Project Management Tips: Team

By: Jett Winders, Program Manager, Charity Dynamics As a nonprofit professional, you wear ma...

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Things You Won't Believe, Trendy Communication, and Keys to Do More Good

I had a surge of utter panic when my hibernation holiday break came to a hault. It w...

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