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10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

nptechforgood.com - In 2013 online giving grew 13.5% according to the Blackbaud Index of Online Giving and 14% according to the Network for Good’s Online Giving Index with small and medium-sized nonprofits are experie...

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

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entrepreneur.com - Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the lucky few that enjoys the ability to work from any...

Eight Ways to Grow Your Mission with Videos - Nonprofit Hub

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nonprofithub.org - Quick: You have just a few seconds to catch your audience’s attention, inspire and educate them, then offer a call to action. Internet users are fickle, busy and they don’t have time to waste. That...

Architecting Next-Gen Linux Car Systems: AGL’s Michael Fabry

linux.com - The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project is one of many independently funded software projects hosted by the Linux Foundation. For these Collaborative Projects, as they’re called, the Linux Foundat...

Webinar: Drive Nonprofit Success with Google Analytics Intel

charities.org - Learn to use Google Analytics to understand what's working well (and what isn't!) on your website. Featuring expert advice from WholeWhale.com Founder and CEO George Weiner, Digital Strategy Whaler...

The 5 new features we anticipate on the iPhone 7 -

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techjaja.com - Apple is said to ditch the standard 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of its proprietary lightning connector that we first saw with the iPhone 5. This is to allow more room inside the iPhone and  creat...

Email Segmentation in MailChimp: A Step-by-Step Guide to Help Boost Open RatesEmail Segmentation in MailChimp: A Step-by-Step Guide to Give You an Edge Over the Competition

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springmediastrategies.com - We’re all looking for ways to increase email open rates. By far, the most effective strategy I’ve found is email segmentation. Doing things like experimenting with subject lines, A/B testing, and f...

10 Ways to Capture Email Leads Without Disturbing Your Visitors

blog.kissmetrics.com - Michael Hyatt, the “intentional leadership” author has built a multimillion-dollar business on the strength of his email list (115,000 and counting). (Source: His blog.) According to him and other ...

Exception Reporting: An Admin's Best Friend - Bigger Boat Consulting

biggerboatconsulting.com - This week, I’ve been working in an org that was first built out almost 8 years ago. They’re a tiny staff, and don’t have a dedicated admin. Now, having an admin is absolutely crucial to long term s...

Private Beta: The New Crowdfunding Campaign & Builder

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classy.org - Last year, we saw more and more organizations use custom Classy page elements —like sidebars, impact bars, and footers —and their own campaign microsites to create richer donor experiences.   This ...

My Favorite Things: Apsona for salesforce

cloud4good.com - Apsona for Salesforce is an app available on the AppExchange.  It is a supplement to your existing Salesforce that significantly expands your ability to work with your Salesforce data.  The Apsona ...

#NOFILTERNONPROFIT

nofilternonprofit.blackbaud.com - TAKE A LOOK AROUND Welcome to #NoFilterNonprofit, where fundraising gets real! Over the course of 2016, we’ll get rid of the fluff and share honest, straight-forward advice, ideas, and inspiration ...

The world’s poor don’t need $79 computers

qz.com - Endless, a San Francisco-based startup, recently unveiled a tiny, spherical desktop computer, which it says will revolutionize computing in the developing world, thanks to its price tag of just $79...

How to Use Facebook Messenger for Your Business : Social Media Examiner

socialmediaexaminer.com - Looking for a new way to connect with customers and prospects on Facebook? Have you considered Facebook Messenger? Messenger for business pages makes it easy to offer instant one-on-one customer se...

Want Your Pick of Nonprofit Jobs? Learn These Three Digital Skills

smartcausedigital.com - I’ve received raises - even during salary freezes. I’ve had the freedom to quit a job that made me unhappy - even when I didn’t have another job lined up. Some of my friends and colleagues haven’t ...

Can Audio Go Viral? NPR Launches Audio Experiment On Facebook

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npr.org - NPR introduces an experiment today that will bring vivid audio experiences to Facebook users — and produce valuable insights for NPR member stations. As listenership for digital audio increases glo...

How to use Instagram as a storytelling tool — Digital Trends Index

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medium.com - Social media has provided new ground for storytellers, and the king of visual storytelling is Instagram. According to Facebook, brands fuel a cycle of creation and discovery on Instagram — aiding i...

Igniting Education Reform Through Salesforce

cloud4good.com - Salesforce is an incredibly powerful tool for managing constituent relationships, but have you ever wondered how it can be transformational within the education reform movement? Implementing Salesf...

A Nonprofit Guide to the Salesforce AppExchange

cloud4good.com - Quite a bit has been said about the amazing Salesforce ecosystem lately. According to a recent study, compiled by IDC, the Salesforce partner ecosystem generates 2.8 times the revenue of Salesforce...

Disarming the Googlebomb: search engine optimization for campaigns

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powerthruconsulting.com - It looks as though one of the Internet’s most notorious Googlebombs has lost some of its explosiveness.. Just Google “Rick Santorum” and take a look. I’m not sure if Rick Santorum did some paid sea...

How to Excel at Everything (or at Least Make Better Spreadsheets)

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forums.techsoup.org - Microsoft Excel is my secret weapon. Anyone who knows me knows that I'm really not very good with numbers. But I've discovered that you don't actually need to be a numbers person, a data scientist,...

Demystifying Creative Commons Licenses

designinstruct.com - Being content creators, copyrights are very important to us at Design Instruct. We thought we’d do a little research on the Creative Commons licenses to get a clearer picture on how to use each of ...

Google begins rolling out free internet to public housing in Fiber cities

theverge.com - After making preliminary moves to do this last year, Google has officially announced that it will be bringing gigabit internet to public housing properties in all cities that offer Google Fiber — f...

Nathan Porter Breaks It Down: WordPress Tools for NonProfits | Give

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givewp.com - If you are passionate about your cause and want to succeed online, let us introduce you to Nathan Porter. We think you’ll find his tips and resources invaluable. You are passionate about your Cause...

How to Use Google AdWords to Get Free Money - Nonprofit Hub

nonprofithub.org - This article was updated in December 2015 to reflect updates to the AdWords program. The original article appeared on BoardAssist. Free money doesn’t exist, but thanks to Google, free advertising c...

How to advertise for an EA event

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thelifeyoucansave.org - This is Part 2 of a series on running effective altruism events. Read Part 1 of the series here. The Life You Can Save Adelaide chapter ran Doing the Most Good on the 8th of December, which feature...

Mobile Giving 101: Why Mobile Is an Important Part of Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns - NTEN

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nten.org - Research shows that by 2014 mobile device usage will exceed that of desktop and laptop computers. What does this mean for nonprofit organizations and online fundraising campaigns? In order to keep ...

Free Social Media Templates for Nonprofits

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wiredimpact.com - Your nonprofit’s social accounts are created. You’ve filled out all of your profile information. But now it’s time to make your various accounts look intentional and professional. Whether you’re cr...

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thenerdnebula.com - Do you ever find yourself saying, ‘I wish I could save the world?’ And suddenly you feel so small, because you feel that you don’t have the resources to accomplish such a feat… As humans I think we...

The future of wearables is smart fabrics, not devices (Wired UK)

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wired.co.uk - This article was taken from The WIRED World in 2016 -- our fourth annual trends report, a standalone magazine in which our network of expert writers and influencers predicts what's coming next. Be ...

5 practical steps to keep your data safe - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

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thenonprofittimes.com - Management Tips > 5 practical steps to keep your data safe 5 practical steps to keep your data safe by The NonProfit Times - February 3, 2016 Computer hackers look for easy targets. The best way to...

Stolen_ app that allowed people to _steal_ twitter accounts pulled from the app store _ news _ lifestyle _ the independent – How to donate

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charitable.top - An app that allowed people’s Twitter accounts to be “stolen” without their consent has been pulled from the App Store. The game Stolen allowed people to “steal” Twitter accounts as part of a game t...

Waze: The App That Changed Driving

yahoo.com - "You mind if I take the tunnel? It's quicker." Every urbanite has heard some version of this, at some point, sitting in the back of a taxi. Few argue, because it's better to leave it to the profess...

How to Report Live from Nonprofit Events Using Periscope

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nptechforgood.com - Nonprofit Tech for Good experimented with Periscope for live streaming for the first time during the 2015 Independent Sector Conference. Like all new tools there is a learning curve, but for nonpro...

TNB Roundtable: Grant Management Software Options for Funders

eventbrite.com - Dear Colleagues and Friends, Tech Networks of Boston (also known as TNB) is pleased to invite grant makers and grant managers to a Roundtable session on grant management software options.  Our feat...

The 25 Best Free iPhone Apps For Business

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fastcompany.com - That little computer in your pocket has come a long way over the years, huh? Here are 25 incredibly useful apps that can help you run your business a whole lot smarter than ever before. And every o...

The 5 Things You Need In Your Nonprofit’s Online Newsroom

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nonprofitmarketingguide.com - Posted By Peter Panepento, Media Relations Expert on Feb 4, 2016 | 0 comments When nonprofit communicators think about media relations, they often focus on proactively pitching stories and reaching...

19 tips to help you extend the battery life of your Android phone -

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techjaja.com - Lets start with a quick background: most smartphones have either a Lithium Ion battery or a Lithium Polymer battery. Both are Lithium Ion though, and as such, do not have a ‘memory’, which means yo...

The 6 Traits That Differentiate the Best Digital Marketers from the Rest | Simply Measured

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simplymeasured.com - Imagine if, similar to the Matrix, you could simply plug a cord into the back of your head and learn a key skill for becoming a great digital marketer. Or, even better: What if you could learn the ...

The fight for a third-best smartphone OS has been lost. By everyone.

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arstechnica.com - A few days ago, BlackBerry CEO John Chen strongly implied that Android was the future of the company’s phones—he didn’t say BlackBerry 10 was finished, but future phones from the company are much m...

Facebook Donate Button: Introduce The “Donate Now” Button

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seowebmarketing.co.uk - On December 16th 2013, Facebook released the “Donate Now” button. The Facebook Donate Button aims to make it far easier for non-profit organisations and charities to receive donations through the s...

How to write a nonprofit email welcome series

pamelagrow.com - Imagine a prospective supporter has learned about your organization, visited your website, and been intrigued enough to sign up for your organization’s bi-weekly enews. What comes next? If you’ve s...

4 Ways Google Can Help Your Charity

electricputty.co.uk - Back in 2013 Google launched 'Google for Nonprofits' in the UK, a tool that allows charities within the UK to gain free access to Google tools and receive a free Adwords budget. If you haven't alre...

Manage mobile security to steer clear of data breaches - Tech Networks of Boston

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techboston.com - Cyber criminals are out there, ready to breach your data and take advantage of security holes through mobile devices. Are you ready? Employees often use their personal devices to access company dat...

A social media company didn’t publish new content for 30 days. Here’s what nonprofits can learn from their experiment. - Spring Media Strategies

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springmediastrategies.com - Let’s face it – there’s enormous pressure to constantly add new content. The good news is you don’t need to reinvent the wheel every time you want to publish something new. Don’t feel like you can ...

A Better Government, One Tweak at a Time

nytimes.com - Google’s home page is simple, clean and beautiful. It’s functional. It’s efficient. It works. It’s everything that government is not. But that might be about to change, as the federal government is...

Four theories on the declining trust in Canadian social media

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davefleet.com - Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending my seventh Edelman Trust Barometer launch event in Toronto. This year’s results are some of the most interesting I’ve seen, highlighting a disparity in tru...

10 practical Vine and Instagram video tips for brands

econsultancy.com - I was recently invited to speak at the CIM social video boot camp, where I demonstrated some tips for how brands can get the best from social video apps. In my presentation I covered a range of gui...

How Snapchat’s Evolving, One Small Update at a Time (and Why You Need to Pay Attention)

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socialmediatoday.com - In case you missed it, Snapchat announced two significant updates last few weeks, both focused on the same goal. The first was the announcement that Snapchat’s media partners would be given the opt...

Facebook wants to hit 5B users by 2030; touts Nigeria mobile milestone - Mobile World Live

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mobileworldlive.com - Facebook wants to connect five billion of the world’s seven billion people through its social network by 2030, up from its current 1.59 billion, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on the company’s twelfth bi...

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