It is not too early to start thinking about your nonprofit’s social media strategy for 2018, including how you want to capitalize on social media trends that will have maximum impact in 2018. According to Lee Odom, influencer marketing is one of those trends. In a recent survey, 11% of marketers plan to focus on it in 2018. Before social media, “Influencer Marketing,” was a matter of finding a celebrity who had an affinity for your organization’s brand or programs and the goal was to get them to … [Read more...] about Is Influencer Marketing Part of Your Nonprofit's Social Media Strategy?
Archives for September 2017
Note From Beth: I am thrilled to host this guest post from Microsoft Philanthropies General Manager that showcases examples of digital transformation and fundraising. How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising guest post by Justin Spelhaug, General Manager, Microsoft Philanthropies The demands on nonprofits are perhaps greater today than ever. As a result, the need to maximize fundraising is greater, too. A significant number of nonprofits are using the cloud in innovative … [Read more...] about How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising
The NTEN Book Club, organized by Lauren McKown and Kai Williams, hosted a video chat this week.This month they have been reading The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout and discussing it in the NTEN online community. The video chat provided a nice opportunity to have conversation in real-time about the relationship between self-care and workplace productivity. We talked about the issue of "collaborative overload" which is defined as the burnout that results from our … [Read more...] about Stop Days: The Secret To Nonprofit Productivity
[slideshare id=79702917&doc=skoll-presentation-9-13-17-170913005218] In many of the workshops I've been facilitating based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout, many nonprofits are recognizing that offering some workplace flexibility to employees is not only an attractive benefit, but also can increases productivity and help with burnout prevention.Many nonprofits allow staff to work remotely one day a week. Workplace flexibility creates a need for better … [Read more...] about Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement
My work as a trainer and facilitator has brought me to many places in the world. Often, the training on-site is the beginning of project which includes facilitating sessions remotely across time zones. Other times,the workshop, keynote presentation, or master class might be part of a conference or a single session for an organization, but planning the event requires meeting across time zones virtually. I know many nonprofits that work globally, either with affiliate offices or partners in … [Read more...] about Virtual Meetings: 5 Tips for Nonprofits Working Across Time Zones