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Is Influencer Marketing Part of Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Strategy in 2018?

Rob Cottingham, Social Signal – Cartoon for Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

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.Read More

How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising

SOS Children’s Villages International uses cloud technology to help fundraise for children in need. Photo courtesy of SOS Children’s Villages International.

Note From Beth:  I am thrilled to host this guest post from Microsoft Philanthropies General Manager that showcases examples of  digital transformation and fundraising.

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Stop Days: The Secret To Nonprofit Productivity

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.… Read More

Running Effective Virtual #Nonprofit Meetings: 9 Best Practices for Facilitating Engagement


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.  … Read More

Virtual Meetings: 5 Tips for Nonprofits Working Across Time Zones

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.… Read More