January 2013

Looking Ahead: 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference Preview

Our signature three-day gathering brings together nonprofit professionals from around the world to collaborate, innovate, and maximize effectiveness. These articles by some of our fabulous presenters provide just a taste of what to expect. With its wide mix of social events, seminars, trainings, and resources, the 2013 NTC will help you put technology to work to further your cause.

The Fundraising Cliff, Part 1

Submitted on Wed, 1/2/2013 - 7:11am
There is a lot of speculation about what has been causing the challenges that fundraising is facing in the United States. There are opinions and then there is data.

The Fundraising Cliff, Part 2

Submitted on Thu, 1/3/2013 - 7:18am
The data shows a troubling trend in the nonprofit sector: Donor populations have been shrinking for the past five years and revenue per donor has been flat.

Engage, Inform, Recruit: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media to Recruit Donors and Volunteers

Submitted on Fri, 1/4/2013 - 7:31am
How can a nonprofit use social media to inspire donations and grow its volunteer base?

Listen. Act. Learn. Repeat. How Feedback Can Drive Social Impact

Submitted on Mon, 1/7/2013 - 7:51am
Any producer or service deliverer has to be prepared to experience their own product or service as a consumer might.

Free Supporters (No, Really!)

Submitted on Tue, 1/8/2013 - 7:10am
As savvy online strategists, we know that doing one-source, bulk acquisitions isn't the best idea if we want a healthy email list.

What Nonprofits Can Learn from Public Radio about Storytelling

Submitted on Thu, 1/10/2013 - 7:29am
We're in the middle of a renaissance of digital audio online and via mobile technology. To take advantage of this is an exciting and pivotal moment, nonprofits should consider adding audio storytelling to your digital communications toolkit.

I Could Be Your Next Monthly Donor. So Call Me, Maybe?

Submitted on Fri, 1/11/2013 - 7:42am
We've spent years figuring out how to recruit, retain, and upgrade monthly donors. Here are a few quick tips for getting those donors to take your relationship to the next level by joining your monthly sustainer program.

It’s 2013, Do You Know Where Your Web ROI Is?

Submitted on Wed, 1/16/2013 - 1:48pm
You cannot develop an ROI model for any part of your web presence without going directly back to your mission.