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TikTok for Nonprofits: The Beginner’s Guide

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First launched in 2017 as a short-form video sharing app used mostly by teens, TikTok has exploded in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic. As people look for entertainment and connection during long periods of lockdown, the hilarity, quirkiness. marketing

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Sponsorship As An Alternate Revenue Stream

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If your nonprofit relies on membership dues, grants, and individual donations as main sources of revenue, you’re off to a great start. However, there’s another way to raise much-needed funds that you may not be taking advantage of: sponsorships. fundraising

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37 Facebook Groups Every Nonprofit Professional Needs to Join

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I was talking to an administrative coordinator recently who had just started at a small nonprofit in Toronto. Although she loved her new role, she was having some trouble figuring out who to reach out to about some industry questions she had. Since. organizational-management

38 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2020

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Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in December 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

How to Connect Your Wild Apricot Account to Over 950 Apps and Services

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If you want to go above and beyond the features we currently offer in Wild Apricot, there's a tool for you. Integromat lets you automate customized workflows without writing a single line of code. With over 950 online apps (e.g., QuickBooks, Google. wild-apricot-updates

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How To Activate Your Board For Fundraising

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This is a guest post from Candace Cody, Manager of Content + Education at CauseVox. Your nonprofit’s board is one of the most powerful fundraising assets you have. But often our board members go untapped: either because you don’t think. fundraising

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8 Types of Annoying Board Members

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Nonprofits are a magical place filled with super passionate, hardworking, and extremely motivated individuals. I've had many opportunities to work with some of these fantastic people and it's been an absolute pleasure. But, sometimes when you get a. organizational-management

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40 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2020

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Every month, I compile the internet's biggest list of free nonprofit webinars. As we get closer to the new year, it's time for nonprofits to take all we learned in 2020 and start planning for a successful 2021. This month, nonprofit experts are offering. organizational-management

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How To Welcome New Members To An Organization

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Do you remember the first conference you attended? What about your first association networking event? Did you feel welcomed, or more like a wallflower waiting for a dance invitation? As a junior association staffer, I was excited to fly halfway across. membership

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

37 Free Nonprofit Webinars for August 2020

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Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in August 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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Building Donor Relationships One Thank You At a Time

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This is a guest post by Ephraim Gopin, the founder of 1832 Communications. “The thank you is the single most important piece of communication that your donors get. They have a higher recall of it than the appeal that generated the gift.” ” fundraising

7 Reasons Why You Need a Volunteer Onboarding Process

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Do you have a group of new volunteers starting at your organization? If so, you only have one chance to make a good first impression and welcome them into your community — it all starts with a great volunteer onboarding process. Read on to find. volunteerism

50 Free Nonprofit Webinars for September 2020

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Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in September 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

42 Free Nonprofit Webinars for November 2020

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Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in November 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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The Ultimate Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

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Whenever Kathleen thought about ramping up her nonprofit’s social media presence, she quickly found herself overwhelmed. When she’d started the organization, social media didn’t even exist! She’d invited people to the first. marketing

25 Online Fundraising Ideas Perfect for Any Cause (Social Distancing Approved!)

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Wondering how to raise funds now that we can’t leave our houses? You’re not alone. COVID-19 has completely changed the landscape of fundraising, and the foolproof methods nonprofit professionals have always relied on are now out of the. fundraising

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The Ultimate Guide to Year-End Giving

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Follow these steps to make your year-end giving campaign the best yet, as well as getting inspired by three great examples

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

How to Write a Volunteer Thank-You Letter That's Actually Meaningful (+ Template)

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Showing your volunteers how much you appreciate them with a meaningful thank-you letter can make a big difference in your volunteer engagement and retention. Use our template and examples to get inspired and craft the perfect thank-you letter

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How to Build an Effective Nonprofit Board: The Complete Guide

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As any nonprofit leader knows, a strong board of directors is critical to an organization’s success and long-term resilience. Beyond fulfilling a legal requirement, an effective nonprofit board also plays an important role in an organization’s. organizational-management

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30 Virtual Event Statistics You Need to Know in 2020

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Are you considering hosting a virtual event? Check out these 30 stats from nonprofits, membership organizations, and professional event planners to get prepared

4 Steps to Recruiting the Right Board Members for Your Nonprofit

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There’s an age-old saying that goes, “You’re only as good as the people you surround yourself with.” ” This is certainly true in our personal lives, and the fact that the amount of spending companies have invested in recruiting. organizational-management

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

5 Steps to Turning Strangers Into Members and Members Into Advocates

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Follow these five steps from marketing strategist Amy Jacobus to bring your potential supporters down the marketing funnel and turn them into raving fans

The Ultimate Guide to Monthly Giving Programs (+ Examples)

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Last week, I was thinking back to one of my first jobs with a nonprofit. Like many nonprofits, we relied heavily on donations, and we were always trying to think up new fundraising events or seasonal campaigns. We were always exhausted, but our donations. wild-apricot-updates

10 Nonprofit Sector Trends for 2021

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Are you as ready for 2021 as I am? COVID-19 brought a slew of challenges for the nonprofit sector this year — but it didn’t get us down! As always, nonprofits showed their resilience and innovation to overcome a very difficult time. I’m. organizational-management

6 Data Security Practices For Nonprofits in The Digital Age

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In this post, we cover the kinds of nonprofit data security breaches that are most likely to happen, and which data security practices your nonprofit can use to prevent them

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Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Announcing the 2020 Virtual Event Report: Everything You Need to Know to Run a Better Virtual Event

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We surveyed over 1,000 membership organizations to help solve all of your most pressing challenges related to virtual events. Read this post to learn the top three takeaways and download the Virtual Event Report to read the full insights

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7 Community Outreach Ideas for Nonprofits in 2021

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This is a guest post from Kristina Brunnler, Marketing Manager at MobileCause. Amid the continued COVID-19 crisis, many nonprofits are struggling to raise critical funds for beneficiaries impacted by the pandemic. With in-person fundraising events. membership

47 Free Nonprofit Webinars for May 2020

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Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in May 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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Everything you Need to Know About Virtual Sponsorship for Nonprofits

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Wondering how sponsorships work now that we've all made the shift to virtual events? Here's everything you need to know about virtual sponsorships for nonprofits + 20 great sponsorship ideas

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Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Treat it Like a Marriage: Top Tips for a Long and Happy Donor Relationship

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A great donor relationship is not unlike a happy marriage. Here are some tips for keeping your donors' love alive so they keep coming back

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How to Run a Successful Nonprofit Board Meeting in 8 Steps

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It’s really no secret that your non-profit’s or association’s board of directors is pivotal to your organization’s success. Your board of directors are the standard bearers… foundation builders… strategic plan. organizational-management

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Write a Perfect Welcome Letter to New Members with These 10 Tips

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I once received a new member welcome letter that was so drab, it caused me to cancel my membership with the association. there's a little more to the story than that. Let me explain. After I signed up online to be a member of an association, marketing

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How Your Nonprofit Can Succeed with Cause Marketing

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Wondering how your nonprofit can use cause marketing? Here's everything you need to know about partnering with a business for mutual profit. cause marketing Non-profits

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!