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10 11, 2016

10 Top Trends for Nonprofit Social Media Effectiveness

By |November 10th, 2016|blog, branding, news|Comments Off on 10 Top Trends for Nonprofit Social Media Effectiveness

It seems to be a challenge these days to stay ahead of everything that is happening in digital marketing, especially social media. However, every fundraiser and nonprofit leader have to work to stay ahead of the curve. Social media is a critical piece for most nonprofits to raise awareness, get donors and supporters. The following [...]

25 10, 2016

Smart Tips to Help You Master Facebook

By |October 25th, 2016|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on Smart Tips to Help You Master Facebook

For the time being Facebook is the 1000-pound gorilla in social media. There are 7.1 billion in the world and over 1.7 billion people are on Facebook. By far, Facebook has the largest market share of any social media platform. Although Mark Zuckerberg describes his company as a tech company, many are now arguing it’s [...]

20 10, 2016

Your Nonprofit Should Be Thinking About Sports Sponsorships

By |October 20th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on Your Nonprofit Should Be Thinking About Sports Sponsorships

Sports sponsorship does not have to be only for the largest nonprofits. If you have a small or medium sized organization, you too may want to consider developing a sports sponsorship program. Your sponsorship program can include local businesses and large multi-national corporations. With a little ingenuity, you may be able to create a new [...]

13 10, 2016

You Are Now Entering the Gig Economy

By |October 13th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on You Are Now Entering the Gig Economy

Think tanks, government officials and everyone in between are trying to get a handle on the gig economy. That is the freelance and contractor economy. There are studies that claim that by 2020, in excess of 40 percent of the U.S. labor force will be self-employed. I’ll leave it to the experts to debate their [...]

4 10, 2016

Unseen, Untold, Unsold

By |October 4th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on Unseen, Untold, Unsold

Have you ever seen the image of the three monkeys that depict “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”? If you have, I’m sure right about now you’re seeing the mental picture of the monkeys in your mind. Recently, I was talking to my team about our shoe drive fundraising social enterprise brand. [...]

27 09, 2016

7 Must-Knows About Social Media Fundraising

By |September 27th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on 7 Must-Knows About Social Media Fundraising

I speak to nonprofits every week. I have to admit, some executive directors and fundraisers love social media and others hate it. Love it or hate it, social media is here to stay so you better get used to it. And, more importantly, you should try to work it into your overall planning. I’ve had [...]

22 09, 2016

How to Promote Your Shoe Drive Fundraising Event

By |September 22nd, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on How to Promote Your Shoe Drive Fundraising Event

With the fall comes a lot of nonprofit fundraising events to promote. One of the best ones I’ve seen recently was with the Whitesboro Music Boosters out of Marcy, New York. Their coordinator, Robin Wynn, was searching out fundraising ideas and decided to do a shoe drive fundraiser. Throughout the year, Whitesboro Music Boosters does [...]

15 09, 2016

3 Ways Nonprofits Can Stop Wasting Time on Social Media

By |September 15th, 2016|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on 3 Ways Nonprofits Can Stop Wasting Time on Social Media

Social media is important, but many nonprofits are not using tools effectively. That means they’re not having the results they should be seeing. Facebook for nonprofits can be a boon for organizations, but charities have to understand the opportunities, as well as limitations. Facebook is Still King, But… Facebooks is by far the leading social media [...]

6 09, 2016

Micro-Entrepreneurs Around the World Need Your Help

By |September 6th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on Micro-Entrepreneurs Around the World Need Your Help

Over the weekend, I spent some time going through some micro-enterprise pictures of my trips to Haiti. A few hours later, I received a call from someone who spent a lot of time complaining about how tough she had it. I tried to be supportive, but a lot [...]

1 09, 2016

Stop the Revolving Door with People Analytics

By |September 1st, 2016|blog, development, leadership, news|Comments Off on Stop the Revolving Door with People Analytics

You want the best talent for your business, nonprofit or social enterprise. I know, I’m a CEO and leader and I want the best people on my team too. We’re now in the era of “people analytics.” What’s People Analytics? I think you know we’re living in the world of big data. That’s not a [...]