These Online Conferencing Services Will Help Your Nonprofit Work Remotely During COVID-19

    With the recent updates regarding COVID-19 a lot of organizations are choosing to cancel big public events and conferences for good reasons. Some are even deciding to work from home. The virus has been impacting a lot of workplaces and communities and is altering a lot of the ways that people are operating.  If you decided it's best for your team to stay out of the office there are a lot of resources to help you work remotely. With all that is going on...
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3 Vanity Metrics You Waste Time On (And What To Focus On Instead)

    On paper, it’s easy to see metrics as just a bunch of numbers — but metrics are fundamentally reports on people. Your nonprofit’s donation page getting 10,000 hits last month is a more abstract concept for our minds than realizing a stadium-full of people came across your donation form (neat!). Similarly, it can hurt to consider that 9,385 of those people saw your donor form and chose to walk away without supporting your cause (ouch). Therein lies the...
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Why These 2 Donor Metrics Matter Most (& How To Calculate Yours)

    In our digital age where a donor’s every action is documented, it’s becoming easier and easier to fall down the rabbit hole of so-called ‘vanity metrics’ when measuring your nonprofit’s success. Social media platforms, websites, CRM systems, and email marketing platforms all offer data for every little thing imaginable. You can track bounce rates, click through rates, social media likes and shares, web traffic sources, page views, post impressions… the list...
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5 Benefits Your Nonprofit Gains With An All-In-One Database

  True or false? 1 in 2 nonprofits are unsure about all the ways their organization is collecting data (Nonprofit Hub Survey, 2018). Okay, spoiler alert: the alarming statistic above? Unfortunately true. Nonprofits like these are at a clear disadvantage — if you can’t readily access all your data, your ability to make insightful decisions on behalf of your organization and your donors will suffer. Part of this problem stems from the fact that small- to...
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How Small Nonprofits Turn Big: Learn To Leverage Your Data

Many nonprofits get off to a promising start, but then struggle to make the jump from small to mid-sized, or larger. Why? Is it because they don’t have strong enough support yet? … Not necessarily.  The problem simply lies in a lack of options. It can feel like you just don’t have enough time in the day or room in your budget to keep up with the endless demands of a growing organization. Plus, data management is hard enough, and only gets more confusing when you...
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5 Strategies For Successful User Onboarding During Tech Changes

In our last blog post, we dove into the 3 types of users you will encounter whenever managing change , particularly technological changes. If you haven’t done so yet, be sure to check out Part 1 of this 2-part series (approx. 3-5 minute read). Once you’re aware of the 3 user types to look out for during a period of tech change for your software, the clear next step is to learn strategies to implement during this time that ensure both your team and your users all experience a...
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Implementing Tech Changes? Understanding These 3 User Types Is Key For Change Management

When it comes to the ever-changing realm of technology, the biggest stumbling block to long-term success is often not the technology itself, but rather the likelihood that employees and loyal users will embrace tech updates with open arms. To get your users onboard with any major change to your system, it’s crucial that you first recognize which of 3 categories of consumer behaviour your users fall under. Once you know which type they embody, you’ll be better equipped to cater...
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Optimizing your campaign website for maximum results!

    Building a website for your nonprofit campaign is a great way to get your message out there and attract donors. However, designing a website for a nonprofit on a mission is different from building a typical website! It's a task that takes care and clarity if you want to fully realize the potential of your campaign's web presence. With that in mind, we've put together a list of some of the most important elements of a successful nonprofit website. Keep things...
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Changing the nonprofit software world

I believe that your organization should spend the absolute minimum time managing data and data silos, and as much time as possible focusing on the two things that really matter most: your mission and your donors.    As a software vendor in the charitable sector, that's an easy statement to make, but much harder to practice. It means when you're faced with a decision where increased profit is in direct competition with what's best for your customer. You do the right...
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