I’m learning a lot in this presentation. I used to think December was the place to concentrate your online fundraising attention. But not true for everyone! See the graph below. Here are five of the biggest trends in online fundraising. These may only be true for this year. Everything changes so fast! Figure out how… [Keep Reading]
What system do you want to create?
What is your dream?
Would you like a 4 day work week or a 3 day work week at home, in your own nonprofit, on your own time?
How can you develop multiple streams of income for your nonprofit or for yourself?
Why would you want to articulate your core values? What ARE values, anyway? Last week I met with Angela Robertson, who told me all about a new company that Candyss Bryant has founded, called Candyss and Associates. Candyss used to work at Austin Community College’s Center for Nonprofit Organizations. Now her company runs large scale… [Keep Reading]
How can you make a photoset and submit to Tech Soup’s Digital Storytelling Contest?
Here’s how I learned to use Animoto and Audacity. Super simple. With Screenshots.
This is so easy.
It can take less than an hour to get your story out there.
You can use this over and over again in appeals online, on youtube, on vimeo, on your website, wherever.
It’s effective in fundraising and appeals
It can be SO EASY. So if you have an hour, why not try it?
Or do you live within your truth? Chris Hedges recently wrote an article for TruthDig called Occupy Draws Strength from the Powerless. In it, he quotes Vaclav Havel, the first president of the Czech Republic, a revolution that took only 10 days. And he posits an astonishing theory. That you need to embrace your powerlessness…. [Keep Reading]
Today I was sitting in the car with my friend Steve, doing errands. We passed a giant dinosaur wearing a giant pink bra. He said, “Look at Breast Cancer. Everyone cares about that.” And I said, “Yes, that’s true.” And he said, “But look at Testicular Cancer, people don’t care about that!” and I said,… [Keep Reading]
Integrated Marketing – Overman View more presentations from Eric Overman From Eric Overman’s NTEN 2010 presentation I really liked the stats showing how online giving is up, boomer giving is up and the silent generation giving is down. We’ve got a lot to learn from this! And if you want to learn the next steps… [Keep Reading]
Let me tell you a story. My great aunt lives in a retirement community and remembers everyones’ birthdays, and always has a kind word to say to everyone, even though life has dealt her some pretty harsh blows. She has a debilitating disease which has made it impossible for her to ever learn to… [Keep Reading]
People talk to each other – it’s how we’ve interacted with each other for millions of years, and, no matter how popular Facebook gets, spoken word will always be the most personal way to communicate.
From Beth Kanter’s blog What is the ladder of engagement? Footprint: The reach of their activities, both online and offline Engagement: Readers engage with their content Individual Behavior Change: Impact on users behaviors, purchase decisions, and daily lives that are in line with sustainability Societal Change: Impact on society, policy discussions, and conversations that advance… [Keep Reading]
With the new election cycle coming up, it might be useful for you to note some of the techniques of propaganda. What are the techniques of propaganda? Glittering Generalities Transfer Name calling Card Stacking Testimonials Plain Folks Band Wagon Want to understand what they mean? Watch this video from 1950. Now, when you see propaganda,… [Keep Reading]