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How to Create a Happy Healthy Nonprofit – with Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman

During this week’s Hump Day Coffee Break, Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman (authors of The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit – Strategies for Impact without Burnout) discussed healthy work habits for nonprofits. They answered several questions: * What does technology wellness mean? * Why does happiness and health matter to nonprofits? * What are the best tips […]

3 Secrets for Converting Volunteers to Donors

The latest release of Volunteering and Civic Life in America shows that volunteers are almost twice as likely to donate to charity as non-volunteers. In fact, almost 80 percent of volunteers donated to a worthy cause last year. It makes sense that volunteers are probably your warmest leads for donations, but is your nonprofit maximizing its […]

How to cure Facebook depression

This is a reprinted from my email newsletter (subscribe here if you haven’t joined). The grass is always greener on Facebook, isn’t it? I mean, no one posts “Just polished off my second quart of Chunky Monkey after coming home drunk from another failed date”. Instead, we only post about the wonderful happenings in our […]

Senior Donors Over 65 Absolutely Use Social Media

15 years ago, only 16% of seniors were using the internet. Today, that number has mushroomed to over 50%, according to the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project. Now, grandparents are taking up Facebook to see photos of their grandchildren. Retirees are sharing their hobbies on Pinterest and Instagram. Seniors are more selective […]

Facebook Bootcamp Launches This Week [Totally Revamped for 2014]

How are you dealing with declining reach and other challenges to Facebook marketing? The first Facebook Bootcamp launched last winter and it was a huge hit with participants! The benefits they reported include: A noticeable increase in fan growth and engagement rate. Smarter, more strategic uses of Facebook. A more donor-centric focus that integrates all channels. Based on […]

John Haydon