Management Tips

Boomers And Their Generation Y Buddies

February 14, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Baby Boomers can be a nonprofit’s best friends.

Marrying Communications And Marketing

February 14, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Pairing Development and Marketing departments together is like putting toppings on an ice cream sundae, they’re pretty good apart, but so much better together. Aiding communication between marketing and communications is the key to creating fundraising with great messaging, visuals, and storytelling.

A Common Language In The Workplace

February 13, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      
      Laws covering workplace discrimination can look bewildering to a harried manager. For example, laws protecting people based on national origin include protection for workers speaking various languages.
    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued an update of protection based on employees’ language backgrounds. Protection comes under several broad areas:

Make Your Content Marketing More Effective

February 13, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Nonprofit marketers are increasingly using content, although effectiveness increases when certain factors are present (i.e., a documented content marketing strategy, frequent content marketing team meetings and organizational clarity on what content marketing success looks like). The biggest influencer, however, is content marketing maturity level.

What’s Your Actual Business Model?

February 13, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

When creating a business model, it is essential to have transparency as a key component in order to build trust with donors.

5 Steps to More Innovative Programs

February 8, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

People often think of innovation as futuristic, cutting-edge technology, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, many nonprofits successfully use existing technology to innovate in more subtle ways, implementing solutions that are often both low-cost and effective.

Finding the Right Modules for Your Drupal Website

February 8, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

If you’re looking for a “set it and forget it” website, the open source content management platform Drupal is not for you. But if your website needs to do more than simply provide information, the vast array of modules created by the Drupal let you customize your website to do almost anything you want it to.

6 Steps for a Smooth Data Migration

February 8, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      
    Moving data from one database to another can get messy — especially if you haven’t planned for every stage of the process. These seven steps will help you efficiently convert your info into a shiny new database system.

4 Questions For If A Grant Is A Good Fit?

February 7, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

The infusion of targeted government or foundation grant dollars can boost an organization’s ability to accomplish important work in the community. When the grant is a good fit with what your organization is trying to accomplish, it’s a win-win scenario for you and the grantmaker.

Mid-Level Relationships Are Very Fruitful

February 7, 2017       THE NONPROFIT TIMES      

Relationships, they can be so rewarding and yet so fraught with troubles. For nonprofits, relationships can be extremely rewarding on many levels.