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benefits of cloud telephony for nonprofit advocacy

The Benefits of Cloud Telephony in Nonprofit Advocacy

Guest blog by Tony Kokkad. Tony helps people learn about CallHub, which is bridging the communication gap for political campaigns, nonprofits and advocacy groups across the world through its Voice and SMS cloud based services. The 2016 Australian federal elections saw volunteers from advocacy organization GetUp have 45,000 phone conversations with swing voters across the… Read more

What smart nonprofits know about the power of personal stories

Guest post by John Capecci, of Capecci Communications. John is co-author, with Tim Cage, of “Living Proof: Telling Your Story to Make a Difference,” and offers communication training, workshops, consulting and webinars on communication effectiveness. If you work in nonprofit communications, marketing or development, you know that personal stories are invaluable when it comes to… Read more

Unmasking Potential in the Nonprofit Sector

At a young age people are incessantly asking you, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Common answers include firefighter, news anchor, baker, or superhero. I was that strange atypical child as I always proclaimed that I wanted to be the manager of Subway. Fast forward to today, where as a soon-to-be graduate… Read more

Technology as strategy

The other day, a MAP board member asked me an intriguing question. To paraphrase, she asked: If, rather than consulting with other organizations, you could focus 100% on technology for our own organization, could technology transform us? In other words, if we choose technology as our chief strategy, where might it take us? It was… Read more

An exciting new initiative aims to help nonprofits

There is an exciting new initiative happening in the big data world that is aiming to help nonprofits have easier access to their data across various systems. thedatabank’s Chief Technology Officer and Co-founder, Mark Paquette, is here to break down what this new initiative is and what it means for thedatabank and nonprofit organizations. What… Read more