Environmental NGOs in La Paz, BCS | An American Perspective

La Paz, BCS, Mexico is the hub of environmental activity on the Baja Peninsula. Several of the major international and U.S.-based environmental non-government organizations (NGOs) have offices here, in addition to several Baja- and La Paz-focused NGOs. From local to international, here’s a quick overview: Sociedad de Historia Natural Niparajá – Led by our friend executive director Meredith de la Garza, Niparaja is a La Paz-based, NGO whose mission is “to perpetuate the natural assets that distinguish Baja California … more

Top 12 Online Fundraising Platforms for Donors & Non-Profits

Top 12 Online Fundraising Platforms for Donors & Non-Profits.   Mashable | The Social Media Guide VIRAL TOPICS ABOUT MASHABLE Welcome to Mashable! Have an account? Sign in ALL SOCIAL MEDIA TECH & GADGETS BUSINESS & MARKETING VIDEO MOBILE DEV & DESIGN MEDIA SOCIAL GOOD STARTUPS EXPLORE CLASSIFIEDS TRENDING STORIES Is Netflix the Next HBO? 21 Twitter Adds Permanent HTTPS Setting to Improve Security 16 iPad 2 Shortages Hit Web & Retail Stores35 Top 12 Online … more

Alternatives to Strategic Planning | Blue Avocado

Alternatives to Strategic Planning | Blue Avocado. Alternatives to Strategic Planning FINANCE & STRATEGY • BY JAN MASAOKA • MARCH 14, 2011 • EMAIL PRINT In Part 1 of this two-article series, we discussed some of the ways in which strategic planning processes have served nonprofits poorly. One key reason is that strategic planning is the primary organizational change process that nonprofits know about, that boards are comfortable with, and that funders will fund. In this … more

NEW: Landing Page Optimization (LPO) best practices for nonprofits

Only 15 percent of  people who click on a “Donate” button actually donate. If a nonprofit could improve its conversion rate by 20%, that’s 20% more donors, without increased traffic to a site or  new names to an email list. For the last three years, Donordigital, an Internet direct marketing agency that I consult with, has been testing landing pages for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, CARE, PETA, and other national organizations, showing them how to … more