The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Live Discussions http://philanthropy.com/section/Live-Discussions/222/ Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:53:33 EDT <![CDATA[How to Use Tumblr to Get Your Nonprofit Noticed by Potential Donors]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/145655/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Use-Tumblr-to-Get-Your/145655/ Watch the recording of a live video tutorial on how nonprofits are using Tumblr: for fundraising, for blogs, as a website, and more.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Tips for Hosting a Successful Fundraising Blitz]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/145919/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Tips-for-Hosting-a-Successful/145919/ Join us on Tuesday, April 29, at noon Eastern time for a live video discussion on hosting a "money bomb" fundraising campaign to bring in money from new supporters.

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Looking for a Nonprofit Job? This Could Be Your Year]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/145587/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Looking-for-a-Nonprofit-Job-/145587/ Read the transcript of an online discussion on how job applicants can increase their chances of being hired and how nonprofits can recruit the best candidates.

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How Nonprofits Are Using Google Hangout]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/145129/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-Nonprofits-Are-Using/145129/ View a video discussion on how to use Google Hangout to get feedback and ideas from people you serve. 

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Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How to Make It Easy for Donors to Give Online]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/145127/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Make-It-Easy-for-Donors/145127/ Read the transcript of an online discussion on how to streamline donation pages to make giving simple and fast.

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Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How to Get Celebrities Involved in Your Cause]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144887/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Get-Celebrities/144887/ View a video discussion on how top organizations persuade celebrities to help raise money and promote their missions.

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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Network More Effectively During Nonprofit Conferences]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144885/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Network-More-Effectively/144885/ Read the transcript of a live online discussion on how to make useful professional connections at conferences.

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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How Technology Can Improve Your Fundraising Events]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144827/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-Technology-Can-Improve/144827/ Read the transcript of a live online discussion on free or low-cost tools that can help you organize, run, and raise money for your get-together.

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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How to Use a Website Tracking Tool to Improve Fundraising]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144615/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Use-a-Website-Tracking/144615/ Watch a half-hour video tutorial and discussion about analyzing how people use your website.

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Tue, 04 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Learn About Fundraising Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144289/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Learn-About-Fundraising-Apps/144289/ View a video discussion to find out how technology can help streamline your fundraising tasks.

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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Boost Online Donations by Getting the Basics Right]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144297/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Boost-Online-Donations-by/144297/ View a video discussion on how to get better results from online giving.

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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Share Your Nonprofit Valentines]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144741/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Share-Your-Nonprofit/144741/ View a stream of this year's best nonprofit-themed Valentine tweets.

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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Reinventing Nonprofit Annual Reports]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144295/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Reinventing-Nonprofit-Annual/144295/ Read the transcript of an online chat on reshaping annual reports into videos, infographics, postcards, and more.

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Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:51:00 EST
<![CDATA[New Ways to Get and Keep Volunteers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144263/ http://philanthropy.com/article/New-Ways-to-GetKeep/144263/ Read the transcript of a live online discussion on how to cultivate volunteers and sustain them as long-term supporters.

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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:09:00 EST
<![CDATA[Make Mobile Devices Work for Your Nonprofit Group]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144159/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Make-Mobile-Devices-Work-for/144159/ Read the transcript of a live online discussion on how to connect with the growing population of supporters who use smartphones and tablets.

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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 09:48:00 EST
<![CDATA[How to Avoid Social-Media Mistakes]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/144039/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Avoid-Social-Media/144039/ Read the transcript of an online discussion about how to avoid sounding like you're always asking for money and other common pitfalls.

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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:28:00 EST
<![CDATA[Show Don’t Tell: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Visual Strategy]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/143877/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Show-Don-t-Tell-Why-Your/143877/ Watch the recording of a live online discussion to learn how to make your cause stand out in the digital age.

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Wed, 08 Jan 2014 11:30:00 EST
<![CDATA[How to Clean Up a Messy Database]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/143747/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Clean-Up-a-Messy/143747/ Read the transcript of an online discussion to learn how to get donor records in order and lift giving.   

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Fri, 03 Jan 2014 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[How Charities Can Help Their Lowest-Paid Workers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/143537/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-Charities-Can-Help-Their/143537/ Read the transcript of an online discussion to learn what nonprofits are doing to help employees at the bottom of the income ladder.

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:41:00 EST
<![CDATA[How to Use Pop Culture to Spread Ideas and Motivate Supporters]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/143443/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Use-Pop-Culture-to/143443/ Watch a recording of an online video discussion about tapping into popular Internet memes.

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Fri, 06 Dec 2013 10:56:00 EST
<![CDATA[How Big Donors Decide Where to Give]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/143267/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-Big-Donors-Decide-Where-to/143267/ Watch the recording of a live video discussion to learn how wealthy people pick a charitable cause.

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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Making Everyone a Fundraiser]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/143033/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Making-Everyone-a-Fundraiser/143033/ Read the transcript of an online discussion about the best way to ensure that all nonprofit staff members know how to appeal to donors.

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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:56:00 EST
<![CDATA[How to Attract Time-Pressed Volunteers]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/142867/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Attract-Time-Pressed/142867/ Read the transcript of an online discussion about using volunteers for quick tasks they can do remotely.

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Fri, 08 Nov 2013 09:46:00 EST
<![CDATA[How to Lift Year-End Appeals]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/142695/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Lift-Year-End-Appeals/142695/ Read the transcript of an online discussion about how to navigate these crucial two months of the giving calendar.

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 09:43:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Clever Ways to Thank Donors]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/142605/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Clever-Ways-to-Thank-Donors/142605/ Watch the recording of an online discussion about smart ways to acknowledge gifts and comply with federal rules.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:46:00 EDT
<![CDATA[How to Connect Donors Who Have Shared Interests]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/142335/ http://philanthropy.com/article/How-to-Connect-Donors-Who-Have/142335/ Read the transcript of an online discussion to learn how persuading supporters to join forces can help increase contributions.

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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 00:00:00 EDT