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Lessons & insights from our journey for positive impact.

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Gathering and Using Donor Data Responsibly

Your nonprofit’s mission is important, and you want to make the most significant impact possible. Which means you can’t depend on one-time donations. You have to cultivate relationships with donors. Using their data responsibly can convert one-time donors into recurring givers who advocate for your organization’s mission. But just because you can gather the data …

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Keys to Marketing Your Nonprofit

If your nonprofit’s marketing consists of regularly updating social media and hosting an annual benefit gala, you could be missing opportunities to connect with people who need your help and donors willing to assist. Creating a plan and being consistent in marketing your nonprofit is essential for growing and maintaining it. You don’t have to …

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Two innovation hacks you can implement immediately

My friend’s forehead was creased, his consternation visible at the intersection of his caved-in eyebrows. “I have to get out of this building to innovate. I can’t do it here. The technology, the dress code, the culture. It can’t get us where we need to go, and even if it could, it wouldn’t do it fast enough.”

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How a simple list of emergent themes can save you time and money in digital innovation work

Emergent Themes tries to draw signal from all the beautiful innovation noise, that flurry of empathetic activity that characterizes innovation. Most importantly, these plain-language terms help us have a conversation to answer a key question: “What piece of this problem should we focus on first as we start prototyping?

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One discipline that can make or break a healthy start to your digital innovation project

Let’s talk about why empathy is a crucial part of any healthy digital innovation process.

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A Decision Tree for Would-Be Digital Innovators

How do you go from the desire to innovate to creating a process for digital innovation that everyone can rally around?

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