537: Online Meetings For All & Online Accessibility Beyond Meetings – Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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Online Meetings For All
Cindy Leonard
and John Kenyon continue our 21NTC coverage, with strategies and tips to make your virtual meetings accessible and inclusive. They’re with Cindy Leonard Consulting and he’s with John Kenyon Consulting. 

Online Accessibility Beyond Meetings 
We identify potential issues, help you prioritize what to fix and pick out the low-hanging fruit. My guest is Martin Cacace at Bound State Software and this is also from 21NTC.

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536: Improve Your Email Engagement & Improve Your Email Fundraising – Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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Improve Your Email Engagement
Do you know that a big email list may be worse than a smaller one? Have you got ghosts or zombies in your lists? This all matters if you want your emails to land in inboxes instead of junk. Judy Freed, from Alliance for the Great Lakes, helps you see better engagement. She’s part of our 21NTC coverage.

Improve Your Email Fundraising
Now that you’ve got engagement, make your best ask. Bonnie Hough, from Banyan Nonprofit Strategy, shares her thinking to make your email solicitations more effective.

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535: Prepare To Tell Future Impact Stories & Modernizing Your IT Function – Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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Prepare To Tell Future Impact Stories 
My guests from 21NTC want you to invest in technology, so you have the outcome and impact data you need to tell great stories. They’re Stephanie Fast and Jeff Melando, both from Social Solutions. 

Modernizing Your IT Function 
Now that you have a purpose for your IT upgrade, let’s take it to the next level. Derrick Gilbert explains his people, process and technology framework for IT upgrades that rival corporate achievements. He’s founder of Gil Technology Group. This is also from 21NTC.

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534: Team Care – Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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Team Care
Susan Comfort wants you to go beyond self care, which gets a lot of attention, to team care. Yes, take care of yourself, but then look after your team. She’s founder of Nonprofit Wellness, and part of our 21NTC coverage. This week’s show is shorter than usual, so you can spend more time taking care of self and team.

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533: Build Lasting Supporter Relationships & Love Your Donors Using Data – Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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Build Lasting Supporter Relationships 
Craig Grella and Wendy Levine, both from Salsa Labs, want you to build strong relationships all the time, not only when you’re fundraising. Their savvy strategies come from their own work building relationships for Salsa. This is part of our 21NTC coverage.

Love Your Donors Using Data 
Nonprofit Radio coverage of 21NTC continues. When you are fundraising, data that tells us restoring your donors’ sense of well-being and identity will increase their giving and engagement. There’s a lot of fascinating research to unpack and apply, so join Jen Shang, the world’s only philanthropic psychologist, from the Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy, and Shoni Field from the British Columbia SPCA. 

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532: Gender Inclusivity 101 & Ethical Representation In Your Communications – Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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Gender Inclusivity 101 
Our 21NTC coverage continues with a convo that started out talking about gender-inclusive data, and includes a lot of best practices around that. But it broadened into a primer on inclusivity generally. It’s 2021! It’s time to address your constituents as they’d like to be addressed. My guest is Jude Shimer from The Center for Popular Democracy. 

Ethical Representation In Your Communications 
Caliopy Glaros urges you to authentically represent your issues as well as preserve the dignity of those affected by them. She shares 5 actions to help you tell more ethical and equitable stories. She’s principal of Philanthropy Without Borders and this is also part of our 21NTC coverage.

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531: Cure Communications Gaffes & Talking Mental Health In Your Workplace – Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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Cure Communications Gaffes 
Our 21NTC coverage begins by explaining what to do after you put the wrong gala date in an email, or send a letter to the wrong segment. Might an intentional mistake improve open your open rate? Our panel is Julie Ziff Sint, Claire Thomas and Shefali Rao, all from Sanky Communications. 

Talking Mental Health In Your Workplace 
Also from 21NTC, Dan Berstein helps you avoid a different gaffe: Saying the wrong things when faced with challenging behaviors or mental health disclosures. He’s got easy-to-follow strategies. Dan is founder of MH Mediate. 

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530: Build Your Best Better Board – Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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Build Your Best Better Board 
Gene Takagi returns! He’s got strategies to help you build the diverse, effective, thoughtful, appropriately-sized, well-trained board you deserve. He’s our legal contributor and managing attorney of NEO, the Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations law group.

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529: Relationships With Funders – Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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Relationships With Funders
There’s too much transactionalism and not enough relationship building between nonprofits and their institutional funders. Are you a transactionalist? Do you want to walk toward the light of relationship fundraising with foundations and corporations? Shavonn Richardson can show you the path. She’s CEO of Think and Ink Grant Consulting. 

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528: Domestic Terrorism And Your Nonprofit & 21NTC – Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio

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Domestic Terrorism And Your Nonprofit 
Insurrection at the US Capitol. Insurrection by redditers against hedge funds. Our nonprofit community is also at risk of domestic terrorism, regardless of mission. What are those risks and what can you do to minimize them? In collaboration with the Nonprofit SnapCast podcast, my guests are Mickey Desai, SnapCast host, Heidi Beirich at Global Project Against Hate and Extremism, and Pete Clay with CyberOpz. 

21NTC 
Amy Sample Ward returns to reveal what’s planned for NTEN’s virtual 21NTC on March 23 to 25. Many of their smart speakers will be guests on Nonprofit Radio over the next months. Amy is NTEN’s CEO and our social media and technology contributor.

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