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By jjgifford - Apr 13 2007
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Great podcast, but I need more help! Please make more episodes!

Great stuff!

By my destination - Mar 19 2007
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Very interesting Podcast. Useful information. Fresh! Thanks Bradley!

iTunes Ratings

4 Ratings
Average Ratings
4
0
0
0
0

informative

By jjgifford - Apr 13 2007
Read more
Great podcast, but I need more help! Please make more episodes!

Great stuff!

By my destination - Mar 19 2007
Read more
Very interesting Podcast. Useful information. Fresh! Thanks Bradley!
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Conquering Nonprofit Chaos

Latest release on Jan 24, 2013

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Conquering Nonprofit Chaos with Author Bradley Burck

Rank #1: Episode 35 - The Future of Fundraising Tools

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast recorded live at the 2012 BBcon in Washington DC. This weeks guest is Dawn Hollowell of Blackbaud talking about updates to their popular Raiser’s Edge fundraising software. Find out how you can focus your fundraising efforts on those who are most likely to give to your organization.

Oct 17 2012

11mins

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Rank #2: Episode 34 - Your Website

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast recorded live at the 2012 BBcon in Washington DC. Jono Young an Interactive Design Specialist from Blackbaud is today’s special guest. Jono talks with Bradley about what a nonprofit leaders need to know the web. Find out what key indicators you can use to improve your website, and start planning how to get more response from your website.

Oct 05 2012

11mins

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Rank #3: Episode 33 - Content

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast recorded live at the 2012 BBcon in Washington DC. Blackbauds own Frank Berry sits down with Bradley to talk about what is important for your website, marketing material, and social media. Do you take the time to capture the story of your nonprofit? Slowing down enough to create good content will give you more currency in the online world. Find out how to get into the habit of creating content in today’s episode.

Oct 01 2012

19mins

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Rank #4: Episode 32 - Values

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. Bradley wraps up his series on Vision, Mission, and Values this week by talking about Values. Remember that your vision is looking to the future. Now how are you going to get there? This is what you set out to do in your mission. Values are the core of who you are as an organization. If you say you value service then that value will show in how you treat people in your day to day operation. Your Values will help you accomplish your Mission and Vision on a daily basis.

Aug 30 2012

11mins

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Rank #5: Episode 31 - Mission

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. Bradley talks about vision this week and how it is different from your mission. Your vision is your future. Once you know what you are looking forward to, what are your steps toward getting there? Tune in to hear how you can start taking action steps toward you vision today.

Aug 16 2012

12mins

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Rank #6: Episode 30 - Relationship Management

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Join host and author Bradly Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. With all that you do to communicate with your donor – white mail, blogs, Facebook, direct mail, ect – being a nonprofit leader is really about the formation and upkeep of relationships. Think about the depth of your donor relationships. Some of them may be shallow. People look for a deeper connection in relationships; they want you to engage their hearts and minds. This can only be accomplished when you are purposeful about relationships.

Aug 08 2012

16mins

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Rank #7: Episode 29 - Vision

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. Bradley begins a new series today about vision, mission, and values. He explains that your vision is the bright future you’ve painted for your organization to achieve. This view allows you to talk about your organization in a grand sense and get people involved in what you are doing. What is your vision?

Jul 30 2012

10mins

Play

Rank #8: Episode 28 - Heather Radu

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. His special guest this week is Heather Radu of Forever Changed International. Heather talks about how her passion for orphans has driven her to start not one, but two nonprofits. The orphanage she started, Dorie’s Promise Guatemala, is run based on a new model of sponsorship. Listen today to hear how this idea could translate to your own organization.

Jun 25 2012

10mins

Play

Rank #9: Episode 27 - White Mail

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this weeks Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. Bradley talks about how to use white mail as part of your fundraising strategy. White mail is all that mail you get that comes in from unknown sources or campaigns. It’s a business response envelope with just a check in it. It’s a hand addressed envelope that doesn’t have an appeal code. Learn how you can use white mail to your advantage in today’s podcast.

Jun 11 2012

6mins

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Rank #10: Episode 26 - Estate Planning

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this weeks Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast, as he interviews Gene Christian of Charitable Estate Planning Northwest. A vast amount of wealth is going to be transferred in the next decade as older generations pass on, and the nonprofit organizations that are ready for that are the nonprofit organizations that are going to last into the future because they are going to reap some amazing gifts. Listen to this weeks podcast as Bradley and Gene break it down for you.

Jun 04 2012

21mins

Play

Rank #11: Episode 25 - Mobile Pledges

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this weeks Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast, as he continues to discuss the topic of mobile giving. Angela MacIntosh of Mobile Cause is this week special guest. She joins Bradley to talk about the strategy of text-to-give, and mobile pledges. Text-to-give is a simple tool, but you have to know the right strategy to use it effectively. You must create the urgency and emotion of your cause and catch people in the moment. The best text-to-give campaigns bank off of impulse giving. If you have been thinking about adding mobile giving to your strategy download today’s podcast now.

May 14 2012

26mins

Play

Rank #12: Episode 24 - Mobile Giving

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Join host and author Bradley Burck this week as he interviews Chad Williams of Five Q Communications. Bradley and Chad talk about good website management, content strategy, and ideas for using mobile technologies. Smart phones, texting, apps, tablets, qr codes, and more are all part of the modern mobile web movement. Listen to this weeks episode as they help break it down for you.

May 04 2012

35mins

Play

Rank #13: Episode 23 - Share Your Story

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Join host and author Bradley Burck as he talks about sharing the story of your non-profit. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking that your story is old, that you don’t need to tell it anymore, or that everybody’s heard it. Your story is what separates you from the competition.

Apr 24 2012

10mins

Play

Rank #14: Episode 22 - Volunteers

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As the baby boomer generation retires there will be more and more untapped talent that could partner with your organization as volunteers. Join host and author Bradley Burck as he talks this week about planning strategic and meaningful opportunities for volunteers.

Mar 07 2012

10mins

Play

Rank #15: Episode 21 - Text Messaging

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Join host and author Bradley Burck as he talks this week about using text messaging as part of your communications strategy. Text can be a good tool to use to follow up direct mail, phone calls, and emails when deadlines are urgent.

Feb 20 2012

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Episode 40 - Board of Directors

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In this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast host and author Bradley Burck helps you to better understand the responsibility of your nonprofit board of directors. Bradley address the misconceptions that staff and board members have that can create conflict. The type of board you have depends on the size of organization they are overseeing. Whether it’s a working board of a small nonprofit or an administrative board of a large one, each board member should be giving their time, treasure and talent. This episode is full of great advice to help your nonprofit flourish.

Jan 24 2013

19mins

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Episode 39 - Year-in-Review Packet

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this first Conquering Nonprofit Chaos podcast of 2013. Learn why a year-in-review package is important to January giving. The package includes a letter, personalized giving summary, and response card. You’ll see that the life cycle of this package will extend and bring in gifts for months to come. Don’t wait too long, prepare and send your year-in-review package now.

Jan 14 2013

8mins

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Episode 38 - 10 Best Practices for Your Website

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This week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos hosted by author and nonprofit consultant Bradley Burck was recorded live at the 2012 BBcon in Washington DC. In this episode learn the 10 best practices for your website with Blackbaud’s Liz Heirs and Kelly Jerret. Share your mission, focus your home page, and set a tone that helps visitors to your site connect with your organization on a personal level. Learn the tips and tricks of pros use to optimize nonprofit websites.

Dec 04 2012

14mins

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Episode 37 - Dynamic Content

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast recorded live at the 2012 BBcon in Washington DC. This week’s guest is Jono Young, an Interactive Design Specialist from Blackbaud, who weighs in on the debate of content vs. images on your website. Your home page is important - make sure it has dynamic, fresh content. Learn how to effectively use slides, blogs, and photography on your site.

Nov 19 2012

14mins

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Episode 36 - Social Media with Melanie Mathos

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast recorded live at the 2012 BBcon in Washington DC. Melanie Mathos, author of "101 Social Media Tactics" for non-profits, joins Bradley to talk about social media. Find out the first steps you should take when setting out in the world of social media. What do you plan to accomplish with social media? Who will your audience be? Build your strategy, increase engagement, and empower your supporters to share your story.

Oct 23 2012

14mins

Play

Episode 35 - The Future of Fundraising Tools

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Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast recorded live at the 2012 BBcon in Washington DC. This weeks guest is Dawn Hollowell of Blackbaud talking about updates to their popular Raiser’s Edge fundraising software. Find out how you can focus your fundraising efforts on those who are most likely to give to your organization.

Oct 17 2012

11mins

Play

Episode 34 - Your Website

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast recorded live at the 2012 BBcon in Washington DC. Jono Young an Interactive Design Specialist from Blackbaud is today’s special guest. Jono talks with Bradley about what a nonprofit leaders need to know the web. Find out what key indicators you can use to improve your website, and start planning how to get more response from your website.

Oct 05 2012

11mins

Play

Episode 33 - Content

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast recorded live at the 2012 BBcon in Washington DC. Blackbauds own Frank Berry sits down with Bradley to talk about what is important for your website, marketing material, and social media. Do you take the time to capture the story of your nonprofit? Slowing down enough to create good content will give you more currency in the online world. Find out how to get into the habit of creating content in today’s episode.

Oct 01 2012

19mins

Play

Episode 32 - Values

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. Bradley wraps up his series on Vision, Mission, and Values this week by talking about Values. Remember that your vision is looking to the future. Now how are you going to get there? This is what you set out to do in your mission. Values are the core of who you are as an organization. If you say you value service then that value will show in how you treat people in your day to day operation. Your Values will help you accomplish your Mission and Vision on a daily basis.

Aug 30 2012

11mins

Play

Episode 31 - Mission

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. Bradley talks about vision this week and how it is different from your mission. Your vision is your future. Once you know what you are looking forward to, what are your steps toward getting there? Tune in to hear how you can start taking action steps toward you vision today.

Aug 16 2012

12mins

Play

Episode 30 - Relationship Management

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradly Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. With all that you do to communicate with your donor – white mail, blogs, Facebook, direct mail, ect – being a nonprofit leader is really about the formation and upkeep of relationships. Think about the depth of your donor relationships. Some of them may be shallow. People look for a deeper connection in relationships; they want you to engage their hearts and minds. This can only be accomplished when you are purposeful about relationships.

Aug 08 2012

16mins

Play

Episode 29 - Vision

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. Bradley begins a new series today about vision, mission, and values. He explains that your vision is the bright future you’ve painted for your organization to achieve. This view allows you to talk about your organization in a grand sense and get people involved in what you are doing. What is your vision?

Jul 30 2012

10mins

Play

Episode 28 - Heather Radu

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck for this week’s Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. His special guest this week is Heather Radu of Forever Changed International. Heather talks about how her passion for orphans has driven her to start not one, but two nonprofits. The orphanage she started, Dorie’s Promise Guatemala, is run based on a new model of sponsorship. Listen today to hear how this idea could translate to your own organization.

Jun 25 2012

10mins

Play

Episode 27 - White Mail

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck for this weeks Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast. Bradley talks about how to use white mail as part of your fundraising strategy. White mail is all that mail you get that comes in from unknown sources or campaigns. It’s a business response envelope with just a check in it. It’s a hand addressed envelope that doesn’t have an appeal code. Learn how you can use white mail to your advantage in today’s podcast.

Jun 11 2012

6mins

Play

Episode 26 - Estate Planning

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck for this weeks Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast, as he interviews Gene Christian of Charitable Estate Planning Northwest. A vast amount of wealth is going to be transferred in the next decade as older generations pass on, and the nonprofit organizations that are ready for that are the nonprofit organizations that are going to last into the future because they are going to reap some amazing gifts. Listen to this weeks podcast as Bradley and Gene break it down for you.

Jun 04 2012

21mins

Play

Episode 25 - Mobile Pledges

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck for this weeks Conquering Nonprofit Chaos Podcast, as he continues to discuss the topic of mobile giving. Angela MacIntosh of Mobile Cause is this week special guest. She joins Bradley to talk about the strategy of text-to-give, and mobile pledges. Text-to-give is a simple tool, but you have to know the right strategy to use it effectively. You must create the urgency and emotion of your cause and catch people in the moment. The best text-to-give campaigns bank off of impulse giving. If you have been thinking about adding mobile giving to your strategy download today’s podcast now.

May 14 2012

26mins

Play

Episode 24 - Mobile Giving

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck this week as he interviews Chad Williams of Five Q Communications. Bradley and Chad talk about good website management, content strategy, and ideas for using mobile technologies. Smart phones, texting, apps, tablets, qr codes, and more are all part of the modern mobile web movement. Listen to this weeks episode as they help break it down for you.

May 04 2012

35mins

Play

Episode 23 - Share Your Story

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck as he talks about sharing the story of your non-profit. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking that your story is old, that you don’t need to tell it anymore, or that everybody’s heard it. Your story is what separates you from the competition.

Apr 24 2012

10mins

Play

Episode 22 - Volunteers

Podcast cover
Read more
As the baby boomer generation retires there will be more and more untapped talent that could partner with your organization as volunteers. Join host and author Bradley Burck as he talks this week about planning strategic and meaningful opportunities for volunteers.

Mar 07 2012

10mins

Play

Episode 21 - Text Messaging

Podcast cover
Read more
Join host and author Bradley Burck as he talks this week about using text messaging as part of your communications strategy. Text can be a good tool to use to follow up direct mail, phone calls, and emails when deadlines are urgent.

Feb 20 2012

Play

iTunes Ratings

4 Ratings
Average Ratings
4
0
0
0
0

informative

By jjgifford - Apr 13 2007
Read more
Great podcast, but I need more help! Please make more episodes!

Great stuff!

By my destination - Mar 19 2007
Read more
Very interesting Podcast. Useful information. Fresh! Thanks Bradley!