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Aide-mémoire estival : actions pour développer votre OBNL pendant l'été

July 13, 2018

Si pour certains OBNL (notamment les associations sportives ou de loisirs) l’été est une période très active, pour d’autres, c’est une période marquée par une baisse d’activité significative. Voici notre liste d’actions à prendre pour mettre à profit cette période creuse. 

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4 façons de réduire les coûts administratifs de son OBNL grâce au numérique

January 24, 2018

En 2013, une étude de la Muttart Foundation révélait que 74% des Canadiens étaient d’avis que les OBNL (associations, fondations et organismes communautaires confondus) dépensaient trop en frais administratifs et généraux.Si depuis le débat a évolué (notamment en mettant en avant que ces dépenses sont des investissements nécessaires pour réaliser la mission de l’organisme), la problématique reste bien réelle pour de nombreuses associations et fondations. En parrallèle des pratiques traditionnelles (partage de bureau, bénévoles ...) le numérique ouvre la porte à de nouvelles stratégies pour réduire ses frais :

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7 steps to take for you NPO in 2018

January 4, 2018

The start of a new year is, of course, an opportunity to make new resolutions. And that applies to your NPO, too! Here are seven initiatives we recommend to help your organization or foundation ‒ whether big or small ‒ go a step further in 2018.

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How to Create an Effective Email Campaign

December 19, 2017

At the end of the year, you're most likely getting ready to send out your holiday greetings to your community. Luckily, it couldn't be easier to create an email campaign these days, but knowing how to develop an effective campaign is essential.

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New memboGo now features

December 18, 2017

We're helping Santa this year by fulfilling wishes from the memboGo community. Here’s our list of keywords that describe the new functions available in memboGo.

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5 idées pour faire rayonner son OBNL pendant les fêtes

December 11, 2017

Les fêtes sont une période complexe à naviguer pour les OBNL. D’un côté le grand public est moins réceptif, les bénévoles et les employés sont souvent indisponibles et il y a le risque paraître ''commercial'' ou de profiter des fêtes en faisant la promotion de ses initiatives. Mais de l’autre, c’est aussi la période phare du secteur caritatif et du marketing de cause, offrant une opportunité en or pour les OBNL de tout type de se démarquer.

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The Most Important KPIs for Your Organization

November 22, 2017

Key Performance Indicators, or KPIs, allow you to measure the success of a project or communication campaign. They are measurements that you can monitor regularly and which help you make better decisions on a daily basis. Let's take a look at which indicators you should focus on and how to track them.

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Why Your NPO's Data is Your Biggest Asset

October 25, 2017

In the nonprofit sector, we're hearing more and more about data: big data,data philanthropy ... In a world where public funding is increasingly difficult to access, associations and foundations must typically turn to self-financing or to private donors who often request information about the organization's impact, before all else. Your NPO's data can help you address specific issues, for example, by helping you identify opportunities or prove how important your initiatives are.

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memboGo: More Accessible than Ever for NPOs

September 27, 2017

memboGo has simplified its pricing and is now more affordable than ever for NPOs.  We are happy to announce that memboGo has simplified its billing method and reduced the access fees for its platform.

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Create a Website for Your NGO in Five Simple Steps

September 21, 2017

Whether you're revamping your NGO's website or launching your first website, the trick is to equip your organization with a valuable tool without allocating too many resources to it. Through our experience working with NGOs, we've identified the steps to keep in mind to make the process simple and efficient, allowing you to attain your objective of having a site that helps your NGO fulfil its mission.

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The Best memboGo Features to Kick Off the Year on the Right Foot

September 6, 2017

September is always a busy month, filled with board meetings, the return of volunteers and membership renewals. To save you time (and money!), here are our favorite features in memboGo that make all the difference in your NPO’s day-to-day management.

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Association des Biologistes du Québec: Using digital tools to offer more to members, for less

August 21, 2017

Since the 1970s, the Association des Biologistes du Québec has worked to support the profession of biologists and to increase its visibility among the general public.

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7 Steps to Implementing a Simple and Effective Marketing Strategy for Your Organization

August 1, 2017

For associations, foundations and any other type of NGO, growth first occurs by leveraging a network of close contacts, such as the team's family, volunteers and board members’ contacts. To expand this circle and reach a larger audience, without direct solicitation on the NGO's part, a marketing strategy is essential.

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Transform your association website into a management software

July 24, 2017

A compelling website is truly a development opportunity for NPOs. It not only helps organizations position themselves, specifically by promoting their initiatives, but it also has the potential to increase revenues by making services more accessible.

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Our Best Social Media Tips for Your NPO

July 11, 2017

Nearly all NPOs – whether it’s a professional association, a foundation or a community organization – are present on social media. But, no matter the objective or how different platforms are used, managing social media is often very time-consuming for NPOs. Here are a few tricks to get the most of social media, in less time.

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How to Increase Your Organization's Membership

July 10, 2017

While grants and donations constitute a source of funding for many NPOs, the amounts collected are dependent on third parties, which makes funding unpredictable. By contrast, memberships are the sole responsibility of the organization. Depending on the steps it takes to maintain its member base, the organization can rely on membership revenues for its annual budget. So how do you increase your membership numbers?

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Tips for Better Managing your NPO's Members

June 8, 2017

Properly managing members is crucial to an NPO's success.   On the one hand, many organizations are founded with the goal of coming together and helping a specific community to flourish. From that point on, members are at the heart of the organization's mission and strategy. On the other, members represent a significant revenue source as a result of dues and the purchasing of the services offered.

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Alliance Chorale du Québec: from a century to another, how to make your nonprofit timeless and relevant

May 16, 2017

Charles Decroix is the CEO of Alliance Chorale du Québec, a nonprofit founded in 1975 to promote the practice of choral singing in Quebec.

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memboGo announces a new partnership with Jamespot in order to expand its offer to non-profits

May 10, 2017

Montréal, Canada, May 10th 2017: memboGo, the all-in-one management solution for nonprofits, now lets organizations of the plural sector integrate their Jamespot account, the professional social network, with the memboGo platform. 

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10 Tips for a Successful Online Fundraiser

April 27, 2017

Using the internet to collect donations has become the norm. The technology is there – now you just need to know how to use it. Here are 10 tips on how to run a successful online fundraiser.

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Online Charitable Donations 101

March 27, 2017

Since founding the HPJ Agency more than 10 years ago, I have worked with hundreds of organizations to help them carry out their fundraisers. Over time, my experience in the sector led me to develop specialized software for that exact purpose. The software is now sold under the names memboGo, memboGo P2P and HPJCC. In the coming months, I will be writing five articles explaining how it works and the best methods for successfully managing fundraisers online. With this first article, I hope to give you a better understanding of the different ways you can manage donations via the internet.

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How to Use memboGo While Keeping your Current Website

February 16, 2017

If you manage a nonprofit, such as an association or a foundation, the internet is a strategic tool for reaching your goals.

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The Origins of memboGo

January 10, 2017

In the summer of 2007, I was putting the finishing touches on a business plan for a brand new, freshly incorporated entity, HPJ Solutions Inc. After having worked in the world of large corporations as a young IT technician for more than 12 years, including a number of years in Europe, I gave myself the mission to help small and medium-sized Canadian companies access high value-added technological products and services.

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Google Ad Grants, pour votre organisation

March 23, 2016

Google Ad Grants est une version de Google AdWords destinée aux organisations à but non lucratif, qui permet aux organismes éligibles de promouvoir gratuitement, leurs initiatives  sur son moteur de recherche.

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memboGo choisi par l'Association des femmes canadiennes a Paris pour son nouveau site web

October 13, 2015

L’Association des Femmes Canadiennes à Paris créée depuis 1978 a pour mission de promouvoir le biculturalisme canadien et d’apporter solidarité et amitié aux Canadiennes résidant en France.

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Les évènements associatifs, un incontournable pour soutenir votre mission?

January 15, 2015

Pour les associations, compter uniquement sur les revenus de cotisations pour croitre est un défi de taille, car cela repose principalement sur deux facteurs : l’augmentation tarifaire ou l’accroissement des membres. Dans ce contexte, les gestionnaires doivent constamment faire preuve de créativité dans l’identification de nouveaux moyens pour augmenter les revenus nécessaires à la poursuite de leur mission associative.

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La gestion de vos cotisations, un éternel recommencement?

January 8, 2015

Pour la majorité des petites associations, la gestion des cotisations est un processus exigeant qui demande des efforts soutenus. Très souvent, il s’agit d’une opération manuelle qui demande une gestion très serrée de la liste de membres, l’impression couteuse de multiples documents de renouvellement et des envois postaux non moins couteux.

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Planifier 2015 sous le signe de l’efficacité

January 1, 2015

L’année qui commence est, pour des milliers d’associations à travers le monde, le moment des bilans et de la planification stratégique. Les membres des conseils d’administration se penchent sur les performances de leur association pour l’année qui s’achève et planchent avec enthousiasme sur les stratégies à mettre en place pour acquérir de nouveaux membres. La pérennité et le financement de leur association en dépendent.

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