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16 March 2011

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Are you doing nonprofit graphic design on a shoestring?

How can you make pretty pictures with free software?

Well, isn’t everyone?

Let me give you some free tools you can use to make your annual report sparkle, and your e-newsletter shine!

Two words.

Gimp.
Brushes.

8 March 2011

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A word from The Networked Nonprofit: People are partners, not ATMs!

Want social proof that your nonprofit should have an online presence? I submit this case study for your consideration. The Networked Nonprofit is a […]

7 March 2011

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Why Online Fundraising is like Ice cream!

Before we get down to it, if you are in Austin, and interested in being a more effective fundraiser, we still have a couple of spots left in my Lean Fundraising workshop at the Center for Nonprofits tomorrow. Get on it!

This post is 3 posts for the price of one!

17 February 2011

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Reader Questions: What are the best fundraising blogs & books?

This question is from the marvelous Shuai in California, who will start a nonprofit one day, and wants to know ALL about fundraising, and […]

14 January 2011

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 January 14, 2011
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Are you a nonprofiteer AND a good consumer?

Work Buy Consume Die

Have you ever stopped and asked yourself, “Would my donors have more attention and money to give to my cause if they weren’t constantly buying new products and being distracted by new advertisements?”

11 January 2011

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10 January 2011

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On Becoming Fearless: Sady Doyle edition

http://wildwomanfundraising.com/fearless-sady-doyle-edition

Marin Alsop, Music Director for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra “If everybody just loves you, you’re probably not doing a very good job.”

3 January 2011

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31 December 2010

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A Look Back at 2010

This is a long post. A taking stock.

Kick back and grab that mug of something hot and read on!

30 December 2010

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Where were you 10 years ago on the internet?

2000-vs-2010here

Where were YOU on the internet 10 years ago?

Did you have an email account?

What were you doing?

7 December 2010

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10 reasons you should be using RSS RIGHT NOW

Have you ever been completely overwhelmed by the internet? It’s like the best library in the world about everything you want to read and […]

3 December 2010

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1 December 2010

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What to get for your favorite nonprofit blog for Hanukkah?

The question on everyone’s lips, of course! Your blog has worked so hard for you all year! How to give back? Well, Hanukkah starts […]

30 November 2010

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Should Your CEO have a blog?

So I just got around to reading my Association of Fundraising Professionals magazine from May. Um. Well, the cover was boring! White fruit? LOL […]

30 November 2010

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What is JUMO and why should you care?

Jumo, launched on November 30th by one of the founders of Facebook, purports to be a “Yelp for Charities”

Here are some screenshots.

11 November 2010

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How to do you create a nonprofit video strategy?

501 Tech NYC: Crafting a Nonprofit Video Strategy (July 2010) View more presentations from See3 Communications. Just found this presentation, hope it gives you […]

4 November 2010

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 November 4, 2010
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What you can learn from Brian Massey about using social media to get donations

Brian Massey, The Conversion Scientist

First off, who is Brian Massey and why should you care?

Brian Massey was recommended to me by my good friend Vicki Flaugher. When she makes recommendations, I listen, so I started to research Brian. He runs a consulting business called “The Conversion Scientist.” What this means is that he helps people buy your products or services.

The way this relates to you and your nonprofit is that we can easily apply these principles to getting people to donate to your cause.

26 October 2010

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13 October 2010

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Young Nonprofit Leaders: Interview with Claire Sale!

Claire Sale of Netsquared

This is part three in my Young Nonprofit Leaders Series, where I ask different leaders who they are, what they do, what they think Gen Y is like, and what they see as the future of the sector. Read Part 1, an interview with Meredith Maples, here, and part 2, an interview with Larissa DeLuna, here.

12 October 2010

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Need Marketing Help? Listen to Marketing guru, Vicki Flaugher

So over the last several months I’ve been meeting with a truly smart woman I met through twitter, Vicki Flaugher. I would encourage everyone […]