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  • A Year’s Worth of Blog Topics Ideas

    Lori Halley 22 April 2010 9 comments
    Blogging is one of the most powerful communications tools a nonprofit can have in its online arsenal, if you’ve got the resources to put behind it. But yes, maintaining a blog can take a lot of time and mental energy – especially if you frequently run short of blog post ideas. Here’s a way to tackle that writer’s block – not just today, but for months to come.
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  • How to Backup Your Ning Network Content

    Lori Halley 22 April 2010 2 comments
    Recent changes in Ning’s business model (see News & Views About Change for updates) have Network Creators wondering whether to pay to keep hosting their online communities on the Ning platform, or to start looking at alternatives. We won’t be told...
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  • How to Optimize Your Images for the Web

    Lori Halley 20 April 2010 0 comments
    After yesterday’s post about the importance of website speed to your nonprofit’s audience, to search engines (notably Google), and to the health of the Internet in general, several Wild Apricot readers came back with one big question: What can we do to make our website faster?
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  • Educate Donors (to Help Your Nonprofit) at Tax Time

    Lori Halley 13 April 2010 0 comments
    Looking into ways for a small nonprofit to remind donors of the tax advantages of charitable donations, I came across a real gem in Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits: Real-World Strategies That Work, a down-to-earth guide you can preview (free) with Google Books.
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  • 5 Tech Tools for More Engaging Events

    Lori Halley 07 April 2010 6 comments
    Real-world events are the ultimate in social networking, and nothing beats face-to-face communication. But it can be challenging to connect with everyone you want to meet at a large event, or to follow up afterwards. And what about your colleagues who can't attend at all? High-tech tools can help, without breaking your budget.
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  • Technology Toolkit for Start-up Nonprofits: Part Two

    Lori Halley 26 March 2010 5 comments
    So your nonprofit has decided to take advantage of social networking opportunities, but you’re not sure where to start? In A Technology Toolkit for Start-up Nonprofits: Part One , guest writer Minal Bopaiah reviewed ten core web-based tools to put...
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  • Easy Collaboration Tool for Website Feedback

    Lori Halley 22 March 2010 2 comments
    If your organization is building a new website or revamping your existing site, you know that gathering feedback on design changes from your team can be a complicated process. Long meetings with a whiteboard; many emails of screen captures with attached...
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  • How To Find CC-Licensed Flickr Photos for Your Blog

    Lori Halley 18 March 2010 13 comments
    Suppose you’re writing about Earth Hour (this year it’s 8:30 – 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 27th). You want a picture that attracts the eye and helps your readers to see at a glance what your blog post is about — stars? candles? a city skyline before...
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  • 3 Good (Free) Online Image Editors

    Lori Halley 17 March 2010 8 comments
    If you don’t have mad PhotoShop skillz, if you don't want to install new software, or if all you need is a quick photo clean-up or fancy effect – here are three free online image editing tools you may want to give a try.
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  • Event Fundraising Analytics for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 15 March 2010 0 comments
    Data? Metrics? Analytics? It doesn’t have to be scary-hard to deal with, even if you’re a small nonprofit’s part-time fundraiser who’s just kind of figuring it all out as you go along. Analyze This: A Nonprofit's Guide to Event Fundraising Analytics...
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  • How to Get Your Nonprofit into Local Newspapers

    Lori Halley 09 March 2010 8 comments
    With all the buzz about social media, it’s easy to forget that offline media attention can be equally valuable, especially for community-based nonprofits who want to get attention to local projects or recruit local members and volunteers. Offline media...
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  • HipChat Free for Nonprofits, Small Groups

    Lori Halley 05 March 2010 3 comments
    Hipchat is a new all-in-one chat application that’s specifically designed for group collaboration — free for nonprofits and for very small groups. A desktop client that runs on Adobe Air, HipChat is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux. It is similar...
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  • YouTube for Nonprofits: More Places, More Features

    Lori Halley 22 February 2010 5 comments
    Good news for nonprofits: the YouTube for Nonprofits program is now open to qualified organizations in Canada and Australia, as well as the US and UK! And while we're talking YouTube, here are a few relatively new features there that you may have missed...
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  • Free Guide to Membership Software Selection

    Lori Halley 18 February 2010 1 comments
    Choosing the right member-management software is a big decision, and the selection process can be both tedious and time-consuming. That's why Wild Apricot has put together a free Membership Software Selection Guide , to help nonprofit and association...
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  • Twitter Maps to Promote Your Events

    Lori Halley 09 February 2010 5 comments
    Do you use Twitter to remind your members of a meeting or fundraising event? Here's a free tool that easily creates a special map to go with your tweet, so people will be sure to find your event. Twitter users can even RSVP or add a comment, if you choose to allow those options.
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