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  • It's definitely OKAY to get hooked on volunteering

    Lori Halley 07 June 2007 0 comments
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  • Building an online community of club members : Interview with Lisa Dernick

    Lori Halley 07 June 2007 0 comments
    Lisa Dernick is the Hospitality and Special Events Chairperson for The Gulf Coast JRT Network , an affiliate club of the Jack Russel Terrier Club of America that brings together Jack Russel terrier owners located in the southeast region of Texas. In...
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  • Lobbying and Advocacy efforts :-)

    Lori Halley 23 May 2007 1 comments
    The success of a non-profit's lobbying/advocacy efforts depend on many factors :) Copyright, Grantland Enterprises; www.grantland.net . Used with permission. May not be reproduced in any format.
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  • Cutting your non-profit's administration costs

    Lori Halley 10 May 2007 0 comments
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  • Non-profit Leadership

    Lori Halley 09 April 2007 0 comments
    The job of a non-profit leader involves juggling a multitude of tasks and new skills are always needed Copyright, Grantland Enterprises; www.grantland.net . Used with permission. May not be reproduced in any format.
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  • Tips for Attending Conferences Part II

    Lori Halley 02 April 2007 0 comments
    In the first part of this series , I covered a few tips on attending conferences. In this closing post on getting the most out of conferences, we'll share some helpful tips for conference speakers and presenters. So if you have been selected or volunteered...
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  • Board and Staff Relationships

    Lori Halley 13 March 2007 0 comments
    An example of how board and staff relations are NOT working in harmony. We hope that's not the case at your nonprofit. Copyright, Grantland Enterprises; www.grantland.net . Used with permission. May not be reproduced in any format.
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  • Online Fundraising on the Rise - Target Analysis Group and Donordigital Report finds

    Lori Halley 08 March 2007 0 comments
    While the Internet, broadband networks and email have grown to be the new fundraising tools for non-profits over the past several years, their potential has not been reached - in terms of the amount of money raised and the number of organizations fundraising...
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  • Social Marketing De-Mystified

    Lori Halley 07 March 2007 0 comments
    Marketing is the selling of services, ideas or products. While traditional marketing shifts the buying patterns of products by consumers, social marketing shifts ideas, attitudes and behaviours of individuals in a society. With social marketing, the...
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  • Easy Time Management Tips for Staff and Volunteers

    Lori Halley 22 February 2007 0 comments
    What do all nonprofit employees have in common? The answer: Stress and burnout. Nonprofit employees experience high levels of stress and even burnout due to the huge workload that normally comes with a nonprofit job. They come to work in the morning...
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  • Non-profits are not like businesses

    Lori Halley 19 February 2007 0 comments
    Having worked with several non-profits over the years, I know for a fact that non-profits are not like businesses. They don't have a large financial department filled with accountants, analysts and administrators to prepare professional reports with...
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  • Do Non-Profits Get ROI From Usability?

    Lori Halley 13 February 2007 1 comments
    For businesses, usability's return on investment is pretty clear. Increased employee productivity, greater improvements in key performance indicators, double the sales and double the conversion rate. But what about non-profit organizations? Can they...
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  • The Evolution of Fund-Raising – From Telethons to Online Giving

    Lori Halley 30 November 2006 0 comments
    Many years ago, I worked for the local telephone company, and was responsible for setting up all of the local and toll-free lines for telethons. There were so many back then, raising money for everything from childhood diseases to adult medical conditions...
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  • What is NOT a best practice for saving money in your non-profit organization

    Dmitriy Buterin 27 November 2006 1 comments
    As discussed in an earlier post on Trends and Best Practices , "scrimping" (cost-cutting) is a harsh reality for associations - and all other non-profits There are smart ways to "scrimp" - for example using web technologies to reduce your communication,...
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