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  • 8.1 Billion Volunteer Hours Served!

    Lori Halley 15 August 2011 0 comments
    The recently released "Volunteering in America 2011" reports that Americans served close to 8.1 billion volunteer hours in 2010. Here is an overview of the report's findings and a link to its powerful infographic.
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  • Harnessing Brainpower Through "Donate Your Brain"

    Lori Halley 12 August 2011 2 comments
    Donate Your Brain - TechSoup's new micro-volunteering initiative - offers non-profits and other mission-based organizations quick answers and suggestions for their Internet, software, and other tech needs.
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  • Raising Awareness by Celebrating Milestones

    Lori Halley 10 August 2011 0 comments
    Non-profits and membership organizations should mark significant milestones and leverage these celebrations to raise awareness, attract new members, volunteers or supporters and promote your organization’s mission.
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  • Fundraising Might Be Hazardous to Your Health

    Lori Halley 08 August 2011 0 comments
    Last week I heard about a potential occupational hazard that can afflict non-profit fundraisers: Vicarious Trauma. It reminded me of how important it is to maintain balance between helping others and taking care of ourselves.
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  • Not Your Usual Summer Camp

    Lori Halley 05 August 2011 2 comments
    Did you know you coud go to camp and get pro bono IT development help for your non-profit? GiveCamp makes this possible for many US organizations.
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  • Using Video to Engage Members and Supporters

    Lori Halley 03 August 2011 2 comments
    A Pew Report found that "71% of online Americans use video-sharing sites such as YouTube and Vimeo." Is it time your organization considered video?
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  • Engaging Younger Supporters

    Lori Halley 01 August 2011 4 comments
    Millennials are now the largest generation in American history. How is your organization embracing, recruiting and reaching out to this generation?
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  • 7 Planning Considerations Before Developing Your Nonprofit Website

    Lori Halley 29 July 2011 0 comments
    Redesigning your website can help donors connect with your mission, build a stronger community, and inspire people to take action on your issue. But before plunging ahead with a complete redesign, here are some critical planning steps to ensure success.
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  • Apricot Chat: The Benefits of Posting Online Reviews

    Lori Halley 27 July 2011 0 comments
    In a recent post, we discussed how to leverage online word-of-mouth marketing. Here's a case study that demonstrates both the power of WOM and the importance of utilizing effective web tools for non-profit and association membership management!
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  • Wild Apricot Software News - July 2011

    Dmitriy Buterin 27 July 2011 6 comments
    Sizzling hot in Toronto as I write this! (They say it's the hottest day on record since recording began!) Thank goodness the air conditioning is running flawlessly! Well, notwithstanding the heat, July is a pretty busy month here at Wild Apricot. For...
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  • Juggling Priorities at Small Staff Organizations

    Lori Halley 26 July 2011 7 comments
    Is your role at a small non-profit a “superjob” - where you do more than one job's worth of work? Here are a couple of tips on time management that might help you juggle your multiple priorities.
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  • Top Posts on Association Jam for July, 2011

    Lori Halley 25 July 2011 0 comments
    In July the top-rated posts on Association Jam were about time management, technology for tracking influencers and blog measurement. Posts in the membership, fundraising and leadership categories also ranked high. Here’s a look at the most popular links in each “AJam” category for the month of July 2011.
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  • 4 Ways to Leverage Word-of-Mouth Marketing Using Social Media

    Lori Halley 22 July 2011 3 comments
    Word-of-mouth is a powerful tool, but how do you get your members and supporters to promote you online? Here are four ways that your followers and fans can promote your organization using social media.
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  • 32 Free Non-profit Webinars for August 2011

    Lori Halley 20 July 2011 12 comments
    This month's round-up of free non-profit webinars includes 32 webinars on topics such as: fundraising, volunteer engagement, multi-generational board development, grant-seeking, e-strategy development, LinkedIn and much more.
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  • Turning Five

    Lori Halley 18 July 2011 0 comments
    Wild Apricot Membership Management software turns five this month! This year we'll be celebrating and looking ahead to version 5.0.
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