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  • Social Games for Nonprofit Marketing

    Lori Halley 18 November 2010 2 comments
    Thanks to mobile access, waiting for appointments and commuting time have become prime time for your nonprofit's supporters to catch up on news, to connect with friends, and to play online games... a lot of games. How is your cause going to compete with Farmville?
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  • Webinar tomorrow: Going Wild with Events! (Wild Apricot's event management features)

    Lori Halley 15 November 2010 0 comments
    At 3 pm Eastern time tomorrow, Frank Goertzen (Fresh Apricot) of the Wild Apricot support team will present the free webinar Going Wild with Events! An in-depth look at our event features . In this webinar, Frank will show you how to use all the features...
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  • Is Your New Nonprofit Website Stalled in the Design Stage?

    Lori Halley 15 November 2010 0 comments
    Is your nonprofit's new website still just a motion in the board Minutes? You’ve registered a domain name, but it's been pointing to an "under construction" notice for weeks on end? Here are a few ideas to help your nonprofit move ahead and get that website launched!
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  • Sparked Helps Nonprofits Find Micro-Volunteers Online

    Lori Halley 10 November 2010 2 comments
    You’ve worked hard to build a social media fan base – but now what? For small nonprofits, it can be a real challenge to move those online supporters from "Like" to concrete action. Enter Sparked.com, the world's first micro-volunteering network!
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  • Please check out our new marketing video

    Lori Halley 09 November 2010 1 comments
    We've just released a new video that presents the features and benefits of Wild Apricot software for associations, non-profits and other member-driven organizations. Please have a look: We've been working on this for a few months, and I thought some...
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  • Wild Apricot Software News November 2010

    Dmitriy Buterin 05 November 2010 2 comments
    We are not afraid to borrow a good idea when we see one -- so after watching how Google changes their homepage logos for some time, it dawned on us that we can -- and should -- do the same. Even more so since we are lucky to have a great artist on...
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  • Successful Nonprofit Events: Free eBook

    Lori Halley 03 November 2010 2 comments
    Do your auctions flop? Are your luncheons lame? Do your nonprofit fundraising events always seem to fall short of the mark? Just in time for the busy holiday season, here’s expert (free) help from the good folks at Network for Good.
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  • 10 Highly Successful Social Media Habits for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 02 November 2010 5 comments
    Ventureneer and Caliber gathered data from 891 nonprofits to learn what's working and what's not, and to develop “best practices” for social media marketing. The results are detailed in a 44-page report, "Nonprofits and Social Media: It Ain't Optional," that's free to download and CC-licensed to share.
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  • 20+ Free Nonprofit Webinars for November 2010

    Lori Halley 28 October 2010 0 comments
    For many nonprofit organizations, November is an especially busy month, with pre-holiday season preparations and year-end fundraising campaigns underway. Still, you'll find plenty of free opportunities for online professional development all through the month!
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  • Association Jam: Top Links for October 2010

    Lori Halley 26 October 2010 4 comments
    Blog posts and articles on Technology , Social Media and Leadership stories came out on top at AssociationJam.org in October 2010, in terms of the numbers of submissions, views and reader votes, with Fundraising, Volunteers and Membership not far behind.
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  • Is Your Nonprofit Losing Members? Maybe It’s Not You

    Lori Halley 21 October 2010 4 comments
    Busy modern lifestyles mean limited time for volunteer and membership activities after work and family obligations. Nonprofits know this, and have been re-tooling their programs, offering more “value” to recruit and retain members. But there’s another reason why your membership may be declining: your other members.
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  • Time Management for Small Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 18 October 2010 1 comments
    In very small nonprofits, one person often must carry the full workload – but how can the one-person shop "do it all"? How do you handle prioritizing and time management? If you missed last Friday's #smNPchat Twitter chat on the topic, catch up now with a transcript and a free handout on Time Management for Small Nonprofits. Sparked by Seth Godin’s recent comment that “doing a mediocre job on nine things is going to guarantee that you’re mediocre,” last Friday’s #smNPchat Twitter chat tackled the topic of time management, prioritizing tasks, and tools and tips to help you stay on top of the job.
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  • Wild Apricot Software News October 2010

    Lori Halley 14 October 2010 2 comments
    by Chief Apricot Fall is an interesting time. I love beautiful colors on the trees, crisp and sunny days - but hate those days when it's all bleak, foggy and rainy! All in all, I think it's great to have changing seasons like we have here in Toronto...
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  • Fundraising and Marketing Twitter Chat for Small Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 13 October 2010 0 comments
    If your nonprofit is a small "one-person shop" - you're doing it all, alone - then social media can be your best friend. That's why Pamela Grow has organized #smNPchat, a weekly Twitter chat designed to help small nonprofits with fundraising and marketing questions.
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  • Licorize To-Do Manager for Bookmarks - Free Premium License to Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 12 October 2010 0 comments
    Licorize.com is a new web-based bookmarking service that collects all your bookmarks into a project-based to-do list so you can actually "get links done" – alone or in collaboration – and nonprofits may request a free Premium account.
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