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  • How Accessible is Your Blog?

    Lori Halley 30 September 2009 1 comments
    Making your blog or website more “accessible” can seem like a big job, but you don’t have to be an IT expert or do a website redesign to make a big difference. Accessibility is not an absolute but a continuum, says Glenda Watson Hyatt, and a few simple changes will allow more people to engage with your web content, regardless of their personal capabilities or the technology they’re using.
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  • Wild Apricot Software News - September 2009

    Dmitriy Buterin 28 September 2009 2 comments
    About Wild Apricot Software Wild Apricot web software helps small associations and non-profits to automate the day-to-day work of managing contact records, handling membership applications and renewals, collecting online donations, updating website...
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  • Best of Association Jam : Association Links for September 2009

    Lori Halley 28 September 2009 1 comments
    This month’s round-up of the most popular links at AssociationJam.org brings you a broad mix of theory and practical tips for people in associations and nonprofit organizations - oh, and a “must-laugh” Dilbert cartoon for anyone who’s ever faced a challenge on the job!
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  • Multiple RSS Feeds on Multiple Facebook Pages

    Lori Halley 25 September 2009 2 comments
    We’ve talked recently about how to publish your Twitter updates to Facebook Page or personal Profile page. Now here’s a new Facebook application that can take your RSS-to-Facebook to a whole new level. Do you want to post the content from several different...
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  • Non-profit Communications: Which Media to Use?

    Lori Halley 24 September 2009 0 comments
    Earlier this week, Beth Kanter wrote about how to translate social listening into good twitter conversation that supports your objectives , riffing on David Lipscomb ’s Social Messenger Framework — one of the communications planning tools that he’s...
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  • Non-profit Website or Non-profit Blog?

    Lori Halley 23 September 2009 9 comments
    Think a blog is just another name for a online journal, not really suitable for a serious non-profit organization? Think again! A blog can be whatever you want it to be. In fact, the main differences between a website and a blog are in the technology behind the scenes, and how your visitors interact with your content.
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  • Fundraiser vs Donor

    Lori Halley 19 September 2009 2 comments
    The relationship between a fundraiser and a donor is a tricky kind of courtship, as Network for Good shows us — with a smile — in Fundraiser vs Donor . This 2-minute video is a tongue-in-cheek look at the “break up” that’s bound to happen when a fundraiser gets his communications strategy wrong. Very badly wrong...
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  • Introduction to Blogging for Non-Profits: Free Webinar Recording

    Lori Halley 18 September 2009 1 comments
    Is your organization looking at starting a blog, to help you connect more directly with your members and supporters, but you're not quite sure how to go about it? Or maybe you've started a blog, but it doesn't quite seem to be doing much yet? There's...
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  • Twitter Replies by Email - Alternatives to TwitApps

    Lori Halley 16 September 2009 6 comments
    What do you do when a favorite web application goes away? That’s what some 4000 users of TwitApps are wondering, now that the Twitter-to-email tool is being dropped by its developer. Sure, the code is going open source — inevitably, a new tool will...
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  • Twitter 101 for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 14 September 2009 4 comments
    You know how, every so often, you come across a presentation you wish you’d created? For me, this week, it’s Twitter 101 for Nonprofits . In this slideshow introduction to the “fastest-growing social media platform in the world,” Frank Barry (@franswaa)...
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  • Facebook Lite saves Bandwidth, cuts Learning Curve

    Lori Halley 11 September 2009 5 comments
    Overnight, last night, Facebook rolled out its long-awaited Facebook Lite — a new, faster, stripped-down version of the social networking site. Open at first only to users in the US and India, Facebook Lite is now available to all English-language...
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  • How to Get Started with LinkedIn

    Lori Halley 10 September 2009 1 comments
    Whether you’re looking for a first job or making a career change, or simply looking to meet other professionals in the non-profit sector, LinkedIn is the social network of choice. Can online networking help your career? Already, 45% of all US employers use social networks to find qualified employees, and 72% plan to step up their online recruiting.
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  • So You Want to Work in a Non-Profit?

    Lori Halley 07 September 2009 3 comments
    With the passage of Labor Day, and the start of the new school year, changes in the air! Whether you’re looking to get your first job in the nonprofit sector, or switching directions in mid-career, here are a few key resources to help with your planning and job search.
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  • Viral Cats Destroy a Nonprofit's Website - and that's a good thing

    Lori Halley 03 September 2009 2 comments
    Have you seen the Greenville Humane Society’s new website? If not, it's likely that a dozen friends will share the link with you before this week is over. As a case study in how nonprofits can use "viral" content - to gain attention, to promote a cause, and to call for action - SpaysNotStrays.org is a winner.
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  • Nonprofit Marketing Lesson: NTEN's Online Conference Contest

    Lori Halley 02 September 2009 0 comments
    NTEN is offering a chance to win a free registration for the Online Nonprofit Technology Conference this month. It's not only a great chance for some lucky non-profit folks to get free professional development, but there's a quick lesson in online marketing that you might be able to use in your own organization.
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