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  • Q and A: Volunteer Scheduling, Time Tracking and Accountability

    Lori Halley 18 March 2011 10 comments
    Today we’re tackling some questions on tools and tactics for volunteer management that were asked in the most recent Wild Apricot blog reader survey. The reader questions fall into three areas: scheduling volunteers, tracking volunteer hours, and how...
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  • Non-Profits Called to Explain Costs of Fundraising

    Lori Halley 23 September 2010 3 comments
    Can you imagine asking for $100, and telling your donor up front that $80 will go to the telemarketing company that interrupted his dinner, and only $20 to your non-profit? You know that it takes money to raise money for a cause. And your donors, for...
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  • Are You a “Networked Nonprofit”?

    Lori Halley 07 September 2010 6 comments
    Maybe you've already picked up a copy of The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change, by Beth Kanter and Allison Fine – but perhaps you’re still wondering if the book can help a small nonprofit like yours? The answer is, Yes! Networking is not just for the "big guys" out there.
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  • Is Your Nonprofit Tax Status at Risk?

    Lori Halley 26 April 2010 5 comments
    Up to 25% of American nonprofits – charities, trade associations and membership groups – will lose their tax-exempt status at midnight on May 15, when the provisions of a 2006 federal bill kick in. As the New York Times reported , late last week: The...
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  • What Else Can We Talk About? 10 Years Since The Cluetrain Manifesto

    Lori Halley 28 April 2009 4 comments
    Ten years ago, Rick Levine, Christopher Locke, Doc Searls, and David Weinberger laid out 95 principles for communicating with customers online. The Cluetrain Manifesto , sounded a visionary wake-up call that the Internet would change — was already...
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  • What's Turning Off Your Donors?

    Lori Halley 02 September 2008 3 comments
    "As a donor to charity, what do we nonprofits do that irritates you? What’s caused you to stop giving to a charity?" Marc Pitman asked the tough questions on LinkedIn , a social-networking site with a business/professional focus where the demographic...
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  • Making a Case for Social Media Marketing

    Lori Halley 18 April 2008 1 comments
    Social media and social networking are hot buzzwords in the world of online marketing, but what do they mean in practical terms? Is social media marketing just a passing fad, or could it be a worthwhile strategy for your organization? In a survey done...
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  • Free Web Apps Can Help NonProfits Save Time and Money

    Lori Halley 16 January 2008 3 comments
    Keep costs down with web-based services instead of purchasing software, urges Bruce Judson , a Senior Faculty Fellow at the Yale School of Management . His audience is primarily start-up businesses, but the advice is equally applicable to nonprofit...
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