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  • How to incorporate a simple map on a nonprofit website in 4 easy steps

    Lori Halley 12 November 2007 0 comments
    Here’s the problem: Most nonprofits (at least the ones I’ve been involved with) want to leverage their websites to incorporate a simple map of their supporters. Here’s the solution: ZeeMaps ( http://www.zeesource.net/maps/home.do ). Here are the four...
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  • Advice for New Bloggers: 12 Tips on Writing for Your Blog

    Lori Halley 08 November 2007 5 comments
    Michele Martin's post asking readers "What advice do you have for new bloggers?" couldn't have come at a better time. Lately, I've been pondering the idea of writing a post about blogging basics for nonprofits but with all the sizable amounts of information...
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  • Share the Story of Your Nonprofit or Church through Blogs

    Lori Halley 06 November 2007 0 comments
    I want to recommend to you a book I just finished reading. The Blogging Church by Brian Bailey and Terry Storch . There was also an interesting interview with Read/Write Web's Sean Ammirati that's worth listening to. After reading the book, I picked...
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  • 6 Unique Online Fundraising Techniques for Your Nonprofit (Part 2 of 6)

    Lori Halley 02 November 2007 4 comments
    This post has been contributed by Lance Trebesch and Taylor Robinson from TicketPrinting.com 2. Online Auctions One of the most effective online fundraising tools you can use today is the online auction. Nonprofits know that auctions are time consuming...
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  • How to Start and Grow your Nonprofit Blog: An Interview with Michael Sola

    Lori Halley 31 October 2007 2 comments
    Michael Sola is the Director of Information Technology of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), a nonprofit dedicated to restoring and protecting the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers. For the past 6 months, Michael Sola has been blogging as part...
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  • Technology to make fundraising ‘good to go': New report by Network for Good

    Lori Halley 30 October 2007 1 comments
    Network for Good released a new report called The Wired Fundraiser: How technology is making fundraising 'good to go'. The report written by Katya Andresen and Stacie Mann covers what happens when people with a cause take it to cyberspace; why marketers...
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  • Top 10 RSS Feed Readers

    Lori Halley 24 October 2007 0 comments
    iGoogle is a start page tool where you can aggregate all the Google resources you use on your online desktop, eg gMail, Google Calendar. I personally love my igoogle. It allows me to customize my RSS feeds by allowing me to develop tabs per subject....
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  • How to Use the Social Web for Social Change

    Lori Halley 23 October 2007 2 comments
    Britt Bravo of Have Fun * Do Good has an excellent post about using the social web for social change. In the nonprofit sector, online activism has become much more than sending an email to Congress or making a donation. Organizations today are engaging...
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  • Online Member Services Best Practices (Part 2 of 2)

    Lori Halley 18 October 2007 0 comments
    In the first part of this series , I shared some tips on how to use the web to provide self-service options to your members. With that first post I wanted to start laying out the most common functions and facilities under the general umbrella of online...
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  • 6 Unique Online Fundraising Techniques for Your Nonprofit (Part 1 of 6)

    Lori Halley 16 October 2007 5 comments
    This post has been contributed by Lance Trebesch and Taylor Robinson from TicketPrinting.com (Updated on 19/10/07 to address comments below) Overview Every nonprofit knows that fundraisers are critical to their existence. Without donations, no resources...
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  • 8 Ideas To Promote Your Association's Website

    Lori Halley 11 October 2007 9 comments
    Did you know that most visitors leave a website within 10 seconds of landing on the home page? And they may never return to the same site. What's worse is going though all the trouble of creating a professional association web site that nobody comes...
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  • A 30 Day Guide to Search Engine Optimization (Part 4 of 4)

    Lori Halley 10 October 2007 2 comments
    This post has been contributed by Lance Trebesch and Taylor Robinson from TicketPrinting.com Week 4: Objective: Your objectives in the fourth and final week include emailing potential link partners, negotiating link agreements, and continuing your...
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  • What do web polling tools, web design tips and facebook have in common?

    Lori Halley 03 October 2007 1 comments
    These were the posts of most interest to our readers in Sep 2007 according to Google Analytics.... Top 10 cool, easy-to-use web poll and survey tools for your blog and website This post was one of my favorites to write. I took the time to search through...
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  • A 30 Day Guide to Search Engine Optimization (Part 3 of 4)

    Lori Halley 27 September 2007 1 comments
    This post has been contributed by Lance Trebesch and Taylor Robinson from TicketPrinting.com Week 3: Objective: Your week three objective is to plan and develop a sound link recruitment campaign. What you need to know: Links- A link is a connection...
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  • Wild Apricot releases 2.22 and 2.23 - many new and updated improvements

    Lori Halley 26 September 2007 0 comments
    Two new versions of Wild Apricot, 2.22 and 2.23 have been recently released. Here's a quick overview of key new features and changes: (you can read more on our Wild Apricot release history page ): Payments report for donations, event registrations,...
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