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  • Using Wild Apricot Functionality in Another Website

    Lori Halley 28 February 2012 4 comments
    To many, Wild Apricot is a great all-in-one solution for website hosting as well as managing members, events, invoices, newsletters, donations, and contacts. But what you might not know is that you can integrate these features (i.e. membership registration, event calendars, profiles,etc) into your existing website using Widgets! Check out these client examples, incorporating Wild Apricot into custom designs, Wordpress templates, and more.
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  • Apricot Chat: The Richmond Venture Forum

    Lori Halley 23 January 2012 0 comments
    Wild Apricot is a great fit for professional and business associations -- the Richmond Venture Forum is an association that acts as a social network to link the entrepreneurial community with venture capital to promote business growth and development in the central Virginia area.
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  • Apricot Chat: Using Wild Apricot for Training and Events

    Lori Halley 28 September 2011 0 comments
    Fall is in the air, and for many of our clients, it's time to plan events, focus on growth, and either attend or plan training for new members in new roles. Since we're always looking for unique stories about how different organizations use Wild Apricot, this month I turned to the Nonprofit Network in Jackson, MI, to find out how they've been using Wild Apricot to train over 700 individuals across 80 workshops per year.
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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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  • Apricot Chat: 5 years of Wild Apricot

    Lori Halley 30 June 2011 0 comments
    July marks the 5th Anniversary of Wild Apricot's Member Management Software, and we were pleasantly surprised to find that over 20 clients who joined us in 2006 still have active accounts with us! Join us as we take a look at some of our early clients, and learn why they are still with Wild Apricot today.
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  • Apricot Chat: Doggone Safe and a Guinness World Record!

    Lori Halley 28 April 2011 0 comments
    Doggone Safe is a Canadian non-profit dedicated to dog bite prevention through education and victim support. From May 15 - 21, they're running the International Dog Bite Prevention Challenge. With presenters across the world, they've even applied to be considered for a Guinness Record -- and they're using Wild Apricot to organize the whole thing!
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  • Apricot Chat: Spotlight on Multi-Chapter Organization ASTD

    Lori Halley 31 March 2011 2 comments
    This month, our spotlight is on The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) – which now has a multi-chapter partnership with Wild Apricot, making our software the recommended platform for their 128 US Chapters. We spoke with Chapter leaders to find out why they chose Wild Apricot and how it is helping their organizations.
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  • Apricot Chat: Spotlight on a 501(c) Organization -- Professional Insurance Agents of Florida, Inc.

    Lori Halley 22 February 2011 0 comments
    We had a chat with John Herd, the Director of Communications at the PIA of Florida, a 501(c)6 organization that has been with Wild Apricot since November 2009. John left us a great review about our product on LinkedIn, so we decided to see what other insights he had to share. Check out the great things that John has done with his organization's website; hear what he has to say about our functionality and support; and learn the valuable tips he provides for newer Wild Apricot users!
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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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  • 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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  • Do You Partner with Other Nonprofits?

    Lori Halley 08 October 2010 7 comments
    By partnering with other nonprofits that share your cause, instead of competing with them, you can pool those limited resources for greater impact and give your supporters a clear call to action.
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  • Free Guide: Cause Marketing through Social Media

    Lori Halley 05 October 2010 0 comments
    Add one more to today’s list of resources for fundraisers! Just released by Network for Good and Zoetica, here's a new free eGuide on Cause Marketing Through Social Media: 5 Steps to Successful Online Campaigns.
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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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  • Best Practices for Contest Campaigns: AGC Lessons Learned

    Lori Halley 21 July 2010 2 comments
    Results of a detailed evaluation of the 2009 America’s Giving Challenge competition have been released in the “must-read” 2009 AGC Assessment and Reflection Report. The best part? Lessons learned can be replicated by other non-profits, both for contest campaigns and for general social media outreach.
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  • What's Your Non-Profit's Content Marketing Strategy?

    Lori Halley 14 July 2010 0 comments
    Six out of 10 professional marketers are spending more on content marketing in 2010, for the third year in a row. The rise of blogs and other social media makes online content creation a growing focus for non-profit sector, too. Why? Because content marketing works.
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