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  • Best of Association Jam: Association Links for December 2009

    Lori Halley 27 December 2009 0 comments
    This month's round-up of the top-voted association stories submitted to AssociationJam.org may be the most diverse and interesting yet — and there were even a couple of categories (Leadership and Fundraising) in which two very different stories tied for top place! Here, by topic, are the top stories voted up by Association Jam readers for December 2009.
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  • Big Changes to Facebook Pages Could Hurt Small Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 13 December 2009 11 comments
    Heather Mansfield of NonProfit Tech 2.0 alerts us to some major changes coming to Facebook Fan Pages through the next few weeks and into early 2010. “My first instinct is that the changes below are going to significantly impact nonprofits,” she says,...
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  • Better Twitter Analytics for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 09 December 2009 12 comments
    The importance of measuring the effects of your organization’s social media outreach is not in question. But what metrics should you track? How? And what can you do with those numbers? Let’s look at Twitter, for example.
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  • Best of Association Jam: Association Links for November 2009

    Lori Halley 30 November 2009 1 comments
    Here are the Top 10 association stories voted up by Association Jam readers in November 2009 — one for each of the topic categories, and one bonus link that came in a close second, just for fun!
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  • Could Nonprofits Use a National Day of Listening?

    Lori Halley 26 November 2009 3 comments
    Communications experts, social media gurus, and PR experts talk a lot about the importance of nonprofit organizations learning to tell their stories. And yes, compelling stories are key to winning hearts and gaining members and supporters for your organization. But what if, for one day, you just sat back and listened?
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  • Case Study: CivPol (Civilian Police) Alumni - Association Fundraising and Volunteer Management

    Lori Halley 05 November 2009 0 comments
    The CivPol (Civilian Police) Alumni Association is a volunteer-led association that represents American police professionals serving as international civilian police. Its 1,400 members are under contract with the U.S. State Department to establish...
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  • Case Study: CivPol (Civic Police) Alumni Association

    Lori Halley 05 November 2009 0 comments
    Association for Civilian Police Saves Thousands, Boosts Fundraising Through Wild Apricot Member Management Software Business Challenge: The CivPol Alumni Association's 1,400 members are American police professionals under contract with the U.S. State...
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  • Best of Association Jam - Association Links for October 2009

    Lori Halley 29 October 2009 2 comments
    Membership, Fundraising, Volunteers and, above all, Social Media topics came up tops in the links submitted to and voted up at AssociationJam.org in September 2009. Here are the Top 10 association links for this month -- did you catch these great posts from around the Web?
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  • Wild Apricot News: Wild Apricot and Action Strategies Launch "Working Knowledge:" A Free Non-Profit Focused Webinar Series for Association Professionals

    Lori Halley 23 October 2009 0 comments
    TORONTO, On. and GATINEAU, Qc. (October 23, 2009) - Association managers seeking high-quality resources to stay on top of their game are invited to attend "Working Knowledge," a free non-profit focused webinar series . Working Knowledge is presented...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Best of Association Jam : Association Links for August 2009

    Lori Halley 28 August 2009 2 comments
    In this month’s round-up of the most popular association links at AssociationJam.org, we're bringing you two videos, two research reports, tips on tech tools, a commentary on a controversial ad campaign — and a host of takeaways from the 2009 Annual Meeting of ASAE and The Center.
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  • Associations Connect at ASAE 2009 - and Online

    Lori Halley 12 August 2009 1 comments
    If you’re headed for the American Society of Association Executives & The Centre for Association Leadership Annual General Meeting & Expo in Toronto this week — or following ASAE 2009 online — the way to keep up with what’s happening is the...
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