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  • Non-Profit Hiring Process

    Lori Halley 28 February 2007 0 comments
    Spending months looking for the right executive? Then include "Sense of Humour Preferred" in your ad :) Copyright, Grantland Enterprises; www.grantland.net . Used with permission. May not be reproduced in any format.
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  • Getting the most from Web 2.0 technology for non-profits

    Lori Halley 20 February 2007 2 comments
    In today’s concluding instalment of tips and best practices to improve your non-profit’s Web site, our focus zeroes in on new technology. More specifically, Web 2.0 technology, which you can read about in greater detail here: • Web 2.0 In Non-Profits...
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  • Basics of email marketing for nonprofits

    Lori Halley 12 February 2007 3 comments
    Is your nonprofit using email - an effective and low-cost way of communicating with your members, donors and the public? If the answer is yes, that's great! You already know the value of email marketing for your nonprofit. If you're a start-up or small...
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  • Learn how wikis are successfully applied in the nonprofit sector

    Lori Halley 08 February 2007 0 comments
    Imagine launching a website that allows any of its visitors to edit content online? That simply is a wiki . The massive free encyclopedia Wikipedia is a collaborative user-built website that users can create and edit online content without requiring...
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  • Ipsos Reid surveys Canadians about Web technology in nonprofit organizations

    Lori Halley 31 January 2007 0 comments
    For some time, we've been strong believers that the web is an excellent resource for nonprofits to build their membership and for existing and new members to learn more about the organization's cause and get involved. And because we are a curious bunch,...
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  • Designing Your Non-profit Web site

    Lori Halley 29 January 2007 4 comments
    Everything is subjective when it comes to the things that look pleasing to the eye. Everyone has a favourite colour, a favourite font, or a favourite aesthetic. However, when it comes to designing your Web site, there are a few hard rules that will...
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  • Non-profit board decision-making: Fast? Slow?

    Lori Halley 23 January 2007 0 comments
    As the New Year kicks off, we wish your non-profit faster decision-making this time around :-) Copyright, Grantland Enterprises; www.grantland.net . Used with permission. May not be reproduced in any format.
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  • Baby Boomers are a huge opportunity for non-profits

    Dmitriy Buterin 19 January 2007 1 comments
    At 77 million, baby boomers have power and non-profits should pay attention to them. That’s what a recent article listed in Nonprofit Charitable Orgs Newsletter, Top 8 Tips for working with Baby Boomer Volunteers points out. As they begin to retire,...
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  • What can non-profits learn from businesses? ………Trustiness!

    Lori Halley 12 January 2007 0 comments
    Non-profits and businesses have a lot to learn from each other. Non-profits would likely do better if they placed more emphasis on earning their donors' trust and businesses too would make more profit if they focused their efforts on building trusting...
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  • Non-profits are using emerging web 2.0 tools and you should too

    Lori Halley 11 January 2007 0 comments
    It should come as no surprise. The buzz about Web 2.0 tools and software-as-a-service (SaaS) has been caught and non-profits are adopting them. That's the gist of the recent article in IT Business In fact, there are a lot of ready-to-use software-as-a-service...
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  • dotOrganize study: how non-profits feel about technology and how do they actually use it

    Lori Halley 09 January 2007 0 comments
    The recently released report by dotOrganize in September 2006: "Online Technology for Social Change: From Struggle to Strategy," has been welcome for non-profits that are trying to harness the Web's power to grow their lists, engage constituents and...
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  • What 'AJAX' means and why non-profits should care?

    Lori Halley 03 January 2007 0 comments
    AJAX is a pretty techy term (it stands for Asynchronous JAvaScript and XML ). It has been a buzzword among geeks for the last few years – but why should a non-profit organization care about it? Simply put, AJAX technology helps to build web applications...
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  • Marketing Practices for Non-Profit Organizations

    Dmitriy Buterin 02 January 2007 2 comments
    Does a non-profit need a marketing plan? Why? Your non-profit definitely needs a marketing plan (and a lot of patience) to cut through the signal-to-noise ratio - especially on the Web . Unlike other methods of obtaining visitors through traditional...
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  • On decision-making in non-profits

    Lori Halley 12 December 2006 0 comments
    As a company providing products and services to the not-for-profit sector, it seems to us that one of the challenges in running a non-profit organization is slow decision-making. You often need to consult with so many different types of stakeholders:...
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  • Podcast interview with Allan Benamer - non-profit IT blogger

    Dmitriy Buterin 04 December 2006 0 comments
    Allan Benamer runs a "Confessions of a non-profit IT director" blog He is the IT director for a medium-size non-profit and built his blog as a ”safe” space for harried non-profit IT directors/sysadmins/developers to share experiences and wisdom regarding...
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