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  • New Initiative to Engage Canadian Volunteers

    Lori Halley 14 March 2011 1 comments
    Two new volunteer websites - GetInvolved.ca & GetVolunteering.ca - are part of an initiative launched by Volunteer Canada and Manulife Financial. These websites offer information, resources and a Matching Tool to help Canadian volunteers and volunteer-seeking organizations.
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  • Sparked Helps Nonprofits Find Micro-Volunteers Online

    Lori Halley 10 November 2010 2 comments
    You’ve worked hard to build a social media fan base – but now what? For small nonprofits, it can be a real challenge to move those online supporters from "Like" to concrete action. Enter Sparked.com, the world's first micro-volunteering network!
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  • Three Questions That Mobilize Members to Volunteer

    Lori Halley 09 October 2010 4 comments
    This is a guest post by Trish Hudson, MPsSc. Trish is the president of the Melos Institute, an international think tank dedicated to finding new ways for associations to deliver more meaningful experiences for their members. Visit them at www.melosinstitute.org...
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  • 5 Ideas for Recruiting New Members to your Association

    Lori Halley 23 July 2010 0 comments
    Recruiting new members has always been a challenge for associations. And with time and money tighter than ever for many, it's arguably never been harder to get those new folks through the door. Here are a few ideas to help you find those fresh faces:...
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  • Does your association marketing focus on minutiae or on benefits?

    Lori Halley 21 July 2010 0 comments
    A recent post on the ASAE Acronym blog by Scott Briscoe looked at marketing on a shoestring budget for small associations. One of the points that stood out to me was "Heavily Promote Member Only Benefits." I like how Scott put it, that your members...
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  • Recruit New Volunteers Online and Celebrate Volunteer Week 2008

    Lori Halley 25 March 2008 0 comments
    April 27 - May 3, 2008 is National Volunteer Week in both Canada and the United States. The heightened awareness of volunteerism that goes along with such a campaign offers a golden opportunity to celebrate your existing volunteers — and to recruit new volunteers to your organization. Here are a few ideas of how your nonprofit might use the internet to take full advantage of Volunteer Week — and we'd love to hear your ideas, too!
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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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