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  • 45 Nonprofit Twitter Experts Who Tweet Great Advice

    Terry Ibele 06 February 2017 4 comments
    If you’re looking for nonprofit Twitter tips, here is a list of the top forty-five nonprofit experts on Twitter categorized by business area (events, volunteering, marketing, and more).
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  • Non-profits Are You Listening?

    Lori Halley 09 March 2011 0 comments
    Many small non-profits and membership organizations are wondering how to get started with social media. As we noted in an earlier post, Is Social Media a Waste of Time for Your Association, if you are new to social media, you should start by listening.
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  • Cast a Wider Net for New Nonprofit Members

    Lori Halley 14 February 2011 3 comments
    Hooking new members for your nonprofit takes the right bait, offered patiently and repeatedly, not to mention the challenge of landing them when you do get a bite! But the best tools and most canny tactics won’t be effective if you’re casting for new members in a fished-out pool.
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  • Leverage Your Social Influence to Raise Money

    Lori Halley 02 February 2011 1 comments
    Raising money can be an arduous task. As a small member-based or non-profit organization, you know that it can feel like pulling teeth to find the funding necessary to reach your goals. This guest post by Ja-Naé Duane, explains how you can leverage your social networks to raise money.
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  • Is Social Media a Waste of Time for Your Association?

    Lori Halley 10 January 2011 8 comments
    Are your members, volunteers or potential donors using social media? The answer is YES - research confirms even 20% of adults 50-64 use social networking daily. While social media campaigns can be time consuming and/or expensive, you can start small and set simple, specific and achievable short term goals.
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  • 6 Web Tools to Help Small Organizations Thrive

    Lori Halley 28 December 2010 4 comments
    This is a guest post by Ja-Naé Duane, artist, creative economist, social media strategist and a faculty member at Northeastern University. Ja-Naé is also CEO of Wild Woman Entrepreneurs, Ja-Naé Ventures, Co-founder of the Massachusetts Artist Leaders Coalition, Founder of The Leaders and author of "How to Start Your Business with $100."
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  • 3 New Free Resources for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 02 December 2010 6 comments
    To help with your nonprofit’s year-end fundraising and strategic planning for 2011, here are three great new resources – two ebooks and an important research report – just released by leaders in the nonprofit sector, and all available without charge.
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  • Time Management for Small Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 18 October 2010 1 comments
    In very small nonprofits, one person often must carry the full workload – but how can the one-person shop "do it all"? How do you handle prioritizing and time management? If you missed last Friday's #smNPchat Twitter chat on the topic, catch up now with a transcript and a free handout on Time Management for Small Nonprofits. Sparked by Seth Godin’s recent comment that “doing a mediocre job on nine things is going to guarantee that you’re mediocre,” last Friday’s #smNPchat Twitter chat tackled the topic of time management, prioritizing tasks, and tools and tips to help you stay on top of the job.
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  • Fundraising and Marketing Twitter Chat for Small Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 13 October 2010 0 comments
    If your nonprofit is a small "one-person shop" - you're doing it all, alone - then social media can be your best friend. That's why Pamela Grow has organized #smNPchat, a weekly Twitter chat designed to help small nonprofits with fundraising and marketing questions.
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  • Save Twitter Time with Paper.li Daily News

    Lori Halley 09 September 2010 8 comments
    If you don’t have the time (or patience) to wade through a constant stream of Twitter updates, looking for items of use and interest among the chit-chat, here’s an efficient and easy-on-the-eyes way to get on-topic tweets.
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  • Twylah for Twitter Listening

    Lori Halley 12 August 2010 0 comments
    Yet another Twitter tool? Yes, and there’s room for one, too. While CoTweet, Hootsuite, Seesmic and Tweetdeck are all great for managing your Twitter account (or multiple accounts) and scheduled tweets, where Eric Kim’s Twylah shines is as a content discovery tool and social media monitor.
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  • 6 Social Media Lessons for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 02 August 2010 1 comments
    Wild Apricot Blog welcomes a special guest today: Carol Buckheit of NonprofitMediaWorks. Carol’s been studying Idealware’s Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide – the latest in a line of Idealware’s terrific research-based publications – and she’s kindly agreed to share her top “take-aways” from this new publication.
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  • Apply for NTEN’s Technology Leadership Academy

    Lori Halley 01 July 2010 0 comments
    The Technology Leadership Academy is a 9-week online training program from NTEN, sponsored by Microsoft, that's designed to help non-profit leaders learn to use and manage technology more effectively to meet their organizations' missions.
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  • A 'Chamber of Commerce on Steroids' on the San Francisco Peninsula

    Lori Halley 22 June 2010 0 comments
    This is an update of a post from late last year on the Wild Apricot news page . Jason has been doing such inspiring stuff with Peninsula Shops that we wanted to share his story here. How do you nurture a vibrant retail environment by promoting local...
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  • Better Search Tools for Twitter Backlinks

    Lori Halley 17 May 2010 2 comments
    You already know the importance of listening for social media mentions of your nonprofit – monitoring with tools like Google Alerts that can let you know when your organization’s name comes up online. But what of those Twitter users who link to your website...
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