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  • 33 Free MS Office Templates for Non-Profits

    Lori Halley 14 September 2010 0 comments
    You've heard about some time-saving free Google Docs templates that can save time for non-profits creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations – but did you know Microsoft.com has a bundle of free Office Suite templates that are designed especially for non-profits?
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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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  • Are You a “Networked Nonprofit”?

    Lori Halley 07 September 2010 6 comments
    Maybe you've already picked up a copy of The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change, by Beth Kanter and Allison Fine – but perhaps you’re still wondering if the book can help a small nonprofit like yours? The answer is, Yes! Networking is not just for the "big guys" out there.
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  • Association Jam: Top Links for August 2010

    Lori Halley 02 September 2010 0 comments
    Blog posts and articles on Leadership and Social Media topped the active topics at AssociationJam.org last month. Events came in close behind, as association professionals were all geared up for ASAE10. Fundraising, Membership, Technology, and Volunteers were tied for third. Here are the most popular links at “AJam” in August 2010.
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  • What Makes a Good Non-Profit Website?

    Lori Halley 23 August 2010 6 comments
    A lively LinkedIn discussion was kicked off when Elizabeth Watkin , program coordinator at Africa Carbon Credit Exchange,asked, “ What makes a good non-profit website? ” What do you like to see on a charity/non-profit/NGO website and what do you dislike?...
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  • Want to grow your membership? 10 great articles from AssociationJam on how to grow faster with better communication

    Lori Halley 23 August 2010 0 comments
    Everyone wants their association to grow. Your desired growth might be increased membership, but it might also be outreach for donations, engaging volunteers, or other types of growth. The problem is, how do you communicate to current and potential...
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  • In Defence of Jargon

    Lori Halley 17 August 2010 6 comments
    The buzzwords of business-speak have evolved, in part, as a shorthand way of letting us refer to complex ideas with just a few words. Annoying as the overuse of jargon may be, the specialized language of the nonprofit sector may actually serve a useful purpose.
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  • How “Facebook Questions” Can Help Small NonProfits

    Lori Halley 09 August 2010 6 comments
    Facebook is rolling out a new feature called Facebook Questions – similar to what’s offered by LinkedIn, Yahoo Questions, and other Q&A sites. Ask questions, answer them, and rate (or be rated) for best answers. What does this mean for nonprofits? A new way to reach potential supporters, and to spread the word about your cause!
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  • Voice Over PowerPoint: Free GoldMail for Non-profits

    Lori Halley 04 August 2010 7 comments
    Looking for an easy way to add your voice over a PowerPoint presentation, then share it by email or online? Here's a cool tool to try – and a special offer for non-profit organizations.
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  • Best of Association Jam for July 2010

    Lori Halley 27 July 2010 0 comments
    Blog posts and articles on Fundraising, Leadership, and Membership topped the active topics at AssociationJam.org this month, in terms of the numbers of submissions, views and reader votes, while the Volunteers, Technology, and Social Media came in almost as strong. Best of all, you’ll find a number of brand new faces here, among the excellent content submitted to and voted up in “AJam” through July 2010.
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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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  • 32 Free Online Tools to Create Infographics

    Lori Halley 08 July 2010 4 comments
    A while back, we looked how your non-profit can use visualization tools to help tell the human story behind your data and statistics, along with some free tools and inspiring examples to make your own infographic . If you’re still seeking that one...
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  • One-Page Social Media Strategy

    Lori Halley 06 July 2010 4 comments
    Overwhelmed by the task of developing a social media strategy for your non-profit organization? Don’t know whether you ought to “friend” or “like” or tweet” to get the best mileage for your message in the social networks? Jumpstart the planning process with Jay Baer’s smart one-page Social Media Strategy Worksheet.
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  • Managing Your Membership - Nonprofit Blog Carnival

    Lori Halley 30 June 2010 0 comments
    Wild Apricot is delighted to host the Nonprofit Blog Carnival for June 2010. Big thanks to all who sent in their blog posts for consideration! Here for your reading (and thinking) pleasure are five great blog posts that really meshed with this month’s theme – Managing Your Membership – Tips, Tools & Tactics.
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  • Best of Association Jam: Association Links for June 2010

    Lori Halley 28 June 2010 0 comments
    So many interesting and useful links came in to AssociationJam.org this month, there were ties for top spot in 4 categories – Events, Fundraising, Social Media and Other! Social Media and Membership were the most active categories overall, in terms of submissions, views, and reader votes.
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