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  • Web 2.0 Nonprofit Success Stories - Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

    Lori Halley 05 May 2008 1 comments
    The "Web 2.0 Nonprofit Success Stories" submitted to the NPC Carnival this week led to a selection of nonprofit organizations that are widely varied in terms of size, budget, and reach. Each group is using the Internet and Web 2.0 tools in a different...
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  • Bring Your Nonprofit Success Stories to the Blog Carnival

    Lori Halley 30 April 2008 0 comments
    Wild Apricot is pleased to be hosting the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants on Monday, 5 May 2008, and the theme will be "Web 2.0 Nonprofit Success Stories" Tell us how you're using the Internet -- and specifically Web 2.0 tools and technologies --...
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  • Affordable Online File Storage for Multiple Computers

    Lori Halley 28 April 2008 5 comments
    All it takes is a sudden hard-drive crash to sell a computer user on the value of backing up all important documents. And if you travel, or move between different computers in the course of your work, secure online data storage means you'll never find yourself going into a meeting without that one file you urgently need.
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  • Get Started with FeedBurner

    Lori Halley 07 April 2008 13 comments
    If your nonprofit website includes an RSS feed, are you making the most of that technology? A free online service called FeedBurner turns your blog's RSS feed into a browser-friendly page that makes it easy for readers to subscribe to your blog updates. But that's just the beginning of what FeedBurner can do for you --
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  • NPT Offers Free Corporate Philanthropy Search Portal for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 03 April 2008 0 comments
    A new online search portal just launched by The NonProfit Times, in partnership with internet search company NOZA, gives nonprofit fundraisers free access to more than 4,300 searchable records of major corporate gifts to U.S. charities valued at $1 million or more.
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  • Google Portal for Non-Profits Launched

    Lori Halley 18 March 2008 4 comments
    Billed as a "a one-stop shop for tools to help advance your organization's mission in a smart, cost-efficient way," the newly launched Google for Non-Profits portal offers quick links to the most commonly used tools in the Google suite of services. It also highlights some cost-saving benefits that are available only to nonprofits.
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  • How are non-profits using Web 2.0 and social networking tools?

    Lori Halley 08 January 2008 5 comments
    I’m hosting the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants on Monday, January 14th. This is my first time to host the carnival on this blog and I'm very excited about it. For those new to blog carnivals, they are a collection of advice and resources that consultants...
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  • Add your very own online store to your website, blog, or social networking page with the Paypal Storefront Widget

    Lori Halley 21 December 2007 13 comments
    PayPal has introduced an easier way for setup online shopping on your website with a web-based widget. This is a great tool for any community, charity, club, nonprofits and fundraising website. The PayPal Storefront Widget lets you embed a virtual...
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  • 15 Free or Cheap Photo Sharing Sites Perfect for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 13 December 2007 16 comments
    Upload, edit, and share your photos with these 15 free or cheap photo sharing sites and tools perfect for a nonprofit of any size.
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  • Ten Innovative Ways Nonprofits Can Use Facebook

    Lori Halley 16 November 2007 4 comments
    I often receive questions from nonprofits about how to effectively use Facebook . So here are ten different ways that nonprofits can use Facebook. Many of these tips can be found in my Beginner's Guide to Facebook and How to promote your Cause on Facebook...
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  • 6 Unique Online Fundraising Techniques for Your Nonprofit (Part 2 of 6)

    Lori Halley 02 November 2007 4 comments
    This post has been contributed by Lance Trebesch and Taylor Robinson from TicketPrinting.com 2. Online Auctions One of the most effective online fundraising tools you can use today is the online auction. Nonprofits know that auctions are time consuming...
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  • Free and great email service via Google - on your own domain

    Lori Halley 14 August 2007 3 comments
    There are many free or very cheap email hosting services you can use today. One of the best - and free! - email services is offered by Google. Many people have been using Google's Gmail for a while - with addresses like <name>@gmail.com - but...
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  • Google Optimizer: free tool to increase sign-ups, donations or anything else on your site

    Lori Halley 31 July 2007 5 comments
    Google has recently released a new product: a testing tool called Website Optimizer to help sites maximize conversion rates. It's a powerful tool and completely FREE (these tools used to cost big $$$). At its simplest, Website Optimizer helps you test...
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  • Google helps non-profits create stories online

    Lori Halley 09 July 2007 1 comments
    Google has announced Google Earth Outreach : "A new program designed to help nonprofit organizations around the world leverage the power of Google Earth to illustrate and advocate for the important work that they do." Google Earth Outreach allows organizations...
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  • How to promote your non-profit's cause on Facebook in five easy steps

    Lori Halley 05 June 2007 20 comments
    Non-profits organizations using Facebook can now launch a social-networking-based fundraising drive for their cause, promote it to their friends and network, and raise money. That in a nutshell is what a new mini-application within Facebook called...
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