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11.30.2011 ,

3 Paradigm Shifts That Will Boost Your Nonprofit's Social Media

If you’re like most nonprofits, you’ve started using social media or are at least thinking about starting. You may have had a lot of successful experiences that you’ve learned and…

Giving Holiday Party
11.29.2011 ,

HOW TO: Host a Holiday Giving Party

It’s that time of year again–time for holiday cheer, giving and parties! For the free agent fundraisers and party planners, make your holiday gathering that much more unique and meaningful…

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11.28.2011 ,

Gimme My Holiday Wish Contest (Updated)

[To clarify a bit, we made some changes to the description and contest rules since yesterday so check them out below.] It’s the season of giving (literally) so in the…

Photo by Beth Rankin

Being the Real Deal on Cyber Monday

  Although Black Friday and Cyber Monday are most relevant for for-profit companies, they’re not necessarily irrelevant for nonprofits. The numbers show an increasing number of consumers are using the…

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11.23.2011 ,

10-Year Evolution of the Online Donor

Network for Good celebrated their tenth anniversary by publishing an infographic about how donors have evolved over that past ten years. Like Razoo and Blackbaud, Network for Good has produced…

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4 Lessons Positive Psychology Offers Fundraisers

“Look at the bright spots.” Have you ever heard someone say this in a meeting? There are times to look at what’s not working and assess how it can be…

Rachel Jendrzejewski, playwright. (Photo courtesy of the Playwright's Center)

Uncensored, Uninhibited Giving: How The Playwright’s Center Raised Money

Last week, GiveMN held their third annual Give to the Max Day and raised an amazing $13.4 million from 47,534 donors for almost 4,000 nonprofits across the state. One of the organizations…

Image by Bart Fields
11.17.2011 ,

5 Last Minute Creative Ideas for Holiday Fundraising

You don’t have a plan for fundraising this December yet, and are feeling squeemish. With as much as 40% of your online donations coming, you could even be starting to…

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5 Ways to Leverage Psychology in Your Online Fundraising

As social media platforms seem to keep changing at an exponential rate, there is one thing that you can count on to remain the same: they way people process information…

LinkedIn Insights
11.15.2011 ,

LinkedIn Introduces New Insights Dashboard for Groups

Earlier this year, we discussed how LinkedIn can help you inspire generosity. Recently, LinkedIn announced its new Statistics Dashboard for LinkedIn groups. The new feature was launched on ALL groups…