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04.30.2012 ,

Money Can Buy Happiness

A colleague recently sent this video from Michael Norton’s TEDxCambridge talk whether or not people can buy happiness. See what Michael had to say. It’s interesting to see that people…

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Finding Your Real Influencers

You may recall a lot of talk about the Kony 2012 Campaign, an effort by a group called Invisible Children to raise awareness about warlord Joseph Kony. In the wake…

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Storytelling. It’s the center of everything.

Guest post by Jason Konopinski. Jason is a freelance copywriter and editor. An advocate of social good and strong storytelling, he works with small-to-medium sized corporate and agency clients to…

04.25.2012 ,

Who Will Win the Cultures of Giving Challenge?

The 10 day Cultures of Giving Donor Challenge will end tomorrow. Twenty-two nonprofits are participating in the online giving campaign. Presented by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the Cultures of Giving…


5 Email Strategies to Improve Your Fundraising

By now, you probably realize that email is still the most effective way to get people to donate to your nonprofit. (Read this for a reminder.) And if you’re like…

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What Nonprofits Can Learn Looking Thru Google's Glasses

The news from Google that we’ll soon all be wearing glasses with a small screen displaying digital content has ratcheted up talk around augmented reality or AR. AR is when…


Interview: What Inspired Cultures of Giving?

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is concluding the Cultures of Giving Donor Challenge this week on Razoo. The Cultures of Giving Donor Challenge is a 10-day online giving campaign to support…

04.23.2012 ,

Is it over with Pinterest?

The online community has been full of chatter the past couple days about the latest Pinterest usage report. The numbers show users dropping off this month after a slow growth…

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04.20.2012 ,

3 Success Factors of Nonprofits Using Social Media

Guest post by Tracy Sestilli. Recently, NTEN, Common Knowledge, and Blackbaud presented their fourth annual report on social media trends among nonprofits for 2012 at the Nonprofit Technology Conference. From…

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Why We Need the Fearless Conversation

The nonprofit sector needs the Be Fearless campaign spearheaded by The Case Foundation and its CEO Jean Case. Let’s be honest: If you are a regular reader here, you probably…