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How Justin's March Madness Bracket Raised $2,000 for Leukemia

Justin Goldsborough hates cancer. And he has plenty of reasons to hate the deadly disease. One of his colleagues has an 18-month old who’s undergoing a second round of chemotherapy.…

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03.27.2013 ,

8 Simple Ways to Create a Successful Social Media Campaign

Creating a plan that makes sense for an online strategy is not as easy as some people make it seem. You have to understand your audience, come up with clear…

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03.25.2013 ,

Facebook's Graph: Don't Worry, Be Relevant

I’m sure this says a lot about how behind I am on things: I just finally got around to signing up for Graph, you know, that latest improvement Facebook rolled…

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Recoup is Revitalizing Online Cause Shopping

  Entrepreneur Luca Pivato has a simple mission. Amidst all the online shopping sites, he’s convinced the world needs at least one cause shopping site where consumers can buy the…

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03.20.2013 ,

What Does Community, Network and Crowd Really Mean Anyhow?

Why is it important to know the difference between your nonprofits community, network, and crowd? These are terms that we seem to throw around frequently but haven’t yet clearly defined.…

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Marking MS Awareness Month

There are so many awareness days, and sometimes it feels overwhelming. In any given week you can have a ladybug awareness day, a cancer awareness day, a snowflake awareness day,…

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Why Are Development Directors Discouraged From Doing Their Job?

Editor’s Note: Patrick Sallee lives/works in Kansas City, and is the Chief Development Officer for the American Red Cross. He also serves on the board of Nonprofit Connect–a local organization…

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03.13.2013 ,

5 Ways to Dominate Facebook's New News Feed

Facebook recently announced an enhanced News Feed rolling out to all users in the next two weeks (on both mobile and web). The enhanced News Feed allows users to focus…

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4 Ways to Use a QR Code to Raise Money

Scanning QR Codes with a mobile device is one of the most popular ways to donate money. I’m on a mission to discover all the different ways you can scan-to-give.…

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03.11.2013 ,

25 Women in Marketing & NPOs You Should Know

In honor of International Women’s Day last Friday, I’m giving a shout-out to 25 women in marketing and nonprofits that are making a difference! Take a moment and follow them–you…