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Where Should I Get My Nonprofit News and Information?

I got a tweet the other day that made me think of a scene from The Godfather when Vito Corleone calls in a favor from the undertaker. With his dead…

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Social Media Love Made Tangible

In 2007, back when Livejournal was still my favorite online platform, I was running an organization called Homespun Helpers. The group existed solely in the online world, although in some…

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3 Tips to Ensure Everyone Knows About Your Awareness Campaign

Last week, as you may have noticed, a small symbol went viral as a profile picture and Twitter avatar in the online world. The red square with an equal sign…

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Have A Heart to Help Fight Eating Disorders

February is all about causes related to heart health. Last Thursday was CHD (Congenital Heart Disease) awareness day, a time to note that many infants die of heart defects simply…

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Tickr: Showcase Your Story, Showcase Your Skills

You’re passionate about your cause, and knowing what’s going on relevant to your mission along with how you can pivot to meet new challenges is key to the success of…

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MLK Day of Service 2013: What Are You Doing For Others?

This year, on January 21, 2013, we will once again mark the birthday of Martin Luther King, and once again, the day is being marked not just as a time…

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PinkGiving: What Will You Do for Breast Cancer?

Today is the beginning of a national month-long campaign in recognition of the women who battled or are battling breast cancer. We at Razoo felt a sense of responsibility to…

Twenty and thirty something community managers Amy Sample Ward, Michaela Hackner, Wendy Harman, and Danielle Brigida at SxSW 2010.

5 Great 20-Something Social Good Community Managers

Most nonprofit community managers are in their 20s. In many ways this is a result of budget, and that the role is a tactical line job rather than a senior…

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Minority Communities Gaining Philanthropic Steam

Minorities are traditionally under-served by larger philanthropic institutions in the United States as well as underrepresented inside their walls. But this is changing. A strengthening movement to create philanthropic funds…

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The Pinterest 411

  Ladies, this post is for you. (Of course, gents, you’re welcome to read.) This winter’s hottest topic on social media has been Pinterest. And if you haven’t caught the…