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Four Skills You Should Hire For Now

Hiring these days can be an overwhelming experience. The variance and amount of work that needs to be done within a business, whether for-profit or an NPO, can make it…

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07.15.2014

4 Things Fundraisers Should Do This Summer

Last year around this time I wrote a post on a summer reading list for fundraisers. It’s still a great list of books so you should check it out! But…

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Charitable Organizations and the Collaborative Economy

This year, one of the big buzz phrases seems to be “collaborative economy.” Also called “the sharing economy,” Wikipedia defines this concept as “a socio-economic system built around the sharing…

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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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What is your vision for 2014?

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Lessons From the 50 Worst Charities in America

The other day a friend of mine on Facebook posted an article that caught my eye. The article was titled “America’s Worst Charities.” Since we are approaching the holidays, a…

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Is Your Website Turning Away Donors?

Recently, Philanthropy.com published a survey of millennials who were asked to respond to different nonprofit websites. The headline of the results, published on July 18, 2013, caught my eye. It…

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A Little Humility Can Go A Long Way

The other day, I was scanning my Twitter feed as I am wont to do, and I came upon a tweet regarding an upcoming conference. The tweet said something like,…

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Don't Blame the Tool

Imagine for a moment you are walking through a building that is being renovated. As you walk by, you see a carpenter who is working on a railing for a…

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REM Explains Social Media Marketing

The now defunct band REM, out of Athens, Georgia, earned recognition and passionate loyalty over the course of their existence. The darling of college radio stations, then part of the…