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SXSWi: Top Three Takeaways for Nonprofits

Now that I’ve had a chance to travel back home and decompress, I thought I’d take a moment to look back at my week at the SXSW Interactive Conference. There were several topics that kept appearing on the schedule in one form or another and I had the fortune to attend sessions that delved into […]

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[VIDEO] How To Create a Google+ Page

Now that Google+ has released brand pages, it seems a lot of organizations are looking to dive right in and create their own. The video in this post will guide you through the process of creating a brand page.

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Group Texting for Teams

When most people think of text messaging (SMS) as a nonprofit tool, most tend to think of it as a tool for fundraising, advocacy, sending calls-to-action or growing your organization’s email list. However, texting can also be used as a tool for internal organizing within your staff or volunteer group. Group texting can be used […]

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The F Word

Let’s face it, many of us fail at failing. We talk a good game about the importance of failure as an opportunity for learning and growth yet we are afraid of taking big risks. We become so burned by failure and the possibility of facing another failure that we become almost paralyzed at the thought […]

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11NTC: Mobile Invasion

Mobile Invasion: Which Mobile Strategies are Really Working Today examined the state of smart phone usage, how nonprofits have and are utilizing mobile technology, and strategies that nonprofits might consider taking to capitalize on mobile technology. The session presented case studies from the National Park Conservation Association (NPCA) and The Salvation Army to better illustrate […]