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Stand Out by Giving Instead of Asking

Every nonprofit and super ambassador is fundraising right now. It’s the big push to get the year-end 40% of annual donations. Compounding this distraction is all of the commercial marketing from companies looking to attract holiday shoppers. As a result, donors are getting inundated with solicitations from dozens of charities and hundreds of companies. How …

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Being the Real Deal on Cyber Monday

  Although Black Friday and Cyber Monday are most relevant for for-profit companies, they’re not necessarily irrelevant for nonprofits. The numbers show an increasing number of consumers are using the Internet for purchases, and every year, the shopping experience is easier, faster, and more efficient. In order to become or remain relevant, nonprofits are being …

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5 Ways to Engage Online Ambassadors

Activating online ambassadors–or influencers as they are known in social media parlance–can be a scary thing. Most people think of cranky bloggers who complain about getting over-pitched. And if you’re sending blatant asks to bloggers, that fear is a reasonable one. But, any organization that is skilled at cultivating board members and volunteers can be …

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7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers (An awesome free eBook)

If you’ve built up a strong following on Facebook and Twitter, but don’t know how to start fundraising, check out the eBook from CauseVox titled “7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers”. I know what you’re thinking. Yet another eBook that I have to read… I already have The Networked Nonprofit, Welcome to the Fifth Estate …

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