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The Friday Edit – Links I’m Loving

June is just around the the corner, and it gets me thinking a lot about what my creative summer projects will look like. I often use the summer to focus on planning and brainstorming. I treat September like the new year in many ways, so summers spent cleaning up strategic plans, assessing what worked and what…

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The Friday Edit – Links I’m Loving

fotomica/Shutterstock / Park Guell, Barcelona It’s the Friday Edit, aka, things I’ve been reading or watching around the web that I found interesting, useful, or downright funny. I hope you enjoy them, too. I have to start with the funny because, well, it’s needed this week! I saw this movie trailer for NGO – Nothing Going On from Poverty…


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4 Creative Summertime Fundraising Projects

In June, everyone shifts into summertime mode. The kids are done with school. Summer camps and vacations are anticipated.And for many nonprofit marketers, work slows down or takes on a different pace.   How can you make the most of your summertime mode? Here are a few creative summertime fundraising projects to get you inspired:   Tip 1:…

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The Friday Edit – Links I’m Loving

souvenirs at grand bazaar, istanbul; eladora/shutterstock As we get ready to wind down for the weekend, I wanted to share some links from around the web that have inspired me, taught me something new, or given me a hearty laugh. Hope they do the same for you. Happy Friday! The buildOn Instagram account is endlessly…


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How to Handle Haters on Social Media Without Getting Flustered

Haters Back Off is one of my favorite recent Netflix shows. YouTube star Maranda Sings essentially plays herself – a terribly flawed individual hell-bent on fame and fortune, no matter what cost, in the age of YouTube. Two thumbs up.   On her way to becoming famous, Miranda has to deal with haters – online, in…

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Socialbrite Partners with Newly Launched MissionBox

Socialbrite has partnered with MissionBox on their launch today! MissionBox.com operates on a freemium model and offers many free resources that help nonprofit leaders connect with that perfect peer who is seeking guidance. The goal? Stop “reinventing the wheel”, create a larger sense of community, and together, make a greater impact. MissionBox provides tools for nonprofits such as: Providing…


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Top 5 Nonprofit Conferences for 2017

By John Haydon There are so many amazing nonprofit conferences to choose from, many more than even just 3 years ago! So trying to figure out which conferences to attend can be daunting. Here are 5 of the most notable, can’t-miss nonprofit conferences in 2017 (in no particular order). 1. Cause Camp Cause Camp is a…

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The Nonprofit Colleague Gift Guide (Under $20)

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock ‘Tis the season for holiday gift exchanges and Secret Santas at the office and if you’re anything like me, picking out the perfect gift for the do-gooders in the office can seem daunting amidst the nonprofit year-end donation season, end-of-quarter board meetings, personal travel plans, and other gifts to give friends…


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New Humanitarian Aid Apps Provide Real-Time Access & Information

Relief Web, a humanitarian information source on global crises and disasters, and a digital service of the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), recently released four mobile apps that aim to serve different members of the humanitarian aid community. Each of these app aims to solve a problem or address a challenge…

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5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories create an extra layer of visibility for your nonprofit – whenever you want that visibility. Like Snapchat, Instagram Stories last for 24 hours. And like Snapchat, stories are told in a series of pictures and videos. Users who’ve published Instagram Stories within the past 24 hours appear at the very top of the…