“” width=”300″ height=”225″ />At the beginning of the week, this was our last stubborn tree…still holding onto fall…today it is 90% barren. This tree is always the last to shed, and once it starts to go, I know winter is around the corner, time for change. What signals are around you that make you realize
that a change is coming?
1. Why Your Non-Profit Needs to Stop Ignoring LinkedIn from Mashable…if Mashable says you shouldn”t be ignoring LinkedIn, maybe you should find out why 🙂
LinkedIn is no longer just a place to post your resume and look for a job. It’s become a vital business tool for professionals and companies. Forrester Research recently ranked LinkedIn as the second largest social network behind Facebook. That’s a lot of potential audience going to waste.
In many ways, starting your non-profit’s company page on LinkedIn legitimizes your charity with professionals and corporations.
2. Google is now open for businesses….so?? You finally have a Google Plus Business Page for your Nonprofit… Now What? from John Haydon: he talks about Google vs. Facebook pages, and 8 tips for success, with links to others that have some ideas
also (Marc Pitman for one: Google Plus is awesome for nonprofits. )
3. Want to Live Long and Prosper? Donate More! from the Nonprofit Quarterly: Kathi Jaworski
No matter what the motive, research shows that generosity directly benefits the well-being of those who give. For example, several studies, including one sponsored by the University of British Columbia, provide evidence that people who give are happier than those who don’t. In the UBC study, donating as little as $5 helped people feel better.
Many of us will purchase hundreds of dollars in holiday gifts over the next six weeks, and with some conscious consumerism those dollars could also help some of your favorite nonprofits continue their work in 2012. Now in it’s third year (View the and), the 11 holiday gift programs listed below benefit nonprofits and thus
help make the world a better place.
5. 5 Last Minute Creative Ideas for Holiday Fundraising from Inspiring Generosity: by geofflivingston
Allyson Kapin at the Frogloop blog wrote a great post with some web site optimization tips for year-end fundraising. We’d like to add some more from a creative marketing standpoint. Here are five tips to build a holiday outreach campaign on the fly…
- Around the web Nov 11 for NPO”s (thenon-profittoolbox.com)
- Around the web for NPO”s Oct 28 (thenon-profittoolbox.com)