Last week, I was in San Antonio for the annual AFP International Conference on Philanthropy. It was an amazing conference with many of the brightest minds in our field in attendance. Fortunately, many of those bright minds led workshops. And since lots of us were tweeting like crazy (over 5,000 tweets from a 3-day conference!),30

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Many of us over 30 have jumped into social media in the last few years because of old school friends, family, our kids, or maybe our job. Each week there are news stories about social media…sometimes being used for the power of good, but other times it is a horror story of how someone lost30

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As we approach the deep fundraising season, many folks are asking about online fundraising, so I wanted to share a few things. Remember that the internet is a tool you can use to raise money.  Just like any other tool, it’s the your skill in using the tool that will determine success – not the30

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Lots of people have asked me how to raise money online. I get the sense that they think it’s something hard or mystical. Actually, it’s not anything magical at all.  It’s simply fundraising using the internet as a tool. To make it really easy, I’ve got 7 simple steps you can take to get started30

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Have you started a blog for your nonprofit organization and then got stuck trying to come up with content? If you don’t consider yourself a writer, it can be daunting to pull something together a couple of times a week. Here are some ideas for content for your nonprofit blog: Tell stories about people you30

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Hello from sunny Baltimore!  I’m here for the AFP Conference (which starts today!) and will be speaking on Tuesday about fundraising with blogs. I’ve been looking for good examples of nonprofit blogs to share in my presentation and along the way, I’ve noticed something that I want to share with you. I’ve seen lots of30

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I’m on the hunt for great nonprofit blogs and I need your help! I’m presenting a session at the Association of Fundraising Professionals international conference next week called “Blogging for Dollars” and I’m looking for a few really good examples of nonprofit blogs to share. Specifically, I’m looking for local or regional nonprofits with blogs30

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