Tag Archives: Twitter

Sometimes, It’s Old Methods That Work Best

Last summer, my mother had ostomy surgery.  In the following months, she developed an infection around the surgical site.  The medical professionals tried various pills, salves and lotions to get the infection to go away, but for months, their efforts … Continue reading

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What Have You Been Doing to Prepare for #GivingTuesday?

The end of the year has always been a busy time for nonprofit fundraising professionals.  It is the time when the majority of development staff are busy working on their year end appeals.  They write, edit, write some more, edit … Continue reading

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Let Others Blow Your Horn

Have you ever applied for a job?  I think all of us have at one point in our lives, unless you have taken over a family business. Suppose you find an open position with an organization or business that matches … Continue reading

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It Started as a Joke

A few weeks ago, when I was in a jovial mood, I thought it would be funny to start a conversation on Twitter about bad fundraising ideas.  I was trying to see how creative my cohort of nonprofit fundraisers could … Continue reading

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Nonprofits and Social Media: Beyond Marketing your Organization

Five years ago, I attended a workshop on Social Media sponsored by Meyer Memorial Trust.  The emphasis of the workshop was how using sites like Myspace, Facebook and Twitter can be used by nonprofit organizations to market themselves and spread … Continue reading

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