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5 Resolutions to Amplify Your Nonprofit’s 2013 Fundraising Strategy

5 Resolutions to Amplify Your Nonprofit’s 2013 Fundraising Strategy | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
The new year means a clean slate for your organization’s fundraising strategy. Here are 5 resolutions you should consider keeping in 2013.
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In addition to this great article, my nonprofit clients have gotten funds in a unique way: http://youtu.be/zQOmAbwDL_0

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sistema italia srl's curator insight, February 7, 2013 4:13 AM

5 modi per massimizzare la tua strategia di Foundraising nel No Profit 

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To celebrate World Water Day (Alternative water oecd193 life-member of the science and technology improving the quality / knowledge services), climate change, global environmental services restored knowledge.
JoAnn Smith Quarles's comment, April 20, 2013 2:20 PM
I've started my non-profit and I'm open for funding! Any and all suggestions are open and welcome.

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12 Most Obvious Reasons We are Flocking from Facebook to Google+

12 Most Obvious Reasons We are Flocking from Facebook to Google+ | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
Michael Q. Todd reveals the 12 Most Obvious Reasons We are Flocking from Facebook to Google+.

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Pay attention, people!  Facebook is good, but Google+ offers some great advantages.

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This Is The Struggle Of Getting More Women Into Leadership Roles

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During an interview with HuffPost Live at Davos, University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann told how she discussed women in leadership with U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) while at Davos.
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Insights on women in leadership - worth reading and viewing

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You can’t fix what you don’t understand

You can’t fix what you don’t understand | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
When you look at Walmart, what do you see? A store? Dying brick and mortar commerce? Badly dressed poor people?
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good insight here.  the same is true for engineers - they need more than book learning and computer screens

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Angle Your Laptop for Better Comfort on an Airplane

Angle Your Laptop for Better Comfort on an Airplane | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
Few airplane seats provide a comfortable amount of room and certainly don't concentrate on ergonomics. If you plan to use a laptop while flying, make sure you use it at an angle to avoid hunching and hurt your back.
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what about that person in front of you who leans the seat all the way back?  Anyone got a solution?

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Your Competitors and the Wisdom of Sun Tzu

Your Competitors and the Wisdom of Sun Tzu | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
It's a quote from the great military strategist, SunTzu, but I modified it just a little. The word "enemies" has been replaced with "competitors"... "It is said that if you know your competitors and...
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Jack Welch On Leadership & Profits

Jack Welch speaks about a leaders role in helping their team and business excel. Helping individuals reach their dreams by focusing on the person.
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An old clip, but 6 minutes worth watching.  Insights for today's leaders and managers.  I like this a lot.

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3 Reasons Why Business Utility Bills Are Too High And What To Do About It

Business utility bills often contain overcharges. This video explains the reasons why utility overcharges happen and how a utility bill audit is one of the b...
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Errors and overcharges by utilities on business utility bills is a  problem that is more widespread than anyone would believe, and it's not always the utilities' fault.  There are ways to get refunds and ongoing savings for nonprofits and for-profits alike.

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7 B2B Strategies for LinkedIn Marketing

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LinkedIn marketing continues to pick up steam, as more and more businesses, particularly B2B businesses, realize the importance and value of creating a comprehensive strategy for one of the world's largest social networks.
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A good short read with great advice on how to use LinkedIn for B2B companies.

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CEOs Say Investing in Innovation Is Not Paying Off

CEOs Say Investing in Innovation Is Not Paying Off | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
The innovate-or-die rationale isn't working out for most companies, a new study says (Investing in innovative new products helps long-term success.
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I'm not so sure about this conclusion but we do not need another type of fast food sandwich.  How about some more meaningful attempts at innovation that solves problems?

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Attracting and Retaining Diverse Talent

Jill is an African American woman with ten years of experience in public accounting. She is certified and versatile in the areas of practice in which she might contribute now and in the future.  She...
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These issues seem never to have a permanent solution.  This topic is as relevant today as it was in the '80's.

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The Role of PR in Content Marketing and Thought Leadership | Forrester Blogs

The Role of PR in Content Marketing and Thought Leadership | Forrester Blogs | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
RT @lauraramos: B2B CMOs must move marketing from selling to an audience to building relationships/trust across a community. http://t.co/z6407zqD1z
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A clever acronym that conveys some important ideas about PR

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5 B2B Pinterest Boards You Need to Follow | Business 2 Community

5 B2B Pinterest Boards You Need to Follow | Business 2 Community | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
When it comes to content curation, few sites do it better than Pinterest.
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Pinterest useful for B2B Marketing?  Some examples to think about

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Self-driving cars, 4D printing and our manufacturing future

Self-driving cars, 4D printing and our manufacturing future | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
Continue reading Read full article >>    
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The new manufacturing.  It is already here. One of the reasons that US jobs creation has fallen short even though the manufacturing sector is in a strong recovery.  People with new skills are needed!

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This is how Wal-Mart is bringing jobs back to the U.S.

This is how Wal-Mart is bringing jobs back to the U.S. | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
For the past few months, Wal-Mart has been pushing its new face of corporate responsibility: After decades of sending work overseas through ruthless price competition, it's bringing them back to America, by committing to purchase hundreds of...
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It's great to see Walmart adopt this model.  More manufacturing can and should be added back into the US.  The US is very competitive in manufacturing

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How to Pick the Right Charity and Maximize Your Donations

How to Pick the Right Charity and Maximize Your Donations | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
An important aspect of having well-rounded finances is charity. Giving is generally accepted by many personal finance experts as an essential part of good money management.
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Good tips on how best to pick a charity to give to.

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Tips for Running Effective Meetings [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tips for Running Effective Meetings [INFOGRAPHIC] | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
Not too long ago, I wrote a post Five Steps to Leading Effective Meetings, which is a good starting point when you are preparing to lead a meeting.
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Attending too many or bad meetings is always nonproductive.  Good reminders here - my former employer - P&G did some good stuff here.

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“Nothing is Less Productive Than Doing What Should Not Be Done at All”

“Nothing is Less Productive Than Doing What Should Not Be Done at All” | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
The above quote comes from Peter Drucker, a management consultant who wrote on running businesses for the better part of the 20th century.
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short and to the point

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How Can You Get B2B Leads In Australia

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While it may be true that we have market that we can advertise our business to, there is also the fact that we must deal with challenge of actually generating sales leads there.

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Some ideas from the land "down under"

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Internet of Things in Manufacturing

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Products, devices, and machines enable the flow of vital market and manufacturing information that is crucial to your company’s competitiveness.
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Keep up, people - the revolution continues

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The top 100 most valuable global brands 2013 | Trends | Marketing Week

This year’s BrandZ ranking of the top 100 valuable global brands sees Apple maintain its reign at number one and the value of the top brands grow by 7 per cent to $2.6 trillion (RT @green_goddess: Millward Brown annual BrandZ ranking retains IBM as...
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Look over this list  and pick out a few to follow - watch what they do and how they do it.  How can you apply some of their principles to your own business?

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4 Innovative Ways to Use Web Video for Small Business

4 Innovative Ways to Use Web Video for Small Business | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it

You've seen videos of people doing ridiculous things on the Internet. But you probably haven't seen too many videos of small businesses sharing their good work. Web video is more or less the domain of the ridiculous — whether that means something cute or something painful. Even top ads and commercials have a touch of the absurd (Old Spice, Dos Equis, I'm looking at you). So how does a small business compete with disturbingly low attention spans and a whole Internet of viral videos? Read on for five ways that small businesses can take advantage of web video without blowing their budgets and let us know your own success stories in the comments below....


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Here's a few good ideas on how to use video  in your business

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, May 19, 2013 4:41 PM

Very practical tips to help you get web video working for your small business.

wanderingsalsero's curator insight, May 20, 2013 12:55 AM

All good ideas. 

 

A dance studio could ask students to make a "Vine" (a brief "Twideo") video after an evening of using some cool moves (learned at the studio) on the dance floor on Saturday night.  Put a 'plug' in for the studio.  That would be great advertising for the studio.

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Wiley Releases New Book on a Simple Structure for a Complex Subject ... - PR Web (press release)

Wiley Releases New Book on a Simple Structure for a Complex Subject ... - PR Web (press release) | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
PR Web (press release)
Wiley Releases New Book on a Simple Structure for a Complex Subject ...
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What the world needs is more simplicity.  I haven't read this yet, but the premise is interesting

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Using Strategic Planning to Change Organizational Structure and Create a New Culture

Using Strategic Planning to Change Organizational Structure and Create a New Culture | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
(This is the third post in a series: How To Change an Organization and Create a New Culture) "If you are wedded to today's trends, you'll be widowed by the weekend." --E. Stanley Jones   The w... (Did you catch this?
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Changing an organization's culture is right up there with the most challenging work that an organization's leadership can take on.  Here are some good insights from an enlightened pastor.

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13 Reasons Why Your Content Marketing Might Fail - Content Marketing Insights brought to you by the B2B ContentEngine

13 Reasons Why Your Content Marketing Might Fail - Content Marketing Insights brought to you by the B2B ContentEngine | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
RT @gregbardwell: 13 Reasons Why Your Content Marketing Might Fail http://t.co/aVbl6rlAz9
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Great insights for anyone trying to market through content creation.

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3 Reasons a “Mobile First” Philosophy is Critical to Achieving Your Business Goals

3 Reasons a “Mobile First” Philosophy is Critical to Achieving Your Business Goals | THE B2B JOURNAL | Scoop.it
At the 1961 Masters Tournament, Arnold Palmer held a one stroke lead over Gary Player as he walked off the 18th tee.
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Mobile as a strategy - worth paying attention to

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