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4 Key Ingredients For Designing Successful Infographics ...

4 Key Ingredients For Designing Successful Infographics ... | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Designing an infographic can be a difficult and research-intensive task. From all the research that is involved to making sure the design conveys the right message, some say it’s art, others would say it’s a science.

Infographic design falls somewhere between web-design, print design and data visualization and research. Let’s see what makes a great infographic...


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27 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

27 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
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With Holiday season upon us, here are some stores that will help you channel your spending for Social Good.

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Using Social Media Data for Targeting – How to Locate and Action Real Audience Insights

Using Social Media Data for Targeting – How to Locate and Action Real Audience Insights | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
One of the aspects that’s most exciting about the evolution of social media marketing is the shift towards more responsive and intelligent campaigns based on data and audience insights.
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The Difference Between Profit and Profitable

The Difference Between Profit and Profitable | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Profit isn’t a word that nonprofits feel comfortable with. It implies that they’re making money when they’re trying to make an impact instead.
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Just because you’re a nonprofit doesn’t mean you can’t be profitable.

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How This Foundation is Bringing Power to the People - Inside Philanthropy

We've been saying for a while now that bringing electrical power to poor countries, and in a sustainable way, will be one of the top philanthropic projects of coming decades.

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1.3 billion people lack access to power. SolarCity's GivePower Foundation is on a mission to change that. #givepower

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4 Ways Young Nonprofit Professionals Can Make A Measurable Impact

4 Ways Young Nonprofit Professionals Can Make A Measurable Impact | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Here's four easy ways to make a measurable impact for your organization as young nonprofit professionals!
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Corporate Social Responsibility: Empowerment Is Key

Corporate Social Responsibility: Empowerment Is Key | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it

Many businesses understand the importance of giving back to their communities"

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Research has shown that in order to earn trust in the communities where they work, corporations should start by doing “good business” that has a positive societal impact.

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Pew Study of Social Media Habits: Facebook is King, Instagram and Pinterest Are on the Rise

Pew Study of Social Media Habits: Facebook is King, Instagram and Pinterest Are on the Rise | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
A new Pew report was released this week on the social media habits of Americans and it more or less confirms a lot of what we know about millennials, Facebook, and the rising use of messaging apps on smartphones.
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Facebook is King: 72 percent of online American adults use Facebook

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7 Steps to a Successful Year End Campaign

7 Steps to a Successful Year End Campaign | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Summer is winding down, schools are back in session, and the holiday season will be here before you know it.
You can’t avoid it—end-of-year giving is right around the corner.
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Check out these 7 great tips for a successful year end campaign. 

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10 Blog Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

10 Blog Design Best Practices for Nonprofits | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Your nonprofit could have a wide variety of excellent blog content, but if your blog’s design doesn’t make a positive first impression, then few will read it – much less share it with their followers on social networks.
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Internet users need online content that is visually appealing and easy to read on desktop and mobile devices, and they have little patience with poorly designed blog and web content.

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Passion vs. Paycheck

Passion vs. Paycheck | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Passion and skill go hand-in-hand. Isn’t it delightful to love what you are good at and be good at what you love?
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It is important to cultivate skills, take time each day to do “deep mind work” in the selected field, and then let what you are good at take hold of you.

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How Live Streaming Will Change the Face of Philanthropy - Huffington Post

How Live Streaming Will Change the Face of Philanthropy - Huffington Post | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
While millennials embrace live-streaming mobile apps and adopt them at record rates, and apps like Periscope report 10 million downloads as of August 2, what does that mean for the rapidly changing face of philanthropy in the digital age?
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How will live streaming tools transform the way philanthropic organizations communicate with their audiences?

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Social Entrepreneurs: Stop Pitching and Start Executing

Social Entrepreneurs: Stop Pitching and Start Executing | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Winning contests and prizes without ever impacting one life is not a viable business model. To create the permanent changes we desire, social entrepreneurs need to demand real-world results before offering rewards and celebrity.
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10 Inspiring Quotes From Mashable's Social Good Summit

10 Inspiring Quotes From Mashable's Social Good Summit | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
The Social Good Summit hosted dozens of professionals who all had something to say about social good — we picked the top 10 quotes.
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What Companies Can Learn From Social Scalers

What Companies Can Learn From Social Scalers | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Small-scale social entrepreneurs lead the way in addressing social issues. Can companies follow their lead?
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Cultivating Programs for Next-Generation Donors

Cultivating Programs for Next-Generation Donors | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Fifteen years ago, as Charles Bronfman and his late wife Andy were ushering Birthright Israel into its toddler years, they inherently understood that next generations would have new ideas about Jewish life and new energy to contribute to it.
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How to Motivate Young Employees to Volunteer

How to Motivate Young Employees to Volunteer | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
From elementary through high school, many students participate in community volunteer projects through their school or extracurricular activities.
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How are you motivating your millennial employees to give back to the community?

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Do More With Less? Learn to Say No!

Do More With Less? Learn to Say No! | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
If you don't learn to say no, your organization becomes a world of half-assed yesses.
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Do you know how to say no? 

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What Is The Value Of Peer-To-Peer Fundraising?

What Is The Value Of Peer-To-Peer Fundraising? | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
The former Director or Digital at charity: water, Paul Young, described the value of peer-to-peer fundraising best in his post 5 Biggest Lessons From Leading Digital At charity: water: The.....
The post What Is The Value Of Peer-To-Peer Fundraising?
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"Think of your fundraisers as heroes and thank, report, and acknowledge them in ways that honour the value they brought and effort they gave. For you."


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Yes You Can: Ground Rules for Nonprofit Lobbying and Advocacy

Yes You Can: Ground Rules for Nonprofit Lobbying and Advocacy | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
In the nonprofit world, we face tough challenges every day. And different challenges require different solutions. Your organization may need to play offense to advance its cause or, at times, play defense to block certain policy threats.
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How access to clean water differs for families across the world

How access to clean water differs for families across the world | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
The global water crisis has greatly improved over the past 15 years, but it's far from over.
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Water scarcity still affects more than 40% of people, across every continent. 

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Democratization of Philanthropy Through Crowdfunding

Democratization of Philanthropy Through Crowdfunding | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Nonprofits that are used to relying on super donors writing hefty checks need to learn to embrace a better way: The idea of crowd-funding, where numerous smaller donations add up, powered by social media marketing.
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Anyone with five dollars and a smartphone can be a philanthropist. Welcome, to the age of social media -- the great equalizer. 

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Nonprofits in New Orleans: 10 Years After Katrina

Nonprofits in New Orleans: 10 Years After Katrina | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Leaders say that in the decade since the hurricane, much has improved, like education and criminal justice, but many problems linger.
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An interesting report about nonprofits in New Orleans 10 years after Katrina. 

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Sprint Paper Bills Go Tree-Free

Sprint Paper Bills Go Tree-Free | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
If you are a Sprint customer, this month your statement might be printed on a tree-based paper alternative.
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Sprint is piloting a new type of paper for its customer mailings that is made from a wheat straw byproduct. #SocialGood 

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Want to Change the World Forever? Follow These Three Rules of Philanthropy

Want to Change the World Forever? Follow These Three Rules of Philanthropy | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it
Philanthropy wants to change the world: make it a better place, protect the environment, create social equality, end hunger, stop conflict. Here at Water For People, we want to ensure that people around the world have safe drinking water and a decent...
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Movement building, exploring financial sustainability streams and more. #magnifygood #philanthropy

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Here's how social boosts the bottom line - Fortune Management

Here's how social boosts the bottom line - Fortune Management | Business and Philanthropy for Social Good | Scoop.it

At Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit, GE's Beth Comstock and NASDAQ Corporate Director Nilofer Merchant advised corporations on how to use social media to innovate -- and boost the bottom line. 


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