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GuideStar Presents Most Important, Comprehensive Nonprofit Information in a New, Easy-to-Understand Format

GuideStar Presents Most Important, Comprehensive Nonprofit Information in a New, Easy-to-Understand Format | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it

WASHINGTON, Jan 26, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- GuideStar, the leading source of nonprofit information, today announced a new and improved design of its nonprofit reports, with revitalized, comprehensive, and detailed information that focuses on impact and advances transparency to help people who research nonprofits make better, more educated, and more confident decisions.

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The case of anonymity in social media | TechRepublic

The case of anonymity in social media | TechRepublic | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
Social media expert Jason Falls weighs in on the pros and cons of anonymity on the web.
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Kindle Fire Had Its Chance At Christmas. Now the iPad's Unstoppable - Forbes

Kindle Fire Had Its Chance At Christmas. Now the iPad's Unstoppable - Forbes | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
The Fire was getting a pass with people in their reviews of the device over the holidays, Rob Walch, host of Today in iOS , says—but that’s done now.
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10 dumb mistakes companies make over and over - CBS News

10 dumb mistakes companies make over and over - CBS News | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
The top reasons why executives and business leaders fail -- again and again...
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6 Places to Find Skate Program Funding for Your School or Nonprofit

6 Places to Find Skate Program Funding for Your School or Nonprofit | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
Have you ever wanted to incorporate skateboarding into your school or nonprofit organization's program but were baffled about where to find funding?
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The Santa Barbara Independent Fundraising Is Like Housework

The Santa Barbara Independent Fundraising Is Like Housework | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
I like to go to fundraisers. It’s a nice way to socialize with like-minded friends while supporting a cause. But my God I hate planning and putting them on!
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Presentation Cleanse - Forbes

Is your presentation bloated with too much information, visual clutter, and an over-indulgence of bullet points?  Does your presentation feel a little sluggish after a long year of under-performance and over- usage?
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6 Tips For Building a High Quality Blog Following | Social Media Today

6 Tips For Building a High Quality Blog Following | Social Media Today | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it

In 2010, New York City startup, Birchbox launched a blog about beauty products before it had any customers. The beauty sample delivery service – and its blog – exploded in popularity.

 

Today, to keep up with its readers’ appetite for content, Birchbox employs multiple editors and publishes half a dozen posts a day, along with an online magazine. According to compete.com, Birchbox.com traffic grew 6,500% in 2011, to over 110,000 monthly unique visitors at last coun

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Springfield officials studying uses for unused hotel-motel tax funds

Springfield officials studying uses for unused hotel-motel tax funds | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it

Deciding how to spend $5 million over 15 years isn't a bad problem to have. But the City Council could face some tough decisions as it considers new uses for a portion of the city's hotel-motel tax.
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Social media have companies quaking

Social media have companies quaking | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it


Public outrage blazing across the social media terrain scorched Wegmans Food Markets on Wednesday, pushing the company to reinstate a controversial spokesman it had publicly jettisoned just a day earlier.

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Create the Future - Forbes

Create the Future - Forbes | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it

With the ever-increasing volume of information and the speed and scope of technological change, businesses that operate only within the present might have a dreary future.

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Angel Investor Proves Doing Good and Profit Co-Exist Nicely - Forbes

Angel Investor Proves Doing Good and Profit Co-Exist Nicely - Forbes | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
Image via CrunchBase Elad Gil has long wanted to make a positive difference in the world. And thanks to his work with Silicon Valley start-ups he's achieving that altruistic ambition and making a profit to boot.
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Rethinking agency’s funding - The Boston Globe

Rethinking agency’s funding - The Boston Globe | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
At a meeting last week with selectmen, a Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services Inc. representative talked about the way the private, nonprofit agency secures its funding from the town.
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A Surprising Way To Grow Your Business - Forbes

A Surprising Way To Grow Your Business - Forbes | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
Sitting at a local restaurant, my wife orders up. Salad. Soup. Two fish tacos, no onions please.
“I’m sorry?” says the server. “Oh. Can you just put the stuff that has the onions on the side of the fish tacos please?
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Examining the Social Media Lifecycle [Infographic] | MarketingProfs Daily Fix Blog

MarketingProfs guest blogger Dragos Ilinca shares an infographic that demystifies how the most successful social media practitioners use social media pillars to solve business problems.
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How to Win Great Publicity - Without a PR Firm - Forbes

How to Win Great Publicity - Without a PR Firm - Forbes | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
Empire State Building (Image via Wikipedia) How would you like to be featured on CNN, CBS News, the BBC, and VH1?
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Facebook Timeline Now Mandatory For Everyone - Forbes

Facebook Timeline Now Mandatory For Everyone - Forbes | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
The Facebook Timeline, so far an opt-in service, will in the coming weeks become mandatory for all Facebook users. Loved by some, hated by others, the Timeline shows all your past Facebook activities, nicely ordered by date.
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The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | Study: A Strong Decade for Nonprofit Employment, but New Threats Loom

The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | Study: A Strong Decade for Nonprofit Employment, but New Threats Loom | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
A new Johns Hopkins study reveals the resilience of nonprofit organizations as employers but also finds new threats to the sector.
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Looking Ahead: How We Can Make 2012 the Year of the Nonprofit

Looking Ahead: How We Can Make 2012 the Year of the Nonprofit | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
As the founder of two nonprofits and the CEO of a third, I've thought long and hard about how we, as a community, can make this year different than the past few.
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Illinois Downgrade Provides More Evidence that Higher Taxes Make Fiscal Problems Worse, not Better - Forbes

Illinois Downgrade Provides More Evidence that Higher Taxes Make Fiscal Problems Worse, not Better - Forbes | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
VideoI don't blame the Democrats for wanting to seduce Republicans into a tax-increase trap. Indeed, I completely understand why some Democrats said their top political goal was getting the GOP to surrender the no-tax-hike position.
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Fundraising Returns to Pre-Recession Levels

Fundraising Returns to Pre-Recession Levels | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan 19, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Blackbaud, Inc. BLKB +1.18% today announced that fundraising has returned to pre-recession levels. Through the first 11 months of 2011, overall giving is up 3.4% over 2010, and is now officially above the level of giving last seen in 2007.

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Nonprofit group takes the hands-on approach

Nonprofit group takes  the hands-on approach | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
Having fully established its community presence and nonprofit credentials, the Hands to Hands Community Fund has come out from under the charitable umbrella of the Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation.
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Ten Ways Small Businesses Can Lower Healthcare Costs (And Hire More People) in 2012 - Forbes

Ten Ways Small Businesses Can Lower Healthcare Costs (And Hire More People) in 2012 - Forbes | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
Image via Wikipedia After an economic drought, employers are anxious to energize and refresh their staff, but they are still deeply worried about finances.
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Guest commentary: Even as economy improves, nonprofits will feel the pinch

Guest commentary: Even as economy improves, nonprofits will feel the pinch | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it

Even as Michigan's economy picks up in 2012, nonprofits in metro Detroit shouldn't expect things to go back to normal. For some, the end of the state tax credit for certain charitable gifts is likely to be a hardship.
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Advancing the Non Profit Sector: Hunting for Nonprofit Funding Ideas?

Advancing the Non Profit Sector: Hunting for Nonprofit Funding Ideas? | socialmedia_nonprofits | Scoop.it
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