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To Promote or Not to Promote? (…and Is That The Question?):GlobalGiving’s Experiment With Facebook Promoted Posts

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Note from Beth: Almost weekly, there is yet another tool, feature, or tactic that you can you try using as part of your social media tool box.  But how do you know it is effective?
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Getting Retirees Involved in Volunteering

Getting Retirees Involved in Volunteering | The Octopus of Giving | Scoop.it

Being retired doesn’t always mean moving to the beach or taking up golf. But what retirement does offer is the gift of time. The time gained for pursuing the passions that have been pushed aside during the busy work weeks of years past. And for many, this means volunteering.

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What the non-profit sector could learn from the tech boom & bust ...

What the non-profit sector could learn from the tech boom & bust ... | The Octopus of Giving | Scoop.it

When the “tech boom” hit (aka “Dot-com bubble”), tonnes of money propelled tech companies to new heights of possibilities, even companies that didn't exist yet. Hoping to capitalize on a pool of investment with few strings ...

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RSA Animate - The Power of Networks

In this new RSA Animate, Manuel Lima, senior UX design lead at Microsoft Bing, explores the power of network visualisation to help navigate our complex moder...

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Fostering the Green Shoots of Philanthropy in Asia

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Asian philanthropists are working to strengthen the capacity of the fledgling non-profit sector, socially conscious businesses, and accountable governments.

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Charities Must Battle Myths About Overhead - Opinion - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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DellTM Services Donates $6.5 Million in Technology and Services to the New Perot Museum of Nature and Science | Business Wire

DellTM Services Donates $6.5 Million in Technology and Services to the New Perot Museum of Nature and Science | Business Wire | The Octopus of Giving | Scoop.it
Dell Services is donating $6.5 million in technology and services to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science to power its IT operations and help suppor...
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How Nonprofits Can Weave Stronger Networks - Social Good - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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Social Good http://t.co/EevQSYnV http://t.co/EGHOJQJh...

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Visual Notes on The Infamous Robert McKee: STORY Seminar

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Sunni Brown: "As I grow in my visual thinking work, it’s become abundantly clear that the story is 100 times more powerful than the visuals that support it" ...


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Getting Retirees Involved in Volunteering

Getting Retirees Involved in Volunteering | The Octopus of Giving | Scoop.it

Being retired doesn’t always mean moving to the beach or taking up golf. But what retirement does offer is the gift of time. The time gained for pursuing the passions that have been pushed aside during the busy work weeks of years past. And for many, this means volunteering.

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To Promote or Not to Promote? (…and Is That The Question?):GlobalGiving’s Experiment With Facebook Promoted Posts

To Promote or Not to Promote?  (…and Is That The Question?):GlobalGiving’s Experiment With Facebook Promoted Posts | The Octopus of Giving | Scoop.it
Note from Beth: Almost weekly, there is yet another tool, feature, or tactic that you can you try using as part of your social media tool box.  But how do you know it is effective?
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What Matters for Philanthropy Right Now - RE:Philanthropy

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Fundraising emerging as ‘strategic’ asset « Philanthropy North Carolina

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75% of Young Adults Gave to Charity Last Year, Study Finds - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

75% of Young Adults Gave to Charity Last Year, Study Finds - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | The Octopus of Giving | Scoop.it
RT @hostforgood: 70% of #Millennials help solicit donations & encourage peers to give http://t.co/LloGlLDf #charity @Philanthropy...
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Charity fundraising news - Universities benefit from rise in philanthropy

Charity fundraising news - Universities benefit from rise in philanthropy | The Octopus of Giving | Scoop.it
There is a growing culture of donating to universities, but there is still more to be done, according to a new report.
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Tapping into generation ‘why bother’

Tapping into generation ‘why bother’ | The Octopus of Giving | Scoop.it
It’s almost a year to the day since the start of the riots which tore through several of our major cities – destroying buildings, livelihoods and in many cases, faith in humanity. Destructive, viol...
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Fundraising: People First, Dollars Next

Fundraising: People First, Dollars Next | The Octopus of Giving | Scoop.it
Fundraising is really about relationships and conversations for the greater good. Dollars are just one outcome.
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