Wild Apricot Updates October 2008

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Wild Apricot non-profit technology blog is sponsored by Bonasource, creators of Wild Apricot software. Our blog provides ideas and advice to small non-profits — charitable organizations, professional and business associations, social and recreational clubs, student and alumni organizations, churches, online activists, communities, and many others. Among the subscribers there are many people using Wild Apricot software, so we also do occasional posts about new features and development plans.

Wild Apricot Updates September 2008

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As you may know, the Wild Apricot blog about non-profit technology is hosted and sponsored by Wild Apricot software. The main focus of our blog is technology help and advice to millions of small non-profits. Among the subscribers to this blog are many people using Wild Apricot software, so we also do occasional posts about Wild Apricot software updates. Even if you are not interested in Wild Apricot software yourself, we hope you can take a quick look.

Wild Apricot - final updates for 2008

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About Wild Apricot Our blog provides technology advice for small non-profits. Many subscribers are also Wild Apricot software clients, so we do monthly blog posts about our software. Wild Apricot simplifies non-profit management for thousands of professional and business associations, clubs, charitable organizations, churches, activist groups and communities.

Wild Apricot updates November-December 2008

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Our blog provides technology-related ideas and advice for small non-profits - professional and business associations, clubs, charitable organizations, churches, activist groups and communities. Many subscribers are also Wild Apricot software clients, so we do occasional blog posts about our software updates. Wild Apricot smart software simplifies life for people in associations and non-profits.

Wild Apricot Blog : Recruit New Volunteers Online and Celebrate Volunteer Week 2008

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Four Books that Made a Difference in 2008

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Too many good books, too little time. Many of the books I read are eventually forgettable, but some endure. Here are four business books I read this year that have remained with me. Groundswell. By Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff.

Thinking Differently in 2008

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Everyone is posting New Year's resolutions, and learnings from 2007, but I have decided to be true to myself (hehehe) and do something different for my first post of 2008. Which is actually the whole theme of this post. Jnott tagged me, a while back, to take part in the Think Different challenge. I wasn't really ready to tackle this then, I was crazy busy (aren't we all) and trying to find my feet in a lot of areas, including this blog.

For ASAE members: Countdown to ASAE 2008

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MADDIE'S TOP TEN THINGS TO PLAN TO DO AT ASAE 2008 (sort of in date order): - Ummmm.

2008's most popular posts

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I realized this might be a useful roundup of the hottest topics of 2008 from this blog. What a year this has turned out to be, huh! I hope to find time to post a personal note about it all in a couple of days (the holidays are a good time to step back and take stock, aren't they!) but in the meantime I started making a list for myself of all the posts that people keep asking me for the links to, because these themes seem to come up again and again, and then (doh!)

ASAE 2008 Here I come!

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As I am tearing my hair out trying to get all my [stuff] together and finish all my association work and get everything ready for our YAP party and get my nails done and launch my own business and pack and everything else before I head off to San Diego, I thought I would pause for a moment and, as promised, give you another wee round up of things you need to know as you get ready to head west (or south, if you are already west). Here's my original schedule post.

The Big Picture: Continue the Conversation

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Study Reveals High Levels of Twitter Use at Conferences » December 08, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture.

The Big Picture: Obama To Post Fireside Chats On YouTube

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Obama’s seven lessons for radical innovators » November 16, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture.

The Big Picture: Tips for Conference Un-Bloggers (and Bloggers too)

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Monetizing PDF content » January 03, 2008. Posted by: Kevin | January 04, 2008 at 02:03 PM. Posted by: Oscar | July 02, 2008 at 08:42 PM. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008.

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Authenticity is the new Cool and other lessons from my Pecha Kucha Session at ASAE 2008

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ASAE & The Center 2008 San Diego) view presentation tags: discovery insights ideas story Jeff De Cagna and I conducted a session at ASAE using the Japanese presentation format Pecha Kucha , where the entire presentation is done using 20 slides (images only, minimal or no text) for a maximum of 20 seconds each (totaling 6 minutes and 40 seconds). What's Your Learning Story?

Continue the Conversation

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. BackType lets you “find, follow and share comments from across the web.” Whenever you fill out the URL in a blog’s comment form, BackType tracks it.

Wild Apricot Blog : An Introduction to Twitter Hashtags

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Do what you love and you'll never have to work again.

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The Cost of Free » July 16, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Stepping Up to the Plate | Main. | Do what you love and youll never have to work again.

The Big Picture: Obama's seven lessons for radical innovators

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Lessons from innovation’s front lines: An interview with IDEO’s CEO » November 17, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Obama To Post Fireside Chats On YouTube | Main.

Lessons from innovation's front lines: An interview with IDEO's CEO

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Continue the Conversation » November 17, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Obama’s seven lessons for radical innovators | Main.

The Big Picture: All it takes

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Obama To Post Fireside Chats On YouTube » November 11, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Announcing the Pixelated Blog Conference Series | Main.

The Big Picture: Announcing the Pixelated Blog Conference Series

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All it takes » October 05, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « 20 Free eBooks About Social Media | Main. | Announcing the Pixelated Blog Conference Series.

The Big Picture: 20 Free eBooks About Social Media

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Announcing the Pixelated Blog Conference Series » August 08, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Now if you could only figure out how to use Excel.

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The Big Picture: The Cost of Free

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» July 23, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Do what you love and youll never have to work again. Main. | Now if you could only figure out how to use Excel. The Cost of Free.

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The Big Picture: Now if you could only figure out how to use Excel.

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20 Free eBooks About Social Media » July 23, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « The Cost of Free | Main. | Now if you could only figure out how to use Excel.

The Big Picture: The making of a perfect speech

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» January 21, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Are you making the most of your inner Dr. King? CoverItLive! The making of a perfect speech.

Holiday Greetings! : Off Stage

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13, 2008 - Holiday Greetings! 2008 Christmas Poem. 14, 2008 - RE: Holiday Greetings! Off Stage. 12.00. Normal 0. false false false. EN-US X-NONE X-NONE. What we have here is the Christmas cat, friend of morning sun, which loves her back.

Wild Apricot Blog : How to Set Up a Non-Profit Facebook Page

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The Big Picture: The myth of epiphany

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Stepping Up to the Plate » February 04, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « CoverItLive! The myth of epiphany.

The Big Picture: Stepping Up to the Plate

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» March 29, 2008. Posted by: Ellen | March 31, 2008 at 12:12 PM. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « The myth of epiphany | Main. |

The Big Picture: CoverItLive!

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The myth of epiphany » January 24, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « The making of a perfect speech | Main. | CoverItLive!

The Big Picture: Are you making the most of your inner Dr. King?

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The making of a perfect speech » January 21, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Google Checkout Available For Political Contributions | Main. |

The Big Picture: Google Checkout Available For Political Contributions

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» January 18, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Politweets as usual | Main. | Are you making the most of your inner Dr. King?

The Big Picture: Monetizing PDF content

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Top Ten Best (and Worst) Communicators of 2007 » January 05, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Tips for Conference Un-Bloggers (and Bloggers too) | Main. |

The Big Picture: Top Ten Best (and Worst) Communicators of 2007

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Politweets as usual » January 05, 2008. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Monetizing PDF content | Main. Top Ten Best (and Worst) Communicators of 2007.

Wild Apricot Blog : 4 Ways to Put a PowerPoint Presentation on Your Web Site

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Wild Apricot Blog : Next Generation File Sharing Comes Out of the Box

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Building a Better Board of Directors for your association : Off Stage

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7, 2008 - Building a Better Board of Directors for your association. Off Stage. I tried and tried last night to put the latest blog article on this site, but technology refused to cooperate.

IRS Non-profit policy compliance date looms near (amended) : Off.

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13, 2008 - IRS Non-profit policy compliance date looms near (amended). Off Stage. Non-profits, the time draws near! Ive written in earlier blogs about the need to address the new IRS form 990: Nows the time!! Heres the latest from the ASAE bulletin and some sample policies.

I'm from the IRS and I am here to help. : Off Stage

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23, 2008 - I'm from the IRS and I am here to help. However, the real impetus behind the revision is the new I RS form 990 , which tax-exempt organizations will now be filing with the IRS for tax years ending December 31, 2008 and thereafter. Off Stage.

Wild Apricot Blog : A Closer Look at Facebook Events

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