19 Free Webinars for Nonprofits - November 2009

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Last month's list of free webinars for nonprofits was so well received, we're doing it again! Here are 19 free online training opportunities of interest to associations, charities, and other not-for-profit organizations -- on topics from software and social media, to management, fundraising, and more.( read more ).

23 Free Webinars for Nonprofits - October 2009

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Here's a list of 23 free nonprofit webinars for October 2009.( Live or recorded, online seminars (webinars) or web-based teleconference calls make it easy and affordable for your staff and volunteers to get in direct contact with expert resources, without anyone needing to take time off work or to travel. read more ).

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Associations Connect at ASAE 2009 - and Online

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If you’re headed for the American Society of Association Executives & The Centre for Association Leadership Annual General Meeting & Expo in Toronto this week — or following ASAE 2009 online — the way to keep up with what’s happening is the Annual Meeting Hub , heartbeat of the event.

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21 Free Webinars for Nonprofits - December 2009

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Fundraising topics take center stage in this round-up of free online training opportunities for associations, charities, and other not-for-profit organizations. It's surprising to see how many free webinars are squeezed into the first three weeks of December! read more ).

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

Best of Association Jam: Association Links for December 2009

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Here, by topic, are the top stories voted up by Association Jam readers for December 2009.( This month's round-up of the top-voted association stories submitted to AssociationJam.org may be the most diverse and interesting yet — and there were even a couple of categories (Leadership and Fundraising) in which two very different stories tied for top place! read more ).

Wild Apricot Software News - December 2009

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Version 3.3 released on December 14th Version 3.3 was successfully published on December 14th — see release history page for detailed information [link] This version included many new features, including a substantial revision of the member directory. We have to admit to feeling a bit nervous as we were getting closer to the launch date — even with 4 weeks of testing — crossing our fingers that this update would go smoothly for our clients. Now, with.( read more ).

Wild Apricot Software News November 2009

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Version 3.3 Version 3.3 has entered the final testing stages (what's called "regression testing," when every single function in the system is reviewed and tested a few times — even if it was not supposed to be affected by new features and changes). Barring major unforeseen troubles, it will be launched around December 10th.

Wild Apricot Software News - September 2009

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About Wild Apricot Software Wild Apricot web software helps small associations and non-profits to automate the day-to-day work of managing contact records, handling membership applications and renewals, collecting online donations, updating website pages, tracking event registrations and sending out receipts and reminders. Wild Apricot starts at just $25 a month, with no long-term contracts, no setup or processing fees. Sign up for a free trial in 10 seconds and see for yourself!

Best of Association Jam: Association Links for November 2009

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Here are the Top 10 association stories voted up by Association Jam readers in November 2009 — one for each of the topic categories, and one bonus link that came in a close second, just for fun! read more ).

Wild Apricot Software News - August 2009

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About Wild Apricot Software Wild Apricot web software helps small associations and non-profits to automate the day-to-day work: managing contact records handling membership applications and renewals collecting online donations Updating website pages tracking event registrations and sending out receipts and reminders Wild Apricot starts at just $25 a month, with no long-term contracts, no setup or processing fees. Sign up for a free trial in 10 seconds and see for yourself!

Wild Apricot Software News - July 2009

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About Wild Apricot Software Wild Apricot web software helps small associations and non-profits to automate the 'boring stuff': managing contact records automating membership applications and renewals handling website updates tracking event registrations and sending out receipts and reminders Wild Apricot starts at just $25 a month with free upgrades and support. There are no long-term contracts, and no setup or processing fees. Sign up for a free trial in 10 seconds and see for yourself!

Wild Apricot Software News - June 2009

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About Wild Apricot Software Wild Apricot is web software for small associations and non-profits. It automates the 'boring stuff' such as managing contact records, membership renewals, processing payments, website updates, tracking event registrations, and sending out receipts and reminders. Wild Apricot starts at just $25 a month with free upgrades and support. There are no long-term contracts, setup fees or processing. Sign up for a free trial in 10 seconds and see for yourself!

Best of Association Jam : Association Links for August 2009

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In this month’s round-up of the most popular association links at AssociationJam.org, we're bringing you two videos, two research reports, tips on tech tools, a commentary on a controversial ad campaign — and a host of takeaways from the 2009 Annual Meeting of ASAE and The Center.(

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Wild Apricot Software News - May 2009

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About Wild Apricot Software Wild Apricot is all-in-one web software for associations and non-profits. It helps you with the 'boring stuff' such as managing contact records, membership renewals, payments, website updates, event registrations, mass emails and other communications. Wild Apricot starts at just $25 a month, including free upgrades and support. There are no long-term contracts or additional fees. Sign up for a free trial in 10 seconds and see for yourself.

Wild Apricot Software News - April 2009

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About Wild Apricot Software Wild Apricot is member management software for associations and non-profits. It helps you with the 'boring stuff' such as managing contact records, payments, website updates, event registrations, mass emails and other communications. Wild Apricot is web software that starts at just $25 a month , including free upgrades and support. There are no long-term contracts or additional fees. Sign up for a free trial in ten seconds and see for yourself.

Best of Association Jam - Association Links for October 2009

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Membership, Fundraising, Volunteers and, above all, Social Media topics came up tops in the links submitted to and voted up at AssociationJam.org in September 2009. Here are the Top 10 association links for this month -- did you catch these great posts from around the Web? read more ).

Wild Apricot Software News - March 2009

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About Wild Apricot Software The Wild Apricot blog provides technology advice for small non-profits. Many blog subscribers are also Wild Apricot software clients — so we publish monthly updates about our software. Wild Apricot software is used by thousands of small non-profits: professional and business associations, clubs, charities, activist groups and community organizations.

Wild Apricot Software News - February 2009

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About Wild Apricot Software The Wild Apricot blog provides technology advice for small non-profits. Many blog subscribers are also Wild Apricot software clients — so we publish monthly updates about our software. Wild Apricot all-in-one software is used by thousands of small non-profits: professional and business associations, clubs, charities, churches, activist groups and local communities.

Wild Apricot Software News for January 2009

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About Wild Apricot Software The Wild Apricot blog provides technology advice for small non-profits. Many blog subscribers are also Wild Apricot software clients — so we publish monthly updates about our software. Wild Apricot software simplifies life and saves money for thousands of small non-profits: professional and business associations, clubs, charities, churches, activist groups and local communities.

6 Free Webinars from Nonprofit Technology Conference 2009

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On April 27 and 28, 2009, NTEN.org will offer 6 sessions from the 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference as a series of free webinars, with topics ranging from SEO to online/community organizing, to social media campaigns, and more.( read more ).

Best of AJam - Association Links for June 2009

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In the spirit of " 30 Great Links for Associations ," here are some of the most popular blog posts, articles, presentations, and other web resources submitted to AssociationJam.org in June 2009 — one hot link from each topic category: Membership , Events , Board , Volunteers , Fundraising , Social Media , Technology , Other and, of course, Fun!

Best of Association Jam : Association Links for September 2009

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This month’s round-up of the most popular links at AssociationJam.org brings you a broad mix of theory and practical tips for people in associations and nonprofit organizations - oh, and a “must-laugh” Dilbert cartoon for anyone who’s ever faced a challenge on the job! read more ).

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Best of Association Jam : Association Links for July 2009

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Social Media was the hot topic at AssociationJam.org in July, in numbers of submissions, views and votes. Fundraising, Technology, and Membership management stories tied for second place. Here’s a look at some of the most popular “AJam” links over the past month, in each of the subject categories.( read more ).

BlogPotomac 2009

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So I'm here at BlogPotomac , which is just as awesome as it was last year. As I'm in a room full of bloggers, I'll be lazy and not live blog it myself - I'll concentrate on Tweeting it. Follow me @maddiegrant , the stream for the conference is #blogpotomac. Here's a great recap - refresh throughout the day to get the scoop. I will update this post with more links as we go. --.

ASAE Study Mission 2009 ? Dubai, UAE ? GrowGlobally.org

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« ASAE Study Mission 2009 – Lessons from Singapore. ASAE Study Mission 2009 – Dubai, UAE. GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom. Market & Biz Plan. Meetings. Membership. Products. Public Affairs. Services. Final Stop ASAE Study Mission 09 – Abu Dhabi, UAE » May. Categories: Market & Bus Planning. by Peter Turner.

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ASAE Study Mission 2009 ? Lessons from Singapore.

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ASAE Study Mission 2009 – Dubai, UAE » Apr. ASAE Study Mission 2009 – Lessons from Singapore. This trends will continue as IMF, World Bank, and World Economic Forum forecasts show that growth projections for 2009 will continue to come from regions like the Middle East and Asia. GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom. Market & Biz Plan. Meetings. Membership.

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32 Free Webinars for Nonprofits - January 2010

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Coming out of the holiday season, I thought we might find January a slow month for free web-based professional development opportunities for nonprofit folks — but, in fact, with 33 different webinars in the list, this month's round-up of training events is larger than ever! read more ).

100 Online Tools for Non-Profits

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Tight in the budget and short on staff, non-profits are always on the lookout for new ways to get things done — and the Internet is a real treasure trove of useful tools. Here are 100 different applications to help you out with a variety of tasks from project tracking and collaboration to donor and membership management, and from building your non-profit website to tracking its effectiveness.( read more ).

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Association Subculture: It's a Question of Your Honesty - ERC 2009.

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Monday, December 14, 2009. Its a Question of Your Honesty - ERC 2009 Ethics Report. The Ethics Resource Center published its 2009 Ethics in Business Report in November 2009. The Ethics Resource Center just published the results of their 2009 National Business Ethics Survey - Ethics in the Recession (click the link for the free download) and it has some extremely important information in it. ▼ 2009. (14). skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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Publish Your Facebook Page to Twitter

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For some time, Twitter users have been able to publish their Twitter updates automatically to Facebook. Now, Facebook is returning the favor. On August 20, Facebook announced a new feature allowing Facebook Pages to automatically feed status updates, photos, links, notes and events to Twitter.

Twitter Lists 101

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Okay, yes, Twitter did ask its beta testers not to tweet about the new Lists feature just yet. but who really expects to keep a secret on Twitter? The news is already widespread online - so let's go ahead and take a look at Twitter Lists, how they work, and what they can do for you.( read more ). Social networking Non-profit Communications Twitter social media

Facebook Profiles and Pages and Groups, oh my!

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If questions from our readers are any indication, there’s still a lot of confusion about the differences between Facebook’s Profiles, Fan Pages, and Groups — and which of these might best suit a nonprofit’s social-networking plan. Let’s take a closer look. Facebook was conceived as a social network of individuals, so everything starts with the individual Profile. Every member has a Profile page, created automatically when the account is set up — it’s the basic unit of Facebook.

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When Nonprofit Websites Go Bad

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I’ve just visited 100+ nonprofit websites to update a major resource list, and 3% of those nonprofits just got crossed off the list. Their sites have been hacked and infected with malicious software - and the nonprofits don't even know about it. Are you sure your own website is safe for visitors? read more ).

Look Out Washington! SLA 2009 Is Nearly Here. - Typepad

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» 02 June 2009. SLA 2009 Is Nearly Here. It looks like the SLA 2009 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO is going to be a big one, and I cannot wait!    Particularly in light of the current economy, the enthusiasm for SLA 2009 is a real testament to the power of networking in the information profession.  SLA 2009 Is Nearly Here. December 2009. November 2009. Executive Connections. « Whats New? Main. | SLA in the WSJ!

Guest Video Message: What Will 2009 Bring for SLA - TypePad

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» 24 March 2009. Guest Video Message: What Will 2009 Bring for SLA. We recently caught up with your 2009 SLA President Gloria Zamora and President-elect Anne Caputo and asked them to tell us about the upcoming year, the SLA Centennial Celebration, leadership, Align in ‘09 and more.   Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Guest Video Message: What Will 2009 Bring for SLA : Comments. December 2009. November 2009.

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How to Find (and Map) Local People on Twitter

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In June 2009, Nielsen reported nearly 21 million unique visitors to Twitter.com. How can a small nonprofit organization, with limited time and resources for social media, find the right people to connect with in that microblogging crowd? Try your TPS.( read more ). Social networking Twitter maps application search social media

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So You Want to Work in a Non-Profit?

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With the passage of Labor Day, and the start of the new school year, changes in the air! Whether you’re looking to get your first job in the nonprofit sector, or switching directions in mid-career, here are a few key resources to help with your planning and job search.( read more ).

What Have You Done for Me Lately? - Keeping Score in Social Media

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Do you ever feel pressured to friend someone on Facebook or follow them on Twitter, simply because they chose to friend or follow you? The expectation of reciprocity can turn a pleasant social media connection into an uncomfortable transaction - sometimes against your best interests.( read more ).

6 Free or Cheap Web Tools to Schedule Volunteers

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When a friend mentioned the online system his employer has started using to schedule shift work, my first thought was how useful a similar tool could be for non-profit volunteer coordinators. Sure enough, there’s a version of the web-based software that's specially designed for scheduling volunteers — and it’s free for qualified charities.( read more ).

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