Thanks For Playing: Meme Time: Changing the World in 2012

Thanks For Playing

05 January 2012. Meme Time: Changing the World in 2012. Maddie Grant has thrown down the gauntlet of the first meme challenge (that Im aware of) of 2012: How am I going to change the world in 2012? January 5, 2012 11:48 AM. January 7, 2012 10:55 AM.

Reads of the Week: November 30, 2012

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Tomorrow my Twitter avatar will don her Santa hat, a sign the holiday season has officially begun. I expect to add about five pounds to my already slightly voluptuous (I like that better than “overweight”) body during this season of abundance and excess.

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Reads of the Week: October 19, 2012

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The coolest thing I saw all week, no contest, was Felix Baumgartner’s supersonic free fall skydive. Nothing beats that. Red Bull has two short videos of the event: a 1:30 minute highlight version and a 4:30 minute full recap version. Both are exhilarating to watch.

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Reads of the Week: November 16, 2012

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In one corner, a company that made a mess of customer service and then made it worse with social media. A moving company threatened to sue my friend’s wife because she wrote a negative Yelp review about them.

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Reads of the Week: November 9, 2012

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This is no ordinary Friday. Tonight we’re driving two hours to Greensboro to see two old flames from my childhood – Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend. The remains of The Who is on tour doing Quadrophenia, the album that started my love affair with them.

Reads of the Week: October 5, 2012

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I’ve fallen in love with poetry! You knew it would happen eventually. Yes, I had a dalliance with Yeats when I was much younger – it was during my romantic Irish phase – but we drifted apart.

Reads of the Week: September 7, 2012

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I lead off this week with a request to your heart. And wallet. Tonight, as you sit down to dinner, thousands of families in your area struggle to provide a nutritious meal to their kids. Food donations are decreasing , yet the number of adults and kids who go hungry every day is increasing.

2012 is the Year of the Girl

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100 years ago today , Juliette Gordon Low called her cousin and said “I’ve got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we’re going to start it tonight!” ” She gathered 18 girls that night to form the first Girl Scout troop in the U.S.

Reads of the Week: September 14, 2012

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I’ll get to my favorite reads of the week in just a bit, but first, indulge me for a moment. It will make you feel good, promise.

Free Non-profit Webinars for May 2012

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Here's our round-up of free non-profit webinars for May 2012. webinar Wild Apricot

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Reads of the Week: August 24, 2012

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That’s Not the Real Me: How Vanity Sabotages Facebook Advertising by Louie Herr. I find this idea both hilarious and accurate, especially this: “We are actors on a stage. Shakespeare, as ever, proves prescient.”

Free Non-profit Webinars for March 2012

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Here's our monthly round-up of free non-profit webinars for March, 2012. Check out the 27+ webinars we found this month. webinar Wild Apricot

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Reads of the Week: August 31, 2012

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If I had to pick one blog to take with me to a deserted island, it might be Brain Pickings. Maria Popova is a curator like no other, bringing us fascinating posts about creativity, knowledge, science, art, culture, and more.

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Changing My Little Worlds in 2012

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Here I am, running to catch up to the Change the World in 2012 meme that every other association blogger has jumped on already. Thanks to all my other friends and colleagues in the association community for sharing your intentions for 2012.

Free Non-profit Webinars for April 2012

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Here's our monthly round-up of free non-profit webinars for April, 2012. nonprofit webinar Wild Apricot

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Reads of the Week: November 2, 2012

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The morning after Sandy hit I read a post by John Herrman about how we use Twitter during disasters. Twitter’s capacity to spread false information is more than canceled out by its savage self-correction.

Reads of the Week: October 26, 2012

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Just scanning this collection of 99 creative life hack s will make you feel clever. This weekend you will find me wandering around the house peering at wood with wal nut in hand. Fellow liberal arts majors: no regrets!

Reads of the Week: October 12, 2012

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Let’s start with a freebie! Jeff Cobb has a slew of great ideas about lifelong learning and he practices what he preaches, so it’s not a bunch of hoo-haw. He’s offering a free Kindle version of his book, 10 Ways to Be a Better Learner – but today is the last day to download it, so chop chop!

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Reads of the Week: September 28, 2012

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“Sometimes I try to leave my narrow path and join the swirling mainstream of life, but I always find myself drawn inexorably back toward the chasm’s edge…”. He’s a dark one, Edvard Munch.

Reads of the Week: September 21, 2012

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I’m keeping it light. My favorite subject line this week was on a message posted by an association executive director in ASAE’s online community: “I need to shoot my leadership.”. What?! Having trouble with the board? Nope, he was only looking for a photographer to do some head shots.

Outlook for Fundraising in 2012

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If you're curious about the outlook for fundraising this year, here's a round-up of recent research reports and predictions on the future of fundraising in 2012. Fundraising

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Reads of the Week: December 7, 2012

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I didn’t go to ASAE’s Technology Conference this week because I was too busy and too cheap, but I almost felt like I was there – minus the hugs, good conversation and drinks. You know why – Twitter, baby.

Wild Apricot Software News October 2012

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Version 5.0, scheduled for release in the spring of 2013, will be focused on upgrading the Content Management System (CMS) used for creating the pages and content for your Wild Apricot website. These changes will give you greater flexibility in designing and editing your content. news Wild Apricot

Free Non-profit Webinars for June 2012

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Here's our round-up of free non-profit webinars for June 2012. Topics include email marketing best practices; nonprofit sustainability; executive compensation; social networking; grants and much more. webinar Non-profit

Free Non-profit Webinars for December 2012

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Here's our round-up of free nonprofit webinars scheduled for December 2012. This month’s topics include: e-strategy; perfect phrases for fundraising; nonprofit sustainability; the mobile revolution; engaging supporters with video; and much more. webinar

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Free Non-profit Webinars for November 2012

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Here's our round-up of free nonprofit webinars for November. Upcoming topics include: Naked Meetings; Extreme Social Media Makeover; Successful Nonprofit Blogging; Donor Engagement Benchmarks; Google Analytics for Beginners; and much more. nonprofit webinar

ASAE Technology Conference 2012 – Come See Us

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Categories: YourMembership.com News Tags: asaetech , associations , conference , management software , Technology We’ll be exhibiting at the 2012 ASAE Technology Conference in Washington, D.C., The post ASAE Technology Conference 2012 – Come See Us appeared first on YourMembership.com.

Free Non-profit Webinars for August 2012

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Here's our round-up of free non-profit webinars for August. There are some great webinars on topics such as strategies for Board Recruitment; Storytelling for Fundraising Success; Google Apps for Non-profits; and much more! Non-profits webinar

Wild Apricot Software News December 2012

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This month, a sneak peek at one of our new templates for Version 5.0, some answers to software questions we received in the Small Membership Insight Survey, and an update about our upcoming support hours. news Wild Apricot

2012 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

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Here's a look at the 2012 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report from MGI, as well as a reminder about our upcoming Membership Renewal Survey results and "How to" guide on membership renewal. Membership renewal; surveys

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Free Non-profit Webinars for October 2012

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Here is the round-up of free non-profit webinars for October. We've found more than 32 webinars on topics from RESPECT for your data, to e-strategy; LinkedIn Fundraising and much more. Non-profits webinar

Free Non-profit Webinars for February 2012

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Here is our round-up of 35+ free non-profit webinars for February. webinar Wild Apricot

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Wild Apricot Software News - September 2012

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In this month's software news, Dmitry muses on the thought-process around displaying pricing -- or not -- when trying to sell a product online. news Wild Apricot

Top 20 in 2012 – the Best of the Wild Apricot Blog

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Here are the 20 top rated posts from the Wild Apricot Blog in 2012

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Free Non-profit Webinars For July 2012

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Here's our monthly round-up of free non-profit webinars. There are some hot topics coming up in July, including naked meetings, organizational drama and content curation. nonprofit webinar

Wild Apricot's 2012 Blog Reader Survey

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This is your chance to let us know what topics you'd like the Wild Apricot blog to cover in 2012. It's time for our annual Blog Reader Survey. surveys Wild Apricot

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22+ Free Non-profit Webinars for September 2012

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Here's our monthly round-up of free non-profit webinars for September. We found some great webinars to get you re-charged for Fall, including sessions on Nonprofit Silent Auctions; Event Video Checklist; Cloud 101; Social Media for Nonprofit CEOs; and much more. nonprofit webinar

Getting More Social in 2012

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Here are some resources for organizations just getting started with social media. social media

Social Media Around the World 2012

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InSites Consulting recently posted a fantastic deck to Slideshare addressing just this: Social Media around the World 2012 (by InSites Consulting) from InSites Consulting The deck is pretty long. What's new in social media? Funny you should ask. It starts with the five "big conclusions" they reached from their research in the first 30 slides.

2012 Blog Reader Survey Results - Part 2

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Here's Part 2 of the results from our Blog Reader Survey for 2012 - including insight into key issues facing membership organizations; expected growth for this year, as well as challenges. membership surveys

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