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5 Steps to Turning Strangers Into Members and Members Into Advocates

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Follow these five steps from marketing strategist Amy Jacobus to bring your potential supporters down the marketing funnel and turn them into raving fans

50 Nonprofit Blogs You Need To Follow Right Now

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Check out this list of great nonprofit blogs next time you need advice, insights on the nonprofit sector, or just a good read

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40 Free Nonprofit Webinars For December 2018

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Here are all the free nonprofit webinars I could find happening in the month of December

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The Master List of Apps Your Nonprofit Needs

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Find the perfect nonprofit app to help you design your day, schedule your tasks, and more in this list

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Wild Apricot Launches Members Location Mapping

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With the new location gadget you can map your members, saving your and your visitors time and effort. Check out what you can do and how to use it in this post. business-association member-location member-mapping map location

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Why Marketing Doesn’t Grow Communities (And Three Things You Can Do Instead)

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Learn to grow your membership more easily with these three strategies from membership expert Joy Duling

The Ultimate Guide to Year-End Giving

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Follow these steps to make your year-end giving campaign the best yet, as well as getting inspired by three great examples. year-end-giving-campaign year-end-giving

48 Free Nonprofit Webinars for October 2018

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Here are 48 free nonprofit webinars taking place in October. Free-Nonprofit-Webinars free-webinars webinar-roundup nonprofit-webinars

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How to Write the Perfect Donation Letter (+ Examples & Template)

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Learn how to write a donation letter by understanding the ins and outs of appeals, following simple best practices, and referencing these two stellar examples

How to Grow Your Nonprofit’s Instagram Following

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If you're planning on starting a nonprofit Instagram and aren't sure where to begin, Lilach Bullock, social media expert, has you covered. nonprofit-instagram-strategy nonprofit-instagram

Wild Apricot Launches Mobile App for Members on Android

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The Wild Apricot for Members App is now available on Android! Read our introduction to see what you can do with the app, how it can help your organization, and how to get started. android Mobile-App mobile product Membership-App Member-App

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The 3-Step Playbook to SEO Keyword Research

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Start getting your nonprofit to #1 in Google with advice from digital marketing expert Farhad Chikhiwala

5 Steps to Increase Board Diversity at Your Nonprofit

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If you’re concerned about your board’s diversity, you’re not alone. In this post, I cover the five steps your organization can follow in order to increase board diversity, equity and inclusion. board-recruitment board-diversity

Three Things I Wish I Knew as a New Executive Director

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Sean Kosofsky, MPA, shares what he learnt throughout his time as an executive director and what he wishes he had known sooner. executive-director

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The Ultimate Guide To Text-To-Give Fundraising

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Have you dipped your toes into the world of text-to-give fundraising? Whether you've tried it yet or not, we have the ultimate guide to help you succeed. text-to-give-fundraising text-to-donate text-to-give

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The Ultimate Nonprofit Video Marketing Strategy + 5 of the Best Nonprofit Videos We’ve Seen

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Learn how to create the ultimate nonprofit video marketing strategy with our guide, as well as getting inspired with the five best nonprofit videos we've seen. video-marketing-strategy video-marketing nonprofit-video-marketing-strategy nonprofit-video-marketing nonprofit-video

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7 Giving Tuesday Ideas To Make 2018 Your Best Year Yet

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If you're hoping to create a great experience for donors this Giving Tuesday, check out this list of ideas to inspire you. giving-tuesday-ideas giving-tuesday

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5 Year-End Fundraising Emails That Are Sure to Increase Donations

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Sending more year-end fundraising emails without burning out your list sounds like a dream come true, right? Here are the five emails you need to send to build relationships with your donors and increase donations

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200+ Fundraising Ideas Proven to Raise More Donations For Your Cause

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Finding the perfect fundraising idea takes a lot of precious time — time that could be better spent actually raising funds. That’s why I’ve created this list of fundraising ideas: to make it easy for you to find an idea that will generate revenue for your organization. fundraisers fundraising-ideas fundraiser Fundraising

The 10 Best Social Media Tools for Nonprofits That Save Time and Money (2018 Update)

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Here are the 10 best social media tools for nonprofits to save time (and money) scheduling, managing, and optimizing their social networks. social media

10 Inexpensive (or Free) Nonprofit Marketing Tools That Create Stunning Visuals

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Posts with images and videos get shared up to 230% more than those without. To create your own stunning visuals, here are 10 inexpensive and free nonprofit marketing tools that can help. Visual-Tools Nonprofit-Marketing-Tools

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8 Virtual Meeting Etiquette Essentials for In-Person Participants

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Has your organization been struggling with engaging virtual participants? These virtual meeting etiquette tips from meeting expert Nancy Settle-Murphy will help. virtual-meeting-etiquette virtual-meetings

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Take the Quiz: Is the Member App a Good Fit for your Organization?

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Engage your members with our free mobile app for associations, clubs and nonprofits. Take the quiz to see if it suits your org! events Member-App mobile app-for-associations app Associations

How to Start a Nonprofit the Right Way and Get Your First Paying Members

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New nonprofits face more challenges than ever before, because of how the internet and emerging technologies are changing the ways in which people interact with organizations. In this comprehensive guide, I show you how to start a nonprofit the right way and get your first paying members.

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The Complete Guide to Running a Successful Membership Drive (+10 Proven Ideas to Get More Members)

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Here are 10 real-life examples of organizations (both small and large) that held very successful membership drives, gaining anywhere from 5 to 200 new members, plus advice on how to set your goal, budget, strategy, and more

46 Free Nonprofit Webinars for September 2018

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Here are 46 free nonprofit webinars for September 2018. nonprofit-webinars

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The Top 17 Fundraising Software Tools for Nonprofits

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Looking for fundraising software? Check out this up-to-date guide to see which one best suits your organization. nonprofit-fundraising-software fundraising-software-for-nonprofits fundraising-software-tools fundraising-software Fundraising

November Update: Get the Dream Nonprofit Career You Deserve

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In our November newsletter, you'll find information on our free careers webinar, details of new releases, and our Member App Mini Course to help you get started using the mobile app. spotlight releases Mobile-App november newsletter update

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Facebook for Associations: Build a Community for Your Nonprofit with These 5 Best Practices

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Want to start harnessing the power of Facebook for associations? Here are the five best practices you need to apply to your nonprofit's Facebook strategy today. facebook-for-nonprofits facebook-for-associations

The Personify Family is Growing: Introducing a2z, Inc., the Leading Events Management Platform

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There's a new addition to the Personify family! This post will introduce you to events platform a2z, and let you know about some of the new opportunities this acquisition will bring. integration a2z Acquisition Personify

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October Update: Don't Miss Our Free Membership Growth Online Summit 2018

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In our October update we look at the new member app on Android, member location mapping, and some support FAQs. newsletter update october growth-summit location-mapping app-for-members

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Sales Operations Demystified: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How To Do It Right

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What is Sales Operations? Sales operations refers to the unit, role, activities and processes within a sales organization that support, enable, and drive front line sales teams to sell better, faster, and more efficiently.

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3 Things You Can Do With the Member App in Under 30 Seconds

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A post to share with your members! Here's a step-by-step guide to doing 3 quick but useful things with the member app

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28 Facebook Groups Every Nonprofit Professional Needs to Join

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I’ve found that nonprofit Facebook Groups are a great way to network with members of other nonprofits. They can also help answer those sticky questions that you just can’t Google the answer to. That’s why I’ve created this list of the top 28 nonprofit Facebook Groups, so you know where to go. Facebook facebook-groups

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Infographic: 3 Steps to Setting Up Your New Member App

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This infographic will show you the 3 easy steps to getting your members started using the Wild Apricot for Members App, and helping them stay engaged even on the go. application app-for-members Member-App Mobile-App

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The Complete Guide on How to Start an Association

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This step-by-step guide to covers absolutely everything you need to know about how to start an association in the USA. How-to-Start-an-Association

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48 Free Nonprofit Webinars for May 2018

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Every month I compile the internet's biggest list of free nonprofit webinars. Here are all the webinars for May 2018

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48 Free Nonprofit Webinars for June 2018

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Here are 48 free nonprofit webinars for June 2018

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Here's How to Use the Wild Apricot for Admins App

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You could be maximizing your time by using the Wild Apricot for Admins App to manage your events and contacts on mobile. Here's how to use it. Mobile-App mobile

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The 3 Best Instagram Strategies For Nonprofits

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If you’re struggling to get results, or simply starting from scratch, I’m going to show you the three best Instagram strategies for nonprofits I’ve seen get more likes and followers. Instagram

Social Media for Nonprofits: 4 Questions to Answer Before You Start Posting

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Many nonprofits find that they spend hours writing social media posts in the hopes of attracting new members, but only get just a handful of responses. We have the secret ingredient to social media success — and it might surprise you. social media nonprofit

The Complete Guide to Setting Up a Robust Membership Model

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We created this guide for any organization looking to implement a membership model. Over the past decade, we’ve helped thousands of membership organizations successfully set up and grow their members. This guide contains everything we’ve learned.

The Top 5 Social Media Fails You’re Still Committing (and how to #win instead!)

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Stop committing these social media fails and learn how to boost your followers and engagement from the pros. social media