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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

46 Free Nonprofit Webinars for March 2018

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Here are 46 free nonprofit webinars for March, 2018


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

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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34 Free Nonprofit Webinars for February 2018

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Here are 34 free nonprofit webinars for February 2018. webinars


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

37 Free Nonprofit Webinars for January 2018

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Do you want to raise more funds, engage more volunteers, and stay on top of the latest online tools in 2018? If so, there's a free nonprofit webinar in January on each of these topics and more

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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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9 Things Your Emails Absolutely Must Include to Welcome New Members Right (+Template)

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I once received a new member welcome email that was so drab, it caused me to cancel my membership with the association. Here’s the email: At first glance, this email seems to have all the important details, but it’s missing something big. When I joined


The 5 Best Ways to Generate Earned Income for Your Nonprofit

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If your organization is looking for more funding opportunities, here are five of the best ways nonprofits are generating earned income to support their missions

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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Your Nonprofit Culture Can Be Ruined by These 3 Common Traps

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I’ve seen nonprofits set toxic and downright annoying work culture expectations that ultimately deter the creation of a strong, functional team. If you’re at an organization where you actually want to build a strong nonprofit culture of teamwork (and attract professional and talented staff), here are three common traps to avoid and what to do instead. Nonprofit-Culture

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Use These 5 Steps to Create a Successful Nonprofit Marketing Plan

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Having worked with hundreds of organizations, I can tell you that the ones who develop and follow a strong nonprofit marketing plan grow faster and make a bigger impact than those who don’t. Here are 5 steps to create your own with examples. Nonprofit-Marketing

Wild Apricot Launches Mobile App for Members

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If you want to speed up event registrations and increase engagement among your members, encourage them to download our free Mobile App: Wild Apricot For Members. Member-App Mobile-App


5 Types of Nonprofit Members and How to Engage Them

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In this post, I'm going to cover the five most common nonprofit member types I've encountered and the strategies I’ve seen work best

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Complete Guide: How to Raise Funds on Facebook (with examples)

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In this article, I will provide an up-to-date overview of the 5 main ways you can leverage Facebook’s suite of free fundraising tools to drive donations to your nonprofit. Facebook

January Update: Plans to Simplify Wild Apricot

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Happy New Year everyone! This month I talk about our plans to simplify Wild Apricot's functionality and introduce some of the new features planned for 2018. Read the full update here. january


27 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2017

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Here are 27 free nonprofit webinars for December. webinars


11 Ways to Make Money on the Side Because Your Nonprofit Job Doesn't Pay Enough

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I’m just going to say it, lots of nonprofit professionals are overworked and underpaid. So what do you do when you love your nonprofit job, but it doesn’t pay the bills? Here are 11 gigs that can make you money on the side. Nonprofit-Job


How I Quadrupled My Nonprofit Blog Traffic in Less Than 1 Year

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In this post I’m going to share everything I’ve learned about how to build a successful nonprofit blog from the ground up. This year I've taken traffic from 9,000 visitors/month to over 36,000. Blogging Nonprofit-Blog

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Top 10 Tips for Uber-Efficient Meetings (How to Make Every Minute Count!)

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If you know your meetings could use a boost in efficiency, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve identified ten of the most common ways time is wasted in meetings and the tips that make them uber-efficent. Nancy-Settle-Murphy meetings

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Every Nonprofit Hashtag in One Big List Plus The Best Hashtag Campaign I’ve Seen

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Here's a list of all the nonprofit hashtags. I also included all the nonprofit Twitter chats and the best hashtag campaign I've seen. Nonprofit-Twitter Nonprofit-Hashtags


The Nonprofit’s Guide to Augmented Reality (+12 Examples of Inspiring Nonprofit Augmented Reality Campaigns)

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Learn everything a nonprofit needs to know about how to make a successful Augmented Reality (AR) campaign and 12 examples of nonprofits who’ve already found success. VR Virtual-Reality AR Augmented-Reality

3,589 Clubs Use This #1 Club Website Hosting Provider

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If you’re looking for an all-in-one club website hosting provider that can help you easily create a website for your club, look no further. Wild Apricot is the #1 provider (5 years in a row and running) used by 1,000s of clubs across the US and the rest of the world


The Simplest Way to Get Board Members to Help with Fundraising

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When it comes to fundraising, every extra hand helps, so what do you do when a board member isn’t cooperative? Fundraising expert, Amy Eisenstein shares her experience and the one simple thing that will get every board member to help out. Eisenstein amy Fundraising


How to Make Your Nonprofit’s About Us Page Awesome

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Digital Marketing Consultant Amy walks you through the steps to create a nonprofit About Us page that will connect with potential supporters and inspire them to join your organization. Amy-Jacobus About-Us-Page

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7 Irresistible Incentives to Grow Your Nonprofit Email List

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Here are 7 irresistible incentives that will give a boost to your nonprofit email list


Over 100 Museums and Historical Societies Use This #1 Museum Membership Software

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Museum Membership Software can take all the administrative and membership tasks at a museum and automate them completely while you focus on what’s important — your members and your collection

A Sneak Peak at Wild Apricot’s Online Store

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Here's a sneak peak at what you'll be able to do with our new Online Store feature once it launches on April 3, 2018. Online-Store


29 of the Best Nonprofit Event Management Software Tools

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If you’re looking to raise more money and make managing your events easier, here’s a list of 29 event management software tools that can help you out. It’s my hope that you browse the list and discover one or two new tools that are perfectly suited for your organization’s needs.

44 Free Nonprofit Webinars for September 2017

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Every month we compile the internet's biggest list of nonprofit webinars. Here are 44 free nonprofit webinars for September 2017. webinars nonprofit-webinars


The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Free Membership Management Software

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Don't choose a free membership management software option before reading this guide. I'll show you the benefits of each option and how to choose between them. membership management software free

How to Get Millennial Donors from Social Media

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If you're struggling to get millennials to donate, follow these tried and tested ways nonprofits these days are successfully getting new millennial donors off social media. Millennials

How to Say “No” to Nonprofit Board Members

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If you’re facing a difficult situation where you need to say a firm “no” to a board member, follow these five tips to help you frame the conversation in a constructive, collaborative way. Nonprofit-Board How-to-Say-No

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Really Great Team Communication Follows These 12 Guidelines

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These 12 guidelines by two leading communications experts can help you create really great team communication in your organization. Team-Communication

34 Free Nonprofit Webinars for July 2017

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Every month we compile the largest list of free nonprofit webinars. Here are 34 for July 2017. webinars nonprofit-webinars


Older Browsers Won't Support Online Payments After March 12, 2018

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If your members and customers are still using older versions of web browsers, soon they won’t be able to process transactions online — including payments made through your Wild Apricot website. Here’s why.

February Update: Wild Apricot Pricing Plans Are Changing

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Find out how our pricing plans are changing and other updates this month

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You Know You Work for a Nonprofit When.

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If you’re a nonprofit person, you’ll probably relate to one or more of these 23 classic situations


Steal These 3 Growth Strategies From Top Fundraisers

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Nonprofit experts Elizabeth Engel and Sohini Baliga reveal three strategies membership organizations can steal from fundraisers in order to create compelling campaigns that bring in money, build relationships, and attract diverse audiences. growth-strategies Fundraising