An Open Letter to Human Resources

Jamie Notter

Dear Human Resources Field, I’ve been struggling with how to say this in the most supportive and effective way possible (because I do love you), but after a seemingly endless stream of imperfect drafts that I have deleted, I’ve decided to just blurt it out: I’m done with you.

3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter's Blog

This post summarizes a few resources. 3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits and Philanthropy. While I highly recommend them, it is a commitment of time and resources. More recently, Luma has launched an online platform called “ Luma Workplace.”

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Resources for Small Staff Associations


This is a list of free or cheap web, social media, marketing and design resources that I presented in my session, 20 Tools to Help You MacGyver Your Small Association’s Communications, at YourMembership Xperience 2016. This post originally appeared on Mizz Information.

Fall Planning Resource Round-up

Wild Apricot Blog

Here''s a round-up of resources to help with fall membership planning. From member and volunteer recruitment, to refreshing your website or communications – we''ve got you covered with helpful guides, articles and blog posts. membership events Volunteers

Let’s Start with Human Resources

Jamie Notter

In about a month, I will have the privilege of delivering the keynote address at Impact99 , a small conference for human resources professionals taking place in Toronto. But I’m nervous because in Humanize, we do get up in the face of Human Resources a bit.

Resource: The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Playbook

Beth Kanter's Blog

I am thrilled to share The Emerging Leaders Playbook. It offers a comprehensive guide for emerging leaders and their mentors to help them make sense of the changing nature of leadership.

New Online Pediatric Resource for Eye Doctors

Associations Now

The ophthalmology association looks to reach doctors and parents of patients in all corners of the world through a new online resource. The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) launched a new online resource to help eye doctors worldwide care for children with ocular diseases and disorders.

25 meeting management resources revealed

Aaron Wolowiec

During that event, we asked both planners and suppliers alike to share with us their favorite resources (e.g., Aaron Wolowiec facilitates an “Ask the Experts” panel during the 2013 Michigan Meetings Expo.

Our Favorite 2016 Summer Community Resources

Higher Logic

We compiled a list of some of our favorite resources to keep you updated while you bounce around the summer months. No, this isn’t your standard reading list -- in fact, very few of these resources are actually blogs or books. Great Community Resources (Twitter List).

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning


I created this resource list to accompany the presentation, which I figure I’d share here on Mizz Information since social media and social learning are hot topics in the association world.

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Non-profit Report & Resource Round-up

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a roundup of resources, reports and guides for non-profits and membership organizations. We've included overviews of Facebook's Non-profit Resource Centre, two reports on mobile use and a Nonprofit Guide to Internet Marketing.( nonprofit Non-profit research Resources social mediaread more ).

We’re in the History of Community Management Resources!


A few highlights in the infographic below, but check out the full list with resource links here – [link] – which includes Open Community (remember that?)

Resources for Measuring What Matters

Beth Kanter's Blog

I’ve been curating resources on nonprofit measurement over on Scoop.It, with eye towards collecting useful material related to social media and social impact measurement. The resource also includes some case studies.

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Red Cross – Updated Social Engagement Handbook [Resource]


This is the handbook that the National office of the Red Cross share with their local units (like chapters). Pretty self-explanatory and definitely awesome. View this document on Scribd. ———— ( photo credit ). Content Strategy From the Trenches Implementation Open Community

Groups Launch Online Resource to Inspire Brand Marketers

Associations Now

By providing a wide array of resources, the Brand Inspiration Center hopes to help marketers overcome these challenges. The post Groups Launch Online Resource to Inspire Brand Marketers appeared first on Associations Now

How To Find Openly Licensed Educational Resources You Can Use [Infographic]

Velvet Chainsaw

Most of us turn to the internet when we are looking for resources to use for a presentation, report or article. The internet holds the key to so many robust resources. Yet how many of these resources can you legally use for free? Education OER open educational resources

How Monitoring Your Online Community Can Lead to Big ROI (plus 9 other resources)


Every week we aim to make your life easier by compiling the best customer community articles from around the web right here on our blog. This week, our favorite articles focus on providing our readers with tips for skyrocketing your ROI and improving customer experience.

New Year Planning Resource Round-up

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is a list of resources to help you get your organization (e.g., member renewals, events, volunteer recruitment, website and much more) off to a good start in 2015. membership-technology

Volunteer Recruitment Resource

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a new volunteer recruitment resource that offers tips and secrets from volunteer managers. Volunteers

A Few Really Useful and FREE Social Media Tips Sheets and Resources

Beth Kanter's Blog

Most of my work is as a trainer where I’m teaching workshops on leadership skills for emerging leaders, self-care, social media strategy, train the trainers, and networks/data.

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Physical Education Group Launches Advocacy Resources for Teachers

Associations Now

The post Physical Education Group Launches Advocacy Resources for Teachers appeared first on Associations Now

Tips For Appreciating An Essential Resource – Your Volunteers

Wild Apricot Blog

Just in time for National Volunteer Week, we''ve developed a new resource - a Volunteer Appreciation Guide - to help with volunteer recognition planning.

Making the Biggest Membership Marketing Impact With Limited Resources

Wild Apricot Blog

In this guest post, Amanda Kaiser, offers tips for getting the biggest impact with membership marketing when you have limited resources. membership

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5 questions to better market your career center.

YourMembership Blog

Nothing promotes a career center like putting relevant, niche jobs in front of professionals. When it comes time to look for a new job, professionals turn first to associations, which are among the best places to start.

Solving real-world problems through learners.

YourMembership Blog

eLearning Industry News + Trends Resource Center Resource Home association cross training education elearning online eduction online learning professional development skillsNo matter your politics, our country needs associations. The challenges are our industry’s to take.

Introducing the Membership Knowledge Hub -- Helpful Resources for Small Organizations

Wild Apricot Blog

Introducing a new online resource "Hub" for volunteers and staff of small membership organizations. Resources membership Wild ApricotCheck out articles and "how-to" guides on membership management, communications, event management and much more.

Video For Good - Tips and Resources

Wild Apricot Blog

If you''re thinking about getting started with video for good, here are some tips and resources. nonprofit Video

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TED Tuesday - a blog & resource

Portage Group

3 Hidden Resources for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign


Here are three of our favorite hidden resources – and yes, we hope you’ll share the secret with others! Sometimes, finding resources doesn’t have to mean scrambling for more budget, setting aside other priorities, or hiring more staff. Guest post by Jenna Sauber, CauseVox.

A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources

Beth Kanter's Blog

Pinning Our Lives: Pinterest and Beyond View more presentations from Aliza Sherman. Back in January, I wrote a post about Pinterest as a curation tool to organize and share visual content I’ve collected in a pleasing visual way.

New Resource Connects Veterinarians to State Wellness Programs

Associations Now

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s new website resource offers information on state-based mental health programs available to veterinarians. A new resource from the American Veterinary Medical Association is helping professionals in the field get the emotional support they need.

5 Free Non-profit Reports and Resources

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is a round-up of five free reports, white papers and e-books offering insight on fundraising, resource-raising and mobile phone usage.( read more ). Donor management E-mail marketing Fundraising research

New Infographics Resource From Idealware

Wild Apricot Blog

Here''s an overview of a new resource from Idealware that can help you understand when and how to use infographics. infographic

Revenues, Expenses, and Assets.Oh My! Canada's Premier Association Financial Benchmarking Resource is Here!

Portage Group

This report is your number one resource for Canadian financial benchmarking data to understand how your association stacks up across a multitude of detailed metrics related to revenues, expenses, liabilities, assets.and a whole lot more.

Google+ Resources for Nonprofits


All the Google + Links - GREAT list of resources about G+. This presentation from V3 Integrated Marketing’s Shelly Kramer and Community Organizer 2.0′s ′s Debra Askanase for the SocialFish Think Tank Summer Series focused on best practices for using Google+ for campaigns and advocacy. The presentation delivered real world tips on how to develop your G+ profiles/pages and how to build and leverage your networks.

Free Non-profit Reports and Resources

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is a round-up of recently released reports and resources available free of charge that might be of interest to non-profit and membership organizations. This post offers an overview of NTEN's eNon-profits Benchmark Study and 2011 Social Benchmarks Report and Idealware's Donor Management System Workbook.( read more ). Donor management nonprofit non-profit Non-profit technology nptech social media

Resources and Slides: Ten Nonprofit Work Practices for Impact without Burnout

Beth Kanter's Blog

Resources. Happy Healthy Nonprofit – Resources, Links, and Worksheets. University of Buffalo: Self-Care Starter Kit – Resources on Self-Care.

Are You A Twitter Newbie? 7 Resources To Help Get You Started

Wild Apricot Blog

If you''re a Twitter newbie, here are 7 great resources to help get you started. nonprofit membership social media

#mygivingstory: Resources and Best Practices for @GivingTuesday Nonprofit Storytelling

Beth Kanter's Blog

The details are below, but before you enter, you might want to review some good storytelling resources to ensure that your story is as amazing as Dr. Cairo’s. The chat was great, so I’m summarizing the resources and key points below: What do you think makes a powerful story? A few good resource for tips, tools, and best practices for nonprofit storytelling: Goodman Center. Storytelling is an essential fundraising skill for nonprofits.

Membership Marketing Resources

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are three free resources that offer food for thought for membership and non-profit organizations in your marketing efforts.