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Nonprofit and unproductive? Work smarter with these 3 tips.

Nonprofit professionals are a hard-charging bunch. It didn’t take me long in my first nonprofit job to figure out that most of them are overworked and underpaid. Motivated by dedication to their organization’s mission, many seem to accept being perpetually in over their head as just part of the territory. A common side effect to… Read More

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The Benefits of Cloud Telephony in Nonprofit Advocacy

Guest blog by Tony Kokkad. Tony helps people learn about CallHub, which is bridging the communication gap for political campaigns, nonprofits and advocacy groups across the world through its Voice and SMS cloud based services. The 2016 Australian federal elections saw volunteers from advocacy organization GetUp have 45,000 phone conversations with swing voters across the… Read More

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With so much going on, how can you find the time to be more “data driven”?

Guest post by Zach Shefska. Zach is a college dropout, entrepreneur, and data analytics nerd. As Director of the Fundraising Report Card, he helps nonprofits harness the power of their data to better carry out their missions. As a development professional, it's safe to say you have a lot on your plate. Coordinating appeals, engaging… Read More

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Why should I bother with technology training?

It can be easy to justify not scheduling time to sit through technology training. You have logged in before, and it seems intuitive enough, right? Why bother sitting through a potentially dull training when you can teach yourself how to use the tool? Untrained staff members may waste time looking for makeshift solutions to their… Read More

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Your nonprofit’s Twitter practices are bumming me out

When it comes to social media, nobody is perfect. Trends change frequently, and for social media marketers it's impossible to keep up with all those changes without experiencing social media burnout. This can be a particular challenge for nonprofits with limited resources and only one or two people making up the whole marketing department. While… Read More