Monthly Archives: November 2010

Some random thoughts

Good manners are essential to getting along. Now we also learn that saying thanks is healthy. Studies at University of Illinois, University of California at Davis, Hofstra University, indicated that those who express gratitude suffered less stress, depression, headaches and … Continue reading

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Rule number one

Amazon lists almost 280,000 titles that include “connect with your audience”. In contrast “communicate with your audience” had approximately half that number, and “persuade your audience” one fifth. When blogging, twitting, posting to your fans, friends, followers we have been … Continue reading

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Use your secret assets: Volunteers

Using volunteers effectively, is more than just signing them up. It requires engaging them directly in your missions and goals. Some ideas: Get them involved in an activity — meetings take up time, but will not accomplish your mission Make … Continue reading

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Before launching your social media presence

Linda Ziskind @ http://bit.ly/c4UQdS published a great précis of how nonprofits should approach social media. The title says it all and key points are listed below: Ready, Fire, Aim: 6 Things Your Organization MUST Do Before Launching a Social Media … Continue reading

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