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Avoid the Three Most Common Mistakes Non-Profits Make with Crowdfunding

You’ve probably at least heard about crowdfunding or crowdsourcing even if you’re not exactly sure what it is or how it works. Crowdfunding is a relatively new alternative financing method for startup businesses, saviors for old businesses and methods of funding families that have suffered tragic events. All of its uses are yet unclear as …

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Find Your Non-Profit Tribe and Keep Them Engaged with Social Media

Social Media is a fairly young medium. Corporations are getting better and better at using social media for marketing and loyalty programs. However, the non-profit world has not yet come to understand the full measure of how social media can work to help not only attract those passionate about their causes, but also to keep …

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It’s Time for Non-Profits to Take Advantage of Social Media

Since I’ve been working with non-profit organizations, I’ve noticed a definite lack of interest in, even resistance to venturing into social media. At first, I thought it was simply a matter of timing with the new non-profits I worked with. Once they had their feet solidly on the ground and had some experience under their …

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Understand the Function of Nonprofit Bylaws

When you start a nonprofit organization you are probably far more interested in the function of your organization within the community than making sure your organization is structured properly. However, you must have bylaws in place before you launch your organization. The bylaws serve the most important functions and will be extremely helpful when written …

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