Microvolunteering: Small Jobs on Your Own Time #mds11

Today I’m live blogging parts of the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit, a virtual conference. This session is called the Microvolunteering Revolution, presented by Jacob Colker of Sparked.com (@jacobcolker on Twitter) Most volunteering still happens offline, of course, but there are significant barriers to it. It can be hard to find the right opportunity, you might have…

Mixed Links on Nonprofit Marketing May 27, 2011

Thanks for joining me for another round of Mixed Links! We’ve got some good stuff on fundraising and social media this week. Network for Good recently released a free e-book called The Online Fundraiser’s Checklist 2.0 that covers everything from your website to throwing a great event. For more free fundraising goodies, John Haydon will…

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators May 20, 2011

Happy Friday, everyone! Here’s another round of mixed links – good stuff for nonprofit communicators. Treating donors well so they keep coming back is something every nonprofit should be focused on. But donor retention rates could be misleading. Future Fundraising Now tells why you need to have all the facts in Donor Rentention Tells Half the Story.…

Results of My Daily Blogging Experiment

On January 3, 2011, I started a daily blogging experiment — and by “daily” I actually meant business daily, Monday – Friday. (Katya Andresen did the same thing, but really did blog every day, including weekends. Here’s what she learned about her 100 posts.) Out of the 64 business days between Monday, January 3 and…