Where else can you get a deep dive on APIs, middleware, IT infrastructure, security, selection, implementation, merger & acquisition activity by some of the most high profile types in our industry? And, I’m hosting a roundtable on culture and tech. W00t!

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10 Reasons to Attend SURGE 2017

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SURGE 2017 is an experiment in collaborative innovation. It is a free virtual summit running on November 7th-9th, was inspired by the association community, envisioned in conversations with people throughout the industry, and planned and created through teamwork and cooperation. The summit will consist of twelve pre-recorded sessions, with a highly participatory format so that attendees can engage together in deep learning opportunities. Association professionals from around the globe will assemble for exclusive access to the sessions and discussions, ready to learn, to listen, and to lend their ideas. Learn more here.

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How To Create an Article That Is Impossible Not to Share

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It would be impossible to know what the most shared blog post of all time would be, given the sheer volume of posts (including viral ones) that are released every single day. But if there is one website that embodies popular posts as a concept, it has to be Buzzfeed. Read this analysis.

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Nonprofit Technology Conference Session Hot Picks! #18NTC

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Are you going to #18NTC? You may have heard that session voting is open. Here’s a quick roundup of some great sessions – please vote for these if you love them as much as I do!

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How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts

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As corporate responsibility has become more of a deal breaker with millennial shoppers (the biggest profit generators in the economy today), businesses are taking note.

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The Great AMS Shakeup and what to do about it

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Only association insiders have the existing relationships to understand the true implications of such a big corporate buy-out – and this is a small pond and word travels fast.

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Special Announcement

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Some news from me about the direction of the SocialFish blog going forward.

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You can’t fix politics, but you can fix this

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These are turbulent times, and I think many of us feel pretty powerless (no matter which side of the fence we’re on). So while we can’t fix politics (or maybe we can, but that’s a topic for a different kind of blog), we can focus on the things that matter to us directly. Our communities, our friends, our neighbors, our colleagues. And I believe there is one specific area where we can make a difference.

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