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"imagine my surprise when I read a post about the 12 not-so-great realities about nonprofits and social media and my immediate thought was “Ok, yes, some of these are true, but there are a lot of great things about nonprofits and social media.” Who am I now, an optimist? Apparently." Read More

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Join us at the #CMAD hashtag on Twitter for Community Manager Appreciation Day on Monday January 23! Invite your peeps! Read More

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Do you care about workplace culture? Do you want to improve strategic alignment with business goals, employee engagement or retention, or attracting Millennials to your organization? Do you have a bit of spare budget that you need to spend before the end of the year? This is literally the most impactful thing you can do with it. Read More

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How to invigorate your content marketing with fresh ideas - which just happen to be inspired by our love for old school hip hop. And no, you don't have to know anything about the music to appreciate this. :) Read More

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Associations traditionally send out a bland proforma statement in support of or welcoming the incoming administration after Presidential elections. And of course, it's important for associations to represent all of their members and also to be able to work effectively with the new administration. But this year, there are obvious concerns that must be addressed - as some associations have learned the hard way. Read More

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Working at a nonprofit can be a pressure cooker. Trying to manage huge workloads with limited resources, can easily trap us into thinking that working nights and weekends after a full day at the office is the answer. Overworking will not only steal your clarity, but ultimately zap your energy. We’ve all heard the advice on a plane to “put your oxygen mask on first,” but we roll our eyes and call it cliché. That simple statement is probably the most powerful piece of advice you’ll ever hear about the importance of taking care of yourself first above all others. Read More

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"If this is what content marketing success looks like for associations, then associations are doomed." Must read article by Maggie McGary. Read More

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Catch this Readitfor.me deal before it ends! Really awesome book summary service. Read More

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I've partnered with Ben Martin of Online Community Results to offer an on-demand, crash course on the Essentials on Online Community Management (EOCM). We designed this course for community managers (full or part-time) and the executives who oversee community management. Read More