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"Applying for grants can certainly sound like an overwhelming task, but it really doesn’t have to be. Breaking grant writing down into achievable steps will help pave the way for your association." Read More

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Are you considering hiring a fundraising consultant? Before beginning your search for the perfect consultant, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the hiring process. Read More

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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. Read More

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If you put text on a website or send emails as a form of business communication from your company, you are a writer. It's time you started acting like one. The web is now everyone’s job. Read More

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If you’re starting a capital campaign, then you know how much work and effort goes into planning a fundraiser of this magnitude. You want all your hard work to result in a successful outcome: reaching your goal. For that to happen, you need to have the right capital campaign marketing plan in place, which should include strategies to attract tech-savvy donors as well as traditional supporters. We’ve compiled a list of five tech-savvy marketing strategies to help you raise more. Read More

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Shouldn't websites be important and valuable? If it is just important, web professionals will be seen as necessary. But if it is important and valuable – and everyone knows its worth – web professionals will become invaluable. Read More

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For eight years, the Community Roundtable has dug deeply into the strategies, operations and tactics behind the most successful communities in our annual State of Community Management reports. Each year, we reshape and reimagine the survey, and I can say without hyperbole that this will be the best, most informative State of Community Management ever.* Why the asterisk? That's you. We need your help. Read More

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All about the Twitter Leapfrog Method - a framework that helps you deliver your newly published articles to hundreds of highly targeted readers, many of whom will reshare that article with their followers. Read More

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What the title says. :) Read More

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Think about how you personally approach a relationship with a brand you like. Do you subscribe to emails from them? Do you follow them on Facebook? Twitter? All the above and more? When we find something that we connect with, it doesn’t feel intrusive to receive their marketing across multiple channels. In fact, in some ways it is preferable because then we get to choose how we want to engage, and when. This choice, in a lot of ways, provides a sense of control in the subscriber/organization relationship. From a marketer’s perspective, this is powerful knowledge. If you can understand the where and how, along with the what, your marketing plans take on a whole new dimension. Read More