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[Cool Infographic Friday] Cracking the Crowdfunding Code

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Book Review: The Crowdfunding Revolution

This is a guest post from Dan Marom, co-author of The Crowdfunding Revolution. In this series of posts about social media books, I invite the author to share something about themselves and why they wrote the book, and what in the book might be of particular interest to association or nonprofit audiences.   Maddie’s Take: I am FASCINATED […]

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8 Benefits Of Crowdfunding

  Crowdfunding is becoming one of the great alternatives to a traditional bank loan or government grant. When you’re trying to raise awareness or start an advocacy campaign, gathering donations from a number of interested people is far preferable to borrowing money from an impersonal organization that you’ll probably have to pay back with interest. Particularly in […]

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5 Reasons Why Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaigns Fail

The majority of all crowdfunding campaigns fail to reach their monetary goals. Ouch! Crowdfunding campaigns that hit their goals start with a comprehensive plan. While there are plenty of success stories in nonprofit crowdfunding, there are also many failures. What are the most common reasons for why a campaign is unable to meet its goal? Lack […]

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Crowdfunding Tools to Fundraise the Project of Your Dreams

If you’ve spent much time looking at business blogs, or have friends who support causes on social media, chances are you’ve heard of crowdfunding.  In case you’re unfamiliar with the term, crowdfunding usually means drawing funds from a group of people to support a specific cause. People crowdfund for virtually every situation imaginable — from raising […]

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Crowdsourcing for Organizations

This is a guest post by Aliza Sherman,  whose new book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Crowdsourcing, is a basic primer about the concepts, processes, and techniques of crowdsourcing.  Get the book here. Aliza is a “web pioneer and social media innovator. She cofounded Conversify, an early social media marketing agency, and founded Cybergrrl, Inc., one […]

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3 Hidden Resources for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

Guest post by Jenna Sauber, CauseVox. ————– As December 2nd starts to creep closer on the calendar, you may be starting to feel the squeeze. You may be thinking, “We have so much to do and so little time!” or “There are three people on my nonprofit staff and we’re all really busy!” We hear […]

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Turning Membership Inside Out

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3 Ways Social Media Changed This World for the Better

It’s somewhat in trend these days to keep talking about how social media actually made us lonely. We keep sharing examples and funny memes on how people used to meet each other in person and these days everyone just keeps staring into their phones. To some extent, these concerns may be justified. Some people were […]

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