Target and tighten your Twitter

Why wait until January 1 to make a resolution that will improve your nonprofit communications and fundraising? Here’s a suggestion for an “October resolution”—make a concerted effort now to improve your use of Twitter, and by year end you’ll have a much stronger, more effective outreach (and listening) tool working for you. To be honest,“Target and tighten your Twitter”

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Ignite your audience

How recently have you heard a truly dynamic, compelling speaker–and can you recall any that were not professional keynoters or trainers? Of the meetings, briefings, conferences, or events you attend, how many of the speakers would you rate in the top 5% on their ability to make a tremendous impact? How often does a Powerpoint“Ignite your audience”

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Three steps to success with Millennials

Now with four years of data in place, the 2013 edition of the Millennial Impact Report by AchieveGuidance and The CASE Foundation has just been released. This is a comprehensive annual survey, published with recommendations on how nonprofit organizations can better reach this emerging group and convert them into “champions, evangelists, and long-term supporters.” Broadly,“Three steps to success with Millennials”

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Proper microphone use

Can you hear me now? How often have you been at a conference or meeting and been frustrated by the poor use of a microphone? For all our advances in technology, a lot of bad sound is simply the result of talkers who don’t know how to use a mic. Here are tips to make“Proper microphone use”

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