How to Design Effective Focus Groups

In the early stages of program development it’s natural to keep the brainstorming in-house. But as the program idea grows, flourishes, and begins to take on a life and a name, it’s then time to bring in a focus group. Typically made up of 6-12 people with diverse backgrounds, a focus group can help you“How to Design Effective Focus Groups”

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Tips for Promoting Your Non-profit

Marketing and public relations are two critical ingredients to the success of an organization. You may think your non-profit is one of those “best kept secrets” but when you’re trying to raise money from donors or recruit volunteers or board members being a secret is not an advantage. You simply MUST get your organization and“Tips for Promoting Your Non-profit”

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How to Develop Your Own E-Newsletter

In this fast paced world there is an increasing need to communicate your organization’s story and impact quickly and inexpensively. Since e-mail is a key way for people to keep in touch nowadays I encourage you to consider developing a simple and attractive monthly or quarterly e-mail publication. Howard Semones is the office manager at“How to Develop Your Own E-Newsletter”

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Top 10 Tips on Better Blogging

Within the past decade the Internet has made a dramatic change in how we communicate with each other. I probably spend two hours a day answering e-mail and researching information online. Many non-profits send out e-newsletters and other direct mailings via e-mail. In the last few years, a new feature known as the web log“Top 10 Tips on Better Blogging”

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