Social Media for Your Nonprofit: LinkedIn

Feel at Home on LinkedIn LinkedIn is the nice aunt of social media–it’s more civil, professional, and informational. Its “house” is visited by influencers who bring advice, expertise, and resources like the flowers, candy, and wine you bring to your auntie’s place–all for the taking. This is a place of generosity, sharing, and (usually) professional […]

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6 Fundraising Tips to Save You Time

Utilizing fundraising tips which can help save you time and better manage those precious hours each day is a goal for every nonprofit staff. When raising funds is the focus, the potential may seem to stretch infinitely before us. So a smart approach to the little things can save you time and energy. When I asked my colleague […]

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The T-Shirt That Saved Shakespeare

by Lynette Asson and Yvonne Hudson   Ok, now that we have your attention with our word play on a 1970s Michael Keaton and Pittsburgh movie title…   No, the t-shirt created by Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks wasn’t so much about rescuing the small outdoor troupe as boosting the company’s earned income with a […]

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14 in ’14: Most Popular Third Sector Today Posts

It’s been a year for Third Sector Today–the first year, that is. So the site is celebrating its hit-the-ground-running success and the positive engagement of readers and members–that’s you!–since TST was launched in 2013. Your nonprofit’s goals and aspirations are reflected in the most popular posts on Third Sector Today. As we revisit the Most […]

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Speaking Easy

    Delivering a talk is like learning to drive in midtown Manhattan. Watch people who do it and survive–like taxi drivers. You don’t have to like them, but they do get through the traffic.   Why is it some people speak in front of groups with such ease and others falter? Are some people […]

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For the Un-self-Absorbed: The UnSelfie

  A movement away from self-absorbed duck faces to a more altruistic social media self-portrait, “unselfies” have arrived. Officially introduced as a participatory element of the second annual Giving Tuesday in December 2013. Good thing, too, because after this Oscar Selfie, none of us regular folk stand a chance. Thanks, Ellen! It was dubbed “The […]

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