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What to do in 2014? Make headlines!

Looking forward to 2014? Here’s how to make headlines!

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Year-end fundraising tips

It’s that time of the year again—fundraising time! Many organizations do about half of their fundraising during this part of the year, so this is definitely something worth spending time on. As you’re working on your appeals, here are a few tips to keep in mind to raise as much money as you can.

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Can Your Org Jump on Rapid Response Opportunities?

For most advocacy organizations, the easiest way to build an email list is by running a popular petition campaign. Most of the time these are rapid response campaigns that involve jumping on the news or a hot topic.

Is your organization setup to take advantage of these kinds of opportunities? This post guides you through the process of developing a rapid response action plan.

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Juicy bits you need to know about Facebook, now

Here’s a quick must read on what works – and what doesn’t on the social media giant, Facebook.

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New Media Mentors: The Importance of Focusing on Executives

We’re approaching the two-year anniversary of our New Media Mentors program and are proud to have now worked with 13 great organizations over four cohorts. In that time period, we’ve learned almost as much as our mentees.

One of the important things we learned after our first two cohorts was that working with digital and communications staff just wasn’t enough.

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Where are your supporters on the Ladder of Engagement?

If you work in the social change space, you’ve almost certainly heard of the Ladder of Engagement. This post walks you through the process of creating a Ladder of Engagement snapshot – essentially a report that shows where your supporters fall on the ladder right now.

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