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Ten Things You Might Have Missed (March 19, 2013)

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There’s so much information online that you’re bound to have missed some of it. Here’s some of the top items, articles and ideas you need to know so you can keep up-to-date and find success.

1.     Four Ways to Create a Successful Nonprofit Career Path (RosettaThurman): There may not be a set path for all nonprofits, but this provides four steps to creating your own customized path!
http://www.rosettathurman.com/2010/05/four-ways-to-create-a-successful-nonprofit-career-path/

2.     ‘Naïve’ Twitter Pledge Leads to UK Lawmaker Donating $21,150 to Charity (DigitalTrends): Fiona Mactaggart may not have known what she was getting herself into, but the Comic Relief charity is happily $21,150 richer!
http://www.digitaltrends.com/international/naive-twitter-pledge-leads-to-uk-lawmaker-donating-21150-to-charity/#ixzz2Nu9wm57O

3.     Best Links: Facebook Changes, Infographics, Mobile Strategy (Nonprofit.About): One-stop shop for helpful fundraising links and how to’s!
http://nonprofit.about.com/b/2013/03/13/best-links-facebook-changes-infographics-mobile-strategy.htm

4.     Attracting Young People to Your Nonprofit (SocialBright): Using the effervescent social media outlets to engage youth volunteerism in your organization.
http://www.socialbrite.org/2013/03/12/attracting-young-people-to-your-nonprofit/

5.     Walmart Foundation Grants $6.7 Million to Spread Nutrition Education (Sage): So important for the next generation!
http://na.sage.com/sage-nonprofit-solutions/product-support/resource-center/nonprofit-industry-news/article-detail?title=Walmart-Foundation-grants-%25246.7-million-to-spread-nutrition-education&id=38003efe-d9fa-49fe-bd91-4d27749ee641

6.     UK Charities Are Missing Out on £665m in Donations Every Year (FundraisingHub): Largest survey of its kind proves that people would give more if they knew where it was going!
http://www.guardian.co.uk/voluntary-sector-network/2013/mar/14/charities-missing-donations-survey

7.     Special Report: Charitable Giving Deduction in the Crosshairs, Again (MichaelRosenSays): Nonprofit community – Stay engaged and vigilant to persuade a better outcome.
http://michaelrosensays.wordpress.com/2013/03/14/special-report-charitable-giving-deduction-in-the-crosshairs-again/

8.     Action on Heading Loss: put a gift in your will (Sofii): How a powerful, yet simple mailing convinced people that making a gift in a will really does make a difference to the hearing impaired.
http://www.sofii.org/node/1213

9.     The (Un) Guide to Conferences: 7 Tips for What NOT to Do (npEngage): Tips to help guide you as the kick-off of conference season gears up!
http://www.npengage.com/crm/the-guide-conferences-what-not/

10.  “Donor Fatigue” an Excuse for Poor Fundraising Practices (NonProfitQuarterly): Don’t use laziness and “donor fatigue” as an excuse!
http://nonprofitquarterly.org/management/21961-donor-fatigue-an-excuse-for-poor-fundraising-practices.html



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