Give the Gift of Reading on #GivingTuesday

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I thought I would share our #GivingTuesday campaign.

A small investment in our children today will pay a lifetime of dividends!

United Way of Central Illinois’ goal this holiday season is to help children across Sangamon County share the joy of reading at home! A small investment will have a tremendous impact on families and . . . → Read More: Give the Gift of Reading on #GivingTuesday

Local First – 2013 Central Illinois Volunteerism Conference

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2013 Central Illinois Volunteerism Conference:
Empowering Volunteers: How To Do The Most With Everything You’ve Got

Mark your calendar for the 2013 Central Illinois Volunteerism Conference this Thursday, June 13, 2013!

This will be a day of learning, sharing ideas, and networking with volunteer managers and leadership from dozens of organizations across… . . . → Read More: Local First – 2013 Central Illinois Volunteerism Conference

3 Pinterest-ing Infographics for Nonprofits

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Is your nonprofit using Pinterest? Or are you still holding out and unsure of how to best use the platform?

I have to admit, that for the nonprofit social media accounts that I manage or directly consult with, we are one of those still holding out…still determining how to best curate content that will attract . . . → Read More: 3 Pinterest-ing Infographics for Nonprofits

5 Creative 2013 Super Bowl Sunday Infographics

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Super Bowl XLVII infographics seem to be appearing everywhere this year, with designers and marketing companies creating infographics for reasons ranging from showing off their personal design skills to marketing beer shopping services. Below are five of my personal favorite Super Bowl XLVII infographics to get you geared up for Sunday’s game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers. . . . → Read More: 5 Creative 2013 Super Bowl Sunday Infographics

For nonprofits, a photo is worth a thousand words

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For the one thousandth and first time I was reading a post this weekend about how organizations should use more photos on Facebook. Apparently, photos and video have a higher level of engagement?!?

By now every nonprofit marketer, development and communications professional is well aware of the benefits of incorporating a heavy dose of photos into . . . → Read More: For nonprofits, a photo is worth a thousand words

How to protect your reputation with the new Facebook Graph

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With the announcement of Facebook Graph Search this week, there was a great deal of talk over user privacy, but the greatest threat that Facebook Graph poses is the damage that the search tool could do to your online reputation. Whether you use Facebook for personal or business purposes, or may simply be the parent of a teenager or college student, the most important thing on your task list today should be taking action to review your Facebook activity and protect your reputation. . . . → Read More: How to protect your reputation with the new Facebook Graph