Monthly Archives: March 2015

4 Lessons on Digital Strategy I Learned From Street Outreach

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National Runaway Safeline

A Life or Death Phone Call I remember “Jack,” a 16 year-old hustled halfway across country by a magazine sales crew, calling from a payphone at an all-night convenience store. He was soaked head-to-toe after walking rain slickened streets in Seattle for hours. When “Jack” failed to meet his sales quota, the crew boss, tweaked

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Avoid Death by PowerPoint: 3 Ways to Make Nonprofit Presentations Pop

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I’ve been creating PowerPoint presentations like crazy this year—for webinars, conferences and client presentations. I’ve learned a few key elements of compelling nonprofit presentations that drive home the message, keep audiences engaged and avoid the all-too-common “death by PowerPoint.”   Whether you’re creating presentation slides for an upcoming board meeting, your annual conference, a speaking

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7 Ways Lawmakers Can Help Your Nonprofit

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With all 50 state legislatures now in session nonprofit leaders will spend much time this year in state capitols asking lawmakers to vote for a piece of legislation or an appropriation. Public policy and money always matter. But state lawmakers, Members of Congress and local elected officials can do much more to help your nonprofit

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Upgrade Old Content to Engage Your Audience

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Creating new, original content can be time-consuming and eat up your budget, but re-purposing old content in a new and innovative way will save time and can even boost your profit. We can confidently tell you this from recent experience! This year, Mac’s List—Oregon’s leading job resource, published by Prichard—launched an e-book guide by compiling

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