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What Is Your Engagement Superpower?

What is your superpower? This is a favorite question of my colleague, Jon Stahl, and when he asks it, what he’s really talking about is value proposition. And not just some vague value proposition, like, “we protect the environment,” but more along the lines of what can you do for me today? Wonder Woman, for example, fights crime, but her superpowers? Invisible plane, “lasso of truth” and, hello, magic bracelets. I’m on board with the fighting crime part, but more likely to pay attention if I can get a ride in the invisible plane. 

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  Topics: Guest Blogs, Online Organizing

Building a Nonprofit Website on a Shoe-String Budget Part Two

Last week I posted an article about developing a nonprofit website on a small budget using tools like Google Sites. While there are many positive aspects to building a website using Google tools, there are also some downsides. Lets explore them.

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  Topics: Guest Blogs, nptech

Building a Nonprofit Website on a Shoe-String Budget

When starting your nonprofit, advocacy group, or other civic organizations, there may not be a budget to pay for website development – or even hosting services. That was the case when we started thinking about what to do for the volunteer-run Greater Boston Young Democrats (GBYD), a regional chapter of the Young Democrats of Massachusetts, which operates a 501c4 as well as a PAC.

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  Topics: Guest Blogs, Technology, nptech

Blogger Uses Petition Site to Create Better Transportation for NY

Post authored by Ethan Oringel of Green Brooklyn 

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  Topics: Guest Blogs, Online Advocacy, Online Organizing

Innovative Uses of SMS: SMS for Lunch Campaign


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  Topics: Guest Blogs, Mobile, Online Fundraising

Just a Few Comments on Email Readability from Michael Leuthner

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  Topics: Email Marketing, Guest Blogs

New Trend Emerging in Deceptive List Growth?

Several weeks ago I noticed the first of what might be a growing trend of adding email address to a mailing list without allowing the user to choose whether to opt-in or opt-out of the list.

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  Topics: Email Marketing, Guest Blogs

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