Direct Mail Buzzes

The Agitator

Here are the two probably most relevant for Agitator readers, from Consumer Reports and The Sierra Club. I’ve noticed a few good items regarding direct mail lately that I’m sharing today.

Come to our Nonprofit Job Club in Austin tomorrow

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Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Finding a job Sector-Switching lpjc mazarine treyz nonprofit nonprofit career club nonprofit careers nonprofit job club And get help finding the hidden jobs! It’s at 2500 Exposition, at Howson Library at 5:30pm.

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Come on to the Nonprofit job Club in Austin on September 14th!

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Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Finding a job Keeping a job Sector-Switching 2010 5:30pm austin how to ace your interview interview mazarine treyz nervous before interview nonprofit career club nonprofit job club npjc september 14 texas Have you ever wondered, “What could I do better in a job interview&# ? We’ve got a presentation coming up on September 14th on how to ace your nonprofit job interview! hint, these questions are ALSO good for regular job interviews).

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Do you want to come to 501 Tech Club on September 20th?

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at the 501 Tech Club! What is Austin 501 Tech Club? The 501 Tech Club is a monthly gathering of people working on or interested in nonprofit technology in the Austin, TX Area. Even if you’re not in Austin, find a 501 Tech Club meetup near you ! Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Collaboration Video Game Volunteers 501 tech club adventures in fundraising austin Fundraising mazarine treyz money for a cause nonprofit fundraising Sage Stacy Dyer videogame

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Come hear what it’s like to be an executive director at the Nonprofit Career Club on August 10th!

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Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Board Finding a job Keeping a job Leadership Sector-Switching executive director launchpad job club lpjc mazarine treyz nonprofit career club npjc speaker speaking sue thornton Have you ever wondered what it’s like to sit on the other side of that desk? Have you ever wondered how people get to be executive directors?

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Come on out and meet me at the 501 Tech Club on August 16th!

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I have a terrible confession: Even though I was active in the 501 tech club in Portland, I’ve never been to the 501 tech club in Austin! This week, in fact, today, I’m going to be attending the 501 tech club in Austin! Austin 501 Tech Club: Pain Management: Who has time for social media? Post on Google Buzz. social media 501 tech club atx Jon Lebkowsky mazarine treyz meeting nonprofit nonprofit meetup who has time for social media

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Come to our Nonprofit Career Club Today at 5:30pm in Austin TX

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Post on Google Buzz. Have you ever wanted to take your nonprofit career to the next level? Join us today at 5:30pm at 2500 Exposition Blvd, Howson Library, in Austin, TX, when we’ll be talking with Lisa Avra, CDO of the Ransom Center! She’s going to be talking about her Development career thus far, about what she does all day, and advice for people who want to reach the C-level of nonprofit fundraising. I want to ask her, Are your duties mainly major gifts?

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Young Nonprofit Professionals Network! Interview with Meredith Maples

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Q: Taking a page from the Onion’s AV Club, how does YNPN Justify Its Existence? They have helped me do a shout-out for my free nonprofit career club once or twice on their list, but that’s it.). Post on Google Buzz.

November 23rd: How can you become a nonprofit consultant?

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I run a nonprofit career club, helping people all over Austin find jobs in the nonprofit sector with key topics such as “Twitter 201,&# “Marketing your nonprofit,&# “Your Transferable Skills,&# “How can you become Chief Development Officer?,&# “How can you become an Executive Director?&# “Nonprofit resume writing and cover letters,&# “Acing that nonprofit interview,&# “Jumpstart your jobsearch with Web 2.0″ Post on Google Buzz.

What I learned about the Texas Nonprofit Sector

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Here’s what we talked about yesterday at the Nonprofit Career Club in Austin. Post on Google Buzz. Barry Silverberg, President, TANO.org. Barry Silverberg, President and CEO of TANO, (Texas Association for Nonprofit Organizations) knows a LOT!

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Looking for a nonprofit job? Where did your motivation go? Find out today!

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Come see us at the Nonprofit Career Club, at 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin, TX, Howson Library, at 5:30pm on Tuesday, August 24th. Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Conflict Finding a job Leadership Rank at Work Sector-Switching corruption 5:30pm @wildwomanfund August 24th charity dan pallotta Howson Library job search launchpad job club lpjc mazarine treyz motivation nonprofit nonprofit dysfunctions npjc uncharitable Have you ever had a bad boss?

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November 9th: The Future of the Texas Nonprofit Sector!

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She runs a nonprofit career club, helping people all over Austin find jobs in the nonprofit sector with key topics such as “Twitter 201,&# “Marketing your nonprofit,&# “Your Transferable Skills,&# “How can you become Chief Development Officer?,&# “How can you become an Executive Director?&# “Nonprofit resume writing and cover letters,&# “Acing that nonprofit interview,&# “Jumpstart your jobsearch with Web 2.0″ Post on Google Buzz.

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How can you be an executive director? Come out today in Austin! 5:30-6:30pm!

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Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Board Finding a job Fundraising Keeping a job Leadership Sector-Switching women August meeting August 10th 5:30 austin lpjc meeting nonprofit career club npjc sue thornton texas Have you ever wondered what it’s like to sit on the other side of that desk? Have you ever wondered how people get to be executive directors?

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Do you have what it takes to be Chief Development Officer?

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Post on Google Buzz. Tags: Finding a job Fundraising Keeping a job Leadership Major Gifts women Chief Development Officer launchpad job club Lisa Avra lpjc mazarine treyz npjc Ransom Center Speaking Engagement Why not come and find out? This July 27th, at 5:30pm at 2500 Exposition, Howson library in Austin, Texas, we’ll be listening to Lisa Avra, Chief Development Officer, Harry Ransom Center at University of Texas at Austin.

4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement

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A CRM system for student activities professionals needs to be able to track student participation in clubs and student groups, campus events, and more.

Do you want a Nonprofit Job in Austin, Texas? Be there February 15th!

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I ran a nonprofit career club, helping people all over Austin find jobs in the nonprofit sector with key topics such as “Twitter 201,” “Marketing your nonprofit,” “Your Transferable Skills,” “How can you become Chief Development Officer?,” “How can you become an Executive Director?” Post on Google Buzz. Word on the street is that nonprofits are hiring again! really? Yes, The New York Times says so! So, do you want a nonprofit job?

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The Top 10 College Fundraising Ideas Sure to Draw a Crowd

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Make sure to get the campus newspaper involved in order to generate buzz ahead of time. 10 Excellent Club Fundraising Ideas. The goal of any college fundraiser should be to maximize both fun and profitability for your group.

Introduce Yourself!

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If you’re selling some spammy thing like “purses&# or “golf clubs&# or “P3N1S enlargement pills&# however, you will be deleted.). Post on Google Buzz. As of last month’s count, we had 6,700 unique readers of this blog! That’s a lot of lurkers guys. Come on. Come out of the woodwork!

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Do you want to learn how to ask for help?

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And of course, you can always see me organizing and talking at the 2nd and 4th Tuesday Nonprofit Career Club, and this Tuesday , we’re meeting Lisa Avra, CDO of the Ransom Center at UT. Post on Google Buzz. I’ve got some good news for you! You can read these articles I’ve written. I’ve written a guest post last week for Sharp Skirts about how to ask for help, and how to find your magicians who help you here.

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What’s your safety net?

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Last week I went to the 501 Tech club and heard a speaker talk about how to get your nonprofit organization more engaged online. This week I’m presenting at the nonprofit career club in Austin on how to get a better handle on your motivation to find a job. Post on Google Buzz.

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Do you want to learn how to speak more effectively?

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I’m going to be at the 501 Tech Club in Austin today, presenting on our game, so come and say hi! Post on Google Buzz. Last week I drove up to Dallas to take a Communispond Executive Presentation Course. This is a map of Texas, and how I drove all over it!

Are You Tired Of Being Unemployed?

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Start a job club. Do you know of another job club that helps unemployed people? Post on Google Buzz. Are you looking for a job right now? How long have you been looking? Barbara Ehrenreich tried to find a corporate job for a year, and she wrote a book about it called “Bait and Switch&# in 2005 which I feel is still relevant today.

A Survey For You! What do you think?

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Do you like my entries about the nonprofit job club, or would you like to scrap them? Post on Google Buzz. photo credit: Mattias H. We are coming upon my blog’s one-year anniversary. What a year!

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Every day is Thanks Giving for Fundraising Professionals!

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Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Sacramento, California! Post on Google Buzz. AMIRITE? Oh, you thought this was going to be a thanksgiving post! Or a donor acknowledgement post! Or a stewardship post! Wrong! This post is just a big love note! Love note!

How can you become a nonprofit consultant?

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Yesterday at the last Nonprofit Career Club meeting, we talked with Mike Bacon of Bacon Lee and Associates about becoming a nonprofit consultant. Post on Google Buzz. Mike Bacon, Principal of Bacon Lee and Associates. Have you been having a hard time finding a nonprofit job?

Reader Questions: Fundraising for a park-How can you identify visitors?

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Create a surveymonkey survey and send it out via mailing lists to sister organizations such as sierra club, nature conservancy, and ask people if they hike in your park, what they like about it, what they’d like to change. Post on Google Buzz. Hey Mazarine, The issues I’m finding toughest to crack right now are around squeezing the most out of small budgets while making the most of new channels. To some extent, thus my recent Twitter learning experiment!

Top 10 Grantwriting Mistakes People Make-Guest Post by Tonya Pennie

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She’s sat on both sides of the funding table, and also coordinates the nonprofit job club with me. Post on Google Buzz. (This is a post from Tonya Pennie, a grantwriter with 18 years of grants administration and writing experience. I am very lucky that she agreed to do a guest post!). Incredible Grantwriter. As a grantwriter and grant panelist I’m fortunate to have experience on both sides of the grantmaking. process.

But They All Want 5 Years of Experience!

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This question struck me as pretty common with the people I’ve met through running the job club. Post on Google Buzz. You’ve Got Advice! Yesterday, I asked YOU some questions about your career. Today, I’m answering reader questions. How do I get experience in doing a job, so that I can get hired for the job?

The mosquito whining in Seth Godin’s ear and the art of the great appeal

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He starts with an attention-getting title of the post, which was “That buzzing in my ear didn’t mean I was about to die.&# I was in a lumpy bed, in the dark, in an obscure, $20 a night, John-Waters’-esque former country club. He says, “A mosquito was buzzing in my ear. Why do they buzz in your ear?). Marketing guru Seth Godin talked about malaria on his blog this week , and it’s a stellar appeal. We can learn a lot from his approach.

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'Three Cups of Tea' Author and Nonprofit Founder Determined To Have Mismanaged Org After Year Long Investigation

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and elsewhere because, it seemed, every book club member or avid reader had to find out what the buzz was about. This week, headlines have risen declaring that Greg Mortenson was found to have mis-manged his nonprofit organization, after a year long investigation, and must repay it $1 million.

Interview With N.E.D. - The Rock N Roll Docs

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However, I truly appreciate many kinds of music and often visit the Jazz clubs in NYC as well as other music venues. Doctors heal patients in many ways. some even through rock n roll! N.E.D. , an innovative rock band of 6 U.S.

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Interview with Ed Garsten: Chrysler's Twitter Storm Back-story

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For those people who might have been out of the country or unplugged from social media during the past week there were two events that occurred within a day of each other that had the social pundits buzzing and tweeting up a virtual storm. .

Interview With N.E.D. - The Rock N Roll Docs

Diva Marketing Blog

However, I truly appreciate many kinds of music and often visit the Jazz clubs in NYC as well as other music venues. Doctors heal patients in many ways. some even through rock n roll! N.E.D. , an innovative rock band of 6 U.S.

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5 Ways to Use Social Media for Donor Engagement

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If someone is incredibly pleased with your organization, they’re going to talk about it over dinner with their family, at book club, the gym, etc…In the digital world, this translates into the ShareThis function. This allows for anyone to share links via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Email, Google Buzz, basically anywhere! Today I have a guest post for you from Kyle Lacy. Kyle is principal at MindFrame, a fundraising and donor engagement company.

Each and All Nonprofits Must Comply With the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002

Seeking Grant Money Today

This word is a buzz word, today, that comes out of the effort behind the Sarbanes Oxley law. Gone, though, are the days when volunteering for a nonprofit was like joining up with a high school club or extra curricular activity. [Note: In no way is this or any post, in Seeking Grant Money Today , legal, fiscal, or policy advice for any entity.

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