Free Buzz monitoring Tools

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I wanted to share with everyone the buzz monitoring tools I’ve discovered and think are useful. The major social media sites that Serph uses are: Technorati , Digg , YouTube , Flickr , Google Blog Search , Bloglines , and Newsvine. Tagged: buzz, buzz monitoring, online monitoring, social media analytics, social media monitoring. This list assumes that you’ve set up Google and Yahoo Alerts and are looking for the next step.

How You Can Recover From A Toxic Workplace

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Post this on Diigo. Add this to Mister Wong. Share this on Mixx. Share this on Reddit. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Tweet This!

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The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising Book is Here!

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. I just got back from the printers! So Happy! I am so excited and proud to announce to you that my book, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising, is now available as a physical book!

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Octavia Butler on Leadership

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Octavia Butler was a famous science fiction writer who died in 2006.

Why You Should Care About Inequality

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Post this on Diigo. Add this to Mister Wong. Share this on Mixx. Share this on Reddit. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon.

Major Gifts: Guest Post by Cassie Gruenstein

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Cassie’s Post Goes here. Cassie Gruenstein has over 12 years of experience in development and fundraising. She is an expert in development and communications strategy, major gift fundraising, and donor relations. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Post this on Diigo. Add this to Mister Wong. Share this on Mixx. Share this on Reddit. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon.

What can Chris Anderson’s The Long Tail teach us?

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. What is the Long Tail? Chris Anderson’s book about the internet’s ability to keep a product going long after it should have stopped selling. Are you new here? Welcome! Sign up for my newsletter and get fresh nonprofit fundraising, management and career ideas monthly! First Name: Last Name: Email: Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Post this on Diigo. Add this to Mister Wong.

So You Want to Be A Nonprofit Consultant -By Mike Bacon

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. So You Want To Be A Consultant. If you want to be a nonprofit consultant, check out this presentation by Mike Bacon of Bacon Lee and Associates in San Antonio, Texas. So you want to be a consultant.

How to get money in the mail

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. get money in the mail. Here’s a prezi that tells you all about how to getting money in the mail through direct mail appeals. It’s so easy! How to Create an Appeal Letter on Prezi. Was this informative?

My interview with Michael Chatman, the Maverick Philanthropist, here!

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. For anyone who missed my interview with the Maverick Philanthropist, Michael Chatman last week, Here it is! Michael Chatman interviews Mazarine Treyz-Interview on 880 AM Miami. We talked about fundraising, motivating boards, nonprofit success strategies, how to get people to care about your cause, and more! An instructive 20 minute talk. with commercial breaks, 30 mins). Subscribe to the comments for this post?

What do you love?

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. What do you love? Do you give away money? Who do you give it to? Why do you give it to them? These are powerful questions to ask people.

Come to our Nonprofit Job Club in Austin tomorrow

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. And get help finding the hidden jobs! It’s at 2500 Exposition, at Howson Library at 5:30pm.

52 Ways to Fundraise

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Here are 52 ways to fundraise, one for each week of the year! Of these, which ones do you think yield the most money? Which ones, the least? If you have any to add, please leave a comment! Quarterly Appeal letter. Grants. Your Annual Report. Sell Fruit. Old-time photograph booth for your museum. Gala/Dinner. Sell t-shirts. Do a Twitter push for donations. Collaborating on grants with another nonprofit. E-newsletter.

Exclusive Interview with Kim Klein, fundraising author, editor, consultant and thought leader

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Kim Klein. OMG I am so excited! Kim Klein, my first fundraising heroine, has answered my interview questions! For those of you not in the know, Kim Klein is Capital I INCREDIBLE.

You want results? Fundraising staff are the only producers of measurable results.

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. People complain all of the time that there’s no way to measure what nonprofits are really accomplishing. Take a recent annual report from a certain nonprofit which I shall not name. I looked at their staff page and then at their annual report. They seem to have an education program, with a big picture, and not a lot of text, without seeming to have any actual education staff.

Maverick Philanthropist, Meet Wild Woman Fundraiser! Listen in 11:30AM EST TODAY!

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. So exciting! Today at 11:30am EST, 10:30AM CST, and 8:30AM PST, I’m going to be a guest on The Michael Chatman Giving Show , We’ll be on [link] talking about philanthropy, major gifts, fundraising, my new book, volunteerism, and more! Listen in by going to [link]. Who is Michael Chatman?

What nonprofits are helping preserve languages?

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Do you speak more than one language? Do you speak three or four? Which ones do you speak? I speak English, French, and some Indonesian and Korean. This video shows Bob Holman, one of my favorite teachers, talking with griot, going to Timbuktu, chasing dying languages and traditions. Griot are keepers of West African oral tradition, poets, geneologists and musicians! “Language defines a place.

Hey Arts Organizations: Social Media makes us hopeful!

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You can learn how to speak at conferences with Communispond

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. When you’re presenting, Think about your. Purpose for Presentation. Outcome for Presentation. Analyze your audience. And Select your building blocks. What were the top 5 things I took away from this course? It’s hard to choose just five! But here are a few tips. You are your best visual aid. Don’t be afraid to look people in the eye, and deliver one thought to one person. Your slides don’t have to have words.

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

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. 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).

How much of an impact do we have?

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Whenever this downturn is getting you down, remember. NO matter how small your nonprofit is, YOU HAVE AN IMPACT. Whenever you think that no one understands your struggle, remember these statistics.

Fun week: Award-winning stupid nonprofit ad raises eyebrows (but probably no money)

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Check out the blog buzz on Technorati.). Watch with care -- it's stomach-churning awful: Technorati Tags: fundraising , advertising. This is one stupid doozy. Done for the World Wildlife Foundation by DDB Brasil , this ad won a prestigious One Show award.

8 ways to be a good board member

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Show up to the meetings. Learn about fundraising. If you don’t know anything, admit your ignorance and learn right now. Convince your friends and colleagues to give to your nonprofit. Question junior staff members about the nonprofit and how you can help. Maintain close ties to people under the Executive Director. People on the ground know what’s really going on. Do NOT avoid your Development Director’s calls.

Making your Major Gifts Call

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. This is part three in a series of ten on how to make major gift asks. To read part one, Starting your Major Gifts Program, go here. To read part two, Who is a major donor, go here. After you’ve researched your prospect, through combing your database, or through looking at annual reports of other, similar nonprofits, or through paying a prospect researcher to find this prospect, the next step is engaging the donor.

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

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Have you ever had a bad boss? Are you worried that if and when you start working again, you’re going to run into the same bad personalities that you left behind? How are you going to deal with this fear that may be preventing you from doing your best at searching for jobs right now? Come see us at the Nonprofit Career Club, at 2500 Exposition Blvd, Austin, TX, Howson Library, at 5:30pm on Tuesday, August 24th.

Want to be more effective in your current or future job? Come and Take My Webinar!

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Have you ever wanted to take a class with me? I am giving a webinar for TANO! Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations) on September 22nd, 2010, from 2pm to 3:30pm Central Time, USA. The Official Details. Managing Workplace Effectiveness. Speaker Mazarine Treyz. Position: Author, Blogger, Consultant. Company: Wild Woman Fundraising. Do you wish you could be more efficient or effective in your job?

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

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. 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? Today from 5:30 to 6:30pm at 2500 Exposition, Howson Branch Library, we are going to hear what it’s really like from Sue Thornton, former executive director of Texas Impact and Texas Dentists for Healthy Smiles.

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. Share this on Technorati. 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? On August 10th, from 5:30 to 6:30pm at 2500 Exposition, Howson Branch Library, we are going to hear what it’s really like from Sue Thornton, former executive director of Texas Impact and Texas Dentists for Healthy Smiles.

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

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. 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.

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

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. 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. Avra graduated from Baylor University with a BA in Mass Communication and English. She then went on to get her teaching certification at University of Texas at Tyler in K-12 Art and 7-12 English, Journalism.

The most useful social media tool I found in 2010

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Thanks to Claire Sale of NetSquared’s challenge to come up with my favorite and most useful tool for social media for 2010! My short answer? I would have to say Hootsuite. A longer answer: Why Hootsuite ? And what is Hootsuite?

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Seriously? Aqua Buddha?!

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Seriously Rand Paul? AQUA BUDDHA?

Do you want to get your nonprofit mass media attention?

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. I just found out about Lisa Orrell, author of Promote U Guru, and a dynamo marketer who has won many awards. Here are five tips from Lisa Orrell: Number one.

Why Your Nonprofit Should Be On Twitter

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. The Networked Nonprofit Beth Kanter, Allison Fine. I just got the Networked Nonprofit! Go Beth Kanter ! Go Allison Fine ! It’s so good!

Have you ever wanted to give a review of a place you worked?

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Well, now you can. If you see that a place you used to work is trying to hire someone new, again, after only 6 months of people coming and going, you know that all the old problems are still there, and what can you do about it?

I just redesigned my blog!

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. You may be noticing something funny around here! Well, hopefully this blog makes you laugh, so you probably notice something funny a lot, but today it’s the whole blog!

Did you watch the Oscars? How about the TOXIES?

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This is a fabulous way to create buzz around your nonprofit. Share this on Technorati. While everyone is at home looking at the Oscars, the Californians for a Healthy and Green Economy (CHANGE) are making their own Toxic Chemical Oscars, the Toxies.

Who is a major donor?

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. This is part two in a series of ten on major gifts for your nonprofit. To read part one, go here ! What are major gifts? Gifts that make a significant difference for your organization. Why pursue leadership or major gifts? Because this is the way you can get money in the shortest amount of time with the least cash outlay by your nonprofit.

Starting Your Major Gifts Program

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. This is part one in a series of ten on major gifts. What are major gifts? Gifts that make a significant difference for your organization. Why pursue leadership or major gifts? Because this is the way you can get money in the shortest amount of time with the least cash outlay by your nonprofit. What if you’ve never done major gifts before? That’s okay. Start where you are.

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

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Post on Google Buzz. Share this on Technorati. Ever wanted to make money on the side from your knowledge and help nonprofits too? Maybe you’d enjoy being a nonprofit consultant! But how does that work? Want to find out? Come out and see us on November 23rd in Austin, TX! Mike Bacon, founder of Bacon Lee and Associates will be speaking about how he founded his own nonprofit consulting firm, and how you can do it!