Flat Earth Fundraising: Lessons From Italy & Greece

The Agitator

Not only in the political circles of Greece and Italy and in Washington, D.C. Permit me a personal essay, please. The reason your 401(k) is turning into a 101(k) is because politicians don’t understand numbers. Numbers that reflect the reality of too much bank leverage … too much spending … too little revenue. This has nothing to do with ideology. It’s just math. Innumerate’ is the term for folks who simply don’t understand, or more probably, refuse to understand or be bothered by math.

#Social Networks: Google+ vs. Facebook – Let The Debates Begin!

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook is just “too big to fail&# (Poor Greece has not received ‘Too Big…’ status, and therefore must be doomed to collapse). Communications Events Facebook Media Review News and Current Affairs Opinion Reviews Social Media Software Review Technology Web and Print communication Google Greece LinkedIn Microsoft Skype Social networkWere you invited?

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9 Ways to Celebrate February 29 and the Leap Year On Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

A superstition in Greece holds that marriages that take place in a leap year will end in divorce, and in Scotland it’s thought that those born on Leap Day will live a life of “untold suffering.” This year is a leap year, which means we get an extra day in February! My good friend Melodee happens to be a bisextile year baby (popularly known as a leap year, technically known as a bisextile year), and to her I say, Happy 10th Birthday ! Leap years are, by their very nature, rare.

Meet the EveryAction Team 2018


A: My roommate and I are going on a backpacking trip through Greece next week! At EveryAction we’re on a mission to provide nonprofits with best-in-class fundraising, engagement, and advocacy tools, but we like to think that we’re a pretty fun place to work, too. We strive to promote a healthy work life balance, that’s why our team hosts things like “social fridays”, team yoga classes, company-wide bake-offs, and other activities to de-stress.

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Get More Video Views & Shares: #501TechNYC (Part 2)

Getting Attention

Cathe’s latest video (at top) features actor and activist Mandy Patinkin standing with IRC aid workers in Greece to welcome families fleeing Syria and other war-torn countries for a better life. Read Part One. Thanks to NYC’s 501 Tech Club for inviting knowledgeable nonprofit video makers from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and International Rescue Committee (IRC) to share tips, tools, and case studies with us video expert wannabees.

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Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


She took an active role in the independence movement aimed at relinquishing Ottoman rule over Greec e, investing her own fortune into securing arms, ships, and otherwise equipping the soldiers under her command. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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Still Need A New Year’s Resolution?

The Agitator

Flat Earth Fundraising: Lessons From Italy & Greece. Here are some possibilities, courtesy of Seth Godin … Insulate yourself… from anonymous angry people. Expose yourself to art you don’t yet understand. Precisely measure the results that are important to you. Stay blind to the metrics that don’t matter. Fail often. Lead, don’t manage so much. Seek out uncomfortable situations. Make an impact on the people who matter to you.

How You Self-Educate Will Determine Your Success as a Cause Marketer

Cause Related Marketing

But in its place I’ve become an inveterate history buff, with a special interest in the ancient world… the Sumerians, Egypt, Greece and Rome, early European history, etc. How do you, my fellow cause marketers, keep learning? How you answer the question of self-education determines things like: how successful your cause marketing campaigns are, indeed, how successful you are; your income and your lifespan. Researchers have even shown a correlation between happiness and education.

10 Reasons Why You Should Take My Public Speaking Course

Selfish Giving

The advice has been around since Ancient Greece 2,500 years ago. Over the past few months I’ve delivered and listened to a lot of speeches, especially at Blogworld Expo last month. I heard some good ones and some not so good ones. Sadly, a lot of these mediocre speeches could have been good, even great – they had the right “bones” (e.g. good speaker, engaging topic) – but they lacked what makes a speech interesting, compelling and memorable.

Back to the Future of Philanthropy

The Nonprofit Consultant

at the end of the 19th century by the Rockefellers, Carnegies, et al, but, indeed, the concept of philanthropy goes back to ancient Greece, meaning "love of humanity," and encompasses the giving of time, heart, and soul, as well as currency. I received a kind email from Erik Anderson, of the Donor Dreams Blog , suggesting I take on the subject of The Future of Philanthropy for this month's nonprofit blog carnival. Easy peasy, right? Well maybe not.