Links to the articles I’ve reviewed and posted to Twitter between June 6 – June 19, 2011. This week’s topics include: U.S. Regulations • Jewish & Israeli Sector • Governance & Strategy • Fundraising & Marketing • Donors’ Strategy • Social Media & Internet
As last Sunday saw me preparing like mad for my presentation at the Kishor Conference, this week is a double Weekly Roundup.
Study Shows How Changes to the Tax Code Could Affect Giving http://ow.ly/1tyKQl via eJPhil // only time will tell how this affects policy
PatrickSternal: Cat Lady Beats IRS http://t.co/dpJ337n // shows importance of receipts & gift acknowledgments
JEWISH & ISRAELI SECTOR
Excellent analysis on the Jewish Innovation Sector, by Bobgoldfarb http://ow.ly/5iCHr on eJPhil
GOVERNANCE & STRATEGY
Excellent points about board service I’m general (legal stuff only for USA) from Nonprofitlawyer http://ow.ly/5aNsY
Food for thought >> Tactphil: An Interview Approach to Charity Rating http://ow.ly/1tCu4G more on Charting Impact
Stonewalling in a crisis is risky business for a nonprofit http://ow.ly/1tKbAJ
This should probably affect how one should structure a nonprofit >> KatyaN4G: Seth’s Blog: Organization vs Movement vs Philosophy http://ow.ly/1tUZnV
CauseWire: How Charities Can Recruit & Keep Volunteers http://ow.ly/1tV09Y
FUNDRAISING & MARKETING
Here’s why proper donor research is so important in eJPhil http://ow.ly/1txaOL
5 reasons why this summer (and anytime for that matter) is a great time to start a Giving Circle http://ow.ly/5aSdz
What your wealthiest donors aren’t telling you: 9 Secrets to High Net Worth Donors, by GailPerrync http://ow.ly/5eceP
By recognizing a donor’s contribution we are also inviting others to participate http://ow.ly/1tIndu on eJPhil
NpTechblogs: 4 Global-Oriented Tips on Using Social Media http://ow.ly/1tLNAG via ReedStockman
FundraisingNews: What’s missing from your elevator pitch? http://ow.ly/1tV0wD
Food for thought: Why we should expect good giving to be hard http://ow.ly/5iGsx via Mayanorton // but should it be?
Does our word usage make those that receive our charity inferior? http://ow.ly/1tJJpk on eJPhil
SOCIAL MEDIA & INTERNET
10 Common Mistakes Made by Nonprofits on Social Media, by Nonprofitorgs http://ow.ly/5dukp
Gr8 points by Askdebra why nonprofit organizations should get more personal in social media http://ow.ly/1tJNh6
NpQuarterly: Charity walks are expensive enough that some wonder if it’s worth it http://ow.ly/5gtWV // great discussion in the comments!
Reuw: 7 stupid mistakes teachers make with technology http://ow.ly/5iDJN // applicable to offices & homes the world over!
Enjoying watching Slideshare presentation by DaveKerpen: How to Make Your Org More “Likeable” http://ow.ly/5iGRx
Don’t get your org’s Twitter account terminated! RT Johnhaydon: RT Mintblogger A Handy Guide To Twitter Automation http://ow.ly/1ddFIs
This 1 is pure fun (& slightly educational) >> 3 Social Media Marketing Lessons from Comedians http://ow.ly/5lhDj via CharlieKalech