Business Ideas for Women

SocialFish

Many incredible women are making waves in the world of business and some of them are even getting featured in the Times Magazine as some of the most influential people in the world. These are women that took a simple idea and turned it into a multi-billion-dollar business.

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External, alienated, busy-busy

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Thomas Merton, one of the people I look to for wisdom once said: When I speak of the contemplative life … I am talking about a special dimension of inner discipline and experience, a certain integrity and fullness of personal development, which are not compatible with a purely external, alienated, busy-busy existence. (By

Business Doing Good: A Resource for (Smaller) Business

Connection Cafe

Right here with the launch of Business Doing Good. There are conferences, associations, books and invitation-only gatherings for members of Fortune 500 companies…but not the small-to-mid-sized guys that employ 79% of the business workforce in the United States alone. I love nonprofits.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 123: Aligning Business Strategy and Purpose

Connection Cafe

How can you make sure that your purpose and your business strategies are aligned in a way that resonates with employees, customers and other stakeholders? Topics Discussed in This Episode: How Deloitte Canada is reacting to the trend of businesses being socially conscious and active.

How To Build A Great Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you start reading Mark Thompson’s and Brian Tracy’s book, Now…Build a Great Business! , The book thoroughly explains the seven keys for how to achieve business success : 1. Develop a great business plan 3.

Business Intelligence: Using Data to Make Decisions

Connection Cafe

Enter business intelligence. Business intelligence is nothing more than using data to make decisions. It does not require a complex data warehouse or a set of fancy business intelligence tools in order to be effective. You have your CRM. It’s wonderful.

Interview with a CRM Expert: Business Intelligence

Connection Cafe

Business Intelligence. Jay brings more than 12 years of experience in software, CRM and business intelligence with more than seven years working directly with nonprofits of all sizes. Our readers are interested in knowing more about Business Intelligence.

5 reasons why your business needs a business app

Find the free stuff

Apps are everywhere and they aren’t exactly a new or initiative idea to introduce to your business, however, a lot of your competitors probably aren’t implementing apps into. The post 5 reasons why your business needs a business app appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

Attention all business book enthusiasts!

SocialFish

… It’s so hard to find the time when we’re always so busy with work and other things. summarizes best-selling business books into short video, audio and text summaries and give you the most essential lessons from them. Do you love to read? I do!

Social business demands culture change

SocialFish

Social business demands culture change. . Most organizations today are simply not compatible with the way a social business really works – but culture change takes time. Pick from among these projects to get started down your path to being a more social business.

A short guide to businesses who are paying volunteers

VolunteerMark

We''ve talked about ways you can recruit paid volunteers - today, let''s get specific and explore the types of businesses you want to recruit at in order to find paid volunteers

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Social Business and Generations

SocialFish

I’m writing and speaking more and more about social business these days, as are many others, of course. That’s certainly important, and a challenge, but it’s not quite what I mean by social business. That’s what social businesses are starting to do.

How Your Nonprofit Can Partner with Local Businesses

NonProfit Hub

When nonprofits and local businesses work together, both parties reap the benefits. The nonprofit gets the word out about its cause and expands its donor base, and the business boosts its sales and exposure in the community.

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#GivingTuesday: A Great Day for Business to do Good!

Connection Cafe

It’s a spirit that’s all about doing good whether you’re an individual, a company, a city, a business, whatever. My company celebrated #GivingTuesday this year by launching a cool site called Business Doing Good. Know of a small business that’s interested in giving back?

Social Business and Beyond

SocialFish

Social Business and Beyond from Peter Kim. This short and sweet deck is by Peter Kim of Dachis Group. Follow him , as he is awesome. Humanize

New on SSIR: Should Nonprofits Act Like Businesses or People?

Amy Sample Ward

To successfully use multichannel strategies, we need to stop thinking about how we can operate more like businesses, and instead focus on acting more like our constituents. My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review opinion blog is up! .

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Rugged Computers – Advantages for Businesses

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

But why are rugged computers so ideal for businesses and what are the reasons why they should be considered? Rugged computers can allow companies to reduce business downtime.

The Future of Sustainable Business: Making the Global Goals Local Business

Connection Cafe

Has your CEO communicated about why your organization aligning with the SDGs or other sustainability goals will have significant business impact? Furthermore, do you have methods in place to measure your efforts against long-term business goals?

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Nonprofit Trends: Tax Status vs. Business Model

Connection Cafe

“Nonprofit” is a tax status, not a business model. NOT a business model. I’m not going to say, “That isn’t good business,” as my nonprofit friends may take offense. I know this isn’t all that original, but I have to say it.

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9 Internet Marketing Statistics from the Business World

NetWits

78% of business people use their mobile device to check email. 57% of businesses have acquired a customer through their company blog. The number of marketers who say Facebook is “critical” or “important” to their business has increased 83% in just 2 years.

Now.Build A Great Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you start reading Mark Thompson’s and Brian Tracy’s book called, Now…Build a Great Business! , The book thoroughly explains the seven keys for how to achieve business success : 1. Develop a great business plan 3.

Infographic-tastic! Smart business, social business.

SocialFish

Can’t wait for the Smart Business, Social Business book by fellow Que author Michael Brito. Click the image to enlarge. Via: OnlineMBA.com.

Are Businesses Ready for True Reinvention?

SocialFish

Social business was not yet a known concept. Companies were, and to this day, still trying to understand the value of social media and what it meant to their businesses. Businesses need to change. Business will thrive as long as there is innovation.

Social Business at IBM

SocialFish

Very interesting and self-explanatory slide deck by one of my faves, Ethan McCarty from IBM. Check it out. ———-. This post contains a slide deck. Click through to the post to see it, if you don’t see it. Case Study Humanize Social CRM and ROI

RuffaloCODY buys crowdfunding business for nonprofits | TheGazette

AFP Blog

RuffaloCODY buys crowdfunding business for nonprofits | TheGazette : ScaleFunder, an online engagement and fundraising business that provides integrated crowdfunding solutions to nonprofit organizations, has been acquired by RuffaloCODY of Cedar Rapids.

Principles of Social Business

SocialFish

Principles of a Social Business Intro 7DEE. Olivier Blanchard needs no introduction here. Flip through this excellent slide deck. View more presentations from Olivier Blanchard. Social CRM and ROI The Social Organization

The Business Impact of Twitter

Connection Cafe

The following post is an excerpt from Constant Contact's "The Business Impact of Twitter: It’s Come a Long Way [New Data]" by Josh Mendelsohn , originally posted October 20, 2011. Author: Guest Blogger.

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The Best Tablet for Business Use

Connection Cafe

If you haven’t already purchased but are considering a tablet for business purposes you are probably wondering “which one?”. For me, the iPad is a great business tablet. And, to determine which one fits your business needs, you have to first identify what strengths you’re looking for.

Building a Business Case for IT Projects: Nonprofit Edition

Connection Cafe

Whether budgeting for an IT project, proposing organizational change, or starting a new program, building a business case is key to getting buy-in, funding, and approval for your initiative, as well as providing a baseline for measuring the investment’s success over time. Procurement Technology Board Budgeting Business Case IT planning ROI Strategy technology

Choosing the Perfect Cause for Your Business Giving

Connection Cafe

Let’s face it, deciding how your business should give can be hard. But as a business, you have some pre-determined factors in place that can help you decide on an approach to leverage your resources for good. History – Businesses grow up in communities, rarely on their own.

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How To Win More Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Business development is the craft of finding the right prospect and then designing the perfect buying experience for that prospect,” explains Mo Bunnell , the author of, The Snowball System: How to Win More Business and Turn Clients into Raving Fans.

Conflict and Social Business

SocialFish

You can’t run a social business that way. We write extensively about the topic of conflict in the Humanize book. Granted, that is my professional background (I actually did a master’s degree in conflict analysis and resolution from George Mason University twenty years ago).

Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal

AFP Blog

Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal : "As Google Fiber Inc., a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. NASDAQ: GOOG), has contractors building new internet networks in several cities across the U.S., the tech company is seeking local nonprofits for a new partnership program in nearly all those metro areas." 'via via Blog this

Social business demands culture change

SocialFish

Social business demands culture change. . Most organizations today are simply not compatible with the way a social business really works – but culture change takes time. Pick from among these projects to get started down your path to being a more social business.

STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities

SocialFish

To get answers to these critical questions, Leader Networks conducted a survey of nearly 300 marketing and community leaders that resulted in The Business Impact of Online Communities Study. A solid digital strategy, aligned with business goals, can be a game changer.

Social business is here.

SocialFish

Social Business is About Learning, Not Marketing or Technology. For any organization interested in how the social business industry is maturing, there is a ton of great data and news to be found here. Well, SocialBusinessNews at least.

How To Build A Great Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When you start reading Mark Thompson’s and Brian Tracy’s book, Now…Build a Great Business! , The book thoroughly explains the seven keys for how to achieve business success : 1. Develop a great business plan 3.

Social Business at #Tech11

SocialFish

Lindy’s also going to be doing a deep dive on Social CRM at the conference – these two sessions are your best chance to get deep into the subject of social business. **. Social Business 2012.

Giving goes mobile | Hartford Business

AFP Blog

Giving goes mobile | Hartford Business : On Sept. 10, when the Gales Ferry-based United Way of Southeastern Connecticut kicks off its annual community campaign, the organization — for the first time in its nearly 50-year history — will be relying on more than the traditional worksite Douglas Plank, CEO, Mobile Causecampaign efforts to raise its soon-to-be announced campaign goal. This year, they’re going mobile — piloting a communication and solicitation strategy through mobile devices

How important is SEO for modern business:

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

SEO is not something that you do extra for your business. It is part and parcel of modern business. No business can make progress without reaching customers. As a business owner, you have to handle a lot of things. Today, SEO cannot be neglected.

How To Humanize Your Business

SocialFish

How To Humanize Your Business. This is the one conference where you’ll find the most comprehensive and critical knowledge for growing your business, brand and audience with the latest new media technology, methods and tools. and Jamie and me!

Six Ways To Jump-Start Your Business

Eric Jacobsen Blog

As a leader in your business, try these six ideas to give your business a jump-start : Ask for ideas from employees in all parts of your business. Be sure all employees clearly understand your vision and the mission of your business.

Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics

Givinga

Both the three Cs and the three Ps are influenced by corporate philanthropy, a trend that will escalate in 2019 as workplace giving becomes an even more important business driver. That’s good news for workers, but a challenge for businesses. Demonstrating Business Impact.