Business Ideas for Women


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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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.

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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.

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.

What Business Application Training Accomplishes


What Business Application Training Accomplishes. By instilling basic business skills courses within your program employees can quickly obtain the business skills they do not know they require to succeed in their roles.

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.

Attention all business book enthusiasts!


… 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!

A short guide to businesses who are paying volunteers


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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The Best Business Network Security Seattle Offers

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

When you’re looking for a way to protect your business, you want the best business network security Seattle can offer. We handle the compliance parts of the process so that you can concentrate on your business. It’s no secret that the Internet is not secure at all.

Social Business and Generations


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 To Use Social Media for Business

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

There are several ways that you can use the Miami social media company for your business. The first way is to build a credible reputation for your business. A lot of companies are choosing to do this through the visual marketing of the business.

Getting Your Business Covered Against Cyberattacks

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Protecting your business against cyberattacks is vitally important for ensuring the continuous safe practice of your investment. All businesses have the threat of cyberattacks looming over their networks throughout the world and a successful attack can cause unthinkable amounts of damage.

#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?

The Social Media for Corporate Business

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If a company is to connect with the customers they aim to reach, the efforts should begin from within, with the employees, as they are the infrastructure of the business and must be interconnected. Research has shown there is a large gap in engagement among employees.

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.

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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Reasons to incorporate cloud technology in your business 

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Businesses of the contemporary world are flocking themselves up with highly advanced computer based technology except those who still rely on on-premise solutions and services and you can easily see the difference in both these kinds of management of any business. .

Social Business and Beyond


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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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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Deliberately Unsustainable Business Models

Museum 2.0

At one point, Mark commented that they have a "deliberately unsustainable" business model. This is the model that governs most businesses and artistic endeavors. These include jobs for employees and programs that address a societal gap not provided by other organizations or businesses.

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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


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.


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

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 100: Driving Business Performance with Digital Transformation

Connection Cafe

Special guest Mike Gianoni, president & CEO of Blackbaud, joins us for our 100 th episode to explore the topic of digital transformation and how it drives business performance. How digital transformation drives business performance.

Are Businesses Ready for True Reinvention?


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


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

So you want to start a do-good business? Avoid this dangerous trap.


Great outcomes like this help fuel the do-good business trend. In the cutthroat world of capitalism, 50 percent of all new businesses still fail within their first 5 years. data business

undamentals of running a business in the virtual world

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Call it the fundamentals of doing business if you like, but it is important to keep these in mind. When it comes to promoting your business to the world, nothing will work better than website development. Firstly, these agencies will provide you services that your business dearly needs.

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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.

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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Principles of Social Business


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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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.

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

Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics


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.

Stop the Glorification of Busy and Thrive

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Thriving is about being intuitive and being able t listen to your inner voice and not be so busy that you can’t hear it. I just returned last week from vacation with my husband and children at the Jersey Shore where I grew up.

Conflict and Social Business


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).

STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities


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.

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