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[New eBook] Fundraising Matters: Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

In this fundraising eBook, you’ll learn from these 10 experts: Pamela Barden , CFRE, Consultant, PJ Barden Inc. A few years ago, something hit those of us in the nonprofit sector right between the eyes. It had been there all along but no one had quite put their finger on it.

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3 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Next Fundraising Campaign (and free ebook!)

Amy Sample Ward

I’m honored to be included in a new ebook about marketing, fundraising, and social media. You can download the ebook, check out the various topics, and much more from: https://www.blackbaud.com/npexperts. Get the full ebook at: https://www.blackbaud.com/npexperts.

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eBooks #2: So you want to e-publish? Mechanics…

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Obviously for me, publishing eBooks is going to be something I do at some point, perhaps sooner rather than later. I’m talking in this post about self-publishing eBooks. There are also avenues that will allow you to sell both your print book alongside your eBook. I’m going to talk here about mechanics of just eBook publishing. This will define what steps you need to take to get your manuscript into eBook format. that are standard for eBooks.

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Must-Read eBooks From David Grossman

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He also offers for free via his website a host of ebooks about primarily leadership and communication. One of the most popular eBooks is the Top 10 Barriers Communicators Face: How to Get Your Leader on Board with Internal Communication , which came last year," says Grossman. "I

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[eBook] Private School Digital Insight: Enhancing Web Navigation and the Rise of Responsive Design | npENGAGE

AFP Blog

[eBook] Private School Digital Insight: Enhancing Web Navigation and the Rise of Responsive Design | npENGAGE : "About a year ago we came up with the idea for an ambitious project to help us better understand the state of private school web navigation, and how schools are responding to the demands of web usability, responsive web design and more.

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Grossman Offers Dozens Of eBooks About Leadership And Communication

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He also offers for free via his website a host of ebooks about primarily leadership and communication. One of the most popular eBooks is the Top 10 Barriers Communicators Face: How to Get Your Leader on Board with Internal Communication , which came out this year," says Grossman. "I

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The Courageous Communicator Quest eBook

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Leadership and communication expert David Grossman has released his most empowering eBook yet -- The Courageous Communicator Quest -- designed for leaders who don’t want to just lead; but be great leaders.

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FREE eBOOK: Online Marketing Insights for Nonprofits – from @Blackbaud

John Haydon

Download this free eBook here. Fundraising blackbaud ebook

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Nathan Magnuson On Leadership, Coaching, And His New eBook

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You can also download his new, and free, eBook , Trusted Leadership Advisor , when you subscribe for free to his website. This week, Nathan kindly shared more about his eBook and leadership in general. What inspired you to write the ebook? Who is your target reader for the ebook?

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The Complete Facebook Guide For Small Nonprofits (eBook)

John Haydon

This ebook is a comprehensive “brain-dump” of strategies and tactics I’ve shared over the past couple of years to help small nonprofits get more out of using Facebook. A cool eBook. Tags: Facebook Tips ebook facebook tips

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eBook: Mastering The Art Of Messaging

Eric Jacobsen Blog

David Grossman , president and founder of The Grossman Group , published in 2010 a helpful, free eBook titled: Mastering The Art of Messaging. Using the 18-page ebook , you''ll learn : what a strategic messaging plan should encompass (and what it should not include).

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[New eBook] Private School Digital Insight: Enhancing Web Navigation and the Rise of Responsive Design

Connection Cafe

About a year ago we came up with the idea for an ambitious project to help us better understand the state of private school web navigation, and how schools are responding to the demands of web usability, responsive web design and more.

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eBook Offers Online Marketing Insights for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

Here''s an overview of a free eBook from Blackbaud offering online marketing insights from 20 nonprofit experts. nonprofit

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Amazon eBook pricing war: Thanks for being evil, Apple

Judi Sohn

The market can already bear $10 eBooks the way they do $1 songs. Eric has a Kindle and loves it. One of the things we both love most about his Kindle is that he can get most books for $9.99. Me, I prefer audio books. I can read while I'm knitting and doing things around the house. Even though Apple has an easy way to get audio books in iTunes I don't do that. Instead, I get my books from Audible where I can get a $25 audio book for a credit that only cost me around $15 a month.

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Amazon eBook pricing war: Thanks for being evil, Apple

Judi Sohn

The market can already bear $10 eBooks the way they do $1 songs. Eric has a Kindle and loves it. One of the things we both love most about his Kindle is that he can get most books for $9.99. Me, I prefer audio books. I can read while I'm knitting and doing things around the house. Even though Apple has an easy way to get audio books in iTunes I don't do that. Instead, I get my books from Audible where I can get a $25 audio book for a credit that only cost me around $15 a month.

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Seven Weeks To A Better Nonprofit Website (eBook)

John Haydon

If you already subscribe , you’ll get all of these articles in one eBook at the end of seven weeks. Your Website design ebook SEO website wordpressLast week I wrote a post about ten different ways to make your website awesome.

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Free eBook on Volunteer Management

Wild Apricot Blog

Tobi Johnson's new eBook - that includes "21big picture tips to rock your volunteer program" - is now available in Wild Apricot's new Membership Knowledge Hub. volunteer management

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Use This eBook To Improve Your Communication

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Saturday, May 22, 2010 Use This eBook To Improve Your Communication The former director of communications for McDonalds, David Grossman, now a leading consultant, speaker and author has released a free eBook about how to communicate effectively.

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A Call for Millions: Ending the Global Book Famine for the Blind

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We have the ebooks. The Global Treaty for the Blind makes it legal to create ebooks for people with disabilities without having to pay a royalty or getting permission. Publishers already contribute most of their ebooks to us for free, but The Treaty allows for crowdsourcing books at scale through a Napster-inspired model (but legal!). We have hundreds of thousands of ebooks in a dozen languages already available globally.

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Read2Go Tops iTunes Literacy Charts!

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Gerardo Capiel, Benetech's VP Engineering, just sent me a couple of exciting screen shots on our Read2Go iOS application for accessible reading of ebooks. DAISY accessibility a11y ios ebook assistive technology Read2Go ebooks Bookshare itunes

Communications Expert David Grossman Publishes Leadership Toolbox eBook

Eric Jacobsen Blog

So, you can imagine how excited I was to learn David has released another one of his free eBooks -- this one called, Tips, Tactics & Strategies For Your Leadership Toolbox. The eBook is easy-to-read and absorb.

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eBook Teaches How To Manage Email In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Finally, in the ebook, Grossman talks about the CEO of French technology giant Atos, who plans to phase out internal emails by 2014. Internal communication expert and consultant David Grossman of The Grossman Group recently told NBC Nightly News that workplace email is out of control.

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Free ebook: 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is an overview of the free ebook from Causevox outlining the 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers. read more

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David Grossman Releases New eBook On How To Get Employees On Your Side During Cost Cuts

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Drawing from case studies of leading businesses, Grossman''s latest free eBook , Cutting to Win: 6 Steps For Getting Employees on Your Side During Cost Cuts , offers 6 critical steps and strategies to help you navigate through times of change within your company.

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No More Jargon, It’s Time for Plain English in P2P Messaging

Connection Cafe

Jargon: I think this might be my favorite topic in our new peer-to-peer fundraising ebook. And you can download the new Drab-to-Fab ebook for more dos and don’ts for peer-to-peer fundraising. Download the new Drab-to-Fab ebook and turn your program into a peer-to-peer fundraising do!

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David Grossman Offers New eBook For Communications Professionals

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Communications expert David Grossman of The Grossman Group has a new eBook that's free and available for download. Based primarily on input from users of LinkedIn who answered a question posted by David, the eBook talks about the greatest mistakes that a leader can make that should be avoided.

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Fighting Accessibity Weaseling by Amazon et al, Victory!

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Last September, I wrote a Beneblog post: Objecting to Accessibility Weaseling , about Amazon and other ebook reader makers trying to dodge out on making their devices accessible. It''s always been highly ironic to me that the most natural buyers of ebooks, people with disabilities that make regular print useless, are constantly blocked in getting digital content that will talk to them, show up enlarged or in Braille! a11y accessibility Amazon blind Bookshare ebooks FCC Kindle NFB

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Successful Nonprofit Events: Free eBook

Wild Apricot Blog

Do your auctions flop? Are your luncheons lame? Do your nonprofit fundraising events always seem to fall short of the mark? Just in time for the busy holiday season, here’s expert (free) help from the good folks at Network for Good.( read more ).

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The Gift of Reading, a Circle of Life

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It became a burden to his family and caregivers to constantly drop what they were doing to turn a page, so he began seeking out ebooks. It also demonstrates how each ebook that is added to the Bookshare collection is a brick in our members’ foundation of independence and inclusion.

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Donor Spotlight: Lavelle Fund for the Blind

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Today, Bookshare serves over 330,000 American students with a rapidly growing collection of hundreds of thousands of accessible ebooks. a11y accessibility blind blindness Bookshare DAISY ebooks education giving India Lavelle Fund for the Blind philanthropy print disabilities

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Join Benetech in the Skoll Foundation’s 2014 Social Entrepreneurs Challenge!

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With Bookshare’s accessible ebooks and reading tools, Zach made a successful transition to college. Zach’s encounter with accessible ebooks is but one example of how Benetech empowers people who often face difficult challenges and whose needs are neglected.

Receiving the 2013 Migel Medal

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And when the idea of a peer-to-peer ebook library came to me, it was George who I went to with the idea. After talking me out of calling it Bookster, he explained how the DAISY format would be ideal for our new Bookshare project, that he had made sure that it would work well for ebooks like the ones we were hoping to provide. award Fruchterman a11y Migel AFB Ferrell Bookshare accessibility blind copyright dyslexia Helen Keller copyfight SCCR treaty ebooks

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David Grossman's Five Steps To Thrive eBook -- Communication Primer For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The former director of communications for McDonald's, David Grossman , now a leading consultant, speaker and author offers a free eBook about how to communicate effectively.

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Advancing Reading Equality with Bookshare’s Exponential Growth

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Thousands of ebooks are pouring into the collection each month thanks to the dedication of our volunteers around the world and partnerships with more than 500 socially responsible publishers who donate their digital files. a11y accessibility Bookshare Braille DAISY ebooks Global Literacy print disabilities Reading

7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers from CauseVox

Amy Sample Ward

I’m really excited to share this free ebook from the folks at CauseVox. Download the free ebook 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers. fundraising ebook lists resource

Free eBook from Hubspot: How to Use Facebook for Business (and non-profits)

John Haydon

Download the ebook here: “ How to Use Facebook for Business &#. An increasing number of non-profits are expanding their social media efforts with Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups.

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What is in the Treaty of Marrakesh?

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print disabled Treaty for the Blind copyright law a11y VIPDC books Bookshare exceptions print disabilities accessibility book famine blind copyright dyslexia copyfight Marrakesh treaty ebooks WIPO The View from an Authorized Entity Many Bookshare users (and potential Bookshare users!) have been asking about the Treaty of Marrakesh (formal name: The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities.

Great reads from around the web on February 15th

Amy Sample Ward

" Get the free ebook "The State of Event Marketing" at: [link]. " roundup activism bookmarks ebook email events list marketing mobile pew politics postalicious research resources revolution socialmedia tunisia us votingI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of February 15th).

Great reads from around the web on December 15th

Amy Sample Ward

What Matters Now eBook – Get the ebook now for free! "We More than seventy extraordinary authors and thinkers contributed to this ebook. " Tags: roundup africa book bookmarks casestudies data development ebook economy free funding future innovation list microgiving music nonprofits nptech opensource orchestra postalicious report resources socialmedia strategy survey technology trends

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