Lame spam of the day: Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center

Robert Weiner

mail from the Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center in Sacramento, CA. If you run a web search on the name of this organization you'll see lots of posts with words like "ripoff" and "scam". It's novel to get the snail mail equivalent of spam. This one came via U.S. My business is required to register and publish a Fictitious Business Name (FBN, aka DBA or Doing Business As) every 5 years.

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Lame scam of the day: Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center

Robert Weiner

mail from the Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center in Sacramento, CA. If you run a web search on the name of this organization you'll see lots of posts with words like "ripoff" and "scam". It's novel to get the snail mail equivalent of spam. This one came via U.S. My business is required to register and publish a Fictitious Business Name (FBN, aka DBA or Doing Business As) every 5 years.

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What A Pandemic Teaches Us About Innovation and Corporate Giving

Givinga Blog

We’ve seen many examples of companies searching for and implementing new ways to give over the last year, and here are some of our insights that reflect what we’ve learned about how to respond to a pandemic, how COVID-19 led to innovation, and how companies can adapt and prepare.

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How to Write Effective Web Copy (Part 1): Make It Readable

Connection Cafe

Consider what happens on the online every 60 seconds ( source ): 4 million Google searches. Peters, principal of Beverly Hills High School, announced today that the entire school faculty will travel to Sacramento next Thursday for a colloquium in new teaching methods. Often, they’re searching for something specific. The Internet is bloated. Your users have miniscule attention spans. And nonprofit websites everywhere are filled with clichés and ambiguity. Words matter.

Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

Beth Kanter

To answer, Giving Day hosts turned to each other through Knight Foundation’s Peer Learning Exchange and Facebook Group, and participated in conference calls organized by Priscilla Enriquez, Chief Giving Officer of the Sacramento Regional Community Foundation. Even while some communities reached or exceeded their Give Local America goals, they searched for ways to address administrative messes, their own technical reviews, in addition to ways to rebuild trust with their community.

GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Conference: Reflections from the Innovation Lab

Beth Kanter

We also heard from Priscilla Enriquez from the Sacramento Region Community Foundation about challenges and successes of getting started in best practices for data for good. The DonorEdge site would display a search filter that asked the donor (DonorEdge site visitor) questions to identify and match nonprofit profiles (data and stories) to the donor’s interest. The donor could continue to refine his or her search results to find the best nonprofit “match.”