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Understanding Your Audience, Part 1: Google Analytics

The start of a new year is the perfect time to focus on a user-centered strategy for your website. In the first of a two-part series, we're going to begin to dive into the many ways you can make your website work for you in new ways.

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Innovation: Why It Should Top Your Priority List

It's a buzzword among thought leaders across the sector and the business world, yet it has proven tough to energize organizations to innovate, according to Kristina Jaskyte at UGA's School of Social Work and Institute for Nonprofit...

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The Event Trap: Is Your Organization in It?

Events meet a basic organizational need to “do something” tangible and put a simple form of capitalism to work for a nonprofit, asserts consultant and board member Bill Hoffman. Have your events become the “default”...

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Preparing Yourself for a Leadership Role in a Nonprofit

Nonprofits struggle with succession and are fairly vulnerable, as they are often dependent on one or a handful of key leaders. That is often due to a lack of professional development opportunities and investment made in developing future leaders...

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Rose-Colored Glasses: Stylish, but Not Good Planning Fashion

Spring is the fourth quarter of the fiscal year for most nonprofits and the time of year when executives, boards and staff begin wading through annual and multi-year strategic planning processes. Most executives hope these planning processes...

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Getting a Return on Your Volunteers

GCN expert consultant, Cindy Cheatham ways in on the commonly asked question: How can I get a return from using volunteers in my organization?

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What is executive coaching?

GCN Nonprofit Consulting Group's Neil Sklarew answers the questions: What is executive coaching? How does it work and what should I look for in a coach?

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