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Daily roundup of links shared via @giipucsc on Twitter

27 Awesome Ways CRM Can Help Accelerate Your Business Growth

Grow Your Business With the Help of Customer Relationship Management Software. Here are 27 Awesome Ways CRM Can Help Accelerate Your Business Growth.

Putting your philanthropy where your mouth is

Nick Vilelle, left, and Raj Ratwani are restaurateurs, sort of. The owners of CAUSE gastropub take no salary, but donate 100 percent of their profits to charity. Photo by Alexis Glenn/George Mason University Updated at 10:31 EST, Nov. 4 At first glance, Washington, D.C.'s CAUSE bar and restaurant might seem like a typical gastropub.

25 SMART social media objectives

How nonprofits can use SMART goals to chart impact Guest post by Beth Kanter Beth's Blog Using SMART objectives for nonprofit communications strategies is not a new idea. Spitfire's useful SMART chart planning tool has been used by many nonprofits over the years. SMART Objectives are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely objectives.

The Top 4 Nonprofit Social Media Campaigns of 2013 (And What You Can Learn)

NPOs never stood a chance on social media. People aren't there for us, they're there to interact with their friends. Don't act like those thoughts never crossed your mind. Sometimes social media can be discouraging. "How do we get more interaction?" "How do we make them care?" It's easy to think that way.

Social enterprise today: Monday 18 November

Hello and welcome to the Guardian Social Enterprise Network's daily digest. Our space to tell you the latest news, advice and analysis from the sector. * Today is the launch of our much anticipated 50 voices project - where we asked 50 individuals involved in or inspired by the sector to share their thoughts on what social enterprise means to them.

Using Text Messaging to Achieve Your Mission

Slides presented by Sam McElvie (Mobile Commons) and James Servino (HRC) at the September 2013 meetup of the 501TechNYC/Tech for Good group. Text messaging isn

Girls' Corners in Malawi: Helping teen moms return to school

by Guest Blogger on in Features, Grantee Stories Barely containing bursts of giggles, three girls with plastic tubs on their heads and red teddy bears slung tightly on their backs encounter three other girls in school uniforms. "Why aren't you in your uniform? Aren't you going to school today?"

Social enterprise today: Tuesday 19 November

Hello and welcome to the Guardian Social Enterprise Network's daily digest. Our space to tell you the latest news, advice and analysis from the sector. * Today marks the second day of our 50 voices project - revealing contributions from Peter Jones, Chi Onwurah MP and Peter Holbrook.

7 Tips to Transform Your SlideShares From Good to Great

"Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best." If you played sports in high school, you're probably familiar with this quote (often attributed to NBA great Tim Duncan).

Seeking big impact: Zurich puts $1 billion in 'green bonds'

Switzerland's biggest insurance company Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announced today its intention to invest up to US $1 billion into green bonds issued by the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, and other development institutions. These green bonds, which they call impact investments, fund projects from around the world that reduce the effects of climate change and assist communities to adapt to its consequences.

5 Mapping Tools That Strengthen Your Strategy: Making Data Matter

Using mapping tools to begin to visualize and analyze of your organization's data.

5 inspiring graduation speeches by social entrepreneurs

Charles Henry Fowler once said, " The best teachers of humanity are the lives of great men." These great men and women, if only for a few minutes, have stood in front of fresh college graduates, providing them with lessons learned and advice as they proceed to another phase in life.

Now that's social engagement #SFBatkid

Last Friday, #SFBatkid took over San Francisco, twitter, Instragram and our hearts. It was an amazing social media moment and a great day for a 5 yr leukemia survivor. If you missed it here's the skinny: Miles wished to be Batkid and Make-A-Wish made it happen.

Twitter / giipucsc: Follow @FirelightFnd and help ...

Follow @FirelightFnd and help #CommunitiesStopPoverty! pic.twitter.com/wJ4khbaE5M

Using CRM to Manage Your Mission

By: Rachel L. Jackson, Client Success Lead, Blackbaud I just returned from BBCon 2013 where one of the most frequent questions I was asked by my clients was about CRM (Constituent Relationship Management) systems. They wanted to understand how CRM is different from a traditional donor database and how nonprofits can benefit from investing in CRM.

The Power of Social Entrepreneurship: P R Ganapathy at TEDxGolfLinksPark

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

Stand apart from the crowd - Year-end fundraising campaigns

Whether there is a specific focus around the holidays or not, many nonprofits choose this time of year to kick off their annual fundraising appeal. For some, it can yield a good percentage of their overall annual fundraising, but for others, their campaign can fall flat.

Strike activity on campus ends; both campus entrances reopen

Please Stay Informed: If strike activities occur on the UC Santa Cruz campus, information about any impacts that result will be posted on this page. In addition to updating this page as information warrants, the Public Affairs Office will be: Recording information on the campus's communications hotline, 459-INFO (831-459-4636).

Twitter / giipucsc: F. Nightengale summed up the ...

F. Nightengale summed up the #SocEnt spirit in this pic/quote #50voicesSocEnt pic.twitter.com/U8eUs6OGMs