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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

VENTURENEER FREE WEBINARS Don't Let Slow- or No-Pay Customers Ruin Your Business


Time Management for Busy Business Owners

Don't let time get away from you. Learn the tricks to keep it under control. In Ventureneer's FREE webinar, Laura Jacob will show small business owners techniques for prioritizing tasks so they can take back control of both their personal and professionals lives.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 12n-1pm ET. Register here.

Don't Let Slow- or No-Pay Customers Ruin Your Business

Learn how to steer clear of slow-paying customers with tips from a collections specialist. Michelle Dunn, an award-winning author and self-syndicated columnist who has worked in the credit and debt collection industry for more than 25 years will present this FREE webinar.

Monday, January 23, 2012 12n-1pm ET. Register here.

Grow Your Business Through Certification and Contracting

Minority- and women-owned businesses get a competitive edge with government contracts. Find out how. This FREE webinar will be taught by Clovia Hamilton, founder of Lemongrass Consulting, which provides strategic planning and government-contract strategy to small businesses.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 12n-1pm ET. Register here.

100 Free Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

No-cost Marketing Can Make for a Prosperous New Year. Our presenter, Tara Jacobsen, will not just give you the concepts; she'll show you the websites, sources, and techniques to make the most of your marketing dollars in this FREE webinar.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 2-3pm ET. Register here.

Build planned giving into your development program for little or no cost. Join Lorri M. Greif, CFRE, president of Breakthrough Philanthropy, Inc., for this FREE webinar.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 12n-1pm ET. Register here.

A small business revolution is already in your customer's pocket. Is your business ready to join? JoinPeter Shankman, vice president and small business evangelist for Vocus as he present this FREE webinar.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 2-3pm ET. Register here.

Small Business, Nonprofit Savings, Security, Scalability with Cloud-based Email

The pros and cons of cloud-based email will be taught by Jason Hutchins, president of Nonprofit Solutions Network in this FREE webinar.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 2-3pm ET. Register here.

Planned Giving for Small and Mid-Size Nonprofits

Donor relationships and endowment both benefit from Planned Giving programs. Find out why. The FREE webinar will be presented by Tony Martignetti, principal of Martignetti Planned Giving Advisors, LLC.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 12n-1pm ET. Register here.


indian entrepeneursA Social Enterprise Learns, Grows From Its Mistakes

For one Indian social enterprise, success is coming from mistakes, mentoring, and marketing changes. Find out what they learned and how they're growing.

Want to Grow the Economy? Change 4 Attitudes About Women Entrepreneurs

Women could help get the economy humming if we could change four things. Find out what they are.

women entrepeneursAre Government Contracts a Way UP for Women Entrepreneurs?

It costs time and money to win a government bid but once on the inside, small businesses -- especially women-owned -- find it worth the effort. Find out how to take a short cut to success.

For other Vistas articles, visit our archive.


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Tony Martignetti, Nonprofit Radio asks Geri Stengel, Ventureneer, Marc Halpert, Your Best Interest, and Maria Semple, The Prospect Finder how nonprofits can use LinkedIn for fundraising, board development and volunteer recruitment. Listen here.


Nonprofits   Social Media

Social Media for Values Driven Companies a one-stop, continually updated central resource about social media as they are used by nonprofits, which is sometimes different than the way for-profits use them.

Ramp up their social media effortsVentureneer's new, free ebook, Social Media for Your Nonprofit: Take Charge!.

Also don't forget to check out our survey report,Nonprofits and Social Media: It Ain't Optional.

Putting the Power of LinkedIn to Use for Your Nonprofits

Nonprofits learn how to use LinkedIn's powerful search capability to find donors,

board members, staff and more.

25 best social media25 Best Social Media for Social Good Blogs

This is a list of blogs we think you should turn to first for answers about how to use social media for social good.

Geri Stengel