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Monday, April 23, 2012

Best Practices in Email Marketing for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

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How Nonprofits Can Thrive in Changing Times

To make your nonprofit grow, learn how to adapt to changes in the world and in your organization. The FREE webinar will be presented by Dr. John Brothers, an expert on nonprofit development and assessment.

Monday, April 30, 2012 2-3pm ET. Register here.

How to Manage Nonprofit Executive Transition

Retirement and unplanned events mean leadership will change. Is your nonprofit ready? John Corwin, Principal of Corwin Consulting, will present this FREE webinar.

Thursday, May 17, 2012 12n-1pm ET. Register here.

Best Practices in Email Marketing for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Email only works if it gets read. Find out how to make sure your message gets through. In this FREE webinar, Maria Semple will discuss how valuable email content can be spread through social media channels.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 12n-1pm ET. Register here.



If you're located near Lawrence, NJ, please join us for this in-person event.

Ventureneer Panel Shows Nonprofits How To Mine LinkedIn Gold

There's gold in that LinkedIn database. Does your nonprofit know how to mine it? Find out best practices in free Ventureneer online panel.


2 Women Model Women's Way to High-Revenue Business

Women-led businesses may start small and grow slowly but all that can change. Find out how sequencing worked for two women.

new definitionsNew Options Require New Definitions for Entrepreneurs

Technology has made it easy for entrepreneurs to start up businesses from their homes or the nearest coffee shop. What should we call these innovators?

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5 Ways to Break Through Barriers to Growth

New research distills foundation for high growth into 5 tactics. What are they?

Closing the Leadership Gap

Find out the five ways business has to change so women entrepreneurs can make it to the big leagues.

For other Vistas articles, visit our archive.


Learn Do's and Don'ts of Bidding on Government Contracts
Can you understand the details of a government Request for Proposal? You will after attending the "Do's and Don'ts" free webinar on Wednesday, April 25. It will cover pricing tools, whether to bid or not to bid, and how to write an effective proposal for a federal government contract.

For more information, go to Give Me 5 129: How to Write Successful Proposals (Part 3)

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Time: 3 PM ET/12 PM PT

CJW Consulting & Services, Inc.(CJW), produces the Tech Tuesday Webinars Series. CJW provides software/technology-related training, consulting and other services to nonprofit organizations.

Free Mentoring for Small Businesses Bidding on Government Contracts
Nearly half of small businesses that contract with government agencies exceed $1 million in revenue versus only 5% of their non-contracting peers. For novices or those looking to diversify their government contracting options, American Express OPEN is offering free mentoring as part of its Victory in Procurement (VIP) program

VIP participants will receive 12 hours of one-on-one virtual communications with a government contracting experts. They'll learn about GSA schedule, business certifications, teaming arrangements, and the importance of networking. To apply, fill out the VIP Mentorship Application, and email it to Applications are due by May 1, 2012.


If you just couldn't fit our in-depth, virtual courses into your schedule on the days they ran "live," we now offer on-demand viewing from our vcourse archive. Sign up and take the class any time and any where that's convenient for you.


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