Weekly Must-Reads: May 2

A list of the great articles from around the web that I have read from April 25 – May 2, 2010.  This week’s topics include: Governance & Strategy; Social Media & Internet -> Fundraising; Social Media & Internet -> How-To Tips; Potpourri. Continue reading

Rate My Nonprofit! Why Online Surveys Aren’t Worth the Click

The sheer number of sites that allow a reader to rate nonprofits has my mouse trigger happy, my head spinning, and my brain questioning the openness of the internet.

I started this soul searching recently after speaking to a nonprofit founder/CEO about the current (and extended)GreatNonprofits: Jewish Choice Awards 2009 campaign.  After the conversation I was left with questions that have led me to believe that these types on online contests are not the best strategies for spreading the word about great charities nor are these polls a fair judge of the world’s organizations. Allow me to elaborate: Continue reading