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Defining Privacy

Rob Winters Blog

Lurking in small print at the bottom of many nonprofit and commercial websites you will find the Privacy Policy. Most of us don’t take the time to read, or even visit, this obscure web page. Even if you don’t worry about reading a site’s policy, it’s best to know your policy covers all of the important areas and protects you …

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: What Email?

Rob Winters Blog

Most of us approach fundraising, particularly event fundraising, through peer-to-peer programs. It’s an accepted fact that when individuals are doing the fundraising on behalf of an organization, others are more likely to donate. In this space email still reigns as the leading communication tool for constituents engaged in fundraising. Over the past four months, the Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. …

Not into Photoshop? Try Piktochart.

Rob Winters Blog

Most of us don’t have a talent for creating graphics, especially when it comes to Photoshop and similar programs. They require an immense amount of knowledge and practice. Even with training many of the features can still boggle the mind. The rest of us need easy online tools like Piktochart! Piktochart has a free and paid version, I recommend upgrading …

Hash(tag) it Out

Rob Winters Blog

When Twitter implemented hashtags, the idea was to categorize and sort information in a simple way. It was effective. So effective, that hashtags have crept into everyday vernacular and are invading every part of the Internet. No longer are hashtags only for Twitter. You can sum up your point of view in a text message, Tweet, Google+ post and even …

A New Way to Present

Rob Winters Blog

PowerPoint has become the go-to program that most of us look to when creating a presentation. PowerPoint is familiar to most at this point and kids come out of high school knowing how to use the tool. However, we now live in a world of social media, personalization and dynamic content: Enter Prezzi. Prezzi is a presentation tool like nothing …