Monthly Archives: December 2011

How to Survive an IRS Audit of Your Nonprofit

Keeping accurate records is a major step towards protecting your organization’s tax-exempt status should you be audited. This is especially important because board members can be found responsible for outstanding balances in some cases. Continue reading

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Questions to Ask Prospective Board Members | Blue Avocado

Is your Club or Association board looking to add new members or do you have candidates that you would like to meet one-on-one to see if they would be a good fit with the current board? Take a look at … Continue reading

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Friday Freebies: Free Webinar on Choosing the Right Communications Mix

Our favorite resources to share with you at Set Plays are the free ones and Idealware is hosting a perfectly free webinar about choosing the right communications mix on Thursday, December 15th at 10am. If your Club or Association is … Continue reading

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Share the Love: Post Thank You Notes From Members to Your Website

The support section of WordPress includes a Hugs page, where WordPress posts thank yous and positive experience notes from its users. Creating your own hugs page could be a great way to to not only promote the positive effect that your organization has on your members, but also to tell your community how much you value their experience Continue reading

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Responding Quickly to Dissatisfaction Creates Happier Communities

It’s easy for a negative experience to spread from the player, parent, coach, or volunteer to other members of your Club or Association if dissatisfaction is not addressed quickly, even if their experience isn’t typical of your organization. The best thing to do when someone is dissatisfied is to fix the problem as early as you can. Continue reading

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