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Meet Simone Verhulst, Demand Generation Manager

Simone has been involved with both the sales and marketing teams at ReadyTalk and is currently the role of Marketing Demand Generation Manager, overseeing outbound marketing...

Enlisting, Engaging, and Empowering Employees and Customers as Evangelists for your Company

The golden question among CEOs, directors, and company presidents alike: “What inspires consumers to buy our stuff? Really – what is it that makes our product or services stand out...

The When and Where of Webinars: Planning and Promoting

The ReadyTalk Webinar Series has been around for nearly six years - six! Our growth continues each year with the help of a few things: Great content and expertise provided by our...

Have You Checked-Out Your Options for Checking-In?

This month on the Webinar Series, we were privileged to welcome one of one of the leading consultants in social engagement and online reputation management, Craig Agranoff.  He has...

Collaborative Technology Effecting Business Strategy Now More Than Ever

Earlier this quarter, ReadyTalk co-sponsored a breakfast event along with NewsGator, Accordant and Ceavco. The overlying theme of the presentation was how collaborative technology...

Dennis Yu and Justin Kistner Share Facebook Marketing Secrets

How are Facebook ads different than other forms of advertising and what should you do to capitalize upon that? What are the 5 most effective techniques in managing your Facebook...

Yesterday and Today - Is Your Provider Keeping Up? (A Beatles' Inspired Blog)

  “Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away Now it looks as though they're here to stay Oh, I believe in yesterday” I have to agree with the middle stanza of this Beatles’...

The 21st Century Marketer

We recently kicked off the summer Webinar Series, The Evolution of Conferencing, and are excited for part two this month. We’ll be addressing the case of the multi-tasking...

Children of the Webolution

      Remember when conference calls were a big deal? Multiple lines and access codes, oh my! And then web conferencing joined the ranks. Individuals and companies alike began to...

14 Surefire Ways To Supercharge Your Facebook Fan Base

1) Buy ads. You can target your cause very specifically on Facebook. Then add pay per click, just like you would do on Google. BlitzLocal recommends a small ad budget, but...

Facebook: Profile, Group, Fan Page. What's the Difference?

Facebook profile, Facebook group, or Facebook fan page. We get this question a lot. What's the difference? Which, if any, do I need? And how can I even keep up with all of it? As a...

Drupal vs. WordPress - What's the Difference?

Even more more important than the difference between Drupal and WordPress, is which of the two is the better choice for your nonprofit. Both Drupal and WordPress are open source...

Free Site for Your Nonprofit

BlitzLocal so believes in helping nonprofits develop a vital presence on the Web that we provide pro bono and drastically discounted service support for your nonprofit. Using...

A Manager's Checklist for Online Success

Have you been attending our Nonprofit Series? The final event is coming up this Tuesday, June 29th @ 2:00ET, and we've gathered some excellent feedback to address. Here is a list...

Facebook Insights and 7 deadly Sins to Avoid

Facebook's Jon Fougner and BlitzLocal demonstrated how Facebook Pages and Ads can powerfully  connect nonprofits with their supporters in the  ReadyTalk Webinar Series on April...

Google Grants for Non-Profits: Key Learnings from the ReadyTalk Webinar

Last week, Kristie Mun of Google Grants and Brett Meyer of NTEN (the Nonprofit Technology Network) graciously shared insights into what the program is and best practices for how to...

WordPress for Non-Profits Webinar: Key Learnings

If you missed this ReadyTalk webinar the other day, you can catch a recorded version here.   We had special guest Don Campbell, one of the world's pre-eminent experts on the...

Google bans 30,000 advertisers—and how this affects you

That represents 5.3% of their active advertiser base, which is about 570,000 advertisers strong. Despite that loss, their overall revenues were up 13% from Q3 to Q4 of last year,...

Office Humor with a Holiday Spin

I’m switching it up this month in honor of the impending, or rather already bustling Holiday madness, and sending out a bit of Yuletide humor. Please feel free to sing out loud to...

Going Green to Avoid the Red - Part 2

In my last entry, I addressed how the “green” affect can actually have an impact on the ‘red’ within your company, in regards to the bottom line. I also stated that by being a web...

Going Green to Avoid the Red - Part 1

Let's be honest, going "green" has a nice ring to it. Makes us feel all warm and fuzzy. We are contributing. We are being responsible. We are treating planet earth as though it...