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What is a Social Entrepreneur? (Hint. It’s you.)

By fortyeight | Oct 6, 2018

“From education to inclusion, social entrepreneurs use market forces to build better societies.” Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship   Social entrepreneurs drive community innovation and transformation. They pursue community improvement goals with creative zeal, business methodologies, financial backing, and the courage to innovate. Bringing together all of this passion, stewardship, and intelligence, these people build…

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WordPress ‘How To’ for Nonprofits – Log In & Dashboard [Video]

By fortyeight | Sep 24, 2018

Welcome to the first in a series of video blogs about working inside of WordPress! In this short, helpful video, you will learn the basics of how to log in and navigate your dashboard: How to log in to your WordPress site How to create users, manage your users, and add new users What each…

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Join 48in48 to Participate in Hands On Atlanta Day

By briannaow | Sep 19, 2018

In 2015, Atlanta welcomed the inaugural – and flagship – 48in48. An incredible group of volunteers teamed up to create the first 48 nonprofit websites in only 48 hours. Three years later, the volunteer base has grown exponentially, and so has the impact on the community. The event returns to Atlanta on October 12-14, 2018.…

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Everything A Nonprofit Needs to Know About 48in48

By briannaow | Sep 6, 2018

We are gearing up to build websites for 48 nonprofits in Atlanta, New York and London this Fall! Our dedicated volunteers spend a nonstop weekend building websites for these nonprofits because they want to give you something necessary and valuable for free.   What do nonprofits get from 48in48? Professional services provided by industry experts…

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How to turn your young nonprofit into a mature organization

By fortyeight | Aug 8, 2018

How self-aware are you? You may know how old your nonprofit is – but do you know how mature it is? Today, we take a moment to consider the lifecycle of your nonprofit brand and offer some simple ways to take the next step in your development. The first thing to keep in mind is that…

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Nonprofits Get Free Headshots at Photo Day

By ggentilozzi | Jul 19, 2018

Say cheese! Headshots show the world who the people are behind your organization. Many professionals take their headshots for granted. But most nonprofits lack the resources to take professional headshots that showcase their staff and volunteers. 48in48 Photo Day is a solution to that resource need, and we’re excited about the events in Atlanta, New…

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How Slalom Boston Made a City-Sized Impact in 48 Hours

By fortyeight | Jun 6, 2018

The following is a heartwarming guest post from the super team of Slalom Boston (and friends)! How Was Your Weekend? Ours was great! Over the weekend of April 27 – 29th, 28 consultants (and three friends!) from Slalom Boston got together to build websites for 15 nonprofits. Some had a site that was in desperate need of redesign.…

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The 30-Minute Answer to Better Marketing Content

By fortyeight | May 30, 2018

Nearly all nonprofit marketers would benefit greatly by taking a month to focus on their digital content marketing programs. That was the conclusion based on the responses from 207 nonprofit marketers to the eighth annual Content Marketing Institute/MarketingProfs content marketing survey. 30% of nonprofit marketers neither agree nor disagree that they can demonstrate that their…

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48in48 Connects Volunteers with their Passions in Boston

By briannaow | May 11, 2018

From April 27 to April 29, 48in48 brought volunteers, corporate sponsors and nonprofits together to build 48 websites for nonprofits in just 48 hours. The participating Boston nonprofits now have the websites and digital marketing tools, so they can spend less time trying to spread the word about what they do and more time helping…

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