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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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Delta Air Lines Shares Why They Choose 48in48

By briannaow | May 1, 2018

This year we are expanding our efforts to give nonprofits new websites in cities across the world including Atlanta, Boston, London, New York and Raleigh/Durham. We have turned what was originally a 48 hour experiment into a global display of social entrepreneurship. How you ask? We have done it with the support of countless volunteers…

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It’s Time! Your Chance to Join the Research Triangle Event is Now!

By Adam Walker | Apr 21, 2018

  “At Google Fiber, we recognize the power and opportunity of the Internet. We’re proud to support the efforts of 48in48 as they help local nonprofits leverage their web presence to amplify their impact across the Research Triangle.” (Tia Bethea, Community Impact Manager for Google Fiber, a 48in48 Research Triangle Sponsor)   48in48 may have…

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Co-founder Adam Walker has joined the 48in48 staff

By sideways8 | Feb 7, 2018

Hi, I’m Adam and as of January 1st, 2018 I went from being the co-founder and self-proclaimed “lead volunteer” of 48in48 to being on staff. I have to say, 48in48 has grown in ways, and at a speed, Jeff and I would have never expected when we started this journey in 2015. We started with a…

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12 Days of Advice for Nonprofits

By briannaow | Dec 20, 2017

To bring nonprofits a gift this holiday season, we reached out to our volunteers and past 48in48 nonprofit participants for their advice. We collected their tips to help your nonprofit plan a successful digital marketing strategy for 2018. We are proud to present our 12 Days of Advice! Daniel Roberts from Friendly Human shares his advice on…

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Help Us Help the Helpers this Giving Tuesday

By briannaow | Nov 28, 2017

This holiday season, we thank the 1,700 volunteers who donated time and professional skills to help nonprofits across the country strengthen their communities. With the support of these talented and generous people, we provided close to 200 nonprofits with new websites and digital marketing capabilities in 2017.   48in48 is forging new ground in social…

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