Category Archives: Non-Profit

Portfolio: Event Sponsor Graphics, Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation

Event Sponsor Graphics, Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation

Samples of sponsor “thank you” graphics used on social media to promote the Foundation’s event sponsors. 

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Environment, Online Privacy, and more – The Roundup 09-15-2015

Downtown Fort Myers from the rooftop bar at Hotel Indigo | © 2015 Erin White All Rights ReservedEnvironment, Online Privacy, and more – The Roundup 09-15-2015

This past week was focused primarily on environmental education and networking. I attended a few lectures and also led a “summit” – a kickoff meeting of sorts to establish priorities for Florida SEE, the environmental education non-profit where I am Board chair.  In addition to all of this, we in the freelance/entrepreneur community all had to get in touch with our inner accountant this week. That’s right, quarterly taxes!  Another very busy, very good week.

Here’s what I’ve been up to:

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Leader or bully? The Roundup 08-30-2015

Leader Bully CollageLeader or bully? The Roundup 08-30-2015

I hope your week was as productive as mine! Don’t ever let a freelancer tell you that it’s either feast or famine. I am here to testify – there’s a third category, called “fire hose”.  That big, juicy project was also a hurry-up project that required all of my waking hours this past week.  Mostly, I had my head down getting it done, but I did manage to squeeze in a bit of news-reading here and there.

The biggest news here in Southwest Florida was coverage of the hurricane that Continue reading Leader or bully? The Roundup 08-30-2015

Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year Award

2014 Citizen of the Year Award
Lee County, FL 2014 Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year Award nomination

For the second year running, I’ve been nominated for the Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year Award. Both years, my nomination was the result of volunteer work for Conservation 20/20, Lee County’s land conservation and stewardship organization. Although I didn’t win, I got a good look at the nominees list. I’m satisfied that some deserving folks made it to the finals.

I think of volunteerism as a double-edged sword. I have learned a great deal while volunteering.  I have also Continue reading Paulette Burton Citizen of the Year Award

Good news for non-profits on Facebook, maybe

2014-11-21 FB Notification Follow 3Facebook is once again poised to change the algorithm that determines what users see the most of in their news feeds – and it may mean good news for non-profits. See New York Times article, linked at the end of this post for details.

Come January 2015, the algorithm will monitor brand page posts for advertising content, and then limit visibility to fans. The idea is to force brands to Continue reading Good news for non-profits on Facebook, maybe