Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. Here’s One from @FiveThirtyEight That Isn’t. Let’s See How Arts Admins Stack Up.

If you’re a data nerd then you almost certainly know about FiveThirtyEight.com, statistician Nate Silver’s number-crunching hub of data goodness. Recently, they posted a personality quiz that purports to deliver results that produce quantifiably meaningful results. In addition to taking the quiz as an individual, it’s designed to allow users to add their score to a predefined peer group. To that end, I am all kinds of curious to see how Arts Administors stack up so take a moment to complete the quiz via this link and your results will be automatically … Read more

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Coming Soon To A Conference Near You! 2019 Installment

Conference season is in full swing and there are several opportunities to attend sessions and meet up with ArtsHacker’s regular contributors. We’ve nearly doubled the number of conferences over the first half of 2018, here’s a current list of where you can find us through the first half of 2019: Chorus America, Chorus Management Institute Dates: January 18-20, 2019 ArtsHacker: Ceci Dadisman Session: Marketing & Communications Association of Fundraising Professionals Dates: January 30, 2019 ArtsHacker: Ceci Dadisman Session: Market Smarter, Not Harder: Using Your Own Data To Achieve Communications Success (Webinar) West Virginia Association … Read more

What Is A DUNS Number And Why Do I Need It?

If you have ever applied for a grant, especially from an entity or program receiving funds from the federal government, you have likely been asked to provide your organization’s DUNS (Data Universal Numbering System) number. You may also wonder why you need to set one up. A DUNS number has the same number of digits as your employer ID number (EIN).  If your organization doesn’t have one, you may also wonder why you need to call the company Dun & Bradstreet rather than a governmental agency to set one up. The simple … Read more

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