Constructive Considerate Executive Transitions – An Example

Constructive, Considerate Executive Transitions – An Example

The importance of transition planning is a common topic of discussion for non-profits given current and anticipated retirements. A few years ago we offered a set of guidelines for planning the transition which included a pretty impressive toolkit generated by the Federal Reserve of Kansas City. However it wasn’t until recently that I came across a specific example of an exemplary transition plan that had been been put into action. Barry Hessenius posted an interview with Janet Brown who retired as Executive Director of Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA) in December 2017. … Read more

conferences

Coming Soon To A Conference Near You!

Conference season is right around the corner and there are several opportunities to attend sessions and meet up with ArtsHacker’s regular contributors. Here’s a current list of where you can find us through the end of August, 2018: March 9-11, 2018: SETC Convention setc.org/convention ArtsHacker: Ceci Dadisman Session 1: Engaging the African American Community: A Tactical Guide ArtsHacker: Ceci Dadisman Session 2: Market Smarter, Not Harder: Using Your Own Data for Marketing Success ArtsHackers: Ceci Dadisman and Drew McManus Session 3: Click. Done.  Developing Your Google Analytics Skills March 22-24, 2018: West Virginia … Read more

Google Grants

If You Use Google Ad Grants, You’ll Want To know About These Changes

There’s a terrific article by Jason King in the 1/23/2018 edition of the Nonprofit Technology Conference blog that examines how recent changes to Google Ad Grant’s terms and conditions put some users at risk of temporary account suspension. A whole raft of new rules came into effect on the January 1st of 2018, many of which carry the risk of temporary suspension of your account. Here are some of the new policies: If your account’s click-through rate (CTR) drops below 5% for two consecutive months, it will be temporarily suspended. Single word keywords … Read more

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