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7 Reasons Hubspot Is The Best CRM For Nonprofits

7 Reasons Hubspot Is The Best CRM For Nonprofits

So what is Hubspot and why is it so awesome FOR NONPROFITS? 

HubSpot is a powerful all in one marketing tool and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) that nonprofits & charities are taking advantage of worldwide. It takes those random notes, emails, spreadsheets, and contacts, and organizes them. It’s not just an address book but really helps you treat each individual as the individual they are. A critical factor in any successful communication or fundraising effort. Listed below are 7 reasons I believe HubSpot would be the best CRM tool your nonprofit or charity should invest in this year.

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Why HubSpot Is The Best Tool Every Network Marketer Should Be Using

Why HubSpot Is The Best Tool Every Network Marketer Should Be Using

Ok so you have just taken that initial scary leap into network marketing. Maybe it’s probiotics with Plexus or essential oils from Young Living. Regardless of what it is you really do love the products and believe in them. So how do you go beyond simply blasting posts out on social media? Well think back for a second to how you got involved in the first place. I am guessing it was a good friend or family member. Someone you trusted and had a good relationship with. Relationships are key to being successful in network marketing. Though managing and keeping up with everyone you have been in contact with about your product is a tiring and messy process. One in which we end up just defaulting to another email blast or Facebook post. This is where I have seen HubSpot thrive with many network marketers.

How To Not Starve Your Marketing Efforts

How To Not Starve Your Marketing Efforts

I work for a nonprofit that runs a number of courses where students from around the world live on site for 3 months. During this time their main meals are provided for in a cafeteria style set up. Food services is a critical part of the operation and with out it things could get really messy. For example, what if those staffing the kitchen suddenly decided to walk off the job. Basically 100 people would show up for a meal and chaos would ensue. Well maybe not, but we would do everything in our power to fix the problem as quickly as possible. We would all pitch in and help put food on our plates. Why? Because if we don’t we get hungry, we actually feel it, and not in some conceptual way, but physically in our stomaches. For that first night one solution might be to just fork out the money and get pizzas. People would be fed and could sleep soundly. Though that is not sustainable so we would quickly need to work on replacing the team and building it back up again so that this critical piece of our operations could flourish.

5 Things You Should Stop Doing On Your Facebook Business Page

5 Things You Should Stop Doing On Your Facebook Business Page

I usually prefer to write about things "you should be doing" but I just couldn't help myself with this topic. Facebook, like all Social Media, is a noisy crowd and for some reason too many Pages are using the following tactics to try and get heard. Sadly the opposite will happen and my hope is that if you stop you might just start to see your message being heard on a more regular basis. Agree or disagree? Let me know your thoughts on my Facebook Page -> www.facebook.com/empoweringyoutoshare

How To Easily Spot A Facebook Contest Scam

How To Easily Spot A Facebook Contest Scam

Lately I have been seeing another round of contest scams circulating around Facebook. Every few months I see people sharing some variation of the same thing. Have you ever found yourself sharing some photo promising a chance to win some epic prize? Did you win? In the recent example I saw the photo is offering free first class travel on Delta. Trust me you won't win anything by sharing it. Below are a few tips to help spot a scam before you click SHARE.