June 27, 2011
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The Bayer Center blog has been a lot of fun! With a busy and small staff, however, it has been a challenge to keep it up.
We are leaving the blog up because there’s a lot of good stuff on here (and you never know, we may come back to it). In the meantime, we’d love to talk to you on Facebook or Twitter!
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June 24, 2010
Are you proud of your organization’s tagline? Does it summarize your mission in a quick and memorable little bundle?
Strut your stuff at the 2010 Nonprofit Tagline Awards. Nancy Schwartz’s Getting Attention blog annually highlights the best collections of a few well-chosen words that organizations use to help people understand and remember their mission. While your mission statement guides internal decision-making and provides depth of meaning to those who have decided to work or volunteer with you, a tagline helps you communicate with those who have just encountered you for the first time.
You can submit taglines in several categories – for the agency, for a program or for a fundraising or marketing campaign.n Everyone who submits a tagline gets the report when it gets published. You can learn from the winners and maybe get inspired to overhaul your tagline.
Bring home the trophy!
[Note: There is no trophy.]
June 10, 2010
Posted by Jeff Forster under Humor
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April 1, 2010
flickr photo: David Michael Morris - Lecturn view
Editor’s note: I posted this quote moments after it came to my mind. It haunted me some through the day, so I workshopped it. I think I like this version better:
February 23, 2010
We really aim to create conversation here on our blog, and to that end, we aim for thought-provoking topics. Sometimes, though, more prosaic topics deserve addressing, too.
Despite the well-known dangers in assuming, I assumethat you think Word 2007′s default paragraph settings are as stupid as I do. Hence, a brief primer on changing them.
- Open Word
- Click on the Page Layout tab.
- Click on the expansion arrow at the bottom right of the Paragraph group.
- Set the Spacing After to 0 pt. You might also want to set the line spacing to Single. Mine defaulted to Multiple, 1.15, which seems pointless.
- Click the Default button. Word will ask whether you want to change the Normal template, thus setting these Paragraph settings for every new document. Click Yes.