Meetup Pro for Non Profits

We use Meetup for SQLOrlando. We have enough members that we have to pay for the service and it works well enough that we’re ok with paying for it. They also offer Meetup Pro for a higher fee that gives you analytics, some API access, and a way to sync your list to MailChimp. More […]

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PayPal for Non Profits

Part of having 501c(3) status is figuring out where and how it might make a difference. Applying for non profit status with PayPal is one of the experiments. It took about 5 minute to apply; needed the tax id, a copy of the letter from the IRS, and a bank statement. I just got the […]

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PASS, Meetup, and Sponsors

I’ve always been in favor of trying to use the PASS tools and web site as much as possible, but it’s hard to argue again the discoverability of Meetup. Certainly we get people joining the list via PASS, but we seem to get more new people that actually attend via Meetup. Meetup isn’t free, but […]

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Pens

On Monday I wrote about journaling and while any pen will do, I think having a pen dedicated (as it always with) the journal decreases the friction – nothing worse than going to write and can’t find the pen! I like a decent pen, something better than a stick pen but way less than a […]

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