Hoots and Thomas

100 Days

The Oneicity blog is 100 days old! Oneicity existed before that, but our blog was our coming out party! Our first blog post was on Inauguration Day–January 20, 2009. In his 100-day press conference, a member of the press corps asked President Obama what had surprised him, enchanted him, surprised him and troubled him since …

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revolutionary fundraising ideas

Our friends over at The Chronicle of Philanthropy are throwing a wonderful webinar—FUND-RAISING IN THE RECESSION: Surviving the Recession—10 Ideas for Raising Money. Great idea. Really long title. One huge problem: Ummm…there’s a recession (or as we prefer to call it, “that economic disturbance that shall not be named”). The comments on their blog have …

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social media excitement

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is hosting a pretty lively discussion on social media, the Tipjar issue and general self-promotion. Much of it is the same kind of discussion we had here last week—with a side-order of defensiveness. Give it a look. Let us know what you think. Hoots and Thomas

inauguration day

Inauguration Day 2009. An inauguration is an installation of newcomers. Today our country gets a new president. And today, Oneicity launches its blog and website. For many, Barack Obama represents hope for a new future. For some, today is a day of sadness. But whatever the emotions, it is a monumental day, a beginning, a …

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