Facebook opened its “Donate Now” button up to all nonprofit organizations this week. The social media fundraising tool has helped raise millions of dollars for causes worldwide over the last two years.
Welcome to the weekly news quiz, where we test your nose for association news. In this edition: National Dog Day sparks big news for the internet, airfare drops for the summer, and a New York Times profile of Amazon may offer some broader management tips.
The growing dietary supplement industry has moved one step closer to safety standardization.
Want more people to forward the emails your association sends? A new study highlights the elements of viral marketing emails.
The venture capital industry has been a largely white, male world, and a new study shows that change is slow in coming. Still, the National Venture Capital Association’s diversity task force, not even a year old, continues to push forward with new initiatives aimed at increasing opportunities in the field for women and underrepresented groups.
Forthcoming regulations for personal trainers from the District of Columbia have many in the industry—particularly those affiliated with CrossFit—concerned about the long-term effects on the industry. But a coalition of trainer groups that supports the regulations sees things differently.
Wednesday is National Dog Day, and to celebrate, the Petfinder Foundation is bringing man’s best friend into the digital age. The group launched the first website to use the .dog top-level domain. Its goal: to support dog-rescue organizations.
The story of a marine biologist, a bottle, and an association's unlikely messaging coup. Also: Facebook offers up a button that nonprofits probably can't wait to get their hands on.
If you're looking to fly soon, now's the time to buy, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that ticket prices just saw a big drop last month. While that's good for travelers, the airline industry is likely to have more mixed feelings about the news.
A recent study by The New Teacher Project found that teacher training, in its current form, is largely ineffective. The group plans to use its study to completely upend the way the education community approaches professional development for teachers.