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"Can I post my favorite recipes...AND my nonprofit articles?"

by Emily Mapes
The most common question I have received when I tell people I am passionate about social media is: “Do I need to have a personal AND professional profile?” As in, “Do I need to have a personal profile that posts recipes and a professional profile that only posts fundraising information?” This is most commonly asked of me in regards to Twitter, but can apply to almost any social media platform.
I say only one profile is necessary, and I have three reasons why below. These reasons are assuming 3 things:
That you’re following the basic guidelines and norms of each social media platform– never post pictures of your puppy on LinkedIn, and if you post nothing but professional news on your Facebook, your friends and family will more than likely hide your posts, etc.
Second, that you are following the number one rule of social media: to engage in conversation. If you’re just throwing information out onto the interwebs to have your words out there, much of this post will make no sense.
And third, that you are using common sense on social media. Never post anything that you would not want your grandmother or your boss to see.
So here are my...

Educational opportunities for nonprofit professionals in Oklahoma

by Carrie Sauer
There are a variety of learning opportunities for nonprofit professionals in Oklahoma but some are more affordable than others. On the higher end, there are college courses, certificates, and degrees in nonprofit management. You can find a list on our resource page.
In addition to learning more about best practices in nonprofit administration, you will also make valuable local connections through your professors and guest lecturers. If you don’t have the time or money for college courses right now, don’t worry! There are plenty of low-cost options:
YNPN of OKC events are always free and open to the public. Our networking events provide a great chance to meet others in the sector. Don’t forget to follow up with people you meet, especially if you have something to teach each other. Our professional development events touch on a variety of topics of interest to anyone who is in the first years of their career in nonprofits. Make sure you are on our mailing list so you don’t miss out on invitations. If you have an idea for a YNPN event or training, please let us know at