The Best Free and Cheap Online Tools for Social Entrepreneurs

One of the great things about the internet is that there are so many tools out there to help you on your journey to change the world. Whether you’re looking for ways to organize your team or manage your time or communicate better, there’s definitely at least one company — if not five — out there that you can use for free or very cheap.


Posted by Lauren McKenna on September 20, 2019

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How ShareYourself Uses ShareYourself

While working on a project management platform, it is important that we preach what we teach and use our own tool.


Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on September 13, 2019

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Task Management Redesign Overhaul

Summer is almost over and it’s time to tackle all of your projects here on ShareYourself! Knowing that we would see an increase in work being done on projects, we took the liberty of improving our task management features to a whole new level. Read on to learn more about all of our new changes.


Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on September 06, 2019

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The Grant Winners

Last month and for the first time ever, ShareYourself announced that we would be giving two $500 grants to creators of social-good projects in order to propel their endeavors forward. Receiving over a dozen submissions, we’re excited to announce the recipients, who used every extent of the platform to manage their work and their team.


Posted by Mitchell O'Neill on July 05, 2019

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Presenting Your Idea

You have a project or business idea, but perhaps you haven’t shared it yet. Want to know how to identify when you’re ready and the best practices to prepare, share and utilize feedback? Read on.


Posted by Lauren McKenna on June 14, 2019

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How to Find and Activate Your Community to Help You Change the World

Without community engagement, your business or project will fail. We break down the different types of communities there are, why it's important to engage with them and then detail just how to do it.


Posted by Lauren McKenna on June 07, 2019

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Project Creator Interview: Tom Stanton Presenting at ComCap conference

Tom Stanton is a Michigan-based resident nearing retirement age, and he cares deeply about his retirement funds helping his community. Tom’s passion is bringing him and ShareYourself founder and CEO, Stu McGowan, to the 2019 ComCap conference hosted by NC3 being held in Detroit from June 11-13, 2019. There, they’ll be presenting about the Open Space Philosophy and using ShareYourself to organize participation with the 300+ attendees.


Posted by Lauren McKenna on June 03, 2019

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ShareYourself Grant Opportunity

For the first time ever, ShareYourself is hosting a small-grant opportunity for social-good entrepreneurs!


Posted by Lauren McKenna on May 31, 2019

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Staying on Track with Project Milestones

Project milestones are absolutely essential to any endeavor of any kind. They will help you stay on track, keep you and your team motivated, and enable you to celebrate small victories along the way. Here are our best practices for making them and using them.


Posted by Lauren McKenna on May 24, 2019

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How to Stay Motivated: Finding Your Cheerleaders and Dealing With Haters

Burnout is real - and, eventually, it comes for us all. Luckily, you already have a group of people who will help you through it: your cheerleaders!


Posted by Lauren McKenna on May 17, 2019

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Project Creator Interview: Jes Scribner of Birdhous

Jes introduces us to Birdhous, her farm and learning laboratory for young farmers in VT. She talks to us about collaboration, self-employment, accountability and saving agriculture.


Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 29, 2019

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The Best Free and Cheap Online Tools for Social Entrepreneurs

One of the great things about the internet is that there are so many tools out there to help you on your journey to change the world. Whether you're looking for ways to organize your team or manage your time or communicate better, there's definitely at least one company - if not five - out there tha


Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 23, 2019

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How to Find Work/Life Balance When You're Launching a Business

The struggle is real: Work/life balance


Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 22, 2019

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How to Stay Motivated: Pushing Through Plateaus and Burnout

Undoubtedly, a day will come where you've lost steam. This doesn't necessarily mean you don't care anymore, but hitting plateaus and even burning out is very possible at one point or another. With this module, we'll do our best to prepare you for if and when that day comes.


Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 20, 2019

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Intro to Crowdfunding: How To Find Funders

You can't have a crowdfunding campaign without funders. Here's how to find them.


Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 18, 2019

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Intro to Crowdfunding: How to create a compelling story

Here's how to create a compelling story that convinces people to help fund your crowdfunding campaign.


Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 17, 2019

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Intro to Crowdfunding: What is Crowdfunding and How Do You Choose a Platform?

What is crowdfunding, types of crowdfunding, how to choose a platform


Posted by Lauren McKenna on April 16, 2019

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Project Creator Interview: Jenni Bee of Migrant Children Memorial

ShareYourself member Jenni Bee just started her project, a public art installation memorializing migrant children. We’re tracking her process and she needs your help. This is part one of a series of conversations with Jenni.


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