5 Ways the Internet of Things Could Transform Fundraising

May 29, 2016
By the year 2020, over 26 billion things — cars, appliances, roads — will be connected to the internet. Known as the Internet of Things, our digital and philanthropic lives are about to transform. In the coming years the social good sector will launch #IoT apps that will empower real-time giving while

28 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

May 20, 2016
The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. If you would like to suggest

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

May 13, 2016
It’s true that social media is in transition. Facebook Reach is at an all time low. Instagram has a new algorithm. Twitter is in flux. And the next Big Thing in social media 💯 Snapchat 😍 is baffling to many seasoned social media managers. But digital and mobile app payments are coming.

10 Online Job Boards for Nonprofit Professionals

April 30, 2016
If you are a nonprofit professional feeling restless or unsatisfied at your current job, 2016 is shaping up to be a good year to make a change. According to the 2016 Nonprofit Employment Practices Report, 57% of nonprofits plan on creating new positions in 2016. The greatest

HOW TO: Get Your Nonprofit Started on Snapchat

April 11, 2016
Launched in 2011, Snapchat is an image and video messaging app that is very popular with tweens and teens and increasingly Millennials and Gen Xers. Similar to the early days of Myspace and its users mastering HTML hacks and widgets, Snapchat has an equally dedicated user base of

5 Types of Online Campaigns Ideal for the New .NGO Domains

April 11, 2016
Written by Heather Mansfield who works as an Ambassador for the Public Interest Registry – the nonprofit operator of the .ORG, .NGO and .ONG domains. The fact that the .NGO domains listed below (except techreport.ngo) and in the graphic to the right are still available is astounding and

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

April 2, 2016
Small (and medium-sized) nonprofits have a different experience on social media than large nonprofits. Small nonprofits have to work harder at growing their following and most often the work of social media management is added to an already full job description. On top of those challenges, Facebook reach

4 Ways to Participate Online in the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference

March 16, 2016
Attended by over 4,000 fundraising professionals, the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference will be held March 20-22 in Boston, MA. If you can’t attend in person, thanks to social media and live streaming technology you can still participate in the conference online. The general sessions are definitely

How Nonprofits Can Increase Reach and Engagement Using Facebook Notes

March 14, 2016
Facebook Notes is a native app that was popular when Facebook Pages first launched in 2007, but as Status Updates and the News Feed took precedence, the Facebook Notes app quickly lost prominence. Most nonprofits have likely removed the Notes app in the years since, but you may be

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

February 28, 2016
The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the apps and tools listed below to significantly improve your web, email, social media, and visual content. Social