9 Must-Know Best Practices for Distributing Your Nonprofit’s Content on Social Networks

September 14, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The Internet is at a tipping point. It’s estimated that by late 2014 or early 2015 the majority of adults will get their information from social networks rather than search engines and that

10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

August 24, 2014
In 2013 online giving grew 13.5% according to the Blackbaud Index of Online Giving and 14% according to the Network for Good’s Online Giving Index with small and medium-sized nonprofits are experiencing the largest growth. In addition, charitable giving is at an all-time high in the United States and

8 Nonprofit Lessons Learned from the 2014 FUSE Conference

August 17, 2014
Thanks to a partnership with Salsa Labs, Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the FUSE Conference on August 6-7 in Annandale, VA. Over 250 nonprofits were in attendance represented by staff mostly from the Millennial Generation who actively contributed to the conference hashtag: #FUSEcon2014. Heather also

New Mobile App Will Change the Way Donors Give and Nonprofits Fundraise

July 27, 2014
At long last a mobile app has launched that allows Americans to easily donate to any U.S.-based nonprofit in just a few taps. By partnering with Guidestar and Network for Good, donors can now give to their favorite nonprofits and manage their giving portfolio in one simple,

10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

July 14, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. In 2013 the number of nonprofits that hired part-time or full-time new media managers increased fourfold. As nonprofits have gotten better at implementing multichannel communications and fundraising campaigns and improving their tracking and reporting

6 Fresh Ideas for Your Nonprofit’s “Thank You” Landing Page

July 6, 2014
Each time @NonprofitOrgs reaches a 100K-follower benchmark, Nonprofit Tech for Good donates to various nonprofits. It’s a way to give back, but its also a system used to periodically review how nonprofits are innovating their online giving process. In this last round of donations – $25 to 28

12 Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

June 29, 2014
Google+ Pages have a vast tool set and Google’s quest to integrate Google+ into their most popular products, such as Search, Gmail, YouTube, Local, and Wallet, is paying off as active monthly users continue to grow. That said, Google+ is low on the priority lists of most

HOW TO: Respond to Trolls and Difficult Personalities on Social Media

June 15, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The rapid rise of mobile and social media has directly correlated with a rise in Internet trolls—individuals whose sole purpose is to rant, vent, and incite discord. Most users of mobile and social

All Nonprofit Tech for Good Webinars Are Now Free and Open to the Nonprofit Community

June 15, 2014
Thanks to a sponsorship from the Public Interest Registry, for the first and only time all Nonprofit Tech for Good webinars are being offered for free to the nonprofit community. Nonprofit Tech for Good occasionally offers free webinars, but the paid series has never before been offered at no

14 Must-Know Stats About Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

June 8, 2014
Spring is report season in the nonprofit sector. A slew of new data is released and this year the emerging theme is that online fundraising is rapidly rising, especially on mobile devices. Nonprofits that have not yet adopted a mobile-first approach to online communications and fundraising can