Monthly Archive: April 2010

How Facebook Community Pages Undermine Nonprofit’s Official Pages in Facebook Searches

Today is Arbor Day. I wanted to promote the the National Arbor Day’s Facebook Page on the Nonprofit Organizations Facebook Page. So, I searched Facebook for “Arbor Day” and three Pages came up: 1) Arbor Day :: 79 Likes: www.facebook.com/pages/Arbor-Day/103129336394300 2) National Arbor Day Foundation :: 99

HOW TO: Create a Mobile Website for Your Nonprofit for $8 a Month

The Web is going mobile. Faster than anyone thought. Smartphones are transforming the Internet and how individuals access the Web. One in five Americans now access the mobile Web daily. Some through Apps. Others through mobile Web browsers. This means nonprofits and their web communication strategies need

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Reconsider Facebook

Reconsider. To think about again. To reassess. To reevaluate. I have been mulling this post over for months, and with some recent changes made by Facebook, the time has come. Some of the opinions I express below I have had for a while and speak to them

The State of iPhone Fundraising Apps :: Three Examples

In January 2010, I was quoted by Association & Nonprofit BizNow for saying: “[Heather] envisions a mobile app with a GuideStar database of nonprofits that would make it possible for people to donate to any organization at any time. A receipt would automatically be e-mailed along with

10 Free Nonprofit iPhone Apps

First there was 10 Nonprofit Text Alert Campaigns. Then 10 Nonprofit Mobile Websites. Now 10 Free Nonprofit iPhone Apps. I thought it was important to lay the foundation of group texting and mobile websites for nonprofits before moving into examining how nonprofits are using iPhone Apps: 1.