Monthly Archive: November 2011

Social Media: What To Do If Your Boss Doesn’t Get It

Originally published in the November 2011 issue of Fundraising Success Magazine where I have written a quarterly column throughout 2011. In June 2007, I presented my first social media training to a small group of nonprofits in Lowell, MA. At the time, nonprofits were primarily only using Myspace and

Free Mini-Webinar: Social and Mobile Media for Nonprofit Executive Staff

Date: Wednesday, February 15 Time: 1-1:45pm EST Cost: Free Presenter: Heather Mansfield Register:  Here! The content of this mini-webinar is specifically tailored for executive staff in the nonprofit sector, particularly those that are skeptical of the value of social and mobile media. The idea for this webinar arose from presenting

22 Must-Circle Nonprofit Bloggers and Resources on Google+

I joined Google+ a few months ago as an individual, but it hasn’t been until the recent launch of Google+ Pages that I began investing time in the exploring the Google+ community and tool set. Google+ is a bit more complicated than Facebook or Twitter, but already

11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits and Make the World A Better Place :: 2011 Edition

Many of us will purchase hundreds of dollars in holiday gifts over the next six weeks, and with some conscious consumerism those dollars could also help some of your favorite nonprofits continue their work in 2012. Now in it’s third year (View the 2009 Edition and 2010 Edition), the

Three Ways Mobile Wallets Could Transform Fundraising

Mobile Wallets are going to dramatically transform how consumers purchase goods and services. Many predict the end of cash and physical credit cards for both point-of-sale and online transactions within the next five years. Not one to shy or fear new technology, I’ll be one of the

HOW TO: Create a Google+ Page for Your Nonprofit

Page” on Google+. If you are new to Google+, then first please read carefully my Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits to become familiar with Google+ so that you make sure that you set up your Google Account and Google+ Profile correctly before following the instructions below for