Monthly Archive: October 2013

5 Mobile Fundraising Apps for Do-Gooders and Nonprofits

Since the launch of the iPhone on June 29, 2007 many mobile fundraising apps have been released, but few have been successful. Some apps were based on good ideas, but ahead of their time and others simply weren’t good enough to keep users interested. Six years later

29 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

UPDATED for 2016: 30 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits ______________________________________ The National Retail Federation is projecting that the average American holiday shopper will spend on $738 this holiday season generating more than $602 billion in total sales. That’s a lot of consumer spending power that when

Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Must Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2014

The Mobile Web is often discussed as a future trend that nonprofits have time to prepare for, but the reality is that by the end of 2014, the majority of your supporters and donors will be viewing your website, email communications,  blogs, and social media content on smartphones

The Power of Kawaii for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Looking at cute images, particularly those of baby animals, has been proven to increase our brain’s concentration levels for a short time afterwards. The Power of Kawaii (a Japanese word meaning “cute”) can help nonprofit social media managers be more productive and also help counterbalance the flood of

25 Must-Follow NGO Resources on Twitter

A follow-up post to Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for NGOs and Five Social Media Best Practices for NGOs, below is a list of 25 resources that regularly tweet and retweet useful fundraising and social media advice and information valuable to NGOs worldwide, particularly those engaged in international