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HOW TO: Engage 5 Generations of Donors and Supporters

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Each generation living today has come of age with profoundly different experiences concerning mass communication and these differences directly impact how they give to nonprofits. Seniors who came age during the era of

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

Based on more than 20 years of experience and 25,000+ hours spent utilizing mobile and social media, Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices. Written on the premise that all communications and fundraising are now

11 Responsively Designed Nonprofit Websites to Study and Learn From

With 51% of Facebook’s referral traffic now coming from mobile and more than two-third’s of Twitter users being mobile, many nonprofits are finally starting to come to the realization that their social media campaigns are doomed unless they embrace a mobile-first approach to online communications and fundraising. Your

3 Mobile Compatible Nonprofit e-Newsletters to Subscribe To and Learn From

With 51% of email now being opened on a tablet or smartphone, nonprofits would be wise to redesign their e-newsletter as soon as possible. Long-standing e-newsletter design best practices such as a two or three-column-fixed layout, 12 point font size, and text-based links only are officially 51%

6 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Instagram for Fundraising

Instagram’s current tool set makes it very challenging for nonprofits to convert their Instagram followers into donors. Over time through powerful visual storytelling a nonprofit can build a strong brand and grow their Instagram following, but without the ability to link to a donate page inside of

19 Must-See Social Media and Fundraising Infographics for Nonprofits

Without a doubt, 2013 was the year of visual content — particularly infographics. With tens of millions of brands now tweeting, posting, and sharing content online on a daily basis, to get your message to stand out from the clutter brands need to communicate more often their

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

2014 will be an exciting year for nonprofit technology. Numerous communications and fundraising trends are on the verge of going mainstream and nonprofits committed to early adoption have a number of new tools and strategies to pioneer this year. Social media will remain a top priority for