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Announcing the 2015 Global NGO Online Technology Survey ☑

To gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide use online technology, Nonprofit Tech for Good is conducting the first-ever Global NGO Online Technology Survey. The data will be used to compile a report about regional differences in how NGOs raise money online, use

HOW TO: Add a “Donate Now” Button to Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page

For years nonprofits have hoped for the capability to accept donations through their Facebook Page and although Facebook recently added a “Donate Now” option to their call-to-action buttons, only a handful of partner nonprofits have been selected to accept Facebook digital payments through a “Donate” button (see Oxfam

10 Blog Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

Your nonprofit could have a wide variety of excellent blog content, but if your blog’s design doesn’t make a positive first impression, then few will read it – much less share it with their followers on social networks. The same is true with website and web articles. Today’s fast-scanning Internet

From 2005 to 2015: The Radical Effect of Social Media on Nonprofit Web Design

The average person worldwide has five social media accounts and spends an average of 1 hour and 40 minutes browsing these networks every day. In 2005 Facebook was only open to college students and professors, Twitter didn’t exist, and the iPhone was still in concept mode. The Internet

12 Nonprofit Call-to-Action Twitter Images to Study and Learn From

It is true that tweets with images receive more engagement, but how much more engagement depends on the quality of the images and if they are properly sized for Twitter (1024  x  512 pixels or a 2:1 aspect ratio). If your nonprofit is committed to maximizing engagement

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. If you would like to suggest

Mobile for Good: A Free How-To Fundraising Webinar for Nonprofits

Date: Thursday, November 19 Time: 1-2:30pm EDT Cost: Free! How to Register: Sign up Presented by: Heather Mansfield View: Complete Webinar Schedule 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 for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Nonprofits are familiar with writing blog posts that provide program updates, tell success stories, comment on breaking news and current affairs, and promote calls to action. This type of blog content is standard

4 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Register .NGO and .ONG

In 1985 the .ORG domain was released to the public along with .COM, .NET, .GOV and .EDU – the original top-level domains of the Internet. Over the next 30 years the .ORG domain would become the Internet home of the nonprofit sector worldwide and become synonymous with the term

Tweetchat: Introducing the New .NGO and .ONG Domains

The tweetchat occurred in May 6. You can view the highlights on Storify. Hashtag: #NGOtechchat Host: @NonprofitOrgs Featured Guests: @BrianCuteCEO of @PIRegistry and @OnGood After four years of planning and hard work, on May 6 the Public Interest Registry and OnGood will release the new .NGO and .ONG