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5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. After your nonprofit has crafted a content strategy and created an editorial calendar (Chapter 7), the next step is to start thinking about the tone of voice of your content. The easiest way to

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2017

Digital payments are going to make a big impact on social and mobile media in 2017, but there are some new fundraising services and niche tools and apps that speak to current fundraising trends in the nonprofit sector i.e., the decreased of use cash, the rapid rise of

27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Based on data gleaned from the 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report, below are 27 stats about how NGOs worldwide are using online technology. Within the report you can view the same data broken out by continent. For this year’s report, 4,908 NGOs participated. The primary goal

Four Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay More Attention to LinkedIn Pages in 2017

Odds are your nonprofit has a LinkedIn Page. Most nonprofits have claimed their pages and set up the basics, but very few regularly post on their LinkedIn Pages. Snapchat and Instagram may be all the buzz, but ignoring LinkedIn Pages is a mistake. In addition the reasons listed below,

2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days often inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively. The first step is to decide which

5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

In the late 1990’s nonprofits began to launch websites, experiment with email marketing, and sign up for their first “Donate Now” service. Then, in the late 2000’s nonprofits embraced social networking sites, first Myspace and YouTube, then Facebook and Twitter. Now, in the late 2010’s, we’re on

How Twitter Donations Work: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Twitter is experimenting with allowing certain nonprofits to accept donations directly through tweets. Like how only a select few nonprofits had access to Facebook’s early launch of their Facebook Fundraising Tools, only a select few nonprofits currently have access to Twitter Donations. It is unclear if Twitter

In the Spirit of Year-End Giving ❤️ $0.99 .NGO Domains Through 12/31/16!

In the spirit of year-end giving, Name.com is offering .NGO domains for only $.99 through the end of 2016. If your NGO, nonprofit, or charity has yet to protect your organization’s primary online brand (your .ORG website and email!) by registering it’s .NGO equivalent, then please let

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

The following is an excerpt from October-December 2016 Edition of AsianNGO Magazine. Facebook launched in 2004, YouTube in 2005, and Twitter in 2006. For over a decade nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide have been embracing social media with the hope of raising funds and creating social change.

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

For nonprofits to succeed on social media, they have to be good at social media and that requires a clear understanding of how, when, and why individuals engage with nonprofits on social media. With a primary focus on blogging, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, he webinar content below