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8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2016

2016 is going to be a big year for mobile and digital wallet payments. Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Google, PayPal, and Amazon are scrambling to be your chosen first choice and while this is predominantly playing out in the consumer market, in 2016 we will finally start to

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. The real-time, in the moment nature of social media increases the likelihood that donors will be inspired to give to your nonprofit on cause awareness and giving days provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote

4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good began as a “Nonprofit Organizations” Myspace Page in 2005. In the 10 years since the “Nonprofit Organizations” brand has expanded to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, Storify, Flipboard, Periscope, and most recently Snapchat. Nonprofit Tech for Good is a one-person operation and one

How to Create a Custom Snapcode for Your Nonprofit

Snapchat is a mobile app where users share snaps with one another, but unlike other visual social networks, the snaps disappear once they are viewed. Launched in 2011, many nonprofits have been hesitant to experiment with a mobile social network where content disappears and where no traditional “Follow” functionality exists.

How to Report Live from Nonprofit Events Using Periscope

Nonprofit Tech for Good experimented with Periscope for live streaming for the first time during the 2015 Independent Sector Conference. Like all new tools there is a learning curve, but for nonprofit social media managers that spend a good portion of the their time on social and mobile

A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices that includes a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end of the book. For those who have purchased the ebook of Mobile for Good, it

How Multi-Chapter Nonprofits Can Create a Consistent Brand on Social Media

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. All medium and large nonprofits with multiple chapters eventually experience a unique, but common problem in their mobile and social media campaigns. Quite often their chapters created Facebook Pages or Twitter accounts before