Bookmark Your Browsers! The Official Blogs of the World’s Most Popular Social Media Sites

April 25, 2015
The nonprofit sector has a large community of technology bloggers committed to helping nonprofits stay current on emerging trends in social media, online fundraising, and mobile technology. There are these 35 nonprofit marketing blogs and these 25 must-read nonprofit IT blogs as well as these 8 great nonprofit resources. You can

Why Nonprofit Fundraisers Should Give More Attention to Gen X Donors

April 22, 2015
There is a lot of discussion in the nonprofit sector about Millennials (a.k.a. Gen Y) and Baby Boomers and a growing interest in Gen Z a.k.a. #Philanthrokids, but almost no analysis of Generation X (aged 35-50 years). As the first generation to donate online and the generation that pioneered

9 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2015

April 11, 2015
Over the last six months Nonprofit Tech for Good has bookmarked over 50 fundraising tools to prepare for this blog post. When the time came to write the post, at least 25% of the fundraising tools had shut down. It is very difficult to launch a fundraising

How to Successfully Launch Nonprofit Infographics Online

March 29, 2015
Any new media manager who has ever posted, shared, retweeted, pinned, or tumbled an infographic has first hand experience of how popular and powerful infographics can be online. Communicating your data and calls-to-action in visual format is smart strategy. However, you can have an exceptionally well-designed, useful infographic,

15 Online Job Boards for Nonprofit Professionals

March 23, 2015
Working at a nonprofit often pays less than the for-profit sector, but the perks of extended vacation time, flex time, and the personal satisfaction of having a meaningful professional life can outweigh the financial downside of building a nonprofit career. And the good news is that 2015 is predicted

16 Professionals Share Nonprofit Technology Advice via Instagram Video

March 8, 2015
15-second video interviews are the new elevator pitch. In a world where attention spans are waning, the ability to communicate a message succinctly and on camera is a very valuable skill. While a few individuals succeeded in just one take, most needed two or three takes. Getting

How Much Time Social Media Requires for Fundraising Success

February 21, 2015
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The amount of time that a nonprofit can invest in mobile and social media depends on capacity. Small nonprofits that are not in a position to hire a part- or full-time new media manager

10 Twitter Best Practices for Nonprofits

February 8, 2015
It’s impossible to apply Twitter best practices across all segments of the nonprofit sector because of the wide variety of causes and follower counts, but scientific analysis of Twitter clearly indicate that there is right way and a wrong way to use Twitter. The challenge is for

15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

January 25, 2015
LinkedIn launched in 2003, Facebook launched in 2004, and Twitter launched in 2006. Now more than a decade into the Social Web, the use of social networks still continues to grow worldwide and will continue to do so for years to come. It’s no coincidence that online giving is

12 Must-Follow Nonprofits on Tumblr

January 19, 2015
If your nonprofit’s social media strategy is built upon engaging young adults, then you might want to invest some time experimenting with Tumblr. According to a recent study, after Facebook young adults spend more time per day on Tumblr than any other social network. This data will