[Webinar Notes] Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Webinar for Nonprofits

June 5, 2014
Over the last two months Nonprofit Tech for Good presented a free webinar based on the newly released book Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Attended by more than 2,000 nonprofit professionals and volunteers, the webinar featured one best practice from each of the book’s

Top 10 Tweets From the 2014 Cause Marketing Forum

June 1, 2014
Thanks to a partnership with the Public Interest Registry, Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the Cause Marketing Forum (Storified) last week in Chicago, IL. When reviewing the hundreds of tweets using the #CMF2014 hashtag, one obvious theme emerged – tweets with images are retweeted significantly more often

@NonprofitOrgs to Report Live from the 2014 Cause Marketing Forum

May 25, 2014
Through a partnership with the Public Interest Registry, Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good will be attending the Cause Marketing Forum (#CMF2014) in Chicago on May 28 and May 29 to report live and share the event in real-time with the @NonprofitOrgs community. The objectives are: 1) To share with the nonprofit

How Much Time Mobile and Social Media Require

May 18, 2014
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 social media

International Directory of Validated NGOs Launching Early 2015

May 18, 2014
While many international NGO online directories do exist, the ability for international NGOs worldwide to accept online donations through the soon-to-be-launched .NGO Global Directory is a unique service – especially for smaller NGOs from underserved regions. One of the greatest obstacles to global online fundraising has been that there is

HOW TO: Report Live from Nonprofit Events and Conferences

May 4, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Another form of real-time communications is using mobile and social media to report live from your events and conferences. To do so effectively, you’ll need a staff person whose sole purpose is tweet,

Must-Read Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology Reports for Nonprofits

May 3, 2014
The reports listed below are just a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. If you would like to suggest a report be added to the list, please post the name and a  link to the

ATTN NGOs: .संगठन, .机构, & .opr Are Now Available

April 19, 2014
Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain – has launched the first registration phase, known as the Sunrise Period (beginning April 22), for three new Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs). Qualified domain trademark holders can now submit applications for each of these three new

4 Must-Know Features of the New Twitter Profile Design for Nonprofits

April 17, 2014
This week Twitter began its roll out of a new Twitter Profile design and at any moment your nonprofit’s Twitter Profile could have a completely different look and functionality. The new design is obviously more visual, but it also places more emphasis on the content that your

Top 5 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

April 14, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Owned by Facebook, Instagram is the largest mobile social network in the United States. With more than half its users outside the United States, Instagram is well-positioned to become more broadly used worldwide.