10 Blog Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

August 23, 2015
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

August 2, 2015
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

July 15, 2015
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

July 3, 2015
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

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

June 14, 2015
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

May 17, 2015
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

April 26, 2015
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

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