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

10 Goals for Nonprofit New Media Managers for 2015

January 5, 2015
After the holiday break new media managers return to work energized to update and implement their list of priorities for the upcoming year. The goals suggested below are fairly easy to achieve, yet transformative to a nonprofit’s new media strategy. Most do not require a financial investment, but preliminary results on the

6 Clever Mobile Apps Created by Nonprofits

December 28, 2014
All launched in 2014, the mobile apps listed below created by nonprofits clearly demonstrate that nonprofits are evolving in their approach to mobile apps. The hard truth is that only 39% of mobile apps are opened 11 times or more and 20% of apps are only opened once. That said, the

Mark Your Calendars! 2015 Cause Awareness Days

December 16, 2014
As a follow-up to HOW TO: Tap Into the Power of Cause Awareness Days, below is a list of the most relevant international cause awareness days to the nonprofit sector. Cause awareness days can be powerful for fundraising because social network communities are highly likely to promoting your

HOW TO: Tap Into the Power of Cause Awareness Days

December 16, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. While embracing a comprehensive, long-term breaking news and crisis communications strategy is challenging for many nonprofits, all nonprofits, regardless of their size, can tap into the power of cause awareness days. Your nonprofit