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.

A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

April 6, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Mobile for Good is written as practical how-to guide in simple language with a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end. By reading the book and implementing the steps necessary

5 Trends in Nonprofit Infographic Design

April 5, 2014
As the fiscal year comes to a close and nonprofits are currently crafting next year’s budget, adding a line item for infographic design would be a very wise investment. From print fundraising appeals to digital annuals reports to compelling storytelling through tweets and status updates, the social

7 Unique Fundraising Tools for Nonprofits

March 31, 2014
In Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits, a 40-hour work for a new media manager is outlined with five hours allotted weekly to experimenting with new online and mobile fundraising tools. The seven listed below are just the tip of the iceberg – and most of

HOW TO: Engage 5 Generations of Donors and Supporters

March 25, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Each generation living today has come of age with profoundly different experiences concerning mass communication and these differences directly impact how they give to nonprofits. Seniors who came age during the era of