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9 Must-Know Best Practices for Distributing Your Nonprofit’s Content on Social Networks

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The Internet is at a tipping point. It’s estimated that by late 2014 or early 2015 the majority of adults will get their information from social networks rather than search engines and that

8 Nonprofit Lessons Learned from the 2014 FUSE Conference

Thanks to a partnership with Salsa Labs, Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the FUSE Conference on August 6-7 in Annandale, VA. Over 250 nonprofits were in attendance represented by staff mostly from the Millennial Generation who actively contributed to the conference hashtag: #FUSEcon2014. Heather also

6 Fresh Ideas for Your Nonprofit’s “Thank You” Landing Page

Each time @NonprofitOrgs reaches a 100K-follower benchmark, Nonprofit Tech for Good donates to various nonprofits. It’s a way to give back, but its also a system used to periodically review how nonprofits are innovating their online giving process. In this last round of donations – $25 to 28

12 Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Google+ Pages have a vast tool set and Google’s quest to integrate Google+ into their most popular products, such as Search, Gmail, YouTube, Local, and Wallet, is paying off as active monthly users continue to grow. That said, Google+ is low on the priority lists of most

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

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

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

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

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

HOW TO: Report Live from Nonprofit Events and Conferences

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

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