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

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

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.

5 Trends in Nonprofit Infographic Design

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

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

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

Spring Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good offers a series of social and mobile media webinars ideal for training social and mobile media managers, communications and fundraising staff, and volunteers and interns. Each webinar has an individual price of $50, but through April 30, 2014 they will be offered at the following

11 Nonprofit Professionals Share Social Media and Technology Advice for Nonprofits via Instagram Video

Thanks to a partnership with the Public Interest Registry, Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC) last week in Washington, DC. Empowered with a tablet and smartphone, one of Heather’s first priorities was to reveal the faces

HOW TO: Host a Tweet Chat for Your Nonprofit

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The rise of Twitter has resulted in a new campaign awareness strategy and online event known as a tweet chat. Organized around the use of a hashtag, such as #HealthTalk or #PovertyChat,

6 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Instagram for Fundraising

Instagram’s current tool set makes it very challenging for nonprofits to convert their Instagram followers into donors. Over time through powerful visual storytelling a nonprofit can build a strong brand and grow their Instagram following, but without the ability to link to a donate page inside of

HOW TO: Curate Nonprofit Videos on YouTube

Nonprofits that do not create a lot of their own video content can still have an engaging YouTube Channel by curating videos relevant to your nonprofit’s mission and programs. Just because your nonprofit didn’t create a video doesn’t mean you can’t feature it on your channel. By