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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

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 June 20, 2014 they will be offered at the following

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,

8 Random But Useful Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

For nonprofit admins that do not have the time to regularly research social media trends, it can be a battle to stay ahead of the learning curve. In addition to the time required to create content for social media and manage social networks, new media managers need

25 Must-Follow NGO Resources on Twitter

A follow-up post to Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for NGOs and Five Social Media Best Practices for NGOs, below is a list of 25 resources that regularly tweet and retweet useful fundraising and social media advice and information valuable to NGOs worldwide, particularly those engaged in international

Five Social Media Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

As a follow-up to Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries, below are five social media best practices specifically tailored for small NGOs in developing countries. Once your NGO has laid a foundation for online fundraising success by launching a mobile-optimized website, an

The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

There absolutely is a math to social and mobile media. If your nonprofit has a good content strategy in place and understands the power of integrating all your nonprofit’s communications channels (website, email, Facebook, texting, etc.), then as your numbers grow on social networks so will your e-newsletter

12 Must-Know Stats About Social Media, Fundraising, and Cause Awareness

Until recently the nonprofit pioneers of the Social Web had to mostly rely on their intuition that their social media campaigns were resulting in more dollars raised online, an increase in brand and cause awareness, and higher rates of volunteer recruitment and retention. However, as LinkedIn, Blogger

@NonprofitOrgs Named One of the Best 140 Twitter Feeds of 2013 by TIME Magazine

What I love about my work more than anything else is that I never know what is going to happen next. Every day is different. Today, I discovered that @NonprofitOrgs had been named one of TIME Magazine’s Best Twitter Feeds of 2013: Every year, TIME recognizes those

Five Types of Tweets Nonprofits Should Never Post on Twitter

If your nonprofit is not getting retweeted on Twitter, then you haven’t yet found your Twitter voice. Retweets ensure increased exposure of your nonprofit’s avatar which ultimately results in more followers and click-through rates. Twitter itself has concurred that influence on Twitter is not in how many followers