Guest Post Archive

Muslim Giving 101: An Introduction for Fundraisers & Nonprofits

October 13, 2019
By Rafia Khader, Program Manager at the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and Managing Editor of the Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society Faith and giving are intrinsically tied with one another. It is this idea that propels the work of Lake Institute on Faith

How Nonprofits Can Use VR and AR Tech for Fundraising

September 4, 2019
By Kayla Matthews, writer at ProductivityTheory.com and business journalist dedicated to helping others better their productivity. Fundraising is and will always be a necessity for nonprofit organizations, but times have changed — and so has the technology. It’s not necessary to stand outside local grocery stores with

6 Ideas for Using the Instagram Donation Sticker to Raise Money

August 29, 2019
By Julia Campbell, a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog. While Facebook and Twitter may be waning a bit in popularity and

5 Reasons Why Nonprofits Love Cryptocurrency

August 22, 2019
By Alex Wilson and Pat Duffy, co-founders of The Giving Block Thanks to the increase in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, nonprofits are increasingly turning to cryptocurrency as a new source of revenue. Beyond the revenue potential, some nonprofits are taking things a step further by looking

Top 4 Web Hosting Providers for Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Website

August 16, 2019
By Chuck Spidell, a Nonprofit WordPress Security Expert with ILLUSIO. He helps women-led communications teams free up their time and lock down WordPress from getting hacked. When it comes to technology, you get what you pay for. If your organization is using generic or low-cost website hosting for

7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program

July 5, 2019
By Melissa Russom, a communications strategist who helps nonprofit organizations clarify their brand and message to engage more meaningfully with the people who matter most to them. We trust people more than we trust companies. It’s that simple.  In fact, according to Nielson, 92% of people claim

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Security

June 14, 2019
By Chuck Spidell, a Nonprofit WordPress Security Expert with ILLUSIO. He helps women-led communications teams free up their time and lock down WordPress from getting hacked. If your nonprofit has a website, someone is always looking for a way to get in. Dealing with a hacked WordPress website can be