Guest Post Archive

6 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Acquire New Donor Prospects

October 22, 2020
By Robin L. Cabral, MA, CFRE, MFIA, founder of Development Consulting Services, which serves both fundraising professionals and executive directors new to fundraising, wanting to excel in their fundraising role, or advance in their career. She provides proven fundraising strategies, tactics, and tools including coaching, training, and content for fundraising success. Development audit after development audit of small- to...

Cryptocurrency Fundraising: A Beginner’s Guide for Nonprofits

July 15, 2020
By Pat Duffy, co-founder of The Giving Block 1) Should your nonprofit fundraise cryptocurrency? Hundreds of nonprofits now accept cryptocurrency donations. Bitcoin is perhaps the fastest and most tax-efficient way for donors to support nonprofits, but not all nonprofits should accept cryptocurrency. Reasons to accept crypto donations: Simplicity: Crypto is significantly easier than accepting stock donations.  Market Size: Crypto...

How Water.org Adapted Their Social Media Content Strategy in Response to COVID-19

July 13, 2020
By Moree Lambeth, Senior Content Creator at Water.org The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way organizations execute their social media plans. Posting without a mindfulness of the trending topics and conversations can cause organizations to appear insensitive and tone-deaf. The current social media environment has caused non-profit marketers to re-evaluate their content aware of the acute conversations being...

How Nonprofits Can Use Instagram for Fundraising

July 2, 2020
By Kayla Matthews, writer at ProductivityTheory.com – a blog dedicated to helping others better their productivity. Instagram can be a powerful tool for nonprofits wanting to connect to a broader audience. The social media platform has more than 1 billion users — beating Twitter, Snapchat, and TikTok — and is especially popular among people aged 18-29. The platform, however, is different than...

How Nonprofits Can Use Behavioral Science to Engage Supporters on Social Media

July 1, 2020
By Michelle Chen is an independent scholar with a PhD in mass communications with a focus on advocacy, activism and social change. She helps brands grow engagement and build relationships with their audience. The pandemic has drastically altered the ways nonprofits interact with their supporters. While social media is now a common part of every nonprofit’s communication strategy, a common...

Flixxaid: A New Mobile App for Social Good

June 10, 2020
By Abe Batthish, founder of Flixxaid In a world with a multitude of social media platforms already out there on the web, why would the world use one more dedicated to support nonprofits? There’s no denying the power of social media and its ability to harness the power of the internet. So, when looking to help nonprofits with some...

4 Ways to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Digital Storytelling with WhatsApp

May 8, 2020
By Elizabeth Ngonzi, is an Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs where she teaches Digital Storytelling, Innovation and Fundraising. She is also the Founder and CEO of Liz Ngonzi Transforms, a boutique international consulting firm that provides consulting, executive coaching, and training services that enable social sector leaders and entrepreneurs to increase their impact and...