Mobile Archive

5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

December 22, 2016
In the late 1990’s nonprofits began to launch websites, experiment with email marketing, and sign up for their first “Donate Now” service. Then, in the late 2000’s nonprofits embraced social networking sites, first Myspace and YouTube, then Facebook and Twitter. Now, in the late 2010’s, we’re on

How Twitter Donations Work: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

December 4, 2016
Twitter is experimenting with allowing certain nonprofits to accept donations directly through tweets. Like how only a select few nonprofits had access to Facebook’s early launch of their Facebook Fundraising Tools, only a select few nonprofits currently have access to Twitter Donations. It is unclear if Twitter

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

November 22, 2016
The following is an excerpt from October-December 2016 Edition of AsianNGO Magazine. Facebook launched in 2004, YouTube in 2005, and Twitter in 2006. For over a decade nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide have been embracing social media with the hope of raising funds and creating social change.

How to Create a Twitter Moment for Your Nonprofit

October 23, 2016
Twitter Moments as defined by Twitter are curated tweets collected into a story. First launched in October 2015 in partnership with a select few media partners, as of September 29 all Twitter users can now create Moments. For nonprofits active on Twitter, Moments are new way to showcase

A Day Trip to The Hague, Netherlands: International City of Peace and Justice

October 22, 2016
An Instagram Photo and Video Essay by Heather Mansfield For many years I’ve wanted to visit The Hague, Netherlands. ?? Known as the International City of Peace and Justice, there are more than 160 NGOs in Den Haag working to make the world a better place. I was in

10 Website Design and Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

September 6, 2016
The rapid rise of social media and mobile technology has had a profound impact on website design and email marketing, yet many nonprofits have not yet adapted to the new aesthetics and functionality of a mobile, social Internet. Based upon the knowledge and experience that the nonprofit sector

How Nonprofit New Media Managers Can Manage Mobile and Social Media Burnout

August 21, 2016
The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Nonprofit new media managers often battle mobile and social media burnout. The mental energy required to actively engage multiple communities simultaneously is exhausting. Plugged in from early morning to late afternoon and early