November 6, 2012

Tips & tools for effective online fundraising

by Guest

Social media can be a great asset for building relationships and driving people to donate, but the tried-and-true web donation form still is the foundation for donor activity. Learn how to get the most out of social, while keeping your fundamental elements alive. Continue reading

October 31, 2012

Why can’t I raise any money with social media?

by John Haydon

While social media is a great asset for connecting and sharing with your contacts, it’s not always the most effective when it comes to garnering donations for your nonprofit. Find out how you can use social media to help guide your donors down the road to giving. Continue reading

October 24, 2012

4 Facebook apps to raise funds for your cause

by John Haydon

Facebook recently recommended four fundraising applications that keep fundraising inside of Facebook. What’s great about these applications is that they leverage the strength of Facebook by encouraging donors to share your fundraiser with others, see friends who have also donated, and make fundraising transactions more frictionless. Continue reading

October 22, 2012

12 ways measuring can empower your nonprofit

by John Haydon

Beth Kanter and Katie Paine discuss the importance and power of measuring your nonprofit’s networks in their new book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.” John Haydon gives us 12 highlights, and Beth provides us a book to giveaway to one reader. Continue reading

October 19, 2012

3 top tips for nonprofits’ online fundraising

by Guest

A few small changes that get more from online efforts Guest Blog by Ritu Sharma Social Media for Nonprofits Of the $317 billion donated to nonprofits by individuals, currently about 15% is transacted online, but it’s growing at a whopping 35-55% a year. With Facebook now boasting over 1 billion active users and the “value” of a Like now said … Continue reading

September 20, 2012

A travel rewards program that benefits nonprofits

by Guest

Fundraising is a fickle business. From little league teams selling discount cards to a well-known non-profit soliciting $1,000 donations, the world is teeming with organizations in need of additional outside funds.  But what drives people to donate? And more importantly, what drives people to donate to your cause?  Continue reading

Category: Cause marketing, Fundraising, Nonprofits, philanthropy