April 28, 2015

How social media platforms are responding to the Nepal earthquake, and how you can help

by Caroline Avakian

  By Caroline Avakian / Photo above courtesy of Facebook It was just a few hours after I found out about the devastating Nepal earthquake that I noticed an alert on my Facebook feed that I hadn’t seen before. My colleague who works in Nepal had been marked “Safe” in Facebook’s new “Safety Check” feature, that instantly let me know how … Continue reading

February 23, 2015

Photos no longer get more reach on Facebook

by John Haydon

You’ve no doubt heard the advice that posting photos will help you get more reach on Facebook. That advice has been tried and true for years, until now. According to a study by SocialBakers, photos now get less organic reach than videos, links, and even text updates. In fact, videos are now the king of the News Feed! Socialbakers analyzed … Continue reading

January 16, 2014

5 mobile apps for humanitarian aid workers

by Caroline Avakian

The Global Emergency Overview app. Target audience: NGOs, nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, social enterprises, aid workers, journalists. Last week, I wrote a post on 10 Nonprofit Productivity Apps to Try in 2014, and it prompted a great discussion with a colleague regarding which apps could actually help humanitarians working in the field. In recent years, we’ve seen many exciting and innovative … Continue reading

July 31, 2013

What does mobile mean for your organization?

by Guest

What does “going mobile” mean for your organization? While we’ve all come to terms with the fact that we live in a mobile world, what does it really mean for small nonprofits and membership organizations? We run down some answers. Continue reading

July 24, 2013

Is your nonprofit resonating with millennials?

by John Haydon

Here’s a summary of the 2013 Millennial Impact Report from the creative services agency Achieve, with 20 usability tests of nine nonprofits with an online presences. These tests include screen captures of millennials visiting websites, Facebook Pages, Twitter feeds, viewing email messages and more. Continue reading

July 16, 2013

Adding mobile to your video & content mix

by Guest

Looking at integrating mobile into your video and content strategy? Check out our list of five things to keep in mind courtesy of See3 CEO Michael Hoffman. Continue reading