June 4, 2014

Using social media shortcuts to increase productivity

by John Haydon

IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free utility that automates tedious online tasks. Here are 14 IFTTT recipes for marketers. Continue reading

May 27, 2014

Using POST to create a social media strategy

by John Haydon

The POST method is an easy-to-remember framework for creating your strategy. Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, marketers, managers, general public. There seem to be countless tools available for social media marketers. Tools for managing social media, measuring it, and even for creating content that looks amazing! Yes, technology can seem like a godsend. But if you … Continue reading

March 10, 2014

SourceRise: Connecting nonprofits/NGOs to journalists

by JD Lasica

SourceRise connects journalists and bloggers to sources at international NGOs and nonprofits in an effort to diversify the voices represented in the news and to increase the number of well researched, compelling development and foreign news stories in traditional media. Continue reading

February 24, 2014

Getting your board on board with social media

by Caroline Avakian

This is the first of a two-part series on making the case for your social media plan and initiatives. Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, social media managers. You get it, your team gets it, but how do you make sure all the directors on your board understand the value that social media can bring to your … 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

January 13, 2014

5 technologies that your nonprofit should be using

by Guest

Image via Shutterstock Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, small businesses, educators, bloggers, Web publishers, general public. Guest post by Joseph Stark Technology is always changing, and nonprofit organizations need to keep up with the latest tools for survival. To get the word out about your cause and to create a more efficient environment for your staff … Continue reading