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

April 25, 2013

10 tips for crafting engaging tweets

by Guest

Increase your awareness and your impact with engaging tweets. Find out how to best craft tweets that encourage supporters to interact. Continue reading

April 16, 2013

Nonprofits, online giving & secrets from the Obama campaign

by JD Lasica

Highlights of 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study (infographic) This is the second of two articles on NTC 2013. Also see: • Highlights of 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, educators, journalists, general public. Every year, Socialbrite takes a look at the annual study of online nonprofit trends put out by the communications firm M+R … Continue reading

January 16, 2013

9 powerful, simple ways to build your email list

by John Haydon

Here’s how to build your nonprofit’s email list to increase your open and click-though rates. Email is the best way to raise funds online, so here are nine ways to build your list. Continue reading

December 5, 2012

7 ways for nonprofits to make the most of Google Hangout

by Renee Alexander

Google Hangout is an easy way to hold video conferences with multiple individuals or groups of people. Have your employees, constituents and volunteers get together through an online chat, where distance is not an obstacle. Continue reading

May 14, 2012

How to use social media for students & schools

by JD Lasica

We had a great give an take about how social media can be used, by Parent Teacher Associations and other organizations, to advance schools’ and school districts’ business goals. I present at a lot of workshops and it was great to see the amount of interaction throughout the session — not just questions to me but PTA reps pitching in to help their colleagues. Continue reading