January 6, 2014

10 nonprofit productivity tools & apps to try in 2014

by Caroline Avakian

Nonprofit professionals are often tapped out, working late hours just to keep up. So in an effort to help you enter 2014 armed with a set of tools to make your work life simpler, we’ve compiled a list of our 10 favorite productivity apps and tools that are free or come at minimal cost. Continue reading

November 18, 2013

5 ways nonprofits are using Pinterest effectively

by Guest

Pinterest is one of the most popular ways for people to share pictures online. Businesses have been using Pinterest to great effect, and nonprofit organizations are also quickly coming on board. Here are five examples of nonprofits using Pinterest well. Continue reading

September 30, 2013

How nonprofits can reach youths with Vine & Instagram

by Guest

Nonprofits traditionally have had trouble attracting today’s youths because many causes have a hard time reaching young people on their own terms. Tailoring your nonprofit’s marketing strategy to the interests of youths by using Vine and Instagram could mean the difference between getting them involved in your cause for years to come — or not at all. Continue reading

September 25, 2013

5 nonprofits using Instagram video to promote campaigns

by Guest

Since Instagram launched its new video service in June, users have shared 5 million videos on the network. Lots of nonprofits are rocking Instagram, and several of them have started experimenting with the new 15-second video feature to tell their stories in a new way. We’ve collected some of the best here. Continue reading

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September 23, 2013

4 Facebook metrics your nonprofit shouldn’t overlook

by John Haydon

Facebook has four data points that shows you if people negatively reacted to your post. Take these factors into account when calculating the return on investment during a campaign or other social media activity. Continue reading

September 17, 2013

Twtrland: Find your nonprofit’s top influencers

by JD Lasica

Today digital marketing is less about blasting out your message and more about convening a conversation about your product, service or cause. Here’s a look at Twtrland, a new startup that helps businesses and organizations connect with the top influencers in your sector. Continue reading