October 19, 2012

3 top tips for nonprofits’ online fundraising

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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

October 4, 2012

5 smartphone apps that support great causes

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Support your favorite nonprofits through your mobile device Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, educators, journalists, general public. Guest post by Whitney Adams AndGeeks.com There are lots of organizations and charities that help people, animals and the environment. These charities rely heavily on other people for in-kind donations, monetary donations or for volunteer work. In the past, the easiest … Continue reading

October 2, 2012

3 simple, practical social media tips for nonprofits

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Tried & true techniques — plus a conference discount code Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises. Guest post by Ritu Sharma Social Media for Nonprofits As Social Media for Nonprofits, the country’s only conference series devoted to social media for social good, plans its Oct. 5 return to the nation’s capital, we thought it would be helpful to … Continue reading

August 29, 2012

How crowdsourcing can help your nonprofit

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Crowdsourcing can help you harness the crowd to increase awareness, cultivate new volunteers, gather information and even get work done — all for a minimal investment. How can you put it to work for your nonprofit or organization? Continue reading

May 30, 2012

7 tips to attract more donors for your cause

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Do you want to know how to attract more donors? Want to learn the secrets used by professional fundraisers?

Of course you do! Fundraising is your nonprofit’s lifeblood. It funds fuel the impact you make. Continue reading

May 17, 2012

Empowered.org: Out to grow grassroots movements

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In the fall of 2010, a group of us launched Empowered.org, a free platform designed to help groups making a social impact. Our platform allows organizations to manage members, fund-raise effectively, recruit volunteers, grow organically and share your successes with their community and the world. Continue reading