October 26, 2011

Vivanista to host first-ever fundraising summit

by Guest

Learn how to disrupt the traditional practices of charitable fundraising Guest post by Stacy Coleman Senior Marketing Associate, Vivanista Join us on Nov. 11 and 12 in San Francisco to take part in Vivanista’s Charitable Fundraising Summit, which will bring together volunteer leaders, fundraising event chairs and nonprofit development staff for inspiring keynotes, expert panels and training workshops. With the … Continue reading

October 24, 2011

10 great get-down-to-business Twitter apps for nonprofits

by Lindsay Oberst

Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, businesses, brands, bloggers, social media managers, individuals.

This is the part of our ongoing series on how organizations can get the most out of Twitter. Please check back weekly for the next installment, and see below for other installments in this series. Continue reading

October 24, 2011

12 tips for social innovators

by kiwanja

For the past two years I’ve been incredibly fortunate to work with some of the most inspirational, talented social innovators (aka Pop!Tech Social Innovation Fellows). This year, good friend Erik Hersman and I returned to Camden, Maine, to work with the 2011 Class. Sharing our own experiences of 2008 – when we were both fellows – and lessons we’ve learned … Continue reading

October 21, 2011

Why Long Tail keywords matter to your nonprofit

by JD Lasica

On Wednesday I gave a presentation with author and nonprofit rock star Beth Kanter at CompassPoint‘s “Effective Social Media Strategy and Powerful Tactics for Networked Nonprofits,” a gathering that brought representatives from 80 nonprofits to San Mateo, Calif., for workshops to help them become more social organizations. Continue reading

October 18, 2011

Media Cause: Crowdsourced online marketing for nonprofits

by Guest

Image by arenacreative for Big Stock Platform sources online volunteers to help nonprofits get the most out of the social Web Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, online media professionals, social media managers, marketing professionals, individuals. Guest post by Jennifer Helfrich Communications Manager, Media Cause Having a social media strategy is an essential component for effective nonprofits and … Continue reading

October 12, 2011

14 ways to improve your email open rate

by Guest

Photo by hayesphotography for Big Stock Your nonprofit’s messages are important. Here’s how to make sure they’re seen Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, businesses, brands, marketing professionals. Guest post by Brett Meyer Communications Director, NTEN While you’ve probably worked hard to build a subscriber list for your organization, getting those e-mail addresses is only half the battle. … Continue reading