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How to Get More People At Your Nonprofit Event Using Facebook

Welcome! If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed to get new posts. Thanks for visiting! Fundraising and cultivation events are a vital piece of the puzzle for many nonprofits, large and small. In-person events are a great way to energize supporters and connect directly ...

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Nonprofit Technology: Changing The World

Technology has changed the nonprofit world permanently. The rise of social networks and mobile devices has completely revolutionized the way that people communiciate, network and discover information. Is your organization taking advantage of all that nonprofit technology has to offer? Check out these stats, from an infographic created by CompterScienceZone.org: ...

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The 4 Questions You Need To Answer When Raising Money Online

Raising money online seems to confound many nonprofits, especially smaller ones. The three main challenges that nonprofits face with raising money online are 1) how to find new donors willing to give online, 2) convincing “traditional” donors to give online and 3) using social media to raise money. As with ...

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Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?

The ability to donate directly inside Twitter may be coming to a nonprofit near you! Last week, Twitter announced that it will start testing a Buy button embedded into individual tweets. The company aims to encourage shopping directly from your mobile device – “sellers will gain a new way to ...

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Social Media & Your Small Business [PRESENTATION]

On Tuesday I provided a presentation to the Revere Chamber of Commerce – here are the slides. In this slideshow, you will learn: **The impact of social media on business – yes, it can be used for marketing! **Creative ideas for using social media to promote your business Social Media ...

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One Fundamental Thing Nonprofits Need To Know About Social Media

One of my favorite nonprofit technology evangelists is Amy Sample Ward, the innovative and creative CEO of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). Association Mavens has an insightful interview with Amy, and her perspective about social media, nonprofits and the future of nonprofit technology. The most important point Amy makes is ...

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Social Media Slacktivism or Something Bigger?

Does the recent success of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge leave you feeling exhilarated, or skeptical? There certainly were a variety of lively opposing viewpoints presented at the most recent #CommBuild and #FundChat nonprofit Tweet chats! I participated in the challenge, and continue to believe that it is a big opportunity for the ...

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