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The Power of the Peer 

March 27, 2015

By: Kari Saratovsky

The Power of the Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Tools While nonprofit fundraisers might argue that online giving is the current hot trend, if you look closely at what’s having the greatest influence, it’s the emergence of peer-to-peer fundraising tools. These platforms make it easy to find and give to causes or individua… Read More

Millennials as Your Secret Weapon 

March 23, 2015

By: Iris Sutcliffe

Nonprofits are finding new ways to tap the most vocal supporters outside their core networks to become active supporters of their causes. These supporters, or peer influencers, could be even more important than your brand. While young people may be inclined to “like” or share your existing information, you must res… Read More

Social Media for Nonprofits: Top 4 Dos and Don’ts 

December 1, 2014

By: Liz Ragland

Your nonprofit’s social media outreach is a powerful way to share your impact, increase trust and credibility, and highlight constituents quickly and easily. Instead of making social media an afterthought, make it an integral part of your overall engagement strategy. When you do, people will connect with your organiz… Read More

4 Simple Ways to Leverage the Power of Twitter for Your Nonprofit 

July 8, 2014

By: DJ Muller

Did you know that Twitter is currently home to approximately 230 million active users who send over 500 million tweets per day? Did you also know that many nonprofit organizations, such as the American Red Cross, have used Twitter as a tool to execute successful fundraising campaigns and build relationships with their … Read More

Facebook Ads – Are They Right For Your Nonprofit? 

May 29, 2014

By: Caryn Stein

Much has been written recently about the changes in Facebook’s algorithm and its pay-to-play philosophy. Many nonprofits who spent years or months building up an engaged online community on the biggest social network are now seeing a dramatic decline in the number of fans they are able to reach with each post. If thi… Read More

Facebook for Fundraising: Worth It or Waste of Time? 

May 18, 2014

By: Caryn Stein

Your organization’s free Facebook ride is over! Now, when checking Facebook page activity stats (aka Insights) for our client organizations, I make sure to dive in with a sweet treat in hand. That’s because I need to balance the bad news—which tends to decrease followers and reach—with something good. I bet you… Read More

Let’s Get Together! 5 Steps to Combine Your Nonprofit’s Social Media and Email Marketing 

February 21, 2014

By: Melissa Raimondi

If you’re already using email marketing and social media to promote your nonprofit, it’s important to unite your online communities—giving supporters the opportunity to stay connected with all the stuff you’re doing online and giving you the opportunity to better engage your target audience. Start b… Read More

5 Tips to Maximize Your Nonprofit’s Presence on LinkedIn 

February 3, 2014

By: Melissa Raimondi

LinkedIn has grown into one of the most popular social media sites for individuals to make connections and build their networks. Although at times it may seem like only big businesses or recruiters use LinkedIn, it also offers plenty of great tools for nonprofit organizations. In fact, LinkedIn can help your nonprofit … Read More

Busted: The 5 Myths of Social Media for Nonprofits 

November 13, 2013

By: Melissa Raimondi

Social media can provide new opportunities for your nonprofit to promote its cause. But watch out for these five social media myths while you connect with your supporters online: 1. Social media is free. Compared with writing, designing, and printing an annual report or direct mail piece, social media is certainly free… Read More

4 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit Press Releases Social Media Friendly 

August 26, 2013

By: Melissa Raimondi

Social media is a key part of any online strategy, especially since traditional news organizations are turning to it to get information. Learn how to make your nonprofit press releases social media friendly so that you can bypass traditional news organizations to spread the word. 1. Link to your Twitter and Facebook pa… Read More

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