01.30.2014

YOU did it!

Your supports give you their time and money because they want to change the world. And for most of them, it’s personal. They see themselves as an equal participant in creating…

01.28.2014

Will Superbowl Sunday be Super for Nonprofits?

I can’t wait for Superbowl Sunday. I don’t care about the game. I could care less now that my New England Patriots are out. I’m not even interested in the…

5 Basics to Forming a Nonprofit Board

Boards are a regular feature of nonprofit life. They are in the for-profit world, too. But in a nonprofit, where budget and resources are frequently scarce–especially in the beginning–your board…

Can Selfies Actually Be Useful?

In order to try to offer information here that is useful for you, I often visit the website of The Nonprofit Times. They tend to have very good articles over…

Watch How These Fish Geeks Use Facebook for Science

Oregon State University ichthyologist Brian Sidlauskas and his fellow science peers (who are also his Facebook friends) documented more than 5,000 fish in under 24 hours using Facebook. Before you…

01.21.2014

How We Can Make a $358 Million Success Story Even Better

I bet being asked to donate at the register of your local store isn’t your favorite way to give. But your contribution to a valuable program that raises hundreds of…

Using Social Media and Traditional Media For Your Cause

These days, when causes think about promoting themselves, they think about newer marketing tactics like Facebook or Twitter. It seems like many people think that engaging in these “newer” types…

Is your fundraising plan missing this critical element?

So it’s 2014 and you’re excited to get cracking with new fundraising tools and new training. But tools and training can’t replace the plan, and you know that. So you put…

01.14.2014

5 Easy Fundraising Ideas for Businesses

Whether you are a small business owner that wants to support a cause, a nonprofit that wants to recruit a business partner or an individual that wants to involve your…

01.08.2014

9 Ways to Game Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm

Lately many Facebook marketers have seen a massive drop in reach on their Page updates. The truth is that the drop in reach for many Pages is a caused by…