The nonprofit field isn’t going to simply bounce back a few years from now to the state it was in before the recession. That’s the message behind a new report by La Piana Consulting, which explores five trends that are hastening the emergence of a new nonprofit landscape. Download the report, courtesy of the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
The rise of social media has significantly changed how supporters digest our messages online. Website and e-newsletter design has evolved dramatically. The “Donate Now” process of many nonprofits, however, seems to be stuck in 2005.
Here are five common mistakes that nonprofits make in their online fundraising campaigns and how to avoid them.
Does your organization block social media in your workplace? International social media and communications expert Shel Holtz makes a business case for open access in this presentation from BlogWorld and New Media Expo Los Angeles.
A story is a great way to give potential donors a personalized insight into what your nonprofit does and the change you’re making in the world. Launch your storytelling campaign today at GreatNonprofits.org.
Social businesses, like charities, often have lofty ideals about changing the world through their mission, message, and impact. How do you judge the mostly good intentions of social businesses and social enterprises? Do we even need to, or is it impact that’s more important?
With smartphones now outselling PCs and tablet sales surpassing even the most conservative of estimates, the majority of your nonprofit’s supporters will likely be browsing your website on mobile devices by 2013.
Learn from the 11 nonprofits featured in this post by following, liking, and subscribing to their e-newsletter, blog, Facebook Page, Twitter, YouTube Channel, etc. and then studying and duplicating their methods.
Here is an overview of current crowdfunding sites, there are others in the works (check out http://www.start.ac ). Most crowdfunding sites don't work for non-profits, but a few do, so this list is a helpful place to start if you are looking to "Crowdfund" an NGO project. - Ken Dickens
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