3 Reasons Why Nonprofit Technology Projects Fail
January 30, 2018 at 11:21 am

Technology projects are their own special type of fun. They can be expensive, there’s usually a percentage of risk involved, there’s bound to be something that you don’t completely understand and, sometimes, they can make or break a nonprofit staffer’s career...

How to Choose the Right Social Network for Your Nonprofit
January 11, 2018 at 11:54 am

I know there's a lot out there on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, for instance. But there are others beyond the top ones, which include Tumblr, Pinterest and even Skype. If you're a nonprofit leader, even if you're not the one that's managing the day-to-day posts, you have to care about which social networks for your organization...

Technology Is Not One-Size-Fits-All
January 11, 2018 at 11:51 am

The explosion of technology tools available to fundraising professionals has become a game-changer, making it easier to gather, sort and store valuable donor data and insights. As fundraising professionals juggle to engage and retain donors and prospects across multi-generations, technology-infused tactics can help boost profits and save valuable time and resources...

3 Ways Nonprofits Can Win in the Golden Age of Advocacy
January 4, 2018 at 12:27 pm

The Golden Age of Advocacy has begun. For the first time in history, people can communicate directly with decision-makers in front of a public audience. The combination of smartphones and social media has become the world’s single-most powerful civic technology...

Nonprofits & IoT: Voice-Activated Fundraising Anyone?
December 13, 2017 at 11:39 am

Just when you thought you already had too much to worry about with figuring out how to maximize social media and make your communications all mobile responsive, now there’s one more thing...

New SIIA Website Improves Member Satisfaction
December 8, 2017 at 11:30 am

When it came time for the association to rebrand and redesign its site, SIIA identified several opportunities to improve its online presence, streamline internal content management efforts and simplify user interactions...

Constituents Do More Than Wear Your Wristbands
November 22, 2017 at 11:02 am

Most people think that anything that gets people to focus attention on their nonprofit leads to good things happening. Increased attention = increased revenue. And no matter what your mission is, you can find ways to connect with prospective constituents. Facebook, of course, is the biggest fish in the pond...

Client Stories: Impacting Employees, Donors, Volunteers
November 14, 2017 at 11:04 am

Client success stories must be collected, shared often and treated like gold—because they are! Authentic anecdotes help retain your employees and volunteers when they begin to feel burned out and overwhelmed. Personalized impact stores will inspire your donors to dig just a little deeper for your cause...

7 Social Media Trends Your Nonprofit Must Know for 2018
November 13, 2017 at 11:19 am

It's not too soon as we race toward the year-end to begin to think about what your nonprofit team should know for 2018, regarding one of the essential elements of your marketing plan—social media. Even if you’re a nonprofit leader, and you delegate your marketing and social networking efforts to more junior staff, it is your responsibility to understand trends...

3 Reasons Why You Should Try Social Fundraising This Holiday Season
October 24, 2017 at 12:10 pm

#GivingTuesday and the holiday season: We all know that this is the biggest time of the year for those in the giving space. Not only that, but we also happen to think that it’s the best time to try out social fundraising for yourself to see just how powerful it can be...