Social Media

Facebook Pulls Nonprofits Into the Fire
March 28, 2018 at 11:25 am

By now, pretty much everyone has heard of the debacle that has befallen Facebook over targeting user profiles in the 2016 presidential election. It comes at a particularly inopportune time for nonprofits, because very recently Facebook had become a major platform for raising money online...

5 Story-Driven Marketing Tips for Nonprofits
March 21, 2018 at 11:59 am

Storytelling is an integral part of sharing your nonprofit’s mission. What spurred passion in you to devote your time to serving this mission? Likely, helping a person in need or hearing an emotive story is what spurred your emotional connection to join or start the foundation...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 36: How Nonprofits Can Make Donating Easier
March 9, 2018 at 11:48 am

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: tips to make donating easier for your donors, Instagram as a tool to promote fundraising initiatives and big ideas this year in nonprofit...

Twitter Takes a Back Seat to Instagram for Giving
March 7, 2018 at 11:45 am

Many charities and nonprofit organizations think of Twitter as being crucial to their donor outreach. Considering the volume of tweets on popular days, such as #GivingTuesday, it’s easy to see why. Twitter helps organizations amplify their message on an event day, attract media attention and make it easy for followers to share your content...

2017 NonProfit PRO Gold Award Winner: Social Media Mastery
January 15, 2018 at 12:35 pm

This was a difficult decision to make, but we chose Camphill because the campaign improved dramatically over last year’s impressive results, while showing how powerful and effective social media can be for smaller organizations...

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...

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...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep. 25: Nonprofit Trends for 2018
December 8, 2017 at 11:48 am

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: Facebook will eliminate donation fees for nonprofits, proposed changes in the tax code could impact your nonprofit and the nonprofits trends for 2018...

Instagram Fights Animal Abuse With New Alert System
December 8, 2017 at 11:34 am

Instagram is rife with photos of cute wild animals—including the exotic and endangered. A picture of someone hugging a sloth or showing off a pet tiger cub is just a click away on the massively popular photo-sharing platform, which serves 800 million users. But recently, searches for a wide range of wildlife hashtags will trigger…

Facebook Plans on Saying 'Goodbye' to Donation Fees for Nonprofits
December 4, 2017 at 11:37 am

Facebook introduced the “Donate” button on its ever-expanding social media platform back in 2013 in hopes of giving nonprofit organizations more exposure and helping these organizations increase their fundraising dollars. But there was a 5 percent fee associated with donations to cover items...