Mobile Giving: 2 Strategies to Improve Your Nonprofit’s ROI

If you’ve decided 2018 is the year your nonprofit is going to embrace mobile fundraising campaigns, Steve Page of MobileCause has some great tips and resources for you in today’s post. ~ Kristina Guest Post by Steve Page If your nonprofit is looking for a flexible and sustainable way for your supporters to donate, chances are you’ve considered…

How Nonprofits Can Use Text Messaging

Have you tried mobile fundraising or contacting your supporters via text? Alexa Lemzy shares some ways you can get started in today’s post. ~Kristina Guest Post by Alexa Lemzy Texting is one of the most effective ways to communicate to a large number of people. Nonprofits and charity organizations that want to effectively reach more people should…

The Last Word on the #IceBucketChallenge [Video]

Now that we’ve all dumped ice water on our heads and the ALS Association has raised over $116 million dollars, it’s time to talk about why the Ice Bucket Challenge really worked.  Michael Hoffman at See3 invited Joe Waters of SelfishGiving and me to a live Google Hangout conversation about the Ice Bucket Challenge. Here’s the…

Reasons I Don’t Use Instagram [And Why They Are Silly]

I have had an Instagram account for over a year now. And I have posted exactly 3 pictures:   I like the idea of Instagram, I really do! Who doesn’t like looking at pictures? Still, there have been a few things holding me back from really embracing it. And most of those reasons are a result…

Super Short is Super Sweet: Storytelling that Hooks Digital Donors

TechSoup is currently running their annual Storymakers contest so today we have TechSoup’s Jim Lynch to share some tips on how to create short, but compelling videos you can use for fundraising, to say thank you or to share your mission. ~Kivi Guest Post by Jim Lynch of TechSoup The heart of effective fundraising is telling…

Mobile Marketing and the Wizard of Oz

This month’s post from Jenifer Snyder of mGive looks at how you can apply mobile fundraising and marketing lessons from the classic Wizard of Oz.  ~Kivi Guest Post by Jenifer Snyder, Esq.,  Executive Director of The mGive Foundation This year the Academy Awards will feature a tribute to the classic and beloved film The Wizard of Oz,…

Getting Started with Mobile in 2014

Jenifer Snyder of mGive is back with some more tips on how to use mobile to your advantage. ~Kivi Guest Post by Jenifer Snyder, Esq.,  Executive Director of The mGive Foundation If one of your 2014 goals is to more effectively engage with donors, then consider integrating mobile outreach into your plans this year.   And why not?…