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Charity Miles: A New Fundraising App

By Heather Brown
August 31, 2015

Charity Miles is a fundraising app that has three parts: the sponsor, the user, and the charity. The user will choose an available charity and then use the app to track his or her progress in exercising by either biking or running/walking. Progress is measured in miles; the amount that a user earns depends on the ...

Ways to Grow Your Twitter Account

By Heather Brown
August 28, 2015

Be Active: This points to the consistence and frequency with which you tweet and re-tweet important messages. An active twitter account is bound to get bigger in a short period of time. The nature of the social network dictates that one should be prompt and efficient in responding to trending issues by the use of ...

Steps to Take When Your Grant Isn’t Approved

By Heather Brown
August 21, 2015

Writing successful grants is a process. An important part of this overall process is the post-award phase. Even if your grant isn’t approved. There are still things you’ll need to do that will leave a favorable impression with the representatives at the funding source. It will help you learn why your grant proposal wasn’t funded ...

A Nonprofit’s Marketing Toolkit

By Heather Brown
August 21, 2015

It was a bit tough for nonprofit organizations during the economic breakdown of the last decade. After the recession had passed, new opportunities came from the online world: social media, SEO, blogging, online fundraising and donations. Today, the majority of charitable institutions use similar marketing techniques to the ones of corporations. The following tools can be ...

How To Build Your LinkedIn Network

By Kathi Fuhrman
August 19, 2015

Building up your LinkedIn network is the best social media strategy for gaining professional contacts. By creating a compelling profile, actively promoting your LinkedIn account and updating your LinkedIn account daily, you will quickly grow an effective network. ...

5 Ways to Boost Your Fundraising

By Heather Brown
August 17, 2015

That's powerful stuff in your donors' eyes. And doing so will make them more likely to invest their time, talents and money in your organization....

Successful Social Meda Strategy and Tactics

By Heather Brown
August 14, 2015

If you're looking for more website visitors, you should link your website directly from the social media updates. For example, you can post a blog about your organization's previous project and post the link on Twitter. This way, the audience can see and get to know your organization. They can put their trust in you, ...

The Right Tools to Help You Manage Your Projects

By Heather Brown
August 12, 2015

Different non-profits have different budgets and different goals that they seek to accomplish. However, they all have some basic needs that must be fulfilled for their growth. Since they often manage multiple projects, they need efficient practices that will save time and money. There are some project management software tools that will effectively guide you ...

Ways to Gain Support Using Pinterest

By Heather Brown
August 10, 2015

Social media websites are outstanding to join when you are trying to gain supporters for your non-profit organization. Pinterest is one of the most popular ones too use. Gaining supports is easy and fast since there are millions of members using it every day. All you have to do is sign up for a Pinterest ...

Steps to Managing Vendors

By Heather Brown
August 07, 2015

Communicate clearly what you are planning and the expectations of how the event will play out. Good communication goes a long way with vendor management. If they have questions, really look to answer them completely. Being specific and clear helps a vendor know exactly what you want from them....

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