Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits

Visual Storytelling For Nonprofits (infographic)

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Did you know that studies show users like photo updates twice as often as text updates? Or that users also share videos 12 times more than photo and text posts combined? Learn about the power of visual storytelling and how your nonprofit can use it connect with supporters and advance its mission.

Mobile Ready Websites for Nonprofits

Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Mobile Site

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According to the latest studies, 87% of mobile Web users leave a website instantly if it is not mobile-friendly. Having a design that accommodates mobile users with larger buttons, the ability to call your organization instantly with one “tap” and a site that is optimized for mobile viewing means greater engagement with your constituents. The infographic on this post highlights 10 reasons why your nonprofit should have a mobile website.

Social Media Rubix Cube

Aligning Social Media with Organizational Goals

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Having a social media program without attaching it to some sort of goal creates unnecessary work for your staff. Learn how you can align your social media activities with broader organizational objectives. The results? Your employees will be supporting specific and measurable goals and objectives, not something random and intangible.

Responsive Nonprofit Website

Nonprofit Websites & Responsive Design

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Did you know that by 2013 more people will use their mobile phones and tablet computers (like the iPad) to get online? Not only that, but users expect their mobile experience to be as good as their desktop experience. Learn how your nonprofit can provide a better user experience by integrating responsive design into its already existing website.

Nonprofit, Charities iPhone Apps

Do-Good iPhone Apps

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Charity is a obviously a good thing, and when iOS apps let you give to worthy causes by playing games or checking in, it’s a no-brain…right? You choose what causes matter to you, and the app acts as the go-between. Sometimes you simply buy the app, and some of the profits go to the cause. Learn how Earthjustice and The Beautiful Day Foundation are using mobile technology to engage with their supporters.

Online Reputation Management for Nonprofits

Online Reputation Management for Nonprofits

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Having a well-defined plan for dealing with potential internal or external issues is vital, because problems can grow exponentially via social media. Learn ways to overcome the most common challenges of Online Reputation Management (ORM) and why it should be a pivotal part of your communications strategy.

Nonprofit Listen to Supporters for Feedback

Are You Listening to Your Supporters?

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Supporters communicate with your organization through their online interactions — are you listening? Read my 5 quick tips to successful donor cultivation. Then learn proven “listening” techniques and strategies from two leading communications experts that will help you engage your supporters!

Quickbook Guide for Nonprofits

Setting Up the Chart of Accounts in Quickbooks

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This is blog 2 of 6 in the series “Quickbooks Guide for Nonprofits.” Mark McCallick, founder of Nonprofit Connect and a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor, walks us through building and setting up a chart of accounts, funding sources and programs. Download a Unified Chart of Accounts Toolkit and watch a video explaining this entire process step-by-step.