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12 05, 2015

How Organizations Can Use Slactivism In The Social Sector

By |May 12th, 2015|blog, development|Comments Off on How Organizations Can Use Slactivism In The Social Sector

We know that technology is changing the way we communicate and participate in society. Social media is altering how the world communicates. Supporters, donors and activists can participate in runs, walks or drives and garner support and sponsorship in advance. Or, they can choose not to leave the comfort of their office or home and [...]

28 04, 2015

Is There Disruption In The Philanthropic Sector?

By |April 28th, 2015|blog, development|Comments Off on Is There Disruption In The Philanthropic Sector?

Recently, I wrote an article about what the terms “disruption” and “innovation” mean. The next logical question is whether or not there is disruption happening in the philanthropic sector. We know there is always innovation in the industry, but what about disruption? For those of you who do not know the story, I became heavily [...]

7 04, 2015

Get Used to Paying to Boost Your Facebook Page

By |April 7th, 2015|blog, development|Comments Off on Get Used to Paying to Boost Your Facebook Page

Last year, Facebook changed its newsfeed algorithm. What has happened since is that many nonprofit organizations found themselves with plummeting “organic reach," which is those posts seen on user newsfeeds that are not paid. Those organizations that have used Facebook consistently through the years probably have noticed; however, nonprofits who are more relaxed with Facebook [...]

19 03, 2015

Hey Nonprofits: Why Are You Waiting to Tweet?

By |March 19th, 2015|blog, development|Comments Off on Hey Nonprofits: Why Are You Waiting to Tweet?

Earlier in February there was a stir in the social media community about Twitter. The company had beat analyst expectations in its year-end quarterly revenue report, but user growth was stagnant. However, the money Twitter was making helped to ease investor concerns. Some nonprofits that happened to see the news were quick to dismiss Twitter [...]