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Guest Post: Facebook Video Tips from Non-Profit Marketers

Note from Beth:  Is Facebook Live or posting videos part of your nonprofit’s strategy for 2018?  It should be. Using a tool like Animoto can make it easy for your nonprofit to create DYI videos, but to be successful you need to develop a strategy and use compelling storytelling. 

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Breaking through the Noise on Social Media: How to run a Twitter Chat That Spotlights Your Nonprofit’s Impact

Breaking through the Noise on Social Media: How to run a Twitter Chat That Spotlights Your Nonprofit’s Impact – guest post by Neil Parekh

Every second, on average, around 6,000 tweets are posted to Twitter.

How do you break through the noise on Twitter to highlight your nonprofit’s impact and gain visibility for the good work your organization is doing?… Read More

Twitter for Nonprofits in 2018: Rebirth or Retire?

The past year, Twitter has been widely criticized for its role in spreading misinformation , being  a Petri dish for hate speech, and how it approaches world leaders use of the platform.  You will also see some of the most viscous attacks from trolls on Twitter and they are only rarely quieted with compassion.… Read More

How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising

SOS Children’s Villages International uses cloud technology to help fundraise for children in need. Photo courtesy of SOS Children’s Villages International.

Note From Beth:  I am thrilled to host this guest post from Microsoft Philanthropies General Manager that showcases examples of  digital transformation and fundraising.

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Virtual Meetings: 5 Tips for Nonprofits Working Across Time Zones

My work as a trainer and facilitator has brought me to many places in the world. Often, the training on-site is the beginning of project which includes facilitating sessions remotely across time zones. Other times,the workshop, keynote presentation, or master class might be part of a conference or a single session for an organization, but planning the event requires meeting across time zones virtually.… Read More