Is THRED the Next Mobile and Social Media Sensation? 

The guy who brought you SimCity and The Sims, Will Wright, launched his new mobile app last week. THRED brings a series of photos, memes or Internet images together so that users can customize, caption, and string them together to tell a story. The app is pretty simple. You can select photos from your phone’s […]

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Successful Donor Relations, Spelled Out

Starting a new calendar year encourages everyone to set new goals and priorities, whether personal or professional. It’s no different for a nonprofit that needs to raise funds to survive. What can be done differently or what should be continued from one year to the next?  Incorporating these successful donor relations techniques will help reach […]

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The Myth and Truth Behind Nonprofits’ Overhead Expenses

According to the National Council of Nonprofits, overhead expenses of a typical nonprofit are often misunderstood. The idea that effective nonprofits don’t need to spend a lot to perform their duties continues to persist, so overhead expenses are usually seen as markers of ineffectiveness, especially when they’re higher than expected. Not many people seem to […]

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Big Nonprofits: Giving Online is Up

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a rapid shift in America to giving online. A recent M+R Benchmarks 2015 Study saw an average 13% increase in online revenue for nonprofits. The sample included many of America’s largest nonprofits such as Greenpeace, American Red Cross, UNICEF, The Nature Conservancy, American Lung Association, American Heart Association and […]

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More than a Millennial: Rob Mixer

I call this series More than a Millennial. A series where I profile Millennials who, I think, are doing some really incredible things – young people who ignore all of the flack our generation catches and continue to do incredible things each day to change the world. On the last edition of More than a […]

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8 Ways to Get More Volunteers for Your Nonprofit

  Need to get more volunteers for your nonprofit? While it feels good to “give back,” you might see a bigger surge in your volunteer roster if you effectively market the volunteer experience. Are people aware of the fantastic benefits of being a volunteer for your organization and supporting your wonderful cause? 8 Ways to Get […]

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3 Reasons Social Media Matters to Your Nonprofit

Need help constructing your nonprofit’s social media strategy? We are happy to help! All too often, nonprofits (and for-profits, too!) jump into the social media world of posts and tweets impulsively.  While those first retweets or likes might seem incredibly, instantaneously gratifying– they may only be providing your cause a small percentage of the engagement potential. Or, […]

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Study Reveals 5 Amazing Stats on Online Fundraising

This post was originally published on NTEN‘s site, and is being shared here with their permission: M+R and NTEN’s 2015 Nonprofit Benchmarks Report returns for the ninth year, the ultimate guide to nonprofit industry standards for online fundraising, advocacy, and list building. The data from the nonprofits we survey is big. So big, it couldn’t […]

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