from The NonProfit Times: Donor Apps For iPhone iPhone users will soon be able to make donations to their favorite charity directly through their phone once a new application gains approval from Apple. CharityFinder 2.0 will include more than 1,800 nonprofits, the ability to donate directly to a nonprofit, and a feature highlighting local events for each nonprofit that can be updated daily. … [Read more...] about CharityFinder Coming to iPhone
Using Technology Wisely
A colleague of mine had an idea at a senior managers’ meeting I attended a few years ago. “We should do viral marketing!” she suggested excitedly. “Wouldn’t it be great if people forwarded our content to one another and started buzz about us?” When asked what that content might be, though, she had no ideas. She was just dazzled by the possibilities of a new medium. You can’t really blame her. Nowadays the hot topic is social networking, … [Read more...] about Twitter: Panacea or Savior?
from The New York Jewish Week: A "McKinsey Study" on the Jewish Web In these troubling times for the Jewish community and the media industry, the Internet is a vast resource - but also an underutilized one. To provide a bit of perspective, 4Wall, in conjunction with its Jewish initiative JInsider, released the Jewish Internet Metric Study, which takes a business-oriented, top-level look at the Jewish Web using the practices of the … [Read more...] about The Future of Jewish Media
Several years ago I had the pleasure of serving as Board chair of an American Friends organization. As we were joining with another, it was necessary to legally dissolve our organization. To my dismay, I discovered that like far to many American Friends groups we were sloppy in our required filings to the State of New York (where we were registered). We were lucky in finding an attorney who graciously gave of her time to complete twelve years of … [Read more...] about Does Your Website Accept Donations? If So, You Need to Read This Post
Some recent additions to our Resource library: The Role of Email in Your Communications Mix Nonprofits have a lot of choices when it comes to communications - from direct mail, to websites, to social networking sites and more. With Spam on the rise and open rates down, what role should email play in a successful communications strategy - and when should nonprofits choose to use it? Spam Reports Aren’t All Bad News No one who follows … [Read more...] about New Links