As a nonprofit you are likely on the lookout for new ways to improve your fundraising efforts. Crowdfunding can be that revolutionary method to transform your fundraising practices. Many nonprofits and charitable organizations worldwide are already benefitting from this essential tool.
We invited Brady Josephson from Chimp and Peer Giving to lead a webinar on how nonprofits and charitable organizations can get the most out of their crowdfunding campaigns. This blog posts summarizes the key takeaways from the webinar, including:
Over the last decade, the rise in crowdfunding has transformed the fundraising experience. It seems almost daily you learn about other nonprofits that have used crowdfunding to surpass their campaign goals. This might have even inspired you to undertake a crowdfunding campaign of your own. Whether you’re interested in how crowdfunding can help your nonprofit or you’re looking to revolutionize your crowdfunding campaign, you’ve come to the right place.
LinkedIn is a social network designed for businesses and work professionals. It allows individual users to create an employment profile (basically a virtual resume), search for and apply for jobs, and read and discuss developments in the working world. They can also connect with other people they know and endorse each other's credentials. Businesses can also create pages to show off company information and recruit users online. For more on what LinkedIn is about, check out this LinkedIn article.
Pinterest.com is a website that lets you create and manage collections of information that you find on Pinterest or the Internet at large, or that you upload to Pinterest yourself. The catch is that everything on Pinterest has to have a visual attached to it: a photo, drawing, animation, or video. Individual pieces of information on Pinterest are called "pins", which are organized into custom categories that you create called "boards". For a more detailed explanation of Pinterest and how people use it, check out this Pinterest article.
Let's dive right in. You've no doubt picked up everything you needed in Part 1 and cleaned the image in Part 2. (If you haven't, go ahead. We'll wait.)
We now move on to adding the header.
Imagine trying to get feedback on a document. You attach the file to an email, send it to your team and they review the file. Some emailed you directly with input; others replied-all. Now, you have the not-so-efficient task of consolidating everyone’s feedback back into one document.
Content marketing as a term has been making an appearance recently, but what is it? How can nonprofits apply it to their work? And how is it different from the marketing we’ve been doing all along? Marlene Oliveira joined us for our Toronto Net Tuesday event on Content Management to help us answer these questions. This blog post is a recap of the event.