Apr 8, 2019

Lost on Your Organization’s Digital Strategy? You’re Not Alone

The ever evolving world of advocacy and organizing has more recently been pushed into hyper-speed by the digital revolution. By taking smart, strategic steps to fill in knowledge gaps, empower their teams and kickstart digital programs, organizations are primed to reach their highest potential and see their outcomes in numbers.

Apr 29, 2013

Tips for starting, fine-tuning your cross-platform communications

Jill Warren Lucas See related story here. Amy Sample Ward offers the following tips for nonprofits that are just getting started to those interested in fine-tuning their communications outreach. Do your homework Creating social media pages and posting clever content won’t […]

Apr 29, 2013

Nonprofits must use multiplatform conversations to engage with donors, constituents

Author and social media expert Amy Sample Ward will be a presenter at the NCTech4Good Conference to be held June 6-7 at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill. The event will focus on sharing knowledge about technologies that can advance the mission of nonprofit organizations.

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Ward offers tips for nonprofits that are just getting started with social engagement to those interested in fine-tuning their communications outreach.

May 14, 2012

Social-media use grows at nonprofits

Nonprofits are making greater use of social media, with Facebook reaching ‘saturation levels,’ a new report says.

Jun 8, 2011

Nonprofit tech spending holds steady

While 64 percent of nonprofits that are technology leaders have a formal tech plan, 60 percent do not, and just 26 percent of nonprofits have ever evaluated the return on investment from tech projects or programs, with those that have much more likely to be tech leaders, a new survey says.

Apr 4, 2011

Online fundraising grows

Driven largely by giving to international disasters, online fundraising grew 14 percent in 2010 after falling in 2009, a new report says.

May 3, 2010

Online fundraising hits recession wall

The weak economy in 2009 curbed online fundraising in the wake of gains it and online advocacy made in the 2008 election, a new study says.

Nov 10, 2009

Ups and downs of nonprofit consulting

Used correctly, consultants can give a big boost to nonprofits; mismanaged or mismatched, however, consultants can mean wasted time and money, and frustration.

Jul 21, 2009

Back-to-basics technology critical for fundraising

The bad economy is a good time for nonprofits to retool their technology and the way they use it for fundraising, experts say.

May 14, 2009

Nonprofits warm up to social media

Social networking is becoming more mainstream for nonprofits, and the sector is beginning to staff up accordingly, a new report says.