Slacktivist to Activist: Motivating People To Get Involved

Impulse actions — a retweet on Twitter, a like on Facebook — can seem small, almost insignificant. But could these same people be among your nonprofit organization’s strongest supporters? I recently co-moderated a panel, From Slacktivist to Activist: Partners in...

MCC11 – Nonprofits and Social Media, Next Steps

Did you attend the MyCharityConnects conference? Take a moment to say “Hi”: @AmySept on Twitter or email amy@nimbyist.com. Also, check out my Storify coverage of my conference experience: Update from Day 1, update from Day 2. ♦♦♦ My session at...

How to Write a Press Release for Nonprofits

The Dec. 16 #smNPchat looked at what makes a story newsworthy and how to improve your chances of getting attention. A well-written press release can make the difference between getting coverage and being overlooked; here are a few important pieces of advice. Positive...

Thank You doesn’t need to be perfect

Sometimes there’s a gap between receiving money from donors and spending it – the space between, where something that says Thank You should be. I don’t know whether there are any statistics about it, but from conversations with fundraising colleagues and...