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Tech Tips: Nonprofit Technology Resources

If you work for a small nonprofit, chances are you are looking for as many free or inexpensive tech resources as possible. If you represent a large organization, you're probably still looking for budget-friendly ways to enhance productivity and communications. And if you're job-hunting, learning new tech tools is a great way to beef up your resume. We recently updated our Nonprofit Technology resources page - which compiles free or low-cost tools on

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Tech Tips: 10 Ways To Get Started with Instagram and Vine

Statistics show that there are more than 75 million daily Instagram users, and Vine, a mobile video sharing app owned by Twitter, has 40 million users. That's a lot of people poised and ready to hear your nonprofit's story! If you missed Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good's recent webinar on "22 Instagram and Vine Best Practices for NGOs", we've compiled 10 of her tips here, highlighting some of Greater Richmond's nonprofits along the way.

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Smart Giving: Cooking Up Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns

It?s hard to miss the seemingly endless wave of crowdfunding websites and strategies in the marketplace, and not just for nonprofits. We recently found an intriguing compilation of crowdfunding articles on Mashable, as well as the following definition: Crowd funding (alternately crowd financing, equity crowdfunding, or hyper funding) describes the collective effort of individuals who network…

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Social Media for Nonprofits Closeup: RVA Media & PR Gurus

On March 19, 2015 ConnectVA presents the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference 2015 - "Mobile Technology for Social Good" featuring Heather Mansfield, founder of Nonprofit Tech for Good at WCVE Community Idea Station in Richmond, VA.  Register here for $65-$75 - tickets almost sold out! "Engaging the Media to Promote Your Cause" During the Conference, we will hear…

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Tech Tips: 10 e-Newsletter Best Practices

Is your nonprofit leveraging communication and driving fundraising through an e-newsletter? According to the Pew Research Center email still dominatesamong online adults and the ROI from e-newsletters is relatively high compared to other Web-based communication channels.  Thanks to social media, e-newsletter growth in the nonprofit sector grew 14% in 2012; this is especially true for…

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Tech Tips: 12 Online Fundraising Best Practices

As you may have heard, charitable giving is at an all-time high by individuals, companies and foundations; according to a report last year from Salsa Labs an estimated $335 billion went to charities in 2013, up 3% from 2012. However, more and more stats are pointing to online giving as the wave of the future. …

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