The Giving Season & Facebook for nonprofits
The Giving Season & Facebook for nonprofits

The Giving Season & Facebook for nonprofits. If you’re one of the countless organizations working hard for the greater good you just can’t ignore these two dominant facts of life. Sure, it’s long been established – and vitally important – to nonprofit organizations that much of any organization’s annual contributions arrive during the holiday season. […]

How to create and run Facebook Groups
How to create and run Facebook Groups

Say you’ve been curious and wanted to delve deeper into Facebook and perhaps wondered, for example, how to create and run Facebook Groups. This piece was first published on the website of Tech4good SWFL after Mark Benson presented at the topic at the monthly meeting of the Southwest Florida group, affiliated with NetSquared, an international organization […]

Time to plan now for #GivingTuesday2016
Time to plan now for #GivingTuesday2016

It’s time to plan now for #GivingTuesday2016, which is set for November 29 following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday is an online and social media event intended to draw attention away from the ironic commercial, self-gratifying spending binges of the days each year following Thanksgiving and toward the idea of giving to make the world […]

Facebook flips the switch for nonprofit fundraisers
Facebook flips the switch for nonprofit fundraisers

Facebook flips the switch for nonprofit fundraisers and may change the game significantly for organizations striving to make the world a better place. After announcing the program – called Fundraisers – last November the social network & advertising giant finally opened it up June 30 to all users – or will in the coming weeks […]

16NTC is an event for Relevanza’s Birgit Pauli-Haack
16NTC is an event for Relevanza’s Birgit Pauli-Haack

Each year she packs her bags and launches off to join other tech whizzes helping nonprofits advance in the digital spaces and, so, 16NTC is an event for Relevanza’s Birgit Pauli-Haack. 16NTC (hashtag, #16NTC) is the annual Nonprofit Technology Conference, produced and hosted by NTEN, the international NonProfit Technology Network, wide-ranging and very active support […]

YouTube video donations to nonprofits
YouTube video donations to nonprofits

In yet another way the social networks are working toward the greater good, viewers can now make YouTube video donations to nonprofits. YouTube has begun rolling out its new feature in the U.S. – with plans to expand to other nations soon – through which YouTube creators can attach to videos donation cards raising money […]

Technology failures may not be the technology
Technology failures may not be the technology

Technology failures may not be the technology. At least that’s the way Relevanza co-founder and chief strategist Birgit Pauli-Haack put it at the end of December in an interview with NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network, the national organization dedicated to advancing the digital efforts of nonprofit organizations. “I generally subscribe to a theory that when technology […]

Today – Dec. 1 – is #GivingTuesday
Today – Dec. 1 – is #GivingTuesday

Today – Dec. 1 – is #GivingTuesday and you can help make the world a better place by giving your time; giving your money; giving your goods; or, especially on social media, by giving your voice. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Observed on the […]

Give your money Dec. 1 on #GivingTuesday
Give your money Dec. 1 on #GivingTuesday

Oh sure, you can spend your hard-earned money on Black Friday or Cyber Monday and you can give your money Dec. 1 on #GivingTuesday – and help make the world a better place. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving […]

Facebook will help nonprofits raise money
Facebook will help nonprofits raise money

This is a big deal: Facebook will help nonprofits raise money. A new initiative for the Big Daddy of social networks, it is currently only in a test mode only in the U.S. with some major charities but Facebook’s VP of Product Management Naomi Gleit says the new tool, called “Fundraisers,” along with an enhanced […]