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Pinterest for NPO

Wow!  I didn’t know the Pinterest.  It’s amazing.  According to one article, it has grown 4000% just for 6 months! Certainly, I have made a research on how to use Pinterest for NPO activities.  Below are several interesting approaches and … Continue reading

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A New Global Online Giving Campaign Is Launched.

This campaign is called “Everyone Gives.”  It is a global giving campaign on the website, with Facebook and Twitter.  As is usual the case with online giving campaign, they get support from celebrities like Tony Blaire or Phil Mahre, Olympic … Continue reading

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Will text-to-pledge become new trend in mobile giving?

Mobile giving through text messages has become common since Haiti Earthquake when it took in $43 million.  However, the donation size per person is usually limited: $30 or less, and so it doesn’t suit for the annual or major fund-raising … Continue reading

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Blackbaud’s 2011 Online Giving Report

Blackbaud has recently announced the 2011 Online Giving Report. According to the report, online giving was up 13% on a year-over-year basis. Large organizations grew by 8.6% and medium organizations grew 13.1% in 2011. Smaller nonprofits grew 12.8%. Online giving … Continue reading

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President Obama’s tiny Super Bowl Campaign

Super Bowl is a great opportunity for marketing.  Billions of dollars are used in Super Bowl campaign.  This is a great chance for everyone who wants to make money.  Obama & Biden team is not exceptional.         … Continue reading

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Reflection on social media by visual images

Every day, so many social media gurus are posting their reflections about social media through blogs, FaceBook, twitter and other social medias.  They are full of insights, innovative ideas, and powerful visions.  But are they truly utilizing the real power … Continue reading

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Can mobile giving be a solution for disaster relief?

Recent development of text messaging technology has developed a new frontier for fund-raising. At Haiti Earthquake in 2010, individual donors contributed an estimated $43 million to the assistance and reconstruction efforts by the text messaging feature on their cell phone. … Continue reading

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