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Nonprofit Fundraising Via Social Media – Best Practices

Online giving accounted for about 2 billion dollars in 2014, and increased 8.9% over 2013. Online giving has increased every single year so far.1 So how can you take advantage of online donations, and how is the process different from offline donations?

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5 million Gmail accounts hacked – here’s what to do

5 million Google accounts and passwords appear to have been published on a Russian forum. Here’s what you need to do to make sure your account is safe.

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Creating Facebook Pages: Best Practices

Should you create your organization page under your personal Facebook account? Or use a separate email address and create a business-page-only account? What’s the best way to create your Facebook page?

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Facebook Announces Major New Changes to Pages (Bad News)

Facebook is rolling out another set of changes to our Pages. This will affect nonprofits in a MAJOR way, and they’re starting to roll it out next week (March 17) Read on to learn about the changes and what you need to do now.

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Facebook Launches New 100% Free Donate Button for Nonprofits

Facebook unveiled a “Donate Now” button this week to make it much easier for non-profits to take contributions on Facebook, at NO CHARGE to the nonprofit or the donor! However, this allows Facebook to collect credit card numbers and other billing info for Facebook users that could mean millions for its ecommerce and gaming initiatives.

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Google’s New Mobile Tool for Nonprofit Fundraising – One Today

This week, Google launched One Today, its latest offering as part of the Google for Nonprofits program. (If you’re not a part of this program, it’s free and easy to sign up–if you’re a 501(c)3, you need to do it!

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The Best Way for Nonprofits to Accept Credit Cards in Person – An Alternative to Square Up or Paypal Here

If your organization is not accepting credit cards onsite—for adoption fees, donations, spay/neuter or vaccination fees, boarding costs, service payments or anything else—you’re missing out on a big source of revenue. I have used Paypal Here, Square and PhoneSwipe extensively, all in the animal rescue field. I recommend PhoneSwipe, hands down. Here’s why.

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Facebook Deleting all Static FBML Page Tabs on December 5

Facebook is removing all Static FBML Page Tabs Wednesday, December 5, 2012. It’s the last chance to move your Static FBML Page tab content to an HTML tab. This post explains how to save your content and how to get it back on Facebook safely.

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