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Six Big Mistakes Non-Profit Organizations Are Making on Instagram

Each day Instagram calculates that 55 million photos are shared through its smart phone app. Through 2013 the image editing and sharing app's popularity has skyrocketed; Nielsen reports that Instagram usage increased 66 percent through the year.<p>That said, the photo social networking service gives …

Non-Profits and Social Media: 3 Steps to Defining Your Audience

I recently wrote about how non-profits and NGOs need a plan to guide their social media efforts. One of the first steps in that plan is determining exactly who you're trying to reach. An understanding of your audience should drive your entire social strategy. It will help you determine your goals, …

A Conversation With The President Of The World's First Non-Profit, Tuition-Free, Accredited, Online University

Shai Reshef is an Israeli-born entrepreneur who now lives in Pasadena, California. Although his master’s degree is in Chinese politics, he has made his name professionally in private education. He served as chairman and CEO of the Kidum Group, an Israeli test preparation which he sold to Kaplan, …

The Biggest Non-Profit Mistake of All Time

Four years ago, I sat at my desk overlooking the Manhattan skyline from the 25th floor of 3 Times Square. I was in my mid-twenties, earning a …

Entrepreneurship

Taking Business Skills Into The Non-Profit Sector: Jasmine Whitbread Of Save The Children

Jasmine Whitbread, chief executive of Save the Children UK from 2005, became the first international CEO of Save the Children in 2010. Before that, she worked for Oxfam, first as regional director for west Africa, then as international director, and, prior to joining the non-profit sector, she was …

How a Small Non-Profit College Created a Global Presence

Gaining visibility as a non-profit organization can be difficult due to limited funds. UQUDENT, a non-profit Saudi Arabian government-run dental school founded in 2007, turned to SlideShare to increase global awareness of its name and educational opportunities.<p><b>The Goal: Spread Knowledge</b><p>UQUDENT, …

5 Real World Non-Profit Challenges Solved through Social Media

Social media can solve non-profits' five most common challenges, including:<p>Ensuring your mission and brand is accurately depicted.<p>Creating advocates.<p>Fundraising.<p>Keeping volunteers engaged.<p>Doing more with less money and less time.<p>This presentation was shared during the Florida Blue Foundation's 2014 …