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Using Social Media to Enhance Your Charitable Cause

Using Social Media to Enhance Your Charitable Cause

Social media isn’t just good for business; it can also be used to help you garner support for your charitable cause. Some practices can be used in exactly the same way that commercial businesses employ them, while other practices may require minor adjustments. If you don’t know much about social media marketing, these tips can help you use your organization’s social media presence to spread awareness and support for your cause.

Smartphone Apps are Making it Easier to Donate

Smartphone Apps are Making it Easier to Donate

We are the sum of our habits an d no habit is as pervasive as using your smartphone to fill idle moments. Luckily app developers and nonprofit organizations have found ways to turn those spare moments into opportunities for good. Let’s face it, most of us don’t have the time or the resources to make the changes in the world we want to see. But these apps allow us to support those who do in little ways every day.

Donating on a Budget

Donating on a Budget

We’ve discussed many different topics surrounding philanthropy, charity, and why it’s important.  One of the many reasons why people may hesitate to give back to a charity or other organization can be due to their own financial health.  Are they making enough money to...

How to Start Your Own Charity

How to Start Your Own Charity

Starting and running your own charity organization is one of the most admirable ways of giving back to society. In addition to the various benefits of charity that you stand to gain, you will be sure to positively touch someone's life. However, much effort should go...

How to be an Effective Philanthropist

How to be an Effective Philanthropist

Philanthropy gives you an opportunity to contribute your wealth, effort, and knowledge towards funding a good cause. Philanthropists get an opportunity to positively impact the society and shape other people’s lives, especially those who are significantly...