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Monday #Mobile #Giving Roundup for Oct. 27

Everybody is busy. In today’s world when information flows faster and more freely than ever, it’s hard to keep up on all the latest news and trends in mobile giving.

This is especially true for anyone with the responsibility for fundraising for their organization.

That’s why we created the Givelify #Mobile #Giving Daily. It’s hand-picked news, resources, tips and trends in mobile giving and technology for churches and nonprofits. Even better: you can subscribe to get it delivered to your email inbox every morning.

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Every Monday we give you the top five articles from the previous week in the Monday #Mobile #Giving Roundup.

10 Facebook Page Best Practices for Nonprofits

With more than 1 billion active users, Facebook is the largest social network in the world. More than two-thirds of its users log in every day and three-fourths do so on a mobile device.

Without a doubt your nonprofit’s supporters use Facebook on a regular basis. Therefore, Facebook Pages should be your first priority and entry into social networking.

But to stand out from the other 50 million pages regularly active and all vying for likes, comments, and shares, you must excel at Facebook in order to stand out from the clutter and the 10 best practices below will ensure your nonprofit is on the right path.

Read more at Nonprofit Tech for Good

Online Tithing? Yes or No?

To give or not to give online, that is the question. Or at least that is the question that many churches are asking themselves.

I have many conversations inside and outside of work about this topic. There are many people who are proponents of online giving but I also find quite a few people who don’t think that tithing or giving to the church should be done through a website.

Read more on the Christian Web Trends blog

Increasing Nonprofit Donations Using Social Media

Is your nonprofit organization on Facebook? How about Twitter, Instagram, or Google Plus?

You may already have social media accounts, but you can do much more. You can use social networking to solicit nonprofit donations for your cause.

According to a report by The Case Foundation, 97% of nonprofits are on Facebook, but 74% only use social networking to announce events or organization-related information.

Your posts keep your fans and followers up-to-date. Great! But are they driving nonprofit donations? It’s time to think about building a more active social strategy.

Read more on the Givelify blog

5 Newer Web-Based Church Software Solutions

There are many church management software solutions on the market, to say the least. It can be overwhelming for churches to find an offering that fits their style, needs, and budget. From time to time we focus on some of the lesser known and start-up software companies because they’re often newer to the market and have a fresh approach to church management software (ChMS).

While the five companies listed below are not all “new,” many of them are “newer” in that they were launched less than five years ago and serve churches of different sizes and scope from church plant to mega, from US to international.

Read more at Church Tech Today

Nonprofit Donation Lessons From Beyonce

Beyonce is one of the most well-known entertainers in the world today. It may seem like her music has nothing to do with the world of nonprofit donations.

But we can actually learn a lot from Queen Bey.

Read more on the Givelify blog

About the Author

Matt is dedicated to making the world a better place. He works passionately to help charitable causes use mobile technology to raise the funds they need. In addition to his role at Givelify, he volunteers with the Southside Animal Shelter and Kentuckiana Pug Rescue.

Matt Chandler