Fundraising Via Twitter

donate-here-buttonTwitter is now making it even easier to fundraise using its service.

Twitter has teamed with Square, Inc., the ubiquitous little plugin devices on cellphones and tablets, to make donating even easier.

Apparently politicians have quickly seized on this opportunity. The system makes it easy for politicians to report the donation to the Federal Election Commission.  Click here for the article on Yahoo.

Can non-profits also benefit from this new service?  Are there any reporting benefits available? I believe the answer is yes, non-profits can use this Twitter function too.

As I searched for answers, I found a useful article which reminded me that technology, even easy to use technology, is only one of the keys to using Twitter for successful fundraising. Click here for the article, “Twitter and Fundraising