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Building a Facebook Fanpage – Part 1 – The Background Info

NetWits

This is Part I of my guide to creating a Facebook fanpage for nonprofits. We’re going to use a fan page that I recently set up as an example of how to set up a page. So stage one – Register and make it clear what you are about

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Custom Facebook Landing Tabs Convert 47% of Your Visitors

NetWits

According to All Facebook Jeff Widman of BrandGlue did some A/B testing. What should I put on my custom Facebook landing tab? Incentive.

100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

These are ideas, tools, and techniques you can implement via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Foursquare, and other social media platforms.

Facebook adds date range and sorting features to Pages

John Haydon

Facebook recently enhanced it’s Insights app for Pages so that admins can filter data better. What this means for Facebook admins.

7 Things Nonprofits Need to Know About the New Facebook Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Are the new Facebook Pages here? That said, there are seven things that nonprofits need to know about the new Facebook Pages. 1.

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook. Aliza Sherman's "Birth of A Superfan" as it applies to Facebook and Museums. Content.

I'm on a Horse! Four Lessons From Social Media in 2010

NTEN

Teaser: NTEN friend Janet Fouts -- have you read Social Media Nonprofit Tweet yet? -- invited a few folks to share the big lessons they learned from social media in 2010. Every time you cross-post the exact same event announcement on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, you know you're not going about things the best way.

Don’t Merge Your Nonprofit Facebook Page With Places Page

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, we heard from Ivan Boothe about a concern with merging Facebook pages with Facebook Places.     He agreed to write a guest post.

I'm on a Horse! Four Lessons From Social Media in 2010

NTEN

NTEN friend Janet Fouts -- have you read Social Media Nonprofit Tweet yet? -- invited a few folks to share the big lessons they learned from social media in 2010. Every time you cross-post the exact same event announcement on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, you know you're not going about things the best way. You know this to be true.

10 Most Popular Posts of 2010

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Google searches likely had a big effect because other posts got a lot more buzz on Twitter and Facebook. Five Most Common Mistakes Made by Nonprofit Admins on Facebook. 6. Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Reconsider Facebook. 7. HOW TO: Add Your Nonprofit to Facebook Places and Claim Your New Places Page. 9.

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8 New Facebook Social Plugins And How They’ll Socialize Your Nonprofit Website

John Haydon

The new Facebook platform changes all of this, making your website – and the entire internet – social by default. Comments?

Zoetica Salon Insights: Social Media Measurement for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ymca of Metro Chicago Facebook Case Study. Flickr Photo by Jek in the Box. We launched the Zoetica Salon this week. Measurement Zoetica Salon

When In Doubt, Hit Something!

NetWits

Funny enough, the same advice works for the nonprofit trying to get out there in social media ( twitter , facebook , foursquare , etc.). …to quote my high school football coach. Very often the challenge is getting started

Have it Your Way, at a Price. Facebook Instant Personalization

NTEN

Ask my husband: he stopped reading sports and gossip web sites and spends all his surfing time on Facebook now.  . For several years, what happened on Facebook stayed in Facebook. want to stress that Facebook -- or Yelp, or Pandora, or Docs.com -- aren't evil indentity thieves. " I'm one of those people. Creepy. 

Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Outlook 2010

Tech Soup Blog

Continuing a series of posts on tips and tricks for Microsoft Office, this month we're tackling Outlook 2010. Creating Folders.

Are Nonprofits Wasting Time Developing Mobile Apps?

Frogloop

As nonprofit campaigners, it's our job to engage our constituency, move them up the ladder of engagement, and of course raise more money. said it.

How to measure Facebook Page fan growth and fan engagement with Insights (video)

John Haydon

Facebook Insights lets you view metrics on fan growth, fan demographics, and how those fans engage with your Page. measurement

Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

NetWits

3tyuxpqbwg khgf89n3cu. At the most basic level listening on the web is just like listening in the real world. Mentions of your organization. That’s it.

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Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Hildy Gottlieb asks for advice about what to do about those pesky community pages on Facebook.  Photo by M. Schenekenberg. Data Analysis. Tools.

Revolutionize Your Website with the Facebook Like Button

NetWits

Over the past few months you’ve probably noticed the Facebook like button on at least a few of the websites you frequent. Peeks my curiosity.

5 Ways to Increase Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

NetWits

million in 2010. 2. Armed with a fundraising page and email tools, peer-to-peer fundraisers turn their family and friends into donors.

5 Reasons Why Your Email Got Deleted

NetWits

The Facebook status update being used by over 550 million people is training us to both write and read I bit sized chunks. Weak Subject.

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Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Media Measurement is this month’s theme on the Zoetica Salon hosted on my blog Facebook page.  

What is ERP Software for Non-Profits? | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

follow: Become our Facebook Fan Connect with Us RSS Tweet with VertexWho has time for that? When, in fact, the opposite is true! ← D.O.L.

Crowdsourcing: Measuring the Impact of the Crowd in Funding and Doing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, you can use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, to support engaging crowds to participate in the activity.

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

NTEN

Our survey showed that 91% of our respondents use Facebook, 63% use Twitter, 45% use YouTube and 35% use LinkedIn, amongst other media.

Is a Sub-Minimum Wage Fair to People with Disabilities? | The.

Vertex Systems

follow: Become our Facebook Fan Connect with Us RSS Tweet with VertexMany vocational workshops offer  landscaping and janitorial services.

Can Social Network Analysis Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Networked Nonprofit: Care2 Webinar. View more presentations from womenwhotech. You are invited to a virtual book launch party ! Family members.

5 Myths about Online Giving | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Myths about Online Giving Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on December 1st, 2010 There are so many myths about online giving. Here are five that need to be busted. 1. Older donors don’t give online Wrong. Thanks! smaclaughlin Kenny.

Is Social Media Right for Your Organization?

Connection Cafe

Signing up for a Twitter, Facebook, WordPress, or YouTube account is free. That goal is something that your organization needs to determine before sending your first tweet, posting your first Facebook status, or uploading your first YouTube Video. Author: Jordan Viator. Organizations are hearing: “You need to be on social media.”

How can your nonprofit benefit from Facebook Places?

John Haydon

The basic idea is that Facebook users can  share when and where they hang out with their Facebook friends (and sometimes the universe ).

How to reveal content on your Facebook Page only when someone clicks like

John Haydon

How to display “connection-only&# content on your Facebook Page. Tags: Facebook Tips custom facebook tips FBML

An Interview With Facebook’s Libby Leffler: Facebook and Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What are some of the big objectives of Facebook as you work with causes and nonprofits? How long have you worked at Facebook?

Eight Simple Ways To Engage Your Facebook Fans In Three Minutes Or Less

John Haydon

One obvious requirement for nonprofit marketing on Facebook is regularly posting interesting content on your Facebook Page.

What is Your Nonprofit’s Holiday Content Strategy for Facebook?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What is Your Nonprofit’s Holiday Content Strategy for Facebook? The challenge was finding out how to make this happen on Facebook.

Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011

Frogloop

According to the Online Giving Study, 66% of online gifts to charities come in via their own websites. I’d also like to see nonprofits master the art of writing. I saw (and responded to a few great appeals in 2010) but much nonprofit communication still seems artificial, inauthentic and dare I say boring! Holly Ross, NTEN. Mobile!

Measuring the Impact of Your Social Media Program

Frogloop

How many Twitter followers you have, how many Facebook fans (likes) and friends you have, MySpace friends, etc. Engagement. Reach.

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10 steps to creating a killer ‘call to action’ on your website

John Haydon

They probably won’t make a donation, but they might “like&# your Facebook Page or join an email list. You want them to do something.

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The Future of the Nonprofit Office: Working from Home v2.0

NTEN

As the popularity and use of social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter continue to grow at staggering rates, we can expect these tools to become more and more a part of everyday business for employees. By Grant Howe, VP Research and Development, Nonprofit Solutions, Sage Business Solutions. Probably like your own home.

That's Not Nice! Top 10 Tips for Responding to Negative Comments

NTEN

Here’s what some social media pros -- and our own  Facebook fans -- have to say about responding to negative comments on blogs, forums and Facebook.