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100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits


Hopefully your nonprofit is pretty far down the social media strategy rabbit hole at this point. So, you have a social media plan…right?

Building a Facebook Fanpage – Part 1 – The Background Info


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


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

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.

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How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook. And, of course, to revisit my Cute Dog Theory and see how it applies to Networked Nonprofits.

Are Nonprofits Wasting Time Developing Mobile Apps?


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

Facebook is Great, but Does it Really Work for Fundraising?


By comparison only 70% of small businesses use Facebook as part of their online strategy. So here’s another great bit of learning for us.

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7 Online Fundraising Tips I Learned By Participating in Movember


It was interesting seeing which platform (Facebook, Twitter, email, face-to-face, etc.) Wait, Go Back: What is Movember Again?

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?

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


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.

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


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. As nonprofits, we have to be much more transparent, giving the public access to everything they need to know about who we are, how we do our work, and the impact it makes.

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. Best to you and your nonprofit in 2011! Three iPhone Apps that Every Nonprofit Needs to Know About. 2. HOW TO: Add Your Nonprofit to Jumo (and Why You Should). 3. 10 Twitter Apps for Nonprofits. 5.

When In Doubt, Hit Something!


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

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011


How should nonprofits position themselves in this ever changing world of technology? To start with, we conducted a survey (tweet tweet!)

How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

Additionally, there is often a demand on advocacy’s return on investment (ROI) by nonprofit boards, donors, and CEOs.  2010). New donors.

5 Myths about Online Giving | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us 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. 77% of nonprofits had at least one online gift of $1,000 or more last year. Thanks! smaclaughlin Kenny.

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?

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.

Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011


What fundraising strategies will be a game changer for nonprofits in 2011? Frogloop asked some of our favorite nonprofit campaigners and experts to give us their thoughts and predictions. Apps are fine, but nonprofits seriously need to invest in mobile versions of their sites. What’s on tap for social media and advocacy?

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

Vertex Systems

Our software provides modern electronic documentation capabilities to replace paper, eliminate errors, save time and save money for nonprofit agencies.

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Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less


Getting Your Nonprofit Ready To Listen by Beth Kanter. 3tyuxpqbwg khgf89n3cu. Step One: Determine what you should be listening for. That’s it.

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


By Grant Howe, VP Research and Development, Nonprofit Solutions, Sage Business Solutions. What will the nonprofit office of the future look like? Corporations and nonprofits alike are rapidly embracing the practice of letting employees work remotely. Probably like your own home. Have you hugged your servers lately?

Can Social Network Analysis Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Networked Nonprofit: Care2 Webinar. Networked Nonprofit: Care2 Webinar View more presentations from womenwhotech. Family members.

Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Many nonprofit social media managers shared tips and advice. Holly Ross, NTEN,  Four Lessons Learned About Social Media in 2010. Enjoy !

Revolutionize Your Website with the Facebook Like Button


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.

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 ).

Four Facebook Deal types and what they mean for your nonprofit


This allowed local REI stores to implement a cause marketing program that gave back to local nonprofits across the United States !

The Future of (Nonprofit) Television


It's important that nonprofits understand the world we're entering right now, a world that will fundamentally change how we communicate with our constituents. Until recently, television had very little to do with nonprofit organizations and their missions. Get a YouTube Nonprofit Channel. There was no running water. You know.

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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.

HOW TO: Merge Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Community Page with Your Official Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Most nonprofit’s have no idea that they likely have a Facebook Community Page. Step 2 :: Find your Facebook Community Page.

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

Vertex Systems

People with Disabilities Unemployment Rate Nonprofit Client Payroll from Vertex → What is ERP Software for Non-Profits? ← D.O.L.

9 Ways Nonprofits Can Excel Using Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Take for example the SFSPCA Facebook Page, a stellar example of engaging fans that David discovered for me.   Connecting With Colleagues.

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.  

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.

How Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ Raised over $10M in 1 Day!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ raised over $10M in one day by Jeff Achen of “Do what you do best and network the rest.”. On Nov.

Say What? Build a Social Media Listening Dashboard for Your Nonprofit


While listening is critical at an event like NTC, it’s also a key function back in the offices of our nonprofits. But how?

Nonprofit Software Solutions to Cut Costs and Overcome Budget Cuts.

Vertex Systems

Posted on December 27, 2010 by vertex | 1 Comment You may be facing severe budget cuts. Is there a solution to this problem? And time is money.

Do You Know Your Nonprofit's Facebook Page Churn Rate?


Basically, "churn" is the term used to describe the rate at which subscribers – be they in your email lists, Facebook fans, Twitter followers, etc.

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How Useful is Social Media to Nonprofits?


The big question nonprofits ask is, how useful is social media? In an attempt to help nonprofits answer that question, Idealware , in partnership with NOI , recently released " The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide.". Approximately, 40% said that they “think&# that they are raising some money via Facebook and blogging.

Facebook Pages now allows nonprofits to leverage email databases

John Haydon

Facebook Page owners can now send up to 5,000 email invitations to become a fan or their Page with a new marketing feature called “Tell your Fans”.