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Blackbaud Headed to SXSWi 2011

NetWits

Blackbaud @ SXSW 2011. South by South West Interactive 2011 is upon us. It’s that time again. Here’s the detail … ?Title:

2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey

NetWits

Facebook, Twitter); average community size in Twitter rose 627% to 1,792. What’s the Nonprofit Social Networking Survey?

SXSW 2011: David J. Neff talks Social Media Fundraising with Frank Barry

NetWits

While at SXSW 2011 I had the chance to talk with David J. Watch the Video from SXSW 2011. SXSW 2011: David J. Camera.

39 Questions Your Nonprofit Can Answer with Facebook Insights

NetWits

This is a guest post by the one and only Nonprofit Facebook Guy – John Haydon (also a good buddy of mine). Subscribe to the RSS feed ›.

2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today

NetWits

Here’s a few of the highlights … Key 2011 Online Giving Trends Include. 2011 Online Giving Report. The basics are in place.

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How To Use The New Facebook Insights (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

Here’s a video tutorial covering all of the reports in Facebook’s new version of Insights.

How to create Facebook covers for your nonprofit (template included)

John Haydon

” Notice that there is no hard-sell pitch for donations (which could violate Facebook’s TOC ). Let’s see your Facebook Covers!

Facebook nuked the “like” button, now what?

John Haydon

Up until Tuesday the only people that could comment on or like content on a Facebook page were fans of that Page. Facebook engagement

17 Ways to Resuscitate a Fading Facebook Page

John Haydon

If your Facebook Page no longer has the growth and activity it did when you first launched the Page, you’re not alone. It’s people.

16 Ways To Get More Comments On Your Facebook Page

John Haydon

Getting fans to comment on your Facebook Page can take a lot of time and effort. Facebook fans hate homework. Point given. Exactly.

14 surefire ways to engage Facebook users

John Haydon

Here are a few examples of how to engage fans on your Facebook page, but feel free to get creative. 1. Use Facebook’s Events.

The New Facebook Insights Explained in Plain Engish

John Haydon

Two weeks ago, Facebook launched a completely new version of Facebook Page Insights along with several new metrics.

Idealware’s Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide, Updated for 2011

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Through tools like Facebook, Twitter or YouTube, you can post information, encourage comments and get feedback. Guest post by Laura Quinn.

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Facebook users no longer have to “like” your Page (and what that means)?

SocialFish

Up until Tuesday the only people that could comment on or like content on a Facebook page were fans of that Page. So you’re freaking out.

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Forget Coffee Spoons: I Can Now Measure Out My Life With Facebook Status Updates

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The average Facebook user has 150 friends, any of whom could be your next top supporter! Changed Environment:  Facebook Becomes The Internet.

Free Non-profit Webinars for December 2011

Wild Apricot Blog

Along with our Wild Apricot product overview and Membership Database webinars, we've found 22+ on topics ranging from non-profit sustainability to Facebook enhancements. Here is the round-up of free non-profit webinars being offered in December. nonprofit webinar Non-profit Wild Apricot

How to convert your Facebook Profile into a Facebook Page

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo. How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo.

What the Research Says About Increasing Facebook Engagement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Don’t Automate All Your Facebook Posts. Facebook gives less weight to posts made via third party apps. Ask Questions.

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Exploring the Latest Millennial Research

Amy Sample Ward

Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. What did they find out in the Millennial Donor Report?

Which Facebook Insights metrics matter to your nonprofit?

John Haydon

Now that Facebook has rolled out the new Insights to all Pages , you’re probably wondering what some of these new metrics mean.

Is Measuring Your Facebook Edgerank Useful?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Edgerank Is To Facebook As Pagerank is to Google. That is, how often a fan views and interacts with your Facebook page and individual posts.

DIY Nonprofit Technology: 5 Tips For Increasing Engagement on Facebook

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following first appeared in the September 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. By Beth Kanter, Beth's Blog.

Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

[link]. Sense-making is an essential workplace skill along with several others. ”- Hal Varian, Google. What does that actually mean? ” 6.

February 2011 Community Builder Chat Wrap-Up #CommBuild

Amy Sample Ward

Get the chat archive! The conversation in this month’s chat focused on these questions: How to best stay motivated and motivate your community team.

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: The Generational Divide (Panel Discussion)

Amy Sample Ward

Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. Moderated by Kari Dunn, Case Foundation. So we have to relevant.

New Report: 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study

NTEN

Not necessarily, according to the 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study , just released at the 2011 NTC by M+R and NTEN. It's free! It's free!

Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” The Red Cross uses a ladder of engagement to move people beyond the likes on Facebook from awareness all the way to volunteering.

Is Facebook Good for Fundraising?

Frogloop

The topic of this particular podcast was how nonprofits can best use Facebook. Facebook stinks for collecting donations. Exactly.

10 Recent Upgrades to Facebook Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sharing quality, engaging content is now more important than ever on Facebook. The new Facebook Ticker gives your nonprofit added exposure.

Likes on Facebook Are Not A Victory: Results Are!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, they do not count “likes” on Facebook as victory.   Source: Social Media Propaganda Posters by Aaron Wood. getting policies passed.

Is the New Facebook “People Talking About” Metric As Meaningless as Number of Likes?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mari Smith pointed to this blog post from All Facebook explaining the metric and how it has been implemented in apps. Photo by lecercle.

Revenue, Retention and Reactivation: Findings from the 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Report

NetWits

Or just stalk them on Facebook. 2. 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Performance. Download the report now!  . It should be. 3.

How to activate Facebook’s new Subscribe Button (and what it means)

John Haydon

This all changed last Wednesday when Facebook released a new feature on Facebook profiles called the “Subscribe Button&#. 

When Is One Million Fans on Facebook Worth More Than A Million Bucks?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

the Humane Society of United States reached 1 million fans on its Facebook Page. HSUS Director of Emerging Media Carie Lewis Celebrates.

How to get the most from Facebook “like” buttons on our nonprofit website

John Haydon

Facebook has been measuring the impact of these plugins for almost a year now. They can also send articles to Facebook Groups they belong to.

How To Create and Optimize a Facebook Content Strategy – Advice from Alison Zarrella

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You’ve just co-written a book with your husband, Dan Zarrella called “The Facebook Marketing Book.&# Content Zoetica Salon Faceboo

Facebook Custom Landing Tabs + Measurement = Best Practice

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Facebook Custom Landing Tabs + Measurement = Best Practice. The default welcome page for your Facebook Page is your wall.   Principles.

2011 Nonprofit Social Networking Survey ?

Frogloop

Please take just 10 minutes now to complete this 3 rd annual survey , and help us compile an updated snapshot of nonprofits and their use of social networks - commercial social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube, and organizational house (private label) social networks. Social Networking Technology Trends Web 2.0

Using Social Media Increases Fundraising by 40% [Study]

NetWits

Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube? Twitter has over 16 million users.

12 ways Facebook users can like your nonprofit Facebook Page

John Haydon

Fortunately, Facebook’s platform includes many opportunities for Facebook users to like a Page.