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Blackbaud Headed to SXSWi 2011


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

39 Questions Your Nonprofit Can Answer with Facebook Insights


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


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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2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey


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


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

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!

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.

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.

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.

Is Facebook Good for Fundraising?


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

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.

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


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

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


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.

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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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

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


Social Media #nptech communication Facebook Non-Profit nonprofit Social Media Monitoring Social Media Strategy Social Media Tools Twitter

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.

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.

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.

Four Great Resources For Creating Custom Facebook Tabs With iFrames

John Haydon

But don’t despair, nothing is wasted in the land of Facebook Custom Tabs. Facebook Tips custom tabs facebook page FBML iframes

7 ways Facebook’s Subscribe Button can be a nonprofit game-changer

John Haydon

But now with the Subscribe Button , Facebook users can opt-in to their public updates without being her friend. 1. Quantity and quality. 3.

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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.

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.

Social Media Best Practices: 12 Tips for Making the Best of Any Social Site


Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube? Make introductions on Facebook.

Five Recent Upgrades to Facebook Pages Your Nonprofit May Not Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, see the Malaria No More Facebook Page. 3) You can request to merge duplicate Community Pages with your Facebook Page.

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What Facebook’s Hybrid News Feed Means For Your Facebook Page

John Haydon

Facebook’s enhanced News Feed and Ticker has changed the engagement game for Facebook Page admins. Facebook now has two News Feeds.

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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.

2011 Nonprofit Social Networking Survey ?


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

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?

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.

Study: Using 3rd Party Apps Decreases Facebook Engagement by 70%


Facebook’s algorithm has always been tricky for marketers to figure out. Yikes! Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

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Channel Surfing: A News Roundup

NetWits But why aren’t more organization’s doing it? It shows that where we fail to engage donors, we also fail to raise funds.

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.

9 Internet Marketing Statistics from the Business World


67% of B2B companies and 41% of B2C companies have acquired a customer through Facebook. Companies that blog get 55% more web traffic.