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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


You received the same email if, like me, you’re subscribed to the NTEN newsletter (hint hint). First, go  take this years survey.

Five Ways Nonprofits Can Use Social Media to Build Their e-Newsletter List

Nonprofit Tech for Good

But for now, nonprofits would be wise to continue to build their e-newsletter list at every opportunity to get in while the getting is still good.

The Power of Social Fundraising and Friends Asking Friends [INFOGRAPHIC]


Register for our  Social Fundraising Newsletter and immediately get access to the full reports used to construct this INFOGRAPHIC.

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Using Social Media Increases Fundraising by 40% [Study]


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

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.

Four Creative (and Smart) Uses of Social Media Icons in Nonprofit e-Newsletters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, optimizing your e-newsletter design for the Social Web is smart. Newsletters Social MediaEmail is still queen.

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

HOW TO: Use Facebook Questions for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Unlike the Q&A site Quora, Facebook Questions allows brands to ask and answer questions. FacebookVery smart.

The Big 3: SEO, Email and Social


Start a regular (weekly, monthly) newsletter where you deliver content that your supporters need, want, find useful. Search Engine Optimization.

Why You Need to Game Your Supporters


You might be proud of your custom Facebook page and how many people follow you on Twitter. This is a guest post by Jesse Noyes. Your turn.

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6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing


Takeaway: Ensure your nonprofit website is optimized for Search Engines. 3) Facebook Is Not The Only Social Network. clicks, 4.8 clicks, 4.3

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Is social media helping you meet your mission? It can!

Amy Sample Ward

For example, our goals with social media should identify the influence or impact we want to make, but not necessarily say we will do it on facebook.

How to Create Enough Good Content


As nonprofits have flocked to the e-newsletter as an inexpensive and timely way to communicate with stakeholders, the number of newsletter tips has also proliferated. While subject lines, “from” addresses, and your template design are all important, they aren’t the biggest challenge to putting out a quality newsletter. The Leap.

50 Social Media Content Ideas

Connection Cafe

Tell me, does this sound familiar: You're staring at your organization's Facebook page and the writer's block is more like a writer's mountain.

44 Ways to Turn Your Supporters into Fundraising Superstars


Register for our Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Newsletter. Looking for additional resources like this?  Yep, that's a real person. Hold contests.

The Rise of Mobile


Make sure to  subscribe to the newsletter to get future issues. Oh, and you can perform multiple tasks at once. Crazy. Or not work?

Nonprofit Engagement: Why Website Logins Matter


These could be included online or in email newsletters. Well, my point is that all of these sites have user logins.  Benefits of Website Logins.

5 Acknowledgement Email Tactics You’re Forgetting


Did you know that acknowledgement or “thank you” emails have the highest open rate of any email communication type. Right? Well, it shouldn’t be.

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11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

He needs to have written content for the Web, published an e-newsletter, blogged, and experimented with various online fundraising campaigns.

Boost Online Fundraising with Mid-Year Revenue Spikes


Download the full report today… 2011 Online Giving Report. Online Fundraising 2011 Online Giving Report by Blackbaud Blackbaud

So, You’re Thinking About Blogging? How To: Create a Blog for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Many participants were interested in using facebook as a communication platform for local campaigning and I created a session all about it.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To be alerted of when new best practices are posted, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter. Sign up for a Google Account.

Technology & Community: Strategic Options for Building Movements

Amy Sample Ward

If you ask people to like your facebook page, and they respond, what they are saying isn’t that all they ever want to do is like your page.

Rally More Support for Your Cause: 3 Simple Ways to Add New Event Participants


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Social Media: What To Do If Your Boss Doesn’t Get It

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Originally published in the November 2011 issue of Fundraising Success Magazine where I have written a quarterly column throughout 2011. Though Facebook had gone public nine months previous, Facebook Groups were only just beginning to be used as community-building tools by nonprofits and Facebook Pages didn’t exist yet.

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Kickstart Your Supporters with 5 NEW Fundraising Contest Ideas


Encourage participants to engage their social network by updating your Facebook status 3 times in the next week. — . Now it’s your turn!

Six Ways To Integrate Your Nonprofit Email List With Social Media

John Haydon

Growing an email list and a Facebook fanbase for your nonprofit can sometimes feel overwhelming. Facebook email marketing growing fans Strateg

Meet the People We Work With

Vertex Systems

follow: Become our Facebook Fan Connect with Us RSS Tweet with VertexWe have a new section on our website – the Customer Spotlight.

33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

directory of quotes by famous people, this websites list thousands of inspirational quotes useful for Tweeting and Facebook Status Updates.

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Three Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Diversify Their Brand Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the weeks after Google+ launched I saw a number of blog posts and articles about how brands should drop Facebook and Twitter, and migrate their communities over to Google+. Donors over 40 appreciate a strong website and an e-newsletter. Or e-newsletters. Your Facebook Fanbase begins to grow faster. Nor does Twitter.

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Five Ways to Integrate Social Media Into Your Nonprofit’s Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

National Peace Corps Association :: 2) Embed Twitter and Facebook widgets into your homepage. and Web 2.0

Build your Facebook fan base, increase online action


They’ve been doing some fantastic work with Facebook ads that we are excited to share with you. The Strategy. The Tactics. live in Idaho.

11 Website Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These best practices serve as a foundation for upgrading your website to be compatible with the Social Web and are then elaborated upon in the upcoming webinar How Nonprofits Can Successfully Utilize Online Fundraising and e-Newsletters. Subscribe to E-newsletter and Text Alert Functionality. Simplicity is key. Home Page Design. Web 1.0

ERP Software for a Nonprofit – a Case Study

Vertex Systems

follow: Become our Facebook Fan Connect with Us RSS Tweet with VertexCheck out our latest ERP case study on KSI today. Bookmark the permalink.

10 Common Mistakes Made by Nonprofits on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Written for the June 2011 issue of Fundraising Success Magazine , where I am writing a quarterly column throughout 2011. Absolutely not!

Personalizing the Online Fundraising Experience


Social Networking Links: links to Facebook, Twitter, etc. By Kari Ann Kiel, Event Marketing Consultant, DoJiggy. Upload a personal photo.

Community Building begins with Community Organizing

Amy Sample Ward

Yesterday, I had a very fun time presenting with my friend and colleague Debra Askanase at the 2 011 National Conference on Volunteering and Service.

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Integrated Mobile Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We launched a mobile site ,  in 2007 aimed at feature phones, and we’re developing an Android version of the app for release in 2011. mobile

29 tips to improve your nonprofit website’s landing pages

John Haydon

On your Facebook custom tab and avatar, in your email newsletter template, and in your direct mail pieces. Know your audience. Pick one.