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How to Broadcast Your Impact with Facebook Live

Connection Cafe

Facebook Live is a feature that lets any Page live-broadcast events, breaking news, interviews, and more. Keep calm and Facebook Live.

Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

This is why auto-play videos on Facebook and Instagram grab our attention more than static pictures. Video is Real-time – Live-broadcasted video is quickly becoming a way for organizations to demonstrate impact and connect intimately with donors – real time ! Why we love video. But why is video content so compelling?

7 Strategies to Increase Facebook Organic Reach [INFOGRAPHIC]

John Haydon

Organic reach has declined for two reasons: The number of business pages competing for fans’ attention has skyrocketed. Facebook Marketing

Amplify Your Voice with Facebook Ads

Connection Cafe

The nonprofit advantage comes from the fact that content that people engage with on Facebook (like, share, comment on, etc.) Nonprofits!

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How Does the Facebook Newsfeed ACTUALLY Work?

John Haydon

If you manage a Facebook page for a nonprofit, you already know that organic reach in the Facebook Newsfeed is hard to come by these days.

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Are Nonprofits Now “Stuck” With Facebook?

Connection Cafe

Perhaps you saw last month’s news that Facebook posts are now reaching just 6% of fans ? An Ogilvy & Mather analysis of 100+ brand pages found the organic reach of Facebook posts has declined 49% since October. Facebook admitted an impending drop-off in organic reach last December.

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically

SocialFish

The challenge for most organizations on Twitter lies in getting a good number of followers, and growing followers. Don’t just tweet. Be polite.

How Did This Nonprofit Facebook Video Go Viral?

John Haydon

It seems that more and more Facebook users and organizations are publishing videos on Facebook. appeared first on John Haydon.

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Facebook Page Redesign – 7 Features You Need to Know About

John Haydon

Today Facebook announced a completely new design for Facebook Pages , starting this week. All gone. What you need to know.

Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Organizations need to think about what motivates supporters to do something that moves the needle on their outcomes. Flickr Photo by Lululemon.

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 ›.

18 Ways to Beat Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm

John Haydon

This article gives you 18 ways to beat the Facebook News Feed algorithm with posting strategies, external channels, and Facebook Insights.

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Getting the Most out of Facebook for Your Nonprofit Organization

ASU Lodestar Center

Facebook is a leader in social media, with approximately 500 million users across various demographics. Don't let your Facebook page languish!

3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest

NetWits

Pinterest for Arts and Cultural Organizations, really? social network in the US (behind Facebook and Twitter). have 1021 pins.

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The Facebook ‘Donate Now’ Button Should Be a No-Brainer for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Facebook announced some big news last week. Nonprofits now have the option to include a“Donate Now” button as a call to action on Pages and ads, offering visitors a direct path from Facebook to the donation forms on their websites. Reactions ranged from“let’s wait and see” to “Facebook missed the mark” and “this is dumb and I hate it”.

11 Inspiring Nonprofit Facebook Timelines

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To help inspire your creativity and encourage you to be an early adopter, below are eleven nonprofits that have upgraded to Facebook Timeline.

Crowdsourcing for Organizations

SocialFish

What can an organization crowdsource? The creatives are performing “microvolunteering” while the organizations get the work done for free.

Facebook Subscriptions: 8 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay Attention

NetWits

Making a difference, a positive impact in the world, is the entire reason your nonprofit organizations exists. With them, the sky is the limit.

Photos No Longer Get More Reach on Facebook

John Haydon

You’ve no doubt heard the advice that posting photos will help you get more reach on Facebook.

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HOW TO: Add a “Donate Now” Button to Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

billion of Facebook’s active users are mobile. Step 1: Select “Edit call to action” on your Facebook Page.

17 Steps to Creating Explosively Successful Facebook Contests

John Haydon

Facebook contests can increase your fan-count and engagement. Is a Facebook contest right for your organization? Set some goals.

6 Proven Ways to Grow Your eMail List using Facebook [w/ Slides]

Connection Cafe

They’re also building their Facebook page fan base by putting a fan-gate on the offer (as shown below). 3. You see, email lists bleed out.

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Eight Steps to Prepare Your Facebook Page for Graph Search

John Haydon

Facebook’s new Graph Search is very different from Google search. Eight Steps to Optimizing Your Nonprofit Facebook Page for Graph Search.

Content Strategy, Creation, Organization, and Measurement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Those decisions are implemented across the organization’s web properties and social channels. My answer:  Yes! How do you manage it all?

Facebook Kills Like-Gating, Now What?

John Haydon

Like-gating is when you require a someone to like your Facebook Page BEFORE they can have access to exclusive content, coupons, giveaways, etc.

Facebook Launches Donate Now Button for Nonprofits: Field of Dreams?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When Facebook rolled out the donate button feature in 2013 for a small group of partners, the results were mixed. Fundraising

16 New Rules for Facebook Marketing Success

John Haydon

The world of Facebook marketing has drastically changed over the past year. The biggest obstacle to Facebook marketing success is lack of time.

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

NetWits

Affiliate programs, organic search traffic and even offline advertising scored higher than social. Social Networking Adoption by Non-profits.

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Is Social Media Making Organizations Lazy?

Frogloop

My Facebook stream has been filled with nonprofits and businesses asking me to “like” photos, political statements, new products, petitions, etc. Check out this update from Walmart who thought the best way to engage their 25 million Facebook likers was to say “ We know you like to be the first to comment. Agreed.

3 Ways to Embrace Change and Shake the Status Quo at Your Organization

Connection Cafe

So what’s holding your organization back from making internal changes? . Training is an investment in both you and your organization’s future. 

Have you said goodbye to Facebook custom tabs?

Amy Sample Ward

socialmedia changes facebook mashable timelineYou can see a larger version of the graphic here.).

Better Understanding Nonprofits And Their Facebook Metrics

TechImpact

Facebook is the flagship social media platform for most nonprofits. But did you know Facebook offers you post level data, and page level data?

Three Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, Facebook has made some recent upgrades – and more are coming – that nonprofits need to know about. Facebook

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

John Haydon

The new Facebook page timeline layout changes the way your organization needs to think about content. Share your Facebook Page.

Infographic: Facebook Posting Tips

Frogloop

My colleague Brian Carter recently shared his thoughts on this infographic and suggested that organizations may want to tweak the trifecta.

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Four Facebook Status Functions Your Nonprofit May Not Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Once posted, click on the hashtag to view its activity on Facebook. Related Links: Nonprofit Organizations on Facebook. Facebook

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

John Haydon

Many organizations, like the Ocean Concervancy , are creating covers that supporters can use on their timeline (see the example Beth is using above).

How to Improve Your Facebook Page SEO

SocialFish

Facebook’s new Graph Search is very different from Google search. Eight Steps to Optimizing Your Nonprofit Facebook Page for Graph Search.

The problem with Facebook

SocialFish

brands and advertisers have to pay once to advertise their page on Facebook, and then pay again to reach the people who have already liked their page.

How to Make Your Organization Seem More Human

SocialFish

When someone asks a question on your Facebook profile, will anyone respond? So, do your members know who to contact with questions and concerns?

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