Video Interview: Facebook for Nonprofits by Randi Zuckerberg

NetWits

I spent some time with Randi Zuckerberg while at South by South West Interactive 2010. Randi works on a number of initiatives for Facebook – one of those being focused on Facebooks involvement in helping nonprofits. All the while she acts as the unofficial Facebook correspondent for CNN She also works on things related to marketing, politics and current events.

Building a Facebook Fanpage – Part 1 – The Background Info

NetWits

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

NetWits

According to All Facebook Jeff Widman of BrandGlue did some A/B testing. As you explore, start looking at ways to make the tool work for you and check out how others (non-profits and for-profits) are getting creative with the capabilities Facebook gives them. Where’d I get 47%?

100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

These are ideas, tools, and techniques you can implement via Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Foursquare, and other social media platforms. Tags: Social Media #nptech Facebook Flickr foursqaure social media Social Media Strategy Twitter YouTube

7 Things Nonprofits Need to Know About the New Facebook Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Are the new Facebook Pages here? The new Pages accidently went live yesterday for a few minutes before Facebook was ready, but just long enough to let the genie out of the bottle. That said, there are seven things that nonprofits need to know about the new Facebook Pages.

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How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook. This year, Alan invited me to present a webinar for participants in the Marcus Institute Digital Education for the Arts on how Networked Nonprofits use Facebook. Networked Nonprofits practice deep engagement techniques on Facebook.

Don’t Merge Your Nonprofit Facebook Page With Places Page

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, we heard from Ivan Boothe about a concern with merging Facebook pages with Facebook Places. He agreed to write a guest post. Guest Post: Don’t Merge Your Nonprofit Facebook Page With Places Page by Ivan Boothe. What’s in it for Facebook?

Facebook: Is it Worth your Nonprofit’s Time?

NetWits

How much time should your nonprofit spend engaging with their “fans” on Facebook? Idealware who surveyed over 500 nonprofit staff members about their Facebook usage and goals may have answers to some of the questions organizations have been seeking. Facebook Increases Event Turnout.

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. Five Most Common Mistakes Made by Nonprofit Admins on Facebook. Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Reconsider Facebook. HOW TO: Add Your Nonprofit to Facebook Places and Claim Your New Places Page. UPDATE: Major Changes Coming Soon to Facebook Pages. Somewhat surprising!

Zoetica Salon Insights: Social Media Measurement for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There have been a lot of questions about customized Facebook landing pages and my business partner at Zoetica, Kami Huyse, wrote this fantastic summary of the resources shared. This post harvests some of the insights shared about social media measurement and nonprofits.

When In Doubt, Hit Something!

NetWits

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

2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

As it turns out, Facebook and Twitter really do count as work. That's right: the survey found that 86% of nonprofits have a presence on Facebook, and 60% are on Twitter, increased percentages over 2009 for both commercial social networks. >

Are Nonprofits Wasting Time Developing Mobile Apps?

Frogloop

According to a June 2010 Nielsen survey of 4,200 people who had downloaded an application in the past 30 days, games were the most downloaded and followed by music, social networking, news and weather, maps, search, video and movies.

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. If you've just upgraded to Office 2010, check out this post for a roundup of new features to the suite as a whole. Microsoft Office 2010 Outlook 2010

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

NTEN

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. In the interest of time (and for the sake of those who will start shaking if this post keeps them from Facebook for more than seven minutes), I narrowed it down to four: Lesson One: I'm on a Horse. NTEN has a Twitter account , a Facebook page , and a LinkedIn Group.

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

NTEN

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. In the interest of time (and for the sake of those who will start shaking if this post keeps them from Facebook for more than seven minutes), I narrowed it down to four: Lesson One: I'm on a Horse. NTEN has a Twitter account , a Facebook page , and a LinkedIn Group.

Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

NetWits

Tags: Marketing and Communication Social Media #nptech Facebook Google Reader Listening Non-Profit social media Social Media Monitoring Social Media Strategy Social Media Tools Twitter YouTube

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Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Hildy Gottlieb asks for advice about what to do about those pesky community pages on Facebook. Holly Ross, NTEN, Four Lessons Learned About Social Media in 2010. Photo by M. Schenekenberg.

Revolutionize Your Website with the Facebook Like Button

NetWits

Over the past few months you’ve probably noticed the Facebook like button on at least a few of the websites you frequent. Is your nonprofit using the Facebook Like button ? To date, over 1 million sites use the Facebook Like button. It helps you harnesses the power of Facebook –.

8 New Facebook Social Plugins And How They’ll Socialize Your Nonprofit Website

John Haydon

On Monday I shared with you my initial thoughts on how Facebook will change how we all experience and use the internet – and how this change will impact your nonprofit. Allow them to engage with current Facebook friends about your cause – on your website.

5 Ways to Increase Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

NetWits

million in 2010. In addition, provide links of other ways they can get involved, such as upcoming events, current volunteer opportunities and becoming a Facebook fan. Armed with a fundraising page and email tools, peer-to-peer fundraisers turn their family and friends into donors.

5 Reasons Why Your Email Got Deleted

NetWits

In fact, I’d probably not get much traffic or have many people share it on Twitter or Facebook. “5 The Facebook status update being used by over 550 million people is training us to both write and read I bit sized chunks. Would you be happy with a return of.30

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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. The conversation was fast and intense on Facebook, so that’s why I’m taking the time to summarize out here.

Have it Your Way, at a Price. Facebook Instant Personalization

NTEN

Ask my husband: he stopped reading sports and gossip web sites and spends all his surfing time on Facebook now. . For several years, what happened on Facebook stayed in Facebook. If visitors to our sites can log in to Facebook when they want to leave a comment on a blog post, and they can update their Facebook status when they leave that comment automatically, that's a win for us. The Ultimate Guide to 11 Facebook Changes, and What they Mean , Huffington Post.

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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. Crowdsourcing 101. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Can Social Network Analysis Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What I’m most interested is how to use social network analysis and the various tools to better understand your network on Twitter or Facebook or elsewhere. Networked Nonprofit: Care2 Webinar. View more presentations from womenwhotech. You are invited to a virtual book launch party !

5 Myths about Online Giving | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com 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. Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube have been successful raising money for Friends Asking Friends events.

Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011

Frogloop

I’m discouraged by the amount of time many nonprofits are spending on new tools (like Facebook and Twitter), which may or may not work for fundraising, at the expense of optimizing their own sites! I saw (and responded to a few great appeals in 2010) but much nonprofit communication still seems artificial, inauthentic and dare I say boring! First, I think organizations should take are real close look at Facebook groups.

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? Recently, I noticed a trend on what major retailers were doing on their Facebook pages for the holiday season. For two years, we’ve had a custom tab on our Facebook page that houses all this content.

An Interview With Facebook’s Libby Leffler: Facebook and Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity have lunch with Libby Leffler who works on strategic partnerships at Facebook with nonprofits. I sat down for an interview to learn more about her work at Facebook and tips for nonprofits. What is your current job at Facebook?

Measuring the Impact of Your Social Media Program

Frogloop

How many Twitter followers you have, how many Facebook fans (likes) and friends you have, MySpace friends, etc. For your Facebook Page, click through to Insights on your page (you will find the link halfway down on the left side of your Page).

How to measure Facebook Page fan growth and fan engagement with Insights (video)

John Haydon

Facebook Insights lets you view metrics on fan growth, fan demographics, and how those fans engage with your Page. This is your number one tool to get the most bang from your efforts on Facebook. Questions you can answer with Facebook Insights.

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Closing the Loop Between Social Media and Offline Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While I was debating between chocolate chocolate chip and coconut pineapple 95% fat free flavors , I noticed a small sandwich board sign promoting Fenton's Facebook Page. Tags: facebook I was in Oakland, CA and discovered Fenton's Creamery , famous for its ice cream.

Video Can Help Boost Donations in End-Of-The-Year Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You might think of Facebook as an important social network, but it is now also the third most popular video site on the web. In 2010 much of their focus was on responding to the earthquake in Haiti. Make a video that answers these questions: What did we do in 2010?

Is Social Media Right for Your Organization?

Connection Cafe

Signing up for a Twitter, Facebook, WordPress, or YouTube account is free. That goal is something that your organization needs to determine before sending your first tweet, posting your first Facebook status, or uploading your first YouTube Video. Author: Jordan Viator. Guest post from John Chen, @ johnYSchen , DC-based nptechie and nonprofiteer. It's evident that social media has become ingrained into our daily lives.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note From Beth: Last year I covered Give to the Max Day and the impressive results. This year before the event Jeff Achen write a post sharing their strategy for 2010. This guest post discusses the results. Facebook = 21,865.

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

Vertex Systems

Posted on December 9, 2010 by vertex | 1 Comment Enterprise Resource Planning is a complete software architecture that supports the streaming and distribution of scattered agency-wide data across all departments of the non-profit organization.

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

NTEN

To answer these questions and more, we at Smart Online™ used this last quarter of 2010 to try and unravel the ‘Technology Trends for Nonprofits’ in 2011. Our survey showed that 91% of our respondents use Facebook, 63% use Twitter, 45% use YouTube and 35% use LinkedIn, amongst other media.

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

Vertex Systems

Posted on December 20, 2010 by vertex | 1 Comment We create software to help nonprofits that operate vocational rehabilitation facilities (or sheltered workshops) to handle their client payroll. follow: Become our Facebook Fan Connect with Us RSS Tweet with Vertex

Why the Kids Don't Blog and Grandma's on Facebook | Fast Company

AFP Blog

Why the Kids Don't Blog and Grandma's on Facebook | Fast Company: "- Sent using Google Toolbar