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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. 34.8% of the 34.8%.

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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. Neff. Camera.

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.

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.

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


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

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

It is a major re-imaginging of user profiles that allows users to build a digital life book of everything they’ve done on Facebook. Do I dare.

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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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!

6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing


3) Facebook Is Not The Only Social Network. Here are some quick takeaways to consider: 1) The Ease of Social Sharing is Important. clicks, 4.8

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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.

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

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

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.

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. Found it via Curata’s collection ). How do you do it?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If not, you can now “Add&# official Facebook Pages by selecting them from a pop-down menu. Facebook

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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

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?

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.

Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So are people like me who do coaching and training on how to use Facebook effectively. It makes no sense to freak out.

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.

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? 42.3% Twitter as a Multiplier.

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.

What the Facebook Subscribe Feature Means to Nonprofit News Sharing


Most organizations have a branded page that Facebook users can like. There are two parts to the subscribe process. Click Allow Subscribers.

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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.

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


Twitter and Facebook updates convert roughly 0.25 It’s been amazing to watch. Check out the below social fundraising INFOGRAPHIC.

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. Use the built-in Questions app by Facebook.

Five Ways to Grow Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fan Base

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Large nonprofits with well-known brands simply have a different experience on Facebook. Tag other Facebook Pages to post on their wall.

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!