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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. 34.8% of the 34.8%.

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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.

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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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.

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!

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.

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

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. e-Newsletters Social MediaEmail is still queen.

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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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. and loading a variety of applications. Crazy. What have you already seen 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


4) Connect with Social Media: Ask your constituents to follow you on your social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, etc). Right?

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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

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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.

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.

Technology & Community: Strategic Options for Building Movements

Amy Sample Ward

This morning, I had the huge honor of presenting the keynote at the 2011 MyCharityConnects Conference in Toronto, ON. What is a movement? Focus.

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Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

e-Newsletter. There’s a lot of Google+ euphoria right now and postulations of Google+ being a Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn killer.

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


Register for our Event Fundraising Newsletter to receive monthly content and resources specifically for event fundraising professionals.

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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!

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

A 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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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.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2) Embed Twitter and Facebook widgets into your homepage. e-Newsletter :: Social Media and Mobile Technology for Nonprofits. and Web 2.0

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 VertexKent-Sussex Industries, Inc. ( Bookmark the permalink. Follow Us!

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!

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

5 Ways to Achieve Greater Impact & Effectively Communicate Your Mission

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Nicole D. Almond, MNpS , Manager of Marketing, Communications, and Stakeholder Relations. ASU Lodestar Center. Keep reading. Storytelling.

Book: A Great How-To On Creating Social Content

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On Facebook, they post an Artwork of the Day which is a simple reimagining of the content on their site about objects in their collection.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

e-Newsletter. You can add me as your first contact to begin, if necessary. We’ll learn as we go along. Sign up for a Google Account.