Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

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With the clock ticking for Give Local America on May 5, community foundations and others are finalizing plans for this national day of online giving. Join our Giving Day Exchange Facebook group and swap ideas with peers.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

billion active users become accustomed to using the button and are not detoured by the “ Not endorsed by or affiliated with Facebook” pop-up , then the new button could be helpful in your online fundraising campaigns. billion of Facebook’s active users are mobile.

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How “Give Local America” Raised Over $51 Million In 24 Hours

John Haydon

Give Local America (Tuesday, May 6, 2014) raised over $51,641,978.98 Give Local America ‘s goals are to generate significant philanthropy outside of the traditional giving season with a focus on supporting local communities and local organizations. We anticipate Give Local America is going to be an annual event, and we want to see a strong foundation built. How are you using Facebook and Twitter to engage the community and/or promote the campaign?

Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dan Michel, Digital Marketing Manager, Feeding America Twitter: @dpmichel. Social Media Measurement is this month’s theme on the Zoetica Salon hosted on my blog Facebook page.

5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits to Boost Followers and Engagement

Connection Cafe

At the Lupus Foundation of America , we’ve been active on Instagram since 2013, though until recently, it was not a central part of our organization’s social media strategy.

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New Study: Investing in Facebook is a Waste of Time

Frogloop

For the past few years, nonprofits have spent a lot of resources on building their Facebook page presence. Many social media strategists and the media told nonprofits and businesses that email was dying and that FREE social networks like Facebook would be king of communications.

What Does Facebook’s New Timeline Apps Mean for Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Remember last September when Facebook announced all those changes to individual profiles, including the timeline? One of the changes was that your friends and fans can do more than “Like” or “Comment” on Facebook. with their Facebook friends.

The Million-Dollar Question: Will Generation Z Use Facebook?

NonProfit Hub

It’s no surprise that flocks of young people are leaving Facebook , and it isn’t particularly surprising why they’re leaving, either. With almost every parent in America (and around the world, for that matter) on Facebook, young people don’t want to give Mom and Dad another way to cramp their style. So it begs the question, will Generation Z use Facebook? The current state of Facebook. Twitter allows for anonymity; Facebook does not.

[Case Study] Why Nonprofits Should Save Some Marketing Budget for Facebook Advertising

SocialFish

—————– In its simplest description, Facebook advertising is essentially placing ads within the Facebook interface with a goal of increasing visibility for your target audience. Why Facebook Advertising is Beneficial for Nonprofits.

Strategic Spontaneity: How the Humane Society Got 21,000 Shares of Campaign Message on Facebook In 48 Hours

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is a nonprofits dream – to have its advocacy campaign messaging go viral on Facebook or social media channels. Our Farm Animal Protection campaign posted the quote in the form of an image post on their Facebook page (275k fans). and a Facebook share graphic was born.

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook Reach is at an all time low. 95% of NGOs worldwide have a Facebook Page. On average, your followers should grow 23% annually on both Facebook and Twitter. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus Instagram Mobile Media Snapchat Social Media Twitter YouTube

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Working and Facebooking: No Longer Impossible

SocialFish

Having Facebook open was a waste of time. Fast-forward 7 years, and now if Facebook is NOT open on my desktop I’m not doing my job. But there is still a huge stigma about having Facebook open at work. So now do you feel better about having Facebook open when your boss walks by?

With Respect to Abraham Lincoln, Not All Are Equal in Fundraising

Connection Cafe

You can argue that we haven’t always lived out that truth, but it is, never-the-less, a basic tenet in America—as it is for many other nations. Facebook. Nonprofit Fundraising charitable giving Facebook volunteers

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On top of those challenges, Facebook reach has dropped to an abysmal 1%. Small nonprofits can barely invest the time it takes to manage a Facebook Page and Twitter Profile. Oxfam America “Thank You” landing page. Facebook Donations.

Facebook ROI for Nonprofits: Are You Wasting Your Time?

John Haydon

Should your nonprofit use Facebook to promote your cause? Nancy: What is the value in nurturing a brand page/community for orgs on Facebook? The fact is, people talk with their friends on Facebook about what’s important to them—movies, weekend activities, family milestones, and causes.

Which Social Networking Analysis Term Best Describes Virgin America?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I flew back from DC last night on Virgin America. They permitted the use of cell phones, so I tweeted that even if you are delayed, it's a pleasant experience on Virgin America. How would you describe Virgin America in social networking analysis and mapping terminology? .

12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East mobile payment systems through messaging apps are on the rise and worldwide digital wallets are gaining users. LinkedIn Snapchat Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media Fundraising

15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

LinkedIn launched in 2003, Facebook launched in 2004, and Twitter launched in 2006. Source: CAF America. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Pinterest are the most regularly accessed networks. Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram are where users spend the most time.

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36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is based upon the survey results of 2,780 NGOs from Africa, Asia, Australia & Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America.

11 Must-Know Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Internet Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Based upon the survey results of 2,780 NGOs from Africa, Asia, Australia & Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America, the data gleaned from the online survey is unprecedented and provides valuable insight into the global NGO sector and its use of online technology.

Five steps to get the most from Facebook Places and Foursquare

John Haydon

The panel included Estrella Rosenberg of Big Love Little Hearts , Joe Waters from Boston Medical Center , and Dan Michel from Feeding America. One thing I love about what Feeding America did with Waze , was that they didn’t wait for other orgs to pave the way.

2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2: Give Local America Day — #GiveLocal17. LinkedIn Snapchat Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media FundraisingCause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns.

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

3: Give Local America Day — #GiveLocal16. Facebook Twitter Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Fundraising Social Media YouTube Giving Days Cause Awareness DaysCause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising.

You Can Stand Up for Health Care on Twitter and Facebook, What About On Google +?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Apps allow citizens to use their zip codes to look up their elected officials and voice their concerns or support on a policy issue are not unique to Twitter as I learned from posting about the App on Google+. Voice for America’s Children has a similar app on Facebook.

A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Follow and study Partners in Health , Feeding America , American Cancer Society , African Wildlife Foundation , and charity: water. Facebook. Design and upload custom graphics to your Facebook Page. Optimize your page for Facebook Graph Search.

Virgin America As Connector

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the best things about the commute is Virgin America airlines in flight experience. Miro Logo. Since March, I've been commuting between Boston and San Francisco. The food is decent, the is leg room in economy, it's clean, and there is wifi.

Learn and Serve America > Press Release - Detail

AFP Blog

Learn and Serve America > Press Release - Detail: "Washington D.C. Aiming to tap the skyrocketing popularity of social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace to promote social good, the Corporation for National and Community Service today announced $2.3 million in grants to use social media to engage college students in service to meet community needs.The grants provide seed funding to six. NPtech NPSocialNetwork

New Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia & Oceania

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube WebinarsNonprofit Tech for Good is based in St.

7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST

EveryAction

Facebook. Twitter | Facebook. Emerge America wants to know, "Why aren’t more women running for office?" Twitter | Facebook. Twitter | Facebook. Twitter | Facebook. Learn More | Twitter | Facebook. Learn More | Twitter | Facebook.

Why Can’t the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector Scale Generosity? #givedaylessons

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What Happened on Give Local America Day? Early on Give Local America Day , reports of slow page loads and server crashes started to trickle in from a couple of community foundations hosting Giving Days using the Kimbia platform. What Happened on Give Local America Day?

Memejacking: Does Your Nonprofit Dare?

Tech Soup Blog

The Facebook post garnered 5,365* likes, 2,279 shares, and 364 comments, while the tweet got 506 retweets, 58 replies, and 358 favorites. twitter social media Multimedia and Graphics facebook

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The 2009 America's Giving Challenge

Frogloop

In 2007-2008 America’s Giving Challenge encouraged 70,000 individuals to help raise more than $1.8 With the explosion of social media, America’s Giving Challenge hopes to get even more people involved this year and raise a lot more money for nonprofits. Nonprofits can compete for daily awards of $500 and overall awards of up to $50,000 for receiving the most amounts of donations to their cause on Facebook.

50 Nonprofits To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Google+ || LinkedIn || Flickr. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || LinkedIn || Flickr. Because 3-4 million cats and dogs are euthanized each year in America. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Flickr. Feeding America.

America's Giving Challenge for Facebook Causes

Wild Apricot Blog

The Case Foundation, Facebook Causes and PARADE Publications just launched the 2009 America’s Giving Challenge, a competition designed to raise both awareness and funds for charitable causes. based 501(c)(3) charities who raise the most donations through the Causes application on Facebook, with daily and overall awards ranging from $500 to $50,000. Tags: Fundraising nptech Social networking Facebook

Encouraging Generosity On Social Networks: Assessing America's Giving Challenge and Reflections from Craigslist Nonprofit Bootcamp

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Of note, I wanted to let you know that the reflection paper about America's Giving Challenge from the Case Foundation has been published ( Allison Fine and I were the co-authors.) This is a critically important finding not only for the Challenge but for groups using Causes on Facebook.

4 Takeaways from #AG2014 Social Media

Connection Cafe

billion users on Facebook each month. Utilize online analytic services like Klout or Facebook Insights to monitor just how impactful your social influence is. Teach for America demonstrates this by recognizing their few and far between male pre-k teachers. There are 1.23

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Six Reasons to Use Facebook’s Power Editor for Facebook Ads

John Haydon

I’ve written about Facebook’s Power Editor before , but understand why people don’t use it as much as Facebook’s self-serve ad tool: It’s dog-ugly and unintuitive. Six Reasons to Use Facebook’s Power Editor for Facebook Ads.

50 Nonprofits To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Google+ || LinkedIn || Flickr. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || LinkedIn || Flickr. Because 3-4 million cats and dogs are euthanized each year in America. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Flickr. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Google+ || LinkedIn || Flickr. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Google+ || LinkedIn || Flickr. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Flickr. View Larger.

Awesome Association Marcomm Jobs – Week of July 24

SocialFish

Social Media Manager , Industrial Designers Society of America – IDSA is searching for a tech savvy Social Media Manager. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

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The Social Website: Integrating Social Media into Website Design and Function

NTEN

If you're considering revamping your website to include social elements like the Facebook Like button, streaming from YouTube, or adding information from a social site through its API, it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. HandsOn Network’s America’s Sunday Supper. This was a Livestream powered event billed as “America’s Sunday Supper” in the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr., Implementation : livestreaming, Facebook event plugin, Twitter feed.