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. 5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits.

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Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. And the analysis showed that nonprofits aren’t just getting new donors.

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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.

Five Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If there is one thing that nonprofit social media managers are learning (or should be learning) from utilizing new media it’s that technology is now constantly in flux. That said, in recent months Facebook has launched a slew of new features for Facebook Pages. Facebook

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Five Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If there is one thing that nonprofit social media managers are learning (or should be learning) from utilizing new media it’s that technology is now constantly in flux. That said, in recent months Facebook has launched a slew of new features for Facebook Pages. Facebook

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[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.

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Small (and medium-sized) nonprofits have a different experience on social media than large nonprofits. Small nonprofits have to work harder at growing their following and most often the work of social media management is added to an already full job description.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the apps and tools listed below to significantly improve your web, email, social media, and visual content.

7 Nonprofit Campaigns We Can't #RESIST

EveryAction

In challenging the policies of the Trump administration, nonprofits are at the forefront of the resistance movement. Facebook. Twitter | Facebook. Emerge America wants to know, "Why aren’t more women running for office?" Twitter | Facebook. Twitter | Facebook.

A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices that includes a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end of the book. Facebook.

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.

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.

[Guide for Nonprofits]: How to Engage Social Media Influencers to Extend Your Reach and Drive Action

Connection Cafe

Attentive.ly® found when evaluating 90 nonprofit customers that the top 5% of influencers on a nonprofits email list of 140,000 can reach an average of 34 million people , or 85% the total reach of email and Twitter combined. Social media influencers aren’t elusive.

5 Content Marketing Success Stories Your Nonprofit Needs to Imitate

NetWits

Yesterday we talked about the importance of content marketing for nonprofits. Knowing that it can be tough to execute on we thought we’d give you a few examples of nonprofits effectively using content marketing as a key part of their online strategy.

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. Some nonprofits are uncomfortable asking their volunteers for a donation; after all, they are already doing so much for us. Facebook.

How Healthy is your Nonprofit Website?

Connection Cafe

This may seem like an overwhelming request since I’m sure most nonprofits are up to your ears in planning end-of-year campaigns, which most definitely deserve your attention. If your nonprofit website has not changed, it is time to play catch-up.

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A Strategic Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits

SocialFish

GET THEIR COOL STRATEGIC GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA FOR NONPROFITS here. ———– Nonprofit organizations have become increasingly social over the past decade, whether they are cultivating a dedicated Facebook following or blazing a trail on new networks such as Snapchat.

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?

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. Her insights are useful to other nonprofits working on integrated advocacy campaigns. and a Facebook share graphic was born.

New Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia & Oceania

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good is based in St. Louis, Missouri and the vast majority of our webinars are scheduled to accommodate nonprofits on the East Coast of the United States and Canada and Western Europe. As far as nonprofits in Asia, you are on the calendar for 2017.

Facebook ROI for Nonprofits: Are You Wasting Your Time?

John Haydon

Should your nonprofit use Facebook to promote your cause? Here’s a point vs. counterpoint with nonprofit marketing expert Nancy Schwartz. Nancy: What is the value in nurturing a brand page/community for orgs on Facebook? Nancy: What can we expect next from Facebook?

Memejacking: Does Your Nonprofit Dare?

Tech Soup Blog

When a question about the color of a dress went viral, several nonprofits joined the conversation to help their messages spread along the viral wave. Did these nonprofits use a sophisticated communications tactic, or did they just jump on a vapid bandwagon?

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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. For every 1,000 fundraising emails delivered, a nonprofit raises $44.

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Corporate Philanthropy Trends Affecting Nonprofits in 2016

NonProfit Hub

Adam Weinger is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub, and President of Double the Donation. After speaking with nonprofits about the need to access matching gift funds in a cost-effective way, Double the Donation was born. _. Was your nonprofit the recipient of some of those funds?

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3 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Use Vine And Instagram

TechImpact

The one demographic that is increasingly difficult for nonprofits to reach is the nation’s youth. As social media becomes more important to every nonprofit’s marketing plan, targeting youth through the traditional social media feeds is becoming obsolete. Facebook is for “old people”.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now into the second quarter of 2017, three themes are taking shape that the nonprofit sector should be aware of. 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.

7 Can’t-Miss Nonprofit Conferences for 2017

NonProfit Hub

In our roll-up-my-sleeves and get-r-done , scrappy nature, we tend to take advantage of any and all resources at our fingertips in the nonprofit sector. To our delight, there are several nonprofit conferences designed to get us out of the desk chair and into the same room as the best of the best, in and out of the sector – to learn, interact and reignite our fires. This year we’ll be diving into: Nonprofit Marketing. Nonprofit Storytelling Conference.

11 Responsively Designed Nonprofit Websites to Study and Learn From

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your nonprofit must now assume that the majority of website and blog content you share on social networks is being read on a mobile device and if that content is not mobile compatible, then any attempt to inspire a followerer or fan to donate or get more involved will fail. Oxfam America.

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.

22 Must-Circle Nonprofits on Google+

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As a follow-up to Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits and 22 Must-Circle Nonprofit Bloggers and Resources on Google+ , below are 22 nonprofits that are regularly using Google+ effectively to engage and inspire the Google+ community. Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.

Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for Latin American NGOs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I just returned from doing two days of facilitating a Networked Nonprofit training in Mexico City with Oxfam Mexico and participants from offices throughout Latin America, South America, and Caribbean.

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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. 60% of millennials donate an average of $481 to nonprofits each year. of nonprofit event registrations occur on mobile devices. Source: CAF America.

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50 Nonprofits To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the spirit of gratitude and giving and in celebration of the American holiday of Thanksgiving , below is a list of 50 nonprofits that serve American society. Of course 50 is just a tiny percentage of the nonprofits that work and sacrafice to make our country a better place to live. If you would like to add a nonprofit, please do so with a “Because…” statement in a comment below. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Google+ || LinkedIn || Flickr.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? What if there were regular gatherings where nonprofit techies could come together to learn, laugh, and network with their peers? Central and South America. Central and South America.

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? .

2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days often inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively. 2: Give Local America Day — #GiveLocal17. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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.

2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The real-time, in the moment nature of social media increases the likelihood that donors will be inspired to give to your nonprofit on cause awareness and giving days provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote them effectively. 3: Give Local America Day — #GiveLocal16.

NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

Tech Soup Blog

Our mighty army of volunteers hosted over 500 free nonprofit technology trainings last year, and we're on track to reach even more organizers this year. But what that really means is that nonprofits in more than 75 cities have access to free training and networking events every month!

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Initially a reluctant blogger, I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 That first month Nonprofit Tech 2.0 As of last month, Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about.

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