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10 Facebook Page Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With more than 1 billion active users, Facebook is the largest social network in the world. Without a doubt your nonprofit’s supporters use Facebook on a regular basis. Therefore, Facebook Pages should be your first priority and entry into social networking.

HOW TO: Custom Design Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Timeline

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Many of you have probably already heard that Facebook Timeline for Pages will automatically go live for all brand pages on March 30. Rather, the Default Landing Tab option has allowed nonprofits with access to a good graphic designer to make a strong first impression to potential new fans.

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10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

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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.

HOW TO: Use Facebook Questions for Your Nonprofit

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Unlike the Q&A site Quora, Facebook Questions allows brands to ask and answer questions. On Quora you have to be a person, but Facebook Questions uses your nonprofit’s Page and avatar as your Facebook Questions identity. Subscribe :: Nonprofit Tech 2.0

How Multi-Chapter Nonprofits Can Create a Consistent Brand on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. All medium and large nonprofits with multiple chapters eventually experience a unique, but common problem in their mobile and social media campaigns.

11 Obvious Signs Your Nonprofit Needs Social Media Training

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Many nonprofits need social media training - they just don’t know it. Unless you study Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest. I spend 50-60 hours a week studying nonprofits and social media and even with that level of absorption I still have regular “Aha!”

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Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

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If your nonprofit has yet to get on Google+, now would be a very good time to start. If your nonprofit is already on Google+, then the best practices below are meant to help you better learn how to tap into and inspire the Google+ community. e-Newsletter.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

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To be alerted of when new best practices are posted, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter. Many nonprofits have incorrectly set up their Google Profiles and are in violation of Google’s Terms of Service and run the risk of being deleted. e-Newsletter.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

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To be alerted of when new best practices are posted, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter. Finally, I will be offering a Google+ and Google Products Webinar for Nonprofits on February 28, 2012. Add your nonprofit under “Employment.”

Social Media for Social Good :: Your Nonprofit Tech Checklist

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At the end of the Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is a nine-page “Nonprofit Tech Checklist” which I have copied and pasted below. That was my number one priority when writing the book… to create a comprehensive, useful social and mobile media how-to guide for nonprofits. Oh, and the book tour thus far has raised more than $14,000 for nonprofits. Hire a graphic designer to design a square avatar(s). 2) e-Newsletter.

Eight Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make When They First Join Twitter

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@NonprofitOrgs only follows nonprofit organizations, nonprofit staff, nonprofit service providers, and activists on Twitter. 1) Following others without having yet uploaded an avatar. WHY ARE YOU SCREAMING AT ME ABOUT YOUR NONPROFIT?

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free online resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new low-cost or free resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech for Good 2.0

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Five Types of Nonprofit Tweets Guaranteed to Get Retweeted

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@ NonprofitOrgs follows more than 120,000 nonprofits, nonprofit staff and nonprofit service providers. Since nonprofits should only be posting 4 tweets and 4 retweets maximum per day spread out throughout the day , don’t waste them.

10 Common Mistakes Made by Nonprofits on Social Media

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For the past six years I have spent 50 to 60 hours a week utilizing Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, MySpace, LinkedIn, and Foursquare to promote nonprofits. That said, I have literally “liked,&# “followed&# and “friended&# more than 100,000 nonprofits.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Now that Google+ is open to everyone, all nonprofit staff can start experimenting and familiarizing themselves with Google+ before the brand pages, also known as Google+ Business Profiles , are launched later this month. e-Newsletter. Create a “Nonprofit Resources” Circle.

70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

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Why You Need to Game Your Supporters

NetWits

— Maybe you’re satisfied with your communications strategy.Perhaps your nonprofit was recently featured on TV or saluted in the local newspaper. 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.

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HOW TO: Get Your Nonprofit Started on Pinterest

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Not relevant to the vast majority of nonprofits and (whew!) Consequently, some of the nonprofits best known to be early adopters are pinning away too: National Wildlife Federation , Amnesty International , SFMOMA , Water.org , and the AARP. e-Newsletter.

85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new low-cost or free resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

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Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Hire a Social Media Manager

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Working within the confines of an almost non-existent online communications budget, my primary responsibilities were to maintain our website and publish a twice-monthly e-newsletter, quarterly print newsletter, and numerous print fundraising appeals through out the year.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

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In the next few weeks I’ll be making recommendations of which tools and trends in technology nonprofits should prioritize in 2013, but for this year’s post on New Year’s resolutions I wanted to get back to basics. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

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I took some much-needed time off in December and was able to spend some down time reflecting on the future of social media and mobile technology for the nonprofit sector. It’s for this reason that Accuracy in Media made my 2012 Favorite Nonprofits list. e-Newsletter.

33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites.

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11 LinkedIn Group Management Best Practices for Nonprofits

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The following is an excerpt from Chapter 6 in the newly released Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. The best practice listed below are result of spending the last three years maintaining and building the Social Media for Nonprofit Organizations LinkedIn Group. These best practices will also be demonstrated live in the upcoming webinar How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Twitter and LinkedIn. for Nonprofits. Use your nonprofit’s website.

100 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new low-cost or free resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Many nonprofit professionals are overwhelmed by the all choices – and as the Mobile Web and related start-ups continue to grow, prepare to be mind-boggled by all the new technology options available to your nonprofit in coming years. That said, to be alerted of new resources for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

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How Many Hours Per Week Should Your Nonprofit Invest in Social Media?

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The estimates below allow for the time required to research and create content for your social media campaigns, the actual time spent engaging and participating in your nonprofit’s online communities, and the time necessary to monitor and report ROI.

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33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

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Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits was released in August 2011 and despite the rapid change occurring on the Social and Mobile Web, 90% of the content still rings true. below are 33 of must-read updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits.

22 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites. Subscribe :: Nonprofit Tech 2.0

22 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

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On the day that I submitted the final manuscript of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits to McGraw-Hill, Facebook launched Timeline for Pages. here are 22 of must-read updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits : 1.

[Webinar Notes] Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Webinar for Nonprofits

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Over the last two months Nonprofit Tech for Good presented a free webinar based on the newly released book Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Chapter 1: Nonprofit Technology and Fundraising. Chapter 9: Facebook. 87% of Facebook users are mobile.

29 tips to improve your nonprofit website’s landing pages

John Haydon

I’ve been doing a lot of work/research about improving landing pages on nonprofit websites. On your Facebook custom tab and avatar, in your email newsletter template, and in your direct mail pieces.

33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

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Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits was released in August 2011 and despite the rapid change occurring on the Social and Mobile Web, 90% of the content still rings true. below are 33 of must-read updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Many nonprofit professionals are overwhelmed by the all choices – and as the Mobile Web and related start-ups continue to grow, prepare to be mind-boggled by all the new technology options available to your nonprofit in coming years. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0

Top 5 Social Media Best Practices for #GivingTuesday

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To tap this potential, your NGO, nonprofit, or charity needs to activate its social media presence before, during, and after #GivingTuesday to help build the movement and, in the process, raise awareness and funds for your organization and mission.

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EENs Avatars Campaign Brings Online Marketing to Life - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" Here each avatar represented 3,000 Dutch people.

EENs Avatars Campaign Brings Online Marketing to Life - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" Here each avatar represented 3,000 Dutch people.

Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized!

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The following is an excerpt from Chapter 2 of the newly released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. Though most nonprofits in the United States, Canada and the U.K. That said, I am currently in Southeast Asia presenting social media trainings to nonprofits in Malaysia, Singapore and Manila – most of which are just getting started with using social media. Fill out a query to search “everything” for your nonprofit’s name and acronym.

11 ways to promote your Facebook Page outside Facebook

John Haydon

You’ve got an absolutely fabulous Facebook Page with custom tabs and a sweet-looking avatar. You’ve probably done a few other smart things within Facebook to get more connections. Here are 11 ways to promote your Facebook Page outside Facebook.