Four Creative Uses of Facebook Profile Pics by Nonprofits on Facebook Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First impressions are very important online, and the four nonprofits listed below have gone out of their way to make a strong one upon potential new Facebook Fans. The consistent use of a square avatar is necessary for successful online branding on social networking sites. Facebook

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.

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HOW TO: Custom Design Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Timeline

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Many of you have probably already heard that Facebook Timeline for Pages will automatically go live for all brand pages on March 30. That said, the new Facebook Timeline for Pages design provides us even more opportunities to maximize a strong first impression. Facebook

Everything You Need To Know About Facebook’s Epic Upgrade To Pages

John Haydon

Yesterday Facebook launched a completely new version of Pages , to help you “manage communication, express yourself, and increase engagement&#. New layout mirrors Profiles - Pages now have the same layout as Profiles. But Facebook Pages now have this feature.

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Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

John Haydon

The new Facebook page timeline layout changes the way your organization needs to think about content. Custom welcome tabs were also used as a way to convert Facebook fans. Here are a 11 things to consider in your new Facebook content strategy: 1. Share your Facebook Page.

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

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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. Their Facebook Page seems to be experiencing less than 1% reach which makes posting daily futile.

All Facebook Pages Will Be Upgraded to Timeline Layout on March 30th

John Haydon

Facebook has announced that all Pages will be upgraded to the new Timeline layout on March 30th. And everything you know about using and administrating your Facebook Page will change. New Profile Pic Dimensions – Your Page avatar (profile pic) will now be 180 pixels square.

Six Simple Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Their Exposure on Social Media

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Most nonprofits approach social media with the strategy of increasing awareness for their cause by posting and sharing content on their profiles and then when time permits, engaging their fans and followers as they respond to the content posted and shared by the nonprofits.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Finally, Google+ Entity Profiles will launch after the release of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits , so please consider this blog post a supplement to the book. A Google Account is different from a Google Profile. Create a Google Profile.

You Finally Have a Google Plus Business Page… Now What?

SocialFish

Google Plus Pages vs. Facebook Pages. As we were talking, we decided that Google+ Pages are very different from Facebook Pages ( Google Plus Pages are also very different from Profiles ): Google Plus Pages allow for more uses.

You finally have a Google Plus Business Page for your Nonprofit… Now What?

John Haydon

Google Plus Pages vs. Facebook Pages. As we were talking, we decided that Google+ Pages are very different from Facebook Pages ( Google Plus Pages are also very different from Profiles ): Google Plus Pages allow for more uses.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. A Google Account is different from a Google Profile.

Eight Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make When They First Join Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Most of these mistakes can be avoided by simply spending 10 minutes setting up your Twitter Profile or by getting some Twitter training. 1) Following others without having yet uploaded an avatar. Second Tweet: You can also “Like” us on Facebook!

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Set up your Google/Gmail Account and personal Google+ Profile. . Your Google/Gmail Account becomes the basis of your personal Google+ Profile and similar to Facebook, you must have a personal Google+ Profile before you can create a Google+ Page for your nonprofit.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Set up your Google/Gmail Account and personal Google+ Profile. . Your Google/Gmail Account becomes the basis of your personal Google+ Profile and similar to Facebook, you must have a personal Google+ Profile before you can create a Google+ Page for your nonprofit.

11 Obvious Signs Your Nonprofit Needs Social Media Training

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Unless you study Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest. 1) Your avatar is cropped, shrunk, blurry, or too small to make an impact. Many nonprofits don’t even bother to upload an avatar or channel background, or add links to their social networks or website.

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Social Media for Social Good :: Your Nonprofit Tech Checklist

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Hire a graphic designer to design a square avatar(s). 1) Facebook. Create a Facebook Page. Find your Facebook voice. Find and monitor your Facebook Community Page, if applicable. Claim your Facebook Places Page, if applicable. Create a Twitter Profile. Set up Flickr Profile. Create and complete your personal profile. Reserve your LinkedIn Public Profile URL. Download Facebook app. Check in on Facebook Places/Location.

Cause Awareness & Giving Day Campaigns for Nonprofits

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Provide sample email text and social media graphics and avatars to your ambassadors. In the weeks leading up to your giving day campaign, email your ambassadors and ask them to update their social media profiles and email friends and family. Post on Facebook a minimum of 3X.

HealthCare.gov: A Model Facebook Page

Influence

So folks at the Department of Health and Human Services also recently spruced up their presence on Facebook. Given that over 100 million Americans have Facebook accounts and half of those log in daily, this is a smart move. Any registered Facebook user may post a comment.

How to Create Visual Content for Social Media on the Fly

SocialFish

Pic Monkey is an amazing desktop app that lets you do everything from making photo and image collages to quickly designing Facebook cover photos, banners, featured posts, avatars and more. And the tool makes posting on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other sites easy.

HOW TO: Get Your Nonprofit Started on Pinterest

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That said, my Pinterest Profile for “Nonprofit Organizations” ( pinterest.com/nonprofitorgs ) will only follow nonprofits. Sign up for a Pinterest Account and set up your Pinterest Profile.

11 LinkedIn Group Management Best Practices for Nonprofits

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To jump-start your group, you will need to promote it on your website, in your e-newsletter, and in your social networking profiles. When your group reaches that size, it’s likely to produce more traffic to your website and new e-newsletter subscribers than 10,000 fans on Facebook or followers on Twitter will do. Don’t try to be clever and put your Facebook Page or Twitter Profile. Use a Horizontal Avatar.

Top 5 Social Media Best Practices for #GivingTuesday

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Create social and media graphics in at least two sizes:800 x 800: Best for Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram. 800 x 400: Best for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn. Create an ambassador sign up page and provide sample email text and social media graphics/avatars.

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Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Some common metrics to monitor are website traffic, blog traffic, e-newsletter subscribers, Facebook fans, Twitter followers, online dollars raised, volunteers, and event attendees. Ideally, your social media vanity URLs should match your website URL, but if your website URL is not available on the big three (Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube), then you may need to get creative. Use a Square Version of Your Organization’s Logo as Your Avatar on Social Media Sites.

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

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In fact, a study released in the fall of 2011 revealed that auto-posting to Facebook decreases likes and comments by up to 70% which can have a detrimental impact on a nonprofit’s EdgeRank score on Facebook. Chapter 3 :: Find Your Facebook Voice.

33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A directory of quotes by famous people, this websites list thousands of inspirational quotes useful for Tweeting and Facebook Status Updates.

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

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A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A directory of quotes by famous people, this websites list thousands of inspirational quotes useful for Tweeting and Facebook Status Updates. Profile. Profile at: re.vu/heathermansfield.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A directory of quotes by famous people, this websites list thousands of inspirational quotes useful for Tweeting and Facebook Status Updates. Profile. Profile at: re.vu/heathermansfield.

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

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A website that allows you to create an image with a mosaic of your Twitter Followers’ avatars. Twibbon is a tool that allows your supporters on Twitter and Facebook to add a micro version of your nonprofit’s avatar to their profile pics. Profile.

Online Fundraising Ideas (7 Strategies & 63% More Donations)

Nonprofits Source

Custom Facebook Audiences. Custom Facebook audiences are an effective way to leverage your existing email lists. They work by matching your database with Facebook, creating a custom audience. Once the list was segmented, a custom Facebook audience was created for each group.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. The new time allotment and updated tool list is as follows: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: 15 Hours Weekly.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A directory of quotes by famous people, this websites list thousands of inspirational quotes useful for Tweeting and Facebook Status Updates. Profile. Profile at: re.vu/heathermansfield.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In fact, a study released in the fall of 2011 revealed that auto-posting to Facebook decreases likes and comments by up to 70% which can have a detrimental impact on a nonprofit’s EdgeRank score on Facebook. Chapter 3 :: Find Your Facebook Voice.

22 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A directory of quotes by famous people, this websites list thousands of inspirational quotes useful for Tweeting and Facebook Status Updates.

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A directory of quotes by famous people, this websites list thousands of inspirational quotes useful for Tweeting and Facebook Status Updates. A good quote is certain to garner your nonprofit Retweets and thumbs up on Facebook any day of the week. This site provides an incredibly useful breakdown of Facebook users by age, gender, and location.

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

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Aradium is a new service that enables nonprofits and small businesses to create and host online stores inside of their Facebook Pages. Responsively designed for both desktop and mobile devices, customers can buy, share, like, comment and checkout all from your nonprofit’s Facebook Page.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A directory of quotes by famous people, this websites list thousands of inspirational quotes useful for Tweeting and Facebook Status Updates. A good quote is certain to garner your nonprofit Retweets and thumbs up on Facebook any day of the week. This site provides an incredibly useful breakdown of Facebook users by age, gender, and location. Profile. Profile at: re.vu/heathermansfield.

Seeking Feedback: Should “Nonprofit Organizations” Go Through a Rebranding?

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At the core of the brand is the Nonprofit Organizations avatar which has been used consistently since then to build a visual brand across many social networks ( Facebook , Twitter , Pinterest , etc).

The Buddy System: Going Social with Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

Some automatically duplicate your blog posts on your Facebook page. With BuddyPress you can build member profiles, create user groups and activity streams and set up notification alerts and dedicated messaging.

New on SSIR: Organizations and Individuals Fundraising in Social Media

Amy Sample Ward

Organizations should recognize the need for being “real&# online and can honor that by, for example, putting in the profile information of organizational presences who is actually speaking from that account, sharing information, resources and links that aren’t only associated with the organization, and responding to people online to have conversations in public (even put a smiley face in there while you’re at it!).