How to Convert Your Facebook Page Over to the New Timeline Layout (VIDEO TUTORIAL)

John Haydon

Change your main avatar picture. As you may know by now, Facebook Pages will automatically migrate over to a completely new format on March 30th. You do not want to wait until 9:00PM on the 29th to start figuring this out! Because I’m in a good mood this week, I’ve created this is a step-by-step video for you an on how to convert your Facebook Page over to the new Timeline format.

Five Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To get started, here’s a step-by-step tutorial for nonprofits and a list of nonprofits already using Pinterest effectively. Add your logo or avatar to your images. In terms of branding, it’d be wise to add your logo or avatar to some of your photos. You’ll need a photo editing tool to drag and drop your logo or avatar onto your images, but the extra step is worth your time.

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

John Haydon

The tabs at the top of Pages are now located in the left-hand sidebar, under the main avatar. However, there are three ways the new layout impacts Pages: Avatar: Having an avatar that’s 600 px tall used to be a great use of real estate, but now that height pushes your tabs further down. The Nonprofit Facebook guy will have video tutorials.

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

SocialFish

Simplify Your Profile Picture – The new profile picture (AKA avatar) is now 180 pixels square. You don’t need to include the name of your organization in your main avatar because the name of your Facebook page travels with your avatar everywhere on Facebook. Also, check out this video tutorial on everything you need to know about converting your Page over to the new Timeline.

Free Facebook Video Course At The Inbound Zombie Facebook Page

John Haydon

If you’re looking for one central location for a set of video tutorials on using a Facebook Page, check out the Inbound Zombie Facebook Page ( [link] ). How to upload an avatar to your Facebook Page. You’ll find more than 13 videos covering a variety of topics (mainly “How-to&# ) that I’ve embedded on a single page: How to select the best category for your Facebook Page. How to configure your Facebook page wall settings.

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

John Haydon

New Profile Pic Dimensions – Your Page avatar (profile pic) will now be 180 pixels square. I’ll be working on a few new video tutorials on using the new Page design, so stay tuned here ( subscribe ) or over at the Nonprofit Facebook Guy ! 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. Highlights and Features of the new Page Layout.

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

SocialFish

Simplify Your Profile Picture – The new profile picture (AKA avatar) is now 180 pixels square. You don’t need to include the name of your organization in your main avatar because the name of your Facebook page travels with your avatar everywhere on Facebook. Also, check out this video tutorial on everything you need to know about converting your Page over to the new Timeline.

Nine Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To get started, here’s a step-by-step tutorial for nonprofits , a list of nonprofits already using Pinterest effectively , and the Nonprofit Organizations Pinterest Profile. Add your logo or avatar to your images. In terms of branding, it’d be wise to add your logo or avatar to some of your photos. You’ll need a photo editing tool to drag and drop your logo or avatar onto your images, but the extra step is worth your time.

Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Use a Square Version of Your Organization’s Logo as Your Avatar on Social Media Sites. It’s very important that you invest the time and resources needed to designing a visually distinct, square avatar that matches the overall branding of your nonprofit. Since most nonprofit logos are horizontal, they cannot be used as your avatar on social media sites because they are automatically cropped once they are uploaded.

Tips on how to mobilize your supporters

Frogloop

• JD Lasica (that’s me) offered a one-stop shop for resources on how nonprofits and cause organizations can use social tools : a landing page that aggregates resources on social networking tutorials, handouts, top fund-raising tools and much more. • Justin also pointed to this article on how to bring social network avatars to life and an essay on how slacktivism is a misnomer.

Nine Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To get started, here’s a step-by-step tutorial for nonprofits , a list of nonprofits already using Pinterest effectively , and the Nonprofit Organizations Pinterest Profile. Add your logo or avatar to your images. In terms of branding, it’d be wise to add your logo or avatar to some of your photos. You’ll need a photo editing tool to drag and drop your logo or avatar onto your images, but the extra step is worth your time.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Add your nonprofit’s Twibbon/avatar to your Google+ Profile picture. Upload your nonprofit’s avatar as one (or all five) of your featured profile photos. “+1″ other’s posts as your nonprofit to increase exposure of your avatar and to foster good will. The more you +1 others, the more you’ll get +1′d… and due to increased exposure of your avatar through +1ing, your nonprofit will likely get more new followers as well: 8.

29 tips to improve your nonprofit website’s landing pages

John Haydon

On your Facebook custom tab and avatar, in your email newsletter template, and in your direct mail pieces. Check out these video tutorials on using Google Analytics. I’ve been doing a lot of work/research about improving landing pages on nonprofit websites. What’s a landing page and why should you care? A landing page is a page on your website where you want visitors to complete a specific transaction, such as donating money or joining an email list.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Add your nonprofit’s Twibbon/avatar to your Google+ Profile picture. Upload your nonprofit’s avatar as one (or all five) of your featured profile photos. “+1″ other’s posts as your nonprofit to increase exposure of your avatar and to foster good will. The more you +1 others, the more you’ll get +1′d… and due to increased exposure of your avatar through +1ing, your nonprofit will likely get more new followers as well: 8.

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your supporters also want to see what your staff and working space look like – the human beings behind the avatar, if you will. To add social networking icons, a Donate Now button, or an e-newsletter subscribe link to your blog, default landing page on Facebook, or to Flickr Sets and Collections <b>you need to know <a href=”[link] HTML</a> </b> You can either teach yourself through tutorials on YouTube, take a class, or attend my Advanced Facebook Webinar.

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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Games for Social Change gaming and libraries was recently published and the author is the Shifted Librarian and My Avatar Wears Tight Jeans and 4 Other Things I learned from Internet Librarian 2006 is worth the read from Michael Stephens. Vlog and Blog Raising Lost in Light is a videoblog about small gauge filmmaking featuring home movies, work by artists, articles by preservationists and film scholars, video tutorials and other film gems. Click To Play.

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Rebooting Charity

Lasica’s 10 Easy Steps tutorial. Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

The Tech Virtual Museum Workshop launches today!

Museum 2.0

We know there are lots of people out there who have been "peeking in" on Second Life for awhile now, reading the articles, seeing the videos, maybe even creating an avatar. I've spent the last month building some sample exhibits, as well as a tutorial on interactive exhibit design. Casting it as a walk-through tutorial, with a bit of interaction thrown in, will hopefully turn arduous "instructions" into a fun and informative experience.

NpTech Tag Summary: Scarcity Thinking, Social Network Fragmentation?, and Engagement Strategies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

why does someone spend so much time in a game world customising their avatar???? One of the ways is via strategic commenting and here's a terrific video tutorial on the topic or this terrific tips article from problogger. Flickr photo from handsome monkey. Engagement Strategie s.