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How to Broadcast Your Impact with Facebook Live

Connection Cafe

Facebook Live is a feature that lets any Page live-broadcast events, breaking news, interviews, and more. Nonprofits like The Met and Best Friends Animal Society are using Facebook Live to engage donors in powerful and very creative ways. Live-broadcast moments of impact.

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money

Connection Cafe

You’re probably already aware that Facebook Live lets any nonprofit live-stream fundraising events , breaking news, impact stories, and more, directly from their Facebook Page. How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money. Feature donor stories in your broadcast.

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Facebook Radically Changed the News Feed – Here’s What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Connection Cafe

In a Facebook post dated January 11th, Mark Zuckerberg shared a completely new direction for the News Feed to make sure the “time we all spend on Facebook is time well spent.”. Posts from friends and family over posts from nonprofits, brands, and local businesses. Facebook will continue to use the amount of reactions, comment, and shares to rank posts in News Feed. Why did Facebook make this change? What does this mean for your nonprofit?

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5 Ways to Gain The Upper Hand in Facebook’s Newsfeed

Connection Cafe

If you work in marketing or communications, you know about the Facebook Newsfeed and it’s impact on organic reach. Facebook can’t exist without its users. Facebook recently announced a test in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Slovakia, Serbia, Guatemala, and Cambodia. Facebook says they have no current plans to test this feature in other countries. Facebook is about people, not brands. Facebook is a platform built on driving personal connections.

10 Nonprofit E-newsletter Resources

Have Fun - Do Good

"Blogs are great because you can re-purpose some of the content from your posts in your e-newsletter," I told a large group at a recent social media training. How many of you have an e-newsletter?". I know everyone is all abuzz about Twitter and blogs and Facebook, but the reality is, not everyone uses social media; almost everybody uses email. It is amazing to me how many organizations and entrepreneurs don't have an e-newsletter, or if they do, it is deathly boring.

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofits to succeed on social media, they have to be good at social media and that requires a clear understanding of how, when, and why individuals engage with nonprofits on social media. 59% of people of who engage with causes on social media donate money to nonprofits.

Facebook + Ning for Social Change

Social Actions

In this article, we lay out three scenarios for how your social change initiative can combine the critical mass of Facebook with the community-building tools of Ning. Facebook has the lure of a big city. On Facebook, it never hurts to try new things.

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Towards a New Kind of Nonprofit Website, Part I

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In other words, they were simply like many other tiny nonprofits in terms of the transitory nature of their IT assets. Facebook group of 1000 people. Over time, I’ve had to seriously rethink the role that nonprofits can play on the Web.

How to Report Live from Nonprofit Events Using Periscope

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good experimented with Periscope for live streaming for the first time during the 2015 Independent Sector Conference. Your nonprofit should invest in tripod for consistent streaming, such as the Accmor Rhythm Pro or the JOBY GripTight GorillaPod.

Towards a New Kind of Nonprofit Website, Part I

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In other words, they were simply like many other tiny nonprofits in terms of the transitory nature of their IT assets. Facebook group of 1000 people. Over time, I’ve had to seriously rethink the role that nonprofits can play on the Web.

A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. However, for those nonprofits that have purchased the ebook version of Mobile for Good it is impossible to use the checklist since ebooks are static in their functionality and content.

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. Web 1.0 :: The Broadcast Web. 2) e-Newsletter. 1) Facebook.

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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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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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10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are now over 143 million blogs on the Internet and when I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Many nonprofits don’t consider blogging either because they think they need to blog everyday and that it would be too time consuming, or they have no idea what to blog about.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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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Pheed and Sulia: Two New Social Networks for the Nonprofit Early Adopters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits that have the capacity to be early adopters have learned that early adoption in and of itself is a wise social media strategy. Related Links: Free Webinar on April 18: 11 Steps to Launching a Successful Social Media Strategy for Your Nonprofit.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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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Top 5 Ways You Can Use Facebook and Ning for Social Change

Social Actions

In this article, we highlight five ways to use Facebook and Ning, and then feature a few social media success stories that leverage one or both platforms. Facebook. At Social Actions, we use Facebook primarily to post links to blog entries and calls to action.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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.

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. Since I have returned from Asia I have cut my consumption of broadcast news by 95%. e-Newsletter.

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. here are 22 of must-read updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits : 1.

50 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 for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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.

"Google Was Our First Office": Managing a Worldwide Staff

NTEN

PT started using Salesforce.com in 2008, taking advantage of its free licenses for nonprofits. Social Media helps PresenTense manage their big community: they use Facebook , twitter and Google Apps. PT also broadcasts some of the events using livestream.com.

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

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Reaching Baby Boomers: The Next Big Demographic in Nonprofit Online Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

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!" LinkedIn, Facebook, MySpace).

'Tis the Season To Raise Funds

NTEN

As the holiday season approaches, many nonprofits often find themselves scrambling to meet year-end donation goals. Yet when it comes to nonprofit fundraising, remember one size doesn't fit all. Tags: Fundraising Newsletter NPTech NTEN online fundraising ron weber

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Reaching Baby Boomers: The Next Big Demographic in Nonprofit Online Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

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!" LinkedIn, Facebook, MySpace).

It's a Small World After All: How to Use Niche Social Networks to Spread Your Message

NTEN

For a nonprofit organization, finding passionate people who are receptive to your message is the difference between getting your message heard and having it fall on deaf ears. We all dream of having a billion fans on Facebook and gobs of Twitter followers, but for those who are active in the social media space, we know that the end goal should always be quality over quantity. Tags: Leadership Newsletter NPTech NTEN Social Media

NpTech Summary: Red T-Shirt Day - Supporting Monks, YouTube Nonprofit Channel, and Web2forDev Conference Reports

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is also a groundswell of support all over the Internet, from bloggers ( one blog at a time ) Facebook , Flickr , Online Petitions , mobile phones , and Second Life. Google announces " Broadcast Your Cause, " a nonprofit channel on YouTube.

It's Your Content -- Take Control of It!

NTEN

When you launch an integrated marketing plan, you're most likely producing content for a web site, a landing page, a blog, a newsletter, and perhaps a Facebook or MySpace page. Whatever you say on your web site must be reflected in your newsletter and your blog. When you broadcast your message on all of these channels, you are in fact extending and strengthening your brand. Tags: NPTech michael weiss marketing NTEN Newsletter integrated communications

Nonprofits Using Ning: An Interview with Community Media Workshop and Best Practices

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week for WeAreMedia project, I put a call on Twitter for case studies, best practices, and links about nonprofits using social networking sites, including Ning. Nonprofits, support groups, and nonprofit professionals have found their homes on Ning. LauraatNing was listening and just pinged me to point me over to this blog post about nonprofits that are using Ning with their donors and supporters.

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8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling

SocialFish

Amy DeLouise is a video director-producer who specializes in telling real people stories that help nonprofits and companies tell their brand story. If you are reaching out to boomers and grandparents, go for Facebook.

Developing a Social Media Plan: Lessons from Election 2008

NTEN

As agents of social change, there is a great deal the nonprofit sector can learn from Election 2008. Social Network Sites: In an effort to court the younger voter, candidates have built presences on My Space and Facebook. As of October 9th, Obama's campaign had more than 2 million Facebook supporters, with John McCain at 565,000 and Ralph Nader at almost 10,000. Lauren-Glenn Davitian, CCTV Center for Media and Democracy. Election 2008 is remarkable for so many reasons.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23

SocialFish

The membership roster comprises more than 3,000 professionals from both the business and creative sides of the industry who come from a broad range of disciplines, and represent cable telecommunications, broadcast, digital, film and print media.

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GW Engagement Survey Section Three: Email

GroundWire

Facebook, Twitter, and SMS may be the cool kids on the block, but email is still king when it comes to communicating with your constituents. Running a good email program takes planning, focus, and time, all of which are often in short supply in resource-challenged nonprofits.

10 Things You're Doing Wrong With Social Media

Idealware

You’re on social media—maybe Facebook, Twitter or your organization’s blog—and you’re having some success, but you know there’s room for improvement. Include your Twitter handle and links to your Facebook page on your website and in the signature on your email, link to them in your newsletters and other communications, and publicize them at events. This article originally ran in the March 15, 2012 edition of The NonProfit Times. License: Copyright The Nonprofit Times.