4 Ways to Use Facebook to Engage Millennials in Your Cause

Connection Cafe

That’s millions of us becoming more established in our careers with greater means to give generously to causes. When looking for the best platform with multi-level engagement, I find that Facebook still has the advantage over other social platforms.

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How to Promote a Cause on Facebook

SocialFish

Pushing a more socialized agenda by allowing for greater user participation is doing wonders for cause promotion, in particular. Since it was a natural progression of use, there are questions as to why the concept works so flawlessly through Facebook, in particular.

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2016 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful for online fundraising. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Facebook Twitter Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Fundraising Social Media YouTube Giving Days Cause Awareness Days

Cause Awareness & Giving Day Campaigns for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rise of social media has also given rise to online giving on cause awareness and giving days. To help your nonprofit prepare and launch a successful cause awareness day and/or giving day online campaign, this webinar was presented on November 14 to more than one thousand nonprofit staff.

2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. LinkedIn Snapchat Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media Fundraising

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. Facebook live isn’t that exciting if no one shows up.

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. Keep calm and Facebook Live.

Social Media, Causes, Politics & Millennials: How Online Cause Engagement Changes in an Election Year

Connection Cafe

This study also examines millennials’ interest and activation in specific causes that may be differentiated by their support of a particular political party. Nonprofit News Achieve Giving in an Election Year MCON Millennial Impact Report millennials political giving Social Media

How World Wildlife Fund Used Segmentation to Activate Social Influencers for Their Cause

Connection Cafe

If the Oracle were speaking to nonprofits today, it might say “Know thy supporters!”. For nonprofits interested in engaging supporters in online advocacy, this is especially true. What can your nonprofit learn from WWF’s success?

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Facebook Publishes Guide for Nonprofits and Causes

Tech Soup Blog

Facebook has recently produced a guide to help nonprofits build their organization's presence on the world's top social media platform. Take Advantage of Facebook's Key Features. Use Facebook's Timeline feature to share photos and videos or ask questions.

39 Questions Your Nonprofit Can Answer with Facebook Insights

NetWits

This is a guest post by the one and only Nonprofit Facebook Guy – John Haydon (also a good buddy of mine). How active are Facebook users with our Page? How many Facebook users (fans and non-fans interacted with my Page this month? Subscribe to the RSS feed ›.

Facebook Subscriptions: 8 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay Attention

NetWits

Making a difference, a positive impact in the world, is the entire reason your nonprofit organizations exists. So, how does Facebook fit into all of this? Facebook is a communications platform with close to a billion users.

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new Facebook Fundraising Tools could be a game changer for the nonprofit sector. Once donors understand how the technology works, there could be a pivotal shift away from donating through a nonprofit’s website. View: Humane Society of the United States Facebook Page.

Facebook Live for Nonprofits: 11 Tips for Getting Started

John Haydon

Facebook Live is taking the newsfeed by storm! This (relatively) new live broadcasting feature lets any person, brand, or nonprofit live-stream events, reveals, celebrations, and more. Hesitant about broadcasting your cause […]. Facebook Marketing

The Facebook ‘Donate Now’ Button Should Be a No-Brainer for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Facebook announced some big news last week. Nonprofits now have the option to include a“Donate Now” button as a call to action on Pages and ads, offering visitors a direct path from Facebook to the donation forms on their websites. It only took a couple of days for the nonprofit blogosphere to offer their thoughts. Reactions ranged from“let’s wait and see” to “Facebook missed the mark” and “this is dumb and I hate it”.

Four Types of Facebook Cause Marketing Campaigns

John Haydon

My good friend Megan Strand at the Cause Marketing Forum recently published a white paper called “Cause Marketing on Facebook: Truths, Tips and Trends from Pioneers” (the Executive summary can be downloaded for free). Does your nonprofit do cause marketing?

Facebook: Is it Worth your Nonprofit’s Time?

NetWits

How much time should your nonprofit spend engaging with their “fans” on Facebook? Or will nonprofit campaigners who spend eight hours a week on their FB fanpage see better results such as more actions taken on campaigns and increased donations? Facebook Increases Event Turnout.

The Biggest Facebook Mistake Most Nonprofits Make

John Haydon

The biggest mistake nonprofits make with Facebook is thinking Facebook is about them, not their community (This claim is based solely on the work I’ve done with hundreds of nonprofits). Think about your personal use of Facebook for a moment.

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Fighting for a cause

ASU Lodestar Center

I recently completed a nonprofit internship, and it was a very difficult and challenging experience. I looked to many of my nonprofit leadership and management classes at ASU for insight. I also drove around and noticed a lot of nonprofits in the area. posted by. Dick Erwin.

3 Reasons Facebook Ads Aren’t Working for Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

Have you used Facebook ads for your nonprofit? If so, it shows that you’re serious about promoting your cause on Facebook. But what if your Facebook ads aren’t working? So congratulations!

The Happy Healthy Social Change Activist: Passion for a Cause without Burnout

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Since the theme this year was “Change Making,” I taught a workshop on self-care for change makers based on my forthcoming book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit , co-authored with Aliza Sherman. The Happy Healthy Social Change Activist: Passion for a Cause without Burnout Workshop.

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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Your 2016 Cause Camp Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

Without further adieu, we’re pleased to announce our Cause Camp speaker lineup for 2016. Cause Camp is an annual conference for nonprofit professionals held in Lincoln, Neb. at Innovation Campus, and it brings the best of the nonprofit sector together in one place.

Digital Strategies are Moving the Needle for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

By 2018, social media will be one of the most important channels for nonprofits, according to a study conducted by Forrester. The difference, however, between their giving habits and those of the generations before them is distinctly rooted in how and where they choose to connect with causes.

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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Two Opportunities for Nonprofits to Power their #GivingTuesday Campaigns — Facebook Ad Credits & #MyGivingStory

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But despite jet lag and an over flowing email in box, I wanted to write up two opportunities for nonprofits that could help them power up their year end and Giving Tuesday Campaigns. When used effectively, ads can have a remarkable impact on nonprofits of any size.

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

Today, nonprofits have an opportunity like never before to reignite their partnership with supporters and provide platforms and opportunities for people to use their social networks to organize and advance your cause. Ask Ambassadors to Live Stream on Facebook and Twitter.

17 Steps to Creating Explosively Successful Facebook Contests

John Haydon

Facebook contests can increase your fan-count and engagement. Is a Facebook contest right for your organization? Familiarize yourself with Facebook Policies and Guidelines. You can check out Facebook’s list of dos and don’ts here.

12 Must-Know Stats About Social Media, Fundraising, and Cause Awareness

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Until recently the nonprofit pioneers of the Social Web had to mostly rely on their intuition that their social media campaigns were resulting in more dollars raised online, an increase in brand and cause awareness, and higher rates of volunteer recruitment and retention.

New Book Reveals How Cause Marketing Helps Nonprofits Succeed

Frogloop

We’re hearing lots more these days about “Cause Marketing.” For most Frogloop readers, the main thing to know is that Cause Marketing has become a major source of dollars for nonprofits large and small -- from First Book and KaBOOM! Cause Marketing

Passing the Word: Getting Supporters to Share your Cause

Byte Technology

However, it’s important to first be honest: in today’s go-go world, it’s difficult for even the most cause-dedicated people to find the time to fully immerse themselves in a charity they’re passionate about. Fundraising Nonprofit Social Media

What Does Facebook’s New Timeline Apps Mean for Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Remember last September when Facebook announced all those changes to individual profiles, including the timeline? One of the changes was that your friends and fans can do more than “Like” or “Comment” on Facebook. with their Facebook friends.

Facebook Page Redesign – 7 Features You Need to Know About

John Haydon

Today Facebook announced a completely new design for Facebook Pages , starting this week. The redesign of Facebook Pages is intended to help admins “find the tools they use most” The layout also looks like it will display more consistently on desktop and mobile.

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18 Ways to Beat Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm

John Haydon

This article gives you 18 ways to beat the Facebook News Feed algorithm with posting strategies, external channels, and Facebook Insights. How Reach is Created on Facebook. Facebook defines reach as the number of unique Facebook users who see your updates.

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Komen Kan Kiss My Mammagram, PinActivism, and Newsjacking for a Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Kivi got a call from a newspaper in Dallas writing about the nonprofit marketing angle. Again, literally minutes later, I started to see mentions on Facebook and Twitter. Source: causes.com via Beth on Pinterest. On Tuesday, the Susan G.

Book: Cause Marketing for Dummies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Joe Waters, who writes the Selfish Giving Blog , has published a book, Cause Marketing for Dummies and was kind enough to send me a copy. Click to Purchase on Amazon.

7 Totally Surprising Brain Tricks to Sell Your Cause

NTEN

Appeal to the massive subconscious mind to help sell your cause. Here are seven of the most surprising ways to sell your cause. Here are seven of the most surprising ways to sell your cause. Does your cause involve babies in any way? You may not be able to locate your cause in a penthouse, but you might want to test high-altitude imagery or perspectives in your electronic outreach. cause marketing E-mail katya andresen neuroscience nptech nten Fundraising

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Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note From Beth: Here’s some quick tips on using Facebook Ads. What if you’ve done everything to build a strong Facebook community, consistently post quality content and do your very best to engage with users, but you (or, in some cases, your CEO) still want more?

11 Tips to Get Your Nonprofit Live on Facebook

NonProfit Hub

John Haydon is one of the most sought-after digital marketing experts for nonprofits and charities. He has helped hundreds of nonprofits achieve their best marketing and fundraising results. John is a trainer, coach, consultant, speaker, and author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies.

Cause Camp 2017 Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the official Cause Camp 2017 speaker lineup. He began working with nonprofits full-time about 15 years ago. John Haydon is one of the most sought-after digital marketing experts for nonprofits and charities.