How to use Canva to Create Stellar Visual Content [VIDEO TUTORIAL]

John Haydon

Especially if you are in charge of content marketing for your organization. Here’s an edited version of “How to use Canva to Create Stellar Visual Content” (slideshare is below the video): Online Fundraising content creation content marketing howto video visual content

Google+ Introductory Tutorial

SocialFish

05:45 – Editing content and visibility of your Profile. Why reinvent the wheel when awesome honorary SocialFish John Haydon has recorded this fab 101 video for getting started with Google+ ? Thank you John! Here’s John’s rundown of what’s in this video. Original post is here.

How to use Canva to Create Stellar Visual Content [VIDEO TUTORIAL]

John Haydon

Especially if you are in charge of content marketing for your organization. Here’s an edited version of “How to use Canva to Create Stellar Visual Content” (slideshare is below the video): Online Fundraising content creation content marketing howto video visual content

17 Extremely Useful Facebook Video Tutorials For Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ve seen the various different video tutorials I’ve published on using Facebook, YouTube, Google Analytics and WordPress. How to Create Content That is Only Viewable by Fans of Your Facebook Page. Three ways to post content on your Facebook Page. What video tutorials would you like to see? I’m always looking for recommendations for video tutorials. Leave your tutorial ideas in the comments.

Content Curation Primer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What is Content Curation? Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme. Content curators have integrated this skill into their daily routine. Content

Two New Video Tutorials from Idealware

Tech Soup Blog

Our content partners at Idealware have just launched a new series of video tutorials for nonprofits. There are two tutorials so far: Facebook vs. Twitter and Constituent Chaos. These short tutorials are full of great information. The Constituent Chaos tutorial does a great job of delineating the different types of constituent relationships and what interactions with each type of constituent it's useful for an organization to track.

Everything you need to know about the new Facebook Insights (video tutorial included)

SocialFish

Reach – The number of people who have seen content content associated with your Page (everything mentioned. Under the graph you’ll see a spreadsheet of your most recent page updates, with information about how Facebook users engaged with that content.

Introducing: TechSoup Registration and Eligibility Tutorials

Tech Soup Blog

The three videos, available on the TechSoup YouTube page : The TechSoup Eligibility Tutorial. In the TechSoup Eligibility Tutorial , you will find out where to go to check eligibility, what the best practices are for checking eligibility, and what you need to know before taking the TechSoup eligibility quiz. Do you want to see more short, multimedia content? Are you interested in receiving TechSoup product donations and discounts, but do not know where to start?

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

SocialFish

The new Facebook page timeline layout changes the way your organization needs to think about content. The News Feed – The the content strategy for the newsfeed focused on engaging Facebook fans in the hopes that greater awareness would be spread through virality.

Hack Your Content Marketing With Facebook Interest Lists and Graph Search

SocialFish

One of the biggest challenges nonprofits have is finding content that will resonate with their community. A little known, but powerful way to curate content is with Facebook Interests lists. Below are four steps for using Facebook Interest Lists to curate high-quality content: 1.

How to Hack Facebook Interests Lists for Content Marketing

John Haydon

One of the biggest challenges nonprofits have is finding content that will resonate with their community. A little know, but powerful way to curate content is with Facebook Interests lists. Below are four steps for using Facebook Interest Lists to curate high-quality content: 1.

Video Tutorials and Webinars at Charity How To

Tech Soup Blog

The site offers videos and recorded webinars from many luminaries in the sector (including our content partners at Idealware ), and now it features several of our recorded TechSoup Talks!

How to Make Your Facebook Page Timeline Easier to Scan (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

Facebook content strategy facebook page howto timelineThis video shows you how to clean up your Facebook Page Timeline by: Hiding posts. Changing dates. Creating full-width posts. Repositioning photos. I have a few more videos coming out about using Facebook so subscribe to my YouTube channel. Thanks!

[Video Tutorial] How to Fix Your Broken Static FBML Facebook Page Custom Tabs

John Haydon

See if the content in the tab isn’t rendering correctly, which might be the case if you’ve used FBML tags. As you may have heard, Facebook finally stopped supporting Static FBML in custom Page tabs.

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. The News Feed – The the content strategy for the newsfeed focused on engaging Facebook fans in the hopes that greater awareness would be spread through virality.

12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

Here’s an easy tutorial on the whole process. Here’s a simple tutorial on how to do this. Content Strategy From the TrenchesThis is an excerpt of a post that originally appeared on the Wild Apricot blog and is reposted here with permission.

Getting started with Google Plus and Circles (video)

John Haydon

05:45 – Editing content and visibility of your Profile. Google google plus tutorialsGoogle Plus is the new social platform expected to give Facebook a good fight, and make Flickr, Quora and Twitter a bit nervous.

How to reveal content on your Facebook Page only when someone clicks like

John Haydon

For example, on Inbound Zombie I have free video tutorials to anyone who “likes&# the Page. How to display “connection-only&# content on your Facebook Page.

6 Reasons Open Source Makes Sense

3rd Sector Labs

Don’t take our word for it, Google “WordPress Tutorial” to see for yourself). Content Management Custom Technology Drupal Featured Lifecycle Management Open Source Wordpress

Nine Ways You Can Use Facebook Graph Search to Learn About Your Fans (VIDEO)

John Haydon

One of the most critical aspects of an effective content strategy is to understand your audience. When you understand your audience – really get them – your content strategy becomes crystal clear!

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Association Social Media: American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

SocialFish

How do you decide what content to post where? My focus is on developing content for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. We do not post the same content across all sites. If we do feature the same content, we try t o modify it to be specifically tailored for that site.

Pinterest Marketing for B2Bs

SocialFish

If content doesn’t have a visual aspect, it cannot be successful on Pinterest. Key ways to incorporate images into your content, making it more easily shareable include using stock photos, adding visual examples, creating infographics and linking to graphs and other statistics.

Using YouTube for B2B

SocialFish

The site’s content ranges from official music videos to homemade cat clips, with so much in between. How-to Tutorials. Content Strategy Implementation YouTube reigns over online video sharing.

112 Nonprofit Blog Posts, Articles, and Stories from 2013 You Can’t Miss.

Connection Cafe

From #batkid to #GivingTuesday, the Next Generation of American Giving to Content Marketing for Nonprofits , storytelling to social fundraising, retention rates to relationship building, the roundup below covers it all (and everything in between). Your supporters’ Facebook news feeds just got a quality content make-over, and grumpy cat is taking a backseat to high-performing posts. Content is taking the Marketing industry by storm, and nonprofit marketers are no exception.

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Green Jobs Now has a podcast: lessons learned

GroundWire

With any content, however, it is more likely to be read/watched/listened to if it is platform agnostic (meaning it can be accessed anywhere your audience wants it). Green Jobs Now , a national campaign for a new, inclusive green economy that we’re providing technical and strategic support for, now has its very first podcast listed in the iTunes Directory.

One-to-One Marketing at the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed? 06/28/2010: User Expectations and Interface Response Times 06/16/2010: Making the most of conference hashtags: A tool for presenters 06/08/2010: Beaconfire Survey: Seductive Interactions 06/08/2010: Emailing with Convio – Testing Conditional Content 06/07/2010: Goin’ Barefoot?

7 Facebook Hacks for Your Nonprofit’s Website

John Haydon

And you reach people with your website content. Reaching Facebook users with your website content. In the same way that people share your Facebook Page updates with their friends, they can also share your website content with their friends.

On the Move: Great Drag-and-Drop Plugins for Easy Site Customization

Byte Technology

Beyond content creation there’s editing, imagery, layout, themes and dozens of more ways to add some pop to your page and give yourself a unique look and brand. A premium (paid) drag-and-drop page customization plugin, Beaver Builder is extremely fast and offers a beautiful tutorial for beginners that gets them up to speed on how to use the program. In the world of WordPress, customization rules the roost.

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500 Social Media Marketing Tips

SocialFish

Also, we know how fast things change in the land of social, so I love the way Andrew keeps the content fresh and update the book on a monthly basis. To accompany the book, I also produce free step-by-step video tutorials covering all kinds of social media marketing methods.

7 Actionable SEO Strategies You Can Do Today

SocialFish

You create great content, preferably, evergreen content (infographics, case studies, tutorials) so people can see your expertise and trust you. (We’ll I’m no Jon Cooper, who creates some of the best SEO tutorials out there like this recently updated one, but I did get to be mentioned on the same list. Evergreen Content. You create content that is really, really great. Seriously, publishing evergreen content is easy with the right steps.

How To Spruce Up Your Facebook Page In Less Than 15 Minutes

John Haydon

Use Canva to quickly create a beautiful Facebook cover that highlights your upcoming event (here’s a short video tutorial on using Canva ). Facebook Marketing content marketing event marketing facebook page

The Picture Show: The Best WordPress Themes for Video Ventures

Byte Technology

Most are free and many are easy to use for beginners, but don’t be afraid to call in some help from the WordPress experts if you’re unsure of how to install and launch them or if you need a tutorial on how to safely and efficiently administer the themes. Vipress thrives on customization, and the video magazine theme comes with a modular layout that allows designers to build their unique homepage with content blocks.

Including A Login Box On Your Non-Wild Apricot Website

Wild Apricot Blog

Many Wild Apricot customers only use the system for their members-only content, and have a different static website. Our latest tutorial provides the code for embedding a Wild Apricot login box on another site. Wild Apricot how to

What is the Open Publishing Edition of NGO-in-a-box? | Open Publishing NGO-in-a-box

AFP Blog

Open Publishing NGO-in-a-box : "he Open Publishing Edition of NGO-in-a-box is a toolkit of Free and Open Source software, tutorials and guides for producing, publishing and distributing content. What is the Open Publishing Edition of NGO-in-a-box?

NGO 100

CAN II

VisionLink

In addition, a great deal of useful resources, libraries of information, online tutorials and much more have been added to this national system.

82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The analytics tools will also evaluate your posts to deduce the best possible times to share your content. iStock by Getty Images has high quality, royalty-free visual content for a low cost. Lumen5 converts articles and blog posts into video content – ideal for social media.

Pipe Up: How to Get More Comments on Your WordPress Posts

Byte Technology

One of the hallmarks of the WordPress content management system is the ability to engage a user audience and create a back-and-forth conversation of sorts in the virtual world. Check out the online tutorial at the WordPress home page and discover how to let users subscribe to their own comments through an instant notification.

10 Twitter Accounts Your Nonprofit Should Be Following

TechImpact

Following too few accounts will not allow you to fully utilize the platform, while following too many can over-saturate your feed, making it impossible to find the pertinent content. If your nonprofit is utilizing content marketing (it should) than your cant afford to not follow @KiviLM.

Message in A Box: New Toolkit from Tactical Technology Collective

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This guide is a one-stop place to find checklists, strategy tips, and how-to guides for creating everything in you need to implement a communications strategy - from quick guide for a print strategy to selecting a content management system. 

Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, why another social network, especially one where the focus is to create content, not consume and the culture of it is rather secretive? There’s lots of tutorials, but here is a good starter guide with some great suggestions.