How To Build Community Using Social Media

CauseVox

Controversial and provocative topics, large international events, and clickbait news headlines always float to the top due to the amount of engagement they receive (positive and negative).

Building Blocks of Effective Creative: Relevance

M+R

Does the general current environment, or the specific moment or cause our creative addresses, generate anger, sadness, confusion, hopelessness, determination, hope? What headlines are they seeing, what conversations are they having, what are they worrying about or hoping for in this moment?

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Why we’re not making predictions for 2021

Nimble AMS

I mean, did you ever think toilet paper demand or mysterious monoliths would be headline-makers? After the year we’ve all had (and what a year it’s been!), who can really predict what comes next? The truth is, nobody saw a year like 2020 coming.

3 Reasons Why Pinterest Is Still Relevant for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The first question that probably comes to your mind when reading this headline is – “Pinterest? For example, Grist.org is a news website that focuses on the environment. By Julia Campbell . Julia Campbell is social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog.

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5 Keys for Achieving your Organization’s Goals

Connection Cafe

Here are a few of the big headlines we keep on our minds (and on sticky notes on our desk when our minds are full) to make sure we’re keeping our urgent work from drowning out our most important work. Given the often unstable or unanticipated environment social change organizations are operating in, it’s paramount to be clear and dedicated to the end goal, not the various processes or steps to getting there.

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Don’t Just Celebrate – Advocate. Getting back down to the Roots of Earth Day: Tips for CSR Professionals

sgEngage

COVID curtailed quite a bit of emissions due to lack of commuting and travel, but the pandemic’s impact certainly hasn’t been all positive for the environment. Prior to 1970, many industries in the United States operated with little regard for their environmental impacts and there were few regulations at the state or federal level to protect the environment. Our environmental challenges aren’t just playing out in the natural disasters we see capturing national headlines.

The Scoop on Facebook Paper for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

I added "Headlines," "Tech," "Equality," and a few others. Off the top of my head, I can think of a few categories I'd like to see added to Paper: Environment, Social Good, and Education. There seems to be a new social media tool or channel every week. Some of them are must-haves, while others might not be worth your time. But when Facebook comes out with a new app, you should probably pay attention to it.

Towards a New Kind of Nonprofit Website, Part II

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You won’t need a user to go in and manually hack out some HTML to make headlines for all the other blog entries on your site. In other words, it’s a human-powered headline builder for your website. Let’s take a quick look at a typical “design pattern&# for the headlines section of a web newsite. Typical News Headline Design. Your nonprofit will have to create personal blogging environments for its staff.

Towards a New Kind of Nonprofit Website, Part II

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You won’t need a user to go in and manually hack out some HTML to make headlines for all the other blog entries on your site. In other words, it’s a human-powered headline builder for your website. Let’s take a quick look at a typical “design pattern&# for the headlines section of a web newsite. Typical News Headline Design. Your nonprofit will have to create personal blogging environments for its staff.

5 Ways to Thrive in the Trust Crisis

Connection Cafe

In 2017, the headline from their Trust Barometer was “Trust has Imploded!” In this low-trust environment, how can we be successful at fundraising? In every meeting about a campaign or fundraising plan, about your website or social media, you need to be planning to succeed in this low-trust environment. For the last 18 years, Edelman, the big PR firm, has done a world-wide survey of how much people trust government, media, nonprofits and business.

YES! Magazine's soaring online presence

GroundWire

What began 15 years ago on Washington state’s beautiful Bainbridge Island as a quarterly print magazine has morphed into a leader in daily online progressive news covering the economy, the environment and social justice -- and offering real-world solutions for readers looking to take action. editors know good headlines and great content generate traffic. 42 Ways to Not Make Trash. Indigenous Ecuadorians Take Chevron to Court. 10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy.

Top Nonprofit Twitter Accounts: 2016 Election Edition

EveryAction

There’s been a lot of talk about this year’s historic Presidential election, but behind the headlines, the real stories are about advocates fighting for change at all levels of government and across the entire country. Environment. Despite being one of the most under-discussed issues in this election cycle, groups like these have already registered tens of thousands of voters who care about the environment are imploring Americans concerned about climate change to vote.

Let’s Play with Soap!

Achieve

A good sense of hierarchy—IMAGE, then COLA BOTTLE, then HEADLINE, then COPY—across the page with some consideration of white space. This viewer will first look at the eyes of the model, then the headline, “Naturally You.”, care about the environment around them. I’ve got a pretty fun exercise for you. Google search “ads from the 1950s” and brush yourself up on the iconic advertisements that once graced the pages of magazines, periodicals, and outdoor boards of the time.

Cloud Computing Worldwide

Tech Soup Blog

Security: The Scary Part of Cloud Computing Recent security breaches in the cloud have made headlines, but the greatest security risk to nonprofits is still human negligence. Because it can save you time, money, and help spare the environment. All this month, join TechSoup.org and the TechSoup Global Network for our Cloud Computing Worldwide campaign.

PCI Compliance: Is Your Website Keeping Your Constituent Data Safe?

Connection Cafe

The recent news about Facebook’s use of personal information, even though it did not involve credit card data, still created headlines around the globe. This article will discuss some steps your organization can take in this increasingly volatile online giving environment. Choose a secure hosting environment that implements PCI-compliant security measures on your site, removing the burden from your organization to secure and maintain your own website.

Data in the Museum: Experimenting on People or Improving Their Experience?

Museum 2.0

Even as the reporters acknowledge that museums are trying to better understand and serve their visitors, there''s a hint of menace in headlines like " The Art is Watching You. " Facebook is a completely socially-engineered environment. Every few months, a major news outlet does an "expose" about data collection on museum visitors. These articles tend to portray museums as Big Brother, aggressively tracking visitors'' actions and interests across their visit.

Why is the Cloud Right for Your Nonprofit?

Connection Cafe

Nevertheless, the reasons these stories make headlines is because they are the exception, not the rule. The right cloud environment will allow your organization to function in a more streamlined and efficient manner. Modern cloud software companies are able to add new features in a ‘high velocity’ environment so that new capabilities can appear on a monthly or even weekly basis based on client feedback and changing market needs.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

Running with the headline, “ Despite Living in a Tech Age, Association Members Still Prefer In-Person Courses “, the analysis of the poll suggests that 50% of associations report that their members prefer location-based, in-person delivery of continuing education programs, as can be seen in the graphic here: What is really interesting in this poll, is that if you look at the other types of learning delivery included in the response options, books and podcasts received zero votes.

[VIDEO] 4-Step Plan to More Donations and Greater Fundraising Results

Bloomerang

Jesse Lane will share the super-simple process for raising more money for your nonprofit. Full Transcript: Steven: All right. Jesse, I got 1:00 Eastern. Is it okay if I go ahead and get this party started? Jesse: Let’s do it. I’m excited. Steven: All right. Awesome.

Philanthropic Leadership: Engaging Board Members As Fundraising Ambassadors

Bloomerang

And the headline was that this $471 billion was a new record for charitable giving in the United States.

14 Top Nonprofit Websites to Inspire Your Organization

DNL OmniMedia

Based out of the University of Delaware’s Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies, BetterBuying.org is a nonprofit initiative aimed at creating a more equitable economic global environment by encouraging more responsible retail practices.

Cloud Computing Worldwide

Tech Soup Blog

Security: The Scary Part of Cloud Computing Recent security breaches in the cloud have made headlines, but the greatest security risk to nonprofits is still human negligence. Because it can save you time, money, and help spare the environment. All this month, join TechSoup.org and the TechSoup Global Network for our Cloud Computing Worldwide campaign.

grist.org: Measuring Along the Ladder of Engagement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, they know from their survey research, real-time monitoring, and content analysis of comments on their posts that a lot of people care deeply about environment issues, but don’t self-identify as “environmentalists.” The idea is that biking to work is not only is good for the environment but can also help local economies.

Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

Beth Kanter

Given the challenging environment facing children’s advocates who see the negative consequences of underfunding health and education every day, it is hard to. Using this positive philosophy in Utah and taking into account our political and cultural environment means that our messaging briefly acknowledges the challenges facing kids in our state but heavily emphasizes our solutions and the progress we are making.

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Changing the World: TechSoup's Newest Global Partner

Tech Soup Blog

The country has been making global headlines in recent years, both for cross-border craziness as well as serious domestic concerns, including 2014 attempts by the Prime Minister to shut down Twitter prior to the election (in a country where nearly 20 percent of the population — equaling nearly 10 million users — has Twitter accounts). *In Are you sitting down?! We've got some exciting news.

Why Privacy Matters (or Should) to Nonprofits

NTEN

Imagine what your donors and constituents would say if they saw your name in that headline. The business environment is changing and the threat posed by either the theft of your donor, constituent, and also employee data, or even the theft of your own organization's data can have devastating impact upon your operations. Donny Shimamoto, IntrapriseTechKnowlogies.

Leaders in Nonprofit Technology: Daniel Ben-Horin

Tech Soup Blog

It is a device to extract social and economic wealth from human waste, while protecting the environment. They’re informed on a headline level, but it’s at the expense of a depth of understanding that is crucial for being an effective social change advocate. To kick off a series of profiles on leaders in nonprofit technology, we thought we’d start close to home by featuring our TechSoup Global founder, Daniel Ben-Horin. How TechSoup Started.

Peer Pressure

Connection Cafe

The “Join your fellow citizens” message rated the highest percentage of towel recycling with 44%, second best were the messages encouraging protection of the environment and conservation for future generations with percentages around 31%. Peer Pressure. Every day I sound and look a little bit more like my mother – not that there is anything wrong with that. She is usually the first one to read these posts.)

2008 Charitable Giving Exceeds $300 Billion

Connection Cafe

Sean asks, should the headline here be - Charitable Giving Exceeds $300 Billion. Given these organizations have had online fundraising as a part of their mix for several years and the growth is on a significant fundraising volume, we believe this to be more reflective of the overall online fundraising environment than some of the other claims we’ve read this week.

Architecting Your Site for Search Engine Performance (And We Ain't Just Talkin' Keywords)

NTEN

Not only does it help drive you to a site structure that will be effective for your human visitors -- one where they easily find what they're looking for because the keyword terms they're using are used throughout your site -- but it also creates a high-yield environment for computer spiders that scan sites for content. Headlines. Dottie Hodges, Northridge Interactive , Liz Murphy, RedEngine Digital , Eric Werner, Northridge Interactive , & JoMarie Hoholik, Balance Interactive.

Microtargeting with Facebook Social Ads | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

If you choose to add social actions to your ad, we will attach any relevant interaction that a user’s friends have with your brand or business on Facebook as the headline for your creative. There are people interested in the environment (12,860), physics (17,800), human rights (6,520) and even Amnesty International (4,780) – and you can target them directly, and segment them however you want.

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Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

Have Fun - Do Good

It's also the hottest issues on the world stage, whether it's what's going on in the Congo, or with the environment and climate change, but it's through the perspective of women, of leading women, Nobel Peace laureates, or a woman who is on an island and is experiencing the rising tide of climate change and speaking her life experience and a way to solve it. "I would wake up in the middle of the night and still hear their voices.

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[VIDEO] Using WhatsApp to Increase Engagement with Multicultural Communities

Bloomerang

And here’s some headlines of some news I found. not interactive, but like more comfortable, a comfortable environment for people to participate?

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Don't Talk to Strangers? Safety 2.0

Museum 2.0

I can just imagine the headline: CHILD MOLESTERS CALL ON ART, VICTIMS. Is it safer to engage with strangers in this faux-exclusive environment? When you think of MySpace, what is the first thing that comes to mind? The irritating design? The bizarre obsession with "adding" friends? The recent flurry of restrictions that has sent teens fleeing? Or is it the stalkers?

NetCentric Advocacy: Death of Environmentalism: Green Group: Lakoff: Fun for the Whole Crazy Family

Network-Centric Advocacy

The priority busy people give to the environment has dropped from the top of the list to the middle or bottom (clean water, breathable air and safe places to live) environment has been trumped. Headlines like " Groups Launch Nationwide Effort to Stop Use of Binding Mandatory Arbitration Clauses" really doesnt get frames, new ways of doing business or the reaching out beyond the choir. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.