Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The post summarized why it may be important, best practices, and a few nonprofit examples. One of my blog readers, Sarah Mowry, Outreach Director for the Deschutes Land Trust pointed me to Nature Conservancy’s Instagram contest , an image scavenger hunt.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Earlier this month, when Instagram announced its user community had grown to more than 400 million, it reminded me that I needed to update my curated collection of Instagram for Nonprofit resources.

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5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples)

John Haydon

For example, if you are an animal shelter, are you asking people to adopt a pet? The post 5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples) appeared first on John Haydon. Are you posting social media content with half-hearted hopes of any reaction?

11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The eleven nonprofits below are good examples to model your avatar design upon. Every second of every day nonprofits around the world are posting status updates, tweets, and messages on social networks attached to avatars with cropped art work and/or unreadable text.

Rethinking Volunteer Recruitment: A Real-Time Example of How Not to Attract Volunteers

VolunteerMark

Explore a real-time example to learn from the missteps of one organization''s approach. Leaders of volunteers are just that, leaders of people who choose to serve. They are typically not marketing wizards, and are not expected to be. Still, developing a little savvy around what it takes to wear the marketing "hat" while attracting future volunteers can go a long way. Then, learn more about what it takes to apply "otherliness" to your volunteer marketing messages

5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With Examples)

John Haydon

The post 5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With Examples) appeared first on John Haydon. Instagram Stories create an extra layer of visibility for your nonprofit – whenever you want that visibility. Like Snapchat, Instagram Stories last for 24 hours.

Three Powerful Email Marketing Tips and Examples From the Pros

John Haydon

The post Three Powerful Email Marketing Tips and Examples From the Pros appeared first on John Haydon. Are you looking to breathe new life into your nonprofit’s e-mail marketing? If so, you will love these tips three from my peers: 1.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. If your nonprofit wants to get started or set up a presence it is “meh,” the first step is to check out what other nonprofits in your space are doing on Instagram and other inspiring examples. Nonprofits That Get Instagram (2014) by Kerri Karvesti – an excellent Pinterest board of great examples.

6 Examples of Nonprofits Working with For-Profits for a Greater Good

NonProfit Hub

One example of their success happened recently when Make-A-Wish partnered with Mustang parts company CJ Pony Parts. Do you know of any other good examples of nonprofits working with companies? Kayla Matthews is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

6 Steps to Run a Productive Virtual Meeting with Templates and Examples

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’d like help making your virtual meetings more productive, here is a six-step formula along with the templates and examples that can make your virtual meetings super productive. Nancy-Settle-Murphy meetings virtual-meetings

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11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The eleven nonprofits below are good examples to model your avatar design upon. Every second of every day nonprofits around the world are posting status updates, tweets, and messages on social networks attached to avatars with cropped art work and/or unreadable text.

29 Email Subject Line Examples to Inspire More Opens on December 31st

John Haydon

The post 29 Email Subject Line Examples to Inspire More Opens on December 31st appeared first on John Haydon. With 12/31 one week away, you’ve probably put the finishing touches on your email fundraising campaigns.

5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats…and a Dog in Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, I asked by Madeleine Hammond, who wrote a guest post about 7 Nonprofit Videos on Vine and Instagram , to take a look at a few stellar nonprofit examples. 5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats… And a Dog guest post by Madeleine Hammond.

Learning from Example: Innovative methods to engage your online community

NTEN

Sophia Guevara. Social Media Fellow. Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. What do clean water and foundation libraries have in common? Online community management, for one thing. Learning from my fellowship at EPIP and other organizations’ experiences, I have learned three important lessons about engaging an online community. Community community engagement Program

Three Powerful Email Marketing Tips and Examples From the Pros

John Haydon

Are you looking to breathe new life into your nonprofit’s e-mail marketing? If so, you will love these tips three from my peers: 1. Tell Stories About Your Impact.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A good example is witness.org/spring2010. An example was the opportunity to feature a video about the lack of treatment available for those living with HIV in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on YouTube’s homepage. Organization: WITNESS. Organization Size: 29 staff members.

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5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

Mobile Commons

Learn how you can follow their example and start building your mobile list! Your organization may have created the world’s greatest mobile campaign, but the real question is how are you going to get people to opt in? The first step to a successful mobile campaign is a great call to action.

The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As I listened to her speak about their experience, I knew this would be a terrific case study to share in Beirut as an example of working in a networked way. Annie was kind enough to give me her notes so I could write this case study and hopefully, I’ve captured it correctly.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

We have also included case studies, examples of social media in action, to highlight the work of your colleagues and inspire your own programs. TD Bank Invests in Google+ To Boost Search Results - example of a great Google+ campaign.

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5 Examples of Organizations Who Were Tactful or Tacky on 9/11

Frogloop

I would like to know how senior leadership at some of the biggest companies like AT&T and Marriott could think that these examples below were a great way to honor the victims, fire fighters, police officers, and volunteers who helped saves lives on 9/11.

API Examples for Nonprofit Technologists

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you’re evaluating a company for how well-documented their product is, the best bet is to look at their API documentation. It should look like this: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/reporting/core/v3/reference or like this, https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api. However, I just happened upon a nicer and more understandable format at: [link]. Notice the general openness of the documentation.

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API Examples for Nonprofit Technologists

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you’re evaluating a company for how well-documented their product is, the best bet is to look at their API documentation. It should look like this: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/reporting/core/v3/reference or like this, https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api. However, I just happened upon a nicer and more understandable format at: [link]. Notice the general openness of the documentation.

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Do Your Homework First, Write Second—Examples of Successfully Funded Grant Proposals

NonProfit Hub

So instead, I’ll offer you the next best thing: examples. The first sample proposal is a mock example from the Grant Doctor , and proposes funding to raise awareness of breast cancer in Marin County, California.

Gender Differences in Participation: The Pocket Museum Example

Museum 2.0

After I took down all the "kick me" and "kick it" post-its covering the Pocket Museum title label in the men's room, I realized that this is the perfect example of an A-to-B test for gendered response to a participatory museum experience.

Example Of Good Guiding Business Principles

Eric Jacobsen Blog

You can find more examples of companies with impressive guiding principles in the book, 1001 Ways To Energize Employees.

Lead By Setting A Good Example

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There is nothing more powerful for a leader to do than to lead by setting a good example. So, here are 15 things you can do to be an effective and successful leader : 1. Praise when compliments are earned. Be decisive. Say “Thank You” and sincerely mean it. Communicate clearly.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: The Humane Society of the United States. Organization Size: 11 million supporters, 500+ staff. Name: Carie Lewis. Title: Director of Emerging Media. Website: HumaneSociety.org. Blog: hsus.typepad.com. Facebook: facebook.com/humanesociety. Twitter: @ HumaneSociety , @ cariegrls.

Great reads from around the web on February 24th

Amy Sample Ward

" roundup activism bookmarks branding code data examples infographic issues list marketing media millennials movement news occupy opendata opensource pinterest politics postalicious resources social socialmedia strategyI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of February 24th).

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DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

When people who work in services, programs, grant writing and fundraising, for example, all share their view of the groups in the community, not only can you start mapping the network but you can also have really rich discussions about the way different parts of your organization view the community.

GreenPeace: An Example in Connecting with your Supporters

Amy Sample Ward

This evening, Joe Solomon pointed out a great example that touches on data, social media, 3rd party platforms, and being proactive with getting your supporters connected directly with your organization – all things we’ve touched on in the conversations about Causes and ideablob!

Social Media Staff Guides: Another Example

Amy Sample Ward

Creating staff guidelines specific to online or social media use in organizations has been a hot topic for the last year or so and many organizations rely on examples of what other organizations or companies have created as a starting place for making their own. The “nptech&# (or nonprofit technology) community is one of the best networks when it comes to sharing ideas and case studies, so here’s another example to add to the lot! >>

REI Sets The Example For Creating And Living Core Values

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Are you a leader who is struggling with how to write your company's core values? You can learn from Recreational Equipment Incorporated , better known as REI -- an outdoor gear and apparel co-op.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

AFP Blog

From Social Fish Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies : Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies Maddie Grant Some goodies I’ve come across this week for you. Social Media Metrics for Federal Agencies - new toolkit for federal agencies, which could be useful for associations and nonprofits as well

13 Twitter Search Examples for Nonprofits

NetWits

Twitter search is a pretty amazing resource that most have yet to tap into. Why do I think it’s amazing you ask? Well, because it’s nearly real time and driven completely by humans. Twitter search isn’t searching web pages and it doesn’t take days/weeks for your tweets to show up in the results. If you want to find out who’s talking about nonprofit work in your area within the last month or even today you can.

ROI (Results on Insights): Nonprofit Examples of How Listening Returns Value

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A few days ago, I asked for some stories " What is the value of listening through social media channels for your organization? " I wanted to see examples from nonprofit organizations engaged in listening and conversation and the value it has to their missions, programs, or marketing efforts. One example is from the GiveWell Blog which posted a complaint about the Network For Good's fees.

A shining example of quality (and fast!) Volunteer work

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Jim From: Rick Costa Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2009 3:26 PM To: Bookshare Team Subject: A shining example of quality (and fast!) I get great emails all the time, but this one needed to be posted right away!

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Nature Conservancy

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: The Nature Conservancy. Organization Size: +1 million members, +3800 staff. Name: Amy Ganderson. Title: Associate Director, Digital Marketing. Website: www.nature.org. Mobile: m.nature.org. Blog: blog.nature.org. Facebook: facebook.com/thenatureconservancy.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, when the staff and over 500 volunteers were on Capitol Hill for Advocacy Day in June 2010, I documented the whole experience on Twitter (#AdvDay2010) with pictures, video and updates. Organization: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Organization Size: Medium. Name: Allison Nassour.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Taproot Foundation

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: Taproot Foundation. Organization Size: 40 Employees. Name (s): Dupé Ajayi and Megan McDonald. Title (s): Manager, External Affairs and Associate, Social Media & Recruitment. Website: www.taprootfoundation.org. Blog: taprootfoundation.org/blog.

Looking for Inspiring Examples from Unlikely Suspects? Check These Out.

Museum 2.0

How do you find fresh and inspiring resources in your field? This is a tricky question in the nonprofit arts world--and probably in every field. There are some industry blogs and twitter feeds. There are some good conferences. There are some useful research papers.