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4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good began as a “Nonprofit Organizations” Myspace Page in 2005. Nonprofit Tech for Good is a one-person operation and one person can only do so much. Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram were no-brainers. 4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should.

2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey

NetWits

I just got an email from Holly Ross, the Executive Director of the Non-profit Technology Network – better known as NTEN. You received the same email if, like me, you’re subscribed to the NTEN newsletter (hint hint). What’s the Nonprofit Social Networking Survey?

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Three Nonprofit e-Newsletters to Subscribe To and Learn From

Nonprofit Tech for Good

My e-newsletter is by far the driving force behind Nonprofit Tech 2.0. Those 27,000+ subscribers produce more return on investment (ROI) in terms of bringing in new clients and webinar attendees than my 600,000+ Twitter followers and 40,000+ Facebook fans combined.

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.

10 Facebook Page Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With more than 1 billion active users, Facebook is the largest social network in the world. Without a doubt your nonprofit’s supporters use Facebook on a regular basis. Therefore, Facebook Pages should be your first priority and entry into social networking.

Five Ways Nonprofits Can Use Social Media to Build Their e-Newsletter List

Nonprofit Tech for Good

People are often surprised when I say that if given the choice, I would choose 10,000 e-Newsletter subscribers over 10,000 Followers on Twitter, 10,000 Fans on Facebook, or 10,000 Friends on Foursquare… combined. 2) Convert Facebook Fans into Subscribers.

10 Random, But Useful Online Communications Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2017 is the final year of free webinars for nonprofits ( view final schedule ). To date, Nonprofit Tech for Good has trained 49,000 nonprofit, charity, and NGO staff worldwide on how to succeed in online communications and fundraising.

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Small (and medium-sized) nonprofits have a different experience on social media than large nonprofits. Small nonprofits have to work harder at growing their following and most often the work of social media management is added to an already full job description.

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A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices that includes a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end of the book. Add social sharing functionality.

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. After your nonprofit has crafted a content strategy and created an editorial calendar (Chapter 7), the next step is to start thinking about the tone of voice of your content.

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

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How to Successfully Launch Nonprofit Infographics Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

However, you can have an exceptionally well-designed, useful infographic, but if its not compatible with social media and mobile devices, then it’s unlikely to gain traction. You’d be surprised how many nonprofits launch their infographics in PDF format.

5 Online Communication Styles for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Your content strategy thus far has focused on what types of content your nonprofit plans to create and what channels it will use to distribute the content.

10 Goals for Nonprofit New Media Managers for 2015

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The goals suggested below are fairly easy to achieve, yet transformative to a nonprofit’s new media strategy. Skilled new media managers are essential for nonprofits to adapt quickly to advances in technology. Experiment with at least one new social network.

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

Connection Cafe

And if the collection of resources and highlights below are any indication, a lot has happened in the nonprofit industry over the past 365 days. 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). So what’s a nonprofit to do? Who shares your nonprofit pond?

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Five Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2014 will be an exciting year for nonprofit technology. Numerous communications and fundraising trends are on the verge of going mainstream and nonprofits committed to early adoption have a number of new tools and strategies to pioneer this year.

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4 Step by Step Engagement Strategies for Nonprofit Websites

Connection Cafe

When it comes to nonprofit marketing , I cringe every time I hear the words “engage”, “engaging” or “engagement.” ” Organizations are always looking to attract more people to their cause and want their website and social media presence to support that goal.

10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. In 2013 the number of nonprofits that hired part-time or full-time new media managers increased fourfold. Mobile and social media are in a state of constant revision.

Getting the Most out of Facebook for Your Nonprofit Organization

ASU Lodestar Center

Social media is a powerful marketing tool for businesses of all types, and it is especially useful for nonprofit organizations, which typically struggle more to reach a large audience on a tighter budget. Organizations can't create a profile on Facebook — only a page or a group.

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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10 Blog Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your nonprofit could have a wide variety of excellent blog content , but if your blog’s design doesn’t make a positive first impression, then few will read it – much less share it with their followers on social networks. Enable social sharing.

How To Create and Optimize a Facebook Content Strategy – Advice from Alison Zarrella

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Alison Zarella is the co-author of the recently published “ The Facebook Marketing Book.&# I received a review copy from O’Reilly. You’ve just co-written a book with your husband, Dan Zarrella called “The Facebook Marketing Book.&#

11 Nonprofits That Excel at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Large nonprofits usually have the expertise and resources necessary to launch and maintain successful online communications and fundraising campaigns. A small selection of that criteria is as follows: Consistent use of a visually compelling square avatar across all social networks.

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10 Website Design and Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rapid rise of social media and mobile technology has had a profound impact on website design and email marketing, yet many nonprofits have not yet adapted to the new aesthetics and functionality of a mobile, social Internet. 5 Must-Know Stats for Nonprofits.

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. Mobile for Good is written as practical how-to guide in simple language with a companion “Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist” at the end. Social Fundraising. ?

11 Obvious Signs Your Nonprofit Needs Social Media Training

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Many nonprofits need social media training - they just don’t know it. Social media best practices are constantly in flux as tool sets change and algorithms are modified. Unless you study Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest. 7) Your Facebook Page only has one admin.

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10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

according to the Blackbaud Index of Online Giving and 14% according to the Network for Good’s Online Giving Index with small and medium-sized nonprofits are experiencing the largest growth. Create donation impact graphics for social media. Publish an e-newsletter.

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. It was the final presentation of the social media strategies webinar.

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.

How Much Time Social Media Requires for Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The amount of time that a nonprofit can invest in mobile and social media depends on capacity. Applied to nonprofit technology, the speed of advancement now doubles every two years.

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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. Subscribe to social media and mobile technology blogs.

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Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit has yet to get on Google+, now would be a very good time to start. If your nonprofit is already on Google+, then the best practices below are meant to help you better learn how to tap into and inspire the Google+ community. e-Newsletter.

What’s the Difference Between a Campaign and a Facebook App?

John Haydon

They’re both used to run promotions, contests, sweepstakes, newsletter integrations, welcome pages and landing pages. However, a Campaign can be placed anywhere on the Web while an App is limited to Facebook. Moving forward, our goal is to get nonprofits to THINK BIG!

Five Social Media Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As a follow-up to Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries , below are five social media best practices specifically tailored for small NGOs in developing countries. 2) Schedule Facebook Updates and tweets for other time zones.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To be alerted of when new best practices are posted, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter. Finally, I will be offering a Google+ and Google Products Webinar for Nonprofits on February 28, 2012. Add your nonprofit under “Employment.”

Five Ways to Integrate Social Media Into Your Nonprofit’s Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Integrating your nonprofit’s Web 1.0 Rather that keeping them separate, once they are merged to compliment one another, your nonprofit’s ROI begins to grow exponentially. Increasingly supporters expect to find social networking icons on your nonprofit’s homepage.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To be alerted of when new best practices are posted, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter. Many nonprofits have incorrectly set up their Google Profiles and are in violation of Google’s Terms of Service and run the risk of being deleted. e-Newsletter.

3 Mistakes Nonprofits Make When Crowdfunding

NonProfit Hub

Gretchen Barry is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. When crowdfunding campaigns are run correctly, nonprofits can realize incredible returns versus traditional fundraising methods. Mistake 3: Being Shy With Social Media.

How Much Time Mobile and Social Media Require

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The amount of time that a nonprofit can invest in mobile and social media depends on capacity. Applied to nonprofit technology, the speed of advancement now doubles every two years.