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2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey

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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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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.

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.

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Pheed and Sulia: Two New Social Networks for the Nonprofit Early Adopters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits that have the capacity to be early adopters have learned that early adoption in and of itself is a wise social media strategy. Related Links: Free Webinar on April 18: 11 Steps to Launching a Successful Social Media Strategy for Your Nonprofit.

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

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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.

What Social Network Demographics Mean for You - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Social Networks – The last post from Yearly Kos

See What's Out There

The title of the session was “Politics 2.0 – How social networks and new media are changing politics.&# Her subject was, what makes for effective social networks. Strong Social Ties a. awareness – you have to know the network exists 2.

Mobile Social Networks Get a Boost - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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HOW TO: Custom Design Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Timeline

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Many of you have probably already heard that Facebook Timeline for Pages will automatically go live for all brand pages on March 30. Rather, the Default Landing Tab option has allowed nonprofits with access to a good graphic designer to make a strong first impression to potential new fans.

Nonprofit Social Media Smarts: Internal or External Social Networking Tools?

NTEN

Nonprofit organizations are increasingly adopting social networking tools to create a sense of community among members and donors. According to a recent poll by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, two-thirds of nonprofits are using social media, and 39% of respondents said they feel these tools are important for reaching the greatest number of donors. By Bob Alves, President and CEO, Advanced Solutions International.

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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.

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Reconsider Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I have been mulling this post over for months, and with some recent changes made by Facebook, the time has come. That said, people love Facebook. The vast of majority of nonprofits love Facebook too. Yet recently, I sense some frustration with Facebook from nonprofits.

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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.

It's a Small World After All: How to Use Niche Social Networks to Spread Your Message

NTEN

For a nonprofit organization, finding passionate people who are receptive to your message is the difference between getting your message heard and having it fall on deaf ears. Niche networks are smaller, more specific networks that can provide you with targeted, passionate audiences ready and waiting to hear what you have to say. The Value in Smaller Networks. The Facts Are These: A majority of online niche networks are based around: Location.

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.

51% of Donors Not At All Interested in Social Networks - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Facebook Platform – Opening Up

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Facebook is the second big social networking site behind MySpace. Facebook used to be only open to college students but, realizing they couldn’t play with the big boys, opened to the public about a year ago. Now comes Facebook. So Facebook said go and develop.

Anticipate - Personalize - Integrate

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When I have the pleasure of talking with leaders in nonprofit organizations, two things come up again and again as critical to building a sustainable future: the need to achieve a broader and better view of their constituents; and the need to reach them in new and more meaningful ways. If we in the nonprofit community are going to succeed at reigniting the growth in these numbers, we are going to have to anticipate the needs of the next generation of donors.

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Question Facebook’s Integrity, Longevity, and ROI (Return on Investment)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Some of the opinions I express below I have had for a while and speak to them in my webinars and trainings, but some are so recent that I am still in the stage of “Seriously Facebook? That said, people love Facebook. The vast of majority of nonprofits love Facebook too.

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How They Did It: LWB Wins Facebook Causes Giving Challenge - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - 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.

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Getting the Most out of Facebook for Your Nonprofit Organization

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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.

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.

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.&#

The Best Social Media Marketing Resources For Nonprofits

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SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING FOR NONPROFITS. 5 Nonprofits Winning At Social Media. Case studies of nonprofits winning at social media is an opportunity to see the strategies in action. Social Media Marketing Statistics. Social Media Marketing Strategies.

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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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.

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Blog Picks of the Week

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The Death of Facebook Geoff Livingston wrote a thought-provoking piece this week about the death of facebook. Who in their right mind would predict the death of Facebook given its ever increasing dominance ? Facebook does the same with its social network functionality.

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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!

Social Media Study Finds Most Nonprofits Have Presence on Facebook But Raising Little Money - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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