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5 Google Analytics Stats To Track Fundraising Success

TechImpact

Nonprofits know it’s a good idea to track their analytic, but its the next step they often have trouble with, knowing what to look for in those numbers and how to make sense of them. But traffic from your newsletter or Twitter links are driving huge donations.

12 Must-Know Stats About Social Media, Fundraising, and Cause Awareness

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Until recently the nonprofit pioneers of the Social Web had to mostly rely on their intuition that their social media campaigns were resulting in more dollars raised online, an increase in brand and cause awareness, and higher rates of volunteer recruitment and retention.

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6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing

NetWits

Articles on TechCrunch and AllFacebook revieiwng this data seem to focus on Facebook ‘s stronghold on the clickthroughs of shared links, at 38% of all links shared by social means. Takeaway: Ensure your nonprofit website is optimized for Search Engines.

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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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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.

Five Social Media Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Once your NGO has laid a foundation for online fundraising success by launching a mobile-optimized website, an e-newsletter, and having the ability to accept online donations, your NGO is then ready to use social media to maximize online fundraising and cause awareness.

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. 59% of people of who engage with causes on social media donate money to nonprofits.

Cause Awareness & Giving Day Campaigns for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The urgency of a campaign occurring on a certain day inspires individuals to donate, but only if your nonprofit prepares in advance and creates an online campaign that taps into the impulsivity of cause awareness and giving day donors. Powerful stats and inspirational quotes ( ONE ).

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. Powerful stats.

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free online resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new low-cost or free resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech for Good 2.0

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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.”

70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

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85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new low-cost or free resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites. Google Internet Stats :: google.co.uk/intl/en/landing/internetstats.

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.

How to Create Enough Good Content

NTEN

As nonprofits have flocked to the e-newsletter as an inexpensive and timely way to communicate with stakeholders, the number of newsletter tips has also proliferated. While subject lines, “from” addresses, and your template design are all important, they aren’t the biggest challenge to putting out a quality newsletter. For many organizations, simply getting an e-newsletter out regularly, with enough content — let alone enough good content — is a win.

Five Types of Nonprofit Tweets Guaranteed to Get Retweeted

Nonprofit Tech for Good

@ NonprofitOrgs follows more than 120,000 nonprofits, nonprofit staff and nonprofit service providers. Since nonprofits should only be posting 4 tweets and 4 retweets maximum per day spread out throughout the day , don’t waste them.

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Many nonprofit professionals are overwhelmed by the all choices – and as the Mobile Web and related start-ups continue to grow, prepare to be mind-boggled by all the new technology options available to your nonprofit in coming years. That said, to be alerted of new resources for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

100 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new low-cost or free resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 e-Newsletter.

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Year-End Giving Prep: 21 FAQs Answered by Fundraising Experts

Connection Cafe

Recently, Brock Warner (Senior Manager, Fundraising at War Child) and I hosted a webinar regarding end of year fundraising for nonprofits —the things we need to stop doing and things we should be doing instead. When is the best time to send a direct mail newsletter?

22 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites. Google Internet Stats :: google.co.uk/intl/en/landing/internetstats.

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11 Group Text Messaging Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Contrary to its title, the last four chapters of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits are dedicated to mobile technology and mobile fundraising. 11 Group Text Messaging Best Practices for Nonprofits.

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[Webinar Notes] Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Over the last two months Nonprofit Tech for Good presented a free webinar based on the newly released book Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Chapter 1: Nonprofit Technology and Fundraising. Chapter 9: Facebook. 87% of Facebook users are mobile.

The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit has a good content strategy in place and understands the power of integrating all your nonprofit’s communications channels (website, email, Facebook, texting, etc.), This is especially true for small to medium-sized nonprofits.

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How to Create an Email Drip Campaign for Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

For example, a Facebook fan who signs a petition would then receive a series of emails over the next few weeks encouraging them to donate, share the petition with their friends, or share their story on Facebook. How to Create a Email Drip Campaign for Your Nonprofit.

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Online Giving is Here to Stay, Folks—and it’s Bigger Than Ever

NonProfit Hub

Great news from a new study by M+R and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN): Online giving is bigger than ever. millions total gifts and nearly $325 million were raised, making 2013 a huge year for nonprofits working to optimize their online presence.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Many nonprofit professionals are overwhelmed by the all choices – and as the Mobile Web and related start-ups continue to grow, prepare to be mind-boggled by all the new technology options available to your nonprofit in coming years. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0

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Why Nonprofits Need More Than Just a Responsive Website Design

NonProfit Hub

Mobile has become such a huge way for people to interact with the outside world – and that’s overall, not just regarding nonprofits. Now let’s look at some reasons (and some more stats) on why mobile needs to remain a priority for your organization.

10 Tips for Managing Social Media Burnout

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Even when I wasn’t at home at my desk, I was on my iPhone updating Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc. My chosen profession requires complete dedication to social media and not everyone is as extreme as I was/am, but as social media continues to penetrate the nonprofit sector, more and more nonprofit staff and interns will experience social media burnout. The good news is that I have found using Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, etc.

Top 5 Social Media Best Practices for #GivingTuesday

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To tap this potential, your NGO, nonprofit, or charity needs to activate its social media presence before, during, and after #GivingTuesday to help build the movement and, in the process, raise awareness and funds for your organization and mission. Powerful stats.

The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit has a good content strategy in place and understands the power of integrating all your nonprofit’s communications channels (website, email, Facebook, texting, etc.), This is especially true for small to medium-sized nonprofits.

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Social Media: What To Do If Your Boss Doesn’t Get It

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In June 2007, I presented my first social media training to a small group of nonprofits in Lowell, MA. At the time, nonprofits were primarily only using Myspace and YouTube. Though Facebook had gone public nine months previous, Facebook Groups were only just beginning to be used as community-building tools by nonprofits and Facebook Pages didn’t exist yet. Be insistent and firm that your nonprofit needs to embrace social and mobile media.

More Nonprofit Spending on Overhead is Needed | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

The SocialPath The Vertex Systems Newsletter Skip to content Home ← How Nonprofits Can Get More Donations Disability Employment Stats for December → More Nonprofit Spending on Overhead is Needed Posted on January 6, 2011 by vertex | 1 Comment ?

Facebook and Nonprofits: Success Stories? ROI?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I like Facebook. But I am a fan of my favorite nonprofits on Facebook. I have donated to nonprofits that I have seen on Facebook (on their website). I do like Facebook and I like nonprofits on Facebook. But I must confess that I sometimes think that Facebook is overrated as a communications and community-building tool. I created and manage the Nonprofit Organization Facebook Page.

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Nonprofit Technology News for August 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news! I’ll review some new green IT developments like how nonprofit solar electricity is thriving in Haiti. I want to tell you about Nonprofit Tech For Good , a great nonprofit technology news resource.

May 21 Webinar: Blogging on WordPress for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

View: All Webinars for Nonprofits. This webinar covers how to successfully launch and maintain a blog for your nonprofit on WordPress.com. Attendees learn how to insert images and videos into blog Posts, monitor stats and comments, and strategically create Pages.

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" Should they have separate Twitter and Facebook accounts?

Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 2 of the newly released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. Though most nonprofits in the United States, Canada and the U.K. That said, I am currently in Southeast Asia presenting social media trainings to nonprofits in Malaysia, Singapore and Manila – most of which are just getting started with using social media. Fill out a query to search “everything” for your nonprofit’s name and acronym.

10 Website Design and Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

BoardAssist

As 2016 comes to an end, it seemed a great idea to review all the terrific advice we’ve received this year on nonprofit communications best practices. Thanks a million to all the amazing nonprofit blogs that kept us up to date on all the latest and greatest ways to get our message out.