7 Tips For Building Nonprofit Supporter Profiles

TechImpact

Donors, volunteers, partners, and sponsors are considered the “life blood” of nonprofit organizations and foundations. Therefore each individual relationship, interaction, and correspondence with these supporters is vital to a nonprofit’s overall sustainability.

11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 6 of the recently released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. The time you spend mastering LinkedIn benefits both your long-term career and your current nonprofit employer.

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11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 6 of the recently released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. The time you spend mastering LinkedIn benefits both your long-term career and your current nonprofit employer.

How to convert your Facebook Profile into a Facebook Page

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo. Many nonprofits have set up individual profiles instead of pages by accident. I posted this link on my Facebook page and it generated a lot of comments, so I thought I’d cross post it here.

Three Reasons Why Creating A Facebook Profile For Your Nonprofit Is A Total Fail

John Haydon

I’ve been chatting with Will Coley lately about nonprofits who violate Facebook’s TOS (sometimes knowingly) by using a Profile to market their cause, rather than a Page. Profiles don’t have this tool, only Pages do. Facebook Could Delete Your Profile.

Facebook Subscriptions: 8 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay Attention

NetWits

Making a difference, a positive impact in the world, is the entire reason your nonprofit organizations exists. So, how does Facebook fit into all of this? Facebook is a communications platform with close to a billion users.

Twitter will soon have enhanced brand profiles for nonprofits

John Haydon

Brand Pages are only offered to a small group of advertising customers and marque accounts, but they will be rolled out for all brands and nonprofits sometime in the near future. This will give your nonprofit the ability to feature specific videos, links or photos in the promoted tweet.

Four Creative Uses of Facebook Profile Pics by Nonprofits on Facebook Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

First impressions are very important online, and the four nonprofits listed below have gone out of their way to make a strong one upon potential new Facebook Fans. The question is, will these profile pics function similarly when the new Facebook Pages go live? Facebook

A Simple 6 Step Plan for Creating a Facebook Page that Works

NetWits

In my last session as part of the Schools out for Summer Series I took a deep dive into how Schools can get the most out of Facebook. But is your school (or nonprofit) getting the most out of the platform? Are you using Facebook to it’s full potential?

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LinkedIn Launches Volunteer and Causes Profiles

Frogloop

I love to see social networks carve out space to promote nonprofits, causes, and volunteering. Facebook integrates with Causes. And now LinkedIn, which has over 120 million members in over 200 countries and territories, has added a Volunteer and Causes section to users profiles.

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.

Four Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Hopefully your nonprofit has grown accustomed to the fact that Facebook is a constant work in progress. Before you fall behind, make sure that your nonprofit is current with these four recent Facebook upgrades: 1) Turn on “Similar Page Suggestions.”

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HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Pinterest Profile to a Business Account

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new business accounts do not change the design or functionality of your nonprofit’s Pinterest profile, but it will give you access to new tools and case studies for brands as they become available. It also allows you to stop having to use a personal profile as a brand (i.e.,

Five Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If there is one thing that nonprofit social media managers are learning (or should be learning) from utilizing new media it’s that technology is now constantly in flux. That said, in recent months Facebook has launched a slew of new features for Facebook Pages. Facebook

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Five Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If there is one thing that nonprofit social media managers are learning (or should be learning) from utilizing new media it’s that technology is now constantly in flux. That said, in recent months Facebook has launched a slew of new features for Facebook Pages. Facebook

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Nine Nonprofits Offering Timeline Covers for Their Facebook Fans

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new Facebook Timeline design is now available for upgrade to all Facebook users. Whatever your personal feelings are about Facebook Timeline, nonprofits would be wise prepare for it’s launch site wide including a likely timeline design for Facebook Pages.

How to create Facebook covers for your nonprofit (template included)

John Haydon

By now you’re probably aware that your Facebook profile has automatically been upgraded to the new timeline layout, which features a large cover at the very top. ” Notice that there is no hard-sell pitch for donations (which could violate Facebook’s TOC ).

How to Create a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign on Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently only nonprofits in the United States can take advantage of Facebook Fundraisers. All that said, any Facebook user can now create Facebook Fundraisers for nonprofit’s listed in the GuideStar/Facebook database which currently numbers around 750,000.

Twitter Makes Profile Updates

Connection Cafe

For those of you who haven’t yet heard, your Twitter profile page just got a facelift, and many think that Twitter seems to have “borrowed” (to put it nicely) elements from other rival social networks to revamp its look. So what does this mean for marketers and nonprofits?

Everything You Need To Know About Facebook’s Epic Upgrade To Pages

John Haydon

Yesterday Facebook launched a completely new version of Pages , to help you “manage communication, express yourself, and increase engagement&#. New layout mirrors Profiles - Pages now have the same layout as Profiles. But Facebook Pages now have this feature.

How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement on Brand Pages and What Nonprofits Should Do About It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Measure Networked Nonprofit. For two of the peer learning groups , we explored best practices for using Facebook strategically as part of an integrated communications plan based on this content ( [link] ). Commenting on the posts in other aligned partner’s Facebook pages.

What Does Facebook’s New Timeline Apps Mean for Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Remember last September when Facebook announced all those changes to individual profiles, including the timeline? One of the changes was that your friends and fans can do more than “Like” or “Comment” on Facebook. with their Facebook friends.

How A Small Nonprofit Effectively Used Facebook Ads

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Facebook ads are similar to Google ad words in that there is a bidding system. Facebook has “ sponsored stories ” which can increase visibility in newsfeeds as well as “engagement” ads that let people click and like your brand page.

10 Recent Upgrades to Facebook Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook has been making a flurry of changes to the functionality of Facebook Profiles, Facebook Pages, Facebook Community Pages, and Facebook Places Pages over the last two months. The new Facebook Ticker gives your nonprofit added exposure.

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Facebook Timeline Contests – Everything Your Nonprofit Needs for Success

John Haydon

Facebook’s opened up a fun new avenue for pages to entertain fans and boost engagement. The 411 on Facebook timeline contests. You may not: Run a contest on a personal profile. Fraud is real, and rampant in Facebook contests.

5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits to Boost Followers and Engagement

Connection Cafe

5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits. It’s now part of our regular editorial calendar to put our eNewsletter sign up form in our profile. For our latest online giving push, we opted to keep our Instagram content awareness-only and make the hard asks via email, Facebook and Twitter.

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Facebook Brand Pages: How To Be Ready

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

“ If Facebook does decide to flip a switch faster than expected and your nonprofit isn’t the first, will that spell disaster instead of success? Fast implementation is less important than being effective and strategic – so stay calm. Source: Mari Smith.

What the Facebook Subscribe Feature Means to Nonprofit News Sharing

Frogloop

On Wednesday, Facebook rolled out a subscribe feature that should be of interest to nonprofits because it may make it easier for organizations to interact with people on a personal level. Most organizations have a branded page that Facebook users can like.

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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.

12 ways Facebook users can like your nonprofit Facebook Page

John Haydon

Although Facebook has changed what “liking” a Page means to users , acquiring Facebook fans will always be an important part of any nonprofit Facebook strategy. Pages Can Like Pages – In addition to Profiles, other Pages can like your Page.

An Interview With Facebook’s Libby Leffler: Facebook and Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity have lunch with Libby Leffler who works on strategic partnerships at Facebook with nonprofits. I sat down for an interview to learn more about her work at Facebook and tips for nonprofits. What is your current job at Facebook?

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. In late September news trickled out about a change in Facebook’s Edgerank algorithm that was causing big drops in reach for many branded pages.

Five Recent Upgrades to Facebook Pages Your Nonprofit May Not Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook has been making a flurry of changes to the functionality of Facebook Pages, Facebook Community Pages, and Facebook Places Pages over the last few weeks. If not, you can now “Add&# official Facebook Pages by selecting them from a pop-down menu.

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The Insights of 100,000 Nonprofit Technology Facebook Fans

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last week the Nonprofit Tech for Good Facebook Page reached the 100,000 fans. Despite a plummeting growth rate, referral traffic from Facebook to nptechforgood.com is still high. 53% of Nonprofit Tech for Good’s fans are female and the largest age group is 25-34 years old.

Instagram for Nonprofits — How Your Org Can Get Onboard

Connection Cafe

Like many nonprofits and social enterprises you may be scratching your head and wondering how an Instagram presence can help you contribute to social good in a creative and heroic way. Here are five key things nonprofits should know about getting started with Instagram.

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3 Nonprofit Social Media Challenges, And How To Overcome Them

TechImpact

Nonprofits have been told since Facebook’s rise to prominence that they need to be investing in a social media marketing / fundraising campaigns. Nonprofits don’t understand what needs to go into their campaigns are too often unsuccessful. Duplicate social media profiles.

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.

An Explanation of all Four Facebook Ad Types [Chart]

John Haydon

Facebook ads differ from almost every other type of internet ad in at least two important ways: Facebook ads target the interests expressed by each user in their profile details, the Pages and Groups they like, and updates they post on their timeline (new job, new relationship, new baby, etc).

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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.

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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