Facebook and Instagram's Latest Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Frogloop

Through social media channels nonprofits are able to engage directly with their audiences, fundraise a bit, and have important conversations about the critical issues they work on. Online Advocacy Nonprofit fundraising Social Media Marketing

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new Facebook Fundraising Tools could be a game changer for the nonprofit sector. Once donors understand how the technology works, there could be a pivotal shift away from donating through a nonprofit’s website. All Fundraisers are featured on your Facebook Page.

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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.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the apps and tools listed below to significantly improve your web, email, social media, and visual content.

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5 Ways Nonprofit Facebook Messenger Bots Can Deliver Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In my last post about nonprofit bots, I discussed the big picture of automation in the nonprofit space and what I learned from the “ The Beth Bot ” experiment. For this post, I did a landscape scan to identify some of the best examples of nonprofit bots.

How to Broadcast Your Impact with Facebook Live

Connection Cafe

Facebook Live is a feature that lets any Page live-broadcast events, breaking news, interviews, and more. Nonprofits like The Met and Best Friends Animal Society are using Facebook Live to engage donors in powerful and very creative ways. Keep calm and Facebook Live.

4 Ways to Use Facebook to Engage Millennials in Your Cause

Connection Cafe

Every day, Millennials like me are turning to social media on their mobile devices, tablets, and desktops for information on the latest tools, news, resources, gadgets and opportunities to make our lives easier and better. Still wondering whether Facebook is right for your nonprofit?

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7 Must-Try Tools for Nonprofit Marketers

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits can take full advantage of new trends in marketing strategies to increase their donor base, raise awareness about their cause, plan fundraising campaigns and improve both the quantity and quality of their communication with the public. Facebook for Nonprofits.

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2016

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Google, PayPal, and Amazon are scrambling to be your chosen first choice and while this is predominantly playing out in the consumer market, in 2016 we will finally start to see mobile and digital wallet payments impact online fundraising in the nonprofit sector.

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11 Inspiring Nonprofit Facebook Timelines

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To help inspire your creativity and encourage you to be an early adopter, below are eleven nonprofits that have upgraded to Facebook Timeline. You can also view the new Timeline design on the Nonprofit Organizations Facebook Page. Facebook

Facebook: Is it Worth your Nonprofit’s Time?

NetWits

How much time should your nonprofit spend engaging with their “fans” on Facebook? Or will nonprofit campaigners who spend eight hours a week on their FB fanpage see better results such as more actions taken on campaigns and increased donations? Facebook Increases Event Turnout.

Better Understanding Nonprofits And Their Facebook Metrics

TechImpact

Facebook is the flagship social media platform for most nonprofits. The inherent community nature, pervasiveness of the platform, and the fact Facebook is constantly adding tools for nonprofits to better utilize the social network has made it the perfect choice for most nonprofits.

How to Promote a Cause on Facebook

SocialFish

Whole movements have been fostered and cultivated using this tool, and the consistent growth of global movements such as Occupy Wall Street is a great proof. Blog posts, web pages and videos that can be easily linked through Facebook are key. Nimble Nonprofit Social Learning

Facebook Launches Donate Now Button for Nonprofits: Field of Dreams?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Facebook has rolled out the “Donate Now” button for all ads and brand pages which makes it easier than for nonprofits to ask Facebook audiences to donate. But, is the feature a field of dreams for nonprofits? Facebook will no doubt iterate.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

And that includes nonprofits, membership associations and organizations. Ever since the American Red Cross and Humane Society adopted a texting campaign to raise awareness and collect donations for the Haiti Earthquake in 2010, other nonprofits have followed suit and to great success.

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Are Nonprofits Now “Stuck” With Facebook?

Connection Cafe

Perhaps you saw last month’s news that Facebook posts are now reaching just 6% of fans ? An Ogilvy & Mather analysis of 100+ brand pages found the organic reach of Facebook posts has declined 49% since October. Facebook admitted an impending drop-off in organic reach last December. Michael Lazerow wrote Facebook is simply following the path of similar digital advertising breakthroughs. How Declining Facebook Reach Affects Nonprofits.

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

So without further ado, here are eight social media management tools and apps that will help you enhance productivity while cutting down time: 1. HootSuite is hands down the most commonly used tool for social media management by profits and non-profits alike. Raven Tools.

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Three Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

One of the most important lessons that all nonprofit social media managers need to learn is that social media is constantly in flux. Once you get accustomed to a tool, it changes in an attempt to reinvent itself. 1) Facebook has decreased Pages’ Reach… again.

9 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2015

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Over the last six months Nonprofit Tech for Good has bookmarked over 50 fundraising tools to prepare for this blog post. When the time came to write the post, at least 25% of the fundraising tools had shut down. Users are sent a daily email featuring the nonprofit.

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Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note From Beth: Here’s some quick tips on using Facebook Ads. What if you’ve done everything to build a strong Facebook community, consistently post quality content and do your very best to engage with users, but you (or, in some cases, your CEO) still want more?

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.

Digital Strategies are Moving the Needle for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

By 2018, social media will be one of the most important channels for nonprofits, according to a study conducted by Forrester. You’ve heard all the buzz words—social, mobile, digital, Millennial—and you’re aware that there are more tools than ever before, right at your fingertips.

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. As soon as you learn and become comfortable with a tool set, it’s replaced with a new one. Facebook

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Tips and Tools for Integrating Social Media Into Your Nonprofit Event Marketing Plan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s a summary of tips, tools, examples, and resources for getting the most of our your nonprofit event with social media. (Here’s a curated link list used to create this post). Many nonprofits use EventBrite for this purpose. Strategy Tips Tools and Tactics

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

Today, nonprofits have an opportunity like never before to reignite their partnership with supporters and provide platforms and opportunities for people to use their social networks to organize and advance your cause. Ask Ambassadors to Live Stream on Facebook and Twitter.

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. As soon as you learn and become comfortable with a tool set, it’s replaced with a new one. Facebook

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Listen Up: A New, National RFP Offers Nonprofits and Funders Tools to Survey Clients

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tuan, Managing Director, Fund for Shared Insight shares details about an incredible funding opportunity for nonprofits. L4G invites nonprofits and funders to explore a simple but systematic and rigorous way of getting feedback from the people at the heart of our work.

13 Tools That Can Make Your Social Media Marketing Much Easier

SocialFish

Good news is that there are a plethora of tools that can help you to simplify your social media marketing experience. Canva is a designing tool that will help you to come up with customized designs for your social media marketing content. This is the tool you need to grab.

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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 Nonprofits could use Present.me

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22 Ways to Stay Connected with Your Schools Alumni on Facebook

NetWits

Our focus was Facebook. With over 900 Million users Facebook is the top social media site on the planet. It’s the place to be for most nonprofits. That said, simply creating a Facebook page will not cut it. Here’s a few tips on how to increase your Facebook EdgeRank.

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

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Two Opportunities for Nonprofits to Power their #GivingTuesday Campaigns — Facebook Ad Credits & #MyGivingStory

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But despite jet lag and an over flowing email in box, I wanted to write up two opportunities for nonprofits that could help them power up their year end and Giving Tuesday Campaigns. When used effectively, ads can have a remarkable impact on nonprofits of any size.

HOW TO: Post Milestones to Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On March 30 the new Facebook Timeline design will roll out to all Facebook Pages and one new function is the ability to post Milestones to your Timeline. Add the location of your nonprofit’s founding, the story, and an image. 11 Inspiring Nonprofit Facebook Timelines.

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. Tips Tools and Tactics

Cool Social Tools: Ravetree

SocialFish

This is the second in my new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Usually these views are coupled with a mention of Facebook or Google, and references to “data mining” and “browser tracking.” Cool Social Tools

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#FacebookAdGrants: What Nonprofits Need More Than a Facebook Donate Button

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the years, I’ve attended events where a representatives from Facebook shared with nonprofits how to use the platform more effectively. ” The answer is always something along the lines of “We are giving the platform to nonprofits to use for free.”

Facebook Page Redesign – 7 Features You Need to Know About

John Haydon

Today Facebook announced a completely new design for Facebook Pages , starting this week. The redesign of Facebook Pages is intended to help admins “find the tools they use most” The layout also looks like it will display more consistently on desktop and mobile.

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Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ” is getting a lot of good feedback as people read and apply the ideas in the book. In the book, we avoid talking about specific tools because they change so fast and new ones appear almost daily. Tools and Tactics

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.

Drive Attention and Gain Donations on Facebook with Video Storytelling

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits have a unique advantage on Facebook. Facebook is an environment where billions of people go to check in on what matters most to them and this includes the causes they’re most passionate about. Did you know that Facebook is viewed mostly on mobile?