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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. View: Humane Society of the United States Facebook Page.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: The Humane Society of the United States. Facebook: facebook.com/humanesociety. We’re using Facebook primarily, Twitter for feedback, dabbling in Foursquare, and starting our LinkedIn presence. Re-evaluating our Facebook strategy.

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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How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

Additionally, there is often a demand on advocacy’s return on investment (ROI) by nonprofit boards, donors, and CEOs. These realities make it more evident that each nonprofit needs a unified voice, powerful enough to withstand the process of making policy.

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.

With Respect to Abraham Lincoln, Not All Are Equal in Fundraising

Connection Cafe

The famous first line of that Address states that “all men (and women) are created equal”—an idea borrowed from our American Declaration of Independence. Giving USA reports (year-after-year; this is not new) that the bulk of money given to charity in the United States comes from individuals.

28 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. For Nonprofits Worldwide: 1.

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24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. For Nonprofits Worldwide: 1.

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook launched in 2004, YouTube in 2005, and Twitter in 2006. For over a decade nonprofits, charities, and NGOs worldwide have been embracing social media with the hope of raising funds and creating social change. Update: Apple Pay Now Let’s Nonprofits Accept Donations.

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Four Facebook Deal types and what they mean for your nonprofit

SocialFish

A survey conducted in February of 2010 by MerchantCircle found that roughly 32% of small businesses are using Facebook Places to market their businesses. This allowed local REI stores to implement a cause marketing program that gave back to local nonprofits across the United States !

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. Facebook.

New Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia & Oceania

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good is based in St. Louis, Missouri and the vast majority of our webinars are scheduled to accommodate nonprofits on the East Coast of the United States and Canada and Western Europe. As far as nonprofits in Asia, you are on the calendar for 2017.

How Twitter Donations Work: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter is experimenting with allowing certain nonprofits to accept donations directly through tweets. It is unclear if Twitter has plans to provide access to more nonprofits in the near future, but doing so would be a smart move.

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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.

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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Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. For Nonprofits Worldwide: 1.

Facebook Timeline Launches With Three “Giving” Apps – Many More Likely To Come

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Likely just the first of many new “Giving” apps to come to Timeline, nonprofit social media practitioners would be wise to get acquainted with the new Timeline Apps to best prepare for when Timeline comes to Pages (not confirmed, but highly likely). Best for nonprofits that respond to crisis or who organize fundraising events like marathons, social fundraising inside of Facebook is worth experimenting with: 1) Causes :: View App. Nonprofits Only. Faceboo

Nonprofit Communications Trends Report for 2015

John Haydon

As a consultant and trainer in the nonprofit community, I’ve been waiting with bated breath for the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Kivi publishing the first Nonprofit Communications Trends Report back in 2011, surveying 780 nonprofits.

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8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Brackets for Good hosts online, bracket-style fundraising tournaments that encourage donors to out-fundraise their opponents on behalf of their favorite nonprofit. Users can set a monthly limit and donate to any nonprofit in the United States.

Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. For Nonprofits Worldwide: 1.

When Is One Million Fans on Facebook Worth More Than A Million Bucks?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

the Humane Society of United States reached 1 million fans on its Facebook Page. Facebook alone doesn’t do get an engaged crowd that takes action. Like all rock star nonprofit social media mavens, Carie Lewis is a curator of social media metrics.

How To: Use Social Media To Boost Nonprofit Fundraising

TechImpact

The more ways your nonprofit is generating leads when fundraising, the better. Over 70% of adults in the United States are using social media, and 42% are using multiple social media networks. There are countless ways for your nonprofit to use social media for social good.

15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

LinkedIn launched in 2003, Facebook launched in 2004, and Twitter launched in 2006. 60% of millennials donate an average of $481 to nonprofits each year. PayPal mobile donations on Giving Tuesday 2014 increased 101% over 2013 in the United States and Canada.

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HOW TO: Create Custom iFrame Tabs on Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In March 2011 Facebook disabled the popular Static FMBL App that many nonprofits had used to create custom tabs on their Facebook Pages. Rather than having their apps be based on FBML, Facebook has now switched over to iframes. Facebook

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. The ideal size for Facebook/Pinterest/Google+ graphics is 500 x 500 pixels.

Top 5 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Owned by Facebook, Instagram is the largest mobile social network in the United States.

LinkedIn for Good Launches Board Connect for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launched today, LinkedIn Board Connect for Nonprofit Organizations is a new board member recruiting program that enables nonprofits to easily tap into LinkedIn’s 175+ million strong network of professionals. Claim and set up your nonprofit’s LinkedIn Company Page.

How Baby Boomers Use The Internet

TechImpact

As a result, nonprofits across the board are shifting their advertising and community outreach efforts through online mediums almost exclusively. of the tablet users in the United States. Fundraising fundraising nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech social media technology

Can Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media?

Frogloop

Comparing your nonprofit to a Presidential campaign is ridiculous. Your organization is not running for the President of the United States. Second, the majority of nonprofits have not raised a dime on social media. 72% of nonprofits have no dedicated social media staff.

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50 Nonprofits To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Google+ || LinkedIn || Flickr. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || LinkedIn || Flickr. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Flickr. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Google+ || LinkedIn || Flickr. Facebook || Twitter.

5 Steps to Optimize Conversion Rates After an Advocacy Action Alert

Connection Cafe

Optimizing your nonprofit’s advocacy action alert doesn’t have to end with a supporter receiving a humble “thank you” from a thank you page or email. Here is an example from the Humane Society of the United States. Facebook), Campaign Medium (e.g.

Free Webinar on June 6! 10 Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Social Web has dramatically changed how nonprofits communicate with supporters, donors, and volunteers. Many nonprofits are making simple mistakes that are draining their social media ROI, but fortunately these mistakes can be easily fixed. Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012.

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12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When your online donors and advocates see that your nonprofit uses.NGO or.ONG for your website URL and email addresses, there will be no doubt in their minds that your nonprofit is legal because your nonprofit must complete a validation process via OnGood to be able to use the domain s.

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Nonprofit Technology Conference Withdrawal

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) was the 12th conference that I have attended (it had earlier reiterations). Every year it is like attending a family reunion. I have some many friends and colleagues that I only get to see once a year at the NTC.

How to Use Your Facebook Page to Build Your Nonprofit Email List

John Haydon

For many nonprofits, email is the bridge that Facebook fans frequently walk across on their way to becoming a donor , simply because it’s more private and less distracting than Facebook. How to Use Your Facebook Page to Build Your Nonprofit’s Email List.

To State the Online-vious

Connection Cafe

After hitting snooze on your mobile phone alarm 3 times you roll over and check your Outlook inbox, your Gmail inbox, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. In fact, the data on giving state this very clearly. Nonprofit FundraisingBy now you’ve probably heard—online is a thing.

50 Nonprofits To Be Grateful For This Thanksgiving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the spirit of gratitude and giving and in celebration of the American holiday of Thanksgiving , below is a list of 50 nonprofits that serve American society. Of course 50 is just a tiny percentage of the nonprofits that work and sacrafice to make our country a better place to live. If you would like to add a nonprofit, please do so with a “Because…” statement in a comment below. Facebook || Twitter || YouTube || Google+ || LinkedIn || Flickr.

Seven Responsively Designed Nonprofit Websites to Study and Learn From

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At least 15% of all traffic to nonprofit’s websites now occur on mobile devices and across all sectors mobile is set to surpass desktop browsing in 2014. That said, last week I received an email from large national nonprofit announcing that they had launched a new website.

Free Webinar on June 6! 10 Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Social Web has dramatically changed how nonprofits communicate with supporters, donors, and volunteers. In fact, most nonprofits in the United States now regularly use social media in their communications and development campaigns, but few nonprofit social media practioners have been properly trained how to best utilize sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Google+. Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: Free.

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