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YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits

SocialFish

All three will succeed or fail at video marketing based on their ability to get YouTube subscribers. Subscribers on YouTube are like fans on Facebook and followers on Twitter. As a nonprofit you have compelling stories to tell, and you can tell and distribute them cheaply.

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

Connection Cafe

We asked some of our favorite nonprofit tech friends to share ideas for how organizations can use social media to build meaningful relationships with their supporters—donors, influencers and activists—and what that looks like on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

Is Facebook Video Killing YouTube?

See What's Out There

YouTube has also dominated video views for the past decade. In July of 2013, YouTube had about 18 billion video views. But last August, something remarkable happened: Facebook had more video views than YouTube. The post Is Facebook Video Killing YouTube? strategy video autoplay digital facebook facebook video michael hoffman nonprofit nonprofit video online see3 See3 Communications social media video strategy YouTube

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.

How Did This Nonprofit Facebook Video Go Viral?

John Haydon

It seems that more and more Facebook users and organizations are publishing videos on Facebook. For organizations, a nonprofit Facebook video can get more engagement than YouTube videos or even Facebook photos (according to one study).

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.

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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7 Facebook Hacks for Your Nonprofit’s Website

John Haydon

If your Facebook Page reach has dropped ( yet again ) in recent weeks, don’t give up hope. Reach is not limited to your Facebook Page updates. You reach people with your e-mails , your YouTube videos, mentions in the local newspaper, and at events. Click on Facebook.

27 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By shopping at any of the 27 online stores listed below, conscious consumers can channel some of their spending power into the nonprofit sector. Or, if you prefer to donate to a nonprofit in the name of a friend, colleague, or loved one, you can purchase a tribute holiday gift.

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. YouTube.

Are Facebook Videos Dominating YouTube?

Frogloop

Let''s flashback to 2013 when Facebook announced in a blog post that they''d start autoplaying videos: Since September, we’ ve been testing a way to make videos more engaging on Facebook , and as a result we’ ve seen views, likes, shares and comments increase more than 10 percent. Marketers will be able to use this new format to tell their stories to a large number of people on Facebook in a short amount of time – with high-quality sight, sound and motion.

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.

15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 32 nonprofits were bookmarked for a donation and selected because they were effective at grabbing my attention and sparking an inspiration to give through their tweets. That said, donating online to 32 nonprofits is tedious! One of the 32 nonprofits (3%) accepted Bitcoin.

5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the late 1990’s nonprofits began to launch websites, experiment with email marketing, and sign up for their first “Donate Now” service. Then, in the late 2000’s nonprofits embraced social networking sites, first Myspace and YouTube, then Facebook and Twitter.

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.

From 2005 to 2015: The Radical Effect of Social Media on Nonprofit Web Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2005 Facebook was only open to college students and professors, Twitter didn’t exist, and the iPhone was still in concept mode. Nonprofits pioneered social media. They began actively using Myspace in 2004 and YouTube in 2005 – years before the Fortune 500 companies.

How to Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. To help you begin, below is a three-step process for writing a strategic plan that can easily be revised on annual basis while at the same time is workable and moves your nonprofit forward.

Your Nonprofit Video in the Spotlight (and on YouTube’s Homepage)

Amy Sample Ward

The DoGooder Nonprofit Video Contest is back and calling for your best 2011 nonprofit videos! Are you a nonprofit? The 6th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Contest is taking submissions starting February 1st. The contest is presented by YouTube and See3 Communications and generously sponsored by Cisco and us, NTEN. So what do the winning nonprofits get for participating? The DoGooder Awards recognizes nonprofits that see the importance of this.

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30 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By shopping at any of the 30 online stores listed below, conscious and ethical consumers can channel some of their spending power into the nonprofit sector. Or, if you prefer to donate to of these 20 nonprofits in the name of a friend, colleague, or loved one.

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. Download and study nonprofit mobile apps.

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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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The Importance of Branding Your Nonprofit on Social Networks Through Graphic Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits were the early adopters of social networks. The were active on Myspace, YouTube, and creating Facebook Groups long before most of the companies that are often praised for being the pioneers of social media. Facebook Cover :: 815 x 315 pixels.

20 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 20 holiday gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

Hopefully your nonprofit is pretty far down the social media strategy rabbit hole at this point. We created these presentations for Blackbaud’s Conference for Nonprofits , and they were inspired by the amazing work we see organizations doing everyday.

10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. In 2013 the number of nonprofits that hired part-time or full-time new media managers increased fourfold. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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.

HOW TO: Report Live from Nonprofit Events and Conferences

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. On Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Tumblr post only two or three times daily. Conduct video interviews with speakers and attendees and host the videos on YouTube or Instagram.

10 Holiday Tribute Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 10 holiday tribute gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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.

All Nonprofit Tech for Good Webinars Are Now Free and Open to the Nonprofit Community

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to a sponsorship from the Public Interest Registry , for the first and only time all Nonprofit Tech for Good webinars are being offered for free to the nonprofit community. One week before each webinar, Nonprofit Tech for Good e-newsletter subscribers will be notified.

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook Reach is at an all time low. 95% of NGOs worldwide have a Facebook Page. On average, your followers should grow 23% annually on both Facebook and Twitter. For every 1,000 fundraising emails delivered, a nonprofit raises $44.

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Bookmark Your Browsers! The Official Blogs of the World’s Most Popular Social Media Sites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The nonprofit sector has a large community of technology bloggers committed to helping nonprofits stay current on emerging trends in social media, online fundraising, and mobile technology. Facebook Newsroom :: newsroom.fb.com. Facebook has 1.44 Facebook. YouTube.

Mobile for Good: A Free How-To Fundraising Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Telling your nonprofit’s story through blogging. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube Date: Thursday, March 20. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: Free! How to Register: Sign up. Presented by: Heather Mansfield.

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Telling your nonprofit’s story through blogging. Using Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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How to Add a Subscribe Button to your YouTube Videos (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

If your nonprofit has a YouTube channel, and you have the ability to edit video, you’ll find this tutorial very useful (assuming you want to increase the number of people subscribing to your channel). The same is true with your YouTube video.

17 Extremely Useful Facebook Video Tutorials For Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’ve seen the various different video tutorials I’ve published on using Facebook, YouTube, Google Analytics and WordPress. But if this is your first time here, do yourself a favor and subscribe to my YouTube channel. Following are just a few of the most popular videos I’ve created since Facebook re-vamped Pages, Ads and Insights: Managing your Facebook Page. Promoting your Facebook Page.

2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days often inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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 Under Utilized Social Media Outlets For Nonprofits

TechImpact

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn are all garnering huge amounts interaction from a wide array of people. Or the outlets that not traditionally associated with content marketing or use by nonprofits? YouTube. Vimeo is the more cultivated and refined version of YouTube.