7 Tips For Building Nonprofit Supporter Profiles

TechImpact

Collect profile information with technology resources. Create a process for “big fish” Supporters that top donation amounts require special attention and their profile should reflect appeals, frequency, amounts, and next steps for securing another large donation.

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.

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11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These basic LinkedIn Profile tips for nonprofit professionals serve as a foundation for when and if your nonprofit is ready to utilize LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. Fill Out Your Profile to “100 Percent Completeness”. Use a Professional Photo for Your Profile Photo.

11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These basic LinkedIn Profile tips for nonprofit professionals serve as a foundation for when and if your nonprofit is ready to utilize LinkedIn Groups and Company Pages. Fill Out Your Profile to “100 Percent Completeness”. Use a Professional Photo for Your Profile Photo.

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.

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Twitter will soon have enhanced brand profiles for nonprofits

John Haydon

Free Promoted Tweets: Twitter is allowing brands with enhanced profiles the ability to promote a Tweet to the top of their page’s timeline – for free. It would be cool if – like Facebook reveal tabs – exclusive content is only displayed to followers.

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

From Promoted Pins to Social Profiles on Google: What’s New in Social Media

SocialFish

Facebook Calls-to-Action. Facebook is getting chummy with the old standby by introducing a call to action button for business pages. According to Facebook, it worked for Dollar Shave Club, who saw a reported 2.5x Social Profiles on Google.

10 Facebook Page Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With more than 1 billion active users, Facebook is the largest social network in the world. Without a doubt your nonprofit’s supporters use Facebook on a regular basis. Therefore, Facebook Pages should be your first priority and entry into social networking.

LinkedIn Launches Volunteer and Causes Profiles

Frogloop

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. I love to see social networks carve out space to promote nonprofits, causes, and volunteering.

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. Are you using Facebook to it’s full potential? Your Facebook cover photo is prime real estate.

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Facebook Subscriptions: 8 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay Attention

NetWits

So, how does Facebook fit into all of this? Facebook is a communications platform with close to a billion users. Your Special Event Director /Manager can hype your next event to the Facebook world. How do you see Facebook subscriptions working for your organization?

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.

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 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.,

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.

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. That said, the new Facebook Timeline for Pages design provides us even more opportunities to maximize a strong first impression. Facebook

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.” Facebook Social Media

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Five Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, in recent months Facebook has launched a slew of new features for Facebook Pages. The others will be covered in my upcoming webinars on Facebook and Facebook Apps for Nonprofits. Facebook has launched a new App Center for Timeline and Mobile with over 600 Apps.

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Five Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, in recent months Facebook has launched a slew of new features for Facebook Pages. The others will be covered in my upcoming webinars on Facebook and Facebook Apps for Nonprofits. Facebook has launched a new App Center for Timeline and Mobile with over 600 Apps.

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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.

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 ).

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. Content Engagement Facebook

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

John Haydon

The new Facebook page timeline layout changes the way your organization needs to think about content. Custom welcome tabs were also used as a way to convert Facebook fans. Here are a 11 things to consider in your new Facebook content strategy: 1. Share your Facebook Page.

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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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. Faceboo

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NEWS: Facebook Launching Verified Profiles and Pages

John Haydon

Facebook is rolling out verified Pages and Profiles for desktop and mobile. Facebook will automatically verify Pages that have the highest risk of duplication. Facebook Facebook Pages news Verified Pages

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.

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. Fortunately, Facebook’s platform includes many opportunities for Facebook users to like a Page.

[Free Download] The Stupidly Simple Facebook Page Features Guide

John Haydon

I’ve been working on a few projects that require me to create various different learning materials for Facebook. Profile Pic – Must be simple so that it is clearly seen at 32px. Facebook facebook page features highlighting howto messaging pinning

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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.

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

SocialFish

The new Facebook page timeline layout changes the way your organization needs to think about content. Custom welcome tabs were also used as a way to convert Facebook fans. Here are a 11 things to consider in your new Facebook content strategy: 1. Share your Facebook Page.

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.

Seven Ways To Use Photos To Amplify Engagement On Your Facebook Page

SocialFish

The reason why Facebook paid a billion dollars for Instagram is the same reason why Pinterest is one of the fastest growing social media sites in history. It’s also the reason why Facebook redesigned Pages to the new Timeline layout: People Love Pictures.

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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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Free Facebook Video Course At The Inbound Zombie Facebook Page

John Haydon

If you’re looking for one central location for a set of video tutorials on using a Facebook Page, check out the Inbound Zombie Facebook Page ( [link] ). How to upload an avatar to your Facebook Page. How to configure your Facebook page wall settings.

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?

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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. Females are responsible for 59% of the engagement that occurs on the Nonprofit Tech for Good Facebook Page.

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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