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Facebook and Instagram's Latest Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Frogloop

Facebook and Instagram are two of the most popular social media networks that nonprofits use and these platforms are continuously releasing new updates that can help nonprofits engage with their audiences more effectively.

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. Instead, donors will give through Facebook – or perhaps they will still give to your nonprofit on your website, but by using a Facebook Login.

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your experimentation with at least one of the tools below (or from the 2016 list and 2015 list ), would be greatly appreciated by their founders. Goodworld enables donors to give on Facebook and Twitter with two taps and a #donate hashtag.

Amplify Your Voice with Facebook Ads

Connection Cafe

Nonprofits have a significant advantage on Facebook. I am not just talking about the fact that Facebook has teamed up with Blackbaud integration partner ActionSprout to give away $2M in Facebook ad credits. As strange as it sounds, Facebook is a very personal space.

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9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing

SocialFish

Here are a few tools to help you! Canva is the perfect tool if you want to create professional level graphics of any kind, but don’t want to hire a designer to do it. You don’t need to go through a quote generator, or use a visual editing tool to do it.

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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Cool Social Tools: EventKloud

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. EventKloud lets you enter your events in one place and easily promote them everywhere: your website, social media networks (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram etc.),

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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.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

Let’s start with an awesome list of tools to bring your nonprofit into the future: Consider joining Google for Nonprofits , which offers free Google tools to nonprofit organizations. A handy tool to help you shop around for apps. Implementation Cool Social Tools

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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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6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

All of those fancy auto-post social tools can lull us into a false sense of confidence. Share on Facebook, Google Plus and Linkedin making you tagged every person or company you mentioned in the article. Scheduling Tools. Social Media Promotion Tools.

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8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish

Thankfully though, there’s also a long list of tools now available for this specific task. Here’s a list of tools we picked out to help you find and post the most relevant and share-worthy content. This tool won the “trend setter” products award and many others.

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Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. generate ideas for social media together, adapt them to their local needs and then feed those ideas to post on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and LinkedIn. Cool Social Tools

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning

SocialFish

Here’s a link to the list, which includes articles on social learning and the difference between social media and social learning, then a list of social media tools and platforms that I think go hand-in-hand with social learning. Social Media Platforms and Tools for Social Learning.

Four tools to revamp your marketing efficiency on Twitter

SocialFish

Here’s a list of really cool tools that can ease your Twitter management and upgrade your results. The search results are sorted into feeds across your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts. was meant to function as solely as a URL shortening tool, but URLs generated by Snip.ly

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Facebook: Is it Worth your Nonprofit’s Time?

NetWits

How much time should your nonprofit spend engaging with their “fans” on Facebook? Idealware who surveyed over 500 nonprofit staff members about their Facebook usage and goals may have answers to some of the questions organizations have been seeking. Facebook Increases Event Turnout.

Five Cool Tools for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

I just used Canva to create header images for Google+, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook–all from templates, and all for free. Cool Social Tools Featured From the Trenches ImplementationThis post was originally published on Mizz Information.

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.

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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

7 Must-Try Tools for Nonprofit Marketers

NonProfit Hub

Here are seven tools for nonprofits to maximize their marketing success: Razoo. This tool is easy-to-use: users are able to craft their own fundraising pages within a few minutes. You can make use of their donation widget and place it on your website or Facebook page.

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.

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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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

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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Best Proofreading Tools for Your Social Media Strategy

SocialFish

Millions of people spend significant portions of their days on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and other websites. However, that doesn’t mean you can turn your Facebook page into a gallery of images and videos. Cool Social Tools By Robert Morris.

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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. When Facebook rolled out the donate button feature in 2013 for a small group of partners, the results were mixed.

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.

Win a Full Year of PostPlanner – The Ultimate Facebook Page Management Tool

John Haydon

Josh at PostPlanner and I doing a promotion over at the Inbound Zombie Facebook Page. PostPlanner is a Facebook Page management tool that allows you to: Schedule Page updates. If you’re a current fan of the Inbound Zombie Facebook Page , you don’t need to do anything.

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the key messages in the book is that nonprofits should not start with the tools and data, but start to clearly define success and their audience. By doing so, they will understand the few data points and the tools needed to collect that data to figure out if they have been successful!

Is Facebook an Effective Volunteer Management Tool?

NTEN

By Chris Bernard, Idealware It’s easy to get the impression that everyone is on Facebook these days, and maintaining a presence on the site is increasingly expected of organizations interested in engaging constituents. It seems like a logical assumption that Facebook should also be a good way to attract volunteers—but is that true? First, find out if the people you want to reach are even using Facebook, or if they’re using something else.

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. That said, simply creating a Facebook page will not cut it. One of the most proven ways to get people liking your Facebook page it to give them something really enticing.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We had a wide ranging conversations about how to apply network mapping and visualization and debated about its use as a measurement technique vs strategy tool. He did an analysis of his Facebook friends to explore the connections that consist among them.

Best social media tools bringing conversions to your online store

SocialFish

Facebook still dominates as a source for traffic through online stores, and orders from Reddit have increased by 152% in 2013. Many social tools for boosting conversions litter the internet, so we put together a list of the options that are going to bring you results, fast.

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.

Three Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Once you get accustomed to a tool, it changes in an attempt to reinvent itself. That said, Facebook has made some recent upgrades – and more are coming – that nonprofits need to know about. 1) Facebook has decreased Pages’ Reach… again. Facebook

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). John Haydon also notes that EventBrite can be integrated into your Facebook Brand Page.

Hatch: A Tool for Digital Storytelling for Social Impact Launches

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Based on the research, they have launched a platform that helps connect practitioners with tools and resources to tell better stories of impact. I particularly like the sections about how to create a culture of storytelling and measurement.

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.

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?

[Cool Social Tools] QiqoChat for Live Online Events

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! Groups on Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, etc. Cool Social Tools

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