Will Social Media Pick the Next President of the United States?

Frogloop

Earlier this week on Frogloop, we discussed how social media channels like Facebook and Twitter were flooded with people discussing (ok there was a lot of bickering too) the Presidential debates.

[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.

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

Facebook Ramps Up Reach for “Donate” Buttons and Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s not official, but it’s obvious that Facebook is ramping up promotion of its native “Donate” buttons and Fundraisers in its News Feed. Donors and peer-to-peer fundraisers have been slow to adopt donating and fundraising through Facebook, but that might be changing.

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.

19 Nonprofit Facebook Page Status Ideas You Can Steal

John Haydon

If you’re like most busy nonprofit professionals, you make your best effort to have an organized content strategy on Facebook. But there are still times when you get buried with other projects and simply have no idea what to post on your Facebook Page.

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.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. Most nonprofits that are active on Facebook know about Facebook Causes. As the first fundraising app launched inside of Facebook, since its founding in 2007 it has raised more $40 million for over 27,000 nonprofits. Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Facebook and Facebook Apps.

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 !

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. Take for example her very useful tips about how to activate Facebook Fans to share and take action.

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. PayPal mobile donations on Giving Tuesday 2014 increased 101% over 2013 in the United States and Canada. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Pinterest are the most regularly accessed networks.

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8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Users can set a monthly limit and donate to any nonprofit in the United States. Goodworld enables donors to give on Facebook and Twitter with two taps and a #donate hashtag. Social Media Facebook Twitter Mobile Media Fundraising

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.

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in the United States: 1. 2017 State of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising :: Download. 2014 State of the Canadian Web Nation :: Download. 2014 State of the Not-for-Profit Industry Report :: Download.

New Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia & Oceania

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube Webinars

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On top of those challenges, Facebook reach has dropped to an abysmal 1%. Small nonprofits can barely invest the time it takes to manage a Facebook Page and Twitter Profile. Their Facebook Page seems to be experiencing less than 1% reach which makes posting daily futile.

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Gen Z

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The most popular social media with Gen Zs are YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram, in that order. 56% of Gen Zs in the United States know someone who uses gender-neutral pronouns. Instagram Social Media Facebook YouTube Mobile Media Fundraising

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

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in the United States: 1. 2014 State of the Not-for-Profit Industry Report :: Download. 2012 State of Social Media Use in Australian Nonprofits :: Download. 2014 State of the Canadian Web Nation :: Download.

28 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in the United States: 1. 2014 State of the Canadian Web Nation :: Download. 2012 State of Social Media Use in Australian Nonprofits :: Download. 2014 State of the Not-for-Profit Industry Report :: Download.

12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

United States. United States. United Kingdom. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube e-Newsletters Websites

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Five Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook recently selected 18 of their favorite nonprofits and embedded a “Donate Now” on their Facebook Pages and while that was nice of them to do, it’s not useful to the other million+ nonprofits (in the United States alone) that would like access to the service.

Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in the United States: 1. 2014 State of the Not-for-Profit Industry Report :: Download. 2012 State of Social Media Use in Australian Nonprofits :: Download. 2014 State of the Canadian Web Nation :: Download.

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.

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How Baby Boomers Use The Internet

TechImpact

of the tablet users in the United States. million people age 55 and over engaged in social networking with nearly 19 million of those people using Facebook (comScore). Image courtesy of Modern Senior. The frequency of online giving ballooned in 2013, increasing by 14% in 2013.

How Do You Celebrate Reaching 10,000 Fans on Facebook?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

the UNITED STATES !!!! Thanks Kim and the 9999 other folks who liked my Facebook Page.

A Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Follow and study the National Wildlife Federation , Humane Society of the United States, Human Rights Campaign , Greenpeace , and the American Red Cross. Facebook. Design and upload custom graphics to your Facebook Page. Optimize your page for Facebook Graph Search.

Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For Nonprofits in the United States: 1. 2012 State of Social Media Use in Australian Nonprofits :: Download. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube

Build your Facebook fan base, increase online action

GroundWire

They’ve been doing some fantastic work with Facebook ads that we are excited to share with you. Before we dive in, here’s what you need to know about advertising on Facebook: 1) Facebook, like Google, makes it very easy to buy advertising in small amounts and with really precise targeting.

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Five Social Media Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2) Schedule Facebook Updates and tweets for other time zones. If your NGO is hoping to increase awareness of your cause and fundraising results on a global scale, then you must schedule Facebook Updates and tweets in advance. Facebook Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media Twitter

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How Twitter Donations Work: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Like how only a select few nonprofits had access to Facebook’s early launch of their Facebook Fundraising Tools , only a select few nonprofits currently have access to Twitter Donations. With charitable giving in the United States at a record high of $373.25

What Do You Do When You Reach 1,000,000 Facebook Fans? Try to Get Some More!

NTEN

Congratulations to NTEN Member the Humane Society of the United States for reaching 1,000,000 Fans on Facebook! Community facebook hsus integrated campaigns nptech nten Social Media Web Sites Communications

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook launched in 2004, YouTube in 2005, and Twitter in 2006. Throughout 2016 Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have seen declining engagement and reach. In the United States nonprofits can now directly accept digital payments inside of Facebook.

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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.

The Future of Nonprofit Engagement Strategies

Connection Cafe

Donald Trump lost nearly every editorial board in the United States but won the election anyway. Or your network on Facebook. Facebook, in the last year, has come to be dominated by video content. Video, in fact, is the only thing working for brands on Facebook.

Five Online Fundraising Best Practices for Small NGOs in Developing Countries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Or, you could post the volunteer position on your website, blog, or Facebook Page and share it on volunteer boards in your country or on Idealist.org , CraigstList , or in LinkedIn Groups. In the United States this is called fiscal sponsorship. 5) Create a Facebook Page.

Inside Goodwill’s #LaborofLove Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are 164 local and independent Goodwill nonprofit organizations in the United States and Canada. Last year, Goodwill placed 312,000 people in employment in the United States and Canada. We’re approaching Labor Day Weekend.

LinkedIn for Good Launches Board Connect for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At this point the program is only available to registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofits based in the United States. I know many nonprofits worldwide are often frustrated that the United States gets top priority when such programs are launched (by LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, etc.),

Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Whether it’s Microsoft transforming the PC software industry, or Google or Facebook, it’s clear that the world is different because these companies exist. So, in the United States, Benetech created a second equilibrium change.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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+.

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