Infographic: When To Post To Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Feeds


How often do I post on all the different social media feeds? Everyone knows keeping up with your social media feeds, and utilizing them to their maximum effectiveness is a cheap and important way to accomplish your nonprofit’s mission. Social media, to many, is a total mystery.

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Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Posts Are Likely Not Appearing on News Feeds Anymore

NonProfit Hub

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been close to 10 years since Facebook first introduced the News Feed. And since then, Facebook has implemented over 30 major algorithm changes to determine what is prioritized on your Facebook News Feed.

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Trending Sources

18 Ways to Beat Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm

John Haydon

This article gives you 18 ways to beat the Facebook News Feed algorithm with posting strategies, external channels, and Facebook Insights. Facebook users take action on that update (Like, Comment, Share), which creates a story in their friends’ News Feeds.

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What You Need to Know About Facebook’s News Feed Changes


Facebook page admins take note: just when you thought you’d figured out Facebook’s EdgeRank algorithm, they’ve changed the game and the way News Feed works. Here’s what you need to know about the News Feed changes: Story Bumping.

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Attention Nonprofits! The New LinkedIn News Feed Design Has Arrived

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At long last, the new LinkedIn News Feed is here! For years I have been completely baffled by LinkedIn’s partnership with Twitter to allow a mass automation of tweets to be published the LinkedIn News Feed. Personal Status Updates on the new Home News Feed.

The simplest way to have your Facebook Page show up in more News Feeds

John Haydon

It All Happens In The New Feed. Facebook users stay connected to their friends (and Pages they’ve liked) by scrolling down their News Feed, which is the default view for all Facebook users after logging in at iPhone News Feeds.

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A Facebook Donate Button for The News Feed That Might Actually Work!

John Haydon

The post A Facebook Donate Button for The News Feed That Might Actually Work! Facebook is testing a new fundraising app that just might make giving as “social” as liking, commenting, and sharing.

Facebook News Feed Now Gives Text Updates Less Reach

John Haydon

So Facebook has now tweaked the News Feed to decrease the distribution of text updates from Pages. Here are three ways you can deal with this recent News Feed change: 1. Facebook says this news feed tweak will “increases engagement and distribution for other story types” .

Facebook Lets Marketers “News Feed Bomb” Other Pages

John Haydon

The News Feed algorithm considers several factors: Posts are getting the most engagement. Facebook Marketing algorithm Facebook Pages news feed tagging You know photobombing, when a random stranger hijacks your family photo? Well now you can do that with Facebook Pages. Starting today, Facebook Page posts might be seen by fans of similar Pages simply by tagging those Pages in the post.

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Is Your Facebook Page Publishing News Feed Spam?

John Haydon

Facebook recently tweaked the News Feed to reduce spam, including frequently repeated posts : … people tend to find these instances of repeated content less relevant, and are more likely to complain about the Pages that frequently post them.

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Are You Feeding Your Supporters Bacon?

Wild Apricot Blog

Your emails are competing with a rising tide of bacon - email that has been subscribed to but is often not read for a long period of time, if ever. How can you ensure your message floats to the top of the bacon fat? read more ). E-mail marketing member communication Non-profit Communications nptech

Feeding a Need: New App Helps Youth Find Free Summer Meals

Tech Soup Blog

Find out more about the problem of hunger in America by exploring resources from Share Our Strength , WhyHunger , and Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap project. Millions of low-income students rely on free or low-cost school meals. But when summer vacation starts, the school meals end.

Facebook’s Latest News Feed Algorithm Update – Three Things You Need to Know

John Haydon

Facebook’s News Feed algorithm will soon put a damper on external links to memes, suggest related articles, and resurface updates with new comments. ” This means that high quality articles will be slightly more prominent News Feeds, and meme photos will be less prominent.

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Five Ways to Dominate The News Feed

John Haydon

Facebook launched an enhanced News Feed that’s rolling out to all users in the next weeks (on both mobile and web). The enhanced News Feed allows users to focus more easily specific feeds: All Friends : a feed that shows you everything your friends are sharing.

The 140 Best Twitter Feeds

NCE Social Media just came out with their “ Best 140 twitter Feeds for 2013.” Since they won’t do it, I think I will come up with a list of the “Best 140 Twitter Disability-Related Feeds for 2013″ but I first want your input.

Nobody Visits your Facebook Page and Why That Doesn’t Matter

John Haydon

But it doesn’t matter because all the action is in the news feed. Again, all the action is in the news feed. Then I made this: The news feed is the meeting place. The news feed is where Facebook users spend most of their time.

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Facebook Updates News Feed (Again)

NCE Social Media

Facebook has updated its News Feed algorithm again. It means that they want more people to know what is going on around them…and by pushing more stories with the most comments, the most shares, and the most likes to the top of your feed, they believe you will want to see that story. Personally, I don’t like the News Feed default and prefer the All Friends feed. Which feed do you prefer? What does this mean for you?

XWiki acquires feedly in a multi-color deal | Building Feedly

AFP Blog

XWiki acquires feedly in a multi-color deal | Building Feedly

@NonprofitOrgs Named One of the Best 140 Twitter Feeds of 2013 by TIME Magazine

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Today, I discovered that @ NonprofitOrgs had been named one of TIME Magazine’s Best Twitter Feeds of 2013 : Every year, TIME recognizes those who exemplify the very best wit and wisdom Twitter has to offer. My Twitter feed is only as good as the content you tweet.

The King is dead! Long live the King!

NCE Social Media

Facebook now uses more than 100,000 factors in it’s algorithm to determine what is in your Facebook feed. Facebook Algorithm edgerank facebook feed Ok, the King isn’t really dead but Facebook’s EdgeRank is.

Facebook Edgerank Explained by Batman and Robin [Infographic]

John Haydon

PostRocket created this brilliant infographic explaining how Facebook ranks your Page updates in News Feeds. Facebook edgerank Infograph news feed

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Feed My Inbox — RSS feeds by email

Robert Weiner

And I don't like having to look at a web page/feed reader every day to find out whether anything new has appeared on an RSS feed. I'm testing a solution that will deliver RSS updates to me via email: Feed My Inbox I'm starting with a few sites I want to track, but that are only updated occasionally. Diff'rent strokes for diff'rent folks: I like to get information by email. I prefer listserves over online forums and email to IM.

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Facebook Now Ranks Live Videos Higher in the News Feed 

AFP Blog

Facebook Now Ranks Live Videos Higher in the News Feed : "To counter this Facebook have made some updates to the way the News Feed works when it comes to displaying Live video content. Facebook wants to draw attention to Live video broadcasts in-the-moment, and the data appears to show that Live content will keep users attention for longer.

Getting RSS Feeds Via Email

Robert Weiner

There are a few RSS feeds I don't want to miss. I have an RSS feed reader but I often go for days without looking at it. Some RSS feeds offer email subscriptions, but most don't. However, I found a way to do this even for feeds that don't offer email delivery by playing with these instructions for setting up a Google FeedBurner subscription for one's own web site: [link]. Once that's set up, click the My Feeds link in the upper-right corner.

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Meg Worden, Feed Me Darling : How I Have Fun, Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

She is the founder of Feed Me Darling, a business that helps professional women eradicate food cravings and gain lasting control over emotional eating. Feeding people.

ATTN Nonprofits: Facebook Now Recommends Pages in the News Feed

AFP Blog

ATTN Nonprofits: Facebook Now Recommends Pages in the News Feed : Facebook now also recommends pages in the news feed, but only if your nonprofit has opted-in to have your page recommended

Feed Hell


To anyone who experienced craziness from my new Feedblitz feed, I am so sorry. I have reverted to my boring old Blogger feed with no bells and whistles. And whatever you do, DO NOT switch your own feeds to Feedblitz!! I suspect they got a massive influx of new feeds after the widely discussed Feedburner problems and they didn't plan for it so their servers have completely lost the plot. Thank you so much, and again I really am so sorry for the hassle and the feed spam.

Twitter Adds Buy Button to Feed

NonProfit Hub

The post Twitter Adds Buy Button to Feed appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. On Monday, Twitter announced it was unveiling a ‘buy’ button to allow onsite purchases.

RSS app Feedly gains half a million new users after the death of Google Reader | memeburn

AFP Blog

RSS app Feedly gains half a million new users after the death of Google Reader | memeburn

No RSS Feed for Your Website? No Problem

Wild Apricot Blog

Google Reader has announced a new feature that lets users create an RSS feed to track changes to any web page, even if the site doesn’t publish a feed. It’s great new feature for your website visitors who use Google Reader, but what about people who use a different feedreader or like to get updates by email? You can help those people get automatic notifications of your website changes, too.( read more ). Google Non-profit Communications websites RSS Feedburner

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Keeping the Volunteering Torch Lit

ASU Lodestar Center

Disclaimer Monday, May 9, 2011 Keeping the Volunteering Torch Lit posted by Brittany Fasnacht , Office Assistant ASU Lodestar Center Todays youth generation has been stereotyped as the "me" generation — as obsessed with technology, social media, and constantly checking Facebook news feeds.

Facebook’s EdgeRank

NCE Social Media

Ever wonder why some things people post on Facebook show up in your Top News Feed when you first log in while updates others don’t appear unless you click on the most recent status updates? Their feed will be more likely to show up in yours if you click and comment frequently on theirs.

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Social media and charity: philanthropy or crass opportunism? | Feeds |

AFP Blog

Feeds | "Social media and charity: philanthropy or crass opportunism?". Social media and charity: philanthropy or crass opportunism?

New RSS feed for SocialFishing.


My new RSS feed is [link]. Please update my feed address in your feed reader to. If you subscribe to this blog in a reader, please note I have changed my RSS service to Feedblitz , due to ongoing crapness from Feedburner. If you want to subscribe by email, IM or via Twitter, here's the link. Thanks! If you subscribe to this blog in a reader, please note I have changed my RSS service to Feedblitz. link]. Thanks!

Nonprofits Say Facebook News-Feed Changes Hurting Outreach - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Nonprofits Say Facebook News-Feed Changes Hurting Outreach - News - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "Nonprofits Say Facebook News-Feed Changes Hurting Outreach Charities that rely primarily on social media to raise awareness and share information about their causes are growing restive over alterations in how Facebook delivers a group''s posts to those who have liked its page, according to International Business Times." ''via Blog this

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New Intranet for Feeding America | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Feeding America is the nation’s largest charitable hunger-relief organization. Feeding America engaged Beaconfire to help them develop a knowledge management strategy and redesign their Intranet.

The biggest difference between your website and your Facebook Page

John Haydon

But when you publish an update on your Facebook Page, most of the time fans are viewing it in their news feed – and not on your Facebook Page wall (a single location with no competition). Optimizing content for the news feed. Facebook content news feed

I Like To Watch Feed

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today I discovered Cityzenjane's blog and her i_like_to_watch tag/delicious rss feed via a comment to one of my blog posts. " Cityzenjane's goal for this feed is to provide you with content that will inspire you to make a great green future. Who is the audience for your feed?

Filtering Your Feeds: Marshall's Yahoo Pipes Screencast

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Let's say that you have mastered using an RSS reader like bloglines or google reader or event NetVibes to read feeds. And you've integrated reading feeds from blogs and web sites into your daily routine.

Social Activity Feeds and Laptop Stickers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" An activity stream is a feed of recent activities by your blog friends on various social networks - blog posts, new photos, bookmarks on Delicious, Facebook updates, Twitter updates, etc. Ian spoke on a panel called Social Networks and the Need for Feeds at Graphing Social Patterns.