Facebook Radically Changed the News Feed – Here’s What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Connection Cafe

In a Facebook post dated January 11th, Mark Zuckerberg shared a completely new direction for the News Feed to make sure the “time we all spend on Facebook is time well spent.”. So his new goal for the News Feed is to create more meaningful conversations between “friends, family and groups”. How will the News Feed rank public content? To spark more meaningful conversations between people , the News Feed will now prioritize: 1. What does this mean for your nonprofit?

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Our EveryAction Hero: Feeding Wisconsin

Everyaction

Our EveryAction Hero this month is Feeding Wisconsin. With over 750 affiliate agencies across the state of Wisconsin, Feeding Wisconsin is dedicated to eradicating hunger and improving their community. Earlier this month, I sat down with Executive Director, David Lee, to learn how Feeding Wisconsin mobilizes their audience, advocates to their local and federal officials, and engages with their community. Our Feeding Wisconsin Hunger Fighter program is our advocacy program.

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

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Facebook News Feed Overhaul – How Your Nonprofit Can Prepare

John Haydon

The News Feed’s goal is shifting from “helping you find […]. The post Facebook News Feed Overhaul – How Your Nonprofit Can Prepare appeared first on John Haydon. Well, we all knew this day was coming.

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

TechImpact

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.

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ATTN Nonprofits: Facebook Now Recommends Pages in the News Feed

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook now also recommends pages in the news feed, but only if your nonprofit has opted-in to have your page recommended. Page Recommendations in the News Feed.

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Twitter Adds Buy Button to Feed

NonProfit Hub

As of now, the test is limited to a select number of brands, artists, and most importantly… nonprofits. Since this is just a test, we don’t know what the exact implications will be, but all indications are that this should be a smashing success in the nonprofit world.

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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.

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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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” .

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Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dan Michel, Digital Marketing Manager, Feeding America Twitter: @dpmichel. Dan is the Digital Marketing Manager for Feeding America where he oversees the execution of their external digital strategy which includes social media.

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.

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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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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 facebook.com. iPhone News Feeds.

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Feeding the Hungry in the Land of Plenty

Tech Soup Blog

In an effort to spread food rescues across the country, Boulder Food Rescue made this logistics tool free to any nonprofit or food rescue that wants to automate some of its program's efforts. food waste by just 15 percent could feed more than 25 million Americans.

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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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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.

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.

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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?

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

Tech Soup Blog

And there's a new free mobile app called Range that helps libraries, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, and others working with youth locate those free meal sites this summer. Millions of low-income students rely on free or low-cost school meals.

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@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.

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

John Haydon

Called “Fundraisers”, the app will include a set of fundraising features for charities and nonprofits: Share fundraising campaigns with Page followers Use photos and video to tell fundraising stories Track progress toward a campaign or project Update […].

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7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time. The event page's form should feed contact data into a CRM (Contact Relationship Management system) or event management software.

Congrats To Maureen Mayer, Feeding Broward County

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nineteen nonprofit folks left comments and the lucky winner is Maureen Mayer selected by random. Maureen Mayer is the Finance, Information and Technology staff person at The Cooperative Feeding Program in Ft. Last week Ben Rigby of Mobile Voter, and the folks from Rock the Vote gave me a copy of their a new book. Mobilizing Generation 2.0: A Practical Guide to Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Recruit, Organize and Engage Youth for a book giveaway on my blog.

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Fight Hunger's Click To Feed A Child Campaign Facebook App

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today I discovered the Fight Hunger's Click to Feed a Child. I'm also curious about a few things: The click to feed application - I tried to add it to my profile, but there was a glitch. How can this learning be scaled to smaller nonprofits?

The Truth About Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

so why do we force-feed them dense pages of statistics, using language that only shows how smart we all must be, and jargon that makes little sense to the donor. Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Storytelling storytelling

Instagram for Nonprofits — How Your Org Can Get Onboard

Connection Cafe

Like many nonprofits and social enterprises you may be scratching your head and wondering how an Instagram presence can help you contribute to social good in a creative and heroic way. Here are five key things nonprofits should know about getting started with Instagram.

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Should Nonprofits Focus on Email or Facebook?

Connection Cafe

A question I have often heard: should nonprofits focus on email or Facebook? Email “deliverability” bedevils many online marketers , nonprofit and otherwise. . We can only send nonprofit emails so often before our supporters begin to tune us out. .

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10 Simple Nonprofit Twitter Tips

TechImpact

Twitter is a powerful tool for any nonprofit. It is, in simply put, a free messenger that instantly connects your nonprofit to hundreds of millions of possible constituents. Upload an avatar, and fill out a short blurb about your nonprofit in the bio.

NPTech Metatag Feed — why it’s broken and how to fix it | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) nptech NPTech Metatag Feed — why it’s broken and how to fix it 11.15.06 | 123 7 Comments [link] NPTech+Metatag+Feed+--+why+it%27s+broken+and+how+to+fix+it 2006-11-15+08%3A09%3A52 Allan+Benamer Some of you may be aware that there is an RSS feed for all manners of things that are part of nonprofit technology. it’s been sent to the RSS feed. I doubt all of a single publisher’s work will cleanly fit into nonprofit tech alone.

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Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants April 14, 2008 I like hosting the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. Mostly, because I get to read blogs by people that aren’t on my list of feeds I read regularly. And lastly, since I’m hosting, I get to mention my recent post on Twitter and nonprofits.

One Thing Most Nonprofits Stink at (Donor Retention) and How You Can Change It in 2019

Connection Cafe

Blackbaud’s latest Charitable Giving Report sheds light on the importance of donor retention in the nonprofit industry. Couple that with the rising cost of donor acquisition and you’ve got an incredibly difficult environment for fundraisers (and their nonprofits) to succeed.

RSS Feeds from the Nptech World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I keep remembering how overwhelmed I felt when I first started my quest to find blogs to read that would speak to my interests in nonprofit technology. At one point, I had a linklist called "RSS Feeds I'm Eating" but I've decided to dump them into del.icio.us Thankfully, a couple of colleagues shared their public bloglines subscriptions. using nptech and bloglines tags.

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What the Political Climate Means for Your Nonprofit Marketing Strategy

Connection Cafe

Regardless of where your nonprofit falls on the political spectrum (and whether it falls on the spectrum at all), our current political climate is new and different. Advocacy Nonprofit Marketing eMail marketing nonprofit advocacy Nonprofit Marketing Strategy Social Media Advertising

5 New And Quirky Nonprofit Social Media Tactics

TechImpact

Social media is well documented as a necessary marketing platform for all nonprofits. Everyone knows promoting your nonprofit’s events, services, and fundraisers on social media is a good idea, but many do not know why, or more importantly, how, to do it. Image courtesy of athgo.

Ten Advocacy Calls to Action for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Usually, the ask is to amplify something you’ve already posted on your own page or feed, since both Facebook and Twitter emphasize content that’s widely shared. ” Advocacy Nonprofit advocacy tips nonprofit fundraising ideas nonprofit marketing social media activism

5 Key Social Media Analytics Your Nonprofit Needs To Track

TechImpact

Want to know how many clicks your Twitter feed gets on Mondays vs Wednesdays? The problem a lot of nonprofits are running into is that they have too much data, and do not know what to do with it. It’s that deluge of data that nonprofits are having trouble managing, and with good reason.

Twitter Analytics And Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

Analytics serve as a window into the effectiveness of your nonprofit’s content marketing. This ultimately helps you attract more potential donors, volunteers, and constituents to your nonprofit. But what about your nonprofit’s social media feeds?

NetCentric Advocacy: Have a Few Ads in Your Feeds: Issue Work

Network-Centric Advocacy

» August 08, 2005 Have a Few Ads in Your Feeds: Issue Work So what is your group doing with all these passionate people out there reading blogs on issues? I look forward to the ways that we can plug campaigns into the content feeds of content and data. Not sure it needs to be a big commercial thing but it would be sweet if we could get nonprofits and issue advocacy groups to "bid" on terms to link into feeds.

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4 Ways Smart Integrations Can Improve Nonprofit Fundraising Results

Connection Cafe

For nonprofits, automation offers specific benefits in terms of transparency and efficiency. Here are four reasons your nonprofit should consider integrating your apps: 1. Running a nonprofit involves making strategic choices about your goals.

4 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Better Utilize Facebook Video

TechImpact

Facebook videos also seem to be getting more organic reach in news feed than article shares […]. The post 4 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Better Utilize Facebook Video appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Fundraising Industry News Tech nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech social media supporters technology

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10 Twitter Accounts Your Nonprofit Should Be Following

TechImpact

Following too few accounts will not allow you to fully utilize the platform, while following too many can over-saturate your feed, making it impossible to find the pertinent content. Here are 10 account your nonprofit should be following to maximize the effectiveness of your Twitter.

Designing for Good #3 – Best of 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

For this Designing for Good episode, we’re showcasing the best examples of nonprofit storytelling of 2016. Timely, but why is nonprofit storytelling such a hot topic these days ? Stories like: A candid testimony of an nonprofit’s impact on a real person’s life.