Five Nonprofits That Have Found Their Facebook Voice

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Community building on Facebook and other social networking sites is an art and finding your Facebook voice takes time and experimentation. If your nonprofit rarely earns Comments or Thumbs Ups in response to your Status Updates, then it’s time to start experimenting with different content and making a commitment to finding your Facebook voice. Ninety percent of your nonprofit’s success on Facebook is dependent upon the Admin who manages your Facebook Page.

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Why Your Nonprofit’s Content Marketing Voice is Important

TechImpact

As if this wasn’t a tall enough order, now I have to care about my editorial voice? Sure, readers care about the quality of the content, and the validity of the information that’s being disseminated; but they also care about being entertained, and the ease at which they can consume and digest the information your blog and social media feeds are presenting to them. ?Ultimately, Naturally, each one of these people has a specific voice and style of writing.

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Going Viral: How to Get Your Social Media Voice into the Mainstream

Byte Technology

Whether you’re a media-conscious blogger, marketing maven for a non-profit cause or a new or established e-tailer, having your content feed into multiple social media platforms is a vital element to increasing your visibility and grabbing the attention you want and need. The post Going Viral: How to Get Your Social Media Voice into the Mainstream appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog.

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Amplify Your Voice with Facebook Ads

Connection Cafe

Tone of voice, sentiment, and everything else should be consistent. It is designed to surface the content that people most want in their news feed. 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. The nonprofit advantage comes from the fact that content that people engage with on Facebook (like, share, comment on, etc.)

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Boost Your Voice with LightBox Collaborative’s 2012 Editorial Calendar

Beth Kanter

But it takes content: you’ve got to feed those media platforms and seed those conversations. Flickr Photo by Yandel.

Social Media Marketing for NPOs: Give Your Organization a Voice

ASU Lodestar Center

Now is the time to act and give your cause the voice it needs. Instead of going out and looking for this relevant content, it will come to you in an email or your Google Reader feed. Social media is rapidly becoming a megaphone for change— do you want your organization’s voice heard? posted by Carly Rowe , Social Media Specialist. In January of this year, nonprofit organization Invisible Children released “Kony 2012,” a video about Joseph Kony.

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How Nonprofits Can Steward Corporate Donors on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Read on to learn how Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network have recently stewarded their corporate donors on social media. Feeding America. Feeding America is the second-largest nonprofit in the United States. Feeding America and Subaru.

How Water.org Adapted Their Social Media Content Strategy in Response to COVID-19

Nonprofit Tech for Good

We chose to abandon anything that did not give users a clear reason for why Water.org’s content was in their feed that day. Video collaboration with Sony artists Marc Scibilia and voice over by Water.org co-founder Matt Damon. By Moree Lambeth , Senior Content Creator at Water.org.

NetCentric Advocacy: Unions using Facebook | Planting Liberally

Network-Centric Advocacy

Move a Million : Ron Paul Campaign is worth watching » January 01, 2008 Unions using Facebook | Planting Liberally Here is an interesting summary of some ways the unions are tapping facebook to give voice to labor. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « wONDERINGMIND42: LoneWolf Global warming | Main | Long Tail Politics.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Free Campaign Tool: SimpleVoiceBox

Network-Centric Advocacy

Ever want to update a group with voice messages on legislation, new actions of the day, etc ? The voice box system allows you to record a message about your products or services. to dial into your voice box and enter your passcode to listen to your message. Ever want to update a group with voice messages on legislation, new actions of the day, etc ? The voice box system allows you to record a message about your products or services.

HOW TO: Ensure Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fans See All Your Posts

Nonprofit Tech for Good

All that said, a lot of nonprofits are upset by the recent changes and responding by asking their fans to add their nonprofit to an Interest Lists with the meme floating around that if you add a Facebook Page to an Interest List all their Facebook Posts will be seen in both the main News Feed and the Interest List Feed, but that’s not true. According to Facebook Help: When you create a list, you’ll see the best posts from that list in your main News Feed.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Arctic Promise: We want YOu: You lead the Charge

Network-Centric Advocacy

Finally, it looks like some of the more traditional campaigns are dipping their toes into the pool of bottoms up voice and organizing with their online tools. Finally, it looks like some of the more traditional campaigns are dipping their toes into the pool of bottoms up voice and organizing with their online tools. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

NetCentric Advocacy: Your Story: Common Story: Connecting People to Each Other: Good Job Environmental Defense

Network-Centric Advocacy

environmental protection through sharing genuine voice. environmental protection through sharing genuine voice. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Youll never beat poker robots | Main | Extraordinary Confessions » November 29, 2005 Your Story: Common Story: Connecting People to Each Other: Good Job Environmental Defense Yes.

Building Blocks of Effective Creative: Authenticity

M+R

We began to unpack the challenges and obligations of developing ethical creative in a roundtable discussion with our friends Amirio Freeman of Feeding America and Rosa Del Angel of Oxfam America. Read time: 3 minutes.

NetCentric Advocacy: BuzzMachine: Who owns the wisdom of the crowd? The crowd.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Our culture increasingly wants to "own" its activism and voice. Our culture increasingly wants to "own" its activism and voice. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « The Periodic Table of Haiku: iSciFiStory.com | Main | Connection Grid: Students Calling Iraq » January 09, 2006 BuzzMachine: Who owns the wisdom of the crowd? The crowd.

NetCentric Advocacy: Loosing Site of the Three Page Letter from Grandma: Like Congress ever listened to that!

Network-Centric Advocacy

It looks like a denial of service of paid gun email firms over the voices of Grandma. Your voice doesnt matter? It looks like a denial of service of paid gun email firms over the voices of Grandma. Your voice doesnt matter? NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Tsunami relief contributions: Online Lessons Learned Study | Main | Why do people watch reruns?

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How to Maximize Your Nonprofit CEO’s Social Profiles

Whole Whale

First, shameless plug for Whole Whale tools that will help a team working to increase a social presence: Linkedin tips article Whole Whale’s Social Media Course NonprofitNewsFeed.com is a weekly nonprofit news feed that can give your team ideas for content for a CEO to react to.

NetCentric Advocacy: Thats why we want you to call.U2 and Cell Phones

Network-Centric Advocacy

I love the power of the teachable movement and the connection of voice to power in hand. I love the power of the teachable movement and the connection of voice to power in hand. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « New Strategic Planning in the Corporate World: Will Nonprofits follow in the next 5 years?

10 Recent Upgrades to Facebook Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Status Updates are now called “Stories” in the News Feed. ” Status Updates from Friends and Pages that the Facebook algorithm initially deems most interesting to individual users are given the category of “Top Story” in the Facebook News Feed. Top Stories get priority placement at the top of the News Feed while others are placed lower in the News Feed under “Recent Stories.”

Why Micro-influencers Should Be Part of Your Social Media Strategy

Media Cause

Let’s face it: nobody wants to see ads in their social media feeds (unless it’s a 3AM-I-can’t-sleep purchase on Instagram). These are major issues that need to be reconciled and addressed when it comes to which voices are receiving a platform on social media.

Why Social Media Influencer Advertising is Important?

Media Cause

Let’s face it: nobody wants to see ads in their social media feeds (unless it’s a 3AM-I-can’t-sleep purchase on Instagram). These are major issues that need to be reconciled and addressed when it comes to which voices are receiving a platform on social media.

Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today

EveryAction

There's a long fight ahead, but for issues that stir you, one simple, positive thing you can do today is give - your time, money, voice, or attention - because so many organizations need your urgent support. The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund's mission is to change the face and voice of America's politics and achieve equality for LGBT Americans by increasing the number of openly LGBT officials at all levels of government.

Infographic: What Your Social Media Followers Hate About Your Posts

TechImpact

Twitter and its other social media feeds is your nonprofit’s public voice. As such, it’s imperative to your nonprofit’s perceived legitimacy that its social feeds are engaging, well written, and maintained. Here are a few things your social media followers hate about your feeds! It’s an extension of your nonprofit that should not be taken lightly. Your social media manager should be central to your nonprofit’s communications strategies.

Social Media at the 2012 Olympics

NCE Social Media

Facebook is crunching analyzing people post to Facebook about the games and they are broadcasting NBC’s video feeds. While tape-delayed Olympic events are not new, the viewer’s ability to voice their complaints about it is…thanks to social media. With the world focused on London for the Olympics, it’s a chance for social media to shine. We’ve seen athletes kicked out of the games because of tweets including a track athlete and a soccer player.

Grave Work

Non Profit Quarterly

Indeed, it should be emphasised that these nascent methods of platform capital may not represent a divergent economic path so much as omens of a coming world in which the primary or secondary role of most work is to feed machine learning systems.

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Tips for Community Management on Social Media

Media Cause

Maintain your brand voice. Your community engagement should be aligned with your brands overall voice and messaging. Be sure to sound human, even while maintaining your brand voice. An integral part of social media management is building and monitoring your community.

Nail Your Request for Donations During Economic Ups, Downs, and Crisis Times

Get Fully Funded

You’re asking people to help you feed hungry families or save animals or provide scholarships for at-risk youth. Don’t they deserve your voice and your passion? And YOU are their voice.

Engage Donors and Raise More Money with Four Easy Actions

Greater Giving

Donors are inundated with email, and their social media feeds are packed. Use different messaging, voice and calls-to-action in each channel to better personalize your outreach and increase the chance of a response.

Five Ways to Grow Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fan Base

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Great for them (they were small once too), but most nonprofits will have to make a concerted effort to grow their fan base and find their Facebook voice. Next, “Like&# the page you’d like to participate on: Finally, participate in their status updates in the News Feed, authentically of course. Their fans will see your activity in their News Feeds and some will become fans of your page as well as a result.

An Experiment with Facebook Advertising for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you haven’t yet noticed, three very important changes have been made that significantly effect your organization’s Facebook community: 1) Status Updates are no longer guaranteed to get exposure in the News Feed. More are seemingly showing up in the News Feed > Most Recent view, but definitely not all. I have always believed and voiced that 90% of the power of a Facebook Page is in the Status Updates, so having them not show up in News Feeds is a problem.

22 Must-Circle Nonprofits on Google+

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Most nonprofits are still experimenting to discover their Google+ voice and hone in on a frequency of publishing content to the stream that makes Google+ both viable long-term and worth the time spent exploring Google+. Like Twitter, you have to post or share content frequently to get exposure in the feed since there is no Edgerank-like algorithm to filter out (boring) posts/tweets.

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Facebook Subscriptions: 8 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay Attention

NetWits

Having a voice and a way to spread your message are critical components of making the impact you’re after. They can simply subscribe to see your public feed. Once someone has subscribed to see public updates … Your Executive Director can bring a more personal voice that comes from her perspective. Making a difference, a positive impact in the world, is the entire reason your nonprofit organizations exists.

6 Common Social Media For Nonprofits Misconceptions

TechImpact

But implementing a robust and effective content marketing strategy that utilizes these social feeds is going to take an investment. Whether you’re posting your nonprofit’s content on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn or Instagram, each platform will require a unique posting style and voice. Social media feeds are about creating meaningful conversation and connections with people. Image courtesy of River Rock Films.

Great reads from around the web on May 16th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). A tab labeled pages now appears on the home page, in the left-hand set of navigation links…" Demand Dignity: Amplifying Voices Across Multiple Platforms | MobileActive.org – "Amnesty International has launched a campaign to amplify the voices of poor people around the world.

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Are nonprofit volunteer retention strategies vital to a thriving team?

ASU Lodestar Center

Volunteers feeling micro-managed and without a voice. Brian currently works for Feed My Starving Children (Mesa, AZ) as a Volunteer Program Supervisor. Illustration by Yuxin Qin. posted by Brian Hetzer Spring 2021 Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

Not Cause Washing: Facebook and Google Donate To Charities In Lieu of Parties and Gifts

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As a board member of Ushahidi and an advisor to Global Voices - very pleased to see them on the list of recipients which also included those listed below. My twitter friend , Joey Leslie , and I traded some back and forth tweets about Chase Bank and Pepsi 's Crowdsourcing for Social Good efforts.

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A Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits: 10 Best Practices for Strategy Creation

Qgiv

Almost three-quarters of all American internet users are on at least one social media platform and spend an average of two hours every day scrolling through social media feeds, liking, sharing, and commenting on posts.

Interview with Rob Wu & Public Launch of CauseVox

Amy Sample Ward

How can the community at large feed in to, support and help impact the direction and future of CauseVox? Influencers and organizations like NTEN and Netsquared are prime to be the leading voice in setting vision for how technology is intended to be for nonprofits. News Feed. Keep track of activity through your news feed in the administrative interface. It works similarly to your Facebook feed.