10 Facebook Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Perhaps they can not get a Facebook ad budget approved or they are simply stuck in the outdated “social media is free” meme.


Geek Heresy

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Along the way of making his case, he takes on a lot of the popular tech and business for social good memes, like: One Laptop Per Child The Hole-in-the-Wall experiment The Arab Spring as social media revolution Toms Shoes The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid (CK Prahalad) Telecenters The fetish of school testing (aka No Child Left Behind) Google (especially some optimistic pronouncements) He scores some good points here, usually by pointing out that the hype doesn’t match up with the claims.


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Non-Fungible Fundraising: NFTs for Good

Whole Whale

This example shows how a nonprofit can be a fun partner to meme NFT and benefit from the sale. A lot of the success of a NFT drop is based on the hype and perceived value generated by the promotion work.


Upworthy Type Headlines: To Like or Dislike?


And if you look at their website right now, you will find that some of their headlines are simpler and not the hyped up "and you won''t believe what happened next.". Should your organization adopt a similar model and share popular memes and videos with your audience on Facebook to generate more engagement? However, memes and videos should not be your only source of content.


Social Media Adoption: The Line Between Individual/Personal and Organizational

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is the Social = Me First meme , I have spoken on widely. Technology providers also try to avoid getting seduced by the hype cycles. As Jon Stahl notes, in reaction to the recent Overbook Foundation Report , I wonder how much of this anxiety is the product of nonprofit sector consultants and pundits hyping Web 2.0 How short was the hype cycle of MySpace? Kevin Gamble who reads more feeds than I do tweeted about this blog post by Stow Boyd.


The Real Housewives of Social Media: Cooking up Recipes for Nonprofit Success


Neff and Jordan Viator -- had the great opportunity to lead a session entitled " The Real Housewives of Social Media " Funny Photoshopped pictures were displayed of us, we sported aprons to hype the theme, and we shared information and case studies on various aspects of social media campaigning. Follow, participate, and create hashtags and memes. At the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference, we -- Carie Lewis , Beth Kanter , David J.


NpTech Tag Summary: Chimp Personality, Convio Open API, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Social Media ROI and Adoption Issues The meme of the last week continues with a look at specific metrics like engagement. In " The Social Web Ain't Rocket Science " Worldchanging blogger Jon Lebkowsky reminds us that blogs, wikis, and social networking sites may not be appropriate for all nonprofits and that hype and pressure shouldn't drive adoption decisions or they may not be successful. Find out what kind of monkey you are for a good cause.