Optimizing Student Prospecting Efforts with Social Listening and Influencers

Connection Cafe

Learn why social listening is important and how to find and use the influencers among prospective and existing students, alumni, and parents. The Untapped Potential of Influencers. Your social media influencers are power users who represent your institution online.

Book Review: Mindful Social Marketing by @jfouts

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The holiday break is a great time to read books, both for work and just plan fun. Earlier this week, I read the recently published “ Mindful Social Marketing ” by colleague Janet Fouts.

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How World Wildlife Fund Used Segmentation to Activate Social Influencers for Their Cause

Connection Cafe

Identify your social media influencers: WWF used Attentive.ly Send Segmented Email Reminders: During COP21, WWF sent emails to these Twitter influencers and asked them to retweet some key tweets: Urging Senate leadership to support the Green Climate Fund.

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How to Influence the Conversation Around Your Next Campaign

Connection Cafe

Join our webinar, Influencing the Conversation on March 2nd with Attentive.ly We’ll talk more about this on our webinar, Impacting the Conversation, but we recommend showing some social love, or emailing an action alert or donation appeal while the issue is top of mind.

How to Use Social Influence to Inspire Action

NonProfit Hub

As I talked about in a previous article , Dr. Cialdini has taught psychology for more than 30 years and is viewed a leading mind in the psychology field, especially on the topic of persuasion. Dr. Cialdini explains that it’s the influence someone’s peers have on them.

How Social Media Influencers Can Help Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

Welcome to the world of social media influencers. A social media influencer is essentially someone with a large following on social media platforms who has the ability to influence their followers. We have seen how even animals can become influencers.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Social Capital 2019 is a content-rich, invitation-only conference bringing together the brightest nonprofit and corporate minds for a candid exchange on growing strategic partnerships. It's finally here!

[PODCAST] Broaden Your Message With Influencer-Driven Campaigns | Ft. Jeanette Russell

NonProfit Hub

We talked to Jeanette about her tips for what kind of impact a social media influencer and influencer-driven campaigns can make for your nonprofit. It’s a way to measure your online impact and you can easily find these influencers. You have VIP’s, media and everyday influencers.

[Tips for Nonprofits] The Art and Science of Persuasive Fundraising

Connection Cafe

A while ago, I read a book called Influence Science and Practice by Robert B. As a result, he wrote this book and shared many of the different ways someone can exercise influence over another. Instant Influence. Cialdini social influencers Tips for Fundraisers

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Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

This is where all the content we create, our work with influencers, and the distribution of civic education pieces comes in. We're keeping that in mind for what’s possible in the future and the change that we can potentially see if we show up in 2020.

Update: Nonprofits - Power and Influence in our lives

Connection Cafe

Author: In my previous post, I started a little experiment on the "power and influence" of nonprofits on our lives. It is truly a powerful sector that influences virtually every aspect of our lives. Second, nonprofit professionals need to understand the “competitive” environment for share of mind and wallet in the communities they serve.

Instagram for Nonprofits — How Your Org Can Get Onboard

Connection Cafe

Engaging with supporters + influencers goes a long way. Pay attention to what others are doing on Instagram — follow key supporters, peers, influencers , those who inspire you, etc! You can collect a list of hashtags that other like-minded orgs and influencers are using.

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Paying Attention to Your Nonprofit’s Workplace Culture Pays Off

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But there was also another sign on the wall that described their Quarter 3 theme word “Mindfulness” and a reflective question, “What behaviors and processes can we establish to engender more mindfulness and presence in our interactions.”

How To Avoid Becoming Addicted To Your Mobile Phone

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The presentation inspired with Ted Talk and then a popular Medium post that discusses how interface design influences people’s behaviors. Mindfulness Mobile

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A Nonprofit’s Guide to #GivingTuesday and End of Year Fundraising

Connection Cafe

In this post, I will cover: Advanced social influencer engagement for Giving Tuesday. Social Influencer campaign strategy optimization. Social Influencer Campaign for Giving Tuesday. What are Everyday Influencers? Why target Everyday Influencers?

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8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Keeping these eight basic do's and don'ts in mind as you write your RFP will simplify your workload and yield great results!

Wisdom 2.0: Balance in A Hyper Connected World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” I don’t have an answer, but I think it has to do with modeling conscious information and consumption and being mindful about how you connect with people, cultivate relationships, and share information. Healthy Mind Platter. Mindfulness

The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide


Share your organization’s mission, who you serve, the influence your organization has on its audience(s), and the role it plays in the larger conversation around your issue area.

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What Tools Do You Use for Making Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Use Efficient?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Managing your organization’s Facebook page, particularly tracking, content, and engagement can be a time suck, particularly as your network grows. For example, we know that identifying and engaging with super fans/influencers on our Facebook presence is important.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Social Capital 2017 is a content-rich, invitation-only conference bringing together the brightest nonprofit and corporate minds for a candid exchange on growing strategic partnerships.

MuseumCamp 2014: Experiments in Social Impact Assessment

Museum 2.0

Please bear in mind that these were very quick projects and are more like research sketches than full evaluations. Museum of Art and History professional development research social bridging Unusual Projects and Influences You run a program. It changes kids'' lives.

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8 Tips for Your Nonprofit RFP Process Featuring a Free RFP Template


Keeping these basic do's and don'ts in mind can yield great results + make the RFP process a lot simpler (and so can our No-Fuss Nonprofit RFP Template.). Breaking down + quantify the points that influence a project's success will allow the best candidates to rise to the top + save you time by eliminating those responses that don't make the grade when it comes to your basic requirements. So your nonprofit needs a new vendor or consultant. You know what that means!

What's Your Vision?

Museum 2.0

You'll warm up your hand and get yourself in a positive frame of mind. professional development Unusual Projects and InfluencesIt's 8am in the classroom; 5am in my body.

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

Identify + Activate Your Social Media Influencers. Social media influencers are typically active on one or more social networks, have a modest to large following, and can drive significant action and awareness for campaigns. Segment Your Email List by Social Influence.

Are Cultural Organizations Built to Fail to Scale?

Museum 2.0

One of the biggest questions on my mind as I listen is: why isn’t my industry scaling up the way these businesses do? business models Unusual Projects and Influences

Quick Hit: Three Blogs to Expand Your Arts Nonprofit Universe

Museum 2.0

He writes with an open, curious mind. Quick Hits Unusual Projects and Influences It''s that time of year. Scrambling at work, socializing afterwards. which, if you are a torn extro/introvert like me, can involve a lot of time in the bathroom reading while everyone else is toasting the season. Here are three blogs that I''m loving these days for breaks from the chaos.

Art Brings People Together: Measuring the Power of Social Bridging

Museum 2.0

We often invite visitors to collaborate on activities comparable to making a music video--but we could be more mindful and strategic about the themes and content of these activities. inclusion Museum of Art and History research social bridging Unusual Projects and Influences

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Give Yourself Some SPACE in 2016

Museum 2.0

The cards share techniques that help you tackle your fears, declutter your mind, connect with your senses, and confront injustice. inclusion institutional change professional development relationships Unusual Projects and InfluencesEvery once in a while I look at my growing toddler and think: time will never go backwards. She'll never be this age again. Sometimes, that's a relief. Sometimes, the thought invokes pre-nostalgic fear.

Six Museum-Related Blogs You Might Not Know About That Are Really Good

Museum 2.0

Diane is still getting her "blog legs" and the posts are a bit haphazard, but she's one of the most brilliant minds in arts innovation, and I can't wait to see where this blog goes. Technology Tools Worth Checking Out Quick Hits Unusual Projects and Influences

Weekend Reading: 2012 Trends and Young Adult Programs

Museum 2.0

Such a diverse group of topics in one report got my mind moving laterally and imagining other trends I might want to follow. Quick Hits Unusual Projects and Influences visitorsTwo great museumy reports to brighten your weekend: TrendsWatch 2012.

Six Alternative (U.S.) Cultural Venues to Keep an Eye On

Museum 2.0

In the past, I've highlighted a few--like 826 Valencia and the Denver Community Museum --that I think have already influenced the way many traditional cultural organization do business. Tags: Unusual Projects and Influences

The Johnny Cash Project: A Participatory Music Video That Sings

Museum 2.0

When a participatory activity is designed without a goal in mind, you end up with a bunch of undervalued stuff and nowhere to put it. Tags: Technology Tools Worth Checking Out design Unusual Projects and Influences usercontent

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Guest Post: Nell Taylor on the Chicago Underground Library

Museum 2.0

Never mind your work experience, what do you really want to be doing that the library can help you accomplish? Tags: guestpost Unusual Projects and Influences Last month, I got a chance to talk with Nell Taylor, founder of the Chicago Underground Library.

Adventures in Artist-Driven Public Engagement: Machine Project at the Hammer Museum

Museum 2.0

T]he sticking point in everyone’s mind is that what you proposed was not an artwork. institutional change design participatory museum Unusual Projects and Influences

40% of Association Members’ Online Time is in Professional Communities [Research]

AFP Blog

40% of Association Members’ Online Time is in Professional Communities [Research] : A new research project from the Society of New Communication Research called, The Social Mind, examines the rise of new social behaviors and interrelationships between individuals, organizations, and influencers.

This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

Nonprofits Source

Our ideas float freely in our minds and the challenge comes when we have to organize those thoughts into ideas that others can comprehend. When there are no rules, our minds are free to wander to thoughts of the future, or perhaps dwell on a particular issue of the past.

Social Media’s Double-Edged Sword Can Cut Your Way Twice

Connection Cafe

And while this, itself, is a useful finding, after learning that our priorities are not on everybody’s mind, we still want to learn what they think about it. To find the best influencers, I like using RightRelevance.com. Sometimes double-edged swords cut both ways in your favor.

How Can I Get More Donations? 5 Ways to Get More Cash Flow for Your Non-Profit!

Vertex Systems

3 Get Inside the Mind of Your Non-Profit Donor. She found that social influence has a tremendous impact on first time and ongoing giving. donor support donor appreciation.

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What Makes an Innovative Idea Actionable?

Museum 2.0

There's a whole section of this blog called Unusual Projects and Influences. Tags: evaluation design Unusual Projects and Influences

The Fundraising Trends of 2019 You Don’t Want to Miss

NonProfit Hub

Active social media usage and working with influencers. Influencer marketing is another new thing that’s building traction. Data-driven strategies and technologically minded approaches.

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Do you tweet out on a limb?

Steve Bridger

As Joanne Jacobs points out : Social media influence is best measured by network effects analysis, not popularity. Do you work for a charity? Do you use Twitter?

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Digital Promotion Strategies (That Get First Page Results Fast)

Nonprofits Source

There is one thing to keep in mind. Build Relationships With Industry Influencers. Reach Out To Influencers On Social Media. Reaching out to influencers on social media will get your content shared and build brand trust.

A Poetic Take on Social Objects: The Third Thing

Museum 2.0

My mind immediately jumps to the James Turrell exhibit at the Mattress Factory, which I visited in 2002 with my best friend. Tags: Unusual Projects and Influences