4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good began as a “Nonprofit Organizations” Myspace Page in 2005. Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram were no-brainers. But for nonprofits trying to reach teens and young Millennials, Tumblr could work well along with Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat.

The Three Most Common Mistakes Nonprofit Group Admins Make on LinkedIn

Nonprofit Tech for Good

LinkedIn Groups can be very high in ROI as long as you’re patient and willing to invest at least an hour a week promoting and monitoring your LinkedIn Group. It’s at that point that the spammers take over and once a LinkedIn Group becomes overrun with spam, forget it.

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The Importance of Branding Your Nonprofit on Social Networks Through Graphic Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The were active on Myspace, YouTube, and creating Facebook Groups long before most of the companies that are often praised for being the pioneers of social media. Twitter Background :: 1920 x 1080 pixels. Twitter Header (Fixed) :: 520 x 260 pixels.

From 2005 to 2015: The Radical Effect of Social Media on Nonprofit Web Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2005 Facebook was only open to college students and professors, Twitter didn’t exist, and the iPhone was still in concept mode. They began actively using Myspace in 2004 and YouTube in 2005 – years before the Fortune 500 companies.

LinkedIn suits up

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 LinkedIn suits up December 10, 2007 LinkedIn, the serious MBA wielding brother to the Facebook fratboy and the MySpace rockergrrl, is really putting on the suit now. It all sounds like LinkedIn wants to pull all of those people who have been migrating to Facebook back into their fold, with the idea that LinkedIn is serious about business.

A Social Media Reality Check

Frogloop

You may even find yourself obsessing about it and have a condition called FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) because you are not posting or monitoring the chat on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. Twitter: 1.1 % of the U.S. population is on Twitter. LinkedIn: 0.37% of the U.S. population is on LinkedIn. MySpace : 1.19% of the US population is on MySpace. Fear of Missing Out.

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Social Network Sites Dominate Web Visitor Results

NCE Social Media

Myspace 4.70% (#26 overall). LinkedIn 2.50% (#56 overall). Sites like Twitter, which ranked #18, were classified as an email and messaging site. Tags: Research facebook myspace linkedin orkut hi5 reren vkontakte According to Google’s ad planner , social network sites now account for more than 50% of all unique website visitors.

HOW TO: Launch a Mobile Photo-Sharing Campaign for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

They were on Myspace and organizing via Facebook Groups years before corporate brands, higher education, and broadcast and print media. Download a Twitter app. Related Links: Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use Twitter and LinkedIn. Mobile Technology Twitter

Change.org’s premium service is now free for all nonprofits!

NCE Social Media

4) Link to your profiles on MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We also have a new feature for nonprofits on Change.org that is synched with Twitter and allows admins to ask the rapidly growing Change.org community for help with a specific need in 140 characters or less. Tags: Facebook Marketing and Awareness Microblog Tools Video blog twitter facebook myspace change linkedin This is an email I got today that I wanted to share with our readers.

33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new time allotment and updated tool list is as follows: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: 15 Hours Weekly. LinkedIn: 5 Hours Weekly. Chapter 2 :: What About Myspace? A New Myspace has launched. Chapter 4 :: Follow on a 1:1 Ratio on Twitter.

10 Common Mistakes Made by Nonprofits on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For the past six years I have spent 50 to 60 hours a week utilizing Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, MySpace, LinkedIn, and Foursquare to promote nonprofits. Not following on a 1:1 ratio on Twitter. Ignoring LinkedIn ‘Company’ pages.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There’s a lot of Google+ euphoria right now and postulations of Google+ being a Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn killer. That said, I’d do it on this blog, but to this day I can not find a simple way to add buttons (Facebook Share, Twitter Retweet, Google +1, etc.)

Wild Apricot Blog : A beginners guide to Facebook for non-profits

Wild Apricot Blog

Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement

NetWits

1) Stick to 3 Platforms - Blog / Facebook / Twitter. Once your blog is in place you could choose to spend time on Flickr, YouTube, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc, but why waste time on every site out there when you can optimize your time. Stick to Facebook and Twitter.

33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new time allotment and updated tool list is as follows: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: 15 Hours Weekly. LinkedIn: 5 Hours Weekly. Chapter 2 :: What About Myspace? A New Myspace has launched. Chapter 4 :: Follow on a 1:1 Ratio on Twitter.

To the Small Nonprofits on the Social Web: 5,000 is the Magic Number

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I’ve observed this phenomenon on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Myspace, and Foursquare.

Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Launches Mobile Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new site features blog posts relative to mobile technology for nonprofits, a featured nonprofit mobile Website that will change monthly, links to the “NonprofitOrgs&# profiles on the mobile versions of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, MySpace, etc, and prompts readers to subscribe to receive text alerts from Nonprofit Tech 2.0. Tags: Mobile Technology Facebook Flickr LinkedIn MySpace Twitter YouTube

Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

From Promoted Pins to Social Profiles on Google: What’s New in Social Media

SocialFish

Now, Google has introduced a way for businesses to add their social media profiles to that Knowledge Panel, offering a quick and visible way for users to connect with you on Facebook – or Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Myspace – and of course, Google+.

Social Media is Going Mobile, and So Should Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

MySpace estimates that 50% of its Website traffic will be mobile within 24 months. Many of those texts are being sent via Tweets on Twitter and Status Updates on Facebook. Whether your updating your Twitter account with Tweetie , recording a video with your iPhone and uploading it to your YouTube channel within minutes, or posting a Status Update to your organization’s Facebook Page, the news cycle has changed forever.

How Useful is Social Media to Nonprofits?

Frogloop

According to Idealware’s survey of over 750 nonprofit staffers: Almost 80% "think" that they reach new supporters using Facebook, Twitter, video sharing sites like YouTube, and blogging. About 55% think that LinkedIn is a good source to reach new supporters. Less then 40% think using MySpace to reach new supporters is helpful. About 30% said that they “think&# they are raising money via Twitter, video sharing sites and LinkedIn.

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How Are Nonprofits Feeling About Social Media? Inspired? Bored? Overwhelmed?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Blogger, LinkedIn and Myspace all launched in 2003. Personally, most days I love social media and its ability to foster social good and create online buzz – and the tool sets of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.

Build Your Own Social Network : Elgg

Beaconfire Wire

Facebook , LinkedIn , MySpace , and Twitter do that just fine. Other plugins such as the Twitter and Facebook plugin allow users to sign into an Elgg site without creating another user account and use their existing accounts on those respective websites.

22 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new time allotment and updated tool list is as follows: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: 15 Hours Weekly. LinkedIn: 5 Hours Weekly. Chapter 4 :: Follow on a 1:1 Ratio on Twitter. Use Twitter’s mobile app. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.

Which Social Network Use Base Is More Altruistic?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Pete Cashmore of Mashable has a post that asks an interesting question: Facebook, MySpace (MySpace reviews), LinkedIn (LinkedIn reviews), Digg and Twitter are often compared in terms of features, but which one has the most generous users?

A Short, Recent History of Nonprofit Website Design and Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2008, the WWF was on Myspace and likely utilizing a Facebook Group and YouTube Channel, but those tools had not yet become integrated into their website design.

Webinar Shows Social Media with Volunteers in Action

Tech Soup Blog

The webinar, hosted by Jayne Cravens and Erin Barnhart , focused on four tools to use with volunteers — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogs — with an emphasis that the recommendations could be adapted for any social networking tool, including those that may replace these four as most popular in the future. Posting your volunteer job on LinkedIn is good for the organization AND for yourself. Nonprofits can use #LinkedIn. I'm loving Twitter!

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Blogger and LinkedIn both launched in 2003. Ask for your raise first, and then ask for a budget for graphic design work (avatar, Twitter background, YouTube Channel background, Facebook banners, etc.), Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.

Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Hire a Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Having a discussion on your Facebook Page is not a social media strategy, nor is is engaging supporters on Twitter. The popular misconception that the tools themselves i.e., Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, blogging, etc.

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

You can manage Facebook, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Buzz, Myspace (do people actually use Myspace?) and most importantly, Twitter posts in one screen. If you’re posting updates through Twitter.com or the Twitter app, then you aren’t tweeting. There are other Twitter-for-work products, but I like Presently because it has the feel of a product designed by people who’ve suffered through big-company IT battles.

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70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A must-download for nonprofit Twitterers! What’s unique and useful about it is that it can be configured to integrate with your Twitter and Facebook accounts.

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11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The nonprofits that are the most successful in social media today were on Myspace and YouTube in 2005 and 2006. You have to be willing to be on Facebook personally or LinkedIn professionally.

Organizations and Tweeting Robots (Twitter, Facebook)

Beaconfire Wire

For better or for worse, since the global tipping point of twitter, everyone wants to be part of the action. If Twitter hasn’t come across your online radar, it’s probably because you are living under a proverbial rock and are a Luddite. Well if you are on the internet reading this blog post, then you probably aren’t a Luddite , just a Twitter Luddite. Apparently secret votes should not be broadcast to the world using the Twitter medium. Twitter.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A must-download for nonprofit Twitterers! What’s unique and useful about it is that it can be configured to integrate with your Twitter and Facebook accounts.

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85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A must-download for nonprofit Twitterers! What’s unique and useful about it is that it can be configured to integrate with your Twitter and Facebook accounts.

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2-for-1 Webinar Special for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Topics include Facebook and Facebook Apps, Twitter and Twitter Apps, YouTube, Flickr, Animoto, LinkedIn, FourSquare, mobile technology, blogging on WordPress, as well as online fundraising and e-newsletters. Tags: Webinars Animoto Blogging Facebook FourSquare LinkedIn Mobile Technology Social Media Twitter YouTube A couple of times a year DIOSA Communications offers a webinar special for nonprofit organizations, and the month of April is now one of those times.

Five Simple Ways Nonprofits Can Measure Social Media ROI (Return on Investment)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I have been doing the social media thing for almost 4 years and I took granted that most nonprofits are doing the basics in terms of measuring ROI, but recent polls I presented on Twitter speak otherwise. What websites were your visitors on right before they visited your site [Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace]? Are you building community on Twitter or just pushing out press releases and blog posts [that in time people start to ignore]?

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NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The two top posts of the week were about Twitter and MySpace, both Web2.0 The post on Twitter was Kurt Voelker's twitter@nten? Opinions about Twitter are divided. There are Twitter critics in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors.

What's It Cost? ROI of social media can be an intangible- The NonProfit Times March 15, 2011

AFP Blog

ROI of social media can be an intangible- The NonProfit Times March 15, 2011: "here's Facebook, Second Life, Myspace, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter and now Jumo. What's It Cost? There are many smaller social networking platforms. When it comes to deploying assets, where to be in cyberspace is a tough decision.Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in Baltimore is going through the evaluation process. CRS is. NPSocialMedia NPSocialNetwork

93 or 7?

NCE Social Media

Other facts uncovered in the study: 90% of charities had Twitter accounts. 36% had LinkedIn pages. 30% had MySpace pages. Did you know that 93% of charities have a Facebook page? A new study by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research also found that 97% of large charities have a Facebook page as of 2009. The study found that charities adopted social media faster and the adoption was more widespread than for-profit use.