Accessibility on Social Media


But inclusion on social media isn’t just about what you post—it’s about how you post as well. . Let’s talk about a few steps that you can take NOW to make your social media content more accessible for everyone. . Rachel is a Social Media Account Executive in M+R’s Oakland office.

[WEBINAR] Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media is in a constant state of change and without regular education in emerging trends, your nonprofit could be wasting valuable time and resources implementing outdated best practices. An exploration of the most recent social media and fundraising research. <<


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How Nonprofits Can Steward Corporate Donors on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Deciding how to handle donor recognition on social media is a complex exercise. Read on to learn how Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network have recently stewarded their corporate donors on social media. Many of its partners have loyal audiences on social media.

How to Effectively Share Text-to-Donate Campaigns on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sharing your text-to-donate keyword and shortcode on social media helps brand your campaign and allows donors to easily give from their mobile devices, which is where most people view social media. Social media algorithms notice that and it will weaken your post’s reach.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Leverage Social Media Data & Analytics to Attract New Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When you align your organization’s goals with the right social media strategies, you’ll start to see instant results! In this session, I’ll guide you through a DIY Social Media Audit to leverage your online data to attract new donors or accomplish any goal!

6 Practical Tips for Promoting Your #GivingTuesday Campaign on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2019, more than 20 billion social media impressions were made on #GivingTuesday. Below are simple, yet often overlooked, social media tips to help your nonprofit’s campaign get noticed this #GivingTuesday. Every mission has its social media niche.

How To Recruit New Members for Your Association on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are dozens of ways to attract new members for your association, however one of the most effective methods is using social media. It has been estimated that more than half of the world’s population has at least one social media account. 7) Measure your social media engagement.

6 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Acquire New Donor Prospects

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media sites are for relationship building. 3) Capture social media followers that visit your website. Fundraising Guest Post Social MediaBy Robin L.

5 Social Media Templates for Nonprofit Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Check out these social media post templates for ideas of post themes and content format for your Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter feeds. Use social media as an opportunity to encourage supporters to come with a crew. . Fundraising Social Media Sponsored Post

How Nonprofits Can Use Behavioral Science to Engage Supporters on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

While social media is now a common part of every nonprofit’s communication strategy, a common sentiment is that interacting on social media is a poor substitute to in-person interactions. As a result, social media strategies are often used to supplement in-person events.

The Ultimate Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Whenever Kathleen thought about ramping up her nonprofit’s social media presence, she quickly found herself overwhelmed. When she’d started the organization, social media didn’t even exist!

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way organizations execute their social media plans. The current social media environment has caused non-profit marketers to re-evaluate their content aware of the acute conversations being had on every channel, at a global level.

Inferring Gender for Personalized Ads on Social Media

Cloud 4 Good

Back in 2017, Twitter released an update sharing that the social media platform was assuming the gender of its users if not previously identified upon profile registration. The post Inferring Gender for Personalized Ads on Social Media appeared first on Cloud for Good.

82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For every share on social media, a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign raises an average of $13USD ( CrowdRise ). Social Media Stats. 29% of online donors say that social media is the communication tool that most inspires them to give [email 27%, website, 18%, print, 12%, TV ad 6%] ( Global Trends in Giving Report ). 71% of nonprofits worldwide agree that social media is effective for online fundraising ( Global NGO Technology Report ). Fundraising Stats.

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How to Get the Media’s Attention

Top Nonprofits

Watch this video chat with Kalley Dunn, Director of Strategic Initiatives for the American Fundraising Foundation ( AmFund ), where she gives us some quick tips on how to gain the media’s attention… and one very common mistake!

7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In fact, according to Nielson , 92% of people claim they trust personal recommendations and other earned media, while just over half trust messages found on a company’s website or sent via email. This is where companies turn to people with large social media followings and niche credibility to advertise their product, paying as much as $1 million per post from Kylie Jenner. These are your social media ambassadors. . Social media aims to connect people with people.

How to do social media marketing during the pandemic


In this post, we will share some principles that you can incorporate into your social media marketing strategy to keep your user base intact. Social media marketing during COVID-19. Be sure to use social media thoughtfully during these difficult times.

How To Build Community Using Social Media


Social media remains a powerful force for nonprofits to communicate with their stakeholders and supporters. According to the Global NGO Technology Report, 94% of NGOs worldwide agree that social media is effective for creating online brand awareness. Social Media

Audio Social Media Platforms for Nonprofits

Media Cause

In the social media world, platforms are always changing. For nonprofits, using social media to your advantage is important as it gives you a creative way to accomplish your organization’s mission and purpose. Get ready for a shift toward audio format across social media platforms!

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12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For more than a decade the blogosphere has touted the power and promise of social media (this blog included) , but there is also a downside to using social media for your nonprofit. Granted, the positives do outweigh the negatives, but it is important to step back occasionally and take a critical look at how social media is impacting nonprofit technology at your organization as well as your digital staff. Nonprofit social media managers are bombarded with depressing content.

DIY Social Media Management

Amy Sample Ward

Yesterday, I had a lot of fun giving another webinar for Nonprofit Webinars, this time focused on DIY Social Media Management. timed events for social media posts. DIY Social Media Management. resources rss socialmedia calendar content diy google planning social media tools

13 Tools To Help You Create the Best Nonprofit Social Media Campaigns Ever


Social media is an incredibly powerful storytelling tool for your nonprofit. According to our report, Navigating the Unknown: 2020 Findings to Future-Proof Your Fundraising , social media posts were the number one driver of charitable gifts in 2020—ahead of email and direct mail appeals!

Social Media Fundraising, Obama and the 2012 Presidential Election


… Online Fundraising Social Media event fundraising fundraising nonprofit social media Peer to Peer Fundraising social media for non profits Social Media for Nonprofits Social Media StrategyPresident Barack Obama raised nearly $410 million dollars through individual contributions in 2008.

Make the Most of Your Nonprofit’s Social Media: The Get-Started Guide


Many nonprofit organizations rely on social media to share the word about their organization, find new supporters, fundraise, and keep everyone informed about upcoming events and milestones.

[Pre-Register Now]: How To Create A Nonprofit Social Media Marketing Calendar


With all the noise on social media as well as serious legal and ethical considerations clouding the platforms, how can nonprofits continue to reach their supporters and spread their messages online? The answer is having a mapped out 2021 Nonprofit Social Media Marketing Calendar.

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download. Based on more than 20 years of experience and 25,000+ hours spent utilizing mobile and social media, Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices.

Tips for Community Management on Social Media

Media Cause

An integral part of social media management is building and monitoring your community. This piece is critical to keeping a safe space for your social media audience. Transparency and honesty are increasingly important to social media audiences. Social Media

10 Signs Your NGO Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media changes so frequently that unless your NGO has a full-time social media manager who has the time to consistently research and adopt emerging trends, odds are your NGO is using social media in ways that are no longer effective. It was the final presentation of the social media excellence webinar. Social media is integrated into your website and blog. Social media is integrated into your email campaigns. Social Media Fundraising

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100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits


So, you have a social media plan…right? Hopefully your nonprofit is pretty far down the social media strategy rabbit hole at this point. That’s why it’s important to begin your foray into social media with a strong strategy. Melanie Mathos and I have developed a pair of presentations that focus on ideas you can plug into your social media strategy. Below you’ll find 100 social media tactics for your nonprofit.

Top 5 Social Media Best Practices for #GivingTuesday

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now entering its sixth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media. To tap this potential, your NGO, nonprofit, or charity needs to activate its social media presence before, during, and after #GivingTuesday to help build the movement and, in the process, raise awareness and funds for your organization and mission. Social Media: Prepare in advance a month-long campaign. Be very active throughout the day on social media.

10 Steps to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Content Calendar in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Tereza Litsa , Social Media Manager at Lightful , a simple social media management platform for nonprofits. A new year brings new goals and now is the perfect time to plan your social media content calendar for 2019. A content calendar is the link between posting daily on social media and a social media strategy. A social media content calendar will help you to stay on track by planning ahead what you need to post and when. Sponsored Post Social Medi

20 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thus, in time for the year-end fundraising season, below are 20 stats about fundraising and social media that every nonprofit needs to know. Overall, the stats indicate a continued upward trend in philanthropy worldwide, a steady increase in online fundraising, and mounting evidence that as the use of social media grows, so does online giving. 65% of all social media activity occurs on a smartphone. Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media

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[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Emerging Trends in Social Media for Small Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media is in a constant state of change and without regular education in emerging trends, your nonprofit could be wasting valuable time and resources implementing outdated best practices. From chatbots to social advertising to the rapid rise of Stories, this session will focus on what’s new and next in social media so that your nonprofit can embrace being an early adopter to achievement maximum return-on-investment (ROI). Social Media Webinar

How to Manage Negative Comments on Email + Social Media

Media Cause

What to do about agitators, arguers and the misinformed on your email list and social media—and how to manage negative comments. Because you have important work to do — and on behalf of the world, let us at Media Cause be the first to say thanks. . Email Social Media

Julia Campbell’s Secret Sauce: Expert Social Media Tips for Nonprofits


Julia Campbell has been helping nonprofits make the most of their social media presences for years. She knows what strategies work on social media, what strategies fail, and how nonprofits can use social channels to make a big impact on their community. Marketing and Social Media

Your Social Media Strategy: What You Need to Know

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Your Social Media Strategy: What You Need to Know. Social media is essential to the livelihood of any organization, big or small. And social media users are continuously on the rise, increasing by 176 million in just the last year.

Long Term Success with Social Media


Guest post by my friend Geoff Livingston, author of Welcome to the Fifth Estate a new book focused on creating and sustain a winning social media strategy. — There are some aspects of Welcome to the Fifth Estate that will be familiar to the social media ensconced, but there are others — the chapters on strategy, measurement and the final chapter on sustainability –that will be new for most readers. It is time to look at long-term success with social media.

10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2013 the number of nonprofits that hired part-time or full-time new media managers increased fourfold. As nonprofits have gotten better at implementing multichannel communications and fundraising campaigns and improving their tracking and reporting systems, many nonprofits have come to the conclusion that creating a paid part- or full-time new media manager position is worth the financial investment. Mobile and social media are in a state of constant revision.

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15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The investment the early adopter nonprofits made into online fundraising technology and strategy in the late 1990′s and 2000′s is now finally starting pay off – especially if they have also invested into a smart, multichannel, integrated social media strategy. East Asia constitutes a staggering 33% of all active social media accounts worldwide. The average salary in the United States for a mid-career social media manager is $56,218.

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24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download. 2012 State of Social Media Use in Australian Nonprofits :: Download. Facebook Fundraising Google Plus LinkedIn Mobile Media Social Media Twitter YouTube

Social Media and Ethics

NCE Social Media

I recently had an article published on the ethical use of social media. Here’s my article: Social Media Ethics. What are your thought on social media and ethics? Tools article ethics social media I realize ethics is one of those topics that people like to avoid because it makes us feel uncomfortable. However, it is germane to our profession as nonprofit leaders. While it has an emphasis on fundraising it can directly apply to your everyday work in nonprofits.

27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The primary goal of the report is to set a baseline of benchmarks for success for NGOs worldwide in their use of web and email communications, online and mobile fundraising tools, and social and mobile media. 52% have used social media to report live. 30% of global NGOs assign the responsibility of social media management to a communications staff person. 18% depend solely upon volunteers and 11% have a full-time or part-time social media manager.

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12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, below are 12 stats to consider and research further about online fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. 32% of NGOs worldwide have a written social media strategy and 34% have paid for advertising on social media. 21% of peer-to-peer fundraising dollars raised are the result of a direct click-through on social media. Email and social media are the first apps opened.

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