The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The Conference itself includes philanthropy classes ranging from individual donors, planned giving, and marketing/social media subjects. Our attendees are online organizers, grassroots activists and independent media makers. It's finally here!

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Best Social Media Campaign: Woodstock Sanctuary. The majority of our new fundraising came from Facebook and Instagram and we also increased engagement on those social media platforms.”.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Low social media engagement We all know that social media is a great way to engage current supporters and reach new potential donors. This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about.

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Digital Life Hacks: Savvy Social Media

Connection Cafe

billion active social media users? As usage numbers continue to grow across all age groups, it is safe to say that social media has become an essential element of digital marketing. Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube are great for sharing media. Did you know there are now over 2.3

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Voto Latino is a pioneering civic media organization that seeks to transform America by recognizing Latinos’ innate leadership.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Social media is a great tool to widen your reach. Post the stories of your current volunteers on social media. Consider profiling them on your social media pages, hosting an appreciation event, or writing regular thank you notes.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Answer a call to donate on social media? Your donor database should track and report on how supporters interact with all of the channels in a campaign: email opens, social media engagement, web page visits, etc.

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3 Ideas for Inspired Social Media Content

Connection Cafe

When scrolling through your social media feed, what makes you stop and say “Wow”? Your social media accounts should share a variety of content. Ultimately, you want your supporters to end up on your email list so you can continue building relationships outside of social media. .

Nonprofit Social Media 101: Lessons from Indivisible

Everyaction

We recently sat down with Becka Wall, a Social Media Strategist at Individual Project and former Assistant Director of Digital Content Strategy at NARAL Pro-Choice America, to talk about the basics of running social media for an organization or campaign.

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

4 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Website for End-of-Year Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Whether someone navigates to your donation page from your website’s homepage, a social media post, a direct mail piece, or other communication, the message and experience should be unified and cohesive.

100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

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.

Social Media Fundraising, Obama and the 2012 Presidential Election

NetWits

… 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.

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

This page will serve as the focal point for all your outreach efforts, whether through personal outreach, social media, or email blasts. Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time.

Infographic: Who Rules Social Media?

TechImpact

The advent of social media has been a world-wide phenomenon. Additionally, Social media is a big reason for the globalization of nonprofits, and the rest of the economy. The infographic below details who is talking over social media in the nonprofit sector thanks to RAD Campaign.

A Meet & Greet with Your Favorite Social Media Archetypes [Infographic]

NetWits

Download the Nonprofit Social Media Influencer Whitepaper for recommendations on how to best connect with, empower, and involve your social media supporters. Here are four nonprofit social media personas we’ve come up with to help you better engage with your social supporters.

Making Sense of Social Media Advocacy in 2018

Connection Cafe

Educate your supporters about the need spread the word on social media. Typically, nonprofits communicate with these social media ambassadors via email, a back-channel Facebook Group or text message.

The 15 Best Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2017

Connection Cafe

There is a lot to keep up with in social media marketing. Business Corner Content Marketing Social Marketing social media resourcesThere’s ever-changing algorithms and new features on every platforms (check our never ending Facebook Updates and Instagram Updates posts), you also have to keep up with new best practices, buzzwords, and cutting-edge strategies provided by an endless number of blogs. That’s a lot, especially creating and Read more.

Long Term Success with Social Media

NetWits

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. Why is it that we don’t discuss long-term success with social media?

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

With more Americans getting their news through social media, video content provides an opportunity to grow your audience and make your story heard. One of the reasons why I learned to do photo and video was because media outlets weren't showing up to the actions that I was organizing.

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How the Top 50 Nonprofits Do Social Media

NetWits

we LOVE some social media for nonprofits at NetWits Think Tank. A few interesting facts … 92% of the top 50 nonprofits have at least 1 social media presence on their homepage. My one question for you … Does social media improve fundraising online or offline in any way?

Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Maybe you’re putting together your email calendar for December, planning out social media content, or even sprucing up your website to improve conversions. As End of Year Fundraising quickly approaches we've started to think of what you can do now to ensure a successful fundraising season.

The Best Social Media Marketing Resources For Nonprofits

Nonprofits Source

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING FOR NONPROFITS. 5 Nonprofits Winning At Social Media. Case studies of nonprofits winning at social media is an opportunity to see the strategies in action. Social Media Marketing Statistics. Social Media Marketing Strategies.

Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement

NetWits

Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement. First off, your school should have a blog that’s the center of your social media strategy. Remember, great content is the key to successful social media. No more wondering if social media is paying off.

The Biggest Social Media Mistakes to Avoid During Your Next Nonprofit Campaign [Part 1]

EveryAction

But we wanted to dive a little deeper into the social media aspect of nonprofit campaigns, so we called on Ritu Sharma, social media expert and CEO of Social Media for Nonprofits , for some advice on mistakes to avoid during your next nonprofit campaign.

The Real ROI on Fundraising with Social Media

Connection Cafe

As your organization develops its social media and fundraising strategies, don’t forget to provide your fundraisers tips on how they can use social media to fundraise!

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Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

We used to use Blackbaud/Raiser's Edge and they just missed the whole movement to Facebook, Instagram and Social media. John's Hospital Foundation has been working since 1999 to support St. John's Medical Center.

Social Media in 30 Minutes a Day

Amy Sample Ward

Today, at the 2011 MyCharityConnects Conference in Toronto, I had a ton of fun leading a session and discussion around making the most of social media in just 30 minutes a day. Here are the slides from the session and links to get you started: Social Media in 30 Minutes a Day.

How to Win (Online) Friends and Influence People (on Social Media)

EveryAction

twitter engagement campaigns social media(Much like a rocket launch, getting off the ground online requires preparation.).

Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

In conjunction, we’re also doing a social media campaign using photo quotes from some of the more well-known people that have supported our organization like Noam Chomsky and Angela Davis. The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) works to protect the rights and improve the lives of children in the Middle East through aid, empowerment and education. This year they're celebrating 30 years of serving the region.

Turning Social Media Millennials into Engaged Activists

Byte Technology

Some of the main themes gleaned from Feldmann’s work should come as little surprise to those active in the non-profit world: Millennials use the power of social media “to influence their networks and share their causes.” Digital Resources Nonprofit Social Media

Why Can’t I Raise Any Money Using Social Media?

NetWits

But can you raise money using social media? Social Media fundraising Social FundraisingTweets can travel faster than the speed of light and Facebook is word-of-mouth on steroids.

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Presentation: Social Media & Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

The focus included both a look at what social media tools are being used to do in organizations now, how funders are using technology, and what opportunities exist for funders to support or lead on. Social Media & Philanthropy.

Social Media Use

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Association Social Media Jobs

SocialFish

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How Social Media Influencers Fuel your Fundraising Goals

NetWits

With a new concept called Social Scoring, we now have a way to indentify and categorize the social media constituents in our databases by their reach or influence across their networks. Four Social Media Types. As a group, they account for 55 percent of social media users.

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Infographic: Social Media for Social Good

TechImpact

Social media continues to take greater stake in every nonprofit’s marketing, public relations, and advertising strategies. All it takes is a username, password, and email address and you’re on your way to connecting with billions, with a b, of social media users.

Social Media is Just a Label

NetWits

Those who are successful in social media are so because they have something to say/share and they use powerful platforms to reach as many as possible. Social Media Seth Godin social media Social Media Strategy

3 Social Media Metrics Every Non-profit Should Track

NetWits

Are you measuring the right social media metrics or do you have your head in the sand? Or, you may have experienced shinny-new-social-media-object-of-the-week syndrome – using new social media tools with no real purpose, reason or objective.

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Social Media Secrets: Top Tips for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Heather manages everydayhero’s international social media presence. These days, the best way to do this is through social media. My top tips for kicking off your social media program. Social media is about building relationships and celebrating your supporters.

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

Connection Cafe

We asked some of our favorite nonprofit tech friends to share ideas for how organizations can use social media to build meaningful relationships with their supporters—donors, influencers and activists—and what that looks like on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

Community Engagement and Social Media for Public Media

Amy Sample Ward

I recently had the opportunity to present a webinar for the National Center for Media Engagement , focused on community-driven engagement, and present a session at the Public Media Development and Marketing Conference , talking about building a social media strategy.

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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.