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

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.

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

Connection Cafe

Take for example social media engagement for political and advocacy campaigns. In my last column , we explored the value of analyzing what your audience is saying on social media as a crucial first step towards developing effective outreach messages.

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.

How to Use Social Media Insights to Drive Patient Engagement and Donor Retention 

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Your foundation should be applying social media strategies to not only retain current donors, but recruit new donors as well. . If you utilize a multi-channel engagement tool you’ll be able to regulate your brand perception across all media instantaneously and seamlessly. .

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. Nonprofit social media managers are bombarded with depressing content.

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.

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

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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.

5 New And Quirky Nonprofit Social Media Tactics

TechImpact

Social media is well documented as a necessary marketing platform for all nonprofits. Everyone knows promoting your nonprofit’s events, services, and fundraisers on social media is a good idea, but many do not know why, or more importantly, how, to do it. Image courtesy of athgo.

[Guide for Nonprofits]: How to Engage Social Media Influencers to Extend Your Reach and Drive Action

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Social media influencers aren’t elusive. The key to engaging social media influencers at scale (especially if they are already on your email list) is to treat them as a distinct segment. 3 types of social media influencers and how social scoring works. Media (blogger) Influencer.

SXSW 2011: David J. Neff talks Social Media Fundraising with Frank Barry

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Help ) while also becoming COO for a technology startup that helps non-profits raise money through social media ( HelpAttack )! As you’re watching remember … using social media as part of an overall fundraising strategy is still fairly new to the non-profit world.

Five Tips for Nonprofits Using Social Media During the #JointSession Address

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” What opportunity does this give nonprofits engaging on social media? A majority of live conversation during presidential addresses happens on Twitter, so here are 5 steps nonprofits can take to engage and drive support for their cause on social media : 1.

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofits to succeed on social media, they have to be good at social media and that requires a clear understanding of how, when, and why individuals engage with nonprofits on social media. It was the final presentation of the social media strategies webinar.

Social Media Best Practices: 12 Tips for Making the Best of Any Social Site

NetWits

Knowing that a good portion of your supporters already participate on the social Web, and with the continued growth and popularity of social media, it’s very likely your nonprofit organization is focused on figuring out how to best utilize sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s true that social media is in transition. And the next Big Thing in social media Snapchat is baffling to many seasoned social media managers. By 2018, the global population of social media users is projected to grow to 2.44 social media accounts.

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Infographic: Social Media for Social Good

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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.

3 Nonprofit Social Media Challenges, And How To Overcome Them

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Nonprofits have been told since Facebook’s rise to prominence that they need to be investing in a social media marketing / fundraising campaigns. Here are 3 of the largest problems we see nonprofits struggling with their social media marketing campaigns, and how to fix them.

Using Social Media to Put a Face on Homelessness with Mark Horvath

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He goes by the name Hardly Normal and fights to put a face on homelessness by using the internet, social media and InvisiblePeople.TV (content can be intense) to share stories about real people battling with being out on the street. Mark Horvath is a passionate guy with an incredible story.

Tips for Riding the Media Wave to Increase Nonprofit Support

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But what about tapping into the power of stories that are already being told, specifically those in the media? They tap into the power of topics that are top of mind for people—big stories in the media or conversations online—and then they ask them to take action.

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.

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Small (and medium-sized) nonprofits have a different experience on social media than large nonprofits. Small nonprofits have to work harder at growing their following and most often the work of social media management is added to an already full job description.

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

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9 Ways to Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy with Social Media: 1. 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.

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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5 Key Social Media Analytics Your Nonprofit Needs To Track

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One of the most attractive things about social media marketing is how measurable it. While across the major social media networks there are a seemingly infinite number of analytics, there is a hierarchy of importance among them.

How the Top 50 Nonprofits Do Social Media

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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?

3 Ways To Increase Donations Via Social Media

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The post 3 Ways To Increase Donations Via Social Media appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Fundraising Social Tech constituent relationship management system CRM donation donations donors email marketing fundraising social media storytelling supporters technology website Did you know: 73 percent of first time donors do not give again?

How One Nonprofit Saved Thousands of Dogs Using Social Media

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Social media is all the rage, but does it actually help create real change in the world? Best Friends provides a valuable example of social media mobilizing people to take action in the real world. The folks at Best Friends Animal Society would answer with a resounding yes ! .

Your Nonprofit’s Guide To Promoting Events Via Social Media

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Your nonprofit’s next event, big or small, will likely be announced and hyped up using social media. Step 3: Decide who you want to be attractive via social media, and focus your campaign around targeting them. Image courtesy of Jeff Hurt Blog.

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20 Insightful Nonprofit Technology And Social Media Stats

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Social media: 56% of people donated to an organization because they read a story via social media. 53% of people who follow a nonprofit on social media show their support by volunteering. 49% of nonprofit supporters on social media wanted to do more after seeing a photo.

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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. 65% of all social media activity occurs on a smartphone. Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media

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Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012

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In this years report we highlight twelve key social media insights for nonprofits that are intended to help the sector continue becoming more effective at using social media. Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012.

Infographic: When To Post To Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Feeds

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Social media, to many, is a total mystery. How often do I post on all the different social media feeds? Everyone knows keeping up with your social media feeds, and utilizing them to their maximum effectiveness is a cheap and important way to accomplish your nonprofit’s mission.

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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

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.

Infographic: How To Measure Social Media ROI

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In a recent blog post by Buffer , they claim it is difficult to, or nearly impossible, measure ROI on social media marketing. Community engagement, measurement of voice, and referral traffic are just a few of the ways your nonprofit can measure its performance on social media.

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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.

How Much Time Social Media Requires for Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The amount of time that a nonprofit can invest in mobile and social media depends on capacity. Mobile and social media are powerful, but when implemented on a small scale, the power is overshadowed by other more traditional online campaigns.

How Nonprofit New Media Managers Can Manage Mobile and Social Media Burnout

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit new media managers often battle mobile and social media burnout. Mobile and social media stimulates mental chatter and can sometimes even affect a person’s ability to sleep. Social Media

Social Media Crisis Management for B2B

SocialFish

This remains true in the world of social media. A social media risk strategy should be created and in place well before your company experiences any sort of crisis that may affect its relationships with its industry partners and contracts. Develop a Social Media Presence.

5 Under Utilized Social Media Outlets For Nonprofits

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There are a lot of social media outlets out now. But what about those social media outlets that do not get as much attention from the masses? The less prominent social media networks typically attract a more niche audience than the mass networks like Facebook and Twitter.