The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

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!

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

EveryAction

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.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

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

What We Learned About Digital Engagement from the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report

EveryAction

This year's report addressed issues such as email list growth and churn, the rise of monthly giving, and the impact of social media's peer-to-peer fundraising for nonprofits. Acquisition is the name of the game, and nonprofits have to keep a constant drumbeat of registration on their websites, social media changes, digital ads, events, and any multi-channel activities. Social media fundraisers are making a dent.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

EveryAction

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.

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. .

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

EveryAction

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.

Donor 184

How to Build Trust Through Social Media

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits can use social media as a tool to; Raise awareness for their cause. Scale their social media donations. However, the use of social media could affect the trust people have in your nonprofit organization or non-governmental organization (NGO). Featured Social Media

NGO 57

Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

EveryAction

You’ll also see video ads on social media and video streaming services. Video content is prioritized on Facebook, meaning using video is a great way to increase your social media engagement as well as building a meaningful connection with viewers.

Trend 159

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

EveryAction

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.

Tips 164

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

EveryAction

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.

Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

EveryAction

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.

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.

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

EveryAction

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.

Guide 137

How to Become an Expert in Social Media Branding

NonProfit Hub

In today’s modernized world, social media branding has become a no-brainer. billion social media users worldwide. The average individual spends around 2 hours and 24 minutes each day on social media. Things to consider before diving into social media.

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.

Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation

EveryAction

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.

The Biggest Digital Fundraising Trends of 2018 (And How To Use Them This Year)

EveryAction

2018’s fast-paced and unpredictable political climate, as well as our social media-driven tendency toward “viral” phenomenon meant that more and more nonprofit fundraising and supporter engagement is driven around “moments.” Rapid technological developments over the past few years have left many nonprofit professionals scrambling to stay up-to-date with the newest tools and techniques without wasting time and money on passing fads.

Trend 118

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

[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. From chatbots to social advertising, this webinar 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). An exploration of the most recent social media and fundraising research. <<

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. With so many potential connections and over 104 social media networks, utilizing this powerful communication channel to support your campaign or event may feel overwhelming. Instagram, Snapchat, and YouTube are great for sharing media. Did you know there are now over 2.3

Social Media Analytics: The Basics

NonProfit Hub

So, you’ve mastered the art of creating effective, engaging social media content. From social media analytics, you can uncover tons of insightful information about your organization’s online presence, from the best time of day to post, to which type of content your audience engages with most, to how much your accounts have grown over time—and so much more. All it takes is a close look at a few main factors to evaluate your overall social media performance.

Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance

EveryAction

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.

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

EveryAction

This Black History Month, they're undertaking a social media campaign on the best part about being a Black teacher. Black Public Media. Black Public Media emerged out of a need for more stories from Black storytellers. They even have an initiative called “Sistas to Watch” featuring incredible Black women not only in the political sphere but in positions of power in corporations, universities, the media, and more.

How to Hype Homecoming Using Social Media

Connection Cafe

Do you need a social media strategy for homecoming? A good homecoming social media strategy helps you drum up participation and then effortlessly ride alongside as alumni generate most of the activity. But, since social media is never effortless, it takes a lot of prep work and thought to create something that complements a big event. You won’t start posting now, but you’ll be planning ahead for moments where social media will shine.

Hype 124

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.

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.

Money 195

Social Media Use

AFP Blog

Selected NRC findings Social Media Use : 'via Blog this

Latest Social Media Tool Features That Helps To Elevate The Customer Relationship

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Latest Social Media Tool Features That Helps To Elevate The Customer Relationship. Social Media Platforms have evolved over the last couple of years. Make Chatbots As Part Of Your Social Media Marketing . Chatbots have garnered an indispensable role in social media marketing.

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.

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. — 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.

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.

Say What? Build a Social Media Listening Dashboard for Your Nonprofit

NetWits

Listening to our supporters can help in so many ways, and social media has made it extremely easy to so. If you’re lucky enough to have a decent budget, you can look into social media monitoring tools like Radian6. Create Your Social Media Listening Dashboard.

The Art of People Powered Storytelling Through Social Media

NetWits

I had a chance to spend time with Petri at SXSW this year where we talked about how Make-a-Wish Foundation of American is using social media as part of their digital strategy. Petri Darby is the Director of Brand Marketing & Digital Strategy at Make-A-Wish Foundation of America.

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. With seesmic you’ll be able to manage all your social media activity in one place for free. No more wondering if social media is paying off. Social media monitoring is one of those things that’s been talked about for years now.

Social Media Engagement: A How-To Guide

NonProfit Hub

By changing how you approach your social media presence, you can create ways to ramp up your social media engagement. Simple things like polls and surveys or Q&A sessions can go a long way to increase social media engagement with your brand. The post Social Media Engagement: A How-To Guide appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Featured Social MediaWith so much content being published on the internet every second, it can feel like no one is really listening.

Digital Media Skills

AFP Blog

Digital Media Skills : "Here's a list of digital media skills for resumes, cover letters, job applications and interviews. " 'via Blog this

Skills 116

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! Event Fundraising Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Social / Mobile #nptech event fundraising event fundraising tips Facebook Friends Asking Friends fundraising fundraising events Non-Profit nonprofit social media Peer to Peer Fundraising Social Media Social Media for Nonprofits Social Media Strategy

ROI 210

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. We Are Media. 5 Steps to a Successful Social Media Strategy. List of Social Media Management Systems.

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. In fact, it is not uncommon for social media to play a minor part in a campaign rather than being a key player. But not all nonprofits are effective on social media. Guest Post Social Media

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. guest post nonprofit campaigns social media

Social Media with M+R: How to Measure the Metrics that Matter

EveryAction

Last week, I sat down with Amy Peyrot, Senior Consultant, Social Media Specialist, and resident mathlete at M+R , to discuss all things social media metrics. Through her work with clients like the Wildlife Conservation Society and her love of (math) problem solving, Amy has picked up a lot of wisdom + I wanted to better understand her process for approaching a social media campaign and measuring its efficacy. campaigns social media data