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

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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!" 60) Search « The Web’s Influence on Affluence | Main | Fundraising Dips In First Quarter Of 2009 » Monday Jun 29 2009 Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools Monday, June 29, 2009 at 10:07PM | by Allyson Kapin Social media!

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The Flickr Hold A Sign Meme: Protesting Wendy's Frosty Attitude Towards Animals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This photo is from the Humane Society's recent "Wendy That's Not Right" campaign. This technique is the " hold a sign meme " where you ask your community to send photos to flickr of you (or your animal) holding a protest sign. The flickr pool of photos is here. Hence repetition through different channels is probably a necessary as is tracking the results of different channels and interpretation. And please only send photos.

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Memejacking: Does Your Nonprofit Dare?

Tech Soup Blog

If you somehow missed #TheDress, here's the scoop: One day, someone posted a photo of a dress to Tumblr and asked if people thought it was white and gold or blue and black. The Dress became one of the most quickly viral memes that the Internet has ever seen. Meme Me Up, Scotty. Memejacking is simply a type of newsjacking that connects your communications to a meme — that is, a pop culture trend. As communications tactics go, memes are cheap and easy to make.

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10 Facebook Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ensure that when potential new followers land on your Facebook Page, the design of your cover photo and your avatar is visually compelling. Perhaps they can not get a Facebook ad budget approved or they are simply stuck in the outdated “social media is free” meme.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Binders Full of Women

Care2

Within seconds the hashtag #Bindersfullofwomen and meme was brought to Internet life. Professional designers and novices began designing image macros with Big Bird looking through a binder of women, the famous photo of Hillary Clinton looking at her Iphone with text superimposed that said “Romney still uses binders?” This meme is a terrific opportunity for women’s advocacy groups to do some creative campaigns.

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New on SSIR: Are we addicted to Slacktivism?

Amy Sample Ward

According to ABC news : According to the trend-tracking website Know Your Meme , the cartoon fad started with Facebook users in Greece and Cyprus in mid-November. The purpose of this game is to remove all photos of human for a few days from Facebook.&#. But, what still really stands out for me, is the addition of the cause-advocacy appeal once the meme hit the English translation.

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Despite popular memes that social media is “Free!” and training (HTML, photo-editing, social and mobile media best practices ). Posting status updates and photos while backpacking through Central America or from a cafe in Paris is their normal mode of travel. 10) Track the growth and ROI of your online communities. Almost three years ago I wrote and published on this blog a simple system for tracking your Social Media ROI (Return on Investment).

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How Faith-based Nonprofits Can Use Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Qgiv

Track progress]. Blog posts or photos from volunteers and other “boots on the ground” staff who want to share their experiences Video with your religious leader or a board member explaining your organization’s impact.

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How to Pick the Right Fundraiser for Your New Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

A meme got my attention recently on Facebook. But if your local high school has a track, you can stage all kinds of events, including a Trike-a-Thon, if a lot of your supporters have preschoolers.

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7 Practical Tips for Engagement with a Higher Purpose On Social

Beth Kanter

Even better if you can tag the individual or do their Twitter handle. In this Twitter example below, the school is also encouraging the alumni network to RT this alum’s accomplishment. Be sure to use compelling photos and other visuals. For example, use Twitter lists to track alums and subscribe to their Facebook updates. Use Nostalgia (old class photos) to Spark A Trip Down Memory Lane. Make up your own nostalgia meme.

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Instagram Influencers and What We Know About Them

Connection Cafe

As I wrote about engaging everyday influencers in a recent piece, millennials are closely tracking and taking inspiration from these everyday influencers. These brave souls have taken up the task of using photos of our beautiful national parks to critique the lack of investment in public services and environmental protections by the government under our current administration. His photo essays tell a story about where we were and where we’re headed, always tied to current events.

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10 Elements of an Effective Nonprofit or Do-Good Blog

Have Fun - Do Good

Notes, photos and presentations from events. Notes and photos from your work in the field. You can track who is linking to you and writing about your issue by using services like Google Analytics or SiteMeter. Hold and participate in online contests, challenges, blog carnivals and memes. Ask readers to share opinions, resources, and content (blog posts, photos, audio, video). posts, photos, video).

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7 Things I learned About Social Media Powered Online Fundraising and A Big Heartfelt Thank You for #OceanLoveEarl

Beth Kanter

Content of photos of my Dad with personal stories performed the best in terms of engagement. Spent $50 for a promoted post which got over 10,000 views to promote the July 3rd event, but I did not set up a way to track whether the promoted post helped boost participation in the online memorial event. For many of the donors, I thanked them via my Facebook profile with a photo of my Dad and I made connection to something that they feel is important.

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A Roundup of New Year's Predictions, Resolutions, and Best Of 2008

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo from Bearman 2007. Last year, I couldn't decide and ended up writing the look back as a lessons learned, a personal New Year's resolution post, and a round up of what nonprofit folks had on their minds as they entered 2008: Four Lessons Learned: Social Media and Nonprofits Meme: I listed four lessons learned and tagged four other people. It's that quiet week between Christmas and New Years. Lots of time for reflection and to write that end of year post.

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The Real Housewives of Social Media: Cooking up Recipes for Nonprofit Success

NTEN

All this inspired by a single woman who had a breast cancer diagnosis and took one photo of herself holding a package of frozen peas on her chest. Follow, participate, and create hashtags and memes. Egg Timer: Track your time, because working on social media can give you ADOLAS : AD - Oh Look, A Squirrel! If you track your time and have specific tasks, you know what you're getting from your time investment.

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Four ways to improve your nonprofit marketing efforts

ASU Lodestar Center

Examine the data on individual posts to determine which status updates and which photos have been shared the most. Show them off by regularly uploading photos to your social media accounts as they engage in work that your supporters really care about. Get more fans on Facebook and more followers on Twitter by making YouTube videos, posting memes, creating infographics , and writing blog posts. Track your progress using your Facebook page’s Insights data.

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Using Cartoons To Make Sense of Your Data

Beth Kanter

Countless online meme-generating sites can let you whip up a sharable text-on-photo image in seconds; a mobile photo captioning app like Over for iOS lets you do it yourself right on your own device. Those salmon bones could become a bar chart, tracking the decline in population.