Amy Sample Ward Kills it with her Presentation on Social Media for Nonprofits

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Amy Sample Ward, CEO of the Nonprofit Technology Network, shared some excellent social media strategies during her webinar. nonprofit webinar social media nten amy-sample-ward

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. Sprout Social. DIY Social Media Management.

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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.

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 Police: The Nonprofit Edition

Connection Cafe

The following article originally appeared in The NonProfit Times Live from bbcon newsletter. Have a social media staff handbook. Tailor content specifically for each social media channel as each one has its own tone, terminology, etc. Interactive Social Media

Your Social Media Is For More Than Marketing

TechImpact

In past blogs we’ve talked seemingly ad nausea about how technology, donation forms, and social media can support a nonprofit’s fundraising efforts. Why did your nonprofit start its social media feed in the first place?

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

AFP Blog

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits : "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. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan" 'via Blog this

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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. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan.

Social Media, Causes, Politics & Millennials: How Online Cause Engagement Changes in an Election Year

Connection Cafe

We also know that millennials are highly involved with social media, as indicated by other sources and compared to other generations. But how do millennials use social media to engage with the social issues they care about, specifically during a presidential election year?

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11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). Here are the top 11 tips for nonprofits to embrace technology for even greater impact. – Amy Sample Ward , CEO, NTEN.

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A Strategic Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits

SocialFish

Reposted from Sprout Social with permission. GET THEIR COOL STRATEGIC GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA FOR NONPROFITS here. That said, nonprofit organizations have never been a group to back down from a challenge. Define Social’s Role in Your Communications Strategy.

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Latest Association-Nonprofit Social Media Jobs

SocialFish

Holy moly there are a LOT of social media positions out there! Didn’t we tell you the trend is UP for social media hiring? If so, the Manager, Communications/Social Media position might be a perfect fit for you.&#.

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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 register for future free webinars, please see the Nonprofit Tech for Good Webinar Schedule. Social Media: Prepare in advance a month-long campaign.

Social Media, Nonprofits, and the Role of Individuals

Amy Sample Ward

My presentation includes some brief highlights from research done in the US and the UK around social media use by nonprofit organizations (including the Nonprofit Social Networking Survey and the eCampaigning Report ). Social Media, Nonprofits, and the Role of Individuals. View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward. Tags: presentation data individuals nonprofits research slides social media uk us

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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. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan.

Notes from Webinar: Social Media for Organizations

Amy Sample Ward

It was an introduction to social media, especially focused on what organizations (regardless of size) can start doing today. I had a bit of fun with it, especially with the pictures on the slides, by using a party metaphor: Social Media for Organizations: Enjoy Your Own Party!

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. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan.

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. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan.

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

Connection Cafe

Social media influencers aren’t elusive. There’s a good chance you have hundreds, if not thousands, who would gladly share your campaign message with their social networks if you did one thing—asked them (and not in a wimpy “p.s. Social currency is real.

Is social media helping you meet your mission? It can!

Amy Sample Ward

Last week, I had the opportunity to run a webinar on Nonprofit Webinars. I was presenting on the way we can identify metrics in social media that help us reach our mission and how to use those metrics strategically. Step 2: Linking Goals to Social.

Unlocking the True Value of Social Media

Amy Sample Ward

I have the fun opportunity to be a presenter at the 2010 Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits! My session today focuses on the topic of “Unlocking the True Value of Social Media.&#. Unlocking the True Value of Social Media.

19 Proven Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Experts

NetWits

npEXPERTS: Fundraising Ideas and Marketing Tips from the Pros (#npEXPERTS) is a a 46-page free e-book collaboratively written by a cross-section of npEXPERTS in fundraising, marketing and communications, social media, mobile technology, digital advertising, and more.

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How to Humanize Your Nonprofit in the Social Media Age

SocialFish

Amy Sample Ward, NTEN. Ever get jealous that the open, unstructured social media efforts of the community completely trounce your well-planned and even well-funded social media programs? Apply for the 21st Century Nonprofit Program.

28 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. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan.

Download The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide

John Haydon

Idealware , along with the New Organizing Institute and Trellon just published The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide. The guide helps you to decide how Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, Flickr, YouTube and other channels fit within your nonprofits marketing strategy.

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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Must-Read Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. nonprofit research, but I would also like to add similar reports from other countries.

Socializing Social Media at Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

It seems obvious, but one of the hallmarks of social media is that they are social. You're out there being social for your organization, making connections and having conversations on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. social media Twitter social media policy

[PODCAST] The Ins and Outs of Community Engagement | Ft. Amy Sample Ward

NonProfit Hub

NTEN’s CEO, Amy Sample Ward, and Randy covered a lot of topics in this week’s podcast. Amy referenced her blog , where she writes about the ever-changing world of social media, engagement and the nonprofit sector in relation to generations. It’s no secret that nonprofit branding is important to the success of your organization, but Amy had some different ideas on whether or not it’s the right thing to focus on. Cue: social media!

Getting Your Board on Board with Social Media: Part II

BoardAssist

Earlier this week we asked social media pro Caroline Avakian to share her thoughts with our readers on how to entice your board into the social media waters. Getting your board on board with social media may not be easy, but the fight is well worth it!

Perfecting Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 10 Social Media Best Practices

SocialFish

Incorporating social media into P2P fundraising can amplify your fundraising efforts and tap into your supporters’ extended networks. After all, social media is a significant aspect of people’s lives. So, it’s no secret that nonprofits need to be social media savvy.

Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

NetWits

Most people will tell you that learning how to effectively monitor (or listen to) what’s being said on the web is the beginning of social media success. Get the Social Media Fire Hose (using Yahoo Pipes). It’s a great catch all that monitors numerous social sites.

Protected Concerted What? The National Labor Relations Board and Social Media

SocialFish

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is at it again, by recently releasing its first two rulings on employer social media policies. The Board has issued three (3) reports providing guidance on social media policies. Therefore it applies to associations and nonprofits.

Must-Read Online Fundraising, Social Media and Mobile Communications Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. nonprofit research, but I would also like to add similar reports from other countries.

Must-Read Online Fundraising, Social Media and Mobile Communications Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. nonprofit research, but I would also like to add similar reports from other countries.

Must-Read Online Fundraising, Social Media and Mobile Communications Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. nonprofit research, but I would also like to add similar reports from other countries.

Must-Read Online Fundraising, Social Media and Mobile Technology Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. nonprofit research, but I would also like to add similar reports from other countries.

How to Hire for Social Media Management

SocialFish

Our SocialFish consulting work is all about building capacity internally for organizations to manage the work of social media management. This year, we’re seeing a huge upward trend in associations hiring headcount for social media-related roles, which is a great sign.

How to Humanize Your Nonprofit in the Social Media Age

SocialFish

Next Tuesday 10/9 Jamie and I will be doing a FREE one-hour webinar in partnership with NTEN , the Nonprofit Technology Network. In fact, one of NTEN’s staff members–Amy Sample Ward, Membership Director– will be delivering the webinar with us.

A Few Good Tools for Measuring and Monitoring Social Media

Idealware

You think hard about your social media strategy, posting interesting links relevant to your mission, working to expand your network and engage your constituents and create a solid, online reputation for your organization. Monitoring your social media activities means listening to what people are saying to you, about you, and in your area of interest. We talked to a number of social media experts to find out which tools they use, and which they recommend.

Good Sample Business Principles

Eric Jacobsen Blog

This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations. Good Sample Business Principles Do you have a brand strategy? Then, use the web and social networking for research.

It’s 2013: Where’s your nonprofit’s social media policy?

ASU Lodestar Center

Should you change your nonprofit’s Facebook profile image to show support of a hot political issue? As they say, “With any social media profile, comes great responsibility.” What’s in a social media policy? And did I mention that it’s specifically for nonprofits?

Building Your Social Media Fan Base

Idealware

The fact is, there isn’t much reason to tweet if you don’t have an audience—a fundamental truth of all social media channels. As you think about ways to engage constituents and advance your nonprofit and its mission through Facebook, Twitter and blogs, you should also be thinking about how to promote each channel and build your audience. This is true of all communications, not just social media. You may know people with a substantial social media audience.