11 Tips for Making Nonprofit Press Releases Social and Shareable

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media has forever changed how nonprofits and journalists distribute and consume news stories, yet the format of nonprofit press releases has not evolved at all. Almost every communication medium out there has been impacted by the rise of social and mobile media, but not press releases.

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Bright Association Press Interview With Chief Apricot

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are excerpts from an interview with Dmitry Buterin, Chief Apricot, as part of Webbright Services'' Bright Association Press series. Wild Apricot Service-Partners

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Reviving the Press Release

Wild Apricot Blog

Maybe it's time to revive the press release to help you drive traffic, increase member engagement, and boost search engine rankings. public relations

Hot Off The Presses: Convio Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index™ Study

Connection Cafe

Author: Jill Ward. Downtime may be hard to come by with SXSWi , NTC and AFP International activity this week, but just in case you have a few minutes to burn waiting for a flight, train or a panel to start, I’m arming you with some exhilarating reading material — the Convio Online Marketing Nonprofit Benchmark Index Study.

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How To Leverage Press For Your Online Fundraising Campaign

Frogloop

One of the key components of our success was the focus on press. Think of press is an accelerant. Let’s figure out how you can use press for your online fundraising. The Benefits of Press. There are three benefits of leveraging press.

Advocacy Callers Can Press a Number to Connect to their House Representatives

Mobile Commons

For Representative Jerry Nadler, press 1. For Yvette Clark, press 2.” Mobile Commons Advocacy now lets your callers connect directly with the right House Representative by pushing a number on their keypad. It’s easy to ask for a supporter’s zip code.

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Study Shows Online Giving Has Become Popular Among Donors 60 or Older - Press - AFP

AFP Blog

Study Shows Online Giving Has Become Popular Among Donors 60 or Older - Press - AFP : Study Shows Online Giving Has Become Popular Among Donors 60 or Older (Nov. 13, 2011) Online giving has become a viable option for donors who are 60 years of age or older, according to a recent online study of donors who had given by any method conducted by Campbell Rinker on behalf of Dunham Company

China Braille Press

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The China Braille Press was another impressive visit. Not only do they produce Braille in quantity, but the Press is also developing affordable technology for blind people such as screenreaders and talking ebook players. The software they use was apparently written at the Press.

University Presses Cooperate with Bookshare

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We have been very lucky to continue to partner more closely with the publishing industry, as a major segment of educational publishers come on board with Bookshare: the university presses. We recently announced partnerships with The University of Chicago Press, the University of California Press and New York University Press, where they will be sending digital files of their books to Bookshare to be made available to people with print disabilities.

CWTA - Press Releases

AFP Blog

CWTA - Press Releases: "Mobile Giving Foundation and the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association Launch Charitable Mobile Platform to Drive Giving in CanadaNon-Profit Plan Canada Goes Live with First Canadian Mobile Giving Short Code

Mobile Commons Press Highlights

Mobile Commons

We’ve been so thrilled by the recognition we’ve had in the press, that we made a PDF about it. Check it out below, and click through for the full PDF: All Posts Collateral Mobile Resources and Research PressIt’s been a busy couple months at Mobile Commons.

Answers To 5 Most Pressing Communications Challenges Leaders Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

National Press Club on Bookshare Partnerships with Universities and Publishers

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm really looking forward to my first ever National Press Club talk in Washington D.C. Tags: NPC National Press Club newsmaker Bookshare coming up on April 29th.

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Piers Morgan on Mobile Commons Advocacy: “I Love This Idea. This is Direct Action.”

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Calls to Action Nonprofit npo Press Success Stories Successes Use Cases Two days ago, Rachel Maddow called Mobile Commons Advocacy a “smart” tool that can put political pressure on legislative decision makers in Washington.

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Bay Area Nonprofits Teach Technology in a Three Day Series Across Region - Press Release - Digital Journal

AFP Blog

Bay Area Nonprofits Teach Technology in a Three Day Series Across Region - Press Release - Digital Journal : ''via Blog this

Foundation Center - Press Release - Foundation Center Launches GrantCraft Makeover

AFP Blog

Foundation Center - Press Release - Foundation Center Launches GrantCraft Makeover : Foundation Center Launches GrantCraft Makeover Intuitive Design Is Hallmark of Global Community of Learning for Philanthropy New York, NY — June 25, 2014.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

Mobile Commons

Company News Industry News News & Updates PressEvery week, our Lead Mobile Strategist Ti Chesley posts a roundup of the biggest news in mobile messaging.

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Press Release Detail - Sage Nonprofit Solutions

AFP Blog

Press Release Detail - Sage Nonprofit Solutions: "In addition, organizations are planning to put more effort behind online fundraising during 2011. Forty-four percent of respondents said they expect the share of donation made online to increase this year

Hold the Presses: $10k raised for the #10NTC Scholarship Campaign

NTEN

Apparently, thePort does not like to lose! Seeing that we hadn't made our goal yesterday, they called me up this afternoon to tell me they would very generously fill in the gap and bring our scholarship campaign total to $10,000. Do us a favor: thank them! If you're on Twitter, give thePort a follow and a thank you at twitter.com/ThePortNetwork. In the meantime, we'll need a judge's ruling: Do we still have to remake the Muppets Video ? Tell us in the comments below!

Ready, Set, Go Mobile - Press - AFP

AFP Blog

Ready, Set, Go Mobile - Press - AFP : "The report, New Directions, shows a growing trend toward nonprofits' adoption of mobile giving and other donor outreach campaigns using smartphones and mobile devices. From 2010 to 2011, the percentage of nonprofits using mobile to fundraise has nearly doubled to 9 percent, and is expected to reach 20 percent by the end of 2011, according to the report released today

5 Ways “Green Thumbs” Can Text for the Environment

Mobile Commons

Advocacy Alerts & Reminders Client Stories Customer News Customer Press Events List Building Live SMS Chat Mobile Strategy & Tips Text Messaging Uncategorized Use Cases

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In Canada, Online Giving Reigns - Press - AFP

AFP Blog

In Canada, Online Giving Reigns - Press - AFP: "In Canada, Online Giving Reigns(Sept. 14, 2010) Online giving has surpassed traditional modes of transacting gifts among all Canadian donors under the age of 65, reports fundraising consultant Penelope Burk from her recent survey of more than 7,000 Canadian donors. However, nonprofits continue to underestimate young donors as a source of significant

SMS Nation: September 2015, Nonprofit Edition

Mobile Commons

Client Stories Customer Press Live SMS Chat Mobile Strategy & Tips Press Text Messaging UncategorizedWelcome to this month’s nonprofit edition of SMS Nation!

Google Press Center: News Announcement

AFP Blog

Google Press Center: News Announcement: "Google Leaps Over Language BarriersGoogle Translate adds new feature to convert search results into 12 different languagesHere at Google, part of our mission is to make the world's information universally accessible to our users, regardless of differences such as language.

FastCoExist Features Mobile Commons Enroll

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Government health Mobile Commons Enroll Nonprofit npo Press FastCoExist has a great article about Mobile Commons Enroll, our new product that helps educate people about their health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.

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Deep in the Heart of #NPTech: It's time for our #15NTC Round-up

NTEN

15NTC Community NTC press These socks were made for walkin'' The 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, TX was a-mazing! We ate BBQ by the pound , celebrated inspiring campaigns and community members , rode around on Segways , and did a lot of photoshopping.

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WNYC Doubles Its Mobile Donations Using “Text to Donate”

Mobile Commons

Customer News Customer Press Fundraising Mobile Strategy & Tips Text MessagingProblem: WNYC Wanted Greater Contact with their Mobile Donors When organizations consider raising money over text message, they typically think of text-to-give. You know the setup.

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Learn and Serve America > Press Release - Detail

AFP Blog

Learn and Serve America > Press Release - Detail: "Washington D.C. Aiming to tap the skyrocketing popularity of social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace to promote social good, the Corporation for National and Community Service today announced $2.3 million in grants to use social media to engage college students in service to meet community needs.The grants provide seed funding to six. NPtech NPSocialNetwork

S.F. 'HACKtivation' Matches Tech Talent With Nonprofit Groups | San Francisco Public Press

AFP Blog

HACKtivation'' Matches Tech Talent With Nonprofit Groups | San Francisco Public Press : While the tech community continues to be demonized across San Francisco, nearly 100 mostly tech workers acted as angels last weekend by donating their expertise to a dozen nonprofit organizations that help the homeless

TechCocktail Features the Mobile Marketing Revolution

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog PressTechCocktail, a website dedicated to emerging technology and innovation, just had a great book preview of Jed Alpert’s new book, The Mobile Marketing Revolution: How Your Brand Can have a One to One Conversation with Everyone. The post, titled “Social Media Isn’t Enough,” excerpts a chapter of the book that discusses how aggressive social media campaigns often miss opportunities for building long-term relationships.

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Smart mapping tech helps deliver more food to Singapore’s most needy | Press Releases | Asia | Sustainable Business

AFP Blog

Smart mapping tech helps deliver more food to Singapore’s most needy | Press Releases | Asia | Sustainable Business : "Thanks to state-of-the-art mapping technology, one of Singapore’s most loved non-profit organisations is making their food donation programme ‘smarter’ than ever before.

Foundation Center - Press Release - Foundation Center Puts Improved Transparency Resources Into the Hands of Foundations

AFP Blog

PRESS RELEASE Foundation Center - Press Release - Foundation Center Puts Improved Transparency Resources Into the Hands of Foundations : Foundation Center Puts Improved Transparency Resources Into the Hands of Foundations Redesigned Glasspockets Web Site Makes Openness Easier Than Ever New York, NY — November 14, 2013.

The New York Times Loves DoSomething’s Crisis Text Line

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Customer News Nonprofit npo Our Products Press Use Cases The New York Times wrote a great piece about DoSomething.org’s Crisis Text Line , praising its importance and accessibility, particularly to teenagers for whom texting is the main source of communication.

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New Crowdfunding Site ‘Survive the Streets’ Helps Prevent Homelessness Through Early Intervention - Press Release - Digital Journal

AFP Blog

PRESS RELEASE New Crowdfunding Site ‘Survive the Streets’ Helps Prevent Homelessness Through Early Intervention - Press Release - Digital Journal : New crowdfunding website Survive the Streets ([link] launches to help the nearly homeless in the U.S.,

The Art of Creating a Social Media Press Release

AFP Blog

The Art of Creating a Social Media Press Release: "Now everyone has the same technology to create, publish and distribute content. So for an organization’s “news” to stand out, it needs to: * reach 3 audiences: traditional media, online media bloggers/digital influencers, and the general public. * be understandable to 3 kinds of readers: humans, search engines, and social networking sites.A

Social Media Builds Support, But Fundraising Lags Overall - Press - AFP

AFP Blog

Social Media Builds Support, But Fundraising Lags Overall - Press - AFP: "dealware, an organization that offers reviews and information on software for nonprofits, recently surveyed 459 nonprofit staff members who were already using social media at their organizations.

Upland Software Expands Mobile Messaging Capabilities with Facebook Messenger (Press Release)

Mobile Commons

CONTACT: Upland Software, media@uplandsoftware.com , 855-944-7526 The post Upland Software Expands Mobile Messaging Capabilities with Facebook Messenger (Press Release) appeared first on Mobile Commons.

University Business Magazines Ranks Mobile Commons as a Top Product

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Company News Higher Ed Press Why Mobile Commons University Business Magazine has named Mobile Commons as one of their Readers’ Choice Top Products in 2013 , alongside the iPad. The magazine, which covers news and advances in higher education management, draws their annual ranking from nominations that come directly from educators and administrators. The list covers useful products and tools for universities to use in the classroom and beyond.

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Press Releases - Orange Leap's Guru Helps Nonprofits Analyze Data

AFP Blog

Press Releases - Orange Leap's Guru Helps Nonprofits Analyze Data: "Orange Leap (formerly MPower) today announced availability of The Guru, which enables nonprofits to easily create sophisticated reports for analyzing their data in real time –- a key step for taking organizational performance to the next level and beyond

'Kitemark' could distinguish journalism from 'web noise' - Press Gazette

AFP Blog

Kitemark' could distinguish journalism from 'web noise' - Press Gazette: "Kitemark' could distinguish journalism from 'web noise'21 January 2009By Owen AmosA 'digital kitemark' to differentiate quality journalism from 'the noise of the web' should be introduced, according to a new report published this week.Other recommendations from What’s Happening to Our News, an independent report carried