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.

Mobile Commons Launches New Advocacy Product That Instantly Connects Callers With Their Congressional Representatives – press release

Mobile Commons

All Posts Blog Company News Our Products Press ReleasesMobile Commons Advocacy offers a powerful, effective way for organizations to petition Congress for legislative change. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 12, 2013. Mobile Commons today announced the release of a new product, Mobile Commons Advocacy – a plug-and-play tool that makes it easy for organizations to drive phone calls to Congress and affect legislators’ opinions.

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.

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

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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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.

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

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.

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

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.

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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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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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.

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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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

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

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.

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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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.

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!

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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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

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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Chattanooga Times Free Press | Chattanooga: Nonprofits blogging for dollars

AFP Blog

Chattanooga Times Free Press | Chattanooga: Nonprofits blogging for dollars: "“We made $64,000, which was $25,000 more than our previous best, and we had bidders from 15 states,” said Jane Kaylor, Ronald McDonald House executive director.Nonprofits are turning to the Internet to raise money, broaden donor bases, save on the expense of fundraisers and invite feedback from supporters.".

E-newsletters: Read This Before You Press Send - Resource Center - AFP

AFP Blog

E-newsletters: Read This Before You Press Send - Resource Center - AFP : May 22, 2012) More and more companies are using e-newsletters to connect with their customers. In fact, 67 percent of businesses are increasing their email campaign budgets, according to the 2012 Email Marketing Benchmark Report from MarketingSherpa.com.

Putting on the Full-Court Press: How Releases Can Help Your Cause

NonProfit Hub

Breaking news: press releases are a gold mine. You already know that your events make a difference in your community, but through press releases, that impact can be magnified. Press releases help your nonprofit reach a wider audience and showcase your mission and great work.

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.