Share of the American Wallet: What It Does and Does Not Mean for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

The Blackbaud Institute’s newest research report, Share of the American Wallet , was released earlier this month. Communication is key here also; use every available method (email, social media , mail, and your nonprofit website ) to promote your organization and share your impact.

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6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing

NetWits

Articles on TechCrunch and AllFacebook revieiwng this data seem to focus on Facebook ‘s stronghold on the clickthroughs of shared links, at 38% of all links shared by social means. Here are some quick takeaways to consider: 1) The Ease of Social Sharing is Important.

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The Psychology of Sharing

SocialFish

How often do you find yourself sharing news with your followers on social media? Social media is more and more important to businesses as well as people, so we can all benefit from knowing a little bit more about the reasons and motivations behind peoples’ sharing habits.

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Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

After I attended Catalyzing the Sharing Economy conference (the sharing economy is defined as the use of networked, mobile, information technology to share goods and services), I shared a post with some notes and ideas about why I think it is the next generation of networked social change.

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How Nonprofits Can Share Risks and Reap Benefits Through Collaboration

Connection Cafe

There is an element of risk involved in sharing information and undertaking new business strategies together. “ We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.” – W. Auden.

13 #npEXPERTS Share their Most Valuable Donor Acquisition & Fundraising Ideas

Connection Cafe

Due to the incredible response we received the last time we brought together leading nonprofit experts to share their best fundraising insights, we decided to do it again! That’s right – we’ve rallied 13 nonprofit thought leaders to share their best fundraising strategies, tips and ideas with YOU. I have no doubt that you’ll improve your fundraising efforts and boost acquisition rates if you take the advice each of these professionals are sharing.

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6 Insights The Sharing Economy Tells Us About The Future Of Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I think of GivingTuesday as a great example of a sharing economy fundraiser. When Robert Wu told me was thinking about the Sharing Economy and fundraising practice for nonprofits, I could not resist publishing his excellent post. .

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What Makes People Like, Comment, and Share?

John Haydon

Why aren’t they sharing this important information? Why do they share our competitor’s updates and […]. The post What Makes People Like, Comment, and Share?

The Sharing Economy of Nonprofit Organizational Strategies: The Top 10 Nonprofit Blogs

Connection Cafe

Over the past 3 months, I’ve had the opportunity to learn what a sharing economy of information is first-hand. Every blog post shares detailed tactics and strategies for advancing your nonprofit mission in the digital world.

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes – Guest Post by Kelcie Tacchi. Like many nonprofits, the rapidly evolving environment around and within us was littered by a practice of ad hoc documentation and person to person knowledge sharing.

The Next Generation of Networked Social Change: Embracing the Share Economy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meal Sharing (@MealSharing) May 13, 2014. Earlier this week, a mixed crowd of entrepreneurs, investors, start ups, nonprofits, social activists, and others came together for the inaugural conference on Catalyzing the Sharing Economy defined as the use of networked, mobile, information technology to share goods and services. Think AirBNB and Uber, but it is much more than that. One of the categories is “food swapping” or “food sharing.”

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5 Ways To Get More Social Shares On Your Blog

TechImpact

One of the most important things non-profits hope to get out of their blogs are shares on social media sites. When site visitors share your content, you get more views for the article and your blog, which leads to more engagement and visibility for your organization. Getting your followers to share your content can, however, […]. The post 5 Ways To Get More Social Shares On Your Blog appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

The Photo that Was Worth 25,000 Shares

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Earlier this month, I posted shared an article mentioning a warning from Facebook to Page Admin s: Your organic reach will decline. I asked fans if they thought paid reach will become a standard part of their strategy.

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How the Nonprofit Sector Can Share What We Learn and Why We Should

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: I’ve been a big believer in shared knowledge and learning for the sector. That’s why I’m so grateful they are sharing it in this guest post. How the Nonprofit Sector Can Share What We Learn and Why We Should. Sharing is in the air right now.

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16 Professionals Share Nonprofit Technology Advice via Instagram Video

Nonprofit Tech for Good

15-second video interviews are the new elevator pitch. In a world where attention spans are waning, the ability to communicate a message succinctly and on camera is a very valuable skill. While a few individuals succeeded in just one take, most needed two or three takes.

Share Buttons and Bars

NCE Social Media

Are you using share buttons and or bars on your websites? They are a key enabler to make your site and it’s content viral, i.e. allowing people who view it to easily share it with others. A share bar is a bar that goes on the side or bottom of your webpage. Sharing Tools.

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Unlock Fans While Engaging Supporters Beyond Like, Share and Comment

Amy Sample Ward

I recently met with Drew Bernard to learn what ActionSprout is all about; and I got so excited that I asked him to share a guest post I could put up here so you could get excited, too. In their case, over 75% of action takers shared the action.

Share The Love: Grateful Patients Can Help Your Institution

Connection Cafe

Today’s healthcare organizations continue to serve a growing population. It’s increasingly important for healthcare fundraisers to produce results by expanding and better targeting your prospects.

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How to Create a Giving Tuesday Photo Sharing Campaign

John Haydon

For the last several years, photos have been at the top of the list when it comes to uploading and sharing content online. The post How to Create a Giving Tuesday Photo Sharing Campaign appeared first on John Haydon.

How To Create an Article That Is Impossible Not to Share

SocialFish

It would be impossible to know what the most shared blog post of all time would be, given the sheer volume of posts (including viral ones) that are released every single day. Following by their example, we can make posts that are practically impossible not to share and spread.

Nonprofits Imagine a Better Sharing Economy

Tech Soup Blog

Nonprofits should lead the sharing economy and demand more from the private sector. Whether it’s AirBnB , the Sharing Cities Network or Car2Go , the range of sharing economy examples is reaching a tidal flood. What Is the "Sharing Economy?"

What’s the Difference Between Likes, Comments and Shares?

John Haydon

Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm (Edgerank) places a different weight on likes, comments and shares – giving shares the most weight, and likes the least. And when you think about your own behavior, likes, comments and shares each have different meaning or intention.

7 Tips for Creating Compelling Nonprofit Infographics that get Shared

Connection Cafe

Some are so amazing you HAVE to immediately share them; while others are so bad they make you hit the back button faster than Austin Wierschke can send a text to a friend. 7) Facilitate Sharing. Add social sharing links (AddThis or ShareThis) on the infographic landing page.

File Sharing in the Cloud

NTEN

With so many potential solutions for cloud-based file storage and sharing, which one is an organization to choose? Cloud cloud back-up file sharing Program Two guest authors come together to review several options and note important features to consider in choosing a solution. As information systems move into the cloud, many organizations are starting to ask, “What about my files?”

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From Mine to Ours - Sharing Ownership of Our Expansion: Introducing Abbott Square, Part 8

Museum 2.0

If you are reading this via email and would like to share a response or question, you can join the conversation here. MAH staffer Sandino Gomez extolls the virtues of Abbott Square.

QR Codes in Action. Five Nonprofits Share their Experiences

Frogloop

QR codes could link to a video that shares a personal story about how the organization helped to positively impact his/her life.&#. Are nonprofits using QR codes as part of their marketing and outreach?

9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

Tech Soup Blog

Over the past year, we've been doing TechSoup Impact stories about nonprofits, churches, and libraries doing great work with TechSoup product donations. Here are the ones we especially liked from the past year! HART for Animals.

Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days. To complement the Playbook, we organized a Peer Learning Exchange where participants could gather, share ideas and ask questions.

Share Files and Collaborate Online with Box

Tech Soup Blog

Box.org provides organizations with the Box file-sharing, content management, and collaboration service. You can use Box's cloud-based storage and collaboration tools to replace traditional on-premises file servers and traditional file-sharing processes.

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Share Conference: Catalyzing the Sharing Economy on May 13-14

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Peers and Socap are hosting Share: Catalyzing The Sharing Economy Conference on May 13 and 14 in San Francisco. The schedule and list of speakers make this a must go to conference for those interested in the sharing economy. What the heck is the sharing economy?

11 Nonprofit Professionals Share Social Media and Technology Advice for Nonprofits via Instagram Video

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to a partnership with the Public Interest Registry , Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the Nonprofit Technology Conference ( #14NTC ) last week in Washington, DC.

Passing the Word: Getting Supporters to Share your Cause

Byte Technology

It all comes down to one word: sharing. The post Passing the Word: Getting Supporters to Share your Cause appeared first on Byte Technology’s Non-Profit Web Design Insights Blog.

What the Facebook Subscribe Feature Means to Nonprofit News Sharing

Frogloop

On Wednesday, Facebook rolled out a subscribe feature that should be of interest to nonprofits because it may make it easier for organizations to interact with people on a personal level. Most organizations have a branded page that Facebook users can like.

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#GivingTuesday: How Sharing Best Practices Is Building A Global Philanthropic Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There have been many webinars , hangouts , and blog posts that share best practices for integrating social media or making the ask. And, I’m guessing there will be a “collective” after action review where results, do overs, and what worked well will be documented and share.

New Study Highlights What People Like, Comment, and Share on Facebook

Frogloop

Photos Were the Most Liked and Shared. While text updates were commented on the most, they were one of the least Shared posts on Facebook. Links were the least Shared. Videos were the second most Shared posts but they did not generate many Likes.

[Please Share!] Are you a Millennial aged between 25-30?

SocialFish

The post [Please Share!] In case you hadn’t heard yet, Jamie and I are doing some research for our next book, and we are looking specifically for the perspectives of Millennial employees in the workforce. Millennials: we want YOU.

Money for Good Study: Sharing Information About Your Org’s Results Can Attract More Donors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The findings suggest that if nonprofits are more transparent in sharing information about their results online that they could attract more donors. MFGII summary findings Nov 2011. View more presentations from GuideStar USA, Inc.

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The Six Personas Of Social Media Sharing

John Haydon

If you’ve been using Facebook or Twitter for a while, you’ve probably noticed that people connect and share information in different ways. Some of your friends share everything with everyone, and others are extremely selective about how (and what) they share.

Encourage Online Supporters To Share Your Organization’s Content

TechImpact

Today’s Internet world has made it easier than ever before to share content with a wide audience. Blog Leadership Social Tech content marketing nonprofit npEngage npTech share content socialbrite

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Strategic Spontaneity: How the Humane Society Got 21,000 Shares of Campaign Message on Facebook In 48 Hours

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They got 18,000 shares in under 48 hours. We could tell the message was resonating, so we decided to share it on our main Facebook page on Friday (1.4m and a Facebook share graphic was born. and a call-to-action (“share if you think pigs deserve better!”)