Infographic: Who Rules Social Media?

TechImpact

The advent of social media has been a world-wide phenomenon. Additionally, Social media is a big reason for the globalization of nonprofits, and the rest of the economy. The post Infographic: Who Rules Social Media?

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

Connection Cafe

We asked some of our favorite nonprofit tech friends to share ideas for how organizations can use social media to build meaningful relationships with their supporters—donors, influencers and activists—and what that looks like on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

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Five Tips for Nonprofits Using Social Media During the #JointSession Address

Connection Cafe

” What opportunity does this give nonprofits engaging on social media? A majority of live conversation during presidential addresses happens on Twitter, so here are 5 steps nonprofits can take to engage and drive support for their cause on social media : 1.

SXSW 2011: David J. Neff talks Social Media Fundraising with Frank Barry

NetWits

Help ) while also becoming COO for a technology startup that helps non-profits raise money through social media ( HelpAttack )! and how the future of online fundraising is heavily tied to peoples social networks. Neff talks Social Media Fundraising with Frank Barry.

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

Today, nonprofits have an opportunity like never before to reignite their partnership with supporters and provide platforms and opportunities for people to use their social networks to organize and advance your cause. 9 Ways to Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy with Social Media: 1.

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofits to succeed on social media, they have to be good at social media and that requires a clear understanding of how, when, and why individuals engage with nonprofits on social media. Embrace social media fundraising.

[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.

5 New And Quirky Nonprofit Social Media Tactics

TechImpact

Social media is well documented as a necessary marketing platform for all nonprofits. Everyone knows promoting your nonprofit’s events, services, and fundraisers on social media is a good idea, but many do not know why, or more importantly, how, to do it.

16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s true that social media is in transition. Twitter is in flux. And the next Big Thing in social media Snapchat is baffling to many seasoned social media managers. Millennials most inspired to give by social media.

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Social Media Best Practices: 12 Tips for Making the Best of Any Social Site

NetWits

Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube? Twitter has more than 16 million users, and 42.3 Google recently made a big social medial play by introducing Google+. The social Web is no different.

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. Published by We Are Social. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download.

3 Nonprofit Social Media Challenges, And How To Overcome Them

TechImpact

Nonprofits have been told since Facebook’s rise to prominence that they need to be investing in a social media marketing / fundraising campaigns. Here are 3 of the largest problems we see nonprofits struggling with their social media marketing campaigns, and how to fix them.

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Small (and medium-sized) nonprofits have a different experience on social media than large nonprofits. Small nonprofits have to work harder at growing their following and most often the work of social media management is added to an already full job description.

100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

So, you have a social media plan…right? Hopefully your nonprofit is pretty far down the social media strategy rabbit hole at this point. That’s why it’s important to begin your foray into social media with a strong strategy.

Say What? Build a Social Media Listening Dashboard for Your Nonprofit

NetWits

Listening to our supporters can help in so many ways, and social media has made it extremely easy to so. If you’re lucky enough to have a decent budget, you can look into social media monitoring tools like Radian6. Create Your Social Media Listening Dashboard.

5 Key Social Media Analytics Your Nonprofit Needs To Track

TechImpact

One of the most attractive things about social media marketing is how measurable it. Want to know how many clicks your Twitter feed gets on Mondays vs Wednesdays? Twitter. Here’s an infographic we posted a while back that has helped us increase our reach on social media!

Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012

NetWits

The 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report was released at 12NTC yesterday and it’s already stirring up discussions about how nonprofits are leveraging social networks as part of their fundraising and communications strategy. Twitter Accounts.

How the Top 50 Nonprofits Do Social Media

NetWits

we LOVE some social media for nonprofits at NetWits Think Tank. A few interesting facts … 92% of the top 50 nonprofits have at least 1 social media presence on their homepage. The American Red Cross was the first organization on the list to create a Twitter account.

How Social Media Influencers Fuel your Fundraising Goals

NetWits

Fortunately, research is weighing in with some great information that gives us insight into our social donors and potentials. Four Social Media Types. Key Influencers are one of those “super social” people who you want to know.

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Your Nonprofit’s Guide To Promoting Events Via Social Media

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Your nonprofit’s next event, big or small, will likely be announced and hyped up using social media. Step 3: Decide who you want to be attractive via social media, and focus your campaign around targeting them. Image courtesy of Jeff Hurt Blog.

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20 Insightful Nonprofit Technology And Social Media Stats

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Social media: 56% of people donated to an organization because they read a story via social media. 59% of people donate after becoming a follower of a nonprofit’s social network. Nonprofits saw a 264% growth in Twitter followers in 2012.

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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. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download. 2014 Social Change Impact Report :: Download.

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. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download. 2013 Social Charity Index :: Download.

5 Under Utilized Social Media Outlets For Nonprofits

TechImpact

There are a lot of social media outlets out now. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn are all garnering huge amounts interaction from a wide array of people. But what about those social media outlets that do not get as much attention from the masses?

Social Media Crisis Management for B2B

SocialFish

This remains true in the world of social media. A social media risk strategy should be created and in place well before your company experiences any sort of crisis that may affect its relationships with its industry partners and contracts. Develop a Social Media Presence.

How Much Time Social Media Requires for Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The amount of time that a nonprofit can invest in mobile and social media depends on capacity. Mobile and social media are powerful, but when implemented on a small scale, the power is overshadowed by other more traditional online campaigns.

15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

LinkedIn launched in 2003, Facebook launched in 2004, and Twitter launched in 2006. Now more than a decade into the Social Web, the use of social networks still continues to grow worldwide and will continue to do so for years to come. Source: We Are Social.

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12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Second, the popularity of social networking is steady and continues to spread globally, but messaging apps such as WhatsApp, LINE, and Snapchat are emerging as powerful digital communities. 21% of peer-to-peer fundraising dollars raised are the result of a direct click-through on social media.

Social Media’s Impact on Cause Marketing with Chris Noble

NetWits

If you don’t know Chris make sure to say Hi to him on Twitter. He (along with his team at the Causemedia Group ) works to unite for-profit brands and non-profits for social good. How have you seen social meidia used in the cause marketing world?

How to Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The act of writing a comprehensive social media fundraising strategy is an essential first step in being successful on social media. Step 2: Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategic Plan. Template 2] Your Social Media Fundraising Strategic Plan.

5 Tips for Social Media Success from Bok Tower Gardens

NetWits

Social media has revolutionized the way tech savvy arts and cultural organizations communicate. Facebook has 901 million active users; 500 million people use Twitter; 8 years worth of content is uploaded to YouTube every day; Pinterest has 4 million unique views daily.

20 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thus, in time for the year-end fundraising season, below are 20 stats about fundraising and social media that every nonprofit needs to know. Pinterest and Instagram are now the fastest growing social networks. 65% of all social media activity occurs on a smartphone.

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19 Must-See Social Media and Fundraising Infographics for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Why Smart Social Marketers Think Mobile First. What’s Trending with Foundations and Social Media? The Future of Social Activism. Social Media 2013. How Much Do Nonprofits Invest in Social Media? Twitter Tweet Cheat Sheet.

10 Simple Nonprofit Twitter Tips

TechImpact

Twitter is a powerful tool for any nonprofit. It is easy to overlook some small aspects of Twitter, that’s why we’ve compiled this list of simple things you can do to help increase interaction on your nonprofits Twitter account according to Julia Claire Campbell of JC Social Marketing.

8 Random But Useful Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofit admins that do not have the time to regularly research social media trends, it can be a battle to stay ahead of the learning curve. For those nonprofits that allocate staff time, embracing early adoption is key to social media success.

How a Leading Nonprofit Used Social Media to Create a Digital Advocacy Movement

Connection Cafe

Here are 3 major components to our campaign’s success: Social activation: We worked hard to make sure social media was integrated throughout the entire campaign. Every time people heard about this campaign, we wanted it to be easy to share on social.

Social Media Secrets: Top Tips for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Heather manages everydayhero’s international social media presence. By leveraging multiple social platforms, her efforts have led to a major increase in reach, engagement and interaction with everydayhero supporters. These days, the best way to do this is through social media.

Community Building Through Social Media with Joelle Berman

NetWits

She essentially runs all marketing and communications projects – including social and digital media work for her organization. Watch the video below to learn a bit more and make sure to check out their Facebook page , Twitter account and Blog. Meet Joelle.

Infographic: Create The Perfect Social Media Post

TechImpact

It takes a deep level understanding of the social medium you’re posting on, in addition to having a bevy of other components present in any single post. So how do you know what a post on Instagram should contain, but should not have prominently place on Twitter?

27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The primary goal of the report is to set a baseline of benchmarks for success for NGOs worldwide in their use of web and email communications, online and mobile fundraising tools, and social and mobile media. 72% have a Twitter Profile. 52% have used social media to report live.