Rockstar Nairobi Social Entrepreneur

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

She’s an incredible social entrepreneur I just visited with in Nairobi, Kenya. She runs a for-profit social enterprise named Daproim that provides data entry services using disadvantaged students as their primary workforce. Carol Wanjiku is the CEO of Daproim.

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What We Learned About Digital Engagement from the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

This year's report addressed issues such as email list growth and churn, the rise of monthly giving, and the impact of social media's peer-to-peer fundraising for nonprofits. Social media fundraisers are making a dent.

Social Media Analytics: The Basics

NonProfit Hub

So, you’ve mastered the art of creating effective, engaging social media content. If you really want to get the most out of socials, interpreting your analytics and using them to your advantage is key. . The post Social Media Analytics: The Basics appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. The report is packed with insights into how nonprofits are leveraging social networks as part of their marketing, communications and fundraising strategies.

Amplify #GivingTuesday with Social Ambassadors

Connection Cafe

Fueled by the power of social media, #GivingTuesday has emerged as the largest day of giving with $116M raised, 114M Twitter impression, and 1.3M social media mentions. The single biggest reason for it’s viral success is the collective action of sharing on social media.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The purpose of the conference is to expose future social sector leaders to a vibrant learning experience that promotes best practices, innovative thinking and awareness of the full scope of the sector. Stanford Social Innovation Review / Stanford, CA / $950. Social Capital 2019.

Digital Life Hacks: Savvy Social Media

Connection Cafe

billion active social media users? As usage numbers continue to grow across all age groups, it is safe to say that social media has become an essential element of digital marketing. Focus on the social channels that work with your brand. Get specific with social advertising.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Best Social Media Campaign: Woodstock Sanctuary. The majority of our new fundraising came from Facebook and Instagram and we also increased engagement on those social media platforms.”.

Infographic: Social Media for Social Good

TechImpact

Social media continues to take greater stake in every nonprofit’s marketing, public relations, and advertising strategies. All it takes is a username, password, and email address and you’re on your way to connecting with billions, with a b, of social media users.

Elevating Employee Voice with Social Fundraising

Connection Cafe

We’re the most connected we’ve ever been – with our friends, social networks and even strangers near and far having constant influence and involvement in our daily lives through messaging, social media, in app social tools, online communities and more.

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A Meet & Greet with Your Favorite Social Media Archetypes [Infographic]

NetWits

Download the Nonprofit Social Media Influencer Whitepaper for recommendations on how to best connect with, empower, and involve your social media supporters. Meet Your Favorite Social Archetypes.

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.

Nonprofit Social Media 101: Lessons from Indivisible

Everyaction

We recently sat down with Becka Wall, a Social Media Strategist at Individual Project and former Assistant Director of Digital Content Strategy at NARAL Pro-Choice America, to talk about the basics of running social media for an organization or campaign.

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 infographic below details who is talking over social media in the nonprofit sector thanks to RAD Campaign.

The Shift in Corporate Social Responsibility

Connection Cafe

As the VP of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud, my colleague Rachel knows firsthand about the power that social good initiatives can truly have and the important role that corporations play in achieving meaningful impact. Social Good Powered through Technology.

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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Across America, Hispanic and Latino organizations are leading the way in every realm, including advocacy, education, healthcare, and social services.

8 Online Social Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s hard to deny that social media has forever created a fundamental shift in the way we engage with each other. But what exactly is social fundraising? . Social fundraising is when people (supporters, donors, evangelists, fundraisers, etc.)

3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Board members feel like they’re being asked to make uncomfortable “asks” of their social networks, without the support they need to do it well. Getting development teams and their nonprofit boards to work in alignment can be challenging.

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3 Ideas for Inspired Social Media Content

Connection Cafe

When scrolling through your social media feed, what makes you stop and say “Wow”? Show social love to your followers and like-minded organizations by sharing their content. Your social media accounts should share a variety of content.

The 15 Best Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2017

Connection Cafe

There is a lot to keep up with in social media marketing. Business Corner Content Marketing Social Marketing social media resourcesThere’s ever-changing algorithms and new features on every platforms (check our never ending Facebook Updates and Instagram Updates posts), you also have to keep up with new best practices, buzzwords, and cutting-edge strategies provided by an endless number of blogs. That’s a lot, especially creating and Read more.

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? Google recently made a big social medial play by introducing Google+. The social Web is essentially a place where relationships are built, maintained and enhanced in a digital space.

Social Media Fundraising, Obama and the 2012 Presidential Election

NetWits

… Online Fundraising Social Media event fundraising fundraising nonprofit social media Peer to Peer Fundraising social media for non profits Social Media for Nonprofits Social Media StrategyPresident Barack Obama raised nearly $410 million dollars through individual contributions in 2008.

Our Challenge: How are You Strengthening the Social Economy?

Connection Cafe

I spent today surrounded by hundreds of the nation’s most innovative and passionate social change-makers here at the Social Innovation Summit. A quick definition: the social economy is, to put it simply, the space in which we produce and consume social good.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Low social media engagement We all know that social media is a great way to engage current supporters and reach new potential donors. This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about.

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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.

How Individual Change Agents Can Help Us Build a Stronger Social Economy

Connection Cafe

Because if we really get that right, we have the potential not only to accomplish our own goals, but to strengthen the broader social economy. And what happens when we build a stronger social economy? Building a Stronger Social Economy Through Individual Change Agents.

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Artificial Intelligence for Nonprofits and other Social Good Organizations

Connection Cafe

Instead, AI has tremendous potential to help improve performance for nonprofits and social good organizations and drive meaningful change in the world. We know that social good organizations are constantly strapped for resources that allow them to meet their missions.

How to Create Social Media Promotions That Convert

NonProfit Hub

Long gone are the days when social media was merely a way to share updates with friends and family. People of all ages spend hours on social media platforms every single day. Social media platforms are making it easier and cheaper to gain supporters through promotions and ads.

Why Can’t I Raise Any Money Using Social Media?

NetWits

But can you raise money using social media? Social Media fundraising Social FundraisingTweets can travel faster than the speed of light and Facebook is word-of-mouth on steroids.

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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.

How Citizen Powered Movements Will Lead Social Change in 2017 

Connection Cafe

Your supporters are inspired to make an impact and bring their social networks, stories and ideas to the table. However, with the growing democratization of social change, the digital tactics we’ve come to know and rely on may not continue to gain the same traction.

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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.

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.

How Social Listening Resulted in One Nonprofit’s Most Successful Email Campaign Ever

Connection Cafe

But before launching our Trump message on November 9, I took a look at what our supporters were saying via our social listening tool. Our social listening tool is powerful and has lifted SCAN’s voice as we advocate for kids here at home and around the world.

To raise money with social media, start with social data

Connection Cafe

I’m sorry to say it, but.your social media presence is not the key to fundraising. However, that being said, data acquired through social media holds the key to dramatically improved fundraising. Fundraising CARE data insights database nonprofit social media

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Long Term Success with Social Media

NetWits

Guest post by my friend Geoff Livingston, author of Welcome to the Fifth Estate a new book focused on creating and sustain a winning social media strategy. Why is it that we don’t discuss long-term success with social media? Social wasn’t deployed for social’s sake.

Burn your social media strategy

SocialFish

I recently came across an amazing post that I urge everyone to read about the current state of social media. Burn It Down, Start From Scratch And Build a Social Media Strategy That Works. DOING SOCIAL MEDIA RIGHT. Toss out your social media scorecard immediately.

Social Leading, Social Learning

SocialFish

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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. My one question for you … Does social media improve fundraising online or offline in any way?

8 Social Media Marketing Hacks to Ensure Success in 2018

SocialFish

Social media marketing is more than just regular publishing of content on social networking sites in the hope of growing an audience and ultimately making money. To succeed on social media, you must post relevant, unique content and then do everything in your power to boost engagement.

Making Sense of Social Media Advocacy in 2018

Connection Cafe

Educate your supporters about the need spread the word on social media. Include social sharing options in online actions, and go out of your way to explain how important it is when they act as ambassadors for issues they care about in their own social circles.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Answer a call to donate on social media? Your donor database should track and report on how supporters interact with all of the channels in a campaign: email opens, social media engagement, web page visits, etc.

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The Real ROI on Fundraising with Social Media

Connection Cafe

As your organization develops its social media and fundraising strategies, don’t forget to provide your fundraisers tips on how they can use social media to fundraise!

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