The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

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.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

EveryAction

Ask them to take on an easy, social shift. Social media is a great tool to widen your reach. Use social networks like Facebook and Twitter to reach out to a broader base of potential volunteers. Post the stories of your current volunteers on social media.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

EveryAction

The platform features tools like click-to-call advocacy, email message delivery, and social advocacy , empowering nonprofit supporters to take action on issues they care about. #5. Match your contact records to nearly 100 social networks.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

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

3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

EveryAction

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.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

EveryAction

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.

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

EveryAction

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. Acquisition is the name of the game, and nonprofits have to keep a constant drumbeat of registration on their websites, social media changes, digital ads, events, and any multi-channel activities. Social media fundraisers are making a dent.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

EveryAction

Best Social Media Campaign: Woodstock Sanctuary. Before offering a donation option, Woodstock Sanctuary’s Giving Tuesday webpage highlights “A Day in the Life at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary,” a social media campaign that gave followers an inside look at the lives of the people and animals involved, but also allowed for viewers to ask questions and enabled staff to give live shout-outs to recognize donors throughout the day.

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Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

EveryAction

You’ll also see video ads on social media and video streaming services. Video content is prioritized on Facebook, meaning using video is a great way to increase your social media engagement as well as building a meaningful connection with viewers.

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7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

EveryAction

This page will serve as the focal point for all your outreach efforts, whether through personal outreach, social media, or email blasts. By providing these donors an incredible experience, you’ll give them the opportunity to socialize, network, and support your mission.

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4 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Website for End-of-Year Fundraising

EveryAction

Whether someone navigates to your donation page from your website’s homepage, a social media post, a direct mail piece, or other communication, the message and experience should be unified and cohesive.

Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

EveryAction

Maybe you’re putting together your email calendar for December, planning out social media content, or even sprucing up your website to improve conversions. As End of Year Fundraising quickly approaches we've started to think of what you can do now to ensure a successful fundraising season.

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. They focused even more on students, and built online resources that allowed them to recruit from across Kenya, including economic and social screening for the neediest students. Carol Wanjiku is the CEO of Daproim.

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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

EveryAction

With more Americans getting their news through social media, video content provides an opportunity to grow your audience and make your story heard. The original DIY video platform, YouTube, is now the world's second largest social network and search engine.

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Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation

EveryAction

We used to use Blackbaud/Raiser's Edge and they just missed the whole movement to Facebook, Instagram and Social media. John's Hospital Foundation has been working since 1999 to support St. John's Medical Center.

The Biggest Digital Fundraising Trends of 2018 (And How To Use Them This Year)

EveryAction

2018’s fast-paced and unpredictable political climate, as well as our social media-driven tendency toward “viral” phenomenon meant that more and more nonprofit fundraising and supporter engagement is driven around “moments.” Rapid technological developments over the past few years have left many nonprofit professionals scrambling to stay up-to-date with the newest tools and techniques without wasting time and money on passing fads.

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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.

Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance

EveryAction

In conjunction, we’re also doing a social media campaign using photo quotes from some of the more well-known people that have supported our organization like Noam Chomsky and Angela Davis. The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) works to protect the rights and improve the lives of children in the Middle East through aid, empowerment and education. This year they're celebrating 30 years of serving the region.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 161: The State of the Social Sector

Connection Cafe

From economic challenges to increased service delivery demands, social good organizations have been impacted in many ways. Topics Discussed in This Episode: The new State of the Social Sector reports from the Blackbaud Institute. State of the Social Sector Series.

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

EveryAction

This Black History Month, they're undertaking a social media campaign on the best part about being a Black teacher. They’ve since expanded to include web content and engage with the public on conversations on race, history, and social issues. February is Black History Month and while there are countless ways to honor and celebrate black history throughout the year, we’re giving you a place to start by highlighting eight nonprofits that are making major waves in their communities.

How to Build Trust Through Social Media

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits can use social media as a tool to; Raise awareness for their cause. Scale their social media donations. However, the use of social media could affect the trust people have in your nonprofit organization or non-governmental organization (NGO). Featured Social Media

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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. It’s about developing a strategy to engage your most socially active supporters who are best positioned to expand the reach of your campaign through their social networks – your social ambassadors.

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How To Find Effective Database Solutions for Social Services Organizations

EveryAction

For social services organizations such as food banks, shelters, and community centers, managing data well is a critical part of keeping their doors open to members of the community in need of their services.

How to Become an Expert in Social Media Branding

NonProfit Hub

In today’s modernized world, social media branding has become a no-brainer. With millions surfing the web at any given moment, social channels have proven to be super valuable as a way to keep in touch with friends and family ? billion social media users worldwide.

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.

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.

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.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 157: Digging into the Corporate Social Mind

Connection Cafe

Today’s episode features Derrick Feldmann, a speaker, researcher, and author of a new book, The Corporate Social Mind , which introduces a new cultural and strategic approach to social issue engagement by companies. Listen in to hear Derrick talk to Rachel Hutchisson about what prompted him to write his latest book, what surprises Derrick discovered in his own research, and what his golden principles are and how they can help the social good community.

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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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[WEBINAR] Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media is in a constant state of change and without regular education in emerging trends, your nonprofit could be wasting valuable time and resources implementing outdated best practices. From chatbots to social advertising, this webinar will focus on what’s new and next in social media so that your nonprofit can embrace being an early adopter to achievement maximum return-on-investment (ROI). The importance of having a budget for social advertising. •

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. resources rss socialmedia calendar content diy google planning social media tools

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. With so many potential connections and over 104 social media networks, utilizing this powerful communication channel to support your campaign or event may feel overwhelming. Focus on the social channels that work with your brand. When it comes to social, you can’t do it all.

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. Social fundraising has grown to include individual driven peer-to-peer fundraising, crowdfunding and more. These youngsters are digital and cloud natives, and most of Gen Z doesn’t remember a time before social media.

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How To Find the Right Database For Social Justice and Advocacy Nonprofits

EveryAction

For nonprofits doing political advocacy and social justice work, having solid data management practices can sometimes be an afterthought. If you're looking for a CRM that fits the unique needs of social justice and advocacy organizations, or just wondering how yours stacks up - click below!

Latest Social Media Tool Features That Helps To Elevate The Customer Relationship

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Latest Social Media Tool Features That Helps To Elevate The Customer Relationship. Social Media Platforms have evolved over the last couple of years. Social platforms have become the primary business happening platforms that help brands to maximize their social sales.

10 Memorable Quotes from the 2018 Social Good Summit

Connection Cafe

The 2018 Social Good Summit once again reminded all of us how much there is to accomplish by 2030 while also giving us the hope that it’s possible. Be sure to check out the last session to learn how to say “Social Good Summit – #2030NOW” in sign language!

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11 Powerful Quotes about New Power at the 2019 Social Good Summit

Connection Cafe

This year marked the 10 th anniversary of the Social Good Summit , an annual conference hosted by the UN Foundation, Mashable, 92 nd Street Y and the United Nations Development Programme that celebrates advocacy and activism for social impact. This was on full display at the Social Good Summit, where a number of speakers hit the nail on the head on the importance of engaging youth, indigenous and underserved people, and ultimately all voices in solving problems.

Social Enterprise Resource Round-up (February 2020)

Blue Fox

Our Teams Latest Picks for Social Enterprise Tools, News & Resources! If you’re like us, your daily inbox is jam-packed with newsletters and educational opportunities from like-minded social impact leaders. For Social Enterprises

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. . From social media analytics, you can uncover tons of insightful information about your organization’s online presence, from the best time of day to post, to which type of content your audience engages with most, to how much your accounts have grown over time—and so much more.

Pro Bono Perspectives: Advice from Social Good Leaders

Connection Cafe

This September, Common Impact launched a new podcast designed to inspire positive social action by sharing the personal and professional journeys of everyday leaders. When you could look online and your social network started to ‘shame and blame’ that was the significant shift.”

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9 Social Media for Social Good Sites You Should know About

NetWits

Social media for social good is grassroots organizing, fundraising and impact in the digital world. Here’s 9 “social media for social good&# websites you should check out today. Jumo is another social media for social good platform that entered the mix in 2010.

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+. With usage stats like that it’s probably safe to assume that a large portion of your followers use at least one social network, right? With that in mind, here are 12 tips that will help you succeed no matter what social-networking site you apply them to. The social Web is no different.

Optimizing Student Prospecting Efforts with Social Listening and Influencers

Connection Cafe

Social media can play many important roles in your student prospecting efforts— from knowing what prospective students care about to recruitment to enrollment. Learn why social listening is important and how to find and use the influencers among prospective and existing students, alumni, and parents. Social Listening – Tune into Your Audience. By listening to what your prospective students are saying on social media, you can better understand which issues resonate and why.