The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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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.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

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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.”.

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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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

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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.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

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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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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

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

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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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

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

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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.

Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

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

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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.”

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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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Digital Life Hacks: Savvy Social Media

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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.

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

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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.

3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

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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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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: 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.

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.

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

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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.

The Shift in Corporate Social Responsibility

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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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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.

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

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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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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.

Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Social Media Fundraising, Obama and the 2012 Presidential Election

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… 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.

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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8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

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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.

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.

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.

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.)

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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How Citizen Powered Movements Will Lead Social Change in 2017 

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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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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.

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.

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.

On Paid Social Amplification

SocialFish

Paid social media ads by definition reach more users than regular content. With the prevalence of mobile app usage and the popularity of social media, many members of your target audience will be privy to your. Paid social media advertising is a positive for your business.

Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation

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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.

Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012

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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.