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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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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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.

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.

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

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.

Social Enterprise Resource Round-up (February 2020)

Blue Fox

Our 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

How Social Good Organizations Can Build Community at a Social Distance

Connection Cafe

As a social good organization, how are you building community? Many others are working toward your amazing missions while trying to connect with your supporters in this new social distancing environment. Or you may already have information due to the nature of your social good services.

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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.

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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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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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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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. Social Listening – Tune into Your Audience. Higher Education Social Media social listening student prospecting

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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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.

Social Leading, Social Learning

SocialFish

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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.

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.

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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Nonprofit Partners may be your Ticket to the Golden Age of Social Impact

Connection Cafe

We are creating, thriving and demanding more from our favorite brands, our employers, and our government during what might just be the Golden Age of Social Impact. Companies Social Good corporate social responsibility CSR trendsGolden Ticket to the Golden Age.

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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.

Best Practices to Leverage from BBI’s Human Social Responsibility Report

Connection Cafe

Incorporating social impact strategies into an organization’s mission has historically been highly desired by its customers, employees and other key stakeholders. Companies Social Good corporate social responsibility CSR trends

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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.

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.

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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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.

7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is where companies turn to people with large social media followings and niche credibility to advertise their product, paying as much as $1 million per post from Kylie Jenner. These are your social media ambassadors. . Social media aims to connect people with people.

Positively Social

Museum 2.0

But, instead, this week, I want to talk about the positivity of social media. Listen, I’m not Pollyanna about much , and certainly not social media. It’s false social and often poor media. All that bad exists in social. Enter social media.

Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement

NetWits

Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement. First off, your school should have a blog that’s the center of your social media strategy. Remember, great content is the key to successful social media. No more wondering if social media is paying off.

82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For every share on social media, a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign raises an average of $13USD ( CrowdRise ). Social Media Stats. 71% of nonprofits worldwide agree that social media is effective for online fundraising ( Global NGO Technology Report ). Fundraising Stats.

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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.)

Social Media in 30 Minutes a Day

Amy Sample Ward

Today, at the 2011 MyCharityConnects Conference in Toronto, I had a ton of fun leading a session and discussion around making the most of social media in just 30 minutes a day. Here are the slides from the session and links to get you started: Social Media in 30 Minutes a Day.

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.

Social Ambassadors Bring P2P Success to End-of-Year Campaigns

Connection Cafe

However, with end-of-year fundraising quickly approaching, a new flavor of peer-to-peer fundraising is becoming more popular: using social ambassadors to amplify traditional online campaigns. What are Social Ambassadors? Social Ambassador Success Stories.