Accessibility on Social Media

M+R

But inclusion on social media isn’t just about what you post—it’s about how you post as well. . Let’s talk about a few steps that you can take NOW to make your social media content more accessible for everyone. . Rachel is a Social Media Account Executive in M+R’s Oakland office.

[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without regular education in emerging trends, your nonprofit could be wasting valuable time and resources implementing outdated best practices. The importance of having a budget for social advertising. •

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How Nonprofits Can Steward Corporate Donors on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And a plan for if, when and how you’ll thank donors on your social channels is an important part of that strategy. Deciding how to handle donor recognition on social media is a complex exercise. Subaru’s social post demonstrated a commitment to fighting hunger – and to Feeding America.

How to Effectively Share Text-to-Donate Campaigns on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Sharing your text-to-donate keyword and shortcode on social media helps brand your campaign and allows donors to easily give from their mobile devices, which is where most people view social media. Social media algorithms notice that and it will weaken your post’s reach.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Leverage Social Media Data & Analytics to Attract New Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When you align your organization’s goals with the right social media strategies, you’ll start to see instant results! In this session, I’ll guide you through a DIY Social Media Audit to leverage your online data to attract new donors or accomplish any goal!

6 Practical Tips for Promoting Your #GivingTuesday Campaign on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2019, more than 20 billion social media impressions were made on #GivingTuesday. With so much noise on social channels during this global day of giving, you may be wondering how your nonprofit can stand out and more effectively fundraise for its mission.

Top 10 Social Media Tools for Your Nonprofit Communication

NonProfit PRO

Let's review some of the best social media tools you should consider for your nonprofit to help you focus on your donors and prospects, and alleviate much of the stress in making sure you're doing well on social media. Social Media

How To Recruit New Members for Your Association on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are dozens of ways to attract new members for your association, however one of the most effective methods is using social media. It has been estimated that more than half of the world’s population has at least one social media account. 7) Measure your social media engagement.

5 Social Media Templates for Nonprofit Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Check out these social media post templates for ideas of post themes and content format for your Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter feeds. Use social media as an opportunity to encourage supporters to come with a crew. . Mom to Daniel, 2018 College Graduate, and Future Social Worker.

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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How Nonprofits Can Use Behavioral Science to Engage Supporters on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Michelle Chen is an independent scholar with a PhD in mass communications with a focus on advocacy, activism and social change. As a result, social media strategies are often used to supplement in-person events. But not all nonprofits are effective on social media.

5 Unethical Social Media Practices All Nonprofits Should Avoid

NonProfit PRO

So much bad behavior happens on social media that it may be impossible to believe that there are any ethics involved. Ethics/Accountability Social Media Nonprofit Social Media Practices Social media

How Water.org Adapted Their Social Media Content Strategy in Response to COVID-19

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way organizations execute their social media plans. The current social media environment has caused non-profit marketers to re-evaluate their content aware of the acute conversations being had on every channel, at a global level.

5-Minute Social Icebreakers for Digital Events

Cadmium CD

In Dr. Kim’s Byte-Sized Wellness Guide for Social Icebreakers , she shares 18 more icebreakers that you can use to get your attendees talking at any conference, meeting, or event. The post 5-Minute Social Icebreakers for Digital Events appeared first on CadmiumCD.

Social Media for Nonprofits, Part 1: 9 Ways To Maximize Your Approach for Greater Impact

NonProfit PRO

Establishing a presence on social media is an important communications tool for nonprofits to raise awareness and achieve goals. Social Media

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 ). The top five causes for women are children and youth (15%), animals and wildlife (13%), health and wellness (10%), human and social services (8%), and hunger and homelessness (8%) ( Global Trends in Giving Report ). Social Media Stats. 71% of nonprofits worldwide agree that social media is effective for online fundraising ( Global NGO Technology Report ).

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4 Effective Social Media Strategies for Crowdfunding

Get Fully Funded

In addition to email and your website, social media has become one of the more effective tools for nonprofit fundraising, especially for a crowdfunding campaign. However, a successful social media strategy can be difficult to nail down. Social media is the great equalizer.

9 Socially-Distant Donor Engagement Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

But there are two things that are certain: social distancing will continue to be a reality and your donors will continue to believe in your mission. 3) Grow your social media presence by following your supporters. Don’t wait for your supporters to find you on social media!

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Inferring Gender for Personalized Ads on Social Media

Cloud 4 Good

As a frequent Salesforce Social Studio user, I often find myself exploring the new avenues that the tool offers. Back in 2017, Twitter released an update sharing that the social media platform was assuming the gender of its users if not previously identified upon profile registration.

5-Minute Social Icebreakers for Digital Events

Cadmium CD

In Dr. Kim’s Byte-Sized Wellness Guide for Social Icebreakers  , she shares 18 more icebreakers that you can use to get your attendees talking at any conference, meeting, or event.

The Ultimate Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Whenever Kathleen thought about ramping up her nonprofit’s social media presence, she quickly found herself overwhelmed. When she’d started the organization, social media didn’t even exist!

Order Your Copy of Reinventing Social Change

Social Velocity

I’m excited to announce that my new book, Reinventing Social Change: Embrace Abundance to Create a Healthier and More Equitable World is now available! . What if the social change you envision came to fruition easily and joyfully ? What if the work of social change was abundant?

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. But, wait – before you go recruiting your most outspoken supporters to shout about you in their Instagram stories, make sure you know these 7 keys to an effective social media ambassador program: .

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. That’s why when nonprofits encourage the act of social fundraising, they not only empower supporters to share their love of the cause, but they also leverage their vast personal networks to grow in so many ways. But what exactly is social fundraising? . Social fundraising is when people (supporters, donors, evangelists, fundraisers, etc.)

Maximizing Social Engagement for #GivingTuesday

NonProfit Hub

At this point, you’re probably finalizing your plans for the year-end giving season and preparing to put your fundraising and social engagement strategies into action as the first leaf turns orange. We’d guess that part of your strategy for Giving Tuesday involves leveraging social media.

Julia Campbell’s Secret Sauce: Expert Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

Qgiv

Julia Campbell has been helping nonprofits make the most of their social media presences for years. She knows what strategies work on social media, what strategies fail, and how nonprofits can use social channels to make a big impact on their community.

How To Create Digital Supporter Communities on Social Media

Get Fully Funded

There are a variety of different ways that nonprofits use social media on a daily basis. But, what if you could use social media to overcome one of the biggest challenges that nonprofits have faced over the past year: creating communities for supporters to engage with one another?

How to do social media marketing during the pandemic

Socialbrite

W ith the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, nonprofits and social enterprises have had to rethink their marketing strategies. With contributors sticking close to home and social distancing in force, it’s harder than ever to conduct outreach for even the most worthy cause.

How To Build Community Using Social Media

CauseVox

Social media remains a powerful force for nonprofits to communicate with their stakeholders and supporters. According to the Global NGO Technology Report, 94% of NGOs worldwide agree that social media is effective for creating online brand awareness. Social Media

The complete guide to social media listening for nonprofits

Socialbrite

Take advantage of social media monitoring tools to advance your nonprofit’s cause. Social Data Analyst, Awario. To mobilize the public and inspire change, nonprofits need the right tools, and this goes for social media marketing more than anything.

Understanding Social Media’s Role in Giving Tuesday and What Your Nonprofit Can Do Today to Prepare

Bloomerang

Social media’s role in Giving Tuesday success . Thanks to social media networks and an emphasis on digital fundraising , Giving Tuesday has been a great driver of online donations for nonprofits. . GivingTuesday Social Media

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Lady Gaga’s Foundation Promotes Kindness with #BeKind21 Social Media Campaign

NonProfit PRO

Foundations Health Social MediaThe Born This Way Foundation is promoting kindness for the third-straight year with its #BeKind21 campaign that culminates on the U.N. International Day of Peace.

6 Things We Learned From Social Giving During a Time of Social Distance

NonProfit PRO

Social giving experiences were some of the most drastically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As we emerge from an extended period of social distancing, it’s important to reexamine how giving experiences and expectations have changed and what lessons we can learn from virtual fundraising.

Audio Social Media Platforms for Nonprofits

Media Cause

In the social media world, platforms are always changing. For nonprofits, using social media to your advantage is important as it gives you a creative way to accomplish your organization’s mission and purpose. Get ready for a shift toward audio format across social media platforms!

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[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Make Their Fundraising Campaigns More Social

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media channels can help you amplify the message of your fundraising campaigns. What’s important is to understand how to make the most of each social media platform. This webinar will look at the latest trends in social media fundraising and how to improve the success of your campaigns. Topics include: • How to use every social channel in your fundraising campaign. Best practices on making your fundraising more social. • Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

Taking a Deeper Look at the “Social” Piece of ESG (Environmental Social Governance)

sgEngage

In our most recent white paper, “ Exploring Environmental Social Governance ” we include a section that picks apart the pieces of ESG, including a list of some of the items under the “social” category. Different countries face different challenges when it comes to social justice.

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

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

Inspired by Corporations’ Investment in Purpose and Social Responsibility Throughout the Crisis and Hardships of 2020

sgEngage

The social good community continues to respond to the hardships and impacts of the pandemic and social justice issues. We also saw this trend in our industry report as CSR professionals stepped up with disaster relief campaigns that specifically supported social justice.

Social Media for Social Good :: Your Nonprofit Tech Checklist

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At the end of the Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is a nine-page “Nonprofit Tech Checklist” which I have copied and pasted below. That was my number one priority when writing the book… to create a comprehensive, useful social and mobile media how-to guide for nonprofits. Subscribe to social media and mobile technology blogs. Get the necessary training (HTML, digital photography, video, social media, and mobile technology).

Unions and their role in the social sector

Candid

While some might not think of labor unions as part of the social sector, they are in fact 501(c)(5) nonprofits and have been included in Candid’s data tools for years. Keeping these criticisms in mind, the next blog post will discuss how unions collaborate with other social sector forces.

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Listen to These Podcasts On Fixing Social Change

Social Velocity

I have been having so much fun making the rounds of social change, philanthropy and nonprofit-related podcasts. Obviously I love talking about how social change leaders can scale the obstacles standing in your way, and I’ve been part of some amazing conversations.

10 Steps to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Content Calendar in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Tereza Litsa , Social Media Manager at Lightful , a simple social media management platform for nonprofits. A new year brings new goals and now is the perfect time to plan your social media content calendar for 2019. A content calendar is the link between posting daily on social media and a social media strategy. A social media content calendar will help you to stay on track by planning ahead what you need to post and when. Sponsored Post Social Medi