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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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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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.

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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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.

Corporations and Their Evolving Roles in the Social Economy

Connection Cafe

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs and their role in organizational strategy across departments has grown in recent years. This is because social responsibility efforts now influence four key areas that corporations rely on for success: 1.

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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

[Cool Social Tools] Amplifr takes your social media management to the next level

SocialFish

———— If you’re a social media manager for a brand or an agency, or an influencer or a solopreneur juggling multiple profiles on a daily basis, you probably know that sometimes it becomes messy to look after them. Collect all social media metrics in one place.

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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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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.

5 Ideas for Your 2018 Social Media Editorial Calendar

SocialFish

Have your social media accounts been driving massive exposure to your brand? I imagine most of us would agree that we’d like to see our social media channels perform better than they are now. Let’s up our social media game this year!

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.

15 Powerful Quotes from the Social Good Summit

Connection Cafe

15 Powerful Quotes from the Social Good Summit. Young people can use their social media and their following to not only draw attention to an issue but to educate people how to take action.”– Social Good #2030Now Henry Timms Social Good Summit

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Understanding Social Media Metrics

TechImpact

If you’re organization is like most nonprofits, you probably already use analytics to track the success of your website and your social media presence. Blog Mobile Social Tech analytics metrics nonprofit sm4np social media social media metrics

[Guide for Nonprofits]: How to Engage Social Media Influencers to Extend Your Reach and Drive Action

Connection Cafe

Social media influencers aren’t elusive. There’s a good chance you have hundreds, if not thousands, who would gladly share your campaign message with their social networks if you did one thing—asked them (and not in a wimpy “p.s. Social currency is real.

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.

How LGBT Organizations Use Social Media For Social Good

TechImpact

Social media serves is a tool for not only updating your status, or posting picture of your lunch. The post How LGBT Organizations Use Social Media For Social Good appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. General Industry News Social content marketing nonprofit technology npTech social media storytelling supporters technology

Tips for Nonprofits on Using Social Media to Build Supporter Relationships

Connection Cafe

We asked some of our favorite nonprofit tech friends to share ideas for how organizations can use social media to build meaningful relationships with their supporters—donors, influencers and activists—and what that looks like on YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.

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.

Infographic: Nonprofits and Social Networking

TechImpact

According to The Foundation Center , only 45% of nonprofits are actively utilizing the power of social media to reach and interact with the public. According to most, using social media to communicate your message is not a choice it is imperative.

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning

SocialFish

This past week I, together with my friend Shari Rager from American Medical Writers Association, did a session at Tagoras’s Learning*Technology*Design conference on designing for social learning. Articles about social learning and the difference between social media and social learning.

8 Tips for Radical Collaboration to Advance Your Mission and Help Strengthen the Social Economy

Connection Cafe

Like the shift from a world that thought about “charity” and “nonprofits” to one that is embracing the broader concept of “social good.”. So how do we apply this to social good? How do we accelerate positive change to advance the social economy?

Association Social Media Jobs

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , digital and technology. No Feeds Found. TIME IS RUNNING OUT! We have a special 20% discount for employers for a very limited time: Please use SOCIALFISHVIP at checkout. The SocialFish job board is live!

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5 Tips For Increasing Social Impact With Social Media

TechImpact

Find the social influencers. The post 5 Tips For Increasing Social Impact With Social Media appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Social content marketing CRM facebook social media twitter Image courtesy of bfarch.tistory.com.

How World Wildlife Fund Used Segmentation to Activate Social Influencers for Their Cause

Connection Cafe

These days, individuals receive a LOT of email and see a LOT of posts on their social media feeds. The campaign had many elements, but let’s examine some specific social media elements of the campaign. WWF harnessed social media to elevate the issue.

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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.

How To Use Stories To Raise Money On Social Media

TechImpact

Storytelling and social media – these terms have certainly been thrown around a lot this year! Great storytelling and successful social media campaigns are completely interconnected. The key is using stories to get people’s attention on social media channels.

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6 Trends That Will Impact the Social Good Sector in 2017

Connection Cafe

Here are the top 6 trends that will impact the social good sector in 2017: 1. Social + Grassroots Organizing: In 2016, we saw traditional, centralized campaigns falter and fail. We’re just a few weeks in and already 2017 is shaping up to be a roller coaster of a year.

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The Best Social Media Marketing Resources For Nonprofits

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SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING FOR NONPROFITS. 5 Nonprofits Winning At Social Media. Case studies of nonprofits winning at social media is an opportunity to see the strategies in action. Social Media Marketing Statistics. Social Media Marketing Strategies.

Social Media Stress is Real

SocialFish

Today, APA released the second part of their annual Stress in America™ report , which focuses on something that’s super real for me and, according to the report, 86% of US adults: social media stress. Debunking the Hype From the Trenches Risk and Social Media

Big Ideas Fuel Meaningful Impact for the Social Good Sector

Connection Cafe

Six experts who previously spoke at bbcon, Blackbaud’s annual conference for the social good community , have contributed chapters on what they see as the Big Ideas that nonprofit professionals should be focusing on. It’s time I made a confession: I’m a huge literature nerd.

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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.

3 Lessons Of Tech And Social Entrepreneurship

TechImpact

Social entrepreneurship is a new phenomena developing out of many for profits as well as nonprofits. Essential business merges with social good to execute a mission that will make the world a better place. Image courtesy of St. Anthony’s San Francisco.

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5 Social Media Advancements Every Nonprofit Should Prepare For ?

TechImpact

Social media is a comparatively very young frontier in the nonprofit sector which features surprises around every twist and turn. Here are 5 changes that social media experienced in 2013 that your nonprofit may have missed according to Resource Media. Image courtesy of Core 3 Solutions.

6 Common Social Media For Nonprofits Misconceptions

TechImpact

You’ve had blogs yelling at you for years, urging you to take advantage of social media to help promote your nonprofit. Yes, it’s true your nonprofit should have some form of a social component, it certainly does not need all of them. Social media only helps engage younger audiences.

Infographic: How To Measure Social Media ROI

TechImpact

In a recent blog post by Buffer , they claim it is difficult to, or nearly impossible, measure ROI on social media marketing. Community engagement, measurement of voice, and referral traffic are just a few of the ways your nonprofit can measure its performance on social media.

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