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.

12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For more than a decade the blogosphere has touted the power and promise of social media (this blog included) , but there is also a downside to using social media for your nonprofit. Nonprofit social media managers are bombarded with depressing content.

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10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For nonprofits to succeed on social media, they have to be good at social media and that requires a clear understanding of how, when, and why individuals engage with nonprofits on social media. Embrace social media fundraising.

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. Published by We Are Social. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download.

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16 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s true that social media is in transition. And the next Big Thing in social media Snapchat is baffling to many seasoned social media managers. By 2018, the global population of social media users is projected to grow to 2.44

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12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Second, the popularity of social networking is steady and continues to spread globally, but messaging apps such as WhatsApp, LINE, and Snapchat are emerging as powerful digital communities. 21% of peer-to-peer fundraising dollars raised are the result of a direct click-through on social media.

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28 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download. 2013 Social Charity Index :: Download.

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24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download. 2014 Social Change Impact Report :: Download.

5 Under Utilized Social Media Outlets For Nonprofits

TechImpact

There are a lot of social media outlets out now. But what about those social media outlets that do not get as much attention from the masses? The less prominent social media networks typically attract a more niche audience than the mass networks like Facebook and Twitter.

How Much Time Social Media Requires for Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The amount of time that a nonprofit can invest in mobile and social media depends on capacity. Mobile and social media are powerful, but when implemented on a small scale, the power is overshadowed by other more traditional online campaigns.

15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now more than a decade into the Social Web, the use of social networks still continues to grow worldwide and will continue to do so for years to come. East Asia constitutes a staggering 33% of all active social media accounts worldwide. Source: We Are Social.

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Social Media Crisis Management for B2B

SocialFish

This remains true in the world of social media. A social media risk strategy should be created and in place well before your company experiences any sort of crisis that may affect its relationships with its industry partners and contracts. Develop a Social Media Presence.

How to Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The act of writing a comprehensive social media fundraising strategy is an essential first step in being successful on social media. Step 2: Write a Social Media Fundraising Strategic Plan. Template 2] Your Social Media Fundraising Strategic Plan.

How Social Media Can Make You Healthier

SocialFish

Now with the rise of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter , YouTube and other social media players, people are more equipped than ever when it comes to finding and maintaining the perfect fitness plans to meet their individual needs. Youtube Vloggers.

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27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The primary goal of the report is to set a baseline of benchmarks for success for NGOs worldwide in their use of web and email communications, online and mobile fundraising tools, and social and mobile media. 52% have used social media to report live.

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5 Tips for Social Media Success from Bok Tower Gardens

NetWits

Social media has revolutionized the way tech savvy arts and cultural organizations communicate. Facebook has 901 million active users; 500 million people use Twitter; 8 years worth of content is uploaded to YouTube every day; Pinterest has 4 million unique views daily.

From 2005 to 2015: The Radical Effect of Social Media on Nonprofit Web Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The average person worldwide has five social media accounts and spends an average of 1 hour and 40 minutes browsing these networks every day. Today, social media consumes the most time spent on the Internet and the majority of that browsing occurs on a smartphone or tablet.

How Much Time Mobile and Social Media Require

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The amount of time that a nonprofit can invest in mobile and social media depends on capacity. Mobile and social media are powerful, but when implemented on a small scale, the power is overshadowed by other more traditional online campaigns.

Healthcare Social Media

SocialFish

Interested in healthcare and social media? It was actually a presentation for their members, on how /why to use social media for their own eye clinics. 5 Social Media Challenges for Healthcare Providers.

Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013. Needless to say, it will only gain more popularity as social media marketing campaigns are far less expensive to create and maintain than traditional advertising campaigns.

Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download. 2014 Social Change Impact Report :: Download.

Five Steps for a B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

SocialFish

Its taken a while, but the business-to-business community is finally jumping onto the social media bandwagon. An effective B2B social media marketing strategy is very different than the ones employed by business-to-consumer companies. Set Up a YouTube Account.

Social Media, Causes, Politics & Millennials: How Online Cause Engagement Changes in an Election Year

Connection Cafe

We also know that millennials are highly involved with social media, as indicated by other sources and compared to other generations. But how do millennials use social media to engage with the social issues they care about, specifically during a presidential election year?

Bookmark Your Browsers! The Official Blogs of the World’s Most Popular Social Media Sites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The nonprofit sector has a large community of technology bloggers committed to helping nonprofits stay current on emerging trends in social media, online fundraising, and mobile technology. YouTube Creator Blog :: youtubecreator.blogspot.com. YouTube has 1 billion monthly users.

Social Media for Nonprofits Starter Guide | Pt. 1

NonProfit Hub

The Internet and everything in it is constantly growing, and social media is no exception. That’s why we’re taking a step back to look at the big picture and diving into social media for nonprofits. In part one of this article, we’ll cover the big dogs of social media: Facebook Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Facebook is the catch-all of every social media channel. This is a great start to social media for nonprofits.

11 Nonprofits That Excel at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your nonprofit can learn a lot from the 11 (mostly large) nonprofits listed below by simply following, liking, and subscribing to their e-newsletter, blog, Facebook Page, Twitter, YouTube Channel, etc. Custom-designed Twitter and YouTube Channel backgrounds. Social Media

Social Media, Fortresses and Free Agents with Danielle Brigida of National Wildlife Federation

NetWits

If you’ve been around the non-profit social media scene for any amount of time you’ve probably heard of (or even met) Danielle Brigida from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). SXSW 2011: Danielle Brigida Talks Fortresses, Free Agents and Social Media with Frank Barry.

Using Social Media to Bring Museum Exhibits to Life

NetWits

are beginning to adopt social media. By using social media museums like the San Diego Zoo are able to help people around the world enjoy their incredible exhibits. How the San Diego Zoo uses social media to bring their exhibits to life. 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. 5) Monitor the Social Web.

The Importance of Testimonials and Social Media

SocialFish

Additionally, social media is a huge component of increasing leads for new customers. In fact, lead generation is the top objective for B2B marketing programs according to a recent survey , and 54% of these B2B respondents said that they have generated leads through social media.

11 Obvious Signs Your Nonprofit Needs Social Media Training

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Many nonprofits need social media training - they just don’t know it. Social media best practices are constantly in flux as tool sets change and algorithms are modified. No one is immune to making mistakes on the Social Web.

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Innovation in Healthcare Social Media

SocialFish

ICF is doing a lot of great work around innovation in healthcare IT, as well as exploring how social media can help push the healthcare industry forward. ” Social Media – The Competitive Edge in Healthcare [WHITE PAPER].

11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from the newly released Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits and was published in the September 2011 edition of Fundraising Success Magazine (@ frsuccess ). 11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager.

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.

9 Social Media for Social Good Sites You Should know About

NetWits

Ten years ago there was no Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. But now over 300 million people log-in to Facebook daily, Twitter supports over 50 million tweets per day, and 2 billion videos are watched every day on YouTube.

Infographic: How Foundations Use Social Media

Frogloop

While the majority of nonprofit organizations have a social media presence, only 45% of foundations use social media. to dig deeper into what’s trending with foundations and social media. Which Types Of Foundations Are Using Social Media?

Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. Social Media: An Ongoing Series of Reports :: Download. 2014 Social Change Impact Report :: Download.

HOW TO: Curate Nonprofit Videos on YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits that do not create a lot of their own video content can still have an engaging YouTube Channel by curating videos relevant to your nonprofit’s mission and programs. Social Media YouTube Video

The Ultimate 2015 Nonprofit Social Media Scheduling Guide

NonProfit Hub

As a HubSpot Certified inbound marketer, he is a contributor to Nonprofit Hub, National Council of Nonprofits, Ragan, Social Media Today, Search Engine Journal, The Build Network, HubSpot, Content Marketing Institute and Business2Community. What are your social media plans for 2015?

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Using Social Media Increases Fundraising by 40% [Study]

NetWits

Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube? YouTube is the second most used search engine in the world. So, how does the use of social networks have such a significant impact on fundraising?