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3 Realistic Social Media New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are a few suggestions for starting something good for your social media practice in 2017. Anytime you’re ready. ManageFlitter.

No Nonprofits – You Aren’t Posting Enough On Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

To truly understand why, you need to understand how social media (especially Facebook) work. The answer? More than you assume !

The 3 Keys to Social Media Success

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofits often ask me – What is the one piece of advice you can give to help us achieve social media success? Dynamic content.

How Much Time Does Social Media Marketing Really Take?

J Campbell Social Marketing

This usually happens after a heated Board meeting where it is decided that their nonprofit should be “doing social media.”  Right? WRONG.

What Is Your Organization’s Social Media Workflow?

J Campbell Social Marketing

There is a misconception that the work of social media is easy – simple posting and tweeting. How hard can it be?

Are Nonprofits Measuring their Social Media Results?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Websites, email, crowdfunding, and social media platforms have exploded a nonprofit’s ability to find and connect with potential donors and supporters.

4 Ways to Use Social Media to Strengthen Donor Relationships

J Campbell Social Marketing

Your donors ages 74+ are the fastest-growing demographic on social networks. 73% of online adults use at least one social networking site daily!

What are the best and worst times to post on social media networks?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Everyone is looking to get increased engagement and interaction on their social media posts. Do you agree with their assessment? Tweet.

6 Proven Methods To Get More Social Media Shares

J Campbell Social Marketing

We all know that sharing is the gold standard of social media. How do you encourage sharing onyour social networks?.

How to Use Social Media for Fundraising [PODCAST + FREE WEBINAR]

J Campbell Social Marketing

You will also hear about best practices in the sector and specific tips on measuring the ROI of social media for your nonprofit.

5 Stories Nonprofits Should Be Telling On Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling has been receiving a lot of press lately, as a content marketing tool and as an effective way to engage audiences on social media.

10 Types of Social Media Posts Every Nonprofit Should Be Sending

J Campbell Social Marketing

If the answers to these questions are ambiguous, vague, or nonexistent, it may be time to rethink your nonprofit’s social media strategy.

Content calendar templates for social media

Fundraising Coach

In it, I mentioned scheduling your social media updates to complement your fundraising letters. What do you use? Engage 4.

Social Media Defined

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

while back I wrote a post clarifying the meaning of the word “marketing ” and corresponding terms such as social marketing, social media marketing, and social media engagement. Proposed correct term: Social Media Tools. Proposed correct term: Social Media Engagement.

What #SaveMarketBasket Can Teach Nonprofits About Social Media & Inspiring Passion

J Campbell Social Marketing

Once the story started receiving national attention, social media channels were all a-buzz. Until recently. Demoulas – last summer !

Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That repurposed content, or rerun because it was a television show, actually had a great response when it aired the second time. True story!

Confusion Surrounding Social Media Monitoring

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Here are some verbatim responses I often get when asking public servants the following question:  “Have you ever monitored social media while at work?” “we already do  media monitoring” Agreed. Does that make me  Grigori Perelman  ? Web Trends, etc…). Google Analytics is a website analytics program.

Social media definitions, categories, and top tools of 2016

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I was recently asked by a client to update an informational section on their website that dealt with the basics of the current social media landscape. Social Media tools and applications continue to grow in both popularity and usage. Top Social Media Tools. Social Media Characteristics. Qzone.

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What the Social Media Success of the ALS #IceBucketChallenge Can Teach Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

Even if they have never heard of ALS before, they will see these videos all over social media and their curiousity will be piqued.

A quick note on social media governance

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

There are some general best practices and trends that I’m noticing are emerging in modern “social” organizations. Here are some governance recommendations based on these “best practices”: Social media strategy should fall under the portfolio of marketing , communications or equivalent. Nobody “owns” it.

Six Ways Social Media Has Affected Nonprofit Newsletters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

the organization wasn’t using social media much or at all, the audiences for the newsletter and for social media were very different, or.

Healthcare Social Media Review #41: Tapping into Visual Storytelling


How can visual media bring healthcare social media to life? Visual media is just one tool in the storytelling toolbelt.

Get Past Paralysis:101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

Getting Attention

There are two major paralysis points that detour orgs from putting social media tools to work most productively.

21 Social Media Tips for Nonprofits from Top Experts

Fundraising Coach

And I love social media. But nonprofits don’t always “get” social media. Use Social Media for New Work.

Social Media Storytelling for Nonprofits

Fundraising 123

Pairing your nonprofit storytelling with social media is a smart tactic for engaging supporters and inspiring them to take action. Here ''s why it works : It''s d ynamic:   Social media makes it easy to combine text, photos, video and interactive elements to tell a richer story than just words alone.

Your E-News and Social Media Should Get Married. Really.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to marry your e-newsletter and social media strategies. Integrate and sync up your email and social media lists.

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7 Ways Social Media Makes Nonprofits Better

J Campbell Social Marketing

NOTE: This week I cautioned nonprofits not to put all their eggs in the social media basket. Social media values stories.

Freebie: Social Media Cheatsheet

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It also has a quick reference guide for the Six G’s of Social Media Marketing. Nonprofit Communications Social Networking

Busted: The 5 Myths of Social Media for Nonprofits

Fundraising 123

Social media can provide new opportunities for your nonprofit to promote its cause. But watch out for these five social media myths while you connect with your supporters online: 1. Social media is free. Instead, use social media for building relationships, rather than for hard asks.

Social media won’t solve your nonprofit’s problems

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you create a Facebook page, people will Like the page and share your content. If you host an event, people will register. Tweet.

Are you sure your nonprofit is ready for social media?

J Campbell Social Marketing

How do you track your interactions with donors, supporters, volunteers, media, the general public? NOW you are ready for #6 – Social Media!

An #NpComm Showdown on Repurposing Content: Girl Scouts versus Boy Scouts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you’re ever having an “off day,” these two organizations have a ton of content that’s guaranteed to bring a smile to any face. VERSUS.  .

Lost in the Social Media Forest ~ Help!

Diva Marketing Blog

I'm lost in the social media forest and can't find my way. No wonder people get lost in the social media forest! Example.

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7 Ways to Use Social Media for Social Good

Getting Attention

That’s why I was excited to learn about “Using Social Media for Social Good,&# a live discussion (a.k.a. Interact.

Social Media Content Is Sitting Right in Front of You

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Content for your social media channels is sitting right in front of you. Repurposing content can take some time, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll start thinking of ideas to feed your social channels in your sleep. Really!

A View From a Different Window - Curating Content

Social Media Bird Brain

In social media, content curation is slightly different: "Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a. Beth Kanter content Content management Content marketing Curator Digital curation small nonprofits social media Twitter

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Social Media Takeovers: 6 Nonprofits That Gave It Up for Good (PLUS: 6 Tips for Getting it Right)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are 6 tips for executing a social media takeover of your own. 1. Image Source: p/dzN6Vp. Maybe. SFMOMA.

Social Media Stats and Trends for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today we are going to tackle social media. 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report  (NTEN, Common Knowledge and Blackbaud). Convio focused more on email and websites than social media, so we’ll focus on the last two here. 43% budget $0 for their social networking activities. Community Size.

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How to stand out on social media

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Avi says the key to standing out is to focus on the right audience in the right context with awesome content. Connect with awesome content.

How to Work With a Social Media Consultant

J Campbell Social Marketing

You most likely don’t have the capacity to hire a full time person to run your social media. First things first – do your due diligence!