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How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2

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Case Study: How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2. The casual and less formal nature of Facebook works in their favor.

Nonprofit Facebook ROI—Yay or Nay? (w/John Haydon)

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Get ready for a roaring point vs. counterpoint, thanks to Facebook for Nonprofits expert John Haydon, who shares his Yay below. I’ll be following up with mini case studies and links to research supporting my recommendation. What’s clear is that Facebook isn’t free— plan to pay to have your messages delivered.

How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook

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Case Study: How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook – Part 1. Baldrick’s Foundation. Baldrick''s Foundation The St.

6 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Quickly Get More Facebook Engagement

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However, as with all changes to the Facebook News Feed, I encourage you to breathe and do not panic. Take this great example from the St.

National Parkinson Foundation celebrates 10,000th Facebook fan


Donordigital joins in celebrating with its client National Parkinson Foundation in reaching its 10,000th Facebook fan.

[INTERVIEW] 8 Questions Answered about Online Fundraising!

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Noelle: SickKids Foundation is my first foray into fundraising. What metrics measurement tools do you use for your social media campaigns?

The Heroes and Villains of the Give Local America Story #GiveDayLessons

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Likely Heroes: Community Foundations. I’ve loved seeing community foundations step up to lead Giving Days. ” across America?

How to Raise More Money from Matching Gifts Using Email and Social Media

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Facebook and Twitter are not just publishing services. Facebook. Your Facebook posts should be informative. Social Media. Twitter.

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8 Ways to Make the Case For Social Media At Your Nonprofit

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Baldrick’s is using Facebook to raise thousands of dollars – and they only post a few times a week to Facebook.

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5-Star Storytelling Success Story

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Guest blogger, Julie Brown, Program Director at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. And we thought we were pretty good at it!

#FUNDRAISING: Facebook Gives Pages & Apps To Nonprofits (Zuckerberg Gives Cash)

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Facebook , like Apple , does not have a philanthropic foundation like some other corporations, like Dell or Intel.

Must-Know Insights from #15NTC

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As Technology Program Manager at the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, guest blogger Kevin Martone helps nonprofits use technology to meet their business goals. Despite recent news that photos no longer outperform other types of content on Facebook , orgs DO benefit from creating, curating and sharing relevant visuals. Really.

Straight Talk on the Give Local Crash from a Nonprofit Tech CEO #GiveDayLessons

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For some small charities without large marketing budgets, these online events have become critical tools for funding their mission. Jay Love.

Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

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For several years, she worked as a volunteer with the Ugandan Conservation Foundation, and now works in a tourism company in Uganda. Tricks?

Make Social Media Matter More: Part 1

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Start by reviewing the Pew Foundation’s recent Social Media report ( great summary here ). Pressure. You feel it. feel it. Be ruthless!

Stories BETTER than Puppies & Piglets (Part 2)

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Findlay Hope House does a great job of this on its Facebook page. Clearly, we never want anyone to be homeless, much less our own families.

LinkedIn for Nonprofit Professionals

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For example, if you want to use Linkedin to connect with foundations then you might: Search for people who work at those foundations.

Two Don’t-Miss Tools for More Effective Nonprofit Events

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Here are two tools I’ve discovered that will help you take your organization’s events to the next level. 1. Photo: OneWoman.

Two Don’t-Miss Tools for More Effective Nonprofit Events

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Here are two tools I've discovered that will help you take your organization's events to the next level. 1. Photo: OneWoman.

Got a great nonprofit video? Submit it for the DoGooder Video awards

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The CASE Foundation is offering $2500 prizes. Great reason to NOT fundraise with Facebook. Pitman,

Free tool of the week: Glogster for interactive posters


This week I’m back on the trail of online storytelling tools for nonprofits and foundations. This week it’s Glogster.

Optimizing Facebook display advertising results through audience testing


About the Campaign: The Aware in Care: 10,000 Kits for 10,000 likes Facebook campaign was part of the larger Aware in Care program launch.

Two Don't-Miss Tools for More Effective Nonprofit Events

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Here are two tools I've discovered that will help you take your organization's events to the next level. 1. This new program that makes it easier for orgs to leverage tech tools and best practices to manage, promote and raise money through successful events. But face-to-face can't be replaced. Photo: OneWoman.

Nonprofit fundraising for the one person shop

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Resist that urge to check your email or Facebook or Twitter! What this tool does is block the sites that you specify. Me: Hi Pamela!

Essential Nonprofit Marketing Guidance: The Best of 2010

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10 Ways to Make Your Online Press Room Perform for Your Nonprofit. Busted Nonprofit Brand: Anatomy of a Corporate Sponsorship Meltdown (Case Study).

Super Short is Super Sweet: Storytelling that Hooks Digital Donors

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Facebook posts that include photos or videos tend to get many more comments than posts without them. The Rape Foundation. 2. Jim Lynch.

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Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: East Lake Foundation

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Social networks from Facebook, Flickr to Twitter helped us share memories  with family and friends. East Lake Foundation The tale of the Miracle of East Lake begins with, Tom Cousins an Atlanta real estate icon who had a "crazy" vision that golf could rebuild an inner city community. Lake Foundation.

10 Ways to Build Loyalty Among Your Online Community Members

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Sure there are shady online services where you can purchase thousands of Facebook fans and Twitter followers. Who will do what, when? Try it!

8 Ways Social Media Is Directly Helping the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

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Survivors and others worldwide can use Google’s free crisis tool Google Person Finder to post and search for the status of loved ones.

#INTERVIEW: Derrick Feldmann, CEO of Achieve, Discusses The Millennial Impact Report Coming June 11

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Therefore our work tends to have an online component to almost everything we do because it is the foundation. DERRICK: Absolutely not!

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The Social Media ROI Argument: Fighting Back With a Simple Survey

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Welcome back to guest blogger, Susie Bowie, Communications Manager at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. We truly care.

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11 Ways Nonprofits Can Reach Donors on #GivingTuesday

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The ones who forward your emails, retweets your tweets, and share your Facebook posts? Participating in #GivingTuesday is free and easy. Tweet.

Secrets to social media campaigns: New Case Foundation report

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Now the Foundation, together with two venerable social media gurus Allison Fine and Beth Kanter , have put out a report summarizing what they learned. To succeed online, you need to remember all of these things: keep the focus on the audience (not the tools), because people are what make things go viral. Allison agreed, and I do too.

Why You Must Work with Network for Good and How to Follow Up with Donors

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But if a donor wants to support your cause through Facebook Causes , Guidestar , CharityNavigator , , Capital One’s Giving Site (which I used for my experiment), or through Network for Good itself, then Network for Good is processing that donation for your donor and for you. Yesterday in “ 10 Donations. Thank-Yous.

Nonprofit Fundraising Basics: Matching Gifts


The Piedmont Foundation allows donors to see that their donation went through successfully while informing them of matching gifts. Education.

Mixed Links on Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising

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Causes on Facebook has added a great new feature: Welcome and Thank You Videos. It’s Friday! Time for another round of Mixed Links! Great!

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3 Ways to Help Donors Recruit Donors

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Love your donors. I get great thank you letters from the foundation I mentioned in my story. Will You?” Educate your donors. Equip your donors.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

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John Haydon has more useful Facebook info with  13 Ways to Boost Your Facebook Page Reach Without Spending a Single Dime.

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6 Steps to Choosing the Right Individual Fundraising Platform


The reason step two is important is because not all organizations have their own fundraising platform or on Facebook. Identify a cause. CHOOSE.

#INTERVIEW with Lori Jacobwith, Communications & Fundraising Coach, & Founder of the Ignited Online Fundraising Community

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Foundations, both corporate and community foundations, are deciding either to batten down the hatches or they just have less to give.