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Most Important Social Media Sites to Nonprofits in 2015

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We asked you to put eight social networks in “order of importance to your nonprofit’s communications strategy in 2015.”

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Social Media Day

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social Media Day is almost here, and you should be just as I excited as I am! To register, go to bit.ly/NSSMDay

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. How often does your nonprofit post on social media?

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Data on the Safety of Health Social Network Sites

Social Marketing and Social Change

Everyone has an opinion about the veracity, safety and privacy of health information on social network sites (SNS); now we have some data.

Demographics of Social Network Site Users - 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

The rise in the use of social network sites (SNS) among internet users over the past 7 years has been dramatic. References. 2013).

Politics On Social Net Sites

The Agitator

Pew Research has just published findings on social nets and political activities. Here are some key findings: 36% of social networking site (SNS) users say the sites are “very important” or “somewhat important” to them in keeping up with political news. But not surprisingly, politics is not the driver of social net sites. The

Politics On Social Net Sites

The Agitator

Pew Research has just published findings on social nets and political activities. Here are some key findings: 36% of social networking site (SNS) users say the sites are “very important” or “somewhat important” to them in keeping up with political news. But not surprisingly, politics is not the driver of social net sites. The

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. Social Media Categories.

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6 Reasons Your Nonprofit May Not Be Ready For Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofits are jumping on social channels in greater numbers. People on social media channels expect answers and acknowledgement, and fast.

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Is Google keeping people off your site?

Fundraising Coach

just Googled “ How social should personal media be? &# to find an image on my site. Is Google keeping people off your site?

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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.

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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. It’s where everyone I know shops for their food.

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Healthcare Social Media Review #41: Tapping into Visual Storytelling

SocialButterfly

How can visual media bring healthcare social media to life? What are your favorite examples of visual storytelling through social media?

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.

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?” Quite similar to what happened early on with the web site analytics industry (i.e. Does that make me  Grigori Perelman  ? Web Trends, etc…).

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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.

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When your employees go too far on social media…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

It was apparent from the video the employee and several others in the video were employees of ThyssenKrupp who were working at a PCL Construction site.

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Setting Up a Social Media Listening Dashboard

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One very popular use of the dashboard concept is to monitor social media conversations about your organizations and issues. Christina Johns.

Which Group Buying Site is Best for Cause Marketing?

Selfish Giving

Frank Barry had a wonderful post last week over at Mashable on seven group buying sites using daily deals to give back. GoodTwo. Camera.

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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. Share.

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Social Media Q & A

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If it is on a separate domain, than frequent linking back to the main site is important. Does that sound like the right way to proceed? Trivia?

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Health Care Social Media Review #30: The Research Edition

SocialButterfly

Where do you turn for the latest research on the impact and influence of social media? Is Social Media Helping or Hurting? Diving In.

Time For Social Media

Social Media Bird Brain

NonProfit Tech for Good has excerpted part of their Mobile for Good book on their site to talk about what kind of time social media requires for successful fundraising (read the piece here). investment nonprofit tech for good small NGO Small nonprofit social media time The second thing I noticed is that they recommend a.

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Are you as “social” as other nonprofits?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

While nonprofits may be behind the curve in some matters, we’ve done a swift job of adopting social media.

Quick Takeaways from the Pew Social Media Report

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The folks at the Pew Research Center recently published updates to their Social Media Report. More older adults adopting social networks.

Call for Submissions: Health Care Social Media Review #41

SocialButterfly

How can we harness the power of visual storytelling in healthcare social media? 65% of the American population are visual learners. Blog Title.

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Four Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Social Media Use

Social Media Bird Brain

"Let me play you the song of my people!" So Amy Poehler hates selfies and Tina Fey thinks social media is boring. Likely you don''t completely agree with them, or you wouldn''t be on a site about how to use social media. Are they right or wrong? Trick question.

Speed of Light Campaign – Innovative Social Media Fundraising from SolarAid

Giving in a Digital World

Facebook Fundraising Online Fundraising Social Media Fundraising Bryan Miller Community Fundraising 2.0 SolarAid Speed of Light Appeal

Beautiful Greenpeace crowdfunding site lets you buy a piece of the new Rainbow Warrior

Giving in a Digital World

The site opens with a great full screen video telling the story of the current Rainbow Warrior and the need for a replacement.

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Why you must stop ignoring social

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This week, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project released their latest findings on social media adoption. Even if you’re a socially savvy fundraiser, you’ll find these stats interesting. If you’re still skeptical about social media, this is a wake-up call.

10 Social Media Stats for Nonprofit Marketers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Is one of your 2014 goals to get your social strategy in order? Here are 10 fun stats on social media that can help you decide how to spend your time. online adults now use social networking sites. Source: We Are Social Tweet this. 73% of U.S. Source: Pew Tweet this. 68% of Instagram’s users are women.

How to measure ROI of social media? Book Review: Measuring The Networked Nonprofit

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you want to do social media for your nonprofit? How can you measure ROI on social media for your nonprofit? What’s the ROI?

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‘Cause Fatigue’ On Social Media?

The Agitator

Social Share Shopping Dance

Diva Marketing Blog

What makes social shopping work is something so simple but at the same time it’s often a challenge for brands to achieve. The Social Share.

A Consensus Definition of Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

Social Marketing practice is guided by ethical principles. special thank you to A. Tapp, R. Brophy, M. Carausan, J. Carruthers, S. Peattie, S.

Social Sharing

Diva Marketing Blog

Taking that idea into the social web. In the social web we're sharing like mad. What Influences A Social Share? 1. Share.

Simple, Timeless Social Media Tips

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

As of September 2013, 73% of online adults use social networking sites. Take your social media outreach to the next level.

Seniors Go Social, But Don’t Hyperventilate

The Agitator

The latest report from Pew Research says 72% of online adults are using social network sites. But perhaps most striking, those ages 65 and older have roughly tripled their presence on social sites in the last four years — from 13% in 2009 to 43% now. That’s good news.

How the Latest Facebook Announcement Will Impact Your Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Your favorite social network is changing again, and this time for the better. For more on this, read my posts on EdgeRank.). Tweet.

Social media resources for nonprofit communicators

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The team here at Network for Good recently released two updated resources on social media: a Social Media Mini Guide for Nonprofits and the Nonprofit Social Media Checklist. Here’s an excerpt from the guide: How can you stand out on social media? Use a combination of formats to really capture the full experience.