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#SOCIALMEDIA: Online Communication Is A Team Sport

Non Profit Marketing 360

Prep your staff for social media success. It takes a team, and everyone contributes something critical to the overall success. ”).

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.

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? Curate an exclusive exhibit. Make your fans part of the action.

Groupon’s Social Responsibility Effort

A. Fine Blog

This month’s Social Good podcast has Patty Huber of Groupon discussing the company’s social responsibility program. Patty is the head of the G-Team and responsible for organizing events using Groupon to support causes. As you may know, Groupon is the fast growing social network on the web, Groupon. Brilliant! 

5 Favorite Nonprofits to Follow on Social Media

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Darian Rodriguez Heyman , Co-Founder,  Social Media for Nonprofits. They use engagement data to optimize their social media communications.

Amazon is giving away my book for free today

Fundraising Coach

Amazon is promoting my newest book Nonprofit Social Media: A beginner’s guide to building donor relationships from your desk. YouTube!

Social Media Awareness That Works: S’mores in the Outdoors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We use our social media to inform, interpret and link to places where visitors can get more information. Julia Reich.

10 reasons Avon Is Not Too Late To The Social Media Party

Diva Marketing Blog

In steps a man who defies convention when he builds his sales force with a team of women. D. H. In 1886, Mr.  D. H. Avon. . So Avon bebe.

Marketing Fundraising Events: The Ultimate Checklist

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Highlight opportunities for engagement ( ex: showcase fundraising teams or leaderboards ). 2. Amplify event with on-site marketing!

Your Google Analytics Questions Answered!

Fundraising 123

On our Nonprofit911 webinar , we discussed why your web site's ability to convert visitors should be top of mind for program managers, fundraisers and executive directors. Don't get trapped in endless meetings where your team argues about web site design issues! It doesn't matter how Nike or MTV are building their web sites.

How Great Website Design Drives Connection & Action

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Alex McLain, who designs engaging websites for nonprofits as a member of the Wired Impact team. In order to wow website visitors and keep them returning to get more info, make more donations, or sign up for events, your site needs to stand out in a sea of websites that “get the job done.” It’s not human.

Getting started on Google+ for nonprofits

Fundraising Coach

think Google+ will be incredibly helpful for nonprofits and teams. Check In : There is a good check in feature on the mobile app and site.

#HOWTO: Efficiently Monitor Your Organization’s Busy Social Networks

Non Profit Marketing 360

that is, with organizations that really need to track social-networking data in various guises and configurations. And it is free.

How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2

J Campbell Social Marketing

Baldrick’s Foundatio n, a volunteer-driven charity that effectively uses social media tools to raise money and engage supporters. This year St.

[Guest Post] Crowdfunding – Not the Hail Mary You Think

Fundraising Coach

You can learn more about Deposit A Gift at [link] and you can follow her and the team on Twitter @DepositAGift. But is it a good idea?

Vote for the New SocialButterfly

SocialButterfly

Refresh goals include making the site faster and compatible across mobile devices while also giving it a more customized design. Please vote.

#SOCIALMEDIA: How Can We Efficiently Use Our Time On Social Networks?

Non Profit Marketing 360

definition of irony: using social media to encourage you to find ways to trim your time on social media. How are you measuring your time?

Fundraising Platforms: Is Three a Crowd?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

panel at Social Media Week in NYC. In 2010 we saw what many nonprofiteers and marketers are calling “the year of social media for social good.”

U.S. gets a new President, White House launches new web site & blog…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

We have all heard how Barack Obama leveraged social media during the campaign ( just Google it… ). citizens more than any prior President.

NetSquared.org Web Site Re-design Process -- Strong Model for Your Org

Getting Attention

NetSquared.org, the "online landing pad for social changemakers leveraging technology for social change"   has been working hard on the redesign of its website. The site is the core of the NetSquared community so its effectiveness is vital to the success of the organization. And I have a great one for you today.

Re-designing your nonprofit website and other things that are sent to try us

Wild Woman Fundraising

What is the goal of the site? How many people on your team have to be involved? Are we making it easy to spread the word using various social media tools? When people come to our site, are they trying to answer a specific question? Who needs to update this site? How often can we afford to overhaul this site?

Is your nonprofit ready for #GivingTuesday?

Fundraising Coach

Social media users tagged updates with the hashtag #GivingTuesday to help their posts stand out. Alert your social media advocates.

More Than Words: Why Visuals Are Critical in Pitching Your Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We are excited to announce that he has officially joined our team of advisers along with Kerri Karvetski and Nancy Schwartz. Peter Panepento.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lauren Lawson-Zilai

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

send particular news articles to members of the team. work with our public policy team to discuss any PR initiatives they should be aware of.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: A Social Platform Primed For The Environmental Community

Non Profit Marketing 360

The heavy hitters of social networking (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…) can serve that purpose. Well, it’s free.

Google+ 1 Month Later: 3 Reasons I’m Impressed

Fundraising Coach

In just 1 month, Google+ is one of my top 10 referring sites. Internet & Social Media google plusThe best part? Just be a person.

Fellowships for U.S. or Japanese Citizens Researching Topics of Pressing Global Concern In Multidisciplinary Teams

Seeking Grant Money Today

For more information on this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" or the live SSRC web site link in the last paragraph at the end of this blog post.] Visit the SSRC Web site for complete program guidelines and application procedures." From The Foundation Center. The competition is open to citizens of the U.S.

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Secondly, as an online creature, infographics are  easily share-able and therefore inherently social media-friendly. Introduction. Charts.

Seeing Your Marketing Future in the Obama Re-Election Campaign

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

“In 2008, the campaign encouraged supporters to create profiles on a social networking site called MyBarackObama.com.

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[Guest Post] Top 10 Tips for Growing Your Matching Gift Program

Fundraising Coach

Develop a strong team Appoint a matching gift coordinator to effectively get the word out about matching gifts. You're going to love this!

[Guest Post] 5 Principles to crowdfunding success - a case study

Fundraising Coach

Kickstarter is a crowd funding site, the world''s largest apparently. To market our campaign we appealed to both our social networks.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Erika Olson

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The challenge of working in different environments, with different teams and different resources, makes each day fresh and keeps her on her toes.

Is Your Personal Brand Attracting the Right Audience?

Diva Marketing Blog

South Wired is the longest on-going social media/digital marketing conference in Atlanta. It what does your social network eco-system look like?

9 Tips From 3 Successful Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Pre-written social media messages, email messages, and other campaign copy. Post Blog Updates On Your Campaign Site. Rob Wu. Kristina.

#COMMUNICATIONS: In Outreach, Less Can Be More If You Avoid 3 Common Mistakes

Non Profit Marketing 360

Another mistake Brad (and the MKCREATIVEmedia Team!) Don’t let worry over the social-media tail start to wag the dog. Great!

#FUNDRAISING: Causevox Improves Online Outreach & Fundraising To 2.0

Non Profit Marketing 360

We have often sung the praises of the online charity-site platform Causevox. Congratulations to the Causevox Team! CauseVox 2.0

Tips for Giving Social Media Projects to Interns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you are thinking about giving a social media project to an intern or a new employee who is a recent college grad, keep these four tips in mind.

Play It Forward - new project crowdfunding site soon to launch

Giving in a Digital World

A month ago, one of the big discussion topics at the Nationale Vakdag Fondsenwerving conference in Holland was Online Social Network Fundraising so it was great just after the event to spot a new online initiative coming from Holland looking to capitalise on the supporter engagement opportunities now available through Web 2.0.

#HOWTO: Connect Your Facebook Page & Your WordPress Blog For Seamless Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook Teams Up With WordPress (growsocially.com). Easy Integration for WordPress and Social Publishing with Facebook (hubstud.wordpress.com).