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Nonprofits Grew Online Giving, Website Traffic & Social Media Fans in 2013

J Campbell Social Marketing

Monthly website traffic grew by 16% in 2013. Nonprofits grew their number of Facebook fans by 37%, and Twitter followers by 46%.

How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog

Wild Woman Fundraising

He said that the way he got tons of website visitors and built up his traffic was by commenting on 10 blogs per night. Or Buy the Ebook.

Top 10 Twitter To Do’s for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

If they are using Twitter, it’s often in fits and starts, with no clear strategy and very little consistency. Twitter is all about timing.

11 Things Nonprofits Can Learn About Using Twitter from the @NYTimes

J Campbell Social Marketing

million (yes, million) Twitter followers, The New York Times is one of the most respected and reputable Twitter accounts out there.

Are you curious about Twitter? Here’s a sneak peek at my Twitter strategy

Wild Woman Fundraising

Twitter has helped me build friendships, new partnerships, and it has helped me get thousands of dollars of sales in webinars and books.

May 26th Webinar: Move on up! And give yourself a leg up the career ladder!

Wild Woman Fundraising

What are ways to identify and reach influencers on Twitter in your niche? 5. Move on up! And give yourself a leg up the career ladder! Welcome!

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8 Social Media Trends to Watch Out For in 2016 (Infographic)

J Campbell Social Marketing

What’s on tap in digital marketing for 2016? What do nonprofits need to prioritize? Embedded from CJG Digital Marketing.

How to Drive Traffic to Your Nonprofit Website

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Email: Email is one of the most effective ways to drive traffic to your website. You can also drive traffic to your web site by publishing content in email newsletters of affiliated institutions. Create a Facebook page or Twitter account to help recruit new volunteers, donors and supporters.

Show some donor appreciation!

iMarketSmart

They tell me I need to drive tons of traffic to my website. They tell me I need more Twitter followers. You should know that lots of people try to tell me how to market MarketSmart. They call me up and tell me I should speak at or sponsor this or that event. They try to sell me spam lists (also known as email lists). Guess what?

My Big Fat Problem With Social Media Measurement

J Campbell Social Marketing

Vanity metrics may make you feel good –“Look, 10 new Twitter followers this week!” – but the numbers alone are not telling the story.

Drive Donors to Your Online Donation Page with These Six Marketing Strategies, Part 2

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If your donor pool doesn’t have a lot of Twitter users, consider shifting your strategy away from that platform. Twitter: Weekdays from 1 p.m.

What does YOUR Twitter Stream Graph look like?

Wild Woman Fundraising

After the q=, type in your search term, whether it’s your twitter handle, a keyword related to your cause, or your name, and see what comes up.

New Data: Nonprofit Online Marketing and Fundraising Trends in 2015

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

increase in web traffic. For every 1,000 email subscribers, our participants had 285 Facebook fans and 112 Twitter followers. feature.

Pinterest Primer for Nonprofits

ImpactMax

Flickr: stevegarfield. My name is Gayle Thorsen…and I’m a Pinterest addict. Getting Started. Ideas/Best Practices. Role Models.

How to Create Enough Good Content (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Traffic started to rise and we got lots of compliments on the new format. have an article on the NTEN site!” – driving traffic our way.

Should You Feed Your Blog to Facebook?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I use Hootsuite to automatically send new blog posts to both Twitter and Facebook. What’s been the impact on the Facebook page? Great!

5 tips for increasing traffic to your nonprofit’s website

Fundraising Coach

wish to increase traffic to my web site and since this is unfamiliar territory I thought you could help me with this. A: Great question! I’m not an SEO expert, and I’ve never played one on TV. If you want more, people I listen to on Twitter, folks like @fmbillwatt , @tassoula , @DJNoRequest , recommend checking out: @seobrien.

Twitter Fundraising: Operation Smile's 140 Smiles Campaign

GenerationYGive

For a while, most questions one would hear about Twitter would be "what is it?" Most webinars I've sat in about Twitter fundraising have included basics of the Twitter world, like how to post, reTweet, and, in some cases, redirect people to your fundraising page. But it is so exciting to see this applied to Twitter.

Twittering Away

The Agitator

Marketing maven Seth Godin seems to think Twitter has a short shelf life, citing this report from Nielsen Online that the churn rate on the service is 60% … as in, six-in-ten Twitter users in a given month fail to return the following month. For celebs, Twitter, Facebook etc are the new fan magazines on steroids.

Ep178: Chris Noble on The Power of Influencers & The Future of Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

How #LiveUnlimited focused on 150 online influencers to drive traffic, interest and donations to the campaign. Employee Engagement. Is it Right?

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

Fundraising Coach

In the last 30 days, Google+ is the #17 driver of traffic to FundraisingCoach.com. Twitter is great, but it limits you to 140 characters.

How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

Baldrick’s is also active on Twitter, Google+, YouTube and Vimeo, and Pinterest. first became aware of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The St.

3 Surefire Ways to Use Twitter To Promote Your Organization

Fundraising 123

If you’re contemplating committing time to engaging people on Twitter – and it does take time – you need to ask yourself a bunch of other questions first. 1.      Lay A Solid Online Outreach Foundation The first question you should ask yourself as a fundraiser is, do you have your most basic online outreach in place?

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Use the New Facebook Changes to Their Advantage

J Campbell Social Marketing

There have been more changes at Facebook that have serious implications for your nonprofit’s Facebook strategy. Yes, really.). Why or why not?

Will You Let Everyone Know? 3 Examples, Oodles of Tips (and 23 Real Emails) to Support Your Next “Share This” Call to Action

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let me start by declaring what this post IS NOT about. It’s not about making an image or video go viral. 2,249 shares. 274 comments. 142 comments.

Experts Break Down the Science of Nonprofit Storytelling

EveryAction

Track the metrics you care about (engagement, amount donated, volunteer signups, web traffic, etc), and analyze the results. Tell us on Twitter!

How to Measure the Performance of your Government Social Media Initiative

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Goal: To build a strong network of “industry” professionals on Twitter. These are as follows: Business Metrics (e.g.

Are you following this interesting little debate on Nonprofit Social Media?

Wild Woman Fundraising

People say, “What about traffic?” ” Traffic is nice, but traffic does not mean donations. What about Twitter?

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Key takeaways from the Internet Trends Report

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The percent of mobile traffic is growing over 1.5x per year, with this growth expected to continue or accelerate in the coming years. Over 1.8

Twitter: Stupid Or Historic?

The Agitator

On Friday, the White House signed on to Twitter (as well as Myspace and Facebook) - the latest high profile poster on the world’s fastest growing social network. Twitter traffic has already more than tripled in 2009. In fact, over the past 12 months, traffic to Twitter.com has increased 27 times. Roger.

Must-Know Insights from #15NTC

Getting Attention

Visuals drive traffic: The 2 nd largest referral to Buzzfeed is Pinterest. Beyond the channels most nonprofit organizations already use (email, Facebook, Twitter, blog), what channels should be tested and potentially implemented? NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is one of the best learning opportunities I know.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Would you hand over the keys to your nonprofit’s Twitter or Instagram account to a volunteer, partner, artist or celebrity? . p/dzN6Vp.

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Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One

J Campbell Social Marketing

Larger nonprofits have been early adopters of blogging, seeing the benefits in increased website traffic, email sign ups and online donations.

[Guest Post] 3 Changes You Should Make To Your Nonprofit Blog Right Now

Fundraising Coach

You can reach Steven on Twitter @StevenShattuck. You’ll love it. Changes You Should Make To Your Nonprofit Blog Right Now. Engage 4.

4 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit Press Releases Social Media Friendly

Fundraising 123

Link to your Twitter and Facebook pages. Twitterize your headline. It''s now acceptable to put a Twitter handle in a press release''s headline. Just remember that any Twitter handle you promote should tweet on the press release''s topic the day it goes out. Be sure to also use any hasthtags you mention. 3.

Jeff drinks the Twitter Kool-Aid

Donor Power Blog

But I don't care that you're sitting in traffic right now. Until recently, that's what I thought Twitter was all about: Lots and lots of crazy-boring little-bird trivia. But lately I've seen some cool stuff on Twitter: Cool ideas. Technorati Tags: fundraising , nptech , Twitter. I like you, I really do.

Results of My Daily Blogging Experiment

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Traffic and Referrals. Twitter referrals increased 149% and Facebook referrals increased 138%. Love the daily blogging? Great!

The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media Workbook Free Preview!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. Shipping Options. Or Buy the Ebook.

Yep, this is another "Guide" to using Twitter, or as I think of it, the human librarian on steroids.

GenerationYGive

During the Q&A, hands shot up like hotcakes and the thing on almost every one's mind seemed to be: "HOW" can I use Twitter to further my goals and "WHY" does it matter? Sitting in the back row as I usually do, I reflected on my own Twitter path, and decided it was time to share my "wisdom" with the world on the topic. Fundraise.

How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2

J Campbell Social Marketing

Baldrick’s uses one of these nonprofit perks, a Google AdWords Grant , to drive tons of traffic to their website and Facebook page. Smart!).