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. It’s been almost three months since the blog posts appeared automatically on our Facebook page. This creates a few interesting questions: What’s been the impact on traffic to the blog?

February’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Going Beyond Resolutions

J Campbell Social Marketing

This month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival gave nonprofit bloggers an opportunity to share posts address the importance of creating, implementing, and measuring SMART objectives in conjunction with big goals. What is a Nonprofit Blog Carnival?

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A word from The Networked Nonprofit: People are partners, not ATMs!

Wild Woman Fundraising

The Networked Nonprofit is a book by Allison Fine and Beth Kanter , which you should really go buy, okay? This story is from the Networked Nonprofit. The blogs were an opportunity to engage people in conversations about the daily challenge of conservation work in Africa.

3 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Content Curation to Cure an Ailing Blog

J Campbell Social Marketing

Blogging is a vital piece of the online fundraising and digital marketing puzzle for nonprofit organizations, yet so many do it poorly. But I don’t have the time keep up with the blog!”. So what is the cure for an ailing nonprofit blog? photo credit: Claus Rebler via photopin cc.

50+ Ideas on What You Can Blog About

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you’re blogging and feeling stuck, you are not alone! Take it from someone who has blogged since 1999, blogging is HARD! In November 2009 I started to blog to market my book, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising. 100+ Blogging Ideas Worksheets.

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“Networked Individualism”

The Agitator

Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman have written an important new book called Networked: The New Social Operating System. Networked explores the convergence of three technologies — broadband, mobile connectivity, and social networking — and consumer adaptation to them.

#Social Networking: Netflix Losing Control of Social-Network Goodwill

Non Profit Marketing 360

The draw of the story about the media-streaming service raising its rates by over 60% earlier this week (a raise that will not have an impact on current subscribers until the fall) is how Netflix’s subscribers jumped all over the service via their social networks and Facebook.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

Beth Kanter and Katie Paine’s new book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, helps you answer that question. The first thing you should probably do is read Beth Kanter’s first book, The Networked Nonprofit. The next book, Measuring the Networked nonprofit, ALSO has a wiki.

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Marketing Beyond The Blog Buzz

Diva Marketing Blog

Within the past week three people from three different industries (advertising, internal branding and higher education) asked me to contribute to posts they were writing about blogs. . I wondered how different my point of view about blogs was back in the day versus today.

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New Social Media Network Road Map

Diva Marketing Blog

Recently Jay Baer asked a question on his blog that led to over 100 comments. Not to make things more complicated, but especially in social media marketing, you can't expect to build a strategy without first understanding the "tools" e.g. blogs, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.

Social Media Networking: Gone Is The Luxury of Privacy

Diva Marketing Blog

Sometimes the responses focused on the defining the tools like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, blogs. Author and strategist Brian Solis' answer was an ah ha oh yes moment. -- "We’re forming incredibly vibrant and extensive networks around relationships and interests.

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Nonprofit Newsletter Trends and Tips – Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to this month’s edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival , where we are looking at trends in nonprofit newsletters. Rebekah Gienapp, executive director of the Workers Interfaith Network, shared how overhauling their print newsletter helped them become more donor-centric.

Nonprofit blog carnival: Your 25 pieces of best advice

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

For the month of April, I’m hosting the nonprofit blog carnival. Incredibly, Shari Ilsen of the VolunteerMatch blog had David Mamet as a high school instructor. Network. Next month’s carnival is hosted by Erik Anderson at Donor Dreams blog.

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#Development: Jumo And Join To Create Largest Nonprofit Network

Non Profit Marketing 360

We have followed the development of the Jumo website and network over the last year or so, and that organization has recently announced a development ‘merger’ with that will make it/them arguably the largest nonprofit socially-conscious network around.

Diva Marketing Blog Acquired. Almost! Part I

Diva Marketing Blog

Girlfriend, I must admit it is a heady experience to be singled out from all the millions of marketing blogs to swim with the big fish. Diva Marketing maybe a wee blog but I'm proud to say it has street cred. . He talked about a link on the "new Diva Marketing blog" back to my website.

Is your blog like a hungry printing press, waiting to be fed? What to do?

Wild Woman Fundraising

This post is about: Blogging, and writing, and what sort of education aids you in being of use to the world. Is your blog like a printing press? You can blog and blog and blog for years, and it’s fun to do, and there’s no end to it.

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#SOCIALMEDIA: Rise Of Micro-Networks Might Reconfigure Social Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

Online social networking is all about the sharing, even sharing stuff you wished the rest of the world didn’t see. The opportunities for outreach are expanded exponentially through a social network like Twitter or a blogging site like Tumblr.

Email: the original social network

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The post was a reaction to all the debate about email vs. social networking. Done right, email is just as personal, conversational and bond-building as social networking. In fact, as the article points out, you could say that email was the original social network: Philosophically, there is no difference. I was so touched, I blogged about it. There was a great post in ClickZ this week that points out that email is “social.&#

How Do You Put "Soul" Into A Blog Post?

Diva Marketing Blog

So I did what any good social media marketer might do, I tapped my social networks. Question: How do you put "soul" into a blog post? Ochman What's Next Blog @whatsnext. Use that knowledge to bring the passions of your life into your work-related blog.

Who Is Reading Your Blog May Be A Delightful Surprise

Diva Marketing Blog

when you send your blog or community site into social cyber space it's never totally yours alone again. Why not take advantage of social networks and blogs to build relationships beyond your best friends or your latest crush? .

Membership 2.0: A Socially Networked Museum Membership

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Membership organizations looking for ways to entice constituents who have demonstrated an interest in their organization but haven't made the commitment to join are sure to find inspiration from the Brooklyn Museum , which recently launched a socially networked museum membership called 1stfans. 5, 2008, on its blog and officially launched the program at the museum at its January Target First Saturdays, an evening of free programs of art and entertainment.

13 Secrets of Holiday Fundraising Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Fundraising Social Networking Web Site 101 Email 101 Donor Databases Nonprofit Marketing Training Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help.

Live Blogging from Cause Marketing Forum – Day 2

Selfish Giving

So whether it was listening to presenters in the main ballroom or networking in the lobby, we had some much needed elbow room. But I also thought we had plenty of breaks for networking. The CMF website has been upgraded, it has an interesting blog and active Twitter handle.

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Social lipstick on a network pig: 4 ways your online efforts can go awry

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Jacob blogs at If you decide that it’s finally time to take the social networking plunge (and if your audience includes people younger than 50 that’s probably the right answer ), there a few caveats you’ll want to keep in mind.

Network Weaving Personalities

A. Fine Blog

My friend, Lisa Colton , wrote fascinating post on the personality of network weavers. Meyer-Briggs for network weavers, she called it. We know there is a function called network weaving, originally defined by Valdis Krebs and June Holley. This design will shape the network.

There Are Only Three Ways to Raise More Money


Of course such a broad question can’t be addressed in a blog post, nor should it be. Increasing the “growth in giving” is an issue worthy of industry boards and committees, not blog posts or ad hoc analysis. LIKE THIS BLOG POST?

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This blog post is just for you

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Hence the title of this blog post: it is just for you. As Inside Influence notes: In a world in which deals are increasingly being tailored to customers via e-mail, social networking sites, members-only groups, and direct mail, informing people that they have been specially selected to receive the offer (where true, obviously) will go a long way toward producing interest in, and compliance with, your offerings.

3 Things To Do Instead of Facebook Marketing in 2014

J Campbell Social Marketing

728 million of these users log in daily to the social network. The good news: Facebook power users are active and engaged on the network and are interested in receiving information from the friends, family members, brands and organizations that matter to them. You own your blog content.

Live Blogging from the Cause Marketing Forum Conference – Day 1

Selfish Giving

She’s not active on my favorite social network, Twitter! 2011 Hospital Corporate Development Summit at CMF. View more presentations from Selfish Giving. It was a busy day here at the first full day of the Cause Marketing Forum Conference here in sunny Chicago.

Mixed Link for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Are Shorter Facebook Posts Better? NPR Analyzes 3,000 Posts to Find Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Click through to NPR digital metrics analyst’s Dan Frohlich’s blog post to see how he did it. Content Marketing Measuring Success Nonprofit Communications Social Networking Trends

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BOOKMARK THIS: Big List of Twitter Chats for Nonprofits (Chat Tools, Too!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Don’t forget to promote your chat LIKE A BOSS (Twitter, blog, Facebook, email list, website, chat directories [listed below]). Blogchat | Sundays @ 8pm CT (blogging). Guest Bloggers Nonprofit Communications nptech Social Networking Image Credit:

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Is shaming an effective fundraising strategy?


The Princeton Review named us the “Best _ College in America” while the Fiske Guide to Colleges credited us for “first-of-their-kind academic programs and innovative out-of-classroom learning and networking opportunities,” that drive __’s “vision of preprofessional education shaped by commitments to the liberal arts, leadership, and community involvement.” LIKE THIS BLOG POST? I was intrigued. .

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Broaden your network. Build excitement for your takeover by promoting it across multiple networks, including email. To get the most out of a takeover and extend its shelf life, recap on your blog, Facebook page and newsletter. Image Source: p/dzN6Vp.

10 Types of Social Media Posts Every Nonprofit Should Be Sending

J Campbell Social Marketing

Guest blog by Adam Weinger. supporting your organization for a certain number of years or volunteering for a set amount of hours), let your social media networks know! Has your organization hashtagged something recently?

Why you should join mastermind groups instead of attending conferences


If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you probably know that I don’t really like conferences that much. . Mostly because they offer exceptional networking opportunities. So, if you are looking for a job or aiming to build your network, they’re terrific.

How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform

J Campbell Social Marketing

Members that aren’t in your network can follow you from your article, so that your next article will be shows in their news feeds. LinkedIn Marketing Nonprofits blogging LinkedIn articles LinkedIn Publishing thought leadership

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The September Nonprofit Blog Carnival on better websites is up at The Duck Call. Messages and Tag Lines Mixed Links Nonprofit Blog Carnival Social NetworkingHappy Friday!

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[PHOTOS] #12NTC is already incredible! Plus Volunteer Tips!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Extra Action Marching band @ #12NTC. The Extra Action marching band kicked it off at #12NTC. This is unlike any other conference I have ever been to. The Extra Action marching band? Lived up to its name? I got some extra action? I think I’m in a “steady”?