#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.

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?

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Email: the original social network

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

There was a great post in ClickZ this week that points out that email is “social.&# 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.

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.

How to Reduce the Bounce Rate on Your Nonprofit Blog

EveryAction

Imagine you’ve written a great post for your nonprofit blog -- we’re talking awesome title and everything. And after sharing it with your subscribers + across your social networks, you’ve finally got visitors coming to your post + reading it. bounce rates nonprofit blog Great! Then what? Are visitors perusing your other posts, navigating your landing pages, or checking out the amazing content offers on your site? Or do they just bounce?

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

NPR’s analysis matches up with Buffer and SumAll’s 2014 study on the optimal length for social media updates. Click through to NPR digital metrics analyst’s Dan Frohlich’s blog post to see how he did it.

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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]). Socentchat | Wednesdays @ 1pm ET (social entrepreneurship). Blogchat | Sundays @ 8pm CT (blogging). smchat | Wednesdays @ 1pm ET (social media).

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s called a social media takeover, and it’s been used by big brands and a variety of nonprofits with some fairly impressive results – such as big boosts in followers and engagement. Here are 6 tips for executing a social media takeover of your own. Broaden your network.

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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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Nonprofits @ the Oscars: How to Photobomb, Newsjack and Steal the Spotlight at the Academy Awards

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Blog Posts. Oscars past and present, and film in general, are fair game for blog posts in Oscar season. Check out these blog posts (and a press release) from Amnesty International USA and Edutopia : 5 Oscar Winning Films That Stood on the Side of Justice.

Should Your Nonprofit Use Pinterest?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Hi Kivi, Thank you for all your helpful tools – webinars , blog posts , mixed links , etc. Over the past several months we have been utilizing social media more and more and one of the media that the marketing group is encouraging is Pinterest. Should your nonprofit be using Pinterest?

Mixed Link for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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#SM4NP: Are Pinterest & Scoop.it Part Of Your Social-Network Arsenal?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Staying up-to-date with developments in the social-networking world is no easy task. Facebook engages most of our oxygen/eyeballs, but plenty of other services are available.

#DEVELOPMENT: Social-Networking Is Good, But Conversation-Building Is Better

Non Profit Marketing 360

Difficult to say that social networks have already grown to be mature means of communication. Moreover, some platforms shoot wide and far ( vis Facebook for everyone), while others target a specific subset of the social-media community ( vis Epernicus for the scientific community).

Facebook for Fundraising: Worth It or Waste of Time?

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You’ve selected Facebook as the social media channel of choice because you know that your low-hanging fruit (priority prospects and donors) are on Facebook, and you have a good way to drive them to your page and keep them there. Social Networking Facebook Tips Marketing Strategies

Charity: Water versus Water.org and the Tide of Social Media Storytelling (#npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Contributing writer Antionette Kerr is back with another edition, this time on social media storytelling and some bonus tips on Snapchat. Most of the images were previously shared on some other form of social media. . Here are a few blogs about who is using Snapchat, why and how.

#SOCIALMEDIA: It’s OK To Say ‘No’ To Your Social Networks

Non Profit Marketing 360

You know you want to… We are often extolling the virtues of particular social-networking platforms or encouraging specific strategies to reach out to your audience(s) across these platforms. The term used since 2004 is “ social networking fatigue.

CASE STUDY: How MomsRising Uses Hashtags to Help Meet Its Mission

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I asked MomsRising Director of Social Media Strategy and Blogging Anita Jackson ( @anita_sarah ) to tell me more about MomsRising’s use of hashtags for its two regular weekly Twitter chats. On Which Social Networks Do You Use the Hashtag(s)?

#Public Media: 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.

Facebook Ads – Are They Right For Your Nonprofit?

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Many nonprofits who spent years or months building up an engaged online community on the biggest social network are now seeing a dramatic decline in the number of fans they are able to reach with each post. Her blog on nonprofit marketing is at www.jcsocialmarketing.com .

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Deciding What the American Red Cross Tweets

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In this interview in our series on Junction C: Where Creating and Curating Meet Content and Conversation , Wendy Harman , social media manager for the American Red Cross talks about how she and her team make decisions about what goes online and when. Love the daily blogging?

#CIVICS: Nonprofits Should Watch Their Politics On Their Social Networks

Non Profit Marketing 360

Nevertheless, overtly partisan tweets and blog posts could jeopardize that organization’s 501(c)3 status. Guidelines for any staff members participating in your nonprofit’s social networking outreach should also include policies on these sorts of issues.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The September Nonprofit Blog Carnival on better websites is up at The Duck Call. Social Media. Check out this infographic created by UNC called Social Media for Social Good that shows the potential for organizations and individuals to harness the power of social media for good.

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How Nonprofits Can Use Facebook Groups

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Love the daily blogging? If not so much, switch to Kivi’s weekly email newsletter with blog highlights and then unsubscribe from the blog’s emails. Nonprofit Communications Social Networking community facebook

Social Media Means Everyone is a Spokesperson

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Who can say what and how those messages and messengers will be perceived is still one of the biggest concerns I hear from nonprofits about social media, but I’m glad to see these numbers moving in the right direction. Love the daily blogging?

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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. Here are some resources to help you create your own social media dashboard: Say What? Top 10 Social Media Dashboard Tools (from Socialbrite).

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Freebie: Social Media Cheatsheet

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Wouldn’t life be easier if you didn’t have to read through pages and pages of blog posts in order to figure what works best on what social networks? It also has a quick reference guide for the Six G’s of Social Media Marketing. Happy Holidays!

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

Want social proof that your nonprofit should have an online presence? 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. Why not make a blog for each one of your programs?

Ready for Anything: Don’t Forget the Tech!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

According to the SWI site, at the time Jill was working on a PhD focused on breaking cycles of violence in society, and Kevin was headed to law school due to his passion for social justice. Check out her blog at kylacromer.com or follow her on Twitter @kylacromer. Kyla Cromer.

Key Findings on Nonprofit Social Media, Email and Online Fundraising

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The annual online benchmark study for nonprofits from M+R Strategic Services & NTEN found online fundraising continues to grow - as does the social media reach of nonprofits. . Social reach up, email response rates down. Read: How to Keep the Social Media Conversation Going.

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What Nonprofits Need to Know about Facebook Promoted Posts

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We wanted to get the scoop, so Network for Good’s Katya Andresen turned to Facebook expert, John Haydon. As you know, you have to do many things right to be truly effective on social media. For more insight, check out John’s video on getting the most out of promoted posts and a blog post on extending your Facebook reach. This article was adapted from a post that originally appeared on Katya's Non-Profit Marketing Blog.) . Social Networking Quick Tips

How can nonprofits monitor their online reputations?

Wild Woman Fundraising

This month’s Net2ThinkTank Challenge is, “What are your best practices for effectively monitoring online feedback about your organization, cause, or social enterprise? Dormant stage — one in five companies don’t use social media. How to develop a social media strategy.

How Small Nonprofits Can Raise Money on Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I still firmly believe that fundraising should not be your primary goal for using Facebook and social media. Love the daily blogging? If not so much, switch to Kivi’s weekly email newsletter with blog highlights and then unsubscribe from the blog’s emails.

Making Quirky Communications Work at DC Central Kitchen

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Love the daily blogging? If not so much, switch to Kivi’s weekly email newsletter with blog highlights and then unsubscribe from the blog’s emails.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve got some great social media and communications posts today. When I released my 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , I found that creating and sharing videos gained more in importance for nonprofits from 2011 to 2012 than other social media channels.

Managing Social Media at the Foundation Center

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In our latest interview in our series on Junction C: Where Creating and Curating Meet Content and Conversation , Jereme Bivins, the social media manager for the Foundation Center, discusses his approach to working with five regional offices across the U.S.,

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How to Get Retweeted

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This has to be used sparingly or you’ll quickly drain your social equity account. Embed Retweets – Put a “ClickToTweet” link in your email newsletters and particular blog pages. Tags: Nonprofit Communications Online Marketing Social Networking nptech twitter

Nonprofits and Social Networking Tools

Blue Sky Collaborative

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy blog [link] "Nonprofit Groups Outpace Businesses in Adopting Social-Networking Tools. Although it pains me to respond to a post on the Chronicle's soporific blog, i do think this time they've posted about an interesting

#Development: Listening To Social Networks An Important Investment Too

Non Profit Marketing 360

The technological side of blogging is not like programming anymore, thanks to all the great platforms (think: WordPress, Blogger , Tumblr , TypePad …), but it takes some time to get comfortable with the features and quirks of your chosen platform. When your blog reaches out to those beyond your office, you need to budget for unscheduled delays or time to allow your subject to review the interview. The field got built only after Ray listened.