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Brand, Reputation, Authenticity, and Interaction

Social Media Bird Brain

social communications branding NTEN Facebook metrics honesty reputation nonprofit brand authenticity Nonprofit Facebook Guy SSIRQuirky DigiDudes Portable Camera Tripod and Keychain via iTech News Net Your brand is what makes you recognizable. In the olden days, this was likely a logo like Coca-Cola's. Nice brand. Wall Street.

6 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Quickly Get More Facebook Engagement

J Campbell Social Marketing

However, as with all changes to the Facebook News Feed, I encourage you to breathe and do not panic. 1) Experiment with Facebook Live video.

5 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

We all know how popular Facebook continues to be, among all age groups and income levels. This is just Facebook 101. Literally.

Facebook Finally Admits That You Do Have to Pay for Ads to Reach Your Fans

J Campbell Social Marketing

Everything I’ve been preaching about success in Facebook marketing has been a lie. Stop Drinking the Facebook Kool-Aid. via photopin cc.

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How to Get More People At Your Nonprofit Event Using Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this post I focus on one channel that can be hugely impactful in promoting your next nonprofit event – Facebook. 10) Use Facebook Ads.

How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2

J Campbell Social Marketing

Case Study: How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2. 1) Understand the Facebook Ladder of Engagement. Smart!).

This is What Nonprofits Need More Than a Facebook Donate Button

Getting Attention

Urge Facebook to offer Facebook Ad Grants to nonprofits like yours—Please add your name now to this petition. Facebook is a vital tool for most of us, and their attention to the nonprofit market (as with the introduction of the Donate button this week) is fantastic. But there’s something you can do about it !

How to Raise Money With Facebook – One Organization’s Success Story

J Campbell Social Marketing

According to Facebook, 150 million of the 1 billion people that use the social network are connected to a cause or nonprofit. Their mantra?

Successful Facebook Advertising on Less than $2 a Day

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A lot of people ask us whether Facebook ads are a good idea or not. They help nonprofits find supporters on Facebook and get them to act.

Pump Up Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page with These 10 Tips

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Even if you don''t have a full-time social media team, here are 10 ways you can pump up your nonprofit''s Facebook page: .

Blogs vs. Facebook for Nonprofits


Over the past few months, I’ve helped a couple nonprofit clients who are ready to move into social media decide whether to go with a blog or Facebook. (I’ll If you truly don’t have the staff time to blog at least once a week or make a Facebook update twice a week, you shouldn’t be considering either medium.

Get more out of your nonprofit’s Facebook page

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Facebook Insights can tell you: Which posts have the highest levels of engagement. Which sites refer the most traffic to your Facebook page.

How the Latest Facebook Announcement Will Impact Your Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Did you know that on average every time someone visits their Facebook News Feed, there are on average 1,500 potential posts for them to see?

What Facebook’s Changes Mean for Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

The change should shakeup how organizations weigh the meaning/worth of a Facebook “like.” This is a good thing.

Your youth segment is not “really” chatting on Facebook anymore

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Here’s a brief history of Facebook from my own personal experience. I joined Facebook sometime in mid 2006. None of my professional contacts knew about Facebook. Facebook was not indexed by search engines in any way. This is the Facebook I liked. Facebook? Let me explain what I mean. Brands joined in.

#SOCIALNETWORK: Are You Prepped For Rollout Of Facebook Graph Search?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Building the Facebook network. What does the Graph Search mean to the average user or nonprofit on Facebook? presumably ?

Explaining Facebook Reach for Nonprofits

Fundraising 123

Have Facebook changes harmed social media engagement efforts for nonprofits and companies? We wanted to get the scoop, so Network for Good’s Katya Andresen turned to Facebook expert, John Haydon. How do Facebook updates work and what do supporters see? Does this mean a drop in Facebook engagement?

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Phone calls, and emails, and Facebook, oh my!

A Small Change

I’ve also leveraged my personal page primarily as a platform for my agency and regularly post updates, articles, and invitations there. Winning.

#SocialNetworks: Bring Them Back To Facebook For The Holidays

Non Profit Marketing 360

Another idea she suggests is to share some of your organization’s own holiday festivities with your Facebook Friends.

10 Types of Social Media Posts Every Nonprofit Should Be Sending

J Campbell Social Marketing

Have you looked at how many Facebook posts you’re creating each week? Facebook Videos. Guest blog by Adam Weinger. Donation Appeals.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: How To Promote Facebook Posts & Why You Might Not Want To

Non Profit Marketing 360

Is it a case of false advertising, or is Facebook still working out the kinks? No need to berate Facebook for this phenomenon.

Life Without Facebook ~ A View From Gen Y #2

Diva Marketing Blog

This is a special interview series on what life is like for Jessica Robyn Porter , a Gen Y-er, who disabled her 7 year old Facebook Page.

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Are your Facebook updates invisible?

Fundraising Coach

Facebook page fans a special offer. I’m so glad I tweeted and updated my Facebook status. Use your own Facebook status.

A plain English, level-headed guide to Facebook updates, reach and promoted posts

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

So I reached out to a Facebook expert, John Haydon, who provided these excellent, understandable and level-headed responses to my questions.

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Life Without Facebook ~ A View From Gen Y #3

Diva Marketing Blog

You and your friends sign up for a new internet platform called Facebook. It becomes an interactive scrapbook of your life. You disengage from Facebook. This is a special Diva Marketing q uasi social media reality series with Gen Y Jessica Robyn who takes us into her world of Life Without Facebook. It's 2004. Big L").

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#SM4NP:! For Information ‘Curation’ & Social Interaction

Non Profit Marketing 360

offers easy access to other social media (Google+, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)! What topics should your nonprofit be curating?

#SM4NP: How Is Facebook’s Timeline Doing In Drawing New Traffic?

Non Profit Marketing 360

The proof of most things Facebook is in the metrics of those who visit and interact with the pages. We all like to be liked.

Join an Interactive Community?

A Small Change

Put a link to it in your Facebook status update. Ok, so I’m getting excited about a new idea. Who would get excited about all of us together starting an online community where we promote each other’s online fundraising? Would you be willing to commit to comment and vote for each other to win/raise money for your organization?

Free tool of the week: Glogster for interactive posters


You can send them by email; bookmark them; and embed them on Facebook, MySpace, Blogger, WordPress, and other social media sites.

Facebook Marketing advice in the NYT

Fundraising Coach

Waterville’s amazing librarian, Sarah Sugden passed on this terrific article from the New York Times, How to Market Your Business With Facebook. The best practitioners make Facebook less about selling and more about interacting. You can read the whole article at: How to Market Your Business With Facebook. (c)

Facebook rolling out changes to its Advertising services


At Donordigital, we manage Facebook Advertising projects for several of our clients. Ads – Voice of the organization. Custom Audiences.

Facebook To Nonprofits: Pay to Play

Non Profit Marketing 360

If you thought Facebook was a no-cost way to reach out to potential supporters, brace yourself for a big disappointment. According to a Facebook sales presentation published by Ad Age, an organization that wants its posts to be seen by its fans had best buy advertising. Facebook’s new policy will drive that down further.

Did Facebook make your friends and fans invisible?

Fundraising Coach

Last week, my friend Susan Murphy ( @suzemuse ) tweeted a blog post by V3 called “ How not to be invisible on the new Facebook newsfeed.&#

#HOWTO: Facebook Timeline Goes Public Tomorrow! Ready?

Non Profit Marketing 360

And the fact is, Timeline becomes the default interface of all Facebook accounts tomorrow! Are you ready? It goes live tomorrow!

Are you a puppet of your gadgets?

Wild Woman Fundraising

We’d actually have to interact with our surroundings more. Are you a puppet of your gadgets? Imagine yourself as interlocutor. link].

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Speed of Light Campaign – Innovative Social Media Fundraising from SolarAid

Giving in a Digital World

Because, once you’ve made your donation, you’re given a personalised URL which you can share with your friends through Facebook or Twitter.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Well, you can start by researching where your donors are interacting. Collect donations on Facebook. Abby Jarvis. Kristina. to 4 p.m.,

#TECH: Facebook Timeline Rolled Out-Nonprofits Roll In

Non Profit Marketing 360

Last week a much-anticipated feature was released by Facebook’s developers. Once activated, your posts, photos, etc. Time(line) will tell.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: Can Niche Online Networks Outperform Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page?

Non Profit Marketing 360

to post important information on such platforms as Facebook and Twitter. Have you defined your organization’s niche? if not their lives

Make Social Media Matter More: Part 1

Getting Attention

Follow John Haydon’s step-by-step directions to find which of your donors, subscribers, and volunteers use Facebook. Pressure. I feel it.