How to Create a Facebook Group from Your Facebook Page

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

With Facebook-ageddon (Or is it Facebook Zero? The Facebook Apocalypse?) approaching, many of you are scrambling to figure out how to continue to reach your supporters on the biggest social network of them all. Or you can hold the training through Facebook Groups itself.

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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Changes: What Nonprofits Can Do

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Another week, another change to Facebook. ( This one actually may make a big difference in how nonprofits use the networking site though. In case you haven’t heard, Facebook is changing what you see on your news feed. Start a Facebook Group, or Get Active in Other Groups.

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How To Use Facebook’s Free Fundraising Tools on #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

On November 28th, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are matching up to $2 million in funds raised on Facebook for U.S-based Also on #GivingTuesday, Facebook is waiving all fees for donations made on Facebook. Register with Facebook.

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Nonprofits on Facebook: Is It Time To Break-Up With Facebook?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Updated: Elon Musk deleted the Facebook Pages for Tesla and SpaceX ; Sonos pulled their Facebook Ads. What a week for Facebook! People deleting their Facebook accounts in anger. So what does all of this mean for the future of nonprofits on Facebook?

How to Drive Donations for Your Nonprofit Using Facebook Live

J Campbell Social Marketing

There is no doubt that getting results from Facebook in 2018 is harder than ever. While Facebook continues to roll out News Feed changes at an alarming pace, one vital feature not only seems to be insulated from declining reach, but also increasing in popularity – Facebook fundraising.

There Are Big Changes Coming to Facebook – What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

Facebook just announced another sweeping change to the News Feed. I’ve written a lot about this topic , and ways to fight the Facebook algorithm and get in front of more of your supporters on Facebook. Remember that Facebook changes may take months to take effect.

New Facebook Features and Why They Matter

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Last week, Facebook held its annual F8 conference where Mark Zuckerberg and team typically set the direction for global digital technology. What Facebook invests time and resources in tends to set the course for the entire digital ecosystem. Along comes Facebook Spaces VR to the rescue.

Facebook’s Third Big Change This Year Could Actually Help Small Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

The brilliant minds at Facebook have been busy so far in 2018! Each of these announcements has implications for nonprofits, brands, and businesses who post content on Facebook Pages. . Want to learn how to create a Facebook Group for your nonprofit?

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Nonprofit Fundraising on Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofits large and small are looking into social media’s newest shiny object – the free nonprofit fundraising on Facebook features. Some organizations get great results from Facebook fundraisers, but other nonprofits remain perplexed or frustrated by the process.

Happy Birthday Dear Facebook – Facebook Turns 10!

J Campbell Social Marketing

Love it or hate it, the social network turns 10 years old today! Resources: Facebook Turns 10: What If It Had Never Been Invented? Facebook Turns 10: The Mark Zuckerberg Interview. Facebook Was Born 10 Years Ago. The post Happy Birthday Dear FacebookFacebook Turns 10!

REPORT: Facebook Levels Off While Instagram Rises

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofits, it’s time to see other people (besides those on Facebook). According to the latest research from Pew Research Center , more Americans are branching out from Facebook to try second and third social networks. Image source: https://flic.kr/p/7CdtRG. p/7CdtRG.

How Do Nonprofits Receive Donations Made on Facebook?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Welcome to Facebook Fridays! Fridays at noon I take 15 minutes to help you navigate the crazy wilderness of Facebook for your nonprofit. Today I answered your question: How do nonprofits receive donations made on Facebook? There are three ways to receive donations made to your nonprofit on Facebook: 1. Nonprofits that are Registered with Facebook Payments. How to register with Facebook payments: [link] .

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Our participation in online social networks seems well beyond the status of a ‘fad.’ to post important information on such platforms as Facebook and Twitter. These social networks are the current heavy hitters, of course.

AARP’s Rule of One for Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Facebook engagement is so confounding for so many nonprofits, so when I hear about an organization that seems to have figured it out, I have to share. Nonprofit Communications Social Networking facebook

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6 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Quickly Get More Facebook Engagement

J Campbell Social Marketing

The friendly folks at Facebook have tweaked the News Feed algorithm again , now putting an explicit priority on posts from family and friends over pages. However, as with all changes to the Facebook News Feed, I encourage you to breathe and do not panic.

FACEBOOK DUMP: Catch Up With 22 of the Latest Posts on Features, Fundraising, Ads and Engagement

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Facebook hit this momentous milestone late last month. If Facebook were a country, it would be the most populous nation on earth, far surpassing China’s population of 1.4 Here Are All of the Features Facebook Introduced for LGBTQ Pride Month. FACEBOOK LIVE & FUNDRAISING.

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How a Homeless Shelter Used Facebook Live Video to DOUBLE Results on Giving Tuesday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Earlier this month, I put a call out to nonprofits communicators asking them what worked for their organization on Facebook in 2017. A day later, Facebook Zero happened. Tell me about a Facebook tactic that worked for you in 2017. With Facebook Live, you can be authentic.

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#Social Networks: Google+ vs. Facebook – Let The Debates Begin!

Non Profit Marketing 360

If you’re a social-networks maven, you’ve probably heard a lot, perhaps even too much, about the exclusive/VIP/by-invite-only launch of Google+. As noted earlier, I am not on that A-List (either), but many smart people not on that list have already begun to handicap the fight between Google+ and Facebook. The software systems guru Dave Higgins believes Google+ has “a better than even shot at dethroning Facebook.&# Were you invited?

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. Pew Internet reported in January of this year that for the first time, more than half of all online adults 65 and older (56%) use Facebook. This is just Facebook 101.

Facebook Ads – Are They Right For Your Nonprofit?

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Much has been written recently about the changes in Facebook’s algorithm and its pay-to-play philosophy. If this sounds familiar, you may be wondering if Facebook Ads will help your nonprofit reach more fans and get more bang for your Facebook buck.

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Liking Another Facebook Page Using Your Facebook Page [Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On Wednesday, Kristina showed you how to use Facebook as your Page as opposed to your personal profile. In today’s video, she shows you how to “like” another Page as your Facebook Page. Accidental Techies Nonprofit Communications Social Networking facebook

How Nonprofits Can Use Facebook Groups

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As the community engagement manager at Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com, I have set up a lot of Facebook Groups, and unlike some other changes Facebook has made that people find annoying, the latest updates have made Groups even more functional.

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How to Get People to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit on Facebook – Part 1

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social media fundraising is getting easier, thanks to some great new Facebook features designed specifically to make it easier for nonprofits to raise money on the social network. Feature 2: Fundraisers on Facebook . Have you raised money using Facebook?

#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.

Facebook for Fundraising: Worth It or Waste of Time?

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Your organization’s free Facebook ride is over! Now, when checking Facebook page activity stats (aka Insights) for our client organizations, I make sure to dive in with a sweet treat in hand. What’s clear is that Facebook isn’t free. Take at look at RedRover’s Facebook page.

Facebook, Health and the Pursuit of Happiness

SocialButterfly

Facebook has become just about as integrated into American culture as apple pie. This applies to Facebook as well. Facebook can offer a number of benefits–but it also has some potential drawbacks. Does Facebook help us feel more connected—or alone?

Facebook, Health and the Pursuit of Happiness

SocialButterfly

Facebook has become just about as integrated into American culture as apple pie. This applies to Facebook as well. Facebook can offer a number of benefits–but it also has some potential drawbacks. Does Facebook help us feel more connected—or alone?

How to Handle Negative Comments on Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We recently had this question pop up on our All-Access Pass Holder’s private Facebook Group: “How do you respond to negative or misinformed reviews of your organization on Facebook? Add your voice to the Facebook Post or comment below. Don’t Feed the Troll.

Recent Facebook Algorithm Changes and What They Mean for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This Thursday, June 4th, ActionSprout will join us in presenting Beth Becker’s FREE WEBINAR How to Master Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm to Boost Your Content. Facebook has recently made several changes to the algorithm that determines which content shows up in all of its 1.4

How to Create a Facebook Group [Social Media Basics]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Having a Facebook Page is pretty much a must these days. If you need to have a dialogue with a number of people related to your cause, you might want to consider a Facebook Group (or many different groups) in addition to your nonprofit’s official Facebook Page.

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#SOCIALNETWORKS: Facebook Stocks Being Sold Off & Facebook Accounts Not Expanding

Non Profit Marketing 360

The saga that is the Facebook IPO continues. Wall Street took a break from claiming to be the US Economy yesterday, but as of lunchtime this Tuesday, stock in the uber-social network fell below $30 for the first time. That means fewer opportunities for Facebook to sell ads.

Be Generous: Nonprofits Offer Facebook Timeline Covers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Take, for example, Facebook’s new Timeline profile layout, including the 850 pixels wide by 315 pixels high cover photo. Overlay your logo, perhaps a phrase like “I support the (your name)”, and your Facebook or website URL.

Using Facebook as Your Page [Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How-to’s are a big part of that so today we are starting a three-part series of video tutorials on using Facebook Pages by our Community Engagement Manager, Kristina. Today’s video is how to use Facebook as your Page as opposed to your personal profile.

#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.

Explaining Facebook Reach for Nonprofits

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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. He provided these excellent, understandable and level-headed responses to the most common questions on why people see what they see on Facebook. How do Facebook updates work and what do supporters see? Does this mean a drop in Facebook engagement?

How Nonprofits Continue To Get Facebook Marketing All Wrong

J Campbell Social Marketing

In my conversations with nonprofits using social media, I always ask them one question first – What do they want to get out of using Facebook? . I always single out Facebook first because it is alternately so loved and so hated, and the mere mention of it always elicits spirited discussion.

Why Using Facebook and Twitter Alone Isn’t Smart

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Using Facebook and Twitter alone, without an additional management tool, isn’t the smartest approach to your social media. Nonprofit Communications Online Tools Social Networking

Posting to a Facebook Page Using Your Personal Profile [Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Yesterday Kristina shared how to comment on Facebook as your organization as opposed to your personal profile. If your facebook account does not feature the new “voice” section for Pages, then please see the old tutorial below to do this: Don’t see the player?

Fabulous Example of Facebook Engagement from COTN

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One idea we discussed was using Facebook to collect words of encouragement about staying in school from U.S. On October 1, they posted the campaign launch on Facebook and asked supporters to “leave a comment encouraging a child to stay in school.”

#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).