#HOWTO: Tweak Your Organization’s Facebook Site For Graph Search

Non Profit Marketing 360

Help your supporters find your organization on Facebook. This week we want to help you and your organization make the most of the new feature by prepping the content you post on Facebook. Hands On With Facebook’s Graph Search.

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Facebook Giveth…

The Agitator

Facebook has announced that it is eliminating its five percent transaction fee on donations to nonprofits (personal fundraisers still have a 6.9% + $.30 In a NY Times piece , donors report it being simple to give to and raise funds for nonprofits on the site.

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.

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?

Most Important Social Media Sites to Nonprofits in 2015

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

While Facebook is still in the lead, other social networks are gaining ground. More than 800 nonprofits have completed our 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey (please take it now if you are not one of those 800+). Here’s some preliminary data.

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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. Frequency of Social Media Site Use | Create infographics.

Facebook Is Changing the Nonprofit Crowdfunding Game Again: What Nonprofits Need To Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

The efficacy of Facebook fundraising tools for nonprofit crowdfunding remains a controversial topic in nonprofit circles. One of the most powerful tools in this Facebook fundraising toolbox is the Facebook Fundraiser. Facebook Page posts Donate button.

Building a Web Site: Easy as 1, 2 OR 3?

SocialButterfly

Today, I heard that fundamentally there are three main purposes of a Web site: 1) informational , 2) transactional and 3) community-based. An Informational Web site is one that is primarily a resource. For example, these Web sites have focused: Wikipedia–Informational.

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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.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

The saga that is the Facebook IPO continues. If it is, what should nonprofits and charities be doing with their Facebook accounts as the company deals with this shakeout? Facebook has always had its detractors, as did the telegraph and the automobile. Should nonprofits worry?

Taming Facebook with identity

The Agitator

Facebook gave us the first hit free: get your constituents to like your page and you’ll be able to talk with them on their platform free. What they meant was “get your constituents to append their own interest data to Facebook’s copious data stores and Facebook will sell it to others.”.

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?

Sites and Resources Redux

GenerationYGive

Over the past few weeks, I have been gathering interesting articles and new sites to share, so while I am away, here are some interesting reads and to do's: My new "MUST READ EVERY DAY" is Mobile Marketer's daily email with articles about what people are doing with mobile. You can sign up right on their site. You upload your video and it gets distributed to multiple video sites across the web. If you are on Facebook become a fan of the Wildlife Friends of Thaliand.

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#SOCIALNETWORKS: Facebook Opens Timeline To Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

On Leap-Day Wednesday Facebook took a leap to the social-media future for nonprofits and businesses by opening up features that had hitherto been accessible only to individuals. Speaking for myself (and perhaps millions of others), Facebook has never been an aesthetic draw.

#SOCIALMEDIA: Facebook & WordPress Join Forces To Connect Blogging With Timeline

Non Profit Marketing 360

For some time one could link one’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, so that if your nonprofit updated its Facebook page, a tweet would automatically be generated ? Thankfully, developers at Facebook and at WordPress have developed a plugin to shorten that convoluted trip.

#HOWTO: Facebook Timeline Goes Public Tomorrow! Ready?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook has been rolling out its new ‘Timeline’ feature for a few months now, and we hope we have given you a helping hand with the changes. And the fact is, Timeline becomes the default interface of all Facebook accounts tomorrow! Are you ready? It goes live tomorrow!

#HOWTO: Setup New Facebook Pages & The Types Available For You

Non Profit Marketing 360

With the adjustments and reworkings on Facebook over the last 6-odd months, it’s time to update our periodic series on Facebook pages ? Facebook updates its interface and algorithms periodically. Facebook Profiles can now be converted into Business (Fan) Pages.

#FUNDRAISING: Facebook Gives Pages & Apps To Nonprofits (Zuckerberg Gives Cash)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook’s power on the social-networks scene need hardly be introduced, and thousands of nonprofits and charities have tapped into that power to expand and support their good work. Facebook’s CEO, unlike Apple’s, has given a great deal of charity on his own.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Building the Facebook network. Facebook’s latest tool, Graph Search, was announced a couple of weeks ago and it is being rolled out through the Facebook0sphere through February. What does the Graph Search mean to the average user or nonprofit on Facebook?

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#SOCIALNETWORKS: Facebook Adds Handy Scheduling Features To Organizations’ Pages

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook is not known for its simple elegance, and some recent developments might not change that fact. But Facebook developers have added some great features to organizational accounts and Pages. Did you not know Facebook is looking for ways to monetize its services ?).

#TECH: Facebook Timeline Rolled Out-Nonprofits Roll In

Non Profit Marketing 360

Last week a much-anticipated feature was released by Facebook’s developers. The practicalities: one must enable the feature at this point within one’s account (though Facebook says every account will be updated to feature Timeline in the near future).

#HOWTO: Connect Your Facebook Page & Your WordPress Blog For Seamless Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

And though establishing a WordPress content-management system ( CMS ) is not the easiest thing to do, installing plugins is a snap as the established site does all the work for you! So how do WP and Facebook talk to each other? Facebook Teams Up With WordPress (growsocially.com).

#SOCIALNETWORKS: What Are You Doing To Improve Impact Of Your Facebook Page?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook can be the nexus of a still more powerful network. So your nonprofit or charity has its requisite Facebook page up. But what else could you be doing to energize your Facebook presence? Let’s face it, Facebook has hit some hard times recently.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: What Are You Doing To Improve Impact Of Your Facebook Page?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook can be the nexus of a still more powerful network. So your nonprofit or charity has its requisite Facebook page up. But what else could you be doing to energize your Facebook presence? Let’s face it, Facebook has hit some hard times recently.

#SocialNetworks: Facebook Faces Backlash As Public Offering Nears

Non Profit Marketing 360

The social networking phenomenon that is Facebook offers wonderful opportunity for connection, for spreading the word, for sharing, for changing the world. Is Facebook on the wane? ” Not even Harold Camping has been comfortable predicting the end of Facebook.

Time for Nonprofits' sites to Morph?

GenerationYGive

For example, for returning site visitors, creating different templates that appeal to different audience groups. The most fascinating new idea I heard was site "morphing." The example the story gave is of someone on a site that sells all kinds of electronics.

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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. If you are like many Facebook Admins, your Page has seen a serious decrease in organic reach (people seeing your Page posts) since December, and you may be wondering why.

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. I’ve stuck up for Facebook repeatedly over the years, despite the frustration it has elicited from nonprofit marketers with small budgets. Stop Drinking the Facebook Kool-Aid.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

CecilyK on ‘MomCrunch’ blog says ‘No’ This past summer Facebook launched the opportunity to purchase ‘Promoted Posts’ that ? Is it a case of false advertising, or is Facebook still working out the kinks? No need to berate Facebook for this phenomenon.

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. Sure, you can do it that way, directly using only the apps or the.com sites, but you’ll be much more effective if you use other software with them.

#HOWTO: Set Up Your Tumblr Blog’s Settings & Connect To Twitter/Facebook

Non Profit Marketing 360

What the Blog Settings offer that is worth emphasizing is the opportunity to connect your organization’s Twitter and Facebook accounts to your Tumblr blog.

#HOWTO: Set Up Your Tumblr Blog’s Settings & Connect To Twitter/Facebook

Non Profit Marketing 360

What the Blog Settings offer that is worth emphasizing is the opportunity to connect your organization’s Twitter and Facebook accounts to your Tumblr blog.

#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. Note ‘SalamWorld,’ an Islamic social platform meant to provide a better-focused Facebook-like experience for Muslims and Arabic speakers. Have you defined your organization’s niche?

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Now that the Timeline feature has been up-and-out on Facebook’s individual and on organizational and business pages for a week or so, people are starting to dig into the metrics about how useful and/or successful Timeline has been. We all like to be liked.

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. Baldrick’s has invested so much time in Facebook is due to its social and interactive nature. Enter the Facebook Ladder of Engagement.

Facebook Facts

The Agitator

Facebook celebrated its 10th birthday last week (didn’t we just see the birthing movie?), and Pew Research marked the occasion with a heap of recent research findings about Facebook users. Here are some highlights … Facebook is used by 57% of all American adults, with 64% of those visiting the site on a daily basis. Video and photo sharing is the major reason for using Facebook. Half of all adult Facebook users have more than 200.

#SocialMedia: Is Facebook Too D@%n Complicated? Depends On What You Want To Share.

Non Profit Marketing 360

We got the notion for this story from Chris Taylor at Mashable.com , who argues that the geeks at Facebook are so excited about adding and tweaking their platform that they are leaving befuddled an ever growing section of their membership. But Facebook couldn’t leave well enough alone.

#SocialMedia: Is Facebook Too D@%n Complicated? Depends On What You Want To Share.

Non Profit Marketing 360

We got the notion for this story from Chris Taylor at Mashable.com , who argues that the geeks at Facebook are so excited about adding and tweaking their platform that they are leaving befuddled an ever growing section of their membership. But Facebook couldn’t leave well enough alone.