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. These days, it could be how you personally are known. For example, there's a guy whose current brand is President of the United States. Nice brand.

Interaction and Asking in Social Media - 9 Things to Keep in Mind

Social Media Bird Brain

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Trending Sources

Did slaves make your bra? Want a fabulous interactive graph to help you decide what to buy?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I was sitting on a plane with a charming and socially conscious seatmate , and we were talking about world events, and at the end of our time together, we both agreed, “Vote with your dollars!&#.

Giving Attitudes Surveyed By Harris Interactive

The Agitator

Don’t know how I missed this, but back in November Harris Interactive released this very interesting survey on the charitable giving habits and plans of Americans. Here’s a link to Harris Interactive’s full archive of consumer surveys. Don't Miss these Posts Hot Research charities fundraising nonprofit management nonprofits online activism online fundraising social networking

Is Nonprofit Social Media A Waste of Time?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Do you find social media to be a big, fat time waster for your nonprofit? Finally, someone told me that it was ok to quit using social media for my nonprofit! The only problem is that social media has BECOME the status quo. The post Is Nonprofit Social Media A Waste of Time?

What are the best and worst times to post on social media networks?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Everyone is looking to get increased engagement and interaction on their social media posts. We all know that consistently providing killer content and cultivating a dedicated audience (or tribe ) is the key to social media success. appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing.

Nonprofits, are you still doubting the power of social media?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Still doubting the power of social media? Check out this neat interactive infographic from Digital Insights. The post Nonprofits, are you still doubting the power of social media? appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing. Infographics Social Media Infographic social media Social Media 2014 Statistics

5 Ways to Tackle Your Nonprofit’s Fear of Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Starting out on social media can be a scary proposition for many nonprofits. With all the fear mongering and bad news being reported on the destructive use of social media and other online tools, it is no wonder that some nonprofits are wary of jumping into the social media pool.

10 Types of Social Media Posts Every Nonprofit Should Be Sending

J Campbell Social Marketing

If the answers to these questions are ambiguous, vague, or nonexistent, it may be time to rethink your nonprofit’s social media strategy. Thankfully, we’ve got a quick guide to the types of social media posts you should be sharing with your supporters. Guest blog by Adam Weinger.

Integrating Social Data into Decision Making (5 Free Tools)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Having worked on numerous digital/social organizational strategies for the better part of the last decade, I find that I still occasionally run into organizational leaders that haven’t yet integrated social data into their decision making. Active Social Media Accounts: 2.1

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Science Communication and Social Marketing

Social Marketing and Social Change

Applying marketing to improve communications about social issues is an important part of social marketing for me. And, some times, theories and research in communication have lessons to be learned and applied by social marketers as well.

Social Media Storytelling for Nonprofits

Fundraising 123

Pairing your nonprofit storytelling with social media is a smart tactic for engaging supporters and inspiring them to take action. Here ''s why it works : It''s d ynamic: Social media makes it easy to combine text, photos, video and interactive elements to tell a richer story than just words alone. It puts stories f ront and center: For many, social media is part of a daily routine. Let your social media fans help you spread the word and attract new supporters.

7 Ways to Use Social Media for Social Good

Getting Attention

Kim usually blogs on annual reports (one of her specialties) or effective writing for nonprofits, but steps outside the norm today to cover this very compelling webinar on social media. When it comes to social media, strategy should trump tools. Interact.

Busted: The 5 Myths of Social Media for Nonprofits

Fundraising 123

Social media can provide new opportunities for your nonprofit to promote its cause. But watch out for these five social media myths while you connect with your supporters online: 1. Social media is free. Compared with writing, designing, and printing an annual report or direct mail piece, social media is certainly free. Social media itself isn''t a key fundraising channel, so being on Facebook won''t guarantee that your next campaign will net millions of dollars.

Health Care Social Media Review #21: Social Media Taps Digital Health


This edition of the Health Care Social Media (HCSM) Review explores recent discussions and research on how social media collides with health promotion, prevention and wellness efforts. Social media and all its relatives – is that digital health?

8 Ways to Make the Case For Social Media At Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Is this the look you get when you bring up social media at your nonprofit? There is no doubt about it – social networking has changed the game in terms of how people communicate, share information and learn about new things in their lives.

Social media definitions, categories, and top tools of 2016

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I was recently asked by a client to update an informational section on their website that dealt with the basics of the current social media landscape. While reviewing some of the existing definitions and beginner resources on the web, I noticed that quite a few could use an update based on how rapidly the social space has evolved over the last few years alone. Social Media tools and applications continue to grow in both popularity and usage. Top Social Media Tools.

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Social Communication Through Your NP's Mailbox

Social Media Bird Brain

So now you''ve got to ramp up your social media effort and wrangle all of those emails sitting there. Email interactive mailbox PowerInbox Small nonprofit social media Image via It''s often hard to get back in the swing when you''ve been out of the office for several days, or even a week or two. Especially if you''ve also been away from the inbox. No wonder people post "It''s Monday" pictures. But I was happy to find something that can make.

The Best of Social Marketing in 2016

Social Marketing and Social Change

What are some of the best papers published in social marketing this past year? This list of 10 represent the best work I came across in journals outside of the social marketing journals - Journal of Social Marketing and Social Marketing Quarterly.

Are you sure your nonprofit is ready for social media?

J Campbell Social Marketing

The Technology Pyramid is an interactive tool designed to help nonprofits figure out where they are with technology and what they need before progressing further. How do you track your interactions with donors, supporters, volunteers, media, the general public?

How to Coordinate an Army of Nonprofit Social Media Ambassadors on #GivingTuesday (and beyond)

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you are planning on leveraging the social media power of that day to ask for donations, you probably know that you can’t do it alone. Get a free download of the Essential Nonprofit Guide to Recruiting and Coordinating Social Media Ambassadors by clicking here. Your social networks.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Yesterday we explored Pinterest , a social network that puts a premium on visuals and offers ‘pin boards’ of topics collected/bookmarked/’pinned’ by the user. One of the buzzwords in social media now is indeed ‘curation.’

How to Raise More Money from Matching Gifts Using Email and Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

These include using social media and email to remind donors about matching gifts. Matching gifts are an easy way to boost fundraising by earning free money, and we’ve got the tips to help you increase donor awareness through social media and email. Social Media.

21 Social Media Tips for Nonprofits from Top Experts

Fundraising Coach

And I love social media. But nonprofits don’t always “get” social media. Use Social Media for New Work. “Like most businesses, non-profits tend to look at social media as a money-first or money-only channel. Use Social Media Year Round.

A Simple Way To Get More Social Media Engagement This Holiday Season

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofits everywhere are always looking for more engagement and interaction from their online communities. So how to leverage this season of generosity while also fostering genuine online interaction with your community? Nonprofits Social Media Strategy #iGive4 Guidestar photo contes

Social Marketing and Marketing Social Services

Social Marketing and Social Change

" Given the sheer numbers and ubiquity of social services available to meet people’s needs and work toward a better society, there have been few documented efforts to integrate social marketing into service delivery.

Health Care Social Media Review #14: Health Literacy Gems and Treasures


This edition of the HCSM Review celebrates October’s Health Literacy Month by exploring how this issue impacts online health information and the use of health care social media. Social marketing isn’t the only one experiencing teenage angst in defining itself.

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

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you want to do social media for your nonprofit? How can you measure ROI on social media for your nonprofit? There are ways to show the ROI of various social media efforts, such as, for example, showing that social media increased donations.

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Is Talking About Spirituality and Social Change Taboo?


How does Spirituality + Social Change Add Up? The role of spirituality in social change has a lot to answer for--humans have a history of twisting one to achieve selfish desires and horrific acts. How does the spirituality fit into social change? What shapes your world view?

Is Talking About Spirituality and Social Change Taboo?


How does Spirituality + Social Change Add Up? The role of spirituality in social change has a lot to answer for--humans have a history of twisting one to achieve selfish desires and horrific acts. How does the spirituality fit into social change? What shapes your world view?

Learn social media and digital marketing from nonprofit experts

J Campbell Social Marketing

I hope that you are in the Boston area on October 19th, because you do not want to miss the Boston Social Media for Nonprofits Conferenc e ! Topic: 11 Steps to a Successful Nonprofit Social Media Strategy.

Join an Interactive Community?

A Small Change

Forum discussions on fundraising and social media issues, along with forum leaders/experts to help coordinate and answer questions. Live video feed discussions where I will (or try to) answer any social media or nonprofit question from your nonprofit. A resource for you to ask questions and provide outside advice on how your organization can think about social media and online fundraising questions. Ok, so I’m getting excited about a new idea.

Speed of Light Campaign – Innovative Social Media Fundraising from SolarAid

Giving in a Digital World

When you make a donation, of however many lamps you choose, then you get to see on an interactive map exactly where your lamps are going to (mine will apparently end-up in a village called Kigoma in Tanzania).

How to stand out on social media

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

At this week’s Social Media for Nonprofits conference in Washington, DC, Avi Kaplan , Director of Online Strategy for Rad Campaign , challenged organizations to think about how they can break through the noise on social media when we live in a BuzzFeed world.

Social Sharing

Diva Marketing Blog

What we didn't understand, at least at five I had not a clue, was that from these small interactions we were creating a unique 'classroom community' that was a little different from the other kindergarten classes. Taking that idea into the social web. What Influences A Social Share?

How the Latest Facebook Announcement Will Impact Your Social Media Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Your favorite social network is changing again, and this time for the better. This change is meant to make Facebook more responsive to real-time, of-the-moment actions that users are partaking in, giving more weight to people and pages the user has most recently engaged and interacted with.

Butts in Seats: 5 Tips for Event Marketing Using Social Media

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Social media is an important piece of the event marketing puzzle. This is a rule that I live by regarding social media marketing, whether it is when I’m marketing an event or not. This URL is imperative to any promotion of the event online whether it is using social media or email.

Want to learn fundraising or social media? Check Out These New November Webinars & Workshops!

Wild Woman Fundraising

November 26th: University of Portland, Guest Lecturer, Social Media Strategy 7pm. I liked the interactive approach, I got to talk about what our agency is doing and get personalized feedback for improvements.” Want to learn fundraising or social media?

Social Media Beyond The Sale

Diva Marketing Blog

In the world of social media where interaction follows a less controlling flow there is a fallacy that planning gets in the way. The big question is how can you plan to use social media to keep in touch beyond the sale ? pioneer in social media marketing and 2.

Can You See It? Social Media Wins and Your Small Nonprofit

Social Media Bird Brain

small nonprofits memes social media nonprofit interaction opportunity engagementPicture via Children's Vision Coalition When I walked into my friend Ann's house last week, her daughter was on her laptop. Laura, knowing my interests, was quick to tell me about a thread that had shown up on the Pringles brand FB fanpage. A customer had asked why the Pringles can had a reusable lid, since - as their advertisements pointed out - no one could stop eating until all the chips.