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.

Call for Submissions: Healthcare Social Media Review #21

SocialButterfly

How can social media support prevention and wellness? January is the month of new resolutions yet a study out of the University of Scranton finds that only 8% of us actually achieve these resolutions.

Trending Sources

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.

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Most Important Social Media Sites to Nonprofits in 2015

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We asked you to put eight social networks in “order of importance to your nonprofit’s communications strategy in 2015.” The full report will be available in January 2015. While Facebook is still in the lead, other social networks are gaining ground.

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Social Media Q & A

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A flurry of questions came in at the end of today’s webinar on Writing for Social Media, so I’m going to try to quickly answer a bunch of them here. January 27: Writing to Raise More Money.

Social Media in 2013: Where to Focus, Where to Play

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We hope to have more than 1,200 participate by the end of the month, but here are a few preliminary results about social media use. Take the survey now and you can request a free copy of the final report in January. Nonprofit Communications nptech Social Networking Trends

Facebook in 2015 – What Nonprofits Need to Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

Starting in January, overtly promotional posts will not get as much organic reach in the News Feed (read: they will get buried). For more on this, read this post by The Social Skinny. Use social media channels to bring new people into the fold.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – January 13, 2012

Getting Attention

8) Communications Specialist – Social Media and Web Content , National Minority AIDS Council (Washington, D.C.). 11) Manager, Media & Communications and Manager, Social Media , ASPCA. 15) New Media Specialist , Oxfam America (Boston, MA).

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – January 20, 2012

Getting Attention

7) Community Manager/Social Media Strategist and Project Manager, Digital Marketing. 18) Social Media Campaign Specialist , Advancement Project (Washington, D.C.). 8) Communications Specialist – Social Media and Web Content.

Social Media for Social Change – The Mobility Edition

Selfish Giving

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Social Media Breakfast – Boston today. It was great seeing everyone and talking about the intersection of social change with social media and mobile devices. The next one will be in late January.

Pew On Social Media

The Agitator

I was going to try to go the entire month of January without mentioning social media (this is chiefly a fundraising blog, after all), but here I am … caving in barely half-way into the month. Some 73% of online adults now use a social networking site of some kind.

Where's the Social Media in this Youth Targeted Cause Marketing Effort?

Cause Related Marketing

Avon has addressed the challenge by launching Mark , which targets 18-30 year olds with bright, fun, less expensive products than Avon’s mainstream line and sold by youthful reps using a heavy dose of social media. A January 2010 story in the New York Times on Mark put annual sales at $70 million and numbered sales reps at around 40,000 in North America. Facebook Social Media Ashley Greene Avon cause marketing

5 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

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. While it is definitely not my favorite social network, it is vitally important to use it strategically to see results.

8 Ways Digital Storytelling Will Make Your Nonprofit Better

J Campbell Social Marketing

Increased Media Attention. Human beings and mainstream media outlets love stories. If you want to get in The New York Times or your local paper, having an interesting or unique story can lead to increased media coverage for the organization.

How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. I’ve spoken about social media to the City of Austin and many others. Book Marketing social media Web 2.0

Massive geographical and cultural differences in online sharing

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The underlying data was derived from an online survey (weighted sample size of 12,000 across 24 countries) conducted between January 1-18, 2013. Research Statistics geert hofstede Internet Trends 2013 Ipsos OTX KPCB online culture sharing Social Media web presence

#interview: Simone Joyaux, Nonprofit Consultant, Author, and Columnist

Non Profit Marketing 360

SIMONE: I made a decision that I wanted to do not just a professional blog, but I also wanted my website to talk about the world and social justice issues. You seem to be equally passionate about social justice. Everybody wants social media as the new silver bullet and quick fix.

Facebook, Health and the Pursuit of Happiness

SocialButterfly

” Hancock is the co-author of a report titled, “Mirror, Mirror On My Facebook Wall: Effects of Exposure to Facebook on Self-Esteem” that was published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking.

Facebook, Health and the Pursuit of Happiness

SocialButterfly

” Hancock is the co-author of a report titled, “Mirror, Mirror On My Facebook Wall: Effects of Exposure to Facebook on Self-Esteem” that was published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking.

50+ Ideas on What You Can Blog About

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. After January 2011 I switched to blogging 1-3 days per week, and it’s a lot more fun. Book Marketing social media Web 2.0

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What’s Happening this January?

SocialButterfly

See what’s happening this January in the world of social change through the lens of social marketing, social innovation and social technology. January Events. Webinar with Nedra Weinreich: Social Marketing Step-by-Step. Quick note–I look for events that combine a number of the following topics: social innovation, social marketing, mobile, tech, health 2.0, social media, government 2.o,

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Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions

SocialButterfly

Though this double divide exists, it does not mean that we should disregard the Internet and social media as a tool in our health communications and social marketing work. Earlier this month, Susannah Fox discussed a health Information divide based on a recent report.

#Communications: Hashtags Haunt McDonalds’ Foray Into Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

If anyone suggests to you that social media lay the yellow-brick road to huge fundraising or provide the silver bullet to finish off negative responses to your company, just smile sweetly and back away. Like any power tool, social-media platforms offer opportunities to do fine work to reach out to new customers, and they offer the chance to do serious damage to your organization in a stunningly brief period of time.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – January 27, 2012

Getting Attention

3) Communications & Social Media Intern Position. 13) Interactive/Social Media Coordinator. Nonprofit Marketing Jobs — January 20, 2012. 3) Communications & Social Media Intern Position Center for Gender & Refugee [.]

YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Events Manager Centre for Social Innovation (New York, NY). Social Media Community Manager Best Friends Animal Society (Kanab, UT). Writer/Social Media Manager (PT contract) EcoAmerica (Remote). Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 20, 2015.

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How To Build Raving Fans, A Huge Email List & Facebook Ads That Work: Lessons from #AOC2014

J Campbell Social Marketing

The speakers all know their stuff and walk the social media walk. According to CNN , in January of this year, “Americans used smartphone and tablet apps more than PCs to access the Internet — the first time that has ever happened.” With Jillian Vorce at #AOC2014.

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Why and How Nonprofits Should Use Pinterest

Selfish Giving

The heavy presence of women 25-44 on Pinterest is what distinguishes it from other new social media platforms, which are generally populated by men 18-24. Are you doubting that Pinterest will break the list of top social networking sites and will soon be forgotten?

Will You Look Back With Me on 2011?

Wild Woman Fundraising

We started this in January. So I started and stopped a social media business, and started another one. Treyz Social Media was okay, but it wasn’t really my brand. Wild Social Media is actually my brand, and it makes more sense!

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Associate Director of Media Relations American Rivers (Washington, D.C.). Communications and Social Media Manager Yosemite Conservancy (San Francisco, CA). Graphic Design & Coordinator, Social Communications Wolf Trap (Vienna, VA).

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Is your nonprofit career in danger?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Solution: Click Here to take my January 18th webinar on Moving On Up In Your Nonprofit Career , which answers: How can you never miss a job posting, ever again? January 18th, 3:00-4:30pm EST, you can get started moving on up in 2012, to make this your best year, careerwise!

Following Back is For the Birds

Social Media Bird Brain

Image from Coloring Pages for Kids I read a rant (a good one) today by Rob Cottingham over at the Social Signal about the expectation that if you follow someone on Twitter, you should be followed back. I joined Twitter on the 22nd of January, 2008, which means that I've had an account almost since it really took off in 2007, which has given me kind of a historical view of this issue. robert scoble stephen fry follow tech social media guy kawasaki Twitter bots

#Tech: SOPA Inspiring Blackouts & Lobbyists – Should Nonprofits Care?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Nevertheless, nonprofit organizations and consumer protection groups are decrying the bill and calling for an internet ‘blackout’ on 18 January as Congress discusses the bill. Could SOPA chill free speech?

6 Ways to Get More Online Monthly Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Launch a Monthly Donor Campaign in January. Launch a 2-3 email campaign to current donors in January, inviting them to join your monthly giving program. Emails throughout the campaign, and corresponding social media posts, can give campaign updates against the goal.

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All We Are Saying, Is Give Twitter a Chance

Social Media Bird Brain

Twitter (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It''s been a long time since I heard the kind of criticism of Twitter that I used to hear, say circa January 2008, when I joined. Adam Grant conversation LinkedIn re-evaluate Small nonprofit social media Social network Twitter Now everyone just seems to accept that Twitter is a thing, though for a lot of them it seems to mean Twitter is a thing for newscasters or comedians to reference when someone in the public eye screws up big-time.

FREE npEXPERTS Webinar Tomorrow

Fundraising Coach

Other Possibly Related posts: New free ebook “npEXPERTS: Online Marketing Insights for Nonprofits” FREE webinar on Monday: Social Media Increases Fundraising. Twitter Webinar January 30!

Year-End Fundraising Decisions to Make Now

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As part of that process, we are looking at their editorial calendar for their year-end fundraising campaign, which will include direct mail, email, and social media. I recommend thinking about the week or two before Thanksgiving all the way through early January.

Nonprofit Uses QR Code, Quora to Make Cause Marketing More Transparent

Selfish Giving

Back in January I talked about Quora and how it could be a resource to consumers who had questions about a cause marketing promotions, and an asset to causes that wanted to be more transparent about their programs. Side by side is the front and back of the Bruins' pinup.

Marketing Workshop in January

Mission Paradox Blog

The focus of the workshop is going to be on integrating your marketing strategy with all of the technology (email, web, social media) that is out there. I'm putting together a small marketing workshop in Chicago.    It's going to happen on Saturday, Jan. Those who know me are aware that I only do a handful of these a year.    This one I'm limiting to 15 participants.    ( Updated:  2 spots booked, 13 left ).

Corporate v. Nonprofit, 5 Lessons Learned When I Switched to Nonprofit Communications & Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In January 2016, I dove into nonprofit work as the Communications and Marketing Manager for the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina, and it has taught me a lot in these last few months. Cynamon Frierson.

Twitter Webinar January 30!

Fundraising Coach

For fundraisers, it’s another tool in your emerging social media tool chest to tell your story, build your brand and increase stewardship among supporters. There’s even a special price if you sign up by January 16. I’m excited to be giving a webinar with Don Philabaum called Twitter Your Way to Contributions! You may remember, Don as a guest on my Ask Without Fear! Radio Show. He’s been a leader in the field of donor relations.