Reality Check: Social Media and Mobile

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are a few more of my favorites, this time on social media and mobile specifically. Half of Boomers use social media, as do a 1/3 of people over 65. We’ve also shared stats on nonprofit email trends , online fundraising trends and social media trends.

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

SocialButterfly

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?

5 Ways to Get Your Nonprofit Social Media Campaign to Catch On

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofit marketers from small to large organizations are leveraging social media platforms to grab attention, pique interest, and inspire curiosity in their programs and services. How can you get your next social media campaign to catch on and take off like wildfire?

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.

Time For Social Media

Social Media Bird Brain

NonProfit Tech for Good has excerpted part of their Mobile for Good book on their site to talk about what kind of time social media requires for successful fundraising (read the piece here). investment nonprofit tech for good small NGO Small nonprofit social media time Naturally, the first thing that jumped out at me is that there was no discussion of what a small nonprofit should do, just medium and large nonprofits.

5 Quick Social Media Tips to Create Buzz Before #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

Last year, there were a total of 2,399,092 social media engagements on Giving Tuesday – that’s a lot of people using the hashtag! Tell your story and humanize your nonprofit’s brand by having a bit of fun with some popular, free mobile apps like Boomerang, Hyperlapse, and Prisma.

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How to Create Social Media Video on a Shoestring Budget – Tips & Tools

J Campbell Social Marketing

Welcome to the first episode of Nonprofit Social Media Nerds , where we discuss and demo social media tools, tech, tips, and tricks. Watch the video to see a live demo of Josh’s must-have mobile apps to create, enhance, edit, and share video on social media: .

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3 Realistic Social Media New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are a few suggestions for starting something good for your social media practice in 2017. For the past few years, some social media expert has pronounced the incoming year as the year of VIDEO. 92% of mobile video consumers share videos with others.

9 Social Media Trends That Will Shape Marketing In 2018

J Campbell Social Marketing

Which social media trends do nonprofits need to understand and be aware of? In this infographic, Filmora lays out 9 of the top social media trends. The post 9 Social Media Trends That Will Shape Marketing In 2018 appeared first on JCSM.

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Social Media Is Not a Marketing Strategy

SocialButterfly

Social media in and of itself is not a strategy (gasp). Harvard Business Review recently published an article titled “ Separate Social Media From Marketing :” …we need to break out social media and talk about more than marketing and technology.

Social Media Is Not a Marketing Strategy

SocialButterfly

Social media in and of itself is not a strategy (gasp). Harvard Business Review recently published an article titled “ Separate Social Media From Marketing :” …we need to break out social media and talk about more than marketing and technology.

Health Care Social Media Review #30: The Research Edition

SocialButterfly

Where do you turn for the latest research on the impact and influence of social media? This edition of the Health Care Social Media Review (HCSM) provides the latest research your fellow colleagues are studying by highlighting social media research and related resources.

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No Corners Cut in Social Media

Social Media Bird Brain

Something is always going on with that social platform and it makes the news almost every day. big data Facebook Mobile app Nonprofit organization Oreo social media social networking Tinder Image via Digital Inspiration Let''s talk about Facebook this week.

Understanding Social Media

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I have added a new first step to my strategic social media engagement process. It involves educating key senior stakeholders within your organization as to what social media actually consists of. Most of their “social media knowledge&# currently consists of hearsay, traditional media coverage (often horrendously inaccurate), and the online behaviors of their own teenage daughters and sons. Social media is not just something “the kids do”.

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

SocialButterfly

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?

5 Ways to Thank Corporate Sponsors with Social Media (Without Posting Ugly Logos)

J Campbell Social Marketing

Tools needed: Smartphone, great photos, and the ability to tag the corporate sponsor on social media (find out their Facebook name, Twitter handle, etc.). Use a mobile app to enhance your text posts. I created this graphic using the mobile app WordSwag.

Health Care Social Media Review #30: The Research Edition

SocialButterfly

Where do you turn for the latest research on the impact and influence of social media? This edition of the Health Care Social Media Review (HCSM) provides the latest research your fellow colleagues are studying by highlighting social media research and related resources.

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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.

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

EveryAction

M+R Benchmarks Report , 40% of nonprofit website visitors in the year 2017 were using a mobile phone - a 9% increase from the year prior. And it's not just websites that are affected by the trend toward mobile - more and more communication now happens through cell phones.

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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.

Digital Fundraising + Social Media: Your Guide to Raising More

Fundraising Coach

Another benefit of having a social media presence is that it allows your organization to present a human face to the world, instead of just your logo. The overarching goal of using social media is to tell your nonprofit’s story.

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. Now it’s active on almost all desktop users with mobile coming soon. So, what do these changes mean for your social media marketing strategy?

Think Conversation, Not Megaphone, for Social Media Success (NTEN Case Study)

Getting Attention

Social media is not a megaphone, it’s a conversation.&# Although that’s the first lesson most of us learned about social media, it’s been the hardest to implement. The challenge is that there isn’t a single “social media.&#

2 Mobile Apps that Will Change the Nonprofit Sector

J Campbell Social Marketing

Rather than lamenting our love of screens and mobile apps, innovative entrepreneurs are figuring out a way to make these powerful handheld computers work for the social sector. Caveat – Not only “young” people use smartphones and social media.

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Charity: Water versus Water.org and the Tide of Social Media Storytelling (#npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Contributing writer Antionette Kerr is back with another edition, this time on social media storytelling and some bonus tips on Snapchat. Most of the images were previously shared on some other form of social media. .

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

Recently many of my social media conversations seemed to be about the perception that social is a young person’s game. However, many of the people who began exploring social media 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 years ago were 30+ when they/we started working in this industry.

#COMMUNICATIONS: Visualizing The Impact Of Social Media, Especially Email

Non Profit Marketing 360

Social media and the internet love visuals too, because visual communication can travel quickly through networks and beyond the original linguistic group. Your nonprofit should be keeping up the emails, even as you develop your presence on the other social media platforms.

Nonprofit Event Promotion: 10 Simple Ways to Get More People to Your Nonprofit Event Using Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Despite (or perhaps because of) the increased use of social media and online community building tools, in-person, live nonprofit events have kept their popularity. Take these video files and upload them to other social media accounts for added exposure!

Mobile Fundraising 101: The Basics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve had some questions about mobile fundraising so here’s John Killoran, CEO of @Pay , to get us started. He’ll be back soon with more details on how to raise money with mobile so stay tuned. Let’s begin with the basic definition of mobile fundraising.

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Social Media Stats and Trends for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today we are going to tackle social media. 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report (NTEN, Common Knowledge and Blackbaud). Convio focused more on email and websites than social media, so we’ll focus on the last two here. Overall, social media use by nonprofits has seen significant growth, especially in their Facebook and Twitter communities. 43% budget $0 for their social networking activities.

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Can a mobile app save lives? Yes it can.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

As a result, I have performed quite a bit of research and literature review on the applicability of social media engagement and mobile technology in the public health field.

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10 Ways to Celebrate Nonprofit Online Community Members Using Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

In 2014, nonprofit digital marketing efforts will still focus on using social media and mobile tools to raise awareness for organizations and causes, to promote events and to fundraise. Try posting it on all your social networks and see the love grow!

Key Findings on Nonprofit Social Media, Email and Online Fundraising

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The annual online benchmark study for nonprofits from M+R Strategic Services & NTEN found online fundraising continues to grow - as does the social media reach of nonprofits. . Social reach up, email response rates down. Read: How to Keep the Social Media Conversation Going.

#COMMUNICATIONS: Visualizing The Impact Of Social Media, Especially Email

Non Profit Marketing 360

Social media and the internet love visuals too, because visual communication can travel quickly through networks and beyond the original linguistic group. Your nonprofit should be keeping up the emails, even as you develop your presence on the other social media platforms.

5 Key Social Media Takeaways – National Conference on Volunteering and Service (#NCVS)

Getting Attention

Today, Colleen shares some social media insights for volunteer communications… I’ve been immersed in social media for several years, but like everyone else, have much to learn. No silo zone – Don’t silo social media with one person or department.

Social Media - Courageous Miracles

Diva Marketing Blog

Nope, it''s not a new innovative social network strategy (that would be a miracle of miracles!). Pull off the pretty red bow and you''ll find social networks with funny names like blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram and Pinterest.

My social media predictions for 2009

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

My intent was to clear my mind a bit and get my thoughts settled for what looks like a busy 2009 year coming up for the strategic social media side of our business ( CEPSM ). Participating in social media is significantly cheaper than “buying&# traditional media.

#Tech: What Will 2012 Look Like For Social Media?

Non Profit Marketing 360

As we gear back up we wanted to introduce what other trend watchers are saying about the universe of social media for 2012 – some of which might surprise you. Welcome to a New Year!

7 Tips to Market Mobile Fundraising to Your Donors

J Campbell Social Marketing

Everyone everywhere is talking about what an incredible tool mobile fundraising can be for nonprofits. Mobile fundraising can be great for your nonprofit, if you put in the time and effort it takes to market your campaigns properly. Make the most of social media. #5.

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Facebook Turns 12 – What’s In Store for the World’s Most Popular Social Media Network

J Campbell Social Marketing

Love it or hate it, the world’s most popular social network turns 12 today! The post Facebook Turns 12 – What’s In Store for the World’s Most Popular Social Media Network appeared first on JCSM.

#Aging: Social Media Brings The World To The Elderly

Non Profit Marketing 360

The phenomenal growth of social network sites over the last decade or so is beyond repute. Moreover, study after study demonstrates how older people feel more engaged and less isolated (and thus less depressed) when using social media periodically.

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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.

Mobile Giving 101

Fundraising Coach

Mobile giving is one of the hottest topics in town. And that’s precisely why we’ve crafted this essential guide to mobile giving. We’ll explore everything from the definition of mobile fundraising to its inherent benefits and beyond. The Definition of Mobile Giving and More ! #2.