Trending Sources

#SOCIALMEDIA: Online Communication Is A Team Sport

Non Profit Marketing 360

Prep your staff for social media success. It takes a team, and everyone contributes something critical to the overall success. ”).

Setting Up a Social Media Listening Dashboard

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One very popular use of the dashboard concept is to monitor social media conversations about your organizations and issues. Christina Johns.

Which Group Buying Site is Best for Cause Marketing?

Selfish Giving

Frank Barry had a wonderful post last week over at Mashable on seven group buying sites using daily deals to give back. GoodTwo. Camera.

Social media resources for nonprofit communicators

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The team here at Network for Good recently released two updated resources on social media: a Social Media Mini Guide for Nonprofits and the Nonprofit Social Media Checklist. Here’s an excerpt from the guide: How can you stand out on social media? Curate an exclusive exhibit. Make your fans part of the action.

Groupon’s Social Responsibility Effort

A. Fine Blog

This month’s Social Good podcast has Patty Huber of Groupon discussing the company’s social responsibility program. Patty is the head of the G-Team and responsible for organizing events using Groupon to support causes. As you may know, Groupon is the fast growing social network on the web, Groupon. Brilliant!

Amazon is giving away my book for free today

Fundraising Coach

Amazon is promoting my newest book Nonprofit Social Media: A beginner’s guide to building donor relationships from your desk. YouTube!

5 Favorite Nonprofits to Follow on Social Media

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Darian Rodriguez Heyman , Co-Founder, Social Media for Nonprofits. They use engagement data to optimize their social media communications.

Social Media Awareness That Works: S’mores in the Outdoors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Q: Were you specifically looking for a social media strategy? Julia Reich. Maybe it’s the Girl Scout leader in me. A: Yes.

How the Super Bowl Inspired Nonprofit Marketing in Atlanta

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

And I read about it on a sports site, who hyped it up even more. Media Relations Nonprofit Communications Social NetworkingKathy Powell.

10 reasons Avon Is Not Too Late To The Social Media Party

Diva Marketing Blog

In steps a man who defies convention when he builds his sales force with a team of women. After all, they call it Social Media for a reason.

Your Google Analytics Questions Answered!

Fundraising 123

On our Nonprofit911 webinar , we discussed why your web site's ability to convert visitors should be top of mind for program managers, fundraisers and executive directors. Don't get trapped in endless meetings where your team argues about web site design issues! It doesn't matter how Nike or MTV are building their web sites.

Sites 16

Getting Started with Social Media

Fundraising Coach

Frank recently came out with a report on nonprofits and social media. He definitely “gets&# social media and nonprofits! Listen.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Melanie Swiftney

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our current site doesn’t have a blog and I’m very excited to be able to share what we’re doing in a more timely manner.

How Great Website Design Drives Connection & Action

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Alex McLain, who designs engaging websites for nonprofits as a member of the Wired Impact team. In order to wow website visitors and keep them returning to get more info, make more donations, or sign up for events, your site needs to stand out in a sea of websites that “get the job done.” It’s not human.

Getting started on Google+ for nonprofits

Fundraising Coach

I’ve would probably stay on Google+ if I didn’t have so much invested in sites like Facebook , Twitter , and FourSquare. c) Marc A.

#HOWTO: Efficiently Monitor Your Organization’s Busy Social Networks

Non Profit Marketing 360

that is, with organizations that really need to track social-networking data in various guises and configurations. And it is free.

How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2

J Campbell Social Marketing

Baldrick’s Foundatio n, a volunteer-driven charity that effectively uses social media tools to raise money and engage supporters. This year St.

Vote for the New SocialButterfly


Refresh goals include making the site faster and compatible across mobile devices while also giving it a more customized design. Please vote.

#SOCIALMEDIA: How Can We Efficiently Use Our Time On Social Networks?

Non Profit Marketing 360

A definition of irony: using social media to encourage you to find ways to trim your time on social media. ” Ouch.

Marketing Fundraising Events: The Ultimate Checklist

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Highlight opportunities for engagement ( ex: showcase fundraising teams or leaderboards ). Amplify event with on-site marketing!

[Guest Post] Crowdfunding – Not the Hail Mary You Think

Fundraising Coach

You can learn more about Deposit A Gift at [link] and you can follow her and the team on Twitter @DepositAGift. But is it a good idea?

Fundraising Platforms: Is Three a Crowd?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

panel at Social Media Week in NYC. In 2010 we saw what many nonprofiteers and marketers are calling “the year of social media for social good.”

U.S. gets a new President, White House launches new web site & blog…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

We have all heard how Barack Obama leveraged social media during the campaign ( just Google it… ). citizens more than any prior President. Web Site Re-design Process -- Strong Model for Your Org

Getting Attention, the "online landing pad for social changemakers leveraging technology for social change" has been working hard on the redesign of its website. The site is the core of the NetSquared community so its effectiveness is vital to the success of the organization. And I have a great one for you today.

Re-designing your nonprofit website and other things that are sent to try us

Wild Woman Fundraising

What is the goal of the site? How many people on your team have to be involved? Are we making it easy to spread the word using various social media tools? When people come to our site, are they trying to answer a specific question? Who needs to update this site? How often can we afford to overhaul this site?

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sarah Tarnopolsky

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

9:00 – 10:00 am – I set aside time each Wednesday morning for a social media check-in. 5:30 pm – Team sports practice. Sarah Tarnopolsky.

Is your nonprofit ready for #GivingTuesday?

Fundraising Coach

Social media users tagged updates with the hashtag #GivingTuesday to help their posts stand out. Alert your social media advocates.

Media 33

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lauren Lawson-Zilai

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I send particular news articles to members of the team. Our team also meets collectively once a week. Lauren Lawson-Zilai. timeframe.

More Than Words: Why Visuals Are Critical in Pitching Your Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We are excited to announce that he has officially joined our team of advisers along with Kerri Karvetski and Nancy Schwartz. Peter Panepento.

Words 89

How We Created Our (First-Ever) Brand Identity

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Team. Two weeks later, our member newsletter featured several articles on the new site, logo, and identity system. Cindy Olnick.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: A Social Platform Primed For The Environmental Community

Non Profit Marketing 360

The heavy hitters of social networking (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…) can serve that purpose. Well, it’s free.

Google+ 1 Month Later: 3 Reasons I’m Impressed

Fundraising Coach

In just 1 month, Google+ is one of my top 10 referring sites. I haven’t consciously been using Google+ to drive traffic to my site!

Seeing Your Marketing Future in the Obama Re-Election Campaign

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

“In 2008, the campaign encouraged supporters to create profiles on a social networking site called Stay tuned!

Obama 33

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Secondly, as an online creature, infographics are easily share-able and therefore inherently social media-friendly. Introduction. Charts.

Fellowships for U.S. or Japanese Citizens Researching Topics of Pressing Global Concern In Multidisciplinary Teams

Seeking Grant Money Today

For more information on this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" or the live SSRC web site link in the last paragraph at the end of this blog post.] Visit the SSRC Web site for complete program guidelines and application procedures." From The Foundation Center. The competition is open to citizens of the U.S.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Erika Olson

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The challenge of working in different environments, with different teams and different resources, makes each day fresh and keeps her on her toes.

[Guest Post] 5 Principles to crowdfunding success - a case study

Fundraising Coach

Kickstarter is a crowd funding site, the world''s largest apparently. To market our campaign we appealed to both our social networks.

[Guest Post] Top 10 Tips for Growing Your Matching Gift Program

Fundraising Coach

Develop a strong team Appoint a matching gift coordinator to effectively get the word out about matching gifts. You're going to love this!

Is Your Personal Brand Attracting the Right Audience?

Diva Marketing Blog

South Wired is the longest on-going social media/digital marketing conference in Atlanta. what does your social network eco-system look like?

#COMMUNICATIONS: In Outreach, Less Can Be More If You Avoid 3 Common Mistakes

Non Profit Marketing 360

Another mistake Brad (and the MKCREATIVEmedia Team!) Don’t let worry over the social-media tail start to wag the dog. Great!