Being More Social on Social Media: Where to Start?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I just finished Part 1 of our webinar series on Social Media Strategies That Won’t Waste Your Time. I discussed several ways that nonprofits need to come out from behind the logo and connect one on one with people via social media. Nonprofit Social Media

15 Authentic Moments to Create on Social Media

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Successful social media strategies demand authenticity. The post 15 Authentic Moments to Create on Social Media appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Nonprofit Social Media Facebook Live Instagram

Creating Faster, More Relevant Content on Social Media

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I just finished Part 2 of our webinar series on Social Media Strategies for Nonprofits that Won’t Waste Your Time. It’s very akin to being a thought leader but with some elements that are special to social media. Nonprofit Social Media

Basic Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT) Tools To Help Fight Disinformation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT). A subset of OSINT that gathers information exclusively from social media sites. The later (SOCMINT) in particular is a major focus area of many public sector communications and marketing initiatives as they have realized that even big budget on-message and on-target campaigns can’t compete against botnets run by digital-savvy actors leveraging micro-influencer networks and the power of big social data.

Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of articles, written by my fundraising heroes, that are a little bit grouchy on the subject of social media fundraising. I’m here to give you my side of the social media fundraising argument – because I know that it works.

Using Social Media for Social Good {Infographic}

J Campbell Social Marketing

Are you sick of trying to persuade social media naysayers that the tools can actually accomplish some good in the world? The infographic lists examples of social media campaigns for charity that “went viral”: Random Acts.

Shades of Social Marketing

SocialButterfly

” Phillip Kotler told the International Social Marketing Association in an interview celebrating a visionary and how he hopes the industry may advance. Kotler’s interview also reminds us the badge true social marketers wear, and it’s stitched with attitude.

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The Future of Social Media for Nonprofits? Here’s What I Think

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve been doing a ton of research and thinking about social media strategies for nonprofits, especially those of you without dedicated social media staff, ahead of the two new webinars I am teaching in April: Social Media Strategies for Nonprofits that Won’t Waste Your Time. What's the Future of Social Media for Nonprofits? The post The Future of Social Media for Nonprofits? Nonprofit Social Media

8 tips for promoting your charity event on social

CrowdRise

Social Social FundraisingHave a charity event coming up? Whether you’ve started selling tickets, are just beginning to think about your theme, or your event is next week, it’s a good idea to get a good grasp on how you will promote your event.

New Podcast! Social Justice Funder Interview: The NeedMor Fund

Wild Woman Fundraising

Social Justice Funder Interview: The NeedMor Fund appeared first on Wild Woman Fundraising. In this interview with Mary Sobecki, executive director of the NeedMor Fund, we talk about why involving people in the community in grantmaking decisions is important. Check out the NeedMor Fund!

Social Media Strategy: Show Up and Hang Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The conversations around nonprofit social media strategy too often focus on the “media” part: What to post and when. But what about the “social” part? That’s the real magic of social media, and remembering that will serve you well in 2019 and beyond. After all, it’s the reason that people keep using social media, despite all the negativity around it. Nonprofit Social Media facebook Groups live streaming

Defining Sustainable Social Change

SocialButterfly

It seems to have an aura around it as we all work to define exactly: What is sustainable social change? The environment folks read it one way, nonprofiteers another and you have a whole other group transforming it into social innovation, social capitalism and/or social entrepreneurship.

Blocking Access to Social Media is now “Against Policy”

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

This is also the policy that informs authorized users as to what constitutes “acceptable behaviour” in both their personal and professional use of social media.

The 7 Deadly Social Media Sins

Social Media Bird Brain

Digiday, which is one of the places I go for social media wisdom, has a great breakdown of the 7 Deadly Sins of social media that may be committed by commercial brands. The 7 Deadly Sins of Social Media Speaking with multiple voices Paying for.

30 Quick Ways to Spice Up Your Nonprofit Social Media Accounts

J Campbell Social Marketing

With it comes new energy, fresh ideas, and the motivation to try new things – on your nonprofit social media accounts! . The best feature of this social media menu is that even small shop nonprofit social media managers can carry these out on a shoestring budget.

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?

Make Social Media Matter More: Part 1

Getting Attention

The pressure to generate social media miracles. Start by reviewing the Pew Foundation’s recent Social Media report ( great summary here ). Follow with these four steps to get the social media monkey off of your back: Get to know your people. Social Media Pressure.

Top Posts of 2012 – Social Marketing Meets Social Innovation

SocialButterfly

Where do social marketers get their inspiration? In an attempt to share how social innovation and social marketing intersect with a colleague of mine, the colleague responded something along the lines of: “I don’t get why it matters. Social innovation sounds like everything we’re already doing in social marketing.” Social innovation touches on everything we’re doing in the social marketing field and vice versa.

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Social Media Housekeeping

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Think about social media as a way to open the doors of your organization to new guests and friends. But unlike hosting guests at you home for an hour or two, social media is open to guests 24/7. Because of the constant accessibility of social media, keeping profiles tidy all the time is a must. Always include a short description about your organization and a link back to your website in your social media profiles’ “about” section. Social Networking Quick Tips

How Nonprofits Can Get More Social Media Engagement in 2018

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofits small and large dived into social media last year, and some found huge success – but many did not get the results that they expected. I hear these social media laments all the time from nonprofits: “Social media algorithms have killed our engagement this year.”. “It’s

Why Your Nonprofit Should Start A Social Media Ambassador Program

J Campbell Social Marketing

Recommendations and referrals from trusted networks are eminently more powerful than the most exquisitely-designed and well-funded social media advertising campaign. So how does this affect nonprofits and our social media marketing plans? NTFB Social Media Ambassadors.

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?

Nonprofit Social Media 101: Lessons from Indivisible

EveryAction

We recently sat down with Becka Wall, a Social Media Strategist at Individual Project and former Assistant Director of Digital Content Strategy at NARAL Pro-Choice America, to talk about the basics of running social media for an organization or campaign.

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.

Freebie: Social Media Cheatsheet

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Wouldn’t life be easier if you didn’t have to read through pages and pages of blog posts in order to figure what works best on what social networks? It also has a quick reference guide for the Six G’s of Social Media Marketing. Happy Holidays!

How to Rock Social Media Doesn’t Involve Social Media

SocialButterfly

How are you rocking social media in just 30 minutes a day? That will go much farther than blind social sharing of content. Social Technology beth kanter information diet media literacy What’s your best tip?

When your employees go too far on social media…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I recently did some work for a client that involved looking into recent Canadian legal cases dealing with employees that have been either fired or reprimanded for their conduct on social media platforms.

How to Tell A Story Across Social Media Platforms

J Campbell Social Marketing

Every Monday I will create a short video answering a question from a member of the Nonprofit Social Media Storytelling Group. Do you tell the same story across all social media platforms? So which social media platforms should you use? Social media is a value exchange.

Telling Your Story Using Social Media [Presentation]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here are my slides from tonight’s presentation – Telling Your Story Using Social Media. The post Telling Your Story Using Social Media [Presentation] appeared first on JCSM. I was honored to be part of such an amazing panel of speakers!

3 New Ways to Determine Nonprofit Social Media Success (That Don’t Involve Numbers)

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social media continues to perplex, overwhelm, and frustrate many a nonprofit marketer. You post promotions on social media, fairly consistently, but no one engages. Let’s take a look at two of the main reasons why you may not be getting the social media success that you crave: . #1

The Future of Social Media for Nonprofits? Let’s Talk about It Tuesday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve been doing a lot of reading and research lately on what the next iteration of social media might look like for nonprofits. How will the main social media platforms that nonprofits use, especially Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, change in wake of. Admissions that social media platforms are designed to be addictive ? Studies linking social media use and depression, especially among teens and young adults ? The post The Future of Social Media for Nonprofits?

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. The second thing I noticed is that they recommend a.

Margaret Mead Predicts Social Science

SocialButterfly

Once you reach 10% of the population–is that the tipping point for spreading ideas through social networks and alter behaviors on a larger scale? “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.”

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How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

J Campbell Social Marketing

How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online from Julia Campbell. Description of the webinar: Packed with practical, how-to advice and examples for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this free webinar will show you how to leverage your social media accounts to raise money and strengthen relationships with donors so they give again. Topics discussed include: Current trends in the social media landscape that nonprofits need to understand.

Which Nonprofit Causes Rule Social Media?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Have you ever wondered which nonprofit organizations, causes and issues get the most engagement and exposure on social media? The post Which Nonprofit Causes Rule Social Media? appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing.

Shades of Social Marketing

SocialButterfly

” Phillip Kotler told the International Social Marketing Association in an interview celebrating a visionary and how he hopes the industry may advance. Kotler’s interview also reminds us the badge true social marketers wear, and it’s stitched with attitude.

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

J Campbell Social Marketing

This was certainly an interesting year to be a nonprofit social media manager. Here are just a handful of headlines bashing social media from the past few weeks alone: Instagram Was Bigger Russian Election Tool Than Facebook, Senate Report Says.

The Social Round-Up

SocialButterfly

I’ve called these round-ups by different names, but the concept is the same–share some of the recent links, resources and info I’ve been reading about social change, social marketing and social media. Social Change. Social Marketing.

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The 3 Keys to Social Media Success

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofits often ask me – What is the one piece of advice you can give to help us achieve social media success? Not to mention that “social media success” looks different for every organization. Slow and steady wins the social media race.

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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Who Is on Social Media?

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Nonprofit Communications Social Networking TrendsWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. We've Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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.” While Facebook is still in the lead, other social networks are gaining ground. Nonprofit Communications Social Networking Trends

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Social Media Vigilantism – Have We Gone Too Far?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I have rarely done this, but in this case I felt it was necessary given another rising trend occurring these days, social media vigilantism , which I will discuss in a moment. Even if they are guilty of the accused crime and/or socially unacceptable behaviour, where do we draw the line?