Your Simple 5-Point Plan for Giving Tuesday on December 1 #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

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Your 5-Point Plan for #GivingTuesdayNow May 5

J Campbell Social Marketing

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Apps, Services, and Tools For Nonprofits (Season 2, Episode 6)

Fundraising Report Card

01:16] 2017 Blog Post [01:35] 2018 Blog Post [01:43] Evernote [02:17] Blog Post (Evernote Tagging) [03:38] Slack [06:08] Workflow’s … Continue reading "Apps, Services, and Tools For Nonprofits (Season 2, Episode 6)". Zach and Tim discuss some of their favorite apps, services, and tools. Have your question answered on the podcast by calling in to (575) 815-4573. Click here to listen on YouTube! Topic Timestamps Introduction [00:00] Tools! [01:16]

NONPROFITS: 15 Instagram Tips, Tricks and Features You Don’t Want to Miss

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tagging their handle in the caption will notify the organization, but tagging them in the photo itself will let the photo live on the “tagged photo” section of their profile, enabling all of their photos to see. To apply a tagging rule to every Photo of You: Tap the person in a box icon below your bio to get to the Photos of You tab. Tap Tagging Options. “You don’t take a photograph. You ask quietly to borrow it.” — Unknown. Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash.

The New Email Metric You Might Want to Try

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I had to do this by hand since I was going backward in time, but in the future, I can automate this tagging. With all the tagging done, I could now break down the list. For those of you without this kind of searching and tagging ability, I bet there is some way to do this with Excel. Let’s talk about email engagement. Right now, I bet most of you are looking at your open rates and click-through rates, and maybe your click-to-open ratio.

The future of online fundraising

The Nonprofit Consultant

concepts, such as tagging and feeds, and how they can improve our practices. But with proper use of tagging, RSS, etc., Tags: tags tagging online Nonprofit RSS internet feeds future websites web fundraising ePhilanthropy I received an email from a college student asking if he could interview me about ePhilanthropy and the future of online fundraising. The questions gave me an opportunity to think creatively about the application of some web 2.0

Launching Your Nonprofit on Instagram – Plan Carefully or Wing It?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

BCNY’s launch strategy included goals for total posts and follower gain, a listing of relevant hashtag and tagging options as well as an editorial calendar broken into day, post topic/theme, and content. If you’re totally new to the Instagram scene and are looking to gain quick momentum early on, one way of going about it is to tie your launch to an event or fundraiser.

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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Changes: What Nonprofits Can Do

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

An Ambassador Program is simply a group of people who will talk about your nonprofit on their social networks, tagging your page, adding comments, and sharing your posts. For example, when people ask nonprofit communications questions in various Facebook Groups that we don’t manage, other people will often recommend Nonprofit Marketing Guide as a resource, tagging our company Page or Kivi directly. Another week, another change to Facebook. (

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11 Strategic Ways to Grow Your Nonprofit Social Media Followers This Year

J Campbell Social Marketing

Encourage tagging. Nonprofits use social media platforms every single day to connect with constituents , raise awareness for causes, and collect donations.

Making Sense of Your Nonprofit’s Google Analytics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We will cover the basics of setting up goals and campaign tagging , two techniques that make this tool much more intuitive and easy to use. It’s time for another budget-friendly (but content-rich) webinar! Join us this Thursday for a BRAND NEW Webinar: Making Sense of Your. Nonprofit’s Google Analytics. Presented by Eric Squair. Thursday, May 12, 2016. 1:00 p.m. Eastern (10:00 a.m. Pacific).

Ten Changes to Make in 2012: Free Webinar Thursday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For example, here’s one of the ten items on the list: tagging and segmenting your mailing lists. Tagging and segmenting can be very simple (a few extra fields in your database) to complex (with a complete customer relationship management system or CRM). Happy New Year! Our first free webinar of 2012 is coming up this Thursday, January 5: Ten Changes to Make in 2012. I get these questions all the time: “What should I be doing first? What’s most important?”

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The “How Much and How Good” Grid for Nonprofit Communications

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you send content people aren’t interested in, and you do it frequently, they will recognize you as someone who is annoying them, and they will go through the effort of unsubscribing or tagging you as spam. I’ve used this grid a few times recently when talking about whether the frequency of nonprofit communications — especially email — is too much or too little. You can’t really have that conversation without also talking about the quality of that content.

How Nonprofits Can Use Facebook Groups

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tagging – You can tag any member of the Group in posts and photos. Introduce your volunteers to each other by tagging them in posts. As the community engagement manager at Nonprofit Marketing, I have set up a lot of Facebook Groups, and unlike some other changes Facebook has made that people find annoying, the latest updates have made Groups even more functional. Facebook Groups have become our go-to way to communicate and work with our training participants.

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How to Create a Facebook Group from Your Facebook Page

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Introduce your volunteers to each other by tagging them in posts. With Facebook-ageddon (Or is it Facebook Zero? The Facebook Apocalypse?) approaching, many of you are scrambling to figure out how to continue to reach your supporters on the biggest social network of them all. When the news first hit, we suggested a few ideas that could help you keep your engagement up.

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What the Social Media Success of the ALS #IceBucketChallenge Can Teach Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you accept the challenge, you are encouraged to donate $10 to the Peter Frates #3 Fund , and you can challenge others  by tagging them on social media. I am sure that youve seen it by now  a Facebook friend posting a video as they get doused by a bucket of ice water, all in the name of raising awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) , also known as Lou Gehrigs disease.

Nonprofit Marketing Team Roles and Tasks – Who Does What?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

responding, commenting, tagging, retweeting, etc.). I am working with two clients, ASPCApro and the Pittsburgh Park Conservancy , who are both looking at the best ways to staff what are essentially content marketing teams, even though the organizations don’t call them that.

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12 Ways to Get More Fans On Your Nonprofit Facebook Page

J Campbell Social Marketing

The benefits of tagging the Page are that the Page owner will see it and can highlight it, which will display it to the public and to their fans. By far the most frequent question that I get from nonprofits is: How do we get more fans on our Facebook page? What this really means is – how do we get new people to look at our Page and enjoy it enough to click like?

Marketing Fundraising Events: The Ultimate Checklist

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Hire a professional photographer or videographer ( bonus tip: post photo galleries to your Facebook page, tagging your event in each photo, to generate web traffic ). Kerri Moore. Holding a fundraising event soon? Use these tips from Kerri Moore, Director of Marketing at Booster to get the word out. And add your tips in the comment section below ~Kristina. Guest Post by Kerri Moore of Booster. Marketing your fundraising event is a necessity to attract attendees.

2Blog or Not 2Blog

Marketing for Nonprofits

Thanks to Beth for tagging it for the "np tech group" on SlideShare. Here is a presentation I did with Qui Diaz , my dear frolleague (friend and colleague - Katya's word ) on August 9. Qui has a great eye for design. blogging

Ask Your Base to Make the World a Better Place, Without Spending a Cent: The Give List

Getting Attention

Don't forget to add your ideas to the Give List by tagging your ideas with #givelist on Twitter, or with "givelist" (without the quotation marks) on de.licio.ous, your post or flickr photo so the Give List team can share them with the world. The Give List , launched just last week by Allison Fine and Marnie Web , already lists 71 ways to support communities and causes without opening their wallets.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Maria Sadowski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Can’t beat pix of someone banding an eagle, tagging a butterfly, or gathering native seeds for future planting. Maria Sadowski. Heres the latest installment in our series on the Day in the Life of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. Maria Sadowski is fortunate to have spent her career helping environmental nonprofits tell their story.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: Let’s Check In With Foursquare For Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

We have talked about Foursquare , the social network and geo-tagging software that offers opportunities to share your experiences at businesses and organizations of all types. Checking in on the iPhone. The platform is a comparative newcomer , having been launched by Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai in 2009. But as of this April its membership has swelled to over 50 million.

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

J Campbell Social Marketing

Will you enable picture tagging? Starting out on social media can be a scary proposition for many nonprofits. Horror stories abound – staff members going “rogue” and posting inappropriate Facebook photos, volunteers tweeting too much information, negative comments being left in LinkedIn Groups. (I’m I’m sure we all heard the story about the American Red Cross and the #gettngslizzerd slip up! ).

Mastering the Art of Writing a Good Tweet to Promote Your News

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link] - Discover how tagging adds value to your tweets. Boosting the visibility of your message in Twitter searches is easy with PR Newswire’s Social Post™ news release distribution service. Simply submit a news release summary (under 100 characters) with your full release, and PR Newswire will post your message to followers of our general and industry-specific Twitter accounts, along with a link back to your news release.

How I Keep Track of All The Content I Consume Every Day

Selfish Giving

Tagging things in Pocket allows you to create your internal search engine of content! A reader asked how I keep track of all the content I consume every day. I use a service called Pocket. Pocket is great and it's FREE! Whenever I come across something on my laptop or on my phone that I want to save, I just click on the bookmarklet and save it to Pocket. When I save something, Pocket gives me the option to tag the content.

Online Marketing Terms in Plain English

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tagging can help the entry be found more easily by both people and search engines. I came across 17 Email Marketing Terms Every Business Should Know last week and it’s a nice summary written in plain English. We included a plain English glossary of online marketing terms at the back of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause (Amazon).

5 Quick Social Media Tips to Create Buzz Before #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

Be sure to use the hashtag in each Story, and location tagging as appropriate, as Stories and posts with these two extra elements reach exponentially more people! Giving Tuesday is just one week away! Love it or hate it, the truth is that this wildly popular international day of giving and giving back will most certainly generate record amounts of press coverage, website clicks, and donations to charities small and large. Not sure if you should carry out a campaign this year?

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Dealing with Info Overload: Lists and Lotteries

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This is where my tagging strategy becomes really important, because I don’t want to get sucked into having to absorb everything at the first moment I see it. I woke up this morning and saw a tweet from Drew at Throwing Light , asking me if I ever deal with information overload. In his own post today, Drew talks about how he blames all the blogs he wants to read for his recent creative slump and explains what he did to overcome.

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50 Resources for Getting the Most Out of Google Analytics

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Google Analytics Tagging Demystified - A how-to post on the use of tagging in Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a very useful free tool for tracking site statistics. For most users, however, it never becomes more than just a pretty interface with intersting graphs. The resources below will help anyone, from the beginner to those who have been using Google Analytics for some time, learn how to get the most out of this great tool.

8 Ways Social Media Is Directly Helping the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

J Campbell Social Marketing

Filipina Mai Arnaiz Jardeleza-Cataquiz sent out a call for help via Facebook, tagging a journalist to get attention for her small municipality Estancia. By now you have heard of the complete devastation in the Philippines wrought by Supertyphoon Haiyan. According to CNN , nationwide the death toll from the typhoon stands at 3,976 with another 1,598 missing. Most likely you heard something about this tragedy via social media.

tips for promoting your nonprofit's blog

Studio 501c

I recommend posting only when you have something important or interesting to share, hopefully that's once or twice a week. ** Don't be concerned with the words below unless you're interested in tagging or Technorati, which is another way to promote your blog. Beth Kanter asked some folks to provide tips on blog promotion to Alison Lowndes, who started an interesting nonprofit in Kenya.

tips for promoting your nonprofit's blog

Studio 501c

I recommend posting only when you have something important or interesting to share, hopefully that's once or twice a week. ** Don't be concerned with the words below unless you're interested in tagging or Technorati, which is another way to promote your blog. Beth Kanter asked some folks to provide tips on blog promotion to Alison Lowndes, who started an interesting nonprofit in Kenya.

The Ultimate Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits


Tagging and interacting with others can help you get noticed by their follower base too, driving your own engagement. by Zoe Allen. Over 3 billion people worldwide use social media – find out how you can encourage them to become your donors. How can social media help my nonprofit? Social media is a great tool to share real stories with real people and build connections with your supporters.

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Top Tips for Marketing Your Blog

Marketing for Nonprofits

To get your blog noticed you must PARTICIPATE in your online community(ies) of interest by: following the conversations you care about reading other people's work linking, linking, and linking some more asking and answering questions tagging and acknowledging great content volunteering for on- and offline projects in your areas of interest 3. Thanks to charitynet.USA for this request. Here are some top tips for marketing your blog. The best way to promote your blog is to do good work.

Enterprise Social Media

Social Marketing and Social Change

In his discussion he also has some comments about community management, participation inequalities, tagging and rating systems and the reciprocal influences of social media and corporate culture. Jacob Nielsen, the guru of usability testing, has a new Alertbox on Social Networking on Intranets that is worth the read. From 14 business case studies he draws five conclusions (direct quote): Underground efforts yield big results.

A $400 Billion Industry Powered by Anecdote

The Agitator

Standards that set the terms for format, definition, structuring, tagging, transcription, manipulation, use and management of data. You’d think a $400 billion industry like ours would have empirically based standards and practices readily available and accessible to all. After all, most sectors — ranging from apple growers to doctors and hospitals, and even zoos — have them. Fundraising doesn’t.

Top Nonprofit Tips for Social Media

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Wednesday: ABT— Always Be Tagging Social Media for Nonprofits keynote Guy Kawasaki says that taking the extra time to tag supporters in photos and videos is crucial. Editor’s note: Did you miss Social Media Week ? Don’t worry, every week can be Social Media Week for your nonprofit with the advice in this guest post from Social Media for Nonprofits founder Ritu Sharma.

5 Fictions About Social Media for Public Health and Healthcare

Social Marketing and Social Change

They are reading news and updates from friends, searching for information, sharing with others, making new friends, rating products and services, tagging content, posting and uploading content, linking to content as well as retweeting it - to name just a few behaviors that will affect their ability, as well as ours, to effectively engage with each other for a common purpose of learning and acquiring new behaviors.

Q & A on Social Marketing


Tagging: Spare Change , Pulse and Signal, Social Marketing Panorama , Stephan Dahl. Speaking of experts, I would deem Craig Lefebvre as one of them, and an amazing one. On his blog, he recently posted a set of questions terming it “ An Environmental Scan of Social Marketing.&# In a brave and humble (very humble) attempt, I am going to address my responses here in the form of a blog post.

Avi Chai Social Media Academy Begins

A. Fine Blog

I loved that Lisa opened with a social tagging exercise for the group. Yesterday was the inaugural workshop for the Social Media Academy sponsored by the AVI CHAI Foundation. Ten Jewish Day Schools were accepted into the Academy that will run for six months and include three in-person workshops, individual coaching, online support and sharing and at least one social media experiment conducted by each group. The schools are: Davis Renov Stahler (DRS) Yeshiva High School for Boys (HALB).

The Power Behind Social Media

Diva Marketing Blog

Now the next part of the meme is to tag 7 people who will continue the game by telling who tagged them and then tagging 7 more people who will. This post is dedicated to the awesome women entrepreneurs at the Women's Employment Opportunity Project (WEOP). Yesterday I was invited to spend some time with a special group of women who are creating blogs to support their new ventures. If you think that the U.S. has lost its edge on innovation think again.