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Pump Up Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page with These 10 Tips 

August 1, 2013

By: Melissa Raimondi

At the Social Media for Nonprofits conference, Carie Lewis of the Humane Society of the United States shared how her organization’s Facebook strategy has raised about $200,000 per year. Even if you don’t have a full-time social media team, here are 10 ways you can pump up your nonprofit’s Facebook pag… Read More

Nonprofits on Pinterest: Best Practices 

July 24, 2013

By: Liz Ragland

If your nonprofit is looking to spice up its Pinterest page, here are some tips:   1. Try infographics. The National Wildlife Federation posted a great infographic on Pinterest for Valentine’s Day with interesting facts related to animals’ hearts. Consider building an infographic that relates to your mission. … Read More

How to Use Memes to Spread Your Nonprofit’s Message 

July 23, 2013

By: Melissa Raimondi

Merriam-Webster.com defines a meme as an idea, behavior, or usage that spreads from person to person. “Who shot J.R.?” and typing “0.7734” to reveal “hello” on an upside-down calculator were popular memes in the preinternet era. Online, memes often take the form of a graphic with wor… Read More

Social Media Housekeeping Tips for Nonprofits 

July 19, 2013

By: Liz Ragland

Think about social media as a way to open the doors of your organization to new guests and friends. But unlike hosting guests at your 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.… Read More

Social Media Storytelling for Nonprofits 

May 6, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

Pairing your nonprofit storytelling with social media is a smart tactic for engaging supporters and inspiring them to take action. When coupled with a compelling story and an integrated marketing plan, social media is an easy way to promote stories about your cause. Here‘s why it works: It’s dynamic:  Soci… Read More

A Fabulous Facebook Welcome: Arts of Life 

April 24, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

I was pleasantly surprised by a message I received from Arts of Life, a Chicago-based nonprofit I recently “Liked“ on Facebook: “Hi Caryn! Thank you for ‘Liking’ The Arts of Life! We do paintings and drawing and we clean up the studio every day of the week! Not only do we clean up the stud… Read More

Key Findings on Nonprofit Social Media, Email and Online Fundraising 

March 28, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

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.  The study, based on analysis of 55 large nonprofits, including the American Red Cross, Sierra Club, American Lung Association, AARP a… Read More

How to Make the Case for Social Media 

March 21, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

It’s clear that social media is an effective channel for establishing your nonprofit’s brand identity, championing your cause and engaging with current and would-be supporters. So, how do you make sure your organization is on board — especially your boss, executive director or board members? Here are … Read More

What Nonprofits Need to Know about Facebook Promoted Posts 

February 28, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

Do nonprofits have to pay to get their content seen on Facebook?  We wanted to get the scoop, so Network for Good’s Katya Andresen turned to Facebook expert, John Haydon. He provided easy-to-understand, practical insight on the most common questions about Promoted Posts on Facebook. Katya: Do you have to pay to pla… Read More

Facebook Tips for Nonprofits: How Sanctuary One Inspires and Connects with Supporters 

January 15, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

Facebook is great for more than just sharing photos of cute kittens and that amazing dim sum you had for lunch. Your nonprofit’s Facebook page can help you develop meaningful connections with your fans. Sanctuary One at Double Oak Farm, a nonprofit care farm in Jacksonville, Oregon, has mastered the art of leveraging… Read More

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