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What Facebook Reach Means for Nonprofits 

December 17, 2012

By: Caryn Stein

Have Facebook changes harmed social media engagement efforts for nonprofits and companies?  We wanted to get the scoop, so Network for Good’s Katya Andresen turned to Facebook expert, John Haydon. He provided these excellent, understandable and level-headed responses to the most common questions on why people see wh… Read More

How to Keep the Social Media Conversation Going 

November 27, 2012

By: Caryn Stein

Remember that group of people who signed up to receive your newsletter, liked you on Facebook or followed you on Twitter? Don’t just leave them hanging. Now that they’ve expressed interest and (hopefully) you’ve said hello and introduced your organization, strike up a conversation with them beyond your annual app… Read More

7 Google+ Pro Tips for Nonprofits 

August 2, 2012

By: Caryn Stein

So you’ve got your nonprofit Google+ page up and running … now what? Take advantage of the unique features of this social platform to connect with your supporters, encourage community advocacy and add interactivity to your outreach.   Here are seven pro tips from Google that can help boost your Google+… Read More

Empower Your Supporters for Social Media Success 

August 1, 2012

By: Caryn Stein

It’s no secret that there are many ways to showcase your brand online. But even more importantly, other people are also online talking about your nonprofit through blogs, Facebook, Twitter and more. Just as you are conscious of how you present your nonprofit’s brand, you should remember your brand is also being com… Read More

How the New York Botanical Garden Uses Tumblr to Delight Their Fans 

July 12, 2012

By: Caryn Stein

There are many ways to leverage social media to showcase your nonprofit’s unique personality and point of view. Pairing compelling and relevant content with online channels such as blogs, social platforms and email can create a lasting impression of your organization. The New York Botanical Garden has done an amazin… Read More

The Secret Sauce of Social Media Fundraising 

June 29, 2011

By: Network for Good

Causes is the largest platform for activism and cause-minded people on the internet. Over 500,000 causes have been created by nonprofits or supporters through Facebook and those causes cover just about every topic out there. 150 million people have joined a cause. We have built a very dynamic platform where people enjo… Read More

Deeper Dive into the Knight Foundation’s Connected Citizens Report: Building Connections and Engaging Your Community 

May 25, 2011

By: Network for Good

The intent of our report Connected Citizens: The Power, Peril and Potential of Networks, was to explore the role of networks in community life and how loose networks of individuals are affecting social change. Recent rapid advances in digital media and technology have changed how people connect to information and how t… Read More

Crowdrise and Its Potential for You and Your Supporters 

March 30, 2011

By: Network for Good

Everyone involved with good causes wants to make an impact. Crowdrise launched in May of 2010 with the simple goal of making giving fun.  We thought we could have the type of impact we wanted by making a site where even if the cause was extremely serious, people raising money for that cause could have… Read More

10 Tips to Leveraging LinkedIn for Good 

March 18, 2011

By: Network for Good

At LinkedIn, our mission is simple: To connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. Then we create economic opportunities for those professionals. And with over 95 million members, LinkedIn is a great way to connect with people from all over the world. As a nonprofit professional… Read More

Is Your Nonprofit a Dabbler in Social Media or an Effective Power User? 

November 4, 2010

By: Network for Good

A brief preface from Network for Good:  If you’re contemplating committing time to engaging people on social networks – and it does take time – you need to ask yourself a bunch of other questions first. The first question you should ask yourself as a fundraiser is, do you have your most basic online outreach… Read More

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