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3 Surefire Ways to Use Twitter To Promote Your Organization 

June 24, 2010

By: Network for Good

If you’re contemplating committing time to engaging people on Twitter – and it does take time – you need to ask yourself a bunch of other questions first. 1.      Lay A Solid Online Outreach Foundation The first question you should ask yourself as a fundraiser is, do you have your most basic online outreach … Read More

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

June 23, 2010

By: Network for Good

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 … Read More

Is Your Facebook Page Contributing Donors and Volunteers? 

May 14, 2010

By: Network for Good

Do you feel like you’re working on Facebook blindly without any clear results? Many nonprofits do, despite free tools from both Facebook and Google to measure impact. My co-author Shayna Englin and I worked with the US Fund for UNICEF to study a year of its work on Facebook to see what the impact was… Read More

11 Steps to Success, 6 Things to Avoid 

March 15, 2010

By: Network for Good

Buzzwords like “Twitter followers,” “fan pages” and “widgets” have been swarming around the nonprofit sector for some time now. But what do they actually mean for your organization’s bottom line? How do you effectively harness the array of social networking tools to supercharge your fundraising and advoca… Read More

Causes on Facebook: Partner Center, Application Redesign and America’s Giving Challenge, Oh My! 

October 6, 2009

By: Network for Good

Download the transcript, audio recording and presentation slides below 'Related Documents'!

When you think of social networking, rallying support for your nonprofit's cause and incorporating philanthropy into your Web 2.0 activities, which application comes to mind?

Causes on Fa… Read More

Using Social Media to Decrease E-Mail Unsubscribe Rates 

June 23, 2009

By: Network for Good

  Social media platforms create conversations, which tell you exactly what the readers want.  Use these conversations with your customers/fans/clients/donors to inform the content of your email messaging. Are certain blog posts shared frequently online, while others die the fate of the unseen post? Why is that? D… Read More

8 Benefits of Having a Nonprofit Blog 

May 27, 2009

By: Network for Good

Should all nonprofits have a blog?  Nope. Can having a blog benefit your organization? Yup. Below are eight benefits of having a nonprofit blog. Blogs help provide quick, up to the minute news about your organization and cause. If you’ve worked for a nonprofit, you know how painfully long it can take to put toge… Read More

10 Things You Need to Do Prior to Diving into Social Media 

April 29, 2009

By: Network for Good

Use the questions below to assess whether you’re ready to take on more with social media outreach and fundraising. Not there yet? Use the questions as the seed for a strategic online action plan. So, how does your nonprofit stack up? Is your URL guessable? Imagine one of your supporters (we’ll call her Sall… Read More

Twitter Fundraising: Holy Grail or Fail Whale? 

April 27, 2009

By: Network for Good

Download the MP3 audio recording, transcript, free e-book and presentation slides below! Everybody’s talking about Twitter and its potential for online fundraising, but is anyone actually raising money with it? What are the key success factors shared by nonprofits who have used Twitter successfully? Where do nonp… Read More

5 Tips for Dealing with Social Media Meanies and Managing Your Online Rep’ 

April 22, 2009

By: Network for Good

Social media makes it easy to connect and be heard online in real time. But with all this freedom of speech and expression on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others, there’s one question that’s probably crossed your mind (or the minds of your Board members): “Why risk going on social networks when peop… Read More