Category: Social Media

9 Social Media for Social Good Sites You Should know About

Social Media for Social Good

It’s amazing to watch technology evolve. Think about it for a second. Ten years ago there was no Facebook, Twitter or YouTube. But now over 300 million people log-in to Facebook daily, Twitter supports over 50 million tweets per day, and 2 billion videos are watched every day on YouTube. Amazing stuff.

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3 Social Media Metrics Every Non-profit Should Track

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Are you measuring the right social media metrics or do you have your head in the sand? Think about that for a minute or so. The answer matters. Oh, and don’t worry if you answered yes. I’ve done it. We all do at some point. As the web becomes more and more social you’ve probably noticed [...]

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Join the Largest Gratitude Wall in the World by Letting us know What You’re Grateful for: #EpicThanks!

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Thanksgiving is upon us. In the US and Canada this holiday is mostly about … friends, family, food, football and … well … more food (the extra special, you cook it only once a year, kind of food). OK, that’s not all it’s about, but I’ll be the first to admit that I love all [...]

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Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

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Most people will tell you that learning how to effectively monitor (or listen to) what’s being said on the web is the beginning of social media success. You may agree with this or not, but I think it’s safe to say that the skill of listening online is one that all nonprofits should learn – [...]

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Revolutionize Your Website with the Facebook Like Button

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Over the past few months you’ve probably noticed the Facebook like button on at least a few of the websites you frequent. It’s becoming a mainstay on the web and almost essential for any website trying to drive traffic, engagement, and action. I suspect you’re in at least one of those categories. Is your nonprofit [...]

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Custom Facebook Landing Tabs Convert 47% of Your Visitors

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Where’d I get 47%? According to All Facebook Jeff Widman of BrandGlue did some A/B testing. He discovered… We ran an A/B test just four weeks ago to guesstimate the efficacy of a landing tab. We drove visitors to the fan page of a major brand using ads. Those ad-driven visitors converted to fans at [...]

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100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

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So, you have a social media plan…right? Hopefully your nonprofit is pretty far down the social media strategy rabbit hole at this point. While it’s easy setup a Twitter account and start tweeting, it’s much more difficult to tie that activity back to outcomes. That’s why it’s important to begin your foray into social media [...]

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Using Causes on Facebook to Change the World with Matthew Mahan

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Meet Matt. He’s the vice president of impact at Causes. This year he joined a few of us for the Ignite Panel at Blackbaud’s conference where we talked about how social media is helping non-profits change the world. After our panel I got a few minutes to talk to Matt about his work at Causes [...]

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Geoff Livingston talks Decentralized Grass Roots Fundraising in a Digital World

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Meet Geoff. He’s the co-founder & chief marketing officer at Zoetica where he works with Beth Kanter and Kami Watson Huyse. He also blogs at GeoffLivingston.com. This year he joined a few of us for the Ignite Panel at Blackbaud’s conference where we talked about how social media is helping non-profits change the world. After [...]

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Claire Williams Diaz talks Hope140, T.W.E.E.T. and her Passion to Change the World

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Meet Claire. She leads social innovation, philanthropy, and causes at Twitter and Blogs at Claire.us.com. This year she joined a few of us for the Ignite Panel at Blackbaud’s conference where we talked about how social media is helping non-profits change the world. After our panel I got a few minutes to talk to Claire [...]

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