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Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

Are you listening?

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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Scanning for Good – How Nonprofits Can Use QR Codes

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I’m sure you’ve noticed QR codes by now – those funny little black and white squares that are appearing on posters, business cards, and event lanyards everywhere. These next-gen bar codes are most often used by marketers who want to link to a website or landing page from a visual appeal. If you’re looking for [...]

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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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Open Community and Nonprofit Techies

We’re glad to have  Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer guest posting here on NetWits Think Tank this week. They’re doing a virtual book tour exploring concepts from Open Community: a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. In this post, Maddie and Lindy answer a few questions for the NetWits Think [...]

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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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If you could Ask One Question what would it be?

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Blackbaud’s conference for nonprofits is a few days away. As the conference nears I’m getting ready for an exciting session focused on the use of social media in the non-profit sector, but I need YOUR help (make sure to read the whole post). We’ve got an amazing group of speakers lined up. Some I’ve known [...]

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