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Nonprofits Grew Online Giving, Website Traffic & Social Media Fans in 2013

Welcome! If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed to get new posts. Thanks for visiting! It’s that time of year again – the M+R and NTEN annual Nonprofit Benchmarks Study! This year they surveyed 53 nonprofits, looking at data on online fundraising and advocacy. ...

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Social Media Productivity Tools for Nonprofits

Be efficient. Keep on task. Remain laser-focused. For a social media manager at a nonprofit organization, those phrases may seem incredibly elusive. Since 2010, I have helped nonprofits with their digital marketing strategy, focusing on social media. What I’ve found is that when it comes to technology and social media, ...

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Tight Budgets and Schedules: How Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest

I had the distinct pleasure of being interviewed by Cynthia Sanchez of the Oh So Pinteresting podcast and blog – the topic: Tight Budgets and Schedules: How Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest Listen to the podcast here: In the podcast, we discuss with the issues of tight budgets and tight schedules, the ...

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6 Reasons Your Nonprofit May Not Be Ready For Social Media

If you read this blog, you know that I feel strongly about the potential of social media and digital tools to transform the ways that nonprofits communicate with donors and supporters. Nonprofits are jumping on social channels in greater numbers.  The most important social media platforms for nonprofits are Facebook ...

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How To Create Eye-Catching Graphics For Your Nonprofit (Without Using Photoshop!)

I presented a great webinar this week with 4Good and Nonprofit Webinars, and I am happy to share it with you here. You can also read more in my free e-book! Summary: There is no doubt that visuals are driving online communications in 2014. Our minds react differently to visual content. ...

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8 Ways to Make the Case For Social Media At Your Nonprofit

There is no doubt about it – social networking has changed the game in terms of how people communicate, share information and learn about new things in their lives. With 73% of online adults using at least one social network and almost half (42%) of all online adults using multiple ...

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5 Stories Nonprofits Should Be Telling On Social Media

Storytelling has been receiving a lot of press lately, as a content marketing tool and as an effective way to engage audiences on social media. Brands and businesses are getting their stories out there – stories about their origins, their values, their customers. So why are most nonprofits so bad ...

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