Archive: Events

Get More Nonprofit Social Media Exposure: A Simple Idea From #bbcon

Sadly I wasn’t able to attend the Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits (#bbcon) in person this year, but just by following the Twitter hashtag, I have learned a lot! I am especially fond of one small, yet very powerful idea that you can use to raise even more money at your ...

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How Your Nonprofit Can Plan Ahead for #GivingTuesday

I know, I know – it’s too early to talk about December. On the East Coast, we just got comfortable ordering Pumpkin Spice Lattes and pulling out our fall boots. We don’t want to discuss Christmas and certainly not year-end giving right now! Think again!  Don’t let your nonprofit be ...

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How To Build Raving Fans, A Huge Email List & Facebook Ads That Work: Lessons from #AOC2014

The 2014 Agents of Change Conference was packed with insightful, useful information that I cannot wait to fully digest and use! The speakers all know their stuff and walk the social media walk. It was a pleasure to watch them speak and learn from their experiences. If you couldn’t be ...

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How to Get More People At Your Nonprofit Event Using Facebook

Fundraising and cultivation events are a vital piece of the puzzle for many nonprofits, large and small. In-person events are a great way to energize supporters and connect directly with donors and volunteers. The challenge with holding a vibrant and successful event lies in the marketing and promotion of the ...

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What the Social Media Success of the ALS #IceBucketChallenge Can Teach Nonprofits

I am sure that you’ve seen it by now – a Facebook friend posting a video as they get doused by a bucket of ice water, all in the name of raising awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. From Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to ...

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Social Media Updates: What’s Hot & What’s Not

My presentation “Social Media Update: What’s Hot and What’s Not“ is going live! Watch Now! Did you know that: —72% of online adults use social networking sites; —27% of online time is now spent on social networking; —6 out of 10 internet users ages 50-64 are on social networks; —43% ...

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How does your nonprofit use storytelling?

This morning I am presenting with HandsOn Tech Boston on the topic of Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital World. This presentation involves many examples from the field and a lot of research. I hope that you find it helpful! I want to hear from you – How does your nonprofit ...

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