Archive: Social Media

What Will Be The Next Ice Bucket Challenge?

It seems like every charity is taking to social media to become the next Ice Bucket Challenge. But when does it become too much? Writing for The Guardian, Hadley Freeman explains that while she gritted her teeth through the #NoMakeUpSelfie craze and of course, the #IceBucketChallenge, the latest trend in ...

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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 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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Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?

The ability to donate directly inside Twitter may be coming to a nonprofit near you! Last week, Twitter announced that it will start testing a Buy button embedded into individual tweets. The company aims to encourage shopping directly from your mobile device – “sellers will gain a new way to ...

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Social Media & Your Small Business [PRESENTATION]

On Tuesday I provided a presentation to the Revere Chamber of Commerce – here are the slides. In this slideshow, you will learn: **The impact of social media on business – yes, it can be used for marketing! **Creative ideas for using social media to promote your business Social Media ...

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One Fundamental Thing Nonprofits Need To Know About Social Media

One of my favorite nonprofit technology evangelists is Amy Sample Ward, the innovative and creative CEO of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). Association Mavens has an insightful interview with Amy, and her perspective about social media, nonprofits and the future of nonprofit technology. The most important point Amy makes is ...

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