Social Media 2014 Statistics

Nonprofits, are you still doubting the power of social media?

Julia Claire Campbell Infographics, Social Media 33 Comments

Still doubting the power of social media? Check out this neat interactive infographic from Digital Insights. Some of the more mind-blowing findings: 75% of the engagement on a Facebook post happens in the first 5 hours – so post frequently (more than once per day if you can); 44% of Twitter users have never sent their own tweets, but don’t …

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Which Nonprofit Causes Rule Social Media?

Julia Claire Campbell Infographics, Nonprofits, Social Media 25 Comments

Have you ever wondered which nonprofit organizations, causes and issues get the most engagement and exposure on social media? Check out this great infographic by the RAD Campaign and Craig Newmark’s Craigconnects. The findings may surprise you! The infographic also includes quotes and tips from nonprofit online engagement specialists and marketing managers. Find more great infographics on NerdGraph Infographics Twitter Facebook …

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Multichannel Strategies for Nonprofits [Webinar]

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 11 Comments

Have you signed up for today’s webinar? It’s hosted by NPO Connect, and I will be discussing ways to use all the communication channels available to nonprofits in a comprehensive and cohesive way. Sign up here! Description: Social and Web 2.0 technologies have changed not just how we market and promote our programs and services, but also how we manage and …

9 Tips for Managing Social Media Burnout

9 Tips for Managing Social Media Burnout by Heather Mansfield

Julia Claire Campbell Best of the Interwebs, Nonprofits, Social Media 42 Comments

Talk about burnout… I didn’t even have time to write a great blog post for today! So, to announce my vacation next week (YES!!!) I thought I would share with you one of my all-time favorite posts by the incredible Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech 2.0: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits. You should subscribe to her email newsletters and …

6 Characteristics of Awesome Nonprofit Pins

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Pinterest, Social Media 31 Comments

If your nonprofit doesn’t know about Pinterest, it’s about time it caught up. In terms of adult U.S. Internet users, Pinterest has almost caught up with Twitter! Nonprofits are actively using Pinterest to connect with new donors, raise money and accomplish their missions. There are several characteristics that separate awesome nonprofit pins from the mediocre. Awesome nonprofit pins: Are visually …

In Defense of Social Media Slacktivism

In Defense of Social Media Slacktivism

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media 9 Comments

The word “slacktivism” has surfaced so much of late that I feel the need to write a defense of the much–maligned practice. “Slacktivism” can be loosely defined as sharing a post online, signing an online petition and tweeting a link to a charity’s website. Cynicism Exhibit A: Brian Moylan wrote a provocatively titled post calling everyone who posted the red …