5 content ideas for nonprofit blogs, tweets, posts and pins

Julia Claire Campbell Content Creation, Nonprofits, Social Media 3 Comments

Is your Facebook page a ghost town? Have you neglected to tweet in days (or, heaven forbid, weeks)? Does your organization suffer from “blogger’s block”? Shake off the cobwebs, open the blinds and try these five ideas for putting fresh content on your social media sites. 1)     Post interesting photos of your nonprofit in action. Take photos of your office, …

How does your nonprofit stack up in using social networks?

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media 1 Comment

In the beginning of the month, Blackbaud, the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) and Common Knowledge released the fourth edition of the annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. This report is required reading for anyone working in or with nonprofits, as it provides insights as to how nonprofits are using social media tools and social networks in their overall fundraising …

6 fun ways nonprofits can use word clouds

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media 5 Comments

Never heard of “word clouds”? According to Tagxedo, word clouds are “words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text.” Why use word clouds? Simple. They are fun. They look cool. And in a world where no one reads, it’s all about the visual! Thanks to easy-to-use sites like Tagxedo and Wordle, absolutely anyone can …