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  • Social Media for Nonprofits: 4 Questions to Answer Before You Start Posting

    Kate Hawkes  09 August 2018  0 comments
     
    Many nonprofits find that they spend hours writing social media posts in the hopes of attracting new members, but only get just a handful of responses. We have the secret ingredient to social media success — and it might surprise you.
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  • The 10 Best Social Media Tools for Nonprofits That Save Time and Money (2018 Update)

    Terry Ibele  13 March 2018  1 comments
     
    Here are the 10 best social media tools for nonprofits to save time (and money) scheduling, managing, and optimizing their social networks.
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  • The Top 5 Social Media Fails You’re Still Committing (and how to #win instead!)

    Terry Ibele  09 March 2018  5 comments
     
    Stop committing these social media fails and learn how to boost your followers and engagement from the pros.
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  • Are You Engaging Members Through Social Media?

    Lori Halley  14 November 2012  0 comments
     
    Continuing this month's theme - engagement - here are some tips on engaging members via social media.
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  • Is Your Organization LinkedIn Yet?

    Lori Halley  21 March 2011  4 comments
     
    While LinkedIn has mainly been used by individuals for networking or career development, it might be time for non-profits to consider a presence on LinkedIn. With more than 90 million members in over 200 countries and updated social sharing and company page features, LinkedIn might want to include it as part your organization's social media mix.
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  • Member Communications and Information Overload - Finding Balance

    Lori Halley  03 March 2011  0 comments
     
    One of our readers asked some great questions in a comment to a recent post about getting started with social media: What will people find interesting and useful? Will they find excessive messaging annoying? How does an organization find a balance? Since many membership and non-profit organizations may be asking themselves these very questions in terms of their member communications, we offered some ideas on how you can begin to answer these questions.
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  • Cast a Wider Net for New Nonprofit Members

    Lori Halley  14 February 2011  3 comments
     
    Hooking new members for your nonprofit takes the right bait, offered patiently and repeatedly, not to mention the challenge of landing them when you do get a bite! But the best tools and most canny tactics won’t be effective if you’re casting for new members in a fished-out pool.
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  • LinkedIn Sharing: a New Tool for Nonprofit Outreach

    Lori Halley  02 June 2010  3 comments
     
    Of the “big three” social media networks (Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn) each has its own challenges for nonprofits trying to spread their message, but we've tended put LinkedIn at the bottom of the list as more useful for individual networking than for nonprofit outreach. That may be about to change, with LinkedIn's new sharing features! Now, the times – they are a-changin’!
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  • Swipe your Social Media Response Plan from the US Air Force

    Lori Halley  11 May 2010  2 comments
     
    Should a nonprofit organization look to the military for social media advice? Perhaps so, if it’s the US Air Force we’re talking about! In fact, their Web Posting Response Assessment flow chart can serve as a strong models to guide your staff in best practices of online conversation.
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  • A Year’s Worth of Blog Topics Ideas

    Lori Halley  22 April 2010  9 comments
     
    Blogging is one of the most powerful communications tools a nonprofit can have in its online arsenal, if you’ve got the resources to put behind it. But yes, maintaining a blog can take a lot of time and mental energy – especially if you frequently run short of blog post ideas. Here’s a way to tackle that writer’s block – not just today, but for months to come.
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  • How to Bring Facebook Fans to Your Nonprofit Blog: Part 3

    Lori Halley  11 February 2010  2 comments
     
    Your fans not only create the community around your nonprofit's Facebook Page, they define how they want to experience it and create much of the content. Here are some ways to bring some of that interactivity to your nonprofit's blog or website.
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  • How to Bring Facebook Fans to Your Nonprofit Blog - Part 2

    Lori Halley  29 January 2010  9 comments
     
    "How can our nonprofit move the active conversation from our Facebook fan Page to our organization’s own blog‌?" The nonprofit that asked this question might be a small one, but their challenge certainly isn’t! Here's one way to tackle it.
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  • Facebook Page Not Found in Facebook Search?

    Lori Halley  12 November 2009  9 comments
     
    One of Wild Apricot's blog readers created a Facebook Page for his nonprofit organization, but the new Page doesn’t show up in the results for Facebook’s own Search tool. "Why is this?" he asks.
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  • Can't Register a Facebook Page Username?

    Lori Halley  05 October 2009  4 comments
     
    One of Wild Apricot's readers got in touch recently about a problem with getting a custom username for her organization’s Facebook Page. Just in case other nonprofits have run into a similar situation, Jenifer has kindly given permission to share her...
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  • How to Shorten URLs and Track Clicks

    Lori Halley  03 February 2009  14 comments
     
    If you’ve ever received an email with a long link that breaks across several lines, so you’ve had to copy-and-paste the URL into your web browser, the benefits of a URL-shortening service will be immediately clear. Short URLs are a better fit wherever your messages are restricted in length, and they’re simply easier to remember. There are many free URL-shortening services to choose from, with a variety of useful features — such as previews, bookmarklets, and, in some cases, the ability to track the clicks on your shortened links.
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