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LinkedIn Launches Board Connect Tool for Non-Profits

LinkedIn Launches Board Connect Tool for Non-Profits | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

LinkedIn has launched a new tool, Board Connect, to connect non-profits with potential board members.

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Must-Read Reports for Nonprofits | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

Must-Read Reports for Nonprofits | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

The nine reports cited in this story are a sample of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology.

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The (Intentionally) Saddest Pinterest Page In The World

The (Intentionally) Saddest Pinterest Page In The World | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Since its inception in 2010, Pinterest has inspired its fans to find many different uses for its social photo-sharing functionality. UNICEF creates a page for Ami Musa, a young girl from Sierra Leone, to bring her “pinnable” interests and ours into sharp relief.

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How to promote an event using social media | Socialable

Holding an event? There's one thing you cannot afford to ignore: social media.

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How to use social media to promote and manage your next special event.

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Connecting Your Constituents | Marketing for Nonprofits

Connecting Your Constituents | Marketing for Nonprofits | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

How are you using the Internet to build a community of believers?

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5 Ways to Use Google+ Events | Social Media Examiner

5 Ways to Use Google+ Events | Social Media Examiner | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Here's everything you need to know about Google+ Events to market your next event.


You'll also lean how to use Google+ Events with Google+ Hangouts for a live newsfeed delivery system.

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Tips for Writing an Awesome Social Media and Communications Guide | Frogloop

Tips for Writing an Awesome Social Media and Communications Guide | Frogloop | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

The American Red Cross recently updated their Social Media and Online Communications Guide, and it's full of tips your nonprofit can use.

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How to take engagement to the next level | Socialbrite

How to take engagement to the next level | Socialbrite | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

If your organization isn't getting what it wants from your social media engagement, question your existing assumptions and look deeply at your own data. Here are a few good questions to ask to take your social media to the next engagement level.


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11 Must-Follow Nonprofits on Instagram | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

11 Must-Follow Nonprofits on Instagram | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Instagram is a must-download photo-sharing app that allows you to share your nonprofit's story on the go. The 11 organizations featured in this story are pioneering the use of Instagram, according to Nonprofit Tech 2.0.

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Top 12 Online Fundraising Platforms for Donors & Non-Profits | Mashable

Top 12 Online Fundraising Platforms for Donors & Non-Profits | Mashable | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Here are online funding sites that leverage social networks and online crowds to help you do some social good.

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Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup | Green Marketing TV

Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup | Green Marketing TV | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Here is an overview of current crowdfunding sites, there are others in the works (check out http://www.start.ac ).  Most crowdfunding sites don't work for non-profits, but a few do, so this list is a helpful place to start if you are looking to "Crowdfund" an NGO project.  - Ken Dickens


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Tools to Help Nonprofits Communicate | The Engage Group

Tools to Help Nonprofits Communicate  | The Engage Group | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it


Learn how Spreecast and Google+ Hangout can help your nonprofit communcate more effectively.

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Five Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Online Fundraising Campaigns | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

Five Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Online Fundraising Campaigns | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

The rise of social media has significantly changed how supporters digest our messages online. Website and e-newsletter design has evolved dramatically. The “Donate Now” process of many nonprofits, however, seems to be stuck in 2005.


Here are five common mistakes that nonprofits make in their online fundraising campaigns and how to avoid them.

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Five Steps to Growing Your Social Impact | Forbes

Five Steps to Growing Your Social Impact | Forbes | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

How do solutions spread? If you’re running an organization trying to solve a social problem, you almost certainly don’t have the economies of scale to expand to every corner of the world.


So how can your idea travel everywhere it needs to go? Here, a winning formula from the World Wildlife Fund.

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9 tips for non-profits to extend the life of your tweets | DonorDriven

9 tips for non-profits to extend the life of your tweets | DonorDriven | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

The lifespan of a tweet or a Facebook update is surprisingly short, so plan your social media fundraising strategy accordingly.

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Why Nonprofit Social Media is a Waste of Time | WindMill Networking

If you’re just tinkering around the edges, you’re not engaging. Intentional engagement is what makes nonprofit social media worth the effort.

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OMG! You’re Not Using Text Messaging to Reach Constituents? | Nonprofit Quarterly

Text messaging is one of the most widespread and popular forms of digital communication, yet many nonprofits aren’t seizing this tool to connect to constituents.

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Deepening Engagement, One Drawing at a Time | Beth Kanter

Deepening Engagement, One Drawing at a Time | Beth Kanter | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

One nonprofit's experiment with a collaborative digital project has measureable -- and surprising -- results.

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How Seattle Children’s Hospital went outside the box with its Facebook page | Holtz Communications

For communicators tasked with fueling a hospital’s social media efforts, the tale of Seattle Children's Hospital should spark some thinking beyond the usual grist for the newsfeed mill.

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Communicating for Impact: A Donor-Centric Approach to Individual Giving

Most nonprofits can benefit from communicating with individual donors in more meaningful ways. Since it’s far more costly to obtain new donors than keep existing ones, the following are communication strategies you can use to increase retention rates and steward donors towards larger gifts.

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How To Write An Awesome Twitter Bio For Your Nonprofit | Inspiring Generosity

How To Write An Awesome Twitter Bio For Your Nonprofit | Inspiring Generosity | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Those 160 characters in your Twitter bio can make all the difference. Here are seven tips to help you take it to perfection. 

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Do People Really "Like" Your Facebook Page? | The NonProfit Times

Just because your nonprofit's Facebook page has a lot of "Likes" doesn't mean people actually like it.

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11 Nonprofits That Excel at Social Media | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

11 Nonprofits That Excel at Social Media | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Learn from the 11 nonprofits featured in this post by following, liking, and subscribing to their e-newsletter, blog, Facebook Page, Twitter, YouTube Channel, etc. and then studying and duplicating their methods.

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Social Media Posting Guide [Free Download] | Top Nonprofits

Social Media Posting Guide [Free Download]  | Top Nonprofits | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

A social media posting guide for nonprofits by Craig Van Korlaar.


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Five Trends Help to Create "Nonprofits of the Future," Report Says | The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The nonprofit field isn’t going to simply bounce back a few years from now to the state it was in before the recession. That’s the message behind a new report by La Piana Consulting, which explores five trends that are hastening the emergence of a new nonprofit landscape. Download the report, courtesy of the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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