January 20, 2012

How NGOs can use social media to combat poverty

by JD Lasica

Today my Socialbrite partner Shonali Burke and I are giving a presentation to NGOs (nongovernmental organizations) at the United Nations.

Back in November, an invitation flew into our laps from Amine Lamrabat of the Civil Society and Outreach Unit (CSOU), Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD), Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). By gosh, when it comes to acronyms, nobody beats the UN! Continue reading

January 20, 2012

How to create Facebook Timeline covers for your nonprofit’s supporters to use

by John Haydon

By now you’re probably aware that your personal Facebook profile has been upgraded to the new Timeline layout, which features a large image, or cover, at the very top.

Nonprofits and organizations don’t yet have the ability to create their own Timeline or use the new layout features — but their supporters can. Continue reading

Category: Facebook, Resources
January 19, 2012

How to use Google Insights for your nonprofit or business

by Guest

You’ve started a blog for your nonprofit, NGO, social enterprise or green business and included examples of your organization’s sustainability initiatives. You’ve highlighted your efforts to reduce your carbon footprint and green your supply chain in your marketing collateral. You’ve created guides for your customers of how to be environmentally conscious with your product. Continue reading

January 18, 2012

Free-to-use mobile and technology images

by kiwanja

They say a picture paints a thousand words, and that may be the case. But if they cost the earth or you don’t have permission to use them, they end up painting nothing much at all. Continue reading

January 11, 2012

How to get started with live streaming technology

by Guest

Image by krishnacreations for Big Stock Advice on the approaches to live streaming for your nonprofit and the most popular tools to use Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, businesses, brands, cause organizations, event planners, technology managers, individuals. Guest post by Christina Johns Director of New Media, International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Live streaming is an area of new media getting … Continue reading

January 11, 2012

What communication channels are you using?

by John Haydon

Website, email newsletter and Facebook Page head the list for US nonprofits It seems that many nonprofits have their priorities in order for 2012. According to the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report from Kivi Leroux Miller, they are putting their website as a top priority, followed by email marketing, then Facebook. This makes sense when you remember that: Your website … Continue reading

Category: Best practices, Resources, Social media