May 9, 2012

27 ways to increase engagement on your Facebook page

by John Haydon

Network for Good hosted a free webinar the other day where I presented 27 Ways to Increase Engagement on Your Facebook Page.

According to a recent survey by NTEN, 89 percent of nonprofits today use Facebook to expand awareness around their cause and to grow their fan base. One challenge that many nonprofits face is keeping fans interested and engaged after they like their page. Continue reading

May 3, 2012

Social media for small budgets

by JD Lasica

This morning I’m giving a 90-minute bootcamp at the annual Women’s Funding Network Summit in Los Angeles on the subject social media for small budgets — which covers just about all the nonprofits and foundations in the room.

Above is the presentation on SlideShare. Continue reading

March 21, 2012

How to clean up your Facebook Timeline

by John Haydon

If you have a Facebook page (rather than a simple profile), you should be preparing for the switchover to Facebook Timeline, which is coming to all pages on March 30.

Did you know you can fix up the look of your Timeline? Not the cover image at top, but the two rows of updates underneath. Continue reading

March 19, 2012

Causes reinvents itself as a campaign center

by Debra Askanase

Late last month I noticed that things looked different on The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) began running a campaign to send 50 nonprofits to the Nonprofit Technology Conference, and the new layout and actions within Causes caught my eye. Causes features videos, commenting, sharing and full Facebook integration with the new Timeline. Causes looks and feels different from its previous iteration; it feels like a campaign center and no longer a Facebook add-on or a stand-alone online fundraising website. Continue reading

Category: Advocacy, Campaigns, Causes, Resources, Social media
March 12, 2012

Make Facebook Timeline about your community

by John Haydon

Over the past week, Beth Kanter and I have been busy converting her Facebook page over to the new Timeline format.

Two things I love about Beth:

• She’s not afraid to experiment (that’s probably a huge understatement). Continue reading

Category: Facebook, Resources
March 9, 2012

Two mobile resources in words and pictures

by kiwanja

Last week saw me start out at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and finish up at an event focusing on the use of text messaging in the nonprofit sector in London.

It was a busy week but two new resources were the end result. Continue reading