March 19, 2012

Causes reinvents itself as a campaign center

by Debra Askanase

Late last month I noticed that things looked different on Causes.com. 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

March 6, 2012

The difference between posting as a brand and posting as a person on Facebook

by John Haydon

When you first log into Facebook, you’re automatically logged in as your profile (you, a person).

On the page (with Posting Preferences selected) – When you go to your page’s admin panel and click on “Your Settings,” you’ll see an option you can select called “Posting Preferences.” Checking this box allows you to post and comment on your page as the page identity even if you are logged in as a profile (see below). Continue reading

February 28, 2012

7 ways to drive Facebook visitors to your site

by John Haydon

One benefit of having a Facebook Page is that once you build up a healthy community, you can start directing them to your website to join an email list, sign a petition, donate or take some other action.

But have you optimized your Facebook Page for this purpose? Continue reading

Category: Facebook, Resources
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