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
Tags: ,
February 7, 2012

5 best practices for email fundraising and marketing

by Guest

The email marketing and fundraising landscape keeps evolving, and it’s increasingly vital for nonprofits to develop a comprehensive email strategy. We’ve put together a short guide of email best practices to help you better focus their email fundraising and marketing efforts. It never hurts to keep reminding ourselves to focus on the fundamentals! Continue reading

February 3, 2012

How Salsa Labs enables positive social action

by Guest

Talking from the heart may be what motivates supporters, but when it comes to building a long-term social network strategy, there’s no substitute for having your head in the game.
Continue reading

January 27, 2012

5 tips to help you create visually stunning websites

by Guest

Holding the interest of new visitors and encouraging them to explore the website is important for nonprofits for a simple reason: They are an idea, an encapsulation of your nonprofit’s mission and goals. And that requires careful consideration of the visual factors that will keep users on your website long enough to absorb your intent. Continue reading

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