In a perfect world, all of your fans would see all of your posts in the news feed. But this is not a perfect world, and your Facebook posts are rarely seen by the people who’ve liked your Page. Yes, it might seem unfair, but when you get right down to it, Facebook users are the ones telling the news feed algorithm what they want in their news feeds, not Facebook. The … [Read more...] about A Simple Facebook Checklist for Better Page Posts
Facebook is testing a new fundraising app that just might make giving as “social” as liking, commenting, and sharing. Called “Fundraisers”, the app will include a set of fundraising features for charities and nonprofits: Share fundraising campaigns with Page followers Use photos and video to tell fundraising stories Track progress toward a campaign or … [Read more...] about A Facebook Donate Button for the News Feed that Might Actually Work!
As a follow-up to my post on Periscope for Nonprofits: A Quick Guide & Review, I gave a video interview last week with Stephen Shattuck from Bloomerang. The interview covers how nonprofits can leverage Periscope - Twiiter's new live streaming mobile app - to better reach and communicate with their supporters and donors. I've been getting so many questions, and there's … [Read more...] about (VIDEO) Leveraging Periscope App for Social Good
This past Tuesday, I attended the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference in NYC. There's always great content and discoveries to be made at the #SM4NP Conferences. They tour around the country and are focused on providing great content and practical, tactical workshops and tools that nonprofits can put to work the next day. Full disclosure: I'm on their Leadership Council but … [Read more...] about HatchforGood.org helps nonprofits tell their stories
As a follow-up to my Periscope for Nonprofits Quick Guide, I wanted to focus on real Nonprofit Periscopers, and how they're using this new tool for social good. Today, I'm featuring Jennifer Tislerics, the Special Events & Partnerships Coordinator for Gift of Life Michigan. Gift of Life Michigan coordinates organ and tissue donations from deceased donors for the state. … [Read more...] about Nonprofit Case Study: Periscope for Nonprofits