Courtesy of SocialCandy via Creative Commons The dos and don'ts of hosting a Facebook contest Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, marketers, Web publishers, marketers. [author]If you’re confused about Facebook’s terms for promotions and contests allowed on your page, you’re not alone. The other day I … [Read more...] about Facebook Page contests: What you can and can’t do
Use social media to encourage youth volunteerism in your organization Guest post by Alison Richmond easyfundraising.co.uk Young people can be an incredible source of volunteers for nonprofits - they tend to have much more spare time than adults and often see volunteering as a good way to gain work and life experience to add to their resumé. But attracting young people can … [Read more...] about Attracting young people to your nonprofit
App puts social actions in the palm of your hand Guest post by Glenn Vander Laan Co-founder, Crowdshout Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, educators, activists, general public. The idea for Crowdshout hit my business partners and me back in November 2011, a few months following the Arab Spring and during the Occupy … [Read more...] about Crowdshout: Social advocacy made simple
Photo by wmrice on Flickr (Creative Commons) The pros and cons of Facebook vs. YouTube videos Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, Web publishers, Facebook administrators, marketers. [author]You have a thriving YouTube channel, and a thriving Facebook Page community. But should you upload videos to both … [Read more...] about Do Facebook videos or YouTube videos perform better on Facebook?
3 ways nonprofits can boost their social interaction Guest post by Jim Belosic For nonprofits, money and resources are often tight, but social media is free to use and can be a very effective fundraising and volunteer-recruiting aid. Facebook in particular is one of the most powerful online resources a nonprofit organization can use. Those who choose to fully leverage … [Read more...] about Boost engagement and likes on Facebook