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Scary Nonprofit Contests, Social Media Content, and Campaigns: Happy Halloween!

Halloween offers a great hook for your nonprofit’s content strategy, a campaign theme, or special fundraiser.   You can also have some fun with your social media content.    Judging by the data on this Infographic by HalloweenCostumes.com, people  love to participate – from handing out candy, hosting parties, and dressing in costume.      … Read More

Are Your Creepy Pitches Spooking Your Supporters? Pitch Fail and How To Fix It!

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Note from Beth: Last year at the NTC, I facilitated a plenary session on learning from failure – a topic that I’ve been curating for years and lately, have seen a number of failfests and failcons popping up including these two coming up in November – in NYC and SF.    

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How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile


Note from Beth: We are seeing more and more nonprofits use LinkedIn for organizational goals – from its powerful board recruitment tool to setting up company pages (see Ten Must Follow Nonprofits on LinkedIn).   If your nonprofit decides to set up a presence on LinkedIn,  check out how some of the early adopters are engaging with followers and the content they are sharing to help you get some ideas for you plan.    

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Using Social Media Internationally: How Not To Get Lost in Translation

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Note from Beth: Social networks allow to connect with people from outside of our community and it is easy to have your conversation get lost in translation.  Here’s some good tips when your network is global.

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Tips and Tools for Integrating Social Media Into Your Nonprofit Event Marketing Plan

Integrating social media into your nonprofit’s event can help you engage with your organization’s audiences AND help get better results.      Whether your event is hybrid offline/online event or virtual,  one way to think through a strategy for events is a simple:  Before, During, and After.    … Read More