Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 95

Celebrate International Women’s Day

E-Mediat

March 8, International Women’s Day, marks an occasion to celebrate the accomplishments of women worldwide.   I’m honored to be working on some social media capacity projects to assist NGOs that are supporting women’s issues – from a learning exchange for Packard Foundation Grantees in Pakistan to a Women’s Leadership Network in Africa to the e-mediat that is working with many NGOs that support women and girls in the Arab World.… Read More

101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Field Guide

Books

My colleagues Chad Norman and Melanie Mathos (who have day jobs at Blackbaud) have published a new social media how-to book, 101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits:  A Field Guide.    The book is a collection of time saving tips for using social media organized into the following categories:  set up, communicate, engage, fundraise, and measure.  … Read More

How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer

Tips, Tools and Tactics

Note From Beth: Nonprofits are beginning to unveil their new timeline designs (I’ve been post examples on my Facebook Page and curating them in pinterest)   In the Friending the Finish Line peer learning group I’ve been working with, participants are sharing their creativity, including this cover design from Utah Children created by staff person Barbara Munoz.      

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How A Small Nonprofit Effectively Used Facebook Ads

Housekeeping, Measurement, Tips, Tools and Tactics

Placing ads on Facebook provides a targeted advertising strategy because Facebook knows the demographics and interests of its millions of users.     If you want to get up to speed quickly about the ins and outs of using Facebook ads, Andrea Vahl, co-author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies, has written this terrific free e-book guide for Hubspot.    … Read More

How To Put Social Fundraising On Steroids

Fundraising

Social fundraising is when your nonprofit integrates tried and true fundraising techniques with social media to inspire your supporters to raise money from their networks on your behalf.  … Read More