NONPROFITS: 15 Instagram Tips, Tricks and Features You Don’t Want to Miss
Jul20

NONPROFITS: 15 Instagram Tips, Tricks and Features You Don’t Want to Miss

“You don’t take a photograph. You ask quietly to borrow it.” — Unknown The photo social network Instagram is on its way to 1 billion users, alongside Facebook and WhatsApp. In the past two years, Instagram has doubled its monthly active user base to 700 million, and the pace of growth is accelerating. That makes Instagram twice as big as Twitter! We’re thrilled to announce that our community has grown to more than 700 million...

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FACEBOOK DUMP: Catch Up With 22 of the Latest Posts on Features, Fundraising, Ads and Engagement
Jul06

FACEBOOK DUMP: Catch Up With 22 of the Latest Posts on Features, Fundraising, Ads and Engagement

Two. Billion. Monthly. Users. Facebook hit this momentous milestone late last month. If Facebook were a country, it would be the most populous nation on earth, far surpassing China’s population of 1.4 billion. Whoa. Facebook even changed its mission for the first time in its 13 year history, from “to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected” to “to give people the power to build community and bring the...

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Promote Your Organization with Hashtags
Jun14

Promote Your Organization with Hashtags

You probably know that hashtags are words or phrases with the hash symbol (#) in front of them. The hash symbol creates a link and clicking on that hashtag will bring up other posts with that tag. Hashtags are used by everyone from individuals with 10 followers to big corporations and celebrities with millions of followers. But did you know that many nonprofits have also had great luck with using hashtags to get their tweets, images,...

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Stop Working So Hard: Integrate Your E-News and Social Media Strategies
Apr11

Stop Working So Hard: Integrate Your E-News and Social Media Strategies

If your nonprofit is still doing an e-newsletter over here and doing social media over there, as if they were two totally different projects, you are working way too hard. It’s time to integrate and optimize your e-newsletter and social media strategies. Think about it: for most nonprofits, email and social media are the two primary channels through which you regularly update your community of program participants, supporters, and...

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How the Super Bowl Inspired Nonprofit Marketing in Atlanta
Feb06

How the Super Bowl Inspired Nonprofit Marketing in Atlanta

Kathy Powell shared this post with me on Sunday — before Super Bowl LI. It was a heartbreaker for Falcons fans like Kathy. But let’s go back to a more hopeful time Sunday afternoon, when Kathy took some time from pre-game prep to share some ways she saw Atlanta nonprofits capitalize on their team’s success. ~Kivi Guest Post by Kathy Powell Living in Atlanta, the whole city is pretty pumped for the Super Bowl today....

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Launching Your Nonprofit on Instagram – Plan Carefully or Wing It?
Oct25

Launching Your Nonprofit on Instagram – Plan Carefully or Wing It?

If you’re totally new to the Instagram scene and are looking to gain quick momentum early on, one way of going about it is to tie your launch to an event or fundraiser. Boys’ Club of New York did just that with a soft launch leading up to its fall fundraiser, during which guests were asked to provide even more exposure for the page by using a specific hashtag. Starting a month out from the big day, BCNY’s Director of Communications,...

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