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Global Report Shares Technology Habits of NGOs Around the World

Public Interest Registry, the nonprofit operator of the .org domain, and Nonprofit Tech for Good recently released the results of the “2018 Global NGO Technology Report.” Through a survey of NGOs worldwide, the report provides insight on the online and mobile communication tools nonprofits use to promote general awareness, communicate with core audiences and raise…


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Using Hashtags for Nonprofit Marketing: Tips & Tricks

Studies have shown that posts with a hashtag have an engagement that is 12.6% higher than posts that don’t use hashtags. The power of hashtags is undeniable. People use them to search for the posts they want and marketers use them to find their way to relevant customers. Today, we have many social media management…

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3 Ways to Use Social Media to Grow Membership

This post originally appeared on MC Talks. ——- There are thousands upon thousands of associations out there, but one thing all associations have in common: They all want to grow! Now you may have a growth strategy in place (as part of your association’s strategic plan), but does that growth strategy incorporate social media? If…


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What to do about the new Facebook changes

Just read this on Associations Now: How Associations Can Respond to Facebook’s Changes. The social-media giant is diminishing the role of brands, including associations, in its News Feed. One content marketing pro says organizations can adapt by getting personal. …Luke Zimmer, manager, educator community, at the National Geographic Society and a member engagement expert, said…

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3 MUST READ roundups about digital and community strategy

The year-end is always rife with trends posts and end-of-year roundups, but here are three that really stood out for me.  These are chock full of smart insights. Eleven Ingredients for Digital Success in 2018 (Conference Board) It’s not enough to have a mobile-first site with strong traffic, SEO friendly content, a way to deliver…


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[WHITE PAPER] Steal Like a Fundraiser: Innovations in Cause-Oriented Fundraising for Associations

Steal This Idea! Associations don’t always have all the answers (we know, you’re shocked). We definitely have some major advantages, not the least of which is that we are highly a cooperative and collaborative community, in large part because there’s not a lot of intra-industry competition (i.e., the AICPA and the American Nurses Association have…

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Woop woop it’s #CMAD!!

Community Manager Appreciation Day is here!  Started in 2010 by Jeremiah Owyang, #CMAD is all about thanking the unsung heroes who nurture our online communities. CMAD is 100% grassroots organized and groups around the world plan their own events, both online and in person.  The main place to find out what’s going on is on…


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5 Ideas for Your 2018 Social Media Editorial Calendar

Have your social media accounts been driving massive exposure to your brand? I imagine most of us would agree that we’d like to see our social media channels perform better than they are now. Let’s up our social media game this year! Here are a few ideas: 1. Find Out What People Are Asking Online…

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Social Media and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 5 Predictions

How badly would you want a crystal ball to see into the future of fundraising trends? It seems like there’s something new every day — and in the world of peer-to-peer fundraising, that “something new” is almost always social media-related. It’s hard to know what’s coming next. But we can get an idea if we…