Get More Nonprofit Social Media Exposure: A Simple Idea From #bbcon

The idea of Blackbaud’s Social Media Give Back campaign is brilliant, because even the smallest nonprofit can use it. You will need to partner with a loyal donor or a corporate partner to provide the funds.

How Your Nonprofit Can Plan Ahead for #GivingTuesday

Don’t let your nonprofit be left behind – start planning for #GivingTuesday and year-end giving now.

Network for Good found that 30% of annual giving occurs in December – with #GivingTuesday jumpstarting the giving season.

How To Build Raving Fans, A Huge Email List & Facebook Ads That Work: Lessons from #AOC2014

How To Build Raving Fans, A Huge Email List & Facebook Ads That Work: Lessons from #AOC2014 @agentconference

How To Build Raving Fans, A Huge Email List & Facebook Ads That Really Work: Lessons from #AOC2014

With Jillian Vorce at #AOC2014

The 2014 Agents of Change Conference was packed with insightful, useful information that I cannot wait to fully digest and use! The speakers all know their stuff and walk the social media walk. It was a pleasure to watch them speak and learn from their experiences.

If you couldn’t be there, I do pity you. There are still digital passesavailable so you can watch all…

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Nonprofit Technology: Changing The World

Technology has changed the nonprofit world permanently. The rise of social networks and mobile devices has completely revolutionized the way that people communiciate, network and discover information.

How to Get More People At Your Nonprofit Event Using Facebook
The 4 Questions You Need To Answer When Raising Money Online

The 4 Questions You Need To Answer When Raising Money Online

Raising money online seems to confound many nonprofits, especially smaller ones.

The three main challenges that nonprofits face with raising money online are 1) how to find new donors willing to give online, 2) convincing “traditional” donors to give online and 3) using social media to raise money.

As with any kind of fundraising campaign or appeal, you are putting the cart before the horse if…

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5 Kinds of Facebook Posts that Work for Nonprofits
Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?
Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?

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The ability to donate directly inside Twitter may be coming to a nonprofit near you!

Last week, Twitter announced that it will start testing a Buy button embedded into individual tweets.

The company aims to encourage shopping directly from your mobile device – “sellers will gain a new way to turn the direct relationship they build with their followers…

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The Internet Slowdown is coming, and it's going to be huge.

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Exciting news! The Internet Slowdown net neutrality protest planned for September 10th is really taking off. This morning, a dozen of the world’s largest websites announced that they’re joining in a big way. Sites you know and love like Etsy, Kickstarter, Wordpress, Vimeo,…

Social Media & Your Small Business [PRESENTATION]

Social Media & Your Small Business [PRESENTATION]

On Tuesday I provided a presentation to the Revere Chamber of Commerce – here are the slides.

In this slideshow, you will learn:

**The impact of social media on business – yes, it can be used for marketing!

**Creative ideas for using social media to promote your business

Social Media & Your Small Business from Julia Campbell

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One Fundamental Thing Nonprofits Need To Know About Social Media

NEW POST—> One Fundamental Thing Nonprofits Need To Know About Social Media

Nonprofit Social Media

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One of my favorite nonprofit technology evangelists is Amy Sample Ward, the innovative and creative CEO of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN).

Association Mavens has an insightful interview with Amy, and her perspective about social media, nonprofits and the future of nonprofit technology.

The most important point Amy makes is regarding…

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Social Media Slacktivism or Something Bigger?

NEW POST —> Social Media Slacktivism or Something Bigger?

Social Media Slacktivism?

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Does the recent success of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge leave you feeling exhilarated, or skeptical?

I participated in the challenge, and continue to believe that it is a big opportunity for the sector to examine the way it communicates and reaches out to new supporters.

WBUR presents two viewson the Ice Bucket Challenge: , one against, written by surgeon…

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10 Qualities You Need To Become A Stellar Nonprofit Storyteller

NEW POST —> 10 Qualities You Need To Become A Stellar Nonprofit Storyteller

10 Qualities You Need To Become A Stellar Nonprofit Storyteller

Storytelling is not only a fantastic way to relate to other humans on a personal level, it is also a fantastic marketing and fundraising tool for nonprofits.

When done strategically and in harmony with online channels, storytelling can and will help you raise more money and strengthen relationships with your supporters.

Great nonprofit stories:

*Convey impact and outcomes;

*Elicit emotion and…

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