Using Foursquare to Advance Your Nonprofit’s Mission

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Did you know that 4% of online Americans use location-based services such as Foursquare? Using internet-connected mobile devices’ geolocation capabilities, this social network let users notify others of their locations by “checking in” to that location. Learn how your nonprofit can use Foursquare to increase brand visibility, raise funds and engage with supporters.

The Dragonfly Effect: 4 Principles of Engagement

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From Charity: Water and Alex’s Lemonade to Kiva and Tom’s Shoes, The Dragonfly Effect tells the stories of how nonprofit organizations are using social technologies to engage and inspire people to participate in movements for change. Learn the four main components of a successful engagement strategy.

100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

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Melanie Mathos and Chad Norman give us “50 (More) Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits.” Learn how to better engage your supporters, communicate your mission and inspire action using the social web. I will show you how to implement ten of my favorite tactics in a series of blogs.Turbo-charge your social media strategy today!

Facebook Friend Invite: The Ultimate Guide

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Many readers have requested a step-by-step guide on how to add the Facebook “Friend Invite” function to their pages. On this step-by-step guide, I show you how to add Facebook’s “Friend Invite” function to your page. Turn your supporters into advocates. Help them spread the word about your cause and engage their friends on your behalf.

What’s Facebook Poke All About?

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Have you ever wonder what it means to “poke” someone on Facebook? By giving a simple poke you are showing your members that you care about them and that you want to connect with them. In return, they may be more likely to visit your Facebook Page. Users may even be more inclined to make a donation, sign a petition or spread the word about your cause if a sense of connection is established first.

Creating an Effective Facebook Profile

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Creating an engaging profile page is a must if you want to attract new fans and increase your brand visibility. Without a good design, you’ll find it hard to convert visitors into fans. Learn best-practices that will help you create more fans!

10 Must-See YouTube Presentations on Social Media

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Today, “command and control” communications is slowly becoming outmoded. Social media is the new way to communicate with supporters as it allows you to connect with potential donors, volunteers and constituents on a more personal level. Experts from around the country discuss the dynamic and expanding opportunities for nonprofits to capitalize on social media.