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Yes, it’s a clean, minimalist interface. Yes, you can transform your photos with just a few clicks. Yes, it’s easy as all get-out to use. But we’ve got some hidden gems to tell you about; cool little tricks to make your photo editing better, stronger, faster.
- Creating a straight line using the Draw tool: Hold down the shift key while you drag the pointer.
Until recently the nonprofit pioneers of the Social Web had to mostly rely on their intuition that their social media campaigns were resulting in more dollars raised online, an increase in brand and cause awareness, and higher rates of volunteer recruitment and retention. However, as LinkedIn, Blogger and Myspace all celebrate their 10-year anniversary this year, nonprofits have now had a decade to study and experiment with social media and…
Nonprofits that have the capacity to be early adopters have learned that early adoption in and of itself is a wise social media strategy. Followers tend to grow the fastest during the early adoption phase and being one of the first nonprofits to have a presence on a new social network tends to solidify their popularity on the social network over time.
In this article I've put together five tips to help boost your search ranking, build fan engagement and save you time.
1. About Section
Include your website URL or have a call to action e.g.” visit our website to see all our current offers.” Also as Facebook pages are indexed in Google, it’s important to include keywords in your 'About' section as it will improve your chances of being found.
Right before the New Year is a time when people think about the past year, and how they can help in the future. In the effort to help make sure that very soon there’s No Kid Hungry, something amazing happened this past December: the No Kid Hungry 2012 Give-A-Thon.
On December 20, 2012, hundreds of “virtual” strangers came together, and then invited many thousands more of their friends, to help ensure children in these amazing United States have enough food.
The reports listed below are just a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. These reports are, however, some of the most valuable in terms of insight, useful and practical data, and how-to advice.
If you would like to suggest a report be added to the list, please post the name and a link to the report in a comment below.
I went to a Christmas concert in a church in Waterford. full of glorious carols. There was no fee, but people were encouraged to donate to a charity, a daycare centre for children with special needs. During the interval, a representative of the centre spoke to us about the centre’s work.
The total collected that night was €2,600. But how much more might the charity have collected if he had told a story about using the centre had changed a child’s life.
Most nonprofits approach social media with the strategy of increasing awareness for their cause by posting and sharing content on their profiles and then when time permits, engaging their fans and followers as they respond to the content posted and shared by the nonprofits. That's what social media marketing is and the premise upon which all social media strategies are conceived, launched, and maintained.
On Wednesday, November 14 Pinterest rolled out business accounts for brands and the best news is that there is a new "Institution/Non-profit" category. The new business accounts do not change the design or functionality of your nonprofit's Pinterest profile, but it will give you access to new tools and case studies for brands as they become available. It also allows you to stop having to use a personal profile as a brand (i.e., first name…
Mashable wrote up thorough post on Instagram's new profile pages for Desktop last week, but I wanted to emphasize four points useful for nonprofits:
1) The photos in banner across the top of the new profiles are automatically generated from the photos you have uploaded using Instagram's mobile apps.
2) Under "Edit Profile" in both the mobile apps and on desktop, you can select a username that becomes your Instagram URL, such as: …