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How often should you post on your nonprofit’s Facebook Page, and when?

Over the last few years I have been experimenting with the frequency of posting Status Updates on Facebook  on the Nonprofit Organizations Facebook Page. From posting twice a day to only twice weekly, I have tested all levels of frequency in posting until finally settling on posting

HOW TO: Post Status Updates on Other Facebook Page’s Walls as a Nonprofit Admin [via Tagging]

The title of this blog post may be a bit of mouthful, but Facebook Tagging is very simple. That said,  many nonprofits still don’t know how to do it. Without fail, every time I demonstrate Facebook Tagging in a social media training there is always a resounding

HOW TO: Add Your Nonprofit to Facebook Places and Claim Your New Places Page

UPDATE :: After you verify your business/nonprofit, you are asked to merge your Official Page with your Places Page. I have sneaking suspicion that the merged example in this blog post is a glimpse of the new Pages that are launching this week. Hold off on #6

Three Things That Happen When Facebook Pages Reach 10,000 Fans

Last week the Nonprofit Organizations Facebook Page reached the 10,000 fans milestone. It took 2.5 years. In 2008, many of the friends of the Nonprofit Organizations MySpace migrated over to Facebook, then in 2009 and 2010 a good number of the new fans came from @NonprofitOrgs on

Will Facebook Authenticate “Nonprofit Organizations” or Shut It Down?

6/22/10 Update :: Good news! Facebook authenticated the Nonprofit Organizations Page on Friday, June 18. It only took one day: 6/17/10: As soon as Facebook launched Community Pages, I knew this day coming. My gut told me the prompt for authentification would arrive at 10,000 fans, and

Facebook Page Admins Can Now Remove Other Admins (Including the Original Page Creator)

A really simple, but crucial upgrade… but also potentially problematic. Facebook Page Admins can now remove other Admins – including the Page’s original creator. Nonprofits (and businesses) have been requesting this functionality for years. It is often the case that the original Page creator is a long-gone

HOW TO: Update Your Nonprofit’s Wikipedia Page (and Why You Should)

Now that most nonprofits have a Community Page on Facebook in addition to their Official Page, it is crucial that nonprofits create a Wikipedia account to edit, maintain, and “Watch” their organization’s Wikipedia Page. Why? Because Facebook Community Pages have Wikipedia Tabs that pull in your organization’s information