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Five Ways to Grow Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fan Base

June 27, 2011
A Few Words of Caution: Small to medium-sized nonprofits should take Facebook case studies and best practices based on the success of large nationally and internationally well-known nonprofits (with huge email lists and multiple communications and development staff) with a heavy dose of skepticism. 99.9% of nonprofits

HOW TO: Use Facebook Questions for Your Nonprofit

April 4, 2011
Unlike the Q&A site Quora, Facebook Questions allows brands to ask and answer questions. On Quora you have to be a person, but Facebook Questions uses your nonprofit’s Page and avatar as your Facebook Questions identity. Quora is great for professionals and those that want to spend

Five Nonprofits That Have Found Their Facebook Voice

March 9, 2011
Ninety percent of your nonprofit’s success on Facebook is dependent upon the Admin who manages your Facebook Page. If she or he doesn’t have the personality or passion to elicit Comments and Thumbs Ups in response to their Status Updates, then the ROI from your Facebook Page

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

November 14, 2010
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]

October 24, 2010
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

August 23, 2010
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

June 22, 2010
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