1. HOW TO: Use Facebook Questions for Your Nonprofit by NonProfit Tech 2.0. Want to ask questions on your page? This article explains the how”s and why”s.
2. 16 Ways To Get More Comments On Your Facebook Page by John Haydon.
Getting fans to comment on your Facebook Page can take a lot of time and effort. And it can sometimes be painful seeing other Facebook Pages who make engagement look easy.
But even the most active Facebook Page walls began from a standing start. And many of them got to where they are today by making it easier for fans to comment on their Page.
3. Twitter Community Organizing Rules for Non Profits from Beth”s Blog. A post by Robin Stephenson with ten rules to follow when using Twitter.
4. Say “No” to Money (to Make Money) from N-Ten, a post from CEO and Founder of give2gether, Arnon Shafir. Something everyone should think about:
Say “no” to money. We dare you.
Believe it or not, sometimes saying “no” to money helps the money pour in. Counter-intuitive? Yes. But does it work? Yes!
5. Storytelling: Up Close and Personal from Frogloop.
Nonprofit campaigners and fundraisers
need to take a step back and focus on re-connecting with their members – not treating them like ATM machines or clicktivism robots.
How can you start re-connecting with your members and potential supporters? Tell your story. And I don’t mean a boring one that’s been edited 10x by senior management and contains wonky policy messaging. Tell a real story. No red tape. No policy jargon.
Here’s some tips to think about as you experiment and go down your storytelling route.