Social Networking For Nonprofits, and Why You Should Care


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How nonprofit organizations are using social media, including types of platforms, success metrics, benchmarks, recent studies, and a few sample campaigns. Also includes a brief section on social network fundraising.

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  • Collaboration: Wikipedia, wikis, social bookmarkingMultimedia: photo sharing, video sharing, art sharing, livecasting, podcastingEntertainment: virtual worlds, online gamingReviews and opinions: product reviews, service or entertainment reviews (amazon, yelp epinions, eluna) and Q&A (yahoo answers, linkedin answers)
  • Worldwide study of active internet users in 38 countries 2008 – 2009. Only 1% increase in blogging over last year. Uploading to video sharing sites dipped but uploading to social networks climbed ffrom 16.9% to 33%.. 2/3 of users have an online profile.
  • US is 60% of active internet users have an online profile – was 43% last year. While photo sharing and video sharing has stagnated, it has increased in popularity on social networking sites. Example: 76% of social network users upload photos, and 33% upload videos, up from 45% and 16.9%.
  • Older folks coming online, fastest growing segments
  • Idealware’s survey of 459 nonprofit staffers that already use social media in their nonprofit. No correlation between number of channels and organizational budget26% update 2 channels, 24% update one. 15% update 5 or more.
  • April 2009 Nonprofit Social Network Survey Report: 980 nonprofit professionals responded, representing all types and sizes of nonprofit organizations
  • Foursqure, GoWalla, Yelp – all geo basedApps, mobile web, mobile geo locationgBuzz, gWave, Linkedin now can Tweet, TweetDeck integrates WP, LI, FB, etc.
  • Survey report published Feb 2010, results from Nov 2009. Note highest results are from Twitter and the surprise of YouTube.
  • Note the satisfaction with blogs as highest.
  • Among engaged Americans (defined as those who have volunteered, donated or advocated in the past year). Survey by Harris Interactive (Harris Poll), March 2009
  • Social Media for Causes Study: March 2009. 426 respondents are all “social media power users.” Forty-seven percent were aged 30-49, 40 percent were under the age of 30, and only 13 percent were 50 or older. Almost two thirds (62 percent) were female.TOTAL: 84 percent of the social media savvy aged 30-49 and 55 percent of those older than 50 used conversational media for these purposes.
  • It’s happening with you and without youListening, responding is a must. No more walled cities.Collaborative possibilities, cross-border reach and funds Takes casual fans to the next level
  • Organizational goalsProgrammatic goalsAdministrative goalsLong –term goals (5 year plan) and Short-term goals (next 6 mo. To 1 yr)
  • there were a small number of activisits, called "super activists", that account for a large number of actions taken, large number of 1-tiime activists who account for the smallest number of actions taken!Action: Identify your biggest promoters and cater your communications accordingly. For example, give them the tools to more easily and effectively promote your organization and your content.
  • Social Networking For Nonprofits, and Why You Should Care

    1. 1. Online Networking <br />for the Nonprofit World<br />…and why you should care<br />Gvahim, March 4, 2010 <br />
    2. 2. Social Media Is…<br /><br />
    3. 3. A platform for conversation<br /><br />
    4. 4. Utilizes the Power of Weak Ties<br /><br />
    5. 5. Encourages group conversation<br /><br />
    6. 6. Organic and emergent<br /><br /><br />
    7. 7. Includes viral elements<br /><br />
    8. 8. Communication<br />Collaboration<br />Multimedia<br />Entertainment<br />Reviews and Opinions<br />
    9. 9. The old way is static<br />
    10. 10. The new way is dynamic<br />
    11. 11. The new way is dynamic<br />
    12. 12. Just to put it all in<br />perspective<br /><br />
    13. 13. 2/3 of the GLOBAL population visits social networks<br />Social Media Trends 2006-2008<br />Source: Universal McCann Comparative Study on Social Media Trends, 2008<br /><br />
    14. 14. 2/3 of the GLOBAL population visits social networks<br />(Nielsen Report, Global Faces and Networked Places, 2009)<br /><br />
    15. 15. Social networking continues to lead<br /><br />… while other activities are stagnating<br />
    16. 16. Social networking demographics<br /><br />
    17. 17. Social media adoption<br />(Nielsen Report, Led by Facebook, Twitter, Global Time Spent on Social Media Sites up 82% Year over Year, 2010)<br />
    18. 18. Nonprofit social network benchmarks<br />Using Social Media to Meet Nonprofit Goals<br />
    19. 19. Nonprofit social network activity<br /><br />Using Social Media to Meet Nonprofit Goals<br />
    20. 20. Nonprofit social network size<br /><br />
    21. 21. And some thoughts about the future<br />
    22. 22. Why should you care about social media?<br /><br />
    23. 23. 90% of people trust recommendations by people they know <br />(Nielsen report, Global Advertising: Consumers <br />Trust Real Friends and Virtual Strangers the Most, 2009<br /><br />
    24. 24. …and 70% of consumers trust recommendations of <br />consumers they don’t know <br />(Nielsen report, Global Advertising: Consumers <br />Trust Real Friends and Virtual Strangers the Most, 2009<br /><br />
    25. 25. The potential of social media marketing<br /><br />
    26. 26. The potential of social media<br />Using Social Media to Meet Nonprofit Goals<br />
    27. 27. The potential of social media<br />Using Social Media to Meet Nonprofit Goals<br />
    28. 28. Social media influences action<br />(nonprofit)<br />
    29. 29. How social media power users talk about your nonprofit online<br /><br />
    30. 30. 64% of engaged Americans want to keep up with nonprofits through social media<br /><br /><br />
    31. 31. Growing preference for communication via social media<br /><br />
    32. 32. Opportunity <br />Social <br />Media<br />Engagement<br />Donations<br />
    33. 33. Social media is changing the nonprofit world<br /><br />
    34. 34. It’s not in your control any more…<br /><br />
    35. 35. Self-organizing <br />Two-way communication<br />Extends reach <br />Culture of sharing and collaboration<br />Creates deep engagement<br />Reference:<br />
    36. 36. Social media is democratizing communications, making it all-to-all instead of one-to-all<br />“Technology is shifting power away from the editors, the publishers, the establishment, the media elite. Now it’s the people who are taking control.” – Rupert Murdoch<br /><br />
    37. 37. So listen.<br />And talk.<br />And listen.<br />And talk.<br />And listen.<br />
    38. 38. What should you do?<br /><br />
    39. 39. Take a look at your own goals<br /><br />
    40. 40. How will social media <br />support your goals? <br />
    41. 41. Define a strategy<br /><br />
    42. 42. Blogging<br />Micro Blogging<br />RSS Feeds<br />Photo Sharing<br />Message Boards<br />Select platforms<br />Chat Rooms<br />Video <br />Sharing<br />Social Networking<br />Podcasts<br />Widgets<br />Source: Universal McCann Companies Study on Social Media Trends (March 2008) <br />
    43. 43. Define your ROI<br /><br />
    44. 44. ROI<br />Leading to tangible Tangible:converts to time and/or<br />(Money, customers, clients, volunteers, activities, etc)<br />
    45. 45.
    46. 46. It’s all connected<br />Blog<br />YouTube<br />Twitter<br />Facebook<br />Website<br />
    47. 47. Case studies<br />Clear ROI that supports goals in every case<br /> ONE Sermon Challenge: attract influencers, create a movement<br /> HSUS LOL Seals: create a mailing list of known enthusiasts; Flickr campaign <br />Tweetsgiving 2009: online fundraising campaign <br /><br />
    48. 48. ONE Sermon Challenge<br />
    49. 49. ONE Sermon Challenge<br />
    50. 50.
    51. 51. HSUS LOL Seals<br />
    52. 52.
    53. 53. But wait!<br />(what about the money?)<br />
    54. 54. Framework for online fundraising<br />great cause/story, short time frame, online viral platform, realistic fundraising goals, recognize lead activists, ease of use <br />Pre-seeding is key<br />influencers, activists, plan the viral spiral, have a mechanism to track influence<br />Leverage your assets<br />go where your people are, mailing list, online community, online influencers, brand evangelists, and stakeholders<br />
    55. 55. Influencer mapping informs strategy<br />
    56. 56. Identify key action takers and key influencers online<br /><br />
    57. 57. Case study: Tweetsgiving 2009<br />Screenshot courtesy of @amyrsward<br />
    58. 58. Strategy <br />Screenshot courtesy of @amyrsward<br />
    59. 59. Storytelling and transparency<br />Screenshot courtesy of @amyrsward<br />
    60. 60. Go where your supporters are<br />Screenshot courtesy of @amyrsward<br />
    61. 61. Giving Feels Great!<br />(Twitter NPTechiesand NPO consultants to follow)<br />@amyrsward<br />@JohnCarnell<br />@JohnHaydon<br />@HeidiKMassey<br />@Sue_Anne<br />@kanter<br />@AlisonRapping<br />@wonderwebby<br />@mickeygomez<br />@HildyGottlieb<br />@franswaa<br />@rjleaman<br />@engagejoe<br />@farra<br />@Nedra<br />@JeffHurt<br />@PamelaGrow<br />@LeahJones<br />
    62. 62. Thank You!<br /><br />@askdebra<br />Buzz: daskanase<br /><br />