Five Facebook Page Upgrades You May Not know About; 15 Extraordinary Nonprofit Social Media Campaigns; Sparked.com!


Resource Spotlight: Sparked.com

Sparked.com is an online portal of volunteers that have signed up to offer small amounts of time to complete Web-based projects requested by nonprofits. Known as micro-volunteers, these individuals offer one or two hours a week to complete "Challenges" in the areas of technology, design, research, etc. Free for nonprofits, it’s an easy way to tap into a skilled volunteer network without committing a lot time to volunteer management.

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Upcoming Webinars for Nonprofits

Tuesday, August 16: Facebook and Facebook Apps: Beginner/Intermediate

Thursday, August 18: Facebook and Facebook Apps: Advanced

Tuesday, August 23: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits Free!

Tuesday, August 30: Twitter and LinkedIn

Tuesday, September 6: YouTube and Flickr

Tuesday, September 13: Mobile Websites, Group Text Messaging and Text-to-Give Technology
Thursday, September 15: Mobile Social Networking and Location-Based Communities

Tuesday, September 20: Blogging on WordPress

Tuesday, October 4: Online Fundraising and e-Newsletters

Webinar Special: 2 for $95, 3 for $140, 4 for $180, 5 for $220, 6 for $260, 7 for $280, or all 8 for $300

One-Time Only! Webinars for Nonprofits in New Zealand, Australia, and East Asia

Thursday, August 25: Twitter and LinkedIn

Thursday, September 8: YouTube and Flickr

Free Webinar for Nonprofits in Europe, Africa, Middle East, and India!

Monday, September 26: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Register Now! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits

Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits will launch in conjunction with a 5-hour social media and mobile technology training and book tour that will also serve as a fundraiser for numerous partner nonprofits. That said, early registrations are greatly appreciated! Logistically, it makes organizing the tour a lot easier for me and the partner nonprofits. Thank you. Confirmed dates and locations thus far are:

September 22: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits, Collingswood, NJ/Philadelphia, PA
September 29: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits, New York, NY

October 13: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits, Ottawa, ON

October 27: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits, Chapel Hill, NC

November 8: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits, San Diego, CA

November 10: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits, Los Angeles, CA

December 1: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits, Miami, OK/Joplin, MO

January 19: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits, Washington, DC

February 9: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits, Tampa, FL

March 15: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Nonprofits, Memphis, TN

April 24-25: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Training for Kenyan Nonprofits, Nairobi, Kenya
View: All Speaking Engagements and Trainings

Now Available for Pre-Order! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Based on more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit communications and 15,000+ hours spent utilizing social and mobile media, Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is a 256-page hardcover packed with more than 100 best practices covering Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0 nonprofit communications and fundraising. From building your e-newsletter list to finding your “Twitter voice” to launching a mobile website and texting campaign on a small budget, this guide presents a step-by-step strategic plan for launching and maintaining successful social media and mobile marketing campaigns. That said, you can pre-order the book from Amazon or Barnes & Noble. Thanks very much!

Thank you,

Heather Mansfield
Web: diosacommunications.com
Blog: nonprofitorgsblog.org

Mobile: nonprofitorgs.mobi

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/heathermansfield
Google+: gplus.to/heathermansfield

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