Pittsburgh Non-Profits


Non-Profit Summit Presentation

Below is the Non-Profit Summit presentation, as promised. Sorry for the delay in getting this up. Hope you find it helpful. If any of us can help in anyway, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

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Building a Successful Strategy for Non-Profit Social Media
September 28, 2009, 3:01 am
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John Haydon provides a great overview and five easy steps for building your non-profit social media strategy. Read More

Written by Amy Sample Ward



United Way Seeks Donors on Facebook
September 21, 2009, 2:39 am
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The United Way is using Facebook as a way to reach donors to collect $10 million for its latest campaign. The organization became interested in social media after a member asked her Facebook friends to donate to United Way as a birthday gift to her. Read more
Dayton Daily News



Connecting with Donors for a Vital Purpose
September 21, 2009, 2:35 am
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The Puget Sound Blood Center has held its second blood drive that relies solely on social media for attracting donors. “Social media is not about people being cooped up inside,” said Sean DeButts, the center’s social-media coordinator. “It facilitates real-life action, and that includes blood donation.” Read more
SeattlePI.com



Lupus Foundation Multiplies Donations Via Facebook
September 21, 2009, 2:05 am
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The Lupus Foundation of America’s outreach on Facebook helped increase its donations 790%. Wick Davis, director of online services for the organization, created an official Facebook group to serve as an information hub for supporters. He also used Facebook’s Causes service to mobilize followers, while attracting membership and donations. Up next for the organization: figuring out how to get the most out of Twitter. Read more
SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Social Media



3 Tips for Social Media Fundraising
September 21, 2009, 1:58 am
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Social media is a great platform for nonprofit groups looking to raise awareness and money, Jason Falls writes. To get the most out of the platform, focus on telling a compelling story, he suggests, then declare a specific monetary goal and make it very simple to donate. Falls suggests using widgets such as ChipIn or JustGive that make giving just a few clicks away. Read more
Social Media Explorer