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21 Ways Non-Profits Can Leverage Social Media

Here’s a helpful list aimed at the average not for profit like a library. For expanded information about this click through the original post.

Source: Social Media Examiner: Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle

21 Ways Non-Profits Can Leverage Social Media
by Rich Brooks

Here are 21 ways non-profits can leverage social media:
#1: Use a blog to tell your story
#2: Make sure your stories are shareable
#3: Make it easy to subscribe to your stories
#4: Use video to tell your story
#5: Create a Facebook page for your non-profit
#6: Get into the Facebook news feed
#7: Post photos or videos, and “tag” volunteers
#8: Create a Facebook Group for your cause
#9: Use Facebook ads to raise awareness
#10: Use Facebook Events and LinkedIn Events to spread the word
#11: Use Foursquare, Gowalla or Facebook Places to promote your events
#12: Go local with Twitter’s advanced search
#13: Start conversations around hashtags
#14: Ask for the retweet
#15: Create a banner that stakeholders can add to their avatars
#16: Use Eventbrite to handle event registration and money collection
#17: Find potential board members on LinkedIn
#18: Improve conversations and collaboration with a wiki
#19: Put your presentations online with SlideShare
#20: Get more out of your photos with Flickr for Good
#21: Use Google Grants to drive traffic to your website, blog and other social media presencese 21 ways non-profits can leverage social media:

Lots of good tips and hints in the post.


Posted on: November 9, 2010, 7:20 am Category: Uncategorized

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