20+ Nonprofit Hashtags to use on Social Media

20+ Nonprofit Hashtags to use on Social Media
Did you know that hashtags can help your nonprofit raise public and donor awareness online, for free? Most social platforms support hashtags in one way or another and we have complied a list of the top 20+ nonprofit hashtags to use on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google Search: #PhambanoTech #Tech4Good #volunteer #notforprofit #nptech #SM4NP #donerlove #NPMC #causes #advocacy #campaign #change #activism #nonprofit #dogood...

How to use Hashtags on Twitter to increase engagement and visibility

How to use Hashtags on Twitter to increase engagement and visibility
Nonprofits across South Africa constantly ask us: "What is a hashtag and how do I use them on Twitter, effectively?"  We have decided to start a video tutorial series that will help you as a Nonprofit Organisation gain tech insights / techniques and encourage you to send us tutorial suggestions in the comments below. To begin the series, here are our top hashtag techniques to use on Twitter to increase your Nonprofit account visibility and engagement...

Free Stock Image Sources

Free Stock Image Sources
For those of you that have attended our NPO Social Media Marketing Bootcamps, you will know that I speak about the use of high quality Images in your Social Media Content Creation Strategy at length. You will also know that we are a Nonprofit Organisation and sometimes don't have the time (or budget) to hire a Photographer for a custom styled photo shoot to build up our own branded library of Images. Here is my go-to list of the Top Stock Image Sources

#16daysofactivism [TechTip] – Games that help Teenagers understand the risks associated to dating

#16daysofactivism [TechTip] – Games that help Teenagers understand the risks associated to dating
Since 2008, Jennifer Ann's Group has sponsored the Life.Love. Game Design Challenge to challenge video game designers and developers to create video games about teen dating violence. Their goal is to increase awareness about teen dating violence as well as provide educational information to help teens, tweens, and young adults identify and avoid abusive relationships. Here are some of their top Games (available on browser and mobile app) for Teens to pl...

16 Days of Activism Hashtags

16 Days of Activism Hashtags
The 16 Days of Activism to end Gender Based Violence campaign starts on the 25th November 2017. If you are planning on using Social Media Marketing to help raise awareness during 16 Days, here are the top hashtags to use: #16ways16days #16daysofactivism #endvaw #orangetheworld #gbv #16days #genderequality #genderbasedviolence #GE4Us #EndViolence WHAT IS THE 16 DAYS ACTIVISM? - Written by Parliament Of The Republic Of South Af...

Free E-Courses for Nonprofits

Free E-Courses for Nonprofits
If you are a Fundraiser wanting to up-skill yourself, here is my bumper list of Free E-Courses: (Some of these Courses change as various Platforms update, usually the owners will provide resource links to allow you to download the courses)  SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING: Digital Skills for Africa - Google Digital Garage 7 Day Instagram E-Course by Alex Tooby Facebook SOS by Kitz & Co Media Irresistible Instagram Challenge by Wonderfelle Worl

How can storytelling be used for effective organizing and advocacy work – #storymakers2017 Recap

How can storytelling be used for effective organizing and advocacy work – #storymakers2017 Recap
We recently hosted a 1 Hour Twitter Chat with TechSoup and various other TechSoup Partners across the Globe to discuss Storytelling in the NPO Landscape as a part of the #storymakers2017 campaign. [To find out more about how your organisation can win cash in the StoryMakers Competition, please read here] In case you missed it, here are some of our top tips from the Chat: TIP 1: Have you accurately identified your target audience when using storytell

Free Twitter Challenge for Nonprofits

Free Twitter Challenge for Nonprofits
How to use this Challenge: Begin Day 1 on any Monday Include the Challenge Hashtag #PhambanoTech in all of your Tweets so that we may find you and help send you some traffic! Tweet @PhambanoTech with any questions relating to the Challenge so that we may answer them Have fun and enjoy harnessing the true power of Twitter! How this Challenge will work: Day 1 - 7 will have unique posting themes in the form of prompts. Each theme is d

How to set up Buffer for your Nonprofit

How to set up Buffer for your Nonprofit
“Buffer is the best way to drive traffic, increase fan engagement and save time on social media.” - Buffer I use Buffer daily. For me, Buffer is the most user friendly Social Media Scheduling Program available. In this post I will be showing you how to set up and manage a Buffer Account for your Nonprofit. Step 1. Create a Buffer Account Visit Buffer and create a new account. You can sign up for free by using your LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or

INVITATION: Technology Twitter Chat | #PHAMBANO

INVITATION: Technology Twitter Chat | #PHAMBANO
Every second Thursday from 3rd August 2017, 7:30PM-8:30PM (SAST) on Twitter, the #PHAMBANO Tribe will meet to discuss different topics relating to Technology Development and Digital Marketing. Benefits of engaging in a Twitter Chat Increase visibility of your Twitter Account by meeting new Tweeters Time saving networking opportunity (Twitter Chats run for 1 hour and can be accessed remotely) Gain free tips, hacks and insights to help empower