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Creating Facebook Pages: Best Practices

Should you create your organization page under your personal Facebook account? Or use a separate email address and create a business-page-only account? What’s the best way to create your Facebook page?

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Facebook Announces Major New Changes to Pages (Bad News)

Facebook is rolling out another set of changes to our Pages. This will affect nonprofits in a MAJOR way, and they’re starting to roll it out next week (March 17) Read on to learn about the changes and what you need to do now.

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Facebook Launches New 100% Free Donate Button for Nonprofits

Facebook unveiled a “Donate Now” button this week to make it much easier for non-profits to take contributions on Facebook, at NO CHARGE to the nonprofit or the donor! However, this allows Facebook to collect credit card numbers and other billing info for Facebook users that could mean millions for its ecommerce and gaming initiatives.

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Google’s New Mobile Tool for Nonprofit Fundraising – One Today

This week, Google launched One Today, its latest offering as part of the Google for Nonprofits program. (If you’re not a part of this program, it’s free and easy to sign up–if you’re a 501(c)3, you need to do it!

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The Best Way for Nonprofits to Accept Credit Cards in Person – An Alternative to Square Up or Paypal Here

If your organization is not accepting credit cards onsite—for adoption fees, donations, spay/neuter or vaccination fees, boarding costs, service payments or anything else—you’re missing out on a big source of revenue. I have used Paypal Here, Square and PhoneSwipe extensively, all in the animal rescue field. I recommend PhoneSwipe, hands down. Here’s why.

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Facebook Deleting all Static FBML Page Tabs on December 5

Facebook is removing all Static FBML Page Tabs Wednesday, December 5, 2012. It’s the last chance to move your Static FBML Page tab content to an HTML tab. This post explains how to save your content and how to get it back on Facebook safely.

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Free Petfinder Plugin for WordPress

TheSocialAnimal.com has developed a WordPress Plugin that will enable any website to display featured animal(s) from Petfinder.com in a variety of different ways.

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How to add a donate button (or other custom content) to your Facebook page (Timeline Layout)

This video shows you how to use a static iFrame app (it’s okay if you have no idea what that is!) to put custom content on your Facebook page–like a donate button, a list of adoptable pets, a volunteer application or anything you want! It’s slow, step-by-step and walks you through the entire process.

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Facebook Now Allows Different Page Admin Roles; Scheduling of Posts

Facebook’s new features released today allow brand pages to assign specific duties to multiple page admins, each with varying degrees of permissions. Enclosed is a chart that outlines the new roles of manager, content creator, moderator, advertiser and insights analyst. Facebook will also now allow pages to schedule posts–for past or future times.

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