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Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

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In May, 2009,   Peter Dietz, founder of Social Actions , reflected on the future of online fundraising and wrote about a shift in donor expectations. 

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Raise Money on Facebook: Four Strategies You Need to Know About

NTEN

With 300 million active users, Facebook is a natural starting place. As of September 2009, scores of Facebook applications have been developed to support the nonprofit sector in one way. The most well-known among them is Facebook Causes , with over 30 million active monthly users. Peter Deitz, Social Actions. and Canada.

So you want a Facebook Fan Page for Your Nonprofit? Here's the Scoop!

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Expanding on the Non-Profits on Facebook page, we want to help you harness the power of Facebook and bring positive change to the world.

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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July 24, 2007 | Kira Wow - this is fantastic! July 31, 2007 | Jonathon D. August 7, 2007 | Beth Kanter Thanks for your comment, Beth.

Charities Cry Foul on Chase Facebook Charitable Giving Contest

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Several groups who were in the top 100 (before Chase removed the vote tallies), were not on the final list, apparently disqualified.  fundraising2.0

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Jon Stahl’s Journal » Blog Archive » Donor Management Process Mapping | Thursday, 15 February 2007 at 7:55 pm [.] Fig. 2.

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The State of Online Fundraising

NTEN

" They probably said the same thing about Facebook, Twitter, and other social media tools. billion donated in 2007. This is a 44% increase over 2007's online giving estimates. Blackbaud studied 1,274 nonprofits to compare their online fundraising results for the first six months of 2008 to the same period of 2009.

Guest Post by Brian Reich: The Challenge of Communicating In A Connected Society (and what that means to Facebook Causes)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Facebook Causes followed the same path. But its not just Facebook Causes. If Facebook Causes wants to fundamentally change the way nonprofit organizations and charities operate, and the impact they have on the world, a different approach is needed.  The Facebook Causes platform doesn’t change that.  Let’s get to work.

Target Facebook Challenge: Ten Large Charities Compete for Votes To Divide the $3 Million Pot

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's called Bullseye Gives, a special Facebook page inviting folks to decide how they should allocate $3 million among ten large institutional charities, including: Parent Teacher Association Feeding America The Salvation Army American Red Cross National Parks Foundation Breast Cancer Research Foundation St. fundraising2.0

Ocean Conservancy: The Art of Social Media Experimentation, Learning, and Reflection

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In 2007, Vikki Spruill attended a seminar hosted by the Packard Foundation with Clay Shirky and came away both scared and excited about his ideas. 

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Facebook the last frontier?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Facebook the last frontier? decided to try out facebook when I kept hearing about the integration of other social networking sites into facebook. Be Helpful.

More on Facebook

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology More on Facebook July 17, 2007 Michelle Martin has a great post this week on Facebook. They have a roundup of what they are calling the 10 best Facebook apps for work. Be Helpful.

Facebook Causes: Not a Cash Cow (Yet)

Tech Soup Blog

The recent analysis of giving through Facebook Causes by The Washington Post was not encouraging. recent survey published by NTEN, Common Knowledge, and ThePort had a similar conclusion: Only 39 percent of respondents said they've raised money on Facebook. percent said they had raised over $10,000. But maybe we're rushing to judgment.

Facebook Ad Platform

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Facebook Ad Platform November 13, 2007 It always takes me a bit to digest new Web 2.0 news, so I’m just now blogging about last week’s news that Facebook launched a new ad platform.

A goodbye to Facebook and LinkedIn?

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology A goodbye to Facebook and LinkedIn? August 7, 2007 I’ve been experimenting with the non-content centered social networking sites LinkedIn and Facebook for a while now. Be Helpful.

Cause Marketing or Cause Me To Puke Marketing? Interview with Scott Henderson

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over 19,000 visitors came to the website over the first 21 days and we welcomed 2,600 people to our Facebook Cause group. Charles, Missouri. 

Guest Post by Aspen Baker: Friend or Foe? UC Berkeley Investigates the Legal Landscape of Social Networking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Barely a week goes by that I don’t see at least one status update or tweet from a nonprofit colleague lamenting a hacked personal account, including email, Twitter and Facebook.  You could easily refuse a telephone in 1949 and not be too crazy, but this is not true by 2009.  Fortunately, my colleague, Aspen Baker, was attending. 

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This entry was posted on Sunday, March 11th, 2007 at 1:18 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. Comments Matthew Scholtz | Sunday, 11 March 2007 at 3:49 pm This sounds like it would work to me, good to hear the details. Steve | Sunday, 11 March 2007 at 4:11 pm There are a couple reasons for doing things this way. Thanks!

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SXSW: Social Media Nonprofit ROI Poetry Slam - Slides, Links, and Poems (long)

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With Twitter, Facebook, Digg and Stumbleupon gone are the days forgotten lore. launched pilot program in 2007 to see if it worked. Disaster Online Newsroom [link] Blog [link] Twitter [link] Facebook Page [link] Flickr Group [link] YouTube [link] 5.   SXSW Poetry Slam Slides View more presentations from kanter. Thanks! Goals 2.0.

Some Thoughts on Livestreamed Interviews, Engagement, Book Winners, and Finger Puppets

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For this series,  there was a guest post on the blog and a request for people to ask questions via Twitter, Facebook, or email.  Format.

Putting Caribbean Projects on the (Google) Map | Beaconfire Wire

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05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead. Long Live IE6! It’s a snap. Although, Google??s that??s Still, if you??ve

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This entry was posted on Monday, March 19th, 2007 at 2:32 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. This review is ongoing. Part 2 [.] THANKS!!

The ROI of Social Media - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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5th, 2007. May 27, 2009 | Beth Kanter Great post here - thank you! so far" [link] May 28, 2009 | Mike Mintz Great post, Heather!

Web 2.0 Experiments, snafus and stumbles

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Experiments, snafus and stumbles December 17, 2007 I seem to have lost my head. Turns out, unlike Facebook, or Myspace and such, the “Spock Bot&# makes pages for people without their knowing. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Web 2.0

Facebook Causes: Not a Cash Cow (Yet)

Robert Weiner

The recent analysis of giving through Facebook Causes by The Washington Post was not encouraging. recent survey published by NTEN, Common Knowledge, and ThePort had a similar conclusion: Only 39 percent of respondents said they've raised money on Facebook. percent said they had raised over $10,000. But maybe we're rushing to judgment.

LinkedIn suits up

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology LinkedIn suits up December 10, 2007 LinkedIn, the serious MBA wielding brother to the Facebook fratboy and the MySpace rockergrrl, is really putting on the suit now. It’s an interesting strategy.

1,000,000 Strong for Facebook Groups | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Suddenly, everyone in the political world could see how viral Facebook could really be, and how fast you could grow a community. Long Live IE6!

Philanthropy 2.0 Study Results Published on Mashable

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The Long Tail of Facebook Causes. July 24, 2007. Source: Philanthropy 2.0 Study. Causes Reports On Its First Year - $2.5 Frogloop Blog.

Test yourself on Facebook | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

You know, these Facebook test accounts kind of suck Says: October 26th, 2007 at 12:54 am [.] Long Live IE6! This is pretty bad.

Facebook Causes and Effects | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

And when you create your cause in Facebook, make sure you pick the right one for the donations to go to! Long Live IE6! lotusmedia 2.0

Reaping the Benefit of Open Platforms

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

It’s brill — it gets rid of all the ads on Facebook. I use several Greasemonkey scripts for Flickr: AllSizes+, How Interesting?,

Social Networks and Digital Sharecropping

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Social Networks and Digital Sharecropping October 1, 2007 I was reading Deborah Finn’s curmugeonly post about Facebook. have been having curmudgeonly thoughts about social networks in general.

Three Different Approaches to Twitter Fundraising: Bees, Turkeys, and Blame

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TweetsGiving 2009. Sponsored Tweets/Hashtags. The game was very engaging for adults and children alike.  . to send a sick child to Disneyland. 

Favorite Have Fun Do Good Books of 2009

Have Fun - Do Good

Below is my 5th annual list of favorite do-good books that I read in 2009, but this year I'm calling it my Have Fun Do Good Book list. Wahoo!

A Tale of Three NPO Facebook Apps | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

FaceBook is where millions of Americans hang out online. The other newcomer to the Facebook space is Care2’s Petitions App. That??s

Why I’m twittering

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Why I’m twittering December 7, 2007 Yes, it’s hard to believe. succumbed. have said many times that I wouldn’t Twitter. I’ve critiqued Twitter and social networks in general. Be Helpful.

Team Obama ranked #1 most innovative by Fast Company

Connection Cafe

Almost all of which were dominated by the Internet : February 2007 : Launch of mybarackobama.com. Obama’s Facebook pages alone grow to 3.2

Facebook needs to shear the fluff | Beaconfire Wire

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» Facebook needs to shear the fluff Posted Tuesday, September 25th, 2007 at 7:16 pm by John Brian (91 posts) Baaaaa. Long Live IE6!

Micro-Targeting Facebook Users with Social Ads. It’s a snap. | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Putting Caribbean Projects on the (Google) Map » Micro-Targeting Facebook Users with Social Ads. Long Live IE6! It’s a snap. PRESTO!

What OpenSocial Means

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology What OpenSocial Means November 1, 2007 The buzz of the blogosphere is the announcement of Google’s OpenSocial. Marc Andreessen, who is, of late, connected to Ning, has a great blog entry with details.