Trending Sources

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.

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

Frogloop

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

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

Frogloop

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

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.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

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.

Web 2

A goodbye to Facebook and LinkedIn?

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 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.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

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!

Org 6

Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

LinkedIn suits up

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 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!

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.

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

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 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.

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.

Facebook needs to shear the fluff | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» 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.

API 2

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

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 Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants November 19, 2007 Today, it’s my turn to host the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. It was an open call, so there are a wide variety of posts to talk about. Good stuff!

Microsoft buys stake in Facebook | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

equity stake in Facebook had everyone buzzing recently ( read more ). Microsoft had already struck a deal with Facebook (in 2006) to sell display ads on Facebook. With the new deal, Microsoft has also won the rights to sell ads on international versions of Facebook through 2011. Long Live IE6! Comments are closed.

More good news from Google: Open Handset Alliance

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

And just like OpenSocial was a great answer to Facebook, this is a great answer to the iPhone. This is big. This means that anyone can hack their phones – and a raft of developers can create really interesting kinds of software for phones. The SDK will be available later this month. Why is this good news for nonprofits? Be Helpful.

Microtargeting with Facebook Social Ads | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Facebook social ads bring microtargeting to a whole new level. Because Beaconfire has its own Facebook page , we can link it to that with the "Add Social Actions to my ad" checkoff. It does to 4,600 other people on Facebook. Related Posts Segmenting your Facebook Updates Identity or Affinity? Long Live IE6!

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

This entry was posted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2007 at 7:42 am and is filed under CRM , Technology. It was a nice intro for Matthew.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

This entry was posted on Thursday, May 31st, 2007 at 1:20 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. Which version of the plugin are you using?

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 16th, 2007 at 3:52 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. It was super easy to do. Great work. Een [.]

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 18th, 2007 at 4:38 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. called in Uber Campaign when I created it.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2007 at 1:48 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. Here’s a run down of how it works.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

This entry was posted on Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 at 11:03 am and is filed under Triathlon. Steve | Monday, 24 September 2007 at 7:17 am Ha!

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Some sample data representing all gifts for 2007. Mike Leach | Thursday, 22 March 2007 at 12:51 pm Hi Steve, Excellent process maps.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

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!!

Map 1

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Convio Open – Why the Convio Facebook Application blows away Causes

See What's Out There

will write more about the API later, but everyone is really there to see the Facebook opportunity. They have also made it easy to build.

FAQ 1

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 shuffles the deck | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» Facebook shuffles the deck Posted Thursday, August 30th, 2007 at 1:28 am by John Brian (91 posts) Just two days ago, I wrote a post about how some applications were cheating their way to the top of the “most installed&# list on Facebook. 05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead.

Platforms break open!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

October 15, 2007   If you are new to this site, you might want to read more , and subscribe to my feed. They’ve got this great Facebook application – basically a template that allows an organization to create their own Facebook app. Here’s a quick overview of both initiatives. You make your own conclusions.

Hello, Washington Post: Dolllars Per Facebook Donor Is Not the Right Metric for Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Proclaiming that fundraising using Facebook Causes was a failure based on a calculation of dollars per donor. . Tags: facebook

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

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

Charities Cry Foul on Chase Facebook Charitable Giving Contest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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