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3 Ways Your Creative Can Move Your Social Movement Forward

Connection Cafe

Social Movements for Good  is  available  through Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Take the UNICEF Tap Project , for example. Feature real people.

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Long Term Success with Social Media


Why is it that we don’t discuss long-term success with social media? It is time to look at long-term success with social media.

Viva the Time on Site, The Page View is Dead!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm tracking social media metrics for a variety reasons. Surprisingly, what I'm reading is coming to me via social sharing. that it???s

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


Viral benefit of social networks : if you have a network in place, you might increase your chances of reaching a lot of people during a crisis.

Schwab Social Entrepreneurs Summit 2007

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Sunday was a day of content aimed just at the social entrepreneurs. We discussed leadership, recruiting and succession, among other topics.

Wrapping Up the 2007 Skoll World Forum

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

couple of years ago, the focus was too academic and much of the material was not interesting to the social entrepreneurs. See below for pix!

How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Quite simply, the release of the first iPhone® on June 29, 2007 (my 35th). However, progress took longer than any of us thought it would.

Working to Change the World - May 24, 2007

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Bill Coleman and I will be speaking at Santa Clara University on Working to Change the World on May 24th, 2007. Coleman, co-founder of BEA Systems, the fastest growing technology company in history, and Fruchterman, recipient of the 2006 MacArthur Genius Award, will talk about their passion for social improvement.

How Many Hours Per Week Should Your Nonprofit Invest in Social Media?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Deciding What Social Media Tools to Use. The truth is that you get out of social media what you put into it. LinkedIn: 5 Hours Weekly.

Has Your Nonprofit Considered Race and Class in Your Social Media Strategy?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

But internet users of the same race have recently begun clustering on certain social media websites. Watch Video. Via BBC News Magazine : .

Are Nonprofits Using Social Media Effectively?


Are nonprofits utilizing social media to engage folks? Marketing Research Metrics Social Networking Technology Trends Web 2.0

Why Komen Was Destined to Clash with Social Media


One is the concept of Founder’s Syndrome, which was outlined elegantly in this post by Nell Edgington on Social Velocity. Enjoy.

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

”   I often used the video at social media workshops back then to generate discussion about how our world is changing. Networks

2007 Global Social Venture Competition

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The Global Social Venture Competition is a great event: bringing the talents of business school students from around the world to bear on society's pressing problems. just found out about a matching making blog for the 2007 GSVC, where social groups can link up with students who want to work on a business plan.

N-TEN Conference 2007 - Flickr Session!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

N-TEN Conference 2007 - Flick Session! Originally uploaded by christuttledotcom. Giving up branding, not have the photos on our web site.

Games for Change 2007: Funders Perspective Panel

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Interested in games for learning and social change. Social change is a difficult thing to assess. Photo by Rikomatic. Two years ago.

How To Put Social Fundraising On Steroids: Community Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How To Marry Social Media with Fundraising. These platforms allow nonprofits to seamlessly integrate social media into an online campaign.

Social Media: You're Probably Doing It Wrong


Let''s be honest, social media is progressing and changing every single day and most people don''t have the time to keep up with the most effective way to do social media. We''ll also walk you through crucial crisis management tips to keep on hand and how to overcome common social media obstacles as well as learn from your mistakes.

Social Media: What To Do If Your Boss Doesn’t Get It

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In June 2007, I presented my first social media training to a small group of nonprofits in Lowell, MA. It was the optimal time for early adoption of social media by nonprofits, and it’s no coincidence that the nonprofits that embraced these new tools in 2006 through 2008 are today the most successful nonprofits on the Social Web.

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0 Call this “social change 2.0”. Photo by Beth Kanter. Guest Post by Heather Grant-McLeod.

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2007: New Year's Technology Resolutions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

To organize all my contacts that are distributed all over the place in various social networking communities. 9. To be more productive with the time I spend online and put some of the suggestions that Ed Hallowell in his book, Crazy Busy suggests about avoiding online time wasters. 2. But maybe I can be fast and neater? 3.

Five Social Media Myths You Need to Know


A new study by ComScore says that US Internet users spend 1 out of every 6 minutes online engaging with social networks. This is a significant increase from 2007 when ComScore reported that Internet users spent 1 out of every 12 minutes online using social networks. Social Media is a great fundraising tool. ThatsTheTruth.

NetCentric Advocacy: ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « social circles - marcos weskamp | Main | - Campaign Song Poll » May 17, 2007 ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT Network syncronizing distributed group of people to take a photo at the same time. 160 people.

The Social Website: Integrating Social Media into Website Design and Function


If you're considering revamping your website to include social elements like the Facebook Like button, streaming from YouTube, or adding information from a social site through its API, it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. There are many ways to “get social,” and so many reasons for doing so. Create on-site engagement.

Social Simulators

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I've seen two social simulator projects in the last couple of months, and they are both worth exploring. The second project is from Australia.

Live from Convio Summit 2007 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


Some highlights… Austin noted that Convio now has almost 1,300 clients, after the acquisition of GetActive earlier this year.

Launch Day! Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide


We've completed updated our Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide , including the workbook and consultant directory. Social Media

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Live From New York: 2007 DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


One of today’s sessions at the DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference in NYC focused on just that. The lesson? Why am I buying this?”

The Mayo Clinic and Healthcare Social Media


The Mayo Clinic has done some amazing things since the early days, and this slide deck has a snapshot of that history. Check it out. Case Study

The Six Signs That Twitter Isn't For Your Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

d do in other social media spaces: learn more about the person. Twitter reflections and insights have been the air. The program???s Don???t

Museums and Flickr

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Shooting Script Colonizing Social Spaces , looked more broadly at the benefits and drawbacks of museums utilzing social networking sites.

Is Quora Yet Another Social Network (YASN) or Something Different?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Prior to the holidays I ignored them because I just couldn’t stomach “yet another social network.”     So, what made me go check it out?

Friday Pop Quiz


creativity social media So I am sitting here at the Maryland Psychological Association Convention, in deep dark Linthicum Heights, Maryland (no, I'd never heard of it either) at my vendor table, waiting for people to start showing up. This is pretty exciting, I've never been a "vendor" before! You know the 1:10:90 rule? Pop quiz.

Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My eldest son, Jimmy, and I were able to attend a portion of the Global Social Benefit Incubator at Santa Clara University last week.

Social Networking for the Socially Minded -

AFP Blog

Social Networking for the Socially Minded - "Social Networking for the Socially MindedDistrict Firm Razoo Joins Other Web Site Builders Trying to Reinvent How People Give Money to CharityBy Zachary A.

What’s the Secret to Social Media Success? Cute Animal Theory

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media has discovered what social media folks who work for zoos, aquariums, and animal welfare organizations already know. Cute Dog Photos!

Open Social Networks

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

linked to a great thought piece a while back on opening up the social graph (that is, your network of friends.) Jon Stahl pointed me to a great article , also about opening up the social graph. There is a Google group (called Social Network Portability), that you should definitely join if you are at all interested in these issues.

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

Libby Davy : Hi Steve - we are all about building capacity and deep learning on social media for. 2007 will be the year of the widget.

Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

Solving basic social problems requires a level of sustainable investment that donors and government cannot provide alone. Social enterprise models may well offer an answer. It may be time to rethink how these important social organizations are funded. This article was originally published by Taylor & Francis Online. 2014).

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Last minute tidbits

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 Last minute tidbits December 20, 2007 This will be my last post of 2007 – I’m taking some days off from work and blogging, and won’t return until the beginning of the year. Be Helpful.