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Does the Internet Inspire Youth Activism or Slacktivism?

Frogloop

They are viewed as techies and quite fickle when it comes to activism. However, a new study by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub says that being online helps Millennials gain diverse perspectives and increases their civic engagement. Youth Activism Key Findings: Being a part of online communities promotes engagement.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

also want to them to discover and follow their own sense of social activism.  When I was a kid, Lucy the Elephant , was in a state of disrepair.

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

Frogloop

If you think that fundraising and recruitment from social networks is the way for you to go, here are a few articles to help you get started.

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The (Lil) Green Patch Facebook app has now donated $33,600 to TNC's Facebook Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

By planting cute little (virtual) fruit plants with your Facebook friends you can help make the world a greener place! raised per nonprofit.

Developing a Social Media Plan: Lessons from Election 2008

NTEN

Election 2008 is remarkable for so many reasons. As agents of social change, there is a great deal the nonprofit sector can learn from Election 2008. And of course, the campaigns themselves are using network centric tools to activate a grass roots base. We can learn a great deal from the best practices of Election 2008.

Where I'm Coming From

Museum 2.0

They are active and awesome. Learning is the product of the activity of learners." It's based on liberation, idealism, and activism.

5 Good Nonprofit Infographics

NonProfit Trends

Especially when they help reveal a lot of information in a visual format. World Giving Index Charities Aid Foundation looked at three different types of charitable behavior – giving money, giving time and helping a stranger and used the results to produce the “World Giving Index.&# All Rights Reserved

How to Design from Virtual Metaphor to Real Experience, and an Example

Museum 2.0

No patron would call the activity of putting their books in book drops “tagging,” and that’s a good thing. First, some background on tagging.

How do you keep up?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

August 5, 2008 I have been thinking for the last few days about what it means to “keep up&# with the technology field, particularly ‘net technology. I’ve been helping a client hire a temporary project manager, and so in the interview process one of the questions I ask is how people keep up with change in the field.

Social Activity Feeds and Laptop Stickers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

MyBlogLog recently implemented a new feature called " activity streams." Photo from Ian Kennedy. Just some more to ponder

How Are Your 2008 Activist Resolutions Going?

Have Fun - Do Good

We're half way through 2008, so I thought I'd share how mine are going, and check in on yours. How are your 2008 Activist Resolutions going?

What, Why, and How of Facebook Pages: An Expertise Roundup from Mari Smith, Jesse Stay, Collin Douma, and Others

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Activity on your Page helps increase ??? So I tweeted Mari Smith who told me she had something in the works. viral visibility ???

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Using Google Analytics to Track a Nonprofit Website (Part 1) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Its easy to use andthe support staff is very helpful and responsive. May 23, 2009 | Francesco Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc.

Beaconfire will be at SXSW (with your help!) | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Now, we just need you to help us make it happen by voting (and commenting) on the SXSW panel picker! Long Live IE6! Three teams. Two days.

Generating Buzz: Using Social Media to Drive Website Traffic

NTEN

Seek out like-minded people -- who will be interested in your content -- as well as the most active users -- who are great to reach out to for advice -- and form a mutually-symbiotic relationship where you help them as much as they help you. Danielle Brigida, National Wildlife Federation. Know Your Goals. Be Out There.

Nonprofit tapping social networking to help ex-soldiers nab civilian jobs - Network World

AFP Blog

Nonprofit tapping social networking to help ex-soldiers nab civilian jobs - Network World: "Hire a Hero is a nonprofit initiative founded in January 2007 by Internet entrepreneur and Gulf War vet Dan Caulfield as part of the Armed Forces Support Foundation.

How Can We Make Charitable Giving A Year-Round Habit?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's a few ideas to help make charitable giving get on your calendar each month for 2009. Organizations like Kaboom help build them.

It’s coming – Black Thursday – Tax Deadline Drives Donation Activity on December 31 – are you ready?

Connection Cafe

It also can help provide insight into what your organization can and should be doing in the last week of the year. It’s not too late – here are some tips from some of our experts that can help you make the most of the last week. worked at an organization that was very active in water conservation. Author: Tad Druart.

Videotape Your Offline Activism: A Great Example from Washington Toxics

GroundWire

Well done, Washington Toxics!

Videotape Your Offline Activism: A Great Example from Washington Toxics

GroundWire

Well done, Washington Toxics

Wikis: What, When, Why

Museum 2.0

This spring, I was a member of the advisory board for the New Media Consortium's 2008 Horizon Report on emerging technologies in museums.

Community Exhibit Development: Lessons Learned from The Tech Virtual

Museum 2.0

All of the exhibits in this small gallery have tentacles out to people all over the world who helped conceive them. Exactly.

Interview with Jonathon Colman: Social Media Secrets from a Green Geek

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We have two main guiding strategies that help us direct our efforts. efforts to help preserve Canada???s What were the concerns? But I???m

29-Day Giving Challenge: An Interview with Cami Walker

Have Fun - Do Good

I'll be starting the challenge again on October 30, 2008 so that the 29th day of my challenge will be on November 27, 2008, American Thanksgiving.

Need Your Help for a BlogHer Post: Kids and Philanthropy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm working on what has become my annual holiday post at BlogHer on the topic:  Helping kids understand why it is better to give than to receive.

Two Tagging Projects that Make Sense

Museum 2.0

Tagging is such a functional activity, and if you don't see direct benefit from doing it, the interest in it as a fun afternoon activity is pretty low.

There is no spoon

SocialFish

Read that post again - most of it is a really important quote from Jay Deragon: "Unless there is synergy in mindsets and activity which demonstrates an understanding of the dynamic then the basis of a relationship cannot be formed and subsequently conversations cannot be facilitated effectively. Ooh, I love a good debate! And as for us.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Admissions Desk

Museum 2.0

love these because they don't just support museum-going, they help reinforce the concept that if you like one museum, you might like another.

How They Did It: LWB Wins Facebook Causes Giving Challenge - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

also think that the encouraging posts that were made on our Wall really helped a lot as well, as people could see that we are all about the kids.

How They Did It: LWB Wins Facebook Causes Giving Challenge - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

also think that the encouraging posts that were made on our Wall really helped a lot as well, as people could see that we are all about the kids.

On a Personal Note: Looking Back on 2008 and Thinking About 2009

NTEN

Last week, I sent an email to our current members, thanking them for being part of NTEN in 2008 and reminding them about early renewal. It made me think back on 2008 and how much NTEN has grown -- in community and activity -- over the past year. We had what I think was the most fun Nonprofit Technology Conference to date.

WeAreMedia Project

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Be Helpful. The first set of modules, on the “Strategic Track&# are already done. think I can write something up.

Why I gave $20.09

Amy Sample Ward

started 2008 in Cape Town, South Africa with the simple goal of working fulltime on Social Actions by July 1st. Go Social Actions!&#. Thanks!

WeAreMedia ToolBox: This Week We're Working Crowdsourcing, Micro Media, and Lifestreaming Tools

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These services are powered by the RSS feeds that each network offers to its users and makes following activity across sites easier and in one spot. 

Free and Open Source Tool #16: CiviCRM

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 Free and Open Source Tool #16: CiviCRM April 21, 2008 In honor of the webinar that is happening in a couple of weeks, I figured I’d talk a bit about CiviCRM. Be Helpful.

What are learning platforms?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

September 19, 2008 Note: This blog entry was originally posted on Idealware’s new community blog. I’m honored and happy to be contributing blog posts there. Many organizations provide trainings, courses, and varied sorts of learning activities to their constituents. Be Helpful. What can an organization use a LMS for?

What Are Your 2008 Activist Resolutions?

Have Fun - Do Good

It was probably one of the best books I've read and definitely helped me to better understand the issue, and America's policies and history around it.

Twitanalytics?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

plots your professional or personal life, interests, activities, and moods on Twitter. Plodt. Twitt(url)y. Favrd. Plodt.

NPTECH Punk

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 NPTECH Punk June 19, 2008 Beth, of course, suggested this , and I’m jumping on her bandwagon. Be Helpful. In 1989, I joined the faculty of Hampshire College (and stayed for 10 years).

WeAreMedia ToolBox: Micro Media Tools - Twellow

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

By adding these people to specific categories we help you narrow your searching into specific niches where you can find who you are looking for.