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[Cool Social Tools] Donor Drive

SocialFish

During this same two-year time period, overall dollars for clients that raise over a million a year through DonorDrive were up over 69% as well.

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

Frogloop

Just enter the starting assumptions in the yellow boxes below and the tool calculates results automatically. Many thanks for the tool!

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[Cool Social Tools] DonorDrive Ups Your Fundraising Game

SocialFish

Cool Social Tools Nimble Nonprofit————-. This industry first coaches supporters to be better fundraisers.

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Case Study: Tools for Community Engagement

NTEN

Every campaign, every organization, and really, even every individual engaging with others online has a set of tools and techniques they've learned from and rely on every day. The ToMamaWithLove campaign saw them try some new tools as well as some trusted favorites, even with a budget of $0 and a lot of volunteer time. Awareness.

Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools

NTEN

In 2008, post-election violence erupted in Kenya. Jim Craner, MapTogether. Collecting and Disseminating Information - Ushahidi.

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Got Your Ears On? How to Listen to Your Audience Using Social Media

NTEN

People are talking about you and your industry so much that you need a more robust tool for making sense of it all. Keep listening, though, because over time, more and more people from every age group are becoming active participants in online social spaces. Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer, SocialFish, LLC. What does listening mean?

Spirituality, Religion and Activism: What's the Connection?

Have Fun - Do Good

Flickr Photo Credit: Shining Treetops uploaded by Zest-pk activism religion contemplation spirituality environment

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

Frogloop

Heidi Bucheister, Outreach and Operations Manager at OneWorld.net , said, "Google Analytics is a robust tool for any organization.

Pros and Cons of Facebook Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

joined the various Burma Facebook groups early on because my colleagues in Cambodia were involved from the beginning and documented some of the activism. She was looking for presenters for a conference and she just pointed me over to Ethan Zuckerman's insightful analysis of Facebook activism. The people who got involved weren???t

Nonprofit Blogging Burning Questions and Answers

Have Fun - Do Good

Earlier in the month I taught a Nonprofit Blogging 101 workshop at the 2008 Making Media Connections Conference. Answer these questions: 1.

Cool tool: Username Check

SocialFish

But if I was really actively building my social brand, I might want to get in there and sign up with a placeholder. Anyway, this tool does give you some idea of the multitude of social networks out there, and you can bet money that it doesn't cover them all, so don't be discouraged by that. Check this out. That depends. Ummm - yeah.

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.

WeAreMedia ToolBox: Micro Media Tools - Twellow

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The month of October we've been focusing on building out the Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box and awarding t-shirts to contributors!

Free Live Interactive Event: Future of Fundraising

Tech Soup Blog

2008 was a benchmark year in online fundraising history as Obama won the presidential election with 87% of funds coming through social networking.

Comment Cards 2.0: Three Tools to Check Out

Museum 2.0

Here are the top three tools I've been exploring: IdeaScale , GetSatisfaction , and uservoice. that the signal-to-noise ratio is low.

Social Networking and Web Tools for Chicago Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Networking and Web Tools for Chicago Nonprofits. How do you decide which sites and tools are right for your audience? Content.

Intranets, Yammer, and Other Web 2.0 Tools for Staff Communication

Museum 2.0

tools to your museum? Here are seven frequent staff communication problems, and tools to address them. the list goes on. Google Apps.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The month of October we've been focusing on building out the Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box and awarding t-shirts to contributors!

WeAreMedia Project

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The next set of modules, that are more tool based (with case studies) are next to be developed. think I can write something up. Be Helpful.

The search for good web conferencing, take 2

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 The search for good web conferencing, take 2 January 31, 2008 Back in August, I did a review of web conferencing tools, with a decidedly unusual slant – as a presenter, I had to be able to share my Linux desktop.

Backtype: Another Listening Tool - Who's Talking About You In The Blog Comments?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dan Schwabel's  5 Free Tools For Reputation Management introduced me to a new listening tool, backtype.  comments?

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!

Developing a Social Media Plan: Lessons from Election 2008

NTEN

Election 2008 is remarkable for so many reasons. While campaigns employ a variety of communications tactics to win an election (from door knocking to lawn signs to TV commercials), it may be hard to determine exactly what role social media tools have played in this historic year. Tools you can Use. For the first time in U.S.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We developed it in what's called an agile way, where we do frequent releases and actively engage users in shaping the software. public release.

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. What can an organization use a LMS for? Be Helpful.

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. realized, in being introduced to Edupunk , that I have been doing it for, oh, almost 20 years now. Be Helpful.

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

Beaconfire Wire

05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead. Long Live IE6! Three teams. Two days. One special ingredient. It’s up to YOU.

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 Tidbits August 13, 2008 I love these tidbits blog posts. But I still haven’t seen much activity on the sourceforge page, nor does it seem that the code for these new projects is available.

My Theory of Practice

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 My Theory of Practice July 10, 2008 I finally had the reason to begin to more completely articulate my theory of practice. This is a really interesting professional development activity, I think.

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.

Cake vs. Symfony

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 Cake vs. Symfony November 6, 2008 In my new explorations of PHP web application development, it seemed a good idea to get a look at both CakePHP and Symfony. Not to mention the excellent console tools.

SaaS vs. Open Source

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 SaaS vs. Open Source September 24, 2008 I just finished writing a post for the Idealware blog about choosing SaaS vs. Open source. But the real story is much more complicated. alain mor.ph Be Helpful.

MPower Open keeps moving forward

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 MPower Open keeps moving forward July 6, 2008 This is old news, but I’ve been busy. So far, there is basically no activity in the forums and mailing list. These are good steps forward. Be Helpful.

The Evolution of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising and the Rise of DIY

Connection Cafe

Overall top thirty revenue grew nearly 10%  from 2008 to 2016. The Early Days. the Pelotonia cycling event in Columbus, Ohio), Unusual (e.g.

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gokubi.com

So get your tools and your reference manuals and get at it! This entry was posted on Monday, June 23rd, 2008 at 2:20 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. This is perhaps the most impressive technolog… gokubi.com » Blog Archive » Rolling up the sleeves with VisualForce | Thursday, 31 July 2008 at 7:58 am [.]

Webinar: Using Email to Engage Activists, Cultivate Donors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Date: Thur, Aug 21, 2008 Time: 2:00 PM EDT Duration: 1 hour Cost: Free Registration: click here Natasha Nummedal is Senior Campaign Manager at Care2.

Social Media For Social Good: Follow Up

Connection Cafe

We had so many that we couldn’t get to all of them during the webinar, so we’ve answered the overflow here: Q: How can we use social media tools when working with clients in an agency specifically concerning privacy or HIPPA issues? If you missed it, you can register to receive the recording at [link]. comment bombing")?

Online activism wins another one | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

06/28/2010: User Expectations and Interface Response Times 06/16/2010: Making the most of conference hashtags: A tool for presenters 06/08/2010: Beaconfire Survey: Seductive Interactions 06/08/2010: Emailing with Convio – Testing Conditional Content 06/07/2010: Goin’ Barefoot? Long Live IE6! Second Life for nonprofits?

Using Social Networks to Recruit Employees

NetWits

At Blackbaud, we have turned to sites such as LinkedIn ®, MySpace ®, Facebook ™, and Spoke to build social networks designed to attract candidates that may not be actively looking for a job. But since we began using this tool in 2007, we’ve made several hires for professional, experienced positions. Will we see you out there?

A critique of Just Another Emperor

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This critique does make the strong case that activism and advocacy are not separable from social entrepreneurship, they are foundational to a field whose defining single point of commonality is a commitment to social mission. The recent book, Just Another Emperor, is getting a lot of attention in philanthropic circles these days.