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Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Encourages social content creation from network. This is a high level engagement task, to take a photo and tag it on Instagram. Caption Contest.

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.

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

Museum 2.0

I often talk about the idea of taking social technology out of the Web and putting it into physical museums as part of our exhibitions and programs.

How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's a question I get all the time: How much time and resources does it take to implement social media? Download it here.

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Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

According to the American Red Cross , A recent Red Cross survey asked 1,058 adults about their use of social media sites in emergency situations.

Developing a Social Media Plan: Lessons from Election 2008


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. couple of examples: [link] and ( [link] ).

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Women for Women International

Nonprofit Tech for Good

What was the very first social media tool your organization utilized, and when? What social media tools are you currently utilizing?

3 Things Every Board Member Should Know About Social Media


Not all social media channels are created equal. Read on for more about what every board member needs to know about social media.

Nonprofit Blogging and Social Networking Policies: Examples?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I was in Minnesota, one of the questions I got was about blogging and social networking policies. Now, I swear I remember seeing something from Easter Seals or another nonprofit on a listserv that mentioned either social networking policy or blogging policy. So, here's my plea for examples and pointers. friends??? But no.)

Authenticity is the new Cool and other lessons from my Pecha Kucha Session at ASAE 2008


ASAE & The Center 2008 San Diego) view presentation tags: discovery insights ideas story Jeff De Cagna and I conducted a session at ASAE using the Japanese presentation format Pecha Kucha , where the entire presentation is done using 20 slides (images only, minimal or no text) for a maximum of 20 seconds each (totaling 6 minutes and 40 seconds).

A Guide To Facebook Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

However, deploying Facebook Apps to raise money for social causes is still in its early stages. It is a quick read and very useful. organic,???

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Marketing Genius: What's Your Brilliant Thought?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Media Genius View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: nonprofit socialmedia ).

Creature Comfort: Where are the Couches in Museums?

Museum 2.0

Ah—I’ll give you an example from MOMA again. It was an educational space with content, just different, focused more on a social experience.

Free2choose and the Social Dimension of Polling Interactives

Museum 2.0

Early in the life of this blog, I stumbled into a taxonomy of how social platforms work that I call the hierarchy of participation.

How Much Time Does Web 2.0 Take?

Museum 2.0

On Monday, David Klevan (from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum) and I spoke at the MAAM Creating Exhibitions conference about Web 2.0 and museums.

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WeAreMedia Case Study: LoL Seals - An Awesome Example of Stakeholder Generated Content

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We also spread the word via social networks and blogger outreach. Winning caption by Zelda - Westlake, OH. What were some of the challenges?

Twitter As Charitable Giving Spreader: A Meta Analysis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There were a number of social media influentials who reached out to their networks helping to contributing to a community culture of giving on Twitter.

We Are Media Toolbox: Photo Sharing


Give us examples! It's photosharing day in the We Are Media toolbox festival! Does your organization run any events?  Do you hire a photographer?  We used to.  Now, each year at the NTC, we ask our colleagues to upload any digital photos they take into Flickr, and to tag those photos with 07NTC / 08NTC / etc. and NTEN ). .

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


For example, organizations like AARP , WWF , and PBS use Omniture, while Greenpeace uses a combination of Google Analytics and WebTrends.

2008's most popular posts


but in the meantime I started making a list for myself of all the posts that people keep asking me for the links to, because these themes seem to come up again and again, and then (doh!) I realized this might be a useful roundup of the hottest topics of 2008 from this blog. Social Media Lessons from Kung Fu Panda. over the past year.

Google AdWords for Nonprofits: 10 Tips About Keywords - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


For example, you could have one ad group devoted to recruiting activists, and another for reaching out to recruit potential donors.

My Birthday Cause: Free Geek!

Amy Sample Ward

I have a birthday coming up and over the weekend I received an email from Causes, the social change application in Facebook. 

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 July 27, 2008 This week, it is my pleasure to host the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. She makes some great points, and gives good tips to make changes. Be Helpful.

Facebook Connect: The Portable Social Graph

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This was just a glimpse of a portable social graph. A few days ago, Facebook announced its Facebook Connect. Some context first.  Lost Remote.

An Example of How To Pitch a Blogger: Global Giving UK and Philanthropy Predictions for 4th Quarter 2008

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

After explaining Globalgiving Svetlana wrote: I was wondering if you were interested in learning more about us and maybe featuring us on your blog or offering us ideas about how to improve our social media avenues? and the Social Capital markets II - other examples of ???second But once you???ve

Using SlideShare for Good: Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The example above isn't the first I've seen of using SlideShare for social fundraising or emergency relief. Other examples of using SlideShare for disaster relief or donations: Burma Cyclone Relief Effort| View | Upload your own. I'm catching up on what I've missed over the past few weeks and wanted to point this out.

Catch us at the 2008 Bridge Conference | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

In this session, participants will explore several examples of micro-sites and the on- and off-line communications used to drive donations. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

Care2 and NOAA Promote International Year of the Reef 2008 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


The idea was that thefederal agency would work with Care2 to build support for the International Year of the Reef 2008. wrote the article.

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!

2011 NTC Preview: Can Social Networks Create Social Capital?


Ted Fickes, Electronic Communications Manager, The Wilderness Society (Central Rockies Regional Office) In September, 2008, Green for All , 1Sky and the We Campaign organized a national day of action -- Green Jobs Now -- to demand progress on green jobs and a green economy. Social capital is tangible and malleable. Action takes time.


Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've also been looking at examples from the corporate sector like the POST method from Forrester and thinking about adaptions for nonprofit.  

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Social Media for Social Change Behind the Nonprofit Firewall

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week I wrote a post about the Indianapolis Museum of Art's social media strategy - that it was everywhere within the organization. This example may be unusual. One person said, "What's happening on the social web is totally invisible to upper management. | View | Upload your own. So far we???ve

Social Change Apps on Facebook to Support Breast Cancer, Environment, and Aids

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dank Apps (creators of the popular Lotto app ) has launched a new series of Social Change applications that allow Facebook users to raise money for a cause through advertising revenue. For every new user install on a Social Change application, Dank Apps Inc will donate 2 cents to the charity. Now that doesn't sound like much.

Literacy for a billion: PlanetRead

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One of the most exciting literacy social enterprises that I've run into is PlanetRead. Another example of scale, South Asian style!

Arts 2.0: Examples of Arts Organizations Social Media Strategies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm prepping for a workshop on Social Media and wanted do a round up of recent compelling examples of arts organizations using social media strategies and tools. Another theme of web2.o is Transparency - and the best example of that is what the Indianapolis Art Museum has done with its pubic metrics on its web site.

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.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What type of case did you make? I was (and still am) so convinced that social media and web 2.0 popularity into other social news networks.

Design for Social Engagement: Pointing at Exhibits

Museum 2.0

What makes an exhibit “social?” Exhibits that induce pointing are social in a couple of ways. The ultimate example of this is an eclipse.

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).