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Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

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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

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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.

Are You STILL Trying to Sell Social Media at Work?


At some point, almost EVERYONE at wants to lay claim to a company’s social media presence. You can just sell social to sell social.

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President's Update: Summer 2008

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Well, I just got my first one out in 2008! One example proves we'll reach our goals. students. The feedback has been amazing.

How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

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

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.

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 ). .

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

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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

Nonprofit Blogging and Social Networking Policies: Examples?

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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.)

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.

Using SlideShare for Good: Examples

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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.

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!

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.

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.

Arts 2.0: Examples of Arts Organizations Social Media Strategies

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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.

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.

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What are some examples of mobilizing younger people with social media (blogs)? Can you answer Hannah Baral's Question?

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If we want to create a project with student blogging, are there examples of guidelines? Please leave a comment so I can share with her. Thanks

WeAreMedia: Nonprofit Examples of Stakeholder Generated Content, Some Great Tips, and More

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This week on WeAreMedia we're working on the Tactical Module 3: Sharing Your Story Social Media Style. Photo by Brian Caldwell. Suggested by.

Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

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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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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?

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Seeking Examples of Women's Reproductive Health Advocacy, Organizing, or Education Campaigns Using Facebook, Twitter, or Flickr

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Even if you're using those tools as part of a larger campaign, I'd like to see those too. So, drop a line in the comments

When Culture Eats Your Foundation’s Social Media Strategy for Breakfast

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What do you need to do less of to make time for social media? What keeps your organization from learning and improving social media strategy?

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

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

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.

Care2 and NOAA Promote International Year of the Reef 2008


Just added to our ever-growing Care2 in the News section is a great piece by Inside CRM highlighting Care2's partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) as an effective way for government and social media to team up for a cause.

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).

The Save Darfur Coalition’s "Be A Voice For Darfur" - A Stellar Example of A Multi-Channel Campaign

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Be A Voice for Darfur is an excellent example of multi-channel campaign designed to bring attention to the appalling genocide in Darfur. 

[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?

Another good reason for nonprofits to use FOSS

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 Another good reason for nonprofits to use FOSS January 6, 2008 This is an amazing example of the kinds of flexibility that is difficult or impossible to get with proprietary software. Be Helpful.

Social Media For Social Good: Follow Up

Connection Cafe

I hope you all had a chance to join us yesterday for our webinar called Social Media for Social Good. gave a presentation about Healthcare, Nonprofits, and Social Media. For example “Starbucks sucks” will show a lot of issues around free trade and other image problems. Are they valuable in other ways?

Best of Beth's Blog 2008: Finding The Top Ten Posts In Less Than Five MInutes!

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Scored 10 How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media? Should There Be A Social Actions Category on Digg? Where Are The Gen-Y Bloggers Who Write About Nonprofits and Social Change? Thinking Strategically About Social Media. Social Change Behind the Firewall. Examples. Social Media ROI: Compare With Paper.

Seeking A Real Life Example: Under what circumstances should your organization not pursue a social media strategy?

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I'm on the hunt for stories about nonprofits and social media for the WeAreMedia project. The story I'm looking for is about how a nonprofit organization considered a social media strategy and decided it wasn't the right fit. Do you know an organization that has that story to tell? Is it your organization? I'd like to do an interview

Here's a great example of how to listen and how to have a real conversation


This example is from the technology side, not the association side, but I think it illustrates the point beautifully. Says: July 22nd, 2008 at 2:43 pm The best part of Lijit (beyond your interesting technology) is that you stepped up, listened, responded, and gave us insight into what comes next. The result? happy Chris: " 1.

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).

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.

WeAreMedia Project

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

note : Most people will notice that I have pretty much lost my curmudgeonly approach to social media. think I can write something up.

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] ).

American Express "Members Project" - 2008 Experiences - Interview with Belinda Lang


interviewed her Nov 5, 2008 at our Marketing and Online Communities Conference. modify to better meet a need or to compliment another effort.).

8 reactions to NTC 2008 | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» 8 reactions to NTC 2008 Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2008 at 9:44 am by Ali Cherry (11 posts) Last week, a whopping 10 Beaconfire employees headed down to New Orleans to learn about how nonprofits are using and can use online technology, and also to connect with others doing work like ours. Long Live IE6!