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

Frogloop

Hopefully others will chime in on this point with their own experiences from adventures in social networks. Need some metrics guidelines?

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

An Open Letter to Museums on Twitter

Museum 2.0

Dear Museums on Twitter, Thanks for experimenting in a new and largely uncharted online environment. But not enough of you. You could do better.

President's Update: Summer 2008

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Well, I just got my first one out in 2008! As many folks know, I try to send out quarterly updates on what's new at Benetech. students.

Anticipate - Personalize - Integrate

NetWits

By leveraging APIs, you can learn more about your constituents and enrich the donor experience to build lasting relationships. Anticipate. There is a generational shift underway, and this year could possibly mark the third year that the actual volume of donors declines in the US. Personalize. Integrate. will all follow suit.

Landing Page Optimization for Online Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

The concept was born out of the e-commerce landing page optimization research done by Marketing Sherpa and Marketing Experiments.

Museum Skunkworks: Carving Out a Place for Risk-Taking

Museum 2.0

I once asked Elaine Gurian how museums can change. Where's the opportunity for risk in museums that are too big to avoid the media microscope?

Digital Citizen 2008

Beaconfire Wire

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to attend ForeSee Results ‘ Digital Citizen 2008 Summit.  I was only able to attend the first half of the event due to client meetings in the afternoon. One morning session was fairly sales-oriented. But the best session I was able to attend was Eric Peterson’s opening keynote.

Favorite Do-Good Books of 2008

Have Fun - Do Good

PhilanTopic included the book on its list of Best Philanthropy-Related Books of 2008. 3. What are some your favorite do-good books from 2008?

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

Influence

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

Blog Action Day: Can One Person Make A Difference? Challenging Poverty With Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

have a set plan or any previous experience doing something like this.   The event will certainly spread awareness of the issue. That???s

How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Time Chart - See Flickr Discussion on Version 1 Wanna Remix it? Download it here. It's so hard and you could cop out with "It depends."

Working Wikily: Establishing A Giving or Gifting Culture in Wiki Community

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

experience??? If you have kids, you probably also read bedtime stories to them. Just keep adding sections. the material??? to the ???experience???

Things We Like (October 2008)

NTEN

Good thing the Twitter Vote Report didn't: tweet your voting experience to help others avoid problems. A monthly roundup of our favorite (zombie-related) nonprofit tech resources. Read more posts on our blog. Zombie Harmony : For all your zombie dating needs. Wait, there's an election going on? Don't know how we missed that. Pumpkin cookies

Tech Quick Take: MS Search Server 2008 vs Google Mini

Beaconfire Wire

Right now, we're in the midst of a website redesign that utilizes Search Server 2008. The search is fully integrated into the main website.

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!

Arts Summit 2008: The Alliance of New York State Arts Organizations - Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

tell folks that my recent experiences are like playing a Paganini Violin piece. It's gathering of arts leader from throughout New York State.

What Cross-Platform Gaming is Doing for Books. and Can Do for Museums

Museum 2.0

Reading a book can be an intense and powerful experience, but it is a punctuated moment in time. And both experiences enhance each other.

Guest Blogger for Museums and the Web 2008?

Museum 2.0

I'm hoping that you're out there, you eloquent writer you, yearning to share your experiences from MW08 with the Museum 2.0 You lucky person!

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

Frogloop

Check back soon for an article covering one nonprofits account of their experience with the program. Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc.

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The Future of Authority: Platform Power

Museum 2.0

It's based on creation and delivery of experiences. Other person: "But doesn't that erode museums' authority?" Me: "No." Power is attractive.

Going out on a limb

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 Going out on a limb November 6, 2008 I’m going to go out on a really thin limb here, and feel free to saw it off in the comments. :-) If you haven’t been to change.gov yet, you need to go.

Lame Spam of the Day: Lehman Brothers Centre for Women 2008 Newsletter

Robert Weiner

But the real clincher is that the subject line says it''s a newsletter from March, 2008. Newsletter London experience. To: Subscriber.

NpTech FriendFeed Room: NpTech Punk Experiment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, I've cooked up a little experiment that combines NpTech Punk with FriendFeed conversation and resource sharing between peers. Ready to play?

What is Your Favorite Social Action of 2008?

Have Fun - Do Good

The short, dark, last days of the year are a great time to reflect on your 2008 Activist Resolutions , and your favorite "social actions" of 2008. It took a while for her to write back, but she did eventually, and told me about her experiences in the program. What was your favorite social action of 2008? Tell us about it.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Admissions Desk

Museum 2.0

The ticket price dropped over repeat visits until the sixth experience, which was free. Get rid of the admissions desk. Pay it forward.

There is no spoon

SocialFish

It saddens me to write that my experience has been very much the opposite, to the point that I am genuinely concerned about the lack of capacity for responsible stewardship in organizations of all sizes throughout our community, and I have heard this same concern expressed by other association leaders as well. Ooh, I love a good debate!

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gnomedex Real Time Fundraising Experiment. One of the things I've been wanting to do for a while is review my blog content for the year and select the "Top 10" posts or the "best of" posts. Once a year in June, I do an overall benchmarking and ROI analysis of my blog using particular metrics. This analysis took all of five minutes. Arts 2.0

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

SocialFish

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).

Linux desktops?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

June 24, 2008 I’m doing a webinar on Linux Desktops next month, and it’s making me think a lot about my own experience using Linux on the desktop, and where I think things are going. This experience has made me think a lot about where organizations should think about using Linux, and where they should steer clear.

FriendFeed NpTech Learning Experiment: Some Practical Tips for Filtering

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jonathon Colman set up a FriendFeed Room for NpTech and I designed a quick experiment in sharing resources via FriendFeed about FriendFeed.

Reflection and Analysis: Gnomedex Real-Time Social Fundraising Experiment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've been a little shell shocked for the past few days, but wanted to share this reflection and analysis of the Gnomedex fundraising experiment.

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. Go Mobile: Mobile applications have surged in this 2008 and some predict it will make the difference in the election's outcome. For the first time in U.S. Tools you can Use.

How Much Does a Nonprofit Website Cost?

Idealware

But the general magnitude depends on factors that are knowable, so I thought I'd take a crack at defining what you could expect at each price level based on my experience. So that's my experience with website costs. Others want to share their experience Well, it does depend. 50,000 A lot opens up in this price range.

My Top 10 Social Action Platforms of 2008

Social Actions

wanted to share my favorite networks of 2008 - innovative sites which either launched, re-launched, or took off in unexpected ways in the past year.

My Top 10 Social Action Platforms of 2008

Social Actions

wanted to share my favorite networks of 2008 - innovative sites which either launched, re-launched, or took off in unexpected ways in the past year.

NpTech Tag Summary: Learnings from FriendFeed Experiment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some participated in the formal experiment I designed which involved a quick knowledge sharing task. The formal experiment I designed involved asking people to pick a useful post from the list of FriendFeed bookmarks in del.icio.us During the past few weeks, Twitter has been down or out due to stress. Read this ). room, etc).

A Bold Experiment in Micro Donations: $2 from 12, 500 Twitter Users To Fund Clean Water

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Laura Fitton (aka @pistachio ) or otherwise known as the maven of Twitter asks : 1. What can $2 do? 2. What do I want most of all for Christmas?

Welcome to Our New Board Members!

NTEN

Prior to joining Convio, Tom was Senior Vice President of Products at GetActive Software, where he oversaw the company's engineering, product management, and user experience teams. The best part of working at NTEN is you: the great people in our community. love working with really smart and talented people. Tom Krackeler, Convio. Nancy E.

User Experience Design Patterns from the Yahoo! Library

Museum 2.0

This week I've been looking at a more deliberate way to document best practices from the world of user experience design. Yahoo! maps and Yahoo!