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An Interview With Facebook’s Libby Leffler: Facebook and Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What are some of the big objectives of Facebook as you work with causes and nonprofits? How long have you worked at Facebook?

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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How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" It does take more time in the beginning if you're just acquiring the skill with a particular tool. Download it here.

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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.

The Future of Authority: Platform Power

Museum 2.0

Other person: "But doesn't that erode museums' authority?" Me: "No." For hundreds of years, we've owned the content and the message. Every Web 2.0

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

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.

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

NTEN

Sign up for Facebook and search for your organization's name there, too. You can also find people you know on Facebook simply by importing your email list from Outlook. Facebook doesn't automatically spam your email contacts. Maybe you've found enough folks on LinkedIn or Facebook to make setting up an official group worthwhile.

How Sticky is Facebook? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 01:28PM | by Allyson Kapin Facebook is the 5th most trafficked site in the United States. What does this mean? Yikes!

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is also a Facebook component that includes a Cause and application.  Here's the call to action from the web site. Darfur Voices.

Professional Networking: Just for Fun or Part of Your Job Or Combination? Tips for managing multi-memberships in social networks?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Source: Facebook vs LinkedIn Traffic. The illustration above shows the overlap between people who use LinkedIn and Facebook

Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

What tools should they use? Each objective requires different tools to track your nonprofits social media progress and return on investment.

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.

11 Types of Photos Nonprofits Should Post on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Like any other communications and fundraising tool, social media requires staff time, training, experience, hardware and software. Infographics.

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Building your Donor base on Facebook - The Nature Conservancy's experience.

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

There's been a lot of excitement in the last year about social networking in general, and about Facebook in particular. Here's a success story.

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

Frogloop

Get ready to throw out the book on promoting Facebook Causes. You have to try and attract new people to Facebook and your Cause. 3.

Catch us at the 2008 Bridge Conference | 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! But what if your campaign WAS the site?

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You have early adopters, a big scary chasm, and then more mainstreamed adoption of the tools.  This pattern is the same no matter the tools.

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

Frogloop

Get ready to throw out the book on promoting Facebook Causes. You have to try and attract new people to Facebook and your Cause. 3.

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

What we’re reading, week of 12/1 « i On Nonprofits said: [.] 4, 2008 From Non-Profit Tech Blog… Are you a “nonprofit&# or a “charity&# ? excellent December 2008 post from the Nonprofit Tech Blog discusses online search trends for the two terms, with some surprising results. Copy, paste, refine. Giddy up!

Networking Tips from A Pro: Charlene Li

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Her response to the question about "What online tools do you use to help you network?" She's smart, she's insightful, she rocks.

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. To: Subscriber. Newsletter London experience.

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.

NewsGallery - Australian charities turn to Facebook generation for survival

AFP Blog

PRESS RELEASENewsGallery - Australian charities turn to Facebook generation for survival: "'I'm in no doubt that the tools of the social web are going to be a crucial part of online life for nonprofits in Australia as they are in the USA,' Ms Kanter said.'Whether NPtech

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. taking place across various social media sites, including Facebook. not neccesarily the tool for building an activist base.??? The people who got involved weren???t

My iPhone 3G

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 iPhone 3G August 12, 2008 I once joined the “iPhone non-buyers&# group on Facebook. swore up and down I wouldn’t get one. Well, the iPhone 3G changed the equation, some. comes out.

Beaconfire Survey: What online innovactions do you predict in 2008? | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

ways to make improve your publishing volume » Beaconfire Survey: What online innovactions do you predict in 2008? Long Live IE6! April.

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.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Live Discussions

AFP Blog

Eastern timeTwitter, Facebook, and other online social-networking tools offer ways for nonprofit organizations to build connections with supporters and donors

Wikis: What, When, Why

Museum 2.0

Wikipedia, like YouTube and Facebook, is a giant in the world of Web 2.0. But wikis are a very specific tool. What's a wiki? over email.

What is private? What is public?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

June 10, 2008 Today, someone on the progressive exchange list asked about a tool called Rapleaf. What is public? space. How do we know?

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

If you are using Eclipse with Force.com, please comment with any cool things I’m missing–it’s a sprawling tool.

Let The Change Blogging Meme Hit The Road.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Britt included links to change bloggers and started a Changeblogger Facebook. just donated a small amount to his effort! What's that? We won???t

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

The What, Why, and How of Facebook Fan Pages. Is Facebook Causes A One Night Stand? BackType: Another Listening Tool. 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. This analysis took all of five minutes. Twitter Demographics.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You've experimented with quite a few Web 2.0/Social Media tools during your time with The Nature Conservancy. Facebook Causes. But I???m

Social Network Management Systems?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

What do these tools allow you to do? Think a whitebox version of Ning, or Facebook. It combines all the academic features of a CMS and the learning tools found in an LMS with the networking tools of a secure social network and other Web 2.0 tools (blogs, wikis, etc.). Be Helpful.

Beaconfire launches Employees Facebook App | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

In addition, because of the way Facebook cordons people off, those profiles would mostly only be viewable by folks in the Washington DC area.

Facebook gets out the vote | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Could Facebook be the secret weapon that’s turning out the youth and creative class vote this year? Long Live IE6! Comments are closed.

It’s my social graph, darn it!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

January 4, 2008 Some interesting things are happening in Web2.0 There has been quite the dustup, started by Facebook kicking Richard Scoble off, because he’d violated the Facebook terms of service. Because of a script that scraped names and email addresses from Facebook, called Plaxo Pulse. Be Helpful.

Segmenting your Facebook Updates | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

The true value of Facebook as a company is the data it holds. 05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead.