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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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[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.

A New Habitat: Transforming Communities with Remote Work Tools

Tech Soup Blog

Habitat for Humanity of Omaha has built 993 homes for families since 1984, and has doubled in size twice since Bob Lynn joined the team in 2008.

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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. tools, it was about how Web 2.0 Come on.

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!

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

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.

How Much Time Does Web 2.0 Take?

Museum 2.0

Technology Tools Worth Checking Out web2.0and museums. provided the Web 2.0 Absolutely. ventures. When you start any Web 2.0 and sniff around.

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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.

A Roundup of New Year's Predictions, Resolutions, and Best Of 2008

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Round up of New Year's Reflections, Best Ofs, and Predictions for 2008. Lucy Bernholz takes a look at buzzwords in philanthropy in 2008.

New tools

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 New tools February 5, 2008 Last week, I spent too much time watching demos from DEMO , which is this twice yearly event that showcases the most bleeding edge internet technology. Have a look at the demo.

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Free and open source tool #10: Filezilla

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

figured I’d keep on this track for a while – there’s lots to talk about. Be Helpful.

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. Find a bibliography including links to all of the tools mentioned here at [link]. Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer, SocialFish, LLC. Social media is all the buzz these days. What does listening mean? Set up Google Alerts.

ASAE 2008 Twitterfountain

SocialFish

Tags: mashups widgets cool tools ASAE

My tool is better than your tool…

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

For many projects, a wide range of options are possible, and in talking with vendors who specialize in one toolset or another, I’ve been intrigued by the ways in which vendors talk about their chosen tools. For some projects, there is no question that one tool may be better than another. mean, it doesn’t even have objects

Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools

NTEN

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

What's the opportunity cost when a nonprofit blocks employees from using social network sites during work hours?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

2008 has been a record year for disasters and therefore a record year for disaster response.  that are easy to grab and use.

Free and open source tool #12: Miro

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

It’s a pretty amazing tool. Miro is basically a video player, which can recognize RSS feeds, and automatically download videos.

Step-by-Step: How To Set Up A Nonprofit Listening Post (Twitter - Part 1)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's a neat tool to help you design your profile. I'm paraphrasing.  I'm starting with Twitter (don't know what Twitter is? Internal Process.

Where I'm Coming From

Museum 2.0

What we can do is design conditions and tools for access to those opportunities and a supportive infrastructure to encourage learning. Ideas

Free and Open Source Tool #16: CiviCRM

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 Free and Open Source Tool #16: CiviCRM April 21, 2008 In honor of the webinar that is happening in a couple of weeks, I figured I’d talk a bit about CiviCRM. Be Helpful.

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. 

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.  Other posts.

Free and open source tools #1 – #100

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 Free and open source tools #1 – #100 January 17, 2008 I just though I’d take a brief pause to explain my criteria for these 100 tools that I’ll be covering this year. Be Helpful.

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.

Free and open source tool #2: Limesurvey

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Like many free and open source software tools, it leans toward the powerful, flexible side, rather than the slick, easy to use side. But, a very nice soul at MayFirst/people-link, where we house the NOSI site, set up Limesurvey for us, so we’re using that. Limesurvey is actually quite powerful. So it has its challenges. Be Helpful.

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

Frogloop

Though you can pay someone to do this for you, MSN and Google offer free tools to do your own research. Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc.

2008's most popular posts

SocialFish

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. What a year this has turned out to be, huh! over the past year.

Free and Open Source tool #14: SugarCRM

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 Free and Open Source tool #14: SugarCRM March 27, 2008 Since I’ve been covering CRMs for the webinar today, I figured I’d switch categories on my free and open source software list.

Free and open source tool #8:XChat

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 Free and open source tool #8:XChat February 5, 2008 This is, really a post both about a tool ( XChat ) and about IRC (Internet Relay Chat.) IRC is an incredibly useful tool. Be Helpful.

Free and open source tool #1: Thunderbird

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 Free and open source tool #1: Thunderbird January 3, 2008 Before the holidays, I promised that I’d do 100 posts this year on free and open source tools. Shame on me.) Be Helpful.

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!

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

Frogloop

May 22, 2008 | Melissa Tooley Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. The result was an in-depth eleven page report. All rights reserved.

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

Frogloop

May 22, 2008 | Melissa Tooley Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. The result was an in-depth eleven page report. All rights reserved.

Convio 2008 Innovator Awards

Frogloop

Here are the results for the 2008 Innovator Awards: Advocacy campaign or program. Use of Convio's multi-lingual tools helped CI reach out to both English and Spanish speakers. Organization started with only $50k annual operating budget and now raises close to $10k per month using Tributes, TeamRaiser and Fundraising tools on Convio.

We Are Media Toolbox: Photo Sharing

NTEN

You can embed a slide show of photos right in your post: If you use photo sharing, we want to know what tools you're using, and why.  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.  and NTEN ). . Give us examples!

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.

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?