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2009 Target User Forum- Day 2

NetWits

He took some questions that I thought readers of the blog would be interested in having answered. It's day two of the Target User Forum here in Boston. The morning starts off with the keynote session Josh Bernoff , co-author of Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies. So here's a brief Q&A

Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In May, 2009,   Peter Dietz, founder of Social Actions , reflected on the future of online fundraising and wrote about a shift in donor expectations. 

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about. Blogging Social Media for Social Good

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about. Blogging Social Media for Social Good

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Blogging a crisis: reflecting on some lessons learned

Steve Bridger

This is a story of a blog. As I later  wrote on the blog… We discussed the challenges ahead. So I encouraged them to start a blog.

Nonprofits and Social Media: Seth Godin, Beth Kanter and The Chronicle of Philanthropy All Chime In

NetWits

If not, make sure to check out his blog and what Wikipedia has to say about him. Do you know who Seth Godin is? You might be thinking to your self, “Why is Frank asking me this?” The reason is simple really; I want to call your attention to a conversation going on in the online world based on a post by Godin ( The problem with non ).

Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Or, if you are considering a blog, find out who the key bloggers are in your topic area. Here's a roadmap and worksheet to do just that! 

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5 Steps to a Successful Social Media Strategy

Amy Sample Ward

I have a guest post up on John Haydon’s blog !  You can visit his blog to read the post and join the conversation there.  Capacity.

My Goals For 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Think of how you want to be successful in 2009.  have a confession.  I have years of blog content and resource collections.

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Self-Expression is Overrated: Better Constraints Make Better Participatory Experiences

Museum 2.0

know this sounds strange coming from someone writing an admittedly self-expressive blog post, but hear me out. Consider a mural. It’s easy.

2009 eCampaigning Review Released

Amy Sample Ward

There are lots of places where actions could be included to be more visible, like the above note of including them on background information (or blog posts!). As I announced recently , Advocacy Online and Fairsay have jointly produced a benchmark report to examine key e-campaigning performance measures. Report Highlights. This is bad news! 

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Freshen Up Profiles Update user profiles every couple of days with new stories, interesting facts, new videos, blog entries, photos, etc. 8.

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How Nonprofits Can Positively Impact Climate Change on Blog Action Day 2009

Tech Soup Blog

Right now, before even finishing this blog entry, I urge you to go and check your power settings. Lower the amount of electricity we consume.

Blog for Choice Day 2009

Connection Cafe

Today is Blog for Choice Day 2009 , an event organized by NARAL Pro-Choice America. binds the members more tightly to the organization.

These are a few of my favorite blogs

Connection Cafe

Published on Wordpress and Typepad and others Insights from nonprofit sisters and brothers Keeping my online strategy from going to the dogs These are a few of my favorite blogs. The Mobile Commons blog is a great source for trends, success stories, and the latest news in mobile activism and fundraising. It's Friday! Yee-haw! Ribbit!

Net2 Think Tank: January’s Predictions for 2009

Amy Sample Ward

Happy New Year, everyone!  We all know what this time of year means for blogs around the world: resolutions and predictions. 

Raise Money on Facebook: Four Strategies You Need to Know About

NTEN

As of September 2009, scores of Facebook applications have been developed to support the nonprofit sector in one way. According to the Facebook Causes blog , the application has helped raise more than $12 million for nonprofits based in the U.S. Over $5 million has been raised in 2009 alone. Peter Deitz, Social Actions.

RSA 2009: Security for Netbooks?

Tech Soup Blog

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Nonprofit Technology Resolutions for 2009

Tech Soup Blog

In early January, Convio asked a group of nonprofit technology bloggers to suggest New Year's resolutions for nonprofits ( TechSoup Blog was one of the participants ). In addition, they asked people to post resolutions on Convio's Connection Café blog. The guide is now available for free here (registration is required).

TweetsGiving 2009: What Nonprofit Tech Are You Thankful For?

Tech Soup Blog

Tweetsgiving is using micro-blogging tool Twitter to raise money for a classroom in Tanzania. What, pray tell is that, you might be asking?

Guest Post by Gaurav Mishra: The 4Cs Social Media Framework

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Most users prefer to consume user generated content, by reading blog, watching videos, or browsing through photos. The First C: Content.

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Building a Nonprofit Website on a Shoe-String Budget

Frogloop

Tags: Guest Blogs Technology nptech

Blog Action Day 2009: Climate Change

AFP Blog

Blog Action Day 2009: Climate Change: "Blog Action Day Wrap!Thank Thank you for participating in Blog Action Day 2009! We had an amazing 13,188 blogs from 155 countries with more than 17 million readers participate. We want to especially thank our more than 50 nonprofit partners for their support, includin

Blog Action Day 2009: Climate Change

AFP Blog

Blog Action Day 2009: Climate Change: "Blog Action Day is an annual event that unites the world's bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day on their own blogs with the aim of sparking discussion around an issue of global importance. One day. One issue. Thousands of voices

January Net2 Think Tank: Predictions for 2009

Amy Sample Ward

Originally posted on the NetSquared blog. This month’s Net2 Think Tank question was, “What do you think will be the big changes, new technologies, hot applications, or successful campaigns of 2009?” We had a great collection of contributions this month.  There are even predictions for the hottest job skills in 2009.

Foo Camp 2009

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just got back from Foo Camp 2009, which was a blast as usual. This actually works out fine, but don't expect to be doing PowerPoint out there!

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are now over 143 million blogs on the Internet and when I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in September of 2009, I had very low expectations. I

What are the most effective ways Nonprofits/Foundations can use Twitter #hashtags?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Mansikka. What is a #HashTag? They're like tags on Flickr, only added inline to your post. The hashtag creates a backchannel for participants.

Blog shout outs

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

ONE/Blog – ONE/Northwest never ceases to amaze me The Open Road – Matt Asay has some interesting insights from the Open Source biz world Tagged as: nptech { 3 comments… read them below or add one } 1 Jon Stahl 04.17.09 at 4:28 pm Awww, shucks. :-) Let the love flow bidirectionally! Be Helpful.

So you want a Facebook Fan Page for Your Nonprofit? Here's the Scoop!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Rumor has it that David Krumlauf was taking great notes, so I'm hoping he'll blog them or fill in some gaps here. . Here's the description.

State of the Blogosphere 2009 Introduction Blogging - Technorati

AFP Blog

State of the Blogosphere 2009 Introduction Blogging - Technorati: "Welcome to Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere 2009 report, which will be released in five consecutive daily segments

Transparency Camp West 09: Blogging and Tweeting An Open Board Meeting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Live blogging: Will fix typos later! Today, I'm attending Transparency Camp West 09. Are there degrees of transparency?"

Enter the 2009 Adobe Show Your Impact Nonprofit Design Contest

Tech Soup Blog

Well, time to get out your most awesomely-designed (yes, I did type MOST awesomely-designed) campaign materials and enter the 2009 Adobe Show Your Impact Nonprofit Design Contest ! We highlighted one of them here on the TechSoup Blog too. First round voting on submissions (open to all) is from April 16 – 30, 2009. Pacific.

The Art of Getting ReTweeted

Frogloop

“New Blog Post&# followed by what post is about is ReTweetable. Is there an art to getting ReTweeted on Twitter? Dan Zarrella says yes and has been studying the " Science of ReTweeting " for the past nine months. Check out the results of Zarrella's study below. Calls to Action Work. “Please ReTweet this&# are very ReTweetable.

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New blogs of note

SocialFish

He blogs at Tolling Points. She's currently making a move to Raleigh, NC and her personal blog is at Reid All About It.

29 Nonprofit Bloggers to Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This time around I limited the list to individuals bloggers, rather than blogs maintained by associations, publications, PR firms, etc. Please feel free to post a link to their blog in the comments section. Blog: MobileActive. 2. Blog: ext337. 3. Blog: Rosetta Thurman. 4. Blog: Tactical Philanthrop. 6.

Creating a Network to Nurture Social Entrepreneurs and 3BL Businesses: Notes from 2009 Net Impact Conference session

Social Actions

What would happen if ordinary people could seamlessly contribute to the work of social entrepreneurs? It was a fantastically rich presentation. Notes.

NTC 2009 Building and Sustaining Vibrant Online Communities

Tech Soup Blog

Last Monday I attended my colleague, Susan Tenby's panel presentation, Building and Sustaining Vibrant Online Communities at the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). I had some connectivity issues so I wasn't able to live blog this as I'd hoped, but here is my not-so-live recap of this informative panel. Peggy Duvette, WiserEarth. Tools

2009 Nonprofit Tagline Awards

Amy Sample Ward

The annual Tagline Awards are back from Nancy Schwartz and the Getting Attention blog.  All entrants will receive a free copy of the fully-updated 2009 Nonprofit Tagline Report in late 2009. Your nonprofit or foundation could be one of this year’s Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Award winners!  Enter today.

America’s Giving Challenge 2009 Assessment and Reflection Paper

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine and I have completed the  assessment and reflection paper for 2009 America’s Giving Challenge for the Case Foundation.