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Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks?

Frogloop

Are nonprofits raising any money on social networks? Facebook is the most popular commercial social network for nonprofits.

2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

You'll learn: Besides Facebook and Twitter, which commercial social network sites are nonprofits using most? And be sure to tweet it out.

Nonprofit Social Network Survey Report

NTEN

According to a survey conducted in March 2009 by NTEN, Common Knowledge , and ThePort , social networking has become an integral part of nonprofits’ online strategy. have one or more social networking communities on their own web site. It’s free! > Download the Social Network Survey Report.

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

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.

Which Social Network Use Base Is More Altruistic?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What do you think? fundraising2.0

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2009 Target User Forum- Day 2

NetWits

The morning starts off with the keynote session Josh Bernoff , co-author of Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies. Josh is one of the most sought after speakers on the topic of practical, data-based strategies for getting results from social networks. I had a chance to talk with Josh before his presentation.

Which Social Networking Analysis Term Best Describes Virgin America?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The visual above is a social network.  How would you describe Virgin America in social networking analysis and mapping terminology?  .

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Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social networks like Twitter connect us with people online who share our interests or passions about making the world a better place.  

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Audience for Social Networks Is Aging: Growth in 35-49 Age Group Says New Nielson Report

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social networks online started out amongst the younger audience. Tags: social media research snippets million).  million).

Let’s Continue the Conversation - Fundraising in Online Social Networks

FI Space

Here is my presentation from the session “No Country for Old Media: Fundraising in Online Social Networks&#. Social Media Fundraising In Online Networks. Tags: Info Tech Social Software 09NTC fundraising Holly Ross NTC NTEN Social Networks SXSW Leave me some comments.

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

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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Transcript: Promoting Causes on Online Social Networks

Tech Soup Blog

As I mentioned last week , the Chronicle of Philanthropy held a live online discussion about how nonprofits can use social networks to promote their organizations. On the panel, was Danielle Brigida, social-media-outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation; marketing and communications consultant Nancy E. Tools

Can Social Network Analysis Help You Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

2009 - Connected Action - Marc Smith - Social Media Network Analysis View more presentations from Marc Smith. Who is in the edges? 

Guest Post by Aspen Baker: Friend or Foe? UC Berkeley Investigates the Legal Landscape of Social Networking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

really wanted to attend the " Social Networks Friend for Foe? "at UC Berkeley earlier this month, but unfortunately had a conflict.   Can the lawyer of an accused rapist subpoena the private network of the accuser for evidence to place doubt on her story?  Fortunately, my colleague, Aspen Baker, was attending.  Yikes. 

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Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available. Wendy Harman , the social-media manager at the American Red Cross, in Washington, DC. Tags: Fundraising Online Fundraising Social Networking Web 2.0 read more.

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

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.

America's Giving Challenge 2009

Tech Soup Blog

This is a national competition to encourage people to use their personal and social networks to help win cash for their favorite nonprofit. The contest runs through November 6, 2009. Tags: Online Fundraising Online Fundraising Social Networking Web 2.0 The latest round of the America's Giving Challenge is on.

The Art of Getting ReTweeted

Frogloop

Twitter’s most Suggested Users (Comprised of Famous People and News Networks) are Less ReTweetable. This suggests that headline based Tweets such as " Frogloop Launches Social Networking Calculator "--are more likely to go viral. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Is there an art to getting ReTweeted on Twitter?

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Pointing at Exhibits, Part 2: No-Tech Social Networks

Museum 2.0

I've spent the last two weeks working on the third chapter of my book about network effects of social participation. exhibition.

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications

Frogloop

Last week I spoke on a couple of great panels at the Politics Online Conference about technology, social media and how Congress is trying to adapt to the ever-changing world wide web aka the “series of tubes&# as former Senator Ted Stevens so hilariously described it. All great questions! Agreed! 2.

Causes and Ideablob: Who Owns Your Social Networking Data?

Tech Soup Blog

Amy discusses the Causes fallout as well as Ideablob's sudden disappearance. It's definitely worth the read. read more. Tools

July 21: How Can You Measure the Value of Social Networking?

Tech Soup Blog

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is holding another in its series of free online discussions on social networking. This time their guest will be social media guru Beth Kanter (you may know Beth from her eponymous Beth's Blog — and if you don't, you should). . Tags: Social Networking Web 2.0 What: What's the Payoff?

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media. Wendy Harman , the social-media manager at the American Red Cross, in Washington, DC. Tags: Social Networking Web 2.0 read more. Tools

Social Networks for Market Research

Idealware

With Causes ditching MySpace, and growth in the social network slowing down, many nonprofits seem hesitant to consider using it. All in all I left our morning coffee meeting with the idea that we are (read: "I am") missing a great opportunity: using social networks for market research.

TweetsGiving 2009: What Nonprofit Tech Are You Thankful For?

Tech Soup Blog

Tags: Fundraising Online Fundraising Online Fundraising Running Your Organization Social Networking Using the Web and Internet

10 Tips for Managing Social Media Burnout

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Six months ago I came pretty close to complete social media burnout. I was running over 20 social networking profiles, logging in seven days a week, and at minimum pulling 60-hour work weeks. If you are managing numerous social networking profiles Monday-Friday, then you need some down time on Saturday and Sunday.

Home | Nonprofit Social Network Survey

AFP Blog

Home | Nonprofit Social Network Survey: "Survey ReportNonprofit Social Network SurveyNonprofits Are Embracing Social Networks:Industry Survey Reveals 74.2% of Nonprofits Have a Presence on Facebook

Washington Post: Fundraising Via Email Is Way More Effective than via Social Networks

Frogloop

Online Fundraising Social Networking Web 2.0"Show me the money." That’s what nonprofits are asking of Facebook Causes pages.

Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've come up with synthesis - a worksheet, how-to points, and resources that would guide an organization to think strategically about social media.

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Research Friday: The Importance of Strong and Weak Ties In Leadership Development

ASU Lodestar Center

The connection between two people within a social network is referred to as a tie. 2009). Social Networks , 3.4

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How a Small Nonprofit Used Social Media & Crowd-Sourcing to Win the 2009 Global Giving Challenge

Frogloop

Tags: Crowdsourcing Online Fundraising Social Networking

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!

Video Fridays #7…Social Networking

NCE Social Media

This video is short explanation of social networking websites and why they are popular. Tags: Education and Training Video networking social I’ve added a short video for today’s installment of the Video Friday series. Something simple to cleanse the palate. Something simple to cleanse the palate. Enjoy!

Email is Dead? Long Live Email

Frogloop

In August 2009, 276.9 Social Network demographics can be skewed. First there were rumblings that direct mail was dying. was dying.

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

Frogloop

Let’s get down to my top 10 list of things every nonprofit should know about social media and online communications. 1. Agreed! 2.

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5 Steps to a Successful Social Media Strategy

Amy Sample Ward

Before sitting down to work on your social media strategy, evaluate what kind of capacity you already have in your network.  Capacity.

SXSW: Future of Social Networks

Amy Sample Ward

Social networks will be like air.&#. things need to make social networks like air: Identity - who are you? pick your friends once - social networking fatigue. calendar, call, sms, facebook, twitter, address book = level of closeness of social data. most social ads require explicit action.

Starting Now: Results of the 2009 eNonprofit Benchmark Study

Tech Soup Blog

The event will reveal the results of the 2009 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study , which: Provides updated industry-wide metrics to analyze your online program. Tags: Fundraising Online Fundraising Online Fundraising Online Seminar Social Networking Tech Planning Using the Web and Internet Web Building Starts now! read more.

My Goals For 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Think of how you want to be successful in 2009.  Effective Professional Networking Skills I've written about this in the next section.

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Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot Blog

Who should speak for your organization in social media? If you're not sure, it may be time to work out a social media policy for your staff and volunteers who blog and chat and comment online, where the personal and professional lines often blur.( How can you control what’s being said about your group and your cause? read more ).