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Innovation in Healthcare Social Media

SocialFish

Social Media – The Competitive Edge in Healthcare  [WHITE PAPER]. “The healthcare industry is in flux.

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute

SocialFish

This year, the social media team — along with our web team — joined the global marketing and communications division. link]. link].

Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

According to the American Red Cross , A recent Red Cross survey asked 1,058 adults about their use of social media sites in emergency situations.

Social Media Strategy: United Methodist Church and 10THOUSANDDOORS

NetWits

The United Methodist Church recently launched a site with social media at its heart! What they’ve done is create a “social media mashup” – Google Friend Connect, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, iLike and more. Their new site goes far beyond a Facebook page or Twitter account. Why’d they take this approach you ask

How Many Hours Per Week Should Your Nonprofit Invest in Social Media?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Deciding What Social Media Tools to Use. The truth is that you get out of social media what you put into it.

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The Five Stages of A Social Media PR Disaster

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It requires actively monitoring and tracking on social media channels and catching those early warning signs. Be human. Be Nimble.

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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Active, Advanced or Averse - Nonprofit Change & Social Media

Connection Cafe

Is social media being embraced by the sector? Author: Jordan Viator. None of them are non-profits. Not one as far as I can tell.

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.

Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors Guest Post By Geri Stengel, Ventureneer. Use social media to engage in a dialog.

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

NetWits

Godin says that nonprofits are resistant to change and slow to adopt social media as well as the free online tools available to them. Do you know who Seth Godin is? If not, make sure to check out his blog and what Wikipedia has to say about him. You might be thinking to your self, “Why is Frank asking me this?” What do you think?

Advancing Social Media Measurement for Philanthropic Outcomes #sm_re

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One SNA concept that Marc shared  comes from Ron Burt and it is about “Bridging VS Bonding Social Capital.” Radio Bilingue. With me?

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.

Three Ways Social Media Has Negatively Affected the Nonprofit Sector (and What We Can Do About It)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Block, delete, ban, report, and move on. 3) Social media burnout. Tips for handling social media burnout? Social Media

Three Lessons in Social Media Fundraising

NTEN

Many align nicely with some of the principles of We Are Media. The key here is another point from the report: Social media tends to work best for organizations in an "Action-re?ection-revision-action" But, to borrow a cliche, social media doesn't raise money, people raise money.  . " (Page 12).

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Five Tips for Nonprofits to Ramp Up their Social Media

Frogloop

” How much time should you spend on social media if you have limited resources?” Create a Social Media Staff Handbook.

The social media for social good landscape

ASU Lodestar Center

Twenty-first-century statecraft is but one approach to using social media to advance a social cause. social media Logan Harper

Using Social Media to Share Research

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Last Spring,  Allison Fine and I did an evaluation report for the Case Foundation on the America’s Giving Challenge 2009

Is your Nonprofit too Social Media Dependent?

Frogloop

world and nonprofit’s wanting to carve out their space in it, it’s important that we: 1) Spend some time (not all of it) capturing people’s basic contact information (name, state, and email address at the very least) as part of your social networking strategy. With all the buzz of the Web 2.0 Here’s why.

Using the Social Web to Make Local Impact

NetWits

Friday, October 2, 2009, is LIVE STRONG Day. As part of the LIVESTRONG Action campaign the LIVE STRONG day is focused on unifying people from all around the world through local events and activities that celebrate cancer survivorship. It’s also designed to generate awareness and foster support so the world can be freed from cancer.

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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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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

Nonprofit Tech for Good

What was the very first social media tool your organization utilized, and when? What social media tools are you currently utilizing?

Facebook is Great, but Does it Really Work for Fundraising?

NetWits

This week  ReadWriteWeb shed some light on the ineffectiveness of social networks to aid in customer acquisition (see graph below).

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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?

Can Social Media Marketing and Traditional Marketing Coexist?

NTEN

If the goal is to integrate social media marketing into your traditional marketing, you're setting yourself up for failure. By comparison, social media marketing is based on relinquishing control, two-way communication, building community, and breaking out of campaign-thinking to build trust over time. social media

Time Management Tips for Nonprofit Techies and Social Media Strategists

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using Social Networking to build your YMCA career View more presentations from steveheye. Use of YMCA equipment. Speak from your opinion. links.

More From #P2P15 | The Most Tweetable Peer to Peer Moments

Connection Cafe

The conference organizers stepped up their social media game in a big way this year, allowing attendees to virtually attend multiple breakouts at once.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Need for the 4Cs Social Media Framework. have found that first-timer find social media confusing because of two reasons.

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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.

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4 Keys to Building a Successful Nonprofit Web Site

NetWits

It’s been an exciting endeavor and given us a lot of insight into using social media for nonprofits and fundraising! Our main goal is to help you learn how to leverage our technology and the tools that make up social media. We recently launched a new blog here at Blackbaud Internet Solutions.

eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Reveals Latest Metrics for Advocacy, Fundraising and Social Media

Frogloop

Online fundraising grew 14% from 2009 to 2010. However, it’s important to note that the 2010 fundraising response rate was actually 0.08% and fell 19% on average from 2009 to 2010. From 2009 to 2010, advocacy response rates declined 7% on average. Are enewsletters still worth your organization’s time? Why is that?

Social Media and the Performing Arts: Engagement First, Ticket Sales Second

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Arts and Social Media View more presentations from kanter. How do we track and monitor our social media strategy?

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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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Silos Culture Inside the Walls of Nonprofits Prevent Effective Social Media Use

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How do we change this and pave the way for effective social media use? Social media is not meant to gut the organization or its purpose.

2009 DonorsChoose.org Social Media Challenge

Amy Sample Ward

The DonorsChoose.org Social Media Challenge is back again!  Tags: challenge fundraising donorschoose education social media The challenge runs throughout October, with hundreds of bloggers and Twitterers rallying to support classroom requests on DonorsChoose.org.   About DonorsChoose.org.

A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies

SocialFish

Got something related to B2B, association or nonprofit social media you think would interest SocialFish readers? Photo Credit:  Flickr.

Social Media in the Nonprofit Workplace: Does Your Organization Need A Social Media Policy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But, if an organization simply cuts and pastes a social media policy without the internal culture change, it won't be effective. 

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening Guest Post By Roz Lemieux. Social Listening In Action. listen. spiked.

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How Baby Boomers Use The Internet

TechImpact

From 2004 – 2009, the number of seniors age 65+ actively using the Internet increased more than 55% (Nielsen). Jupiter Research).

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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