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2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2010 Online Giving Trends Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on February 15th, 2011 Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today. 18.4% of online giving took place in January compared to 18.3% in December 2010. Any suggestion?

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10 Nonprofit Books from 2010

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Technology at the Margins:  How IT Meets The Needs of Emerging Markets by Salesh Chutani, Jessica Rothenberg AAlami, and Akhtar Badshah. Books

The 2014 Charitable Giving Report

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising 2010 State of the Not-for-Profit Industry Survey Analytics Blackbaud Blackbaud Index fundraising nonprofit online giving

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Birthing a Curriculum for Building a Community

NetWits

Every org is different and must build its community to work toward its own goals and mission. Do you have worksheets you love or templates you hate?

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100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

So, you have a social media plan…right? Hopefully your nonprofit is pretty far down the social media strategy rabbit hole at this point.

7 Online Fundraising Tips I Learned By Participating in Movember

NetWits

For the past 30 days I have been participating in Movember : a worldwide team fundraising campaign to fight men’s cancer. Email is Still King.

Spotlight on We Can End This with Scott Henderson

NetWits

It's official kickoff went down at South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2010 much like the Pledge to End Hunger did in 2009. We Can End This is a yearlong initiative focused on sparking innovation and broader engagement in the movement to end hunger in America.

NTC 2011 is Upon Us!

NetWits

2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#11ntc) is ramping up by kicking off the community voting website for over 400 nonprofit focused sessions! We have until September 30 th to vote for those we think will be the most valuable to the overall NPTech community.  If you’re not familiar with the Nonprofit Tech. hope to see you there …. How to Vote.

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Claire Williams Diaz talks Hope140, T.W.E.E.T. and her Passion to Change the World

NetWits

Meet Claire. She leads social innovation, philanthropy, and causes at Twitter and Blogs at Claire.us.com. This year she joined a few of us for the Ignite Panel at Blackbaud’s conference where we talked about how social media is helping non-profits change the world. Check out the video

Video Interview with Andre Blackman of Pulse + Signal

NetWits

I spent some time with Andre Blackman while at South by South West Interactive 2010. Andre writes at Pulse + Signal where he talks about how technology and new ways of thinking can impact the field of public health.

Chris Noble on Check in for Charity, Pepsi Refresh and Social Media for Nonprofits

NetWits

Chris Noble of www.Studiogood.com and www.Whatgives.com took some time to talk with us at SXSWi 2010. We cover a couple cause marketing initiatives (Pepsi Refresh and Check in for Charity) that focus on a really interesting combination of location based social networking (i.e. Foursquare) and fundraising.

10 Most Popular Posts of 2010

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Somewhat surprising! Google searches likely had a big effect because other posts got a lot more buzz on Twitter and Facebook. My guess is the top posts for 2011 will be quite different – more Mobile Web, geolocation, LinkedIn, and live-streaming. Best to you and your nonprofit in 2011! It’s going to be a big year. 1.

10 Things I've Learned Over 2,000 Tweets

NetWits

On May 18th, 2007 at 5:18pm I tweeted for the first time, saying "@Ruby. vote teleporting." I was at the 2007 Personal Democracy Forum , and if memory serves correctly, I was replying to a general question another attendee, Ruby Sinreich, was asking of other attendees.

Seth Godin on Innovation, Failure and Why Non-profits Should Stop Operating like Businesses

NetWits

Seth Godin has some firm beliefs and thoughtful insights when it comes to how non-profits can (and should) change the world. solicit.

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What’s Missing from Your Ecosystem?

NetWits

Interesting thought right? Chris Brogan ( Build Product Ecosystems ) and Seth Godin ( Your Ecosystem ) got me thinking about the topic of ecosystems as it relates to non-profits. When you think about it, the idea of an ecosystem can be applied to many things in life. Family. Athletics. School. Religion.

NTC 2011 is Upon Us!

NetWits

2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#11ntc) is ramping up by kicking off the community voting website for over 400 nonprofit focused sessions! We have until September 30 th to vote for those we think will be the most valuable to the overall NPTech community. If you’re not familiar with the Nonprofit Tech.

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25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on May 10th, 2011 The Chronicle of Philanthropy is not only a great publication, but they also publish some excellent research about online fundraising trends.

I'm on a Horse! Four Lessons From Social Media in 2010

NTEN

Teaser: NTEN friend Janet Fouts -- have you read Social Media Nonprofit Tweet yet? -- invited a few folks to share the big lessons they learned from social media in 2010. Because I learn something new every fifteen minutes on Twitter, I had a hard time narrowing it down. The Old Spice Man was a fantastic case study on the use of social media.

Get More Twitter Followers Today [Ethically]

NetWits

There are lot’s of not so cool ways to get more Twitter followers. Do a Google Search for “get more Twitter followers today” and you’ll find tactics ranging from paying for new followers to crazy pyramid number schemes to good information that actually works. It can be a bit confusing to figure out and filter through all the not so good resources.

I'm on a Horse! Four Lessons From Social Media in 2010

NTEN

NTEN friend Janet Fouts -- have you read Social Media Nonprofit Tweet yet? -- invited a few folks to share the big lessons they learned from social media in 2010. Because I learn something new every fifteen minutes on Twitter, I had a hard time narrowing it down. The Old Spice Man was a fantastic case study on the use of social media.

Zoetica Salon Insights: Social Media Measurement for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Jek in the Box. We launched the Zoetica Salon this week. One thing we’re trying to do is model abundant behavior.

Video Interview: NetSquared with Amy Sample Ward

NetWits

While at South by South West Interactive (SXSWi) Amy Sample Ward spent some time talking with me about how NetSquared ( about ) serves the nonprofit industry. NetSquared is focused on the intersection of technology and social impact.

Building a Facebook Fanpage – Part 1 – The Background Info

NetWits

This is Part I of my guide to creating a Facebook fanpage for nonprofits. We’re going to use a fan page that I recently set up as an example of how to set up a page. So stage one – Register and make it clear what you are about

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Blackbaud Announces March Web Seminars for Nonprofits

NetWits

Blackbaud is offering a free web seminar series to help nonprofits build strategies for mobilizing, soliciting, and stewarding supporters during and after times of disaster. Blackbaud experts and partners developed the seminars based off of their work with nonprofit customers who responded to the Haiti earthquake.

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Learning is Everything!

NetWits

In my conversations with nonprofits over the past ten years, the single most important need isn’t simply more money or more staff (although those are always helpful)…it’s continued learning. Education is absolutely essential to the millions of nonprofit organizations doing good work in the United States and abroad

Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Outlook 2010

Tech Soup Blog

Continuing a series of posts on tips and tricks for Microsoft Office, this month we're tackling Outlook 2010. Creating Folders.

Scanning for Good – How Nonprofits Can Use QR Codes

NetWits

These next-gen bar codes are most often used by marketers who want to link to a website or landing page from a visual appeal. Creating a QR Code.

Do You do Mobile?

NetWits

Are you thinking about the future of communication as it relates to reaching and connecting with your supporters, donors, volunteers and members? What about reaching those who know nothing about you? I am. I’m thinking about how the nonprofit industry should be adapting to the ever changing landscape of internet use and how mobile devices fit in.

When In Doubt, Hit Something!

NetWits

…to quote my high school football coach. Funny enough, the same advice works for the nonprofit trying to get out there in social media ( twitter , facebook , foursquare , etc.). Very often the challenge is getting started

Are Nonprofits Wasting Time Developing Mobile Apps?

Frogloop

As nonprofit campaigners, it's our job to engage our constituency, move them up the ladder of engagement, and of course raise more money. said it.

Design for Participation: Video from NODEM 2010

Museum 2.0

I just discovered that my keynote at the 2o10 NODEM conference on digital media and heritage is available online. Enjoy! participatory museum

Drive Action by Optimizing Your Online Giving Page: 6 Simple Steps

NetWits

Hopefully you agree. If not, drop me a note in the comments. To make sure we’re speaking the same language …. What’s an online giving page? raised.

Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

NetWits

3tyuxpqbwg khgf89n3cu. At the most basic level listening on the web is just like listening in the real world. Mentions of your organization. That’s it.

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Custom Facebook Landing Tabs Convert 47% of Your Visitors

NetWits

Where’d I get 47%? According to All Facebook Jeff Widman of BrandGlue did some A/B testing. Our Use Case: Ford Motorcars. Call to Action. Incentive.

Tech@State – Civil Society 2.0: Reflections on Networked Nonprofits and Free Agents

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Graphic Recording by OTH Consulting. Photo by Mark Horvath. initiative. Tech@State. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Holly Ross, NTEN,  Four Lessons Learned About Social Media in 2010. Photo by M. Schenekenberg. Measurement Challenges. Data Analysis. Enjoy !

The 2010 NTEN Community Survey Report: Learn More about Your Nonprofit Technology Community

NTEN

We received responses from 1,021 individuals in the spring of 2010. Key Findings. Community nonprofit technology NPTech nten members Planning

The 2010 NTEN Community Survey Report: Learn More about Your Nonprofit Technology Community

NTEN

We received responses from 1,021 individuals in the spring of 2010. Key Findings. Community nonprofit technology NPTech nten members Planning

What I Learned About Unpresenting from Heather Gold

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s what I learned: Emotions Are More Important Than Facts: To prompt conversation, you need to make an emotional connection. 

Verdict in Guatemala Disappearance Case!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Just got late-breaking news: the judges just rendered a guilty verdict in the trial I was about to discuss in the following blog post! Will share more details from our team later, but this is a great day for fighting impunity around forced disappearances. The estimated 31.7 You can read more about the case at [link].