Trending Sources

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How much effort are your social media channels really worth? Twitter engagement rates for brands are actually higher on the weekend.

10 Things I've Learned Over 2,000 Tweets

NetWits

Twitter was a backchannel for conversation throughout the day's activities, and I met many new colleagues and friends via this channel On May 18th, 2007 at 5:18pm I tweeted for the first time, saying "@Ruby.

7 Online Fundraising Tips I Learned By Participating in Movember

NetWits

It was interesting seeing which platform (Facebook, Twitter, email, face-to-face, etc.) Wait, Go Back: What is Movember Again?

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.

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.

Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are definitely some benefits to having your executive director or CEO being present on social media channels.  Tips. 1.  

5 Ways to Increase Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

NetWits

Follow them on Twitter and retweet relevant posts. Learn why they are involved, what motivates them, and engage them through different channels.

Team 33

Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dan Michel, Digital Marketing Manager, Feeding America Twitter: @dpmichel. With social media now is that as important anymore?

Crowdsourcing: Measuring the Impact of the Crowd in Funding and Doing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, you can use social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, to support engaging crowds to participate in the activity.

5 Myths about Online Giving | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Myths about Online Giving Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on December 1st, 2010 There are so many myths about online giving. 33% of online donors will switch channels to become offline donors. Here are five that need to be busted. 1.

The 2 Key Elements of Successful Fundraising Campaigns

NetWits

So, what are the 2 key elements of successful fundraising campaigns? 1) A multi-channel approach to engagement. 2) A strong communication strategy.

A Reflection on Networked Professional Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Black-Crowned Night Heron. Personally, I need both kinds of learning and the challenge is balancing it.  What is your system for professional learning? 

Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011

Frogloop

According to the Online Giving Study, 66% of online gifts to charities come in via their own websites. I’d also like to see nonprofits master the art of writing. I saw (and responded to a few great appeals in 2010) but much nonprofit communication still seems artificial, inauthentic and dare I say boring! Holly Ross, NTEN. Mobile!

Game 23

How can we prepare organizational leaders to work in a networked world?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Eric Eugene Kim. Guest post by Patti Anklam. The formal organization is represented by the (usually) hierarchical organization structure.

9 Ways Nonprofits Can Excel Using Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Examples:  San Jose Opera use of  #Operaplot Twitter Hashtag. TechSoup Microsoft NGO Connection Day. Connecting With Colleagues.

How Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ Raised over $10M in 1 Day!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Twitter = 827. Only 31 percent of respondents said they found it useful to be notified of giving opportunities on Facebook or Twitter.

The Future of the Nonprofit Office: Working from Home v2.0

NTEN

As the popularity and use of social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter continue to grow at staggering rates, we can expect these tools to become more and more a part of everyday business for employees. HootSuite and Tweetdeck are organizational tools that help users manage their social media channels. What do you think?

Nine Ways Networked Nonprofits Use Slideshare

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Slideshare. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Please join me on June 21st from 1-2 PM PST for the virtual launch of The Networked Nonprofit.

Closing the Loop Between Social Media and Offline Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was in Oakland, CA and discovered Fenton's Creamery , famous for its ice cream.  The line was out the door.  I've also been reading about tips.

How Useful is Social Media to Nonprofits?

Frogloop

According to Idealware’s survey of over 750 nonprofit staffers: Almost 80% "think" that they reach new supporters using Facebook, Twitter, video sharing sites like YouTube, and blogging. About 30% said that they “think&# they are raising money via Twitter, video sharing sites and LinkedIn.

5 Questions: Superheroes of Online Fundraising: Become a Data-Driven Strategist

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? Where can people follow you online (twitter, blog, etc.)? Analyze!

How-to: Make Your Nonprofit Video More Social

NTEN

Promote your video in a variety of social media channels. If your video lives on Youtube, for example, shorten that link and share it on Facebook and Twitter, then encourage supporters to continue to grow the conversation. By Melissa Nelson, Media Production and Outreach Manager, Blackbaud. Convey real purpose. Define the need.

HOW TO: Launch a Broadcast “TV” Channel for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

allow individuals and brands to launch their own Web-based “TV&# channels. Start building your channel and live-streaming communities now.

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Get a copy of the story and upload to your YouTube channel, and then promote it on your blog. 9. Share breaking news. Post calls to action.

Say What? Build a Social Media Listening Dashboard for Your Nonprofit

NetWits

Is your organization listening to social media channels? But how? Create Your Social Media Listening Dashboard. Let me know how in the comments.

Back Channels, Workflow, Data, Twitter, and me

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 Back Channels, Workflow, Data, Twitter, and me March 13, 2007 I read Beth’s recent blog entry on Twitter , and of course, the neo-luddite in me said “waste of time!&# But then I had to think about it.

Tips for Remote Presenting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During the presentation, I’ll be on the Twitter back channel following the #netnon hashtag from the Independent Sector Conference in Atlanta. 

25 Ways to Increase Your Organization's Communication Capacity

NTEN

Come to our session at the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference to hear the rest! Don't waste time with channels that might be the next big thing (or a past big thing) if your target is using the old standby. Tools like ping.fm and hootsuite.com allow you to post to Twitter, Facebook and more at the same time. Jargon anyone.?

Effective Uses of Social Media for Fundraising

NTEN

YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook are all growing in popularity as referral sites for online donations. We see online fundraisers using social media channels to augment -- or in some cases replace -- what they have done in the past with email. Philip King, Artez Interactive. Hard to believe? Just talk to the people at Coca-Cola.

Bikinis, Greed & Adrenaline: Secrets of Social Media’s Dark Underbelly

Connection Cafe

Check out Radian6 and HubSpot ; did you know you can have an email list appended with twitter tags?]. Author: Jennifer Darrouzet.

Are Qwerty Monsters the Nonprofit Donors of the Future?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mobile can’t be this separate tactic or channel in your communications strategy.   Planning for Integration First. Qwerty Monsters.

Jumo: A Social Network #Win or #Fail?

Frogloop

Are niche social networks the best way to mobilize people and channel their energy into supporting nonprofits? Will it turn more people into repeat donors and committed activists? “I don't see Jumo, at least right now, filling a gap,&# said Amy Sample Ward of TechSoup Global. Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Social Networking Web 2.

"Google Was Our First Office": Managing a Worldwide Staff

NTEN

print magazine is one of PT's main activities, providing an additional channel for the global community of young Jews to exchange ideas. .

Hype vs. Reality: What digital channels are the most effective in 2010?

Frogloop

There is a lot of hype around new digital channels, but little evidence is published to back this up. Here is the evidence from one global campaign in 2010 to demonstrate how different digital channels compared. This meant it was an amazing opportunity to run an integrated multi-channel global campaign. So I will.

Knitting Together Your Website, Email, and Social Media Content

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Step 2: Share Across Channels. You want to share the same basic message across all channels, but you’ll often vary the specific call to actions.

Social Media and Governance: Reflections from BoardSource

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

started the social culture discussion with a story describing an Twitter and board meeting experiment I did back in 2008.   Board source.

50 (More) Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

User Twitter Widgets to display updates on your website or blog. View more presentations from Chad Norman. Over $7.5 Get creative!

What is Jumo? | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a.

NonProfit Trends

Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 30th, 2010 Jumo means “together in concert” in Yoruba, a West African language. million. Jane B.

25 Ways to Increase Your Organization's Communication Capacity

NTEN

Come to our session at the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference to hear the rest! Don't waste time with channels that might be the next big thing (or a past big thing) if your target is using the old standby. Tools like ping.fm and hootsuite.com allow you to post to Twitter, Facebook and more at the same time. Jargon anyone.?

How To Make A Back Channel Light Up Like Clark Griswald's House

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's a live chat during a workshop or presentation and these days, it mostly taking place on Twitter. How: 6 Tools and Tips. It has 400 members.