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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are we actually making a difference? Your audience isn’t only using social media during the 9am – 5pm work day. By Sacha Evans. Topsy.

The Differences Between a 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) and Other Tax Exemptions

NonProfit Hub

You don’t need to know all of them, so here is an overview of some of the more common options and differences between each. 501(c)(3). 501(c)6.

TechSoup Global: A Tale of Two Dramatically Different Networks and Their Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some of the lessons learned include: -Could have provided the Netsquared community with more tools to do their work like listserves, web sites, etc. 

Birthing a Curriculum for Building a Community


Every org is different and must build its community to work toward its own goals and mission.

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


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. This can still work for us. What our folks react to, talk about, and share -- and how they do those things -- is different in each space.

How Different Types of Museums Approach Participation

Museum 2.0

This post outlines what I see as the opportunities and challenges for different kinds of museums in pursuing participatory visitor engagement.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Shawn Ahmed sent us a video from Bangladesh with his reflections on how nonprofits can work with Free Agents.  Photo by Mark Horvath.

My New Year’s Resolution: Balancing Solitude and Connectedness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Robert Scoble outlines different categories of filtering tools that can help you swim through the ocean of noise to find the good stuff.

First Reflections on Jumo

Amy Sample Ward

As you may have heard , Jumo is now open in beta. What is Jumo? Functionality. Persistence. Facebook Requirements. Transparency. Building a Network.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Another internal challenge is to get the different departments on the same page about what to measure. 

Can Social Network Analysis Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This works best if you have small network. Networked Nonprofit: Care2 Webinar. View more presentations from womenwhotech. Family members.

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011


But here are some compelling reasons why a mobile website or a mobile application might work better for your organization:  . Why Go Mobile?

Nonprofit Social Network By Facebook Co-Founder To Launch In 2010

John Haydon

How is this different from Facebook? Think Yelp for good. You already know that Facebook users can find, follow and support nonprofits.

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7 Things Nonprofits Need to Know About the New Facebook Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new design has been in the works for over a year. Are the new Facebook Pages here? Well, yes… kinda, according to Mashable. Facebook

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Video Can Help Boost Donations in End-Of-The-Year Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We know that video can connect people to the work you do every day in a ways simple text just can’t match. Photo by Fensterbme on Flickr. Enjoy.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Crowds are powerful, but you must know how to effectively use them or it can be more work.  What worked in terms of the design?

Social Media: Who Will Do The Work?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Who in our organization is going to do the work? Three Models. How are ever going to find the time to do social media?

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


What about when you first walked into an Apple store. I’d be you had two very different feelings that provoked very different reactions.

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An Interview with Robert Chatwani on Giving Works Trends 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Plus we have 15,000 employees around the world who get to think about changing the world through their everyday work, which is really exciting.

A Free Agent and Nonprofits Working Together To End Homelessness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is one key difference.  Why Nonprofits and Free Agents Should Work Together. Are you a free agent working with a nonprofit?  

Thoughts from EMSA 2010


The week before last, I was lucky enough to attend the Email Marketing Summit Australia 2010 (EMSA). What information is available?

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? 

Secret Agent L: Covering the Globe with Random Acts of Kindess

Have Fun - Do Good

Laura was anonymous with her project for a year until she held a reveal party and fundraiser in July of 2010. We walk down the street. Right.

How Many Free Agents Does It Take To Change A Nonprofit Fortress?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While other nonprofits, institutions that have been working in a particular way for decades, have more challenges in making the change. 

Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011


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!

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Welcome to Beth’s Blog for the Next Decade

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dawn Near the Bay of Bengal by Joisey Showaa. Welcome to the new and improved Beth’s Blog !  3129:  Total Posts. 7641:  Total Comments.

How I Got Here

Museum 2.0

There's not a lot of work in pinball, and I had a deep secondary interest in unschooling and free-choice learning. Anna accepted my proposal.

Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They can provide a human face to your organization's work, a unique viewpoint, and serve as a thought leader in your field.  Tips. 1.  

WomenWhoTech: Social Media ROI Panel

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If we look at a broader definition of ROI – I see four different “I&# words … Return on Insight. Social Media Roi Slidesbk.

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Improving Family Exhibitions by Co-Creating with Children

Museum 2.0

Pouring through these materials, I was struck by several key elements of this project that made it work. The museum worked with St.

Getting Creative with Online Fundraising: 10 Campaigns Using Mission Inspired Gifts aka Gift Catalogues

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. These are often referred to as gift catalogues, as well). See the example of Australia. The beauty of this campaign?

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Should Everyone Work on the Front Line as Part of their Career?

Museum 2.0

When I was 21 and pondering this question, I came upon an answer that worked for me: work on the front line. This is a problem.

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They also understand how to leverage and work with free agents or groups that may create “unofficial pages.&#. Introduction. Content.

Getting People In the Door: Design Tips from the Retail World

Museum 2.0

Are museum visitors "customers?" Are library patrons "shopping?" The retail analogy falls in and out of fashion in cultural institutions.

Is a Sub-Minimum Wage Fair to People with Disabilities? | The.

Vertex Systems

The piece rate means they are paid a set amount of money for each item produced or the productivity for work performed. Bookmark the permalink.

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Nine Ways Networked Nonprofits Use Slideshare

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Let’s look at the different ways they use slideshare. (1)  Networked Professional Development and Learning. Slideshare.

Wisdom 2.0: Living Consciously In A Connected World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Think about how you can make a difference.  Understand the Two Different Types of Attention. Soren Gordhamer, Wisdom 2.0 Playfulness.

“Tis the Season to be Stupid.”

Connection Cafe

After visiting Gettysburg on our vacation this summer and learning more about the Civil War we are also proud to support CWPT and the work they do. Here is the rest of the conversation: Me: “They all are important for different reasons.” Author: Tad Druart. ”). Now to get to the stupid part. What do you think?”

Microsoft Office 2010: Our Favorite (New) Features

Tech Soup Blog

What are the differences? First, the Basics. I've included this simple and handy chart that lists the programs included with each: read more.

What's your baby?

Connection Cafe

What is the THING that your organization works on that provides emotional ROI to your members? Author: Sally Heaven. And they're good at it.

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