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Is Social Media Right for Your Organization?

Connection Cafe

Social media has the power to bring your organization up in an instant (see Social Media Campaign Gives NBC’s Chuck a Fighting Chance ); it also has the power to bring you down just as fast (see Skittles Twitter campaign) if not done properly. Organizations are hearing: “You need to be on social media.”

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

NTEN

Corporations and nonprofits alike are rapidly embracing the practice of letting employees work remotely. Many organizations are enjoying lower overhead, higher productivity, and happier employees by providing the option to work from home (WFH). Advances in mobile technology are significantly changing how we live and work.

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.

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100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

Take a look, get inspired, and try some of them out at your organization! So, you have a social media plan…right? If so, now what?

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We have always had, and will generally always need, two forms of networks in organizations: the formal and the informal.

Learning is Everything!

NetWits

Education is absolutely essential to the millions of nonprofit organizations doing good work in the United States and abroad 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.

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.

The Intangible Rewards of Nonprofit Work

ASU Lodestar Center

Not your usual nonprofit conference, not just for nonprofit organizations. posted by. Maureen Baker , Manager for Individual Giving. Hurry!

Zoetica Salon Insights: Social Media Measurement for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meaning, if you are a senior-serving organization and you have 1000+ friends, 80% of whom are under 30, well, enough said… &#.

How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit organizations are under the gun to keep up with current technology. Social media. Analytics. Websites. Special thanks to Nancy E.

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.

What is ERP Software for Non-Profits? | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

And it can work for just about any size social service agency.  The SocialPath The Vertex Systems Newsletter Skip to content Home ← D.O.L.

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.

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

NetWits

Testimonials about how the money or work is making a difference. Hopefully you agree. If not, drop me a note in the comments. raised.

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10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Not only that, blogging can dramatically transform search engine results for your organization, but that is another blog post. Share resources.

Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

NetWits

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

Custom Facebook Landing Tabs Convert 47% of Your Visitors

NetWits

Can you think of a way to do something similar for your non-profit organization? Where’d I get 47%? Our Use Case: Ford Motorcars. Incentive.

Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meaning, if you are a senior-serving organization and you have 1000+ friends, 80% of whom are under 30, well, enough said… &#. Photo by M.

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

NTEN

We want to find out how you , the individuals and organizations who make up this community, use technology in your work. . Key Findings.

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

NTEN

We want to find out how you , the individuals and organizations who make up this community, use technology in your work. . Key Findings.

It's About Impact NOT Influence

Frogloop

Do you think your organization has clout or Klout ? Is your organization considered a content curator? On this influencer quest, I fear that organizations are starting lose sight of the most important outcome of outreach and engagement – impact. Are you a leader or a follower? Nope, it’s not possible.

25 Ways to Increase Your Organization's Communication Capacity

NTEN

Nearly every organization is feeling the pull to communicate more. To stay abreast, your organization needs to maximize its capacity for communication. Here's the first half (plus a bonus one!) of our 25 ways to increase your organization's communication capacity. Tirza Hollenhorst, ifPeople. How do you do that? Jargon anyone.?

My New Year’s Resolution: Balancing Solitude and Connectedness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Paginator: These tools organize your social sources and streams into neat and organized pages.   Technology Approaches.

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?

Why Apple (and their Users) Need A Charity Vetting System for iPhone Apps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Let’s unpack this … This is a nuanced issue.  No doubt about it.  Apple doesn’t want to do this. Their excuse is a cop out.   mobil

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The team is creating an overall digital dashboard that can be shared with the organization as a whole.&#.

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

NTEN

With your organization’s own personal Smartphone Application, you can reach high levels of engagement with your supporters. Why Go Mobile?

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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Government contracts and nonprofit organizations: Problems and solutions

ASU Lodestar Center

published in 2010. While many of the problems in the contracting system have been reported on by these organizations, and. 13, Fig 7).

Report: Rural-Based Organizations Receive Fewer Grants than Urban NPOs

NonProfit Hub

According to a report issued by the United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service, rural-based organizations received just 5.5

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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? 

Slacktivism: Why Snopes got it Wrong About Internet Petitions

Frogloop

"It is always with the best intentions that the worst work is done," observed Oscar Wilde.

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!

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. 

Next Book Club: Sustaining Innovation in Nonprofits and Government Organizations

Museum 2.0

After much perusing, I've selected Sustaining Innovation: Creating Nonprofit and Government Organizations that Innovate Naturally by Paul C.

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.

How-to: DIY Community and Content Mapping

NTEN

like to offer suggestions that any organization or community group can put to use regardless of sector, focus, size, geography, or budget.

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Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In order for social media to have full impact, it needs to scale within an organization.  This is a good example of a "Blended profile.".

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

percent of respondents said social media worked best for promoting Give to the Max Day. percent said sending out email promotions worked best.

Have Questions, Not Answers for 2011

Frogloop

Marketing, in particular, social marketing can make all the difference in your organization's work come 2011. What is social marketing?