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2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

As it turns out, Facebook and Twitter really do count as work. How many members do nonprofits have on their social network communities?

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.

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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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.

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… &#.

What We Learned at Net:Work — It’s About People

Frogloop

Yesterday, we held our inaugural Net:Work conference at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. Enabling the Web Work Revolution.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

First Reflections on Jumo

Amy Sample Ward

As Debra Askanse posted in a facebook group discussing Jumo this morning, how do follow people, and not just organizations? What is Jumo?

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.&#.

How Can Volunteer Coordinators Help Their Organizations Become Networked Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There’s no doubt that social networks are allowing organizations to connect with and recruit non-traditional volunteers in new ways. Robert J.

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?

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.

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

John Haydon

Support – Users will be able to support those organizations in a variety of ways. Think Yelp for good. Big news? Game changer?

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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

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?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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. 

A Free Agent and Nonprofits Working Together To End Homelessness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Why Nonprofits and Free Agents Should Work Together. If you’re not listening, your organization has a closed mind. 

9 Ways Nonprofits Can Excel Using Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Excel.   One of the sub-themes was to point out opportunities to use excel in your social media work flow. Connecting With Colleagues.

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!

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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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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.?

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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.

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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? 

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.