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Get More Twitter Followers Today [Ethically]


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.

2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us 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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100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits


While it’s easy setup a Twitter account and start tweeting, it’s much more difficult to tie that activity back to outcomes.

2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report


As it turns out, Facebook and Twitter really do count as work. We know you're on Twitter And be sure to tweet it out.

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


She leads social innovation, philanthropy, and causes at Twitter and Blogs at After our panel I got a few minutes to talk to Claire about her work at Twitter and how non-profits can use the information network for good. Meet Claire. Check out the video

Twitter as an Advocacy Tool

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The forum focused specially on how to use Twitter as an advocacy tool. Education and Training Microblog advocacy philanthropy twitter

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10 Things I've Learned Over 2,000 Tweets


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.

10 Most Popular Posts of 2010

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Google searches likely had a big effect because other posts got a lot more buzz on Twitter and Facebook. 10 Twitter Apps for Nonprofits. 5. Somewhat surprising! 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!

25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us 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.

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.

When In Doubt, Hit Something!


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

Are Nonprofits Wasting Time Developing Mobile Apps?


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.

Seven Tips to Optimize Your Twitter Page


Twitter is meant to improve communication, not just by limiting you to 140 characters, but also using the limited space in your profile page.

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The Big Twitter Question


Data from Comscore Nonprofit marketers should evaluate Twitter once again. Twitter does work for some nonprofits. Let's be clear.

Twitter Is A Network Weaver's Best Friend

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the ideas that she covered is the practice of making introductions or " closing the triangle."  I was reflecting on that and how Twitter can really facilitate network weaving.  This past week, June Holley did a brown bag lunch at the Packard Foundation on network weaving and I was lucky enough to learn from her for a few hours!

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Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less


Twitter search is your best friend for finding out what’s going on in the real time conversation world of microblogging. 3tyuxpqbwg khgf89n3cu.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On the stage with me were two of my favorite free agents, Mark Horvath (next to me on stage) and Shawn Ahmed (virtually through Twitter [.].

Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She uses Twitter to share what's going on at NTEN, announce new initiatives, and have conversations with NTEN members.  Tips. 1.  

5 Ways to Increase Peer-to-Peer Fundraising


Follow them on Twitter and retweet relevant posts. million in 2010. 2. They reach out to people across the country and around the world.

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5 Reasons Why Your Email Got Deleted


Twitter only let’s you type 140 characters. Would you be happy with a return of.30 think most non-profits would. Weak Subject. Poor Design.

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Can Social Network Analysis Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some examples: A follower on Twitter or someone you’re following. Networked Nonprofit: Care2 Webinar. Source: Monitor Institute.

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.

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

Vertex Systems

Vertex Systems Poll Recent Articles 16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits Feb. Who has time for that? When, in fact, the opposite is true! Follow Us!

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011


Our survey showed that 91% of our respondents use Facebook, 63% use Twitter, 45% use YouTube and 35% use LinkedIn, amongst other media.

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.

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

Vertex Systems

Vertex Systems Poll Recent Articles 16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits Feb. Many vocational workshops offer  landscaping and janitorial services.

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5 Myths about Online Giving | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us 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. Here are five that need to be busted. 1. Older donors don’t give online Wrong. Thanks! smaclaughlin Kenny.

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. Signing up for a Twitter, Facebook, WordPress, or YouTube account is free.

Tweets to Bring in the Money


Want to raise funds via Twitter this holiday season? Today I’m going to share examples from Twitter – both good and bad.

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? 

16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

Vertex Systems Poll Recent Articles 16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits Feb. Bookmark the permalink. ← Feb. Follow Us!

Measuring the Impact of Your Social Media Program


How many Twitter followers you have, how many Facebook fans (likes) and friends you have, MySpace friends, etc. Engagement. Reach.

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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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Fundraising and Marketing Twitter Chat for Small Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

That's why Pamela Grow has organized #smNPchat, a weekly Twitter chat designed to help small nonprofits with fundraising and marketing questions.( If your nonprofit is a small "one-person shop" - you're doing it all, alone - then social media can be your best friend. read more ).

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


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. You can follow Grant on Twitter:  @geekbyte. What will the nonprofit office of the future look like? What do you think?

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.

10 steps to creating a killer ‘call to action’ on your website

John Haydon

Right now is the best time to ask them to share their actions on Facebook and Twitter. You want them to do something. Take the “yes&#.

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What type of Tweets get retweeted most? Bites of Wisdom

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some Resources: Just getting started with Twitter?  Also, see my Twitter Primers  or WeAreMedia. Tags: experimentation twitter

10NTC Science Fair Preview - Giveaways, More Giveaways and Free Apple iPads


We're only 20 days away from the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference -- but who's counting? Oh, and did we mention there will be prizes?

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