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2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today

NetWits

Here’s a few of the highlights … Key 2011 Online Giving Trends Include. 2011 Online Giving Report. The basics are in place.

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2012 SXSW Interactive – #nptech Highlights

Amy Sample Ward

Last week I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. SXSW Recap and Highlights. At SXSW, there…. Each….

Revenue, Retention and Reactivation: Findings from the 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Report

NetWits

Or just stalk them on Facebook. 2. 2011 Index of Higher Education Fundraising Performance. Download the report now!  . It should be. 3.

2012 Report: How Nonprofits are Utilizing Social Media

Frogloop

The majority of nonprofits ( 66%) use Facebook advertising for branding and awareness. This remains unchanged from 2011. Facebook pages.

Boost Online Fundraising with Mid-Year Revenue Spikes

NetWits

Download the full report today… 2011 Online Giving Report. Online Fundraising 2011 Online Giving Report by Blackbaud Blackbaud

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Five Recent Facebook Upgrades That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, in recent months Facebook has launched a slew of new features for Facebook Pages. Facebook

2012 SXSW Interactive Roundup

NTEN

Last week, I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. We've all experienced videos, blogs, photos, or topics "going viral" online before our eyes - the number of views increases, our Facebook timeline fills with reposts of the story, or a hashtag rises up the trending charts. At SXSW, there…. Each….

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Funny?

Report Release: The 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmarks

NTEN

Another NTC means more great studies about nonprofit technology released, including the 2012 " Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmarks Report."

Nine Nonprofits Offering Timeline Covers for Their Facebook Fans

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new Facebook Timeline design is now available for upgrade to all Facebook users. Nonprofit Organizations on Facebook.

10 Most Popular Posts on Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in 2011

Nonprofit Tech for Good

My hope for the 2012 list is to see more posts related to mobile technology ! Sadly, those posts didn’t get much traction in 2011. That said, for 2011 the 10 most popular posts were: 1. HOW TO: Create Custom iFrame Tabs on Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page (13,630). 5. Social Media

Some Findings from the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

NTEN

Here are some of findings that stood out: 78% of respondents planned to email their typical supporters at least monthly in 2012.

5 Content Marketing Success Stories Your Nonprofit Needs to Imitate

NetWits

He’s the 2011 March of Dimes National Ambassador. Yesterday we talked about the importance of content marketing for nonprofits.

Facebook Fails are Mounting

SocialFish

Despite the media frenzy over Facebook’s  impending IPO , all isn’t 100% rosy for Facebook. Who could have called that one?

Boost Your Voice with LightBox Collaborative’s 2012 Editorial Calendar

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, now, we are excited to present the new and improved editorial calendar for 2012. Flickr Photo by Yandel. Earned Media is Dead. Content

2012 Nonprofit Technology Year in Review

Tech Soup Blog

In this case, it's a recap of some of the big nonprofit technology stories of 2012. Top Nonprofit Technology Buzzwords of 2012.

An Interview With Facebook’s Libby Leffler: Facebook and Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What are some of the big objectives of Facebook as you work with causes and nonprofits? How long have you worked at Facebook?

How Online Fundraising, Gamification and Social Media Helped Raise over $2 Million Dollars in One Day

NetWits

percent Facebook activation rate of people talking about the giving day—1,716 of the total 1,726 fans. It’s a day-to-day fact of life.

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5 Tips for Social Media Success from Bok Tower Gardens

NetWits

Bok Tower Gardens have almost 15,000 likes on  Facebook  and over 9000 Foursquare check ins. They have 1500  Twitter  followers and tweet daily.

5 Ways to Empower Your Crowdsource Fundraisers

NetWits

like to think of it as what we “used to” refer to as peer-to-peer fundraising or P2P (you know, used to, like in 2011). Facebook Covers.

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A 3 Step Guide to Attracting Corporate Donors Using Social Media

NetWits

The Giving USA 2012 report shows us that corporate giving has gone down or been flat for the past two years.  Facebook logo. Guess what? 

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25 SMART Social Media Objectives

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Increase website traffic by 25% by adding social media content starting posting by November 1, 2012. Results. Tactical. Capacity. Strategy Tip

117 Ways to Improve Your Event Fundraising Results Today

NetWits

billion raised in 2011 (with an expected  growth of 10% in 2012). Are Twitter and Facebook Important for Event Fundraising?

Facebook Timeline Launches With Three “Giving” Apps – Many More Likely To Come

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That said, in reference to the social fundraising apps, according to Network for Good social giving is on the rise  with an average donation of $52 (as of Q3 2011). Most nonprofits that are active on Facebook know about Facebook Causes. This app doesn’t process donations or let individuals raise money on Facebook.

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2011 I had gotten in the very bad habit of listening to (mostly) CNN in the background while working… all day long. Learn basic HTML.

Best Of Idealware: 2011 Edition

Idealware

First, a word about the criteria: The measurement was the number of unique views, and we allowed a few resources published in 2010 to sneak onto the list because of their continuing popularity in 2011. 2011 Field Guide to Software for Nonprofits (7,882). Though written the year prior, its popularity continued to lead through 2011.).

The Rise of Mobile

NetWits

An additional interesting statistics: Social Networking sites like Facebook and Twitter now account for 22.7% of time spent on the web. Crazy.

Released at the 2012 NTC Today: The New eNonprofit Benchmarks Study from M+R and NTEN

NTEN

You can now download the 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study , just released at the 2012 NTC by M+R and NTEN. third had not. It's free!

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Finally, I will be offering a Google+ and Google Products Webinar for Nonprofits on February 28, 2012. 1. ” . Does it inspire? Videos.

Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know

SocialFish

Facebook. How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement on Brand Pages and What Nonprofits Should Do About It (Beth Kanter). Pinterest.

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Pinterest for Business: 9 Tips From Superuser PediaStaff [CASE STUDY]

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Realtime Report. PediaStaff  is a staffing firm that specializes in recruiting and placing pediatric therapists.

HOW TO: Get Your Nonprofit Started on Pinterest

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The vast majority of nonprofits do not have Facebook or Twitter icons on their website, blog, and/or in their e-newsletter, let alone a Pinterst icon.

SOPA, PIPA, and the Wikipedia blackout: what it means for associations.

SocialFish

There was no Facebook. I’m confused. Only questions. For the purpose of this post I’ll focus on SOPA. Doomsday.) That law is OLD.

Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Chalk up my vote for 2011’s “Best Debut Artist” and “Best Supporting Actor.”. Facebook, Twitter and text messaging are also in the pipeline.

22 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new time allotment and updated tool list is as follows: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: 15 Hours Weekly. However, defining Web 1.0

Infographic: Measuring the Impact of Social Media

Frogloop

For example, 46% of nonprofits have raised between $1K and $10K on Facebook, according to the 2011 Nonprofits Social Network Report. Out of five popular social networks (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Flickr) only.7% Will Facebook still be king in 2012? 41% say that is has reduced costs.

New Facebook Benchmarks: An Extra eNonprofit Benchmarks Report from NTEN and M+R

NTEN

To download the 2012 Benchmarks Extra: Facebook, simply “like” M+R's page on Facebook. Hope to see you then!

Your Nonprofit Video in the Spotlight (and on YouTube’s Homepage)

Amy Sample Ward

The DoGooder Nonprofit Video Contest is back and calling for your best 2011 nonprofit videos! Did your organization create impactful videos in 2011? That’s encouraging, but 2012 is a new year and the contest organizers want to make sure as many amazing nonprofits enter as possible. Are you a nonprofit? Perfect. Good luck!

How Generosity Day Is Building A Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Generosity Day is an effort to rebrand Valentine’s Day – and make it about love, connection, and well generosity. Movement Building

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Social Media and Cute Dogs Go Mobile And Other Cute Animal and Nonprofit Tales

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Michelle’s project was focused on measuring engagement through multiple channels, but especially Facebook. And now, mobile.