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How to Influence the Conversation Around Your Next Campaign

Connection Cafe

There’s a flurry of conversation happening about the issues your organization works on that can move the needle on your campaign.

5 Steps to Optimize Conversion Rates After an Advocacy Action Alert

Connection Cafe

Google Analytics is one example of an outcome indicator. Here is an example from the Humane Society of the United States.

Best social media tools bringing conversions to your online store

SocialFish

Not to mention, the whole point of working through social media is to bring in conversions for your online store. Buffer. SocialRank. Beetailer.

Rethinking Healthcare Conversations with Text Messaging

Mobile Commons

Healthcare organizations have many reasons to make meaningful connections with people in the populations they serve. Text Messaging

How Does Your Content Compare? Tips for Improving Click-Through & Conversion Rates

NetWits

For example, your organization may hold an annual golf tournament. Other than landing pages, the answer will vary by organization.

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My Conversation With Eric Ries on the benefits of Lean Start Up Principles for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How  do people in nonprofit who want their organizations to embrace these ways of working get their leadership and organization to change?

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: WITNESS. Organization Size: 29 staff members. good example is witness.org/spring2010. Name: Marianna Moneymaker.

Investing in the Infrastructure of Nonprofit Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

All of us are very grateful to the handful of funders that have made significant investments in "infrastructure" organizations.

How Your Organization’s CEO Can Use Social Media for Thought Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Thought leaders drive conversations – online and off, influence others, and shape perceptions in their field.   Benefits. How To Be A Chameleon.

Insta-what? Pin it where? Why should arts and cultural organizations use Instagram and Pintrest?

Connection Cafe

I was having a conversation the other day about the ways in which Pintrest and Instagram can be used at nonprofit organizations.

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The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This organization is one that was born as networked nonprofit, in part, because of the experience and vision of its leader, Annie Leonard.

Book Review & Highlights: Leadership Conversations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pages. Authors Alan S. Alan S.

Two-Way Text Messaging: Interacting with Your Mobile Subscribers in One-on-One Conversations

Mobile Commons

With Mobile Commons, your customers can immediately connect with agents and begin a conversation. The value of two-way text messaging.

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Community Building begins with Community Organizing

Amy Sample Ward

We focused on principles for community building and community organizing, as well as examples of both short-term and long-term engagement.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

Analysis of this social data is critical not just for agency communication offices—but also for program managers at every level of your organization

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Global Conversations. Benchmark Studies and Examples. The second most conversational leader is  Rwanda’s President @PaulKagame.

Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Infusing Social Into Social Justice Organizations – Guest Post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation.

[Reflection] Mashable #sgsGLOBAL: How Do We Get From Collective Conversation To Action To Impact?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Mashable audience truly wants to do good in the world and they were inspired to hear and see many different examples and opportunities to support.

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Seven Ways Your Organization can Put Privacy Into Practice – and Why

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Seven Ways Your Organization can Put Privacy Into Practice – and Why Guest Post by Taryn Degnan. Does your organization have a mobile app?

19 Ways to Raise More Money From Your Donation Pages

John Haydon

This will increase conversions. For example, “You can make a difference in a child’s life today.” Is it the words?

How To: Create a Listening Dashboard for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

To stay on top of it all, I suggest you create a listening dashboard for your organization - and here’s how to do it! Getting Started.

Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've also been looking at examples from the corporate sector like the POST method from Forrester and thinking about adaptions for nonprofit.  

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How Arts Organizations Win Gold Medals in Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gold Medaling in Social Media and Arts Organizations, guest post by James Nickerson. Flickr Photo - Of Small Things. moment. Altius! Fortius!

Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized! For example, the Latin America Work Group’s website is www.lawg.org , but when the organization was setting up its profiles on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, “lawg” was not available on all three sites. Engage in conversation. Make sure they are the right ones.

5 Nonprofit Trends at Arts and Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

As a result, I put together my perspective on this game changing technology for arts and cultural organizations. Are the same trends applicable?

Occupy & The NY Department of Education. The Peoples' Mic. Who Structures the Conversation?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Advocacy Strategy Communication Technology Examples of Network-Centric Advocacy Campaigns Media Trends netcentric Organizing GuideNY1 - ?Oct

Great reads from around the web on February 24th

Amy Sample Ward

I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying. But did you know that non-profit organizations are pinning, too?" Have you tried Pinterest?

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Cool App Roundup: Arts Organization Edition

Tech Soup Blog

project will focus on apps for arts organizations, with a practical. Are you an arts organization? your organization? twist.

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DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

For example, the community map may have identified facebook as a platform that one group uses. Presentation. DIY Community Engagement Metrics.

Seven Ways to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Donations in 2013

John Haydon

Can you believe that even huge organizations with lots of resources never said thanks once a donation is made? Say Thanks. Report outcomes! 6.

GreenPeace: An Example in Connecting with your Supporters

Amy Sample Ward

That example? This is an example in providing options, and not assuming a 3rd party platform connection is all that’s wanted.

Leadership Conversations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pages. Authors Alan S.

BRIDGE to Somewhere: A Conversation with GlobalGiving, GuideStar, the Foundation Center, and TechSoup Global

Tech Soup Blog

They will also give the partner organizations the ability to create complementary services, products, and APIs for the benefit of the entire sector.

Book Review: Leadership Conversations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pags. Authors Alan S.

ROI (Results on Insights): Nonprofit Examples of How Listening Returns Value

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Listening may happen at the personal, staff level as a best practice for doing their job whether or not it is embedded in the organization's culture. For listening to become an organization wide activity and more impact, it needs to be part of the organization's culture.  This requires engaging in a conversation. Thanks.

New on SSIR: Effects of Joining the Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

You can read the post and join the conversation over there – it’s also copied below. —– It’s not a surprise to any of us that social media is changing the way our organizations work, not just communicate. Joining the conversation really means conversations. Real-time is just as important.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Nature Conservancy

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: The Nature Conservancy. Organization Size: +1 million members, +3800 staff. Name: Amy Ganderson. Website: www.nature.org.

Challenging High-Potential Managers To Become Great Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Halfway into the 300-page book, Leadership Conversations , I had turned the corners of nearly every fifth pages. Authors Alan S. Alan S.

Looking for Inspiring Examples from Unlikely Suspects? Check These Out.

Museum 2.0

If you don''t know the language, the players, the conversations in that subset of the field, you won''t even know where to look.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Taproot Foundation

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: Taproot Foundation. Organization Size: 40 Employees. Name (s): Dupé Ajayi and Megan McDonald. LinkedIn: taproot-foundation.

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