Mon.Dec 19, 2011

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17 Ways to Resuscitate a Fading Facebook Page

John Haydon

If your Facebook Page no longer has the growth and activity it did when you first launched the Page, you’re not alone. It’s a community.

Building a social business starts on the inside

SocialFish

LOVE this slide deck by the always brilliant Lee Bryant , whom we quote in Humanize.  Do you have a social intranet?

Even better volunteer management

GroundWire

We're on a roll! After less than two months since our last major release we're at it again. The latest version is 2.x

Year-end donation processing

Robert Weiner

As the calendar year draws to an end, charities (and ideally, donors) are focused on year-end donations and tax deductions. Here are a few scenarios for U.S. charities to keep in mind. Note: I am not a lawyer. When in doubt, contact an attorney who specializes in nonprofit law or contact the IRS for a ruling. ). Which tax year are they each for?

Putting Your Twitter Followers on the Map, Literally

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I analyzed my followers, I discovered that 60% were from outside the US (compared to 70% on Facebook ). Tools and Tactics Visual

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Building an Effective Email List

Idealware

PublishDate: December 2011. Author: Jay Leslie. This article originally appeared on Third Sector New England's website.) An email list is one of the sharpest arrows in any nonprofit’s quiver. An effective list can maximize your reach, help foster closer relationships with constituents and improve fundraising. But what makes a list effective?

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Crowdsourced Health Reports Make a Difference in Detroit

Mobile Commons

More and more, the way we talk about journalism is changing. And Detroit is not the only place text campaigns are helping keep people healthy.

The Best Free Resource You're Not Yet Taking Advantage Of

Idealware

Over the past year, our friends over at NTEN have quietly created and launched a pretty remarkable resource for the nonprofit community. And it's free.

Need Help With Event Planning?

Wild Apricot Blog

If you are new to events and need some help with next year's planning, here are some resources to help you get started. events event management

A Holiday Season without Mr. Scrooge

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Travis Butterfield , Project Coordinator, Marketing/Communications. Charles Dickens , A Christmas Carol. recently joined a book club.

Multiple Constituent Groups, One Database? How to Track Everyone Who’s Anyone to You

Idealware

PublishDate: December 2011. Author: Laura S. Quinn. This article was originally published in the December issue of the NTEN:Change journal.)

Blackbaud Index for October 2011

NonProfit Trends

The Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving and The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector. This makes them less sensitive to small timing issues or large fluctuations over a short period of time.

Multiple Constituent Groups, One Database: Case Studies

Idealware

PublishDate: December 2011. Author: Chris Bernard. Written by Idealware's senior editor Chris Bernard, these three case studies illustrate the article " Multiple Constituent Groups, One Database? How to Track Everyone Who’s Anyone to You ," and were originally published with it in the December issue of the NTEN:Change journal. Seven staff. In St.

TechSoup Holiday Hours

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup offices and Client Services will be closed for the holidays from Friday, December 23, through Monday, January 2, 2012. pages. Happy Holidays!

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Silicon Valley Scion Aims to 'Reboot' Tech-Sector Giving - Philanthropy Today - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

the property developer credited with transforming a patch of California farmland into the world’s technology hub, Ms. Arrillaga-Andreessen teaches a class in strategic philanthropy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and has advised Facebook founders Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz and Hewlett-Packard chief Meg Whitman on giving

Take Charge of Your Mailings with Pitney Bowes

Tech Soup Blog

New at TechSoup: Save your nonprofit or library time and energy by sending newsletters, bulletins, and other mailings with discounted postal rates and meters from Pitney Bowes. All the offerings in this donation program let you take advantage of the USPS Commercial-Based Pricing program (an average savings of about 5 percent). The DM200.

CharityVillage? Research: Seven Social Fundraising Stories for the Holidays

AFP Blog

CharityVillage Research: Seven Social Fundraising Stories for the Holidays : It's an understatement to say that the end of the year is a busy time for the charitable sector. Many charities and nonprofits can anticipate raising a third of their annual overall online donations in December alone.

Daily DoGooder: A Number of Thanks

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.A Number of Thanks | 1:39 Earthjustice This thank you video from Earthjustice is an impressive tally of the organization’s work, accompanied by imagery reminding us of the ‘natural’ cause for environmental concern—the natural world itself. This [.]. Daily DoGooder

Japan Tops the List of Fastest-Rising Charitable Google Searches in 2011 - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Japan Tops the List of Fastest-Rising Charitable Google Searches in 2011 - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : Google this week released its annual Zeitgeist report, which tallies the 10 most popular and fastest-rising searches in a wide range of categories.

SAP Gives Back

Tech Soup Blog

SAP is helping to make a difference in the nonprofit and library community through their donation program here at TechSoup. Making Social Investments.

In Its Fifth Year, an 'Awesome' Video Challenge to Aid Charities - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Their campaign became the most popular topic on YouTube for 36 hours. The Project for Awesome has similar goals for the 2011 campaign. “It’s supposed to be fun,” John Green says. All of my fulfilling experiences with philanthropy have been fun