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Using Social Media Increases Fundraising by 40% [Study]

NetWits

Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube? Twitter has over 16 million users.

Social Media, Foundations, and Grantees: What Works, What Doesn’t?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Grantees are reading about foundation’s programs through social media channels, but not engaging through social media channels with funders.

What’s the future of nonprofits?

SocialFish

Read this book to find out ! See what you think – and check out the video below too. SocialFish: Thanks for joining us, Dave! SF:  Such a tease.

Data and Storytelling: 6 Ways to Use Data to Move Your Mission

NTEN

By Kurt Voelker, CTO, Forum One Data is the new black. These days everyone is releasing it, visualizing it, aggregating it, and mashing it up. And for good reason. Data is so much more than a stack of numbers or a server filled with client outputs. It's locked in white papers, policy briefs, and fact sheets. Numbers are a universal langauge.

Four Facebook Deal types and what they mean for your nonprofit

SocialFish

REI creating a deal type called “Charity Deal”. The best off for this Deal is a discount or a gift with a purchase.

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The Profitable Side of Nonprofits

Vertex Systems

I found a great article on the Nonprofit Law Blog titled “The profitable side of nonprofits – part 1: Earned Income&# that I thought I would share with you. Most of our clients are social services agencies that provide sheltered … Continue reading →

Daily DoGooder: How to Clean Up an Oil Spill – Scamwow!

See What's Out There

Daily DoGooder delivers one – just one – excellent cause video to your inbox each day. Changing the world, one video at a time.How to Clean Up an Oil Spill – Scamwow!|

June 3rd in NYC: Mobile-ize, Organize & Unionize!

Mobile Commons

For the past month, we’ve been working on an exciting event that we’re finally ready to announce! We will have experienced practitioners join us for sessions where they’ll share their expertise, experience and tips for using mobile strategically to advance organizing goals. Software training. Integration with Salsa & Convio.

Confessions of a Jeopardy Champ

Beaconfire Wire

The secret is now out. Yours truly was on Jeopardy, and I even won a few games! The games were filmed in September of 2010, but didn’t air until the end of December. There’s this excitement you  feel but can’t tell anyone about. Then a lull. And people you don’t know are talking about you too. Did all three contestants miss an easy question?

Day at University of Washington

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series

Social Media Contingency Planning: The Operational Plan | Social Media Explorer

AFP Blog

Social Media Contingency Planning: The Operational Plan | Social Media Explorer : "But what if a disaster, natural or man-made, struck your company, building, city or country? Do you have a contingency plan for how your social media would actually operate? Nearly 80% of companies worldwide feel they are unprepared for a social media crisis.

PdF Discount and Call: The Internet's Future - Will It Be Free?

Tech Soup Blog

Personal Democracy Forum (PdF) 2011 is. coming up June 6-7 in New York, and as the content, speakers, and attendees are all. uniquely suited to a large part of your community, they have extended a. substantial discount (25 percent off) to the whole TechSoup universe! To access the. 25 percent discount, just use TECHSOUP@PDF as the discount code at.

The Aunt Mabel Effect (a lesson from Digital Leap) | NetWitsThinkTank.com

AFP Blog

The Aunt Mabel Effect (a lesson from Digital Leap) | NetWitsThinkTank.com : "I just returned from Toronto, where Blackbaud sponsored the Digital Leap conference for the second year in a row. NPSocialMedia NPOnlineFundraising

25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

AFP Blog

25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog : "Recently The Chronicle published data about online giving for 2010. The chart below represents the 25 largest online fundraising nonprofit organizations for 2010:". NPFundraisingTrends NPOnlineFundraising

Charity Auctions Online: Benefits Beyond Financial Success | eJewish Philanthropy: Your Jewish Philanthropy Resource

AFP Blog

Charity Auctions Online: Benefits Beyond Financial Success | eJewish Philanthropy: Your Jewish Philanthropy Resource : "may seem strange that in almost 35 years as a Jewish nonprofit Lilith has not yet held a large-scale fundraising event. Since then, we’ve learned a thing or two. NPOnlineAuction