Mon.Apr 09, 2012

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Are We Risk Averse or Risk Ignorant?

SocialFish

First, I don’t think most people or their organizations really consider risk in their decision making. So they aren’t risk averse or risk prone.

2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Highlights Online Advocacy, Fundraising, and Social Media Metrics

Frogloop

In particular we were excited to see advocacy response rates increased 28% between 2010 and 2011. In 2011, the median email open rate was 14%.

Humans Make Stuff Up

SocialFish

If you’re interested in making your organization more human, you have to be ready to face some uncomfortable facts about human beings. Humanize

Is Your Nonprofit Guilty of #Hashtag Spamming?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Below are five actual tweets by nonprofits. You tell us if you think the Twitterer is guilty of hashtag spamming: Tweet #1 :: Hashtag Spammer or Not? 

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Does Social Media Make Your Nonprofit Social?

John Haydon

Your constituants not only have the technology, but the desire to express themselves instantly and publicly. Culture drives the first two items.

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5 Tips for Keeping Social Media "Social"

Connection Cafe

Author: Robyn Mendez. Effective social media campaigns help foster these relationships by engaging followers in two-way communication.

Is Your Non-profit In the Cloud?

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's an overview of NTEN's State of the Nonprofit Cloud Report. cloud Non-profit technology

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Moving Forward from NTC 2012

Idealware

All five of Idealware's sessions got a great response, and we wanted to share some of that with you. Read the full post here.

The Dangers of an Inactive E-Mail List - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

More than Apps: Mobile Tips from 12NTC

Tech Soup Blog

You've probably heard the statistics. So what does that mean for your organization? Director of Idealware. Mobile-izing Your Website. For U.S.

4 Must-Ask Questions During An Exit Interview

Eric Jacobsen Blog

As a leader, it's critical that you understand the real reasons employees leave your company.

Upcoming International Webinar April 11: Explore, Report, and Share Your Data Online

Tech Soup Blog

Did you miss our March 8 webinar, Explore, Report, and Share Your Data Online? We are offering a repeat session of this popular webinar, this time specifically targeted at an international audience. Join our webinar on April 11 at 8:00 a.m. Register today as space is limited! SAP and Business Objects BI OnDemand. TechSoup Event

Meet the Winners of the 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

AFP Blog

Meet the Winners of the 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge! : The 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge was a great success, with more than 250 total submissions from social benefit organizations in 24 countries! We were impressed with the quality of the photo slideshows and videos, and all the hard work that went into them

Telling Better Stories: Fundraising Tips from 12NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Your organization is doing great work, but you may not always be telling that story in a way that resonates with potential donors and other supporters.

Engineering Serendipity | TechCrunch

AFP Blog

Engineering Serendipity | TechCrunch : To move forward, the metrics these startups should be obsessed with should not just be how many users signed up, how many downloads they have, or how many pings they sent out, but how many real connections between people are actually being made.

What Are Best Practices for Managing Teleworkers?

Tech Soup Blog

As part of celebrating Earth Day throughout the month of April, we'll be featuring posts about how to make your nonprofit or library more environmentally friendly. This post, from John at our donor partner ReadyTalk , originally appeared on their blog. disruptions in day-to-day work as employees begin telecommuting. While. telework programs.

Connection Caf?: Homepage | Internet Marketing, Social Media and Web 2.0 for Nonprofit Organizations

AFP Blog

Connection Caf: Homepage | Internet Marketing, Social Media and Web 2.0 for Nonprofit Organizations : People engaging in social media are interested in being social, which means they want to establish relationships with the organizations & individuals that they follow.

DoSomething.org’s Bully Project Launches a Survey Via Text and Email

Mobile Commons

The riveting new documentary Bully is not just taking on bullying in the theaters. It’s also using a powerful web and mobile campaign to mobilize kids and adults across the country to take action on this heartbreaking issue. Joining forces with the film are DoSomething.org’s Bully Project , Spark Notes, and teen spokesperson Victoria Justice.

Street Fundraisers Get Smarter on Technology - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

But as the approach has become more popular, it has also spurred a backlash. In London and elsewhere in Britain, the solicitors are often called chuggers, a compression of the term charity muggers, Mr. Upsall says. NPF2F NPChugging

Is Your Nonprofit Guilty of #Hashtag Spamming? ? Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

AFP Blog

Is Your Nonprofit Guilty of #Hashtag Spamming? Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits : Is Your Nonprofit Guilty of #Hashtag Spamming? Finding your Twitter voice is a skill and it takes a concerted effort to first track what tweets your followers react to (or not) and then adjust your content and tweets accordingly.