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2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. Tweet It!]. Tweet It!].

Nine Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also, below you’ll find nine Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits. Step Two :: Pin It! Step Three :: Review Pin and Test Link. Pinterest

2012 Report: How Nonprofits are Utilizing Social Media

Frogloop

Check out some of the social media highlights below. The majority of nonprofits ( 66%) use Facebook advertising for branding and awareness.

Community Management Continues to Mature [REPORT]

SocialFish

The Community Roundtable’s essential 2012 State of Community Management Report is out. This report is a must read every year.

Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012

NetWits

Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012. The Average Facebook & Twitter Communities Grow by 30% and 81%, respectively.

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Nonprofits Value a Facebook Like at $214.81

NetWits

I just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference  (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. The conference was amazing! Key Information.

Nine Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also, below you’ll find nine Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits. Step Two :: Pin It! Step Three :: Review Pin and Test Link. Pinterest

100 Trends in Nonprofit Technology

NTEN

The first 2012 NTC plenary with visual problem-solving expert Dan Roam – author of Blah Blah Blah: What to Do When Words Don't Work – has just let out.

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NTC: Data Visualization Panel

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

NTC 2012: Data Visualizaiton Panel. Are you intrigued by infographics and how they could improve your communication strategy? What are the go-to tools?

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How Social Media Influencers Fuel your Fundraising Goals

NetWits

To date, much of our conversation has been based on guesswork. Four Social Media Types. Their posts are widely read and broadly shared.

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11 LinkedIn Profile Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from  Chapter 6  of the recently released book  Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits.

The Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook

Idealware

PublishDate: April 2012. Sponsors: Balance Interactive. New Signature. Trellon, LLC. From Facebook to Twitter to LinkedIn, nonprofits are flocking to social media, but not everyone is prepared for the challenges and ramifications of what you post--or how to manage the process. Who is allowed to tweet? Who can comment on your posts? First Name: *.

Bridging the Social, the Human, and the Practical

SocialFish

————————-. In Google, when you search for “humanize social” you get 1.71 million entries.

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."

Innogive Conference Panel Resources: Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread: How Information Today is Woven Into Our Lives. Her blog is Contentious.com. Twitter: @agahran. ”?

How can I write better blog posts?

John Haydon

Writing awesome blog posts is something great bloggers are always working towards, and something bad bloggers have mastered. Egos need not apply here.

Stats for Congress on Twitter [Data]

SocialFish

Slide deck from Edelman analysing data from Members of Congress on Twitter. Tip o’ the hat to Robert Hay for the find. Useful Data

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How to Follow the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference

NTEN

flickr: *saxon* Whether you’ll be there in person, or you’re participating online, we want you to take part in all the 2012 NTC buzz. Share them below.

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Nonprofit Technology Conference: NTC 2012 – Day 1

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Holly Ross welcomed everyone and thanked the event sponsors who made it possible for 50 NTC Scholarships. Conferences

The Power of Symbolic Participation: A Story from the Skirball

Museum 2.0

Imagine you want to invite people to meaningfully engage with a serious topic in an exhibition. How would you do it? age/gender unknown). But B.J.

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The Best Adult Learning is Social Learning

SocialFish

”). Adults are internally motivated and self-directed.  Adults bring life experiences and knowledge to learning experiences.  See what you think.

Data Visualization for Social Change

NTEN

Rob Cottingham and Kate Rutter have been busy documenting the 2012 NTC in pictures. Thanks to Rally.org for making this possible!

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Care2 Impact Prize Awarded to Vinay Bhagat of Convio

Frogloop

Kudos to Vinay Bhagat of Convio for winning the 2012 Care2 Impact Prize for his outstanding impact in online advocacy and fundraising.

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Tips for Association and Non-profit Annual Reports

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's the first in our Annual Report blog series and details on our new Getting Started With Annual Reports guide and checklist. annual reports

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Why the advertising industry needs radical change

SocialFish

“We all know we’re living in a period of massive, accelerating change. Time for true radicals. View more presentations from Gareth Kay. Potluck

2012 Convio Benchmark Study

Connection Cafe

Author: Vinay Bhagat. The sixth annual Convio Online Marketing Benchmark Index Study is now officially released. Watch the video on YouTube

"Lies, Damned Lies" and Nonprofit KPIs

Frogloop

For years nonprofits have been struggling to measure their own digital analytics. Money makes it possible for them to change the world.

What I learned during my lenten fast

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

As you might recall, I chose to bite off a fairly big chunk of things for my lenten fast. And I'm bringing that fast to a close this week (sort of slowly easing into things rather than all at once on Easter.). think that, above all, was the thing that struck me the most. I'm not someone who lacks for things to do. Am I simply in a space to have fun?

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Making Data More Human

SocialFish

The title of this talk says it all, really – Making Data More Human. Humanize

Introducing our new logo!

Wild Apricot Blog

We think today is the perfect day to launch our new look! wildapricot yeahwhatever

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Six Amazing Stats From Blackbaud’s 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Report [Includes Infographic]

John Haydon

Whether or not you use Blackbaud’s software, one thing you’ve got to respect is their commitment to researching what online fundraising strategies work best for nonprofits. Average Facebook and Twitter communities grew by 30% and 81%, respectively. Average value of a Facebook Like is $214.81 over 12 months following acquisition.

Is fear a prison?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

This image is making its way around facebook, and on first look, I can see why most people feel like it makes sense. think that fear is a good thing.

Are you on Goodreads? Win a signed copy of Humanize!

SocialFish

Goodreads Book Giveaway. Humanize. by Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant. Giveaway ends May 01, 2012. See the giveaway details. at Goodreads. Enter to win.

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Myth #1 from Kivi Leroux Miller's "5 Communications Myths Nonprofit Executive Directors Believe"

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from the March 2012 issue of NTEN:Change. That body language is saying, “Oh, really? I don’t think so.