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5 Assumptions Every Community Manager Should Make Daily

Amy Sample Ward

This post is cross-published from NTEN. Read the post and join the conversation on the NTEN blog. hope you’ll share your lessons, too! 1.


Generation Y – Reinventing the Way We Communicate


Whether our predecessors (or even us!) like it or not, this method of communication is no longer a trend, but a solid means of interaction.

HOW TO: Post Milestones to Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Simple enough. Click “Milestone” in your Posting Module. This first Milestone is what is known as your “Founding” Milestone.

Unlocking the Potential of Peer Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Unlocking the Potential of Peer Learning – Guest Post by Noah Flower. The model has a natural appeal. It’s a form of network building.

How to measure Facebook Custom Tabs in Google Analytics with UTM Tags (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

There are a few ways to measure traffic from your Facebook Page custom tabs: Use a Third-Party URL Analytics Tool – You can created

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Funding Services AND Advocacy: The Smart Choice for Grantmakers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Funding Services AND Advocacy: The Smart Choice for Grantmakers – guest post by Aaron Dorfman, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy.

Helping Members and their Communities Succeed: the Future of What We Now Know as Membership


We all have had these moments. Suddenly, out of nowhere, the clouds of confusion part and you look at the world with new- found clarity.

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The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference: Coming to Living Rooms & Desktops Near You


flickr: reid. Just because the 12NTC is sold out doesn't mean that you can't be a part of it. Camera. about nonprofits & innovation.

Free Non-profit Webinars for April 2012

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's our monthly round-up of free non-profit webinars for April, 2012. nonprofit webinar Wild Apricot

A Chat With Vinay Bhagat

Connection Cafe

Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. I am super excited to bring you a special podcast interview on the Connection Café this month. Vinay founded Convio in 1999 and since then has established himself as an innovative researcher, thinker, and leader across our market. Connection Cafe Podcast 7 - Vinay Bhagat Download audio file

Humanizing is more than social media tactics.


A lot of the stuff you’re probably reading online about “humanizing your brand” is about social media tactics. Featured Humanize

The IT Annual Report: Reinforcing Your IT Department's Ties to Your Community


Edward G. Global CIO. International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. How can you know if your IT team has moved the needle at the end of the year? What does success look like – and who cares? Your IT Annual Report can answer all these questions. None of them grabbed me. We set out with this as a model.

E-Mediat: Reflections from the Conference in Fez, Morocco

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Group Photo with Certificates. Workshop Handouts work in Arabic and French. This conference was designed as an interactive, networking event.

Client Success with CHOICES

Connection Cafe

Author: Blair Naylor. Another great success story! That's when CHOICES turned to Convio Common Ground. Sedessia Spivey, Business Consultant.

Can’t make #12NTC? Watch the Online Livestream!


I’ve mentioned this before but I’m super excited to be emceeing NTEN’s Online NTC Live! Meta, right? THURSDAY. Wrap-up.


ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Sentari Minor , Program Specialist, The Rodel Foundation of Arizona. Networking. So how do we make these ever important contacts?

Facebook Page Fan-Gating Still Works and Here’s Proof

John Haydon

A few weeks ago, Facebook announced that Facebook Pages will no longer allow admins to choose a default landing tab. But they’re wrong.

Your Personal Guide to the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference: How to myNTC


We're down to the wire, with one week left before the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference. The NTEN staff is so excited that we're blogging our favorite tips throughout the week. There's a lot going on at the NTC, so here's a step by step guide to using myNTC , the online conference community, to plan your schedule: Step 1: Access Your Account.

How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education


This is an oldie but a goodie – from June 2011. By the Education Database Online. Click on the infographic to enlarge. Via:

See You at NTC 2012 in San Francisco Next Week!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Star Dust. You can find the details here. I’m speaking at three events as follows: Monday, April 2, 2012, 11:30 am. link].

How HelpAttack Can Raise Money for Your Nonprofit with Facebook Updates and Tweets

John Haydon

A few weeks ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to have coffee with Ehren Foss , founder of HelpAttack! If you’re not familiar with HelpAttack!,

Meet the Winners of the 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

Tech Soup Blog

The 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge was a great success, with more than 250 total submissions from social benefit organizations in 24 countries!

Association TRENDS Social Media Report and Rankings 2012


It’s natural, I suppose. To want to compare yourself to others. It starts when we’re little. Then association social media took off.

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National Safe Places Launches Live Text Chat for Teens in Danger

Mobile Commons

National Safe Place is an incredible organization that connects teens in trouble with convenient places they can get help in an emergency – schools, fire stations, libraries, and other friendly locales where they can be safe if they’re threatened. For years, their TXT4HELP program let teens text in to find the closest safe place near them.

Presentation: Getting Started with Multi-Channel Fundraising


Did you know that in 2011, 16% of new donors gave via online gifts up from 9% in 2007? Email appends. Cross promotion with other groups. Bring It On!

5 Open-Ended Questions To Ask Your Customers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I really like author Paul R. Timm's advice to stop asking your customers the "typical" questions and instead ask them open-ended questions.

Building Community on a Foundation of Honesty


Sarah Janczak. Community Manager. Technology has made it possible to scale positive community attributes internationally.


A Wedding Made in Mexico

Steve Bridger

Today is my 18th wedding anniversary. This is something I wrote many years ago about that very happy day. Dedicated to Gicela, of course. Our beach.

Care2 Impact Prize -- Help Pick a Nonprofit Hero


There's a special brotherhood (and sisterhood) that prevails in the nonprofit sector, and great respect for our heroes. And much more.

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Virgin Money Giving hits ?100m in donations - Civil Society - Fundraising - News - providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits

AFP Blog

Virgin Money Giving hits 100m in donations - Civil Society - Fundraising - News - providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits : Virgin Money Giving has facilitated 100m of donations two and a half years after its launch, the online giving platform has announced.

AFP and NTC…Together AGAIN

Connection Cafe

Author: Sara Spivey. Next week is a BIG week for non profit professionals as both AFP and NTEN are holding their annual conferences back to back.

2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference Sells Out!


Hot off the presses! Read all about it! The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference Sells Out! Yep, it's official, the 2012 NTC has sold out. For the third year running, the nonprofit sector has shown how it values technology and its ability to help us change the world by buying up every available seat at the Nonprofit Technology Conference.

The 12 Ways Marriott Practices Good Leadership And Customer Service

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take good care of your employees, and they'll take good care of your customers, and the customers will come back. Do it and do it now. Communicate.

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NTC 2012 Preview


Next week is the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference, or NTC, when members of the nonprofit community from all over the country converge in San Francisco to meet, greet, learn and share. Will you be there? Idealware will, and we’ve got a few things we’d like to tell you about. Tuesday, April 3, 10:30 AM to 12 PM. Tuesday, April 3, 1:30 PM to 3 PM.