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2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today

NetWits

We recently released the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. Online giving up 13% year-over-year *.

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2012 SXSW Interactive – #nptech Highlights

Amy Sample Ward

Last week I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. SXSW Recap and Highlights. At SXSW, there…. Each….

#FundraisingFriday :: Please Donate $10 to Your Favorite Nonprofit!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you are a nonprofit, please help me get the word out about #FundraisingFriday to your supporters. Online Fundraising

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

SocialFish

The new Facebook page timeline layout changes the way your organization needs to think about content. Think Pinterest. 9. It has to be about the cause.

4 Quick Tips for an Engaging Nonprofit Website

NetWits

Then in an instant…. ….you you decide what to do next. Make content scan-able with headings and links that resonate with your audience.  Internet

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Tell Us About Your Nonprofit Technology and Cloud Computing Needs

NetWits

TechSoup Global wants to learn more about how nonprofits, libraries, foundations and all types of NGOs use traditional and cloud-based technology.

The Internet Gets Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Mburpee. Beth Kanter has blogged about the topic for years. Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen has written an excellent book Giving 2.0

Everyday Innovation: Using Technology to Improve Your Services

Frogloop

Can their nonprofits take better advantage of available technologies to improve the services they deliver and the ways in which they deliver them?

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Successful Strategies for Distance Learning [CASE STUDY]

SocialFish

This post is by Marci D. Thompson, Associate Director, Online Education, APIC. Thanks, Marci, for sharing your experience! Use structure and hierarchy.

Vote for the Winners of the 6th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards!

Amy Sample Ward

[This post is cross-posted from the NTEN blog.]. With so many incredible videos submitted to this year’s contest it was no easy task, but judges in the  6th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards  have narrowed down the field of entries to 16 finalists. The 16 finalist videos can be watched on the  Contest homepage. You can vote once per day.

Does Your Story Matter?

John Haydon

Pinterest Boards and Facebook Page timelines have given you powerful new ways to tell stories through images. What story should you tell?

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Infographic: 2012 Nonprofit Benchmarks

Frogloop

The 2012 eNonprofit Benchmark study comes out April 5 th and is packed with great data that highlights key online fundraising and advocacy response rates as well as social media metrics. Can’t wait to get your hands on the data? Online fundraising grew 20% in 2011. Online Advocacy. Online advocacy response rates were up 28%. Social Media.

Getting some perspective.

SocialFish

Just for fun Friday: Check out this amazing site that shows the relative scale of all things (well, not all, but a whole bunch). Potluck

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5 Assumptions Every Community Manager Should Make Daily

NTEN

Amy Sample Ward. Membership Director. From the time you have to the reason you're interested, the job and perspective of a community manager is very different than that of individual community members. When done well, it can make all the difference. hope you'll share your lessons, too!

Recruiting Geeks for Human Rights!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Scientist / Data Analysis Engineer / General Techie Want to help save the world with your code? Like going to hackathons and wish you could get paid to work on a good cause full time? Want to help assemble evidence used to convict dictors of war crimes? We're Benetech's Human Rights Data Analysis Group, and we're hiring right now !

Using Twitter to Build Support Among Latinos for the Affordable Care Act

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Guest post by Elisa Batista, MomsRising.org. We, too, are online, but the fiesta is at Twitter. As of August 2011, an astounding 8.1 Latino community.

IMPORTANT: what’s in store for associationTECH now Posterous is going to die?

SocialFish

This post is for all of you who have contributed to or subscribed to the community blog, associationTECH. ”??? What do you think?

How to Make Your Facebook Page Timeline Easier to Scan (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

This video shows you how to clean up your Facebook Page Timeline by: Hiding posts. Changing dates. Creating full-width posts. Repositioning photos. have a few more videos coming out about using Facebook so subscribe to my YouTube channel. Thanks! Facebook content strategy facebook page howto timeline

Daily Calendar Reminder: Start with Why

Connection Cafe

Author: Miriam Kagan. Why do we all do what we do every day? We start to campaign for campaign's sakes. Donors and constituents may seem fickle.

Meeting the Geeks of Arabia at N2Vlabs Talks in Amman, Jordan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Rami Al-Karmi, N2V Lab. What Happens at n2vlabs. View more presentations from Rami Al-Karmi. Mohammad L. Azzam with Bill Gates.

Attendees at Austin's SXSW Interactive give big - Austin Business Journal

AFP Blog

Attendees at Austin's SXSW Interactive give big - Austin Business Journal : Convio Inc. Nasdaq: CNVO), an Austin-based fundraising technology company, conducted a survey of SXSW Interactive participants and found more than 87 percent of attendees donate to charity.

DoGooder Video Award Voting is Open!!

SocialFish

We love these awards – and guess what, I get to interview some of the finalists live at the NTC for the Online NTC Livestream. Whoo hoo!!

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World Water Day: The key to sustainability is data

Amy Sample Ward

Today is World Water Day! Through data, of course! FLOW: Field Level Operations Watch. ” Accountability. Sustainability. Read More. 1.

Myth Busting around Scale

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Tsmall. Myth Busting around Scale - Guest Post by Adene Sacks of the Jim Joseph Foundation. The session did not disappoint. Conferences

Mobilize Those Mobile Eyes Again

Connection Cafe

Author: Guest Blogger. Know the players. In other cases, you may need to work with a proxy provider to deliver a mobilized version of your site.

6th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards

Frogloop

Voting for the 6 th annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards is now open to the public. Video

Get Social: 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference Opportunities to Connect

NTEN

We try to provide many built in opportunities for attendees to connect, like the evening receptions, discussion tables at lunch, and the Science Fair.

New recipes for capacity building for nonprofits and foundations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr photo by DoroQuez. New recipes for capacity building for nonprofits and foundations – guest post by Annie Hernandez. Succession planning.

Tips for Improving Email Effectiveness

Wild Apricot Blog

Email continues to be one of the most popular online activities. So if you are using email to engage members or donors, here are a few tips for improving email effectiveness. email member communications

Leveraging Facebook for Good – A discussion with Blackbaud (Video)

John Haydon

Here’s an interview that Frank Barry from Blackbaud conducted last year at 11NTC (r egister for 12NTC here ).

25 Ways To Be A Better Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

E-Mediat Networking Conference at the Dead Sea, Jordan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m here at the Dead Sea in Jordan where I delivered the key note for the E-mediat Networking Conference, “New Media for the Networked NGO.”

2012 SXSW Interactive Roundup

NTEN

Last week, I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. Throughout the conference, I posted notes from sessions and other highlights from the hallways - and you can get all of the posts from the Nonprofit Times! Hot Button Issues at SXSW: Kony and Homeless Hotspots. At SXSW, there…. Each…. Tech Talk at SXSW.

Blog Roundup: Lessons from Kony 2012 Video Campaign

Frogloop

It’s been close to two weeks since Invisible Children released it’s "Kony 2012" video, which quickly spread across social networks, blogs, and made headlines across major news networks and newspapers like the NYT and the Washington Post. With over 80M views on Youtube, the video is still being shared and talked about.