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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 as a Multiplier.

6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing

NetWits

Here are some quick takeaways to consider: 1) The Ease of Social Sharing is Important. clicks, 4.8 clicks, 4.3 clicks and 1.7

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Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

But how should nonprofits track their social media? Eight social media tracking tools: Act.ly: New tool to launch petitions on Twitter.

How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's a question I get all the time: How much time and resources does it take to implement social media? Download it here.

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A Photo A Day Keeps Lack of Engagement Away

Frogloop

And if nothing else, it's worth a whole lot of social engagement. Photos are Liked 2 times more than text updates are on Facebook.

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Interview with Jonathon Colman: Social Media Secrets from a Green Geek

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You've experimented with quite a few Web 2.0/Social Media tools during your time with The Nature Conservancy. StumbleUpon. But I???m

Google +: The Trade Off Between Privacy Needs, Community, and Social Context

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The social network market place is already competitive on the second tier below Facebook. Let’s face it. This means choices will be made.

My social media experiment with the fool on the hill

John Haydon

fool in Chicago said asked: “How can we connect better with people on social media ?&#. Granted, this is a teeny weeny experiment, but it certainly validates three natural laws of social media: The universe will respond in a positive manner if you act on your inspirations. The first one is easy. Or at 3:15AM.

10 Questions to Get You Started Using Social Media for Your Nonprofit or Do-Good Project

Have Fun - Do Good

One of the most common questions I'm asked as a social media consultant is, "Which tool is the best?" If you have a do-good project, or a small nonprofit that you want to promote, fundraise for, or build an online community around using social media, your first step is to create a plan. Social media tools are social.

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Marketing Genius: What's Your Brilliant Thought?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Media Genius View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: nonprofit socialmedia ).

Social Media Case Study Slam Panel at NTC 08: Danielle Brigida, NWF - A Case Study on Traffic

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

thought I had posted this case study from the NTC 08 Panel called "Social Media Case Study Slam" already, but looks like I didn't. This case study is by Danielle Brigida from the NWF and her experience using Digg and StumbleUpon for generating traffic. | View | Upload your own. Some great insights. But it???s

How To Build A Social Media Cockpit With Firefox

John Haydon

Y ou are a heavy user of Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, FriendFeed, Digg and Delicious. You’re trying stay current with your blog reading, trying to organize source material for future posts and stay active in a dozen social media sites. Building a  social media cockpit. Relationship ReMinder. Thanks.

Podcamp Session on Social Media Metrics: Thank You Jeremiah

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm doing a session at Boston podcamp called the Social Media Metrics/ROI Game. ROI of Blogging/Social Media. Thank you!

4 Social media tips that Rock by @franswaa

John Haydon

Funny thing is I got into social media by complete chance. dabbled a bit personally with Facebook, but nothing major. Be social!

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media. Wendy Harman , the social-media manager at the American Red Cross, in Washington, DC. Tags: Social Networking Web 2.0 read more. Tools

Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available. Wendy Harman , the social-media manager at the American Red Cross, in Washington, DC. Tags: Fundraising Online Fundraising Social Networking Web 2.0 read more. Tools

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media. Wendy Harman , the social-media manager at the American Red Cross, in Washington, DC. read more.

Great reads from December 12th through December 13th

Amy Sample Ward

Roundup: 50 suggestions for how President-elect Obama can use the Internet to govern | Social Signal - Interesting ideas, some more doable than others of course, for how social media could be put to use under the Obama presidency. Check out the discount! Check out how Tyson agreed to donate 70,000 lbs of food!

Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available. Wendy Harman , the social-media manager at the American Red Cross, in Washington, DC. read more.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: National Wildlife Federation

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook: facebook.com/nationalwildlife. What was the very first social media tool your organization utilized, and when?

Social Network Tracker: How to Find your Supporters on Social Networks

Frogloop

Thanks to Care2's new Social Network Tracker that allows you to match your email lists across major social networks it's now super easy to do.

Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin: Creating a Social Networking Strategy (Part 0)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Will people give through Facebook? many organizations are initially focusing on using social media as a communication and awareness tool.

WeAreMedia Live Workshop: Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

wonder whether face-to-face workshop delivery is the best approach for ultimately helping people put a social media strategy into practice.

The Perils of Popularity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It helped me clarify some fuzzy thoughts about social networking, pattern analysis, and information overload. Rashmi illustrates how social networks have and are evolving over the past five years from the perspective of an information architect/interaction designer/cognitive psychologist. Is social networking doomed?

NpTech Tag Summary: Chimp Personality, Convio Open API, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As bloggers and others give it closer scrutiny, we're hearing a debate about which Facebook App is better? Social Bookmarking. buttons.

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » NTEN Does Web 2.0

See What's Out There

The first session I attended was specifically about social networking and led by Brian Reich of Echo Ditto, author of Media Rules!