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Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

Wikipedia was a popular resource and established as a citizen-driven information source. That’s why the Atlanta councilman used twitter!

What's Different One Year After Haiti? | Nonprofit Trends with.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking What’s Different One Year After Haiti? The earthquake occurred at 4:53pm EST and the epicenter was 16 miles west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. How will you gather information about the results of your efforts? Why not?

The Social Media Response to Disaster in Haiti

NTEN

When disaster strikes, we want information as soon as possible and we want to help just as quickly. The Haiti earthquakes were no exception.

Leveraging Twitter Influencers to Drive Social Good – a Success Story from Free The Kids

Connection Cafe

million + Twitter followers. Author: Jordan Viator. There are influencers and evangelists among all social media networks.

A Twitter follower is worth $0.24

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

All communications were strictly limited to my blog, Twitter and Facebook. Two donors were former colleagues who also have Twitter accounts.

Philanthropy and Social Media: New Whitepaper from The Institute for Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

Their Tweetsgiving campaigns were fundraisers benefiting Mama Lucy’s school in Tanzania and connected the students to their supporters through Twitter.

Blackbaud Index for February 2011

NonProfit Trends

This increase is especially noteworthy considering the substantial giving to Haiti in the prior year period.” This decrease continues a trend from January and is attributable to the large amount of Haiti relief giving in 2010. This makes them less sensitive to small timing issues or large fluctuations over a short period of time.

Hackathons Aim to Improve Aid Distribution and Coordination in Haiti

Influence

Crisis Camp DC participants work hard to develop applications and tools for relief workers in Haiti. These preliminary efforts paid off.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

It also links to your organization’s Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social media sites. And, with 1.5 Convinced yet? Texting Apps.

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How Social Media Influencers Fuel your Fundraising Goals

NetWits

Fortunately, research is weighing in with some great information that gives us insight into our social donors and potentials. 

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11NTC Preview: Technology in Times of Disaster: The Important Role of Social media in Disaster Response and Awareness

NTEN

The magnitude of the destruction and the heart-breaking images have remained with us as organizations, governments, and private individuals have struggled beyond the immediate aftermath to effect long-term change and economic impact within Haiti. Within days, DigiCel set up a short code to which free messages could be sent for assistance.

Social Media for Social Good: An Infographic

Idealware

The day following the Haiti earthquake of 2010, CNN ’ s user - generated iReport had 1.4 Highlights include: Making a Global Impact.

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Preparing for the Next Disaster: The Future of #crisisdata

NTEN

On January 12, 2010, I didn't personally experience the major earthquake that hit Haiti, but I was forever changed by it. We have a robust social media presence on all the sites you'd expect: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and our blog. Multiple organizations and systems were having trouble coordinating and sharing information.

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2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

Haiti-related giving shaped 2010 trends January 2010 had the largest percentage of online giving for the entire year. This change can almost single handedly be attributed to giving to Haiti relief efforts. With some basic information an organization can start benchmarking their own performance against their peers in the analysis.

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25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

Earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, and New Zealand along with floods and landslides in other parts of the world drove donors to give online. Blackbaud and the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council have been working together to publish trends and best practice information in this area. billion online in 2010. All Rights Reserved

Digital Volunteerism – Effective Disaster Relief the GreenTech Way

Tech Soup Blog

The January 12, 2010 catastrophic earthquake in Haiti showed some of the astonishing potential for volunteer-based digital disaster relief.

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Crowdsourcing also provided information on gas stations that were still open (and where lines were actually moving). They could not cook.

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Mobile Storytelling: An Evolving Story

NTEN

And somewhere on the internet this information is quietly collecting. Newspapers know how to present information. This is so true.

The social media for social good landscape

ASU Lodestar Center

Accessibility and connectivity are joint rulers of this digital world, transforming how we perceive and consume information. Like this article?

5 Questions for Jay Frost

NonProfit Trends

Follow Jay on Twitter at @gordonjayfrost or reach him by email at  jay@fundraisinginfo.com. 1. Every day, someone at a nonprofit is looking for a donor’s address or phone number online, Googling a name for past giving or searching for some biographical information on LinkedIn. They just don’t know they are doing it!

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

The technology scene today is distinguished by the growing connectivity among devices, mobile phones, the PC, and the browser, which enable people and organizations to access information, communicate, and collaborate in more powerful ways. This portal was also launched at the onset of the Haiti earthquake and utilized by relief organizations.

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Are Qwerty Monsters the Nonprofit Donors of the Future?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What would be of most value to your existing audience – information, ability to transactions, and how?  Planning for Integration First.

Just Being Ourselves: Storytelling with Social Media

NTEN

One of my biggest takeaways from last year's Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in San Francisco was this oft-repeated advice on social networking, specifically Facebook and Twitter: you can't make them come to you. We simply needed to make Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube an extension of what we were already doing and saying.

Blackbaud Index for March 2011 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

The negative trend continues to show the impact of Haiti giving in 2010 compared to 2011. Blackbaud updates these indices each month and they are based on a three-month moving average of year- over-year percent changes in revenue. This makes them less sensitive to small timing issues or large fluctuations over a short period of time.

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Making Philanthropy a Lifestyle, 365.

ASU Lodestar Center

He blogs about his choices, twitters his journeys, and shares stories with his Facebook fans. For more information about Carlo and his mission, check out his blog. To see how Carlo has inspired others, search twitter for #GiveEveryDay. McKinney , Project Specialist ASU Lodestar Center So, Ill admit it. Im a grad student!

Nonprofit Technology News for August 2013

Tech Soup Blog

I’ll review some new green IT developments like how nonprofit solar electricity is thriving in Haiti. Green IT: Glad Tidings from Haiti.

How to Start, or Join a Social Action Book Club

Have Fun - Do Good

Finally, as I mentioned in my post, How Did You Decide to Help Haiti for the Rest of 2010? The Kittredge W.I.S.H. How did you organize it?

Crowdsourcing: Community vs Crowd

Amy Sample Ward

If you’re here in Austin, do join us!  If not, you can follow the conversation in real time on Twitter with the hashtag #crowdx.  (We’ll put up more notes after the session, too!). Here are some of my thoughts going into the conversation and slides if you prefer engaging that way: Crowdsourcing for Social Change.

SMS Fundraising Campaign for Breast Cancer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today I heard about Drew Olanoff's latest fundraising campaign, a text to give strategy on behalf of  Boarding for Breast Cancer.  mobile

Gov 2.0 and the Social Sector

Idealware

Even if you didn't attend, you can find a lot of notes and material here: [link] or look for Twitter archives at #gov20ne. summits and informal conferences around the country initiated last year by O’Reilly (the publisher) and other partners. and social media technologies to inform, energize and empower the public. The Gov 2.0

Great reads from around the web on January 29th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). JustGiving blog: Seven-year-old Charlie raises more than £100,000 for Haiti! As Charlie puts on his JG page, ‘at least 10 laps, I hope!’

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10 Nonprofit Text Alert Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Not to be confused with Text-to-Give campaigns (Text HAITI to 90999 to donate $10 to the Red Cross), text alert campaigns are when individuals opt-in to be alerted of breaking news or calls to action via text message. That said, below are 10 text campaigns that I was able to find through Google and Twitter searches: 1.

Great reads from around the web on August 16th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). It is a form of monitoring because it occurs throughout the program cycle and provides information to help people manage the program. You get on.

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Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

The technology scene today is distinguished by the growing connectivity among devices, mobile phones, the PC, and the browser, which enable people and organizations to access information, communicate, and collaborate in more powerful ways. This portal was also launched at the onset of the Haiti earthquake and utilized by relief organizations.

Give a Little Bit at the Day of Service

NTEN

How did the Red Cross system work for Haiti? Identify an appropriate spectrum of tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc) to use in this endeavor. 3.

What we can learn from the Haitian Earthquake

NCE Social Media

Social media sites, such as Facebook and Twitter have proven to be a way for people to communicate during a crisis. It is how some of the major charities providing relief and news outlets are broadcasting their stories and information. There are several things we can learn from the Haitian Earthquake that are socialmedia-related.

“I just don’t get that generation.”

Connection Cafe

Of course, I probably wondered why anyone would use Facebook and Twitter at some point and now I use them regularly. In the coming weeks we’ll be posting more information and hosting webinars, but for now, I wanted to introduce the research to you. Author: Tad Druart. personally don’t get it. Why would you do that?

How Nonprofits Can Avoid Online Credit Card Fraud | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

Human-based social engineering is just what it sounds like – people at a computer entering stolen credit card information to process a transaction. But there are some things that organizations can do to protect themselves and donors. There are certainly pros and cons to using these but they work. One size never fits all.

Blackbaud Index for November 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

Next: How Nonprofits Can Avoid Online Credit Card Fraud ABOUT Nonprofit Trends is a blog by Steve MacLaughlin that takes a look at the trends shaping the nonprofit sector SUBSCRIBE More subscription options: Subscribe to the RSS feed › Follow Steve on Twitter › Popular Posts What is Jumo? million in revenue. All Rights Reserved

Great reads from around the web on February 11th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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