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4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good began as a “Nonprofit Organizations” Myspace Page  in 2005. would most likely had revealed itself.

The Three Most Common Mistakes Nonprofit Group Admins Make on LinkedIn

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s at that point that the spammers take over and once a LinkedIn Group becomes overrun with spam, forget it. LinkedIn discussion.

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From 2005 to 2015: The Radical Effect of Social Media on Nonprofit Web Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In 2005 Facebook was only open to college students and professors, Twitter didn’t exist, and the iPhone was still in concept mode. un.org.

The Importance of Branding Your Nonprofit on Social Networks Through Graphic Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Twitter Background :: 1920 x 1080 pixels. Twitter Header (Fixed) :: 520 x 260 pixels. Twitter Header (Color) :: 300 x 300 pixels. 4.

LinkedIn suits up

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology LinkedIn suits up December 10, 2007 LinkedIn, the serious MBA wielding brother to the Facebook fratboy and the MySpace rockergrrl, is really putting on the suit now. Be Helpful.

HOW TO: Launch a Mobile Photo-Sharing Campaign for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

They were on Myspace and organizing via Facebook Groups years before corporate brands, higher education, and broadcast and print media.

A Social Media Reality Check

Frogloop

You may even find yourself obsessing about it and have a condition called FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) because you are not posting or monitoring the chat on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. Twitter: 1.1 % of the U.S. population is on Twitter. LinkedIn: 0.37% of the U.S. population is on LinkedIn. The U.S.

Social Network Sites Dominate Web Visitor Results

NCE Social Media

Myspace 4.70% (#26 overall). LinkedIn 2.50% (#56 overall). Sites like Twitter, which ranked #18, were classified as an email and messaging site. Tags: Research facebook myspace linkedin orkut hi5 reren vkontakte Orkut is a Google owned site and it made the list. Of the top 100 websites, 7 are social media sites.

Change.org’s premium service is now free for all nonprofits!

NCE Social Media

In addition to all the tools that came with the basic service, all nonprofits can now: 1) Create Actions, including email petitions that can empower and expand your base of supporters. 2) Message all your supporters. 3) Send supporter requests to recruit new members. 4) Link to your profiles on MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new time allotment and updated tool list is as follows: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: 15 Hours Weekly. LinkedIn: 5 Hours Weekly.

Wild Apricot Blog : A beginners guide to Facebook for non-profits

Wild Apricot Blog

10 Common Mistakes Made by Nonprofits on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Not following on a 1:1 ratio on Twitter. Also, people can’t direct message you on Twitter if you don’t follow them.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There’s a lot of Google+ euphoria right now and postulations of Google+ being a Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn killer. Yikes!

33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new time allotment and updated tool list is as follows: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: 15 Hours Weekly. LinkedIn: 5 Hours Weekly.

Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement

NetWits

Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement. 1)  Stick to 3 Platforms - Blog / Facebook / Twitter. Stick to Facebook and Twitter.

To the Small Nonprofits on the Social Web: 5,000 is the Magic Number

Nonprofit Tech for Good

We worked so hard to get to 5,000 and then we took off! And today we hit 100,000 likes/fans. Blush. And it’s true. 5,000

Build Your Own Social Network : Elgg

Beaconfire Wire

Facebook , LinkedIn , MySpace , and Twitter do that just fine. boston cambridge conference elgg facebook linkedin myspace Twitte

Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Launches Mobile Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new site features blog posts relative to mobile technology for nonprofits, a featured nonprofit mobile Website that will change monthly, links to the “NonprofitOrgs&# profiles on the mobile versions of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, MySpace, etc, and prompts readers to subscribe to receive text alerts from Nonprofit Tech 2.0.

From Promoted Pins to Social Profiles on Google: What’s New in Social Media

SocialFish

Check back at the end of February to stay social savvy by reading about the hottest developments! Facebook Calls-to-Action. Contact Us. Use App.

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

Frogloop

Eight social media tracking tools: Act.ly: New tool to launch petitions on Twitter. seriously think it’s "the" buzz word of 2009. media.

How Useful is Social Media to Nonprofits?

Frogloop

According to Idealware’s survey of over 750 nonprofit staffers: Almost 80% "think" that they reach new supporters using Facebook, Twitter, video sharing sites like YouTube, and blogging. About 55% think that LinkedIn is a good source to reach new supporters. Less then 40% think using MySpace to reach new supporters is helpful.

Social Media is Going Mobile, and So Should Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

MySpace estimates that 50% of its Website traffic will be mobile within 24 months. Many of those texts are being sent via Tweets on Twitter and Status Updates on Facebook. Tags: Facebook Flickr LinkedIn Mobile Technology MySpace Twitter YouTube The Web and how people use it is transforming quickly.

How Are Nonprofits Feeling About Social Media? Inspired? Bored? Overwhelmed?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Blogger, LinkedIn and Myspace all launched in 2003. The spectrum of expertise and passion for social media swings wide. Social Media

22 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new time allotment and updated tool list is as follows: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: 15 Hours Weekly. LinkedIn: 5 Hours Weekly.

Which Social Network Use Base Is More Altruistic?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What do you think? fundraising2.0

A Short, Recent History of Nonprofit Website Design and Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

World Wildlife Fund Website :: March 15, 2008. View: worldwildlifefund.org Archive 3/15/08. World Wildlife Fund :: March  15, 2010.

Organizations and Tweeting Robots (Twitter, Facebook)

Beaconfire Wire

For better or for worse, since the global tipping point of twitter, everyone wants to be part of the action. If Twitter hasn’t come across your online radar, it’s probably because you are living under a proverbial rock and are a Luddite. Apparently secret votes should not be broadcast to the world using the Twitter medium.

Webinar Shows Social Media with Volunteers in Action

Tech Soup Blog

The webinar, hosted by Jayne Cravens and Erin Barnhart , focused on four tools to use with volunteers — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogs — with an emphasis that the recommendations could be adapted for any social networking tool, including those that may replace these four as most popular in the future. Why Twitter?

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Blogger and LinkedIn both launched in 2003. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. Thus, for 2013, please: 1) Ask for a raise. Period.

Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Hire a Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Having a discussion on your Facebook Page is not a social media strategy, nor is is engaging supporters on Twitter. It’s not the tools.

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

You can manage Facebook, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Buzz, Myspace (do people actually use Myspace?) and most importantly, Twitter posts in one screen. If you’re posting updates through Twitter.com or the Twitter app, then you aren’t tweeting. BigMarker.com. You can create webinars to educate the public on your cause.

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70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. 4. must-download for nonprofit Twitterers!

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11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The nonprofits that are the most successful in social media today were on Myspace and YouTube in 2005 and 2006. Just a FYI. Is an early adopter.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. 4. must-download for nonprofit Twitterers!

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85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. 4. must-download for nonprofit Twitterers!

2-for-1 Webinar Special for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Topics include Facebook and Facebook Apps, Twitter and Twitter Apps, YouTube, Flickr, Animoto, LinkedIn, FourSquare, mobile technology, blogging on WordPress, as well as online fundraising and e-newsletters. From now until April 30, all social media and mobile technology webinars are 2-for-1. That’s 10.5

Five Simple Ways Nonprofits Can Measure Social Media ROI (Return on Investment)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

have been doing the social media thing for almost 4 years and I took granted that most nonprofits are doing the basics in terms of measuring ROI, but recent polls I presented on Twitter speak otherwise. What websites were your visitors on right before they visited your site [Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace]? Wrong.

NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The two top posts of the week were about Twitter and MySpace, both Web2.0 The post on Twitter was Kurt Voelker's twitter@nten?

What's It Cost? ROI of social media can be an intangible- The NonProfit Times March 15, 2011

AFP Blog

ROI of social media can be an intangible- The NonProfit Times March 15, 2011: "here's Facebook, Second Life, Myspace, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter and now Jumo. What's It Cost? There are many smaller social networking platforms. CRS is. NPSocialMedia NPSocialNetwork

93 or 7?

NCE Social Media

Other facts uncovered in the study: 90% of charities had Twitter accounts. 36% had LinkedIn pages. 30% had MySpace pages. The study found that charities adopted social media faster and the adoption was more widespread than for-profit use. 65% had blogs. So are you part of the 93% with a page or 7% without?