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Has Your Nonprofit Considered Race and Class in Your Social Media Strategy?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

But internet users of the same race have recently begun clustering on certain social media websites. Watch Video. Via BBC News Magazine : .

Should Your Nonprofit Be Active on the New Myspace?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last year when Myspace announced that it would be launching a redesign, I was very intrigued. MySpace Social Media

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. Quit a Social Network. 1.

10 Tips for Managing Social Media Burnout

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Six months ago I came pretty close to complete social media burnout. I was running over 20 social networking profiles, logging in seven days a week, and at minimum pulling 60-hour work weeks. Even when I wasn’t at home at my desk, I was on my iPhone updating Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc. from working on the weekends. 2.

Which Company is the Most Socially Responsible and Generous to Nonprofits: Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? LinkedIn? MySpace? Flickr? Google?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits and their adoption of social media has created an interesting, albeit interdependent relationship with large companies like Google, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr. They also launched two Facebook Pages to help promote nonprofits and social causes: Facebook for Good and Non-Profits on Facebook. Flickr.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

below are 33 of must-read updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. Social Media for Social Good

Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks?

Frogloop

Are nonprofits raising any money on social networks? Facebook is the most popular commercial social network for nonprofits.

11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager. Going “viral” on social media sites is extremely rare, and instantaneous success is a myth.

12 Must-Know Stats About Social Media, Fundraising, and Cause Awareness

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Without a doubt the benefits of using social media successfully are starting to pay off and there are numerous recent reports and studies prove it.

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. Your home base. Cornerstone.

Social Media for Social Good e-Book Version Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And the fact that this books exists at all really is a testament to the power social media. Social Media for Social GoodI tell ya.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

here are 22 of must-read updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits : 1. Social Media for Social Good

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There’s no shortage of year-end-and-beginning blog posts about social media, but I thought I’d throw mine into the mix as well.

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Even if it is only a small raise, this is the year that all nonprofit social media managers (female and male) should ask for a raise. Period.

Guest Post on Tactical Philanthropy: Causes, MySpace and ideablob

Amy Sample Ward

“In recent days, Causes has left MySpace and IdeaBlob has shutdown. First, let’s start at the beginning: Causes Leaves MySpace.

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! Social Profiles on Google. Contact Us.

Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Hire a Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Adding social media to that already packed job description just would not have been possible. Social media is not free! Social Media

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There is absolutely a math to social media  and once you hit that 5,000 mark, you’ll begin experience a faster pace of growth. Blush.

Bridging the Social, the Human, and the Practical

SocialFish

In Google, when you search for “humanize social” you get 1.71 Why is it that so many are talking about humanizing social?

MySpace Resuscitated With UI and Social Messaging Makeover? | Fast Company

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MySpace Resuscitated With UI and Social Messaging Makeover? Fast Company: "MySpace is still alive, which may not be surprising, but the fact that it's alive and kicking is a bit of a shock: It's due to give a sleek revamp to its hideous profile pages, and has bought Threadbox to rejig its social messaging skills.

10 Common Mistakes Made by Nonprofits on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Not adding social-networking icons to your website. Blogging is the glue that holds your social-media strategy together. Social Media

The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There absolutely  is a math to social and mobile media. There is also a science to social and mobile media. Social Network Followers.

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Causes Ditches MySpace: Don't Put All Your Fundraising Relationship Eggs in One Third Party, Proprietary Basket!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The email encouraged MySpace users of Causes to join the cause on Facebook.  .   Photo by Billie Hara. One wonders what the motivation was ?  

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

below are 33 of must-read updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. Social Media Upload more photos.

Social Media: What To Do If Your Boss Doesn’t Get It

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In June 2007, I presented my first social media training to a small group of nonprofits in Lowell, MA. At the time, nonprofits were primarily only using Myspace and YouTube. There’s definitely a math to social media synergy, and those that start early have both time and math on their side. Social media is not a fad.

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Can MySpace Make a Comeback?

Wild Apricot Blog

Facebook and Twitter took over as social media centers in 2009, while MySpace faded fast - but don't count MySpace down and out yet! In fact, the changes at MySpace have already started.( This summer, it's getting a major makeover with a new "content discovery" focus. read more ).

10 Social Media Metrics for Nonprofit Organizations (and How To Track Them)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

“A survey of 200 charity and foundation professionals revealed that nonprofits are finding it difficult to determine how valuable social media tools are for their organizations. If you are using social media correctly, then your numbers should rise from month-to-month. Blogging was the missing piece in my social media strategy.

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.

Social Networking Strategies: The Limits of Cutting and Pasting

Amy Sample Ward

My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review is up on the opinion blog – you can read the post and join the conversation on the SSIR blog or read the full post below. Here are a few reasons why using multiple social networking platforms doesn’t just mean you repeat your effort. Community First.

A Social Media Reality Check

Frogloop

If you work in Communications, escaping the latest hype around social media can be tough. Population Does Not Spend Their Day Using Social Media. population uses social media these days? MySpace : 1.19% of the US population is on MySpace. Social Media: Just One Slice of the Pie. Fear of Missing Out. The U.S.

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How Useful is Social Media to Nonprofits?

Frogloop

No matter where you look, social media is on everyone’s radar. The big question nonprofits ask is, how useful is social media? In an attempt to help nonprofits answer that question, Idealware , in partnership with NOI , recently released " The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide.".

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

The Most Common (Yet Completely Obvious) Mistake Made by Nonprofits on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The visual appeal of your social media avatar is very important to the success of building your online brand. Social MediaOf course not!

AFP: MySpace links users to US hurricane emergency alerts

AFP Blog

AFP: MySpace links users to US hurricane emergency alerts: "NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AFP) — In what is heralded as the seeds of an Internet-age emergency broadcast system, MySpace has teamed with the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to spread news on hurricanes through users of the online social network.As

The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There absolutely  is a math to social and mobile media. There is also a science to social and mobile media. Social Network Followers.

Measuring the Impact of Your Social Media Program

Frogloop

As nonprofits and advocacy groups delve deeper into social media, the need to assess their return on investment (ROI) is critical. Engagement.

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Yahoo, Google, MySpace form nonprofit OpenSocial Foundation | The Social - CNET News.com

AFP Blog

Yahoo, Google, MySpace form nonprofit OpenSocial Foundation | The Social - CNET News.com: "It's like the Justice League of social media: Google, Yahoo, and News Corp.'s

AFP > Resource Center | Fundraising news > Charities See Potential for ‘Causes’ on MySpace, Facebook

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Nonprofits turn to Facebook, MySpace, Twitter to raise money, market themselves - Metro - cleveland.com

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