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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. Signs Your Nonprofit Should.

9 Must-Know Best Practices for Distributing Your Nonprofit’s Content on Social Networks

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from  Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Your nonprofit is not a person.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits were the early adopters of social networks. Facebook Google Plus LinkedIn Social Media Twitter YouTube

Privacy and Security on Social Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social networking sites like Facebook make it easy for sensitive information about us to be made public unintentionally. Privacy.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Social Media Tools. 1.

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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.

Free Mini-Webinar on October 27! Mobile Social Networking for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the first mini-webinar to be offered by DIOSA Communications and Nonprofit Tech 2.0. Mobile Technology for Nonprofits LinkedIn Group.

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

Social media helps you boost traffic to your website (and your physical office!), SproutSocial is a premium tool but is worth the price. 3.

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The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property on Social Networks

NTEN

By Geoff Livingston, Principal & Co-Founder, Zoetica Facebook and to a lesser extent Twitter and LinkedIn have become the interstates of the social web. Nonprofits that want to connect with their constituents are almost obliged to participate on these networks. Facebook's Statement of Rights and Responsibilities states, ".you

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Just enter the starting assumptions in the yellow boxes below and the tool calculates results automatically. Many thanks for the tool!

Social Network ROI Calculator Update

Frogloop

And if you're going to spend time on social media, and you aren't leveraging your email list to do so, you're doing things the hard way.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. 2dCode :: 2d-code.co.uk.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. 2dCode :: 2d-code.co.uk.

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3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons Learned from Political Campaigns

Connection Cafe

It should come as no surprise then that the political campaigns often influence nonprofit best practices as well. Lesson Two: Social Networking.

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Facebook for Nonprofit Beginners: Learn the Basics of this Online Social Networking Tool

Tech Soup Blog

Many people view online social networking tools, such as Facebook , LinkedIn , and Myspace as time-draining distractions. Tools Web 2.0 Tools Tags: Networks Social Networking Web 2.0 If you haven't heard of Facebook, I'm sorry to break it to you, but you are living under a rock. read more.

Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ” is getting a lot of good feedback as people read and apply the ideas in the book.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. 2dCode :: 2d-code.co.uk.

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5 Key Relationships for Your Nonprofit: And the Tools and Tactics to Facilitate Them

NTEN

Instead of siloing social media into “that stuff that so-and-so does,” what would a more integrated approach look like? Will Colely.

4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online

Frogloop

Animoto Animoto isn't a new tool, but it is still in my top five. Bonus: nonprofits can apply to get Animoto Pro for free ! 3.

Does the Nonprofit Community Need More Tools?

Frogloop

Nonprofit campaigners have a gazillion tools to choose from that they can use for online outreach, social media, measuring metrics, updating their website, and much more. Probably because there are so many free tools on the market. What tools are most useful to you? But are most of them useful to you?

2011 NTC Preview: Can Social Networks Create Social Capital?

NTEN

Online networks were used to help organize the national day of action but the action was not about "likes" or fans or messages. While the online networks may have taken off in terms of size and activity, is that where the power of this day of action was rooted? Social capital is tangible and malleable. Action takes time.

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Eight marketing tools to effectively communicate your nonprofit’s message

ASU Lodestar Center

What most people do not realize is that nonprofit organizations experience similar complications and obstacles that a businesses face.

Can Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media?

Frogloop

Does senior leadership at your organization ask “why can’t we raise money on social media? Social media is definitely not free.

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Pinterest for Nonprofits: 5 Tips for Raising Money with “Pins”

NetWits

Nor could I see how the nonprofits I work with would have time for yet another social network to their already hard enough social media struggle.

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10 Simple Nonprofit Twitter Tips

TechImpact

Twitter is a powerful tool for any nonprofit. With this powerful contemporary tool, however, comes unknowns. Research hashtags.

Best Web 2.0 Collaboration Tools

Frogloop

As nonprofits get more efficient and leaner (but not meaner) in managing a 21st century workforce, they're discovering that all kinds of Web 2.0 collaboration tools can help team members in multiple locations communicate smarter and faster with each other. Here are five tools that we've encouraged our nonprofit clients to try out.

Don’t Fake Your Fundraising Campaign

Frogloop

With year-end fundraising season upon us, it’s time to pull out the best tools from our toolbox to raise the most money.

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Three Cheap Tools to Measure Blogs and Social Media

Frogloop

One of the big questions I often get asked by nonprofit campaigners is “how do I know if our blog and social media are succeeding and resonating with people?&# The very first thing that nonprofits should do is setup a tracking system to measure their blogs and social media. Great question. Postrank Analytics.

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Just enter the starting assumptions in the yellow boxes below and the tool calculates results automatically. Many thanks for the tool!

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101 +1 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

Frogloop

101 +1 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits. 102 Use Pinterest to Drive Social Commerce. Why stop at 101 though?

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Thoughts on Social Networking

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit association NTEN , consultants Common Knowledge and social networking software providers ThePort conducted a joint study of nonprofit organization and their use of and attitudes towards social networking tools. Presence on Commercial Social Networks. Size of Community.

Facebook Publishes Guide for Nonprofits and Causes

Tech Soup Blog

Facebook has recently produced a guide to help nonprofits build their organization's presence on the world's top social media platform.

10 tips for picking your social networking platform

Connection Cafe

Guest blog alert: The following post is from Andy Streggles, chief operating officer and social strategist, for Convio technology partner , Higher Logic. In the past year an onslaught of social networking platforms have emerged targeting the association and nonprofit market, leading many associations to wonder which is best for them.

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

With unlimited access to live events, there are endless opportunities for you, your community, organization, business, classroom, and social network to grow. Jason Fitzpatrick from Lifehacker mused that “WorkFlowy is a one-list-to-rule-them-all organization tool.”. What cool free online collaboration tools are you using

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Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Just enter the starting assumptions in the yellow boxes below and the tool calculates results automatically. Many thanks for the tool!

Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

”   Here’s the number of followers for each pin: Nonprofit Infographics (287). Social Media Best Practices (215).

Better Understanding Nonprofits And Their Facebook Metrics

TechImpact

Facebook is the flagship social media platform for most nonprofits. Can you, or anyone in your nonprofit identify what that means?

Transcript: Promoting Causes on Online Social Networks

Tech Soup Blog

As I mentioned last week , the Chronicle of Philanthropy held a live online discussion about how nonprofits can use social networks to promote their organizations. On the panel, was Danielle Brigida, social-media-outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation; marketing and communications consultant Nancy E.

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter

SocialFish

It’s the second most popular social network used by nonprofits, after Facebook. This post originally appeared on JohnHaydon.com.

Social Networks in Small Places

NTEN

In just a few weeks, I'm heading to Colorado to chat with a group of nonprofits about using social media in their work -- but not in Denver. Jen Newmeyer, Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina I had a few assumptions I decided to test by talking to some organizations that work locally using social media.