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#bbcon Just Took Over Austin, TX| Day 1 Recap

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They were especially thrilled to join our Learn Lab, Raiser’s Edge Tools for the Busy Fundraiser – because we’ve never met a fundraiser who isn’t busy!

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: The Humane Society of the United States. What was the very first social media tool your organization utilized, and when?

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new Facebook Fundraising Tools could be a game changer for the nonprofit sector. View: Humane Society of the United States Facebook Page. 3.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing


million nonprofits in the United States alone, the competition for attention is high. handy tool to help you shop around for apps.

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9 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2015

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Over the last six months Nonprofit Tech for Good has bookmarked over 50 fundraising tools to prepare for this blog post. SnapDonate. OnGood.

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A View of the Cloud from the United States

Tech Soup Blog

This is a communique on the current state of cloud adoption in the United States from me, this time. states. Normal 0.

HSUS YouTube User-Generated Video Competition Grows List - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


No fancy video upload tool or software. The price of hosting the competition? Almost free. What were your goals going into the project? Donors?

Guarantee Success for Your Year-End Campaign with Donor Data as Your Guide

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Now is the time to ensure that you’re using best practices to allow this powerful tool to work for you.

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A Few Good Tools for Measuring and Monitoring Social Media


Finding the right tools to meet your needs in this area can save long hours of work. Every day, more and more tools join a substantial number of choices already on the marketplace. We talked to a number of social media experts to find out which tools they use, and which they recommend. Non-Specific Tools. Expensive Tools.

Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools


Maps are a tool for visualizing data about place, much like charts are tools for visualizing numeric and financial data.

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Five Free Tools for Social Media Listening (And How to Start Responding)


By Carie Lewis, Director of Emerging Media, Online Communications, Humane Society of the United States Listening is the first step in social media. Many of these tools are Twitter-focused, because Twitter is the easiest place to get started in listening. tools I recommend to get started. Here are 5 (FREE!) What do you do?

How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

will add one more here: invest in the tools and infrastructure that will make you successful. What are the benefits of engaging in advocacy?

Free Tools from Symantec to Monitor Computer Usage

Tech Soup Blog

It can also help enforce "safe search" functionality built into search engines to ensure objectionable results don't appear.

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Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The difference is that the social entrepreneur pursues change at scale primarily as a tool for social justice, not private enrichment.

5 Steps to Optimize Conversion Rates After an Advocacy Action Alert

Connection Cafe

Here is an example from the Humane Society of the United States. But, what if we dig a bit deeper? What do I need to do?”.

Free Webinar on June 6! 10 Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Social Media

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Date:  Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Time:  1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost:  Free. How to Register:   Sign up! Presented By:  Heather Mansfield. Webinars

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Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Related Links: Book Tour Fundraiser: 10 Cities in the United States and Canada. Date: Thursday, August 4. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: Free.

Workplace Genome Project: Q1 Update


Every quarter, I’ll post what we’re up to over at WorkXO. Overview. Our Mission is to upgrade work. membership stats. member findings.

4 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Register.NGO and.ONG

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are over 6 million.ORG domains addresses in use in the United States, but only 1.5 million nonprofits.

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Free Webinar on June 6! 10 Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In fact, most nonprofits in the United States now regularly use social media in their communications and development campaigns, but few nonprofit social media practioners have been properly trained how to best utilize sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Google+. Date:  Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Time:  1pm-2:30 EDT.

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Long Term Success with Social Media


The technology became a tool to accomplish the community’s larger purposes and needs, rather than a shiny “must-have&# object.

Top 5 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Owned by Facebook, Instagram is the largest mobile social network in the United States. The predominant age group of users is 18–29.

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

All these new tools and trends are exciting, but impossible to effectively utilize if you don’t have a full-time new media manager.

Using Pinterest to Drive Social Commerce


Provide the pinning tools, open up your boards, pin (some) of your products, and watch as Pinterest grows on your list of referring sites.

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Facebook Timeline Launches With Three “Giving” Apps – Many More Likely To Come

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Their tool set has expanded and improved over the years so if your nonprofit was one of the early adopters of Causes and you haven’t checked out their Causes Tab  recently, or their community tools, Wishes , and gift cards, then be sure to have a browse around their FAQ for Nonprofits  and the Causes Blog. 2) FundRazr ::  View App.

We Have a Treaty…and It’s Great!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

For starters, it closely follows the Chafee Amendment , which is the copyright exception that has made Bookshare possible in the United States.

Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Efforts


The tools are more numerous and more effective each day, and finding the right ones to meet your needs can save long hours of work. Having a clear and simple strategy is even more important than the right tools. The Tools. Once you’ve determined what to track, it’s a matter of finding the right tools to help. The Data.

A standard by any other name | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Yet we still follow mile markers on freeways today, and with the exception of soft drink bottling , most consumers still think in Imperial units.

5 Colleges Using Social Media to Boost Student-Alumni Relations


Below are examples of how five colleges across the United States are using social media: The University of Notre Dame. Duke University.

The Art of Less As More: Micro Content

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tools. The e-book has a good list of micro-content creation tools, many free or low cost for your tool box and for your mobile phone.

How Much Money do People Really Give on Nonprofit Boards? Read BoardAssist’s Annual Report on Nonprofit Giving for all the Answers


How much money do people really give on nonprofit boards? We know you want to know! Additional Findings. Conclusions. philanthropy

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HOW TO: Engage 5 Generations of Donors and Supporters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from  Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Millennials (Born 1980–2000, Currently Ages 14–34).

Can Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media?


Your organization is not running for the President of the United States. Look at the Obama campaign. They raised millions of dollars.

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How Do World Leaders Use Twitter? New Findings from Annual Twiplomacy Study

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Twiplomacy aims to identify the extent to which world leaders use Twitter and how they connect on the social network. Housekeeping

For Nonprofits in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and India! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the United States, Canada, or Latin America? Related Links: Book Tour Fundraiser: 10 Cities in the United States and Canada.

The Five Stages of A Social Media PR Disaster

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are  free tools you can use like Google Alerts that send you an alert within minutes of people making negative comments. Be human.

What The Crowd Is Telling Us About P2P Fundraising – Double Down on DIY

Connection Cafe

We must provide them with resources, tips, tools, and reminders. These DIY websites became stagnant and outdated. Double down on strategy.

33 Nonprofit Mobile Websites

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Humane Society of the United States :: Prairie State Legal Services :: Oceana ::

Grandcentral Funk! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

10.19.06 | 102 1 Comment [link] Grandcentral+Funk%21 2006-10-19+16%3A00%3A27 Allan+Benamer This looks like a telephony service that could be of great use to social service organizations in the United States. Google Voice: A New Tool For Nonprofits But Not So Great for Community Voicemail | Non-Profit Tech Blog said: [.] Be nice.

MAM Week 2: Congrats to last week's winners and here's what's in store this week!


Member Appreciation Month (MAM) celebrations are underway! 12) Overcoming Barriers to Creating Change (Nov. Save now at:

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