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Raise Money on Facebook: Four Strategies You Need to Know About

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With 300 million active users, Facebook is a natural starting place. As of September 2009, scores of Facebook applications have been developed to support the nonprofit sector in one way. The most well-known among them is Facebook Causes , with over 30 million active monthly users. Peter Deitz, Social Actions. and Canada.

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

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July 24, 2007 | Kira Wow - this is fantastic! July 31, 2007 | Jonathon D. August 7, 2007 | Beth Kanter Thanks for your comment, Beth.

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28 Comments Evan | Thursday, 15 February 2007 at 6:34 pm Whoa. Patrick Shaw | Thursday, 15 February 2007 at 10:28 pm Steve, This is terrific.

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

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July 24, 2007 | Kira Wow - this is fantastic! July 31, 2007 | Jonathon D. August 7, 2007 | Beth Kanter Thanks for your comment, Beth.

So you want a Facebook Fan Page for Your Nonprofit? Here's the Scoop!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Expanding on the Non-Profits on Facebook page, we want to help you harness the power of Facebook and bring positive change to the world.

Facebook Ad Platform

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Facebook Ad Platform November 13, 2007 It always takes me a bit to digest new Web 2.0 news, so I’m just now blogging about last week’s news that Facebook launched a new ad platform.

Effective Fundraising with Facebook Causes

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Facebook provides an unprecedented opportunity for nonprofits: 200 million monthly active users, about half of whom are signing in and communicating with their friends on a daily basis, is an organizer's dream. The Love Without Boundaries Foundation created a cause despite being small, entirely new to Facebook, and having no paid staff.

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This entry was posted on Sunday, March 11th, 2007 at 1:18 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. 7 Comments Matthew Scholtz | Sunday, 11 March 2007 at 3:49 pm This sounds like it would work to me, good to hear the details. Steve | Sunday, 11 March 2007 at 4:11 pm There are a couple reasons for doing things this way. Thanks!

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A goodbye to Facebook and LinkedIn?

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology A goodbye to Facebook and LinkedIn? August 7, 2007 I’ve been experimenting with the non-content centered social networking sites LinkedIn and Facebook for a while now. 08.08.07 3 KJ 08.09.07

Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In May, 2009, Peter Dietz, founder of Social Actions , reflected on the future of online fundraising and wrote about a shift in donor expectations.

LinkedIn suits up

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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. It’s an interesting strategy.

Reaping the Benefit of Open Platforms

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It’s brill — it gets rid of all the ads on Facebook. And it’s all free! This is the best thing since sliced bread. I love it.

Social Networks and Digital Sharecropping

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Social Networks and Digital Sharecropping October 1, 2007 I was reading Deborah Finn’s curmugeonly post about Facebook. I have been having curmudgeonly thoughts about social networks in general.

Why I’m twittering

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Why I’m twittering December 7, 2007 Yes, it’s hard to believe. in general, which includes Twitter, Facebook, and others – with the goal of crafting a strategy. I succumbed. Be Helpful.

Facebook Causes: Not a Cash Cow (Yet)

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The recent analysis of giving through Facebook Causes by The Washington Post was not encouraging. A recent survey published by NTEN, Common Knowledge, and ThePort had a similar conclusion: Only 39 percent of respondents said they've raised money on Facebook. percent said they had raised over $10,000. read more.

What OpenSocial Means

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology What OpenSocial Means November 1, 2007 The buzz of the blogosphere is the announcement of Google’s OpenSocial. Marc Andreessen, who is, of late, connected to Ning, has a great blog entry with details.

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Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants November 19, 2007 Today, it’s my turn to host the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. It was an open call, so there are a wide variety of posts to talk about. Good stuff!

More good news from Google: Open Handset Alliance

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And just like OpenSocial was a great answer to Facebook, this is a great answer to the iPhone. This is big. This means that anyone can hack their phones – and a raft of developers can create really interesting kinds of software for phones. The SDK will be available later this month. Why is this good news for nonprofits? Be Helpful.

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This entry was posted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2007 at 7:42 am and is filed under CRM , Technology. It was a nice intro for Matthew.

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This entry was posted on Thursday, May 31st, 2007 at 1:20 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. Which version of the plugin are you using?

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This entry was posted on Thursday, August 16th, 2007 at 3:52 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. It was super easy to do. Great work. Een [.]

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This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 18th, 2007 at 4:38 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. I called in Uber Campaign when I created it.

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This entry was posted on Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 at 11:03 am and is filed under Triathlon. Steve | Monday, 24 September 2007 at 7:17 am Ha!

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 17th, 2007 at 1:48 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. Here’s a run down of how it works.

1,000,000 Strong for Facebook Groups | Beaconfire Wire

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Suddenly, everyone in the political world could see how viral Facebook could really be, and how fast you could grow a community. Long Live IE6!

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Some sample data representing all gifts for 2007. Mike Leach | Thursday, 22 March 2007 at 12:51 pm Hi Steve, Excellent process maps.

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This entry was posted on Monday, March 19th, 2007 at 2:32 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. This review is ongoing. Part 2 [.] THANKS!!

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Convio Open – Why the Convio Facebook Application blows away Causes

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I will write more about the API later, but everyone is really there to see the Facebook opportunity. They have also made it easy to build.

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Web 2.0 Experiments, snafus and stumbles

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Experiments, snafus and stumbles December 17, 2007 I seem to have lost my head. Turns out, unlike Facebook, or Myspace and such, the “Spock Bot&# makes pages for people without their knowing. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Web 2.0

Test yourself on Facebook | Beaconfire Wire

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More below the fold… From the Facebook developers’ blog (emphasis in original): You can now make officially sanctioned test accounts [.]

Platforms break open!

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October 15, 2007 If you are new to this site, you might want to read more , and subscribe to my feed. They’ve got this great Facebook application – basically a template that allows an organization to create their own Facebook app. Here’s a quick overview of both initiatives. You make your own conclusions.

Hello, Washington Post: Dolllars Per Facebook Donor Is Not the Right Metric for Success

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Proclaiming that fundraising using Facebook Causes was a failure based on a calculation of dollars per donor. . Tags: facebook I agree.

Facebook Causes and Effects | Beaconfire Wire

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And when you create your cause in Facebook, make sure you pick the right one for the donations to go to! Long Live IE6! lotusmedia 2.0

Charities Cry Foul on Chase Facebook Charitable Giving Contest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Chase Community Giving contest on Facebook is one of the biggest online contests thus far, open to more than 500,000 charities.

A Tale of Three NPO Facebook Apps | Beaconfire Wire

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FaceBook is where millions of Americans hang out online. The other newcomer to the Facebook space is Care2’s Petitions App. That??s

Facebook needs to shear the fluff | Beaconfire Wire

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» Facebook needs to shear the fluff Posted Tuesday, September 25th, 2007 at 7:16 pm by John Brian (91 posts) Baaaaa. Long Live IE6!

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Clicktools: getting outside feedback into Salesforce Clicktools: getting outside feedback into Salesforce Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 April 2007 07:20 Written by Steve Tuesday, 24 April 2007 07:20 Clicktools is a killer data gathering tool that integrates with Salesforce.com.

Micro-Targeting Facebook Users with Social Ads. It’s a snap. | Beaconfire Wire

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Putting Caribbean Projects on the (Google) Map » Micro-Targeting Facebook Users with Social Ads. Long Live IE6! It’s a snap. PRESTO!

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Salesforce.com for Political Campaigns Salesforce.com for Political Campaigns Last Updated on Saturday, 7 April 2007 06:05 Written by Steve Friday, 6 April 2007 07:16 Nonprofits get Salesforce.com donated, but anyone can buy it. Definitely interesting, even if it is for Mitt Romney.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Kurt Vonnegut, RIP Kurt Vonnegut, RIP Last Updated on Thursday, 12 April 2007 07:25 Written by Steve Thursday, 12 April 2007 07:25 A great American author passed away last night– Kurt Vonnegut died at the age of 84. Cat’s Cradle blows me away every time I think about it.