Long Term Success with Social Media

NetWits

Guest post by my friend Geoff Livingston, author of Welcome to the Fifth Estate a new book focused on creating and sustain a winning social media strategy. Why is it that we don’t discuss long-term success with social media? Social wasn’t deployed for social’s sake.

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

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frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" July 24, 2007 | Kira Wow - this is fantastic!

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

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" July 24, 2007 | Kira Wow - this is fantastic!

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World Economic Forum - Davos 2007

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It's that time of year when social entrepreneurs get to hang out and carouse with the world's leaders. This is where many of the key global players from the social entrepreneurship field get together, under the auspices of Klaus and Hilde Schwab. The first event is the Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur Summit. And, later in the week I move to Davos for the World Economic Forum - Annual Meeting 2007.

Wrapping Up the 2007 Skoll World Forum

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

A couple of years ago, the focus was too academic and much of the material was not interesting to the social entrepreneurs. He spent over an hour giving a talk to the Skoll social entrepreneurs on Tuesday before the event.

How To Put Social Fundraising On Steroids: Community Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How To Marry Social Media with Fundraising. Social fundraising is when your nonprofit integrates tried and true fundraising techniques with social media to inspire your supporters to raise money from their networks on your behalf. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0 Most often these new experiments have grown out of frustration with the fact that, despite several decades of rapid growth in philanthropy and nonprofits, many of the same social and environmental problems persist, or are getting worse.

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Games for Change 2007: Funders Perspective Panel

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Interested in games for learning and social change. Funded a project to work with state of Michigan - requirement for high school graduation is that all students have an online learning experience. Social change is a difficult thing to assess. Photo by Rikomatic.

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. It was the optimal time for early adoption of social media by nonprofits, and it’s no coincidence that the nonprofits that embraced these new tools in 2006 through 2008 are today the most successful nonprofits on the Social Web. There’s definitely a math to social media synergy, and those that start early have both time and math on their side.

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The Social Website: Integrating Social Media into Website Design and Function

NTEN

If you're considering revamping your website to include social elements like the Facebook Like button, streaming from YouTube, or adding information from a social site through its API, it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. There are many ways to “get social,” and so many reasons for doing so. Primarily, it's about creating a fundamentally engaging experience for the website visitor that brings them closer to your organization.

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Acronym: Experience Web 2.0 at Annual Meeting

AFP Blog

Of interest to those attending ASAE and the Center's 2007 Annual MeetingAcronym: Experience Web 2.0 and social media and the way that they're transforming human interaction. From the ASAE Blog Acronym. at Annual Meeting: "You've heard a lot recently about Web 2.0 You've probably also heard the Chicken Littles of the world describing how Web 2.0 could spell the demise of associations. They say. NPtech NPConference NPASAE NPWeb2.0.

Web 2.0 Experiments, snafus and stumbles

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Experiments, snafus and stumbles December 17, 2007 I seem to have lost my head. I did set a pretty high bar a while back for the next social network I’d join. at 11:45 am It’s my social graph, darn it! I’m not joining any social networks like this anymore. As frictions to communication crumble down, the Web will be more and more social, and people will be more and more connected.

Launch Day! Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide

Idealware

We've completed updated our Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide , including the workbook and consultant directory. In my experience at newspapers and magazines, journalists rarely celebrate their publications. Social MediaHere we are again with another Launch Day at Idealware.

The Six Signs That Twitter Isn't For Your Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" I might also say that Chris's life changing experience on Twitter has had a ripple effect on two young Cambodian college students, Leng Sopharath and Champerom. d do in other social media spaces: learn more about the person. Twitter reflections and insights have been the air.

Is Quora Yet Another Social Network (YASN) or Something Different?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the holidays, I finally visited Quora , a social learning site focused around asking and answering questions founded by an ex-Facebook employee. Prior to the holidays I ignored them because I just couldn’t stomach “yet another social network.” So, what made me go check it out?

Museums and Flickr

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Shooting Script Colonizing Social Spaces , looked more broadly at the benefits and drawbacks of museums utilzing social networking sites. m going to look exclusively at Flickr and our experience with the American Image site. oh, the whole social.

The more things change …

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The exceptions to this in my experience have been very, very few and far between.

Using Social Media to Share Research

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the ideas we explored is it possible through social media to share some of the findings in a conversational way to help prod more insights from the field. That model uses social media a mechanism to give feedback. But what about using it to make social change more scalable?

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

Libby Davy : Hi Steve - we are all about building capacity and deep learning on social media for. 1) myspace (1) nspcc (2) oxfam (2) podcast (1) second life (5) social impact (6) social media (16) social networking (6) storytelling (6) tagging (3) web 2.0 (18)

How Nonprofits Can Increase Reach and Engagement Using Facebook Notes

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook Notes is a native app that was popular when Facebook Pages first launched in 2007, but as Status Updates and the News Feed took precedence, the Facebook Notes app quickly lost prominence. Facebook Social Media

Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just read the new book from Sally Osberg, President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation, and strategy guru Roger Martin, Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works. I always refer aspiring social entrepreneurs to the article when they ask me how they can win a Skoll Award.

A goodbye to Facebook and LinkedIn?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

August 7, 2007 I’ve been experimenting with the non-content centered social networking sites LinkedIn and Facebook for a while now. and our own Social Source Commons , are a different animal.) And I’ll also be experimenting with the XHTML Friends Network , which looks like an interesting start on an open way to connect people. { It’s supports a distributed social networking, uh, network.

Social Networks and Digital Sharecropping

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 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. Time suck: Social networks are a time suck. Content suck: And why do the for-profit social networks exist, when you really get down to it?

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

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frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" July 24, 2007 | Kira Wow - this is fantastic!

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Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The panel featured some previews from a recent research study “ How Strong Is Your Social Net? The always thoughtful and inspiring, Avinash Kaushik, suggests that there four social media metrics that we should focus on measuring across channels. Of course, you need to start with.

See a problem? Throw a website at it!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

July 6, 2007 Deborah, is, as per usual, diplomatic in her discussion of the site " Sustainable Nonprofit ", which is a new(?) website that is designed to: "create a unified place for nonprofits and experts to share their experience, pain, achievements, and discoveries." Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology See a problem? Throw a website at it!

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

Nonprofit Tech for Good

What was the very first social media tool your organization utilized, and when? In February 2006, WITNESS first social media tool was the launch of its YouTube Channel. What social media tools are you currently utilizing? Who maintains your social media campaigns?

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Human + coLAB Experiment Post Mortem

Museum 2.0

Thanks to all who visited the coLAB and participated in the Human + collaborative experiment over the past ten days. It was blogged by three sites, including Beth Kanter of the highly regarded non-profit social media site Beth’s Blog.

Drupal, Joomla and Plone! Oh my!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

April 15, 2007 At NTC , there was a lot of talk about the “big three&# open source CMS packages that most people these days in our sector are using: Drupal , Plone , and Joomla. I’ve had a fair bit of experience with Drupal – nosi.net is run on Drupal, and I’d done a Drupal install once, and helped with some now and again. at 4:31 pm Hey Michelle, So most of my experience has been with Joomla, and 1.5

Experimenting with Facebook Landing Pages

NTEN

We also offer our Social Media for Building Community class regularly. This is a basic, intro-level class on how nonprofits can use Social Media, and is intended for nonprofits who are just getting started (no landing pages covered). Tags: facebook NPTech NTEN Social Media Communications Elaina Buzzell, Senior Program Coordinator, NPower Seattle.

Technology Support as Teaching

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 Technology Support as Teaching April 24, 2007 I’ve been thinking a lot about technology support lately. Part of it is being prompted by my own technology support experiences with my satellite “broadband&# provider (which have been largely frustrating).

Lost in Translation: Twitter Experience, Culture and Community for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That is the case for Twitter, words alone, no matter how good of a translator you are, won't do the experience justice. There has been an amazing conversation about twitter on the social web over the past couple of days.

Can You Crowdsource Your Next Big Fundraising Idea?

Connection Cafe

Dell’s IdeaStorm launched in 2007 and since then, 23,000 ideas have been submitted and 550 have been implemented. The program didn’t result from a brainstorming session of nonprofit staff, but was created by a volunteer in Colorado and implemented locally in 2007.

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Are Social Enterprises Viable Models for Funding Nonprofits?

ASU Lodestar Center

Solving basic social problems requires a level of sustainable investment that donors and government cannot provide alone. Social enterprise models may well offer an answer. It may be time to rethink how these important social organizations are funded. One answer to these questions may be the social enterprise model, which has the potential to revolutionize both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors.

Wielding Web 2.0 Intelligently: the SFMOMA Experiment

Museum 2.0

SFMOMA’s goal was to create a way for visitors—online and onsite in their learning lab—to "share their experience" of the Eliasson show. That’s a negative if the goal is to get out into the blogging or social network community. Last week, I saw the new Olafur Eliasson show at SFMOMA.

Five Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media will remain a top priority for nonprofits in 2014, but 2013 helped solidify social media as a mandatory set of communication tools. 2) Integration of Digital Payments Into Social Networks. The reality is that mobile and social media require time to use effectively.

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How to find out about free and open source software

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Send queries to nonprofit tech lists for experiences and information, like nosi-discussion , nten-discuss , riders-tech , and others.

Why I’m twittering

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 Why I’m twittering December 7, 2007 Yes, it’s hard to believe. I’ve critiqued Twitter and social networks in general. But, the biggest reason that I’m twittering is that as the Coordinator of NOSI , I’m experimenting with Web 2.0

NpTech Tag Summary: Face-to-Face or Mediated Experience, Open Source Software Communities, and Blog Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A social graph if the NpTech tag based on a google search NpTech Conversations Gavin's digital diner has written an article about the options that technology gives us for opting out of face-to-face gatherings. Are you suffering from Social Networking Web Sites overload syndrome ?

Game Friday: Games as Gateways to Open-Ended Experiences

Museum 2.0

I’m one of many people associated with The Electric Sheep Company who have worked on this (free, still available) cross-platform experience , and I was lucky enough to write the narrative games that weave through the Second Life experience.