3 Ways Your Creative Can Move Your Social Movement Forward

Connection Cafe

Some of the most successful social movements for good developed strategies and approaches where creative was included to spark involvement from participants. Social Movements for Good is available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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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.

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Viva the Time on Site, The Page View is Dead!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm tracking social media metrics for a variety reasons. Surprisingly, what I'm reading is coming to me via social sharing. Sharing, Engagement, Interaction, Popularity, etc are some of the emerging terms for metrics for social media that are in process of being defined.

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!

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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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.

Working to Change the World - May 24, 2007

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Bill Coleman and I will be speaking at Santa Clara University on Working to Change the World on May 24th, 2007. Coleman, co-founder of BEA Systems, the fastest growing technology company in history, and Fruchterman, recipient of the 2006 MacArthur Genius Award, will talk about their passion for social improvement. What are the triumphs, risks, and challenges in social benefit entrepreneurship? Thursday, May 24, 2007 5:30-6:30 p.m.

How Many Hours Per Week Should Your Nonprofit Invest in Social Media?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The estimates below allow for the time required to research and create content for your social media campaigns, the actual time spent engaging and participating in your nonprofit’s online communities, and the time necessary to monitor and report ROI. Deciding What Social Media Tools to Use.

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Are Nonprofits Using Social Media Effectively?

Frogloop

Are nonprofits utilizing social media to engage folks? After taking a look at the Nonprofit Times list of 100 top nonprofits based on income, my team over at craigconnects checked out who was proactively and effectively utilizing social media in August and September of 2011.

What I Learned About Philanthropy, Fundraising, and Social Impact at IFCAsia in Bangkok

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In 2007, over ten years ago, I launched a crowdfunding campaign to participate in the first ever Cambodian bloggers conference, organized by Tharu m and colleagues. If you want to see storytelling at its finest, coupled with breathtaking social impact, watch the videos.

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. In its heyday in 2006 and 2007, Myspace was an incredibly vibrant community of artists, musicians, and impassioned activists and do-gooders. Watch Video. Via BBC News Magazine : .

Why Komen Was Destined to Clash with Social Media

SocialFish

One is the concept of Founder’s Syndrome, which was outlined elegantly in this post by Nell Edgington on Social Velocity. Starting in 2007, the organization introduced its pink ribbon logo and changes the name to include “for the Cure.”

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I love this new video from the Case Foundation about the power of social media for social change. The numbers illustrate how far the field has come in adopting social media, although not 100% adoption. The video reminded me of the classic video, “ The Machine is US/ing Us.”

2007 Global Social Venture Competition

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The Global Social Venture Competition is a great event: bringing the talents of business school students from around the world to bear on society's pressing problems. I just found out about a matching making blog for the 2007 GSVC, where social groups can link up with students who want to work on a business plan. Any social entrepreneur in the Bay Area who has at least a reasonably well-developed business idea or venture.

N-TEN Conference 2007 - Flickr Session!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

N-TEN Conference 2007 - Flick Session! Lots of questions -- a question that seems to asked of every single social media tool: How do deal with the lack of control? Originally uploaded by christuttledotcom. Just finished the flickr session.

Games for Change 2007: Funders Perspective Panel

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Interested in games for learning and social change. Social change is a difficult thing to assess. Assessing social change is the same conversation as assessing learning. Photo by Rikomatic.

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.

2007: New Year's Technology Resolutions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

To organize all my contacts that are distributed all over the place in various social networking communities. To be more productive with the time I spend online and put some of the suggestions that Ed Hallowell in his book, Crazy Busy suggests about avoiding online time wasters. To stop being a digital slob in terms of my hard drive, tagging habits, flickr photo annotation, blog posts, etc. It probably means to slow down and not try to do so much at such a frenetic pace.

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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Social Media: You're Probably Doing It Wrong

Frogloop

Let''s be honest, social media is progressing and changing every single day and most people don''t have the time to keep up with the most effective way to do social media. Amy and I will provide concrete advice from our new book Social Change Anytime Everywhere on what you need to be doing to build and mobilize your communities through multifaceted campaigns and by integrating social media into your online communications and outreach.

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.

Five Social Media Myths You Need to Know

Frogloop

A new study by ComScore says that US Internet users spend 1 out of every 6 minutes online engaging with social networks. This is a significant increase from 2007 when ComScore reported that Internet users spent 1 out of every 12 minutes online using social networks. And while it maybe true that your organization needs a better Facebook strategy, it’s also important that you dig a little deeper into social media stats. Social Media is a great fundraising tool.

How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Quite simply, the release of the first iPhone® on June 29, 2007 (my 35th). 4) SOCIAL MEDIA. Your nonprofit must approach social media from a mobile-first perspective.

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NetCentric Advocacy: ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « social circles - marcos weskamp | Main | HillaryClinton.com - Campaign Song Poll » May 17, 2007 ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT Network syncronizing distributed group of people to take a photo at the same time. ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT. All these pictures where taken on Friday 11th May 2007, at 8pm GMT*.

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. The process of considering how to get social starts with considering goals. What are the reasons for integrating social media into your website?

13 of the Best Nonprofit Videos from the Last 13 Years

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These early adopters were also embracing Myspace when the vast majority of nonprofits hadn’t yet had their aha moment about social media. Social Media YouTube

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Social Simulators

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I've seen two social simulator projects in the last couple of months, and they are both worth exploring. The first was at the NCTI: National Center for Technology Innovation » 2007 NCTI Technology Innovators Conference, where I had a blast keynoting.

Live from Convio Summit 2007 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Live From New York: 2007 DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Launch Day! Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide

Idealware

We've completed updated our Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide , including the workbook and consultant directory. 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

d do in other social media spaces: learn more about the person. Twitter reflections and insights have been the air. Chris Brogan's post says, " Twitter has changed my life."

The Mayo Clinic and Healthcare Social Media

SocialFish

Here’s a good slide deck from my hero (and one of the people I have been following on Twitter since I joined waaaay back in 2007) Lee Aase of the Mayo Clinic, whom you will recognize as one of the forerunners of B2B social media and specifically healthcare industry social media.

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. An earlier post, Colonizing Social Spaces , looked more broadly at the benefits and drawbacks of museums utilzing social networking sites.

Friday Pop Quiz

SocialFish

creativity social media So I am sitting here at the Maryland Psychological Association Convention, in deep dark Linthicum Heights, Maryland (no, I'd never heard of it either) at my vendor table, waiting for people to start showing up. This is pretty exciting, I've never been a "vendor" before! I'll have to see if I can use my charms to get a new member or two. ; ) And I had a giggle to myself about something. You know the 1:10:90 rule? It obviously doesn't add up to 100. Pop quiz.

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?

Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My eldest son, Jimmy, and I were able to attend a portion of the Global Social Benefit Incubator at Santa Clara University last week. We were able to hear the elevator pitches of more than a dozen social entrepreneurs from literally all over the world.

Social Networking for the Socially Minded - washingtonpost.com

AFP Blog

Social Networking for the Socially Minded - washingtonpost.com: "Social Networking for the Socially MindedDistrict Firm Razoo Joins Other Web Site Builders Trying to Reinvent How People Give Money to CharityBy Zachary A. GoldfarbWashington Post Staff WriterMonday, December 17, 2007; Page D01The office of Razoo on Connecticut Avenue blends two distinct cultures common in Washington.It

Open Social Networks

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 Open Social Networks November 5, 2007 As I’ve mentioned before, there has been a lot of thought and interest in the issue of opening up social networks, outside of what has been, until last week, totally closed silos. I linked to a great thought piece a while back on opening up the social graph (that is, your network of friends.)

What’s the Secret to Social Media Success? Cute Animal Theory

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

grist.org has discovered what social media folks who work for zoos, aquariums, and animal welfare organizations already know. Cute animals rule the social web! The example below is from the Monterrey Bay Aquarium and one of their most popular videos.

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)