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


Viral benefit of social networks : if you have a network in place, you might increase your chances of reaching a lot of people during a crisis.

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Social Media Fundraising, Obama and the 2012 Presidential Election


President Barack Obama raised nearly $410 million dollars through individual contributions in 2008. … Online Fundraising Social Media event fundraising fundraising nonprofit social media Peer to Peer Fundraising social media for non profits Social Media for Nonprofits Social Media Strategy

Social Impact Investments

ASU Lodestar Center

What criteria should nonprofits consider before accepting a social impact investment? Why Social Impact Investing Is Hurting Nonprofits.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I also want to them to discover and follow their own sense of social activism. I baked a lot of cupcakes with my mom for those bake sales.

ASAE 2008 Here I come!


Go forth and be social! Here's my original schedule post. Here's a few others' - Jeff, Elizabeth , Jamie. You'll notice there's a wee bit of repetition, as we're all bloggers and therefore all going to blogger-related stuff!! Here's Lindy's nice post for first timers. And don't worry about imposing on us - that is what we are all about!

Are You STILL Trying to Sell Social Media at Work?


At some point, almost EVERYONE at wants to lay claim to a company’s social media presence. You can just sell social to sell social.

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11 Types of Photos Nonprofits Should Post on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Over the last six months I have been pondering heavily this popular concept that “Social media is free!” Thought-Provoking Photos.

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Anticipate - Personalize - Integrate


Tags: API Blackbaud NetCommunity Generation Y Technology NetWits Newsletters Social Networking Internet Marketing

Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

According to the American Red Cross , A recent Red Cross survey asked 1,058 adults about their use of social media sites in emergency situations.

Social Media Tips for Nonprofits


There’s little question that social media is growing in popularity and becoming more of a mainstream activity. Keep Your Audience Engaged.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Deciding What Social Media Tools to Use. The truth is that you get out of social media what you put into it. LinkedIn: 5 Hours Weekly.

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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. Watch Video. Via BBC News Magazine : .

My Top 16 tools of 2008

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Elgg is the open source social network management system. So what tools did you come to depend on in 2008? These span the range from tools I use every day or every week, to tools use more occasionally, but depend on. They also span the range of proprietary, SaaS, and Open Source. Open Source Tools. WordPress. Drupal. Songbird.

Women Rule Social Networks


Did you know that women also dominate social networks? According to a Pew study, in 2008 women comprised 53% of social networking site users. Over the past two years, women have increased their social networking usage and now comprise 56% of the social networking consumer base.

Rockstar Nairobi Social Entrepreneur

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

She’s an incredible social entrepreneur I just visited with in Nairobi, Kenya. Carol Wanjiku is the CEO of Daproim. and we needed more help.

3 Things Every Board Member Should Know About Social Media


Not all social media channels are created equal. Read on for more about what every board member needs to know about social media.

Landing Page Optimization for Online Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


May 22, 2008 | Melissa Tooley Copyright © 2008, , Inc. The result was an in-depth eleven page report. All rights reserved.

Landing Page Optimization for Online Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


May 22, 2008 | Melissa Tooley Copyright © 2008, , Inc. The result was an in-depth eleven page report. All rights reserved.

[Cool Social Tools] Donor Drive


During this same two-year time period, overall dollars for clients that raise over a million a year through DonorDrive were up over 69% as well.

To the Small Nonprofits on the Social Web: 5,000 is the Magic Number

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There is absolutely a math to social media and once you hit that 5,000 mark, you’ll begin experience a faster pace of growth. Blush.

Got Your Ears On? How to Listen to Your Audience Using Social Media


Social media is all the buzz these days. While it's relatively easy to dabble in social media, listening is the critical component in developing a social media strategy that is right for both your audience and your objectives. Because social media is open and public by nature, listening is not only welcome -- it's expected.

Announcing… Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If I want to find out who is doing social media correctly, I always look to Heather’s blog and tweets. Web 2.0, and Web 3.0 Testimonials.

Demo 2008: Good2Gether Uses Social Technology to Help Nonprofits | Epicenter from

AFP Blog

Demo 2008: Good2Gether Uses Social Technology to Help Nonprofits | Epicenter from "Founder Gregory McHale came up with the idea for Good2Gether while looking up information on Hurricane Katrina. He created a widget which.

Creature Comfort: Where are the Couches in Museums?

Museum 2.0

It was an educational space with content, just different, focused more on a social experience. In the final installment of Museum 2.0’s Signage.

How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's a question I get all the time: How much time and resources does it take to implement social media? Download it here. In A Museum?

Networks and Social Movements

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Policy: Organizing for Social and Economic Justice , vol.28, no.3, Flickr photo by Panacheart. Guest post by Mary Manuel.

Social Media: You're Probably Doing It Wrong


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. We''ll also walk you through crucial crisis management tips to keep on hand and how to overcome common social media obstacles as well as learn from your mistakes.

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.

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2008's most popular posts


I realized this might be a useful roundup of the hottest topics of 2008 from this blog. On Community Building How to create an online community successfully What I want a social media expert to know Communities = more than the sum of their social media parts What if you build it and they don't come? over the past year.

[Cool Social Tools] DonorDrive Ups Your Fundraising Game


Cool Social Tools Nimble Nonprofit————-. This industry first coaches supporters to be better fundraisers.

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Blog Action Day: Can One Person Make A Difference? Challenging Poverty With Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He chronicled his story and work in Bangladesh using social media tools and engaging story telling techniques. I don???t It doesn???t I don???t

Maddie’s Must Reads for July – Social Media Edition


Also, part 2 – What Teens Really Think about YouTube, Google+, Reddit and Other Social Media. ——– ( photo credit ).

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For ASAE members: Countdown to ASAE 2008


MADDIE'S TOP TEN THINGS TO PLAN TO DO AT ASAE 2008 (sort of in date order): - Ummmm. haven't registered yet? tsk tsk! Check it out here. Flight?

Convio 2008 Innovator Awards - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


They promoted the campaign through social media sites and raised $300k online within two months. Created a wall of 5,000 signers photos.

We Are Media Toolbox: Photo Sharing


It's photosharing day in the We Are Media toolbox festival! Does your organization run any events? Do you hire a photographer? We used to. Now, each year at the NTC, we ask our colleagues to upload any digital photos they take into Flickr, and to tag those photos with 07NTC / 08NTC / etc. and NTEN ). . Give us examples!

Convio 2008 Innovator Awards


Here are the results for the 2008 Innovator Awards: Advocacy campaign or program. They promoted the campaign through social media sites and raised $300k online within two months. Each year, at the annual Convio Summit, Convio honors a few of their clients who have pushed the envelope with their online campaigns. Email Communications.

Care2 and NOAA Promote International Year of the Reef 2008 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


The idea was that thefederal agency would work with Care2 to build support for the International Year of the Reef 2008. We tend to agree!

Dreamforce 2008 post-mortem - back to the cheap seats

Judi Sohn

I always had someone to talk to and socialize with. I had never been to a large, high-priced business conference like Dreamforce before, much less spoken at one. Oh, the details! No expense was spared, and lots of open bars. Frankly, it was almost ostentatious in this economy. Like a solution in search of a problem. “Facebook?

Favorite Do-Good Books of 2008

Have Fun - Do Good

PhilanTopic included the book on its list of Best Philanthropy-Related Books of 2008. This was probably the book that moved me the most in 2008.

How Are Your 2008 Activist Resolutions Going?

Have Fun - Do Good

We're half way through 2008, so I thought I'd share how mine are going, and check in on yours. How are your 2008 Activist Resolutions going?