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Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

The discussion featured: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization's voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available.

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

The speakers include: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization’s voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media.

How The National Wildlife Federation Uses Social Media

John Haydon

We’ve definitely had to take into account that the benefits that come from being active on social media sites are often measured differently than other business goals of the organization.&#. There hasn’t been a conscious decision to do this stuff–a few of us just started doing it and the organization is seeing the benefits and is jumping on board one program at a time. Following is an interview I conducted with Daniela Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation.

Guest Post by Angus Parker: Review and Book Giveaway - The New Community Rules by Tamar Weinberg

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here we review, 'The New Community Rules' by Tamar Weinberg - probably the single most important book to read this year if you are involved in marketing your organization or cause on the web. Note from Beth: I got a review copy. I read the book. It rocked.

8 Benefits of Having a Nonprofit Blog

Have Fun - Do Good

Can having a blog benefit your organization? Blogs help provide quick, up to the minute news about your organization and cause. Not only can you share organizational news as it happens, you can also comment on how breaking news in the world relates to your cause, or organization.

Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

The discussion featured: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization's voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available.

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

The speakers include: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization's voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media.

10 Questions to Get You Started Using Social Media for Your Nonprofit or Do-Good Project

Have Fun - Do Good

What are people already saying about my cause, or organization? Search on Google , Google Blog Search , Technorati , Twitter Search , and Social Mention for your cause, the name of your organization (if you have one), and the URL of your website (if you have one). Search on Facebook too to see if anyone has already created a Facebook Page for your cause or organization. StumbleUpon , Delicious ) Wiki (i.e.

How To Build A Social Media Cockpit With Firefox

John Haydon

Y ou are a heavy user of Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, FriendFeed, Digg and Delicious. You’re trying stay current with your blog reading, trying to organize source material for future posts and stay active in a dozen social media sites. I’ve listed below several add-ons that I use, followed by three tips for organizing your FireFox browser into a kick-ass social media cockpit : Firefox Add-ons for Social Media: Stumbleupon : Quickly discover content with once click.

4 Social media tips that Rock by @franswaa

John Haydon

I was already using Facebook so I quickly got accounts on Twitter , FriendFeed , StumbleUpon and Delicious. Share useful resources on Delicious or StumbleUpon. Get others within my organization to start using Twitter.

Digg This?

Beaconfire Wire

Easier to determine–and something I can now instruct you to do for yourself–is to learn the difference between Digg , Reddit , Facebook , Twitter , and StumbleUpon. I think it’s a very specific type of content that is successful on sites like Digg and I doubt that most of the organizations we work with would see much from adding this functionality to their sites. Take a look down at the bottom of this post. See all those little icons?

My wish for Web 2.5

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

apps out there, and beginning to try and use them to create content and organize my life, I have come to the following conclusion: the apps are great, but integration still sucks. I now have accounts at del.icio.us, ma.gnolia, furl, and stumbleupon. too bad they don’t have stumbleupon included. But I’m not so sold on stumbleupon anyway.

Web 2.0 Part IIa: Social Bookmarking

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

These days, most browsers have a nice bookmark bar – that really helps organize sites you visit regularly. You could google for them, but wouldn’t it be great to see other people’s links – things they found organically? I have to admit that my reasons have more to do with the latter (getting at my bookmarks in an organized fashion (i.e.

Web 2

Netscape wants its gatekeepers back | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

It’s a form of wikiality, to be sure – StumbleUpon is almost built to be a network of goofy stuff. All of this goes to show that non-profit organizations might want to think about their resource allocation when it comes to getting out their story.

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Marketing Genius: What's Your Brilliant Thought?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Convio asked me to prepare something for organizations that are just getting ready to embrace social media. You'll want to identify easy, simple first projects that flow from your organization’s internet marketing plan.