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Innovation in Healthcare Social Media


Social Media – The Competitive Edge in Healthcare [WHITE PAPER]. “The healthcare industry is in flux.

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute


This year, the social media team — along with our web team — joined the global marketing and communications division. link]. link].

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 Strategy: United Methodist Church and 10THOUSANDDOORS


The United Methodist Church recently launched a site with social media at its heart! What they’ve done is create a “social media mashup” – Google Friend Connect, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, iLike and more. Their new site goes far beyond a Facebook page or Twitter account. Why’d they take this approach you ask

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.

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Philanthropy and Social Media: New Whitepaper from The Institute for Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

Social media is one of the most tangible examples of the real time web. . Image credit: Philanthropy and Social Media whitepaper].

The Five Stages of A Social Media PR Disaster

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mack Collier, in his post, Social Media Crisis Management 101 , also talks about the importance of a quick response and the right response.

Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The goal is to help participants create a social media strategy AND take a deep dive into the tactics and tools of social media.

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10 Tips for Managing Social Media Burnout

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Six months ago I came pretty close to complete social media burnout. I was running over 20 social networking profiles, logging in seven days a week, and at minimum pulling 60-hour work weeks. If you are managing numerous social networking profiles Monday-Friday, then you need some down time on Saturday and Sunday.

Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors Guest Post By Geri Stengel, Ventureneer. Use social media to engage in a dialog.

Nonprofits and Social Media: Seth Godin, Beth Kanter and The Chronicle of Philanthropy All Chime In


Godin says that nonprofits are resistant to change and slow to adopt social media as well as the free online tools available to them. Do you know who Seth Godin is? If not, make sure to check out his blog and what Wikipedia has to say about him. You might be thinking to your self, “Why is Frank asking me this?” What do you think?

Advancing Social Media Measurement for Philanthropic Outcomes #sm_re

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One SNA concept that Marc shared comes from Ron Burt and it is about “Bridging VS Bonding Social Capital.” Radio Bilingue. With me?

5 Steps to a Successful Social Media Strategy

Amy Sample Ward

Social media, as many have said time and again, is only part of your campaigning, part of your fundraising, and part of your communications.

Three Ways Social Media Has Negatively Affected the Nonprofit Sector (and What We Can Do About It)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

3) Social media burnout. Tips for handling social media burnout? Social MediaNo doubt. Seriously. Thoughts?

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Five Tips for Nonprofits to Ramp Up their Social Media


” How much time should you spend on social media if you have limited resources?” Create a Social Media Staff Handbook.

The social media for social good landscape

ASU Lodestar Center

Twenty-first-century statecraft is but one approach to using social media to advance a social cause. social media Logan Harper

Using Social Media to Share Research

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Last Spring, Allison Fine and I did an evaluation report for the Case Foundation on the America’s Giving Challenge 2009.

Using the Social Web to Make Local Impact


Friday, October 2, 2009, is LIVE STRONG Day. While their efforts are focused on encouraging local participation in the physical sense they’ve also made it possible for people to participate online through social media using sites like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube. Let’s have a look

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Is your Nonprofit too Social Media Dependent?


world and nonprofit’s wanting to carve out their space in it, it’s important that we: 1) Spend some time (not all of it) capturing people’s basic contact information (name, state, and email address at the very least) as part of your social networking strategy. With all the buzz of the Web 2.0 Here’s why.

[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? What social media tools are you currently utilizing?

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


Let’s get down to my top 10 list of things every nonprofit should know about social media and online communications. Agreed!

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Three Lessons in Social Media Fundraising


Many align nicely with some of the principles of We Are Media. The key here is another point from the report: Social media tends to work best for organizations in an "Action-re?ection-revision-action" There's No Such Thing as Social Media Fundraising. New Media Can Mean New Donors.

Facebook is Great, but Does it Really Work for Fundraising?


This week ReadWriteWeb shed some light on the ineffectiveness of social networks to aid in customer acquisition (see graph below).

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Time Management Tips for Nonprofit Techies and Social Media Strategists

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using Social Networking to build your YMCA career View more presentations from steveheye. Lots of great stuff here! Use of YMCA equipment.

Guest Post by Gaurav Mishra: The 4Cs Social Media Framework

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Need for the 4Cs Social Media Framework. I have found that first-timer find social media confusing because of two reasons.

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More From #P2P15 | The Most Tweetable Peer to Peer Moments

Connection Cafe

The conference organizers stepped up their social media game in a big way this year, allowing attendees to virtually attend multiple breakouts at once.

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications


Last week I spoke on a couple of great panels at the Politics Online Conference about technology, social media and how Congress is trying to adapt to the ever-changing world wide web aka the “series of tubes&# as former Senator Ted Stevens so hilariously described it. All great questions! Agreed!

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4 Keys to Building a Successful Nonprofit Web Site


It’s been an exciting endeavor and given us a lot of insight into using social media for nonprofits and fundraising! Our main goal is to help you learn how to leverage our technology and the tools that make up social media. We recently launched a new blog here at Blackbaud Internet Solutions.

eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Reveals Latest Metrics for Advocacy, Fundraising and Social Media


Online fundraising grew 14% from 2009 to 2010. However, it’s important to note that the 2010 fundraising response rate was actually 0.08% and fell 19% on average from 2009 to 2010. From 2009 to 2010, advocacy response rates declined 7% on average. Are enewsletters still worth your organization’s time? Why is that?

Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot Blog

Who should speak for your organization in social media? If you're not sure, it may be time to work out a social media policy for your staff and volunteers who blog and chat and comment online, where the personal and professional lines often blur.( How can you control what’s being said about your group and your cause?

Can Social Media Marketing and Traditional Marketing Coexist?


If the goal is to integrate social media marketing into your traditional marketing, you're setting yourself up for failure. By comparison, social media marketing is based on relinquishing control, two-way communication, building community, and breaking out of campaign-thinking to build trust over time. social media

Social Media and the Performing Arts: Engagement First, Ticket Sales Second

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Arts and Social Media View more presentations from kanter. How do we track and monitor our social media strategy? advice.

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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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Silos Culture Inside the Walls of Nonprofits Prevent Effective Social Media Use

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How do we change this and pave the way for effective social media use? Social media is not meant to gut the organization or its purpose.

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2009 Social Media Challenge

Amy Sample Ward

The Social Media Challenge is back again! Tags: challenge fundraising donorschoose education social media The challenge runs throughout October, with hundreds of bloggers and Twitterers rallying to support classroom requests on About

A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies


Got something related to B2B, association or nonprofit social media you think would interest SocialFish readers? Send it our way! Maybe.

Social Media in the Nonprofit Workplace: Does Your Organization Need A Social Media Policy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But, if an organization simply cuts and pastes a social media policy without the internal culture change, it won't be effective.

Socially enabling your mission – how nonprofits can benefit from online communities

Connection Cafe

It was clear from the webinar that the natural progression of online technology and the best practices has progressed greatly over the past 18-24 months and that the nonprofit community has more opportunity than ever to recruit new supporters, raise more money and empower constituents to take action using social media like online communities.

How Baby Boomers Use The Internet


From 2004 – 2009, the number of seniors age 65+ actively using the Internet increased more than 55% (Nielsen). Jupiter Research).

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening Guest Post By Roz Lemieux. Social Listening In Action. listen. spiked.

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