10 Nonprofit Books from 2010

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During 2010, I been able to read, blurb, write reviews, do blog giveaways, or author guest posts and interviews for a lot of terrific books that would be useful to nonprofit professionals in the social media, marketing, and ICT areas.

The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map For Simple Minded Bloggers

John Haydon

I’m currently working with a number of nonprofits who want to start a blog. They’ve all gone through a process on deciding whether of not a blog is right for them (Also see tomorrow’s free webinar with Charityhowto ).

Mind 15

Trending Sources

Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Holly Ross, NTEN, Four Lessons Learned About Social Media in 2010. Photo by M. Schenekenberg. The Zoetica Salon is a free online space for informal peer learning about nonprofits and social media. It is a place to share resources and ask and answer questions.

A Reflection on Networked Professional Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, let me answer Social Butterfly’s question about bloggers that make you think. It was hard for me to answer because I keep a folder in my reader called “ Circle of the Wise &# a trick I learned over four years ago from Vicky Davis whose blog always make me think.

How can we prepare organizational leaders to work in a networked world?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Guest blogger, Patti Anklam , author of Net Work: A Practical Guide to Creating and Sustaining Networks at Work and in the World , explores the role of organizational leadership in a network world. Photo by Eric Eugene Kim. Guest post by Patti Anklam.

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the very first bloggers I started reading and having conversations with about social media was Alan Levine (aka CogDog Blog ). Over the years, we have supported each other’s professional work and personal fundraisers before ever meeting in person.

Blog Action Day 2010: Water

Amy Sample Ward

This past Sunday was October 10th, 2010 – also know as 101010, the Global Work Day for climate action supported by 350.org and others. More people have access to a cell phone than to a toilet. Today, 2.5 billion people lack access to toilets.

The Future of (Nonprofit) Television

NTEN

He is a frequent blogger and tweeter on nonprofit marketing and is a nationally sought-after speaker on topics such as online cause marketing, web video, and Web 2.0 By Michael Hoffman, CEO, See3 Communications. It's important that nonprofits understand the world we're entering right now, a world that will fundamentally change how we communicate with our constituents. In 1989, during a week in the Sinai desert in Egypt, I was invited into a Bedouin compound.

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I wasn’t convinced at all that the world needed another blogger. Nonprofit bloggers should think of themselves as reporters, and a very popular blog is always a report back on an event complete with a photo slideshow or video.

Webinar: How Strong Relationships Can Increase Fundraising Results in 2011

Frogloop

About The Speakers: Katya Andresen is Chief Operating Officer of Network for Good, as well as a speaker, author (Robin Hood Marketing) and blogger about nonprofit marketing, online outreach and the basics of social media. She is also a recognized blogger and speaker on online marketing for social change.

How to Find Your Way to Have Fun and Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

Next week I'll begin hosting a series of guest posts from some of the bloggers listed in, Have Fun, Do Good Blogroll: 65+ Nonprofit, Technology, Creativity, Food, Green and Pals' Blogs. Your Have Fun What do you find fun, amusing and joyful? How you like to play?

How-to: Let Go and Start Blogging

NTEN

My first thought was how is the experience of one of the most popular, persistent bloggers relevant to most people starting out or blogging for non-profit organizations. This blogger writes with a personal flair, highlighting photos, statistics, government documents to comment on social and economic conditions there. He offered specific advice to bloggers or potential bloggers: Think about what's good to keep or not keep; think about why you're trying to hide something from readers.

December 2010 Community Builder’s Chat Wrap-up #CommBuild

Amy Sample Ward

However, we will not tolerate the following: aggressive or personal criticism of the blogger, breach of copyright, obscene, defamatory, profane, sexually oriented, racially offensive or likewise objectionable comments. In this month’s chat,we had some good discussion around social media guildines and online community moderation.

Nonprofits Take a Dive into Mobile Apps

Frogloop

Apps are central to mobile and, mobile web use is exploding, according to Allyson Kapin of Blogger-In-Chief for Care2's Frogloop and Partner at Rad Campaign. Has the world gone mobile crazy? Apple’s app store just cracked a quarter million available mobile applications, Google’s Android is giving them a run for their money, and Microsoft is waiting in the wings with a Windows 7 Mobile.

Blog for water and get to Africa

Amy Sample Ward

Changents is hosting a contest with P&G Give Health calling for bloggers to share why they are clean water Change Agents. What’s in it for bloggers? Tags: blogging campaigns africa bloggers campaign contest water

A First Look at Jumo

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

About $500,000 came from unnamed individuals in the early days and in September 2010, Omidyar Network announced a grant of up to $750,000. By November 2010, Jumo noted in a New York Times article that they’ve raised $3.5 The Jumo website had its soft launch back on March 18, 2010.

The New Media Relations for Nonprofits - How Nonprofits Can Get Their Stories Out Through Bloggers and Twitter

AFP Blog

Joanne Fritz covers New Media RelationsThe New Media Relations for Nonprofits - How Nonprofits Can Get Their Stories Out Through Bloggers and Twitter: "Media relations in the world of Web 2.0 have changed dramatically.While it is still important to keep in touch with the so-called 'main stream media,' especially your local reporters, that is no longer sufficient.".

Social Media for Social Good Video Roundup from #BBCon

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Rather than trying to write it out it thought I’d point you to the graphic blog post or Cartoon by Rob Cottingham of Social Signal … I found it on Beth’s Blog where she recapped her time at Blog World Expo 2010. Flickr Photo by Geoff Livingston.

Blackbaud's 2010 Conference for Nonprofits ? Day 3 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits – Day 3 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 22nd, 2010 This is the last day of Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits here in Washington, DC.

Reflections: Social Media and NGO/CSR Workshop in India

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As a blogger, I've been given copies of books to write reviews and have also purchased books myself. Workshop Ngo Feb 13 View more presentations from Beth Kanter. My 8 day visit to India was a whirlwind. I'm still recovering.

7 Ways to Have Fun and Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

Last week I finished my month-long Have Fun, Do Good series where 12 bloggers shared how they have fun and do good. My main takeaway from their rainbow of stories is that there are *so* many ways to have fun and do good.

Lisa Sonora Beam, The Creative Entrepreneur: How I Have Fun, Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

The eleventh guest blogger in my have fun do good series is Lisa Sonora Beam. Lisa is the author of The Creative Entrepreneur , an award-winning book on creativity and business for creatives who want to do what they love, and make a difference.

Four reasons why WordPress.com would actually be a better choice than WordPress.Org

John Haydon

It’s a great way to meet other bloggers and get a few questions answered. WordPress is the planet’s most popular blogging platform. Over 25 million WordPress blogs dot the internet landscape.

Five Reasons Why Nonprofits Who Utilize Social Media Should Also Blog

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The world doesn’t need another blogger, right? While that’s still true, blogging as a tool for nonprofits needs to be re-evaluated in 2010. Buzz words like “Community” and “Engagement” have become very popular over the last 12-18 months in reference to sites like Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, but blogging and blogging platforms (like Blogger, WordPress, TypePad) gave birth to the idea of a social web. There are currently 133 million blogs worldwide.

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Reconsider Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

But for the second largest Internet company in the world with 2010 profit estimates to be between $1-2 billion, is that enough? Facebook tends to leak information that only keeps bloggers and nonprofits guessing and confused. Reconsider. To think about again. To reassess.

What is your blogging narrative voice?

John Haydon

3rd Person – Some bloggers use this to convey the thoughts of people that are neither the them or you. I was curious about what other bloggers recommend so, I asked.

Video: Global Trends and What they Mean to You | Nonprofit Trends.

NonProfit Trends

The panel guests were Christie Garton, USA TODAY Kindness Blogger and Moderator; Dr. John McLoughlin, managing director (Europe), Global Philanthropic ; Stacy Palmer, editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy ; and Andrew Watt, chief programs officer, Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Question Facebook’s Integrity, Longevity, and ROI (Return on Investment)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

But for the second largest Internet company in the world with 2010 profit estimates to be between $1-2 billion, is that enough? Facebook tends to leak information that only keeps bloggers and nonprofits guessing and confused.

Things We Like (February 2010)

NTEN

2010 Haiti earthquake mobile fundraising: $30+ million. Find out more in MobileActive.org's " Definitive Guide to Mobile Fundraising " While it seems that nearly every Super Bowl advertiser had been told by a research firm that men are feeling emasculated in 2010, at least the half time show was good. Pew Internet, in their report on " Social Media and Young Adults ", reveals that the number of teen bloggers has plummeted since 2006.

Beth Kanter: Rethinking Nonprofits in a Networked World

AFP Blog

Beth Kanter: Rethinking Nonprofits in a Networked World: "Well known philanthropy blogger Lucy Bernholz has proclaimed the third philanthropy buzz word of year:networked. She says why

Interview: Kivi Leroux Miller, The Nonprofit Marketing Guide

Amy Sample Ward

She’s a blogger, trainer, coach, and consultant. I’ve followed Kivi’s work for years and am happy to call her a colleague and friend. She’s a go-to resource for nonprofit marketing and her new book is called The Nonprofit Marketing Guide ( get your copy here ).

Serendipity and Twitter

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Nathaniel Whittemore (the Change.org social entrepreneurship blogger) pitches June Cohen of the TED conference to pull together TEDxVolcano impromptu conference for the next day: Sunday! The ten days in the UK amazed me with the power of social media in my life.

SWF 2

Nonprofit Blog Exchange

AFP Blog

It was started in August 2005 on Blogger. Nonprofit Blog Exchange: "The Nonprofit Blog Exchange has been around for 5 years! This blog/project has grown alot over the 5 years and it was time to move to WordPress.The new url is [link] and the new rss feed is [link

Join the surprise party for Beth Kanter!

Amy Sample Ward

We’re hoping to inspire 53 bloggers to publish a post today that shares how Beth has impacted his/her work and shares Beth’s birthday wish with his/her blog audience. (Of Happy Birthday!

A move to Posterous in 2010?

Judi Sohn

seems many formerly active bloggers are now sharing most of their content everywhere but a traditional blog. Here's to change in 2010. My efforts to revitalize my blog were hit & miss in 2009. It has been 7 years since I started blogging. 7 years.

A move to Posterous in 2010?

Judi Sohn

I’m not alone…it seems many formerly active bloggers are now sharing most of their content everywhere but a traditional blog. Here’s to change in 2010. My efforts to revitalize my blog were hit & miss in 2009. It has been 7 years since I started blogging. 7 years.

Dan Zarrella on what makes people share content on Twitter | SmartBlog on Social Media

AFP Blog

Dan Zarrella on what makes people share content on Twitter | SmartBlog on Social Media: "Ideas don’t spread because they’re good,” Dan Zarrella told an audience at the recent AMP Summit in Washington DC.That’s not a popular notion with bloggers and other content producers.

Beth Kanter’s Birthday

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

One of the reasons is that there are a number of really good bloggers out there who know the field far better than I’ll ever be able to. I would argue that Beth Kanter is the best social media blogger there is in the nonprofit space. And thanks in advance for all the great upcoming posts in 2010 and beyond that will help me sound intelligent when I talk about social media. You don’t hear me talking much about social media.

The Art of Creating a Social Media Press Release

AFP Blog

So for an organization’s “news” to stand out, it needs to: * reach 3 audiences: traditional media, online media bloggers/digital influencers, and the general public. * The Art of Creating a Social Media Press Release: "Now everyone has the same technology to create, publish and distribute content. be understandable to 3 kinds of readers: humans, search engines, and social networking sites.A

Eight Ways To Make Your Meeting Or Event Blog And Twitter Friendly – Engage365

AFP Blog

Eight Ways To Make Your Meeting Or Event Blog And Twitter Friendly – Engage365: "“Imagine the scene then – as you walk into a classic theatre type setting – only with two balconies either side marked explicitly for pre-registered bloggers and twitterers…looking not a million miles away from a press box at a sports game.”Here