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Is Social Media Right for Your Organization?

Connection Cafe

Social media has the power to bring your organization up in an instant (see Social Media Campaign Gives NBC’s Chuck a Fighting Chance ); it also has the power to bring you down just as fast (see Skittles Twitter campaign) if not done properly. Organizations are hearing: “You need to be on social media.”

Birthing a Curriculum for Building a Community

NetWits

Every org is different and must build its community to work toward its own goals and mission. I’d love to hear about all of it!

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100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

Take a look, get inspired, and try some of them out at your organization! So, you have a social media plan…right? If so, now what?

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We have always had, and will generally always need, two forms of networks in organizations: the formal and the informal.

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

NetWits

Affiliate programs, organic search traffic and even offline advertising scored higher than social. Social Networking Adoption by Non-profits.

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25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on May 10th, 2011 The Chronicle of Philanthropy is not only a great publication, but they also publish some excellent research about online fundraising trends.

Zoetica Salon Insights: Social Media Measurement for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meaning, if you are a senior-serving organization and you have 1000+ friends, 80% of whom are under 30, well, enough said… &#. or ow.ly.

The Intangible Rewards of Nonprofit Work

ASU Lodestar Center

Not your usual nonprofit conference, not just for nonprofit organizations. posted by. Maureen Baker , Manager for Individual Giving. Hurry!

2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

As it turns out, Facebook and Twitter really do count as work. > Get the Full Report (for free). > Download the Full Report.

Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Outlook 2010

Tech Soup Blog

Continuing a series of posts on tips and tricks for Microsoft Office, this month we're tackling Outlook 2010. Creating Folders.

What is ERP Software for Non-Profits? | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

And it can work for just about any size social service agency. The SocialPath The Vertex Systems Newsletter Skip to content Home ← D.O.L.

How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit organizations are under the gun to keep up with current technology. Social media. Analytics. Websites. Special thanks to Nancy E.

Donation Form Optimization: A new report available from Donordigital and Convio

Connection Cafe

Author: Jill Ward. A new report from Donordigital and Convio reveals some interesting findings about web donation forms. But, there IS a silver lining.

Tech@State – Civil Society 2.0: Reflections on Networked Nonprofits and Free Agents

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Of all the social media for social good trends that are impacting the way nonprofits do their work, I find free agents most compelling.

Drive Action by Optimizing Your Online Giving Page: 6 Simple Steps

NetWits

Testimonials about how the money or work is making a difference. Hopefully you agree. If not, drop me a note in the comments. raised.

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Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

NetWits

Mentions of your organization. 3tyuxpqbwg khgf89n3cu. At the most basic level listening on the web is just like listening in the real world.

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Custom Facebook Landing Tabs Convert 47% of Your Visitors

NetWits

Can you think of a way to do something similar for your non-profit organization? Where’d I get 47%? I’ve been doing just that. Call to Action.

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Not only that, blogging can dramatically transform search engine results for your organization, but that is another blog post. Share resources.

Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meaning, if you are a senior-serving organization and you have 1000+ friends, 80% of whom are under 30, well, enough said… &#. Photo by M.

It's About Impact NOT Influence

Frogloop

Do you think your organization has clout or Klout ? Is your organization considered a content curator? On this influencer quest, I fear that organizations are starting lose sight of the most important outcome of outreach and engagement – impact. Are you a leader or a follower? Nope, it’s not possible.

My New Year’s Resolution: Balancing Solitude and Connectedness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Paginator: These tools organize your social sources and streams into neat and organized pages. Technology Approaches. It really helps.

Crowdsourcing: Measuring the Impact of the Crowd in Funding and Doing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve had the pleasure working with Diana Scearce , from Monitor Institute, who has been facilitating and weaving this network.

Why Apple (and their Users) Need A Charity Vetting System for iPhone Apps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

fee for the app was a donation to the organization. Let’s unpack this … This is a nuanced issue. No doubt about it. mobile

Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The team is creating an overall digital dashboard that can be shared with the organization as a whole.&#.

Is a Sub-Minimum Wage Fair to People with Disabilities? | The.

Vertex Systems

The piece rate means they are paid a set amount of money for each item produced or the productivity for work performed. for that hour.

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Just When You Thought Direct Mail Was Dead | Nonprofit Trends with.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Just When You Thought Direct Mail Was Dead Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on November 10th, 2010 It’s baaack! Successful organizations make channel flipping effortless and effective. Donors flip channels. Is it easy? Is it consistent?

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How can nonprofit organizations measure community engagement?

ASU Lodestar Center

Nonprofit organizations have the ability to connect and mobilize individuals. 2010). There is no golden standard. Sources: Atlee, T.

Government contracts and nonprofit organizations: Problems and solutions

ASU Lodestar Center

published in 2010. While many of the problems in the contracting system have been reported on by these organizations, and. 13, Fig 7).

A Reflection on Networked Professional Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Black-Crowned Night Heron. Over the holidays, I took an all too brief social media break to spent time with family. reflection

Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011

Frogloop

I hope that 2011 will be about getting back to basics and mastering online fundraising, that is the art and science of fundraising via an organization’s own website. I saw (and responded to a few great appeals in 2010) but much nonprofit communication still seems artificial, inauthentic and dare I say boring! Holly Ross, NTEN.

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Slacktivism: Why Snopes got it Wrong About Internet Petitions

Frogloop

"It is always with the best intentions that the worst work is done," observed Oscar Wilde.

The 2010 NTEN Community Survey Report: Learn More about Your Nonprofit Technology Community

NTEN

We want to find out how you , the individuals and organizations who make up this community, use technology in your work. . Key Findings.

The 2010 NTEN Community Survey Report: Learn More about Your Nonprofit Technology Community

NTEN

We want to find out how you , the individuals and organizations who make up this community, use technology in your work. . Key Findings.

How Many Free Agents Does It Take To Change A Nonprofit Fortress?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Many organizations cannot just flip a switch. Once an organization has assumed this way of being, then comes the doing. What works?

25 Ways to Increase Your Organization's Communication Capacity

NTEN

Nearly every organization is feeling the pull to communicate more. To stay abreast, your organization needs to maximize its capacity for communication. of our 25 ways to increase your organization's communication capacity. Come to our session at the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference to hear the rest! Jargon anyone.?

Report: Rural-Based Organizations Receive Fewer Grants than Urban NPOs

NonProfit Hub

According to a report issued by the United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service, rural-based organizations received just 5.5

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Next Book Club: Sustaining Innovation in Nonprofits and Government Organizations

Museum 2.0

After much perusing, I've selected Sustaining Innovation: Creating Nonprofit and Government Organizations that Innovate Naturally by Paul C.

Video Can Help Boost Donations in End-Of-The-Year Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We know that video can connect people to the work you do every day in a ways simple text just can’t match. Photo by Fensterbme on Flickr. Enjoy.

Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In order for social media to have full impact, it needs to scale within an organization. I think it depends. . Tips.

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

NTEN

With your organization’s own personal Smartphone Application, you can reach high levels of engagement with your supporters. It says that 22.7%