Nurture Online Efforts with Offline Activities

Connection Cafe

When we discuss peer-to-peer fundraising our focus often is on the online components; however, the offline activities surrounding our event allow us to improve relationships and connections with our supporters, thus potentially improving our online outcomes.

E-Mediat Day 3: Digital Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mary Joyce leads a session on digital activism using the Story of Electronics. Day 3 of the Train the Trainers session was devoted to Digital Activism and facilitated by Mary Joyce. The learning objectives: To provide participants with a formula for training digital campaign strategy.

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Want to Turn Facebook Fans into Active Supporters?

GroundWire

Drew and Shawn are in the process of inviting a small number of organizations to use the tool ahead of doing a public launch in a few weeks. How many times have you cursed the fact that you can’t access the email addresses of your own Facebook Fans? When was the last time you dreamt of giving your Facebook fans actions more engaging then Like and Comment?

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Active, Advanced or Averse - Nonprofit Change & Social Media

Connection Cafe

Remember, this is a free tool, one that people use to focus attention and galvanize action. with activity over the post. Author: Jordan Viator.

10 Tools for More Productive Online Marketing

SocialFish

The right tools are crucial, so you can automate as much of the process as possible, and cut down on the time spent doing the rest. It is an all-in-one business platform that works by giving you all the power over the tool. Well, yes, and this tool is that way. Cool Social Tool

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

All of those fancy auto-post social tools can lull us into a false sense of confidence. To follow up on this, here are essential tools that will help you get more exposure to your content. These tools could be the difference between content that goes unseen, and content that goes viral.

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Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer

SocialFish

This is a new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. The Internet has soon become the biggest source of information with just about 3 billion active users. Cool Social Tools

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8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish

Thankfully though, there’s also a long list of tools now available for this specific task. Here’s a list of tools we picked out to help you find and post the most relevant and share-worthy content. This tool won the “trend setter” products award and many others.

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11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

SocialFish

You know how I love posts about content curation tools. Examiner is a website that only allows high quality and active creators to publish on their website. Additionally, highly engaging, active creators are also featured on your newsfeed to help build a community: RebelMouse.

59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. It’s analytics tools will also evaluate your posts to deduce the best possible times to share your content. It’s an essential tool for web and email content writers.

3 Tools and 5 Tips To Help Your Employees Master Social Employee Advocacy

SocialFish

3 Awesome Tools. Instead of choosing the tool with the most features, consider what will work best for your employees. Here are 3 tools you could consider: DrumUp – Employee Advocacy. The tool also provides analytics to help track your progress. What is Employee Advocacy?

Cool Social Tools: BigMarker

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. BigMarker gives you all the tools to plan, conduct, record, store, and share your community’s web conferences. Including the option for 12 webcams active at once.

Cool Social Tools: UnscriptiD

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Cool Social Tools Nimble Nonprofit Startups are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms. ————-.

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7 Must-Try Tools for Nonprofit Marketers

NonProfit Hub

Here are seven tools for nonprofits to maximize their marketing success: Razoo. This tool is easy-to-use: users are able to craft their own fundraising pages within a few minutes. Texting can also be used to coordinate activities among volunteers and staff members.

13 Tools That Can Make Your Social Media Marketing Much Easier

SocialFish

Good news is that there are a plethora of tools that can help you to simplify your social media marketing experience. Canva is a designing tool that will help you to come up with customized designs for your social media marketing content. This is the tool you need to grab.

New and Improved Data Visualization Tool: Maps for Media Funding

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit data nerds will love this new resource from Media Impact Funders and Foundation Center called “ Foundation Maps for Media Funding ,” a free, interactive mapping and research tool that shows the full scope of philanthropically funded media projects worldwide since 2009.

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Best Proofreading Tools for Your Social Media Strategy

SocialFish

If you are not the best writer, the following proofreading tools will help you elevate the quality of your text and increase your reputation on social media networks. If you have an important update or article to publish on social media, then automated tools won’t work.

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Tools for Gantt Charts

Idealware

One handy tool can help you figure out not only how the trains will run on time, but when they start--and who’s conducting them. If you prefer, there are a number of online tools you can use to create Gantt charts to be shared with or edited by other staff members working on the project.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Online Interaction Tools To Engage Your Audience in the Room and Beyond

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This past month I’ve done several workshops where I experimented with different audience online interaction tools to engage people in the room as well as a remote audience tuning in through a live video stream. Meanwhile, in the admin panel, you activate your polls and share results.

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Best social media tools bringing conversions to your online store

SocialFish

Many social tools for boosting conversions litter the internet, so we put together a list of the options that are going to bring you results, fast. The Buffer app is one of the more popular tools for scheduling social media posts on a wide variety of platforms.

Mapping Your Online/Offline Activism: Surfrider Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They use Internet tools and regional trainings to support learning across the network. He talked about the balance between "atom-based" work -- staffing, offline activities, showing up at hearings, etc and "bit-based work" their work online - Facebook pages, etc.

Twitter for Activism Tool VS Strategy Debate and A New Twitter Activism Guide

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Those who are just beginning to incorporate social media into their strategic thinking struggle with: "How do we get to know and understand how a particular tool can help us meet our goals, but not let the tool drive our decisions?" And seasoned practitioners are debating whether a particular social media tool is in and of itself a strategy. I think it's easy, however, to misread the technology as the cause of the movement rather than as simply a tool of it.

A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Back in January, I wrote a post about Pinterest as a curation tool to organize and share visual content I’ve collected in a pleasing visual way. A Few Pinterest Measurement Tools. Have you explored any of the measurement tools or other management tools?

3 Social Media Tools to Spice Up Your Online Presence

NonProfit Hub

It seems as if now, if you don’t have an active social media presence , you’re often forgotten about. Here are three of our favorite social media tools to not only help make your job easier, but to spice up your feed as well. Using this tool allows you to give a behind-the-scenes look to your followers. Social media is one of the most powerful marketing and engagement tools, but only if you use it effectively.

70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 is a free, do-it-yourself infographic creation tool.

85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new low-cost or free resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 is new tool definitely worth exploring.

Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know

SocialFish

Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience (Beth Kanter). May not be relevant right now if you use Hootsuite or other social media management tool, but if they announce an integration, hop on it. Add any must read tool tips links in the comments

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[Cool Social Tools] Donor Drive

SocialFish

This system combines a powerful fundraising dashboard and a smart notification system with built-in reminders (as well as scheduled and triggered notifications to supporter and staff) that works automatically based on an individual’s fundraising activity or inactivity.

Robust Collaboration Tools to Empower the Modern Social Media Marketing Team

SocialFish

With access to a bountiful supply of new and tested collaboration tools and services, there certainly are no excuses for fouling up on managing your online marketing campaigns. These tools are the hallmark of the new industrial revolution that is currently taking place in social.

[Cool Social Tools] Mattr Segments Your Social Audience To Identify Influencers

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. There’s a common question amongst marketers who are new to influencer marketing- how can these tools assist in increasing our brand awareness in new and exciting ways?

How to Go Viral Using Tools to Boost Your Creativity

Tech Soup Blog

" Even if you do figure out a way to make your message go viral, how do you do it in a way that actually engages and activates patrons and doesn't just encourage more "slacktivism"? PicsArt is a free photo editing app that gives anyone the tools to be creative.

Should Your Nonprofit Be Active on the New Myspace?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With all the new tools out there to experiment with, why would individuals and brands want to start over on site with a bad brand name and tainted history? Last year when Myspace announced that it would be launching a redesign, I was very intrigued.

Tips and Tools to Strengthen Your Fundraising and Accounting

Tech Soup Blog

Cloud-Based Fundraising Tools. Keep track of and access the strong relationships you build with your donors wherever you go with cloud-based constituent relationship management (CRM) tools. Accounting Tools.

100 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new low-cost or free resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 is new tool definitely worth exploring.

Online Tools to Help You Beat the Post-Holiday Blues

NetWits

Set up a Google Calendar and allow your colleagues to see which activities are happening at various times without having to sort through multiple spreadsheets. This is a really useful tool for helping coordinate ongoing activities such as email blasts. Welcome to 2011!

5 Essential Tech Tools for Virtual Teams

Idealware

Here are five kinds of tools that help. Here again there are plenty of good options, but we chose Google Hangouts (just the chat functionality) because it fit pretty seamlessly with our other tools. When we meet up, we try to focus on activities that are difficult to do virtually, such as getting to know each other on a more personal level and building trust and rapport among team members.

What’s in your social media measurement tool box and why?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Rob Stuart, who passed away recently and who was instrumental in the creation of the nonprofit technology movement always had a favorite question, “What tools are in your tool box?” Social media measurement tools give you data. Analytics Tools.

Saint Raymond Catholic Church: Adapting Marketing Tools

Tech Soup Blog

It is also the story of how the church's active new business manager is harnessing the tech tools of industry to meet the needs of his church. We use Microsoft Access for our database, and we use PowerPoint on screens around the church to announce church activities.

[Cool Social Tools] DonorDrive Ups Your Fundraising Game

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! Cool Social Tools Nimble Nonprofit

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TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge: Tools for Telling Your Story

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup just finished its second digital storytelling webinar of the event, Tools for Digital Storytelling , with Melissa Jun Rowley of WhatGives!? Acquiring Technology Fundraising Hardware Marketing Multimedia & Graphics Online Activism Online Fundraising Online Fundraising Social Networking Software Tech Planning Using the Web and Internet Web 2.0 ToolsThere's still plenty of time to participate in the second annual TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge !