Cambodia Bloggers: Five Years Later – Part 2

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I started blogging in 2003 about nonprofits and social media and started second blog about Cambodia, “Cambodia for Kids” after the arrival of my daughter, Sara and discovering that there was a vibrant community of bloggers in Cambodia.

America's Giving Challenge: Bloggers Campaign Roundup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I launched a bloggers campaign as part of the Sharing Foundation's America Giving Challenge. Roger recently shared some thoughts about why he is participating in the bloggers campaign. If you are a blogger and want to participate in this blogger's campaign, you can sign up here

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America's Giving Challenge Days: Bloggers Campaign!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The America's Giving Challenge will award $50,000 to the project that gets the most unique donors. I can't do this alone and that's why I'm asking my blogger friends to join me and in helping to raise money to help the many children who are touched by the Sharing Foundation's programs. Donate $10 or more to the Sharing Foundation through Global Giving Fundraiser set up by Blogger Michele Martin of the Bamboo project!

Blogger creates trouble!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

He's also a big fan of of Teach for America. People came up with a mix of names, but Carl didn't go for many (Habitat and Teach for America he did agree to). Late breaking news from the Gathering.

New Intranet for Feeding America | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. Feeding America is the nation’s largest charitable hunger-relief organization.

Sharing Foundation America's Giving Challenge: Day 2: Sina's Story

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are you a blogger? Sina and her two sisters. Story. Sina , age 16, is an orphan and head of her family, and takes care of two younger sisters.

My Strategy for America's Giving Challenge: Need Your Feedback!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Are you a blogger? Here's my initial thinking. I need your help. What else should I consider? I'll be blogging about all my lessons learned over the next 50 days, so you'll benefit too.

Social Media Stress is Real

SocialFish

Today, APA released the second part of their annual Stress in America™ report , which focuses on something that’s super real for me and, according to the report, 86% of US adults: social media stress. This post originally appeared on Mizz Information.

America's Giving Challenge Official Results: We Came In First! Thank You Everyone!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The final, official results have arrived for America's Giving Challenge and I'm happy say that we came in first place for global causes ! My America's Giving Challenge Dairy. Day 1: We're Entering the America's Giving Challenge. Cambodian Bloggers Want To Support Our Cause.

ILoveMountains.org Blogger's Challenge (You Can Help If You Aren't a Blogger Too!)

Have Fun - Do Good

iLoveMountains is asking bloggers (and non-bloggers) to tell folks about all of these tools, and about the mountains that can still be saved by sharing videos about America's Most Endangered Mountains. The 4-minute video above is the story of Daymon Morgan who lives on one of America's Most Endangered Mountains, the Huckleberry Ridge in Kentucky. Here's how to join the iLoveMountains.org Blogger's Challenge : 1.

How Nonprofits Helped America Vote: 2006 | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. » How Nonprofits Helped America Vote: 2006 Posted Tuesday, August 7th, 2007 at 10:56 am by Tim (35 posts) OMB Watch has released a report called How Nonprofits Helped America Vote: 2006 which “ describes nonprofits’ electoral engagement during the 2006 election and their preparation for upcoming elections.&#

How Do You Browse By Category Blog Content from NpTech Bloggers?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He told me about his elearning learning portal that might not only solve my blog categorization and finding issues, but also do it for a community of bloggers who write about a particular topic - say nptech and nonprofit bloggers. We have lists of nonprofit technology and nonprofit bloggers , we have the nptech tag , a NpTech Blogs Twitterfeed Twitter account , and several excellent lists on AllTop ( fundraising , nonprofit , social change , and social good ). Blogger.

22 Must-Circle Nonprofits on Google+

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As a follow-up to Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits and 22 Must-Circle Nonprofit Bloggers and Resources on Google+ , below are 22 nonprofits that are regularly using Google+ effectively to engage and inspire the Google+ community. Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.

Meet the Idealware Bloggers Part 1: Steve Backman

Idealware

Since the Nonprofit Technology Conference this past week was the first time we would all be in the same place after starting to blog together here on Idealware, I decided to do a quick interview with my fellow bloggers. Steve Backman On Connecting Nonprofits & Technology Steve was working in the heart of corporate America but had a history in community and political organizing.

50 Nonprofits Every U.S. Politican Should Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Feeding America :: @ FeedingAmerica. Oxfam America :: @ OxfamAmerica. And if you are an influencial blogger in your local community, state, or country, may I suggest you create a similar list of nonprofits to follow relevant to your corner of the world.

Have Fun Do Good Link Love: WeAreMedia Webinar, Pottery Bloggers & Cupcakes in Mason Jars

Have Fun - Do Good

NEWS I'm co-presenting with Michael Hoffman of See3 Communications about "storytelling" during the WeAreMedia Webinar September 23rd. I'll be talking about how nonprofits can use blogs to tell their stories, and Michael will be talking about how nonprofits can use video.

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How to Manage a Volunteer Led Blog that Rocks

Frogloop

Yes, so as long as your nonprofit is not obsessed with micro managing every word and are willing to invest in some blogger training, it could be worthwhile to explore. Our plan is to use guest bloggers 4-5 times per month. Frank who works with the Partnership for a Drug-Free America in Arizona. What Blogging Incentives Should Nonprofits Offer to Volunteer Bloggers? Promote Guest Bloggers.

Dr. Mani: Heart Surgeon in India Uses Social Media To Fund Heart Surgery for Children in India and America's Giving Challenge Donor!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Via Roger Carr's blog post at Everyday Giving , Dr. Mani was introduced to the Sharing Foundation and became a donor to the America's Giving Challenge campaign. Dr. Mani, I am grateful for your support of the Sharing Foundation's America's Giving Challenge.

My Organization's Fundraising Has Been Abducted by Aliens! (Notes from my Berkman Center Bloggers Session)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last Thursday, I attended at the Berkman Center Bloggers Thursday night meeting and shared some learnings about personal fundraising and facilitated a discussion. Of course, this organization isn't one of America's largest 50 charities and is only ten years old. | View | Upload your own. I'm in the process of reflecting in action on my various campaigns on behalf of the Sharing Foundation, including the current one.

Twitter User @jonti brings the Sharing Foundation America's Giving Challenge to $15K with the help of @nancywhite!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At the end of the day, while taking a little Twitter break and checking on the progress of the Sharing Foundation's America's Giving Challenge , I noticed that we were 3 $10 donations shy of $15,000 total raised. Laughing Squid was a donor to the Cambodian Bloggers campaign I ran over the summer, although indirectly via Citizen Agency. A Laughing Squid T-Shirt is now being worn by a proud Cambodian Blogger! Thank you Jonti and Nancy White !

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Oxfam America and HSUS: Not just Talking about Social Media, Using It

See What's Out There

On blogging and blogger outreach : They both moderate every single comment on the blog (they recommend not to allow auto-posting), and someone responds personally to each comment. Carie and Tim say customize and personalize each message to bloggers, warm them up, and sell your story.

Three Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Diversify Their Brand Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

My guess is that many of those bloggers and journalists have reconsidered now that the initial buzz and euphoria about Google+ has subsided (especially considering that the Google+ brand profiles haven’t even launched yet). And for all those that do use social networking sites, it is important to remember that 87% of America does not use Twitter and just a little less than half of Americans do not have Facebook profiles.

Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We worked with a network of women’s rights NGOs located throughout Latin America and Guatemala who traveled to Antigua for the multi-day training. Nonprofit blogger Vu Lee has some tips on what types of openers to avoid.

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

SocialFish

Amanda Kaiser, association blogger & speaker, helped to shape one of America’s most beloved brands: Crayola. Storytelling is catching on inside of association circles and beyond. Is it the next new fad or is there really something to it?

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NPCA & Google Maps Will Expand Our Parks | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. Congrats to the NPCA team for their great work on their report and to the Beaconfire team for an innovative representation of what’s at stake in America’s parks!

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Initially a reluctant blogger, I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Allow Guest Bloggers to Post Commentary and Share Their Expertise. in August 2009 and within a few months came to the conclusion that blogging had been the missing piece in my social media campaigns.

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Initially a reluctant blogger, I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Allow Guest Bloggers to Post Commentary and Share Their Expertise. in August 2009 and within a few months came to the conclusion that blogging had been the missing piece in my social media campaigns.

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A Homecoming Trip To Cambodia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I raised money to help sponsor the first Cambodian Bloggers conference and raised a lot of the money via Twitter as Shel Israel noted in his book, Twitterville. I also used Twitter to get 300 t-shirts donated to bring over for the conference.

Make Harry's 10th Birthday Wish Come True and Help Children in Cambodia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It seems like just yesterday when Harry's tooth was loose and Wanna, a Cambodian blogger, taught us about the Cambodian tooth fairy. It seems like just yesterday when Harry's tooth was loose and Wanna, a Cambodian blogger, taught us about the Cambodian tooth fairy.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The easiest way to conduct these interviews is through e-mail or over the phone, but for the enterprising blogger with a penchant for journalism, in-person interviews provide the opportunity to get action photos and video interviews.

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10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rise of mobile and social media has profoundly altered how journalists frame and format their stories, and the same is true for nonprofit bloggers. The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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3 Things Every Board Member Should Know About Social Media

BoardAssist

That’s just one of the great pieces of advice we got from this week’s terrific guest blogger Anthony Pisapia of Philadelphia nonprofit Tech Impact. In 2013 he was named one of the country’s top emerging nonprofit leaders by Bank of America. . .

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: How my mother and AmeriCorps made me a.

ASU Lodestar Center

I’ve given approximately 2,900 hours of work for America since 2009. Public Allies and AmeriCorps have made it possible for me to accomplish my dream and serve the United States of America. I looked at him, like a deer in headlights, so he clarified: “My son served in AmeriCorps and I think our country needs more young people who believe in and work for America.&# What Next — Charles Best is "Character Approved" Twitter Updates Powered by Blogger.

Craft a Writing Style Guide for Your Website

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For example which will you use: The United States of America, the United States, the US, USA, U.S.A.? ———— Marry McAleavey is a passionate blogger and content manager at The Essay Service. Have you ever heard someone refer to content as “noise”?

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

When she wasn't busy mentoring Francis Ford Coppola, pioneering the invention of the boom mic, or accepting her star on the Walk of Fame , Arzner was also the first woman to join the Director's Guild of America. EMILY's List , She Should Run , and Emerge America are working to empower women from all walks of life to run for office and fight for more representative government - they've got our vote! Tavi Gevinson is an American writer, fashion blogger, and magazine editor.

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Blogger and LinkedIn both launched in 2003. Posting status updates and photos while backpacking through Central America or from a cafe in Paris is their normal mode of travel.

How Many Hours Per Week Should Your Nonprofit Invest in Social Media?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That includes the time necessary to research and write material and to secure images, videos, and graphics, as well the time necessary to manage and edit guest bloggers. If your nonprofit does international development in Asia or Latin America, try Hi5 or Quepasa.

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Best of the Web: September 2015

Idealware

Buried in New York City’s open data are fascinating stories about how people live and work in America’s largest city. Computer scientist and blogger Ben Wellington combs through that data to find oddities such as the most expensive fire hydrant as well as serious patterns in police behavior and racial bias. Data in Focus. The nonprofit world is talking a lot about data—which is mostly a good thing. But as several of this month’s stories show, more data isn’t necessarily the answer.

nfp 2.0 » A Chicken is not just for Christmas

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack October 6th, 2006 A Chicken is not just for Christmas Darren Rowse is a six-figure blogger. Oxfam America will launch its first ‘alternative gift’ catalogue next week. Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dan Michel from Feeding America shared how his team measures and tracks their social media and links to key performance indicators. Photo by M. Schenekenberg.