How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

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How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook. Last year, Alan invited me to keynote the New Media Consortium ’s virtual conference to talk about the future of social and nonprofits. And, of course, to revisit my Cute Dog Theory and see how it applies to Networked Nonprofits.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

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To be alerted of when new best practices are posted, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Also, since the Google+ Pages launched after the release of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits , please consider this blog post a supplement to the book.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

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To be alerted of when new best practices are posted, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Finally, Google+ Entity Profiles will launch after the release of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits , so please consider this blog post a supplement to the book.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

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If your nonprofit has yet to get on Google+, now would be a very good time to start. If your nonprofit is already on Google+, then the best practices below are meant to help you better learn how to tap into and inspire the Google+ community. Add your nonprofit under “Employment.”

11 Obvious Signs Your Nonprofit Needs Social Media Training

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Many nonprofits need social media training - they just don’t know it. I spend 50-60 hours a week studying nonprofits and social media and even with that level of absorption I still have regular “Aha!” Many nonprofits are neglecting their YouTube Channels.

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New Service! Social Media and Online Communications Audits for Nonprofits

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Heather Mansfield, owner of DIOSA Communications , principal blogger at Nonprofit Tech 2.0, and author of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits now offers social media and online communications audits for nonprofits.

More proof Second Life is a boondoggle (well, sort of) | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Nonprofit 2.0 , Second Life , nptech More proof Second Life is a boondoggle (well, sort of) 12.12.06 | 154 14 Comments [link] More+proof+Second+Life+is+a+boondoggle+%28well%2C+sort+of%29 2006-12-13+04%3A21%3A50 Allan+Benamer Hilarious yet fascinating blog post about the energy consumption of an avatar in Second Life… courtesy of the sciam.blog. I just don’t see where the case for Second Life has been made for nonprofits.

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Follow More on Twitter

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How nonprofits choose to follow on Twitter varies widely. Some nonprofits only follow a small of amount of Twitterers, others follow hundreds or thousands, and a few follow more (sometimes a lot more) than they are being followed themselves. However, from browsing more than 80,000 nonprofits on Twitter over the last three years, the vast majority of nonprofits follow a lot less than they are being followed.

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

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In the next few weeks I’ll be making recommendations of which tools and trends in technology nonprofits should prioritize in 2013, but for this year’s post on New Year’s resolutions I wanted to get back to basics. Blogger and LinkedIn both launched in 2003.

33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites.

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22 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites. Subscribe :: Nonprofit Tech 2.0

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

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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 Nonprofits could use Present.me

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

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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 Nonprofits could use Present.me

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New Service! Social Media and Online Communications Audits for Nonprofits

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Heather Mansfield, owner of DIOSA Communications , principal blogger at Nonprofit Tech 2.0, and author of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits now offers social media and online communications audits for nonprofits. The design and content of your nonprofit’s blog. Your nonprofit’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+, and other social networking websites.

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

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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 A must-download for nonprofit Twitterers!

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11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

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I took some much-needed time off in December and was able to spend some down time reflecting on the future of social media and mobile technology for the nonprofit sector. It’s for this reason that Accuracy in Media made my 2012 Favorite Nonprofits list.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

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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 A must-download for nonprofit Twitterers!

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

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The estimates below allow for the time required to research and create content for your social media campaigns, the actual time spent engaging and participating in your nonprofit’s online communities, and the time necessary to monitor and report ROI.

Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Hire a Social Media Manager

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All that said, I know there are many nonprofit staff out there in the exact same position and it’s becoming increasingly clear that adding social media to a long list of job responsibilities is just not humanly possible. You need a good avatar.

New Service! Social Media and Online Communications Audits for Nonprofits

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Heather Mansfield, owner of DIOSA Communications , principal blogger at Nonprofit Tech 2.0, and author of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits now offers social media and online communications audits for nonprofits. The design and content of your nonprofit’s blog. Your nonprofit’s presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+, and other social networking websites.

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50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Many nonprofit professionals are overwhelmed by the all choices – and as the Mobile Web and related start-ups continue to grow, prepare to be mind-boggled by all the new technology options available to your nonprofit in coming years. That said, to be alerted of new resources for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

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The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Many nonprofit professionals are overwhelmed by the all choices – and as the Mobile Web and related start-ups continue to grow, prepare to be mind-boggled by all the new technology options available to your nonprofit in coming years. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0

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Frozen Pea Fund Friday

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In a comment on the Twitter post, Pistachio suggested that if nonprofits want to understand the power of Twitter, they should check out the Frozen Pea Fund , launching on December 21st. Peas from Dooloop.

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The Real Housewives of Social Media: Cooking up Recipes for Nonprofit Success

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At the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference, we -- Carie Lewis , Beth Kanter , David J. Adding fundraising to social media campaigns is another key focus area for nonprofits. When people logged in on Fridays, they saw hundreds of frozen pea avatars from people who were fighting breast cancer. Wordpress, Typepad, Blogger, Convio CMS) Microblogging enables real-time sharing of "bite-size" information, quick news, and update links and real-time collaboration.

Reflections on Mixed Reality Events in Second Life

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Jeska Linden , Community Manager for Linden Labs, has the mike in her hand, while her avatar is behind the podium in Second Life. As Jeska Linden, Community Manager, for Linden Labs, said in her recent interview with me, "This isn't for all nonprofits."

NpTechTag Summary: NpTech Blog Buzz, NGOS at Demo 07, and Moulin

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Marshall Kirkpatrick, longtime Netsquared blogger, is now working with Splashcast also at DEMO 07 this week. Check out this splashcast channel with a nonprofit theme created by Netsquared Blogger, Britt Bravo. Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: The most recent is a roundup of posts addressing the question of how nonprofit communicators can cut through the clutter to engage overloaded audiences. A new blog platform for fair-minded bloggers.

The Birth of a Field: Digital Media and Learning

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That's my avatar, I'm live blogging from Second Life. Several avatars were also in "real life" in New York City. He was also in NYC and live blogging the event as was Danah Boyd - the official MacArthur Foundation live blogger.

The Last Blogpotomac: A New Community Rises from the Ashes

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more like the Berkman Center Thursday evening blogger meetups I used to attend from 2005-2007. I'm very grateful to Andy for teaching about how to podcast without electricity so I could share that with Cambodian bloggers. Flickr Photo by Ghbrett.

Social Media Roadblock: An Interview with Wendy Harman, Red Cross - Social Media Strategy Case Study

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We also encouraged people to change their avatars (see above). On the actual day, I reached out to bloggers like you and Kami Watson Huyse, John Cass, Ike Pigott, our friends at Good2gether, and other social media big wigs I am privileged to know and asked them to help spread the word.

Twitter As Charitable Giving Spreader: A Meta Analysis

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If you know of campaigns and lessons learned that haven't been included, please leave a comment: August 2007 I launched a campaign to raise money and get t-shirts donated for the Cambodian Bloggers Summit. I'm sure there will be a lively chapter about nonprofits and twitter.

NPTech Summary: Happy Holidays!

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See the flickr pool of pea avatar photos. What lessons can nonprofits take from this in using social media campaigns for social good? YouTube Nonprofit Channels Now, even the Queen of England of has her own The Royal Channel on YouTube. What's your take on Twitter for Nonprofits?

Confessions of a Non-Profit IT Director

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" (Allan's blog isn't the only nonprofit technology blog to mix the themes of nonprofit technology and spirituality - take for example here and here.). He uses a red haired avatar , so that has been my mental image of him.

nfp 2.0 » An interview with the Widget King

Rebooting Charity

DonorsChoose ran a great widget campaign last year to get bloggers to support school projects. I look forward to reading your blog michael gibbons Says: March 15th, 2007 at 2:19 am Oh Nonprofit Blog Exchange.

NpTechTag Summary: Connected Conversations, Live Blogging, and Other Great Finds

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It's always nice to discover redesigned nonprofit web sites with a web2.0 Allan Benamer of the Nonprofit Technology Blog continues his coverage of the software vendors with a poll to debrief the Convio merger teleconference and a hug.

NpTech Tag Summary: Scarcity Thinking, Social Network Fragmentation?, and Engagement Strategies

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Some recent nonprofit tech posts addressing this topic here , here , here , and here. Netsquared Net Tuesday next week in SF is about " How Nonprofits Can Use And Build Online Social Networks ," featuring speakers from Change.org and Ning. Vote for the Best Nonprofit Video !

nfp 2.0 » You’ve been promoted to “Buzz Director” (what, you don’t have one?)

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Talk to the press office/pr/media dept and work with them to identify key bloggers and build relationships with them to get your news and stories out. Many campaigns and issue groups have recently hired staff bloggers or blog outreach staffers.

Nedra Weinreich: Social Marketing Guru

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Nedra Weinreich, Spare Change Blog Nedra Weinreich was one of the first nonprofit tagged blogs that I discovered while browsing the blogher blogroll a few months back. She works with nonprofits and government agencies to bring about health and social change using social marketing. My social marketing colleague Craig Lefebvre, who has a blog ( On Social Marketing and Social Change ), asked me to expand some comments I had made on the Social Marketing Listserve as a guest blogger.