11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

in August 2009 and within a few months came to the conclusion that blogging had been the missing piece in my social media campaigns. Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about. Blogging Social Media for Social Good

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

in August 2009 and within a few months came to the conclusion that blogging had been the missing piece in my social media campaigns. Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about. Blogging Social Media for Social Good

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So, You’re Thinking About Blogging? How To: Create a Blog for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Another topic that is of interest and can serve as a valuable launch pad for conversations and information, both for Romanian NGOs and organizations around the world, is a blog. Why Blog? But blogs can help your organization in a few key ways: Central Communication Hub.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about. Still, understand that the content your nonprofit blog publishes, the higher your ROI. offers a 90-minute webinar on blogging on WordPress. Blogging

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Seven Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by alshepmcr. ” My colleagues at Momsrising, the poster child for Networked Nonprofits, offered this amazing guest post filled with great tips on how to get your blog noticed. Lesson #3: Ask partners and allies for help in disseminating your blog.

Help Tell Your Organization's Story with Flickr

Tech Soup Blog

Flickr gives nonprofits and libraries an easy way to store and share these powerful images. And with new interactive features and a new Android mobile app, there are now even more ways to share Flickr images. Don't have a Flickr account?

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

Adding tags to content, whether blog post; video; photo; and so on, helps content creators organize content and, more importantly, helps your intended audience find it on the Internet. Blogs, photos, video, and bookmarks can benefit from the use of many tags when they are uploaded.

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Five Ways to Integrate Social Media Into Your Nonprofit’s Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

3) Add Flickr SlideShows or YouTube videos to content pages. 5) Embed “Recent Posts&# from your blog into your homepage. The original social media, blogging is the tool that glues your social media campaigns together. Social Media Facebook Flickr Twitter YouTube

20 Creative Ways to Blog About Your Upcoming Events

Frogloop

You've designed and built your blog, signed some of the staff on to help, laid out your blogging guidelines , and even engaged some volunteer blog contributors. When you're trying to convince (inspire, cajole, drag) your nonprofit staff to begin blogging for your organization this is likely to be the first complaint you get and one of your bloggers biggest concerns. 20 Creative Ways to Blog About Your Upcoming Events.

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Showcase and Grow Your Community with Flickr Pro

Tech Soup Blog

Nonprofits and libraries can upload, organize, and share their images with anyone, anywhere, with Flickr Pro (admin fees: $6 - $15). Since the organization has no official offices and their volunteers all over Northern California, Flickr provided an ideal solution that utilized their two most valuable assets: volunteer enthusiasm and the dogs' pictures: I had pictures of the dogs on my hard drive at home, but what good was that for anyone else in my group?

Blogging a crisis: reflecting on some lessons learned

Steve Bridger

This is a story of a blog. As I later wrote on the blog… We discussed the challenges ahead. So I encouraged them to start a blog. No blog was forthcoming; just a megaphone. This way, search engines will already have picked up the blog before any crisis kicks off.

User-Generated Content: Ask Your Questions on Nonprofits Live!

Tech Soup Blog

She is a conversation-starter and thought-leader, writing about strategic uses of new technologies for communities and organizations on her blog and the Stanford Social Innovation Review. Email Multimedia and Graphics Tech Planning Flickr Facebook Twitter blog video online community mobile phone nonprofits nplive communityNonprofits Live: User-Generated Content Thursday, November 17, 10 a.m. Pacific time Hashtag: #NPLive RSVP.

Oodles of Time Management Tips: July Nonprofit Blog Carnival Round-Up

Have Fun - Do Good

A big thanks to everyone who contributed a post to this month's Nonprofit Blog Carnival. 5 Tips to Simplify Your Schedule by Ariana Pritchett of the Simply Living Coaching Blog "'No.' Flickr Photo of Aztec Calendar at the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City uploaded by Michael McCarty.

Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Vox Photo. They recently held a blog carnival and are sharing some reflections. With our blog firmly established as a valuable source of content, we are now developing strategies to further leverage our blog to support our policy goals.

Debra Askanase, Guest Post: Using Flickr Creatively

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yes, everyone likes to see themselves online, but Flickr is so much more than uploading images from the latest event. Flickr combines the power of visual storytelling with the very nature of a social network - engagement and conversation.

Twitter, Flickr, Facebook Make Blogs Look So 2004

AFP Blog

Twitter, Flickr, Facebook Make Blogs Look So 2004: "Writing a weblog today isn't the bright idea it was four years ago. The blogosphere, once a freshwater oasis of folksy self-expression and clever thought, has been flooded by a tsunami of paid bilge. Cut-rate journalists and underground marketing campaigns now drown out the authentic voices of amateur wordsmiths. It's almost impossible to get

Join TechSoup's Social Media Channels

Tech Soup Blog

Look for us and let us know what you think; you can find us at any one of the following: TechSoup Blog. Flickr. Social Networking YouTube LinkedIn Flickr Facebook social media Delicious Twitter blog OCTribeTechSoup has over 400 technology products available for nonprofits and over 40 donor partners. Since 2002, TechSoup has helped over 118,000 nonprofits and libraries save over $1.7 billion in information technology expenses.

Call for Submissions: Contribute to the NTEN Blog, e-Newsletter, and Journal

NTEN

Flickr: LexnGer In case you hadn't noticed, NTEN is a community of nonprofit and technology professionals sharing information about using technology effectively for nonprofit work.

Water Wednesday: Lots of Blogs About the Ocean!

Have Fun - Do Good

I just put up a BIG list of blogs about the ocean on the Upwell blog: Big Blue Blogs: 88 Ocean Conservation Blogs Give 'em a look. And please let me know what ocean-y blogs I missed in the comments, or email me at britt AT upwell DOT us.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Nonprofits Using Flickr for Good

See What's Out There

If you don’t know about Flickr , it’s a popular photo sharing site that can be used by nonprofits. So what can nonprofits do with Flickr? It gives you search engine mojo – because all the Flickr goodness is indexed heavily.

My Flickr Score

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I think providing multiple methods -- like email, blog comments, is good thing -- unless it is a very small group of collaborators. I had used the commentors flickr photo - "CC BY license" and he stopped to say thanks. cambodia4kidsorg's flickr score: 3427

Yeha! Flickr Has Implemented Collections!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr has just added a feature called "collections." The official flickr blog post is here. He notes: It is great to see flickr innovating. A while back Flickr received some pretty heated criticism for. I've been waiting for this one!

Flickr Code | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed? Flickr has allowed us do things that previously would have required a completely custom build and cost considerably more money. In these projects, we use the Flickr API to allow us to interact with photos stored in Flickr.

How To Find CC-Licensed Flickr Photos for Your Blog

Wild Apricot Blog

You want a picture that attracts the eye and helps your readers to see at a glance what your blog post is about — stars? Stock photo sites often have great deals on low-cost images for your blog or website. Tags: Non-profit technology nptech Blogging images application Flickr Suppose you’re writing about Earth Hour (this year it’s 8:30 – 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 27th).

LOLseals: Flickr API Contest Gets HSUS Over 3,000 Entries - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Main | The Frogloop Interview: Sheeraz Haji » Tuesday Mar 18 2008 LOLseals: Flickr API Contest Gets HSUS Over 3,000 Entries Tuesday, March 18, 2008 at 03:23PM | by James OMalley Carie Lewis from HSUS tipped us to another clever Web 2.0

Steve Bridger › Flickr for Good

Steve Bridger

Redesigning Charity for the Digital Age Skip to content Home More about Steve Bridger UK Charities Twitter 100 Flickr for Good I led a Flickr for Good workshop in London on Friday. Filed under flickr. Tagged charities , flickr , workshop. Thing is, once you have paid the admin, the cash value of the flickr ‘donation’ barely makes it worthwhile – even for the 5 account max per charity.

Steve Bridger › Flickr for Good

Steve Bridger

Redesigning Charity for the Digital Age Skip to content Home More about Steve Bridger UK Charities Twitter 100 Flickr for Good I led a Flickr for Good workshop in London on Friday. Filed under flickr. Tagged charities , flickr , workshop. Thing is, once you have paid the admin, the cash value of the flickr ‘donation’ barely makes it worthwhile – even for the 5 account max per charity.

Library of Congress Rocks Flickr

Museum 2.0

Workers leaving Pennsylvania shipyards, Beaumont, Texas (LOC) Originally uploaded by The Library of Congress About a month ago, the Library of Congress put two sets of photographs (about 3000 images total) up on Flickr. Flickr is a photo-sharing site (learn more here ).

How to Create a Juicy Blogging Vision Board

Have Fun - Do Good

One of the most common challenges my juicy blogging clients and students have is that they want more clarity around what to write about on their blog. Before you start selecting images, answer the following questions about your blog as best you can: Why am I blogging?

NetCentric Advocacy: Community Photo Shoots: MoveOn Flickr

Network-Centric Advocacy

Like Vote! ) » January 02, 2006 Community Photo Shoots: MoveOn Flickr I remember sitting down with the Sierra Club staff and talking about a" day in the life" and all the work the club staff put into telling the story of its members and painting a real face on the movement.

What Can We Do With Flickr?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What Can We Do With Flickr? CogDog Blog has assembled a fabulous set of instructional resources geared for educators on how to use free online tools like flickr, Youtube, delicious, and others. Originally uploaded by cogdogblog.

World Cafe Stewardship Dialogue: Flickr Stream

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The flickr stream is here: [link] I love seeing the examples of the graphic facilitation. You can follow along on the blog [link Steward_Dialog_Day1 (28) Originally uploaded by theworldcafe.

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

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 Flickr has enabled me to begin to do this.

Reflections from the TechSoup Flickr Online Event

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A few days ago TechSoup and Flickr sponsored an online event discussion about the use of Flickr and photography in non profit organizations. She blogged her reflections into one excellent post! More from the TechSoup blog Michaela Hackner participated and had some great insights. Enjoy!

4 Ways to Search Flickr by Color

Wild Apricot Blog

We’ve talked before about good tools that will search Flickr for Creative Commons-licensed images based on the keywords you choose. Now, check out another (more colorful) way to find the pictures you need for your blog or website. Tags: Non-profit technology nptech images websites search Flickr Just don't be surprised if your productivity drops - these color-based search tools are fun! read more ).

YOU Can Bring These Dreams To Life— Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Domen Jakus. Note From Beth: Blog Carnivals are a themed collection of blog posts. Welcome to the Nonprofit Blog Carniva l round-up!

HOW TO: Use Flickr to Distribute and Archive Press Releases

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I have no idea if using Flickr to distribute and archive photo and press releases will appeal to the media and/or blogosphere, but I got the idea from what I think is the best nonprofit photostream on Flickr: The UN Refugee Agency. Just a new twist on how to use Flickr.

Twitter + Flickr = Twitterfountain

Wild Apricot Blog

Engage your audiences, help supporters of your non-profit keep up with any tagged topic on Twitter and Flickr, or publicize your event with a custom Twitterfountain , a nifty new mashup you can embed on your blog or website — Have you ever wanted to see what was happening at that one event you could not go to? Twitterfountain comes to your aid: we mash up tweets and Flickr-images that share the same tags into a spectacular visual.(

Youth Organizations Are Now Eligible for Flickr Pro

Tech Soup Blog

Nonprofits and libraries with missions focused on youth activities, children, and child care are now eligible for the Flickr Donation Program at TechSoup. Showcase Your Community with Flickr. Organizations can upload, organize, and share their images with anyone, anywhere, with Flickr Pro. Flickr in Action. Check out TechSoup's Flickr pool. Flickr is a convenient way to organize and archive your photos. Because Flickr is part of Yahoo!,

Just Found: International NGO Flickr Group

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

but at Network-Centric Advocacy blog, I found fastr flickr a game that uses flickr images. And the next thing I know he invites me to the International NGO Flickr Group. I love this one: Technorati Tags: ngo , nonprofit , non-profit , nptech , flickr