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.

What blogs should your non-profit comment on?

John Haydon

Bloggers are out there right now talking about your cause. They might not be talking about your nonprofit, but they’re definately talking about your cause. For example, right now with wikileaks in the mainstream media, certain bloggers are writing about why free speech matters.

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29 Nonprofit Bloggers to Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last week I asked the followers of @NonprofitOrgs to nominate their favorite nonprofit bloggers. Some on the list are very known in the nonprofit sector, and others are completely under the radar and providing some very valuable resources to the nonprofit sector. This time around I limited the list to individuals bloggers, rather than blogs maintained by associations, publications, PR firms, etc. Blog: Nonprofit Commons: Nonprofits in Second Life.

The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map For Simple Minded Bloggers

John Haydon

I’m currently working with a number of nonprofits who want to start a blog. For nonprofits, this means using creative email marketing, and discussing your blog posts on Facebook and Twitter. Now people are commenting ( and that’s a good thing ).

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Nonprofit Bloggers at Blogher

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is Nancy White making a toast at the Saturday night dinner which was going to be nonprofit bloggers, but was a large group of everyone who wanted to eat together. If you were at Blogher and are interested in nonprofit blogging, add a comment below.

So You Think You Can Blog? Guidelines For New Bloggers

Frogloop

You're happy with the new blog design, you understand the platform you've chosen, you've gotten sign-off from above to move forward, and you've signed a surprising number of your staff up to serve as regular bloggers. You want to offer your bloggers some guidance and make them comfortable with the process since many of them are nervous about blogging and most have never blogged before. Fill your bloggers in! How often do you expect your bloggers to post?

Bloggers Who Create Community Award

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Roger Carr from the Everyday Giving Blog presented the Bloggers Who Create Community Award to Beth's Blog! Here's what he had to say: Beth is a guru in the use of technology for nonprofits. She seems to be involved everywhere nonprofit technology is discussed online.

Nonprofit Technology Link Love

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Nonprofit Technology Link Love July 30, 2008 Here are posts from a small sampling of bloggers I regularly read: Holly Ross shows her geek cred in a great post about DNS. at 6:31 pm { 1 comment… read it below or add one } 1 Beth Kanter 07.30.08

23 Years Ago Today and How Not To Pitch A Blogger Redux (And Twitter pitches too)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last year, I marked the date with the above photo and a post with tips for cultivating bloggers and how it was like a long term relationship. Even worse, hadn't made the attempt to comment on my blog or refer to any posts. It was a number of thoughtful comments on some blog posts.

The Power of Influencer Marketing for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

However, influencer marketing isn’t just for products and brands; nonprofits can benefit substantially by influencers who get behind their cause. While at the venture philanthropy nonprofit, REDF , I had the pleasure of working with actor Chris O’Donnell, who was a member of the board.

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. I usually get requests from commercial sites and lots of comments on my Cambodian photos.

10 Tips for Asking Bloggers to Write About Your Cause

Have Fun - Do Good

There are a lot of answers to that question, but if you want to do outreach to bloggers about an issue you care about, here are a few tips: 1. Search for bloggers who write about topics related to your cause on Technorati , Google Blog Search and Ask.com's blog search engine.

Support for Future Bloggers | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. Myanmar bloggers already plagued with intermittent Internet access became more muffled as the government reportedly jammed satellite, SMS and mobile phones, and the country??s

10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs and Bloggers to Support Their Cause

Have Fun - Do Good

To prepare for the panel, I wrote up 10 Ways Nonprofit Can Use Blogs. It only makes sense that if your nonprofit is going to include a blog in its communications strategy that it includes other bloggers too. Ways Nonprofit Can Use Blogs and Bloggers to Support Their Cause 1.

Six Sources for Nonprofit News

SocialFish

While I trust the curators thatI’ve selected on Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest and other social channels to find and share relevant news and information, I especially love the nonprofit news roundups. It’s the most efficient means of reading the nonprofit news that I need to know.

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Nonprofit Techies: Please Share Your Knowledge With Cambodian Bloggers From NGOS! T-Shirts Too!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dear Nonprofit Tech Colleagues: I am seeking contributions of t-shirts for the Cambodia Bloggers Summit. Participants will include bloggers who work for NGOS. Please take a moment to visit their blogs and leave a comment sharing a little something you know. Source: Tharum.

I'll Comment for Food Donations, Ten Cents for Woman's Shelter, and Other Interesting Social Media Charity Trends

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tyson Foods has perfected a social media strategy that leverages blog comments for food donations as noted on the Fast Company blog , (part of its innovative giving series which included a profile of me !) Mizfit is donating a dime per comment to a local women's shelter.

Tidbits

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Tidbits April 17, 2008 I guess because I’m a blogger, I get these interesting tidbits in my mailbox. I do hope folks will comment if they know something about these, or have an opinion. BlueAvocado is a new online blog/magazine/website specifically for folks who work in and with nonprofits.

22 Years Ago Today and Some Advice About How Not to Pitch Bloggers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Blogger relations (not to be confused with blogger relationships like I'm describing above) that is blogger outreach came up as a topic in a workshop I did on social media and the arts earlier this week. Given the interest in this topic by many of my nonprofit readers, and since I'm started off this post with a story about relationships, I thought I'd share some advice about how to NOT to pitch bloggers to write about your organization, product, service, or event.

Reflection and Evaluation

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Reflection and Evaluation March 10, 2008 Michele Martin, one of my fave bloggers, has a great post today on Reflective Practice. 2 comments… read them below or add one } 1 Michele Martin 03.10.08

MPower Open keeps moving forward

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology MPower Open keeps moving forward July 6, 2008 This is old news, but I’ve been busy. Bad Blogger! (I I think my clients thank me for being a bad blogger.) I look forward to the growth of this community, and the ongoing development of the MPower solution as an open source alternative CRM for nonprofit organizations.

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How Compassionate Branding Can Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

Kayla Matthews is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. She is a writer and blogger with a passion for self-improvement and helping others. Let’s explore how compassionate branding can help your nonprofit’s cause. Tell us in the comments section below.

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Where are the twenty-something or GEN-Y Bloggers Who Are Writing About Social Change and Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I keep hearing from nonprofits that one of the reasons they want to incorporate a social networking or media strategy is to reach a younger audience. I wanted to listen to what was on their minds in general, although I was particularly keen on hearing any discussions or snippets about social change, nonprofits, and activism. There are lots of twenty-something bloggers and gen-y bloggers. Nonprofit Technology. Nonprofits - Management Issues.

NTC Links

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology NTC Links April 6, 2007 There has been a little bit of blogging and the like at NTC – although it was certainly hindered yesterday, when the internet was down for most of the day. And I think most of the bloggers are too busy giving, or going to sessions to blog much.

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Odds and Sods

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Odds and Sods July 27, 2007 (That’s Brit/Canadian for odds and ends, if you were wondering.) I’ve been a bad blogger over the past couple of months, I know. 2 comments… read them below or add one } 1 Deborah Elizabeth Finn 08.01.07

6 Examples of Nonprofits Working with For-Profits for a Greater Good

NonProfit Hub

Kayla Matthews is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub. She is a writer and blogger with a passion for self-improvement and helping others. Nonprofits are tapping into the resources available from successful companies in all sorts of ways.

8 Research-Backed Ways To Improve Marketing For Nonprofits

Nonprofits Source

But, the truth is marketing for nonprofits doesn’t have to be an insurmountable challenge. Today, the cornerstone of nonprofit content marketing focuses on creating value for your readers. Surprisingly, only a small minority of bloggers (15%) use a formal editorial process.

10 Blog Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your nonprofit could have a wide variety of excellent blog content , but if your blog’s design doesn’t make a positive first impression, then few will read it – much less share it with their followers on social networks. Enable social comments.

[Guide for Nonprofits]: How to Engage Social Media Influencers to Extend Your Reach and Drive Action

Connection Cafe

Attentive.ly® found when evaluating 90 nonprofit customers that the top 5% of influencers on a nonprofits email list of 140,000 can reach an average of 34 million people , or 85% the total reach of email and Twitter combined. Media (blogger) Influencer.

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Nonprofit Data Management

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Nonprofit Data Management March 12, 2007 As you know, nonprofit data management has been a really important issue for me for a long time. So I thought it would be a great subject for the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants hosted here today. I wish all nonprofits understood this!

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Nonprofit Data Management

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Nonprofit Data Management March 12, 2007 As you know, nonprofit data management has been a really important issue for me for a long time. So I thought it would be a great subject for the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants hosted here today. I wish all nonprofits understood this!

29 Nonprofit Resources to Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A long overdue follow up to my post on 29 Nonprofit Bloggers to Follow on Twitter , below are 29 nonprofit resources that tweet regularly on subjects ranging from fundraising to social media to mobile communications. Social Media, Cause Marketing, Nonprofit Tech.

Juicy Nonprofit Blog: The Case Foundation Blog

Have Fun - Do Good

When I give talks about nonprofit blogging, I often use the Case Foundation's blog as an example of a juicy blog. Multiple staff members are bloggers , which takes the weight off of one person. What nonprofit blogs do you loooooove to read? nonprofit blogging

Blogger Uses Petition Site to Create Better Transportation for NY - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" To create a new comment, use the form below.

Nonprofit Marketing Report: Organizations Failing to Connect

Amy Sample Ward

Nancy Schwartz, president of Nancy Schwartz & Company and blogger at Getting Attention , has just finished analyzing data from a nonprofit marketing survey of more than 900 nonprofit leaders, revealing that they are doing a poor job connecting with their audience and community. Nancy explains: “Nonprofit marketers say their key messages are failing to connect with the people who need to hear them and that is a serious problem.

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » America’s Giving Challenge

See What's Out There

Beth Kanter , friend and blogger, is raising money for the Sharing Foundation, which supports kids in Cambodia. The Challenge begins December 13 at 3pm EST and will close January 31 at 3pm EST. Share and Enjoy: One Comment comment Beth Kanter Michael, Thank you!!

Reaching Baby Boomers: The Next Big Demographic in Nonprofit Online Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" If so, please post a comment and tell us how you did it!

Interview: Kivi Leroux Miller, The Nonprofit Marketing Guide

Amy Sample Ward

She’s a go-to resource for nonprofit marketing and her new book is called The Nonprofit Marketing Guide ( get your copy here ). I’m thrilled to have the chance to share an interview with her here and encourage you to add your questions in the comments!

Do nonprofit Facebook apps fail because theyre too useful? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Facebook , Firstgiving , Online Fundraising , change.org Do nonprofit Facebook apps fail because they’re too useful? 05.07.08 | 3419 9 Comments [link] Do+nonprofit+Facebook+apps+fail+because+they%27re+too+useful%3F 2008-05-07+17%3A42%3A32 Allan+Benamer Great blog post over at Futuristic Play which details an exchange between Andrew Chen, the blogger at Futuristic Play , and Ben Rattray of change.org. Subscribe to these comments.

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. Share and Comment on Breaking News. 11 Nonprofit Blogs Designed for the Social Web.

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Do you have a brand strategy?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations. A fellow Blogger, Debbie Laskey, shared these keen insights with me: “A brand strategy is the ultimate business strategy and often the least understood."

10 Nonprofit Books from 2010

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During 2010, I been able to read, blurb, write reviews, do blog giveaways, or author guest posts and interviews for a lot of terrific books that would be useful to nonprofit professionals in the social media, marketing, and ICT areas. The Nonprofit Marketing Guide by Kivi Leroux Miller.

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PhilanthroTech: How Nonprofits Are Using Crowdfunding

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

PhilanthroTech: How Nonprofits Are Using Crowdfunding – guest post by David Neff. The word is ringing in the ears of nonprofit fundraisers and executive directors this year. So why is this buzzword suddenly all over the place in the nonprofit world? Add your comments below.

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