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The Best Trends and Lists of 2012

Frogloop

One of my favorite parts about starting a new year is reviewing all of the top 10 (or in some cases the top 133) lists and trends. It's not bookmarking : You don't need an Internet connection to access the content at a later time.

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Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). " Tags: roundup bookmarks cee facebook fundraising future giving internet list net2-recommends nptech philanthropy postalicious resources romania technology trends video women I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

nfp 2.0 » Social bookmarking on steroids

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack October 11th, 2006 Social bookmarking on steroids Where del.icio.us social bookmarking , web 2.0 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

Great reads from around the web on February 20th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). " Check out the 12 Trends, from Personalized Video Thanking to Ebooks to Digital Fundraising Staffing! I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of February 20th).

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Mobile Trends Your Nonprofit Should Be Watching

Tech Soup Blog

To get the latest news on mobile innovation and mobile products in the TechSoup catalog, be sure to bookmark our Mobile Technology page.

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Great reads from around the web on April 23rd

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). But here's the thing: the trends aren't actually that good." roundup bookmarks communication conference conversation culture data foursquare hyperlocal internet list location maps media postalicious presentation report research resources staffing storytelling technology trend

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Great reads from around the web on May 20th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). "A recent Reuter’s article: Top Ten Trends in Sustainable Business, focuses on the best trends in “green business,&# I’m struck by how many of the points are applicable to sustainable social media. Here are my top trends in sustainable social media (hat tip to Reuters)."

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Great reads from around the web on January 25th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). " 3 Powerful Social Good Trends in 2010 – Ben Rattray, the founder and CEO of Change.org, has a great piece on Mashable showcasing the three trends he sees coming in 2010 for the social change sector. "2009

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Great reads from around the web on December 15th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). " Tags: roundup africa book bookmarks casestudies data development ebook economy free funding future innovation list microgiving music nonprofits nptech opensource orchestra postalicious report resources socialmedia strategy survey technology trends

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Great reads from around the web on November 11th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). " Social Media for Social Good [Infographic] – "In our new Social Media for Social Good infographic, we profile several successful grassroots and nonprofit campaigns, explain tactics that increase the impact of a message, and explore emerging trends in charitable giving and volunteering."

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Great reads from around the web on July 18th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Mapping Trends in Philanthropy « NathanielJames.org – "Philanthropy is changing, and I want to contribute to creating the best of all possible worlds for the social sector. Today, I’ll start with a basic taxonomy of these trends, and unpack each one over time.

Great reads from around the web on February 15th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). What We Talk About When We Talk About Digital Activism | The Meta-Activism Project – "Usually when we talk about digital activism we talk about concrete anecdotes (the Arab Spring, the 2012 presidential race, the Koman/Planned Parenthood blow-up) or abstract trends (slacktivism, cyber-war, hacktivism).

Great reads from around the web on June 6th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). " roundup 12ntc acquisition bookmarks crowdsourcing data fundraising google identity list postalicious publicmedia report resources roi salesforce search semanticweb socialmedia wwtI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on March 21st

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). But I'm not necessarily proud of succumbing to the infographic trend. " roundup advertising bookmarks casestudies community crisis crowdsourcing disaster emergency engagement facebook hyperlocal infographics list local postalicious resources response social media

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Great reads from around the web on April 12th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Nonprofits Take Note: Donors are what they tweet | Social Citizens Blog – "As with many new technologies and developments, social media is being used in surprising and unintended ways to analyze and reveal unexpected data and trends.

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Great reads from around the web on August 16th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Blog | design mind – "Openness is the mega-trend for innovation in the 21st century, and it remains the topic du jour for businesses of all kinds. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on September 13th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Seeing this trend, many people are tying to explore ways to integrate virtual gifts into their social media strategy as a way to make money. Tags: roundup bookmarks community facebook fundraising list onlinecommunity postalicious resources reviews socialmedia usergeneratedcontent

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Great reads from around the web on November 25th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). That a growing number of consumer brands are transforming their existing static Web sites into interactive online communities is a trend that is not only recent, but also rapidly accelerating." I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources across the web ever day.

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Great reads from around the web on February 1st

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). However, I want to highlight three data points that underscore a critical theme that my colleague David Armano and I detailed in our recent trends deck. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on June 17th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). That is why we created the Blackbaud Index of Charitable Giving — to provide fundraisers with up-to-date data on fundraising trends and to couple that information with valuable analysis by leaders in the sector." " The trend is up 12.1%!

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Great reads from around the web on April 21st

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Grizzard Communications Group – Free social media tools & the ‘experts’ who can’t answer “How?&# – Eric has a great list of free social media tools to help you find content, monitor trends and much more! "In

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Great reads from around the web on January 5th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). " Tags: roundup 2009 book bookmarks branding democracy digital entrepreneurship free health innovation interviews library list literature microgiving politics postalicious reputation resources strategy video I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on May 20th

Amy Sample Ward

" Flickr Photo Download: Twitter trending topics - Anatomy of a hashtag as trending topic from Meg Pickard on Flickr. If you like charts for understanding trending and relationships, this is a great one! Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from May 20th. Find me on Delicious for more! Join us in a UK hyperlocal alliance… « Talk About Local (alpha) - Will Perrin is on a mission to engage and convene localities via the web. "After

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Great reads from February 19th through February 27th

Amy Sample Ward

trendwatching.com’s February 2009 Trend Briefing covering GENERATION G - "Has it ever been important for corporations to ditch the greed and embrace generosity? Tags: roundup bookmarks These are my links for February 19th through February 27th: How the National Wildlife Federation Uses Twitter | Tweeterism - Danielle Brigida is a superstar, works for National Wildlife Federation as the Operations Coordinator.

ROI 100

Great reads from January 6th through January 8th

Amy Sample Ward

2008 Online Giving Trends - Connections - Want to compare your 2008 numbers/results to other organizations? Check out this post which "shares some very early online giving trends from Blackbaud clients. Tags: roundup bookmarks

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook. This conference features exceptional speakers and a plethora of workshops that address key issues and trends affecting nonprofit human-serving organizations.

Link Round-up: “All About That Base”, Membership & Wine

Wild Apricot

Wine and membership plans, all about your base (database that is), fundraising trends and more. Here is a link round-up of the five top posts we''ve bookmarked on Apricot Jam lately. Fundraising membership

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack January 4th, 2007 The trends that will drive charities in 2007! 5 Responses to “The trends that will drive charities in 2007!&# has an interesting post about the trends which will drive charities in 2007.

Tricks and Tips to Use #Ello (With Screenshots)

Frogloop

Nicolelee on Ello posted on her Ello feed that she spoke with a couple of the co-founders who confirmed that there is a bookmarking feature in development. Social Networking Trends

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7 Voting Resources You Should Know Before Heading to the Polls

Frogloop

FiveThirtyEight: If you are a political junkie and love to follow the latest poll numbers, then FiveThirtyEight should be bookmarked as one of your most favorite websites. Online Organizing Trends

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Going Viral: How to Get Your Social Media Voice into the Mainstream

Byte Technology

Consider investigating a social bookmarking site where you can upload your content and posts, but if you do so opt for the automated bookmarking sites such as SocialPoster or SocialMarker.

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The Fire Has Been Lit! The Importance of Making Your Site Mobile Friendly

Connection Cafe

This simply continues to support the trend lines that we in the industry have seen for awhile—mobile has become the primary method of browsing the web. Get your site onboard with Google’s algorithm changes and the overall trends of mobile browsing.

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Labor Day Links

Wild Apricot

Here are the top 5 posts we''ve bookmarked on Apricot Jam this week. These links offer: the latest event trends; tips for successful database management; thoughts on building better member benefits and a list of sources for low-cost images. Apricot Jam

Three Cheap Tools to Measure Blogs and Social Media

Frogloop

Want to know how big organizations like the National Wildlife Federation track some of their social media social bookmarking? Allows you to see engagement trends over time. Metrics Social Networking Technology TrendsOne of the big questions I often get asked by nonprofit campaigners is “how do I know if our blog and social media are succeeding and resonating with people?&# Great question.

Why Your Nonprofit Should Retweet Its Own Tweets – and How to Do It

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Like or bookmark your own tweet so you can easily find it later). The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Survey is an annual research project that seeks to gain a better understanding of how donors worldwide prefer to give and engage with their favorite causes and charitable organizations.

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Top Five Tools for Listening on the Social Web

Frogloop

Bookmark it and check it daily. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Moving from a 1.0 world to a 2.0 world can be very scary for nonprofits. Senior leadership, in particular, isn’t comfortable giving up power and fear that they will lose control of their core messaging. It’s critical that nonprofits face their fears and take control. Because conversations about the issues you work on are consistently happening all over the web.

Earned Media: How to Stay Relevant and Track It

Frogloop

Tagging on social bookmarking sites like delicious, Digg, etc. Make sure that the stories you are sharing or pitching are: Online Marketing Social Networking Trends Web 2.0“If you don't brand yourself, Google will brand you,&# says branding expert Sherry Beck Paprocki.

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The Starting Line: Great Tips for Beginning a WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

This will show readers you’re serious about your material and will encourage them to bookmark your site or sign up for a subscription. Tools like Yoast Suggest and Google Trends can greatly aid you in determining what’s abuzz on the Internet and in popular culture, and it will look impressive to your visitors who’ll recognize that you’re on top of ongoing trends. It’s no great secret that blogging is big. Huge really.

MySpace.com: A Place for Donors? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

4 Ways to Participate Online in the 2016 AFP International Fundraising Conference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The general sessions are definitely worth tuning into (Kofi Annan and Kumi Naidoo) and the education sessions will no doubt provide some valuable new insight into fundraising trends. Bookmark your browsers!

5 Practical Reasons Why You Fail To Get Digital Marketing Results

Nonprofits Source

This list is by no means exhaustive, but rather an observation of industry trends along with my own experiences of trial and error. Third, use Google Trends to analyze search popularity of the topic you’re writing about.

How to Use Content Curation To Grow Your Online Presence

SocialFish

A content collection system : If you care about your niche, you read about it and keep up with the latest trends. You can do that by keeping a bookmark file, by setting up an Excel spreadsheet, using an RSS feed or any other way that suits you. Guest post by Don Sturgill.