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Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau

Beth Kanter

Think: How can I encourage others to use the group in the same way, not just as a means for marketing/broadcasting information? Docs are like super-simple wikis, and probably the most truly collaborative aspect of a Facebook group. Because they are collaboratively editable, they are great for anything that requires a teasing out a group voice – agendas, statements or announcements, etc. Docs are great for posting information that you plan to come back to again and again.

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33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can either broadcast live (think of it as your own radio station) or host the messages on the Cinchcast server for later listening. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. Even more amazing, their smartphone and tablet apps allow you to broadcast live from anywhere, anytime… for free.

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50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can either broadcast live (think of it as your own radio station) or host the messages on the Cinchcast server for later listening. Ideal for activist organizations, CrowdVoice allows organizers to create “Voices” of protest where users can monitor and contribute links, photos, and videos of protests worldwide. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc.

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Case Study: Tools for Community Engagement

NTEN

Twitter should be used for cultivation, not broadcasting. She explains that when they first approached this media, they thought it would be a way to amplify voices of people who weren't being heard. Focused engagement, with direct messages, replies, and retweets required a different process and purpose than broadcast messages. When it came to blogger outreach, a Google Doc was the preferred and successful tool. By Amy Sample Ward, Membership Director, NTEN.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can either broadcast live (think of it as your own radio station) or host the messages on the Cinchcast server for later listening. Ideal for activist organizations, CrowdVoice allows organizers to create “Voices” of protest where users can monitor and contribute links, photos, and videos of protests worldwide. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc.

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111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ideal for mobile social media managers, VoiceTexter is an iPhone app that instantly transcribes your voice messages. Most nonprofits have not yet embraced Twitter’s new Vine App , thus they may not have an understanding of how to record and broadcast the world (and social good) in six second bites. Even more amazing, their smartphone and tablet apps allow you to broadcast live from anywhere, anytime… for free.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can either broadcast live (think of it as your own radio station) or host the messages on the Cinchcast server for later listening. Ideal for activist organizations, CrowdVoice allows organizers to create “Voices” of protest where users can monitor and contribute links, photos, and videos of protests worldwide. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can either broadcast live (think of it as your own radio station) or host the messages on the Cinchcast server for later listening. Ideal for activist organizations, CrowdVoice allows organizers to create “Voices” of protest where users can monitor and contribute links, photos, and videos of protests worldwide. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc.

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2014 NTC Report: The Wins, The Fails, The Ideas for 2015

NTEN

From the legacy of volunteers who have created a separate note-taking doc for every single session, to those of you who agreed to be on camera in between sessions and say hello to the OnlineNTC participants, to the number of you who gave constructive feedback through our conference and session evaluations (and via phone call.and Facebook thread.and over cotton candy at the Geek Games…), the generosity of NTEN community members is almost overwhelming.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can either broadcast live (think of it as your own radio station) or host the messages on the Cinchcast server for later listening. Ideal for activist organizations, CrowdVoice allows organizers to create “Voices” of protest where users can monitor and contribute links, photos, and videos of protests worldwide. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc.

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