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Taking Advantage of Texts for Fundraising and Supporter Engagement

Bloomerang

Here’s what makes SMS opt-ins a great addition to your subscriber collection avenues: They offer flexibility, allowing you to gather opt-ins offline and online. Immediate alerts with text broadcasts.

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How to Upgrade Nonprofit Donors Using Suggested Donations

Bloomerang

Nick Ellinger of Donor Voice is a guru on this type and he suggests the following as a guideline: For current low/mid-level donors – Set suggested donations at 1x, 1.5x, and 2x their average amount, and offer an “other” option.

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You Can Stand Up for Health Care on Twitter and Facebook, What About On Google +?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The holy grail of social media impact is on the ground social change, whether that’s impacting policy debates or large-scale behavior change. One can’t really claim cause and effect here, but social media is becoming an important tool in grassroots organizing. At minimum, this application lets people air their concerns to legislators and policy makers easily through Twitter and can amplify more traditional tactics such as email campaigns and signing online/offline petitions.

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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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New on SSIR: Give Permission to Peer Influence

Amy Sample Ward

It comes at the same time that I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the importance of community builders/managers/leaders or organizational voices to give permission back to the community members. The conversations and connections that are taking place elsewhere, whether it’s on or offline, don’t have to remain a mystery to you, though. My latest post is up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog.

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New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

I blogged earlier this year about research that indicates very strongly we’ve replicated our offline social barriers and segmentation in our online social networking platforms. ( Visit danah boyd’s website for more information and research on this topic.) When a friend starts a campaign, supports or fundraises for an organization or cause publicly on a social networking platform, they broadcast that action and encourage their friends to do the same.

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33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Broadcast Web.” The Broadcast Web i.e., one-to-many communications defined as broadcasting outward with complete control of the message and no public interaction or feedback. Chapter 3 :: Find Your Facebook Voice. And the Google Search App and Bing Search App are very useful and now empowered with voice search. I believe it’s the future of commerce and online, offline, and app fundraising.

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33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Broadcast Web.” The Broadcast Web i.e., one-to-many communications defined as broadcasting outward with complete control of the message and no public interaction or feedback. Chapter 3 :: Find Your Facebook Voice. And the Google Search App and Bing Search App are very useful and now empowered with voice search. I believe it’s the future of commerce and online, offline, and app fundraising.

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Vote and Comment for ALL these Awesome Nonprofit Panels at SXSW!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Putting the Public Back in Public Media Think NPR and PBS are just broadcasters? They’re convening Barcamp-like unconferences called PubCamps all over the country, allowing local techies and citizen journalists to forge collaborative projects with NPR and PBS stations, both online and offline. Online numbers don’t always equate offline results. Illustration by Jonny Goldstein of my SXSW panel proposal.

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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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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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70 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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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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[VIDEO] Using WhatsApp to Increase Engagement with Multicultural Communities

Bloomerang

And so I have more than five years of experience creating online and offline communities to support social and environmental causes as Steven said and I worked a lot in Latin America. And the last thing which is super important as how can I include the voices?

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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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Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Is there an “offline” marketing push that you need to support/connect? This is mostly email marketing -- crafting and putting out solid email newsletters and communications which includes having an adequate CRM (constituent relationship management) software and email broadcasting software. Remember, social media can also be used to connect people to offline actions and events. Addressing personality versus organizational voice.

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106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Periscope is a mobile app connected to Twitter that enables nonprofits to easily broadcast live from special events or while on location. MeetUp is service that focuses on helping people meet up offline and in-person. WeVideo is an easy-to-use, cloud-based video editing platform with an advanced suite of creative tools such as animation, color keying, voice over, and clip transformation. The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources!

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82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Periscope is a mobile app connected to Twitter that enables nonprofits to easily broadcast live from special events or while on location. WeVideo is an easy-to-use, cloud-based video editing platform with an advanced suite of creative tools such as animation, color keying, voice over, and clip transformation. MeetUp is service that focuses on helping people meet up offline and in-person.

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59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Periscope is a mobile app connected to Twitter that enables nonprofits to easily broadcast live from special events or while on location. WeVideo is an easy-to-use, cloud-based video editing platform with an advanced suite of creative tools such as animation, color keying, voice over, and clip transformation. MeetUp is service that focuses on helping people meet up offline and in-person.

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