Trending Sources

ERP Software for a Nonprofit – a Case Study

Vertex Systems

Check out our latest ERP case study on KSI today. Vertex Systems Poll Recent Articles 16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits Feb.

Association Social Media: Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU)


Currently, we use Facebook, LinkedIn (both a group and company page), Twitter and Instagram. Case Study Featured From the Trenches

Saba 40

Association Social Media: The American Institute of Architects (AIA)


Twitter and Facebook are our fastest-growing networks, Instagram is our most engaging network. Case Study Featured From the Trenches

[Artomatic Diaries] Getting started with Twitter branding and follow strategy


This is the first (real) post in my ongoing living social media case study. See more here. It could be every 2 or 3 years. Yay!

Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

That’s why the Atlanta councilman used twitter! Response : studies show that people expect a response on social media. Direct Content.

Beth’s Surprise Party: A Case Study in Crowdsourced Action

Amy Sample Ward

First, we created an open Google Doc where we put in the introduction language, so anyone that clicked through from someone’s blog or Twitter post would have context about what was happening (and included a numbered list up to 53, so people could easily see where to add their name and blog address). Hi friends-. Amy (& Stacey).

Doc 2

Case Study in Local: Oakland Local

Amy Sample Ward

You can also connect with Oakland Local on twitter and facebook. Tags: community otherblogs local news socialbysocial Getting Local.

Designing Programs to Build Community: Case Study with Charity Technology Trust

Amy Sample Ward

Lastly, there are lots of 1-time or regular events that surface ideas and case studies and generate content that could be really useful to pull in or capture. In the case of CTX, the sweet spot had key words like: open. Key Questions: The session was designed to be a conversation – with an avid note taker (me). Next steps.

How Many Free Agents Does It Take To Change A Nonprofit Fortress?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social media is not my problem: I have over a quarter million followers on Twitter, 10,800 subscribers on YouTube, and 2.1 Networked Governance.

From TechPresident: Facebook Haggadah: A Case Study in Viral ROI

Amy Sample Ward

Sifry , the co-founder of Personal Democracy Forum, took a closer look at ROI for Facebook apps in his piece last week Facebook Haggadah: A Case Study in Viral ROI (Is This App Different From All Other Apps?) Soon it was being retweeted all over Twitter , and for good reason. Tags: otherblogs roi facebook metrics Micah L.

Tapping Small and Local Donors on Twitter: A Girls Inc. Case Study


I followed with a post to our blog , Facebook pages, Twitter and an email blast. After hearing about Twestival , I was intrigued. Girls Inc.

Tapping Small and Local Donors on Twitter: A Girls Inc. Case Study - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


Case Study Friday, February 20, 2009 at 11:32AM | by Adrienne Royer After hearing about Twestival , I was intrigued. Girls Inc. On 8 a.m

NTEN Case Study in Listening: What's the NTC Worth?


Here's what happened: I spent most of Tuesday on a plane, so I wasn't monitoring Twitter as closely as I usually do. And they will.

Twitter for Nonprofits: Presentation for the 140-Character Mission event

Amy Sample Ward

About the event: Already Twitter, Facebook, and the rest are revolutionizing the business and marketing of social impact. Follow the conversation on Twitter (the Hashtag is #TiESE ). Ask questions via Twitter - just include the hastag in your post! Twitter.Org: Twitter for Nonprofit Organizations. Attend in person.

Social Media: Who Will Do The Work?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tags: Case Studies Experimentation Three Models. Who in our organization is going to do the work?

Case Study: Inside an Integrated Holiday Fundraising Campaign


But reaching beyond low hanging fruit to the social media space, bloggers, Twitter, advertising, etc. Tags: alison cherry Fundraising integrated fundraising Newsletter NPTech NTEN online fundraising Ali Cherry, Beaconfire. [Ed. note: This article is part of NTEN's Member Appreciation Month spectacular. Keep on integrating.

Twitter for Activism Tool VS Strategy Debate and A New Twitter Activism Guide

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The "is Twitter a strategy or tool debate" was fueled as Twitter got lots of attention (and hype ) as part of the coverage of last week's protests in Moldova. Ivan Boothe points out in his post " The Fire and Food: Why There's No Such Thing As A Twitter Revolution ," the real-time use of Twitter as an organizing tool is a not revolution.

Social Media ROI for Non-Profits - A Case Study By Aaron Bramley

John Haydon

Aaron Bramley is one of my good friends on Twitter. They do this through dog tag peace necklaces with inspirational quotes. Meta tags, descriptions and site tittles were added to help their search engine optimization (SEO). Aaron - thanks for taking the time and making the effort to write this post! by Aaron Bramley. No buzz.

#1MillionShirts and the Power of the Network

Amy Sample Ward

Christopher Fabian has a great blog post up on the MobileActive blog about the way the #1MillionShirts idea emerged and grew via social media, especially Twitter, this week. Tags: case studies events 1millionshirts development international mobileactive twitter what do you think viral means? Please join!

Creating Social Change with Social Media

Amy Sample Ward

And then there’s the role that Facebook and Twitter are playing. Of course, we don’t just want to talk about Haiti — we want to highlight some amazing work from around the sector, while also building a nice little library of case studies we can all learn from.

Integrated Social Media for Sustainable Agriculture

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ag Grantees Twitter Webinar. Peer Case Studies. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Most Frequently Tweeted Words.

NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nate Ritter gives a brilliant example of how Twitter could help save the lives of missing children. NpTech Conversations. re working with???something

Interview: Scott Anderson of ClientTrack

Amy Sample Ward

intakes, assessments, eligibility determinations, case progress notes, scheduling, referrals). Thanks, Amy, for all you do!). ABCD) ( [link] ).

What type of Tweets get retweeted most? Bites of Wisdom

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some Resources: Just getting started with Twitter? Also, see my Twitter Primers or WeAreMedia. Ah Ha! Here's the five minute start.

Technology for Change Contest: Win a new computer from HP!

Amy Sample Ward

During the US Thanksgiving holiday, Tweetsgiving asked people around the world to use Twitter to share something they were grateful for and include the link to the Tweetsgiving site (where people could donate to help build a library, classroom and more for the benefiting school in Tanzania). Technology for Change. Enter the Contest.

Guest Post on Frogloop: 5 Tips for Running a Competition

Amy Sample Ward

If members ask a question on Twitter, respond on Twitter, and so on. Tags: case studies challenge competition frogloop guest post howto tips I’m honored to have a guest post up on Care2′s Frogloop blog today! Read the post and join the conversation on the Frogloop blog (or read the post below).

Interview: Marshall Kirkpatrick on the Real Time Web Report

Amy Sample Ward

Like people generally do, we thought about the impact that Twitter and Facebook were making on the web. I’m at , we’re at , on Twitter I’m @marshallk and the whole ReadWriteWeb team is at [link]. First, what does the “real-time Web&# really mean? Probably middle of 2008.

New on SSIR: #4Change Examines Social Media for the Climate Change Movement

Amy Sample Ward

For those that follow the #4Change twitter-based chats, this is a post recapping and highlighting our latest conversation on social media application in the Climate Change movement. That’s the question that the monthly #4Change chats (that take place on Twitter) address, this month focusing on the Climate Change movement. link].

UniversalGiving: Impact, with a little help from friends (SocialActions)

Amy Sample Ward

You can follow UniversalGiving or Social Actions on Twitter, follow stories on their blogs ( UG blog or SA blog ) or visit their websites to learn more: [link]. Tags: case studies socialchange impact philanthropy socialactions universalgiving What is UniversalGiving? What is the Impact? more than 70 countries served.

Dissecting the Network Approach on the SSIR blog

Amy Sample Ward

In this case, we20 started a Facebook group to keep everyone together and communicate with each other. In the case of we20, they have put their introduction video up on YouTube , defining a very obvious place for others to put up videos either as a response or a report from their own we20 meeting and the ideas that came out of it.

Five Ways to Grow Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fan Base

Nonprofit Tech for Good

of nonprofits just can not duplicate their success, and such case studies and best practices set up many nonprofits for failure and disappointment.

Social bookmarking: keeping me organized one tag at a time


It was fairly intuitive to tag resources based on their topic. But, the more I dived in, learned more, and began to prioritize different things, my tagging scheme shifted throughout the whole process (for example, to start I had twitter also tagged with microblog, but in the end I decided to put it in with socialnetworking).

How Two Nonprofits Use Social Media To Help Save Fish – #keepemwet #SaveMarinsCoho

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you use the hashtag #SaveMarinsCoho on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with your photo , they will add your image to the album.

Meme 35

Why Social Media Can Suck


We email them, text them, tweet them and tag them on Facebook. We don’t send people letters via postal carrier anymore. Here’s why.

Twitter 101 for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

For me, this week, it’s Twitter 101 for Nonprofits. In this slideshow introduction to the “fastest-growing social media platform in the world,” Frank Barry (@franswaa) and Jeff Patrick (@commonknow) hit a strong balance between overview and detail, how to and real-world case studies. How does Twitter work? read more ).

The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It isn’t a matter of a Facebook profile or using Twitter. The Colbert Report. Source: Leadership for a New Era. It is about sharing.

Reflections on Twitter Chat Facilitation Techniques

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of participating in Twitter chat series #socialmedia. What are your best Twitter moderation techniques?

NpTech Tag Summary: Voting Deadline at Netsquared Extended, NTC Pipe, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is certainly no shortage of buckets where nonprofit technology tagged resources are being aggregated. Photo from Cambodia4kids. Good luck!

PR Works Podcast: How Non-Profits Use Social Media

Wild Apricot Blog

I’ve just been listening to a podcast of Lee Weinstein’s conversation with public relations consultant Donna Gibbs on how non-profits are successfully using social media right now, where Gibbs shines a light on the social media marketing activities — on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter — of two charities she’s involved with personally. read more ).

How partnership drove success for the Big Blue Test

John Haydon

Notice that Facebook came before YouTube and Twitter was way less than expected. Tags: Youtube Tips case study youtube