Should there be A Nonprofit and Social Change Category on Digg?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got a message from one of my readers, Ashley Messick, on Facebook about a recent post about Social Actions Twitter for Good Facebook Group and TwitterFeed Mashup I wanted to Digg post about Save the World with Twitter and wasn't quite sure how to categorize it when submitting.

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Allan Benamer's NpTech Tag Meta Feed Digg Plig Collaborative Search Mashup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

People who can touch API's out there have been fooling around with trying to extract data from the NpTech tag for analysis as well as think about ways that we can make the data that has been tagged more filtered via social search, collaborative filtering, and whatever else.

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eMetrics Panel Slides, Notes, and Blog Posts: ROI of Blogging, Twitter, and Digg for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I also wanted to blog both Laura's excellent Twitter Digg deck and Jon's concise and smart case study of Digg.   In addition, WebMetrics Guru and Search Marketing Gurus took awesome notes! E-Metrics: Followers, Friends, and Fans - Expanding Your Online Community View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: blogging nptech ). Marshall Kirkpatrick has a great post over at Read/Write Web about keeping momentum. 

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6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing

NetWits

2) Search is Still King. Although social sharing accounts for 31% of website traffic, search engine referrals account for almost twice as much, or over 50% of all website referrals. Takeaway: Ensure your nonprofit website is optimized for Search Engines.

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Featured Article from Care2 News Network (our own little digg) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

60) Search « Lean, Mean Blogging Machines | Main | Crowd-sourcing to Clean up Elections and Foil Chad » Friday Nov 10 2006 Featured Article from Care2 News Network (our own little digg) Friday, November 10, 2006 at 01:37PM | by Mark Source: Spirit Bear Youth Coalition.

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Yi-Tan Call on Monday: Social Search

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This week on the NpTech Tag call, the idea of social search was referenced. Search engines keep improving, sometimes imperceptibly, but my money's on social search. There are many social ways to filter info, from digg (see especially the Diggswarm ) and Memeorandum to del.icio.us , blogging, reblogging (see. Nancy White just sent me this note about a conference call on Monday about the topic. Here's the deal: If we can't sort the wheat from the. chaff, the chaff wins.

Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

60) Search « The Web’s Influence on Affluence | Main | Fundraising Dips In First Quarter Of 2009 » Monday Jun 29 2009 Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools Monday, June 29, 2009 at 10:07PM | by Allyson Kapin Social media!

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The Ethics of AdBlock | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

The site raised strong reactions from Digg users , who were almost universally opposed and had angry words (many of them misspelled) for the site’s creator.

Social bookmarking PR requires sustained community participation | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

The WSJ carefully profiled Digg, Newsvine, Netscape, Del.icio.us, and other ??social s traffic went from virtually nil to over 50,000 hits per day after appearing on the front page of Digg. So how do nonprofits crack the Digg homepage, secure tens of thousands of visitors immediately and influence discussion about their cause far and wide? t work is having a bunch of staff sign up at Digg right before they need something to get big.

Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Internet , Security , Students for a Free Tibet Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack 03.27.08 | 3374 6 Comments [link] Pro-Tibet+Non-Profit+Under+Cyber-Attack 2008-03-27+17%3A13%3A13 Allan+Benamer UPDATE: Please Digg this story at [link] We haven’t discussed security very much on this blog for two simple reasons: I’m not a computer security expert and despite the Convio security breach, I rarely get wind of security issues that occur in the non-profit sector.

16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post This entry was posted in Non-Profit Business Advice , Non-Profit News , Social Media.

Using Social Media Increases Fundraising by 40% [Study]

NetWits

YouTube is the second most used search engine in the world. ShareThis – While the three social tools mentioned above are the baseline, what happens when you want to give your participants access to other social networks like StumbleUpon®, Digg®, and Yahoo!®?

Worth a Look: Scoop.it Digital Content Tool

Amy Sample Ward

You pick your topic, add a description of the collection, then you can begin searching for relevant articles and other media to include. s built-in search feature to add news articles and blog posts to my page—they show up as suggested content, and you can click to dismiss or add to your page.

Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

NetWits

Twitter search is your best friend for finding out what’s going on in the real time conversation world of microblogging. Have a Google Blog Search and Technorati Blog Search running at all times to see what the Blogosphere has to say.

Google SearchWiki, it's the Diggification of Google!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I noticed that Google added a new feature where you can comment on a search engine result and like DIGG either promote it or demote it. You can customize the search results page too. As LockerGnome's Matt Hartley notes, "it will shake up search to the core for everyone."

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Domain name insider trading: no longer a rumor | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» Domain name insider trading: no longer a rumor Posted Thursday, January 10th, 2008 at 12:31 am by John Brian (91 posts) A few months back, I wrote a post linking to an AP story that suggested that some domain name registrars were using search queries to snatch up domain names that were about to be purchased. Earlier this evening, a story on Digg declared that Network Solutions was registering any domain name that was users searched for using their link to the WHOIS database.

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How To Use Guest Posting To Double Your Your Blog Traffic and Subscribers

John Haydon

Use social bookmarking sites like Stumbleupon , Mixx and Digg. Tips search engine optimization for small non-profits L ast week I had a guest post from my good friend, TheDailyBlonde. That day, I more than doubled my usual traffic, doubled the number of Twitter followers I typically get on a given day, and tripled my email subscribers. The same thing happened when I guest posted on Grant Griffith’s blog.

An easy-peezy way to start listening

SocialFish

into the search box, and then click on any one of 18 social site search engine icons, including Twitter, Bloglines, Google, YouTube, Technorati, Delicious, Digg, Reddit, Newsvine. Then you can subscribe via RSS to individual searches (just click on the RSS button) or download all feeds for that particular keyword as an opml file. Dude. I am finding so much good "ease of use" stuff lately! Just heard about keotag.com from a post on the ASAE listserve (thanks Mimi!)

What tools and keywords do you use for your organization's listening dashboard?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Twitter Search - shows tweets containing a certain keyword (we don't use this anymore because we use Tweetdeck separately). Digg - shows most popular articles on the web. Carie Lewis, HSUS Social Networking Maven I just discovered that Carie Lewis of HSUS has a blog !

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RSS Readers for Your Desktop, Smartphone, and Tablet

Tech Soup Blog

Digg Reader. praised Digg Reader for its clean, minimal design and rich social media features. For example, you can search "nonprofit technology" to find related blogs, or you can peruse Feedly's curated "Technology Hub."

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Six Powerful Ways To Make Your Website More Social

John Haydon

Let’s take an example: Someone finds your website in a Google search and decides to share a very useful article from your blog. The Digg Digg plugin (the one you see to the left of this blog post) includes all the major social media sites and then some.

8 Benefits of Having a Nonprofit Blog

Have Fun - Do Good

When they find it saved by someone on a social bookmarking site like del.icio.us , StumbleUpon or Digg When another blogger links to it on their blog. Blogs can increase the search ranking of your website. Should all nonprofits have a blog? Can having a blog benefit your organization?

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Deborah Finn has written a SEO primer called " Search Engine Optimization for Nervous Nonprofit Novices " and she is seeking feedback from SEO mavens. The presentation describes the benefits of using Digg and shares some before/after results. Haven't dug into Digg yet?

The Scoop on the New and Improved Google Analytics

Frogloop

This breakdown of data will let you determine just how successful and engaging portions of your website are, and determine how people got to each particular page--was it a google search? bookmarking on Delicious & Digg. Do you use Google Analytics? If so, get ready for a new, redesigned version that is packed with some great features and analytics.

Earned Media: How to Stay Relevant and Track It - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Earned media is comprised of coverage through: Blogs Media outlets both online and offline Podcasts Photo sharing sites like Flickr Tweets on Twitter Links shared on Facebook Tagging on social bookmarking sites like delicious, Digg, etc. Blog Searches: Technorati.

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Twitter Isn't the Point

NTEN

" (Search for that title on the Universal McCann site.). Whether it's Twitter or Digg or Facebook or LinkedIn, it's about those relationships.

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Interview with Jonathon Colman: Social Media Secrets from a Green Geek

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

s taken us a long time to build up credible, authoritative profiles and groups on sites like Care2 , Digg , Facebook , Flickr , and StumbleUpon. ??? In response to a post on Digg about the Conservancy???s s nearly identical to organic search traffic ???

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Business 2.0 looks at The Next Net

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Many of these are among the developers of the "new web" apps I've tried out over the last six months - Writely , 37 Signals , Digg - while others are companies with offerings I hadn't encountered yet. Over coffee this morning I read some interesting new product reviews.

NetCentric Advocacy: Tag cloud and analysis of 952 ProgressiveExchange emails. (what has this list been talking about in a glance.)

Network-Centric Advocacy

I need a technorotti or digg for the issues of the movement. I need a technorotti or digg for the issues of the movement. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

NetCentric Advocacy: Listserves in Environmental Movement: Good Review

Network-Centric Advocacy

It provides best practices for establishing successful listservs and explores the parallels between this network of networks and newer online communities like Digg, YouTube, Flickr, and blogs. It provides best practices for establishing successful listservs and explores the parallels between this network of networks and newer online communities like Digg, YouTube, Flickr, and blogs. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Netscape wants its gatekeepers back | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Does it make sense to have a huge PR shop pumping out press releases when you don’t have Digg This buttons on your pages? Also, for Netscape to call Digg a “social bookmarking site&# is being a bit disingenuous.

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How To Build A Social Media Cockpit With Firefox

John Haydon

Y ou are a heavy user of Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, FriendFeed, Digg and Delicious. Digg Toobar : Totally diggin’ this one! Alerts you to popular on Digg small window at the bottom of the browser. It also has Digg stats displayed on every web page you visit. Take your time and search for more Firefox add-ons at Mozilla.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Ugliest MySpace Pages

See What's Out There

read more | digg story Share and Enjoy: One Comment comment See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Facebook Platform – Opening Up [.] Make a Google Search Story Video in Under 5 Minutes Ready for Another Video Contest?

Guest Post: 8 Benefits of Having a Nonprofit Blog

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When they find it saved by someone on a social bookmarking site like del.icio.us , StumbleUpon or Digg. Blogs can increase the search ranking of your website. Search engines like sites that update their content regularly and have lots of incoming links; consequently, they like blogs!

Check Out the 35 Apps from Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge!

Social Actions

1 - Amazeeng - search social action everywhere! With Amazeeng you can search all projects on Amazee.com and other actions via the Social Actions API to find social causes and actions of your interest. With Amazeeng you can search social action everywhere!". We were (and remain!)

How The National Wildlife Federation Uses Social Media

John Haydon

“Social media has helped increase the number of people linking to our site and this is very desireable from a search engine optimization perspective. We’ve also received a lot of traffic from Stumbleupon and Digg as well as the other social news and bookmarking sites. We have used StumbleUpon, Digg and other sites strategically to drive traffic and share interesting resources.&#.

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Confessions from Social Media Experts

Influence

Next they used stumbleupon.com, a social bookmarking site, to 'thumb up' the sites pages to improve search engine ranking by increasing inbound links. s content to Kirsty.com, a mom oriented niche Digg-like service. My head is spinning from a rapid infusion of knowledge gleaned from three days at the 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco. (My My head is also spinning a bit from my arrival this morning on a redeye).

The Perils of Popularity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Object-Based Social Networks: 2004 Think Flickr, delicious, digg, Slideshare. StumbledUpon is social search that lets users unearth sites that might be interesting to them. And with traffic that often rivals the New York Times Website, Digg lets users vote their favorite stories to the top of the site. I like Rashmi's new slide show, especially the title. It helped me clarify some fuzzy thoughts about social networking, pattern analysis, and information overload.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Value of Rapid Response in the Youtube World

Network-Centric Advocacy

We need to recalaculate the cost benefits because of the intensity of news cycles and now the perminate and intense flow of video on youtube and the spikes created by digg and other such sites (drudge or Kos can move 100,000+ hits). We need to recalculate the cost benefits because of the intensity of news cycles and now the permanent and intense flow of video on YouTube and the spikes created by digg and other such sites (drudge or Kos can move 100,000+ hits).

Your organization's social networking strategy doesn't have to be like mastercard - you don't have to be everywhere!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You need to do some listening first - after setting up an individual profile, the search feature is your best friend or you may consider paid research services. Jonathan Colman mentioned this say multiplier effect from a recent Digg campaign.

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The Conversation Graph: The Social Life of A Blog Post

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

that will search through blog comments for mentions. In other words, it helps you discover if anyone is talking about you in the comments. When I teach workshops for nonprofits about listening with free tools , it's one of the half dozen basic tools that should be included in the tool box.

The Coming Wave of Web 2.0 Consultants and Vendors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

60) Search « Would you like a share of $5 million? How about Digg ? I thought one organization I was working with was getting great traffic from Digg, in part due to highly placed users who seemed to really like our stuff.

NPTimes TechnoBuzz: Telling Stories Online Makes That Vital Connection

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Think beyond your organization's employees when searching. It's so cool that the cards have OKNO and Segnalo - the Italian versions of Digg and Del.icio.us. The NonProfit Times has an e-newsletter. Disclosure - I've written a few articles for the TechnoBuzz newsletter) But, that's not why I'm pointing you over there.

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