Tue.May 29, 2012

Five Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Their Online Fundraising Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last month I donated online to 25 of my 32 Favorite Nonprofits in celebration of reaching the benchmark of following 100,000 nonprofits, nonprofit staff, and nonprofit service providers on Twitter.

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Data Visualization Techniques for Those Who Can’t Draw

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Visual Thinking Presentation for UnitedHealth Innovation Day. View more presentations from burowe.

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Who Owns Social Media? Risk Management?

SocialFish

I’ve explored the similarities between building community and risk management before on this blog. First, I penned Community, Social Media and Risk Perceptions and then Risk Management and Open Community: More Similar than You Think.

Nonprofits Must Tear Down Their Marketing Silos

Frogloop

Since the last era of integrated communications during the 90s, we've seen two economic crashes and the rise of social (and now mobile) media. Nonprofit marketing tactics have become siloed with different disciplines strategizing and executing programs autonomously.

Five Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Their Online Fundraising Campaigns

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Last month I donated online to 25 of my 32 Favorite Nonprofits in celebration of reaching the benchmark of following 100,000 nonprofits, nonprofit staff, and nonprofit service providers on Twitter. Usually I donate to one or two nonprofits at a time, but to go through a list of 25 nonprofits in less than two hours made it abundantly clear that many nonprofits still need to tweak their “Donate Now” process to maximize online donations and their social media ROI.

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Crowd Sourcing Charity – Forward.com

AFP Blog

Crowd Sourcing Charity – Forward.com : The synagogue is one of four winners in the American Express Partners in Preservation program, which awarded grants of up to $250,000 to nonprofits in New York City based on votes from followers on social media platforms. Contests like this lift the hot trend of “prize philanthropy” to a new level, where victory is based not only on worthiness, but on popularity.

How to Report Spam Text Messages

Mobile Commons

Mobile messaging is one of people’s preferred ways to communicate with friends, family and their favorite organizations and companies. Because mobile messaging is regulated by carriers and industry watch groups, the incidence of spam on short codes is extremely low. As a consequence, messaging is remarkably spam-free compared to other popular communications channels, like email. However, sometimes spam does sneak through.

You Get More With Facebook Than You Give—Is Your Organization Stepping Up to the Challenge? - Resource Center - AFP

AFP Blog

You Get More With Facebook Than You Give—Is Your Organization Stepping Up to the Challenge? Resource Center - AFP : (May 29, 2012) The Pew Internet and American Life Project released findings recently on the effect of Facebook “power users.” The researchers analyzed 269 Facebook users and their activity over the course of one month.

How to Report Spam

Mobile Commons

Mobile messaging is one of people’s preferred ways to communicate with friends, family and their favorite organizations and companies. Because mobile messaging is regulated by carriers and industry watch groups, the incidence of spam on short codes is extremely low. As a consequence, messaging is remarkably spam-free compared to other popular communications channels, like email. However, sometimes spam does sneak through.

Branding Through Social Media

Idealware

Event Price: 40.00. EventDate: June 21, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Type: Live Training. In this session we will dive into the concept of branding through the lens of social media. Taking a detailed look at how you can create, refine and manage your brand message and personality through social media, this class will explore how what you say and how you say it impacts people's impressions of your organization. Event Link: https://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/957/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY.