Thu.Mar 29, 2012

Association TRENDS Social Media Report and Rankings 2012


It’s natural, I suppose. To want to compare yourself to others. It starts when we’re little. One of those many things we learned in Kindergarten, if not before.

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See You at NTC 2012 in San Francisco Next Week!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Star Dust. Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco!

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How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education


This is an oldie but a goodie – from June 2011. By the Education Database Online. I would love to see how these numbers have grown in the last almost-year. Click on the infographic to enlarge. Via: Social Learning

Client Success with CHOICES

Connection Cafe

Author: Blair Naylor. Another great success story! CHOICES - the Center Helping Obesity in Children End Successfully - is a grassroots organization whose mission is to fight against the deadly epidemic of childhood obesity.

Facebook Page Fan-Gating Still Works and Here’s Proof

John Haydon

A few weeks ago, Facebook announced that Facebook Pages will no longer allow admins to choose a default landing tab. As with most changes that Facebook makes, the people who hate change were very upset. The assumption was that fan-gating would be less effective. But they’re wrong.

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Countdown to Volunteer Week

Wild Apricot Blog

It's National Volunteer Week April 15-21st. Here are some tips and resources to help with your volunteer week planning. Volunteers

How to Build Your Mobile List: 3 Rules for a Great “Call to Action”

Mobile Commons

When you start a mobile campaign, the first step to success is to get people to sign up for your alerts. In this series of posts, we’ll be discussing a few ways to use the resources you already have to build your mobile list. .

Lame spam of the day: Hiccough

Robert Weiner

This one is just weird. Yes, the subject line was "hiccough". No graphics, no attempt to make the sender's name match the signature line, no company name, and not (obviously) selling anything. I hope no one would click on something like this. Sender: Subject: Hiccough. Text: Good Evening, For three minutes all had been ready, but they still delayed and all were silent. Offer area: Enter area. Enter Area" is a hyperlink leading to [link].

Conferences – Come Find Us in San Francisco!

Mobile Commons

It’s finally spring, and you know what that means – it’s conference season! This coming weekend and next week, Mobile Commons will be attending 3 different conferences in the San Francisco area. If you’re at any of these – or just in the San Francisco area – please come say hello. ISIS Sex:Tech - Sunday, April 1- Tuesday, April 3. AdTech – Tuesday, April 3 – Wednesday, April 4. NTEN – Tuesday, April 3 – Thursday, April 5.

2012 NTC Science Fair Preview: Giveaways and More Giveaways!


The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference kicks off on Tuesday and the event to attend is the Science Fair! The Science Fair isn't like a typical conference exhibit hall. This event provides an opportunity to network with nonprofit technology professionals while checking out nearly 100 exhibitors showing off their latest and greatest offerings to the nonprofit sector.