Fri.Apr 13, 2012

Building Online Ambassadors

Connection Cafe

Author: Guest Blogger. Fundraising is hard work. From the annual fund to major gift solicitation, there is heavy lifting to do at every step of the process and any help you can get – especially in volunteer form – ultimately makes your efforts more fruitful.

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Data Nerd Alert: Social Networking Benchmark Report 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: This is a banner week for data nerds! Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. Frank Barry shares this guest post summarizing results.

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How to Get More Likes on Facebook

SocialFish

(Click the image above for more great advice on getting Facebook Likes from the Oatmeal). Have a great weekend. Implementation Potluck

What Are Easy Ways to Be Generous Every Day?

Have Fun - Do Good

"Being generous or kind to oneself and to others can help. During times of sorrow and suffering, the heart becomes more open than usual. Creating the conditions for generosity to arise can help the heart open in a powerful way." The quote above is an answer to my question, "How do you ride the waves of challenge?" from my friend, Noel. So wise.

How to Begin

John Haydon

Have a great weekend! Be Human begin cult of done

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350.org Is Greening the Planet with Lean, Green IT

Tech Soup Blog

In a time when climate change and developing the green economy are somewhat passé, nonprofits have not given up on the mission. One nonprofit doing great work effectively and with great agility is 350.org.

Digital differences | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

AFP Blog

Digital differences | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project : oday, differences in internet access still exist among different demographic groups, especially when it comes to access to high-speed broadband at home. The ways in which people connect to the internet are also much more varied today than they were in 2000. As a result, internet access is no longer synonymous with going online with a desktop computer. Read more

NYC Department of Health Doubles Smokers’ Quit Rates Through SMS

Mobile Commons

When the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene piloted a smoking cessation text messaging campaign, they got remarkable results. Not only did the text campaign double quite rates in heavy smokers, it also greatly decreased the likelihood of smoking again for certain groups.

350.org Is Greening the Planet with Lean, Green IT

Tech Soup Blog

In a time when climate change and developing the green economy are somewhat passé, nonprofits have not given up on the mission. One nonprofit doing great work effectively and with great agility is 350.org.

Jed Alpert on the Mobile Beyond Podcast

Mobile Commons

Our CEO, Jed Alpert, went on the Mobile Beyond podcast to talk about his new book, The Mobile Marketing Revolution , and how companies can best take advantage of the fast-changing opportunities offered by mobile communications. The far ranging conversation talks about when a mobile app works and when it doesn’t, the mobile web, and why every year (and this year!) is the “Year of Mobile.”.

Member Round Up: Post NTC Happenings!

NTEN

It was amazing to see so many NTEN members at the NTC last week! This week, it’s even nicer to highlight some of the ways they're using technology, doing good, and educating the community. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get your nonprofit ready in case of a technological disaster, take a free seminar on digital fundraising, or submit your amazing video to the nonprofit film festival. Have more news to share? Drop us a line or include your links in the comments!

How To: Setup a Phone Opt-In Path

Mobile Commons

In this How To video, we walk you through how to setup a phone opt-in path from the Mobile Commons system. All Posts Blog FAQs Videos