Mon.Apr 09, 2012

Are We Risk Averse or Risk Ignorant?

SocialFish

First a BIG thank you to Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant for including me in their book, Humanize in their discussion of “risk” (see page 70). My contribution is that people perceive risk differently and react accordingly.

2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Highlights Online Advocacy, Fundraising, and Social Media Metrics

Frogloop

The 2012 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study was just released and is packed with insightful data on advocacy and fundraising response rates across the nonprofit sector. In particular we were excited to see advocacy response rates increased 28% between 2010 and 2011.

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Is Your Nonprofit Guilty of #Hashtag Spamming?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A recent study concluded that only about one-third of tweets are worth reading and with Twitter now generating 340 million tweets per day, that’s approximately 266 millions tweets that would have been better left untweeted.

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Humans Make Stuff Up

SocialFish

If you’re interested in making your organization more human, you have to be ready to face some uncomfortable facts about human beings. For example, we are messy creatures. We’re inconsistent sometimes, our attention is not always laser-like, and we make mistakes.

Is Your Nonprofit Guilty of #Hashtag Spamming?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A recent study concluded that only about one-third of tweets are worth reading and with Twitter now generating 340 million tweets per day, that’s approximately 266 millions tweets that would have been better left untweeted.

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5 Tips for Keeping Social Media "Social"

Connection Cafe

Author: Robyn Mendez. People engaging in social media are interested in being social, which means they want to establish relationships with the organizations & individuals that they follow.

Is Your Non-profit In the Cloud?

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's an overview of NTEN's State of the Nonprofit Cloud Report. cloud Non-profit technology

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Moving Forward from NTC 2012

Idealware

NTEN's 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference is in our rearview mirror, but we filled our tank with all sorts of new information that will move us forward in the coming months.

The Dangers of an Inactive E-Mail List - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

More than Apps: Mobile Tips from 12NTC

Tech Soup Blog

You've probably heard the statistics. More mobile devices are sold worldwide than PCs, and mobile is expected to overtake PCs as the most popular way to access the Internet in the next few years. So what does that mean for your organization? Director of Idealware.

4 Must-Ask Questions During An Exit Interview

Eric Jacobsen Blog

As a leader, it's critical that you understand the real reasons employees leave your company. To do that, you need to ask specific questions that may not be ones you currently include in your exit interviews.

Upcoming International Webinar April 11: Explore, Report, and Share Your Data Online

Tech Soup Blog

Did you miss our March 8 webinar, Explore, Report, and Share Your Data Online? We are offering a repeat session of this popular webinar, this time specifically targeted at an international audience. Join our webinar on April 11 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific time (15:00 GMT) , Explore, Report, and Share Your Data Online , to find out the answers to your data sharing questions. Register today as space is limited! SAP and Business Objects BI OnDemand.

Meet the Winners of the 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

AFP Blog

Meet the Winners of the 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge! : The 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge was a great success, with more than 250 total submissions from social benefit organizations in 24 countries! We were impressed with the quality of the photo slideshows and videos, and all the hard work that went into them

Telling Better Stories: Fundraising Tips from 12NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Your organization is doing great work, but you may not always be telling that story in a way that resonates with potential donors and other supporters.

Engineering Serendipity | TechCrunch

AFP Blog

Engineering Serendipity | TechCrunch : To move forward, the metrics these startups should be obsessed with should not just be how many users signed up, how many downloads they have, or how many pings they sent out, but how many real connections between people are actually being made. This is the Holy Grail for engineering serendipitous people discovery: alerting users immediately that somebody is nearby, but also making sure that’s a connection the person actually wanted to make

What Are Best Practices for Managing Teleworkers?

Tech Soup Blog

As part of celebrating Earth Day throughout the month of April, we'll be featuring posts about how to make your nonprofit or library more environmentally friendly. This post, from John at our donor partner ReadyTalk , originally appeared on their blog. As government agencies begin to implement telework policies, managers are new to managing remote employees and challenged to avoid. disruptions in day-to-day work as employees begin telecommuting. While.

Connection Caf?: Homepage | Internet Marketing, Social Media and Web 2.0 for Nonprofit Organizations

AFP Blog

Connection Caf: Homepage | Internet Marketing, Social Media and Web 2.0 for Nonprofit Organizations : People engaging in social media are interested in being social, which means they want to establish relationships with the organizations & individuals that they follow. Effective social media campaigns help foster these relationships by engaging followers in two-way communication

DoSomething.org’s Bully Project Launches a Survey Via Text and Email

Mobile Commons

The riveting new documentary Bully is not just taking on bullying in the theaters. It’s also using a powerful web and mobile campaign to mobilize kids and adults across the country to take action on this heartbreaking issue. Joining forces with the film are DoSomething.org’s Bully Project , Spark Notes, and teen spokesperson Victoria Justice. Central to the campaign is a Facebook quiz which aims to get the real facts about bullying from the people who live it – the students.

Street Fundraisers Get Smarter on Technology - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Street Fundraisers Get Smarter on Technology - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : Daryl Upsall, a consultant in Madrid who advises nonprofits on the technique, said at a session of the Association of Fundraising Professionals annual meeting, in Vancouver, that street fundraising is growing more common and is now used in 35 countries. But as the approach has become more popular, it has also spurred a backlash.

Is Your Nonprofit Guilty of #Hashtag Spamming? ? Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

AFP Blog

Is Your Nonprofit Guilty of #Hashtag Spamming? Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits : Is Your Nonprofit Guilty of #Hashtag Spamming? April 9, 2012 tags: Twitter A recent study concluded that only about one-third of tweets are worth reading and with Twitter now generating 340 million tweets per day, that’s approximately 266 millions tweets that would have been better left untweeted.