Fri.May 25, 2012

Red Cross – Updated Social Engagement Handbook [Resource]


This is the handbook that the National office of the Red Cross share with their local units (like chapters). Pretty self-explanatory and definitely awesome. View this document on Scribd. ———— ( photo credit ). Content Strategy From the Trenches Implementation Open Community

Book(s) Giveaway: Nonprofit Social Media Road Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Source: Noland Hoshino - Pinterest Board. My colleagues Noland Hoshino , Zan McColloch-Lussier , and Ash Shepherd have put together a nifty social media guide. This passport size booklet is called the “ Social Media Road Map ” and is a practically guide and checklist to help nonprofits plan, post, and measure their social media.

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Your Board of Directors: “Good Enough” Really Is OK


This post is by Jacob Smith, co-author of the The Nimble Nonprofit: An Unconventional Guide to Sustaining and Growing Your Nonprofit. The book is so awesome that I asked Jacob to post excerpts from it here for you, every Friday for ten weeks.

Presentation: A Recipe For Success: Tracking & Converting Supporters for Maximum Results


Care2 held a great webinar on Tuesday that highlighted best practices for converting new subscribers to donors.

11 Things You Need To Know About Social Media

John Haydon

Here’s a presentation I’m giving today for the Foundation of Metrowest in Massachusetts. Social Media Is Not The Point. Your mission IS! Social media will not fix your organization if it’s broken. What you have to say matters, but what your constituents have to say matters more.

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I want to be like J-Hud

Connection Cafe

Author: Guest Blogger. You’re probably wondering why I’m referencing Jennifer Hudson (J-Hud) in a post about inspiring and motivating event participants, so let me explain. I had an epiphany the other day. Fundraising is like weight loss. We all want it and we want it immediately.

TechSoup's Donation Programs Continue to Grow

Tech Soup Blog

Since we launched our donation program in 2002, TechSoup has saved nonprofits and libraries in the United States and around the world over $3 billion dollars in IT expenses. The whole team here at TechSoup continues to work each day to help organizations like yours put more of your hard-earned dollars toward helping your communities. None of this would be possible, however, without our donor partners.

Adding Facebook Plugins To Your Wild Apricot Website

Wild Apricot Blog

Have you been wondering if you should add social plugins - such as a Facebook Like Button or Activity Feed - to your website? Our helpful support Apricots have developed easy-to-follow instructions on how you can add 5 Facebook plugins to websites. Facebook software support Social networking membership website Non-profit Non-profit technology Wild Apricot social media

Webinar Recap: Spring SAP Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

Did you miss our spring SAP webinars, Explore, Report and Share Your Data Online and Creating Effective Reports with Crystal Reports 2011 ? Great news! You can now view both of these webinars on the TechSoup YouTube page.


NCE Social Media

Let’s talk about spam and social media. Not the canned meat delicacy but the nasty unwanted stuff. When you think of spam you probably think of email. But social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. are also avenues for spam. .

Research Friday: Human Capital Performance Bonds. What are they? How do they work?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit scholar, student, or professional to highlight current research reports or studies and discuss how they can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. The past decade has been rife with ideas on how to scale up successful nonprofit organizations.

CEP | A Relaunch for the CEP Blog | The Center for Effective Philanthropy

AFP Blog

CEP | A Relaunch for the CEP Blog | The Center for Effective Philanthropy : n our strategic plan for 2011 to 2014, we state a desire to “facilitate the exchange of information and a sense of belonging to an important community among those who are most committed to using data to improve the effectiveness of their foundations.”

Mobile Commons at the Stanford Mobile Health 2012 Conference

Mobile Commons

The Mobile Health 2012 conference at Stanford recently wrapped up two days of great conversation about the way mobile technology is changing the face of healthcare. As a conference sponsor, we were especially proud to sponsor the keynote given by Weight Watchers CEO David Kirchhoff.

7 ways to create a fiercely loyal nonprofit community

AFP Blog

7 ways to create a fiercely loyal nonprofit community. NPOnlineCommunity