July, 2011

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Social Media Best Practices: 12 Tips for Making the Best of Any Social Site

NetWits

Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube? Twitter has more than 16 million users, and 42.3

LinkedIn: Step It Up

Connection Cafe

Author: Cheryl Black. “Do you like doing business with people with money? I like doing business with people with money.” ” From Eve Mayer Orsburn, aka @LinkedInQueen , that’s my favorite quote for why LinkedIn matters. Though that doesn’t hurt does it?). It’s easy. And you’d be right! There is! GREAT! Learn.

How Helpful is Teaching Nonprofits How to Fish?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Minarae. What you think? How Helpful is Teaching Nonprofits How to Fish? Guest post by Paul Connolly. But is it? Paul Connolly.

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What is G+ and Do I Need It?

SocialFish

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Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Thursday, August 4. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up! Presented By: Heather Mansfield. Web 2.0, and Web 3.0

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Are You Going To Adopt Google+ for Professional Learning/Networking? Why or Why Not?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Shared on Google + by Abid Shaikh. But remember, the platform is in its infancy and the culture, features, and use cases are unfolding before our eyes.

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Crowdsourcing for Organizations

SocialFish

Get the book here. Aliza is a “web pioneer and social media innovator. one of the first full-service Internet agencies in the ’90s. Action.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently Google+ is only available to invited individuals. Brand pages are expected to be launched some time this fall. e-Newsletter. Yikes!

What Google+ users can learn from nonprofits

Judi Sohn

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m fascinated by Google+. I left Web Worker Daily in 2009 in no small part because I was bored out of my mind with the content I was producing/editing. Google+ is different, and not just because it’s from Google. It’s a paradigm shift in large scale at-your-fingertips social networking.

10 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Twitter

NetWits

Fret not, however, as the number of nonprofits using Twitter continues to grow. Staff Networking. Location Based Services. Timely Actions.

Maybe Google+ is Cool as They Say

Connection Cafe

Author: Guest Blogger. Like everyone else, Convions are chomping at the bit for the coveted Google + invite.and to actually get in once we get that invite. Client Support Manager Cynthia Balusek was one of the first to get past the virtual bouncer and through the Google + door. Many thanks to my friend Betsy, I did get an invite to Google + ! CHAOS!

Google +: The Trade Off Between Privacy Needs, Community, and Social Context

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s the official announcement on the Google Blog and review in the New York Times. I found it overwhelming! Let’s face it. You [.] Googl

No! More! Exclamation Points!

Museum 2.0

I've found that thing. It's exclamation points. I am completely impressed by the way that everyone, staff and interns alike, have taken up this call.

11 Nonprofit Websites Designed for the Social Web

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media is not only changing how we communicate online, but it’s also changing how our brains process information. Social Media Websites

Groupon? Don’t Buy It

SocialFish

I’m a little concerned about a recent article in Associations Now extolling the virtues of Groupon for associations. AllThingsD).

20 Tips for Nonprofits Using Twitter

NetWits

1 – Chris Tuttle. Senior Internet Solutions Consultant, Blackbaud | Follow @christuttle. 2 – Heidi Massey. 2 – Melody Ann Ross.

Twelve tips for writing more blog posts each week

John Haydon

I write six to seven posts each week on four different websites, which might seem amazing. Friday – Personal / thought piece at JohnHaydon.com.

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Living Case Studies: Integrated Social Media Strategy for Sustainable Agriculture

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Living Case Studies: Social Media and Sustainable Agriculture. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Spectragram. We used: I love grass-fed beef.

Jungle of Trolls: Coping with Social Media Disasters, Controversies, and Blunders

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Kayla L. McKinney , Project Specialist. ASU Lodestar Center. A few weeks ago, we at the Center had a fiasco on our hands. Speak out!

Google+ and Nonprofits: No Worries If You Have Not Yet Been Invited!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Worry not, however. I don’t have an invite either, but I have been following the beta launch and what the tech blogs are saying about it. Googl

Supercharge your content

SocialFish

I wanted to point out two tools I’ve been experimenting with a lot for what I call “supercharging your content&#. Scoop.it Learn more here.

Social Media’s Impact on Cause Marketing with Chris Noble

NetWits

If you don’t know Chris make sure to say Hi to him on Twitter. Watch below to hear more … If you can’t see the video above, click here.

Everything You Need to Know About Google+

Frogloop

If you do a Google search for Google+ over 26M search results will come up. Since Google rolled out their new platform to compete with Facebook and Twitter, the online world has gone Google+ bonkers exploring it’s new features, deciding which people should go into their BFF circles, and asking good questions around functionality. Not yet.

What is Your Plan For Google + Experimentation and Exploration?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Simon Laustsen. What a day! I watched live stream on Facebook and the real time snarky reactions coming across Google +. Analysis here. Heidi Cool.

Seven Key Skills of High Impact Nonprofit Leaders

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Karen Ramsey, ACC, SPHR , ASU Lodestar Center. NMI Instructor /. President and CEO, Lead for Good. Becoming a great nonprofit leader.

What are Google Circles and how do I use them?

John Haydon

This feature is intended to: Share relevant content with the right people. Follow content posted by people you find interesting. Our closest friends.

Oodles of Time Management Tips: July Nonprofit Blog Carnival Round-Up

Have Fun - Do Good

I bet the Aztecs didn't have time management issues! A big thanks to everyone who contributed a post to this month's Nonprofit Blog Carnival.

4 Critical Components to Your Nonprofits Email Marketing Strategy

NetWits

I’ve been deep in the world of email marketing for the past few months. Know the purpose of your list. We started an eNewsletter for event fundraisers.

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Google now denies program to nonprofits they used to serve

Judi Sohn

I’ve been struggling whether to write this post or file it under “don’t bite the hand that feeds you.&# Guess which won? At Fight Colorectal Cancer, we switched from web host email to Google Apps in 2007 and we haven’t looked back. Last summer, I set up Google Apps for my synagogue. Each had its own eligibility requirements.

Would You Climb A Mountain for Charity?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Soyignatus. The Parkinson’s Association is doing just that. Kiilimanjaro (19,340 ft high!) in September. It’s personal.

The Great Connection: Engaging Donors in Your Mission

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Clyde W. Kunz, CFRE , ASU Lodestar Center. NMI Instructor /. Owner, Clyde Kunz and Associates, LLC. Data about giving suggests otherwise.

5 Apps For Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Author: Guest Blogger. The following blog post is by Kristin Sharpe at ACF Solutions , a Convio Solution Provider. Thanks for contributing Kristin! One of the great things about Common Ground is that organizations have access to a whole array of innovative and easy to deploy tools available through the Salesforce AppExchange. DemandTools.

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Two ways Google Plus will change how nonprofits connect with their supporters

John Haydon

However, if have time and you’re the curious geek type, go for it! As Andy suggests, “Experiment Personally then Apply Professionally&#.

Kickstart Your Supporters with 5 NEW Fundraising Contest Ideas

NetWits

Guest post by Amy Braiterman from [link]. — . In fact, I bet you’re already planning a few. What do I mean by tasks? Now it’s your turn!