September, 2011

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Gaming for Good, Joel Bartlett and the Super Chick Sisters


Have you ever thought about creating a game or using game mechanics as part of your online strategy? We talked games, games, games.

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7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mindmap by Jane Genovese. Then there’s the whole other world of organizational content that you need to consume or create to get stuff done!

Facebook users no longer have to “like” your Page (and what that means)?


Up until Tuesday the only people that could comment on or like content on a Facebook page were fans of that Page. So you’re freaking out. Listen.

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11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

However, do to word count constraints the content below is not in its full entirety. Just a FYI. 11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager.

Fostering Innovation and Enterprise: Thoughts on supporting the sector from #giveandtech

Amy Sample Ward

The other panelists spoke about the projects they’ve been a part of, things they’ve developed and things they’ve helped produce.

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Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World


Our book is out!! Humanize is a practical guide for realizing the true potential of social media—not for marketing, but for leadership. Featured

10 Recent Upgrades to Facebook Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And though some individual users are upset over the changes, most of the them are good news for nonprofits. Facebook Places Pages. Facebook

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Study: Using 3rd Party Apps Decreases Facebook Engagement by 70%


Facebook’s algorithm has always been tricky for marketers to figure out. Yikes! Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

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Making the Book Truly Accessible for All Students

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Schools are back in session, and with them millions of American children who struggle daily to learn using traditional printed books. Having learning disabilities or various learning differences, they need alternative reading environments that rely on their strengths rather than on their weaknesses. In September 2007, the U.S. There are some 7.5

Why You Need to Game Your Supporters


This is a guest post by Jesse Noyes. He’s a Corporate Reporter at Eloqua. Maybe you just won a prestigious award and issued a press release.

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Curiosity-Driven, Not Data-Driven

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by When properly used, it can lead to sound and well-informed decisions. He suggests a new term, “data informed.&#.

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Facebook nuked the “like” button, now what?

John Haydon

Up until Tuesday the only people that could comment on or like content on a Facebook page were fans of that Page. So you’re freaking out. Listen.

Three Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Diversify Their Brand Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the weeks after Google+ launched I saw a number of blog posts and articles about how brands should drop Facebook and Twitter, and migrate their communities over to Google+. That said, the idea brings up a very important point. Young, tech-savvy millenials text often and increasing prefer social networks and using tablets. Nor does Twitter.

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What the Facebook Subscribe Feature Means to Nonprofit News Sharing


Most organizations have a branded page that Facebook users can like. When they like your organization's page your updates appear in their news stream.

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How data visualization brings numbers to life


Now he explores stats in a way he has never done before – using augmented reality animation. This is so cool.

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Shameless Ask, Looking for SXSW 2012 Nonprofit Votes!


SXSW 2012 session voting is nearing the end. We’ve got until Friday Sept 9th (right, tomorrow). That mean’s is WE NEED YOUR VOTES !

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Measuring the Return on Relationships

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: A few weeks ago, I suggested that nonprofits stop using the phrase “ROI&# or questions like “What’s the Return?&#


ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Robert F. Ashcraft, Ph.D. Executive Director. ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday ! Do you know how effective you are? Better!

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is now fully released to the public in both print and digital format. 9/29: New York, NY.

NEW on LinkedIn: Volunteerism

Connection Cafe

Author: Cheryl Black. Just like adding a current or past job, LinkedIn members can now add a current or past volunteer experience.

Netflix: Blowing It, or Being Human?


I am guessing most of you have heard that Netflix has been making some changes. This made a lot of people unhappy. So is Netflix blowing it? Maybe.

3 Proven Ways to Wow Your Fundraisers and Keep Them Coming Back for More


Register for our Event Fundraising eNewsletter to receive more practical fundraising tips like these in your inbox. The math is simple.

Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Lululemon. So are people like me who do coaching and training on how to use Facebook effectively. It makes no sense to freak out.

Why should I learn about nonprofit accounting?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Thomas K. Avery, CPA , ASU Lodestar Center. NMI Instructor /. Chief Financial Officer. Catholic Community Foundation -. Diocese of Phoenix.

33 Nonprofit Mobile Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

One in four Americans now access the Mobile Web daily, yet only a tiny fraction of nonprofits have a mobile website. 350.0rg :: Susan G.

7 ways Facebook’s Subscribe Button can be a nonprofit game-changer

John Haydon

But now with the Subscribe Button , Facebook users can opt-in to their public updates without being her friend. Quantity and quality.

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5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits


This is a guest post by Joe Yeoman, who is obsessively addicted to new web technologies and discussing them. He is the Media Coordinator at , and he rides his bike to work almost every day. Non-profits are the kids at the lunch table that pay for every item with exact change. TweetDeck.

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What Internet Topics are Nonprofits Most Interested In?


The internet has been around for a long time now (sort of). Back in the early 1960s is when things really started to take shape. Email communication.

What’s the Secret to Social Media Success? Cute Animal Theory

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What will it take to get the climate some attention? Cute Dog Photos! That’s Sam,’s office puppy. So, Cute Dog Theory.

5 Donation Form Bad Practices

NonProfit Trends

There are lots of articles, reports, and conference sessions about online giving and donation form best practices. This isn’t one of them. Instead, I want to focus on some of the most common bad practices being done by nonprofits. Using Only One Donation Form. If you only have a single donation form, then you’re doing it wrong.

Free Mini-Webinar on October 27! Mobile Social Networking for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Thursday, October 27. Time: 1-1:30pm EDT. Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up! Presented By: Heather Mansfield. More will be coming in 2012.

Time to Give a Little

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Kayla L. McKinney , Project Specialist (Marketing/Communications). ASU Lodestar Center. Reality: I think your cause is awesome. Me too!

It’s time to humanize business


Have a look at this great slide deck from Lee Bryant that I just discovered today (full accompanying narrative is here ). New forms of Leadership.

Five Tips for Nonprofits to Ramp Up their Social Media


What kind of content should they be sharing over Twitter and Facebook? How do you engage millenials who have “limited attention spans?”