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Can Stories Be Data?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Caramel - Creatives Common Licensed. Do numbers only matter? The only valid data is quantitative data. How do you make sense?

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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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Research Friday: The Real Impact of Collective Impact

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Brian Spicker , Senior Vice President of Community Impact. Valley of the Sun United Way. Welcome to Research Friday ! Click here.

Five Types of “Tips” Nonprofits Can Post on Foursquare Venue Pages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Links are visited by Foursquare users when they tap/click “Learn More&# on Tips. 3) Inspirational Quotes. 4) Endorsements. 5) Opinions.

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Frogloop Guest Post: 4 Tools to Help Any Nonprofit Tell Stories Online

Amy Sample Ward

My guest post is up on Care2′s Frogloop blog; you can read the post and join the discussion there. or read the entire post copied below. Animoto.

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Call for Submissions: Contribute to the NTEN Blog, e-Newsletter, and Journal


That means all the knowledge behind NTEN resources – the how-tos, best practices, strategy tips, recommendations, etc.

Why isn’t anyone sharing your nonprofit’s content?

John Haydon

Last week I had a meeting with client in Boston who was struggling with a pretty common issue: No one seems to want to share their content.

Abuse and Controversy in the Nonprofit Sector

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Jill Watts , Director of Capacity. Building Initiatives. ASU Lodestar Center. Abuses found at local charity!" What's the difference?

What Can Social Learning Do For You?


Watch this space, as we will be talking a lot more about this. Explore this in action with our Think Tank Webinars

5 things you can learn from Lil Wayne's Facebook Fan Manager


Rapper Lil Wayne's Facebook page is up to 30 million fans. Here are five things you can learn from 21-year-old Mazy Kazerooni , Lil Wayne’s Facebook fan manager and the man behind the Guinness World Record for the most "Likes" on a post in 24 hours. Nonprofit spin : It’s pretty obvious, but not always done. This takes some time. But, it’s worth it.

9 Steps To Getting Started With Google Plus For Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

Google’s new social networking platform, Google Plus still going strong since it was released at the end of June. Jump In Or Wait?

Multichannel Magic: Who’s got the secret sauce?


If you’re like 90+% of the nonprofits reading this blog, direct mail gifts still make up the overwhelming majority of your fundraising revenue.

Socialnomics Book Report

Connection Cafe

Author: Cheryl Black. Remember back in sixth grade when you had a summer reading list? Big nerd that I am, I never quit having a summer reading list.

Go to Dreamforce we will


Our CRM staff is heading down to Dreamforce this week, the annual pilgrimage for. Salesforce-lovers, to hang out with Metallica and obviously, but also to talk with the best of the best about the new web: cloud-centered, open, social and mobile. evening. You can find us milling about. from 3:30-4:30pm

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For Nonprofits in Oceania and Asia :: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, October 25. Time: 11am – 12:30pm AEDT ( View Time by City ). Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up! Register here! Register here!

JVIB 2012 Special Issue on Technology: Today's Game Changer

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm very excited to be a guest editor with the awesome Donna McNear on next year's special technology issue of the Journal of Vision Impairment and Blindness. Donna and I are looking for forward looking articles that will inform the field of what might happen in the future. Help us make this a terrific issue!

Fusing Mobile Fundraising with Email & Social Media Outreach


By Bob Jones, CEO, CharityCall LLC. What happens if your target recipients are reading email and social media updates from their smartphone ?

What it Means to Engage

Connection Cafe

Author: John Stockton. One of the great pleasures of my job is working with Convio clients who are true innovators in nonprofit marketing and fundraising to define how we can collectively move the state of their art forward. ” Know more than their name. But why, exactly, is achieving constituent engagement so important?

Latest Association-Nonprofit Social Media Jobs


Holy moly there are a LOT of social media positions out there! Didn’t we tell you the trend is UP for social media hiring?

Nonprofits Live Recap: Great Presentations

Tech Soup Blog

Presentations for Webinars. Leroux Miller kicked off the discussion by offering advice focused on online presentations. Make Presentations Social.

The 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers


By Rob Wu, Founder, CauseVox. Your supporters love your nonprofit and the work that you do. Many of them want to raise funds for your nonprofit or cause, but don't know how to approach it. We know it's a real struggle to fundraise effectively when you're not a professional fundraiser. Personalize your fundraising. Keep up the human connections.

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Meet Cynthia

Connection Cafe

Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. Meet Cynthia Balusek, Convio Support Manager and first interviewee for the new Connection Cafe podcast series. Each month you'll get to meet a Convio employee like Cynthia and learn what makes them tick. Sit back, relax and have a listen. Connection Cafe Podcast 1 - Cynthia Balusek. Download audio file

Blog Picks of the Week


There was so much great content being shared this week across the blogosphere for nonprofit campaigners. Check out our blog picks of the week.

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Upcoming Webinar: Endpoint-Level Security at Your Library or Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

Wondering how to best protect your organization from security threats? Our upcoming webinar, Endpoint-Level Security at Your Library or Nonprofit , may be for you! This free webinar is happening Thursday, September 8, at 11:00 a.m. Pacific time. Register now as space is limited ! Want to go ahead and start talking about this topic?

Peter Deitz: How I Make Time for What Really Matters

Have Fun - Do Good

I'm super excited to present the first post in my new guest post series: Making Time for What Matters. Sound familiar? making time for what matters

I heard it on the news

Connection Cafe

Author: Tad Druart. The vast majority of donor acquisition spend today is on direct mail. You want to be top of mind during those moments.

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ISO Brilliant, Business-Oriented Professional Who Wants a Job in a Museum

Museum 2.0

want to move to Santa Cruz and work at my museum? Or do you know someone who might be perfect for this job? Museum of Art and History

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Computer Refurbishment and Accessibility

Tech Soup Blog

It's one of the great untold stories of nonprofit enterprise. The Largest Minority in the World. In the U.S. 20% of the population are disabled.

Can Small Non-profits Succeed with Cause Marketing?

Wild Apricot Blog

We asked Joe Waters (Cause Marketing for Dummies) to offer up some advice to small non-profits on how they can partner with business for mutual profit.( read more ). cause marketing Non-profits

Hurricane Irene and the Nonprofit Social Media Storm


We know our friends over at the Red Cross have been expertly using social media for disaster response for years now, but this weekend, with Hurricane Irene set to touch down all along the east coast, we saw many other organizations and government entities reaching out via social media, as well.

Hurricane Irene and the Nonprofit Social Media Storm | NTEN

AFP Blog

Input Needed from Organizations Supporting Women and Girls

Tech Soup Blog

Does your organization focus on the challenges faced by women and girls? If so, you are invited to join the Women and Girls Lead. community. As a first step, please provide your input via this technology survey. Women and Girls Lead is. The heart of the Women and Girls Lead. initiative is a 50-film project led by Independent Television Service.

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Five Tips for A Successful Open Source CMS Project on a Budget


Sometimes it seems like open source CMSs should "just work." Anyone who's built a site in an open-source CMS knows that that's far from true. Simplify.

Gaming for Good: Interview with Joel Bartlett, Director of Marketing at PETA


By Frank Barry, Director, Professional Services, Blackbaud. Who are you, and what do you do at PETA? How many online games has PETA created?