[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

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YouTube: youtube.com/witness. Flickr: flickr.com/humanrights. In February 2006, WITNESS first social media tool was the launch of its YouTube Channel. WITNESS currently utilizes the following social media tools: YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and “Video for Change” (blog).

Five Things Your Nonprofit Needs To Know About YouTube’s Cosmic Panda

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On July 7 YouTube announced the launch of their new YouTube Channel design experiment cleverly named Cosmic Panda. Although it is still in beta, rumors of a dramatic new look for YouTube Channels have been floating around the blogosphere for a few months now. YouTube

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Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

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Whether you or not you understand how to use tags, chances are you have come across them if you have ever used blogs, YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, or bookmarking sites such as Delicious. Tagging Tutorials - Part 1 Flickr. Free Flickr Pro Account Through TechSoup.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Video

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For example, is it a call to action, a fundraising appeal, or just generating awareness. An effective nonprofit video can be as simple as a Flickr photo stream set to an audio track or a really great interview. Fundraising Marketing YouTube Flickr social media video TweetChat causes

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Connecting with Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

For those of you just getting started, check out our Nonprofit Social Media 101 curriculum for beginners, which has examples, tips, and videos about getting started with and managing your social media presence. Check out the TechSoup Flickr pool.

YouTube Extends Their Nonprofit Program to Canada and Australia

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In addition to the United States and the United Kingdom, nonprofits in Canada and Australia can now also take advantage of YouTube’s Nonprofit Program. The benefits of the program incude: Premium branding capabilities and increased uploading capacity ( View Example ). Posting a video opportunity on the YouTube Video Volunteers platform to find a skilled YouTube user to create a video for your cause. Tags: Online Video YouTube Good news!

The Great YouTube Copyright Debate

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This YouTube video is from Kenneth Goldstein and it's hilarious. There are amazing photos in flickr and wonderful music in ccmixter.org. Specifically, since the mashup uses clips from a copyrighted Frank Capra film, is this a copyright violation or an example of fair use ? On the serious side, I wish there were some clear guidelines about what exactly is fair use in the nonprofit space. TechSoup recently published a FAQ about " Borrowing Images from the Web.

Infographic: Measuring the Impact of Social Media

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For example, 46% of nonprofits have raised between $1K and $10K on Facebook, according to the 2011 Nonprofits Social Network Report. Out of five popular social networks (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Flickr) only.7% Twitter ranked number two, followed by blogs, LinkedIn, and YouTube. I was a little surprised to see LinkedIn beat YouTube but it was only by 2%.

Five Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits

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So, for example, I am going to pin a blog post from the Nature Conservancy Blog : Step One :: Use Good Photos on Your Website and Blog. Here’s an example from Amnesty International : 4.

Arts 2.0: Examples of Arts Organizations Social Media Strategies

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I'm prepping for a workshop on Social Media and wanted do a round up of recent compelling examples of arts organizations using social media strategies and tools. I was particularly interested in examples using blogs, Twitter, Flickr, Youtube, and Facebook. The Museum solicited photographs from artists via an open call on their website, Facebook group, Flickr groups, and outreach to Brooklyn-based arts organizations. Flickr. YouTube.

WeAreMedia: Nonprofit Examples of Stakeholder Generated Content, Some Great Tips, and More

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We've gotten some excellent "user generated" content (for example, check out the tips ). Photo by Brian Caldwell. This week on WeAreMedia we're working on the Tactical Module 3: Sharing Your Story Social Media Style.

Infographic: How Content Curation Fits into the Marketing Mix

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What they found, interestingly, was that many reported using each channel primarily for a particular purpose—for example, for a given organization, 80 percent of what they do on a given channel is create new content, with only limited effort devoted to other uses.

9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing

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For example, you will find many inspirational images on Pinterest originating from IG accounts. Flickr, and Youtube. Visual marketing has been growing steadily throughout the years now. These days readers expect to see visual content when they land on a blog post.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: National Wildlife Federation

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YouTube: youtube.com/nationalwildlife. While the giants (Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, Flickr and Youtube) are great for outreach and relationship-building, we’ve had surprising successes with StumbleUpon, LinkedIn, Plancast and other sites.

In Defense of Community Managers

Amy Sample Ward

But, operating as a community organizer or manager is such a filling and critical role for programs, platforms and even campaigns to be successful that the idea of herding cats turns into searching youtube for cutest kitten videos. I wanted to share the short “defense&# of Community Managers that I wrote to get your feedback as well as to gather your ideas, examples and so on of why Community Managers are important to our work! Do you have examples to share?

My YouTube Interview with Steve Cliff: Part 1 - Six Tips for Community Tagging Projects

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Almost as excited as I was when I got the call from YouTube founders about a $1million grant! re out there in the wilderness doing our grassroots thing, using tools like Flickr, Del.icio.us, YouTube, etc. For example, we found someone who was tagging photos of election themes.

Security and Control: Early thoughts on Google+

Amy Sample Ward

For example, people are talking about viewing their Google+ circles in Tweetdeck or Hootsuite where they can already view Twitter and Facebook. Google+ , the latest iteration on social networking from Google, is here.

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What Comes First, Content Creation or Curation?

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Flickr Photo by Carissa Marie. And that means creating content – blog posts, tweets, Facebook updates, YouTube Videos – that is valuable and high quality. This is definitely not a chicken and egg question!

The Most Common (Yet Completely Obvious) Mistake Made by Nonprofits on Social Media

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Twitter :: Examples of Excellence. Facebook :: Example of Excellence. Your nonprofit needs a square avatar for Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, your blog, Foursquare, Gowalla, TwitPic, etc.

Nine Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits

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So, for example, I am going to pin a blog post from the Nature Conservancy Blog : Step One :: Use Good Photos on Your Website and Blog. Here’s an example from Amnesty International : 6. For example, you can see the pins driving traffic to Nonprofit Tech 2.0

Nine Pinterest Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

So, for example, I am going to pin a blog post from the Nature Conservancy Blog : Step One :: Use Good Photos on Your Website and Blog. Here’s an example from Amnesty International : 6. For example, you can see the pins driving traffic to Nonprofit Tech 2.0

70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

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A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. For example, see Plan Asia’s Flavors Page at flavors.me/planasia. For example, see this recent Present.me

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5 Assumptions Every Community Manager Should Make Daily

Amy Sample Ward

When you post a call to action for people to share a message, be sure to include reference to how they can do so; or if you are asking people to create content themselves, be sure to provide instructions and examples to help them respond to your call. Photo credit: aflier Flickr ].

85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

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A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. Animoto enables users to turn their photos, video clips, and music into videos that can be uploaded to YouTube and shared on the Social Web. For example, see this recent Present.me

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

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A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. For example, see Plan Asia’s Flavors Page at flavors.me/planasia. For example, you can see my Re.vu

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Social Media Lessons from 4 Generations of Canadian Donors

Connection Cafe

Have the highest increase in engagement through photo streaming sites: 41% on Instagram and 22% on Flickr. Highly Active on YouTube (95%). 80% are active through YouTube. Are the only generation to be more active on Facebook (64%) than on YouTube (61%).

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

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Zeen is a new product soon-to-be launched by YouTube’s co-founders that will allow users to “discover and create beautiful magazines.” To see a live example, view the Wibbitz Demo. For example, see the followers of @ NonprofitOrgs by country at tweepsmap.com/!nonprofitorgs.

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Social Media Webinar Series for Nonprofits in Australia and New Zealand

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A few examples of Asian nonprofits that excel in their use of social media will be featured, but since 90% of last year’s attendees were from Australia and New Zealand – those countries and their nonprofits will be the primary focus. November 6: YouTube, Flickr and Pinterest.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

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Most nonprofits distribute the original source of the story to their communities (the New York Times, for example), but while that is generous, it does not help build the nonprofit’s brand recognition, e-newsletter list, or social networking communities; rather, it builds those of the New York Times.

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Most nonprofits distribute the original source of the story to their communities (the New York Times, for example), but while that is generous, it does not help build the nonprofit’s brand recognition, e-newsletter list, or social networking communities; rather, it builds those of the New York Times.

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International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

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The Institute for Development Studies , a nonprofit that does international development research, teaching and communications, created this YouTube video. Benchmark Studies and Examples.

Storymakers 2016 Winners

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This is an example of a community using video to capture the inspiration inherent in its nonprofit mission. This five-photo Flickr submission presents a compelling visual narrative and tells a great story. Check out our Storymakers 2016 YouTube playlist for even more inspiration.

How To Make Measurement Fun!

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Flickr Photo by Martin Deutsch. For example, if you get higher conversion rate, you go out for ice cream (or shaved ice if you’re in Hawaii). I tried to find some interesting YouTube clips and there is a metrics measurement song.

100 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

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Animoto enables users to turn their photos, video clips, and music into videos that can be uploaded to YouTube and shared on the Social Web. Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. For example, see Plan Asia’s Flavors Page at flavors.me/planasia.

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Table of Contents :: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

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Nonprofit Examples of Excellence and Google This! . Nonprofit Examples of Excellence and Google This! . Nonprofit Examples of Excellence and Google This! . Chapter 5 YouTube and Flickr. Introduction to YouTube Channels. Eleven YouTube Best Practices for Nonprofits. Introduction to Flickr Accounts. Eleven Flickr Best Practices for Nonprofits. Final Words: YouTube and Flickr Are Not Enough.

Video Can Help Boost Donations in End-Of-The-Year Fundraising

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Photo by Fensterbme on Flickr. More than 24 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube every minute, and there are as many people over 55 watching video on YouTube as there are under 18. Utilize YouTube Annotations.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

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A day or two after the event, write up a brief blog post summarizing the event, with a Flickr slide show or YouTube video recapping the event. For example, if you are a health nonprofit, write a post about foods that help lower blood pressure, or provide tips on how to exercise at home.

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Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less

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Flickr Photo by Nielio. In the free report, Unleashing Innovation: Using Everyday Technology to Improve Nonprofit Services , we share nine examples of what real world organizations are doing—and a framework for innovation you can use to emulate their results at your own nonprofit.

Five Ways Nonprofits Can Use Social Media to Build Their e-Newsletter List

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For example, Greenpeace’s Making Waves Blog was recently redesigned to feature their “Subscribe to our e-newsletter&# pitch over the ability to subscribe to their blog via RSS. Flickr Sets can be customized using HTML to add “Subscribe!&#

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. The app then allows you to share your photos on a photo-by-photo basis on Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter. For a great example of a nonprofit using Meetup, see the the Nature Conservancy’s Picnic for the Planet. Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, and others are coming soon!

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