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From Promoted Pins to Social Profiles on Google: What’s New in Social Media

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Facebook Calls-to-Action. Facebook is getting chummy with the old standby by introducing a call to action button for business pages. According to Facebook, it worked for Dollar Shave Club, who saw a reported 2.5x Social Profiles on Google.

HOW TO: Upgrade Your Nonprofit’s Pinterest Profile to a Business Account

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new business accounts do not change the design or functionality of your nonprofit’s Pinterest profile, but it will give you access to new tools and case studies for brands as they become available. It also allows you to stop having to use a personal profile as a brand (i.e.,

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 is a free, do-it-yourself infographic creation tool.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new low-cost or free resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Profile. Profile at: re.vu/heathermansfield.

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4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good began as a “Nonprofit Organizations” Myspace Page in 2005. Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram were no-brainers. I will use it as content discovery tool (primarily infographics), but not as a marketing tool.

Social Networking Strategies: The Limits of Cutting and Pasting

Amy Sample Ward

—– Google+, the social network launched by Google nearly 5 months ago, has recently opened up the platform to organizations and brands with a profile type akin to the options for individuals and Pages on Facebook. Those same early adopters and others have now jumped right in to create an official profile for their organization in Google+, with many sharing some concerns or complaints about the options and functionality available.

33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Readers understand that one era compliments and empowers the previous one and that the set of tools associated with each era are not meant to be replaced by the tools indicative of the the era that follows. Chapter 2 :: Deciding What Social Media Tools to Use.

Change.org’s premium service is now free for all nonprofits!

NCE Social Media

In addition to all the tools that came with the basic service, all nonprofits can now: 1) Create Actions, including email petitions that can empower and expand your base of supporters. 4) Link to your profiles on MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Finally, you may have noticed that a number of organizations such as Amnesty International [link] have branded headers for their profiles. This is an email I got today that I wanted to share with our readers.

Ten Things Nonprofits May Not Know About MySpace [But I Wish They Did]

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As I spent the Thanksgiving weekend pondering gratitude, MySpace made the top of my list of things to be grateful for. When I first started myspace.com/nonprofitorganizations almost 4 years ago I had no idea that it would evolve to become as large as it has, or that the brand/community/concept would spread to Facebook , then YouTube , and now Twitter. If it were not for MySpace, my professional life no doubt would be much less fulfilling. So, my Ode to MySpace: 1.

Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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More on Facebook

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology More on Facebook July 17, 2007 Michelle Martin has a great post this week on Facebook. They have a roundup of what they are calling the 10 best Facebook apps for work. In the last few weeks of using Facebook, I’d already realized how it’s fitting into my workflow in ways that no other social networking site does.

What are your tips for using your social networking profile for professional work?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I think of Facebook as a middle ground between business and pleasure, sort of MySpace for post-adolescents or LinkedIn for professional late adopters like me. David Carr, NY Times That quote made me think of Wendy Harman's Facebook Profile.

New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

Administrators of Causes accounts on MySpace received a notice via email stating, “Thank you for the work you’ve done on Causes on MySpace. Do to the lack of activity on MySpace, we’ve decided to focus our efforts on the Causes Application on Facebook.&# (To read the full message, click here.) The message indicated that all Causes-related pages and content on MySpace would be taken down at the end of the week.

New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

Administrators of Causes accounts on MySpace received a notice via email stating, “Thank you for the work you’ve done on Causes on MySpace. Do to the lack of activity on MySpace, we’ve decided to focus our efforts on the Causes Application on Facebook.&# (To read the full message, click here.) The message indicated that all Causes-related pages and content on MySpace would be taken down at the end of the week.

Whats Your Groundswell Social Technographics Profile: I'm A Creator

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Discover Your Groundswell Social Technographics Profile Your Result: Creator. Discover Your Groundswell Social Technographics Profile See All Our Quizzes. For the past year or so, I've included this visual based on Forester Research Social Technographics profile information. They've built a profile tool over at the blog that lets you plug in some very general demographic information and get a summary of the percentage of profile types that fit that demographic.

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Question Facebook’s Integrity, Longevity, and ROI (Return on Investment)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Some of the opinions I express below I have had for a while and speak to them in my webinars and trainings, but some are so recent that I am still in the stage of “Seriously Facebook? That said, people love Facebook. The vast of majority of nonprofits love Facebook too.

33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Profile. is new tool definitely worth exploring.

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Facebook Platform – Opening Up

See What's Out There

Facebook is the second big social networking site behind MySpace. Facebook used to be only open to college students but, realizing they couldn’t play with the big boys, opened to the public about a year ago. And their pages aren’t nearly as ugly as MySpace pages.

33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Readers understand that one era compliments and empowers the previous one and that the set of tools associated with each era are not meant to be replaced by the tools indicative of the the era that follows. Chapter 2 :: Deciding What Social Media Tools to Use.

Social Media: What To Do If Your Boss Doesn’t Get It

Nonprofit Tech for Good

At the time, nonprofits were primarily only using Myspace and YouTube. Though Facebook had gone public nine months previous, Facebook Groups were only just beginning to be used as community-building tools by nonprofits and Facebook Pages didn’t exist yet. The media had made Myspace, and social networking in general, out to be dangerous, life-threatening even. Executives were terrified by the legal implications of using social networking tools.

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Women Who Tech Telesummit: Tools Galore Panel

Amy Sample Ward

I had the great honor of moderating the panel Tools Galore in Online Communications: From Google Earth to Wiki’s and Twitter this panel will give you the nuts and bolts of the latest tools organizations can utilize to ramp up their next online campaign. Here’s a run through of the Tools Galore session. See the slide deck below and notes from the panelists: WomenWhoTech: Tools Galore. Idealware.org has reviews of many of these tools as well.

22 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On the day that I submitted the final manuscript of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits to McGraw-Hill, Facebook launched Timeline for Pages. Thus, please be careful when using any tool that automates posts from one social network to another.

HOW TO: Launch a Mobile Photo-Sharing Campaign for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

They were on Myspace and organizing via Facebook Groups years before corporate brands, higher education, and broadcast and print media. Most mobile photo-sharing tools are integrated into Twitter, so your first step should be getting familiar with tweeting on the go.

22 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc.

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. A section of the e-newsletter entitled “Resource Spotlight” features a new tool in each edition. A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites.

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5 Online Fundraising Tools: Tools 4 Your Mission Part 2/3

Tech Soup Blog

five tools that make fundraising easy, effective, economic, and even. some unique Facebook tools too, including the popular "wish" application, with which users can encourage their Facebook friends to donate.

The Coming Wave of Web 2.0 Consultants and Vendors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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What Tools Are You Using for Listening, Engaging, and Social Media Management?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Based on the discussion threads in my Facebook page , I’ve updated my mega list of tools in my social media listening and engaging instructional wiki. Here’s a couple of new tools I’ve been exploring: RowFeeder should be in your spreadsheet aerobics routine.

Comparison of ShareThis, AddThis and Gigya (Now w/ Convio Integration!)

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Instead, it allows users to use their Facebook, Twitter and other credentials and also allows for user interactions with the widget (e.g. allowing people’s Facebook posts on a topic to appear directly on your webpage), check out Disqus or Echo.

Social Networking and Web Tools for Chicago Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Networking and Web Tools for Chicago Nonprofits. You already know Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn et al???now The majority of the room had experience in social networking sites and tools, both personally and for their organization. What are some specific tools you like?

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 A section of the e-newsletter entitled “Resource Spotlight” features a new resource/tool in each edition. A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. Profile.

Tools Galore in Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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MySpace.com: A Place for Donors? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Now Nonprofits Outside the U.S. and Canada Can Fundraise on Facebook Too

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Since the popular Facebook fundraising App Causes was built using GuideStar’s database of nonprofits in the United States and Canada, only nonprofits in the U.S. and Canada can utilize Causes’ fundraising tools. Based in Dublin, Ireland, Ammado is a social network just like Facebook or MySpace, but whose primary focus is to empower people and nonprofits worldwide to fundraise and donate online. 2) After your nonprofit is approved, you then create a profile.

Organizations and Tweeting Robots (Twitter, Facebook)

Beaconfire Wire

I’ve elaborated substantially to show you that there is a way that individuals and organizations can use this tool to keep their relations better informed. Here’s what I tell non-technical people: Twitter is like an away message in AIM, a status message in Facebook, Linked In, or MySpace, and what you tell people what is on your mind or what you about to do when people ask you. to update my Facebook, Plaxo , LinkedIn , Twitter, Gtalk, and AIM Statuses.

Webinar Shows Social Media with Volunteers in Action

Tech Soup Blog

On April 14, TechSoup presented a webinar on using social media tools to support, involve, and recruit volunteers. The webinar, hosted by Jayne Cravens and Erin Barnhart , focused on four tools to use with volunteers — Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and blogs — with an emphasis that the recommendations could be adapted for any social networking tool, including those that may replace these four as most popular in the future.

The Long, Long Tail of Facebook Causes - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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The Long, Long Tail of Facebook Causes - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

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Facebook: facebook.com/humanesociety. What was the very first social media tool your organization utilized, and when? MySpace, back when it was cool. I identified a trend forming with social networking, and set up our very first profile.