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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. The time required to be active on those social networks is time well spent. Quit a Social Network.

The Importance of Branding Your Nonprofit on Social Networks Through Graphic Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits were the early adopters of social networks. The were active on Myspace, YouTube, and creating Facebook Groups long before most of the companies that are often praised for being the pioneers of social media. Facebook Cover :: 815 x 315 pixels.

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Social Networking Strategies: The Limits of Cutting and Pasting

Amy Sample Ward

My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review is up on the opinion blog – you can read the post and join the conversation on the SSIR blog or read the full post below. —– 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. If they are using the tool, then join them.

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing

NetWits

Articles on TechCrunch and AllFacebook revieiwng this data seem to focus on Facebook ‘s stronghold on the clickthroughs of shared links, at 38% of all links shared by social means. Here are some quick takeaways to consider: 1) The Ease of Social Sharing is Important.

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Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Then, in the late 2000’s nonprofits embraced social networking sites, first Myspace and YouTube, then Facebook and Twitter. Facebook Fundraising Tools. Instagram Social Media Facebook Twitter Google Plus YouTube Mobile Media Fundraising

5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits

SocialFish

With unlimited access to live events, there are endless opportunities for you, your community, organization, business, classroom, and social network to grow. Jason Fitzpatrick from Lifehacker mused that “WorkFlowy is a one-list-to-rule-them-all organization tool.”. For non-profits, WorkFlowy has to be the mother of all web tools. TweetDeck is desktop, iPhone, Android, and Google Chrome application that lets you manage your social media outlets.

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Social Networks and Digital Sharecropping

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 Social Networks and Digital Sharecropping October 1, 2007 I was reading Deborah Finn’s curmugeonly post about Facebook. I have been having curmudgeonly thoughts about social networks in general. Time suck: Social networks are a time suck. There is no question that the social networking space is evolving.

Using Social Networks to Recruit Employees

NetWits

One creative solution is social networking. Social networking technology” is the term used to describe websites that allow members to use their personal and business relationships for networking, hiring, and obtaining references. At Blackbaud, we have turned to sites such as LinkedIn ®, MySpace ®, Facebook ™, and Spoke to build social networks designed to attract candidates that may not be actively looking for a job.

Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement

NetWits

Facebook has it’s roots in education. Once Facebook conquered colleges the now web-giant with more than 900 million active monthly users moved on to support high schools. Top 5 Social Media Tactics Every School Should Implement. Stick to Facebook and Twitter.

Social Networks to Replace Email? NOT!!!

Frogloop

Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg fired up the death of email debate at the Nielsen’s Consumer 360 Conference Yesterday. She said only 11% of teens email daily and that they are using SMS (or Twitter) and social networks for communications. And what happened to MySpace?

WeAreMedia: Social Networks - Build the Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Source: Nielsen Online The We Are Media Festival of Tools is starts the last week of work on the Nonprofit Social Media Toolbox with a focus on social networking tools and widgets and apps. So for today, our focus is on social networking sites. 

Social Networking meets CRM

Idealware

What does Social Networking have to do with Constituent Relationship Management (CRM)? 2) A volunteer organization decided to create “snaggable” widgets that would allow volunteers to post their own data about volunteering on social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, or blogs. The trick, exposing the volunteer data and messaging through widgets or mini-Open Social applications.

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Build Your Own Social Network : Elgg

Beaconfire Wire

Last week, it was brought to my attention that Elgg–an open source Social Networking Platform–was holding a conference on Social Media for Education, and a more specific conference on Elgg. Facebook , LinkedIn , MySpace , and Twitter do that just fine.

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 now hear from homegrown social networks and what they have to offer local nonprofits. What are the best examples of social networking use?

Digital Web Magazine - Portable Social Networks, The Building Blocks Of A Social Web

AFP Blog

Digital Web Magazine - Portable Social Networks, The Building Blocks Of A Social Web: "Social networks as we know them—MySpace, Facebook, Twitter—each keep identity and personal relationships separate from one another. Every time you join a network, that information has to be duplicated, by hand, by you. It’s a familiar process, but in 2008 we have the tools to break that trend

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Social Networking Communities Are Migrant Communities

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social networking communities are migrant communities. They move with you to The Next Big Thing i.e., from MySpace to Facebook to Twitter to Foursquare. I first got on MySpace in February 2006 when I created a portal to Nonprofit Organizations on MySpace.

The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There absolutely is a math to social and mobile media. If your nonprofit has a good content strategy in place and understands the power of integrating all your nonprofit’s communications channels (website, email, Facebook, texting, etc.), Social Network Followers.

Causes Leaves MySpace: Should We Care?

Tech Soup Blog

There's been a lot of discussion over the past week about Causes leaving MySpace and becoming a Facebook-only application. Yes you can claim that anyone has the power to blog, but that's really only the people who have access to the tools and the time and the empowerment. Tools

Social Networks for Market Research

Idealware

I asked Brian to chat with me because I knew he had been using MySpace to reach his audience, and I was curious as to how that was going. During several online seminars I've conducted, there are always participants who quickly dismissed MySpace, as more and more people are moving towards more popular sites like Facebook. With Causes ditching MySpace, and growth in the social network slowing down, many nonprofits seem hesitant to consider using it.

Inside the Non Profit Social Networking Survey

FI Space

A few weeks ago, I received a link to “ NonProfit Social Network Survey &# - an effort focused on analyzing how nonprofits are using social media and networking tools to connect with their supporters and raise money. AB: That the average Facebook Cause had only generated $500.00 while house social networks have been generating $10,000 or more over the last year. MySpace growth has flattened out, Facebook has picked up significantly.

Social Network Tracker: How to Find your Supporters on Social Networks

Frogloop

Ever wanted to find out where your donors and activists are hanging out on social networks so you can continue deepening your relationsips with your supporters and foster more two-way conversations? Help spread the word about your organizations or cause to their personal network.

What Social Network Demographics Mean for You - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Which Company is the Most Socially Responsible and Generous to Nonprofits: Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? LinkedIn? MySpace? Flickr? Google?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits and their adoption of social media has created an interesting, albeit interdependent relationship with large companies like Google, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr. Nonprofits use the sites to build their online brand and supporter base, and the companies in turn then benefit from having tens of thousands respectable, well-known nonprofits promoting their sites and tools to millions of supporters (a.k.a. 1) Facebook. 4) MySpace.

Social Networking Inside and Out

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There was a great question about social networking and representing one's organization posted on the Social Networking Affinity Group at NTEN by K.E: When asked about social news sites like Digg, Jonathon says: "The type of things we post regularly on Digg and Netscape and Newsvine are real-world events, announcements, and discoveries ??? Something to lobby Facebook for, and we at NTEN are in touch with them about this already.

Beaconfire Survey: Social Networks | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

06/28/2010: User Expectations and Interface Response Times 06/16/2010: Making the most of conference hashtags: A tool for presenters 06/08/2010: Beaconfire Survey: Seductive Interactions 06/08/2010: Emailing with Convio – Testing Conditional Content 06/07/2010: Goin’ Barefoot?

Causes Ditches MySpace: Don't Put All Your Fundraising Relationship Eggs in One Third Party, Proprietary Basket!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Late last night (or early this morning), Amy Sample Ward reported that Causes notified 184,725 users that its MySpace app will be removed from MySpace as of today. The email encouraged MySpace users of Causes to join the cause on Facebook. . Tags: facebook

What Social Network Demographics Mean for You - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available. The discussion featured: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization's voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. Tools

Mobile Social Networks Get a Boost - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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How do Social Networks applications incorporate the ladder of engagement?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I found this slideshare show by Michael Weiksner, BJ Fogg, and Xing Kin Lui from a class at Stanford called " Creating Engaging Applications on Facebook." The visual shows the results of a pattern analysis of the 100 most popular Facebook applications (video of lecture here ).

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.

WeAreMedia Module 5: Social Networks (and widgets) for Community Building, Taking Action and/or Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

NTEN's WeAreMedia project has been discussing and building six tactical modules on social media - the practical tips and resources you need before you start to focus on the tools. Sharing Your Story Social Media Style. Photo by Mill Zero.

HOW TO: Get Your Nonprofit Started on Snapchat

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Similar to the early days of Myspace and its users mastering HTML hacks and widgets, Snapchat has an equally dedicated user base of young people that pride themselves on becoming skilled at Lenses, Filters, Stickers, and other Snapchat tips, tricks, and hacks.

The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There absolutely is a math to social and mobile media. If your nonprofit has a good content strategy in place and understands the power of integrating all your nonprofit’s communications channels (website, email, Facebook, texting, etc.), Social Network Followers.

Your organization's social networking strategy doesn't have to be like mastercard - you don't have to be everywhere!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm going to riff on Ivan's advice, " You Don't Have To Be Everywhere" (like Mastercard) After an organization has identified an audience, objective, and strategy, a question that often comes up: What social networks should we establish our presence on?

33 Must-Read Updates to 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 was released in August 2011 and despite the rapid change occurring on the Social and Mobile Web, 90% of the content still rings true. The Social Web, and Web 3.0: Chapter 1 :: Network for Good.

Social Networks for Social Change: Ivan Boothe Knows What He Is Talking About!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using Social Networks for Social Change: Facebook, MySpace and More View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. Ivan Boothe helped start the Genocide Intervention Network in 2004, and was responsible for communications, web development and social networking strategy. We use it to go where people are already organizing against genocide, and give them tools to do so effectively.