Using Social Media Increases Fundraising by 40% [Study]

NetWits

Do you know how many of your supporters use popular social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube? of the entire American population use Facebook. So, how does the use of social networks have such a significant impact on fundraising?

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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A Photo A Day Keeps Lack of Engagement Away

Frogloop

And if nothing else, it's worth a whole lot of social engagement. In the realm of social media, this infographic , Storytelling One Frame at a Time , explores just how photos and videos are ruling social media, and why you should jump on this social bandwagon if you haven't already.

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How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's a question I get all the time: How much time and resources does it take to implement social media? So, how can you quantify - as close as possible - the amount of time it takes to put social media in practice with good results?

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

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" media.

How The National Wildlife Federation Uses Social Media

John Haydon

She has been mentioned several times on Beth Kanter’s blog about her use of social media to increase traffic to NWF’s site. What was the business reason for the National Wildlife Federation getting involved with social media? “ When I initially started signing NWF up for social media sites, I was looking to increase our activist numbers and rally people to speak up for wildlife. What was your very first step into social media and why?

How To Build A Social Media Cockpit With Firefox

John Haydon

Y ou are a heavy user of Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, FriendFeed, Digg and Delicious. You’re trying stay current with your blog reading, trying to organize source material for future posts and stay active in a dozen social media sites. Building a social media cockpit. The good news here is there are hundred of web applications designed to help you manage social media tasks - all within a single browser.

Podcamp Session on Social Media Metrics: Thank You Jeremiah

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm doing a session at Boston podcamp called the Social Media Metrics/ROI Game. And, above all, the session needs to be a conversation about Social Media, not a lecture. So, here's the session description: Social Media Metrics/ROI Game.

4 Social media tips that Rock by @franswaa

John Haydon

Following is a guest post from a dear friend, @ franswaa who writes for NetWit’s Think Tank : To be honest I’m not totally sure if I’ve rocked social media or if social media has rocked me. Funny thing is I got into social media by complete chance.

My social media experiment with the fool on the hill

John Haydon

A fool in Chicago said asked: “How can we connect better with people on social media ?&#. Granted, this is a teeny weeny experiment, but it certainly validates three natural laws of social media: The universe will respond in a positive manner if you act on your inspirations. How To Be Highly Relevant On Twitter (and every other social media site too) Last night was no fun.

Interview with Jonathon Colman: Social Media Secrets from a Green Geek

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You've experimented with quite a few Web 2.0/Social Media tools during your time with The Nature Conservancy. I was (and still am) so convinced that social media and web 2.0 StumbleUpon. t know about StumbleUpon is that the traffic performs in a manner that???s

10 Questions to Get You Started Using Social Media for Your Nonprofit or Do-Good Project

Have Fun - Do Good

One of the most common questions I'm asked as a social media consultant is, "Which tool is the best?" If you have a do-good project, or a small nonprofit that you want to promote, fundraise for, or build an online community around using social media, your first step is to create a plan. If the idea of creating a social media plan sounds scary to you, just think of it as: 10 Questions to Get You Started Using Social Media for Your Nonprofit or Do-Good Project.

Social Media Case Study Slam Panel at NTC 08: Danielle Brigida, NWF - A Case Study on Traffic

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I thought I had posted this case study from the NTC 08 Panel called "Social Media Case Study Slam" already, but looks like I didn't. This case study is by Danielle Brigida from the NWF and her experience using Digg and StumbleUpon for generating traffic. Today I'll be talking about using Digg and Stumbleupon specifically. Slide 4: After attending last year's NTEN, two tools stuck out for me that I really wanted to try- Digg and Stumbleupon.

SXSW: Social Media Nonprofit ROI Poetry Slam - Slides, Links, and Poems (long)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today, I am moderating a panel at SXSW about Social Media Nonprofit ROI in the format of a poetry slam. A creative report on non-profits, social media, and effective ROIs delivered as poetry slam and expertly judged including interactive crowd participation. Social media brought instant returns but many of them fell within categories that aren't quantifiable. Then, methought, the air grew denser, social media had no censor.

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Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media. The speakers include: 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.

Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

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.

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Marketing Genius: What's Your Brilliant Thought?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Media Genius View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. Here are my slides from the Convio " Social Media for Social Good " for tomorrow. So, in the spirited of social media, I want to know what your brilliant thought is.

Great reads from December 12th through December 13th

Amy Sample Ward

Roundup: 50 suggestions for how President-elect Obama can use the Internet to govern | Social Signal - Interesting ideas, some more doable than others of course, for how social media could be put to use under the Obama presidency. These are my links for December 12th through December 13th: Have Fun • Do Good: 2009 Career Coaching Discount for Have Fun * Do Good Readers - If you are looking for some career coaching, Britt is an excellent coach! Check out the discount!

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media. The speakers include: 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. Tags: Social Networking Web 2.0

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.

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? Here is the short list of the social media sites that are included in our analysis: Facebook.

Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin: Creating a Social Networking Strategy (Part 0)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Submitted by Steve MacLaughlin, publisher of Connections For a while now I've been talking with a lot of nonprofits about using social media and social networking in their organizations. Will people give through Facebook? Social networking matters.

WeAreMedia Live Workshop: Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo: Illustration of Participant's Learning Questions Earlier this month, we piloted the first two-day workshop on social media strategy and tools for NTEN 's WeAreMedia project. I'd use the social media game as culminating activity. Set up a Facebook Page.

The Perils of Popularity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It helped me clarify some fuzzy thoughts about social networking, pattern analysis, and information overload. Rashmi illustrates how social networks have and are evolving over the past five years from the perspective of an information architect/interaction designer/cognitive psychologist. Rashmi called this "just a social graph" (or just a social network). Object-Based Social Networks: 2004 Think Flickr, delicious, digg, Slideshare.

NpTech Tag Summary: Chimp Personality, Convio Open API, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As bloggers and others give it closer scrutiny, we're hearing a debate about which Facebook App is better? See3 Blog writes about the advantages of the Convio Face App (integration with organization's Convio database) and the limitations (can only run one Facebook app at time).

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » NTEN Does Web 2.0

See What's Out There

The first session I attended was specifically about social networking and led by Brian Reich of Echo Ditto, author of Media Rules! This is something we have been working on at See3 – methods to build a network of influencers in the social networks who will carry your torch.

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