Reddit is getting a fundraising button - Technolog on NBCNews.com

AFP Blog

Reddit is getting a fundraising button - Technolog on NBCNews.com : Now, for the first time, Reddit users will be able to execute some of these fundraisers within Reddit-branded pages

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How Nonprofits Can Use Reddit

NTEN

Amid all the bad stuff, you'll find some ridiculously generous human beings on Reddit. I'll admit it: when people have asked me how brands could engage effectively on Reddit , the super-popular link-sharing social network, I've usually rolled my eyes and said, "They can't.". In light of the success of that event, people are asking once again if brands and nonprofits can use Reddit effectively. What's wrong with Reddit. Annie Lynsen. Director of Awesomeness.

Latest Episode Highlights Danger and Potential of Reddit Fundraising - Social Media - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Latest Episode Highlights Danger and Potential of Reddit Fundraising - Social Media - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas Over Labor Day weekend, the same subreddit that helped disseminate a cache of nude celebrity photographs tried to organize an online fundraiser "in honor of" Jennifer Lawrence, one of the actresses victimized by the leak.

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Vote for the First Anti-Genocide Hotline on Reddit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleague, Ivan Boothe, who works with the Genocide Intervention Network and who is incredible smart about integrating social media into cause-related campaigns, pinged me about this reddit campaign. I'm also highlighting this because it is a terrific example of using social news sites like Digg and Reddit o promote a cause (the Reddit guys were among my first video blog interviewees back in Nov. See the full alert here.

Online Fundraising Strategies: Nonprofit Marketing Link Roundup

Nonprofits Source

In this weekly nonprofit marketing link roundup , we’re taking a look at articles that are all about online fundraising strategies. Whether you’re fundraising, selling a product or providing a service, the way in which you market to people really isn’t all that different.

Digital Fundraising Strategies: Nonprofit Marketing Link Roundup

Nonprofits Source

In this weekly nonprofit marketing link roundup , we’re taking a look at articles that are all about digital fundraising strategies. Whether you’re fundraising, selling a product or providing a service, the way in which you market to people really isn’t all that different.

Social Actions Wins Reddit's FeedANeed.org Contest (plus A Thank You to Donors)

Social Actions

Thanks to everyone who voted for our submission in Reddit's FeedANeed.org contest and has donated to our $20.09 fundraising campaign, Social Actions has hit the ground running in 2009. So far, our fundraising campaign for 2009 has raised $7,713 from 77 people.

Are You Ready to Say No?|Crowdfunding’s Ethical Boundaries

Connection Cafe

For weeks we’ve watched the ALS #IceBucketChallenge grow exponentially and as fundraisers, we dream of a campaign like this going viral and a windfall of unexpected resources dropping into our coffers. One Reddit user proposed that anyone who looked at these illegal photos should donate money to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. A Reddit user directed other Reddit users to make a donation to the Prostate Cancer Foundation without the Foundation’s knowledge.

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The End of the Beginning of Online Giving

Connection Cafe

The last three years, in particular, have shown how online giving continues to be a growth engine for fundraising in the nonprofit sector. Since 2016, online fundraising has grown 17% among nonprofits in the United States. of total fundraising revenue. Peer-to-Peer Fundraising.

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Digital Life Hacks: Savvy Social Media

Connection Cafe

Reddit, Quora, and Digg provide discussion channels. For instance, LinkedIn isn’t for sharing personal fundraising appeals, but it is a great network to tout corporate sponsorships, talk about employee giving, and share innovative ways your nonprofit is working to make the world better.

5 New And Quirky Nonprofit Social Media Tactics

TechImpact

Everyone knows promoting your nonprofit’s events, services, and fundraisers on social media is a good idea, but many do not know why, or more importantly, how, to do it. Host a Twitter chat or Reddit AMA. Image courtesy of athgo.

6 Ways To Make Your Nonprofit’s Holiday Campaign Successful

TechImpact

This is what many nonprofit fundraisers and donation campaigners are banking on. Here are a few tips to help you make the most out of your fundraising campaigns this holiday season, as according to Entrepreneur. Image courtesy of DoJiggy. The holiday season is meant for giving.

Bookmark Your Browsers! The Official Blogs of the World’s Most Popular Social Media Sites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The nonprofit sector has a large community of technology bloggers committed to helping nonprofits stay current on emerging trends in social media, online fundraising, and mobile technology. Reddit Blog :: reddit.com/r/blog. Reddit.

Our Favorite Articles from Nonprofit Hub in 2015

NonProfit Hub

During the past year, we’ve written articles about fundraising, how to start a nonprofit, the latest social media trends and much more. Wasting Time While Doing Good: Nonprofits and the World of reddit. One of the best outlets for that is reddit.

Get more Online Donations: 3 Reasons Why Your Main Online Donation Page Should Take After Chinese Takeout

Connection Cafe

Take this example from Reddit: In their mind, it was the coming baby. Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising fundraising tips online donation forms online giving

Why "Free Agent" Social Communities Rock

Frogloop

There is a lot of buzz about "free agent fundraisers" an individual using personal fundraising to raise money for a nonprofit organization. The free agent fundraiser is described in detail in Allison Fine and Beth Kanter's book The Networked Nonprofit. The community could be a blog community, a YouTube channel community, a Facebook or Ning group, or a reddit group. These are big challenges, but the payoff in exposure, potential engagement, and fundraising is huge.

5 Things Donors Want To See On Your Website Before Donating

TechImpact

Social networks and media applications like Twitter, Vine, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook, and Reddit, among others, put an emphasis on visual media, over textual content. Image courtesy of imdesigns.ca. Responsive or mobile design.

Getting on The List

NetWits

As I read his list I started thinking about how priorities affect fundraising. If we apply this to fundraising it comes down to one simple thing. The latest on Reddit. Online Fundraising

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Digg is Dying. Who are the Players Now?

Frogloop

Between Digg’s redesign, Founder Kevin Rose leaving the company, and other dud product launches like Newswire , Digg just can’t compete with other social networks where people go to share news these days – Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Google+, Care2, etc.

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Earned Media: How to Stay Relevant and Track It - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

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Can “Viral” Videos Really Create Social Change?

Frogloop

It quickly made the front page of Reddit, and people have been re-pinning “Kony 2012” images on Pintrest. Online Fundraising Online Marketing Online Organizing Social Networking Technology Trends Video Web 2.0

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Say So What To Your Data Three Times

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The referral traffic came from Reddit. So What? The news piece that was on the top of the Reddit site was about the server outages for major online services. The comments were discussing what people did when Reddit was done.

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Alistair Croll, Guest Post: Using Twitter for Fundraising - Lessons Learned from Beers for Canada

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Set up Reddit, Digg, and other social news aggregators. When you’re running a fundraiser, people want context. We could have build a dashboard for statistics (donations, reddit ranking, retweet count, page views, etc.)

Rise of the Weblebrity

Connection Cafe

Last month PayPal and Zoetica Media announced a white paper about the effectiveness of celebrities in social media fundraising. In traditional fundraising, having great name recognition and devoted fans can generate increased awareness and raise funds if a celebrity cares about the cause and invests time. Yet, online celebrity fundraising efforts are hit and miss, and often get outpaced by lesser known web-based personalities - weblebrities - who have deep ties to their communities.

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Three Tips: How to Harness the Power of Video for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

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Great reads from around the web on March 18th

Amy Sample Ward

" CHARITY SMACKDOWN:: Celebrities Compete, Charities Win www.charitysmackdown.com - Check out this interesting social fundraising campaign: "Each of the Smackdown Teams have from March 16th to March 26th to raise as much money as possible for the causes listed below." IdealistNews - New partnership with Idealist.org and Reddit has created the IdealistNews site where you can see some of the hot news items in the nonprofit sector.

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4 Step by Step Engagement Strategies for Nonprofit Websites

Connection Cafe

Facebook groups and websites such as Quora, Buzzsumo and Reddit can provide some good content ideas around any topic. I have a confession to make. When it comes to nonprofit marketing , I cringe every time I hear the words “engage”, “engaging” or “engagement.”

Are Crowd Funding Platforms the New Patrons of Independent Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have a blog , a website , a twitter account , a facebook page, a reddit account and we recently launched a Kickstarter campaign. We are currently trying to raise $40,000 of our $200,000 budget through Kickstarter, the online fundraising platform that facilitates grassroots investment.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

Social bookmarking sites include well-known sites such as Delicious, Digg, Stumbleupon, Reddit, and Technorati. Online Fundraising Social Networking Volunteers YouTube Flickr social media Delicious Twitter volunteer blogs blog video tagging TweetChat

How Save the Children Is Using An Edgy Infographic As Part of A Multi-Channel Campaign for Children in Syria

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our Syria appeal is a total team effort and has a three-part objective: awareness, advocacy and fundraising. The fundraising objective is to raise revenue for our Syrian Children’s Relief Fund in order to support our responses to ongoing and urgent needs as a result of the conflict.

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Best of the Web: May 2015

Idealware

Even troll hangouts such as Reddit feel the need to keep online harassers at bay. Fundraising Tips ( Nonprofit Tech for Good 1 , NTFG 2 , and EveryAction ). The last thing you want in your fundraising strategy is blind spots (read: missed opportunities). If you’re looking for ways to make email fundraising work, start with these five experts.

Nonprofit Technology Rockstars: Jason Shim

Tech Soup Blog

I look at the /r/nonprofit subreddit of Reddit. I am seriously impressed with how he has created and grown CauseVox and how it continues to do great work around crowdfunding and peer-to-peer fundraising. Clare Kerr – Another great person in the digital fundraising space.

Open Actions Update, Issue #4: A Google Group for Social Actions Developers

Social Actions

High priority items for the Reddit volunteers. Since I last wrote to you, most of my time has been focused on 1) requesting donations for our 2009 fundraiser; 2) lining up paid consulting work and 3) recruiting sponsors for Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge. In addition, we are now in contact with the Ruby developers who have volunteered through Reddit's FeedANeed contest to work on Social Actions code-base. High priority items for the Reddit volunteers.

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Nonprofit Technology Rockstars: Jason Shim

Tech Soup Blog

I look at the /r/nonprofit subreddit of Reddit. I am seriously impressed with how he has created and grown CauseVox and how it continues to do great work around crowdfunding and peer-to-peer fundraising. Clare Kerr – Another great person in the digital fundraising space.

Open Actions Update, Issue #3: Getting Ready for Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge and the FeedANeed Volunteers

Social Actions

Between the fundraising campaign and the holidays, I didn't find the time to write up an Open Actions Update. First and foremost, we came in first place in Reddit's FeedANeed.org contest. The prize consists of 160 hours of pro-bono programming hours from the Reddit community. For instance, we may want to ask them to build out Voting API code that integrates with Reddit or work on an API key for third party developers.

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Open Actions Update, Issue #3: Getting Ready for Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge and the FeedANeed Volunteers

Social Actions

Between the fundraising campaign and the holidays, I didn't find the time to write up an Open Actions Update. First and foremost, we came in first place in Reddit's FeedANeed.org contest. The prize consists of 160 hours of pro-bono programming hours from the Reddit community. For instance, we may want to ask them to build out Voting API code that integrates with Reddit or work on an API key for third party developers.

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Social Actions Round-Up #22: Online Giving Markets Hit The Ground Running in 2009

Social Actions

TakingItGlobal launches a personal fundraising campaign to support its work in 2009. Firstgiving shares three online fundraising resolutions. Beth Kanter reports on her succesful social media birthday fundraiser on behalf of the Sharing Foundation. Social Actions officially wins Reddit's FeedANeed contest. Online giving markets and other websites that facilitate online action hit the ground running in 2009.

Social Actions Round-Up #22: Online Giving Markets Hit The Ground Running in 2009

Social Actions

TakingItGlobal launches a personal fundraising campaign to support its work in 2009. Firstgiving shares three online fundraising resolutions. Beth Kanter reports on her succesful social media birthday fundraiser on behalf of the Sharing Foundation. Social Actions officially wins Reddit's FeedANeed contest. Online giving markets and other websites that facilitate online action hit the ground running in 2009.

Why Celebrity iCloud Hacking Should Matter to Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

Some of those images were released on sites like Reddit, Imgur, and 4chan in an attempt to sell them for bitcoin , the virtual currency, and then shared far and wide.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Networking Fundraising Success article describing how different nonprofit organizations are using social networking sites to tap into a whole generation of new supporters. Find out what kind of monkey you are for a good cause.