Social Media in 30 Minutes a Day

Amy Sample Ward

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Using Twitter to Build a Community and Recruit Volunteers

Amy Sample Ward

Last week, I had the opportunity to present at the 2011 Volunteer Management for Nonprofits Conference here in New York. And here are slides from a previous presentation: Twitter.Org: Twitter for Nonprofit Organizations. Twitter Lists for Nonprofits.

Nonprofit Webinars: DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

Location : online with Nonprofit Webinars. Related Links : Nonprofit Webinars website. 2011 presentation community diy howto metrics strategy webinarDate : January 19th, 2010. Topic : Do-It-Yourself Community Metrics. Description : Social media, online campaigns, and community engagement can be tricky things to dive into and do well without measuring, monitoring and evaluating. But what to measure? How to evaluate?

2011 Volunteer Management for Nonprofits Conference

Amy Sample Ward

presentation Presentations from 2011 basics howto twitter volunteerDate : March 25, 2011. Location : New York, NY. Topic : Using Twitter to Recognize Volunteers and Build a Following. Description : This session is targeted at beginner and intermediate knowledge or experience with Twitter and other social media platforms.

Great reads from around the web on March 30th

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"We invite you to cast your vote to help pick this year's winner of the second annual Care2 Impact Prize, which recognizes individuals in the nonprofit sector who have made an outstanding impact on the field of online advocacy, online fundraising or both.

DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

I had a lot of fun yesterday giving a webinar for the Nonprofit Webinar series ; it was a whole hour discussing community engagement! Thanks to all those who joined the webinar and for the folks at Nonprofit Webinars for inviting me to participate in the series!

Great reads from around the web on August 24th

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" Interactive: How America Gives – How America Gives – The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas – The Chronicle of Philanthropy has launched a great new tool: an interactive map of giving data in the US.

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Great reads from around the web on August 23rd

Amy Sample Ward

If you haven't, John Haydon will tell you how: "From what I’ve seen, most nonprofits have no idea that you can add to your list — that precious database of your supporters, donors or newsletter subscribers — by strategically using a customized Facebook Welcome Page or custom tab. " roundup api bookmarks data email facebook howto html5 impact list maps mobile mozilla networking postalicious resources reviews roi socialchange socialmedia

Great reads from around the web on May 3rd

Amy Sample Ward

HOW TO: Create Custom iFrame Tabs on Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page – "In March 2011 Facebook disabled the popular Static FMBL App that many nonprofits had used to create custom tabs on their Facebook Pages. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of May 3rd).

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Great reads from around the web on May 16th

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" Nonprofit Uses QR Code, Quora to Make Cause Marketing More Transparent | Cause marketing for nonprofits – Here is a really interesting case study where an organization is using both a QR code and the answer platform Quora to engage and inform supporters. "This " roundup bookmarks casestudy community engagement facebook howto list mobile opensource postalicious qrcodes quora resources software storytelling twitter

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Great reads from around the web on June 11th

Amy Sample Ward

" Nine Ways Networked Nonprofits Use Slideshare | Beth’s Blog – Beth has a great post up about how organizations can use SlideShare. What is a nonprofit network builder? – "As nonprofits increasingly use social media as part of their fundraising, communications and educational strategies, nonprofit staff are stepping up to lead and manage those efforts. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

Download the Facebook Places Guide for Businesses And Nonprofits

John Haydon

If you haven’t downloaded it already, grab a copy of the “Facebook Places Guide for Businesses&# [and Nonprofits] from Facebook. Also read these posts on using Facebook Places: How will your nonprofit use Facebook Places? How can your nonprofit benefit from Facebook Places?

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Great reads from around the web on October 27th

Amy Sample Ward

" The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide – "With more than 750 million people signed up for Facebook alone, there’s little doubt that social media can be a powerful part of most organizations’ communications mix. For many nonprofits, it’s far more obvious that such tools can be useful than how to use them. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Designing Programs to Build Community: Case Study with Charity Technology Trust

Amy Sample Ward

There are organizations creating content like NAVCA, NCVO, LASA with the Knowledgebase, and KnowHow NonProfit. There’s also non-branded content (non-nonprofit or non-tech) as well as non-UK specific groups and resources. Tags: case studies resources casestudy community communitybuilding ctt howto strategy tsg

Great reads from around the web on May 17th

Amy Sample Ward

roundup advocacy blogging bookmarks casestudy charity facebook fundraising guide howto lessonslearned list nptech postalicious resources socialmedia toolsI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of May 17th). You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying.

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Great reads from around the web on December 15th

Amy Sample Ward

" Facebook Privacy for Nonprofit Organizations | Idealware – "Facebook seems to generate a lot of discussion about the way it handles privacy and security, and not without reason—personal data protection is worth some scrutiny, and Facebook has a questionable track record in this area. However, these issues don’t apply in the same way to nonprofits who have an organizational presence on Facebook.

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Great reads from around the web on May 28th

Amy Sample Ward

Wild Apricot Blog : Make Your Own Infographic – "Infographics are to data what storytelling is to an annual report: a more engaging way to help bring attention and understanding to your nonprofit’s cause. Today, let’s look at infographics in general – and resources to help your nonprofit get started on making your own." I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

Guest Post on Frogloop: 5 Tips for Running a Competition

Amy Sample Ward

In this role, and through opportunities to spur innovation and collaboration in local communities, with government groups, and with other nonprofits, I’ve learned a lot – and am excited to share 5 tips I’ve found to be valuable in creating successful competitions. Tags: case studies challenge competition frogloop guest post howto tips I’m honored to have a guest post up on Care2′s Frogloop blog today!

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Great reads from around the web on December 8th

Amy Sample Ward

2009 Year-End Fundraising Guide – Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media – frogloop – “Is your nonprofit sending out 8-10 online fundraising appeals this holiday season? Nonprofits can expect 60% of their donations to come in between Christmas and New Year’s.&#. government howto list onlineservices postalicious publicservice report resources service socialmedia storytelling transparency webinar whitepaper

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Video Tutorial: How do I Twitter my Flickr photos?

John Haydon

CharityHowTo now has a video course called “ An Introduction to Online Photos and How to Get Started for Your Nonprofit &# - for only $4.99. Tags: Flickr Tips Power Your Fans Twitter Tips Flickr howto Twitter I caught a post on Twitter from Ian Wilker about feeding your Twitter stream with your Flickr activity. This is a great approach for businesses or non-profits who communicate their impact with images, but have limited time for social media marketing.

Pinterest Launches Smart Analytics for Businesses

John Haydon

Pinterest explains more in this short howto video: This analytics will help you get more useful information about your audience , the topics they prefer, and how their actions on your website generate awareness for your cause. Does your nonprofit use Pinterest?

How to Use Your Facebook Page to Build Your Nonprofit Email List

John Haydon

For many nonprofits, email is the bridge that Facebook fans frequently walk across on their way to becoming a donor , simply because it’s more private and less distracting than Facebook. How to Use Your Facebook Page to Build Your Nonprofit’s Email List.

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Facebook Page Redesign – 7 Features You Need to Know About

John Haydon

Left-side info column: Information about your nonprofit or business. I’m working on a short video class on new Facebook Pages (tips, howtos, recommendations). Today Facebook announced a completely new design for Facebook Pages , starting this week.

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