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2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. Tweet It!]. Tweet It!].

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

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It made me wonder about the similarities and differences between “systems” and “networks.” Networks

Smarter Nonprofit Networking: Building A Professional Network That Works for You

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I like to balance two different approaches to professional networking, strategic and serendipitous. It is time to tune your network.

A Guide to Evaluating Networks

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This was fairly early in the Foundation’s exploration of networks and Madeleine came in to discuss her approach to evaluating networks.

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ASU Lodestar Center

Networking. It’s simple: networking is necessary to progress at any level in business and is especially paramount for nonprofit leaders.

The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning

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Once we mapped the network on the wall before our eyes, we reflected on the following questions: * What are the points of connection?

The Networked NGO in India

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Networked NGOs and Social Media Integrated Into Organizational Communications. Learning Networks Are Built With People and Reciprocity.

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Book: The Network Weaver Handbook

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My friend and colleague, June Holley , has written a much anticipated book, The Network Weaver Handbook. Books Networked Nonprofit Networks

Book Review: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

Amy Sample Ward

I recently got my copy of Measuring the Networked Nonprofit by Beth Kanter and Katie Delahaye Paine. ” And that they do! Get your copy!

How Networked Nonprofits Visualize Their Networks

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Photo Tweeted by @starfocus during a network mapping session at NWF. They used sticky notes to visualize the network. E-Mediat Networks

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

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” Does this signal that working in networks been become normal in the nonprofit sector? NetworksBut we’re not there yet.

A Few Good Tools To Manage Your Online Professional Network Connections

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Back when I first started working, my best professional networking tool was my Rolodex. Professional Networking

4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The time required to be active on those social networks is time well spent. Quit a Social Network. Pinterest did not make the cut.

Mastering Social Networking as a Volunteer

Amy Sample Ward

Mastering social networking as a volunteer. Creating Great Content. So, what is the content you want to share? Creating Buzz. 14blocks. Storify.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

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Networked NGOs and Social Media Integrated Into Organizational Communications. Day 2: Certificates Awarded To Senior Staff Attendees.

Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks?

Frogloop

Are nonprofits raising any money on social networks? Facebook is the most popular commercial social network for nonprofits.

Pioneers in Justice: Building Networks and Movements for Social Justice

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Note from Beth: How do we build networks and movements around important social change issues. Networks Reflection LSF’s Lessons Learned.

5 Book Recommendations for Nonprofit Networking and Data Nerds

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There’s lots to enjoy during the holiday season – from gathering with friends and family to the festivities and fun. Evergreen. Books

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45 LinkedIn Groups for Nonprofit Professionals to Network or Find Jobs

Wild Apricot Blog

networking LinkedIn-Groups LinkedInThere are hundreds of nonprofit groups on LinkedIn. Here I’ve segmented the top ones into the categories and written a few lines about each to help you decide which ones to join.

A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills

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Last month, I participated in a Design Thinking Lab with network leadership practitioners convened by the Leadership Learning Community.

craigconnects: A Network of Networks

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Note from Beth: I’m honored to host a guest post from friend Craig Newmark who is launching a new site, a network of networks. I&# m still recovering from jet lag from the E-Mediat project where I spent time training technology trainers who work with NGOS about the Networked Nonprofit. We’re living in a connected [.]

KONY, Networked Nonprofits, and Transparency

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One thing that is important to point out is that built their network before they needed with years of offline organizing with young people.

Nonprofit CEOs and the Network Mindset

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A network mindset means exercising leadership through active participation. Has your nonprofit’s leadership adopted a network mindset?

2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey

NetWits

I just got an email from Holly Ross, the Executive Director of the Non-profit Technology Network – better known as NTEN.

Peeragogy: Self Organized Peer Learning in Networks

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The term Peeragogy came fluttering through my network, like a butterfly, and it caught my interest. Photo by Aussiegal. It resonated.

The Networked Professional: Principles of Effective Online Networking

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Connect Thoughtfully: Friending policy for each online social network you use. CANs = Currently Active Network.

TechSoup Global Network: A Unique Force for Social Change

Tech Soup Blog

Next week, NGOs from 50 countries, who operate together as the TechSoup Global Network, will gather for three days in San Francisco. spanhidden.

Using Peer Learning Strategies To Build A Network

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This peer learning exchange is designed to help state-based groups to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children.

Using A Networked Approach To Build Nonprofit Boards: LinkedIn Board Connect Launches

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You and your board look at your professional networks and connections on LinkedIn. Networked NonprofitBoard Connect changes all that.

Networks and Social Movements

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Key Takeaways: The world is shifting to a networked place. How can networks facilitate that? How do networks evolve into movements?

Social Media, Networks, and Data in Patient Healthcare Networks

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This post summarizes some of the insights related to the effective use of networks and data in healthcare information and patient advocacy.

Social Networking and Your Tradeshow [infographic]

SocialFish

“Events are a great way to connect with new prospective customers, marketing partners, new employees and influentials in your industry. Plus one!

Nonprofit Crowd Funding Success Formula: Robust Planning, Networks, and Blessings

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They provided them with materials to help them reach out to their networks, including sample status updates, tweets, newsletter blurbs, and blog posts.

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Women Rule Social Networks

Frogloop

Did you know that women also dominate social networks? According to a Pew study, in 2008 women comprised 53% of social networking site users. Over the past two years, women have increased their social networking usage and now comprise 56% of the social networking consumer base. Women don’t just rule social networks.

Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for Latin American NGOs

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The first day focused on networks and strategic use of social media along with some practical skills in content creation and measurement.

Announcing Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book

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Keo Savon, the young Cambodian woman supported by Measuring Networked Nonprofit book royalties. Measurement Networked Nonprofit

Talking Shop with Network Designers and Weavers for Social Change

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A part of my practice is around network design and facilitation and one of my most respected colleagues in this area is Eugene Eric Kim.

Networks Are Beautiful

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I heard several people at the Grant maker’s Gathering on Networks say that networks are beautiful. NetworksPhoto by Rumpleteaser.

Bringing a Network Mindset To Nonprofit Boards

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Guest Post: Bringing a Network Mindset to Our Nonprofit Board by Deborah Meehan. Guest Post NetworksAnd, what would it look like?”.

What can you learn by visualizing your Twitter network?

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The impact, longer term, is innovation or the result of the network in action. E-Mediat Twitter Network.