Amy Sample Ward Kills it with her Presentation on Social Media for Nonprofits

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Amy Sample Ward, CEO of the Nonprofit Technology Network, shared some excellent social media strategies during her webinar. nonprofit webinar social media nten amy-sample-ward

Good Sample Business Principles

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Good Sample Business Principles Do you have a brand strategy? Then, use the web and social networking for research. skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

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19 Proven Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Experts


by Beth Kanter, Social Media Expert and Author of Measuring the Networked Nonprofit. by Amy Sample Ward, Author of Social Change Anytime Everywhere and Membership Director at NTEN. If you’re looking for Fundraising Ideas you’ve come to the right place.

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New Report Shows How to Take Your Professional Development Into Your Own Hands

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Management #bbcon amy sample ward Nonprofit Technology Network NTEN professional development Technology-Based LearningAs a nonprofit professional, how do you learn?

11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). The responses ranged from focuses on big data and understanding supporter networks to doing more with less and being ready to disrupt.

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Mastering Social Networking as a Volunteer

Amy Sample Ward

Mastering social networking as a volunteer. View more PowerPoint from Amy Sample Ward. Yesterday was the 2012 New York Cares Leadership Conference , and I had the distinct pleasure of presenting a session to volunteer leaders and inspiring community members.

NTEN Announces Amy Sample Ward as new Chief Executive Officer


The Board of Directors of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) today announced the selection of Amy Sample Ward as NTEN’s new Chief Executive Officer. May 29, 2013. read more

Big Announcements. Big Innovation. Big Ideas| #bbcon Day 2

Connection Cafe

Amy Sample Ward from NTEN shared, from their recent Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report that only 4% of an organization’s budget, on average, was devoted to ‘technology’. Amy Sample Ward talked about human connections as the starting point for expectations on technology.

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Guest Post by Amy Sample Ward -- The Power of Vision: Review of “The Pollyanna Principles”

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Submitted by Amy Sample Ward, publisher of Amy Sample Ward’s Version of NPTech Hildy Gottlieb’s new book The Pollyanna Principles is a handbook for starting a revolution in social benefit organization design and practice, but it isn’t the revolution.

NTC Reflections: The Networked Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine and I did a session called The Networked Nonprofit that we designed. We covered the themes in our soon to be published book, The Networked Nonprofit , and engaged the audience in a conversation about these themes. Tags: 10ntc networked nonprofit

Networked Nonprofit at the Guardian in London

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

UK Networked Nonprofit. I shared an overview of the central thesis in the book, The Networked Nonprofit , and we took a deeper dive into social culture , learning from mistakes , simplicity, and transparency. Networked Nonprofit

Nonprofit Technology Link Love

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 Nonprofit Technology Link Love July 30, 2008 Here are posts from a small sampling of bloggers I regularly read: Holly Ross shows her geek cred in a great post about DNS. Amy Sample Ward let’s us know how to give green. and social network guru for the nptech community.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They strategically expanded their campaign team with champions who were familiar with to the foundation and could leverage their online networks to reach an audience that was not in their typical donor base.

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Nonprofits and Content Strategy: The Wisdom of the Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: I’ve learned a lot about how to cultivate your professional network so it returns value by reading Porter Gale’s Your Network is Your Networth over the summer. It is about how you cultivate and develop your network.

Social Media Lab: How To Become A Networked Nonprofit

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Social Media Lab: Becoming A Networked Nonprofit. As Visiting Scholar in Nonprofits and Social Media at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, I am coaching grantee organizations and leading workshops and peer trainings on how to become a Networked Nonprofit.

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Wins Terry McAdam Nonprofit Book Award

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Our book was one of four finalists, including colleague Allyson Kapin and Amy Sample Ward’s awesome book, “Social Change Anytime, Anywhere.”

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Nine Ways Networked Nonprofits Use Slideshare

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Please join me on June 21st from 1-2 PM PST for the virtual launch of The Networked Nonprofit. As I was reflecting about Slideshare and thinking about the characteristics of nonprofits featured in our book, The Networked Nonprofit , I realized that Slideshare is a haven for them.

Jumo: A Social Network #Win or #Fail?


Are niche social networks the best way to mobilize people and channel their energy into supporting nonprofits? “I don't see Jumo, at least right now, filling a gap,&# said Amy Sample Ward of TechSoup Global. Online Advocacy Online Fundraising Social Networking Web 2.0Will it turn more people into repeat donors and committed activists?

Is Google+ The Future Of Networking, Social And Otherwise?


Google unleashed their latest attempt to grab the focus from Facebook and Twitter with Google+ , a Social Network that, at first glance, looks like a Facebook clone, but differentiates itself in at least one significant way: the people you communicate with on Google+, along with the way that you do it and the tools for inviting and connecting people are far superior to the social networking competition and they emulate the way we communicate in real life.

Social Networks for Market Research


This dismal of using MySpace seemed to increase after the Causes application left nonprofit MySpace users high and dry, and only gave them notice a couple of days before (See Beth Kanter's post and Amy Sample Ward's post for more information on that). With Causes ditching MySpace, and growth in the social network slowing down, many nonprofits seem hesitant to consider using it. I just met with Brian Clark, the Program Manager for an organization called STRONG Fathers.

Open Source CRMs – people like them?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

and although the sample sizes were small, and not representative of the nonprofit sector as a whole, the people surveyed seemed to like the open source tools available. We really can’t draw any conclusions from this – the sample size was small, and, as I mentioned, not representative of the sector. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Open Source CRMs – people like them? Launches Blog Network, And They're Hiring

Have Fun - Do Good

When started less than two years ago, its main focus was to be a social network where nonprofits and their supporters could connect and take action. In early October, the network re-launched as a social action blog network.

The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide


The same is true for volunteers, whose social networks could potentially provide some serious peer-to-peer fundraising boosts to your campaign. Consider organizing your supporters into these camps, ranging from your closest network all the way to the rest of the world. Your networks.

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Katya Andresen, Network for Good: How I Have Fun, Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

Katya is the COO of Network for Good and the author of Robin Hood Marketing: Stealing Corporate Savvy to Sell Just Causes. Katya Andresen, Network for Good: How I Have Fun, Do Good Britt Bravo is ahead of her time. The ninth guest blogger in my have fun do good series is Katya Andresen.

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Strengthen Your Community with a Knowledge Sharing Network


What is a knowledge sharing network? A robust knowledge sharing network might involve people sharing resources, best practices, worst practices, just-in-time information, quick tips, and deep thinking, all focused on a specific topic. What are some examples of knowledge sharing networks? The nonprofit technology community is a robust knowledge sharing network widely dispersed across many blogs, tweets, discussion boards, Facebook walls, etc.

NetCentric Advocacy: Online Organizing: Social Network Study of Race and Use Clusters of Myspace or Facebook based on Incoming Class at Northwestern

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Sway opinion within an industry: Blog | Main | The Point : Community Group Action: Self-Organizing » November 29, 2007 Online Organizing: Social Network Study of Race and Use Clusters of Myspace or Facebook based on Incoming Class at Northwestern Kudos danah boyd We get asked questions about social network sites and use all the time. Differences Among Users and Non-Users of Social Network Sites.

Nonprofit Blogging and Social Networking Policies: Examples?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I was in Minnesota, one of the questions I got was about blogging and social networking policies. Now, I swear I remember seeing something from Easter Seals or another nonprofit on a listserv that mentioned either social networking policy or blogging policy. Perhaps some additional questions for social networking personas: Why you really shouldn???t Recommend by LG Davitian : See Sample Policies in Appendix.

What is Google Plus?

Wild Apricot

Here is a sample of some early reviews from the non-profit blogosphere.( Google networking nptechThere's lots of buzz about Google+, which is in “limited field trial. read more ).

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10 Reasons to be at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC)

Connection Cafe

Just be sure to join NTEN CEO Amy Sample Ward and Membership Director Megan Keane for a webinar on February 26 to learn how to get the most from your first NTC experience! We’re one month out from NTEN’s annual Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Washington, DC.

YouTube Unveils New Fundraising Tool for Nonprofits: Associations Now

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YouTube Unveils New Fundraising Tool for Nonprofits: Associations Now : For associations that have tried using social media to fundraise, the YouTube Nonprofits Program could prove a valuable complement to existing campaign strategies, especially in the area of relationship building, said Amy Sample Ward, membership director at NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network

Blog Action Day 2009 Climate Change: Technology in the Climate Movement


Amy Sample Ward recaps the lively discussion and shares some excellent resources like this Climate Debate Map , the profile of TckTckTck and the Climate Lab Wiki. Social Network Collaboration : Focus the Nation *, 1Sky , and Energy Action Coalition have decided to bridge their social networks onto one platform called The Climate Network using the community software tool Zanby. Today's Blog Action Day 2009 !

Get LinkedIn or Get Left Out: Using LinkedIn Effectively


You hear a lot of hype about the benefits that Facebook and Twitter can bring to your business, but these social networking sites can often overshadow the even greater potential LinkedIn has for virtually every department within the organization.

New Study Shows Millennials Want To Make A Global Difference


Country sample sizes represented in the global number were weighted by the percent of the population in each country with access to the internet. Online Advocacy Online Marketing Social Networking Technology Trends Web 2.0

What's the opportunity cost when a nonprofit blocks employees from using social network sites during work hours?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Wendy Harman, American Red Cross According to Wendy Harman, employees at the Red Cross were blocked from accessing social networking sites, like Facebook, from work. We created a wiki full of sample avatars, banners, widgets, videos, audio clips, etc.

Thank You Wednesday: The Gift of Giving Tuesday

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday, Giving Tuesday showed the abundance and generativeness that working in networks, movements, and community or whatever you want to call them can produce. They did a superb job of network weaving — connecting people, highlighting small wins, etc. Networks

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Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A sampling of effective HRW staff on Twitter: High volume, effective technique. Does your nonprofit leverage your employees personal brands and networks in service of your organization’s mission?

Collected Thoughts on Jumo from Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

After a week in the nonprofit world Jumo is making waves for its big push around nonprofit discovery via social networking. We've sampled blogs from TechSoup community leaders in this post to help you determine whether investing time on JUMO is right for your organization.

Nonprofits and Social Networks: Can Your Nonprofit Organization Benefit from No Presence?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

TechSoup has just published the second article on a three-part series on Social Networks and Nonprofits. The first article, Should Your Organization Use Social Networking Sites? Signs that a social networking site might work ??? It lays out some the benefits, but also suggests situations where a social networking strategy is probably not right for your organization. I wrote the second article called, " Determining Your Social Networking Needs."

Social Media in 30 Minutes a Day

Amy Sample Ward

View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward. Networked Nonprofit. Today, at the 2011 MyCharityConnects Conference in Toronto, I had a ton of fun leading a session and discussion around making the most of social media in just 30 minutes a day.

Will Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media in 2013?


According to the 2012 Nonprofit benchmark Social Network Benchmarking Report, 98% of nonprofits didn’t raise a dime on Facebook, which is second most trafficked site on the web in the U.S. That is the value of social networks.

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The Power of Sincerity and Gratitude (VIDEO)

John Haydon

Allyson Kapin , who co-wrote Social Change Anytime Everywhere with Amy Sample Ward , chatted with me about how Epic Change and Greenpeace use sincerity and gratitude to build a loyal community.

Metrics for Building, Scaling, and Funding Social Movements

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Investing in movements or networks for social change is a strategy that some funders are using. The report addresses metrics for success for investing in broad field social movements or networked approaches to social change. Leadership Measurement Movement Building Networks

NetCentric Advocacy: Pew Profiles the Dean Activists: "Cyber-Soldiers" in the Network-Centric Campain World.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Nice Space Maps of the Hood: Google Adds Imagery | Main | Wal-Mart Knows the Data Rich Compeditor has the Advantage: Just-in-time Delivery becomes Predictive Planning Tool » April 06, 2005 Pew Profiles the Dean Activists: "Cyber-Soldiers" in the Network-Centric Campain World. Comments Pew Profiles the Dean Activists: "Cyber-Soldiers" in the Network-Centric Campain World.