6 Steps for Getting Started with Social CRM for Membership Orgs

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Social CRM is a business philosophy supported by technology and workflow. It’s not something you buy off the shelf, and you can’t get to ROI without it. Social CRM Use Cases for Membership Orgs.

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The ROI of Social Media

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While we’ve seen explosive growth in use of social networks ( NYT reported last week that time spent on social networks has exceeded that of emai l ) many organizations are asking how do you effectively deploy a social media strategy and what is the return on investment (ROI)?

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4 Steps to Ensure Your Nonprofit Technology Investment Pays Off in Months, Not Years.

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In a recent paper, Making the Pitch to Nonprofit Leadership: How to Convey and Sell the Need to Invest in Fundraising Technology , my colleague Danielle Johnson-Vermenton and I explored how nonprofit fundraisers can advocate for investments in online fundraising technology. As social, mobile and multichannel engagement strategies have redefined how we build relationships with constituents, having the right technology at your disposal is a vital.

4 Ways Smart Integrations Can Improve Nonprofit Fundraising Results

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B Lab, the nonprofit org that helps create a healthier earth by certifying businesses who meet social and environmental standards as a B Corp, saves 40 hours a month and $70K in labor costs through automation by creating a bi-directional sync between their CRM and Accounting apps.

The ROI of Social Media - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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

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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. This post includes all the links and additional ROI resources that will be mentioned or discussed during the session. To follow the Twitter stream or ask questions or make comments, use the #ROI hashtag.

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Web 2.0 Nonprofit 2.0 Widgets Org 2.0 Second Life | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Widgets Org 2.0 3C%3E+Widgets+%3C%3E+Org+2.0+%3C%3E+Second+Life I’ve seen a lot of blog postings in the nonprofit tech and marketing sector lately about Org 2.0 , widgets , Second Life and Web 2.0 It is TRUE that many nonprofits are missing the boat for whatever reason (my org included) on Web 2.0. It’s just that there are long-standing, non-technological barriers of entry to these new strategies and they underlie many other concerns. technologies.

Punching Up Your Action Alerts and Online Fundraising Appeals - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Data drives better digital marketing for nonprofits

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Everyone wants to see their ROI. Here are examples of Tweets from orgs that didn’t include outcome data. I also included two Tweets from orgs that did use outcome data. Using data to drive your digital marketing campaigns is essential.

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Business Case-ing your way through Non-Profit Project funding issues

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Are you struggling with getting leadership to sign off on budget for your Technology or Marketing project? Do you have to keep explaining the value of technology to bosses and other folks in your org?

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Data-Driven Nonprofits: Issue 7 of NTEN:Change is Live!

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Keeping Track of Your People Power: HR and Technology in the Nonprofit World ," from Idealware's Elizabeth Pope. DIY ROI: Use this checklist from Network for Good's Tanya Lee to make smarter technology investments for your org.

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Integrated Marketing Key Findings

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More than 50% of the $20M+ orgs are only considered Juniors (in the participant categories), just beginning their journey with integrated marketing. Percentages of funds raised online are all over the board in terms of org size. The process of proving ROI is complex.

P2P Fundraising: Expanding Beyond the Fundraising Event

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Additionally, these tech savvy supporters want to fundraise using the technology and communication channels they use on a daily basis. You are also competing with crowdfunding platforms that enable your supporters with the technology to fundraise for whatever they want….Their

How Much are Nonprofits Spending on IT?

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Small orgs devoted the largest portion of their overall budget, at 7.1 But there are other possible factors for the decrease, including increasing use of cloud and lower-cost technology solutions for more organizational functions, especially for smaller organizations.

New Year, New Trends Roundup For Ya!

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Related - IBM's Tech Trends report , a study of 1200 IT professionals worldwide, reports that only 10% of orgs surveyed "have all the skills they need for the four emerging technologies (cloud computing, business analytics, mobile computing and social business)"].

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Five steps to get the most from Facebook Places and Foursquare

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This past Saturday I was on a Panel at the Nonprofit Technology Conference about using location-based services to create awareness and raise money for your organization. You might be wise to use them experimentally with no expectations of ROI (and be pleasantly surprised when you have a win).

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Hey Women Who Tech! Get Your Tech On!

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proprietary, sessions for small orgs and sessions for large orgs. Women Who Tech’s thought provoking virtual panels offer the latest resources and tools for launching a successful startup, tools and apps to build your online community, Social Media ROI, and more.

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Association Social Media: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

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I’m in the Information Technology department and report to the VP of IT. 2) Describe your social/digital “ecosystem” – what social media sites do you (or the org as a whole) manage?

Nonprofit Campaigners Take Center Stage at DCWeek

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DC Digital Capital Week (DCWEEK) a 10 day festival in Washington, DC focused on technology, innovation and all things digital capital kicks of June 11 th. “DCWEEK is about technology, creativity, innovation and engagement, which goes well beyond just the technology sector.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » The 2nd Annual DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards

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The grand prize winner will be announced at NTEN’s annual Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in New Orleans on March 21. The theme of this year’s contest is From the Ground Up: Using Technology to Engage Constituents and Make the World a Better Place.

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What is Your Plan For Google + Experimentation and Exploration?

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and looks like more NPTECH folks found their way into the sandbox. I’ve managed to find about 200 other people who work with nonprofits or nonprofit technology exploring it. No one has figured it out yet , so we are learning together. Simon Laustsen. What a day!

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So You Want to Be a Consultant? Part II

Robert Weiner

John Kenyon, John Kenyon Technology Consulting. ’ How do you fight burn-out as a technology consultant given the churn of new technology? Be able to articulate what you help orgs do and accomplish, not necessarily the technical products/skills? Today was the second session of my 2-part workshop for consultants and wanna-be consultants. Jana Byington-Smith blogged it again, and here’s what she recorded.

The Long, Long Tail of Facebook Causes - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Keynote from My Charity Connects Conference at NetChange Week

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NetChange Week is an impressive event that explores the intersection between social technology and social change started a year ago. uncultured : I’m looking to network with charities and orgs that aren’t fortresses (as @kanter puts it). My Charity Connect: Netchange Week.

How Can Volunteer Coordinators Help Their Organizations Become Networked Nonprofits?

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At the same time, volunteer service organizations need to rethink how they work and what technology they use. For those orgs, Beth and Allison advise individuals at nonprofits to go small, try simple stuff , not focus on ROI, be willing to fail, and leverage small successes.

Why Your Nonprofit Should Be A Big Listener

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As technology costs drop and communications move online, the future of our work lies in big listening. Upwell has McGuyvered together a suite of technologies including Radian6, as well as the daily practices needed to do our big listening work.

Tools Galore in Online Communication - Women Who Tech 2009

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Yesterday marked the second annual Women Who Tech telesummit , filled with experts and thought leaders working in technology, advocacy and nonprofits.

Podcamp Session on Social Media Metrics: Thank You Jeremiah

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I'm doing a session at Boston podcamp called the Social Media Metrics/ROI Game. I'm slightly out of my comfort zone here because I've only been following this topic closely for a short time, although I have co-authored a guide for nonprofits on technology evaluation and ROI.

Social Media Rubrics and Blogging Behind the Firewall: Options?

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I've been thinking a lot about Wendy Harmon's advice about ROI and Social Media: A project that won???t t take much time and relates to org goals. Write down your successes. Write down your challenges.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Nonprofit Job Opening: New Media Manager, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: · Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations, English, information management, information technology, and/or related field. Electronic application materials can be submitted to employment[at]wkkf[dot]org or via www.wkkf.org.

Notes from 10NTC Community Call - Agenda!

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As part of our agenda planning process for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we hosted a community planning call this past Friday. More in-depth, financial metric focused ROI, perhaps in a Roundtable discussion format. Back office technologies and management. ROI on Fundraising Metrics -- fundraising sessions need to incorporate concrete fundraising metrics, even when focus is communications strategy.

Should You Quantify Love? Redux 2

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I am just back from Legal Services Corporation and a keynote on ROI and Nonprofits. 1) Intangibles often come in the form of stories or anecdotes about the technology value and if used along with numbers can help make the case. The discussion around trying to quantify it - can lead to productive conversation about why the technology is important to mission. awesome person, mother to adopted children from Cambodia and board member for her org, The Sharing Foundation ???could

10 Best Web Content Practices - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Did You Miss The Online Holiday Fundraising Season? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Did You Miss The Online Holiday Fundraising Season? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Is Direct Mail Really Headed for the Exit? - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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The Long, Long Tail of Facebook Causes - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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The Joys of Google Grants, Part 1 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Cultivate, Educate or Activate? Converting Subscribers to Donors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Cultivate, Educate or Activate? Converting Subscribers to Donors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Is Direct Mail Dying or Dead? Hogwash! - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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

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m a product of the Great Lakes and have a degree in technical writing from Michigan Technological University. That way, we let Flickr and Yahoo worry about developing the technology while we???re Jonathon Coleman's Twitter Avatar.

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How They Did It: LWB Wins Facebook Causes Giving Challenge - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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