Sports as a Platform for Social Good

Connection Cafe

But it’s important not to forget the vital role sports play in society and to encourage ways they can advance social good. The gathering brought athletes, owners, athletic directors, media and others to the stage to share stories of sport as a platform for change.

Volunteering platform Do-it relaunches

AFP Blog

Volunteering platform Do-it relaunches : "Online volunteering platform Do-it has been relaunched today by its new owner, the Do-it Trust, with more emphasis on sharing volunteering opportunities via social media. Do-it was started by YouthNet in 2001 and was sold to a partnership involving volunteering bodies ivo.org, Believe.In, Blue Dot, Prospectus and Vivo." ''via Blog this

Does Your Business Need a Custom Corporate Philanthropy Platform?

Givinga

In 1970, economist Milton Friedman famously used his New York Times article’s headline to quip that a business’s only social responsibility was to increase its profits.¹. 4 Signs a Custom Philanthropy Platform Could Improve Your Business Results.

[Cool Social Tools] Hot Online Community Platforms for 2015

SocialFish

And associations need to do if it they’re shopping around for an online community platform. Listed alphabetically: CareHubs : Relatively new on the scene, this online community platform’s killer app is the fact that it’s HIPAA-compliant. Due diligence. It’s a real thing.

Facebook Tests Giving Platform - TheNonProfitTimes

AFP Blog

Facebook Tests Giving Platform - TheNonProfitTimes : Facebook Tests Giving Platform - 01/24/2013 Facebook rolled out an experimental giving platform that allows users to donate $25 to any of a dozen charities. The social networking platform might expand the program later in 2013.

[Cool Social Tools] Hot Online Community Platforms for 2015

SocialFish

And associations need to do if it they’re shopping around for an online community platform. Listed alphabetically: CareHubs : Relatively new on the scene, this online community platform’s killer app is the fact that it’s HIPAA-compliant. Cool Social Tools Industry Insider

Facebook Ad Platform

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 Facebook Ad Platform November 13, 2007 It always takes me a bit to digest new Web 2.0 news, so I’m just now blogging about last week’s news that Facebook launched a new ad platform. The platform contains two parts, which I’ll talk about individually. Will this advertising platform alienate users?

Infographic: The Right Crowdfunding Platform For Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

There are more crowdfunding platforms online than your nonprofit can shake a stick at. The post Infographic: The Right Crowdfunding Platform For Your Nonprofit appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Fundraising Social Tech

LOUDER, a collaborative campaigning platform

Amy Sample Ward

And that’s the leading tag for a new campaigning platform called Louder. The platform just hit open beta today, so create an account and start playing (hey, it’s Friday, right?). “Together we are…LOUDER!&# It’s true!

10 tips for picking your social networking platform

Connection Cafe

Guest blog alert: The following post is from Andy Streggles, chief operating officer and social strategist, for Convio technology partner , Higher Logic. In the past year an onslaught of social networking platforms have emerged targeting the association and nonprofit market, leading many associations to wonder which is best for them. Make sure to have your vendor demonstrate the platform’s integration capabilities, because not all platforms behave the same way.

Reaping the Benefit of Open Platforms

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

As a full-time user of both Firefox and Thunderbird, I’m really enjoying the benefits of these open platforms, and the immense creativity of people who create add-ons.

6 Ways Content Marketing Platforms Can Net Your Nonprofit Volunteers

TechImpact

But as we’ve detailed in previous blogs , with all the increased competition online, getting noticed through the typical social media feeds and through your website is becoming increasingly difficult. Social media feeds are powerful tools that are just waiting to be effectively utilized.

Which Social Media Platforms Are Worth Your Time and Energy?

Frogloop

One of the questions I''m asked often when I speak at conferences is which social media platforms should our organization invest staff time and resources in? One good place to start looking at this data is to take a look at the demographics of different social networks.

LinkedIn is Great.But Not as Your Community Platform — Mizz Information

AFP Blog

LinkedIn is Great.But Not as Your Community Platform — Mizz Information : I know this topic has been discussed to death, particularly in the association community, but I just can''t help weighing in again after seeing it come up yet again in the ASAE LinkedIn group. Killing a private community in favor of using public social media platforms--in this particular case, LinkedIn groups

How to Raise Funds Through Crowd Funding Platforms | Social Media Today

AFP Blog

How to Raise Funds Through Crowd Funding Platforms | Social Media Today. NPCrowdfunding

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What are learning platforms?

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 What are learning platforms? An LMS, or learning platform, is a system that is designed to facilitate some sort of learning process over the web. Learning platforms, of course, are varied.

How You Can Use Twitter As a Visual Marketing Platform

SocialFish

Twitter has gone from being a fun microblogging platform to taking on a life of its own. Non profits have found incredible success there, able to connect directly to their audience thanks to the platform being so open-ended. Base Visual Content On What Works For The Platform.

Launch Your Online Store or Sell Through Platforms?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Your plan is to sell on the internet but you can’t decide where to start – To launch your own Ecommerce site, or simply sell through one of the existing Ecommerce platforms. Some of the platforms are China’s Aliexpress, Lightinthebox, or Dinodirect. Sell on other platforms.

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever – Guest Post by Joe Waters. Eager to make my point, I polled my fellow Gen-Xers on which fundraising platforms have had the most disruptive impact on charitable giving since 2000.

7 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Crowdfunding Platform

NonProfit Hub

Choosing the perfect crowdfunding platform is a lot like buying a new car. Before you begin your crowdfunding journey, here are seven questions to ask yourself to help you choose the perfect platform for your needs. What is the platform’s history? Is the platform flexible?

Platforms break open!

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 Platforms break open! Speaking of communities … Open up beyond your “partners&# – Really getting involved in writing apps for either platform requires that people become official partners of the companies.

Kickstarter Founder Launches Nonprofit Platform: A Dollar A Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Perry Chen is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for co-founding the social fundraising website Kickstarter. Today, he has launched a platform to help raise money for nonprofits that are doing highly effective work, but may not be as well known to a larger audience.

5 Tips for Choosing a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Platform

Idealware

Editor’s note: We’ve been hearing from nonprofits and supporters that more people want to use their social spaces to fundraise for their favorite causes. Our thanks to Mark for outlining these considerations and helping people understand their P2P platform choices.

Non-profits should not forget online platforms when reaching out to potential donors | Business | Kentucky.com

AFP Blog

Non-profits should not forget online platforms when reaching out to potential donors | Business | Kentucky.com : Online is an important channel for nonprofits to include in their fundraising practices, and the options for online fundraising include much more than just a donate button on the organization''s website. Online fundraising should involve a coordinated, multi-faceted approach using tools such as email, website, video, social media, mobile, and SEO to solicit donations.

Platforms break open, part II

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 Platforms break open, part II October 18, 2007 The dust is settling. I looked over Allan Benamer’s post on the Convio and Kintera initiatives, I looked harder at the Convio Open and Kintera Connect docs, and I also had a chat with some Kintera folk. I have a few comments.

ammado, An exciting new platform for social involvement

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I recently had a great meeting with Terry Farris and Alan Keliipuleole of the newly launched ammado web platform. It’s an impressive web-based application for helping multi-national corporations engage their employees and customers in social sector activities such as volunteering or donating. Over the last two years, Wal-Mart has made huge efforts to engage socially and change their image from being a Scrooge.

Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! ———— Cool Social Tools Industry Insider

Public Good's Unique Platform for Attracting New Donors

Tech Soup Blog

Public Good is a new donation platform from the people who revolutionized grassroots online giving for the 2012 Obama presidential campaign. Public Good is a new online donor management platform that was designed from the ground up to reflect how people organize around causes.

Spendrise: New Platform Helps You Spur Change Where You Shop

Frogloop

Running the Women S tartup Challenge and our social change web agency, Rad Campaign I get pitched a lot of different products. I recently discovered Spendrise , a platform for creating positive change everywhere you spend money.

New to TechSoup: The TINT Social Media Display Platform

Tech Soup Blog

TINT is an online platform for displaying user-generated and branded social media content on a single website or screen. TINT is useful for organizations that want to increase their presence on social media networks and drive donations through calls to action on those networks.

Seven Tips for Using LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform

NonProfit Hub

LinkedIn’s publishing platform provides an opportunity to expand your reach in a major way. But since all LinkedIn members have access to the platform, it’s important to share high-quality content that differentiates yourself from the rest. If you haven’t taken advantage of LinkedIn’s publishing platform, or even realized there is such a thing, it’s easy to get started. An awesome feature of the LinkedIn Publishing Platform is the ability to earn followers.

Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Best for Your Organization?

Tech Soup Blog

What platform you choose really depends on the size of your nonprofit and what sort of campaign you plan to run. The Scoop: Perhaps one of the most buzzed about crowdfunding platforms, Kickstarter is a way to fund projects. as a platform fee.

Top Three Platforms Your Nonprofit Should Use

Frogloop

Along the way, I've found three platforms or programs nonprofits should seriously consider. Social media for professionals and a place to share presentations online. But I don't see many nonprofits taking advantage of this platform.

Are Crowd Funding Platforms the New Patrons of Independent Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, this month, Sam is raising money to support a new documentary called Wisconsin Rising on the kickstarter platform. Social media has become an important tool for me in storytelling and, in particular, helping to finance my work.

Multiple Platform Social Media Strategies: Recap from #StateandMain14

NTEN

I took part in the panel: Multiple Platform Social Media Strategies , which explored ways nonprofits can use social media more effectively, and sought to answer the proverbial question: "If a tree falls in the social media forest, how can you make sure anyone hears it?". NTEN Member and Social Media Strategist, Lyndal Cairns , moderated the panel, and helped put together this blog post. Social media policy Pinterest board curated by NTEN Member, Debra Askanese.

How Corporate Responsibility Software is Changing to Meet Market Demands

Givinga

As modern workplace trends skew toward socially and environmentally conscious employees and consumers, businesses need to incorporate CR to be competitive. Modern platforms and services have to change to help companies adapt their programs to meet additional demands.

Optimizing Student Prospecting Efforts with Social Listening and Influencers

Connection Cafe

Social media can play many important roles in your student prospecting efforts— from knowing what prospective students care about to recruitment to enrollment. Social Listening – Tune into Your Audience. Higher Education Social Media social listening student prospecting

The 15 Best Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2017

Connection Cafe

There is a lot to keep up with in social media marketing. There’s ever-changing algorithms and new features on every platforms (check our never ending Facebook Updates and Instagram Updates posts), you also have to keep up with new best practices, buzzwords, and cutting-edge strategies provided by an endless number of blogs. Business Corner Content Marketing Social Marketing social media resources

10 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising More Social

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Tereza Litsa , Social Media Manager at Lightful , a simple social media management platform for nonprofits. As more people are inspired to donate online, social media can make an extremely useful addition to your fundraising strategy. 3) Pick the right platforms.

Facebook as a Financial Platform?

Network-Centric Advocacy

There are big changes going on at facebook that will reshape the ways nonprofits will be able to use and leverage the platform. The biggest of these changes is the launch of some “gift” tools for your social network.

5 Corporate Giving Trends to Watch in 2019

Givinga

That’s changing as society moves toward a more socially and environmentally responsible model. These employees and consumers are actively supporting socially and environmentally responsible companies by choosing to work for and purchase from those organizations.

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How SMBs Can Use Corporate Responsibility Software to Increase Sales

Givinga

This is doubly true now, when digital platforms like Facebook are nixing organic reach 2 : a previously important marketing tool that was effective for SMBs with small budgets. Improve Sales by Positioning Your Brand as Socially and Environmentally Responsible.

Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Best for Your Organization?

Tech Soup Blog

What platform you choose really depends on the size of your nonprofit and what sort of campaign you plan to run. The Scoop: Perhaps one of the most buzzed about crowdfunding platforms, Kickstarter is a way to fund projects. as a platform fee.