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

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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.

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

[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 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?

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.

Top reasons to hire SEO services for your online platform!!

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

1- Better social gathering – one of the main reasons behind the usage of SEO services is that they will maintain and organize your website in the best possible way. Are you the one who is hoping to increase the online existence of your company in the field of the net-based market?

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » YouTube as a Platform

See What's Out There

Facebook is a platform — meaning, you can develop your own applications on top of their functionality. YouTube is now a platform. This could prove highly disruptive to other video-hosting platforms such as Brightcove, Maven Networks (now part of Yahoo), and Move Networks.

How to Become an Expert in Social Media Branding

NonProfit Hub

In today’s modernized world, social media branding has become a no-brainer. With millions surfing the web at any given moment, social channels have proven to be super valuable as a way to keep in touch with friends and family ? billion social media users worldwide.

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

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.

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.

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.

100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

So, you have a social media plan…right? Hopefully your nonprofit is pretty far down the social media strategy rabbit hole at this point. That’s why it’s important to begin your foray into social media with a strong strategy.

How do you engage online? Results of an online platform survey

NTEN

We recently surveyed the community to get your perspectives on online platforms. Although we ask for feedback about NTEN''s programs and services each year in the Community Survey, this survey focused generally on online platforms and community engagement so everyone could share specific comments and suggestions based on the tools or online networks they use. This is a common attribute to platforms where “up rated” threads or responses are moved up the page.

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

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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