5-Part Social Media Process

Amy Sample Ward

5-Part Social Media Strategy Process. One great way to help guide you in the process of identifying and selecting the most appropriate technologies is to ask your community! What part of the 5-step process above was the hardest part for your organization to tackle?

WordPress Tags And Categories – The Ultimate Guide For Nonprofits

John Haydon

One of the most common questions about writing an effective blog post is the proper use of categories and tags. What exactly are categories and tags? How do tags and categories relate to each other? Categories vs. Tags. How to Create Effective WordPress Tags.

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Tagged Again. Media Consumption.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I saw that I had been tagged on Nancy White's blog, I left a crabby comment. RSS Reader: I am in the process of switching from bloglines to google reader because google reader offers an easier way to organize on the fly and the it analyzes what you are actually reading. Now who to tag. leave a comment and you're tagged Sometimes when I get overwhelmed, my reaction is to dive into my blog reader. A new form of work advoidance.

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Social media ROI as process with Beth Kanter

John Haydon

This 60-second click, Beth talks about looking at Social Media ROI as a process that measures a range of values (insights, sentiment, optins, donations) rather than just money or clicks. ROI as a process with steps: Results on Insight.

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Social bookmarking: keeping me organized one tag at a time

Idealware

It was fairly intuitive to tag resources based on their topic. But, the more I dived in, learned more, and began to prioritize different things, my tagging scheme shifted throughout the whole process (for example, to start I had twitter also tagged with microblog, but in the end I decided to put it in with socialnetworking). So, I actually went back and re-tagged everything to make it easier for people (you, hopefully) to search for items of interest. I love Delicious.

Tag, You're IT! An Introduction for Technical Managers: Mentorship

Tech Soup Blog

Follow him on Twitter and read his first post in the Tag, You're IT! Interestingly enough, the entry has the following tags and sums up our global confusion about what mentoring is. Grant Howe is VP of research & development for Sage North America's Nonprofit Solutions business, based in Austin, Texas. series. I've heard a lot employees and managers talk about "needing a mentor."

E-Mediat: A Simple Design Process for an Online Learning Community Site

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I “met&# virtually Chris first through the NpTech Tag in 2007 and he kindly helped me clean up an RSS mess. Chris lead us through a simple user design process based a book by Giles Colborne.

The Participatory Museum Process Part 2: Participants' Experiences

Museum 2.0

Interest in the collaborative writing process. I attribute this to the relative specificity of copy editing (and a much more organized process ). As one occasional content reviewer wrote, "Nina was very encouraging; she provided interesting updates throughout the process.

The Participatory Museum Process Part 3: My Experience

Museum 2.0

This post covers my personal process of encouraging--and harnessing--participation in the creation of The Participatory Museum. The solicited group received hard copy or Word document versions of their sections, and generally had a more formal relationship with the process.

From Tag to Ag: NP Example

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just found Sonny Cloward's post about how he used delicious/tags to get resource content published and organized on the Web site. Therefore added thought bubbles to represent the publishing side of the tag usage. Sonny's would be using tags to publish a resource directory to a web site.

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7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Go through the signup process yourself ahead of time to look for typos or other errors. After sending your final reminder email, print your name tags, but be sure to leave a few blank sheets for those last minute RSVPs and unexpected plus-ones.

NpTech Tag Summary: Learnings from FriendFeed Experiment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Also, for the past year, I've been summarizing resources being shared through the NpTech Tag, I've felt frustrated that you didn't always know who had contributed the resource and while one could add brief annotations, there was not a space for conversation around those shared items. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. During the past few weeks, Twitter has been down or out due to stress.

Technorati Tag Bookmarklet: The Screencast

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Marshall has a great post about a technorati tag bookmarklet that can save you a lot of grunt work. Technorati tags can help you attract more readers for your blog and also facilitate contributing to the collective community wisdom surrounding a particular tag. Surfing a tag stream (another word for a collection of content found in one screen using a tag) can also help you discover other people, s, and ideas. To Use The Bookmarklet To Add Tags To Your Post.

Special Data Processing Offer for Haiti Relief Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

For organizations providing assistance and relief to the Haiti effort and use Raiser's Edge, O-matic will be donating their Import-O-Matic software to expedite your data processing. Tags: Fundraising Grants for Technology Online Fundraising As the tragedy lingers on in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, the generosity of individuals, organizations, and nations around the world has brought a glimmer of hope for the stricken nation.

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The Participatory Museum Process Part 1: Overview and Statistics

Museum 2.0

This week, we'll look at the overview of the process of the creation of the book and some overall statistics for user participation. Part 3 will focus on my experience, and part 4 will discuss the self-publishing process. readers were not involved in the wiki process.

Changes to the Google Grants Process

NTEN

I'm happy to share with the NTEN community a major change in the Google Grants process designed to improve the experience for prospective Google Grantees. For more on this change to the Google Grants process, please visit the Google Grants blog post on this topic. Tags: Data google grants kristie ferketich NPTech Web Sites Communications Kristie Ferketich, Google Grants Team.

Online Payment Processing for the Small Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

Online payment processing may sound "high-tech" and complicated, but even the smallest nonprofit can easily get set up to receive payments through its website. Tags: Fundraising Non-profit technology nptech To bring it down to the absolute simplest terms, your nonprofit will need 3 things in order to handle online payments by credit card: a link or button, a payment gateway, and a merchant account.( read more ).

NGO/NPO Meme - tagged by Nancy White

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I didn't see that practically a week ago, Nancy White, tagged me with the NGO/NPO Memo. I did an interview with Michael back in May, 2005 and it is just fascinating to learn about his content gathering process. The Nptech and Net2 tags in flickr, delicious, and technorati are also good knowledge streams to dip into. (I I am wondering whether or not I'm supposed to tag a few folks too? Technorati Tags: ngomeme

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Tag Poetry: Playing With A Concept

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tag Poetry. Yesterday, Nancy White suggested that we add having the students create poetry from their tags. When I got back from on-site work (reflections on that follow) and finished my mommy shift, I discovered that Nancy wrote a poem with her tags. " What if you linked your tag words to something? It was pre-tag days, but another look at hyperlinked poetry. The theme was the tag, in some sense.

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More is Less: Use of Tags As Information Coping Skill

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

David Weinberger wrote posted this interesting twist about information overload : The power of tags shows that the way to manage information overload is more information. Technorati just announced today that there are: One Million Distinct Tags, 14 Million Tagged Posts.

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Re-framing Internet Strategy as a Dynamic, Learning Process

Influence

The idea of internet strategy as an ongoing dynamic learning process couldn't be closer to the path to achiving online goals. Tags: Influence Internet Strategy Recommended Reading I confess I have become a bit jaded in reviewing management literature, even that from my own alma mater, Columbia Business School. Too often "new" constructs are not really that new and they aren't really usable in business in general, much less in the world of technology-focused strategy.

Everyone's Smithsonian: Video, Slides, and an Open Strategic Planning Process

Museum 2.0

I bring this up in part because the Smithsonian is currently undergoing a massive strategic planning process across many sectors of the institution. There's lots of content there that could be used as conversation starters in the next iteration of this process--whether at the Smithsonian or any other museum grappling with issues of how to integrate participation and multi-platform experiences into their institution. Tags: participatory museum professional development

The Agitator Screening Process for Evangelist : Social Market

Network-Centric Advocacy

i don’t think the process outlined really gets at the evagelism you seek. Tags: Advocacy Strategy Communication Technology netcentric nptech Organizing Guide Personal Rants Weblogs del.icio.us How Find Your Missionaries | The Agitator - Fundraising, Direct Marketing and Advocacy Strategies for Nonprofits How do I find out which of my missionary prospects has the "right stuff"?

NpTech Tag Summary: 10 Web 2.0 Things You Can Do In Ten Minutes!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The NpTech Tag Summary went on hiatus to give some space to. It came back earlier this week in a new format and aggregation process. Don't forget to sign up the feeds on the agreed tag. Photo by SpacePotato. rethink, reinvent.

NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's a couple of GTD tips for processing your email and being more efficient from LifeHacker. No problem, I dug into the NpTech + Digg tag archives and pulled out this terrific Beginner's Guide To Digg. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

NpTech Tag Summary: Penguin Day in New Orleans, Fondling the Tools, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

KM4Dev has a section devoted to Social Network Analysis process and tools. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

Amazon Offers Free Online Payment Processing to US Non-Profits

Wild Apricot

Tags: Non-profit technology Fundraising nptech websites online payments We’ve talked before about some of the most popular online payment processors suited to smaller non-profits who want to accept donations or sell fundraising products on their websites. Now there’s another payment option you might want to look at: Amazon Payments.( read more ).

At what point in the life of your social media project can you use a traditional ROI Process?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've walked away with a feeling that the Return on Insight process is something that you don't stop doing. I've also been thinking about traditional ROI processes in the nonprofit technology context. Tags: ROI listening

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NpTech Tag: Socially Responsible Idol, Nptech Meebo Chat at PDF Conference, and Personal Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you participated in the voting process to select the 21 Featured Projects going to the NetSquared Conference, and want to see what happens next, take a look at the Conference Agenda. Marshall Kirkpatrick's Comparing 5 Ways To Tag Videos hit dig popular.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Voting Deadline at Netsquared Extended, NTC Pipe, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In reading through this amazing outpouring of posts, people have been very transparent if they are nominating their own project as well as their criteria and evaluation thought process. Holden not only shared his recommendations, but gave us a detailed description of his evaluation process.

Guest Post: Rearranging the Fossils - Using Museum 2.0 to Get a Stuck Innovation Process Moving Again

Museum 2.0

This guest post was written by Ruben Huele and describes the scenario-based strategic process used at the Dutch Natural History Museum, Naturalis , to innovate the redevelopment of their permanent collection. Most important of all, the process has now become visible, especially on the wiki.

NpTech Tag Summary: Scarcity Thinking, Social Network Fragmentation?, and Engagement Strategies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Also found in the NpTech tag stream and a good backdrop to this conversation is " When the best tool for the job. Steve Anderson continues his series on donation process maps. Flickr photo from handsome monkey. Engagement Strategie s.

NpTech Tag Cross Blog Discussion: What do those guidelines look like?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Laura Quinn outlines the process of how a folksonomy be developed into a taxonomy: "So for instance, because it's so easy for users to tag things with free-form keywords, let them do so. A traditional rigorous taxonomy scheme includes "synoynm ring" - basically, just a bunch of synonyms mapped together - why not use that to standardize the tags(i.e. "It seems to me that the tag is not that useful ??? How are you using the NpTech Tag?

NpTech Tag Summary: Party Metaphors, Conversations, and A Few Good Links

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She offers a three-step questioning process to help think through how to cut through the clutter. lolnptech.org includes photos of people, who could be tagged as "nptech." The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week. This slide show from Common Craft uses a party as a metaphor for online community. Meanwhile, Party4aPurpose launches the alpha version.

NetCentric Advocacy: Tag cloud and analysis of 952 ProgressiveExchange emails. (what has this list been talking about in a glance.)

Network-Centric Advocacy

» March 20, 2008 Tag cloud and analysis of 952 ProgressiveExchange emails. I need to be able to process email faster. images of progressive exchange - inbox folder and tag cloud. I need to be able to process email faster.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home links for 2007-02-13 links for 2007-02-13 Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 February 2007 08:26 Written by Steve Tuesday, 13 February 2007 08:26 Lombardi Blueprint process discovery app un web delivered interface. slick, free account, but expensive for multiple users and processes. tags: processmapping process software ) This entry was posted on Tuesday, February 13th, 2007 at 8:26 am and is filed under Misc.

Nice Instructional Video on Filtering and Processing a Network of People

Network-Centric Advocacy

Tags: Web/Tech I like this overview. We do some of this in Demystifying the Web presentations. . I use different tools (blog,rss,google reader,listsenves) but the logic behind it is good. You let the network filter and clean the web for what is important to you. Small groups filter and discuss. (I I let the indicaiton of discussion tell me something is interesting.) I focus my "filter value" on the networks issues. I also like the technique at the end for Q&A.

Time-Saving Hacks to Write More Blog Posts – A Video Demonstration

John Haydon

One thing I’ve learned from years of blogging is that a blogging process saves time and headaches. Add Tags and Categories – Next, select the appropriate categories and tags for your blog post. What’s your process?

NpTech Tag: Change.org To Launch White-Label Social Network for Nonprofits, GeekToys that Give Geekbumps, and Blog Readability

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Marnie Webb (who appears to be blogging a bit more these days since she switched to a MAC ) tagged an interesting article from the Wall Journal that asks " Is there a numerical cap on how many friends we can have? SMO stands for Social Media Optimization which is the process of making your site/blog more visible in social media searches and sites, more easily linked by other sites, and more frequently discussed online. So, I have no idea why this page was tagged with NpTech.

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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home links for 2007-02-15 links for 2007-02-15 Last Updated on Thursday, 15 February 2007 08:21 Written by Steve Thursday, 15 February 2007 08:21 Savvion Process Modeler (tags: process software ) This entry was posted on Thursday, February 15th, 2007 at 8:21 am and is filed under Misc.

Resource Roundup 11/26 | Idealware

Idealware

Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 11/26 By Laura Quinn , November 26, 2007 Heres the highlights from the last week or so of resources tagged with " Idealware " on del.icio.us. If you see a good article or resource that would help nonprofits choose software, tag it!

4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement

Everyaction

Monitoring student group membership is made easy with the ability to tag students' database records with an a custom code, enabling staff to easily pull reports on the population of each club and overall student group participation levels.

My wish for Web 2.5

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

November 28, 2006 Well, both in the process of learning about all of the very cool web 2.0 Technorati Tags: linuxchix , nosi , nptech , nten , opensource , web2.0 { 5 comments… read them below or add one } 1 Beth 11.30.06 Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology My wish for Web 2.5

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