2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey

NetWits

I just got an email from Holly Ross, the Executive Director of the Non-profit Technology Network – better known as NTEN. It’s all about shedding light on how non-profits use online social networks (time, money, resources, etc).

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The Difference Between Profit and Profitable

NonProfit Hub

Profit isn’t a word that nonprofits feel comfortable with. But adding four letters to the dirty word nobody wants to talk about is vital for nonprofits, and completely changes the meaning—profitable. Just because you’re a nonprofit doesn’t mean you can’t be profitable.

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3 Social Media Metrics Every Non-profit Should Track

NetWits

So what type of metrics are non-profits tracking to determine if they are achieving their objectives? Here’s what we’ve seen based on talking to close to 800 non-profits. Are you measuring the right social media metrics or do you have your head in the sand?

Seth Godin on Innovation, Failure and Why Non-profits Should Stop Operating like Businesses

NetWits

Seth Godin has some firm beliefs and thoughtful insights when it comes to how non-profits can (and should) change the world. More recently Godin spoke with the Chronicle of Philanthropy about Innovation, Failure and Why Non-profits should stop operating like businesses.

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Supercharged Fundraising for Small Non-Profits

Connection Cafe

Sometimes it seems like larger non-profits have all the advantages. The truth of the matter, though, is that many of the strategies used by large non-profits can be adapted for small organizations , where they are just as effective, if not more so.

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Join the Crowd(funding): Strategies for Successful Non-Profit Campaigns

Byte Technology

Crowdfunding—also known as crowdsourcing—has become a potent and viable means of raising money for thousands of non-profits around the globe. As Garecht notes, “many non-profits hear the phrase ‘crowdfunding’ and assume that all of the activities for the campaign will take place online.”

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If This Then That for Non-Profits

Connection Cafe

This tool has so many mind-blowing applications for non-profits that I just had to share it with the world. Guest post from Blackbaud intern, Ben Baker.

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Can Non-profits Learn From Innovative Companies?

Wild Apricot

The March Nonprofit Blog Carnival is about non-profit disruption and innovation. So we looked at Fast Company''s Most Innovative Companies for 2014 to see if there were lessons to guide non-profit innovation. Non-profit nonprofit blog carnival

Stay in Control: Keeping Your Non-Profit Password Protected

Byte Technology

Unfortunately, non-profit’s have much to fear these days: a slump in the economy that translates to a downturn in donations; an ineffective social media program; an unscrupulous or ineffective board of directors; an apathetic staff or volunteer base; the list goes on and on.

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Membership and Non-profit Trends for 2013

Wild Apricot

Here is a round-up of non-profit, membership, marketing and event predictions and trends for 2013. Non-profits membership events

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17 Free Non-profit Webinars for May 2015

Wild Apricot

Spring is here and there are lots of fresh new ideas for non-profits in a host of free webinars popping up this May! Non-profits webinarCheck out the round-up of 17 free webinars.

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How to avoid the non-profit 'halo effect'

VolunteerMark

For too long we non-profits have benefited from undue credit for our legal status while for profits face undue criticism for theirs - join the conversation today as we discover that it''s much more effective to focus on impact than legal structure

Facebook Ad Strategy for Non-Profits & Charities: 9 Things to Understand and Test

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jean O’Brien , founder of Digital Charity Lab , a social enterprise that builds digital skills in non-profits and shares free learning resources. Jean is also a freelance consultant who works on digital strategy, marketing and design for non-profits.

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Free Non-profit Webinars for January 2013

Wild Apricot

Here is our round-up of free non-profit webinars for January 2013. This month we found webinars on topics such as: harnessing the power of video; non-profit corporate compliance; non-profit blogging that engages and much, much more. webinar Non-profit

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Non-Profit Organization to Close

The SocialPath

Non-Profit News Updates. Stay tuned to the Vertex Systems blog and website for more news and updates on the non-profit sector. Vertex Systems is a top provider of software and support for non-profit agencies. Non-Profit News

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It's proven: non-profits thrive when they measure volunteer impact

VolunteerMark

Check out this newly released research report that proves it''s critical for us to measure volunteer impact - it also proves that measurement of volunteer impact is vital for increasing donations & ensuring that your programs are effective

3 Things I learned about Storytelling While Writing The Storytelling Non-Profit

Connection Cafe

Now, in April 2016 I’m finally able to share that book with the world – The Storytelling Non-Profit: A practical guide to telling stories that raise money and awareness. Non-profit organizations also want connection with donors, clients, community members, volunteers, and so on.

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits - SocialFish

AFP Blog

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits - SocialFish : "5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits Editorial | October 21, 2015 Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. Here are a few tips for your non-profit to make sure that its tweets don’t go unnoticed" 'via Blog this

Should saving the world be profitable? - CSMonitor.com

AFP Blog

Should saving the world be profitable? CSMonitor.com : "Last week was not a good one for billionaires’ new vision of global philanthropy. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, argued that he just wanted to provide bare bones Internet access, free of charge, to poor, unconnected communities in India. " 'via Blog this

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The Difference Between Profit and Profitable

NonProfit Hub

Profit isn’t a word that nonprofits feel comfortable with. But adding four letters to the dirty word nobody wants to talk about is vital for nonprofits, and completely changes the meaning—profitable. Just because you’re a nonprofit doesn’t mean you can’t be profitable.

Facebook Shares Best Tips for Non-Profits

AFP Blog

Facebook Shares Best Tips for Non-Profits : Facebook's strategic partnerships manager Libby Leffler works to ensure non-profits and causes on Facebook understand how to use the platform to best reach their communities and make the strongest impact

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Big Data Means More Than Big Profits

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

And though they use the massive sets of data they collect to help create a better experience for their consumers (such as customized ads or tailored movie recommendations), their primary goal is to use what they learn to maximize profits. These information-centric areas are built for Big Data—data that if better understood could help provide a pathway to maximize our human potential, instead of maximizing profits.

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Free Non-profit Webinars for July 2013

Wild Apricot

Here''s our round-up of more than 19 free non-profit webinars for July 2013. nonprofit Non-profits webinar

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The Numbers Game: Understanding the Statistics for Non-Profit Giving

Byte Technology

For non-profits, understanding and recognizing the importance of statistics is vital to their existence: organizations that dismiss them do so at their own peril. If the principals of a non-profit ever doubted the importance of donor retention, this statistic should absolutely hit home.

Securing a Free Website for your Non-Profit

Byte Technology

It’s easy to invoke the mantra that a non-profit’s leadership should view a website as an investment, not an expense. Non-profits have long been aware of the benefits of approaching different parts of their donor bases with specific appeals (the year-end “ask,” for instance).

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Mobile-Friendly Searching: Getting Your Non-Profit’s Website Up to Speed

Byte Technology

That said, non-profits (many of whom rely more and more heavily on a significant web presence in order to be noticed) should absolutely be ensuring that their sites are compliant with the new search protocols.

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The Best Non-Profit Fundraising Blogs and Websites of 2016

AFP Blog

A great list from Joe Garecht The Best Non-Profit Fundraising Blogs and Websites of 2016 : 'via Blog this'. NPBlogs

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Free Non-profit Webinars for August 2012

Wild Apricot

Here's our round-up of free non-profit webinars for August. There are some great webinars on topics such as strategies for Board Recruitment; Storytelling for Fundraising Success; Google Apps for Non-profits; and much more! Non-profits webinar

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Non-profit Credit Card Refund Scam

Wild Apricot

Non-profits nonprofit If your organization accepts credit card donations, you may want to be on the watch for this potential refund scam.

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Free Non-profit Webinars for December 2011

Wild Apricot

Here is the round-up of free non-profit webinars being offered in December. Along with our Wild Apricot product overview and Membership Database webinars, we've found 22+ on topics ranging from non-profit sustainability to Facebook enhancements. nonprofit webinar Non-profit Wild Apricot

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It's proven: non-profits thrive when they measure volunteer impact

VolunteerMark

Check out this newly released research report that proves it''s critical for us to measure volunteer impact - it also proves that measurement of volunteer impact is vital for increasing donations & ensuring that your programs are effective

How to Find Corporate Responsibility Software that Increases Profits

Givinga

Corporate responsibility can be incredibly impactful for business performance and profits, but unfortunately, many CR efforts, especially when it comes to workplace giving, are still broad and poorly measured with little or no direct connection to business performance.

Demonstrating Non-profit Success and The Overhead Myth

Wild Apricot

Here''s a look at the "Overhead Myth" and calls for new ways of thinking about and measuring non-profit and charity success. Non-profits

Applying “Contagious Content” Framework To Non-profit Emails

Wild Apricot

Can we apply the "six STEPPS to crafting contagious content" to non-profit emails? nonprofit blog carnival Non-profit Communications

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Five keys to successful nonprofit, for-profit partnerships

VolunteerMark

“Giving back is about leveraging your businesses expertise and talents in a way that fits you and a nonprofit perfectly

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The Pros and Cons of an RFP for Non-Profit Organizations

Byte Technology

With so many organizations and businesses relying on the RFP for their daily operations, it’s little wonder that the bidding process would trickle down into the non-profit sector, especially when it’s a non-profit seeking proposals for a web development project.

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18 Free Non-profit Webinars For June 2015

Wild Apricot

webinar Non-profitsIn June, you can choose from among 18 free webinars that offer up a host of insights, ideas and practical tips on topics like: Leveraging your Database, Gaining Microsoft donations, Avoiding Mobilegeddon and Creating Volunteer Handbooks. Take a look at our list!

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The top resources for telling beautiful stories at your non-profit

VolunteerMark

You''ve got to tell your story to win over rockstar volunteers. This post is your toolbox for resources you''ll need to do that - dig into it, and equip yourself to share the beautiful stories of the communities you serve

100 More Online Tools for Non-Profits – Part 1

Wild Apricot

application nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications Non-profit technology nptech Web 2.0 You’ll find a variety of tech tools in this 2-part series, from volunteer and member management, to web publishing and document sharing, to back office tasks, project management, and more.( read more ). web based software web-based software

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Our Dream For Small Non-profits in 2013

Wild Apricot

The Nonprofit Blog Carnival wanted to know our "Big Dream for 2013" so here's our dream for small non-profits. Non-profits nonprofit blog carnival

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Free Non-profit Webinars for October 2012

Wild Apricot

Here is the round-up of free non-profit webinars for October. Non-profits webinarWe've found more than 32 webinars on topics from RESPECT for your data, to e-strategy; LinkedIn Fundraising and much more.

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New web addresses for NGOs and non-profits - Telegraph

AFP Blog

New web addresses for NGOs and non-profits - Telegraph : Two new types of web address will indicate that organisations are bona fide non-profits or NGOs, writes Brian Cute, the Chief executive of the Public Interest Registry

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24 Non-profit Webinars for September 2014

Wild Apricot

Summer is almost over and school is back in session - with 24 free non-profit webinars scheduled for September. webinar

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