DIY Social Media Management

Amy Sample Ward

There are so many tools out there and so many different options pulling us in so many directions that I’ve found many organizations, especially very small organizers, can feel like they are getting tied up in knots. Use this step-by-step guide for adding RSS feeds.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 This resources is always good for a laugh.

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50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 A section of the e-newsletter entitled “Resource Spotlight” features a new tool in each edition. A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc. This resources is always good for a laugh.

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Lists As Part of Your Content Strategy: A Short List of Tips and Tools

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

X Number of Tips, Resources, Tools, Things, Shortcuts Lists : Anytime you can create content that has a headline like X number , it screams easy to skim and useful. Take for example, John Haydon’s ” 8 Ways To Get More Reach With Your Facebook Page.”

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70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 This resources is always good for a laugh.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 A section of the e-newsletter entitled “Resource Spotlight” features a new resource/tool in each edition. A handy little tool when designing a YouTube channel, Twitter profile, MySpace page, blog, etc.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Technology Blog: An Underused Fundraising Resource

Tech Soup Blog

AFP’s Reed Stockman curates one of the interesting and underused fundraising resources: the Association of Fundraising Professionals Technology Blog. He’s a nonprofit technology veteran and something of a cherished resource among AFP members.

Say What? Build a Social Media Listening Dashboard for Your Nonprofit

NetWits

If you’re lucky enough to have a decent budget, you can look into social media monitoring tools like Radian6. These tools provide great in-depth resources, but most of us will need to find an alternative due to financial constraints.

RSS As Information Coping Tool

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

in the UK, I made a Freudian slip and called RSI - RSS by mistake.). I'm finding that some people's initial reactions to RSS is "OMG, information overload!" I started off with 5 blog feeds and as I discovered other blogs or resources, I added them gradually.

Meet the People We Work With

Vertex Systems

We hear about the budget troubles, the compliance issues, and the lack of resources. Vertex Systems Poll Recent Articles 16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits Feb. follow: Become our Facebook Fan Connect with Us RSS Tweet with Vertex

Is It Time To Let Feedburner Burn?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve been using Feedburner for my blog RSS Feeds since 2005! It is time to self-host your RSS feed many people wondered? Rumors that Google will close Feedburner are circulating again, but this time there is an option for an RSS hosting service, although not free. 1) Update your web site’s RSS autodiscovery tags to point to your native blog’s feed. This means that new subscribers always follow a feed on your domain, not your RSS provider’s platform.

What is ERP Software for Non-Profits? | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

Posted on December 9, 2010 by vertex | 1 Comment Enterprise Resource Planning is a complete software architecture that supports the streaming and distribution of scattered agency-wide data across all departments of the non-profit organization.

Women Who Tech: Tools and Apps to Energize your Base

Amy Sample Ward

Tools and Apps to Energize Your Base. You need two key ingredients – people and tools to connect and engage with them. WWT 2010: Apps and Tools to Energize Your Base. My slides covered the tools and apps for the back stage side of energizing your community.

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RSS Readers for Your Desktop, Smartphone, and Tablet

Tech Soup Blog

An RSS reader is an essential tool for keeping up with current news and the issues that affect or influence your organization. Social media and community staff rely on RSS readers to find interesting and share-worthy articles for Facebook or Twitter. More Resources.

Resource Roundup 11/16 | 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 11/16 By Laura Quinn , November 16, 2007 Heres the highlights from the last week or so of resources tagged with " Idealware " on del.icio.us.

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RSS Readers and the Search for Content

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I attended the " Tag You Are It " session at NTC by Ami Dar and Katrin Verclas and was exposed to a lot of new technology tools. So, I set up a little action learning project ( cambodia4kids ) to play with these tools to see how they might be useful for technology infused curriculum or nonprofit use. I love ( and hate ) how blogs, rss, tags, and these other tools are so right-brained and being able to indulge in some non-linear thinking.

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Resource Roundup 5/31 | Idealware

Idealware

7 Ways to Send HUGE Files (Mashable) A roundup of methods that let you send files of more than 500MB (as well as more rationally large files, presumably) Using Partimage to Clone Hard Disks (pittman.ws) A detailed how-to on replicating (ghosting) hard drives with Partimage, an open source alternative to Norton Ghost Google and Salesforce Team Up (Tate Hausman) Rumor has it that Google and Salesforce are teaming up to create an integrated tool suite.

RSS Gumbo – A Delicious Googly Moss Stew « Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream « Further Adventures in Time Travel – DST Take Two Release the Spiders » RSS Gumbo – A Delicious Googly Moss Stew Call me irascible. RSS seems to suffer the same problems as PointCast.

Resource Roundup 8/20 | Idealware

Idealware

Resource Roundup 4/10 | 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 4/10 By Laura Quinn , April 10, 2007 MobileActive Guide #3 Released: Mobile Phones in Fundraising Campaigns ( NTEN ) Continuing the MobileActive Series, a new guide on using mobile phones for fundraising.

Using a CMS to Make Your Website Social

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Letting them subscribe to your site content through RSS feeds or email can help them ensure they’re getting the most-update information from your organization with ease and convenience. Guest Post Tools and Tactics

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Resource Roundup 3/14 | 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 3/14 By Laura Quinn , March 14, 2007 Continuing to dig out.

Resource Roundup 12/4 | Idealware

Idealware

Participatory Media Links and Resources (Berkeley) Apparently put together for a Berkeley class, this wiki provides a useful and lengthy list of resources about "participatory media" - i.e. blogs, wikis , RSS , tagging, video sharing, mashups , etc. tools? tools for all their office productivity software (i.e.

What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here are my slides and curated resources materials for a talk called “ What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet? A Few Good Starter Tools. Robin suggests that you need two sets of tools: discovery and curation tools.

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Social Media Monitoring in 30 Minutes or Less

NetWits

With the evolution of the social web and the tools available today you’re able to listen much like you can with your ears in real life. Step Two: Configure the tools. Just enter your keyword and subscribe via RSS or email. SocialMention is an all-in-one social search tool.

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Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" Many thanks for the tool!

Intranets, Yammer, and Other Web 2.0 Tools for Staff Communication

Museum 2.0

tools to your museum? Here are seven frequent staff communication problems, and tools to address them. And since people can subscribe to blogs via RSS, staff can select the departments they want to follow "on-demand" without getting bogged down by lots of all-staff emails.

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NTEN Webinar: Social Media Building Blocks

Amy Sample Ward

Well, it can at least boost your internal staff knowledge and your positioning as a resource in the community! In this webinar we’ll discuss the fundamentals of sharing information with social media tools. We’ll cover social bookmarking, tagging, RSS and more, plus the tools you can start using for free to do it all. If you have questions you want answered, ideas you want to discuss, or tools you want included, just let me know !

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The Answer to Sean's Question: Tools for Effective Listening

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

tools successfully. I think it is a pretty critical marketing practice despite what technology tools you are using. " She gives examples of the listening deficits, but also the ways that social media tools can facilitate listening. Some tools and techniques follow below.

Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" What tools should they use?

Image Beats Text: Good for Museums, Tough for Me

Museum 2.0

It''s surprising (and a bit embarrassing) to realize how little I engage with tools that appear ascendant broadly and are in constant use by my colleagues. I appreciate these tools--the attractiveness of Instagram, the usability of Vine, the utility of Pinterest.

Content Curation Primer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Content curation is a three-part process: Seek, Sense, and Share. Finding the information or “seeking” is only one third of the task as Mari Smith points out in this video about why curation is important and some tools for doing it. Making sense of it is just important.

Tools Galore in Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

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A GPS for Your Nonprofit?

Vertex Systems

Posted on March 16, 2011 by vertex | Leave a comment Social service agencies are notorious for their lack of resources and ability to spend on overhead. Vertex Systems Poll Recent Articles 16 Twitter Tools for Nonprofits Feb.

WeAreMedia ToolBox: This Week We're Working Crowdsourcing, Micro Media, and Lifestreaming Tools

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The month of October we've been focusing on building out the Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box and awarding t-shirts to contributors!   We're talking about tools like Digg, Stumbleupon, Reddit and others. 

Metaphors: Picking Low Hanging Fruit With Tagging Tools

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A couple years ago, I helped compile a list of " Fifty Fabulous Free and Low Cost Nonprofit Friendly Web Resources." The question was - are there some no-brainer tools that you would recommend to client that didn't require a huge overhead of planning time, investment, etc.

WeAreMedia: Help us Create the Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box and Win A T-Shirt!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" It is a stern warning to avoid falling into the trap of playing with the tools first without thinking of strategic outcomes. So, now we've given ourselves permission to get our hands on the tools. Tools: Monitoring. RSS Readers. Tools: Commenting.

WeAreMedia: Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box and Wiki Raid - End of the First Week

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some awesome tool resource pages where you'll find links to simple definitions, tips and tutorials, and some tools. This week we worked on listening and participation tools: Monitoring. RSS Readers. The tools we'll be focusing on next are those that can be used for sharing your story social media style. Blogging Tool. We've come the close of the first week's round of We Are Media Toolbox fun. What do we have to show for it?

Community Engagement and Social Media for Public Media

Amy Sample Ward

Some are using tools like Twitter or Facebook to invite listeners to a post-segment conversation with reporters, moving them from a passive action (listening) up the ladder of engagement to an active action of commenting and discussion. Resources.

Vlinks: The Webs Best Video Sharing, Vlogging, and Resources - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"