Book Review: Work That Matters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last month I was lucky enough to run into Maia Duerr who participated in Wake’s Tech2EmpowerUSA at a workshop I was facilitating on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit. Maia Duerr recently published a book called “ Work that Matters: Create a Livelihood that Reflects Your Core Intention.”

Understanding B2B Online Reviews

SocialFish

Obtaining online reviews as a B2B industry or organization is not quite as easy or common as it is for your typical B2C business. Especially for those businesses who engage their audience or consumers through social media, online reviews can be fairly easy to acquire.

Book Review: “Charity Case”

Connection Cafe

Pallotta’s latest book, Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World , was released in late 2012 to very positive reviews. Nonprofit Management book review fundraising Non-Profit nonprofit

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Book Review: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

Amy Sample Ward

bookreview resources beth kanter book review measurement netnonI recently got my copy of Measuring the Networked Nonprofit by Beth Kanter and Katie Delahaye Paine. In the foreward, Beth and Katie say that “measurement is the secret sauce; we provide the recipe.”

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Book Review: The Imagination Gap

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleague Brian Reich has just published a new book, The Imagination Gap. I’ve known Brian for over ten years and he is a brilliant strategist for executive leaders and global brands – nonprofits, startups, and political organizations.

Book Reviews

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 Book Reviews October 21, 2007 I read three books recently that I thought would be worth reviewing here. The second book, called “ Elements of Persuasion &# is a book that was sent to me for free – someone thought that I might want to review it on my blog.

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Why You Should Be Using Customer Reviews in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

SocialFish

Join the Review Society to dig into it more. . Professionals Trust Peer Reviews. Reviews are a powerful social media tool for B2B organizations precisely because they reflect the way professionals make decisions: namely, by imitating what the other guy is doing.

Book Review: Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital Age

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleague, Julia Campbell, has just published a book, “ Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits ” and was kind enough to share an advanced copy.

2012 in review

NCE Social Media

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 6 years to get that many views. Click here to see the complete report. Tools

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Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” I was honored to write a book blurb after reading an early draft, but my copy just arrived in the mail and wanted to share review on my blog as part of my preparation for doing an interview with her next week.

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Reviewing Tweetnotes from The Extraordinaries

Amy Sample Ward

Tags: webtools 10ntc review the extraordinaries tools twitter

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The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book: Upcoming Activities and Early Reviews

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Book Reviews. Nonprofit Blogger Marion Conway, known for her nonprofit book roundups and reviews, wrote this review after reading an early galley. Credit: Rob Cottingham.

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Book Review: The Crowdfunding Revolution

SocialFish

Book review Social, In Theory This is a guest post from Dan Marom, co-author of The Crowdfunding Revolution.

Periscope for Nonprofits: A Quick Guide & Review | Socialbrite

AFP Blog

Periscope for Nonprofits: A Quick Guide & Review | Socialbrite : 'via Blog this

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Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

SocialFish

This is a guest post from Michael Rosenblum , author of iPhone Millionaire.

Crowdfunding for Nonprofits | Stanford Social Innovation Review

AFP Blog

Crowdfunding for Nonprofits | Stanford Social Innovation Review : "Used strategically, crowdfunding helps nonprofits build meaningful engagement, inform their work, spread their messages, and expand their donor base to increase their overall funding and impact.

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The Year in Review: The Best Tech Stories of 2015

Byte Technology

The post The Year in Review: The Best Tech Stories of 2015 appeared first on Byte Technology’s Nonprofit Web Design Insights Blog.

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2009 eCampaigning Review Released

Amy Sample Ward

65% of actions reviewed in the report asked people to add their own message (whether this was a petition, or post, etc.) - this is great because letting your supporters personalize or otherwise get more involved in your actions will only help build a commitment to the outcome of your campaign or action as well as encourage your supporters to ask their friends or colleagues to participate as well. e-action review (author: Jess Day) - download.

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Video Book Review of Social by Social by Grizzard Communications

Amy Sample Ward

In Grizzard’s new review series, Eric shares a video book review of the book! Take a look: I’m so thrilled about his review and honored by the positive response! Thanks to Grizzard and Eric for sharing the review of the book.

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Book Review: Mindful Social Marketing by @jfouts

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The holiday break is a great time to read books, both for work and just plan fun. Earlier this week, I read the recently published “ Mindful Social Marketing ” by colleague Janet Fouts. If you are doing social media for a nonprofit, this book is a must read.

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Getting Feedback: How to Add a Reviews Page to Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

And while many admins fret over picking the right theme, layout, navigation options and the like, there’s one simple add-on that can really help a for-profit concern: a customer review page. Chances are, if you’ve been running an e-commerce site for a while, customer reviews are already a part of your marketing strategy. Thankfully, like with so many things WordPress, it’s relatively easy and painless to add a customer review section to your site.

2009 in Review

NetWits

The final hours of 2009 are ticking away. This year seemed to fly by faster than many others. Here's a quick look back

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Book Review: Plugging the leaky bucket of donors | Third Sector

AFP Blog

Book Review: Plugging the leaky bucket of donors | Third Sector : "hat premise is underpinned by a 2013 study of nearly 2,500 organisations by the Association of Fundraising Professionals in the US, which found that only 65 per cent of them retained new recruits long enough to receive a second donation.

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Book Review: Engine of Impact – Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I attended the launch of the book, Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector by William F. Meehan III and Kim Starkey Jonker, with a Foreword by Jim Collins.

Counting Aloud Together | Stanford Social Innovation Review

AFP Blog

Counting Aloud Together | Stanford Social Innovation Review : If you’re a nonprofit leader, you understand that the pressure to build data-informed practices—and to improve your services using data—has never been greater. You’re also strapped for the time and resources needed to enhance your organization’s systems and gain sophistication in reporting.

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Liberating 990 Data | Stanford Social Innovation Review

AFP Blog

Liberating 990 Data | Stanford Social Innovation Review : The IRS does make nonprofits’ Form 990 returns available, but only on DVDs for a high fee. A single year’s worth of 990s costs over $2,500, arguably to recoup the costs of pressing and mailing all these dics. But there is no reason to charge for the Form 990 data at all.

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Nonprofit Book Review: Social Startup Success – A Must Read for 2018

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of my favorite activities is to do a networking walk on The Dish trail, a five mile somewhat challenging hike adjacent to the Stanford University campus, a location where Silicon Valley start up entrepreneurs have famously walked and made deals or come up with great ideas.

Book Review: Connecting to Change the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Almost five years ago to the day, I was lucky enough to meet Peter Plastrik and Madeleine Taylor while I was Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation. Peter and Madeleine were the among the pioneers in writing about, designing, facilitating, and evaluating networks in the social impact space.

Book Review: Cause for Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m getting a jump on my summer reading! Colleagues Kari Dunn Saratovsky and Derrick Feldmann have published a new book called Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement.

Clarity, Control, and Performance Reviews

SocialFish

Surprisingly enough, you can start with performance reviews. Performance reviews are a great place to start. Social media has thrived under the mantra “Clarity over control.”

Book Review: When Millennials Take Over and the Fluid Workplace

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They’ve based their writing on an ongoing survey of Millennials in the workplace as well as an extensive research literature review. Click to purchase Kindle Version for 99 cents this week!

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Book Review: Stand Out Social Marketing

SocialFish

This is a guest post from Mike Lewis, VP of Marketing for Awareness and author of Stand Out Social Marketing: How to Rise Above the Noise, Differentiate Your Brand, and Build an Outstanding Online Presence.

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6 Questions To Ask During Project Reviews

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Those authors, Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, recommend you ask the following six essential questions whenever you do a project review : What did we set out to do? Continually planning and executing without the value of a review can blindside you.

SIB chief reviews Twitter use after Social Action Fund investigation

AFP Blog

SIB chief reviews Twitter use after Social Action Fund investigation : Jonathan Jenkins, chief executive of the Social Investment Business, has agreed to review his use of social media in order to minimise perceptions that he has social relationships with people from charities that receive statutory funds on his recommendation

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Review: Online tools make Sandy fundraising easier - CBS News

AFP Blog

Review: Online tools make Sandy fundraising easier - CBS News : The Sunday after Sandy made landfall two weeks ago, I was supposed to run my 50th marathon in New York, 10 years to the weekend since I had run my first marathon, also in New York. It would have been a celebratory affair. Then Sandy came along, and after days of intense debate, the marathon was abruptly canceled. I channeled my energies instead toward raising money for relief.

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December Update: A Year In Review

Wild Apricot Blog

In this month’s update, Dmitry Buterin reflects on his time at Wild Apricot and gives a month-by-month overview of the features we launched this year

TED Mobile Review | Android Unknown App - PCWorld

AFP Blog

TED Mobile Review | Android Unknown App - PCWorld: "TED Mobile is the mobile app version of the TED Website, allowing you to watch its video content on your smartphone. You may know about the TED conferences (TED stands for 'Technology, Entertainment, and Design'); TED's motto is 'Ideas Worth Sharing,' and the nonprofit group posts videos of speakers whose new ideas are transforming (or may

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2012 In Review: 3 Key CRM Trends

Connection Cafe

What a year! Mars rovers, Olympics, Hurricanes and Elections—oh my! As 2012 comes … CRM Emerging Trends Analytics big data Mobile social

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NTC in Review

Idealware

We want to pass along some of that knowledge, so please, join us for NTC in Review. The Idealware team has just returned from the 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Minneapolis. It was an amazing gathering of leaders in the nonprofit technology community, and we were thrilled not only to attend but to lead six sessions over the three-day conference. Couldn’t be there in-person? We’ve got you covered. We’ll be re-running five of these sessions via webinar in May.

Book Review: The Networked Nonprofit | onPhilanthropy

AFP Blog

Book Review: The Networked Nonprofit | onPhilanthropy: "In my consulting work, I meet plenty of nonprofit leaders – development directors, board members, executive directors – who know they want to open their organizations to social media but lack the right blueprint.

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