The social network commitment

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Getting involved in a social network, whether it be something like Facebook or Myspace, or a content-connected social network like flickr or delicious (I’m starting to get used to writing that without the dots,) is pretty easy. What I have learned, though, is that a social network is only as good as something that you have absolutely no control over: how many of your real friends and colleagues use it. LinkedIN : The professional, serious, network.

NetCentric Advocacy: Valdis Krebs - Social network analysis: 1987-2007 » SlideShare

Network-Centric Advocacy

Network Traffic Map of Sickness » April 25, 2007 Valdis Krebs - Social network analysis: 1987-2007 » SlideShare Valdis is one of the greats. Posted at 02:52 PM in netcentric | Permalink | Reblog (0) Comments Valdis Krebs - Social network analysis: 1987-2007 » SlideShare Valdis is one of the greats. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

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Is Quora Yet Another Social Network (YASN) or Something Different?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over the holidays, I finally visited Quora , a social learning site focused around asking and answering questions founded by an ex-Facebook employee. It does heavily rely on Twitter and Facebook for promotion, adding it to the increasing amount of social middleware platforms that are being developed. Prior to the holidays I ignored them because I just couldn’t stomach “yet another social network.” So, what made me go check it out? Flickr Photo by Lee Haywood.

Social Media for Non-Profits: 26 Great Slideshare Presentations You Can Use

Wild Apricot

Great new presentations on social media are coming out almost daily, and many are directed specifically to the needs of non-profits. Best practices online community Social networking case studies Non-profit Communications social media But it can be time-consuming to search out those that are up-to-date, actionable, and appropriate to nonprofits. Here's a hand-picked selection of slideshow presentations to get you started.( read more ).

Social Networking Inside and Out

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've seen this style be copied by several users on SlideShare to explain enterprise2.0 There was a great question about social networking and representing one's organization posted on the Social Networking Affinity Group at NTEN by K.E: When asked about social news sites like Digg, Jonathon says: "The type of things we post regularly on Digg and Netscape and Newsvine are real-world events, announcements, and discoveries ???

Use Niche Social Networks to Spread Your Message

NTEN

Is your organization using niche networks as part of its social media strategy? What is a niche social network? . A niche social network is an online community drawn together by a shared location, demographic, or interest -- or combination of the three. Examples of niche social networks include: . WiserEarth itself would be an issues based social network but we also have plenty of place based sub-groups. .

Social Networks for Social Change: Ivan Boothe Knows What He Is Talking About!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using Social Networks for Social Change: Facebook, MySpace and More View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. Ivan Boothe helped start the Genocide Intervention Network in 2004, and was responsible for communications, web development and social networking strategy. For concrete examples see the Slideshare presentation above. The senior management of the organization was very supportive of their social networking efforts.

How do Social Networks applications incorporate the ladder of engagement?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I found this slideshare show by Michael Weiksner, BJ Fogg, and Xing Kin Lui from a class at Stanford called " Creating Engaging Applications on Facebook." " They are taking a multi-disciplinary look at applications, including a focus on persuasion technology. The visual shows the results of a pattern analysis of the 100 most popular Facebook applications (video of lecture here ).

Guest Post by Rebecca Leaman: Social Media for Non-Profits: 26 Great Slideshare Presentations You Can Use

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Submitted by Rebecca Leaman, publisher of Get your sanity back , Wild Apricot's non-profit technology blog Great new presentations on social media are coming out almost daily, now that we're deep into conference season, and many are directed specifically to the needs of non-profits. If you've been thinking of launching or expanding your organization in social media, Slideshare is a good starting point for information and advice. Social Media for Social Good (Ian Schafer).

The Social Life of PowerPoint Presentations (or why I really love SlideShare)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On Tuesday, I facilitated an introductory workshop on how nonprofits can use social media in Boston at the nonprofit technology conference and yet another remix of the curriculum wiki , presentation , and game designed by David Wilcox. Which brings me to the reason why I love SlideShare. SlideShare is a social networking site that lets you share Powerpoint presentations. I've found slideshare extremely useful for collaboration.

Create a Facebook Page That Rocks with This Simple 6-Step Plan

Tech Soup Blog

Include links to your website and other social networks. Social media policy. You can view the slides by clicking below or download them from SlideShare (look for the download button right above the slides when you get to SlideShare). Marketing Online Fundraising Online Recruitment Social Networking Web 2.0 Tools Facebook social media blackbaud online community nonprofits community nonprofit school schools

Join TechSoup's Social Media Channels

Tech Soup Blog

As in nine ways to connect on the social web. SlideShare. Social Networking YouTube LinkedIn Flickr Facebook social media Delicious Twitter blog OCTribeTechSoup has over 400 technology products available for nonprofits and over 40 donor partners. Since 2002, TechSoup has helped over 118,000 nonprofits and libraries save over $1.7 billion in information technology expenses.

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Marketing Genius: What's Your Brilliant Thought?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Media Genius View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. Here are my slides from the Convio " Social Media for Social Good " for tomorrow. Convio asked me to prepare something for organizations that are just getting ready to embrace social media. However, I know there is a lot of expertise and knowledge about social media and nonprofit use out there. What the heck does Einstein have to do with Social Media?

Meetup Recap: Jen Burton from Causes on Fundraising and Online Communities

Tech Soup Blog

This post was authored by Matt Fairchild who is an online community manager experienced in growing social, mobile, and competitive gaming communities. You can see her full slide deck from the presentation on Slideshare here. Jen introduced Causes' Birthday Wish feature as the first example of how the Causes community can use social structures to create value. Jen put it more specifically, calling Causes "a network of distributed communities."

Social Media for Nonprofits SF Conference Recap

Tech Soup Blog

Greg Ligon, our guest blogger for the Social Media for Nonprofits conference, is an online communications professional with experience in building a brand via online channels, social media communications, and website content development. Think Strategically About Your Social Media Presence. Chelsea left us with some helpful advice for social media and life: don’t strive for perfection; you have 30 or 40 chances to make a first impression.

TwitterBeat: Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn?

See3

It’s important to note that each social-networking platform has its own culture and use. Facebook is rapidly transitioning from its college roots to a space for the professional world just as LinkedIn has added new applications like RSS feeds and SlideShare to make its user profiles more personal. And although many caution against joining too many social-networks at once, these three are certainly worth looking into for both personal and business use.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts.

Group fundraising primer

Rebooting Charity

Anyway, this SlideShare version of Peter Deitz’s powerpoint presentation from yesterday’s webinar, Group Fundraising 101: From Benchmarks to Success Stories does a pretty excellent job of reviewing the current (and rapidly evolving) “Group fundraising&# landscape. through the use of blogs, widgets, images, video and social networking websites

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. We had a great discussion about how government agencies are using social media, and how the research community can support their efforts.

10 Signs Your NGO Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Social media changes so frequently that unless your NGO has a full-time social media manager who has the time to consistently research and adopt emerging trends, odds are your NGO is using social media in ways that are no longer effective. It was the final presentation of the social media excellence webinar. Social media is integrated into your website and blog. Use a premium social sharing service for web pages and blog posts , such as Social Warfare ($29/yr).

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Women Who Tech Telesummit

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The Women Who Tech Telesummit was formed three years ago to celebrate all the innovative women who provide incredible value to technology and social media. Women Who Tech’s thought provoking virtual panels offer the latest resources and tools for launching a successful startup, tools and apps to build your online community, Social Media ROI, and more. ROI of Social Networking. I’ve been involved in this Telesummit now since the beginning.

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A Simple 6 Step Plan for Creating a Facebook Page that Works

NetWits

Include links to your website and other social networks. Social media policy. You can view them below or download them from SlideShare by clicking here (look for the download button right above the slides when you get to SlideShare). Social Media Colleges Facebook for Schools Independent Schools K12 nonprofit Private Schools social media Social Media for Schools Universities

Fundraising 2.0: In Italian

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

com/2007/01/31/fundraising-20 -il-social-network-che-fa-la -differenza/ ) he also translated part of my widget fundraising case study and he has used it several times in his workshops. His presentation is over at slideshare ( English ) and ( Italian in my flickr stream See presentation here. At the workshop where Steve Bridger presented was Paolo Ferrara, communication and fundraising manager at Terre des hommes Italy and senior member of the.

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Women Who Tech Telesummit is almost here!

Amy Sample Ward

Here are a few of the rockin’ women who will be joining us this year: Lisa Stone of BlogHer, Allison Fine of Personal Democracy Forum, Rashmi Sinha of SlideShare, Charelene Li, co-author of Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies, Shireen Mitchell of Digital Sistas, Holly Ross of NTEN, Rebecca Moore of Google Earth Outreach and so much more. FreePress , Democracy In Action , Rad Campaign , Convio , Care2 , NTEN , Massey Media and Network Solutions.

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The Perils of Popularity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It helped me clarify some fuzzy thoughts about social networking, pattern analysis, and information overload. Rashmi illustrates how social networks have and are evolving over the past five years from the perspective of an information architect/interaction designer/cognitive psychologist. Rashmi called this "just a social graph" (or just a social network). Object-Based Social Networks: 2004 Think Flickr, delicious, digg, Slideshare.

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Win A Free Ticket To WomenWhoTech Annual Telesummit on 9/15

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The summit provides a supportive network for the vibrant and thriving community of women in technology professions by giving women an open platform to share their talents, experiences, and insights. I’ll be presenting on a panel “Social Media ROI&# with Lauren Vargas from Radian 6, with Cheryl Contee as the moderator on Sept. Social Media ROI. Do you know what kind of an impact social media is having on your brand, mission, or bottom line?

Recap: Community Organizing Tools from the Experts

NTEN

The presentation slides have been uploaded to Slideshare. For more information, view the entire presentation on Slideshare , and event Storify. As we all know, the nonprofit tech community is loaded with smart and thoughtful organizers who give their time and efforts to help the rest of us do the good work we do. We recognize NTEN’s 501 Tech Clubs (local in-person groups) and Communities of Practice (CoPs) (online affinity groups) organizers are one clever and innovative bunch!

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10 Emerging Trends in Online Communications and Fundraising to Watch in 2018

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can view the webinar archive on SlideShare. ✔️. Due to the decline in reach on social media, nonprofits should prioritize email communications and fundraising in 2018 [ Benchmarks for Success ]. Digital Payments on Social Networks. Live Reporting Using Social Media. Advanced social media managers will repackage the stream into blog, email, and social media content. The Coming Social Media Backlash.

10 Website Design and Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rapid rise of social media and mobile technology has had a profound impact on website design and email marketing, yet many nonprofits have not yet adapted to the new aesthetics and functionality of a mobile, social Internet. Prominently feature your “Donate” button, social network icons, and e-newsletter opt-in: themarshallproject.org. Follow Nonprofit Tech for Good on SlideShare. Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media

10 Website Design and Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rapid rise of social media and mobile technology has had a profound impact on website design and email marketing, yet many nonprofits have not yet adapted to the new aesthetics and functionality of a mobile, social Internet. Prominently feature your “Donate” button, social network icons, and e-newsletter opt-in: themarshallproject.org. Follow Nonprofit Tech for Good on SlideShare. Fundraising Mobile Media Social Media

Getting Ready to Change the Web

Connection Cafe

guest posts from from Joe Solomon - Founder and Executive Director of Social Actions. The movement is being led by Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge - which is proudly sponsored by Convio. For those new to Change the Web , it's a contest launching on Feb 16th to encourage a new wave of web applications that help you find, share, and take actions on the websites, blogs, and social networks that we visit online everyday.

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Facebook Connect: The Portable Social Graph

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This was just a glimpse of a portable social graph. It is being described as the next evolution of the Facebook platform that will allow the social activity that was happening inside of Facebook to be anywhere on the web. It can pull personal data about visitors from Facebook - and send back activity reports to their news feeds. It has been described by some as a " portable social graph." The term "social graph" may be unfamiliar.

27 Stats About How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The primary goal of the report is to set a baseline of benchmarks for success for NGOs worldwide in their use of web and email communications, online and mobile fundraising tools, and social and mobile media. Other social networks used by global NGOs are YouTube (55%), LinkedIn (51%), Google+ (28%), and WhatsApp (16%). 52% have used social media to report live. 30% of global NGOs assign the responsibility of social media management to a communications staff person.

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Nonprofits and Content Strategy: The Wisdom of the Network

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: I’ve learned a lot about how to cultivate your professional network so it returns value by reading Porter Gale’s Your Network is Your Networth over the summer. It is about how you cultivate and develop your network. The first step is mapping your network so you understand the connections – hubs and influencers. The other day I witnessed the result of feeding and tuning a network. Social media marketing expert Danny Brown.

NCVO and TAG Conference Presentations and Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

NCVO View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. On November 24th, I got up at 5:00 AM to skype into the NCVO Information Conference , focused on how organizations can make best use of recent developments in social media to meet the changing needs and expectations of their audiences. Ways to collaborate and share knowledge using social media tools View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: information socialmedia ).

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What Tools Do You Use for Making Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Use Efficient?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Social media is not a waste a time, but there are ways to waste your time. Managing your organization’s Facebook page, particularly tracking, content, and engagement can be a time suck, particularly as your network grows. For example, we know that identifying and engaging with super fans/influencers on our Facebook presence is important. So Many Social Networks, So Little Time. Doing social media right takes time.

My Three Words for 2011: Seek, Sense, and Share

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My Three Words for 2011 inspired by Harold Jarche's Networked Learning Model. In 2010, my three words were Networked, Generosity, and Full of Life. For 2011, my three words are: Seek, Sense, and Share inspired by Harold Jarche’s model for networked learning. How these words will guide me in 2011: Seek: Seeking is the process of keeping up to date in your field. networks, training and capacity building approaches, and culture change.

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Thrivability: A Collaborative Sketch

Amy Sample Ward

There are a few ways to dive in: View the book as a slide show: on the website or on slideshare. Our contributors are from widely different fields – from social entrepreneurship to philanthropy, from deep tech space to community activism, from neuroscience to labor and economic history, from social network analysis to storytelling.

Women Who Tech: Get Your Geek On

NTEN

Rashmi Sinha of SlideShare. Charelene Li, co-author of Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies. Check out these awesome panels: Social Media ROI. Social Networks and Diversity Barriers. Big news: The 2nd annual Women Who Tech TeleSummit is coming up on May 12th via phone and web! The TeleSummit brings together hundreds of women who leverage their technology savvy to inspire change and transform the world. We have a great line-up again.

Mapping Your Online/Offline Activism: Surfrider Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He gave a presentation about how Surfrider Foundation is striving to make its grassroots network more effective. He touched on how they are using social networks/media in this effort. He also said he'd upload his slides on slideshare.). Some takeaways related to network effectiveness and use of social media and technology: The most important metric they use for network effectiveness is " Coast Victories."