2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

NetWits

Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. The report is packed with insights into how nonprofits are leveraging social networks as part of their marketing, communications and fundraising strategies.

Are Nonprofits Raising Money Via Social Networks?

Frogloop

The 2011 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report provides some incredible data on how 11K+ nonprofits are using social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others. Are nonprofits raising any money on social networks?

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4 Signs Your Nonprofit Should Quit a Social Network

Nonprofit Tech for Good

After a decade of embracing new social networks as they rise in popularity, in recent weeks it became clear that it was time to reassess the value of being active on so many social networks and to prioritize the social networks that most benefit Nonprofit Tech for Good.

Mastering Social Networking as a Volunteer

Amy Sample Ward

The session focused on using core social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to raise awareness and inspire others as a volunteer. What you want to be doing with your voice and story via social media will shape the tools and content.

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. What’s the Nonprofit Social Networking Survey? How can I get the 2011 Social Networking Benchmark Report for Non-profits?

9 Must-Know Best Practices for Distributing Your Nonprofit’s Content on Social Networks

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s estimated that by late 2014 or early 2015 the majority of adults will get their information from social networks rather than search engines and that social networks will become the primary source of referral traffic to your website and blog.

How Diverse are Social Networks?

Frogloop

traffic it’s social networks networks like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter that dominate, according to Quantcast, one of the biggest analytics companies for measuring websites. Women dominate on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. The most diverse social network is YouTube. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Out of the top five websites ranked by U.S.

Privacy and Security on Social Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A colleague recently shared this video that pokes fun of the “always on, gotta share everything on social networks&# lifestyle for many people here in America. Who controls and owns the information I put into a social networking site?

Data Nerd Alert: Social Networking Benchmark Report 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC] guest post by Frank Barry. 43% budget $0 for their social networking activities.

2011 Nonprofit Social Networking Survey ?

Frogloop

NTEN, Common Knowledge and Blackbaud invite you to take part in a nonprofit survey about how nonprofits are using online social networks, and enter your name for a chance to win an Apple iPad. Please take just 10 minutes now to complete this 3 rd annual survey , and help us compile an updated snapshot of nonprofits and their use of social networks - commercial social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube, and organizational house (private label) social networks.

The Importance of Branding Your Nonprofit on Social Networks Through Graphic Design

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits were the early adopters of social networks. The were active on Myspace, YouTube, and creating Facebook Groups long before most of the companies that are often praised for being the pioneers of social media. Facebook Google Plus LinkedIn Social Media Twitter YouTube

Infographic: Nonprofits and Social Networking

TechImpact

According to The Foundation Center , only 45% of nonprofits are actively utilizing the power of social media to reach and interact with the public. According to most, using social media to communicate your message is not a choice it is imperative.

Top 12 Social Media Insights for Nonprofits in 2012

NetWits

The 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report was released at 12NTC yesterday and it’s already stirring up discussions about how nonprofits are leveraging social networks as part of their fundraising and communications strategy.

Report Release: The 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmarks

NTEN

Another NTC means more great studies about nonprofit technology released, including the 2012 " Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmarks Report." for yourself: > Download the 2012 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report.

How to Know When a Social Network is Worth Your Time

NonProfit Hub

Only a few short months ago, Peach, a new social networking app was launched. It took only a week to break into iOS’s top 10 list of networking apps. So how do you know what social networks are important for your nonprofit? Featured Social Media

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Social Networking Strategies: The Limits of Cutting and Pasting

Amy Sample Ward

My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review is up on the opinion blog – you can read the post and join the conversation on the SSIR blog or read the full post below. —– Google+, the social network launched by Google nearly 5 months ago, has recently opened up the platform to organizations and brands with a profile type akin to the options for individuals and Pages on Facebook.

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. 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?

Infographic: How Do Social Network Users Lean Politically?

Frogloop

As political campaigns and nonprofits gear up for the election cycle, I thought I would share this infographic that attempts to map the politics of social media properties like Facebook and websites like Wikipedia. Predictive modeling was then used to map the politics of the social web.

Can Social Network Analysis Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Networked Nonprofit: Care2 Webinar. Join Allison Fine and me on June 21st at 1-2 PM PST/4-5 PM EST for the launch of The Networked Nonprofit published by Jossey-Bass. The above visual is a social network. Each dot represents a person or in network jargon, a node.

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Start a Fire in Your Social Network

SocialFish

Start a fire in your social network…okay, not a literal fire. We all know launching a private social network is much easier than developing an actual community of participants who are connected, active and engaged.

Six Amazing Stats From Blackbaud’s 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Report

SocialFish

Last week], they published the 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Report ( download it for free ) that shows how nonprofits are using social media for fundraising. 73% allocate half of a full time employee to managing social networking activities.

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Pheed and Sulia: Two New Social Networks for the Nonprofit Early Adopters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits that have the capacity to be early adopters have learned that early adoption in and of itself is a wise social media strategy. Related Links: Free Webinar on April 18: 11 Steps to Launching a Successful Social Media Strategy for Your Nonprofit. Pheed Social Media Sulia

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Free Mini-Webinar on October 27! Mobile Social Networking for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This mini-webinar begins with an introduction the Mobile Web and then moves on to highlight the importance of utilizing mobile social networking tools to empower your nonprofit’s social media practitioners to report live, on-location from anywhere at any time.

Four Classic Storylines for Nonprofit Storytelling

Frogloop

Social Networking Online Fundraising Online MarketingWhat’s the big deal about storytelling?

Who is on Social Networking Sites?

NonProfit Trends

The recent Pew Internet & American Life Project report, The Demographics of Social Media Users, had many of the trends and findings aren’t shocking but a couple were more or less dramatic than I expected.

Nonprofits Value a Facebook Like at $214.81

NetWits

While we were there, Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge released the 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. Don’t forget to download the complete 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report.

2010 Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report

NTEN

The second annual Nonprofit Social Network Benchmark Report, a joint project of Common Knowledge, thePort, and NTEN, has hard data and insights on the trends surrounding social networking technology as part of nonprofit organizations' marketing, communications, fundraising, and program services.

12 Giving Day Tips You Should Know

Frogloop

Social Networking Online Fundraising Online Marketing Nonprofit Digital StrategyIs your foundation or nonprofit thinking of hosting a Giving Day or crowdfunding campaign?

5 Ways to Engage Online Like You Mean It

Frogloop

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: social media and the Internet should be like a cocktail party - you should be mingling and engaging with your guests. Social Networking Trends

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Nonprofit Social Network Survey Report

NTEN

According to a survey conducted in March 2009 by NTEN, Common Knowledge , and ThePort , social networking has become an integral part of nonprofits’ online strategy. have one or more social networking communities on their own web site. > Download the Social Network Survey Report. common knowledge NPTech NTEN report social networks theport web2.0

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Deanna Zandt: Share This! How You Will Change the World with Social Networking

Have Fun - Do Good

How You Will Change the World with Social Networking Deanna Zandt is a media technologist and the author of Share This! How You Will Change the World with Social Networking. She is a Research Fellow at the Center for Social Media at American University.

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The Challenges of Protecting Intellectual Property on Social Networks

NTEN

By Geoff Livingston, Principal & Co-Founder, Zoetica Facebook and to a lesser extent Twitter and LinkedIn have become the interstates of the social web. Nonprofits that want to connect with their constituents are almost obliged to participate on these networks. Causes and associations provide status updates on the networks, post links, publish content via tools like Facebook Notes, groups on Linked In and Facebook, and ask questions on all of the services.

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

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

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6 Key Findings from the 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [Infographic]

Tech Soup Blog

NTEN, Common Knowledge, and Blackbaud just released the 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. The report is full of insights into how nonprofits are using social networks as part of their marketing, communications and fundraising strategies.

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2011 NTC Preview: Can Social Networks Create Social Capital?

NTEN

Online networks were used to help organize the national day of action but the action was not about "likes" or fans or messages. While the online networks may have taken off in terms of size and activity, is that where the power of this day of action was rooted? A challenge of our time seems to be building networks of quantity while creating/generating quality from the networks. Social capital is tangible and malleable. It's not about the "network".

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Is Facebook’s One-Click Donate Button a Game Changer?

Frogloop

Social Networking Online Fundraising nptech Trends NonprofitFacebook recently rolled out its one-click donate button for nonprofits. You can sign up here to add it to your organizational FB page.

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Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Sold Activists’ Data That Turned Into Racial Profiling

Frogloop

How many social networks does your nonprofit have a presence on? And if you did read the TOS, did you understand the legal jargon and how each network uses your data and your constituents’ data? Social Networking nptech Nonprofit research Social Justice

Three Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Snapchat

Frogloop

Snapchat is taking the social media world by storm, and it’s time that nonprofits embrace the growing trend. Social Networking Digital Strategy

Social Network ROI Calculator Update

Frogloop

A couple of years ago I put together the "social network" calculator as a free resource to assess the opportunity cost of recruiting email subscribers and donors online. Online Fundraising Social Networking Trends Web 2.0