Robert Weiner

Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

The discussion featured: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization's voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available.

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Robert Weiner

The speakers include: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization’s voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media.

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StumbleUpon Launches Program to Help Nonprofits | GoodWorks - Advertising Age

AFP Blog

StumbleUpon Launches Program to Help Nonprofits | GoodWorks - Advertising Age : "StumbleUpon is officially launching Stumbling for Good, a new advertising program to help nonprofits increase awareness and site traffic. The San Francisco-based company started the program earlier this summer, initially running a campaign for the World Food Programme, and is now opening up the effort to include more organizations

How To Pimp Your Stumbleupon Profile

John Haydon

The pie chart below from my Google Analytics shows the number of visitors by referral source - with Stumbleupon sending me a whopping 26% of all my referral traffic! Over the past few weeks, these visitors have asked me how to pimp their Stumbleupon profiles with links. Let me stress again that a small amount of traffic from Stumbleupon actually comes through my profile. Which gives the results similar to my stumbleupon page.

6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing

NetWits

Interesting to me, though, is that “Other&# (which includes blogging, StumbleUpon & Digg ) and Twitter –mostly open networks–have higher average clicks than private networking tools Facebook and email, at 5.3

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6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

SocialFish

StumbleUpon surfer? So my new thing is curated news sites. Or curated stories, as they are not all “news” per se. This was sparked by the death of Google Reader, which depressed me so much that I stopped reading blogs altogether for a while. (By

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Google +: The Trade Off Between Privacy Needs, Community, and Social Context

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Let’s consider the list of most used forms: Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Google+ (assuming all continues to go well), LinkedIn, FourSquare, Gowalla, StumbleUpon, Tumblr, and your own site.

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

Frogloop

link] It tracks Twitter, Facebook, Myspace, Digg, Delicious, StumbleUpon, LinkedIn.

New Social News Site for Nonprofits

NTEN

You're probably familiar with the concept of social news through sites like StumbleUpon and Digg : users post links to stories, other users rate the posts by voting them up or down. While I have accounts with StumbleUpon and Reddit, I rarely use them. Tags: NPTech stumbleupon idealistnews.org idealist.org reddit web2.0 Idealist.org and Reddit launched a joint venture today: IdealistNews.org , a social news site geared towards nonprofits.

How The National Wildlife Federation Uses Social Media

John Haydon

We’ve also received a lot of traffic from Stumbleupon and Digg as well as the other social news and bookmarking sites. We have used StumbleUpon, Digg and other sites strategically to drive traffic and share interesting resources.&#. Sociable (share with friends): Tags: business value of blogging how to get the most out of twitter marketing with twitter Twitter Tips Power Your Blog Uncategorized how to use stumbleupon Web 2.0

Generating Buzz: Using Social Media to Drive Website Traffic

NTEN

I set her on the path to join all of the major and up-and-coming social media sites like StumbleUpon , Digg , Reddit , Delicious and Mixx. Danielle Brigida, National Wildlife Federation. As social media grows in popularity, one fact cannot be ignored: if used well, it can generate impressive amounts of traffic and increase engagement around your cause or organization. If ignored, however, it can lead to tears of anguish and people punching their computers.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

Social bookmarking sites include well-known sites such as Delicious, Digg, Stumbleupon, Reddit, and Technorati. The final installment of TechSoup's Social Media Mondays tweetchat series, an interactive companion to its Nonprofit Social Media 101 wiki , covered the topic of tagging.

Wild Apricot Blog : Social Annotation: the Next Generation of Social Bookmarking

Wild Apricot Blog

Great reads from December 12th through December 13th

Amy Sample Ward

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook: The Most Egregious Sins on Social Media Sites, Exposed » techipedia | tamar weinberg - A great primer on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Social News sharing, FriendFeed, YouTube, StumbleUpon, Blogging and more. These are my links for December 12th through December 13th: Have Fun • Do Good: 2009 Career Coaching Discount for Have Fun * Do Good Readers - If you are looking for some career coaching, Britt is an excellent coach!

How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Buzz tools include FriendFeed, Twitter, StumbleUpon, and Digg - and of course you add many others to this category that are found in other categories. Time Chart - See Flickr Discussion on Version 1 Wanna Remix it? Download it here.

Social Media Case Study Slam Panel at NTC 08: Danielle Brigida, NWF - A Case Study on Traffic

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This case study is by Danielle Brigida from the NWF and her experience using Digg and StumbleUpon for generating traffic. Today I'll be talking about using Digg and Stumbleupon specifically. Slide 4: After attending last year's NTEN, two tools stuck out for me that I really wanted to try- Digg and Stumbleupon. Slide 14: Stumbleupon allows people to thumb up your site and write comments, therefore your ROI can come in forms of thumbs and comments.

Transcript: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

The discussion featured: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization's voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. If you missed The Chronicle of Philanthropy's June 23 online discussion Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes , the transcript is now available.

Online Discussion on June 23: Using Social Networks to Promote Good Causes

Tech Soup Blog

The speakers include: Danielle Brigida , the social-media outreach coordinator at the National Wildlife Federation, in Washington, DC where she manages the organization's voice on online networks such as Facebook, MySpace, Care2, Change.org, Digg, and StumbleUpon. This Tuesday The Chronicle of Philanthropy will host another free online discussion about how nonprofits can use social media.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

Social Network Tracker: How to Find your Supporters on Social Networks

Frogloop

StumbleUpon. Ever wanted to find out where your donors and activists are hanging out on social networks so you can continue deepening your relationsips with your supporters and foster more two-way conversations?

My wish for Web 2.5

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I now have accounts at del.icio.us, ma.gnolia, furl, and stumbleupon. too bad they don’t have stumbleupon included. But I’m not so sold on stumbleupon anyway. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology My wish for Web 2.5 November 28, 2006 Well, both in the process of learning about all of the very cool web 2.0

How To Build A Social Media Cockpit With Firefox

John Haydon

Y ou are a heavy user of Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, FriendFeed, Digg and Delicious. I’ve listed below several add-ons that I use, followed by three tips for organizing your FireFox browser into a kick-ass social media cockpit : Firefox Add-ons for Social Media: Stumbleupon : Quickly discover content with once click. See Stumbleupon reviews with one click. Submit, review and “like&# content with Stumbleupon users.

Guest Post by Angus Parker: Review and Book Giveaway - The New Community Rules by Tamar Weinberg

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Finally, since I've never really been able to understand StumbleUpon , a social bookmarking service that we use to great effect at WiserEarth, it was a revelation to read the description in the book. Note from Beth: I got a review copy. I read the book. It rocked.

Interview with Jonathon Colman: Social Media Secrets from a Green Geek

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

s taken us a long time to build up credible, authoritative profiles and groups on sites like Care2 , Digg , Facebook , Flickr , and StumbleUpon. ??? StumbleUpon. StumbleUpon referred nearly 17,000 people to nature.org this past January, and what most marketers don???t

On Kawasaki's "How to Pick up Followers on Twitter"

SocialFish

Guy then lists a bunch of places you can find stuff to link to (StumbleUpon, CNN, Alltop, Truemors, etc.) I was recently asked to do a quick summary of this post by Guy Kawasaki, "Looking for Mr GoodTweet: How to Pick Up Followers on Twitter" which has been doing the rounds. It's a long post with a bunch of tips, so here's the short version for those of us with many hats and/or short attention spans and/or not much time in the day, etc.

It's the End of Tumblr As We Know It (and I Feel Fine)

Idealware

If they really wanted be the social network apple of my eye, they could offer a “Tumbling for Good” program, similar to the one StumbleUpon employs, that features one outstanding nonprofit Tumblr each month, but I''m not holding my breath for that. It’s a perfect coincidence that one week after we launched our latest report at Idealware, Exploring Cutting Edge Social Media , Yahoo!

Guest Post by Steve MacLaughlin: Creating a Social Networking Strategy (Part 0)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They don't need to understand the latest techno widget or the nuances of StumbleUpon vs. Digg. Submitted by Steve MacLaughlin, publisher of Connections For a while now I've been talking with a lot of nonprofits about using social media and social networking in their organizations.

Guest Post: 8 Benefits of Having a Nonprofit Blog

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When they find it saved by someone on a social bookmarking site like del.icio.us , StumbleUpon or Digg. Submitted by Britt Bravo, publisher of Have Fun • Do Good Should all nonprofits have a blog? Can having a blog benefit your organization?

The Perils of Popularity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A lthough neither Digg.com, StumbleUpon or NetVibe purports to be a social network, replacing a Facebook, each is a leader in new forms of social Internet use. I like Rashmi's new slide show, especially the title. It helped me clarify some fuzzy thoughts about social networking, pattern analysis, and information overload.

8 Benefits of Having a Nonprofit Blog

Have Fun - Do Good

When they find it saved by someone on a social bookmarking site like del.icio.us , StumbleUpon or Digg When another blogger links to it on their blog. Should all nonprofits have a blog? Can having a blog benefit your organization? Below are eight benefits of having a nonprofit blog.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: National Wildlife Federation

Nonprofit Tech for Good

While the giants (Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, Flickr and Youtube) are great for outreach and relationship-building, we’ve had surprising successes with StumbleUpon, LinkedIn, Plancast and other sites. Organization: National Wildlife Federation. Organization Size: 400 employees.

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WeAreMedia Live Workshop: Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Experiment with StumbleUpon. Flickr Photo: Illustration of Participant's Learning Questions Earlier this month, we piloted the first two-day workshop on social media strategy and tools for NTEN 's WeAreMedia project.

My social media experiment with the fool on the hill

John Haydon

Related posts: How To Build A Social Media Cockpit With Firefox You are a heavy user of Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, FriendFeed, I Was Unprepared For The Philanthopy.com Chat About Using Social Media for Fundraising Chris Garrett and I had no clue how many people would. Since coming back from SOBCon in Chicago , I’ve had two ideas swimming around in my head: Don’t play by other people’s rules. The future will be crowned by those who act on their inspirations.

10 Questions to Get You Started Using Social Media for Your Nonprofit or Do-Good Project

Have Fun - Do Good

StumbleUpon , Delicious ) Wiki (i.e. One of the most common questions I'm asked as a social media consultant is, "Which tool is the best?" Unfortunately, there isn't an easy answer to that question. If you have a do-good project, or a small nonprofit that you want to promote, fundraise for, or build an online community around using social media, your first step is to create a plan.

4 Social media tips that Rock by @franswaa

John Haydon

I was already using Facebook so I quickly got accounts on Twitter , FriendFeed , StumbleUpon and Delicious. Share useful resources on Delicious or StumbleUpon.

NpTech Tag Summary: Chimp Personality, Convio Open API, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" This post from a few months back from Search England Land titled " How To Win Friends and Influence People in Social News Networks " offers some tips for leveraging sites like Digg, and Stumbleupon. Find out what kind of monkey you are for a good cause.

Web 2.0 Part IIa: Social Bookmarking

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

at 3:02 am Have you tried StumbleUpon for ’stumbling’ upon websites that other like minded people have visited and liked. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Web 2.0

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Intersting Post: Information Overload and the FOOD IS THOUGHT Metaphor

Network-Centric Advocacy

Surely, even with the most efficient recommendations from StumbleUpon and all sorts of filtration tools, those tenths of seconds still must add up? I love this riff. For a long time people in the nonprofit sector that I work with have complained about information overload. In this following post, the author spells out information overload like a Vegas buffet. Just because it's there doesn't mean you have to overeat. It is not a bad thing that all the information is there.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » NTEN Does Web 2.0

See What's Out There

Danielle Brigida from NWF presented a case study on Digg and StumbleUpon. In StumbleUpon, she saw results from being the source of quality, relevant info.

How To Use Guest Posting To Double Your Your Blog Traffic and Subscribers

John Haydon

Use social bookmarking sites like Stumbleupon , Mixx and Digg. L ast week I had a guest post from my good friend, TheDailyBlonde. That day, I more than doubled my usual traffic, doubled the number of Twitter followers I typically get on a given day, and tripled my email subscribers. The same thing happened when I guest posted on Grant Griffith’s blog.