#bbcon Just Took Over Austin, TX| Day 1 Recap

Connection Cafe

And as he read, and stole, more books his life took another path which took him out of a tough upbringing in a segregated society to the Judge’s bench in the state of Alabama. It started off with a bang, literally.

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your experimentation with at least one of the tools below (or from the 2016 list and 2015 list ), would be greatly appreciated by their founders. Users can set a monthly limit and donate to any nonprofit in the United States.

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: The Humane Society of the United States. What was the very first social media tool your organization utilized, and when? What social media tools are you currently utilizing? For us, Twitter is primarily a public relations/customer service tool.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

million nonprofits in the United States alone, the competition for attention is high. Let’s start with an awesome list of tools to bring your nonprofit into the future: Consider joining Google for Nonprofits , which offers free Google tools to nonprofit organizations.

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What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new Facebook Fundraising Tools could be a game changer for the nonprofit sector. The new tools are only available to 501(c)(3) nonprofits located in the United States and you must complete a three-step application process.

Listen Up: A New, National RFP Offers Nonprofits and Funders Tools to Survey Clients

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In 2016, 46 organizations across the 50 United States, from Hawaii to Massachusetts, received L4G grants to use that survey instrument to collect feedback from the people they serve. Note from Beth: Melinda T.

Smart Canes: Bringing High Tech to a Common Assistive Tool

Tech Soup Blog

For those with visual impairments, a cane can be a useful tool for navigating sidewalks, busy spaces, and life in general. According to ASSISTECH, it is available in India, the United States, and other select countries.

A View of the Cloud from the United States

Tech Soup Blog

This is a communique on the current state of cloud adoption in the United States from me, this time. states. Of somewhat less importance are to begin using collaboration tools.

Why Text Messaging is the Optimal Tool for Patient Engagement: Reach

Mobile Commons

Almost every person in the United States owns a mobile phone. In fact, there are currently more mobile phones in the United States than people. trillion text messages were sent in the United States.

5 Digital Payment Systems That Could Transform Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Study each one, sign up for their services if you can, and then we’ll all learn together over the next 2-3 years how to effectively use these tools. Facebook Fundraising Tools. Currently only available to nonprofits in the United States.

How to Create a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign on Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently only nonprofits in the United States can take advantage of Facebook Fundraisers. For details about Facebook Fundraising Tools and for information about how donations are distributed to your nonprofit, please see: nonprofits.fb.com/topic/fundraising-tools.

A Few Good Tools for Measuring and Monitoring Social Media

Idealware

Finding the right tools to meet your needs in this area can save long hours of work. Every day, more and more tools join a substantial number of choices already on the marketplace. We talked to a number of social media experts to find out which tools they use, and which they recommend. There are a number of valuable tools to help with each of these goals, ranging from free to more than $1,000 a month. Non-Specific Tools. Aggregating Tools.

HSUS YouTube User-Generated Video Competition Grows List - 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!" No fancy video upload tool or software.

Free Tools from Symantec to Monitor Computer Usage

Tech Soup Blog

Additional features in the upgraded premier version (available only in the United States) include video site monitoring, and an upgraded Android app to monitor text messages sent from the mobile device.

Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools

NTEN

Mapping applications that used to require sophisticated software and time-intensive training to create can now be completed in a matter of minutes with user-friendly tools. Maps are a tool for visualizing data about place, much like charts are tools for visualizing numeric and financial data.

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Guarantee Success for Your Year-End Campaign with Donor Data as Your Guide

Connection Cafe

Don’t leave your results up to chance; your database includes all the tools you need to test in advance and find proven strategies that can help you meet or exceed your fundraising goals. Now is the time to ensure that you’re using best practices to allow this powerful tool to work for you.

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Five Free Tools for Social Media Listening (And How to Start Responding)

NTEN

By Carie Lewis, Director of Emerging Media, Online Communications, Humane Society of the United States Listening is the first step in social media. Many of these tools are Twitter-focused, because Twitter is the easiest place to get started in listening. tools I recommend to get started. Twitter is the most real-time account you have of what people are saying about you, so it’s really important to have a Twitter listening tool that matches your comfort level.

How Twitter Donations Work: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Like how only a select few nonprofits had access to Facebook’s early launch of their Facebook Fundraising Tools , only a select few nonprofits currently have access to Twitter Donations. With charitable giving in the United States at a record high of $373.25

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Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The difference is that the social entrepreneur pursues change at scale primarily as a tool for social justice, not private enrichment. We provided a tool that blind individuals could use to scan and read their own books independently.

5 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2017

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To continue to have positive results on the Big Three, your nonprofit will need to make financial investments in staff, advertising, and premium tools. In the United States nonprofits can now directly accept digital payments inside of Facebook.

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How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

I will add one more here: invest in the tools and infrastructure that will make you successful. With integrated tools to measure if someone receives an email and in turn takes action or makes a donation, a measurement of conversion takes place.

Free Webinar on June 6! 10 Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In fact, most nonprofits in the United States now regularly use social media in their communications and development campaigns, but few nonprofit social media practioners have been properly trained how to best utilize sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Google+.

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Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

communications and fundraising, and then quickly moves on to a discussion about the importance of integrating the tools from each era in order to maximize your nonprofit’s Return on Investment (ROI) from utilizing social media and mobile technology. Date: Thursday, August 4.

Using Pinterest to Drive Social Commerce

NetWits

Provide the pinning tools, open up your boards, pin (some) of your products, and watch as Pinterest grows on your list of referring sites.

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Free Webinar on June 6! 10 Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In fact, most nonprofits in the United States now regularly use social media in their communications and development campaigns, but few nonprofit social media practioners have been properly trained how to best utilize sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Google+. Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up! Presented By: Heather Mansfield.

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4 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Register.NGO and.ONG

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are over 6 million.ORG domains addresses in use in the United States, but only 1.5 In 1985 the.ORG domain was released to the public along with.COM,NET,GOV and.EDU – the original top-level domains of the Internet.

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Long Term Success with Social Media

NetWits

Yet there are organizations like LIVESTRONG, the Humane Society of the United States, Care2, Wiser Earth, the American Red Cross, charity: water and others that have been successful with social year for successive years dating back to 2007 if not earlier.

How Much Money do People Really Give on Nonprofit Boards? Read BoardAssist’s Annual Report on Nonprofit Giving for all the Answers

BoardAssist

This research also serves as a valuable tool in aiding nonprofits as they determine what levels of financial commitment are appropriate to request and realistic to attain. How much money do people really give on nonprofit boards? We know you want to know!

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Workplace Genome Project: Q1 Update

SocialFish

We launched our Workplace Genome Mapping project in early 2016 as a means for helping organizations begin their own transformation from the (oft overlooked) stating-point of deeply understanding who they really are, how they really work, and how their employees really experience it all.

5 Steps to Optimize Conversion Rates After an Advocacy Action Alert

Connection Cafe

Here is an example from the Humane Society of the United States. 5 Steps to Create a Strategic Action Alert: Step 1: Use the Google Analytics URL Builder Tool.

Top 5 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Owned by Facebook, Instagram is the largest mobile social network in the United States. With more than half its users outside the United States, Instagram is well-positioned to become more broadly used worldwide.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8

SocialFish

Currently in its 54th Season, Giordano Dance Chicago creates innovative choreography, often redefining and expanding the very definition of jazz dance, and brings this invaluable American art form to enthusiastic audiences around Chicago, the United States, and internationally.

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Facebook Timeline Launches With Three “Giving” Apps – Many More Likely To Come

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Their tool set has expanded and improved over the years so if your nonprofit was one of the early adopters of Causes and you haven’t checked out their Causes Tab recently, or their community tools, Wishes , and gift cards, then be sure to have a browse around their FAQ for Nonprofits and the Causes Blog. Availability: Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, and numerous countries throughout Europe ( see list ).

Tools for Measuring Your Social Media Efforts

Idealware

The tools are more numerous and more effective each day, and finding the right ones to meet your needs can save long hours of work. Having a clear and simple strategy is even more important than the right tools. Make a list of your goals and what you’ll need to gather to help meet them before you get bogged down in which tools to use to ensure you get the data you want rather than the data a certain tool provides. The Tools. PublishDate: September 2011.

We Have a Treaty…and It’s Great!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My passion at Benetech for the last twenty-five years has been making technology tools to meet the reading needs of people who are blind, dyslexic or have other print disabilities.

10 Signs Your Small Nonprofit Excels at Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

All these new tools and trends are exciting, but impossible to effectively utilize if you don’t have a full-time new media manager. Tools like Canva and Pablo make it super easy. In the United States we have nonprofit tax IDs and the GuideStar database.

5 Colleges Using Social Media to Boost Student-Alumni Relations

SocialFish

Below are examples of how five colleges across the United States are using social media: The University of Notre Dame. The university’s Social Media Directory is proof that university leaders are using the tools of their students and society to stay connected.

The Art of Less As More: Micro Content

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” The e-book, which at 32 pages, is definitely long-form content provides context, best practices, examples, tools, and resources. Tools. The e-book has a good list of micro-content creation tools, many free or low cost for your tool box and for your mobile phone.

HOW TO: Engage 5 Generations of Donors and Supporters

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Due the rapid speed of technological advancement, from this point forward nonprofits will have to embrace multiple communications and fundraising tools if they want to reach donors and supporters of all ages.

Can Nonprofits Raise Money on Social Media?

Frogloop

Your organization is not running for the President of the United States. Lead acquisition is necessary Tools like ActionSprout can be used to launch very simple petitions or pledges on Facebook and will capture your followers'' email addresses.

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