By Brandy Scoggan Socialbrite staff Folks in the nonprofit and social good space just starting out on Twitter don't want to begin with a blank slate. So we poked around and came up with this list of 12 can't-miss nonprofits & causes to follow on Twitter. This roundup should get you going, but don't stop here -- you can use Twitter Lists to explore scores or hundreds … [Read more...] about 12 great nonprofits & causes to follow on Twitter
Archives for March 2010
ido30 treads line between grassroots movement & corporate campaign By Julie Katz Socialbrite staff Finding a balance between creating a movement and actively, successfully campaigning without coming off as a brand ambassador is very hard to come by for many nonprofits, especially when the campaign is backed by corporate interests. ido30 is a Denmark-based nonprofit … [Read more...] about Using social media to help combat climate change
[author]I'll be attending the third Twestival on Thursday evening in San Francisco, one of 175 cities holding fundraising events -- see the TwestivalSF page. As with the original Twestival 13 months ago, which raised $250,000 for charity:water (here's our interview with Twestival founder Amanda Rose and my photo of Amanda below right), and Twestival Local (which raised money … [Read more...] about Twestival 2010’s worthy cause: Concern Worldwide
21 pros and 9 cons -- consider what's best for your organization [author]Starting a blog for your nonprofit is not something you should take lightly. Based on my conversations with nonprofits, I’ve found a number of pros and cons. The pros of starting a blog for your nonprofit Blogs are much less expensive to host and manage than traditional websites – and most … [Read more...] about Should you start a blog for your nonprofit?
The Extraordinaries lets your organization create a crowdsourced 'mission' By Kim Bale Socialbrite staff Recruiting friends and supporters to get real work done virtually on behalf of social-good projects is easy and fun with the help of The Extraordinaries. Based in San Francisco, the company has created a platform allowing anyone to create a micro-task and blast it to … [Read more...] about Tap into the collective power of your community