February 23, 2012

The best tools for advocacy campaigns

by Guest

An advocacy campaign to save a state park in Big Sur, Calif. (Image by Patrick Smith) A look at the most effective techniques to advocate for social change Guest post by Kyle Henri Andrei Idealware Advocacy organizations often encourage their grassroots supporters to influence politicians and corporations using different methods, from promoting a cause or opposing legislation to challenging ad … Continue reading

February 3, 2012

How Salsa Labs enables positive social action

by Guest

Talking from the heart may be what motivates supporters, but when it comes to building a long-term social network strategy, there’s no substitute for having your head in the game.
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January 5, 2012

Jolkona: Now we can all be philanthropists

by JD Lasica

During the holiday break, Socialbrite is updating and republishing some of our most popular posts. We noticed that Jolkona is prominently featured in Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen’s new book, “Giving 2.0.” Our regular publication schedule resumes Monday. Imet Adnan Mahmud, co-founder and CEO of Jolkona, during Beth Kanter’s book signing party for “The Networked Nonprofit” at TechSoup Global — and was immediately … Continue reading

December 27, 2011

45 hashtags for social change

by kimbale

Image by jeffisageek on Flickr Print out this cheat sheet to keep tab on the top tags During the holiday break, Socialbrite is updating and republishing one of our most popular posts from last year. By Kim Bale Socialbrite staff Sending a tweet into the Twitterverse without a proper tag is like stocking a library with no regard to author … Continue reading

December 22, 2011

Say ‘Happy New Year’ to nonprofits worldwide with one click

by Shonali Burke

Perhaps you’ve started celebrating Hannukah, or you’re counting down the hours until Christmas Day. In the midst of your holiday cheer, which is well-deserved and much needed, would you take a moment to give a really great gift to nonprofits worldwide? All it will take is one click. I’m serious. Here are the deets: Next year, thousands of new Internet … Continue reading

December 2, 2011

StartSomeGood: Grow your social impact

by Guest

Expanding online fundraising options for change-makers of all shapes and sizes Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, community organizations, social entrepreneurs, change-makers, activists, organizers. Guest post by Tom Dawkins Co-founder, StartSomeGood The last half-decade has given rise to many exciting advances in the area of online giving and community building. The Obama for America campaign was powered by … Continue reading