June 15, 2011

Challenges to the environmental network

by kiwanja

Earlier this month a group of environmental experts, activists and scientists gathered in Aspen, Colorado, for the 2011 Aspen Environment Forum. Solving – and communicating – the challenges facing the planet was top of the agenda, and I was invited to sit on a panel that focused on the use of social media. There was increasing interest in social media … Continue reading

June 14, 2011

How to get the most from Facebook Like buttons

by John Haydon

Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, foundations, social enterprises, brands, cause organizations, small businesses. No doubt you’re aware that more and more websites are getting more traffic with Facebook’s Like button. Facebook has been measuring the impact of these social plug-ins for almost a year now. Here’s what they’ve found: More traffic. The average site received a 300 percent increase in referral … Continue reading

April 15, 2010

How nonprofits can use passionate volunteers

by JD Lasica

justgoodtv on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free   Practical tips from the leaders of Universal Giving, Volunteer Match & The Volunteer Center Over the past year, as Socialbrite has worked closely with dozens of small nonprofits, a recurring theme emerged: Many small nonprofits don’t know how to take advantage of the wellspring of goodwill in their communities from people who’d like … Continue reading