April 30, 2012

Sort out your team’s social media roles

by Debra Askanase

Free Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook helps you define a policy, roles & messaging Target audience: Nonprofits, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, cause organizations, brands, businesses, educators. Last month I sat on a panel at SXSW Interactive with three fellow nonprofit community managers to discuss boundaries in online community management. Organizations and community managers are grappling with this, and the active … Continue reading

April 16, 2012

A Success Summit for green business entrepreneurs

by Guest

Free series will help you kick-start your social enterprise This is Earth Week, and Green Marketing TV is putting on the first Green Business Entrepreneurs Success Summit, aimed at uniting purpose and profit for a sustainable planet. Socialbrite founder J.D. Lasica is participating Thursday at 11 am ET, 8 am PT. Guest post by Lorna Li Founder, Green Marketing TV … Continue reading

March 20, 2012

My Social Strand: A social media campaign worth sharing

by Guest

A game with a serious underlying message about joining the marrow donor registry Target audience: Nonprofits, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, cause organizations, do-gooders, private citizens. Guest post by Lynn Treadwell BeTheMatch Be the Match, run by the National Marrow Donor Program, is tapping into people’s online social networks to educate in an entertaining way. And we just launched a fun … Continue reading

March 14, 2012

3 reasons you should attend the edSocialMedia Summit

by Guest

Education-focused social media conference comes to SF April 4 Editor’s note: Socialbrite attended last year’s edSocialMedia Bootcamp in San Francisco, and we’re media partners for the edSocialMedia Summit coming to Fort Mason in San Francisco on April 4. Get $50 off your admission by using discount code ‘Socialbrite.’ Target audience: Educators, students, nonprofits, foundations, social enterprises, cause organizations, Web publishers, … Continue reading

March 5, 2012

Do giving contests work? Yes, say Razoo & Case Foundation

by Shonali Burke

There’s an interesting white paper just out, issued jointly by the Case Foundation and Razoo Foundation, and authored by Geoff Livingston (disclosure: he’s a friend), titled How Giving Contests can Strengthen Nonprofits and Communities.

It examines whether “giving days” – such as last year’s Give to the Max DC, which used gamification to give additional awards to the nonprofits and donors that raised the most money – can strengthen nonprofit communities. Continue reading

Category: Education, Fundraising, Nonprofits, philanthropy
October 17, 2011

501 Mission Place relaunches for nonprofit leaders

by John Haydon

Born as a conversation between close friends almost a year ago, 501 Mission Place is an online community for nonprofit leaders. From its inception, our goal has been to bring together nonprofit leaders from around the world to learn from each other, share ideas, resources, and inspiration. That conversation has continued each week over the past year and has focused … Continue reading