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 16, 2011

YouTube’s viral stars: The new nonprofit ambassadors

by Guest

“It’s Time,” a nonprofit viral video from Australia, shows the power of YouTube for raising awareness. Project 4 Awesome on YouTube: 5 years of online community organizing Target audience: Nonprofits, foundations, social enterprises, cause organizations, NGOs, brands, businesses, Web publishers, educators, journalists, general public. Guest post by Hunter Walk Director, Product Management, YouTube In 2007, YouTube stars John and Hank … 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

November 17, 2011

How to use microsites to better tell your nonprofit’s story

by Guest

Microsite built for The Center for Reproductive Rights by SankyNet. Microsites can be a powerful tool for online fundraising and marketing Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, social enterprises, brands, foundations, educators, Web publishers, creative directors. Guest post by Carla Chadwick Creative director, SankyNet Let’s face it: Nonprofit websites often suffer from multiple personality disorder. There’s the “program” side that … Continue reading

November 14, 2011

Social fundraising tools for nonprofits & causes

by JD Lasica

At the Vivanista Charitable Fundraising Summit and Bootcamp, held Saturday in San Francisco, Janet Fouts and I closed out the afternoon with a wide-ranging conversation with nonprofit representatives in the audience about social media tools and strategy. The night before the summit, I put together a one-page color flyer in the visually pleasing style that has characterized these handouts from … Continue reading