January 25, 2012

First steps in measuring impact for your nonprofit

by Guest

The first step in starting to measure your impact is to identify the major outcomes that you want to examine. To be successful you’ll need full management support and a dedicated key project lead for your team. This person will take the helm on laying out tasks in a sequence, informing other staff of their roles and assignments, and providing assistance to people as they complete their parts of the evaluation. Continue reading

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January 23, 2012

A day of social media at the United Nations

by JD Lasica

Target audience: NGOs, nonprofits, foundations, social enterprises, cause and advocacy organizations, educators, general public. We’re still winding down after a whirlwind day Friday at the United Nations. At the invitation of Amine Lamrabat, Socialbrite sent Shonali Burke and myself to give a presentation on how NGOs (international nonprofits, chiefly) working with the UN can use social media to create impact … Continue reading

January 20, 2012

How NGOs can use social media to combat poverty

by JD Lasica

Today my Socialbrite partner Shonali Burke and I are giving a presentation to NGOs (nongovernmental organizations) at the United Nations.

Back in November, an invitation flew into our laps from Amine Lamrabat of the Civil Society and Outreach Unit (CSOU), Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD), Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). By gosh, when it comes to acronyms, nobody beats the UN! Continue reading

January 19, 2012

How to use Google Insights for your nonprofit or business

by Guest

You’ve started a blog for your nonprofit, NGO, social enterprise or green business and included examples of your organization’s sustainability initiatives. You’ve highlighted your efforts to reduce your carbon footprint and green your supply chain in your marketing collateral. You’ve created guides for your customers of how to be environmentally conscious with your product. Continue reading

January 18, 2012

Free-to-use mobile and technology images

by kiwanja

They say a picture paints a thousand words, and that may be the case. But if they cost the earth or you don’t have permission to use them, they end up painting nothing much at all. Continue reading

January 17, 2012

How charity: water changes lives through multimedia

by Lauren Major

Water, the Web and high storytelling & production values Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, foundations, social enterprises, cause organizations, businesses and their corporate social responsibility (CSR) divisions, video producers, educators, journalists, general public. This is part three of our three-part series on how nonprofits can create engaging multimedia stories that motivate supporters to take a desired action. Also see: • Creating … Continue reading