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 19, 2011

How Google+ Ripples can move supporters to action

by Debra Askanase

Google+ rolled out its Ripples feature a few weeks ago, with just a hint of data potential within Google+ for marketing and engagement. Google+ Ripples is really the first set of metrics we’ve seen from Google around Google+. It’s not enough, of course, but worth parsing because it hints at what is to come from Google. It also offers Google+ users relevant information about the use of circles, G+ influence, and how data is spread. 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 15, 2011

OnSwipe: Make your site ‘swipeable’ on the iPad!

by JD Lasica

San Francisco Goodwill’s look on the iPad (click for larger version). Free service lets nonprofits enter the new world of tablet publishing Target audience: Nonprofits, foundations, social enterprises, cause organizations, NGOs, brands, businesses, Web publishers, educators, journalists, general public. One of my favorite discoveries of the past few weeks has been OnSwipe, a service that enables you to optimize your … Continue reading

Category: Social media, Tools
December 14, 2011

How to bootstrap your organization without sacrificing results

by Guest

Baking for Good learned that quality labeling doesn’t have to break the bank. Tips and tricks for making the most of the funds you’ve got Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, cause organizations, businesses, brands, social enterprises, social entrepreneurs, marketing managers. Guest post by Emily Dubner Founder & CEO, Baking for Good Two years ago, I launched Baking for Good, an online … Continue reading

December 13, 2011

Coming soon on Twitter: Enhanced brand profiles for nonprofits

by John Haydon

Twitter just announced that they will offer enhanced profile pages to “increase your brand’s Twitter presence by prominently featuring your most important content and visually branding your page.”

Like Facebook Pages and Google Plus Business Profiles, Twitter Brand Pages profiles are public. Continue reading