November 9, 2010

Top 10 social media dashboard tools

by kimbale

One of the things we often hear from nonprofits and social enterprises is: How do I manage the torrent of social media conversations coming at me?

The answer used to be: Painstakingly and one conversation at a time. But a new crop of social media tools aims to tamp down the social media gusher by letting you update, monitor, manage and maintain several communication outlets at once. Continue reading

October 29, 2010

10 winning social media tactics for nonprofits

by Guest

Guest post by Chad Norman Internet Marketing, Blackbaud You have a social media strategy – now what? Using your various social media channels to meet strategic goals is the right way to operate, but some time you need an idea or two to help you get there. One year ago, Melanie Mathos and I created 50 Social Media Tactics for … Continue reading

Category: Nonprofits, Social media, Tools
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August 5, 2010

12 awesome platforms for social good

by Guest

Jill Foster of Citizen Effect conducts an interview in the Gulf Coast (photo by Geoff Livingston).   Vittana, Citizen Effect, Spheresavers among the networks galvanizing change Target audience: Social change organizations, nonprofits, educators, community organizers, change agents. Guest post by Katrina Heppler envisionGood Social tools come in all shapes and sizes. Yesterday we looked at 6 productivity tools for social … Continue reading

July 30, 2010

The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide

by John Haydon

Download Idealware’s free guide to get a handle on Facebook, blogs & more Idealware, along with the New Organizing Institute and Trellon, just published The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide. The guide helps you to decide how Facebook, Twitter, blogs, Flickr, YouTube and other channels fit within the marketing strategy of your nonprofit or social change organization. Six things you’ll … Continue reading

July 19, 2010

10 tips for writing an impactful blog post

by Guest

Starting a blog for your nonprofit or organization and don’t know where to start? Write what you know — and what you care deeply about. Over time, you’ll develop your own style. As you do, follow some of the best practices that journalists and writers have long employed. Continue reading

Category: Blogging, Making media, Social media, Tutorials
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July 6, 2010

Change-makers share 10 of their favorite tools

by JD Lasica

Ayelet Noff of the Traveling Geeks holds the Flip Ultra HD in London. (Photo by JD Lasica) Launching our summer series on making media for social good Target audience: Nonprofits, social change organizations, educators, NGOs, citizen journalists, media makers We’re kicking off a summer series on making media for nonprofits and social change organizations. And, to highlight the wealth of … Continue reading