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 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

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 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 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