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Infographic: Social Media’s Impact on Event Planning | Nonprofit Quarterly

Infographic: Social Media’s Impact on Event Planning |  Nonprofit Quarterly | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it
Eventility has published an infographic on four key ways your organization should be incorporating social networking into promoting events.
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How to create social buzz for your special event -- before, during, and after.

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What Can Your Nonprofit Learn from a Fortune Cookie? | Michael Rosen Says

What Can Your Nonprofit Learn from a Fortune Cookie?  | Michael Rosen Says | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"Feeling gratitude without expressing it, is like wrapping a gift without giving it.”

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Have you shown donors you're grateful lately?

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The Permanent Disruption of Social Media | Stanford Social Innovation Review

The Permanent Disruption of Social Media  | Stanford Social Innovation Review | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it
A new study highlights the realities of donor behavior and how organizations can redesign their outreach strategies to be more effective.
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To be successful, nonprofits must move beyond traditional ways of engaging donors.

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This is really valuable research for nonprofits as well as any organization. Highly recommended reading and thanks to Kimberly Flaherty for sharing it.

Kimberly Flaherty's comment, January 8, 2013 7:59 PM
Thanks, Jeff. It's an excellent post and I'm happy to have found it.
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Top 5 Non-Profit YouTube Videos of 2012 | Mashable

Top 5 Non-Profit YouTube Videos of 2012 | Mashable | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"Here are the five most-viewed non-profit made YouTube videos of 2012."

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Video is a powerful tool. What made these videos go viral, and what can you learn from them?

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Bringing in 2012: How Your Nonprofit Can Capture December's Giving Trend | Software Advice

Bringing in 2012: How Your Nonprofit Can Capture December's Giving Trend | Software Advice | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

With 33% of yearly donations given in December and stats showing these donors give more, here's how your NPO can capitalize on year-end giving.

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Make the most of year-end appeals.

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5 Steps to Combining the Power of Email and Facebook for Your Nonprofit | Constant Contact

5 Steps to Combining the Power of Email and Facebook for Your Nonprofit | Constant Contact | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Molly Feltner of Gorilla Doctors couldn’t have asked for a better end to 2011.


After 25 years of providing emergency medical care to endangered gorillas in regions of Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the organization held a month long fundraiser in December and raised $100,000.


How did they do it?

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9 tips for non-profits to extend the life of your tweets | DonorDriven

9 tips for non-profits to extend the life of your tweets | DonorDriven | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

The lifespan of a tweet or a Facebook update is surprisingly short, so plan your social media fundraising strategy accordingly.

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Five Trends Help to Create "Nonprofits of the Future," Report Says | The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The nonprofit field isn’t going to simply bounce back a few years from now to the state it was in before the recession. That’s the message behind a new report by La Piana Consulting, which explores five trends that are hastening the emergence of a new nonprofit landscape. Download the report, courtesy of the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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8 Types of Online Videos to Help Increase Supporter Engagement and Nonprofit Fundraising

8 Types of Online Videos to Help Increase Supporter Engagement and Nonprofit Fundraising | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Technical advancements have streamlined the process  of producing video, making it more accessible for nonprofits.

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Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits | NTEN

Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits | NTEN | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Visual material that communicates the core message of your organization and encourages your audience to engage emotionally can have a monumental impact.

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Who wants some free nonprofit ebooks? | Small Act

Who wants some free nonprofit ebooks?  | Small Act | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

An awesome collection of 12 free ebooks on nonprofits, social media, and fundraising.

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17 Smartphone Apps Every Fundaiser Should Use

Apps that help you be a more productive cause marketer courtesy of Inspiring Generosity.

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Infographic: Measuring the Impact of Social Media

Infographic: Measuring the Impact of Social Media | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Ever since social media was deemed the coolest communications channel on the block, nonprofits are continuing to question what kind of impact social media has on their bottom line.

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12 Must-Know Stats About Social Media, Fundraising, and Cause Awareness | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

12 Must-Know Stats About Social Media, Fundraising, and Cause Awareness |  Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"Until recently the nonprofit pioneers of the Social Web had to mostly rely on their intuition that their social media campaigns were resulting in more dollars raised online, an increase in brand and cause awareness, and higher rates of volunteer recruitment and retention."

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Social media efforts are paying off for early adopters.

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29 Nonprofit Resources to Follow on Twitter | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

29 Nonprofit Resources to Follow on Twitter  | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

29 nonprofit resources that tweet regularly on subjects ranging from fundraising to social media to mobile communications

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Nonprofit resources on Twitter

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 21, 2013 5:46 PM

Here's a helpful list of nonprofit influencers to follow on Twitter...

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5 Ways Nonprofit Work Will Change in 2013 | The Chronicle of Philanthropy

5 Ways Nonprofit Work Will Change in 2013 | The Chronicle of Philanthropy | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it
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Predictions from the Chronicle of Philanthropy

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10 Best Social Media for Nonprofit Fundraising & Engagement Posts from 2012 | miratelinc.com

10 Best Social Media for Nonprofit Fundraising & Engagement Posts from 2012 | miratelinc.com | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"We are continuing with our “Best of 2012” series that we started yesterday with the 10 Best Nonprofit Fundraising Posts from 2012 by ranking our best social media related posts."

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, December 30, 2012 4:01 PM

Really useful resources for nonprofit PR...

Kimberly Flaherty's comment, December 31, 2012 5:31 PM
Agree, Jeff, this is one of the year-end lists worth keeping for reference.
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Social Fundraising and How Measurement Can Make It More Effective | Nonprofit Quarterly

Social Fundraising and How Measurement Can Make It More Effective | Nonprofit Quarterly | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Social fundraising is only a couple of years old, but best practices are evolving quickly as nonprofits use measurement to learn what works best.

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Learn about social funrdrasing from nonprofits who are doing it right.

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Must-Read Reports for Nonprofits | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

Must-Read Reports for Nonprofits | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

The nine reports cited in this story are a sample of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology.

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Top 12 Online Fundraising Platforms for Donors & Non-Profits | Mashable

Top 12 Online Fundraising Platforms for Donors & Non-Profits | Mashable | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Here are online funding sites that leverage social networks and online crowds to help you do some social good.

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Five Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Online Fundraising Campaigns | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

Five Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make in Online Fundraising Campaigns | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

The rise of social media has significantly changed how supporters digest our messages online. Website and e-newsletter design has evolved dramatically. The “Donate Now” process of many nonprofits, however, seems to be stuck in 2005.


Here are five common mistakes that nonprofits make in their online fundraising campaigns and how to avoid them.

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11 Donate Now Best Practices for Nonprofits | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

11 Donate Now Best Practices for Nonprofits | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of  "Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits."

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Fundraisers as Storytellers: Visit the Pyramids and Get to the Point | Nonprofit Quarterly

In the inverted pyramid style, start your story with the outcome, then give the reasons for the outcome, followed by the backgound.

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Social Media: An Ingredient to the Event Planning Recipe for Nonprofits

Social Media: An Ingredient to the Event Planning Recipe for Nonprofits | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Event marketing has evolved from invitations and phone calls to social media conversations and real-time communication.

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Charity Toolbox: 100+ Nonprofit-Specific Tech Tools

Charity Toolbox: 100+ Nonprofit-Specific Tech Tools | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Practical tech tools for the social sector -- from marketing to fundraising to donor management. Bookmark this excellent list of resources compiled by dailytekk.

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