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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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No-Cost Social Media Listening Tools | Social Media Today

Think you can’t afford to have a good social media management system? Think again. Budget should never be a deterrent in monitoring the chatter around your brand. 

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Social Media Posting Guide [Free Download] | Top Nonprofits

Social Media Posting Guide [Free Download]  | Top Nonprofits | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

A social media posting guide for nonprofits by Craig Van Korlaar.


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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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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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3 Online Traffic Measures All Nonprofits Should Track | The Chronicle of Philanthropy

3 Online Traffic Measures All Nonprofits Should Track | The Chronicle of Philanthropy | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Nonprofits can gather expansive amounts of information about their online visitors by using free programs.


But how much of this information is really important?

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Highlights from the Nonprofit Technology Conference | Socialbrite

Highlights from the Nonprofit Technology Conference | Socialbrite | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Tools, tips, strategy, and storytelling from the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference.


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Why Your C-Suite Should Love Open Access to Social Media | Stop Blocking

Does your organization block social media in your workplace? International social media and communications expert Shel Holtz makes a business case for open access in this presentation from BlogWorld and New Media Expo Los Angeles.

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Gather Stories to Show Funders Your Impact | GreatNonprofits' Blog

A story is a great way to give potential donors a personalized insight into what your nonprofit does and the change you’re making in the world. Launch your storytelling campaign today at GreatNonprofits.org.

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Do intentions matter?

Social businesses, like charities, often have lofty ideals about changing the world through their mission, message, and impact. How do you judge the mostly good intentions of social businesses and social enterprises? Do we even need to, or is it impact that’s more important?

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HOW TO: Post Milestones to Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

HOW TO: Post Milestones to Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Tthe new Facebook Timeline design rolls out on March 30. One new function is the ability to post Milestones to your Timeline.

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Vote now for the best nonprofit videos of the year | YouTube

Vote now for the best nonprofit videos of the year | YouTube | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Watch and choose the year's best nonprofit videos by voting in The DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. Voting closes March 28, 2012.

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Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Mobile Website | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Mobile Website | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

With smartphones now outselling PCs and tablet sales surpassing even the most conservative of estimates, the majority of your nonprofit’s supporters will likely be browsing your website on mobile devices by 2013.

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11 Nonprofits That Excel at Social Media | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

11 Nonprofits That Excel at Social Media | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Learn from the 11 nonprofits featured in this post by following, liking, and subscribing to their e-newsletter, blog, Facebook Page, Twitter, YouTube Channel, etc. and then studying and duplicating their methods.

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Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup | Green Marketing TV

Social Entrepreneur Funding Series: Crowdfunding Your Startup | Green Marketing TV | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Here is an overview of current crowdfunding sites, there are others in the works (check out http://www.start.ac ).  Most crowdfunding sites don't work for non-profits, but a few do, so this list is a helpful place to start if you are looking to "Crowdfund" an NGO project.  - Ken Dickens


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Tools to Help Nonprofits Communicate | The Engage Group

Tools to Help Nonprofits Communicate  | The Engage Group | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it


Learn how Spreecast and Google+ Hangout can help your nonprofit communcate more effectively.

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14 Unique Types of Content Every Marketer Should Try | Hubspot

14 Unique Types of Content Every Marketer Should Try | Hubspot | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Under-used content you should incorporate into your marketing content strategy.

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Donors Choose: How Crowdfunding Changes Classrooms | Mashable

For the last nine years, Donors Choose has been a conduit for donors to fund the classroom projects of their choosing.


Here's why it's working.

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11 Nonprofit Websites That Look Great on iPads | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

11 Nonprofit Websites That Look Great on iPads |  Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Soaring tablet use and an online commons increasingly battling information overload has fundamentally changed web design as we know it.

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12 Most Effective Social Media Automation Tools for Business | 12 Most

12 Most Effective Social Media Automation Tools for Business | 12 Most | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Doug Rice delivers 12 Most Effective Social Media Automation Tools for Business, straight off the conveyer belt.

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5 Ways to Use Instagram for Social Good | Armchair Advocates

5 Ways to Use Instagram for Social Good | Armchair Advocates | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Instagram, one of iPhone’s top-selling mobile photo-sharing apps, is more than just a fun tool to edit and showcase photos. Learn how to use this app to promote your cause.

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Why Your Non-Profit Needs to Stop Ignoring LinkedIn

Why Your Non-Profit Needs to Stop Ignoring LinkedIn | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

LinkedIn is one of the largest social networks with a huge potential audience. So why isn't your non-profit active there?


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5 Companies Working Hard to Change the World | Mashable

5 Companies Working Hard to Change the World | Mashable | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Check out a roundup of the startups profiled this week in World at Work, Mashable's new series.

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What Facebook Interest Lists Mean For Your NPO | Inspiring Generosity

What Facebook Interest Lists Mean For Your NPO | Inspiring Generosity | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

If your nonprofit gets added to multiple Interests Lists, you will extend your reach beyond your Facebook fanbase. Here's how you can take advantage of Interest Lists.

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Eight “Thank You” Videos Created by Nonprofits

Eight “Thank You” Videos Created by Nonprofits | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Video can often communicate your appreciation better than the written word.


The eight videos collected here by Nonprofit Tech 2.0 will help inspire you to create your own “Thank You” video.

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