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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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Non-Profit Enters the Reality TV World With Crowdfunded Program | Mashable

Non-Profit Enters the Reality TV World With Crowdfunded Program  | Mashable | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it
A non-profit group called Sevenly is pitching a pilot for a reality show that would document their weekly campaigns for different charities.
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Interesting. Will this get off the ground? Stay tuned.

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How to manage social media on the cheap | Ragan.com

How to manage social media on the cheap | Ragan.com | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it
Stop throwing money at expensive social media management tools. These options do a good job at little cost.
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More free and low-cost social media tools

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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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Twitter Gives Back With #Tweet4Good, Here’s The Behind The Scenes Look | TechCrunch

Twitter Gives Back With #Tweet4Good, Here’s The Behind The Scenes Look | TechCrunch | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

There are good things going on in the world, and it’s important to highlight those things. Twitter is doing something really awesome, called #Tweet4Good.

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Worth noting

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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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Why Your Nonprofit Should Be A Big Listener I Beth's Blog

The core value of big listening is that it is important listen to each other at scale, and as individuals. Public opinion polls provide some types of insight, but take time and money. Big listening is fast, and shows changes over time.

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Google Launches YouTube Campaigns To Help Nonprofit Partners Promote Their Goals | TechCrunch

Google Launches YouTube Campaigns To Help Nonprofit Partners Promote Their Goals | TechCrunch | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

YouTube has become a new breed of "television" that lets people interact with the things they care about. The new “YouTube Campaigns” allows nonprofits to set a campaign goal for their videos. Learn more here.

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3 social media trends for nonprofits | Justin Case

3 social media trends for nonprofits | Justin Case | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Justin Goldsborough recently met with the Kansas City chapter of Gilda's Club and discussed some of the best practices of nonprofits using social media. Here, he shares the top three.

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Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads | Beth's Blog

Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads  | Beth's Blog | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Note From Beth Kanter: Here's some quick tips on using Facebook Ads.  The most important thing to remember is that being successful, especially with ads, depends on using measurement and metrics.

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Five Types of Nonprofit Tweets Guaranteed to Get Retweeted | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

Five Types of Nonprofit Tweets Guaranteed to Get Retweeted | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

If your nonprofit’s tweets never get retweeted, that's the Twitterverse’s way of telling you that it’s time to experiment with posting different content. Make them smart, useful, and inspiring.

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Five Types of Tweets Nonprofits Should Never Post on Twitter | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

Five Types of Tweets Nonprofits Should Never Post on Twitter | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"If your nonprofit is not getting retweeted on Twitter, then you haven't yet found your Twitter voice."

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Create a social media policy for your nonprofit | Socialbrite

Create a social media policy for your nonprofit | Socialbrite | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

How to draft a comprehensive set of guidlines to cover all of your social media bases

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What the new Facebook search means for nonprofits and supporters | Nonprofit Nate

What the new Facebook search means for nonprofits and supporters  | Nonprofit Nate | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"Facebook’s latest development, called ‘Graph Search’, may really change things. Here’s why."

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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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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 8, 2013 4:27 PM

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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YouTube in 2012: A Year of Expansion and Experiments | Mashable

YouTube in 2012: A Year of Expansion and Experiments | Mashable | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"In 2012, YouTube adapted and anticipated trends in online video, seeking to become a major influencer of the future of how we watch, well, everything."

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At seven years young, YouTube reinvents itself. One new offering in the past year: live-streaming for all members of its nonprofit program.

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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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Four Critical Reasons Why Nonprofit Organizations Must Not “Go Dark” on Social Media on Weekends | Know Your Own Bone

Four Critical Reasons Why Nonprofit Organizations Must Not “Go Dark” on Social Media on Weekends | Know Your Own Bone | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

While banks and post offices may reliably post narrow hours of operations, most nonprofit organizations depend on the evenings and weekends to maximize their engagement. Ignoring your online community for any extended period of time is likely to have a detrimental effect on your brand.

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Don't be guilty of a failure to communicate simply because it's the weekend.

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Why Every Nonprofit Should Adopt a Social Networking Mindset | Hubspot

Why Every Nonprofit Should Adopt a Social Networking Mindset | Hubspot | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Why all nonprofits need to have a network mindset, and how to get there.

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Top 25 Nonprofits Reach Only 32M of One Billon Facebook Users | TechCrunch

Top 25 Nonprofits Reach Only 32M of One Billon Facebook Users | TechCrunch | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Facebook now has one billion monthly active users, but relatively few use it for social causes.

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The 20 Things Users Want Most From Your Mobile Site | Hubspot

The 20 Things Users Want Most From Your Mobile Site | Hubspot | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

Learn what your audience really wants from your mobile website.

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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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