Facebook, social media strategy, social networks, technology

Social Media Strategies: Panel Discussion Affilicon Israel

10 Comments 01 June 2009

Social Media tips from Affilicon Israel 2009.

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Facebook, fundraising, social networks

Facebook Causes Giving: Cultural Barriers?

8 Comments 08 May 2009

Facebook Causes is one of those conundrums in the nonprofit world - it seems like a perfectly wonderful tool for gaining attention for a cause, but there are significant barriers to adopting Causes as an online giving mechanism. The biggest barrier is cultural: people are used to socializing on social networking sites, not giving. But they will...it's just a matter of time. This post explores the barriers to online social giving.

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email fundraising, Facebook, fundraising, metrics, social networks

Valuing Online Fundraising – Live Blogging NTEN 2009

2 Comments 28 April 2009

In this NTC 2009 Session "The Value of Online Fundraising," representatives from Care2 and Blackbaud discuss case studies and survey results that offer current benchmarks for online email marketing ROI and social network fundraisin ROI.

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social networks, Twitter

How Twitter Drives Traffic to Social Networks and Blogs

5 Comments 16 March 2009

A new set of data shows that Twitter drives one in every five visitors to social networks, and more visitors to blogs than the search engines do. How can you take advantage of this knowledge? This post analyzes the data and offers suggestions for better Twitter usage to take advantage of this information.

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Getting Started, social networks

Why Would You Go to a Party?

1 Comment 16 December 2008

Why do people join online communities and social networks? A new report talks about what it takes to befriend someone in a social network.

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Debra Askanase is an experienced digital engagement strategist, non-profit executive, and community organizer. She works with mission-driven organizations to develop digital strategies and campaigns that engage, create trust, and move stakeholders to action. Debra speaks at conferences worldwide on the intersection of technology, social media, and nonprofit organizations.

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