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A word from The Networked Nonprofit: People are partners, not ATMs!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Want social proof that your nonprofit should have an online presence? submit this case study for your consideration. So guess what? But you know what?

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Crossing the line or a Creative Cross? MySpace Research with “Dr. Meg”

SocialButterfly

Maybe not, but if you’re a teen on MySpace you may have. For the first, researchers located 190 MySpace public profiles in a single urban ZIP code, randomly selected from 10 U.S. Feel free to share with others: Tags: MySpace behavior delimma Health 2.0 Have you heard of Dr. Meg? Curious on others’ thoughts on this!

Nonprofits on MySpace

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

What you might not know is that MySpace members include much more than teenagers. I've even found a handful of nonprofits who have created MySpace profiles and appear to be using them effectively to attract new supporters. Here are a few examples of organizations using MySpace: World Preserve, Inc. Not necessarily.

Failing MySpace drops behind Twitter in the UK

Giving in a Digital World

Some pretty shocking data for UK fans of the social networking site MySpace was highlighted last week, with the news that traffic to the site has now dropped behind that of microblogging site Twitter. However what is more significant is such clear evidence for the apparent collapse of MySpace over here.

Failing MySpace drops behind Twitter in the UK

Giving in a Digital World

Some pretty shocking data for UK fans of the social networking site MySpace was highlighted last week, with the news that traffic to the site has now dropped behind that of microblogging site Twitter. However what is more significant is such clear evidence for the apparent collapse of MySpace over here.

Resource Roundup: Economic Downturn Advice, MySpace, The Great Gorilla Run, and More

Fundraising Breakthroughs

MySpace, my nonprofit: Create a customized MySpace IMPACT / PayPal fundraising widget. fundraising tips for surviving 2008. Go bananas!:

Relief—Your Social Media Decision Guide (No Charge)

Getting Attention

Nearly a decade after Facebook premiered, it’s become a juggernaut with more than a billion registered users. Subscribe today.

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#HOWTO: Use Crowdbooster To Marshall Your Social Media Conversations

Non Profit Marketing 360

MySpace evolve, the staff at a nonprofit can feel overwhelmed with the changes. Let this platform tame your Tweetstream and Timeline.

Are We Seeing Pushback on Google+?

Non Profit Marketing 360

The launch of Google+ (G+) remains an ongoing, by invitation only, event. In recent days, a number of commentators say ‘No.’ and Wave).

#HOWTO: Setup A Pheed Account & Why It Could Prove Valuable For Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

So far, the majority of people on Pheed seem to be musicians (is Pheed the new MySpace ?) The latest social network vying for our attention.

#HOWTO: Setup A Pheed Account & Why It Could Prove Valuable For Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

So far, the majority of people on Pheed seem to be musicians (is Pheed the new MySpace ?) Are we not overwhelmed with social networks as it is?

The Cause Marketing Blog Jumps on the Star Trek Bandwagon

Cause Related Marketing

The day was March 9, 1967 and NBC had a challenging ratings failure on its hands called ‘Star Trek.’The

Google+ Defies Expectations And Thus Facebook

Non Profit Marketing 360

The same Reuters report cautions us all about the meteoric rise of social networks: “ MySpace grew to 25 million unique visitors in less than two years — faster than Facebook or Twitter. Fair enough, MySpace broke records in rise and in fall. Will it last? Does Google+ have what it takes to continue to grow?

Social Media Stats and Trends for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

LinkedIn communities are  the lowest they have ever been and are actually lower than MySpace, according to this report. Last week, I wrote an article detailing 3 big reports recently released on nonprofit marketing and fundraising. thought it would be helpful to break those reports down based on certain topics. Community Size.

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Setting Up a Social Media Listening Dashboard

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A dashboard is a visual way to bring lots of data together easily (hopefully automatically) into an at-a-glance overview of a situation. Nonprofits

Ten tips for getting more donations through social media

Wild Woman Fundraising

Whether your nonprofit is on facebook, twitter, or myspace, you may be asking yourself, How can I get more facebook group members? How can I get more myspace members? Go onto Myspace. Post this to MySpace. fundraising social media blog campaign facebook follow myspace post twitter web 2.0 This is important.

$2.5 million and you didn't lift a finger

GenerationYGive

MySpace over 300 million. Tags: facebook myspace causes million for nearly 20,000 non-profits and charities. Now what?

Are sneezers going to wipe us out?

GenerationYGive

Tags: Facebook myspace fundraising tools

Finesse Shampoo and Conditioner and Locks of Love

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: MySpace Make-A-Wish YouTube Finesse Susan G.

Are you ready for donors using LinkedIn?

Fundraising Coach

Anyone remember Friendster or MySpace?) In teaching nonprofit social media , I call LinkedIn the "little engine that could.". Is that accurate?

10 Twitter Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

Fundraising 123

Those nonprofits who are most successful at utilizing social networking Web sites like Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace know from trial, error, and experience that a “marketing and development approach” on social networking sites does not work. Just having profile on Twitter (or MySpace, or Facebook) does not magically produce any results.

Adults Increase Social Net Use

The Agitator

Pew Research is reporting strong usage of social networking sites by US online adults. ’&#. Beginning to hold fundraising interest for me.

Feeling Nostalgic

A. Fine Blog

MySpace currently has around 30 million users, bested by the exodus of cool, white middle class kids to Facebook.

9 experts weigh in on quite possibly the worst nonprofit mobile friendly advice ever

Fundraising Coach

anyone who spent their time building up their brand on MySpace instead of a website would be suffering the consequences now. The worst ever.

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Are Online Communities Just As Segregated As Offline Communities?

Marketing for Nonprofits

Rosa Parks Check out this interesting piece on NPR's All Things Considered called, Facebook, MySpace Divide Along Social Lines. Jocelyn.

Redlining Online

A. Fine Blog

Ivan Boothe wrote a terrific post last week about Causes taking down its application from MySpace. Tags: Social Media Amy Sample Ward Causes application danah boyd facebook Ivan Boothe Justin Maasa myspace Sean Stannard-Stockton Causes is an application for use on social networking sites.

5 Fictions About Social Media for Public Health and Healthcare

Social Marketing and Social Change

These women had all been MySpace users and insisted they would continue being active there as well. Fiction #1. References. Preece, J. and B.

Social Media and Local Search Training for Leadership Alexandria

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

Tags: Craigslist Flickr Google MySpace SEM SEO Social media marketing facebook keyword research live.com local search online marketing training twitter alexandria leadership alexandria local search training search marketing training social media training social media workshop va

series offers an excellent overview of web trends and tools for nonprofits

Studio 501c

A recent series from the popular Read/WriteWeb blog provides a great overview of best practices and resources for nonprofits in using the web, including Facebook and MySpace. Non-Profits on Facebook and MySpace. couldn't find links to all of the articles listed in one place, so I've gathered them below. Non-Profits Web Tool Kit.

Crossing the Double Divide, Two Million Dollar Questions

SocialButterfly

And before you answer “MySpace&# or “mobile&# –show me the evidence. But what do we do until then? Know your target audiences.

Are your supporters Twittering? New report profiles Twitter users

Giving in a Digital World

Compared to 27 for MySpace users; 26 for Facebook users; and a positively ancient 40 for LinkedIn users. Tags: Blogging Online advocacy Online fundraising Twitter Facebook LinkedIn MySpace Twitter fundraising Twitter user profile You can download the report as a pdf here.

Are your supporters Twittering? New report profiles Twitter users

Giving in a Digital World

Compared to 27 for MySpace users; 26 for Facebook users; and a positively ancient 40 for LinkedIn users. Tags: MySpace Twitter user profile Twitter Twitter fundraising Online fundraising LinkedIn Blogging Online advocacy Facebook You can download the report as a pdf here.

Free Buzz monitoring Tools

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

Tags: Flickr MySpace Social media marketing YouTube facebook twitter buzz buzz monitoring online monitoring social media analytics social media monitoring

Mapping the Social Networking world – handy country-by-country data

Giving in a Digital World

Tags: Facebook MySpace Online fundraising Social networking Bryan Miller

Mapping the Social Networking world – handy country-by-country data

Giving in a Digital World

Tags: Facebook MySpace Online fundraising Social networking Bryan Miller

13 tips on how NOT to get your annual report read

Wild Woman Fundraising

Post this to MySpace. Here are some helpful tips that I’ve gathered through the years on how NOT to create an annual report. 1. No boxes.

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nonprofits, teens, and blogs: seeking and sharing some examples

Studio 501c

The projects could be based on blogging platforms such as Typepad , Blogger , Wordpress , and ExpressionEngine or social networks like MySpace and Facebook. For a friend who works for a wonderful, youth-engaging nonprofit, I am seeking examples of organizations that have sponsored a youth or teen blogging project. TakingItGlobal. ").

As Facebook hits 150m users, Social Networking sites get 1 in 10 UK Christmas Internet visits

Giving in a Digital World

Over the whole of 2008, traffic to those sites classified by Hitwise as Social Networks (top 5 sites being Facebook, YouTube, Bebo, MySpace, and Yahoo Answers) has apparently grown by 20% to make it the fourth most popular category after Entertainment, Search Engines, and Shopping & Classifieds. It’s not a fad. Facebook

Social Sharing

Diva Marketing Blog

Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Yelp, MySpace have forever changed what and how we buy. Share. Through sharing we made new friends. .

80% of UK online population visited social networking sites in May 09 – including a whole lot of over 55s

Giving in a Digital World

That’ll be an interesting growth rate to review in 12 months time… Tags: Facebook MySpace Online fundraising Social networking Twitter Bryan Miller Fundraising As you might expect, the most active users are still in the 15-24 age group, with 86% of them visiting social networking sites and spending an average of 4.6

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