7 Free Tools to Improve Your Nonprofit Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Pipl is a people search engine and people data API. It has an API to integrate into your site or software and there’s a search engine if you’re not technical. We’ve integrated our API into Excel spreadsheets and our signup form to enrich and qualify lead lists and users.

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Should your CRM include photos of each of your donors?

iMarketSmart

After I read this I began to wonder if, perhaps, fundraising CRM should include photos of each donor by syncing with open API’s that social media like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter provide. My uncle is a radiologist. Recently he told me about a 2007 study of radiologists.

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Trending Sources

Social Actions team launches Social Entrepreneur API

Giving in a Digital World

Tags: Uncategorized Bryan Miller Social Actions Social Entrepreneur API

Social Actions team launches Social Entrepreneur API

Giving in a Digital World

Tags: Uncategorized Bryan Miller Social Actions Social Entrepreneur API

Two Free Twitter Network Visualization Tools

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I would like to point out two such tools today, both of which rely on the Twitter API. Lately, my associates and I have been doing quite a bit of social network visualization research for clients, typically using raw social data and comprehensive, fee-based custom tools.

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Use What You Know to Help Tell Your Story

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

IssueLab data is then made available through a free API to data partners and other Foundation Center properties as well as through WorldCat , the world’s largest network of library content and services. Lisa Brooks (L) and Gabriela Fitz (R).

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New Facebook Features and Why They Matter

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

payment capability, brand interaction thanks to an open API for businesses, etc.). Last week, Facebook held its annual F8 conference where Mark Zuckerberg and team typically set the direction for global digital technology. I mean that last part literally.

Social Actions’ Change the Web Challenge - proving the power of open APIs for online fundraising and wider microphilanthropy

Giving in a Digital World

They are also harnessing the power of open source development through the provision of an open API that enables anyone to build an application utilising the Social Actions aggregated data set.

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The Importance of Your Digital House

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

More tools today offer that flexibility through access to APIs – like The Groundwork or Salesforce ; no longer do we have to accept a rigid framework for building an events page, for example. Elizabeth Brigham.

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Sue’s Donate Page Challenge

The Agitator

I didn’t find any that are using their API – rather still using a template from online donation providers. Sue Woodward at International Fellowship of Christians and Jews sent The Agitator a challenge. She’s re-doing the organization’s website, and has been searching other orgs’ websites — fruitlessly — for what might be a model Donate page.

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Cause Marketing Our Thanks

Cause Related Marketing

The app, which is draws on Foursquare’s API, is free at the We&Co website or at the App Store.

CMA Mobile Marketing Conference Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Be sure to download the Yellow Pages app (available on most platforms) and stay tuned for their upcoming open-API and universal sign-in. Last week I attended the CMA Mobile Marketing Conference in Toronto. Here are some of my condensed notes and key takeaways: Less than 1% of all websites are mobile enabled and yet in 2011 most people access the internet via a mobile device. <–Please <–Please read that again.

Add Google+ to your New Year Resolutions

Fundraising Coach

And as Google opens up it’s API , more developers will be able to create applications that interface with Google+. Did you watch CNN this morning? It reported Paul Allen’s stats that Google+ growth is exceeding expectations.

Email Trends For 2011

The Agitator

Using APIs, email content is dynamically pulled from these various technologies and content platforms, delivering more personalized and relevant messages to each recipient. Here, from Loren McDonald of Silverpop, an ‘engagement marketing’ firm, is a good stab at email trends we might see in 2011.

On its 20th birthday, the creator of the World Wide Web explains why its future is in shifting from ‘linked documents’ to ‘linked data’

Giving in a Digital World

Bryan Miller Kiva API linked data mash-up nptech Online fundraising Today is apparently the 20th birthday of the World Wide Web! So, why not celebrate this great day by taking a little time to stretch your thinking about the Web just a bit.

On its 20th birthday, the creator of the World Wide Web explains why its future is in shifting from ‘linked documents’ to ‘linked data’

Giving in a Digital World

Online fundraising linked data Kiva API nptech mash-up Web 2.0Today is apparently the 20th birthday of the World Wide Web! So, why not celebrate this great day by taking a little time to stretch your thinking about the Web just a bit.

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WordPress as a flexible development platform

DonorDigital

We connected the Gift Catalog via the Convio API to allow for full donation functionality. It’s an understatement to say that there are many ways to build a website in 2011. The tools available to web developers for building websites, web tools, apps, sitelets, widgets, etc. are plentiful. In many cases, we are not limited by the tools used for hammering out ones and zeros, but by the platforms and applications in use by our clients.

#SOCIALMEDIA: Rise Of Micro-Networks Might Reconfigure Social Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

Path works on an API model that other companies can use. Online social networking is all about the sharing, even sharing stuff you wished the rest of the world didn’t see.

Pinterest For Business To Business: Interview With Joel Windels of Brandwatch

Diva Marketing Blog

Joel Windels : Well, Pinterest is a bit of a pain with its API so it’s very hard to work out exactly how much coverage we offer. Last week I attended my first Pinterest meetup. It was great fun and I even won a Pinterest T-shirt.

Building an innovative fundraising tool for No Kid Hungry

DonorDigital

A recent project for our client No Kid Hungry called on us to make creative use of custom JavaScript and jQuery functions as well as working with the Blackbaud Luminate API, and to convert all these tools into an innovate “image tile” user experience for the donor.

Listen in: Hot Technology Topics Nonprofits Are Talking About in 2012

JCA Insights

In 2012, they are seeking out enterprise software that does more, provides better access to data for integrations (APIs, Web Services), and offers more sophisticated reporting and BI tools. Now that we are one month into 2012, I wanted to take a moment to share the top technology trends and topics we are hearing about from the CFOs, CIOs and CEOs of leading nonprofit organizations.

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#SocialNetworks: Set Up & Take Advantage Of Google+

Non Profit Marketing 360

Moreover, Google is establishing the connective technologies and APIs that will allow you to update your nonprofit’s page through such third-party platforms as HootSuite and BuddyMedia and Vitrue that your organization may already be using. Setup takes seconds.

Welcome!

JCA Insights

The web site utilizes the Tessitura SOAP API via an ASP.Net and AJAX interface. We use the Blackbaud NetCommunity API to process the gifts and link the giving data to the tribute application. Hello, I’m John Jakovich, Chief Information Officer at JCA. I’m pleased and excited to share our experiences working with non-profit technology with you in this blog under the “JCA Innovation” category.

The Rise of OpenGood

SocialButterfly

In addition, friend Marc Drapeau recently wrote a fascinating piece on Open Government Entrepreneurship and the National Library of Medicine launched their new API portal. In honor of #SocialGood Day, I wrote a post for the IQ Solutions blog reflecting on the TEDxChange event and calling for #OpenGood. Disclosure: IQ Solutions is my employer.)

I'm Calling You Out Etsy! (But Not Because of that Puny Pink Ribbon Debacle.)

Cause Related Marketing

Why doesn’t Etsy just bake cause marketing capability right into its API? Earlier this month the Internet was in high dudgeon… in the way that only the Internet can be… because someone accused Etsy of pink washing.

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How to Customize Blackbaud TeamRaiser to Run Successful Events

DonorDigital

We made extensive use of the TeamRaiser API in this TeamRaiser build. I just finished building out another instance of a Blackbaud TeamRaiser event with one of our amazing clients, Children’s Health Fund.

Kiva lets any old weirdo shape their message

Donor Power Blog

npgeek alert: We're going to talk today about an API, which stands for Application Programmers Interface, which means someone is giving power to other people. In this case, it's Kiva , which has launched Build.Kiva , as reported at Bryan Miller's Giving in a Digital World: Kiva launches open-source API. But whoever and however they use Kiva's API, they're going to give it their own spin.

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#Tech: The Net Is Not Quite Dead, But It’s Not Your Mom’s Web Anymore

Non Profit Marketing 360

First of all, an adjustment/correction to yesterday’s story: Facebook pushed back its rollout of Timeline across all accounts until tomorrow, the 31st.

My response to the Twitter debate on the NYT and New Yorker Blogs

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Not only that, just like “there’s an app for everything&# on the iPhone, Twitter has an open API ,which allows programmers to tap into that “real-time database&# to create custom tools for very specific needs. Chain of events: George Packer rants about Twitter on his New Yorker blog. Nick Bilton from the NYT Bits Blog rants about George Packer’s blog post.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lindsay Nichols

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I wrote several colleagues to discuss messaging for our new APIs. Lindsay J.K. Nichols. Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. Lindsay J.K.

Social Actions - open source microphilanthropy in action

Giving in a Digital World

They are also harnessing the power of open source development through the provision of an open API that enables anyone to build an application utilising Social Actions’ aggregated data on microphilanthropic opportunities.

My daughter doesn’t talk on the phone

DonorDigital

You can also create a donation tab which enables people to enter their credit cards within Facebook and send the info via an API into Convio or another tool.). My 15-year-old daughter doesn’t talk on the phone. She only checks her email when her school uses it for homework assignments.

Your Baby Is Ugly. Congratulations!

The Agitator

As a consequence we may end up with ‘unstyled data’ delivered by APIs, not web pages. The ‘baby’ I’m referring to is the design of your web pages.

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Restaurant Serves Up Foursquare Advice for Nonprofits

Selfish Giving

You don’t need to fuss with badges or work with the Foursquare API. I’ve always liked Boloco , the burrito restaurant chain with 16 locations throughout New England. They have great, reasonably priced food, and, as a special bonus, are tops in giving back and social media.

Where's the Party At?

Marketing for Nonprofits

API???? We're launching a new website at my company in a few months. If you're curious you can read this article. We've done the usual - hired a design firm to help us build and optimize the site. We're also working on new messaging, branding and positioning for our services. Here's the rub.

AliveandGiving.com and a timely reminder about the importance of online reputation management

Giving in a Digital World

Because in these days of open data sources and APIs it is ever more easy to collate data into an easy accessible format and to set-up a very impressive looking comparison site.