#HOWTO: Tumblr & RSS Feeds – How Do They Work Together?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Last week we promised to discuss the connection that can be made between your nonprofit’s Tumblr site and RSS Readers around the world. The meaning of the acronym ‘ RSS ‘has been debated, but not hotly.

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10 reasons you should be using RSS RIGHT NOW

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you know what RSS is? RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. I have a page where I keep all of my RSS feeds. Why should you use RSS feeds? If you’ve never used RSS before, don’t worry. Have you ever been completely overwhelmed by the internet? It’s like the best library in the world about everything you want to read and it’s always adding new books and it NEVER STOPS! I mean, talk about double-edged sword!

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#TECH: RSS Readers To Help Save Time & Sort Out News & Emails

Non Profit Marketing 360

We continued our series on Tumblr yesterday with some guidance to get your nonprofit’s blog out via an RSS feed that allows people to subscribe to your site. RSS remains one of the great untapped resources of the internet, despite the fact it has been around since the mid-1990s.

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Coolest Tutorial on RSS

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Thanks to The Artful Manager for pointing me to a site that has the coolest tutorials on RSS, blogs, social networking, etc

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take note of these clear and quick explanations on how to use rss and wikis

Studio 501c

Thanks to Dissident , a delightful blog discovery, I've also discovered the Common Craft Show and two video presentations -- the best I've ever seen for newbies on using RSS and Wikis. Click To Play RSS in Plain English by Common Craft. COMMUNICATIONS COOL TOOLS EMAIL PRODUCTIVITY RSS STUDIO 501C SMART PICKS WEB Bloglines Common_Craft Dissident Google_Reader My_Yahoo net2 Netsquared Newsgator nonprofit nptech PBwiki RSS social_media Wetpaint wikis wikispaces

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take note of these clear and quick explanations on how to use rss and wikis

Studio 501c

Thanks to Dissident , a delightful blog discovery, I've also discovered the Common Craft Show and two video presentations -- the best I've ever seen for newbies on using RSS and Wikis. Click To Play RSS in Plain English by Common Craft. Tags: COMMUNICATIONS COOL TOOLS EMAIL PRODUCTIVITY RSS STUDIO 501C SMART PICKS WEB Bloglines Common_Craft Dissident Google_Reader My_Yahoo net2 Netsquared Newsgator nonprofit nptech PBwiki RSS social_media Wetpaint wikis wikispaces

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e-newsletters better than web site or RSS for building relationships, study suggests

Studio 501c

Any nonprofit interested in effective online communication should check out the executive summary of a fascinating study -- by the highly regarded Nielsen Norman group -- on e-mail newsletters , how to make them user friendly, and their value compared to web sites and RSS (also known as web feeds or news feeds). On e-newsletters vs RSS (web feeds): "Feeds are a cold medium in comparison with email newsletters. BRANDING COMMUNICATIONS EMAIL FUNDRAISING MARKETING RSS WEB

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The Social Round-Up

SocialButterfly

Now that I’ve finally switched my RSS reader from Bloglines to Google Reader, I find myself there a lot more–even more so than Twitter (gasp).

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#HOWTO: Set Up Your Tumblr Blog’s Settings & Connect To Twitter/Facebook

Non Profit Marketing 360

One of the topics noted in today’s video is the opportunity to link your blog to an RSS ( Really Simple Syndication ) Feed, which allows users to peruse your headlines whenever one is added or edited on your site.

Useful Marketing Questions from the Social Media Bible

Wild Woman Fundraising

social media acteva audacity blogtalkradio.com Broadtexter.com event planning Levelator marketing questions mazarine treyz netvibes podcast rss bandit rss owl social media bible useful marketing tips vlogging webex webinar I’ve been reading this big silver book, the Social Media Bible, and it really has a comprehensive list of how you can market your business (or nonprofit) through social media.

#HOWTO: Set Up Your Tumblr Blog’s Settings & Connect To Twitter/Facebook

Non Profit Marketing 360

One of the topics noted in today’s video is the opportunity to link your blog to an RSS ( Really Simple Syndication ) Feed, which allows users to peruse your headlines whenever one is added or edited on your site.

How you can get out of a workaholic rut

Wild Woman Fundraising

Tags: Conflict Culture clash Finding a job Keeping a job Nonprofit Downturn Rank at Work anonymous bad boss blame cover letter get an RSS feed get out interview linkedin shame sleeping at work workaholic

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Amy Sample Ward talks the Future of Fundraising Online and CSR

Wild Woman Fundraising

realtime web social media amy sample ward corporate social responsibility csr facebook future interview JustGiving listening dashboard mazarine treyz Mobile Donations netsquared netvibes.com online rss reader techsoup web 2.0What's next on the horizon for nonprofits fundraising online?

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free guide is a handy tool for nonprofit public relations

Studio 501c

Essentials would be just as helpful to nontechies in nonprofits who want to learn how to interact with external audiences through social bookmarking, RSS, blogs, podcasts, and more. Tags: BLOGGING COMMUNICATIONS COOL TOOLS MARKETING RSS WEB Via Steve Rubel, here's a succinct, free 30-page guide from PR firm Shift Communications on how to use the Web for public relations. Written for PR specialists, PR 2.0

free guide is a handy tool for nonprofit public relations

Studio 501c

Essentials would be just as helpful to nontechies in nonprofits who want to learn how to interact with external audiences through social bookmarking, RSS, blogs, podcasts, and more. BLOGGING COMMUNICATIONS COOL TOOLS MARKETING RSS WEBVia Steve Rubel, here's a succinct, free 30-page guide from PR firm Shift Communications on how to use the Web for public relations. Written for PR specialists, PR 2.0

Get the Right Story to the Right Journalist: Media Relations Success

Getting Attention

Media relations tools from press releases and op-eds to online pitch services such as ProfNet and HARO, RSS feeds, and video. So many organizations I follow or work with have become strong and savvy communicators.

Setting Up a Social Media Listening Dashboard

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I pull in RSS feeds from the various websites that contain information relating to our mission. I use the same RSS concept to pull in Flickr alerts, Myspace and Facebook.

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

Studio 501c

BLOGGING COMMUNICATIONS EMAIL FUNDRAISING MARKETING NEWSLETTERS PHILANTHROPY RSS WEB facebook myspace net2 netsquared nonprofit webA 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. I couldn't find links to all of the articles listed in one place, so I've gathered them below.

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

Studio 501c

Tags: BLOGGING COMMUNICATIONS EMAIL FUNDRAISING MARKETING NEWSLETTERS PHILANTHROPY RSS WEB facebook myspace net2 netsquared nonprofit web

3 posts = a great primer on blogging and web communications for nonprofits

Studio 501c

BLOGGING BRANDING COMMUNICATIONS EMAIL FUNDRAISING MARKETING RSS WEBTwo of my favorite bloggers recently published posts that, together, provide a great overview of the importance and potential of web-based communications for 501c3s. These articles would be good to share with an executive director or team that is beginning to explore how to use the web to build relationships with donors, volunteers, clients, members, and other stakeholders.

3 posts = a great primer on blogging and web communications for nonprofits

Studio 501c

Tags: BLOGGING BRANDING COMMUNICATIONS EMAIL FUNDRAISING MARKETING RSS WEB

Secret Mix For Social Media

The Agitator

At the end of each week Tom and I review the unused goodies that have piled up in our mailboxes from our RSS feeds, Google Alerts and our global network of Agitator correspondents.

If This Then That. When Google isn’t enough…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

IF –>Point at the website/social media platform/search query/ rss feed you are referring to and specify a trigger. THEN –> Indicate what action you want to take place specific to the website/social media platform/search query/ rss feed you select.

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report compiles good blogging advice for businesses and nonprofits; as always, beware of absolute truths

Studio 501c

Now that readers can elect to automatically receive new blog posts via email and RSS (news feeds), the promise of a new post daily is not necessary to lure readers, and the volume of daily posts can overwhelm readers and bloggers both. -- "Participation is essential in the blogosphere. BLOGGING COMMUNICATIONS EMAIL MARKETING RSS WEBA University of Massachusetts marketing professor has published an interesting report based on a survey of bloggers.

report compiles good blogging advice for businesses and nonprofits; as always, beware of absolute truths

Studio 501c

Now that readers can elect to automatically receive new blog posts via email and RSS (news feeds), the promise of a new post daily is not necessary to lure readers, and the volume of daily posts can overwhelm readers and bloggers both. -- "Participation is essential in the blogosphere. Tags: BLOGGING COMMUNICATIONS EMAIL MARKETING RSS WEB A University of Massachusetts marketing professor has published an interesting report based on a survey of bloggers.

The future of online fundraising

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

But with proper use of tagging, RSS, etc., Tags: tags tagging online Nonprofit RSS internet feeds future websites web fundraising ePhilanthropy I received an email from a college student asking if he could interview me about ePhilanthropy and the future of online fundraising. The questions gave me an opportunity to think creatively about the application of some web 2.0 concepts, such as tagging and feeds, and how they can improve our practices. His questions and my answers follow.

Have Nonprofit Marketing Questions? Ask Now, Get Answers Live

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. I’ll be answering questions live from 1:00 - 1:30 pm Eastern time today. Are you reading this in your email box?

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Free tool of the week: CommonCraft tutorials on social media tools

ImpactMax

The videos include: RSS, social media, social networking, social bookmarking, online photo sharing, blogs, podcasting, twitter, and wikis. flickr/dorineruter. Need to introduce your staff or anyone else to social media tools? CommonCraft offers a set of nine very short (3-4 minutes each) beautifully simple YouTube tutorials in plain English that appeal to even the least experienced among us. They really are small works of genius.

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Cause Marketing Wiki

Cause Related Marketing

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Pew Hispanic Center

The Agitator

You can also sign up for email updates or an RSS feed. If your nonprofit sees Hispanics in its future (or present) — whether for fundraising, communications or program delivery — you should take a look at the demographic profiling, survey data and other resources located at the Pew Hispanic Center. Excellent resource. charities latinos nonprofits research

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jennifer Starkey

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

– I eat lunch at my desk and read a lot of news – I use Feedly and I have a ton of RSS feeds going into the account so I can easily stay up-to-date on what is happening. Jennifer Starkey.

Challenge: Can You Name Two Blogs That Get You To Think?

SocialButterfly

This way, we can give our RSS readers a refresh for 2011. Sometimes, direct instruction is helpful. Like when learning how to cook or change a flat tire. But when it comes to learning about social change, I learn best from those that challenge me to think. This includes blogs.

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Statistics Canada has launched a Census Forum

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

no rss feed), it has all the elements from a “strategic web 2.0″ A fellow business contact of mine, William Dore, recently pointed me towards a new Census Dissemination Discussion Forum that has been created by Statistics Canada.

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A list of mobile apps that I use regularly

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Flipboard: I use this app to display hashtag streams, RSS feeds and specific Twitter lists in a visual, mobile friendly manner. Google Reader: This is where I keep and organize all the RSS feeds I subscribe to. I received a few emails recently asking me about my favourite mobile apps.

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Social Media for Nonprofits @ the Carnival

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. The latest edition of the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants is now available at The Feed by The Hatcher Group.

Online Marketing Terms in Plain English

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Readers of these types of sites subscribe and then receive updates to their RSS reader or email box, instead of having to check all the different sites all the time.

New Voices: Nonprofit Marketing and Communications Bloggers to Watch

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Not exactly the greatest endorsement for RSS readers.

New Home for A. Fine Blog

A. Fine Blog

Please reset your RSS feed. Exciting news this morning (at least to me!) my new website at www.allisonfine.com is up and running! Fine Blog is now housed there. Thanks and I look forward to seeing you there! Social Media A. Fine Blog

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How the New York Botanical Garden Uses Tumblr to Delight Their Fans

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" And then you can hook your Tumblr into your Twitter (using an rss-feed reader like TwitFeed), and boom, your message goes out on Twitter too. . Another thing I have done is to link our blog's RSS feed into our Tumblr.

Nonprofit Tech - How, When, Why, and What to Consider

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. Rebecca Leaman (aka Curious Apricot) at the Wild Apricot Blog has posted the latest edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival , with a nonprofit technology theme.

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Mixed Links on Nonprofit Marketing and Communications

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Joanne Fritz shares “ How I Juggle 140 Feeds on My RSS Reader.&#. Welcome to the weekend and the latest edition of Mixed Links, our weekly roundup of good stuff you don’t want to miss. February’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival is up!

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75 Summer All-Access Passes for $75 - Get Yours While You Can!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Switch to an RSS feed reader like Google Reader and you can subscribe to this blog and others, without clogging your inbox. From right now until they are gone, I’m offering a special Summer All-Access Pass to Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

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How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog

Wild Woman Fundraising

Here’s a sample preview of my new book, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media, that talks about this: How To Get Tons More Traffic for Your Website Using Commenting & RSS Feeds.