Web 2.0 One Tool at a Time

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Post a question in Twitter that says how is Twitter useful to you? Social Media & Web 2.0Every time you look in your email box doesn’t it feel like there is another invitation for a new online social community? Should you promote your organization on Facebook or Myspace? Is Plaxo or LinkedIn the best tool for business networking? Social media can be overwhelming as you learn about the many different ways to communicate.

Write, write, write - Surf the Wave of Web 2.0

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Does your organization have: · Facebook page, causes, groups. · Twitter – multiple accounts for different parts of your organization including your Executive Director. · MySpace - page. · Blogs – same as Twitter, different people within your organization should have their own blogs. . Twitter at least 5-7 times a day and update your Facebook page, group or cause page at least once a week. Some of these your folks are using Web 2.0,

Are you curious about Twitter? Here’s a sneak peek at my Twitter strategy

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When my friend Amy Sample Ward told me to get on Twitter in 2007, I did so, reluctantly. Twitter has helped me build friendships, new partnerships, and it has helped me get thousands of dollars of sales in webinars and books. Twitter also helps me get lots of website traffic every week.

What to Do When Web 2.0 Delivers Brand Indigestion

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

So what if this kind of web 2.0 Keep tabs on Twitter (via Tweetbeep , for example) and YouTube. Things move at light speed on web 2.0 By responding to a Tweet on Twitter, you ensure rapid communication as well as achieve the potential to keep the controversy within the community in question.

Why Your Nonprofit Should Be On Twitter

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If you know how Twitter works, this should be telling you why your nonprofit should be on Twitter! When you’re transparent on Twitter, people can start to trust you. When you look for people mentioning you on Twitter, you can listen to them. web 3.0

Twitter Emerges as Best Rapid-Fire News Source in Post-Election Iran Media Vacuum

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Iranians appalled at what seems to be a blatantly fraudulent election are angry, and putting Twitter to work when there are few channels available. As dissent grew on the streets, media and Twitter reports said mobile phone communication in Iran was jammed and internet access was blocked or slow. But determined to get their message out, online protesters within Iran are constantly uploading information about open proxies which avoid the government filters to their twitter feeds.

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Fundraising and Philanthropy people to follow on Twitter

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Oh, you know Twitter, right? Well, recently I followed every single foundation on the Foundation Center’s website listing, and I put them in a list on my twitter feed. if you’re not following your favorite foundations on twitter already, ask yourself, why not? How about, “Don’t follow us and thank us publicly on twitter&# ? Here are some of my favorite people to follow on twitter. Masterson smartwoman twitter

Launch of my “Learn in 60 Seconds” video series

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Here’s my first one, entitled: “How to find out who’s tweeting within 25km of your city&# : Tips Videos explanation explanation video geotagging how to learn in 60 seconds location Social Media twitter video videos Web 2.0

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Improve your nonprofit website by moving down the ladder

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Well, as of this writing, I have 21,000 monthly readers, 1,100 enewsletter subscribers, 3,000 twitter followers, and 500+ LinkedIn followers. Book Marketing social media Starting a nonprofit Web 2.0

10 Twitter Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

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Newsweek said it best: "Suddenly, all the world is a-Twitter." " Simple and powerful, Twitter is a must for nonprofit organizations. I created and manage a portal to nonprofits on Twitter @nonprofitorgs and based on my experience using site, I have crafted ten of my favorite Twitter Tips for beginners: 1. Traditional marketing and development content is perfectly fine for your Web site and e-mail newsletters, but Web 2.0 Web 1.0

Want to stay more private online?

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In these worksheets, we’ll go into how to browse anonymously, how to keep websites from tracking you, how to stay private on LinkedIn, how to stay private on Twitter, and how to stay private with your email as well. Conflict social media Web 2.0

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My thoughts on Digital Marketing in 2010

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Tags: Insight List 2010 amazon kindle augmented reality barnes and noble buzzwords cepsm digital marketing e-reader guidelines htc touch iPhone live search Mike Kujawski nexus one palm pre policy predictions Social Media sony twitter Web 2.0

2009 Hype Cycle report – is Twitter on the slide or headed for enlightenment?

Giving in a Digital World

For starters, Microblogging has swept over the ‘Peak of Inflated Expectations’ and on towards the ‘Trough of Disillusionment’ in just one year – thanks essentially to the phenomenal rise of Twitter. Web 2.0

Latest Hype Cycle report – is Twitter on the slide or headed for enlightenment?

Giving in a Digital World

For starters, Microblogging has swept over the ‘Peak of Inflated Expectations’ and on towards the ‘Trough of Disillusionment’ in just one year – thanks essentially to the phenomenal rise of Twitter. Web 2.0

Should Your Nonprofit be on Twitter?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

By now, I'm sure you've all heard of the micro-bloggging platform, Twitter. Twitter is also the hottest thing going right now in terms of web 2.0 / social media. First, some of the criticisms of Twitter: "It's shallow." On the other side, a few months back when a US Airways plane made an emergency landing in the Hudson River, Twitter got out the news quicker than any official media and carried the first photo of the evacuation of the plane.

Mazarine’s Toolbox of Ten Useful Internet Marketing Things

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Tags: Finding a job Graphic Design for Nonprofits Marketing Sector-Switching Web 2.0

If you’re not on Twitter…

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…you should at least be learning about using Twitter for your nonprofit. Twitter reports up to 5 times as many tweets per SECOND during the peak time. But I’ve found Twitter to be a terrific way to engage in conversations where people are already having them.

#HOWTO: Create A Tumblr Account And Why It Might Replace Your Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook and Twitter seem to rule the net, but FourSquare and StumbleUpon are out there too, and many are wrestling with developing a presence on Google+. Think of it as some of the most accessible features of Microsoft Word linked to the wide reach of Twitter with some of the under-the-hood muscle of a full-fledged website if you want to get your hands dirty. If you follow the tech developments and platform inventions of social media, you can get a headache.

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Infographic: Inside the mind of a KICKASS community manager!

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Conflict Marketing Web 2.0 Are you tweeting for your cause or company? Are you posting on facebook for your cause? Are you updating a website or blog for your nonprofit, charity, or corporation? Then you’re a community manager. Which would you rather be? This guy? Or her?

Want to Preview The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media?

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With hands-on, how to worksheets helping you get your web presence from zero to 60, you’ll learn in a couple of hours what it took me YEARS to learn! I started out in late 2009 with no connections, no web presence, no job, no money, nothing. Book Marketing social media Web 2.0

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#HOWTO: Create A Tumblr Account And Why It Might Replace Your Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook and Twitter seem to rule the net, but FourSquare and StumbleUpon are out there too, and many are wrestling with developing a presence on Google+. Think of it as some of the most accessible features of Microsoft Word linked to the wide reach of Twitter with some of the under-the-hood muscle of a full-fledged website if you want to get your hands dirty. And Tumblr will tap into your Facebook and Twitter accounts automatically – cutting down on time and effort.

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#COMMUNICATIONS: Pinterest Goes Public Though Gender Gap Remains

Non Profit Marketing 360

Mary Elizabeth Williams of Salon.com offers a useful comparative analysis: Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, YouTube and MySpace all managed to evolve by hinging their successes on their anybody-can-join-the-party appeals. All aboard!(?).

Social Media Document Garage Sale – Part II

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Template Twitter Strategy for Government Departments – UK Government. Concepts and features of Government 2.0 Twitter Success Stories – Marketing Profs. Using the Social Web to find Work – Chris Brogan.

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Do you work for a nonprofit hospital? How are you doing social media?

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I put this simple message out on Twitter: “Hey Twitter, can you help me out? If you have a question that you’d like answered, and you want to connect with people on Twitter too, I suggest that you ask a question, and ask @TweetSmarter to retweet it.

Ten tips for getting more donations through social media

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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 twitter followers? Do the same for Facebook and Twitter. Start putting up event invitations on your social media sites, and blogging about them, personally inviting twitterers, bloggers, and others to come. Put your blog, twitter, and facebook links on your business cards, posters, and other takeaways.

Hey Slacker, high five!

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Ask them to follow you on Twitter. by Ben Hunt , a UK web designer who is pretty fantastic at helping people create more engagement and money on their websites. Netraising Web 2.0 Enclosed: A picture of me in the middle of writing an incredibly important blog post. Uh huh.

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Don’t Start Social Media Too Late

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Web 2.0 For this reason I believe many are taking the “wait and see” approach to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other online tools. My next couple posts will be about getting started and how to succeed using web 2.0. Social Media & Web 2.0Over the last number of weeks I’ve had the privilege of coaching a few people on social media.

The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media Workbook Free Preview!

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It teaches you step by step how to find your target market, how to use keywords to get found in google, how to write compelling articles, how to get more traffic through commenting, how to dominate Twitter and LinkedIn in 30 days, and how to measure everything you’re doing.

The Why Behind the Disconnect -- Supporters Embrace Orgs Online, but Don't Give There

Getting Attention

new research report just released by cause branding pros at Cone shows that 79% of those online are behind orgs harnessing email, Web sites and social media to build awareness, grow giving and motivate action. My take is that online media (especially via social media tools like Facebook and Twitter) is more about friendraising than fundraising at this point. Fundraising: Innovations & Research Nonprofit Communications Social Media Web 2.0

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A Meeting of the Mind behind 501derful.com

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realtime web social media austin Austin Social Media Club daveiam.com David J. Neff [link] Lights Camera Help mazarine treyz Nonprofit Bar Camp NTEN texas twitter Tags: Events Marketing Netraising Web 2.0 David J. Neff hooked me up with what's going down! Check it! The 501 Tech Club! Meets 3rd Mondays in Austin! Date: Monday, June 21st, 2010 Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm Location: Austin Free-Net in the DeWitty Ctr 2209 Rosewood Ave Austin, TX 78702 Item!

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#Communication: SOPA & PIPA Bills Are Dying, But Not Dead

Non Profit Marketing 360

Roy Blunt wrote on his official Twitter page. org addresses into computer-ese numbers for our web browsers), its links could be broken or its content re-routed – all without notification.

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How can nonprofits monitor their online reputations?

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If you are a one person shop with 3 people’s jobs, and you have to prioritize and just do 1 or 2 channels, I would recommend Twitter and blogging. Do you have a Twitter account? How to use Twitter effectively. Netraising social media Web 2.0

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My social media predictions for 2009

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

However even within the laptop segment, there is an incredible sub-segment of something called netbooks, which are essentially light-weight, low-cost, very small laptops created primarily for web browsing. Twitter and microblogging in general. Twitter grew by 752% in 2008.

The most useful social media tool I found in 2010

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So, for example, if you’re going to be away from the internet for 2 months, but still want people to know about your swank services, you can schedule your tweets on Twitter, or on Linkedin or Facebook or other social networks. Collaboration Web 2.0

How to measure ROI of social media? Book Review: Measuring The Networked Nonprofit

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Twitter follows. Mid-level engagement behaviors: Twitter retweets. High-level engagement behaviors: Twitter direct messages. This second map will allow you to see how much potential influence other people have on Twitter, and possibly, how they could amplify your message.

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Your Followers Are Your Friends

A Small Change

Many people say social media will never replace a 1-to-1 connection with a donor, claiming that relationships cannot happen or lack authenticity on Facebook and Twitter. Using Twitter and blogging I’ve had an opportunity to connect with people from all over the world, many of whom I will never meet in a 1-to-1 setting. But, with the emergence of Facebook Friends, LinkedIn Connections, Twitter Followers, etc. Social Media & Web 2.0

How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog

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As of this writing, I have 21,000 monthly readers, 1,100 enewsletter subscribers, 3,000 twitter followers, and 500+ LinkedIn followers. Book Marketing social media Web 2.0

Your Massive Fundraising Resource List

Wild Woman Fundraising

Can you comment at the bottom with your favorite twitter friends, blogs, books, or other resources? Twitter If you’re looking for people to follow, may I suggest: @wildwomanfund/funders (This is a list: I followed all of the top 100 foundations on Foundation [.]. Tags: Fundraising Leadership Major Gifts Marketing Web 2.0 Here’s my resource list! I would like to keep it growing!

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

Shortening the feed address would be handy for your readers, especially if you want them to share it on Twitter (You do, don’t you?!). Last week we promised to discuss the connection that can be made between your nonprofit’s Tumblr site and RSS Readers around the world.

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First Social Media Club Experience

A Small Change

Instead of just trading business cards, everyone had their iphones out and was trading Twitter names. Related posts: Let’s Get Real: Why Use Social Media Don’t Start Social Media Too Late Web 2.0 Social Media & Web 2.0About a month ago, I went to a Social Media Club event in Seattle , and it was a phenomenal experience. As a fundraiser, I’ve been to a lot of different kinds of networking events, but this was a whole new level.

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