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A Simple Way to Track Your Social Fundraiser Mentions

Your strategy around social fundraising campaigns needs to have an easy way to track mentions about the campaign. These would include blog posts, Flickr photos, YouTube videos, Tweets, Facebook updates,…

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A Day In the Life of the Internet User

According to the Pew Internet and American Life Project, “76% of American adult Internet users use the Internet on an average day.” So what do these people do online everyday?…

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VIDEO: Get Beyond the Usual Suspects of Facebook and Twitter

Social media campaigns can be much more effective when they incorporate more platforms than just Facebook and Twitter. At the recent Nonprofit 2.0 unConference, social media expert Shonali Burke, of…


Treat Donors Like Investors

It was a great honor to speak at the Millennial Donors Summit this week on social fundraising (discussion and presentation here). There were so many excellent speakers, and some great…


Allyson Kapin (@womenwhotech) Talks Community Building

Having an engaged community is critical for a successful online fundraising effort. Ever wonder where to start? In the above video RAD Campaign Co-founder and Editor of the top ranked…


Does Social Fundraising Mean Losing Control of Your Brand?

One really scary thing about social fundraising is the idea of losing control of your brand. But depending upon how risk-friendly your organization is, “losing control” can often feel liberating…

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What Are Your Requirements?

photo credit: quapan Newsflash: There’s a new social fundraising platform on the horizon. Hold up—here’s comes another one. As much fun as it is to see this space evolve, change and…


Social Fundraising at the Forefront of Nonprofit 2.0

Social fundraising was a dominant topic at Nonprofit 2.0. There were many industry leaders in attendance, and we decided to interview them with video. The above round-up is highlights some…


Facebook Sponsored Story Ads Increase Fundraising Awareness

When you launch a peer-to-peer social fundraising campaign, one tool you’ll most likely use is your Facebook Page. This allows you to create a home-base within the world of Facebook…

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Joplin, Missouri Meets Social Fundraising

Are you or someone you know from Missouri? If so, this case study might hit home in more ways than one–it does for this Missourian. On May 22, 2011, an…