This month’s Net2ThinkTank Challenge is, “What are your best practices for effectively monitoring online feedback about your organization, cause, or social enterprise? What are your favorite tools and tactics for listening?” AKA, “How can nonprofits monitor their online reputations?”
Have you ever bought something online? OF COURSE! You know it! What did you buy? Was it a book from bookfinder.com? Was it something off of Amazon or iTunes? More and more people are shopping online, and more people are giving online. How can you take advantage of the fact that people are often online… [Keep Reading]
Donors crave recognition and attention, most of all, AMIRITE?
I want to tell you about something completely incredible that happened last night. I put this simple message out on Twitter: “Hey Twitter, can you help me out? I am looking for small rural clinics and hospitals using social media.” The response was instant and tremendous, because @TweetSmarter picked up my question and retweeted it… [Keep Reading]
Oh man. Have you ever tried to redesign your nonprofit website? Was that fun? No? Why not? Is it because you were trying to skimp on people who knew what they were doing, and decided to DIY? Is it because you trusted people who said they knew what they were doing, and then they didn’t… [Keep Reading]
Want social proof that your nonprofit should have an online presence? I submit this case study for your consideration. The Networked Nonprofit is a book by Allison Fine and Beth Kanter, which you should really go buy, okay? This story is from the Networked Nonprofit. “WildlifeDirect” a nonprofit based in Nairobi, Kenya, tried this approach… [Keep Reading]
Marin Alsop, Music Director for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra “If everybody just loves you, you’re probably not doing a very good job.”