Social Media Archive

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Women for Women International

Organization: Women for Women International Organization Size: Approximately 70 DC/stateside employees; more than 100 field staff employees in eight countries in Africa, the Balkans and the Middle East Name: Lauren Shopp ||  lshopp@womenforwomen.org Title: Multimedia/Online Coordinator Website: www.womenforwomen.org Facebook: facebook.com/womenforwomen Twitter: twitter.com/womenforwomen YouTube: youtube.com/womenforwomenintl Blog: wfwnotesfromthefield.wordpress.com 1.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Big Cat Rescue

Organization: Big Cat Rescue Organization Size: 125 exotic cats, 9 paid staff, 107 volunteers, 80,000 supporters Name: Carol Baskin Title: CEO Website: BigCatRescue.org Blog: BigCatRescue.org/Blog Facebook: facebook.com/BigCatRescue Twitter: twitter.com/BigCatRescue YouTube: youtube.com/BigCatRescue Posterous: BigCatRescue.posterous.com 1. What was the very first social media tool your organization utilized, and when?

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

11/4 UPDATE: The interview below was conducted as research for the newly released Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits. Allison and the Pancreatic Acton Network is featured in Chapter 3: Facebook and Facebook Apps. Organization: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Organization Size: 65 staff

Foursquare Launches New Vanity URLs for Profiles

11/21 Update: Foursquare now automatically forwards your old URL to your new URL, but you should still update print materials and e-mail signatures. Just a quick note to nonprofits! It looks as though Foursquare has dropped “user” in its vanity URLs for profiles. I can’t find confirmation

HOW TO: Launch a Broadcast “TV” Channel for Your Nonprofit

Websites like Ustream.tv and Justin.tv allow individuals and brands to launch their own Web-based “TV” channels. Currently, these channels can not easily be viewed on the digital TV sets in our living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms, but it’s just a matter of time. Think about that for

10 Essential Tools for the Nonprofit New Media Manager on the Go

9/20 Update: Make that 11 Essential Tools. Nonprofits should also be using Ustream for live-streaming while on location! The advent of the Mobile Web is slowly starting to permeate and transform nonprofit communications. Just like social media transformed the nonprofit sector and how it communicates with its

Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Celebrates Its One-Year Anniversary!

One year ago today Nonprofit Tech 2.0 published its first blog post. At the time I was a skeptical blogger. I had low expectations for Nonprofit Tech 2.0. I would have been happy with couple hundred visitors a week, but a year later Nonprofit Tech 2.0 just