Social Media Archive

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

September 14, 2010
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!

August 29, 2010
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...

Five Business Tech Blogs That Nonprofits Should Read

August 11, 2010
While there are many great nonprofit bloggers, nonprofits that are utilizing social media and mobile technology should also be reading the five blogs listed below. Although they are primarily written for the private sector, their writers seemingly have direct communication with companies like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, etc....

Social Networking Communities Are Migrant Communities

July 28, 2010
Social networking communities are migrant communities. They move with you to The Next Big Thing i.e., from MySpace to Facebook to Twitter to Foursquare. Social media skeptics often say that it’s a waste of time to utilize social networking sites because they are here today, and then...

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

July 20, 2010
There are now over 143 million blogs on the Internet and when I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in September of 2009, I had very low expectations. I wasn’t convinced at all that the world needed another blogger. But within a few months it was clear that blogging was the...

HOW TO: Update Your Nonprofit’s Wikipedia Page (and Why You Should)

June 7, 2010
Now that most nonprofits have a Community Page on Facebook in addition to their Official Page, it is crucial that nonprofits create a Wikipedia account to edit, maintain, and “Watch” their organization’s Wikipedia Page. Why? Because Facebook Community Pages have Wikipedia Tabs that pull in your organization’s information...

HOW TO: Use Flickr to Distribute and Archive Press Releases

June 3, 2010
Full disclosure. I have no idea if using Flickr to distribute and archive photo and press releases will appeal to the media and/or blogosphere, but I got the idea from what I think is the best nonprofit photostream on  Flickr: The UN Refugee Agency. The UNHCR does...