New Benchmarks Study Coming Out May 14th
Once again, it is time to celebrate several recent advocacy victories by nonprofit groups that are known for their skillful use of online campaign techniques -- which is something we write about often on Frogloop. In each case, online petitions played a major role, and
Topics: Care2 Case Studies
According to a recent social media study conducted by NTEN, Common Knowledge and ThePort, nearly three-quarters of 980 nonprofit professionals surveyed are finally integrating some social networking into their online marketing and communications. Below are key highlights from the study:
In part one of this two-part series we discussed a few affordable, quick-start approaches to greening your nonprofit’s IT. Now we’ll look at two additional approaches that may take some initial upfront investment but will prove to provide your organization with a significant ROI if done right.
The very cool folks at Democracy In Action are giving away a year's worth of Salsa, a constituent relationship management system that allows nonprofits to ramp up and track their online organizing. Only 5 environmental nonprofits will be selected so get your applications in fast. The deadline is May 22, 2009. Groups working on climate change, green energy, green jobs, and state-based initiatives are strongly encouraged to apply!
Last week I spoke on a couple of great panels at the Politics Online Conference about technology, social media and how Congress is trying to adapt to the ever-changing world wide web aka the “series of tubes” as former Senator Ted Stevens so hilariously described it. From grassroots advocacy staffers to Hill staffers and PR folks, the same questions arose during each panel session – what are the top social media tools to use to spread an organizations message and how does an organization effectively use online communications tools. All great questions! Let’s get down to my top 10 list of things every nonprofit should know about social media and online communications.