6-Year Online Giving Study Helps Nonprofits to Fundraise More Effectively

Wild Apricot

Network for Good and TrueSense Marketing have just released a landmark study of “the online giving experience” between 2003 and 2009. The Online Giving Study looks at $381 million in donations made to 66,470 different nonprofits through the nonprofits’ websites, donation portals and social networks. donations Donor management Fundraising nonprofit non-profit Non-profit technology online donations research social giving social media Social networking websites

Writing the Financial Policy : Off Stage

Off Stage

May 30, 2003. Social Media. Off Stage. 29, 2009 - Writing the Financial Policy. Writing An Association Financial Policy (Reprint) By Judith Lindenau, CAE, RCE. Many AEs spend a great deal of time writing and revising association.

Best of the Web: February 2013

Association Adviser

Did Pompeii Create the First Social Network? When, for instance, did social networking begin? MySpace in 2003? Association Media & Publishing Annual Conference. Best of the Web conferences Facebook social media

What is SocialMention and what is its value?


From the Social Mention “About” page : “Social Mention is a social media search and analysis platform that aggregates user generated content from across the universe into a single stream of information. It allows you to easily track and measure what people are saying about you, your company, a new product, or any topic across the web’s social media landscape in real-time. Day 3: The ChatterBachs Product Review Week continues.

How are association publishers building new and existing revenue streams?


The Angerosa Research Foundation —a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the association publishing and communication professions through industry research—is gathering data on diverse sources of media-related nondues revenue at associations across the country.

Girl Scouts Boost Outreach Efforts to Thwart Declining Membership

Associations Now

Over the last year, membership decreased by 6 percent, contributing to a 27 percent membership decline from 2003, when membership peaked at 3.8 Last year, GSUSA launched a grassroots campaign that relied on neighborhood initiatives and social media to promote membership.

Conferences Aren't Serious About Networking Unless

Idea Architects

Include space on name badges for Twitter handles and in participant listings for other social media connections (LinkedIn, Facebook, et al) that individuals may wish to share. Oct 2003 (1). Sep 2003 (2). Aug 2003 (1). May 2003 (2). Apr 2003 (1).

Cambodia Bloggers: Five Years Later – Part 2

Beth Kanter

This is the second of a three-part post about what I learned about social media, NGOs, and Social Change in Cambodia during my “ homecoming trip.” I hope not to let a whole five years go by until connecting with my Cambodian social media colleagues again!

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Resilience

Beth Kanter

Artificial Intelligence for Social Good: Allison Fine and I have been actively researching, writing, and presenting about AI for Social Good. Writing and Blogging: I’ve kept a regular publishing schedule for Beth’s Blog, something that I’ve done since 2003!

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When an Online Community No Longer Works

Associations Now

The company pledged to create new communication tools for its users, but ultimately ceded the conversation to other social media outlets.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Importance of Being Part of the.

Idea Architects

For some they might be a bit cheesy, but I was touched that the hundreds of media reps attending the Super Bowl received scrawled and colored notes from local schoolchildren welcoming them to Indy and talking about what they like about our city. Oct 2003 (1). Sep 2003 (2).

What Is Your Transparency Architecture?


Transparency is one of those terms thrown around in the social media world that is much easier said than done. Social organizations are trustworthy, and transparency is an important tool in building trust. The Social Organization

Bringing Credibility to the Conversation: Katie Butler, IIABA

Association Adviser

Katie has served IIABA since 2003 and has helmed the communications department since communications since 2004. Katie Butler: I joined IIABA in 2003 as editor-in-chief of Independent Agent (IA) Magazine , the flagship publication of IIABA. We examine social analytics, readership studies, and any other metrics that are available by platform. KB: The primary changes have evolved based on shift we’ve seen in communication platforms and the popularity of social media.

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Two ads define storytelling for associations

SCD Group

Keep in mind that most association storytelling will feature free media and not paid commercials. and regular media (newsletters, magazines, trade publications, etc.) Some association professionals ask me what I mean by storytelling.

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Five Lessons from the Road

Idea Architects

At the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues Annual Meeting , Charlene Li reminded participants that social media is about relationships. Oct 2003 (1). Sep 2003 (2). Aug 2003 (1). May 2003 (2). Apr 2003 (1). Mar 2003 (1). Feb 2003 (3).

Times are hard. Associations make the world better.


And the National Industries for the Blind is tackling the 70% unemployment rate among people who are blind through their Business Leaders Program, which has impacted more than 6,000 people since 2003. What does all of this have to do with the cheeky social media snark we normally serve up here? Maddie and I attended the ASAE Summit Awards Dinner a few days ago. It’s a beautiful event held annually in Washington, DC.

Four Important Things We’ve Learned During Our First Year

Associations Now

From filling up RebelMouse pages with social updates to getting feedback from you in social spaces and on the site, we’ve grown a lot in 365 days. It’s 2013, and the way people work is enormously different from the way they worked in 1993 or even 2003.

The Big Picture: RNC Names eCampaign Director

The Big Picture

Patrick Ruffini will return to the RNC where he previously served as Deputy Director of Online Communications until June of 2003. Social Media. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « More Use RSS Than Have Heard Of It | Main. Shoot the Focus Group » October 18, 2005. RNC Names eCampaign Director.

[Research] Data on Nonprofit Cloud Computing: Anywhere, Anytime Technology for Social Change

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Back in 2003 when most people in the nonprofit sector were asking, “What the heck is a blog?,” ” Marnie Webb, Co-CEO of TechSoup Global was not only writing one, but evangelizing to nonprofit techies about social media (called Web 2.0

SCD Group: Does print still work for association marketing.

SCD Group

So, I read with interest a Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch articl e saying that despite the prevalence of digital media, catalogs remain a huge part of retail business. Even younger shoppers, the least-likely customers to use printed media, are hip to the old-school format. Pages. About.

Association Subculture: Why Being Anti-Indispensability is Pro.

Association Subculture

Here is my hopefully last entry in this membership discussion started by the now infamous Joe Flowers post , the Acronym post , the Social Fish post and some very, very cool posts from Jamie Notter , Jeffrey Cufaude and Deirdre Reid. Ive had my membership since 2003 or maybe 2004.

Association Law Blog: The IRS, Private Inurement and Non-Profit.

Association Law

An outline of inurement principles is available in the IRS publication “ Exempt Organizations – Technical Instructions Program for FY 2003.” social media. skip to main | skip to sidebar. This blog focuses on legal issues of interest to association leaders, including executives, volunteers and members.

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The Hourglass Blog: Don't Forget the Baby Boomers

The Hourglass Blog

And if you start paying really close attention, you discover that the faces change depending on the media outlet the ad appears in. I've been writing and speaking about this since 2003. I started writing about advertising and boomers in 2003. Social Media.

3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals To Begin 2018 with Clarity

Beth Kanter

Emerging Leaders Playbook: With the generous support of the Packard Foundation and in collaboration with Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies, we launched the Playbook Web Site that offers grab and go leadership development and culture change activities for nonprofit and emerging leaders.