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Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - October 21, 2011

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In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week. This week we've got a bit of a social media theme going...

The Six Attitudes Leaders Take Towards Social Media

Is your leader's attitude towards social media folly, fearful, flippant, formulating, forging or fusing? And what are you going to do about it?

Ask Idealware: How can I Fundraise Using Facebook?

Philanthropy and Social Media [PDF]

What I like about this guide is that it goes in depth of the WHY of social media & nonprofits - communication, knoweldge sharing, inclusion, connecting people, service delivery, scalability, fundraising and transparency.

What Should You Name Your E-Newsletter?

Apparently calling your e-newsletter "E-Newsletter" is overdone. If you're like me and not particularly good at coming up with fun or original names, this post will help get your creative juices flowing.