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Community & Social Media

A Few Good Event-Registration Tools

These days, most participants expect to be able to register for events online. Luckily, there are lots of tools to help with that, ranging from simple to sophisticated and all the way to multi-functional. In this update of an article first published in 2007, we asked a number of nonprofit technology professionals what online registration tools have worked for them.

"TwitterTalk" Got People Talking

Event Highlights:

50 Twitter curious people attended last night's TechSoup Canada - Toronto Net Tuesday, "TwitterTalk"; at the Centre for Social Innovation. A panel of Toronto Twitter leaders presented about their successes and challenges of using Twitter to connect, build community, encourage involvement, and to fundraise.

Networked Nonprofits Have Social Cultures

Advice on revamping the social culture and social media policy at your organization

By: Beth Kanter

June 15, 2010

Understanding the Value of Your Social Media Influencers

This post was originally published on Blackbaud's site and was also shared on the TechSoup.org blog.

By: Nicole McGougan

Blackbaud produced a new whitepaper in partnership with SmallAct and the National Wildlife Federation identifying social media supporters and categorizing them into four segments:

Friday Feed on July 20, 2012: Infographics, volunteer management, memes and more

So I've been slipping a bit when it comes to the Friday Feed, but reading this post from Tools for Change encouraged me to try to post a bit more regularly (since it's been 3 months since the last one, that shouldn't be too hard!). Anyway get excited - I have some great stuff in store for you this week.

Friday Feed on March 2, 2012: Community organizing, Drupal, place-based applications and more

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 on Fridays with the top resources I found in the last week.

From Slacktivist to Activist: Partners in Change, One Small Act at a Time

Last week I got the opportunity to speak at a panel hosted by Karen Luttrell of Luttrell Communications and Amy Sept of Nimbyist Communications as part of Social Media Week.