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#GivingTuesday Lights Up Generosity (and Time Square)!

On Tuesday,Dec.3rd,  the GivingTuesday logo was blazing in neon on Times Square.   The hashtag, #GivingTuesday, was trending on Twitter.    As some nonprofit insiders complained, #GivingTuesday is making too much noise.  And indeed it did:

  • The #GivingTuesday hashtag was used 269,000 times in the 24 hour December 3 period, (as well as 406,000 times in the last 7 days, and 514,000 times in the last 30 days). 
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Happy #GivingTuesday! Help Me Support NTEN!

Happy #GivingTuesday! It is the official start of  giving season and year-end campaigns.   For the past three years,  I’ve been a fundraising champion for NTEN, the premier organization for nonprofit techies.

Let me tell you why:

I started working in the field of nonprofit technology in 1992 before there was an organization like NTEN and working alone you quickly face the problem of too much to learn alone.      … Read More

Using Data To Make the Most of Your #GivingTuesday and Year-End Giving Campaign

Note from Beth: On December 3rd at 9 am PST,  I’m going to celebrate NTEN on GivingTuesday by hosting a chat on my LinkedIn influencer blog. You can sign up for the chat here.    I’ve also joined a group of many awesome nonprofit techies who are serving as “Champions” and launching fundraisers to help NTEN reach its goal of $50,000.    

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I’m Celebrating NTEN on #GivingTuesday (Dec. 3rd at 9 am PST) – Join Me and NTEN CEO Amy Sample Ward

I’m taking off my red hat off on #GivingTuesday (Dec. 3) to celebrate NTEN, a small nonprofit, and its work to support the largest and most caring community of nonprofit techies to do their best work.

Join me for a chat on #GivingTuesday, December 3 at 9:00 am PST on my LinkedIn Influencer blog with NTEN CEO, Amy Sample Ward.  … Read More

Why Does Bill Gates Have More LinkedIn Followers Than Conant O’Brien? Hint: #GivingTuesday


Conan O’Brien announced on his show that wanted to climb to the top of the LinkedIn Influencer list.   He has a long way to go.     For example, Bill Gates has 7 times as many followers on LinkedIn than Conan.   Why?  Bill Gates is a philanthropist and is part of the GivingTuesday Movement.… Read More