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How Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ Raised over $10M in 1 Day!

Note From Beth: Last year I covered Give to the Max Day and the impressive results.    This year before the event Jeff Achen write a post sharing their strategy for 2010.     This guest post discusses the results.

Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ raised over $10M in one day by Jeff Achen of GiveMN.org

“Do what you do best and network the rest.”

That’s simple, but wise advice from the definitive nonprofit social media strategy manual, “The Networked Nonprofit.” Here at GiveMN, we’ve harnessed the power of our networks to raise record amounts of money online for nonprofits in Minnesota and engage record numbers of people in an annual, one-day giving event—Give to the Max Day.… Read More

Charity Donations: Is there an App for that?

Note From Beth: While I posted this guest post on Huffington Post and was doing a bad job of photoshopping Grinches and Jobs, my colleague, created this cartoon and wrote this post about Apple’s iPhone donation policy.    If you think Apple should change its nonprofit unfriendly policy about in-app donations on the iPhone, please sign the petition and share with your friends. 

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What is Your Nonprofit’s Holiday Content Strategy for Facebook?

Note from Beth: Recently, Networked for Good offered a free e-book about how nonprofits can development a micro-content for their social media presences filled with useful tips and best practices.    Carie Lewis gives an excellent mini case study of how to leverage micro content during the holiday and get results.

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Examples of Abundance in the Arts: Ask A Conductor on Twitter

Note from Beth: If you’ve been following my blog lately, you know I’ve been having this conversation with Marnie Webb about abundance.   On Twitter, I asked Marnie for examples of abundance approaches in the nonprofit and she answered in her blog.   

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What is An Open Community?

Note from Beth: I’m taking part in the virtual book tour Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer are doing to explore concepts from Open Community: a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web.    I read an early draft of the book and think it is a very important idea for those of us in the nonprofit community embrace.  

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