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Getting the Most of out the New Foursquare for Your Organization

Foursquare users may have noticed some changes during their most recent check-in.  The changes, designed to make Foursquare more social, will provide greater benefits to nonprofits using this geosocial application.  The two most important changes, and ideas on leveraging them to benefit your nonprofit, are: Photo uploading capability: Next to the default check-in box, you […]

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A Look at Nonprofit Social Media Use Studies

The following series will look at the results of several reports released during the 2010 year examining nonprofit use of social media. Part 3: Twitter Who is using Twitter? Between 56-78% of nonprofit organizations surveyed reported using Twitter.  The 2010 year saw significant increase in the number of organizations using Twitter when compared to those […]

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A Look at Nonprofit Social Media Use Studies

The following series will look at the results of several reports released during the 2010 year examining nonprofit use of social media. Part 2: Facebook Who is using Facebook? Among the nonprofit sample groups surveyed, between 73-86% reported using Facebook. Idealware found that among the nonprofits they surveyed who reported not using Facebook, 53% planned […]

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A Look at Nonprofit Social Media Use Studies

The following series will look at the results of several reports released during the 2010 year examining nonprofit use of social media. Part 1: Nonprofit Social Media Use Overview Why use social media? According to Idealware, 34% of the nonprofits they surveyed were using social media simply because they were aware of other organizations’ use […]

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Restoring Sanity

While I was unable to make it to Washington, DC to attend the Restore Sanity and/or Fear Rally with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert (Full Disclosure: I have a big nerd-crush on Colbert), I did make a point to read and watch coverage of the rally.  Toward the end of the rally, Stewart gave a […]