A list of the great articles from around the web that I have read from April 25 – May 2, 2010. This week’s topics include: Governance & Strategy; Social Media & Internet -> Fundraising; Social Media & Internet -> How-To Tips; Potpourri.
This weeks saw a lot of articles on social media and internet. I’ve tried to break them down into two categories for easier skimming. I hope it’s helpful.
Governance & Strategy
Your NPO filed necessary tax forms? >> 1/4 of NPOs in USA Could Lose Tax Breaks http://ow.ly/1CJ77 >> Deadline May 15!
RT @eJPhil: New Post: Consumer Trends Nonprofits Should Know http://ow.ly/1EsdK
Lacking Moses, @joewaters asks readers to help him hone his “10 Commandments of Cause Marketing” http://bit.ly/nQco0 via @johnhaydon
Does Cause Marketing actually help causes? by @aeikenberry http://ow.ly/1CK99 via @HildyGottlieb // @coby_shuman @joewaters @johnhaydon
Social Media & Internet >> Fundraising
RT @nonprofitorgs: 4 Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Reconsider Facebook (& not use it). http://bit.ly/dakZwg
Great example why NPOs should be listening >> Why the American Red Cross Listens Online by @askdebra http://ow.ly/1CKXr
The Emerging Opportunities for Smart Fundraisers to Use Smart Phones http://ow.ly/1D13x (the ideas start about half way through the post)
Ken Berger, CEO of @CharityNav, talks about Haiti efforts. Are we seeing donor fatigue? (3 min VIDEO) http://ow.ly/1DmrG
RT @kanter: $20,000 in 6 days: Lessons from Causes Fundraiser for the Humane Society Seal Fundraiser http://ow.ly/1DmB8
RT @miriamschwab: Making Gov’ Accessible: Microsoft Intros Social Media Directory 4 State/Local Gov’ http://ow.ly/1E2YS
Katya Andresen, Network For Good CEO, interviewed re: online fundraising (VIDEO) http://ow.ly/1Es96 — 3 min well spent!
Why I Like the Like Button: Spreading Nonprofit Messages, by @askdebra. http://ow.ly/1FUOe >> complete with screen shots & important links
Social Media & Internet >> How-To Tips
FUNNY! (I promise) RT @askdebra: Jon Stewart slams Apple over handling of Gizmodo & lost iPhone http://ow.ly/1F4fp via @techmama @Gizmodo
RT @CharlieKalech: ‘Lost’ iPhone’s Bizarre Twists And Turns – Interesting Questions Raised: Forbes http://bit.ly/ct6Eo8