Please Donate to Help Nepal’s Earthquake Victims

Full Circle Associates

Just sayin… Next of course, my attention went to the question of “Where to donate?” I received several emails from charities that I already support that do work in the area. I donated to Save the Children. This sparked a few other recommendations from friends about where to donate. So, I shared it on my wall tagging friends , many of whom re-shared the post, and made a donation. via Please Donate to Help Nepal’s Earthquake Victims Now | Beth’s Blog.

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Tweeting of purchases is a plug that money can’t buy – Social Media ROI Monetization

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Because people who participate in donations, fundraising and not-for-profits know each other, Just Giving discovered that if a donor shared the link, 6 per cent of clicks coming through that link would donate and that one share is worth about $8 in donations.

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Trending Sources

Chocolate Guinness Cake and Disaster Relief Donations

Nancy White

If you like the cake, the idea, the beer – whatever – donate to help the good folks of Japan who are suffering so much from the earthquake, Tsunami and nuclear challenges. I’ve copied in a list of donation options for you.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online. Donations play very much into the socailized aspect of money transfer. Donations. PayPal Donations.

UNICEF: They Just Don’t Understand Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Sometimes Not for Profits and Charities diss social media to try and emotionally bully us into donating. Why bother engaging with your community when you can denigrate them into donating? 933 : the number of donations from people who clicked on ‘like’ links in Facebook.

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How to Serve Government A Shitstorm Online #SocialMedia #Auspol #LGBT

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Stay connected and updating donators and signatories on petition. Don’t let up, keep pushing people to sign, donate and most importantly… 9. Ten Steps to Create a Shitstorm Online with Social Media. The Government allowed gay marriage. And then it didn’t.

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What is the Value of a Tweet or Facebook Fan?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

933 : the number of donations from people who clicked on ‘like’ links in Facebook. 6% of visitors from ‘liked’ links on Facebook end up donating. On average, six ’ likes’ are needed for one donation (the ratio of ‘likes’ to actual donations is 6:1).

Helping Changemakers Create More Impact

Hildy Gottlieb

Donate here. Donate here. Donate here. By clicking through to donate to the scholarship fund, you will be giving a changemaker the tools to create significantly better results in their communities. Donate here.

Buying Local – Stuff I’m Thinking About

Hildy Gottlieb

The cashier asks, “Would you like to donate to a fund to keep our local health-food store alive?”. A window pops up, asking, “Would you like to donate 5% of your total to keep a local bookstore in your hometown going strong?”. Donating is supporting those stores in theory. “I

Memorial Service for Jeff Stamps

Endless Knots

Memorial service for Jeff Stamps 10:30 AM, Wed, June 15, 2011 First Unitarian Society of Newton 1326 Washington Street, West Newton, MA Burial immediately following at Newton Cemetery In lieu of flowers, donations please: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network or Tibet.

It’s not about the thing; It’s about the people

Hildy Gottlieb

In honor of my mom’s memorial, we have asked people to donate to one of her favorite causes. In our attempts to acknowledge the people who have donated, we have uncovered mistake after mistake on behalf of the organization’s fundraising staff. Tech people.

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Online Community Premium Membership Program Examples

Managing Communities

These programs are not charity or donations. photo credit: Premium memberships can be a great way to monetize an online community. They allow loyal members to pay for extras on a community they already enjoy and appreciate. The best ones offer value that members want to pay for that goes beyond the good feeling [.]. Generating Revenue

Educating the under-privileged

Jenny Connected

It is a not-for-profit organization which relies entirely on donations, grants and fund-raising for its existence. As well as relying on donations for its existence, the school also relies on volunteers. Please forward this post to anyone who you think might be interested in working in this Indian School for 6 months, or who might be willing to provide a donation.

Educating the under-privileged

Jenny Connected

It is a not-for-profit organization which relies entirely on donations, grants and fund-raising for its existence. As well as relying on donations for its existence, the school also relies on volunteers. Please forward this post to anyone who you think might be interested in working in this Indian School for 6 months, or who might be willing to provide a donation.

Helping You Get Up in the Morning - the Shredder Clock

Michael Sampson - Currents

Other alarm clock inventions force you to feed them money before they’ll shut up, or automatically donate to charities that you hate until you get out of bed, but this one lets you see your money going to waste.

The 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers


We can't guarantee that your supporters will raise a ton in donations easily, but if they follow these suggestions, they'll be on the right track. This doesn't mean you should incessantly blast out streams of messages to your network asking for donations. Unfortunately, many people choose not to donate because they don't believe their contribution will make a difference. Getting donations for a cause isn't easy. By Rob Wu, Founder, CauseVox.

Does Email Fundraising Really Raise Money?

Hildy Gottlieb

They forwarded appeals they had thought interesting (but most them not interesting enough for that person to have donated). For instance, one of my organizations requested donations of $15 – each would provide a safe taxi ride home on St. I thought it was going to be easy.

Media and Mining vs Social Media and GetUp

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Donate at GetUp , $6,000 so far. Lord Monckton told Mining executives to buy up big in Mining and use the Super Rich to exert control over media messages. Gina Rhinehart (mining family) has started buying up shares in Fairfax.

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Japan’s Tsunami is Gods Way of Teaching A Lesson – Social Media Fraud

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

She’s been on YouTube for a year or two and an early video was about The Vatican shouldn’t donate to Haiti because they’ve been punished by God. If someone puts up a video on the social network YouTube saying that God is Good and teaching Japan not to be heathens by sending them an earthquake for Lent do you think: oh that’s so right! wot a nutjob! a fake – like LonelyGirl or some other prank. Attention seeking viral campaign thingie.

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Twitter allegiance


Question nine: would you donate a kidney to me? of respondents either would or would consider donating a major organ!

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social media Donations it works for Wikipedia. Stick up a PayPal Donate button and see! Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. One, should we monetize other people’s activity?

Group Works

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Donate to the project , to help us develop additional tools to help facilitators and group process workers. Skip to main content. Group Works. A Pattern Language for Bringing Life to Meetings and Other Gatherings. User login. Username *. Password *. Create new account Request new password.

12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Slap a Donate Here button on microhub. LINKS Have a link out into Facebook rather than an embed to drive traffic OFF your microhub before they donate.

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Knowledge, Reciprocity and Billy Ray Harris

Chris Collison

Billy Ray is a homeless Kansas man who received an unexpected donation when passer-by Sarah Darling accidentally put her engagement ring into his collecting cup. So far, $151,000 have been donated as the story has gone viral around the world.

Goodbye Sweet Dad

Nancy White

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Project Linu s San Jose Chapter, 11061 S. William (Bill) A. Wright. Born January 26, 1929 in San Leandro, CA; died peacefully March 24, 2011 after a short illness.

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Now they were donating gold everywhere. Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0 systems from a thing of work to a thing of play. Foursquare becomes Social Work and all the better for it.

“Things We Need in Order to Do Our Jobs and Make the World Better Dammit” (TWNODOJMWBD)

Full Circle Associates

I’m putting in some snippets here: Stop saying “100% (or 98%, or 95% or whatever) of your donations go into programming.” …The next time you attend a fundraising event that says “100% of your donations…,” forward them this blog post.

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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

JPMORGAN CHASE Donates $4.6MILLION to NYPD. Occupy Wall Street or #OccupyWallStreet – the demonstrations have turned nasty with NYPD arresting, macing hundreds of people.

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Civic Crowdfunding vs Tax – Collaborative Government #Gov2

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

By the way, in fundraising, every $5 donation that is shared to 6 people pulls in another $8.

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Cranes on their minds (and in their 5th-grade hands)

Endless Knots

Many people text or send donations, but you don’t always have to send a text or give money. Apparently, I'm not the only one thinking about this (" A thousand million trillion cranes) ," as Akilah Johnson reports in today's " Boston, A Caring Message to Quake Zone :" Sitting in small groups, fifth-graders at Bradley Elementary School in East Boston methodically folded colorful pieces of paper into beautiful cranes.

SXSW Notes: Positively Inspired Change Campaigns

Portals and KM

But now I am getting all these emails from the Democrats using anger at what the other side is doing to get donations. The person who answered said sympathy will draw more donations. Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. I will be attending some Adobe sponsored sessions. As I do with other events I will be posting my notes from most of the sessions I attend.

July Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

July 25, 2011 This American Life Asks Listeners to Text To Donate , July 25, 2011 Even More Secure Access to Accounts , July 19, 2011 Cuts to Social Security? Best of Mobile Learning.

Fully Transparent Fundraising – The Plan and the Budget

Hildy Gottlieb

Dimitri and I will be donating much of our time, as well as our company sharing expenses on the office operations. As is your donation!

Hyper-Social Summit – Creating Successful Online Communities – Part One

Portals and KM

  When they switched to an aggregated reward that was donated to charity, the bad behavior went away. I had the pleasure of attending an extremely useful meeting recently on a very snowy day in Cambridge, Mass. But then most days are snowy this winter. Here are my notes from the Hyper-Social Summit sponsored by the Human 1.0 Network.  It is based on research conducted by Francois Gossieaux cofounder of the Human 1.0

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April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

April 22, 2011 Talent Takes the F Train , April 21, 2011 Opening day: Mobile donations on the baseball diamond , April 1, 2011 Hot Topics Mobile Learning (1040) Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis , April 11, 2011 Developing Mobile Learning: Which Device Are Your Targeting?

Collaborative Thinking: The Value Of Being A "Generalist"

Collaborative Thinking

Any donation is greatly appreciated. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Tag Clouds: Patterns As Well As Folksonomy | Main | Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere » February 04, 2008 The Value Of Being A "Generalist" What does it take to be "good at everything but nothing in particular"? The article below does a great job at describing traits necessary for people to excel in a variety of jobs and professions.

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A lot "More Than Words"

Endless Knots

Funded by a mix of bookstore revenues, donations, and grants, the. Inspiring story by Megan Woolhouse in today's Boston Globe, "Building resumes, rebuilding lives," about More Than Words, the Waltham, MA, bookstore that employs teens as they learn about business. Books

R and Google Spreadsheets (and the context)

Learning Alliances

It’s “organization” is constantly in question but it has managed to survive a long time and obtains funding to study itself and accepts donations even though it isn’t a formal entity.

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Blogging to raise funds for wildlife conservation

Joitske Hulsebosch

He asked for donations on his blog: "100% of your donation, minus only a small bank fee, will go directly to the work of the Mara Conservancy.". The blog raised $40,000 from donations in March 2008, his facebook page drew about $2,000.

Images from the New Orleans Saints Victory Parade

Portals and KM

Various Mardi Krewes donated floats to help with the effort. I have been watching the parade via streaming video form the site. In the first one you can see Drew Brees (number 9) holding the Lombardi trophy at the top of the float.