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Online communications for nonprofits: the current trends

Jun 13th, 2014 | By
Online communications for nonprofits: the current trends

The art of communications, is to stick out from the crowds. Offer your public new and enticing communications, both in content and in form. The world of online communications is now moving faster than ever before. We have more tools at our disposal, which provide new opportunities to bring our messages and interact with our (…)

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Sharing links via social media:2011 statistics

Dec 20th, 2011 | By
Sharing links via social media:2011 statistics

“AddThis” is one of the main social media sharing sites. Just like “ShareThis“, which I covered before on this blog, they provide browser plugins and social bookmarking icons for 11 million websites. In short, they facilitate ways to “pass on” links via different (social) media.



Evidence of the social media revolution

Aug 18th, 2009 | By
Evidence of the social media revolution

In case you still needed convincing social media is not a trend, but a revolution: There¬†are over 200,000,000 blogs in the world¬†and 54% of bloggers post content or tweet daily. It took Radio 38 years to reach 50 million users. TV did better: 13 years, the Internet 4 Years and iPod 3 Years. Facebook on (…)

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Analyzing 200 nonprofit blogs

Aug 16th, 2009 | By
Analyzing 200 nonprofit blogs

I took advantage of the long weekend here in Rome to do a major redesign of the back end engines in my network of blogs and social media tools. Over the past two years, I have collected over 300 sites which cover aid and humanitarian issues, development and philanthropy, advocacy and “social media for a (…)

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The Twitter demographic statistics

Jul 21st, 2009 | By
The Twitter demographic statistics

When Sysomos, a social media research company, analyzed information about 11.5 million Twitters accounts, the results could not be but amazing and relevant: Twitter only picked up in the last six months: 72.5% of all users joining during the first five months of 2009. Most Twitter users seem to be either just ‘listening’ or are (…)

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Top social media sites

Jun 16th, 2009 | By
Top social media sites

TechCrunch posted an excellent overview of the top social media sites based on monthly visitors.



Does your organisation have a blog?

Jun 9th, 2009 | By
Does your organisation have a blog?

We ran a quick poll using Twtpoll with the question “Does your non-profit organisation have a blog?”. 20% answered their organisation did not have a blog. About half of the respondents indicated their organisation had one or more blogs, which were not officially endorsed. Only about 30% answered their organisation did have one or more (…)

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