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Are nonprofits raising money with social media?

The 3rd annual Nonprofit Social Benchmark Report is hot off the presses. Allyson Kapin has a good post summarizing the key findings over at Frogloop.

But let’s focus on raising money. “Can I raise money with social media?” is one of the most common questions we hear. There are enough stories of an organization raising a large amount of money through Facebook or another platform that many organizations become interested in social media because of the fundraising potential.

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The Occupy Network

Our friends at Fission Strategy have cooked up something really special with the developers at CrowdTangle. Ever since Occupy Wall Street first setup camp on September 17th, there has been a proliferation of facebook groups. Some of them are small, some of them have become very popular. Whether you’re an activist seeking to make change under the occupy banner or a blogger or journalist trying to tell the story of the movement, it’s hard to follow everything at once. Well, on Facebook that’s now been changed with this really smart application of technology to social media.

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Celebrate Facebook successes: A lesson from the Humane Society

Check out this post from Beth’s Blog if you’ve got a Facebook milestone coming up: “When Is One Million Fans on Facebook Worth More Than A Million Bucks?”

Whether it’s 1,000,000 followers or 1,000, you could have a reason to celebrate. While a press release might not be appropriate for all of us, this post has some great ideas for creating an integrated campaign around a milestone. Here are a few things the Humane Society did.

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