The latest in FundRaising Success' Educational Webinar Series, "Understanding and Maximizing Your Donor Database for Fundraising Success," featured 10 common mistakes nonprofits make in selecting donor databases and how to avoid them, detailed by co-presenter Robert Weiner, president of Robert L. Weiner Consulting.
Reprinted from TechSoup. [Earlier this month], Citizen Schools and the Public Learning Media Laboratory launched a survey to gather details about specific Web 2.0 and social networking technologies that nonprofits are using. This follows a survey the groups published in March, called Web 2.0 & Social Networking Nonprofit Survey. That survey found: * Respondents were optimistic about the value of social networking technologies to “organize an event” and “spread news” about the organization. * Respondents were less optimistic about the prospects of social networking technologies to help raise significant monetary or goods donations for their organization. * Respondents indicated that “web traffic” was the