Roundup for January 2007

January 1, 2007 at 3:28 pm

This is the last roundup of the Nonprofit Blog Exchange for 2006 posts. The themes in this roundup include end of year roundups, fundraising, and the social web.

End of Year Roundups / Entries

Time announced that their person of the year for 2006 is you. First Book says that their blog is a success because of you.

Idealware posted an entry with the top 10 Idealware articles for 2006.

What were the most important charity stories of 2006? Dan of Where Most Needed shares his opinions on this topic at the Twenty Most Important Charity Stories of 2006.


Sarah of Freedom for IP is looking for a way to create a nonprofit wishlist and wrote her thoughts about this on her entry titled nonprofit wishlist. Michele of the Bamboo Project read her post and it inspired her to write an entry.

Heather of Aspiration wrote about Wikipedia’s Fundraising strategy.

The Healthy Blog, the blog for HCFA, wrote an entry encouraging their readers to make a donation.

Social Web/Technology

Are you looking for ways for your nonprofit to be successful on the web? Wild Apricot has an interesting entry titled How to engage people through your non-profit organization website.

A few bloggers have written about Second Life and nonprofits in their blogs. Steve of nfp 2.0 wrote an entry titled What does Second Life success look like for non-profits? Marc of the npMarketing Blog wrote about the Alzheimer’s Exhibit in Second Life.

Steve of nfp 2.0 conducted an e-mail interview with the Head of New Media at Breast Cancer Care about charities using social media. He posted the responses at his entry titled Bertie, Blogs and Breast Cancer Care.

Phil of Gift Hub wrote an entry about philanthropy podcasts.

What are some of the e-mail trends facing nonprofits? Frogloop points to two reports about this topic in their blog entry titled New Studies Reveal Important Trends Facing NPOs .

Nedra of Spare Change points her readers to an article in her entry titled Social Networking for Health in the Journal. (Note: I found the full article at the Post Gazette)

How can Yahoo! be used for social change on the web? Britt of Have Fun Do Good wrote a very interesting post on her entry titled Yahoo! for Good.

Other Topics

Two First Book staff members spent 4 days in the Gulf Coast. Their entry titled Book Relief Along the Gulf Coast describes their experience.


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