Posted in December 2012

Happy New Year from Your Friends at CCS!

As 2012 comes to a close, we would like to take a moment to reflect and celebrate your accomplishments over the past year. The work you do every day helps wonderful organizations achieve significant success, raising meaningful fund for those in the greatest need and providing support for all levels of medical care, research, education, … Continue reading

6 Search Engines for Social Good (via Mashable)

1. Benelab Founded by Seattle teenager Jack Kim during his freshman year of high school, Benelab donates 100% of it revenues to charity. The search engine is powered by Bing. “Our mission is to make philanthropy easy and more accessible,” Kim told Mashable in June. 2. GoodSearch Launched in 2005, GoodSearch helped pave the way … Continue reading

Lean Digital Campaigns (via frogloop)

The standard nonprofit process of building a digital strategy — or a standalone campaign — can often be a shot in the dark. Organizations spend hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars on a theory that users will click or donate or share or engage, and success is by no means guaranteed. To borrow a … Continue reading

The Facebook Ladder of Engagement (via Socialbrite)

Facebook is about friendships. It’s about reconnecting with old friends and keeping up with close friends. Facebook is not about buying things or getting the lowest price. There are already websites for that, like Amazon and eBay. Facebook is relational, it’s not transactional. In their new book “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” authors Beth Kanter and Katie Payne talk about … Continue reading

Indiegogo Expands International Crowdfunding Features (via Mashable)

Indiegogo, the crowdfunding platform used to raise millions of dollars for thousands of campaigns around the world, announced several international expansions on Wednesday. The expansions, which include new currencies, languages and localized homepages, aim to provide more customized and efficient experiences for international users. As of this week, campaigners and contributors using Indiegogo can raise … Continue reading