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Klout : Increase your Nonprofits Influence across Social Networks

Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, LinkedIn etc) has opened new doors for nonprofits to spread their message far and wide and to engage and recruit new members, advocates, donors and volunteers for their causes. Almost all nonprofits use social media actively, spending considerable hours of their working time to post, tweet and engage with their online audience. Now here is a great tool, Klout which nonprofits can use to be more effective and smart about increasing their influence and authority across the social web. What is Klout? Klout is a tool that measures user influence and identifies influencers on topics across the social web. Currently available for Twitter, Facebook personal profiles (they plan to soon extend their technology for Facebook Pages) and a beta version for LinkedIn, Nonprofits can all round measure their influence and connect with influencers to radically increase their overall online reach. How it Works? Go to the Klout website and create an account using your twitter account. Once you’ve created your profile you can add-in other networks (Facebook and LinkedIn) to …

Jumo : Do We Need Another Social Network for Causes?

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes recently launched his new initiative Jumo, a social network for the social sector. Jumo is designed to help individuals find, follow and support causes they care about. His motivation to start Jumo sprung from the need to connect non-profits with individuals who would like to help them. Non-profits are often in need of resources and individuals who would like to help but unable to create enough publicity and reach out to a wide enough interested audience.