Want to learn even more about Online Organizing? Check out the trainings available in our Organizer's Toolbox Online Organizing section.
NOIEF's ever-evolving list of useful tools, tricks, and tactics. Learn something new or share your favorites by emailing us a link!
Global Voices Cyber-Activism - Over 6,000 digital advocacy case studies.
EchoDitto's Best Practices and Tips for Raising Money Online
Idealware's Getting Started with Email Fundraising
Idealware, again, with A Few Good Broadcast Email Tools
Convio's Holiday Giving Research
Build a successful online team - Sample roles and job descriptions from EchoDitto
NetSquared's Community Organizer Handbook - Wiki for planning events and growing community
Organizational Policies - Examples of non-profit and other organizational policies governing staff usage of social media
The Moth - Podcast "features people telling true, engaging, funny, touching and eye-opening stories from their lives."
Member Submission Guidelines (from http://www.itgetsbetterproject.com/)
Please submit only one video under ten minutes in length.
- YouTube/Google AccountIn order to upload your video, you must have a valid YouTube account. CLICK HERE to create a YouTube account.
- Clear sound is crucial.If no one can hear it, no one will watch it. Make sure to shoot in quiet environments and project.
- Don't backlight.Make sure light is on your face and not behind it - i.e. don't sit in front of a bright window.
- Title and tag your videoUse the title "It Gets Better" and include your name and location - ex: "It Gets Better: Dan and Terry in Seattle".Use tags to describe your video so that other people can find it - ex: "Christian lesbian Nebraska" or "Seattle gay couple".
How to Create a Wikipedia Entry for Your Organization - Lessons learned, the hard way, by a non-profit
General Help and Guidelines - Wikipedia's tutorials and documentation
Whitepapers and Reports
SocialBrite - Great collection of whitepapers and reports
Writing for the Web
Yahoo Style Guide - Collection of best practices on writing content, headlines, SEO, and spelling and formatting technical words.