Would you like to see the work of animal welfare agencies that are doing well with social media? Are you an animal welfare professional looking for some social media tips and tricks for your agency? These links and resources were selected just for you.
On Our Blogroll
Check out our latest favorites from the blogosphere.
ASPCA Professional Blog, Shelters' Edge
We're talking about saving animals' lives here
Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society Blog
Compassion, education, action from DPVHS' ED Leslie Harris
Raising awareness, taking action and providing spay/neuter services throughout the Central Texas area
Litter Did You Know…
The mews and mutterings of the San Francisco SPCA
OK Humane Blog
News and updates from the ASPCA's Oklahoma City partner, from A to V (that's advocacy to volunteering)
Rolling Dog Ranch Animal Sanctuary
A special place where disabled animals enjoy life
The Social Animal
Changing the way the animal welfare community uses the Internet to raise money, raise awareness and save lives
Who We're Watching on Facebook
Check out the Facebook pages we've been visiting lately.
More Social Media Resources
We've selected some tools and resources to help you make the most of your social media connections.
Animoto takes your photos and music and turns them into movies. Most people have to pay for Animoto's full services-but not you, nonprofits! Just apply.
One of the first to blog about social media and nonprofits, Beth Kanter has got it all-case studies, deep analysis, resource sheets, high-level big picture and down-and-dirty quick tips.
Not a word or resource you can't use here, and the free webinars are hands-down the best deal in town. Listen to the recorded ones on Twitter and big-impact blogging.
Find out how your Facebook community can fundraise and lobby on your behalf. Examples of animal welfare organizations using Causes well:
Get specific statistics on your Web traffic-super helpful in determining what's working for your site and what's not.
2.4 million people can't be wrong! This site offers the latest news and resources, including easy-to-follow Twitter and Facebook guidebooks.
Nonprofit Tech 2.0: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits
Heather Mansfield of DIOSA Communications knows her stuff. Facebook and Twitter often change their game, but Heather's quick to give you the low-down.
The Nonprofit Technology Network is your one-stop shop for what's happening in technology for nonprofits and the movers and shakers making it happen. An active community of committed folks who want to help you.
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The Social Animal
Involved in animal welfare and want to be involved in social media? This blog's written just for you, with posts like For Non-Profits: Questions to Get Started in Social Media and The Difference Between Facebook Pages, Profiles, Groups and (New!) Community Pages.
The Social Path
Great blog maintained by David Grimer and Kammie Avant. Must-reads: 30-Day Social Media Makeover and The Seven Deadly Sins of Social Media.
Youtube Nonprofit Program
If you're accepted into the program, you'll have the chance to share ad revenue with YouTube. Your videos will be shown in higher quality, and you'll have access to analytics tools to reap full benefits from your videos.
Webinars about Social Media
Check out these archived webinars about social media topics from social networking experts Common Knowledge.