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Is Quora Yet Another Social Network (YASN) or Something Different?

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Flickr Photo by Lee Haywood. Note from Beth: Geoff Livingston contributed to this post.  Thanks Geoff! ). You can change direction at any moment.

Viva the Time on Site, The Page View is Dead!

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We conducted research to test such differences across eight of the top video sites (results can be seen in this report ). that it???s

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Viral benefit of social networks : if you have a network in place, you might increase your chances of reaching a lot of people during a crisis.

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Viral benefit of social networks : if you have a network in place, you might increase your chances of reaching a lot of people during a crisis.

Warning: Museum Graduate Programs Spawn Legions of Zombies!

Museum 2.0

Okay, they don't eat people's brains. Heck, many of them are intelligent, sincere, interesting people. Summer's coming to D.C.,

Balancing People, Profit & Planet: An Interview with Reem Rahim of Numi Tea

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Reem talks about how the company balances the triple bottom line of profits, people and planet. People write poetry. He still is.

Games for Change 2007: Funders Perspective Panel

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Some questions: What have you seen in terms of partnerships for people seeking funds for games? Photo by Rikomatic. MacArthur Foundation.

5 Tips to Start a Nonprofit Blog

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Not only will this give you a feel for the different styles of blogs, but it will also provide content for some of your first blog posts. 2.

Where's My Comment? Differences Between Visitor-Generated Exhibitions and Discussions

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Apparently, a lot of people submit one-line comments like, “I love Anne Frank,” and those comments don’t add a lot to the conversation. content.

What's Different One Year After Haiti? | Nonprofit Trends with.

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All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking What’s Different One Year After Haiti? If you wait for the emergency to happen, then it’s too late Having reliable people, processes, and technology are critical. magnitude earthquake struck the island of Hispaniola. Why not?

Rethinking Membership: What Does it Mean to Belong to a Museum?

Museum 2.0

Today's museum members are mostly "value" members, people who join based on a calculation of savings in admissions fees over a number of yearly visits.

Three Different Approaches to Twitter Fundraising: Bees, Turkeys, and Blame

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They have integrated the Twestival strategy - tweet, meet, and give by  organizing meetups   from different cities to help promote the drive.

PostSecret: Lessons in Meaningful User-Generated Content

Museum 2.0

Today at the AVAM, there were at least 300 people in the crowd to see (and handle!) It opens people to each other and to themselves.

Live From New York: 2007 DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

One of today’s sessions at the DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference in NYC focused on just that. The lesson? Why am I buying this?”

nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

Susan : Using different types of media is a great way to get your message out on mass. 2007 will be the year of the widget. Welcome to.

Getting Naked: Being human and transparent

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The topic I chose was a tough one, too: I asked people to talk about mistakes they make with clients, and how they deal with them. Be Helpful.

The Six Signs That Twitter Isn't For Your Nonprofit

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Chris and 81 people (several who are mentioned below) helped send these two young people to college with Twitter. The program???s Don???t

Book Reviews

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Book Reviews October 21, 2007 I read three books recently that I thought would be worth reviewing here. very different context than I, or most people reading this work in, for sure. Be Helpful.

A goodbye to Facebook and LinkedIn?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

August 7, 2007 I’ve been experimenting with the non-content centered social networking sites LinkedIn and Facebook for a while now. Facebook (and LinkedIn) are what people are calling “walled gardens&#. But, something has always been nagging me about them, especially Facebook. Wired says : Therein lies the rub. Be Helpful.

Web 2.0 Experiments, snafus and stumbles

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Experiments, snafus and stumbles December 17, 2007 I seem to have lost my head. Turns out, unlike Facebook, or Myspace and such, the “Spock Bot&# makes pages for people without their knowing. So people who were in my gmail address book, and in Spock, got a request for trust from me, not knowing where it came from.

Museums and Flickr

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Jim told me that initially more people had viewed the photos in flickr versus the exhibition web site. used with permission). In this post, I???m

Carie Lewis Wins $50,000 Microsoft Challenge Grant for HSUS on Facebook!

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I've learned so much about MySpace and Facebook, and the people that use them. So, we had to get people to join the group then vote for us.

Gender, Race and Open Source

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Gender, Race and Open Source June 29, 2007 My session on Free and Open Source software and the US Social Forum went great yesterday. And aren’t those different that the issues other groups of people face?

Notes, Reflections, and People I Met at Podcamp Boston

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attended Saturday, but just like podcamp Boston 1 last year, I learned an incredible amount and met some extraordinary people. Ron Ploof.

NetCentric Advocacy: If the poorest and most abused peoples had a network would anyone watch?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Posted at 01:56 PM in Advocacy Strategy | Permalink | Reblog (0) TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference If the poorest and most abused peoples had a network would anyone watch? Comments If the poorest and most abused peoples had a network would anyone watch? Now it is you.

Does Playing Video Games Make You Smarter about Google AdWords Campaigns? Yes!

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If you're just starting, don't enter a million different keywords, landing pages, and ads. Marc is the Chief Marketing Officer at the IRC.

Game Friday: When Does Addictive Play Stop Being Valuable?

Museum 2.0

You could chalk it up to hereditary defects, but I suspect there are a lot more people out there with this same problem. And yet.

Book Club Part 6: Getting People in the Door

Museum 2.0

We all have problems getting in the door—they’re just different doors. What does this “not sufficient by itself’ bit mean? How do we get there?

The search for good web conferencing

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology The search for good web conferencing August 17, 2007 I decided, perhaps rashly, that one way of exposing people to, and training people on, open source software, was by doing web conferencing.

Wiki Syntax madness

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Wiki Syntax madness November 26, 2007 As most people deeply imbedded in Web 2.0, I am an avid Wiki user. And none of these have the same syntax – they are similar, but slightly different.

NpTech Summary: Advocacy 2.0, Sketchcastes, and NpTech in Different Languages

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and Associations thoughts from Acronym: Experience Web 2.0 at Annual Meeting posted on the blog inviting people to participate in the social web. The Top Five Ways smart people are using twitter. Ruby Sinreich's Advocacy 2.0 Presentation Slides on flickr Blog post here. NpTech Talk. The Socialmarkets Manifesto is here. NpTech Software.

The Long, Long Tail of Facebook Causes - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

The developers hope to revolutionize the way people give money, using the principles of group fundraising and social networking. Crowd-sourcing.

The Long, Long Tail of Facebook Causes - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

The developers hope to revolutionize the way people give money, using the principles of group fundraising and social networking. Crowd-sourcing.

Drupal, Joomla and Plone! Oh my!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

April 15, 2007 At NTC , there was a lot of talk about the “big three&# open source CMS packages that most people these days in our sector are using: Drupal , Plone , and Joomla. I’ve had a fair bit of experience with Drupal – nosi.net is run on Drupal, and I’d done a Drupal install once, and helped with some now and again.

ISO Understanding: Rethinking Art Museum Labels

Museum 2.0

How can labels help people have a deeper connection with art? Most people aren’t educated in how to look at art. The review was harsh.

Advice for the College Senior Who Wants to Make a Difference

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Are there people whose work you envy? It can be overwhelming to have, "Find work I love that makes a difference in a the world," as a to-do.

Spirituality and Technology

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Spirituality and Technology January 19, 2007 A number of people have written me, and said that they appreciate that there is a blog with a spiritual take on technology. Spirituality is in creation.

Pew Internet Report on Tagging Use

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and thus of people???that The reports gives us a demographic snap shot of who is tagging now ("Classic early adopters, people under 40" - guess I'm not a classic early adopter). Hmm.how is a tag thesaurus different a taxonomy? Here's an example of "social search" in action. horror,??? but maybe to me it's ???ghost

NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

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It's The People Behind The Tags! quick trip through nonprofit profiles in MySpace, one sees two different aesthetics - ugly and beautiful.

Holding Horses « Digital Diner

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It’s a must-read if you work with people and new technology, providing an understanding of how and why and where institutions and individuals fight back against change, against new technology. Today’s tools are different. They do different things. Julian Egelstaff April 3, 2007 at 5:41 am Awesome post.