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How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Time Chart - See Flickr Discussion on Version 1 Wanna Remix it? And of course, Einstein's theory of social media relativity.

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ASAE 2008 Here I come!

SocialFish

The most important addition to this is the Blogger Unconference - just a bunch of us hanging out again for the benefit of those bloggers who are actually presenting during the time slot of the main bloggercon. plan to blog a lot while I am there, but of course you never know, and I may instead be off the radar. Go forth and be social!

Online Courses

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Online Courses November 6, 2007 I’ve been thinking a lot about giving online courses in the use of open source software. Be Helpful.

Dragonair Hauls Rami off the Plane

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

They tried about ten times and about ten different ways. Of course, I felt Rami was taking a much bigger risk!

Authenticity is the new Cool and other lessons from my Pecha Kucha Session at ASAE 2008

SocialFish

ASAE & The Center 2008 San Diego) view presentation tags: discovery insights ideas story Jeff De Cagna and I conducted a session at ASAE using the Japanese presentation format Pecha Kucha , where the entire presentation is done using 20 slides (images only, minimal or no text) for a maximum of 20 seconds each (totaling 6 minutes and 40 seconds).

How to Design from Virtual Metaphor to Real Experience, and an Example

Museum 2.0

You may want to see “fossils” but the museum may separate those by species or time periods without a general category for fossils. Ideas desig

Landing Page Optimization for Online Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

But the key take-away from the Marketing Sherpa course was to never rely on instinct alone. The result was an in-depth eleven page report.

Landing Page Optimization for Online Fundraising - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

But the key take-away from the Marketing Sherpa course was to never rely on instinct alone. The result was an in-depth eleven page report.

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Marketing Genius: What's Your Brilliant Thought?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Fear that it will take staff time, there will be little return, and the return will not be as easily measurable as, say, a direct mail piece.  

Signs of the times

FI Space

Detroit, of course, is deeply troubled, but the trend nationwide is clear. So it seems likely that by the time this recession is over the transformation of the media landscape will be complete. There’s no time to dither or to dally The Detroit market is the largest in the country to undergo that transformation.

A Crash Course in Social Media for Arts People in Philadelphia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Crash Course: Social Media for Arts People View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: arts ). The topics covered included: ???

HSUS YouTube User-Generated Video Competition Grows List - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Since this brought dogfighting into the spotlight and put it on the minds of many Americans, we figured it was a good time to reach out to people.

HSUS YouTube User-Generated Video Competition Grows List - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Since this brought dogfighting into the spotlight and put it on the minds of many Americans, we figured it was a good time to reach out to people.

NpTech Summary: Nonprofit and Social Change Digg Redux

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, of course, one of the community ad hoc collaborations incorporated Digg or a "Digg like" ability to crowdsource news items.

How to choose a CRM

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology How to choose a CRM March 26, 2008 I’ll be doing a webinar on open source CRMs tomorrow. also wrote a software choice worksheet , that can help with the process of looking at a wide variety of tools.

Saving Money and Building Up Social Capital in Hard Times

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Michael Gilbert, Nonprofit Online News, has an article entitled, " Turning To Each Other in Hard Times: Four Steps To Save Money and Building Social Capital." I couldn't get past the title without thinking about Margaret J. Making Whuffie View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: fuelconference whuffie ).

What would you do with $700 billion?

Steve Bridger

Of course, I’m not surprised by these double standards. I can’t get this out of my head. We do need a new global order. Not this

State Fairs and Visitor Co-Creation: An Interview about MN150

Museum 2.0

But there are other times when the message isn't simple, and in those cases, visitor voices can help strategically shape multi-dimensional exhibitions.

3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons Learned from Political Campaigns

Connection Cafe

Campaigns use not only the tried and true tactics we see every time around, but also innovate to get an edge over their competitors.

Lesson 128

Long time coming.

SocialFish

Course I still don't have time to go through and do anything with this - number #237 on my "to-do at some point" list. Facebook launches new privacy features.

What's Your Twitter Influence? Social Network Analysis of Your Twitter Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Of course, this number could. Efficiency: The more people you follow, the more time you have to spend. Definitions. The Twitterer is the.

API 4

Great reads from December 12th through December 13th

Amy Sample Ward

Roundup: 50 suggestions for how President-elect Obama can use the Internet to govern | Social Signal - Interesting ideas, some more doable than others of course, for how social media could be put to use under the Obama presidency. Check out the discount! Check out how Tyson agreed to donate 70,000 lbs of food!

Interview with Jonathon Colman: Social Media Secrets from a Green Geek

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You've experimented with quite a few Web 2.0/Social Media tools during your time with The Nature Conservancy. Stop: Hammer-Time! But I???m

How To: Put Technology to Use (October 2008)

NTEN

Then, of course, there are blogs , and podcasts , and video , and. Those are all "How-to" links, by the way, but) if you're short on time, here are 50 Web2.0 NTEN's own Holly Ross suggests a simple formula: (Time & Money Saved + Money Earned) - (Time & Money In) = ROI. Share Your Story. Balderdash!

Digging deeper into the portable social graph

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Facebook Connect was announced a few days ago, and, of course, it’s the talk of the Web 2.0 This is going to take a long time to shake out, and only the most Web2.0 world. Beth Kanter, as always, has a nice overview of what it is, and what it might mean. What do these two toolsets mean?

Austrian Mountain Top

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

However, most times that means I'm not in the picture. I love my digital camera and taking lots of pictures.

Tidbits

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Of course, it’s only a study of Convio’s clients – but it’s interesting nonetheless. { 1 comment… read it below or add one } 1 Tim Shih 04.22.08 at 11:06 am Hi Michelle, Thank you for your review of ReviewBasics! Zoomgrants looks like it is trying to be some sort of one-stop-shop for grantors and grantees.

New tools

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology New tools February 5, 2008 Last week, I spent too much time watching demos from DEMO , which is this twice yearly event that showcases the most bleeding edge internet technology. Have a look at the demo.

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The “Open Source Software is Free” myth

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology The “Open Source Software is Free&# myth July 14, 2008 I had a startling realization a few days ago. We talk much more about the value and values that free and open source software bring to the table.

Traditional Strategic Planning Sucks part 1

SocialFish

It seems that no one understands that." Of course traditional strategic planning CAN work, and has to some extent in the past, but the whole point is that things move much faster these days and associations are finding it hard to do all the "management" necessary to monitor The Plan. thought to myself, WTF is this?? Who still does this?

Is Direct Mail Dying or Dead? Hogwash! - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

nonprofits in 2008. Always. (4) Response rates to new-donor acquisition efforts by mail have been in gradual decline for some time.

Measuring the Value of Your Blog: Reflections Over the Last Year

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, in April 2007 I wrote 52 posts, but in April 2008 I wrote 61. So, if you are just starting up, pick a frequency that you can sustain over time. Calculating benchmarks should not take you more time than it is worth. So I'm not spending time to generate god's spreadsheet of monthly number of posts and words per post.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Admissions Desk

Museum 2.0

Hostesses at my favorite restaurants are nicer to me each time I bring new guests. Get rid of the admissions desk. Consider the season pass.

There is no spoon

SocialFish

You may think we can't create a new world on top of the old; I think you have to respect the history of an industry that has evolved purely from hard work and common goals, at the same time as you work to convince the people in that industry to change the way they do everything. Ooh, I love a good debate! Jeff has thrown down the gauntlet.

How They Did It: LWB Wins Facebook Causes Giving Challenge - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

We have over 70 volunteers who work for us though, and on that internal email list, we would email about the challenge about 20-30 times a day.

How They Did It: LWB Wins Facebook Causes Giving Challenge - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

We have over 70 volunteers who work for us though, and on that internal email list, we would email about the challenge about 20-30 times a day.

Pretty much all you need to know on how to use Twitter

SocialFish

Of course my advice back then was to follow me, and see who I follow - but at the time I probably followed 40 people, as opposed to maybe 650 now, so that advice is no longer very practical! Just like any new language or culture you immerse yourself in, it takes time to absorb and it takes time to become comfortable with it.

Allison Fine asks, "Is it time for nonprofit leaders to extol the virtue of government service?"

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

but is it time for nonprofit leaders to extol the virtue of government service? course, who wants to work for government, it sucks!???

Worth Trust: Scanning in Tamil Nadu

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The Times of India covered the story during my visit, Disabled in city help blind in US. for proofreading in the future.

First trip to China

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Of course, the Bookshare.org way is to provide a path to people helping each other: as technologists we're enablers. It's unusual for a U.S.