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Are You STILL Trying to Sell Social Media at Work?

SocialFish

For example, if you work for an association whose goal it is to become more influential and gain members, come up with a plan that meets those goals.

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A New Habitat: Transforming Communities with Remote Work Tools

Tech Soup Blog

Habitat for Humanity has been working to serve the nearly 100 million homeless and 2 billion people living in slum housing around the world since 1976.

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

Frogloop

It works sort of like an online mortgage calculator. Coming soon - Im working on an overall online ROI assessment calculator. let er rip.

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Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

community group worked hard to get her placed on the historic register and raise money to restore her to her mid-century glory. 

ASAE 2008 Here I come!

SocialFish

Here's my original schedule post. Here's a few others' - Jeff, Elizabeth , Jamie. You'll notice there's a wee bit of repetition, as we're all bloggers and therefore all going to blogger-related stuff!! Here's Lindy's nice post for first timers. So find us, and we will take you under our collective YAP Hostess wings and introduce you to everyone.

2008 Tech Museum Awards Global Call for Nominations

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

If you know someone whose work embodies technology serving humanity, nominate them by tomorrow! Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.

Making Stories Work for Your Org: What the Data Says

NTEN

and they're not working. Version 2 : Written using a more personal theme based around the story of one young person diagnosed with the debilitating disease the organization is working to cure. Connect emotionally to your supporters and they'll give! Make them see the issue in human terms and they'll give more! There's just one problem.

My Top 16 tools of 2008

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Being a pragmatist, I do use proprietary tools, both the Software-as-a-Service, or basic desktop tool types. I use these tools because I haven’t found open source alternatives for these functions that work as well, or are as user friendly. So what tools did you come to depend on in 2008? Open Source Tools. 1. Songbird. CiviCRM.

Future Tense: January 4, 2008 Archives

AFP Blog

Future Tense: January 4, 2008 Archives: "Twin Cities Rise! Together, they'll work for about 24 hours to design brand new Websites.The Overnight Website challenge is sponsored. is one of the Minnesota nonprofits that has applied to participate in the F1 Overnight Website Challenge - set to begin on March 1.

Testing Best Practices

gokubi.com

I’ve said it before–I’m not a software developer. I’m a hacker who got into this line of work via a circuitous route that never went through a comp sci class room. OK, that’s not true. took one C class at the UW and quit midway through. Part of the puzzle I had to learn from scratch was Testing.

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Dragonair Hauls Rami off the Plane

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Rami Rabby is famous in the American blind community as the first blind foreign service officer working for the US State Department.

Webinar Presentation Tips for Nonprofits and Other Folks

Have Fun - Do Good

Run a practice webinar to work out any technical glitches. 3. I'm teaching my first webinar for a client in a couple weeks. Wahoo! for ideas. 2.

Creature Comfort: Where are the Couches in Museums?

Museum 2.0

visited a friend last weekend who works at a coffee shop in downtown Santa Cruz, right next to the Museum of Art and History. Bathrooms.

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

Frogloop

May 22, 2008 | Melissa Tooley Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. The result was an in-depth eleven page report. All rights reserved.

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

Frogloop

May 22, 2008 | Melissa Tooley Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. The result was an in-depth eleven page report. All rights reserved.

Demo 2008: Good2Gether Uses Social Technology to Help Nonprofits | Epicenter from Wired.com

AFP Blog

Demo 2008: Good2Gether Uses Social Technology to Help Nonprofits | Epicenter from Wired.com: "Founder Gregory McHale came up with the idea for Good2Gether while looking up information on Hurricane Katrina. He created a widget which.

For ASAE members: Countdown to ASAE 2008

SocialFish

MADDIE'S TOP TEN THINGS TO PLAN TO DO AT ASAE 2008 (sort of in date order): - Ummmm. haven't registered yet? tsk tsk! Check it out here. Flight?

Convio 2008 Innovator Awards - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

One of the most exciting aspects of working for Convio is participating in the community with organizations like Care2 and others.

Museum Skunkworks: Carving Out a Place for Risk-Taking

Museum 2.0

They can be parallel projects, in which a small team works independently to innovate something already in progress on a larger scale.

Getting to the Heart of Association Success

SocialFish

Maddie used to be a COO at a small association and has been consulting full time in this community since 2008. Featured Culture That Works

Working Wikily.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What does working wikily mean? How can we work wikily effectively? Flickr Photo by lafabriquedeblogs. The tool helps with the how.

Favorite Do-Good Books of 2008

Have Fun - Do Good

PhilanTopic included the book on its list of Best Philanthropy-Related Books of 2008. 3. What are some your favorite do-good books from 2008?

How Are Your 2008 Activist Resolutions Going?

Have Fun - Do Good

We're half way through 2008, so I thought I'd share how mine are going, and check in on yours. How are your 2008 Activist Resolutions going?

2008 Online Giving Trends

Robert Weiner

Blackbaud has released a summary of early results from its analysis of 2008 online giving trends. Consistent with prior years, December online giving in the last month of 2008 quadrupled in size compared to prior months. The summary, including thoughts on what worked, is posted at: [link].

Paying Volunteers A Stipend: Does It Work?

ASU Lodestar Center

Most researchers agree that low-income earners volunteer less (Wilson, 2012) and Pho (2008) extended this finding to include medium-wage earners.

We Are Media Toolbox: Photo Sharing

NTEN

Or, say you're working on a blog post about the Golden Gate Bridge. It's photosharing day in the We Are Media toolbox festival! Does your organization run any events?  Do you hire a photographer?  We used to.  and NTEN ). . Also, we get a much broader range of photos than we would from a single photographer.  Give us examples!

8 reactions to NTC 2008 | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» 8 reactions to NTC 2008 Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2008 at 9:44 am by Ali Cherry (11 posts) Last week, a whopping 10 Beaconfire employees headed down to New Orleans to learn about how nonprofits are using and can use online technology, and also to connect with others doing work like ours. Long Live IE6!

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The #FutureOfBusiness WILL Radically Change Everything As We Know It

SocialFish

Things we’ve come to rely on as standards that were once sustainable– are no longer working. All this evolves the #FutureOfBusiness.

Care2 and NOAA Promote International Year of the Reef 2008 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

The idea was that thefederal agency would work with Care2 to build support for the International Year of the Reef 2008. Great work.

How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Listening: Knowing what is being said online about your organization and the field you work in. Download it here. Key skill is pattern analysis.

Blog Action Day: Can One Person Make A Difference? Challenging Poverty With Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He chronicled his story and work in Bangladesh using social media tools and engaging story telling techniques. really sure what I could do.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Refresh your projects often when multiple people are involved In Eclipse you are working with local text files. and Force.com IDE 13.0.

Using Google Analytics to Track a Nonprofit Website (Part 1) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

You can view more detailed instructions for installing Google Analytics on Drupal , Joomla , Typepad , Wordpress , and even MySpace (yes it works!).

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Arts Summit 2008: The Alliance of New York State Arts Organizations - Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For 12 years, I worked on arts and technology projects with the New York Foundation for the Arts , beginning with its Arts Wire program in 1992.

Is a Results-Only Work Environment Right for Your Organization?

NTEN

Flickr: Tracy Hunter We've heard whispers about Results-Only Work Environments – mostly from the corporate world.

Panels wonder if work futile; hearing for nonprofits set : Local News : Knoxville News Sentinel

AFP Blog

Panels wonder if work futile; hearing for nonprofits set : Local News : Knoxville News Sentinel: "Members of citizen panels charged with dividing up $2 million in community grant money to 117 nonprofit organizations are angry that their work now seems for nothing because the County Commission may redo the process on its own

Google AdWords for Nonprofits: 10 Tips About Keywords - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Just how well did it work for them? Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. Use it to assess and evaluate your performance.

Going out on a limb

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 Going out on a limb November 6, 2008 I’m going to go out on a really thin limb here, and feel free to saw it off in the comments. :-) If you haven’t been to change.gov yet, you need to go.

Nonprofit Blogging Burning Questions and Answers

Have Fun - Do Good

Earlier in the month I taught a Nonprofit Blogging 101 workshop at the 2008 Making Media Connections Conference. Answer these questions: 1.

What Cross-Platform Gaming is Doing for Books. and Can Do for Museums

Museum 2.0

Here's a breakdown of how The 39 Clues cross-platform experience works. But the Times missed the boat. Scholastic realized that.