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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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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. 

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An Open Letter to Museums on Twitter

Museum 2.0

It may sound like work to reply to others, but it can be easier than generating your own content. Haiku about museum work. Of course not.

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?

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.

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What's the opportunity cost when a nonprofit blocks employees from using social network sites during work hours?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

2008 has been a record year for disasters and therefore a record year for disaster response.  that are easy to grab and use.

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.

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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.

The (Lil) Green Patch Facebook app has now donated $33,600 to TNC's Facebook Cause

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The most recent donation was made May 1, 2008 to the Adopt An Acre. Lil) Green Patch is a social gardening game. Just read the application FAQ.

Improving my working conditions and staving off madness with a.

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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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.

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).

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.

Developing a Social Media Plan: Lessons from Election 2008

NTEN

Election 2008 is remarkable for so many reasons. As agents of social change, there is a great deal the nonprofit sector can learn from Election 2008. Go Mobile: Mobile applications have surged in this 2008 and some predict it will make the difference in the election's outcome. Will a letter in the mail work better?

A Guide To Facebook Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What type of planning style do you think works best for social media or web2.0 It is a quick read and very useful. Dedication levels are opaque.

My Top 10 Social Action Platforms of 2008

Social Actions

wanted to share my favorite networks of 2008 - innovative sites which either launched, re-launched, or took off in unexpected ways in the past year.

Working Wikily: Establishing A Giving or Gifting Culture in Wiki Community

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The learners found that they could work together and rely on each other. Working Wikily: Getting out of the Way. the material???

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.

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.

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.

How Much Time Does Web 2.0 Take?

Museum 2.0

As one woman put it, “spending time on this means time staff isn’t spending on other work.” and museums. provided the Web 2.0 Absolutely.

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.

Twitter As Charitable Giving Spreader: A Meta Analysis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What seem to work was: Some influential people responding publically that they had donated. Private, personalized messages, not mass emails.

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

Where I'm Coming From

Museum 2.0

Why do you care about and or work in museums? don't work in museums because I love them. don't work in museums because I love them.

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.

Step-by-Step: How To Set Up A Nonprofit Listening Post (Twitter - Part 1)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Decide what works best for your working style. If you work in the nonprofit tech sector, take a look at some nonprofit profiles. 

My Birthday Cause: Free Geek!

Amy Sample Ward

just after sending in the message about the issue, he let me know they were aware of the problem and were working on it 2.

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?

Professional Networking: Just for Fun or Part of Your Job Or Combination? Tips for managing multi-memberships in social networks?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

just for fun part of my degree work personal learning (optional)    professional development (required) part of my job. 2.  Other posts.

An Interview with Robert Chatwani on Giving Works Trends 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

According to the report, the eBay community gave $50 million to nonprofits, a 17% jump over 2008 despite the ongoing recession. What gives?

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.

Blogging and Streaming My Layover in Heathrow

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm leading some workshops and doing some presentations and other work. Expect light blogging this week because I have no idea whether or not I will have decent Internet access. I'm doing a whirlwind in 7 days - Boston - Miami - London - Romania - Miami - Boston. left Boston on Thursday for Miami for a meeting on Friday. It was worth it.

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

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 Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants July 27, 2008 This week, it is my pleasure to host the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants. She makes some great points, and gives good tips to make changes. Be Helpful.

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

Museum 2.0

The feedback loop is there, and it works because it’s a clever, simple distillation of the core idea of tagging. Why are folksonomies useful?

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.

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.