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Google Online Mapping Tools: Planning Advanced Mapping

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Google Media = Nonprofit Grants, Blogs, Video and Maps Galore

Connection Cafe

The session covered four different programs Google offers at no cost to the nonprofit community. 1. Google AdWords. Free domain mapping.

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

April 28, 2009 | Maureen Backman Thanks Allyson, this is a great focused list. April 28, 2009 | Joanna M. All great questions! Agreed! 2.

Defining a Nonprofit Website's Google Analytics KPIs (Part 2)

Frogloop

In part 1 of this series, we discussed how to correctly install your Google Analytics. This is the most important part of your web analytics.

Defining a Nonprofit Websites Google Analytics KPIs (Part 2) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Google Analytics has proven particularly helpful for content-based sites and commerce sites. Which metrics will help you achieve it? Eric T.

GIS Put to Use in Myanmar

NTEN

It had been awhile since I'd played with Google Earth, but Jim Prosser at Direct Relief International gave me a good reason this morning: DRI has used GE to map the official health clinics and hospitals in Myanmar. Direct Relief International's COO, Annie Maxwell, has written about the project on the Google Earth blog.

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Two ways to make your own Google map | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

There are two ways to create custom Google maps. Google also offers a user-friendly My Maps interface. Long Live IE6!

Guest Post: Beth Kanter's SXSWi Nonprofit Panel Roundup

NTEN

At the end of that panel, we all hoped there would be a larger nonprofit presence on the agenda for this 2009. And yes, indeed, in 2009 there were  many more panel proposals. note: I was getting around to writing up my own notes about SXSW, when I realized Beth had done all the work for me, as usual! The SXSW Interactive Festival.

Tools Galore in Online Communication - Women Who Tech 2009

Connection Cafe

By remapping the plan in Google Earth and showing how close the logging would be to day cares, schools etc., Some website tools: 1. Twitter.

Guest Post by Gaurav Mishra: The 4Cs Social Media Framework

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Google extracts the pagerank, a measure of how important a page is, from our (implicit) linking and clicking behavior. The First C: Content.

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5 More Quick Steps to Better SEO (Part Two) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Create an XML sitemap and submit it to Google (and Yahoo too!). The links to site map generators were really helpful too.

With Liberty, and Information, For All?

NTEN

My favorite bit so far is the jobs map.  . Even simple tools like Google Docs means your organization can report real time data, online, anytime. You can see the administration gets that -- from the jobs map and the chart of how money is being spent. But it's difficult to put the theory into practice. . You can do it, too!

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Live Blogging: 09NTC Mapping Your Social Media Strategy

Amy Sample Ward

I’m here at NTEN’s 09NTC and am going to live blog Beth Kanter’s session on mapping your social media strategy to metrics.  Sarah - use google alerts and a page that we update with mentions. Below is the live blog or the archive of the live blog.  Can’t wait! Here goes… Take aways: How to use listening.

Cloud Computing 101: What You Need to Know

NTEN

Skype, Convio Common Ground, Google Apps, Salesforce.com). Amazon S3, Google Checkout, Google Maps, PayPal). Rem Hoffmann, Exponent Partners , and Rob Jordan, Idealist Consulting. Everyone has come across the term "cloud computing", but what exactly does it mean? Cloud Computing: The Next Big Thing. It's open.

Cool! Embeddable Maps | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Embeddable Maps Posted Tuesday, August 21st, 2007 at 5:47 pm by Eric (25 posts) View Larger Map You can now embed a Google map in your blog or webpage.

Putting Caribbean Projects on the (Google) Map | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

While most of us have gotten over Google putting small town America on the map??in Although, Google??s Long Live IE6! that??s

Gobs and Gobs of Data: Strategies for Visualizing and Sharing Policy Content

NTEN

They use data visualization and sharing tools like Swivel , Widgenie , Many Eyes , Google Maps , Google Motion Charts , APIs and more to make their data more available and more compelling. simple place to start is by using Google’s spreadsheet tools. Kurt Voelker, Forum One Communications. Don't let your data fall victim!

Bridge Conference: Social Media ROI: Mapping Metrics to Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Bridge Conference Slides View more presentations from kanter. My presentation use s*x metaphors to explain some of the points.  It's an either/or.

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NPCA & Google Maps Will Expand Our Parks | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

The map lets constituents visualize the land at risk which heightens the understanding of the dangers to our parks. Long Live IE6!

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Things We Like (October 2009)

NTEN

The Payphone Project has a Google Maps mash-up that lets you find a mailbox near you. Nobody can predict what the funniest protest signs will be in 2020, but at least we have these doozies from 2009. Nancy Schwartz just revealed the best nonprofit taglines of 2009 , and they're terrific. Read more posts on our blog.

Things We Like (March 2009)

NTEN

The New York Times continues to produce great examples of interactive maps. We have a thing for maps, it's true. Google's Chrome Experiments. A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources. Read more posts on our blog. Here's one visualizing the recession. Geek poetry. How awesome is it? Web 2.0 Air Force.

Guest Post by Alan Levine: Social Media Recap from NMC 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Lesser results I see for Technorati, which to me is pretty much passe ( [link] ) — google blog search picks up a bit more [link]. Hell yes!

ROI (Results on Insights): Nonprofit Examples of How Listening Returns Value

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

GreenPeace Whale Trail   asked their online visitors for campaign ideas and they got some great ones, like the Great Whale Trail, where they tagged whales and then tracked them using GPS/Google maps. Thanks. Here's what I learned. Observations. That happens when leaders model and encourage it. This requires engaging in a conversation.

GIft Economies at MPS09

Amy Sample Ward

Examples: YouTube, eBay, Wikipedia, Google.  Tags: case studies maps free gift economy health mps09 patientopinion I’m capturing notes at the MyPublicServices event from PatientOpinion.  This session is lead by Paul Hodgkin from PatientOpinion.  Use the tag #MPS09 to follow conversations and highlights from others at the event.

Google Wave: “what might email look like if we invented it today”

Idealware

What do you do five years after shaking things up with Google Maps. Google Wave wants to change that. Background.

The NonProfit Matrix: Directory of Online Service Providers for Nonprofits | NonProfit Matrix

AFP Blog

The NonProfit Matrix: Directory of Online Service Providers for Nonprofits | NonProfit Matrix: "TechSoup has published a handy guide for nonprofits getting started with Google Maps and Google Earth mapping tools and mashups

Scanning for Good: 5 Reasons QR Codes Are a Safe Option for Nonprofits

NetWits

At last year’s Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits, Allison Nassour and I presented to a full room on the topic of QR codes.

(More than) 15 useful, creative and odd Google mashups | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

the Seven Wonders of the World map falls a little flat). Get it on the map.&# Long Live IE6! Pick your sign. Explore options.

Tools Galore in Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Did you know you can embed an audio file in Google Earth?) May 15, 2009 | Anne Dougherty Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc. Only 0.8

Going to the Inauguration? Tech You!

NTEN

To help: You'll probably want a map of some sort. Tags: NPTech inauguration flickr twitter google maps iPhone Aren't you going?"

Bragging on my Farmer's Market - Williamsburg wins American Farmland Trust contest

Connection Cafe

In addition, AFT built an online map of participating farmers markets using Google Maps. Author: Seth Merritt. About the Contest.

Creativity, Collaboration & Community - Three Words to Sum up the TAFA Conference

Connection Cafe

Google map highlighting where all the attendees are coming from. Author: Jordan Viator. The Community Dissected (elements of the page).

Great reads from around the web on August 24th

Amy Sample Ward

Google Doubles Its Cartographers As Maps Continues To Go Wiki-Style - “As an online free mapping service, Google Maps is a great product. And this week, Google has added a couple important areas to the list: Mexico and Eastern Europe.&#. These are some links I wanted to share from August 24th.

About that Google Phone

Idealware

After my highfalutin post on mobile operating systems , I thought I'd step back and post a quick review of my T-Mobile G1 , the first phone running Google's Android Mobile OS.  It's a Google Phone The Android OS is young, but elegant.  Maps and Apps Another compelling thing Maps and GPS functionality.  How handy is that? 

A Consumer's Guide To Low-Cost Data Visualization Tools from Idealware

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

View MacBookPro Travelogue in a larger map This map show the route that a new MacBook Pro made from a factory in China to Arizona.  Colleague Alan Levine customized a google map.   What's even better is that the software, google maps is free. Tags: maps nptech nptech tools visual thinking

Creating a "Socially-Enabled", Non-Techie Conference - Guest post by Carie Lewis, HSUS

Connection Cafe

Google map of conference attendees using Zeemaps 11. Google & Facebook ads 7. Author: Jordan Viator. Link to the Facebook event 5.

Women Who Tech Telesummit: Tools Galore Panel

Amy Sample Ward

Panelists: Natalie Foster, DNC ; Rebecca Moore, Google Earth Outreach ; Laura Quinn, Idealware. Google’s Mapping tools include: Google Earth. Google Maps & MyMaps. Google Sketchup. Google Earth API (plugin). Google Maps API. Moderator: Amy Sample Ward, NetSquared.

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Great reads from around the web on October 28th

Amy Sample Ward

The students sent their first tweets from the TweetsGiving classroom built from your gratitude." Indigenous Mapping: Emerging Cultures on the Geoweb: Where 2.0 These are some links I wanted to share from October 28th. Find me on Delicious for more! ″ consultants." Robin Caldwell: Black Like Me?

Great reads from around the web on October 28th

Amy Sample Ward

The students sent their first tweets from the TweetsGiving classroom built from your gratitude." Indigenous Mapping: Emerging Cultures on the Geoweb: Where 2.0 These are some links I wanted to share from October 28th. Find me on Delicious for more! ″ consultants." Robin Caldwell: Black Like Me?

Invention, Technology and Social Change: What’s driving you?

Amy Sample Ward

The GIS and online mapping technology existed before their project, but Shelter Associates were able to leverage it in a way that helps them advocate for and support work to make changes.  But, their continued use of GIS for social change can contribute to the development directions of the tools (they are using Google Earth).