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

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

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.

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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.

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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Google Maps: Seek and Hide | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

On a recent project, Beaconfire worked with Share Our Strength to develop a Google Map for their Great American Dine Out campaign.

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Mastering "The Google"

NetWits

Mine is when George Bush was asked if he has googled anybody. One of the things I’ve used on the Google is to pull up maps…” So, if George W. is using the Google, then all nonprofits should be as well. Everyone has a favorite “ Bushism ”, right? He replied, “Occasionally.

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Cloud Computing 101: What You Need to Know

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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.

Happy Information Overload Awareness Day! Here's Some TIps for Reducing It!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mapping Strategy to Metrics, Benchmarking, and ROI. Photo by Monster Today is Information Overload Awareness Day.  Make Time for Reflection.

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

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!

Measuring Organizational Influence In Social Media

NTEN

Mapping the Network. In the map, each blog is represented by a dot. John Kelly and Ken Deutsch, Morningside Analytics. Diagram 1. 3.

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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.

The Crumbling of Nonprofit Arts Organizations: What models will rise from the ashes?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The article includes a link to a google map where you can look at the economic impact in each state. What do you think? 

Google's Killer Storymapping App | Idealware

Idealware

Apparently, nonprofits arent the only folks to be interested, as Google just released an incredibly smooth integration of Picassa , their photo managing and editing software, and Google Maps. This integration makes adding your pictures and captions to Google Maps a matter of minutes.

My New Year's Resolution: Use Social Media Efficiently - 52 Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mapping Strategy to Metrics, Benchmarking, and ROI. Putting a resolution into action with baby steps is the best way to succeed.  Good for you! 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.

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!

Playing the Social Media Game with 100 Bay Area Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, I had the opportunity facilitate a " Social Media Strategy Map " workshop for over 100 Bay Area nonprofits. Photo by Nelson Layag.

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).

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!

Mark Pesce at CUA09 - Think Like a Cloud, Make a Storm, Kill the Tower!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

oh well. Here are the bits that resonated with me. And how our connectedness is resulting in new collective behavior that can't be controlled.

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.

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 Kate Bladow: My Name Is Kate and I'm a Listener

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just follow these steps: Go to Google's Blog Search. Amy Sample Ward - Live Blogging: 09NTC Mapping Your Social Media Strategy. Ta Da!

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

Data Portability for Good

NTEN

The result displays in table format as well as visualized on an interactive shaded map of the US. Honda: Online tools like DabbleDB or Google Spreadsheets also allow sharing data and even building simple charts or applications with them. Michaela Hackner and Sandy Smith, Forum One Communications. Because data is powerful! Right? Wrong.

(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.

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.