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10 Take-Aways from SXSW for Nonprofits — Nonprofit Geekery

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10 Take-Aways from SXSW for Nonprofits — Nonprofit Geekery: "The annual SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, TX—which brings together tech geeks, social media peeps, and other online folk—wrapped-up yesterday after five intense and inspirational days.

2010 Online Giving Trends | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

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2010 Online Giving Trends | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog: "Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today.

Why the Kids Don't Blog and Grandma's on Facebook | Fast Company

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Why the Kids Don't Blog and Grandma's on Facebook | Fast Company: "- Sent using Google Toolbar

Jumo: Love it or hate it? | Small Act

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Jumo: Love it or hate it? Small Act

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What is Jumo? | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

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What is Jumo? Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

SXSW 2010: Can you copyright a tweet? – Telegraph Blogs

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SXSW 2010: Can you copyright a tweet? Telegraph Blogs: "A panel at SXSW this morning looked at whether it’s possible to copyright a tweet. Fred Benenson, who teaches at NYU and works at kickstarter.com, pointed out that there have been copyright lawsuits over haikus so why couldn’t somebody sue over a tweet

Saving the web for the future - 02 Mar 2010 - Computing

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Saving the web for the future - 02 Mar 2010 - Computing: "The British Library’s UK Web Archive project to save all the UK’s free-access web sites underlines just how pervasive the internet’s role in people’s lives has become.

2010 Review of Not-For-Profit Accounting Systems — NEWS - The CPA Technology Advisor

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2010 Review of Not-For-Profit Accounting Systems — NEWS - The CPA Technology Advisor: "The software needs of the nonprofit organization are vastly different from those implemented by standard organizations. Many nonprofits are funded solely by grants, which require detailed tracking and accountability for every dollar spent.

Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct Dollars - The NonProfit Times Oct 1, 2010

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Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct Dollars - The NonProfit Times Oct 1, 2010: "Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct DollarsBy Mark HrywnaOnly 3 percent of all Tweets by a sample of nonprofits were dedicated to fundraising or solicitation.

Don't Cut Corners With Your Website - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Don't Cut Corners With Your Website - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop: "s your nonprofit planning to upgrade your website in 2010 such as migrating it to a content management system or a new one - but don't want to change a thing about it otherwise? In an uncertain economy I can see where nonprofits are coming from.

Big Names, Smaller Expo, and a Virtual Option at American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Conference | 2010 Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Big Names, Smaller Expo, and a Virtual Option at American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Conference | 2010 Annual Meeting and Exposition: "he blended meeting component will provide an opportunity for those not able to travel to the live meeting to attend virtually.

OMG It’s 2010: Where Are You, Where Are Your Donors, and How Can You Achieve Marketing Glory in a Web 2.0 World? | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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OMG It’s 2010: Where Are You, Where Are Your Donors, and How Can You Achieve Marketing Glory in a Web 2.0 World? Online Fundraising Change #1: Get

Gaming for learning | Inquirer News

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25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog

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25 Largest Online Fundraising Nonprofits in 2010 | Nonprofit Trends with Steve MacLaughlin | a Blackbaud Blog : "Recently The Chronicle published data about online giving for 2010. The chart below represents the 25 largest online fundraising nonprofit organizations for 2010:". NPFundraisingTrends NPOnlineFundraising

Text-to-donate a huge success

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30, 2010Text-to-give campaigns are one of the biggest philanthropic success stories of 2010, with mobile relief efforts having raised tens of millions in micro-donations across North America -- more than $750,000 of which came from Canadian phones Text-to-donate a huge success: "Misty Harris, Postmedia News  Tuesday, Nov.

AFP Releases Guidance for Members, Chapters on Social Media - About AFP - AFP

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16, 2010) Social media is a fast-moving, fluid environment, with ever-shifting rules and new technology. AFP Releases Guidance for Members, Chapters on Social Media - About AFP - AFP: "AFP Releases Guidance for Members, Chapters on Social Media(Nov.

Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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Interesting list and methodology explanationSocial Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas: "The Top 20 Nonprofit Groups on TwitterOctober 27, 2010, 8:01 pmBy Derek LieuWhich nonprofits wield the most influence on Twitter?It’s It’s Charity: Water, a new

Copyright mark makes it easier to find royalty free works - The Inquirer

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Chase Community Giving Advisory Board Names 17 Additional Charities to Receive Grants - MarketWatch

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PRESS RELEASEChase Community Giving Advisory Board Names 17 Additional Charities to Receive Grants - MarketWatch: "NEW YORK, Oct 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Chase Community Giving Advisory Board today announced a final list of 17 additional small and local charities to share a portion of more than $500,000 in grants, receiving $30,000 each.

In Canada, Online Giving Reigns - Press - AFP

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14, 2010) Online giving has surpassed traditional modes of transacting gifts among all Canadian donors under the age of 65, reports fundraising consultant Penelope Burk from her recent survey of more than 7,000 Canadian donors. In Canada, Online Giving Reigns - Press - AFP: "In Canada, Online Giving Reigns(Sept.

Focus on Impact, Not Transactions, for Better Donation Pages - Resource Center - AFP

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Focus on Impact, Not Transactions, for Better Donation Pages - Resource Center - AFP: "Focus on Impact, Not Transactions, for Better Donation PagesBy Derrick Feldmann(Sept. 7, 2010) It was only a postcard, but it caught my eye. direct mail piece from a nonprofit organization, its sharp graphics and design enticed me to read it.

eBay microdonation scheme raises ?2.5m so far - Civil Society - IT - News - providing news and in-depth coverage of charities, voluntary organisations and not-for-profits

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The website has revealed that up to May 2010

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massnonprofit.org ::: "ugust 19, 2010 — Given the ever-changing landscape of social media, which includes Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, finding the best form of social media—matched to organizational resources and goals—is vital in connecting with an audience, according to experts at Massachusetts nonprofits

New ASAE website is live. and it rawks. — SocialFish

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Maddie Grant on September 29, 2010 ShareDigg DiggWe LOVE the new ASAE website!! New ASAE website is live. and it rawks. SocialFish: "New ASAE website is live… and it rawks.by

Red Cross Survey Finds Social Media Is Key In Emergency Information - News - @ JEMS.com

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Red Cross Survey Finds Social Media Is Key In Emergency Information - News - @ JEMS.com: "WASHINGTON, Monday, August 09, 2010 — A new American Red Cross survey shows many web users would turn to social media to seek help for themselves or others during emergencies—and they expect first responders to be listening

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Nonprofits Build Their CapacityJuly 20, 2010 — The Massachusetts Nonprofit Database, an online tool that provides comprehensive information that nonprofits can use to build their capacity, the first of its kind in the state, is now available.A massnonprofit.org ::: "Database Available to Help Mass.

Tech Edge: Hollow Point | Fast Company-Tech Edge: Is Geolocation the Next Social Empire?

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Tech Edge: Hollow Point | Fast Company: "Everyone from Google to HBO thinks 2010 is the year we embrace geolocation and tell friends and marketers our every move. Farhad Manjoo locates the problem with that idea

ASAE Won't Reschedule Canceled Tech Conference

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The Nonprofit Quarterly | The Nonprofit Quarterly | Nonprofit Newswire | Four Reasons Your Nonprofit Should Reconsider Facebook

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The Nonprofit Quarterly | The Nonprofit Quarterly | Nonprofit Newswire | Four Reasons Your Nonprofit Should Reconsider Facebook: "April 27, 2010; Source: Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | Is your organization on Facebook? Like myriad other nonprofits, NPQ is.

Direct Mail in a Digital World - Resource Center - AFP

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Direct Mail in a Digital World - Resource Center - AFP: "By Jonathon Grapsas(June 8, 2010) It's easy to get caught up in the digital hype. Perhaps it's time to

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massnonprofit.org ::: "Mobile-Based Fundraising Grows after Haiti EarthquakeMarch 8, 2010 — Mobile philanthropy, while not universally accepted, is gaining traction with younger generations and the text-to-gift efforts around Haiti could be the tipping point for greater adoption, according to a new study

5 tips on choosing your nonprofit URL - making it memorable

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5 tips on choosing your nonprofit URL - making it memorable: "5 tips on choosing your nonprofit URLFebruary 2nd, 2010 · No CommentsQ: Marc, I’m embarrassed to admit that we don’t yet have a website. But do you have any advice about choosing a domain name

Mobile Giving: The Haiti Cataclysm

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Traditional commercial messaging campaigns on TV, radio, and telephone were launched, but in 2010, a new medium was quickly alighted upon by those innovators in the sector: the mobile giving phenomenon. Mobile Giving: The Haiti Cataclysm: "Telethons were struck up.

Postings will be intermittent during Holidays

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Postings will be intermittent until January 4.AFP IHQ will be closed for the holidays beginning Dec. 23 and will reopen Jan. 3, 2011. The AFP Foundations for Philanthropy will remain open Dec. 23, and also Dec. 27-30. Happy Holidays

Why 2011 will be the year of social-media convergence

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Why 2011 will be the year of social-media convergence

#TECH10 - Association Bisnow - Washington

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#TECH10 - Association Bisnow - Washington: "The jobs of those who oversee IT in associations and non-profits has changed dramatically over the years from technical to strategic. Georgetown University Associate Dean of Technology Management Beverly Magda and Association of Fundraising Professionals CIO Prabhash Shrestha l

In 500 Billion Words, a New Window on Culture - NYTimes.com

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No-sweat nonprofit research : Richmond BizSense

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No-sweat nonprofit research : Richmond BizSense: "Getting a glimpse at the inner workings of local nonprofits just got easier.The Community Foundation has launched GiveRichmond.org, an online database that compiles nonprofits’ organizational and financial data to give donors a better idea of where their money is going

Salesforce.com Buys Heroku For $212 Million In Cash

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Salesforce.com Buys Heroku For $212 Million In Cash: "- Sent using Google Toolbar

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Search engines steer cash to nonprofits - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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Search engines steer cash to nonprofits - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: "This holiday season, shoppers can spread cheer to charities by buying Christmas gifts online or surfing the Web to figure out what to buy.At least 1.5