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10 Nonprofit Books from 2010

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Technology at the Margins:  How IT Meets The Needs of Emerging Markets by Salesh Chutani, Jessica Rothenberg AAlami, and Akhtar Badshah. Books

The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map For Simple Minded Bloggers

John Haydon

I’m currently working with a number of nonprofits who want to start a blog. The Killer Blog Strategy Mind-Map. Download PDF. How do you respond?

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Blog Action Day 2010: Water

Amy Sample Ward

This past Sunday was October 10th, 2010 – also know as 101010, the Global Work Day for climate action supported by and others.

How can we prepare organizational leaders to work in a networked world?

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Photo by Eric Eugene Kim. Guest post by Patti Anklam. The formal organization is represented by the (usually) hierarchical organization structure.

A Reflection on Networked Professional Learning

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Black-Crowned Night Heron. Personally, I need both kinds of learning and the challenge is balancing it.  What is your system for professional learning? 

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

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How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Introduction. Content. Here’s some examples and tips. 

Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

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MomsRising Health Reform Blog Carnival – September 2010. To reach out to bloggers in the health care field. Flickr Photo by Vox Photo.

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10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

wasn’t convinced at all that the world needed another blogger. But Allow guest bloggers to share expertise and experience.

A First Look at Jumo

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About $500,000 came from unnamed individuals in the early days and in September 2010, Omidyar Network announced a grant of up to $750,000.

Social Media for Social Good Video Roundup from #BBCon

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Flickr Photo by Geoff Livingston. Enjoy. Guest Post by Frank Barry: Social Media for Social Good Video Roundup from #BBCon. We had 2,200 attendees!

Win A Free Ticket To WomenWhoTech Annual Telesummit on 9/15

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Johnson of the Advertising Research Foundation and Tara Hunt, author of the Whuffie Factor. 15th from 2-3 PM EST.  Here’s the description.

The Future of (Nonprofit) Television


He is a frequent blogger and tweeter on nonprofit marketing and is a nationally sought-after speaker on topics such as online cause marketing, web video, and Web 2.0 By Michael Hoffman, CEO, See3 Communications. In 1989, during a week in the Sinai desert in Egypt, I was invited into a Bedouin compound. There was no running water. You know.

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How to Find Your Way to Have Fun and Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

Your Have Fun What do you find fun, amusing and joyful? How you like to play? My Have Fun What I find fun, amusing and joyful. How I like to play.

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How-to: Let Go and Start Blogging


My first thought was how is the experience of one of the most popular, persistent bloggers relevant to most people starting out or blogging for non-profit organizations. This blogger writes with a personal flair, highlighting photos, statistics, government documents to comment on social and economic conditions there.

Examples of Abundance in the Arts: Ask A Conductor on Twitter

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On December 8, 2010 , conductors from around the world will come together to engage with fans, first-timers and complete strangers.

Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Question Facebook’s Integrity, Longevity, and ROI (Return on Investment)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook tends to leak information that only keeps bloggers and nonprofits guessing and confused. Really?&#. That said, people love Facebook.

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Microsoft’s Networked Approach To Accelerating Social Change Through Technology

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Ed Granger-Happ, Nethope; Claire Bonilla, Disaster Response Microsoft; Daniel Ben-Horin, TechSoup Global, Vida Durant, CARE USA.

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7 Ways to Have Fun and Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

Last week I finished my month-long Have Fun, Do Good series where 12 bloggers shared how they have fun and do good. But it’s also fun.

A Few Reviews of The Networked Nonprofit

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@Clamo88 (Claire Murray) is a technologist who works for human service agencies. Devon Smith. We assert the unalienable rights of The Intern.

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Four reasons why would actually be a better choice than WordPress.Org

John Haydon

It’s a great way to meet other bloggers and get a few questions answered. WordPress is the planet’s most popular blogging platform.

If we want to change Apple’s iPhone Donation Policy ….

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Apple needs to feel more pressure from nonprofits, charities, and public media on this topic. Workarounds put  nonprofits at a disadvantage. 

Reflections: Social Media and NGO/CSR Workshop in India

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Workshop Ngo Feb 13 View more presentations from Beth Kanter. My 8 day visit to India was a whirlwind.  I'm still recovering. Real-time improvisation.

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Lisa Sonora Beam, The Creative Entrepreneur: How I Have Fun, Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

The eleventh guest blogger in my have fun do good series is Lisa Sonora Beam. In your neighborhood.and all around the world!

Amy Potthast, How I Have Fun and Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

The third guest post in my have fun, do good blogger series is by Amy Potthast. With a group of mom-friends in St. The St.

Webinar: How Strong Relationships Can Increase Fundraising Results in 2011


About The Speakers: Katya Andresen is Chief Operating Officer of Network for Good, as well as a speaker, author (Robin Hood Marketing) and blogger about nonprofit marketing, online outreach and the basics of social media. She is also a recognized blogger and speaker on online marketing for social change. The key finding? Its free.

Lessons Learned From A Twitterthon

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We sent it to bloggers, media, and anyone who’d open the file. Kay Chernush for the U.S. State Department. 10.    Don’t sweat the small stuff.

10 Social Media Metrics for Nonprofit Organizations (and How To Track Them)

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Blog Traffic. I was a reluctant blogger. didn’t think the world needed another blogger. I was wrong. “A survey of 200 charity and foundation professionals revealed that nonprofits are finding it difficult to determine how valuable social media tools are for their organizations. If not, it may be time to get some training. 1.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival Roundup: How to Create a Juicy Nonprofit Blog

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The Nonprofit Blog Carnival is coordinated by the wonderful Joanne Fritz of and hosted by different bloggers each month. Nonprofit 2.0

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Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Celebrates Its One-Year Anniversary!

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At the time I was a skeptical blogger. I had low expectations for Nonprofit Tech 2.0. One year ago today Nonprofit Tech 2.0 10,476. 7,284.

A Twitter follower is worth $0.24

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Kicking off the effort was paired with an e-mail to a list of about 30 classical music bloggers. Flickr Photo by Sugarpond. Sharing. Technology.

A Few Reflections from SXSW Crowdsourcing Panel

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We addressed two content areas: The art and science of crowd sourcing for social change. The maps are made by community members. OGM helps.

Helping Haiti: Places to Donate, Creative Fundraising Ideas, and Being a Smart Donor

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on What Gives Our Prayers and Thoughts are with the People of Haiti on the Boho Magazine blog Help For Haiti Earthquake Aftermath. Her advice is: 1.

Nonprofits Take a Dive into Mobile Apps


Apps are central to mobile and, mobile web use is exploding, according to Allyson Kapin of Blogger-In-Chief for Care2's Frogloop and Partner at Rad Campaign. Has the world gone mobile crazy? Does your organization have a mobile and app strategy? Thinking about Developing Your Own Custom App? Check out these 7 Mission Centered Nonprofit Apps.

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Adventures in Participatory Journalism: An Interview with Sarah Rich about 48 Hour Magazine

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We got something from a 9 year old blogger about Justin Bieber which was probably the most surprising. You had a huge response to this project.

10 Essential Tools for the Nonprofit New Media Manager on the Go

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It would be great to see nonprofit new media managers and bloggers do the same at galas, fundraisers, meetings on Capitol Hill, protests, etc.

December 2010 Community Builder’s Chat Wrap-up #CommBuild

Amy Sample Ward

However, we will not tolerate the following: aggressive or personal criticism of the blogger, breach of copyright, obscene, defamatory, profane, sexually oriented, racially offensive or likewise objectionable comments. In this month’s chat,we had some good discussion around social media guildines and online community moderation.

Zen Peacekeeper, Marianne Elliott, Shares How She Has Fun, Does Good

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We write and teach what we want to learn, at least, I do. The first guest post is by Marianne Elliott. Share.

Where Are the Nonprofit Social Media Strategists?

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This list is evolving and has grown overtime and is not curated.  It includes a lot of consultants, bloggers, and service organizations.

Five Reasons Why WordPress Is Ideal For Small Nonprofits

John Haydon

Fellow blogger, Chris Cree published an article yesterday called “5 Reasons Why WordPress is the Ideal Platform for Small Business Websites&#. "WordPress Is The Best" by Allwin Samuel Jeba. Facebook launched a series of social plugins that you’d like to implement on your site. Have you outgrown your website? Comment below.

Networked Nonprofit in Boston: A Story of Contrasts

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Here is the archived webcast ).    The last time I had a discussion at the Berkman Center was in 2005 during the Thursday evening bloggers group.