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NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption

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million grant from the Google Inc. This is the first grant NTEN has received from Google. million grant from the Google Inc. This is the first grant NTEN has received from Google. We’re thrilled that Google has shown its support of the transformative power of nonprofit technology with such a grand gesture.

NTEN Receives $1.1 Million Grant from Google to Aid Nonprofit Technology Adoption

NTEN

million grant from the Google Inc. This is the first grant NTEN has received from Google. With this support, we can provide new ways to help our community connect with each other and learn about the most important technology strategies, tools, and trends. Google NPTech NTEN Fundraising

Are Nonprofits Wasting Time Developing Mobile Apps?

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Mobile Social Networking Technology Trends Web 2.0New tools and mobile apps should always be on our radar. deep breath * There. said it.

URL Shorteners: Blind(ly) Heading Towards Disaster?

Frogloop

Look for alternative url shorteners such as Google's new version goo.gl Social Networking Technology Trends Web 2.0If you thought email radically changed the way nonprofits communicated with constituents online, then social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter may have challenged you even more. However, just today a.ly Panick!

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The Future of the Nonprofit Office: Working from Home v2.0

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growing trend among organizations is to get out of the business of owning servers entirely. Another emerging trend is cloud-based computing , which enables organizations to pay only for processor cycles, memory, and storage as it's used. By Grant Howe, VP Research and Development, Nonprofit Solutions, Sage Business Solutions.

25 Ways to Increase Your Organization's Communication Capacity

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Come to our session at the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference to hear the rest! Google AdWords has a great free tool for assessing the search frequency of your keywords. Check out tools like Google Spreadsheets (which can generate a form) if you don't have anything available today for data collection. 6. How do you do that?

5 Questions: Building Stronger Online Communities Without Losing Your Sanity

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Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? And, with the powers of Google, what did I find but a Muppet test! [ Ed.

7 Reasons Nonprofits Need iPads

Influence

Millions more are already using Google's Android mobile operating system and, additionally, a Google tablet prototype was unveiled recently.

Social Media: Just One Big Tidal Wave?

Frogloop

By 2010 that statistic to climbed to 86%. In 2010 61% of 30-49 year old US internet users social media compared to 12% in 2005.

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25 Ways to Increase Your Organization's Communication Capacity

NTEN

Come to our session at the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference to hear the rest! Google AdWords has a great free tool for assessing the search frequency of your keywords. Check out tools like Google Spreadsheets (which can generate a form) if you don't have anything available today for data collection. 6. How do you do that?

Charities in the Cloud: Why the Hype Might Not Be Quite Hypey Enough

NTEN

They support and extend the larger trends that are shaping both charity and business operations -- whether those trends are flex time, impact measurement, real time data, or open APIs -- and allow you to gain the benefits of those larger trends without really having to think about it much. David Geilhufe, NetSuite, Inc. Power.

Is Your Nonprofit Website Mobile-Friendly?

Wild Apricot Blog

Have you noticed there's one prediction that turns up consistently at the top of every list of "Top 10 Trends for 2010"? Tags: Non-profit technology nptech Google Non-profit Communications RSS Accessibility mobile Welcome to the decade of the Mobile Internet. read more ).

The Big Twitter Question

Frogloop

Social Networking Trends Web 2.0Data from Comscore Nonprofit marketers should evaluate Twitter once again. Let's be clear.

Things We Like (September 2010)

NTEN

Trends Shaping the Future of Social Good. The example of cooperation between nonprofits and individuals Beth Kanter gives in the article came from the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference. But Google's new Instant Search might be a big change. A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies.

Best of Association Jam: Association Links for January 2010

Wild Apricot Blog

What will you do in 2010 that you've never done before to help your associations thrive? Tags: Associations Non-profit technology Fundraising nptech Marketing Volunteers Google Social networking Non-profit Communications membership websites event managment Membership management social media Association Jam read more ).

Great reads from around the web on April 12th

Amy Sample Ward

Nonprofits Take Note: Donors are what they tweet | Social Citizens Blog – "As with many new technologies and developments, social media is being used in surprising and unintended ways to analyze and reveal unexpected data and trends. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

Who's Knocking at My Firewall Door? Simple Security for the Nonprofit IT Professional

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First off, for 2010, there are some security questions you should ask yourself as trends emerge: Are robots attacking my servers? (Ro)bots (or spiders) are scripts or applications that search out information on the web. It will be interesting to see how Apple's iPhone and Google's Android evolve. Bruce M. the culprits. Spock.

Conversation Starter: Digital Natives Moving Offline

Amy Sample Ward

In fact, many of them don’t even know how to google properly. Tags: future issues conversation starter demographics digital natives research trends youth Ivan Boothe posted a link to this story recently on the Progressive Exchange list. Read the full story here.). Where are you on the Internet-dependent scale?

How Telecommunications Is Changing Work for Nonprofits

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This growing trend, often described as telecommuting or e-commuting, reflects a fundamental change from the traditional concept of work (performed in an office, on a nine-to-five schedule) to a more adaptive, results-based one. Examples include AOL Instant Messenger, Skype, Google Talk, and many others. The IT and Telecom Solution Mix.

Great reads from around the web on April 23rd

Amy Sample Ward

The big guys quickly followed suit: Yelp introduced "Check-Ins" while Facebook launched "Places" and most recently, Google Latitude updated to incorporate check-ins and check-outs. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Change the internet?

Women Who Tech: Tools and Apps to Energize your Base

Amy Sample Ward

WWT 2010: Apps and Tools to Energize Your Base. Google Analytics – [link]. Google Alerts – [link]. SLIDES. NOTES.

Top tips for Efficiently Measuring Social Media ROI & Getting Strategic with Your Data

Connection Cafe

Have you ever found yourself overwhelmed in Google Analytics? But, analyzing trends for noteworthy incidents helps for future optimization.

If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

Connection Cafe

Now we are friends on Google Maps, and I can see his dot throughout his evening commute. Author: Jennifer Darrouzet. Tell them where you are.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Taproot Foundation

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also, we use Google analytics to track where our website visitors are coming from and where they go after that. Organization Size: 40 Employees.

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Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This includes using email, web site presence, google ads, face-to-face events and reaching out to the online and mainstream media. .

Will Open Source Social Networks Eventually Replace Facebook?

Frogloop

In March, Facebook had more traffic than Google in the US. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0It'll sort itself out soon enough.

Will the Portable Social Graph Eventually Replace Facebook?

Frogloop

In March, Facebook had more traffic than Google in the US. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0It'll sort itself out soon enough.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And we’ll continue this trend for social networking, social action, and commerce. The Elections app will soon be updated for 2010.). 4.

Keynote from My Charity Connects Conference at NetChange Week

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With the help of David Hood , we googled all the participants and checked out their web presence and social outposts. Did You Know CH.O

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Surprise! Only 5% of Websites Have a Twitter or Facebook Link

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Check out the stats below. *28% of sites have Google Analytics. *5% of sites link to their Twitter or Facebook profile. *2% of sites display both a Twitter and Facebook link. Social Networking Trends Web 2.00.5% of sites have a Creative Commons attribution. You should follow Frogloop on Twitter. Receive monthly updates.

5 Questions: Bringing Community Organizing Into Online Campaigns

NTEN

What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? have a Google profile, if you want to connect on Google Buzz.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World – #10Ways

John Haydon

And we’ll continue this trend for social networking, social action, and commerce. The Elections app will soon be updated for 2010.). 4.

10 Ways Geolocation is Changing the World – #10Ways

John Haydon

And we’ll continue this trend for social networking, social action, and commerce. The Elections app will soon be updated for 2010.). 4.

Virtual Office Toolkit

Idealware

It was a kind of informal flex time, which NPR reports is an increasing trend in some sectors and can allow for a better work-life balance.

The Web Is Dead? What Does that Mean (to Nonprofits)?

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And yet, outside of Google, nobody's making money, even at those massive economies of scale. The browser is not the Internet. pageviews.

Internet Strategy in a World of Ubiquitous Tools: Sometimes You Just Gotta Launch and Learn

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First of all, while there are many choices for collaboration tools, a few simple filters will get one 90% of the way there (if you want to control the content but get some feedback, use a blog tool; if you need to develop a written product, use a wiki or Google Docs; if you want group discussions and networking, use a social network tool; etc.).

Intenet strategy in a world of ubiquitous tools - sometimes you just gotta launch and learn

Influence

First of all, while there are many choices for collaboration tools, a few simple filters will get one 90% of the way there (if you want to control the content but get some feedback, use a blog tool; if you need to develop a written product, use a wiki or Google Docs; if you want group discussions and networking, use a social network tool; etc.).

5 Questions: Social Media's Potential for Faith Based Communities

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? Speaker: Lisa Colton, Darim Online. Adjusting job descriptions. Kermit.

10 Fun and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Google Internet Stats : A collection of economic and media trends and stats. Over the years I have stumbled across countless Internet gems, but the 10 below are those that I regularly and repeatedly return to. These resources are invaluable when looking for quality content to utilize and share on social media sites. Thanks. 1.

Your Big Brains Can Raise Awareness of Your Organization, Part 1 of 2.

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And of course, if you don’t want to be found on Google or other search engines (why are you still reading?) How’d I do?

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