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The Struggle for Book Access: Amazon (Blog Post #2)

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But, we just saw Amazon fold when the Authors Guild pushed them to turn off the voice of these books: Amazon to flip on Kindle. We have an action by Amazon that sets back years of work to make ebooks accessible. Print-disabled people of the world shouldn't be surprised that Amazon isn't going out of its way to help them.

The Amazon Kindle | Beaconfire Wire

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Once you’ve purchased the Kindle, all newer books (including New York Times best sellers) are 10 bucks, with all of the classics you need for your English class at just 99 cents. Personally, I like the idea, but plan on waiting for either the next generation or for someone to outdo Amazon. Long Live IE6! Metro. Not sleek.

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

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9/29: New York, NY. Proceeds benefit Amazon CARES. You can now also “Look Inside!&# to preview the first 11 pages.

How non-profits become experts at Social Branding

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Failure: Failure implies a willingness to learn new things and to risk mistakes. Here’s how a non-profit effectively combines them both.

Kickass Government Job! Be the Webmaster for the NYC Campaign Finance Board | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

job%3F 2008-06-09+01%3A21%3A02 Allan+Benamer Ok, very rarely do I do consulting jobs and I decided a couple of weeks ago to do some part-time consulting for the New York City Campaign Finance Board. Imagine applying all that neat stuff at Netsquared or when Beth talks about social media to New York City politics. Be nice.

Have you written your Humanize review yet?

SocialFish

” John Stepper , Managing Director, Deutsche Bank, New York City, NY. And please write us a review on Amazon. Buy it.

Social Media for Social Good Book Tour Raises $17,130 for Partner Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Proceeds benefited  Amazon CARES. 9/29: New York, NY. Sponsors that helped make it happen. 1/19 :: Washington, DC.

Google Voice: A New Tool For Nonprofits But Not So Great for Community Voicemail

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In the past, I was responsible for handling the technical side of Community Voicemail for New York City. When it was bought out by Google, Grandcentral unfortunately stopped giving out new accounts. Tags: Amazon EC2 Amazon S3 Google Strategy Telephony Community Voicemail CVM Google Voice Grandcentral

Google Voice: A New Tool For Nonprofits But Not So Great for Community Voicemail

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In the past, I was responsible for handling the technical side of Community Voicemail for New York City. When it was bought out by Google, Grandcentral unfortunately stopped giving out new accounts. Tags: Community Voicemail CVM Telephony Amazon S3 Amazon EC2 Google Google Voice Grandcentral Strategy

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

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This approach allows customer-centric, organic growth that looks for constantly new ways to increase value rather than products.

Cause Camp 2017 Speaker Lineup Announcement

NonProfit Hub

He helped Dian Nelson launch the division and brought DCE into digital publishing through deals with Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, etc.

News by the Spoonful: TechSoup's 2015 Tech Predictions

Tech Soup Blog

The New York Times also recently came out with an article on Reinventing the Internet to Make It Safer. What they said may surprise you.

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

NTEN

Look for Amazon, Rackspace, Google, and Microsoft to continue spending a lot of time and effort in this area, liberating us from our hardware prisons. . The new realm of net-enabled personal communications devices will cut down on the need for many employees to have an expensive-to-maintain PC or laptop. Probably like your own home.

I am writing a book about social media for nonprofits!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It will be published by McGraw-Hill in New York City and is scheduled to hit bookstores, Amazon and e-readers in Fall 2011.

NRDC Research Study: Is Your Server Room Being Overlooked?

Tech Soup Blog

Headquartered in New York City, NRDC is an environmental nonprofit membership organization with 1.3 You may have heard about the Googles and Amazons of the world striving to make their enormous datacenters more energy efficient. This is a guest blog post by Drew Bennett of Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Win-win.

Jocelyn Harmon: People, Words, Technology & Truth: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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Jocelyn has a bachelor's degree in literature from New York University and a master’s degree in sociology from University of Washington.

Mobile for Good: Fire Phone, Locking Down Data, and Services for the Homeless

Tech Soup Blog

From apps to new devices to connected home objects that can be controlled with your phone, the market is saturated with all things mobile.

Meatless Monday: Dilled Potato, Pink Bean and Green Bean Soup + Sunday Night Pasta + Vegan Chocolate Pudding Pie

Have Fun - Do Good

You're in luck, 'cause the recipe was in the New York Times last week in Tara Parker Pope's article Can You Bake a Vegan Pie? Full disclosure: The cookbooks I linked to are attached to my Amazon Associates account, which means that if you buy anything after clicking on the link, I get a percentage of the sale. Delish.

A Few Reviews of The Networked Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Manny Hernandez, has this review of the Networked Nonprofit on his blog and on Amazon. Devon Smith. Manny Hernandez.

Thank You For Making The Networked Nonprofit Launch A Hit!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

From here, we are embarking on a series of private and public events in San Francisco, Washington, DC and New York City to launch the book.

Meatless Monday: 2 Soups, 1 Salad, 2 Casseroles + Cosmos Apple Pie

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Carl Sagan One of the items on my Fun-Do List for Thanksgiving was to try some new recipes, and boy, did I! Unbelievably delicious. Yum, yum.

10 Ideas for Firefox Extensions That Could Change the World!

Social Actions

What would a Firefox Extension look like that helped you make a difference as you browsed the web? Could a Firefox extension pull this off?

Latest Cloud Forecast from McKinsey - Takeaways for Nonprofits?

Tech Soup Blog

At the same time, there may be "down-to-earth" technologies such as virtualization that are easier to implement and offer a faster ROI.

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Asking the community for its opinion about Non-Profit Tech Blog podcasts | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

There’s nothing wrong with that if I’m interviewing people outside of New York but I’d like to start interviewing people here in the Big Apple and giving them a nicer warmer sound in the process. Right now, I do podcasts over the phone so it always end up sounding kinda tinny. What do you think? Be nice. No spam.

The iPad will probably be a great device. Someday.

Judi Sohn

Someone like my Mom who uses her not-the-latest-and-greatest computer for email and web surfing and keeping track of her finances and buying stuff on Amazon. And that means her local newspaper, not The New York Times. I'm not buying an iPad , nor am I buying into the hype about it. But I'm a realist, not a fangirl. Not yet.

The iPad will probably be a great device. Someday.

Judi Sohn

Someone like my Mom who uses her not-the-latest-and-greatest computer for email and web surfing and keeping track of her finances and buying stuff on Amazon. And that means her local newspaper, not The New York Times. I'm not buying an iPad , nor am I buying into the hype about it. But I'm a realist, not a fangirl.

The Young and Generous: A New Research Report from Network for Good

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Virtually all of online givers (96%) have given to charity before, but a sizable proportion (38%) is new to online philanthropy. cancer,???

The Path to Survival: Relocalization, Water Conservation and Heirloom Preservation

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In response to yesterday's New York Times article, The Future is Drying Up , Lisa Moore, writes on the Environmental Defense Blog , "So what can we do?

Dreamforce 2008 post-mortem - back to the cheap seats

Judi Sohn

Wha…?&# The integration with Amazon web services went over better, and seemed more immediately appropriate for the big business crowd in the cloud. Om Malik has a bigger picture view of the new announcements here. I had never been to a large, high-priced business conference like Dreamforce before, much less spoken at one.

Grandcentral Redux or a Requiem for CVM? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Unfortunately, this means my organization or even New York City can’t get the same treatment as San Francisco. Google Voice: A New Tool For Nonprofits But Not So Great for Community Voicemail | Non-Profit Tech Blog said: [.] Google Voice: A New Tool For Nonprofits But Not So Great for Community Voicemail said: [.]

Tagged Again. Media Consumption.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Sometimes when I get overwhelmed, my reaction is to dive into my blog reader. A new form of work advoidance. If there is a book I really really really want, I search for freebie chapters on the Web or use the search inside feature in Amazon. So, a few days when I was particularly crazy, I went rolling through my reader. take advantage.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Facebook Platform – Opening Up

See What's Out There

Try 100,000 new subscriber A DAY! See the New York Times coverage here. First a little background. They are growing like crazy.

Confessions in Cairo!!! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

In many respects, it was like being in New York, working with a similarly sized non-profit. Pipes (1) International ICT , On the Road Confessions in Cairo!!! IT equipment is not any harder to purchase here than in the States. One thing that everyone struggles with is the unsteady power supply. Subscribe to these comments. Be nice.

Google Trends and OSS CMS Trends | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Fascinating: New York is DEFINITELY not geeky. Jons Web Log said: Christmas Outperforms Sex… I was playing around with the new Google Trends tool from Google Labs. It’s called Google Trends. It’s a tool that tracks an unspecified subset of all the searches for a particular set of search terms. Check it out.

Why I’m not going to the NTEN NTC this year… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Don’t get me wrong – I’ve had some good experiences with Npower NY but I don’t know if I’d go 3,000 miles away from New York City just to get pitched to. I get that every time I pick up the phone here. Too many small orgs, too many small budgets. They’re all consultants. Subscribe to these comments.

What Does Big Data Have to Do With Me and My Organization?

Tech Soup Blog

This charity was founded recently by former New York Times R&D lab data scientist, Jake Porway. It was last year as well. ” Uh.

10 Holiday Gifts That Give Back

Have Fun - Do Good

You can buy beautiful, handmade gifts made by artisans from companies and organizations like World of Good , Be Sweet , Global Girlfriend , The Amber Chand Collection and New Mexico Creates. When it comes to spending your holiday dollars, would you rather they went to Amazon and Borders, or to your local economy? Yesterday is history.

The best ad plans of marketers and men…

Beaconfire Wire

These range from about two-thirds, with Facebook or Yahoo, to around 23% with Amazon, to 9% with the New York Times, all the way down to 0.7%

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2014

Tech Soup Blog

It’s probably too early to tell if this will be a major shift, but it is already a new key word in computing. Earlier this month the U.S.

Non-profit project management –> Basecamp part 1 of ? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

An hour later and I’ve got a whole new obssession complete with a link list and a sense of faux-mastery over the topic. More later — the developers among you might be interested to learn about the new Basecamp API that just came out. Pipes (1) Internet Non-profit project management –> Basecamp part 1 of ? Be nice.