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What Humans of New York Can Teach You About End of Year Fundraising

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Download this awesome new eBook to make sure you’re  prepared!). And at the core, that’s what inspires charity. For starters, everything.

The New York Times Loves DoSomething’s Crisis Text Line

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All Posts Blog Customer News Nonprofit npo Our Products Press Use Cases To reach the Crisis Text Line, text LISTEN to 741-741.

Get Real, People: Authenticity as a Social Media Strategy

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The post Get Real, People: Authenticity as a Social Media Strategy appeared first on The See3 Blog.

2012 BlogWorld Expo New York – How to Humanize Your Business

Amy Sample Ward

Blog post from Jamie Notter. Ever get jealous that the open, unstructured social media efforts of the community completely trounce your well-planned and even well-funded social media programs? Are you frustrated when your own social media efforts are thwarted by inter-departmental competition? Related Links : BlogWorld information.

Mr. Jim Goes to Washington (and New York, and Nairobi, and Seoul, and Kampala, and Boston…)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

New York Every year, social entrepreneurs and donors (along with a whole lot of other folks) converge on New York City.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about. Blogging Social Media for Social Good

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Kickstarter Focuses Its Mission on Altruism Over Profit - The New York Times

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Payday for Ice Bucket Challenge’s Mocked Slacktivists - The New York Times

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Payday for Ice Bucket Challenge’s Mocked Slacktivists - The New York Times : "Scientists studying A.L.S. And they say the money raised in the ice bucket challenge was crucial." 'via Blog this have reported a breakthrough that could lead to therapy, not just for A.L.S. but for other ailments, too.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to the Social Web, there is no shortage of possible topics for your nonprofit to blog about. BloggingPost Calls to Action.

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Art in New York

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It was designed by a New York artist named Cindy Workman. We love our See3 logo. The work remains as fresh and quietly fierce as ever.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » New York Times Deathwatch

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He shows vividly how the New York Times business has eroded, how their ad revenues are way down, circulation is down, etc. Ellen R.

The Larger Challenge (and Opportunity) for One Laptop Per Child - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog

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The Larger Challenge (and Opportunity) for One Laptop Per Child - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog: "The One Laptop Per Child project is starting a “Give 1 Get 1? campaign to try to jumpstart its drive to bring computers to children in the developing world.

The Biggest List of Earth Day Blogs You'll Ever Need

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The list ranges all the way from the mighty TreeHugger to green office blogs like Eco-Office Gals. Just in time for Earth Day! EcoGeek.

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Mobile Commons & New York MTA Launch Bus Time – Press Release

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MOBILE COMMONS POWERS TEXT MESSAGES FOR NEW MTA BUS TRACKER IN NEW YORK CITY. Riders expect an immediate response and the data must be available 24/7, so we designed a highly responsive system that seamlessly works with the MTA’s infrastructure to provide bus location details via text to millions of New Yorkers.”.

The Valley Goes to the Mountains, in Full Blogging Mode - Mergers, Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds -- DealBook - New York Times

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The Valley Goes to the Mountains, in Full Blogging Mode - Mergers, Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds -- DealBook - New York Times: "Tech is back at Davos this year,” one of the participants exclaimed to me before I left Silicon Valley for the annual conference at this ski resort town.It doesn’t feel that way.

Upcoming Nonprofits Live: DIY Blogging

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This month, we're examining the landscape of DIY blogging. Join us for this very exciting Nonprofits Live on March 21 , where we will feature nonprofit technology guests sharing their unique perspectives on everything from blog set up and effective strategies, to maintenance and growth best practices over time. Pacific time.

New York Tech Community Voices Protest Against SOPA – on the Street and on the Phone

Mobile Commons

This afternoon, our friends at The New York Tech Meetup took the protest against wide-ranging anti-piracy bills to the streets of Manhattan.

Capital New York On What Obama’s Text Donations Mean for NY Politics

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Capital New York just  published an article about what the Obama campaign’s new text donations mean for New York City politics – and they feature our CEO, Jed Alpert. All Posts Blog PressNow anybody can donate to the Obama campaign merely by texting GIVE to 62262. Read the full article here.

The New York Times Features Text Messaging in “New Tools for Disaster Aid”

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In today’s App City column in  The New York Times ,  Mobile Commons’ text messaging solution was mentioned as a key tool used during this time of crisis. In an article entitled “New Tools for Disaster Aid,”  The New York Times  writes. The storm was the first time the system was used in New York.

New York Daily News Features Our “Mobile Might” Working on Obama Campaign and Sandy Response

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The New York Daily News today features how Mobile Commons helped the Obama campaign win the election, and assisted New York and New Jersey in keeping citizens informed about where they could vote in the aftermath of Sandy. All Posts Blog Company News PressRead the full article here.

New York Schools Debut a Text Messaging Service To Keep Parents Connected

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Last week, as New York City’s public schools came back into session, the Department of Education debuted a new text message service to keep parents informed. As with the MTA’s Bus Time and the Office of Emergency Management’s Disaster Map , New York City is a pioneer in opening up its data for easy access by the public.

New York Presbyterian, Columbia University and Harlem Health Send Targeted Health Reminders over Text

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Then on day 28, it sends a follow-up:  “Reminder to put your new ring in. ” All Posts Blog health Inspirations Success Stories Successes Use Cases Why Mobile CommonsAdolescents and young adults are known to be unreliable when it comes to taking their medicine. Health and Appointment Reminders for a Variety of Issues.

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are now over 143 million blogs on the Internet and when I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in September of 2009, I had very low expectations. I

What is a Power Tweet? (video)

John Haydon

Last month I blogged about Twylah , an awesome Twitter app that creates more traffic for your tweets and blog posts.

Have We Crossed the Chasm yet? Org2.0 Cheat Sheet from Squidoo/Npower New York

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Graphic in Flickr Source: Tara Hunt's post " Cross the Chasm " Chris Brogan sent me a link to the new NpowerNY/Squido Handout on Seth's Blog.

Live From New York: 2007 DMA Nonprofit Federation Conference - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


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Voto Latino Keeps New Yorkers Informed About Their Health Care Options

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Voto Latino sent a text broadcast to their New York member base to inform them that they didn’t have to rely on

Why isn’t anyone sharing your nonprofit’s content?

John Haydon

recent study by the New York Times found that people share content to promote themselves. They don’t trust you.

Games and Cultural Spaces: Live Blog Notes from Games for Change

Amy Sample Ward

I’m at the 2011 Games for Change conference today and live-blogging a few sessions! Elaine Cohen: The New York Public Library. 100 Years of the flagship library in New York. In our digital space, we have a new innovation called the Explorer. Ruth Cohen – American Museum of natural History.

Use Text Messaging to Achieve Healthcare Behavior Change Outcomes

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Encouraging behavior change is often one of the most challenging programs a healthcare organizations can offer. From

April Member Round-Up: Digital strategy from street outreach, top nonprofit blogs, and how to communicate when you don't agree


Speaking of ebooks, Cloud for Good just released a new eBook to help organizations better implement technology, which you can download for free.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » The Future of The Environmental Movement

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Capitalism has a way of co-opting movements. Is this what environmentalism has come to already? Case Soup: Nonprofit Video Secrets Revealed!

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Why do people give charity?

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The New York Times Magazine on Sunday was all about philanthropy. Here’s what you need to read: What Makes People Give?

How To Humanize Your Business


Understand a new framework for changing culture, process, and behavior in organizations in ways that is more aligned with the power of social media. 3.

Using Twitter to Build a Community and Recruit Volunteers

Amy Sample Ward

Last week, I had the opportunity to present at the 2011 Volunteer Management for Nonprofits Conference here in New York. Blog Posts.

What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing


Gen Y was born and raised on Hip Hop culture—which began in 1970s New York City and has flourished from the 1980s through today.

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NY Health Department Uses Text Messages to Keep HIV+ Patients Healthy

Mobile Commons

Last month on World AIDS Day, the New York City Department of Health launched a text message service that can help save the lives of HIV+ patients.

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.

WWYDO? | Beaconfire Wire

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Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2008 at 5:04 pm by John Brian (91 posts) The New York Times has inspired me to coin a new motto: What Would You Do Offline?

Colleges Mine Social Media for Clues on Likely Donors – Philanthropy Today - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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