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Four Reasons Why Blog Post Titles Matter

John Haydon

You’re reading this because on some level you’re interested in writing better blog post tiles. Twitter Killed Your Poem.

Five Twitter Mistakes You Might Be Making

NonProfit Hub

There’s no doubt that Twitter can be an effective way to engage with your constituents and spread the word about your cause. No need to worry.

Tag, You're IT! An Introduction for Technical Managers

Tech Soup Blog

Follow him on Twitter. Tag, you’re it. This series of blog posts will focus on methods that allow you to. Grant Howe is VP of research & development for Sage North America’s Nonprofit Solutions. business, based in Austin, Texas. Introduction. Technical leadership generally gets a bad rap for not having quality.

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Tag, You're IT! An Introduction for Technical Managers: Coaching Employees

Tech Soup Blog

Follow him on Twitter and read his first post in the Tag, You’re IT! Tag, you’re it… This blog will focus on methods that will allow you to quickly begin to. Tag, you’re IT! series. Technical leadership generally gets a bad rap for not having quality soft skills. in managing people.

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An Open Letter to Museums on Twitter

Museum 2.0

Note: this is a geeky post that assumes familiarity with Twitter. If you are new to Twitter, please check out this post for more context.

Twitter Is A Network Weaver's Best Friend

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the ideas that she covered is the practice of making introductions or " closing the triangle."  I was reflecting on that and how Twitter can really facilitate network weaving.  immediately thought of someone in my network, Vicky Davis, who writes the Coolcat Teacher blog. Tags: network weaving Have a story?

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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

Blogging a crisis: reflecting on some lessons learned

Steve Bridger

This is a story of a blog. As I later  wrote on the blog… We discussed the challenges ahead. So I encouraged them to start a blog.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

To understand why tagging is found on so many social sharing sites it helps to understand why tags exist in the first place. The campaign.

Twitter: this time it’s personal

Steve Bridger

– with some suggestions on how to convince colleagues of the value of Twitter. Tags: charities nfptweetup twitter

How to Follow the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference

NTEN

Here’s how: On the NTEN Blog We’ll be streamlining coverage of 2012 NTC on the NTEN blog. All session tags start with #12NTC.

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NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's The People Behind The Tags! The two top posts of the week were about Twitter and MySpace, both Web2.0 New (to me) Nonprofit Blogs.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Technology Blog: An Underused Fundraising Resource

Tech Soup Blog

I’m now a fan of Reed Stockman’s AFP technology blog. Much of their blog contact is tagged (e.g. ?NPtech NPtech , ?NPMobile

Twitter Lists for Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

Lauren Cochrane has a great post today with ideas for lists organizations could create with Twitter’s new List function.  If you haven’t heard about Lists yet, you’re not behind! You can read more about Lists on the Twitter Blog here. Tags: community strategy campaigns lists twitter Media.

Twitter Lists for Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

Lauren Cochrane has a great post today with ideas for lists organizations could create with Twitter’s new List function.  If you haven’t heard about Lists yet, you’re not behind! You can read more about Lists on the Twitter Blog here. Tags: community strategy campaigns lists twitter Media.

Snack Meme: I Got Tagged

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jane Quigley , who I met at Podcamp, tagged me for the Media Snack Meme. Photo by KellyK. Snacking, particularly junk food, can make you fat!

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. When I saw that I had been tagged on Nancy White's blog, I left a crabby comment. I've been using twitter off and one since November. listen to music on my IPOD while I blog. Now who to tag.

A Twitter-Like Twitter Policy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our Twitter policy: Be professional, kind, discreet, authentic. via Gruntled Employees Blog. Tags: policy Represent us well.

NCVO and TAG Conference Presentations and Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

tags: information socialmedia ). tags: km laurawhitehead ). As a geekily recursive replay of our " who is video blogging whom ?",

Back Channels, Workflow, Data, Twitter, and me

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Back Channels, Workflow, Data, Twitter, and me March 13, 2007 I read Beth’s recent blog entry on Twitter , and of course, the neo-luddite in me said “waste of time!&# But then I had to think about it.

NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There's a good round up of links to blog posts and articles by other nonprofit techies and SEO mavens. NpTech Conversations. working with???something

Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Twitter crowdsourced China earthquake in realtime

AFP Blog

Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Twitter crowdsourced China earthquake in realtime: "While the mainstream media scrambled to put up their “breaking news” headlines Robert Scoble alias Scobleizer, was early to tweet the news. Tags: NPWeb2.0 NPTwitter NPDisasterRelief NPtech

Deals with Twitter, Facebook and Search Engines

NCE Social Media

This week there has been quite a flurry of news for Twitter and Facebook. That means in the future if you blog or post or tweet about your agency, those blog posts and tweets will appear in Bing’s results. Bing, Facebook and Twitter now together. Tags: Tools bing facebook google twitter

Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She uses Twitter to share what's going on at NTEN, announce new initiatives, and have conversations with NTEN members.  Tips. 1.  

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Blog Redesign: Focused on Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

I announced last week that I’ve partnered with Matt Chevy to do a redesign of this blog. Focus: Content that’s conversation worthy.

Managing Twitter, One Account at a Time

Amy Sample Ward

There are so may stats, reports, assumptions and speculations every day about who is using Twitter, let alone how and why.  I recently read a reflection on Twitter called How To Use Twitter When You Follow Several Thousand People.  Sometimes I just want to say, “hi&# to my mom on Twitter, and that’s okay. 

Blog Redesign: Adding the Extras

Amy Sample Ward

I announced last week that I’ve partnered with Matt Chevy to do a redesign of this blog. Today, I hope to hear which extras you prefer! And why?

Plotting my return to Twitter

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

In April of this year,  I left twitter. I had good reason to leave twitter. figured it was worth writing on this blog about. joined Twitter in the beginning, because my colleagues were. Twitter will be useful. nptech twitter Tags: Technology Zen Web2.0 And, after a few months, I didn’t miss it.

Using Twitter for a Global Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

That’s part of the key to success when using Twitter for a Global conversation. Using Twitter search or other tools, you can watch news and updates about the election in Iran by using #IranElection; or, find interesting people to follow and connect with using #FollowFriday to peruse the recommendations that pile up on Fridays.

NpTech Tag Summary: Learnings from FriendFeed Experiment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During the past few weeks, Twitter has been down or out due to stress. To learn more about Twitter scaling issues read this interview by Jesse Stay. And for expert level knowledge, read these blog posts about FriendFeed that Louis Gray has bookmarked.). The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

Does my perfect Twitter client exist?

Judi Sohn

That’s the way I am with Twitter clients right now. In no particular order, here’s what would make a perfect desktop Twitter client for me. Similar to the Twitter home page. Tags: Blogging Internet & Technology AIR twitter Every time I find a laptop bag I say I love, Eric rolls his eyes.

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Blog shout outs

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

ONE/Blog – ONE/Northwest never ceases to amaze me The Open Road – Matt Asay has some interesting insights from the Open Source biz world Tagged as: nptech { 3 comments… read them below or add one } 1 Jon Stahl 04.17.09 at 4:28 pm Awww, shucks. :-) Let the love flow bidirectionally! Be Helpful.

Unpacking Engagement Metrics for the Nonprofit Blog

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The areas of the blogging ROI analysis included:  author contribution, readership growth, reader engagement, authority, cost, and value. 

Twitter tools (advanced)

SocialFish

Looking for a list of Twitter tools? You can also subscribe to the Twitter blog for updates from Ev himself, or for a ridiculous number of twitter tools, try Twitterholics. Tags: cool tools Twitter Look no further. Thanks Brian!

NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Many nonprofits considering starting a blog should look at a team approach so the onus isn't on one person to blog. Learn. mean for you?

Blog Redesign: Recap and Reflections

Amy Sample Ward

Categories and Tags : Using content categories like (presentation, case study, opinion and so on) can help people find the type of content they are after, as well as categories and tags that indicate topics, conferences and tools. Tags: blogging blog redesign redesign round up strategy website Look for that!

Next #4Change Twitter Chat: Social Media & the Climate Change Movement

Amy Sample Ward

Originally posted by Joe Solomon on the #4Change blog. 4Change Chats are hosted on Twitter – Read “ Join the Conversation ” below for ways to jump into the discussion. Where: Twitter (search for #4Change. Image from Blog Action Day - their topic this year is also climate change!). Details: Date: Oct, 8th. Feeling brave?

SSIR: Nonprofit Advantage for Future of Twitter and Search

Amy Sample Ward

My newest post is up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review Opinion blog.  Because of search, it no longer matters how many blog posts I write, because search can find the relevant ones for me or my readers. Enter Twitter. Twitter has created the most up-to-the minute archive of conversations around the world. 

Twitteracy (Twitter Literacy)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Twitter Book - A Sneak Preview View more presentations from oreillymedia. Howard Rheingold has an interesting post titled "Twitter Literacy ( I refuse to Make Up a Twittery Name for It ). Rheingold points to some research data from Nielsen that more than 60% of new Twitter users fail to return the following month. 

Spread Actions On Twitter for @MLKDay - Tag with #TakeAction and #MLKDay (And Follow @MLKActions!)

Social Actions

Looking for actions to share on Twitter? Can you help spread the word by blogging and/or tweeting about this blog post and @ MLKActions ?