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Why Every Organization Needs a China Strategy

Influence

China is in the news a lot these days. Is China’s progress over-reported? We’d love to hear your thoughts - let’s talk!

Lessons Learned From WeChat’s Dominance in China

Mobile Commons

WeChat, called Weixin in China, is the most popular mobile app in China. Parallels between WeChat and text messaging.

First trip to China

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm now on my first-ever trip to mainland China, thanks to the Hadley School for the Blind twentieth anniversary of their China school.

Hadley China

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

turns out to have had a major program in China for almost 20 years, and they have come up with a cool way to use the net. Hadley's international branch is located in Fuzhou, China. Hadley-China students, support staff from Hadley-China, and native English speakers log onto a website at the same time.

China Braille Press

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The China Braille Press was another impressive visit. The facility was several buildings in a compound on the outskirts of Beijing.

Technology Firms Come to China's Aid - WSJ.com

AFP Blog

Technology Firms Come to China's Aid - WSJ.com: "As donations poured into China following last month's devastating earthquake, one group of Google Inc. engineers came up with their own contribution to the relief effort: a search engine.".

Understanding social media in China - McKinsey Quarterly - Marketing & Sales - Digital Marketing

AFP Blog

Understanding social media in China - McKinsey Quarterly - Marketing & Sales - Digital Marketing : Understanding social media in China The world’s largest social-media market is vastly different from its counterpart in the West. Yet the ingredients of a winning strategy are familiar

Asian American Giving: Role of philanthropy in China

AFP Blog

Asian American Giving: Role of philanthropy in China: "I was twittering at Give2Asia's Investing in China Philanthropy Forum in Beijing last week. You can find the play-by-play details of the event here. thought I would share some of the highlights from the tweets

Cell Phone Literacy Ideas in China

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just had a great meeting with Jenny Zhao where we talked about the cell phone industry in China. Jenny manages the China operations for a global cell phone technology company. Of course, it could be years before we do something like this in China, but the seed's been planted

Benetech & Human Rights in China

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Mr. Global X (aka someone from the Skoll Foundation) mobile blogged me while I was talking to the Human Rights in China folks, Sharon Hom and Shirley Hom, who were honored as Laureates last night. The Tech Awards yesterday were a blast. Benetech is a past finalist for the Tech Museum Awards.

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. Quickly there were live radio interviews, pictures, google maps, videos all being sent in real-time, says VentureBeat.".

Dragonair Hauls Rami off the Plane

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The pilot said it was a regulation of the local aviation regulator (unclear if he meant Hong Kong or China). But, this wasn't an exit row.

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NussbaumOnDesign One Laptop Per Child Versus Intel--Who Speaks for India and China? - BusinessWeek

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NussbaumOnDesign One Laptop Per Child Versus Intel--Who Speaks for India and China? BusinessWeek: "At the Consumer Electronic Show this week, the One Laptop Per Child foundation was supposed to make two announcements—the number of computers it sold under the Give One, Get One holiday program and a new olpc machine made jointly with Intel.

NpTech in China? Can you help?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Development Institute in Beijing, China. of NPOs in China is far behind with foreign countries, but we can keep up in IT. difference in China. A few weeks ago I received an email from Jerry Hu introducing me to the Fuping. The organization works on poverty. employment, and integrated community development. our non-profit world.

The Mother of All Infographics

Frogloop

88% of infographics feature data from the U.S, 22% from china, and 12% from the UK. Infographics are like eye candy. 85% use a sans serif font.

5 Reasons This Will Be The Best #BBCON Ever

Connection Cafe

With his wife, Sheryl WuDunn, he has written several books including: A Path Appears, Half the Sky, Thunder from the East, and China Wakes.

Fuzhou to Beijing

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The first disability group we visited was the China Disabled Persons' Federation , which is the main national group.

[Cool Infographic Friday] How VR and AR will change the way we shop

SocialFish

————– On March 19, 2016 China Development Forum gathered ultimate Internet moguls to discuss industry trends.

Beijing School for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Like many of the agencies we visited, China is also experiencing a significant increase in kids with multiple disabilities. What an experience!

Fuzhou

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

In addition to the products and brands I knew, there were quite a number of China-specific brands (like 361 degrees and Sept Wolves).

A Simple Way to Add to Your Donations with AmazonSmile

NonProfit Hub

11 for Singles Day in China). Chances are if the day has a special moniker, Americans like to spend money on it. Black Friday. Cyber Monday.

Why I’m Scared of the SOPA bill

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Because, if we make software that promises to keep your life or death sensitive information secret to the best of our abilities, we won’t build a back door in for Syria, or China, or the U.S. starting to act more like China than the home of the free. Benetech, is a leading nonprofit organization based in Silicon Valley. The U.S.

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Social Media: Just One Big Tidal Wave?

Frogloop

If Facebook were a country, it would rank at third most populated country after China and India. Will that be the case with social media?

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute

SocialFish

Similarly, Sina Weibo serves as a locus of activity for our annual China Investment Conference. Who do you report to? . link]. link].

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

SocialFish

From We Are Social Singapore. For other reports in this series, please visit [link]. ——— ( photo credit ). Useful Data

Spam of the Day: So and so wants to connect on LinkedIn

Robert Weiner

Out of curiosity I looked into those domains and they were both licensed by someone in China using the same hotmail address.

China 21

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Visual Content, The Seven-Point List, and Allyson Kapin Talks Crowdfunding.

Connection Cafe

I’ve been a soccer fan for as long as I can remember. But these past two weeks have been like none other. Get crowds on their feet.

Can Social Business Reshape the Organization?

SocialFish

Read this pensive post by John Stepper  for more on that event). ” Rawn kindly shared these notes with me to accompany the slides below. Why not?

Google Analytics Report Shows Web Users Spend Less Time on Websites

Frogloop

China had the highest bounce rates at 58.2%. Ever wonder how your organization’s website traffic compares to other organizations? Google Analytics just released some great data after analyzing hundreds of thousands of websites between November 2010 and February 2011. Check out Google Analytics Website Data. minutes on a website.

Google Analytics Report Shows People Are Spending Less Time on Websites

Frogloop

China had the highest bounce rates at 58.2%. Ever wonder how your organization’s website traffic compares to other organizations? Google Analytics just released some great data after analyzing hundreds of thousands of websites between November 2010 and February 2011. Check out Google Analytics Website Data. minutes on a website.

What I Learned From @Sree Sreenivasan Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That it wasn’t blocked in China because the Chinese Government appreciates how well it works as a professional networking tool. So sad!

How to Know When a Social Network is Worth Your Time

NonProfit Hub

BILLION active monthly users— more than the population of China. Only a few short months ago, Peach, a new social networking app was launched.

The Future of Social: Gen Z

NonProfit Hub

While there are larger numbers of Gen Z in India, China and Nigeria compared to UK or US, they are truly a global organization.

Future of Social: Gen Z

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While there are larger numbers of Gen Z in India, China, and Nigeria compared to UK or US,  they are truly a global organization.  This post includes my slides and summary of the main points I will be making as well as links to resources. Gen Z By The Numbers. Be Prepared to Be Blown Away by Gen Z. And they are already blowing us away.

6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

SocialFish

China” is a beat, but “Chinese investment in Africa” is a phenomenon.  We call these phenomena our “obsessions”. Anyway. ” Read more.

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Trainer’s Notebook: The Feng Shui of Good Teaching and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Certain room set ups encourage interaction between the participants and the workshop leader, others do not. Training Design

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The State of the Internet 2014

Tech Soup Blog

billion people are now using the Internet worldwide, 618 million of them are in China. The latest edition has lots of NPTech insights.

Cheap and Cheerful Audience Analysis for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can’t use this tactic in China, for example, where Facebook (and Twitter, among other social media channels) is blocked. Guest Post

Storymakers 2016 Winners

Tech Soup Blog

We received more than 600 submissions from 35+ countries, including mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong for the first time. spanhidden.

Unlock Fans While Engaging Supporters Beyond Like, Share and Comment

Amy Sample Ward

The mystery of creating real impact using Facebook has eluded many organizations for years now. Grab the trial code at the bottom of the post!