Tue.Jun 21, 2011

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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Martin Deutsch. Or maybe funerals? Our data might be the most metrically driven data you’ve seen.  Source: Nicole Lazzaro.

How Much are Nonprofits Spending on IT?

NTEN

How much are nonprofits spending on IT, and what are they choosing to spend it on? The average budget for all IT expenditures was about $431,000.

Netroots Nation Conference Highlights

Frogloop

Netroots Nation , one of the leading conferences for activists to gather and participate in 70 panels and 30 training training sessions, caucuses and strategy sessions wrapped up on Sunday and had some terrific take-aways. Participants from across the U.S. Check out some of the highlights from some of Care2's Frogloop favorite campaigners.

Spam of the Day: “McDonalds invites you to The Free Dinner Day”

Robert Weiner

Sender : I love McDonalds (helping@mcdonalds.com). Subject : We are fond of you and thus invite you for free helpings. Attachment : Invitation_Card_37021.zip. Hello. McDonalds invites you to The Free Dinner Day which will take place on 25 June, 2011, in every cafe of ours. Free Day’s menu! Angus Chipotle BBQ Bacon. Chicken McNuggets. And remember!

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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! The speakers for this panel include: Tracy Fullerton – Electronics Arts Game Innovation Lab. Ruth Cohen – American Museum of natural History. Elaine Charnov – The NY Public Library. Jason Eppink – Museum of the Moving Image.

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Games for Change Keynote: James Shelton, US Department of Education

NTEN

NTEN's Amy Sample Ward shares from her experiences at the Games for Change Festival. James Shelton, US Department of Education: Education is probably the area where we have failed to innovate the most. This morning we talked about creating clusters of innovation, bringing in various communities, etc. We are seeing the proof in other countries.

When Documenting Your Best Efforts Is No Longer Enough: Stakeholder Involvement in Results-Oriented Program Evaluation

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. B. J. Tatro, Ph.D. , ASU Lodestar Center. NMI Instructor /. B. J. Tatro Consulting. You meticulously record what you do. Tatro, held this.

Open Community Case Study – Local Government Knowledge Network

SocialFish

If you have a case study to share, from the angle of any of the “big ideas” in our little book, please contact us. Ease up on the hierarchies.

Your (Free) Summer Grow and Let Go Worksheet

Have Fun - Do Good

It's the first day of summer. You can download it for free from Dropbox by clicking here. A *big* thanks to the hubs for illustrating it for me! Share.

Hot or Not: Which Fundraising Channels Are a Forecast for Success?

NonProfit Trends

The free webinar is called: Hot or Not: Which Fundraising Channels Are a Forecast for Success? Don’t sweat it. 

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

NTEN

NTEN's Amy Sample Ward shares from her experiences at the Games for Change Festival. I'm at the 2011 Games for Change conference today and live-blogging a few sessions! Goal of the centennial project was to shine the light on the library's resources and get new audiences engaged in the collections and connected to the curators and staff.

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Intro to Google Analytics - Part 3

Connection Cafe

Author: Alissa Ruehl. This post is the third in an ongoing series about Google Analytics. As we proceed, I’ll share tips on how you can use this tool to gain more insight into your online marketing. I’ll start off with the basics, but then we’ll get into some advanced techniques. Where do those visitors come from?

VIDEO: Mobile-ize, Organize & Unionize!

Mobile Commons

Two weeks ago, we hosted our first training with our partners at Organizing 2.0. You can view all of the videos (6 total) on the Organizing 2.0

Daily DoGooder: VH1 Save the Music

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.VH1 Save the Music| 1:25 VH1 Save the Music Today is World Music Day and we feature a cause marketing effort by the phone maker, LG, that is working to keep music in the lives of the next generation,  This fun, driving clip does a great

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How you can participate in GiveBIG on Thursday

GroundWire

GiveBIG is this Thursday! Five ways you can participate. 1. Tell your friends and family about GiveBIG so they can support their favorite King County nonprofit! 2. Take a drink (of coffee, of course!) every time you hear GiveBIG mentioned between now and Thursday evening. Extra drinks for NPR spots and Sounders shout-outs. 3.