Wed.May 23, 2012

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5 Ways to Empower Your Crowdsource Fundraisers


Crowdsourcing has become a popular term in recent years, but the word has only been around since 2006. Fundraising Page Badges. QR Codes. Disclaimer.

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Net Smart: How To Thrive Online

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Lately, I have been working in far flung places which means long, very long airplane rides without Internet access! Small talk nourishes trust. Books

Keep your eyes on the KPIs

Connection Cafe

Author: Alissa Ruehl. The next step is to keep track of changes to audience and audience behavior. Some common examples are: Number of visitors.

Can We Wait 3 to 5 Years for Change?


This is obviously a core theme in Humanize. 35% said that the boundaries between customers, employees, and vendors were going to blur. Or W.L.

CRM is Exactly What Your Nonprofit Needs


Tal Frankfurt. Founder/CEO. Cloud for Good. Salesforce implementations, just like any other implementations, have costs associated with it. But you know what? Not using technology also has a cost. Consider Habitat for Humanity (HFH) – in this case, a mid-west chapter. Cloud CRM Data Infrastructure Leadership nptech nten salesforce IT Staff

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4 Ways to Use Pinterest to Encourage Corporate Volunteerism

Tech Soup Blog

This post originally appeared on the NetSquared blog, which is an initiative of TechSoup Global's, and was written by Causecast. As Pinterest fans.

The Cloud: Not As Airy As You Thought


Geri Stengel. President. Ventureneer. Cloud computing is really a boon to nonprofits because it significantly reduces upfront costs and allows for quick expansion of both capacity and applications. Let's start with the basics. Cloud computing” isn't really a cloud. It's just not your own server in your own room with your own techie.

2012 Women Who Tech Telesummit – Using Technology and Social Media to Build Social Justice Movements

Amy Sample Ward

Are you a social change maker or NPtechie? Then this panel is for you. We’ll explore what it takes to build a powerful movement online filled with passionate people and matched with the right technology and tools to connect and engage our activists and donors across multiple online channels. Related Links : WWT Information. Session slides.

Nonprofits As Trusted Messangers During This Election Year

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Timothy J. Schmaltz , ASU Lodestar Center. NMI Instructor /. PAFCO Coordinator. Protecting Arizona's Family Coalition. Timothy J.

The Imperfect Storm

Connection Cafe

Author: Guest Blogger. This post was written by Marc Chardon and Hal Williams. It was orginally featured on The Huffington Post , May 18, 2012.

We say good-bye to our dear friend Jon Baldivieso


After eight years of top-notch work, along with generous portions of wry wit, Jon Baldivieso is moving on from Groundwire. Jon started as a contractor for Groundwire and we quickly recognized that he had technical skills that we needed to put to good use so he started full time in 2004 as a web developer. Hope that’s cool with your family

10 top tools for cause campaigns

AFP Blog

10 top tools for cause campaigns

Working America Helps Voters Report Problems with Mobile Messaging

Mobile Commons

Here’s a great example of how a text message campaign can encourage supporters to become reporters – informing people about important developments right as they happen. A new Pennsylvania law was recently passed that would require voters to show ID before voting. The text message campaign did three things. All Posts Blog Use Cases

2012 Speed Geek Video!


We had a Speed Geek in April and our partners and friends shared five-minute presentations showcasing our cool engagement strategy and technology. If you didn't make it, no worries, you can watch them all right now. Matt Takach for Dogwood Initiative shows you. Weather and Tides Engagement Superpower! Even the name is cool. Oh wait, it can!