Tue.May 17, 2011

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The Power of Social Fundraising and Friends Asking Friends [INFOGRAPHIC]


Register for our  Social Fundraising Newsletter and immediately get access to the full reports used to construct this INFOGRAPHIC.

Webinars: Designing Effective Learning Experiences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you deliver training on webinar platforms, you  need to understand how people learn.  The first 90-minute webinar to introduced the content.  

Marketing and Engagement: Making the most of your Emails

Amy Sample Ward

Last week, I visited Omaha, Nebraska, and had a great time presenting to the PRSA Nebraska chapter. View more presentations from Amy Sample Ward.

Social Media ennui

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I have a confession to make. have social media ennui. I’m tired of reading and hearing about about social media and nonprofits, and I’m annoyed that social media is taking up so much of the air space in the #nptech world. The apps I use most on my phone include the Facebook app for Android and Tweetdeck. But I’m still bored silly.

Millennial Donor Summit 2011: Online conference connecting you with research, case studies and trends

Amy Sample Ward

Mark your calendars for next month’s 2011 Millennial Donoar Summit and rejoice in the fact that you don’t have to book a flight or hotel!

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Do Good Graduation Gift Giveaway: Work on Purpose from Echoing Green

Have Fun - Do Good

When I graduated from college, I was a mess. I'd gained all kinds of knowledge and ideals, but had no idea how to use them in the real world. Wahoo!

Nonprofit Management 101 Giveaway: One More Week to Enter!

Tech Soup Blog

You have just one more week to enter our Nonprofit Management 101 giveaway. Please visit the site to view this media). How to Enter. Create a video.

[Event] [Europe] Red Herring Top 100 Europe Awards 2011


These finalists will compete for a prestigious Top 100 Award during the Red Herring Wireless conference to be held on May 23-25 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, an event that will see venture financiers, C-level entrepreneurs and other Europe-based technology glitterati rub shoulders with one another. We wish all finalists best of luck!

Daily DoGooder: Do You Own Stuff Made By Slaves?

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time. Call and Response This eye-opening video offers a sobering but important lesson to all of us “ good, human-loving persons” about the role we play in slave labor as consumers in the global economic supply chain. The narrator’s warm, almost child-like tone

If you build it, they will… not necessarily come

Beaconfire Wire

Here’s the sad hard truth: the internet is a busy, crowded place, and no one is sitting around waiting for the cool new thing you just built.

Gateway to the Arts: A Web Design Story

Tech Soup Blog

Sharpen Your Website! In 2008, Gateway to the Arts was in need of a major overhaul. “Our website was a mess,” Lisa said. We had a non-logo.

Day at University of Washington

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series

This Month at TechSoup: Sharpen Your Website

Tech Soup Blog

Over the next five weeks, we're going to be sharing a variety of resources on web design and development for nonprofits and public libraries.

Disconnecting From The Network

AFP Blog

Disconnecting From The Network : "NPower, the national network of nonprofit technology consulting and training organizations, has restructured. The New York office is rebranding itself as the national organization and the other network members have to decide whether to retain their affiliation and names or become independent.

How Online Work Can Save America

Tech Soup Blog

In February of 2011, TechSoup Global board member and founder of the nonprofit Samasource , Leila Chirayath Janah published a piece in TechCrunch that explores an unusual aspect of telework. Specifically, she focused on its potential to provide incomes to poor people in both rich and poor countries. GreenTech cloud Green IT telework microwork

Knight Foundation | Reporter Analysis

AFP Blog

Knight Foundation | Reporter Analysis : "We asked our partner, Monitor Institute, to take a critical look at the role of networks in community life. Our lens was apolitical. We were not looking for prescriptions for how citizens and government should interact.

Great reads from around the web on May 17th

Amy Sample Ward

I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of May 17th). You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying. Check it out!

It’s a Win-Win(dow) Situation

Connection Cafe

Author: Amber Wobschall. It’s not often that non-profits get recognized for their online work, but there was a great opportunity presented to my client recently and they took full advantage. The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation was nominated for the Webby awards for this video. Here’s what I love about what they did: 1.

California Poison Control Goes Mobile

Mobile Commons

Last week, California Poison Control launched a new iPhone app called “Choose Your Poison.” The app lets kids play an informative game that suggests how similar candy can look to medication – and then lets them automatically connect with a poison control hotline. Read more about CPCS’s mobile initiatives here. Then text TIPS to 69866 to sign up.