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The #1 Reason Nonprofit Websites Fail and How to Fix It Immediately


Everyone gets excited about redesigning their website. It’s a chance to start fresh. There’s one problem though. You’re focus is in the wrong place.

Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?


Shocker. So when I read this article about digital badges and DIY learning, I was intrigued. As if. photo credit ).

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10 Things You're Doing Wrong With Social Media


PublishDate: April 2012. Author: Chris Bernard. You’re on social media—maybe Facebook, Twitter or your organization’s blog—and you’re having some success, but you know there’s room for improvement. Here are 10 such mistakes you can turn around with a little effort for quick, improved results. 1. Not telling people you’re on social media.

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How to Measure Social Media Traffic on Your Website with Google Analytics (Video)

John Haydon

This video will show you how to measure traffic from Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus using Google Analytics.

Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo by Nielio. Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less, Guest Post by  Laura Quinn and Chris Bernard. she said. Guest Post

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FREE! Online Survey Tools and Techniques


Event Price: 0.00. EventDate: June 14, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm. Type: Live Training. We'll talk through the tools (and demo a few) that can help you create online surveys, from low cost options to more robust ones. We'll wind up with best practices on designing a solid and reputable online recruiting participants and analyzing the data. event_KEY.

Finally, Politics is Good for Something!

Connection Cafe

Author: Tim Grailer. presidential election year gives us an interesting opportunity to analyze and understand how some of the biggest constituent engagement operations are spending their dollars to communicate to their constituents. When combined, the Obama campaign and the DNC has spent over $10 million on digital since the launch of the campaign.

Setting Up Your Wild Apricot Website Webinar

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a reminder about our upcoming webinar - Setting Up Your Website in Wild Apricot - Wed. 25 at 3 pm Eastern. webinar Wild Apricot

2011 Online Giving Grows 13%! Are You Prepared to Get Your Share?

Tech Soup Blog

Blackbaud recently released its 2011 Online Giving report. In it you'll see findings from The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving along with additional multi-year giving data to provide the most. comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. The findings include 24 months of online giving data from 1,895 nonprofit. levels.

The Seattle Foundation helps King Co. residents "GiveBIG" to nonprofits on May 2nd - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

AFP Blog

The Seattle Foundation helps King Co. New to GiveBIG 2012 is the opportunity to make donations via smart phone on The Seattle Foundation's mobile web site

Lame spams of the day: confirmation from [insert social network name]

Robert Weiner

Is it a trend or just me? In the past 2 days I've received spams in the form of confirmations from MySpace, Habbo, Tagged, and Foursquare. Can you.