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NTC 2011 is Upon Us!


2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#11ntc) is ramping up by kicking off the community voting website for over 400 nonprofit focused sessions! We have until September 30 th to vote for those we think will be the most valuable to the overall NPTech community. If you’re not familiar with the Nonprofit Tech.

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Surfrider Foundation: The Poster Child for a Networked Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Networks aren’t about technology any more than books are about paper. In 2004 I’d guess we had 40,000 people connected to that mission.

Artprize: An Extraordinary Social Experience around Art

Museum 2.0

Want to experience art in a populist, energized, industrial/urban setting? Want to see it in soup kitchens and record stores and bars? Period. Process.

Ninety Percent of Consumers want Companies to Support Causes


In fact, these types of campaigns even inspire a new group of supporters. Check out the comparison chart below. Moms and Consumer Marketing Statistics.

The Future of Nonprofit Technology: Some Predictions


By Nancy Lublin, CEO and Chief Old Person, If I had a crystal ball. I'd sell it and donate the money to But here are some predictions about the future of the not-for-profit world, in no specific order. 1. More organizations will depend on mobile donations. Expect this form of fundraising to mushroom. 2.

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How admin privacy works on Facebook Pages (video)

John Haydon

The most frequent question I get from nonprofits who have a Facebook Page is about privacy. How can I keep my personal info private as a Page admin?

The Dragonfly Effect: Win A Copy, Leave A Comment, Swab Your Cheek

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Why A Bone Marrow Registry Recruitment At A Book Launch? Tell your story. Act, then think. Design for collaboration. Employ empowerment marketing.

Update on Disk Cloning

Tech Soup Blog

Originally published at TechSoup for Libraries. Uses and Benefits of Disk Cloning Applications.

How Do You Embrace Resting?

Have Fun - Do Good

Are you good at resting? I'm not. The first day went great, and then life intervened. stopped walking. month later, I tried again. Is that OK?" Share

Tom says "mergers and alliances" - we say "mashups and.

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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In Search of Bachelors and Philanthropy in Rural Alaska and Video Story Capture Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Story. That’s where I met  Joe Page from the Jessica Stevens Foundation who told the amazing about the Talkeetna Bachelor Society. Some Tips.

Recent Rash of LinkedIn Spam

Tech Soup Blog

Have you been getting a lot of email asking you to connect on LinkedIn? Over the past weekend, there was a surge of such types of attacks. read more.

Cutting Edge Integrated Social Media Strategies: Download the Presentation


Social action isn't sending a tweet or sharing a petition on Facebook and calling it a day. Are they in our social networks? Will they post for us?

Definitions Of Key Business Terms

Eric Jacobsen Blog

like Peter F. Drucker's definitions

Vote for Your Favorite Nonprofit Technology Conference Panels

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference will take place on March 17-19, 2011 in Washington, DC.   Part of what makes the NTC unique is how they involve the community in every aspect of conference planning. Community voting on the 400+ session proposals has begun and will run through September 30th. Please vote for it. event in November.  

990 Grace Period: The Clock Is Ticking

Tech Soup Blog

If your U.S.-based based nonprofit still hasn't filed its 2009 Form 990, the clock is ticking. Otherwise, you'll need to file either the 990 or 990EZ).

A Better Approach to Monthly Giving

Connection Cafe

Author: Lacey Kruger. Recently, some colleagues and I started an email exchange about best practices for monthly giving.

60 Minutes

NCE Social Media

A new report by Sysomos has found that when you send a tweet it will mostly likely be retweeted within the first hour of posting.

Five Reasons Why Titles Are King

John Haydon

You’re reading this because on some level you’re interested in writing better blog post tiles or better YouTube video titles. But why?

TechSoup Snapshot: Voices of the Community

Tech Soup Blog

"What project management tool should I use?", is a question that frequently comes up in the TechSoup forums. Project management is a broad term that can cover many types of software to help manage projects and the people and resources associated with the projects. The common features TechSoup members are looking for include: read more.

Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct Dollars - The NonProfit Times Oct 1, 2010

AFP Blog

Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct Dollars - The NonProfit Times Oct 1, 2010: "Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct DollarsBy Mark HrywnaOnly 3 percent of all Tweets by a sample of nonprofits were dedicated to fundraising or solicitation.

Does Suggested Content Capture Your Imagination?


Yesterday, Chris Clark, product manager for Blackbaud Internet Solutions , shared the highlights of Blackbaud NetCommunity version 6.25, generally available in October.

Seal the Deal: Confirm Relationships with Social Supporters


So your nonprofit’s staff has drunk the social media Kool -Aid. And yet. You’re not alone in your wondering.

Zero Waste and Electronics Reuse

Tech Soup Blog

I just attended a great event at the EPA offices in San Francisco called the Zero Waste Brain Trust , which was organized by Portia Sinnott of the nonprofit Zero Waste Sonoma County. Over the years in our advocacy for computer reuse and refurbishment, TechSoup has been publicizing the environmental case for refurbished IT equipment. read more.

Can True Activism Be Fostered Through Social-Networking Sites? - Give and Take - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Can True Activism Be Fostered Through Social-Networking Sites? Give and Take - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas: "Dear Malcolm Gladwell: The nonprofit technology world is not very happy with you.Mr.

Asking. And Then Listening


I got to thinking the other day about how many times I’ve been asked for my opinion or assistance from the nonprofit organizations I support. Outside of donation asks, I can only think of enough instances to fit on one hand. I’m a loyal supporter, donor, and volunteer to various organizations but rarely am I asked for much more than my money

What's new and cool in Convio Common Ground version 3

Judi Sohn

It's been a little over a year since I fully deployed Convio Common Ground at the Colorectal Cancer Coalition. Still no regrets. Finally. It was slow.

Free Webinar October 5: True Sustainability - Delivering Outcomes that People Value

Tech Soup Blog

Nonprofit sustainability is not about writing a better grant or finding that one product or service for which you can charge a fee. It's about delivering outcomes that people value in order to make their community a better place to live. Join Tom Ralser, Principal / Director of the Outcomes Lab and GiftWorks on Tuesday, October 5, at 3 p.m.

New ASAE website is live. and it rawks. — SocialFish

AFP Blog

New ASAE website is live. and it rawks. SocialFish: "New ASAE website is live… and it Maddie Grant on September 29, 2010 ShareDigg DiggWe LOVE the new ASAE website!!

How to use categories and tags in your nonprofit blog

John Haydon

Publishing posts in WordPress (.Com Com and.Org) entails the use of categories and tags. Sounds simple enough, right? No so. Make sense?

I’m betting $10 Social Media Wins …

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleague, Clay Lord, Theatre Bay Area  told me about a bet that the communications manager is having with the director of development.   Comrades!

Nonprofit Tech 2.0 iPhone App :: Version 2.0!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Using , I quickly threw together and launched an iPhone App for Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in the fall of 2009. The App is nothing fancy.

15 Easy-to-Use Apps for Adding Multimedia to Twitter: Business Collaboration News ?

AFP Blog

15 Easy-to-Use Apps for Adding Multimedia to Twitter: Business Collaboration News : "I love Twitter, but one thing I admit can be lacking from the service is that it doesn’t allow for embedded images, audio or video in the Twitter stream; you can only link to them

The Hard Choices of Shoes and Social Media


Flickr photo by Sarah and Mike.probably Decisions are tough. That's usually where social media decisions fall. But should they?