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NTC 2011 is Upon Us!

NetWits

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.

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Just Joined a New Federal Commission!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We have top leaders from the Department, the disability community including students, publishers, the Copyright Office, academia and other experts.

Definitions Of Key Business Terms

Eric Jacobsen Blog

like Peter F. Drucker's definitions

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.

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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?

NetWits

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

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.

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!

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

NetWits

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

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

The Networked Nonprofit Update

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The next few weeks are going to be hectic to say the least.   October 4 at the Charles Hotel, Harvard Square. And that’s just October!

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 rawks.by Maddie Grant on September 29, 2010 ShareDigg DiggWe LOVE the new ASAE website!!

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?

Nonprofit Tech 2.0 iPhone App :: Version 2.0!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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

Social Media for Good and Evil, Strong and Weak Ties, Online/Offline,and Orgs and Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nancy Scola at TechPresident, in a post called, Malcolm Gladwell Goes Searching Twitter for 60’s Activism. The examples are there, too.

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

Cutting Edge Integrated Social Media Strategies: Download the Presentation

Frogloop

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?

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.

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.

Technology for the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector :: Tom says "mergers and alliances" - we say "mashups and interoperability." Let's think of ourselves as interoperable allies.

AFP Blog

Technology for the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector :: Tom says "mergers and alliances" - we say "mashups and interoperability." Let's think of ourselves as interoperable allies.: "I recently had a very lively conversation with Tom McLaughlin of the Nonprofit Finance Fund.

Ninety Percent of Consumers want Companies to Support Causes

Frogloop

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

Nine Fair Trade Chocolate Bars

Have Fun - Do Good

From Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas to Valentine's Day to Easter chocolate lovers (like me!)

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.

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?

Seal the Deal: Confirm Relationships with Social Supporters

Frogloop

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

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

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

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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.  

Lots and lots of data?

Beaconfire Wire

How do you present 637 pages of PDF report data in a meaningful, engaging Web format? That is just what Pfizer turned to the American Lung Association … who then turned to us … to figure out. From the get go, we know we don’t want to lose the visitor by displaying too much data and make it difficult for them to find key points. 

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Be A Manager Who Makes Decisions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A manager who can't make a decision or who can't make a timely decision will frustrate his/her employees.

24+ Free Webinars for Nonprofits: October 2010

Wild Apricot Blog

October 2010 is notable for the variety of topics in the free nonprofit webinars on schedule – both recurring events and special one-time opportunities for professional development. And if you’re offering a free webinar of interest to non-profit folks that didn’t make October’s list, please leave a comment.( read more ).

Update on Disk Cloning

Tech Soup Blog

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

The Hard Choices of Shoes and Social Media

NTEN

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