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Google Launches Google for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you work for a nonprofit, the program provides your organization with several new benefits. Tools and Tactics google google4np

Terms and Trends in DIY and Open Source Online Maps

NTEN

Implementing truly gorgeous online maps still requires some custom code and technical know-how – but, the cost and learning curve involved has dropped considerably. Online maps provide a concrete, quickly digestible way to drive home the connection between your organization's work and where it takes place. Sean Larkin. Partner.

Google+ Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your first step is to create a Google Account and then set up your personal Google Profile (which also becomes your Google+ Profile).

HOW TO: Merge Your Nonprofit’s YouTube Channel and Google+ Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Google’s strategy of making Google+ the thread that links all Google Products together is working.

Content Strategy, Creation, Organization, and Measurement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Those decisions are implemented across the organization’s web properties and social channels. My answer:  Yes! How do you manage it all?

Is Your Nonprofit using Google’s Free AdWords Grant?

BoardAssist

As a part of Google Grants, qualifying nonprofits can earn a free advertising budget of up to $10,000 each month to use on AdWords to help promote their website and cause. Is Your Nonprofit using Google’s Free AdWords Grant? Free money doesn’t exist, but thanks to Google, free advertising does for your nonprofit. Congrats!

Are you ready for Google’s next search algorithm update?

Beaconfire Wire

Because as of April 21st, Google will expand the use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal in search results. Thanks Google.

New on SSIR: A New Tool for Digital Storytelling

Amy Sample Ward

So how can social good organizations take advantage of an innovative tool like this? Do you have a hyperlocal online network/space?

How to Use Google AdWords to Get Free Money

BoardAssist

We’ve updated one of our most popular blog posts because Google has updated their process. How to Use Google AdWords to Get Free Money.

Do Social Better with Google Analytics: How to Use Advanced Segments to Track Social Media Performance

NTEN

By Cary Lenore Walski, Technology Education and Outreach Coordinator, MAP TechWorks. When you think of the concept of the “social” website, Google Analytics -- the numbers nerd quietly tabulating traffic in the background on your site -- doesn’t immediately leap to mind. And Google said, “Let there be light.”. twit in the dark.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

VivaVideo Pro ::  Google Play. Mapme is a web-based platform for creating, sharing, and embedding online maps. Social Media Tools. 1.

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World Water Day: The key to sustainability is data

Amy Sample Ward

While there are many, many organizations working on water-related issues all around the world, there’s one I want to highlight: Water for People.

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DIY Social Media Management

Amy Sample Ward

Track your organization and your cause. Create a shared tracking space for your team or whole organization. Content Map. Bit.ly.

Tech Across Your Org: Technology Leadership at a Small Organization

NTEN

As a senior staff member for my organization, I don’t have the time or expertise to learn every API call. You know your organization.

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Putting Caribbean Projects on the (Google) Map | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

While most of us have gotten over Google putting small town America on the map??in Although, Google??s Long Live IE6! that??s

Haiti Earthquake: Orphans, Crisis Mapping, and Tech Volunteers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our town of Jakmel (also spelled Jacmel if you want to Google it) has been largely destroyed and our AIDS orphanage is constructed out of cement.

Great reads from around the web on February 1st

Amy Sample Ward

Official Google Blog: Explore museums and great works of art in the Google Art Project – Take yourself on an art tour using Google Maps! "One of the things I love about working at Google is that you can come up with an idea one day and the next day start getting to work to make it a reality.

Top 10 Tough Donor Data Migration Decisions

3rd Sector Labs

You can find a lot of help via Google searches. You stop and review your map again. That depends on your organization’s structure.

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Sierra Club Uses SMS Campaign to Map Environmental Support

Mobile Commons

They used the resulting geographic data to build a map that shows the responses. It is also important in the war against global warming.

Google Media = Nonprofit Grants, Blogs, Video and Maps Galore

Connection Cafe

The session covered four different programs Google offers at no cost to the nonprofit community. 1. Google AdWords. Free domain mapping.

Google Maps: Seek and Hide | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

On a recent project, Beaconfire worked with Share Our Strength to develop a Google Map for their Great American Dine Out campaign.

Two ways to make your own Google map | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

There are two ways to create custom Google maps. Google also offers a user-friendly My Maps interface. Long Live IE6!

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Technology Toolbox: Learn from Occupy Wall Street to Occupy YOUR Street

Amy Sample Ward

Be as we have seen in events around the world, the revolution will be tweeted, photographed, mapped and posted to our status. Maybe not.

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Mobile Mapping: 7 Ways to get your audience involved

Mobile Commons

Enter WNYC, Jim Colgan and their mobile mapping project. Using a Google Fusion Table, we plotted all the submissions on a map. After the success of the WNYC mobile mapping project, Jim has gotten creative with using mobile mapping to engage audiences. And happy mapping! via Poynter.org ). via Poynter.org ).

Cool! Embeddable Maps | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Embeddable Maps Posted Tuesday, August 21st, 2007 at 5:47 pm by Eric (25 posts) View Larger Map You can now embed a Google map in your blog or webpage.

Typhoon Haiyan: How to Help with Recovery Efforts

Tech Soup Blog

Relief organizations and first-responders are mobilizing to provide aid to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Unicef.

Great reads from around the web on April 23rd

Amy Sample Ward

One of the findings that stood out to us: Only 40% of respondents reported that their organization has some type of formal technology plan. The big guys quickly followed suit: Yelp introduced "Check-Ins" while Facebook launched "Places" and most recently, Google Latitude updated to incorporate check-ins and check-outs.

3 Easy Ways to Amplify Your Welcome Series for New Supporters

Connection Cafe

Last month we wrote about the 3 steps to creating a Welcome Series to effectively onboard new constituents to your organization. Make sense?

Bridge Conference: Social Media ROI: Mapping Metrics to Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Bridge Conference Slides View more presentations from kanter. My presentation use s*x metaphors to explain some of the points.  It's an either/or.

Great reads from around the web on August 23rd

Amy Sample Ward

Google+), and talk about their behavioral implications.'" Here's an opportunity to see your tax dollars at work." roundup api bookmarks data email facebook howto html5 impact list maps mobile mozilla networking postalicious resources reviews roi socialchange socialmediaIntroducing WebAPI ?

Technology's Impact on Disaster Relief

Tech Soup Blog

Relief organizations and first-responders are working tirelessly to provide aid to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. TechSoup partner Esri.

The Crumbling of Nonprofit Arts Organizations: What models will rise from the ashes?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The article includes a link to a google map where you can look at the economic impact in each state. What do you think? 

Defining a Nonprofit Website's Google Analytics KPIs (Part 2)

Frogloop

In part 1 of this series, we discussed how to correctly install your Google Analytics. This is the most important part of your web analytics.

NetCentric Advocacy: Google LatLong: YouTube-style Embeddable Maps

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Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Food Fight from the Makers of Ham Solo | Main | Peace Primary: No consultants: No media message machines » August 30, 2007 Google LatLong: YouTube-style Embeddable Maps OK.10 ways having maps will be useful to advocacy groups. 1.

Red Cross Fights Disasters With Social Media, Mobile Apps GOOGL - Investors.com

AFP Blog

Red Cross Fights Disasters With Social Media, Mobile Apps GOOGL - Investors.com : "In response, disaster relief organizations are creating mobile apps and better leveraging technologies like geographic information systems (GIS) and social media to improve their reach and services.

6 Tips For Creating Better Charts With Your Nonprofit’s Data

TechImpact

Don’t limit your organization to the same old pie chart used in every report. Image courtesy of CraigConnects. Visual communication.

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The Future of the Map – With Live Demos of GIS Platforms

NTEN

I've always felt that maps are just plain cool. Now, I'd likely just create a Google Map. Did I mention that maps are cool?

For Goodness Shake: The App That Matches Your Passion With A Nonprofit Near You

Connection Cafe

The app is available for free at the App Store and Google Play. Have you heard of #GivingTuesday ? Traveling and want to search near home?

Webinar Recap: The Future of the Map

NTEN

Mapping data can help nonprofits monitor protests and election violence, decide where to buy repossessed homes to convert into affordable housing, determine how and where to deliver supplies and aid in disaster-stricken areas – and document zombie invasions. data mapping GIS nptech nten IT StaffDo you use GIS systems in your work?

NetCentric Advocacy: Local Live: MSN Attack at Google Maps: WOW

Network-Centric Advocacy

Can I make my map points available to the world.yes. PLay around with the map and then the birds eye view which are taken from ariel shots. Can I make my map points available to the world.yes. PLay around with the map and then the birds eye view which are taken from ariel shots. This is nutty cool. This is nutty cool.