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RSS and Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

A few months ago, we featured Peter Campbell 's article Using RSS Tools to Feed Your Information Needs , courtesy of Idealware.

Happy Information Overload Awareness Day! Here's Some TIps for Reducing It!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Monster Today is Information Overload Awareness Day.  Take my information overload quiz.  Here's one way you might celebrate. 

More RSS Tools: Sharing Feeds

Idealware

For my last followup to my RSS article, Using RSS Tools to Feed your Information Needs , I want to discuss OPML, the standard for RSS Reader feed information, and talk a bit about why RSS, which is already quite useful, is about to become an even bigger deal. The game-changer is underway, though.

With Liberty, and Information, For All?

NTEN

More databases now have protocols and mechanisms that allow you to pull your data out and publish it online, so your site can always have your most current information, no updating required. The site should be available via RSS so that people can consume the content in their readers -- and republish it, as well. You can do it, too!

How To: Create a Listening Dashboard for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Netvibes will let you track all kinds of things online, all by using RSS feeds or ready-built widgets.  Getting Started. Finding Feeds. Blogs.

Information Coping Skills With RSS from Amy Gahran

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amy Gahran has some excellent self-reflections and advice about the way she reads feeds in her RSS reader. ego surfing??? joined. That???s

Feed My Inbox — RSS feeds by email

Robert Weiner

Diff'rent strokes for diff'rent folks: I like to get information by email. And I don't like having to look at a web page/feed reader every day to find out whether anything new has appeared on an RSS feed. want information to come to me -- I don't want to seek it out. prefer listserves over online forums and email to IM.

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RSS Reading Habits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Lynetter. I use a RSS reader and read feeds because it is part of my writing process. Lately, my RSS reading habits have changed.

5 Good Nonprofit Infographics

NonProfit Trends

Especially when they help reveal a lot of information in a visual format. The Truth About Donor Research This comes from the report Money for Good: The US Market Opportunity for Impact Investments and Charitable Gifts from Individual Donor and Investors. A lot of good information about how donors research their giving to nonprofits.

Balancing the RSS Scale | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Tech-savvy users love them because they can receive site content and other information without wasting time checking for updates. Long Live IE6!

NetCentric Advocacy: RSS for nonprofit staff. Why?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Tuesday Tips: Why Nonprofit Managers Must Use RSS. And someone else is getting that information, or will be soon. del.icio.us/networks

Beaconfire Survey: RSS | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

RSS is becoming ubiquitous, and with the sheer volume of content on the internet, more users are finding that they need a way to manage their content.

More RSS Tools: Using Google Reader for Research and Sharing

Idealware

Google Reader gets a good mention in my RSS article, Using RSS Tools to Feed your Information Needs , but deserves an even deeper dive. Further, this page can be subscribed to via RSS as well, so it can be republished to your web site, or integrated into a Facebook feed. Also, Google Reader isn't the only game in town.

RSS Follies | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

That’s because we’ve been recently upgrading our hosting infrastructure, updating to the very latest version of WordPress, and enhancing our RSS feed, all at the same time! You can follow responses through the RSS 2.0 05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead. Long Live IE6! Comments are closed.

More RSS Tools: Managing Content with Pipes

Idealware

I'm continuing with follow-up topics from my RSS article, Using RSS Tools to Feed your Information Needs. Pipes. It's great stuff.

How and Why RSS is Alive and Well

Idealware

Image: SRD RSS, one of my favorite protocols , has been taking a beating in the blogosphere. Is RSS dead? rss Communication

RSS In Plain English

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Lee LeFever and Sachi created this three minute video to explain RSS in plain English and why if you're not tracking web information using RSS you need to do so! RSS is Step 5. Click to Play. His post is here. This afternoon I'm teaching a webinar called Ten Steps to Extension 2.0 for Extension professionals new to Web2.0

More RSS Tools: Web Site Integration

Idealware

Those of you who visit pages besides the blog here at Idealware have noted that my article Using RSS Tools to Feed your Information Needs is up. If you're an old hand at RSS, then I'm hoping the article will serve as a good tool when trying to impress others of the value of syndication. websites rss Communication

Guest Post by Amy Sample Ward: Want a peek at my RSS: Here it is!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, my response is simple: I want to share my RSS reader with you. Amy Sample Ward’s Version of RSS Why? This is just a starting place.

Roll Your Own RSS Feed Digest Widget

Wild Apricot Blog

There are many ways to publish any RSS feed on your own website — Feedburner’s BuzzBoost feature, and Widgetbox, for example, among a host of other methods including a Google Docs trick — but lately I’ve been using a free service called Feed Informer, for several reasons.( Tags: RSS Widgets Non-profit technology Web 2.0 nptech

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Myths about Women as.

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. This information seems to have a positive influence on mens giving, but not on womens giving. businesses. Andreoni, E.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Really, Your Tax.

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. Disclaimer Friday, June 10, 2011 Research Friday: Really, Your Tax Exemption has been Revoked? posted by Mark Hager, Ph.D.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Why Do People Stop Giving?

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. like to be informed of what the organization is doing, but I dont want mail solicitations. And so on. in person!

"Real-Time Subscription Service" - An RSS Primer For You

SocialFish

I have been thinking for quite some time about how somehow RSS (Real Simple Syndication, a name which is completely unhelpful - and not real simple - to those who need help understanding it) has a serious image problem. RSS is the bridge between the push and the pull, between your email inbox and the flow of information "out there".

Topic-Based RSS Search LazyFeed Opens to the Public

Wild Apricot Blog

LazyFeed is a new RSS feed engine based on topics, not sources or individuals, that offers a new way to find information online blogs, news services, podcasts, social media updates, and so on — content from any site that publishes an RSS feed. Video RSS search Now, as of August 25, LazyFeed is available to the public.

RSS Overload and Google Reader Stats

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nedra Weinreich of the SpareChange Blog left a pointer to comic this in a comment on my post about RSS as coping tool for Information Overload !

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Take our fun quiz on.

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. Disclaimer Friday, May 6, 2011 Research Friday: Take our fun quiz on the Arizona nonprofit sector! 0-2 — Now you know!

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Really, is the.

ASU Lodestar Center

With this information, he can see whats happening with the average organization. posted by Mark Hager, Ph.D. Those, friends, are big names.

RSS Readers for Your Desktop, Smartphone, and Tablet

Tech Soup Blog

An RSS reader is an essential tool for keeping up with current news and the issues that affect or influence your organization. Digg Reader.

Information Coping Skills - How Information Overloaded Are You? Take This Quiz

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The session combines information coping with blog communty outreach. Do you forget information or the names of online friends you need to know?

Is Twitter "information overload and interaction underload"?

SocialFish

Her conclusion: "Twitter is starting to become information overload and interaction underload." I know exactly how she feels. started seeing the value of link sharing, I connected it via RSS to my blog, I started feeding my stuff to my Facebook page. Over time, Twitter became less of a "cocktail party" and took over as my RSS reader.

Tool Tip: How To Share Information Easily on Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What's your routine for sharing information on Twitter? Cohen. What tool do you use?

How to Subscribe via RSS

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Would you like to be informed whenever there is a new posting to read on this - or any other - site? It easy - if you know how to subscribe via RSS. study done by Yahoo in October claims that only 12% of internet users know what RSS is, and only 4% are actively using it. What is RSS? But its REALLY easy. How do I use it?

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: The Board Chair and the.

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. Disclaimer Friday, May 20, 2011 Research Friday: The Board Chair and the CEO: When is a Team Relationship a Team. Really?

NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the above is the actual cover of " Visualizing Information for Advocacy " - a must read booklet from Tactical Technology Collective.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Lost Your Tax-Exemption? What Next ?

ASU Lodestar Center

What Next — posted by Pat Lewis , Senior Professional in Residence ASU Lodestar Center The IRS has begun to revoke the tax-exempt status for those nonprofit organizations that have not filed some form of a 990 (information report) for three years. These smaller nonprofits were not required to file a year-end information report.

My New Year's Resolution: Use Social Media Efficiently - 52 Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you are not reading blogs and web sites in an RSS Reader , make that your New Year's resolution. Good for you!  Great work. Take Breaks.

RSS Habits and Tools of Edtechs and NPTechs without Indigestion.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My first taste of RSS Feeds began with a wish on how to find good content without getting RSS indigestion from slogging through a lot of junk.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Research Friday: Social Media is all.

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert from our academic faculty to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. Disclaimer Friday, May 27, 2011 Research Friday: Social Media is all around us - How do we embrace the trend? Central Ave.

Wild Apricot Blog : Nonprofits should take advantage of RSS

Wild Apricot Blog