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From Offline to Online and Back Again: The Bike Equity Network

NTEN

From building a movement to groundtruthing an organization's policies, a listserv can be a powerful tool for a revolution within and beyond an organization. I am a big fan of email listservs. Advocacy listserv online community Organizational Culture ProgramAdonia Lugo. Creator. Bicicultures.

Listserves part 2.

SocialFish

I'm not going to transfer my members all over to the new listserves one by one. Besides, I can do a group email to all via the database later on just to check whether everyone is on the listserves who wants to be. And suddenly it hits me. I do enough blimmin'* mothering. It's time for the chicks to roam free outside the nest.

On the [science/art?] of listserves.

SocialFish

So there was a short discussion on the ASAE technology listserve today about whether listserves ("listservs?" I like my "e"s - hahaha) or message boards are more valuable to our members. In my Memberclicks database, we get listserves included. Ah, but there's a problem. But there's a silver lining! TO BE CONTINUED.

Web2.0 meets listserve? This is an embeddable discussion thread?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Tags: Advocacy Strategy Communication Technology Current Affairs Listservs netcentric nptech Personal Rants Web/Tech

NetCentric Advocacy: Listserves in Environmental Movement: Good Review

Network-Centric Advocacy

Main | DoGooderTV-Contest » March 23, 2007 Listserves in Environmental Movement: Good Review Here is another good report to read on the heart of all our years of listserve management and user contributed content in the listserve universe that predates web2.0 contributions. Link: Water Words That Work. hope you enjoy it.

5 Proven Tips for Building Your Nonprofits Email List

NetWits

If visitors have to search around the tabs on your site, they may never find your listserve sign up. But that’s not the case.

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My Birthday Wish: Support My Fundraiser for NTEN

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Back in the old days, there was a very small community of peer that I could ask questions and learn from — we had a listserv! Donate now

Tips & Tricks from the Trenches

Connection Cafe

Author: Guest Blogger. Based on the Summit session she's leading right now, the following blog post is written by Judi Sohn. Never fear. No sweat.

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Source Codes: The Most Useful Measurement Strategy You May Not Be Using

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Email, Facebook, posting to listserves, your website, direct mail—the list goes on and on. and then text that describes what you want to track.

Vinay Kumar joins the clump!

SocialFish

Tags: listserves blogging ASAE

Here's a great idea!

SocialFish

Just got this email from George Breeden at RSM McGladrey to the ASAE Technology listserve: ".the listserves creativity technology innovation wikis the Technology Section Council has been working to collect resources through the Effective Technology Practices initiative.

The Strategy of Web Superiority and Web Dominance of an issue.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Dominating web communities and online traffic with ideas should become a strategic goal of both large and small organizations. www.web-strategist.com

Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are no better champions for your organization’s communication’s strategy than your staff. The organizational strategy is to impact policy change. 

Facebook as a Financial Platform?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Tags: Advocacy Strategy Communication Technology Current Affairs Listservs Media Trends netcentric nptech Organizing Guide Personal Rants Web/Tech

Why Associations Should Be Planning Their LinkedIn Exit Strategy

SocialFish

Ah, LinkedIn…where would my blogging be without your Groups feature? Then they cut those features. Ditto the polls feature they used to offer.

Training on your new database

Robert Weiner

A question was posted to a listserve for nonprofit techies looking for tips on training staff on a new database. discussed training at a high level on page 13 of this chapter from CASE's Handbook of Institutional Advancement. Not everyone can train. It's an art. Train them again just before going live. Train end users just before going live.

NetCentric Advocacy: Frappr! Group Location Awareness

Network-Centric Advocacy

Group Location Awareness New free tools for small and large groups mapping people on a listserve, yahoo group, etc. Group Location Awareness New free tools for small and large groups mapping people on a listserve, yahoo group, etc. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Link: Frappr! Check out our blog!

Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

How do you transition into your new community from listserves? develop the skills to nurture (or troubleshoot) any online community. Join us!

Groups: A Review of Five Platforms to Build Community

Frogloop

If your group would make for an active and participatory email listserv, it will probably work as a group too. If your organization is focused on building community among your activists and donors you’ve probably had to choose an online group tool. But which platform is best for your group? It could get unwieldy quickly.

Why Do We Interpret Art and Science So Differently?

Museum 2.0

Thank you to the ISEN listserv for helping spark this post, via the controversy over Richard Dawkins' denigrating remarks about informal science.

Attention #NPdataNerds: Report back from the first-ever Do Good Data Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

To learn more and stay in the loop with Data Analysts for Social Good, you can join the LinkedIn group and subscribe to the listserv.

Should You Ever Delete Donor Records?

Tech Soup Blog

After talking with some clients, it seems opinions vary wildly regarding this subject. " My response: I am opposed to deleting donor records.

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Five Steps to Successful Crisis Communications

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note From Beth: I remember back when Hurricane Katrina struck,  I saw a post to the Museum ListServ that said “ Chuck Patch Is Not Dead.”

Some Little Known Faith-Based Technology Resources

Tech Soup Blog

Church Technology Listservs. Another is the ChurchMgmtSoftware listserv. We thought we’d share that with you. ChurchTechToday.

Online Community: Old School Still Rulz | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Words that Work » Online Community: Old School Still Rulz Posted Monday, March 26th, 2007 at 8:49 am by Eric (25 posts) Here at Beaconfire, we’re as excited as anybody about Web 2.0 — but the good-old-fashioned listserv is the online community of choice for those with serious activist inclinations, at least environmental activists.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Organizational Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Aaron Schmidt. What We Talk About When We Talk About Organizational Learning – guest post by Cindy Rizzo. Guest Post

Source Codes: The Most Useful Measurement Strategy You May Not Be Using | Beth’s Blog

AFP Blog

Email, Facebook, posting to listserves, your website, direct mail—the list goes on and on. Source Codes: The Most Useful Measurement Strategy You May Not Be Using | Beth’s Blog : "Source Codes: The Most Useful Measurement Strategy You May Not Be Using – Guest Post by Laura Quinn You’re likely using more than one channel to communicate.

Is your Organization Capable of Unorthodox Thinking?

SocialFish

Out of the approximately 120 topics on ASAE’s Executive ListServe in one month, none dealt with the strategic dimensions of an issue or the customer.

Controlling data entry

Robert Weiner

A member of the PRSPCT-L listserve (for prospect researchers) asked "What do other institutions do to regulate or “police” data entry work, specifically when you have multiple users with authority to make updates?". It's a tough problem. Here are a few approaches (other than locking down data entry): Policies. Security. Training. Monitoring.

Private Community Management – #cmgrhangout

SocialFish

What are some ways associations can convert listserves into communities? What is a private community? What defines meaningful?

Tech Planning Tips for Every Nonprofit or Library

Tech Soup Blog

Use a template : Ask your state library if it has a template, or ask other librarians if they have a template you can use by way of a listserv (such as ARSL) or Facebook group. Does the thought of creating a tech plan for your organization seem overwhelming? mysterious process? Never fear, the incredible tech planners are here to help!

November Member Round-Up: Data satellites, women in nonprofit tech, and horrifying your middle school teacher

NTEN

AASP''s listserv, Fundsvcs, won the grand prize in the 2013-2014 LISTSERV Choice Awards. Check out the latest news and good reads from your fellow NTEN Members: Go ahead, risk horrifying your old middle school teacher. M+R shares 6 Rules for Online Writing that just might shatter some old grammar rules. Mark your calendars for 2015!

Association Social Media: American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

SocialFish

Who do you report to? work in the Professional and Public Affairs department at the AVMA, which is part of the Communications Division. every day.

Help Us Help You: Austin-area service opportunities wanted for the 15NTC

NTEN

Giving back to the local community that physically hosts the NTEN Community through NTC Days of Service expresses a guiding value of the annual event.

Are Memes Really Just Slacktivism?

Frogloop

New memes get started everyday. Remember the FB meme challenge that asked women to post what color bra they were wearing that day? Wrong! Now What?

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Seven Must Read Posts This Week

SocialFish

Here are seven posts I wanted to flag for you as being of particular interest. Enjoy! Social CRM Insider). Jamie Notter).

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No Social Interactions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Hat tip, Katrin Verclas - NTEN Discuss listserv (yes I still read listservs

TechSoup Volunteers During Data Center Move

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup recently completed a data center move of more than 100 servers and 25 networking devices. Please visit the site to view this video).

TechCamp for Organizers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

via an email from Dirk Slater posted to Rider-News listserv. comes TechCamp for Organizers brought to you by Progressive Technology Project.

Guessing the Gender of a Name

Robert Weiner

The PRSPCT-L listserve (for prospect researchers) had a discussion of resources for figuring this out and members provided the following suggestions: [link]. Ever wonder how to tell the gender of an unfamiliar first name? link]. link]. link].