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Lame spam of the day: Fake eFaxes

Robert Weiner

View this fax using your PDF reader. This one's scary since I'm an eFax user. But I was suspicious that it was asking me to click on a link (pointing to a server in Germany) rather than open an attachment. There were lots of warnings in 2010 about fake eFax messages delivering malware. Here's what they look like. link points to [link].

Phishing scam of the day: U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change lottery

Robert Weiner

But this scam is more creative than most. It then informs me that the "NELSON MANDELA FOUNDATION and WILLIAM J. And it's signed by Desmond Tutu.

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Lame spam of the day: Instant Acrobat Upgrade

Robert Weiner

Subject: Upgrade to Latest PDF Reader for Windows. Create rich, polished PDF files from any application that prints. Encrypt and share PDF files more securely. - Use the standard for document archival and exchange. This has been a great year for PDF Reader/Writer and it's all because of You. link]. Ensure visual fidelity.

Lame spam of the day: Your Tax Payment ID [various #s] is failed.

Robert Weiner

Variant 2: (These had a PDF attachment rather than a URL to click on. ). I got four of these today. No graphics, butchered syntax. Several mentions that you can call the EFTPS for help, but no phone number. Do people really fall for these things? Sender: message daemon (message.daemon@eftps.com) -- does that inspire confidence?

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Lame spam of the day: Validate Your Internet Listing – Yellow PagesUSA

Robert Weiner

The attachment is a PDF so it's most likely safe but not completely risk free. The Yellow Pages using spam to get listings? searched for subject line and found an example of what I'm guessing is the attachment. The fine print at the bottom says: We are compiling data for Yellow PagesUSA Corp. Thank you for your cooperation. 391 NW 179th Ave.

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Creating bookmarks and hyperlinks in Acrobat Pro 5

Robert Weiner

removed PDFMaker from the Word startup file according to these instructions and no longer get error messages. I can still use Acrobat Distiller as a printer to create PDF output, and use Acrobat Pro to edit the output. Word 2003 and Acrobat Professional 5 aren’t on speaking terms. Instead I’ve found some workarounds.

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Favorite Free Software

Robert Weiner

John Taylor at North Carolina State University recommended PDF995 which installs as a printer driver, allowing you to print to a PDF instead of a printer: [link]. Joe Medina of Colby College asked members of the FUNDSVCS listserve about their favorite free software programs. Ad-Aware — Anti-spyware and malware tool for PCs: [link].

[Cool Social Tools] IssueLab: To Unlock PDF Jail, Share What You Know

SocialFish

———— Pity the poor PDF. The PDF file has its own entry in the Internet hall of shame, “ websites that suck.”

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Free PDF Converter Keeps Your Clickable Links

Wild Apricot Blog

The ability to retain hyperlinks when you convert documents to PDF format has been missing from most of the free or low-cost PDF tools to date. Tags: Non-profit technology nptech PDF application Finally, here’s a free online document converter that can keep those clickable links working in your PDFs. read more ).

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Dear Think Tanks: No One is Reading Your PDF Report

Influence

"What if someone had already figured out the answers to the world''s most pressing policy problems, but those solutions were buried deep in a PDF, somewhere nobody will ever read them?" " The dearth of PDF downloads has been known (and fretted over) for years, but what can be done about it? read more.

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Americans and Text Messaging.pdf (application/pdf Object)

AFP Blog

Americans and Text Messaging.pdf (application/pdf Object) Americans and text messaging 31% of text message users prefer texting to voice calls, and young adults stand out in their use of text messaging

[Cool Infographic Friday] Agile In a Nutshell

SocialFish

Here’s the PDF file. Came across this nice explanation of agile. photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday Debunking the Hype

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True power comes from building new power: Cheryl Contee Offers Great Talk at PDF

Network-Centric Advocacy

She also just does a great job of telling her story. . I am so thrilled that PDF is pushing speakers video online. highly recommend PDF.  .

Why Fund Tech for Nonprofits - Final with links (External).pdf - Box

AFP Blog

pdf - Box : 'via Blog this Why Fund Tech for Nonprofits - Final with links (External).pdf

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PdF Discount and Call: The Internet's Future - Will It Be Free?

Tech Soup Blog

Personal Democracy Forum (PdF) 2011 is. Share your views on the future of the Internet in the comments and join in the PdF call on May 26. Event Online Activism Using the Web and Internet cloud PdFcoming up June 6-7 in New York, and as the content, speakers, and attendees are all. To access the. checkout. person come June!

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YouTube Stats from PDF

Network-Centric Advocacy

this came to me in an email from PDF and it is a statistic that I often site in presentations.  The channel can only be organized because the network of viewers filter those 200,000 videos.  I am looking forward to PDF this year. Amazing.

Awesome #Humanize Video!

SocialFish

And see the other Humanize-related summaries  (PDF and workbook) we have on ReadItForMe , a GREAT business book summary site. Enjoy.

How To Use The New Facebook Insights (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

For more information and definitions read my post over at The Nonprofit Facebook Guy , and download Facebook’s PDF guide.

How to Successfully Launch Nonprofit Infographics Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Upload your infographic in full-size as an image (not a PDF) to a landing page. View Cropped Infographic on Twitter. 3.

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50-Euro Discount for PdF Europe

Tech Soup Blog

Next month, Personal Democracy Forum will be hosting PdF Europe , a gathering of leaders in technology, government, and the social sector in Europe and around the world. In June, Becky attended PdF 2010 in New York and covered it here. It will be exciting to see the big ideas and themes that emerge at PdF Europe. read more.

Openness and Engagement: Key Tactics Embraced at PDF Conference

Frogloop

The 2010 PDF (Personal Democracy Forum) was the place to be for nonprofit and political campaigners last week in NYC.

27 Ways to Increase Engagement on Your Facebook Page

John Haydon

Check out the Slideshare below (which you can also download as a PDF here ) and the recording here.

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Reading pdf files without Acrobat

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

About a year ago we began creating all reports and other printer-friendly output from our Members Only applications as pdf files and opening them for viewing. Because the pdf file format has become a standard, any report can now be easily posted to a website or emailed to a colleague. And its free!

Problems Campaigns Face: Riffing from PDF

Network-Centric Advocacy

Now we sit in among vast networks of supporters, allies, friendsters and professionals (1000+ at PDF) as committed to our issues as we are, but working together alludes us. We are in a unique moment of people organizing. At this time, our culture becomes both increasingly tied together and fragmented ( danah boyd ). del.icio.us

Nonprofit Strategy Conference Calls from PdF

Tech Soup Blog

These calls are free for PdF members. The Personal Democracy Forum is hosting a series of three conference calls over the next month. read more.

Wild Apricot Blog : Free PDF Tools for Mac

Wild Apricot Blog

Free PdF Network Calls: Social Media Fundraising, Maptivism, and More

Tech Soup Blog

Well, our friends at PdF are offering a special treat for all of us over the coming weeks. Tools

AARP in the Digital Age

NTEN

Read the entire journal on Issuu or in PDF , and subscribe to receive this in your inbox each quarter: nten.org/ntenchange. Tammy Gordon.

Great reads from around the web on June 29th

Amy Sample Ward

I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Is For-Profit the Future of Non-Profit?

Austin: A Case Study in Connecting What’s Available to What’s Needed

NTEN

Read the entire journal on Issuu or in PDF , and subscribe to receive this in your inbox each quarter: nten.org/ntenchange.

NpTech Tag: Socially Responsible Idol, Nptech Meebo Chat at PDF Conference, and Personal Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While the meebo nptech chat room is chatting live during the PDF, a few tweets overheard on twitter anticipate the upcoming NetSquared Conference.

Smart Strategies for Using PDFs on Your Site

Beaconfire Wire

Last week, World Bank released a report that showed than nearly a third of the reports (in PDF format) on their site were not being downloaded and read.  So much effort, so little ROI. When your organization is renowned for creating lengthy or data-rich print pieces, producing a PDF can be a quick and easy way to share the content. 

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A Better Way to Produce Nonprofit Annual Reports

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Death of the PDF. found on websites in the form of a PDF. What PDF’s do well is prepare a document for printing. The PDF is.

End-of-Year Fundraising Campaigns that Will Rock Your World

NetWits

PDF) or Watch the recording (YouTube). End-of-year is a very busy time for fundraisers. free 50 minute webinar recording at bottom of post).

TechSoup Tools for Desktop Publishing and Presentations

Tech Soup Blog

It's easy to combine files from multiple applications and file types into a single PDF document. Just pop in your own text and images.

Mobile First

SocialFish

Here’s the PDF version.) Did you miss Luke Wroblewski’s opening keynote at #Tech11? Enjoy. Content Strategy

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10 Things to Know About the New Federal Digital Government Strategy

Influence

CTO, unveiled what is officially called “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People” (PDF). CTO, unveiled what is officially called “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People” (PDF). CIO, and Todd Park, U.S. agencies.

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10 Things to Know About the New Federal Digital Government Strategy

Influence

CTO, unveiled what is officially called “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People” (PDF). CTO, unveiled what is officially called “Digital Government: Building a 21st Century Platform to Better Serve the American People” (PDF). CIO, and Todd Park, U.S. agencies.

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Design, Create, and Inspire with Adobe Creative Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

You can upload and sync PSD, AI, INDD, PDF, and other types of Adobe files to and from any device. Is It Right for My Organization? spanhidden.

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The 16th issue of NTEN: Change is here: Cultivating Leadership

NTEN

The 16th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, focusing on the Best of 2014: Cultivating Leadership. Access the December 2014 issue!

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