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A Wiki Tribute to Stephanie McAuliffe

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This post is my personal tribute – and a request to send her some good wishes on the Stephanie McAuliffe Wiki. Philanthropy reflection

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Tools I use: basic workflow

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

It’s not so up to date, and it’s a list more of tools I have used, and some I still use.). Another important tool, which I use in my personal life as well as consulting life, is Evernote. tool I’ve recently come to adore is Passpack. It is an awesome web-based password management tool for teams.

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Crazy for the Tools

NTEN

By Steve Backman, President, Database Designs To close out our month-long look at some of the best tools for nonprofits, Steve Backman tells you about some of his favorite day-to-day software. Favorite software tools are all about managing processes fluidly. Central Deskop has also added a tool. OK, enough preliminaries.

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Wiki Syntax madness

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Wiki Syntax madness November 26, 2007 As most people deeply imbedded in Web 2.0, I am an avid Wiki user. have two other wikis ( a public and private wiki) that are in Mediawiki, on my web host.

Frustrated with online project management tools

Judi Sohn

It seems obvious that there should be a tool we can use to help us here. We have other tools, I want to avoid duplication as much as possible.

Wikis: What, When, Why

Museum 2.0

What's a wiki? Wikis are websites that are extremely easy for anyone (even you!) to edit. On March 22, they released the wiki.

A Wiki Convert

Idealware

world (although, I have been using Facebook since you had to log in at THEfacebook.com), I'm guessing I'm not the only one a little timid to experiment with new tools, so I am compelled to share when I've had a great experience. Now, for the next tool of my affection: wikis. I'm a wiki convert! If I can do it, so can you!

Word or Wiki?

Idealware

Reimer's primary reasoning is that Word was originally developed as a tool that prepares text for printing. He correctly points out that wikis save every edit, allowing for easy recovery and collaboration. But, for the bulk of writing that I do now, which is intended for sharing on the web, Wikis put Word to shame.

WordPress vs. Drupal … fight!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

WordPress was born as a blogging tool, primarily, and has expanded outside of that realm, to encompass different kinds of content management use cases. Kinds of sites best done in Drupal: Large community sites where you need different kinds of content generated by users (blogs, wikis, job postings, etc.). Community Blogs.

Would 007's Spy Tools Include A Wiki?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

he said, they need to persuade thousands of employees to begin blogging and creating wikis all at once. Photo: Thiru Murugan. ve had this ???need

Free and open source tool #3: Dokuwiki

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Free and open source tool #3: Dokuwiki January 15, 2008 I have become a fan, nay, a devotee of DokuWiki. I’ve always liked wikis, and I have used MediaWiki a lot in the past, and I do like it.

TechSoup Community Team Wiki Launch

Tech Soup Blog

We're excited to announce a brand new window into what we do and what we're discovering with the launch of our Community Team Wiki. It also hosts the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life , supports micro-volunteering efforts , and curates resources like the Nonprofit Social Media 101 wiki.

How Do You Document Your Creative Process?

Museum 2.0

Pinterest is an online sharing tool that allows you to construct virtual bulletin boards to collect and display images from across the web.

Great reads from around the web on August 15th

Amy Sample Ward

And it doesn't have to cost a ton: this video is made with basic tools that are free to use. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of August 15th). Doing Good. ’ Well, now’s your chance!

Twitter Fan Wiki

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I just had to blog this, the Twitter Fan Wiki. Bloggers can use it as a mini-blogging tool. Developers can use the API to make Twitter tools of their own. burst-messaging tool , credited to Robin Good. There's some great stuff here. What I liked is the section that pulls together some phrases that describe twitter.

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Facebook Custom Landing Tabs + Measurement = Best Practice

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s a wiki on custom landing tabs and more advice here. Tips Tools and TacticsConversation about FB Custom Tabs. Principles.

My NTC Session Planning Wikis.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In this session we'll explore some uses for screencasting, the tools you'll need to create one, and tips and tricks for making them work.

NGO Learning Wiki

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Check out the NGO Learning Wiki. It was created by Greg Cohen to share resources he has identified while exploring tools for the members of the Association of Private Voluntary Organization Financial Managers. Another, more focused on the tools of collaboration, is KnowledgeManagement. There is substantial overlap.

Free Webinar: Collaborate with Wikis

Tech Soup Blog

With the global success of Wikipedia, many organizations are curious of the pros, cons, and technical details of how exactly wikis work. Pacific time will review the basics of wikis, including software options, best practices, advantages, as well as drawbacks. Tools Web 2.0 Tools Space is limited so RSVP today !

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8 Great Tools for Private Social Networks and Online Communities: The 2011 Edition

Influence

It approximates the “out of the box” functionality of Jive, and integrates a significant suite of tools. SocialText is a commercial, hosted wiki-based platform with some collaborative workspace-type features such as discussions and document management tacked on. Influence Collaboration Online Community Tools & Software

Watch this Webinar About Wikis

Tech Soup Blog

hosted a webinar called "Collaborate with Wikis" which was recorded and can be accessed here. interviewed David Beall from SFHomeless.net and Beth Duttlinger from Alliance Library System who shared information about their experience creating and using a wiki. Tools On Wednesday, Techsoup Talks!

Can Social Network Analysis Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the book, we talk about the using low tech tools like crayons or post-it notes to map out your network.  Networked Nonprofit: Care2 Webinar.

Those whacky wikis

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

In our search for collaboration tools we've been looking at web sites that in one way or another make use of the wiki model - pages which are freely editable by a community of users. Probably the most dramatic wiki project is the wikiPedia - an online encyclopedia edited by -- the entire world. Self-evident, indeed!

Changeblogger Ning Group, Meetup, Meme and Wiki

Have Fun - Do Good

Changeblogger wiki to list your changeblog, podcast or vlog (set up by SocialButterfly ). 4. 1st D.C.

Bring Your Idea to Life at Social Actions Wiki - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Why not contribute to the Social Actions Labs Idea Wiki? To help accomplish this, they launched a wiki this week. All rights reserved.

Wild Apricot Blog : How non-profits can use wikis to build communities at minimal cost

Wild Apricot Blog

WeAreMedia: Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box and Wiki Raid - End of the First Week

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some awesome tool resource pages where you'll find links to simple definitions, tips and tutorials, and some tools. This week we worked on listening and participation tools: Monitoring. The tools we'll be focusing on next are those that can be used for sharing your story social media style. Blogging Tool.

Web2.0 and Nonprofits Best Practices Wiki

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Can a wiki be an example of paying it forward? and Nonprofits Best Practices Wiki ! beginner's tools guide that I created last summer -- which is focused on skills and tools - and will definitely incorporate into the pages here.). and nonprofits with David Wilcox who has a social media and nonprofits wiki here.

Newly discovered project management tool: Redmine

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Any consulting shop that does significant amounts of implementation and development (as we do) needs a project management and ticketing tool. We were using Intervals for a while, which is really a fabulous tool if you do a lot of hourly consulting. All tools have their strengths and weaknesses. And the wiki is nice.

Newly discovered project management tool: Redmine

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Any consulting shop that does significant amounts of implementation and development (as we do) needs a project management and ticketing tool. We were using Intervals for a while, which is really a fabulous tool if you do a lot of hourly consulting. All tools have their strengths and weaknesses. And the wiki is nice.

Tools I use: Personal Web Presence

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Dokuwiki – my woefully neglected and out of date technology wiki is on Dokuwiki. Dokuwiki is a very cool tool. It’s a wiki, but everything is stored in files instead of a database. The annoying part is that it is one more wiki markup to learn (I wish SOMEONE would finally agree to make a wiki markup standard!!).

NPTechTag Roundup: Election Debriefs and Wikis in Your Kitchen!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's a clip of Joe Trippi explaining how web media tools are impacting political campaigns and movements. Click To Play. Love it!

Red Cross Disaster Relief Tools » home

AFP Blog

Red Cross Disaster Relief Tools » home: "Red Cross Social Media Tools You Can Use$100 million fundraising campaignThis wiki's purpose is to gather all possible online fundraising tools together so it's very easy for anyone to access and use them to help the Red Cross. Please add your own creations as you see fit!September

Eight Great Tools for Private Social Networks and Online Communities - 2011 Edition

Influence

It approximates the “out of the box” functionality of Jive, and integrates a significant suite of tools. SocialText is a commercial, hosted wiki-based platform with some collaborative workspace-type features such as discussions and document management tacked on. Influence Collaboration Online Community Tools & Software

Dipity Do Da - An Interactive Collaborative Timeline To Track Wiki Contributions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dipity is a timeline tool that let's you edit a timeline collaboratively or pop in an RSS feed. More here. I put the RSS feed for the WeAreMedia wiki in - and it displays the changes in a timeline. wish I had known about dipity from the beginning -- gives you a sense of participation.

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Tech Tools to Benefit the Spanish-Language Community

Tech Soup Blog

Simple wiki services to foster collaboration across locations and countries. Spanish is the second-most-common language in the United States, with an estimated 40 million Americans speaking Spanish as their primary language. Business analysis programs to help you report on and analyze your organization's data.

Great reads from around the web on December 25th

Amy Sample Ward

Also available in French and Spanish)." Wikispaces Blog " Blog Archive " How Non-Profits Are Using Wikis – The Wikispaces Blog has some great examples of organizations using wikis in their work. "This month, we bring you some great examples of how non-profits are using wikis. NonProfit 2.0 Yahoo!

Social Media 101 TweetChat: Facebook

Tech Soup Blog

Fortunately, there are a range of tools that can help nonprofits such as those created by Causes , FirstGiving , Crowdrise , and Givezooks.

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Bring Your Idea to Life at Social Actions Wiki - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Why not contribute to the Social Actions Labs Idea Wiki? To help accomplish this, they launched a wiki this week. All rights reserved.

Frustrated with online project management tools

Judi Sohn

It seems obvious that there should be a tool we can use to help us here. We have other tools, I want to avoid duplication as much as possible.