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Source: Flickr User Lynetter. I'm tracking social media metrics for a variety reasons. Surprisingly, what I'm reading is coming to me via social sharing.

Schwab Social Entrepreneurs Summit 2007

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We're wrapping up an intense couple of days here in Zurich, and I take the spectacular train to Davos this afternoon. The event here in Zurich is the Schwab Social Entrepreneur Summit, where roughly a hundred social entrepreneurs get together with global leaders to advance the movement.

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The rest of the series: Part 2: Renewing Donors and Following up on Pledges Part 3: Processing Donations This entry was posted on Thursday, February 15th, 2007 at 10:02 am and is filed under CRM , Technology. 28 Comments Evan | Thursday, 15 February 2007 at 6:34 pm Whoa.

The 2007 Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship

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The big celebration was also in the Sheldonian: the 2007 Awards for Social Entrepreneurship. And it was exciting! Below, I have picked a few select photos: the rest are on my Flickr page.

Wrapping Up the 2007 Skoll World Forum

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The Balancing Act: just about right This is my third Skoll Forum, and I definitely think that it was the best. And that's saying something, since I got my award last year and that was pretty exciting.

Warning: Museum Graduate Programs Spawn Legions of Zombies!

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Okay, they don't eat people's brains. Heck, many of them are intelligent, sincere, interesting people. But someone needs to raise the red flag before it takes an MA to work the register at the admissions desk. Summer's coming to D.C.,

Working to Change the World - May 24, 2007

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Bill Coleman and I will be speaking at Santa Clara University on Working to Change the World on May 24th, 2007. Thursday, May 24, 2007 5:30-6:30 p.m. It should be fun: I really enjoy talking with Bill and this is a chance to talk about what we both think really matters! Here's the announcement from SCU.

Nonprofit Org in TIME's Top 10 Websites of 2007 | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network

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Nonprofit Org in TIME's Top 10 Websites of 2007 | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network: "2007Submitted by Annaliese on Wed, 12/19/2007 - 2:21pm.nonprofit technoloy | NPTech | NTEN | nten membersLong-time NTEN member organization VolunteerMatch made it into TIME's list of Top 10 Websites for 2007.

Video Blogging Week:2007

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It starts on Sunday. The details are here

N-TEN Conference 2007 - Flickr Session!

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N-TEN Conference 2007 - Flick Session! Originally uploaded by christuttledotcom. Just finished the flickr session. I am having lots of computer/Internet access issues and am now able to find this photo via Chris - who was a able to post to flickr!

Games for Change 2007: Funders Perspective Panel

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Photo by Rikomatic. The key takeaway for me is the whole point about the need for new metrics to measure learning from games. That the old metrics aren't working. This is the same conversation that is happening around web metrics versus blog metrics.

2007: New Year's Technology Resolutions

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To be more productive with the time I spend online and put some of the suggestions that Ed Hallowell in his book, Crazy Busy suggests about avoiding online time wasters. To stop being a digital slob in terms of my hard drive, tagging habits, flickr photo annotation, blog posts, etc. It probably means to slow down and not try to do so much at such a frenetic pace. But maybe I can be fast and neater? My horrible computer crash has inspired several resolutions about crash proofing my pc.

2007 Global Social Venture Competition

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I just found out about a matching making blog for the 2007 GSVC, where social groups can link up with students who want to work on a business plan. Teams interested in attending this event should be planning to submit their business plans to the 2007 GSVC. The executive summary deadline for GSVC is January 17, 2007.

NetCentric Advocacy: ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT

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Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « social circles - marcos weskamp | Main | HillaryClinton.com - Campaign Song Poll » May 17, 2007 ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT Network syncronizing distributed group of people to take a photo at the same time. ShutterClock - Friday 11th May 2007 @ 8PM GMT. All these pictures where taken on Friday 11th May 2007, at 8pm GMT*.

Institutional Blogs: Different Voices, Different Value

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Nik inquired as to how I feel about museum blogs. He asked: Hey Ms. what's your take on museums that keep blogs? Worthwhile? Any good ones out there? Or do they just become boring PR vehicles, due to administrative fears over message control? And the answer is. it depends.

NTC 2007 Day of Service: Come Join Us

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Want to see an online documentary from 2000 that shows scenes from the first ever Day of Service held in Kansas City in March, 2000? Click here. One of my clients is NTEN and for the past five years I've been hired to help coordinate the NTC Day of Service on April 4thi n Washington, DC.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Using one Salesforce.com instance for two organizations Using one Salesforce.com instance for two organizations Last Updated on Sunday, 11 March 2007 01:18 Written by Steve Sunday, 11 March 2007 01:18 Sometimes an organization needs to segment it’s data very clearly and essentially have two organizations using the same database. This entry was posted on Sunday, March 11th, 2007 at 1:18 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology.

The Six Signs That Twitter Isn't For Your Nonprofit

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Twitter reflections and insights have been the air. Chris Brogan's post says, " Twitter has changed my life." " I might also say that Chris's life changing experience on Twitter has had a ripple effect on two young Cambodian college students, Leng Sopharath and Champerom.

Is the Nonprofit Technology Conference 2007 on your list?

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The 2007 NTC Conference is around the corner, well in April, but some discount pricing deadlines coming right up. I'm excited because this will my seventh one! Even though for many years I've had a paying gig with NTEN to coordinate the Day of Service at the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) -- it is THE conference to attend if you work with technology and nonprofits. And, this year I will be attending the conference and coordinating the Day of Service too!

NpTechTag MetaFeed: 2007 Version 1 - Feed Fixed, Tag Still Broken?

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Allan Benamer gave a shout that the NpTech Meta Feed was broken. The NpTech Meta Feed has been revised and move to here: [link]. I've asked Marshall to put a forward on the old feed. But is it fixed? Gavin's Digital Diner gave us a thoughtful post about the pros/cons of taxonomy versus folksonomy, and the quality (or lack of) in user-generated content. A brilliant reflection, if only presenting one point of view, but still worth reading! It's here.

Crowdsourcing is so 2007

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Let me introduce you to crowdcollecting. The video you will watch below consists of seven music tracks/videos that are made exclusively from video material found on YouTube. Kutiman spent 3 months in his bedroom splicing and dicing over one hundred videos for samples of singers and instruments—from guitars, pianos, drums and harps, to synthesizers, a bouzouki and even a cash register. Enjoy.

Museums and Flickr

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Leonard Gagnon's daughters knitting from John Collier, Jr. used with permission). This photograph is part of The American Image: The Photographs of John Collier Jr. online exhibit developed by the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico and Ideum.

Live from Convio Summit 2007 - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

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whitewater widgets yak shack January 4th, 2007 The trends that will drive charities in 2007! Never mind, there will be plenty of elbow room to experiment and innovate in 2007. 2007 will be the year of the widget. Says: February 12th, 2007 at 6:19 am [.]

Last minute tidbits

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Last minute tidbits December 20, 2007 This will be my last post of 2007 – I’m taking some days off from work and blogging, and won’t return until the beginning of the year.

Friday Pop Quiz

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So I am sitting here at the Maryland Psychological Association Convention, in deep dark Linthicum Heights, Maryland (no, I'd never heard of it either) at my vendor table, waiting for people to start showing up. This is pretty exciting, I've never been a "vendor" before! I'll have to see if I can use my charms to get a new member or two. ; ) And I had a giggle to myself about something. You know the 1:10:90 rule? It obviously doesn't add up to 100. Pop quiz.

Nonprofits Celebrate New Home in Second Life: Nonprofit Commons Grand Opening Gala Event on August 14th, 2007

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Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 5:30 p.m. Hey Have Fun * Do Gooders, Many of you know that I work as the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of TechSoup.

PostSecret: Lessons in Meaningful User-Generated Content

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Recently, I’ve become a little disheartened by the extent to which the web has dominated my—and others’—thinking about ways that museums can integrate 2.0 into their offerings.

ISO Understanding: Rethinking Art Museum Labels

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I don't usually fist-pump while reading the New York Times. But I’d been scribbling notes for an art museum label post for awhile, and then yesterday, the NY Times had a review of a new show at MOMA, Comic Abstraction. The review was harsh.

5 Tips to Start a Nonprofit Blog

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I am often asked for advice from nonprofits that want to start a blog. Here are five of the tips I most frequently give: 1. Read blogs. I can’t tell you how many amazing, visionary nonprofit leaders I talk to who when I ask them if they read blogs say, “I read email.”

Pew Internet Report on Tagging Use

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Here's an example of "social search" in action. both Nancy White (via the for: option in delicious) and Michele Martin (via email) sent me the link to the recent Pew Internet report on tagging. I'm summarizing the parts I found interesting: The give us some numbers of tagging, although since it is the first time they have asked about tagging there is not data to determine whether tagging is increasing or not.

Blogathon 2007: Raise Money for Your Favorite Cause with your Blog

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Starting Saturday, July 28th at 6 AM PST, 2007 Blogathon bloggers will post a new post every 30 minutes for 24 hours to raise money for their favorite cause. If you do decide to join the 2007 Blogathon, let folks know in the comments of this post. Image Credit: The 2007 Blogathon mascot, Meme the Sheep, was created by the Ryan Estrada. Who needs a walk-a-thon when you can join a Blogathon!

Outlook 2007 to Use MS Word to Display HTML Emails | Beaconfire Wire

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Some YouTube fans cut TV use » Outlook 2007 to Use MS Word to Display HTML Emails Posted Monday, January 29th, 2007 at 4:59 pm by Tim (35 posts) There has been much discussion lately about Microsoft’s decision to abandon IE as the rendering engine for HTML emails in Outlook 2007. Many existing templates will not be Outlook 2007 compatible, and can almost be counted on to break when viewed.

Favorite Do-Good Books of 2007

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I didn't get a chance to post my Favorite Do-Good Book list for 2007 before the year ended, so here it is. Many of them were listed in my answer to the Meaningful Book Meme last October. Here are links to my Favorite Do-Good Books of 2006 and Favorite Do-Good Books of 2005.

Google's Killer Storymapping App | Idealware

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Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Google's Killer Storymapping App By Laura Quinn , July 3, 2007 The concept of " Storymapping " - applying stories, often including photographs to something like Google Maps - is getting a lot of interest in the nonprofit community.

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Getting Naked: Being human and transparent

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Getting Naked: Being human and transparent October 9, 2007 If you are new to this site, you might want to read more , and subscribe to my feed.

Varied and sundry before a brief break

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It’s new and updated for the realities of the nonprofit technology and free and open source worlds of 2007.

How to find out about free and open source software

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Reaping the Benefit of Open Platforms

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