Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Its really not that different from building an email list, except that its a little easier for information to spread in fun and unexpected ways, and you can choose, more or less, who joins your list. December 17, 2008 | social networking software Thanks for creating this.

President's Update: Summer 2008

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Well, I just got my first one out in 2008! Benetech Update: Summer 2008 I'm thrilled to be writing you this update, because this year is unusually exciting even by Benetech standards. As many folks know, I try to send out quarterly updates on what's new at Benetech.

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Anticipate - Personalize - Integrate

NetWits

The power of the API lies in the ability to connect databases and applications to provide a 360-degree view of your constituents; this is something that can only be achieved when all of your systems (and other applications that contain valuable information) are talking in real time, versus collecting and transferring data after the fact.

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The Information Overload Calculator

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Steve Rubel has a post pointing to an " Information Overload Calculator " from the research firm Basex that is estimating that information overload costs the U.S. The paper does not discuss the role of information overload in the context of social media use. Photo by Breakmould.

ISIS - Internet Sexuality Information Services

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Through the Full Circle Fund , where I spoke recently on a panel with Premal Shah of Kiva.org, I had the chance to meet the third panelist, Deb Levine of ISIS. It's great to meet a new technology social entrepreneur who is so on top of the latest social technologies! Kiva's cool, of course, but everybody already knows that!] ISIS has a mission around sex ed and STD prevention, and has an array of clever and innovative uses of the web and mobile communications to advance their mission.

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. I'm also excited because I have the excuse to update an information coping skills workshop that I used to teach all the time ten years ago when email was the primary cause of our information stress.

Got Your Ears On? How to Listen to Your Audience Using Social Media

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Provide timely information? Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer, SocialFish, LLC. Social media is all the buzz these days. For associations and non-profits are wondering how to get in the game -- or how to figure out whether they should -- listening is the place to start. While it's relatively easy to dabble in social media, listening is the critical component in developing a social media strategy that is right for both your audience and your objectives. What does listening mean?

Blog Action Day: Can One Person Make A Difference? Challenging Poverty With Social Media

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  You can also join me later today at 5:00 PM EST on Blog Talk Radio.More information here. Today is Blog Action Day where over 11,000 bloggers/sites around the world will publish, donate, or promote the issue of poverty. 

Andy Carvin Sets Up Gustav Information Center on Ning

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Andy Carvin launched the Gustav Information Center on Ning, and through social networks, word is spreading fast - the hash tag #gustav is being used. Photo by Corburn.

Working Wikily: Establishing A Giving or Gifting Culture in Wiki Community

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'd say that our goals are similar in that we're not just building content together, but informally learning together. If you have kids, you probably also read bedtime stories to them. In our house, we've read everything from Horton Hears a Who to Good Night Moon.

Digital Citizen 2008

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Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to attend ForeSee Results ‘ Digital Citizen 2008 Summit. Peterson pointed out that organizations all make one of three errors in trying beneficially use information about their web traffic beneficially: An investment gap - because even free tools aren’t free. I was only able to attend the first half of the event due to client meetings in the afternoon. One morning session was fairly sales-oriented.

Catch us at the 2008 Bridge Conference | Beaconfire Wire

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The Information Systems Forum at NTC

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Nonprofit Blogging Burning Questions and Answers

Have Fun - Do Good

Earlier in the month I taught a Nonprofit Blogging 101 workshop at the 2008 Making Media Connections Conference. Figuring out what niche information need your blog can fill. What is the niche of information that your organization can provide that no one else can?

Going out on a limb

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Going out on a limb November 6, 2008 I’m going to go out on a really thin limb here, and feel free to saw it off in the comments. :-) If you haven’t been to change.gov yet, you need to go. Who wouldn’t want to fill a few Freedom of Information act requests to look at every piece of paper involved?

What's Your Best Advice for Managing Information Overload? Join the Support Group in the Comments

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Yesterday, in preparation for a session I'm doing at BlogHer Boston , I created a quiz for folks to self-assess how much information overload was a factor. Jack Vinson , who scored an admirable 5, noted it isn't about the too much information, it's more about behavior.

The Future of Authority: Platform Power

Museum 2.0

When the exhibition opened a year later, visitors could see which nominations were valued and featured, but they couldn't get this information in an early feedback loop that would have allowed them to improve their nominations during the submission process.

NetCentric Advocacy: mapping discussion and information: Presidential Watch 08

Network-Centric Advocacy

Main | Commenting On Your Blog: Zero » March 10, 2008 mapping discussion and information: Presidential Watch 08 This is a very cool tool tracking news and chatter on the election. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Information Overload: Make Using Your Email Delete Button Like Eating Chocolate!

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I facilitated a session in the afternoon called Managing Information Overload: Finding Your Blog Community." Including the key point about avoiding information overload with your email - use the delete key, make it like eating chocolate!

More on PITV.

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OR if anyone has a special skill when it comes to finding cool, fun, informative, and/or preferably but not necessarily association-relevant videos online. So apparently it works to call someone out. Jeff's making me an executive producer of PITV ! Whoo hoo! This is gonna ROCK. Get ready! So if anyone has nurtured a secret desire to start video blogging.

Rate your CMS!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

April 23, 2008 NTEN is doing some great work getting information about the use of different kinds of tools in the sector, and how people are using them. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Rate your CMS! and how they like them. They are doing a CMS satisfaction survey, and the more info that they get, the better. So go rate your CMS ! {

Using Google Analytics to Track a Nonprofit Website (Part 1) - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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After continuing, fill out your contact information and agree to the terms of service. October 21, 2008 | Casey @ OYFP You can use Google Analytics Plugin if you have a Wordpress This is a release of a WordPress plugin. May 23, 2009 | Francesco Copyright © 2008, Care2.com , Inc.

There is no spoon

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The alliance builders who are sharing information and resources with other similar organizations. Ooh, I love a good debate! Jeff has thrown down the gauntlet. Jeff, I absolutely believe there is a revolution. The existence of the revolution is not in question. We fundamentally agree! Where we differ is in our approach to pushing the association industry to join in the revolution. You are coming at them with a big torch, lighter fluid and matches.

Google Health launches … and it’s not HIPAA compliant

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Google Health launches … and it’s not HIPAA compliant May 20, 2008 Yesterday, the big news is that Google Health launched. Google says: “Google Health aims to solve an urgent need that dovetails with our overall mission of organizing patient information and making it accessible and useful.

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

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

Best of Beth's Blog 2008: Finding The Top Ten Posts In Less Than Five MInutes!

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Information Coping Skills: Turn off the damn computer and go for a walk. Information Coping Skills: How Information Overloaded Are You? One of the things I've been wanting to do for a while is review my blog content for the year and select the "Top 10" posts or the "best of" posts. Once a year in June, I do an overall benchmarking and ROI analysis of my blog using particular metrics.

Information Coping Skills: Turn Off the Damn Email Software and Get Some Work Done (Or go for a walk)!

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are banding together to fight information email overload - by doing research on information coping skills - one of my favorite topics for the past ten years. The article describes a new nonprofit organization called " Information Overload Research Group."

Intersting Post: Information Overload and the FOOD IS THOUGHT Metaphor

Network-Centric Advocacy

For a long time people in the nonprofit sector that I work with have complained about information overload. In this following post, the author spells out information overload like a Vegas buffet. It is not a bad thing that all the information is there. Information Overload and the FOOD IS THOUGHT Metaphor | ribbonfarm. Clearly, information abundance and attention scarcity are real. Information overload is not. I love this riff.

My Top 10 Social Action Platforms of 2008

Social Actions

I've been working for Social Actions throughout the second half of 2008 - and I've been amazed and inspired by the various networks where you can make a difference online. In 2008, Kiva.org took off with the launch of lending teams and partial loan repayments.

My Top 10 Social Action Platforms of 2008

Social Actions

I've been working for Social Actions throughout the second half of 2008 - and I've been amazed and inspired by the various networks where you can make a difference online. In 2008, Kiva.org took off with the launch of lending teams and partial loan repayments.

8 reactions to NTC 2008 | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

» 8 reactions to NTC 2008 Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2008 at 9:44 am by Ali Cherry (11 posts) Last week, a whopping 10 Beaconfire employees headed down to New Orleans to learn about how nonprofits are using and can use online technology, and also to connect with others doing work like ours. One Response to “8 reactions to NTC 2008&# Jordan Viator Says: March 26th, 2008 at 11:44 am Thanks for the Convio call-out!

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Ask Idealware: Who's Using Salesforce? | Idealware

Idealware

By Laura Quinn , January 3, 2008 Don asks : Who is successfully using Salesforce as a CRM and communication tool? Family Services Agency created a case management system which manages client data, treatment notes, and billing information.

Connecting Up Conference: Stuart Jones - Fritz and Sauce Method for Dealing With Information Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was lucky enough to attend a breakout session called "The Fritz and Sauce Method For Dealing With Information Overload" conducted by Stuart Jones from the Old Milang School House Project. Stuart gave a great presentation on how to avoid that awful overwhelmed feeling we feel from dealing with digital information. How do we deal with the flood of information?" However if you bathe in the stream of information you get plenty.

Clouds of international development information

Influence

He spoke of his vision for a "cloud of aid information". Ensconced as I am in Seattle, one of the most exciting places in the world right now for life sciences research and global health delivery (note this important new regional initiative ), Owen's clouds also bring to mind an information management challenge of a different sort: transforming enormous reams of biotech experimental and clinical data into the most effective solutions.

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. in 2008, which accounts for 40% of privately held U.S. This information seems to have a positive influence on mens giving, but not on womens giving.

What is private? What is public?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

June 10, 2008 Today, someone on the progressive exchange list asked about a tool called Rapleaf. It is important to understand that Rapleaf is just gathering public information on people, based on their email addresses.

DC Does Public Information Right

Influence

Yesterday, my colleague Chris von Spiegelfeld shared some impressions of our recent event Web Sites Without Walls.

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WeAreMedia Project

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 WeAreMedia Project August 13, 2008 Yet another great NTEN project is happening, spearheaded by Beth Kanter, to develop a Social Media toolkit for Nonprofits.

Beaconfire Survey: What online innovactions do you predict in 2008? | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

5 ways to make improve your publishing volume » Beaconfire Survey: What online innovactions do you predict in 2008? This week’s question: What online innovations do you predict in 2008 ?