What’s ahead in 2010?

Amy Sample Ward

My Focus for 2010. Your Focus for 2010. So, let me know what you’re focusing on in 2010 so that I can have your ideas and highlights on my radar, too. I’m really looking forward to all that unfolds in 2010 and to all that we can explore together.

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2010 Women Who Tech Telesummit

Amy Sample Ward

Date : September 15th, 2010. Tags: 2010 presentation engagement tools womenwhotech wwt Location : Online – [link]. Topic : Tools and Apps to Energize your Base. Description : I’ll be presenting, along with Corvida Raven and Sarah Dijulio, about different tools and strategies to empower and inspire your community to take action. Related Links : Women Who Tech , Blog post and notes.

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Blog Action Day 2010: Water

Amy Sample Ward

This past Sunday was October 10th, 2010 – also know as 101010, the Global Work Day for climate action supported by 350.org and others. More people have access to a cell phone than to a toilet. Today, 2.5 billion people lack access to toilets.

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Thoughts from EMSA 2010

NetWits

The week before last, I was lucky enough to attend the Email Marketing Summit Australia 2010 (EMSA). It was fantastic to see mix of new and experienced email marketers, as well as a variety of organisations, both Nonprofit and otherwise.

NTEN Communications Roundtable December 2010

Amy Sample Ward

Date : December 7th, 2010. 2010 presentation communications nten roundtableLocation : Phone & online chat. Topic : Questions, conversation and ideas about communications for nonprofits. Description : This month’s Communications Roundtable focuses on communications struggles, lessons, and best practices for working internationally.

NTEN Communications Roundtable November 2010

Amy Sample Ward

Date : November 9th, 2010. Tags: 2010 presentation appeals communications nten roundtable Location : Phone & online chat. Topic : Questions, conversation and ideas about communications for nonprofits. Description : This month’s Communications Roundtable focuses on all those messages, appeals and campaigns that stack up this time of the year. What’s appropriate, when to send, and what works?

10 Nonprofit Books from 2010

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During 2010, I been able to read, blurb, write reviews, do blog giveaways, or author guest posts and interviews for a lot of terrific books that would be useful to nonprofit professionals in the social media, marketing, and ICT areas.

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Community Builder Chats: Exploring the Community (August 2010)

Amy Sample Ward

We’ll be talking at 4 pm EST, 9 pm UK on August 19th, 2010. 4Change Community Builder Chat – August 2010. Hi everyone! Welcome to the new monthly chats focused on community building. These are a branch of the #4Change chats – so whether you have participated in the past on a different topic or not, welcome. In the future, these chats will have a topic and questions (generated from you!) posted ahead of time.

September 2010 Community Builder Chat: How to Participate

Amy Sample Ward

The monthly Community Builder chat series is part of the #4Change community of regularly scheduled chats, bringing together people from around the world to talk about examples, practices, tips and more as we all explore the way technology can be used for social change. This is the second in what will be a monthly series of chats specifically focused on Community Building. When: Date: September 16th. Time: 4 pm Eastern, 9 pm UK (duration: 1 hour).

Roundup for June 2010 ? Nonprofit Blog Exchange

AFP Blog

A variety of material from the Nonprofit Blog Exchange now on WordpressRoundup for June 2010  Nonprofit Blog Exchange: "Roundup for June 2010June 30, 2010Website ManagementYour website should should be organized to make it easy for visitors to your site to find what they are looking for.

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FACT Social Justice Challenge (2010) | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org

AFP Blog

FACT Social Justice Challenge (2010) | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org: "The French American Charitable Trust (FACT) is pleased to announce the second annual FACT Social Justice Awards. FACT is committed to addressing the fundamental inequalities and injustices in our society by helping develop and sustain networks of community-based groups in the U.S. and France that educate

C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition's 2010 Congressional Butt-In

Judi Sohn

via youtube.com. Tomorrow is butt-in day! Even with health care reform, and no matter how you feel about that, we still need action. Please do me a big favor and call your Rep tomorrow.

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C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition's 2010 Congressional Butt-In

Judi Sohn

via youtube.com. Tomorrow is butt-in day! Even with health care reform, and no matter how you feel about that, we still need action. Please do me a big favor and call your Rep tomorrow.

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Happy Holidays from Bookshare!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

accessibility Reading 2010 books assistive technology holidays BookshareI liked what our Bookshare team did for their electronic holiday card!

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2010 Nonprofit Fundraising Data and Benchmarks

Connection Cafe

You may have heard that back in April, Convio released our 2010 report on nonprofit fundraising. Author: Lacey Kruger. We publish these reports annually and they are powerful tools to help you evaluate how your nonprofit stacks up against other, similar organizations. Watch an interview with Vinay about the report here. See a high-level overview of the report in Quinn’s blog post here.

My Three Words for 2010

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last year, I used Chris Brogan's "Three Words" to set some professional/personal goals for the year. The process is simple: Think of how you want to be successful in 2009. Then, try to think in even broader terms. Extrapolate on.

2010 Online Giving Trends

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2010 Online Giving Trends Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on February 15th, 2011 Blackbaud released its 2010 Online Giving Report today. The 2010 Online Giving Report combines findings from The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving with additional multi-year giving data to provide the most comprehensive analysis of online giving trends in the nonprofit sector. in 2010.

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November 2010 Community Builder’s Chat Wrap-Up #CommBuild

Amy Sample Ward

Today’s Community Builder chat had a small group with a lot to say! It was a rich discussion and it doesn’t stop here – use the link below to review the full transcript and share your discussions points or ideas in the comments. Review the full chat transcript! Questions in the November chat: Is it important to discern/clarify what a community expects to get from their participation in the community? Or is it OK if everyone is in it for different reasons? From Laura Norvig).

Saving the web for the future - 02 Mar 2010 - Computing

AFP Blog

Saving the web for the future - 02 Mar 2010 - Computing: "The British Library’s UK Web Archive project to save all the UK’s free-access web sites underlines just how pervasive the internet’s role in people’s lives has become. Libraries as far afield as Japan, France and the US are realising that the ubiquity of the internet means that sites that could disappear need to be preserved for posterity

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Podcast: How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn

Amy Sample Ward

Date : December 2nd, 2010. 2010 presentation linkedin nptech podcast social mediaLocation : Online. Topic : Podcast: How Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn. Description : In this month’s edition of Social Good, Allison Fine, the host, interviews Amy Sample Ward, community development manager at TechSoup Global, and Estrella Rosenberg, founder and executive director of Big Love Little Hearts in Chicago and author of the blog Adventures in Philanthropy. Sample Ward and Ms.

Online Fundraising Lessons From Campaign 2010

Frogloop

Check out Teddy Goff, of Blue State Digital and Taryn Rosenkranz of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee recent webinar " Lessons from Campaign 2010." Webinar: Lessons from Campaign 2010.

2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study Reveals Surprising Stats

Frogloop

I’ll try to keep it short and just sweet enough to fill you in on everything you need to know about the new 2010 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study from M+R Strategic Services and NTEN. Thanks to Allyson for inviting me to guest post.

December 2010 Community Builder’s Chat Wrap-up #CommBuild

Amy Sample Ward

In this month’s chat,we had some good discussion around social media guildines and online community moderation. We heard from many people that there were too many holiday deadlines at work to make the chat so be sure to add your thoughts to the comments here after reading the archive to join in! Read the full transcript here! Laura Norvig shared the guidelines used for their email listserv: E-mail discussion lists hosted by the Resource Center are not moderated.

SF Fundraising Day 2010

Robert Weiner

San Francisco's Fundraising Day will be happening June 16 at the downtown Marriott. Once again I have the honor of co-chairing the Technology Track with Michael Stein. We've programmed sessions on online fundraising with Madeline Stanionis, social media with Jeff Patrick, database selection with Eric Leland, and an open discussion session with me and Michael on whatever tech topics the attendees bring. Early bird rates end on April 15, so sign up at www.afp-ggc.org/frd2010.

What to Watch For at SXSW 2010 - The Nonprofit Edition

NetWits

Depending on who you ask, it may or may not be a surprise that SXSW 2010 has become a destination for nonprofit staffers. With fifteen percent-ish attendees working with nonprofits, SXSW can be inspirational. It's the perfect place to meet change agents like Beth Kanter , David Neff , and Amy Sample Ward , as well as network and learn from your peers at other nonprofits. But the attendees are just the beginning

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SXSW 2010: Can you copyright a tweet? – Telegraph Blogs

AFP Blog

SXSW 2010: Can you copyright a tweet? Telegraph Blogs: "A panel at SXSW this morning looked at whether it’s possible to copyright a tweet. Fred Benenson, who teaches at NYU and works at kickstarter.com, pointed out that there have been copyright lawsuits over haikus so why couldn’t somebody sue over a tweet

Ring in 2010 with New Resolutions to Revitalize Your Nonprofit in the New Year

Connection Cafe

The New Year has officially begun, and it’s the perfect time to reflect on the year past, or for most people, look forward to see what resolutions and initiatives can be planned to make the new 2010 better than 2009. Author: Jordan Viator.

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2010 Review of Not-For-Profit Accounting Systems — NEWS - The CPA Technology Advisor

AFP Blog

2010 Review of Not-For-Profit Accounting Systems — NEWS - The CPA Technology Advisor: "The software needs of the nonprofit organization are vastly different from those implemented by standard organizations. Many nonprofits are funded solely by grants, which require detailed tracking and accountability for every dollar spent. As well, those active in fundraising need a way to record donations, Tags: NPComputerSoftware NPAccounting

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11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits and Make the World A Better Place :: 2010 Edition

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In addition to all those wonderful programs, I wrote up 11 more for 2010. Last year’s list of nonprofit holiday gift programs has been getting a lot traffic over the last two weeks thanks to Google searches.

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Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct Dollars - The NonProfit Times Oct 1, 2010

AFP Blog

Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct Dollars - The NonProfit Times Oct 1, 2010: "Tweeting Raising Awareness, But Not Direct DollarsBy Mark HrywnaOnly 3 percent of all Tweets by a sample of nonprofits were dedicated to fundraising or solicitation.

2010 Overachiever’s Guide to Year-End Fundraising

Frogloop

Like crime, procrastination doesn’t pay. Literally. For many organizations nearly half of online fundraising revenue comes in during the month of December.

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OMG It’s 2010: Where Are You, Where Are Your Donors, and How Can You Achieve Marketing Glory in a Web 2.0 World? | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

AFP Blog

OMG It’s 2010: Where Are You, Where Are Your Donors, and How Can You Achieve Marketing Glory in a Web 2.0 Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit: "PART 1 of 4: 'The 8 Online Fundraising Changes You Must Make in 2010'(You can download the full, free online fundraising eBook on which this series is based!)Online World?

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Quick Hit: 2010 Horizon Report on New Technologies and Museums

Museum 2.0

2010 is the first year that the NMC has released a museum-specific report, but previous reports have been informed by museum professionals (as well as other educational technologists).

Getting it done in 2010: Things or The Hit List or.?

Judi Sohn

Happy 2010 everyone! So for 2010 I think it's time to move back to a desktop solution. 3 years back on the Mac fulltime and I'm still trying to find task nirvana. I need more than a simple to-do list or just starring my email, less than a full blown GTD system of complex contexts and next actions. My mantra: if it takes longer to keep my tasks organized than it takes to do the tasks, then it's the wrong solution.

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Washington Access Fund: Social Media for Small Enterprises

Amy Sample Ward

Date : November 15th, 2010. Tags: 2010 presentation presetnation small business social media webinar Location : Online. Topic : Social Media Basics. Description : Social media tools provide a lot of opportunities to make local, offline connections and build community. This webinar will introduce some best practices, strategies, and next steps for getting started with social media for you organization.

First Reflections on Jumo

Amy Sample Ward

As you may have heard , Jumo is now open in beta. What is Jumo?

Big Names, Smaller Expo, and a Virtual Option at American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Conference | 2010 Annual Meeting and Exposition

AFP Blog

Big Names, Smaller Expo, and a Virtual Option at American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Conference | 2010 Annual Meeting and Exposition: "he blended meeting component will provide an opportunity for those not able to travel to the live meeting to attend virtually.

100 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits

NetWits

So, you have a social media plan…right? Hopefully your nonprofit is pretty far down the social media strategy rabbit hole at this point. While it’s easy setup a Twitter account and start tweeting, it’s much more difficult to tie that activity back to outcomes.

Seth Godin on Innovation, Failure and Why Non-profits Should Stop Operating like Businesses

NetWits

Seth Godin has some firm beliefs and thoughtful insights when it comes to how non-profits can (and should) change the world.

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#BrandsConf – Humanization of Causes

Amy Sample Ward

Date : December 2nd, 2010. 2010 presentation 140conf brandsconf causesLocation : NY, NY, USA. Topic : The Changing Face of Nonprofits. Description : Nonprofits, just like businesses and other enterprises, have seen a dramatic impact from the increased use of social media. I’m not talking about more or less fundraising dollars, or new programs – I’m talking about the way social media uses, relies on even, a human face of organizations.

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Blackbaud's 2010 Conference for Nonprofits ? Day 3 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits – Day 3 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 22nd, 2010 This is the last day of Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits here in Washington, DC.

Blackbaud's 2010 Conference for Nonprofits ? Day 1 | Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits – Day 1 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on October 20th, 2010 Today is the start of Blackbaud’s 2010 Conference for Nonprofits at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Nonprofits of the Month :: August 2010 :: Animal Sanctuaries

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Animal sanctuaries exist because there are places, people and things that animals need sanctuary from. Chimps are used in labs for animal testing. Elephants are forced to perform silly tricks through submission in circuses.