Crowdsourcing: Measuring the Impact of the Crowd in Funding and Doing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It has been used in disaster relief, for example, in Pakistan , and other scenarios from London Tube strike to election monitoring to mapping crime incidents Atlanta. (2) Crowdsourcing 101. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Atlanta’s ThePort Network raises $2.8M of $4M financing | TechJournal South

AFP Blog

Atlanta’s ThePort Network raises $2.8M of $4M financing | TechJournal South: "ATLANTA – ThePort Network, which sells social media solutions to nonprofit organizations, has raised $2.8 million of an equity financing targeted at $4 million, according to a regulatory filing

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10NTC Science Fair Preview - Giveaways, More Giveaways and Free Apple iPads

NTEN

We're only 20 days away from the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference -- but who's counting? The Science Fair doors will open at 3 pm on April 8, 2010 at the OMNI Hotel in Atlanta. Download the NTC app developed by 501 Technology to make the most of your NTC 2010 experience.

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5 Questions: Superheroes of Online Fundraising: Become a Data-Driven Strategist

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions. Speaker: Sarah DiJulio, M+R Strategic Services. Session: Superheroes of Online Fundraising: Become a Data-Driven Strategist.

Let's Help Kara Get To the NTC in Atlanta

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

. The Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is to nonprofit techies what SXSW is to social media professionals. Translation: You have to go! I've been going before the NTC was the NTC. This year's conference will celebrate the 10th Anniversary. Woo Hoo!

Last Day to Register for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference at the Regular Rate!

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Just a reminder that the fees for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference increase after today. If you're planning on joining us in Atlanta, April 8-10, you should register today to save $100. > > Register for the 2010 NTC today. fun while we're in Atlanta, as well.

5 Questions: The Networked Nonprofit

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Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions. Speaker: Beth Kanter & Allison Fine, Authors, The Networked Nonprofit.

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Advancing Your Mission With GIS Tools

NTEN

In less than two years, a simple website created to track election violence in Nairobi is now being used to: monitor crime-related data in Atlanta, GA. Jim Craner, MapTogether.

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5 Questions: Ending Segregation and Tapping the Power of Diversity Through Technology In Your Nonprofit

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Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions. Speaker: Jacey Tramutt, Peak Parent Center. Session: Are you Sending the Message, “We Don’t Need You?”

5 Questions: Making it Real: Getting Project Management Right for Content Management Web Projects

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? I think this trend will increase the development and sharing of best practices among nonprofits in 2010 -- at least I hope so.

5 Questions: Building Stronger Online Communities Without Losing Your Sanity

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Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions. Speaker: Amy Sample Ward, NetSquared.

How-to: Let Go and Start Blogging

NTEN

I attended the keynote address on blogging by Atlantic journalist Andrew Sullivan at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta on April 9. Matt Quinn, IT Manager, Harvesters. The conference title makes most people think it deals with technology, servers, and computers, but the real buzz of the conference is using new social media tools for fundraising and publicity, in short, how to communicate effectively.

Seven Critical Qualities Of A Networked Nonprofit

John Haydon

By now you’ve probably heard that Allison Fine and Beth Kanter have co-authored a book called “The Networked Nonprofit&#. Last week at 10NTC , they signed printed copies of the first chapter, “Introducing Networked Nonprofits&#.

Do You Have the Best Nonprofit Video of the Year?

NTEN

We're at it again in 2010, this time with more YouTube -y goodness! Winners will be announced on April 10 at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta. Flicker photo: mastermaq Every year at the NTC , we partner with See3 to bring you the DoGooder Nonprofit Video awards. You may remember " Children Need a Bailout " from 2009, or " Breathe In, Breathe Out ," from 2008.

Tips for Remote Presenting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During the presentation, I’ll be on the Twitter back channel following the #netnon hashtag from the Independent Sector Conference in Atlanta. Financial Officers Group. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Give a Little Bit at the Day of Service

NTEN

Group #042 - Zoo Atlanta. Atlanta, Inc. Group #034 - Trees Atlanta. Consult Details: What it will take in systems and people to get online giving set up for Trees Atlanta? There are more than a few things to do at the Nonprofit Technology Conference.

Why does NTEN like Bohemian Rhapsody? For you!

Amy Sample Ward

NTEN is hoping to raise $10,000 from the nonprofit technology community again this year, and Convio is going to match those dollars to help get as many folks to #10NTC in Atlanta this April 8-10.

Social by Social Giveaway for 10NTC

Amy Sample Ward

I’m getting my bags packed to fly to Atlanta for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference and discovered that I have 4 copies of Social by Social left – and I’m going to give them away!

Follow the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference Live

NTEN

in Atlanta, and the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference is already buzzing. So, this year, we're giving you more ways than ever to follow along remotely, including live streaming from selected sessions, as well as 6 webinars that will let you interact with the presenters in Atlanta. >

5 Questions: Data Data Everywhere: Drowning in a Sea of Analytics (Part 2)

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions. Speaker: Marissa Goldsmith, Beaconfire Consulting. Session: Data Data Everywhere: Drowning in a sea of Analytics.

Off to NTC!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Tomorrow morning, I’ll be leaving on a jet plane, to Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference. This will be my 7th NTC since 2001 (or, more accurately, my 5th. I went to two Circuit Rider Roundups.). I’m looking forward to it. I’m speaking in two sessions: “ Collaborative Problem Solving for Consultants &# organized by Robert Weiner, and “ Earth to Cloud &# part of the fabulous Tech Track organized by Peter Campbell.

Building Stronger Online Communities Without Losing Your Sanity

Amy Sample Ward

Next week I’ll be in Atlanta for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference ( connect with me there! ). So, we have a few ways you can join in (even if you aren’t in Atlanta) and make this session even more valuable for everyone! but want to be sure all those following the session from outside Atlanta can catch it all (and so you can find what everyone else is sharing, too!).

Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

This year it’s taking place in Atlanta, GA and I’ve got such a long list of people to meet, talk to, and learn from. Thursday, April 8, 2010. It’s open to the public so invite your local Atlanta friends to meet you there! Friday, April 9, 2010.

Nominations Closing Soon for $10,000 Pizzigati Prize

Robert Weiner

Nominations will be accepted through February 1, 2010. The winner will be announced this April at NTEN's 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta. The Tides Foundation is accepting nominations for the annual Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest. The prize will award $10,000 to an open-source software developer whose work is helping nonprofits succeed.

Last 10 (selected) delicious.com links

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

List of Nonprofit, NPO, NGO Websites Using Drupal » The ENGINE Blog » ENGINE Industries: Atlanta, Georgia Web Design. The reason I post these is because 1) I think they might be helpful resources, and 2) you can get a feeling for what I’m working on, or thinking about (or wishing for.) For instance, the reason there are so many links about Amazon is that we are now beginning a project that uses amazon in earnest, with some others possibly on the way. PolicyTool for Social Media.

Happy 10NTC Eve!

Connection Cafe

I’m in Atlanta on the eve of the 2010 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference and excited about the few people that I have already run into and looking forward to reuniting with more friends and NPTech peeps. Author: Corey Pudhorodsky.

Recommended Conference: NTEN

VisionLink

We just returned from the 10th annual Non-Profit Technology Network Conference, held in Atlanta this week, which was attended by over 1,400 representatives from non-profits from around the world. Leading up to the Conference, we hosted a Webinar in February, "No Wrong Door" which introduced a large philanthropic audience to CommunityOS. At the conference, we hosted two Affinity Group discussions, "Data Exchange Specialists" and "Disaster Response Partners".

New Book: #NONPROFIT SOCIALMEDIA tweet

Amy Sample Ward

The Nonprofit Technology Conference is in Atlanta April 8-10 and Beth Kanter and Janet Fouts crowd-sourced a book of tips and tricks for the event. Tap into the consciousness of social media and remarkable things can happen. That’s how #SOCIALMEDIA NONPROFIT tweet came to be. They blogged and tweeted top nonprofit and social media folks for help. In a week they got quotes in 140 characters or less from over 30 different sources.

Social CRM, part 1

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

We (the two partners of OpenIssue ) shared a cab from the Atlanta airport to the hotel when we arrived for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference. This blog series is all Beth Kanter’s fault. We were chatting with her about what kind of work we do, and she asked “do you do social CRM?&# She might not have seen the blank stares on our faces since we were in a dark cab, but I’m sure she heard the pregnant, confused silence.

Last Day to Take the 2010 Nonprofit Social Networking Survey

NTEN

We'll release the results at the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta. We'll be closing the 2nd. annual Nonprofit Social Networking Survey after today. You can find the report from the first survey here.). you use social networks as part of your work, we hope you'll tell us about it. After all, Friday's a. good day for a 10-minute break. And you'll be entered to win an Amazon Kindle. > > Take the. Survey !

Get Your Vote On! 2010 DoGooder Video Awards Voting Now Open

NTEN

Winners will be featured on the YouTube homepage and announced by See3 at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta on April 10, 2010. . We've been lucky enough to partner with See3 for the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards for several years now. In just that short time period, the use of video by nonprofits has exploded. This year, See3, NTEN and YouTube received over 750 submissions for the contest - a record!

From 10NTC: 7 Key Lessons for Integrated Multichannel Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Multichannel is the word du jour during the NTC conference in Atlanta @10NTC , but what considerations should nonprofits make before launching the next big campaign? Author: Jill Ward.

Help more nonprofits go to NTC

Judi Sohn

This year, I consciously decided not to apply for the Atlanta NTC. I got an e-certificate from United so my flight to Atlanta cost under $100 round trip. In 2005, I naively accepted an offer to run operations for a new nonprofit. I was always comfortable in technology, I was comfortable working with nonprofits. What else did I need to know? I didn't have a clue.

Help more nonprofits go to NTC

Judi Sohn

This year, I consciously decided not to apply for the Atlanta NTC. I got an e-certificate from United so my flight to Atlanta cost under $100 round trip. In 2005, I naively accepted an offer to run operations for a new nonprofit. I was always comfortable in technology, I was comfortable working with nonprofits. What else did I need to know? I didn't have a clue.

Nonprofit Video Contest: DoGooder Video Awards

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Winners will be announced on April 10 at the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Atlanta. Enter your nonprofit's video created in 2009. in the 4th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards.

Reflections from Independent Sector and Blackbaud Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, I had the pleasure of facilitating a Networked Nonprofit and Social Media workshop at the Independent Sector Annual Conference “ Forging A Stronger Future Together &# in Atlanta.

The Ultimate Multi-Tasking: My Networked Nonprofit Keynote at the Blackbaud Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But, I’ll be in Atlanta at the Independent Sector Conference. Blackbaud’s Nonprofit Conference is from October 20-22 in Washington, DC. Here’s the list of sessions.

Connect, Share, and Act at the 2010 NTC (And Show Your takeholders How To as Well)

Tech Soup Blog

The Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) is here again and team members from NetSquared and TechSoup Global will be busy presenting, sharing, and connecting in Atlanta, and hopefully with you! "… technology is helping nonprofits tap into and build communities to create social change. Now, more than ever, our stakeholders are able to connect, share, and act on our behalf from around the globe or around the corner." – NTEN.org.

Top Reasons to Attend the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference (Hurry: the Price Goes up after March 1st!)

NTEN

We're only about 6 weeks away from the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Atlanta -- but to get the regular price ($459 for NTEN Members) you need to register by March 1st! So, here's a (certainly incomplete) list of reasons you should take the leap and: > Register for the 2010 NTC. Top reasons to attend the 2010 NTC, April 8-10, in Atlanta: You'll learn. Unless you want to: Atlanta has some great restaurants.). > Register for the 2010 NTC.

Independent Sector Annual Conference: Forcing a Stronger Future Together

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation, I’ll be heading to the Independent Sector ’s Annual Conference “ Forging a Stronger Future Together ” in Atlanta October 20-22 with over 500 leaders from from across the nonprofit and philanthropic community.