The Networked Nonprofit Book Arrived!

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Yesterday, an advanced copy of our book, The Networked Nonprofit , arrived. My son, Harry, who is in video making summer camp, decided to make a little movie of me opening the book! Here are a few upcoming book launch events over the next two weeks: June 17, 2010.

Google Maps Dirty Trick or Malfunctioning "Feature?"

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm going to the Internet Archive's new office at 300 Funston in San Francisco, to attend the Books in Browsers conference. Not really knowing all of San Francisco's streets, I got out and recognized the old location of the Internet Archive. Called a friend at a PC, and they got the same misroute to 116 Sheridan Avenue, San Francisco, California 94129. Wasted about 30 minutes this morning thanks to a weird coincidence.

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What is An Open Community?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m giving away a copy of this book. Maddie: And thank you for introducing us to Rob Cottingham at the 09NTC in San Francisco! His cartoons are just the dash of awesome sauce our little book needed. Books Guest Post Online Community

Build Communities to Enhance Your Fundraising Campaigns


In my recent chapter “Managing Fundraising and Building Communities Online” in the book Internet Management for Nonprofits (Wiley, April 2010), I write in depth about one method to tackle the subject – what are organizations across the country doing? Adrienne D. Capps, U. Davis. Much has changed with regard to fundraising and “friendraising” during the 12 years I have been a professional fundraiser, the most obvious being the use of technology.

How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

San Francisco, California, United States: Jossey-Bass. [3] New York City, New York, United States: Longman Books. [4] 2010). In my last post, I answered the age-old questions, “ Can my 501(c)(3) really engage in advocacy? ” The answer is a resounding YES.

Visit to Qatar

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It was a lightning visit of only two days (Sunday and Monday), with a focus on attending the World Economic Forum's Global Redesign Summit 2010 (the GRI). I had met Abbas at the Social Enterprise Alliance Summit/World Forum in San Francisco.

5 Ways Libraries Support Disaster Relief and Recovery

Tech Soup Blog

Staffers also let people from outside of Saskatoon check out books from the library and access other services. For example, the San Francisco Public Library's website has a page that curates local services and resources on preparing for and dealing with the aftermath of an earthquake.

Wired for Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

And although it fell from its 2009 #1 Wired position to #3 in 2010, it still ranks #1 in two of three categories: It has the highest percentage of homes that are accessing the internet via high speed broadband at 4%. Author: Sara Spivey.

Thank You For Making The Networked Nonprofit Launch A Hit!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Allison Fine and Beth Kanter on Launch Day June 21, 2010. It was a special launch day for our book, The Networked Nonprofit , thanks to you! On June 21st, the book was in the top 200 bestsellers on Amazon for the past five hours.

A Free Agent and Nonprofits Working Together To End Homelessness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Networked Nonprofit in Kenya

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jessica Colaco places books in the iHub Community Library. In addition to the Networked Nonprofit , I brought copies of books from colleagues that might be of interest to local NGOs. inspireharvest one of the book winners. Book Giveaways.

Approach Social Media Like Thomas Edison

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the big themes in our book, The Networked Nonprofit , is the importance of experiments and not to frame them as success or failure but as learning. Opera San Jose Case Study.

Upcoming Nonprofits Live: Storytelling and Collaborative Video

Tech Soup Blog

Productions in 2006 to produce dramatic, engaging, life-changing documentaries, films and media in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world. was awarded a Knight 2010 News Challenge grant for Stroome , a collaborative video editing and publishing platform designed to.

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Cupcakes, Veganism and Fundraising: Fat Bottom Bakery and the East Bay Vegan Bake Sale

Have Fun - Do Good

Ashley Rowe: The first event right after that, where we decided to go and sell, was San Francisco Pride. CW: We have participated in the San Francisco Bake Sale for the past several sales.

Interview with Temra Costa, Author of Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat

Have Fun - Do Good

Temra Costa's book, Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat features the stories of over 30 women and how they are changing our food system for the better as farmers, educators, mothers, chefs, businesswomen, and policy wonks. What's the path that brought you to writing this book?

Your Office Is Everywhere

Tech Soup Blog

If you missed them, be sure to take a look at Kevin's three posts from the RSA Conference earlier this month in San Francisco. Your Office Is Everywhere" is the title of the first chapter of the book, and was a sort of mantra for the entire project.

Zero Waste and Electronics Reuse

Tech Soup Blog

I just attended a great event at the EPA offices in San Francisco called the Zero Waste Brain Trust , which was organized by Portia Sinnott of the nonprofit Zero Waste Sonoma County. Probably the most comprehensive explanation of zero waste, both in theory and in practice, is Bill McDonough and Michael Braungart's 2002 book, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things.

Beaconfire Survey: Vacation Time

Beaconfire Wire

Amadie, Marketing Consultant: We went to San Francisco Bay area, Yosemite and Monterey. Sara, Project Manager: Lots of memories from our two beach vacations: getting through 2 books while the kids played with their cousins, ghost crabbing hunting with the kids at night, teaching my son how to pick a crab for the first time, rocket balloon fun on the beach, seeing my daughter hysterically laughing and talking to the otters at Brookgreen Gardens.

Social Media: Who Should Navigate the Ship


are permeating our everyday lives: According to a San Francisco Chronicle article earlier this year, Facebook has outstripped Google as the main traffic source for big sites like MSN and Yahoo! As part of Microsoft Outlook 2010, features allow people to connect with their Facebook and MySpace accounts (the service already allowed you to connect Outlook to LinkedIn). Casey Golden, CEO, Small Act. Recently, I learned some amazing new ways in which social media (i.e.

How to Organize Have Fun Do Good Flash Mobs with Gabriela Masala, a Big Vision Podcast Interview

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The Juicy Blogging e-course (Feb 2-23) and Blogging for Writers at the Writing Salon in San Francisco (January 29). Their book is, Causing a Scene: Extraordinary Pranks in Ordinary Places with Improv Everywhere.

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Where in the World Is the NTEN Staff?


It will also feature a Technology Keynote with NTEN rockstars Beth Kanter & Allison Fine talking about their new book The Networked Nonprofit. November 8-11 in San Diego, CA : T he TAG Annual conference will focus on Harnessing New Trends in Communications and Technology. December 6-9 in San Francisco, CA : Dreamforce is a cloud computing event put together by flickr: Beach650 Most days, we're hiding from the rain in our Portland, OR office.

How The James Irvine Foundation Received Microsoft Donations Through TechSoup

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Jeff Brandenburg: My role at the Irvine Foundation is Director of Technology for our offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. After looking at online project management tools, we chose Microsoft Project 2010. Each department has goals to eliminate paper and work electronically, including board books, annual reports, grant workflow, and so on. The James Irvine Foundation is one of the largest grantmaking institutions in California.

Opting Out of Junk Mail and Phone Directories to Save Paper

Tech Soup Blog

According to the San. Francisco-based nonprofit, Forest Ethics , more than 100 billion pieces of junk mail are delivered in the U.S. When I first posted on this topic in 2010 there was not a single, universal "Do Not Mail Registry" for opting out of receiving junk mail in the United States or internationally. Unlike the Direct Marketing Association it is a refreshingly straightforward process for not having those huge ,obsolete ad books delivered to your doorstep.


Nten’s Online Nonprofit Technology Conference is here!

Amy Sample Ward

NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network, puts on a massive, be-there-or-be-square conference for nonprofit professionals every year (in 2009, we met in San Francisco). The next event is April 8-10, 2010, in Atlanta, GA. The NTEN community co-authored a book and is planning an online conference for this Fall drawing on the contributors to move from writing to speaking.

Meet the Bookshare in-house summer volunteer team!

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Our main focus has been our text book image description project. Our summer volunteers write text book image descriptions, review and revise descriptions, provide technical assistance, and proofread children’s books with new image descriptions.

Software to Grow Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

Content management programs like Windows SharePoint Server 2010 for Internet Sites (admin fee: $708) are used for deploying and managing a public-facing website. This book walks you through topics like fundraising, managing technology, marketing, finances, advocacy, and working with boards.

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Lame spam of the day: spam mashup

Robert Weiner

All you need to know before experiencing Tombigbee River fabulous San Francisconess of Ike''s is this: Bring a jacket, bring a friend (or a book), and bring your appetite and you''ll be one happy sandwich eater. And all you need to know is that Tarzan menage a trois made its way onto TCP/IP 2010 SF 100 Things you Need to Eat & Drink Before you Die. Another newbie spammer playing with a toy? This plain-text spam has no sender, subject, formatting, or graphics.

Post-NTC Ramblings

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

And I’m already looking forward to NTC in San Francisco in 2009! { Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Post-NTC Ramblings March 24, 2008 It was a great week.

Storymakers 2014: Meet Our Esteemed Judges

Tech Soup Blog

Awards will be announced at our gala on October 22, 2014 at SOMArts in San Francisco (you can RSVP and get your invitation here ). Joaquin was the founding director of the Institute for Next Generation Internet, which launched in 2005 from San Francisco State University.

2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference ? Day 3

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference – Day 3 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on March 19th, 2011 This is the last day of NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference ( #NTC ). Next year the conference is back in San Francisco.

Participation in Storytelling: Collaborative Video on Nonprofits Live

Tech Soup Blog

Productions in 2006 to produce dramatic, engaging, life-changing documentaries, films and media in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the world.

Blackberry Modem Mash – Addendum « Digital Diner

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Here’s the story: I was recently in San Francisco for a few days of meetings. And, my god, this was San Francisco! Regards Gavin Paolo July 8, 2010 at 4:18 am Hi All, does anyone of you have any idea if it is possible to find a downloadable hamachi application for blackberry? Copyright © 2010 Digital Diner - All Rights Reserved Powered by WordPress & the Atahualpa Theme by BytesForAll.

Networking with Sushi – Hamachi VPN « Digital Diner

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When I first tried Hamachi, it worked so well that I could serve music from my HomePC to myself in a hotel room in San Francisco. Copyright © 2010 Digital Diner - All Rights Reserved Powered by WordPress & the Atahualpa Theme by BytesForAll. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things.