What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Amazon Alexa

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Amazon Alexa is the digital assistant software that empowers Amazon’s smart speaker series, the Amazon Echo. Most than just a digital assistant, Amazon Alexa is evolving into software that empowers and proliferates the Internet of Things.

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Hey Siri tell Congress Save the Polar Bears : When will Siri, Alexa and Cortana get into politics?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Siri, Cortana and Alexa can read email, book hotels, tell political jokes and manage your lights (seriously they can just ask them). What does Congress do with petitions from Alexa, Cortana or Siri when they feel like people don't even have the time and interest to read or fill in the basic elements of an action alerts? How long before they can fill out requests to sign petitions automatically once commanded?

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Hey Siri tell Congress Save the Polar Bears : When will Siri, Alexa and Cortana get into politics?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Siri, Cortana and Alexa can read email, book hotels, tell political jokes and manage your lights (seriously they can just ask them). What does Congress do with petitions from Alexa, Cortana or Siri when they feel like people don't even have the time and interest to read or fill in the basic elements of an action alerts? How long before they can fill out requests to sign petitions automatically once commanded?

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How to create a REST request for Alexa Web Information Services in Ruby | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Current Projects , Programming How to create a REST request for Alexa Web Information Services in Ruby 04.09.06 | 31 No Comments [link] How+to+create+a+REST+request+for+Alexa+Web+Information+Services+in+Ruby 2006-04-10+04%3A52%3A36 Allan+Benamer Hi all, I’ve been busy creating the beginnings of my super-duper Real-Time Popularity Engine and instead of doing it in PHP (seems like the OSS version of vbscript – hehe), I decided to do it in Ruby on Rails.

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Insiders Guide to Video and YouTube for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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AI for Fundraising Today: Voice Activated Fundraising & Chat Bots for Giving

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” Think Alexa, Facebook Messenger Bots and other Chat Bots, etc. This past spring, Red Nose Day, incorporated voiced activated giving into its strategy, although it is unclear exactly how many donors made contributions via Alexa compared to other channels.

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GivingTuesday 2018 Scales Generosity and Kindness to New Highs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amazon has made it easier for consumers to give presents to children in need by simply saying, “ Alexa, donate to Toys for Tots. Alexa will then recommend a gift from Toys for Tots’ curated list and after the order is confirmed, Amazon will match each donation toy for toy.

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Hearing an Echo in the Voice AI Wilderness

SocialFish

If you aren’t aware (and I doubt anyone reading this isn’t), Amazon Echo is a smart speaker that uses “Alexa,” which works as a sort of personal assistant. Amazon’s regular “What’s new with Alexa?” This post originally appeared on Amplified Growth. ——–.

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Google Trends and OSS CMS Trends | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) OSS , Web CMS Google Trends and OSS CMS Trends 05.13.06 | 49 2 Comments [link] Google+Trends+and+OSS+CMS+Trends 2006-05-13+19%3A39%3A27 Allan+Benamer So Google’s version of Alexa’s tracking software is now out.

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How to avoid being solely an ATM machine on the nonprofit board on which you serve

BoardAssist

Example: Alexa joined a board where she was asked to commit “something personally significant.” Alexa was the only member of the board who earned more than $60,000 a year. Alexa felt she had been quite generous donating $30,000, or ten times more than anyone else on the board. .

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Pinterest is Great….but not for Every Business

SocialFish

According to Alexa , 54-70% of Pinterest users are female. But you don’t even need Alexa to tell you that; just go check out Pinterest if you haven’t already. I started using Pinterest a few months ago and fell in love.

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The Fundraising Trends of 2019 You Don’t Want to Miss

NonProfit Hub

In 2019, emerging tools such as Alexa have made this possible. If you’re looking for ways to boost your 2019 fundraising efforts for your nonprofit organization, you’re in the right place. There’s no better way to do so than by knowing the trends within your niche.

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How can nonprofits embrace technology to achieve social impact?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Alexa Schnoor Fall 2018 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Alexa Schnoor is a graduate of the Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management program at Arizona State University. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

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AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It powers Alexa’s speech recognition, Waymo’s self-driving cars, Google’s on-the-fly translations, and more. Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about AI for Social Good and Nonprofits.

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The Top 5 Fundraising Trends in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Scot Chisholm , CEO and Co-founder of Classy ––a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world.

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Artificial Intelligence for Nonprofits and other Social Good Organizations

Connection Cafe

While it may not have been perfect, Clippy should be considered the grandfather of Apple’s Siri, Google’s Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Amazon’s Alexa.

Why millions of WordPress sites are at risk

SocialFish

According to the latest figures from DDoS protection firm Incapsula, 8.49% of all Alexa top 25,000 websites were potentially exploitable in terms of pingback DDoS attacks.

Your Weekly OTT, Secure Messaging & Healthcare News

Mobile Commons

Amazon’s Alexa now lets you order a ride from Lyft – another big integration for Amazon! This week, we had so much news to share we’re breaking it into multiple posts!

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Experts Weigh-In on Nonprofit Website Design Best Practices

Connection Cafe

Devices like Alexa have changed the way people shop. As an educational consultant, I offer nonprofits instruction on best practices around their technology. I often get asked questions about how a nonprofit’s website should look and behave and what benchmarking or evaluation tips I might have.

How to Utilise SEO for Apps

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

This first rolled out to Android, so is definitely something Alexa developers took advantage of. The technology that your business pushes out into the world can be extremely valuable. But, typically, only if you know how to really utilise this technology from a marketing point of view.

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The Six Dimensions of a Successful Nonprofit Board

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Alexa Vale Graduate Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Alexa graduated with a Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management from ASU in December 2016 Governing boards are the backbone of many nonprofit organizations.

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Add Your Cause-Related Blog to the List of Change

Have Fun - Do Good

Each blog's ranking is established by statistics: Technorati ranking, Technorati inbound blog links, Bloglines subscriptions, Alexa rank, Google pagerank, and Yahoo! Livingston Communications has launched a new ranked list of cause-related blogs called List of Change.

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AI for Nonprofits and Social Good: Link Roundup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This will be help voice assistants like Alexa improve as well as software that automatically analyzes documents inside law firms and others organizations. Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about AI for Social Good and Nonprofits with an eye towards our next book.

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10 Fun and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Alexa Top Sites : This website illuminates what sites are the most popular in the world today. Over the years I have stumbled across countless Internet gems, but the 10 below are those that I regularly and repeatedly return to. These resources are invaluable when looking for quality content to utilize and share on social media sites. If you have any favorites that you would like to share, please add them in a comment below. Thanks.

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Creating Healthy Nonprofits in Silicon Valley

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These are some of the questions that Alexa Cortes Culwell and I set out to answer in our new report, The Giving Code: Silicon Valley Nonprofits and Philanthropy. Creating Healthy Nonprofits in Silicon Valley. Guest Post By Heather McLeod Grant.

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Expect the punch in the face as part of your strategy development.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Artificial intelligent agents like Siri, Alexa and Cortana lowering clictivism to AI proxy work. . In many context, it is always a struggle to find partners that want to invest in creating adaptive process and infrastructure. In times of uncertainty, we are often attracted to the "silver bullet" rather than the negotiated settlement.

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The Nonprofits That Rule Social Media & The Web

ASU Lodestar Center

for web; Alexa Rank , Compete Visitors , Google PageRank and for social media; Facebook Likes and Twitter Followers and lastly Charity Navigator’s 4 star rating scale). posted by Craig Van Korlaar , Consultant and Project Manager. Create Etc.

My Gadget Fix of the Week: WooRank Website Analysis Tool

Connection Cafe

For example, the Alexa and Compete ranks being ‘high impact’, but there are no descriptions as to why or how.) Author: Ken Cantu. I’m a sucker for new web tools and gadgets and luckily I am surrounded by, and work for, many folks afflicted by the same condition.

AI with a Social Impact: The Top 5 Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Explore Chatbots

Tech Soup Blog

From self-driving vehicles to Alexa, our lives are slowly transforming as a result of constantly changing and improving AI. Artificial intelligence (AI) is the new tech craze, and everyone wants in.

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Expect the punch in the face as part of your strategy development.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Artificial intelligent agents like Siri, Alexa and Cortana lowering clictivism to AI proxy work. . In many context, it is always a struggle to find partners that want to invest in creating adaptive process and infrastructure. In times of uncertainty, we are often attracted to the "silver bullet" rather than the negotiated settlement.

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Earned Links Vs. Exchanged Links

John Haydon

It has an Alexa rank of 62,214 which is in the top 0.2 % of all websites. Yesterday I received an email from Kelly offering to exchange links with this blog.

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Mobile, Voice-Operated Everything, and Security, Oh My! Top Nonprofit Tech for 2016

Tech Soup Blog

We're also starting to talk to our houses with voice-activated smart home devices like Amazon Alexa –powered voice-controlled speakers, the Echo and Echo Dot. Here's our look at the most interesting and fun things that happened in nonprofit technology this year.

22 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Alexa Top Sites :: alexa.com/topsites. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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PBS Development Presentation (Draft)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The chat above is from Alexa and is shows the growth of page views for facebook versus myspace over the past three years. I'm headed out to Palm Springs for PBS Development 2007. Another attempt at the Meet Jane style. Also, the first time I've done a story created out of Twitter Tweets. You can't really see it unless you hear the narrative and animation. I'll try to do a voice over at some point.

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6 Ways to Use the Web to Find a Nonprofit Job

Have Fun - Do Good

Twitter According to the Wall Street Journal article, Twitter Yourself a Job , Alexa Scordato sent out a message to her Twitter followers saying that she was looking for an entry level social media job in Boston. Yikes!

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33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Alexa Top Sites :: alexa.com/topsites. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Alexa Top Sites :: alexa.com/topsites. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Alexa Top Sites :: alexa.com/topsites. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Alexa Top Sites :: alexa.com/topsites. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Alexa Top Sites :: alexa.com/topsites. The number of low-cost or free online resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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The partisan divide on social networking, revisited | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Now check out the traffic trends (Hat tip: Alexa ) below. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

OSS CMS Beauty Contest | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

alexa website statistics by alexaholic Confessions I fully expected Joomla and Mambo to do well in this battle but I didn’t know Drupal was so hot! 2) Alexa traffic is a little misleading in that Zope/Plone may be very healthy commuinties primarily composed of vendors… and hence the lower traffic rating. Alexa will NOT give the full story. However, I think Alexa gives IT directors a clue as to what’s important out there.

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Putting the Public Back in PR - New Book from Brian Solis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Also talks about off-site analytics -- services like Alexa, Compete, and Quanitcast.

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