Experts Weigh-In on Nonprofit Website Design Best Practices

Connection Cafe

I advise using Google Analytics to determine the browsers and devices visitors are using to view their site, make donations, or read newsletters. The real benefit of having a depth of content is that you’re able to attract visitors from search engines across a larger breadth of topics.

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

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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. It’s called Google Trends. It’s a tool that tracks an unspecified subset of all the searches for a particular set of search terms. As of June 2005, the term Drupal has been searched on more than Plone.

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33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites. Simply enter your nonprofit’s name and Addictomatic then creates a page of all your search results for easy future reference.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites. Simply enter your nonprofit’s name and Addictomatic then creates a page of all your search results for easy future reference.

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

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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.

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, here are the results for a search of the word “nonprofit.” ” Nonprofits should at the very least search their organization’s name and Twitter username to see what kind of response (if any) your nonprofit’s twittering is gaining on Twitter.

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50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites. Simply enter your nonprofit’s name and Addictomatic then creates a page of all your search results for easy future reference. Alexa Top Sites :: alexa.com/topsites. Google Chrome :: google.com/chrome. Google Chrome is a free web browser for Windows XP, Vista, and 7. Google Internet Stats :: google.co.uk/intl/en/landing/internetstats.

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

Frogloop

Nonprofits that apply and meet the guidelines receive increased upload capacity and branding options, the option to embed a Google Checkout button on their channels, and the opportunity to be featured in one of the promoted areas of YouTube.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites. Simply enter your nonprofit’s name and Addictomatic then creates a page of all your search results for easy future reference.

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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.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A social search tool that allows you to easily track mentions of your nonprofit on social networking sites, blogs, and websites. Simply enter your nonprofit’s name and Addictomatic then creates a page of all your search results for easy future reference. Alexa Top Sites :: alexa.com/topsites. Google Chrome :: google.com/chrome. Google Chrome is a free web browser for Windows XP, Vista, and 7. Google Internet Stats :: google.co.uk/intl/en/landing/internetstats.

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Nonprofit Technology News for November 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Speaking of maps, the Oxford Internet Institute has used Internet traffic data from Alexa to figure each country’s most popular websites. Google dominates most of North America, Europe, south Asia and the south Pacific.

6 Ways to Use the Web to Find a Nonprofit Job

Have Fun - Do Good

If you're one of the folks looking for a job with a nonprofit right now, here are some ways to use the web to help with your search. LinkedIn LinkedIn is a professional social network, so it's ripe with job search opportunities. nonprofit web job career searchYikes!

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » How many site visitors do you have? Or is that the wrong question?

See What's Out There

There is an even bigger problem for companies such as comScore , Nielson/NetRatings and Alexa that are trying to tell us how many people went to a site when they don’t even have access to the server logs.

OSS CMS Beauty Contest | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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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.

Social Media ROI Case Study Slam Panel at 08NTC: Carie Lewis, Human Society

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

google syntax to show you who???s s linking to you -referring URLs in stats program -google rss alerts (can be set to daily, as it happens, etc.) ??? good for time-sensitive response (answer questions, defense, etc) -do a regular google search for related terms - Pr / newspaper coverage Friend recruitment (TAF) - bulletin reposts on myspace Not just number, but quality of blogs look at technorati and alexa rankings PROCESS / STRATEGY Top 10 referrers were all from mail programs ???

NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

via Social Signal comes a suggestion to nonprofits to start monitoring their organization's Wikipedia entry because they often rank at or near the top of Google search results. NTEN does a comparison on Alexa of several social networking sites.

Happy Birthday, Wikipedia! | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Wikipedia gained early contributors from Nupedia, Slashdot postings, and search engine indexing. Its entries are among the top Google results for multinational corporations and presidential candidates, become so popular that it had to ban Congress from editing their own entries , and, according to Alexa , was the eight most visited website in the world (as well as the only non-profit in the top ten). Related Posts Google’s Accessibility Search Who is Louise Bethune?

Plone strikes a blow for OSS CMS transparency! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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You can use these tags: « How to create a REST request for Alexa Web Information Services in Ruby » OSS CMS Jobs Report Search Only Non-profit Links Click here to add nonprofit search to your browser! Want to add your links to the search engine?

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

Frogloop

Nonprofits that apply and meet the guidelines receive increased upload capacity and branding options, the option to embed a Google Checkout button on their channels, and the opportunity to be featured in one of the promoted areas of YouTube.

Non-profit project management –> Basecamp part 1 of ? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

You can use these tags: « Hail to the Chairman, Joel Burton responds… and so do I » How to create a REST request for Alexa Web Information Services in Ruby Search Only Non-profit Links Click here to add nonprofit search to your browser! Want to add your links to the search engine?

Part 2 of 2, Open API at the Laundromat: Towards a working definition of an open API | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

For instance, Amazon didn’t provide a code sample in Ruby that could be used for accessing their Alexa Web Information Services API. And a plug for the nptechhelp list… Search Only Non-profit Links Click here to add nonprofit search to your browser! Want to add your links to the search engine?

Hail to the Chairman, Joel Burton responds… and so do I | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

A quick Google search turns up a very good article on this aspect of non-profit IT relations to OSS by Deborah Elizabeth Finn called Failure-Friendliness: An unexpected virtue in nonprofit technology. As an aside, according to Alexa, 32% of joomla.org’s site is directed to forums.joomla.org. Search Only Non-profit Links Click here to add nonprofit search to your browser! Want to add your links to the search engine?