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Major article on Benetech

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It was exciting to note the publication of my big article on Benetech in MIT Press' Innovations journal. This article was my first big step in writing up some of Benetech's history and why we do what we do, and the process of working with the editors gave me a taste of what I'm in for with a book! I just received the PDF and was able to post it on Benetech's site. As many of you know, I'm committed to doing a book (and am holed up at Caltech's Athenaeum this week working on it).

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Bernie Newcomb article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation just published a very nice article, Leveling the Field , about one of our key Bookshare.org supporters, Bernie Newcomb. Bernie was VP Engineering and co-founder at eTrade. Amazingly enough, eTrade started in the same building where Benetech is currently located (under its original name of Trade Plus).

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The 20 Most Popular sgENGAGE Articles Published in 2020

Connection Cafe

Whether you are seeing these for the first time or this is a refresher for articles you’ve read and loved, we hope this list helps you to continue to navigate the current challenges successfully. 2020 has been quite the year, to say the very least.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

The 15 Most Popular sgENGAGE Articles Published in 2019

Connection Cafe

As 2019 draws to a close, I wanted to once again put together a list of the most-read articles published during the year. Without further ado, here were the the most popular articles published on sgENGAGE in 2019: The End of the Beginning of Online Giving by Steve MacLaughlin, Blackbaud.

Artificial Intelligence for Good: A Few Good Articles To Read #AI4Good

Beth Kanter

The article includes list of proposed best practices for use of AI in development and other social good fields. Find The Human-Technology Balance To Champion Your Customers This article is written primarily for small business owners, but it speaks to a point that nonprofits should also consider. Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit , and I are actively researching the use of AI for Good, in particular to scale giving and spread generosity.

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Measuring Impact: Feature Article from the Latest Issue of NTEN:Change

Amy Sample Ward

[Note: The following is an excerpt of an article in the December 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the complete article, "From Outcomes to Impact," by subscribing to the journal for free! ]. Continue reading this article, which includes more resources and tips, when you subscribe to NTEN:Change for free! By Julie Macalik, with Greenlights for Nonprofit Success. The first step in starting to measure your impact is to identify the major outcomes that you want to examine.

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Happy Grant Professionals Week—Our Top 5 Grant Writing Articles

NonProfit Hub

Check out Nonprofit Hub’s top five articles offering grant writing tips: 1. The post Happy Grant Professionals Week—Our Top 5 Grant Writing Articles appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Dear Grant Professionals, We salute you. While we’ve always saluted you, this is the official week we’re calling you out for being amazing (with the help of the Grant Professionals Association ).

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Our Favorite Articles from Nonprofit Hub in 2015

NonProfit Hub

Before we close the door on 2015, let’s take a look back on some of our favorite articles our staff has written this year. During the past year, we’ve written articles about fundraising, how to start a nonprofit, the latest social media trends and much more. Click on each headline to read the full article). In this article, Lincoln Arneal gets tips from Ali Maloy, who in the principle for an accounting firm that specializes working with nonprofits.

New article: Take Control of your Organization’s Data

Robert Weiner

NTEN just published a short piece of mine on data management in their Change magazine. It's in their DIY series -- short tips for implementing something for your organization without extensive tech know-how or extra budget. The topic they gave me was managing decentralized data entry. Advancement Services Databases Donor Databases IT Management Nonprofit Management Nonprofit Technology

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New Articles: Learning About Technology

Tech Soup Blog

Obviously, we think of a lot of the articles , forum threads, and blog posts here at TechSoup as a good resource for nonprofit tech info. I'm certainly no expert on the ins and outs of tech at our organization. I'm fortunate that we have an incredible team of IT/tech experts here who not only know and specialize in different parts of our overall systems, but additionally, can communicate in everyday terms about them.

Which New Audiences? A Great Washington Post Article and its Implications about Age, Income, and Race

Museum 2.0

The Washington Post covered the MAH's transformation as part of an article about museums engaging new audiences. The whole second half of the article was dedicated to our work: Smaller museums can be especially scrappy in finding ways to connect with the community. This article subtly juxtaposes two interpretations of what it means to "engage new audiences." Race and ethnicity are not directly mentioned in the article, but whiteness is implied throughout.

#SXSWGood: Articles from NTEN on SXSW Social Good Sessions

NTEN

You can find out more about the social good action at SXSW by checking out our articles in the Nonprofit Times : Net Neutrality: What Now? NTEN Marketing & Publications Director, Joleen Ong (@joleendearest) and I (@penguinasana) attended SXSW on March 7-11 and reported for the Nonprofit Times.

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New Study Shows People Don’t Read Articles, they Retweet

Care2

” A new study by Chartbeat, which measures real-time traffic for some of the biggest websites like Upworthy, said their research shows that many people aren’t reading articles that they retweet. ” Upworthy says they have found that web visitors who consume about 25% of an article are more likely to share it on social media than people who moved onto to something else. Commenting: Are people commenting on the articles you share?

The Top Five Nonprofit Articles from 2014

NonProfit Hub

Last week, we shared some of our favorite nonprofit articles that we had written in 2014. From fundraising to social media and everything in between, these are the top five nonprofit articles we loved around the web in 2014. We loved this article because so many of us fail with our donation forms (without even realizing it). Plus, this article comes with a case study. Jay is a board member for numerous nonprofits, which makes this article so awesome.

Knol Article Touting Blackbaud Now Unpublished | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Blackbaud Knol Article Touting Blackbaud Now Unpublished 07.25.08 | 3497 9 Comments [link] Knol+Article+Touting+Blackbaud+Now+Unpublished 2008-07-25+05%3A34%3A20 Allan+Benamer In a rather surprising move, the Knol article that I had mentioned a couple of days ago has -poof- vanished into the ether. I took the article down to clean it up, format, etc. Please let your readers know the full article is back up.

Back to Blogging with a Roundup of Terrific Articles

Museum 2.0

Back to the land of the blogging! My eyes may be bloodshot, but the sight of the blogger interface still warms my heart. I''ve spent the last eight weeks on a "blogcation" so I could focus on the birth of our new baby, Rocket. MUCH appreciation to the incredible guest authors who helped me out: Stefania Van Dyke, Beck Tench, Julie Bowen, Adrienne Berney, and George Scheer. And thanks to you for engaging with their posts and with the reruns from the Museum 2.0 vaults.

Measuring Impact: Feature Article from the Latest Issue of NTEN:Change

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following is an excerpt of an article in the December 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the complete article, "From Outcomes to Impact," by subscribing to the journal for free! ]. Continue reading this article, which includes more resources and tips, when you subscribe to NTEN:Change for free! By Julie Macalik, with Greenlights for Nonprofit Success. The first step in starting to measure your impact is to identify the major outcomes that you want to examine.

Wall Street Journal Article on Fundraising Widgets

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Got it from reader: Download Kanter-article-WSJ.pdf.Trying to catch up before I head for NTC, and found this on Lucy Bernholz's blog. It lead this excerpt. Damn, don't have a WSJ subscription! Maybe some kind soul will send me an email with text so I can forward to my mom and dad.

Two Good Articles over at IdealWare!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Two new articles and both really good. This is a great article to pass on to the executive director Gotta love Laura Quinn from Idealware ! Disclosure: I was a very a minor contributor to both of them.). A Few Good RSVP Tools compares the features and functionalities of several tools used to schedule events or meeting RSVPs.

TH - Local News Article

AFP Blog

TH - Local News Article: "A Web site could forge new links between prospective donors and local nonprofit organizations in 2009.DubuqueGiving.org is a facet of the GoldPenny Project, a partnership between Dubuque365.com, the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque and the Better Business Bureau of Greater Iowa.

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Articles About Working With Millennials In The Workplace

Eric Jacobson

Here are some links from my Blog to some of the most popular articles about working with Millennials in the workplace: Q&A With Millennial CEO & Book Author Rick Lindquist Get A Handle On Your Millennial Employees How Managers Can Better Support And Retain Their Millennial Employees.

NY Times Article from Last Day of America's Giving Challenge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was so busy online working my social media and social networks that I failed to notice the article from the New York Times about the America's Giving Challenge titled "Charities Vie for Prizes in Online Giving Experiment "

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions : Nonprofit emails not as popular as before

Deep article about Ominfocus for GTD

gokubi.com

Ryan Norbauer just published a really deep article about one of my favorite pieces of software, Omnifocus. It’s a great tutorial on how to use the program, but I think it’s real value is as a description of what Getting Things Done (GTD) really is.

Articles - 2013 - How to make your questionnaire mobile-ready

AFP Blog

Articles - 2013 - How to make your questionnaire mobile-ready : Today, survey respondents are in control. They choose not only if or when to take a survey but also how to take it. An online survey-taker may choose to take a survey on a tablet while riding on a train today, on a smartphone while waiting in a queue at the bank tomorrow and then on a PC or laptop at home over the weekend.

Our Favorite Articles from Nonprofit Hub in 2014

NonProfit Hub

As we wind down 2014 and dust off our party hats, we thought it would be helpful to bring back some of our favorite and more popular articles from the past year. This article by Lincoln Arneal covers details about how to handle the break up when you just aren’t that into them. And if you can’t find an article about an issue you’re having, let us know!) Come back next week when we will highlight the top non-Nonprofit Hub articles from the past year.

Boston Globe Article: Women Tapping Into the Power of Blogging

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today's business section of the Boston Globe has an article called " Women Tap the Power of the Blog." " I'm quoted in the article

M-Payments Take Charities By Storm - Article on | CIO.in

AFP Blog

M-Payments Take Charities By Storm - Article on | CIO.in : A June 2011 poll of 233 non-profit organizations found that mobile adoption continues to grow and that there is a shift away from texting toward use of mobile Web media.

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Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Industry News Article Detail | Sage Nonprofit Solutions : Not having cash on hand may no longer be an excuse to turn down Girl Scout cookie sellers, as many troops are now using nonprofit technology that enables participants to accept debit and credit cards.

Why nonprofit communicators need social media | Article | Homepage articles

AFP Blog

Why nonprofit communicators need social media | Article | Homepage articles: "Why nonprofit communicators need social mediaBy Melissa UnderwoodMelissau @ragan.comFour social media sites help recruit donors, deliver the messageA three-person team of twentysomethings spend all day networking on Facebook, MySpace and other social media outlets to do their part to save helpless animals.

My article in the December NTEN Newsletter is Live!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My article, Using Participatory Media Tools in Nonprofit Campaigns. Looks like the last sentence got left out and wanted to make sure folks were pointed over the excellent article by Colin Delaney on Idealware on Participatory Media Tools which goes in much more detail about more tools and questions for nonprofit to consider. I provide about half dozen examples of nonprofits using community tagging and publishing, flickr and video.

The Basics of Email Metrics - A Great Article by Idealware

GroundWire

Idealware has just released a great article on the Basics of Email Metrics. In the article, Idealware covers all the familiar tracking metrics such as: opens, clickthroughs, bounces, and unsubscribes. The second half of the article is particularly informative because of the great tips on how to interperet the data. This really emphasizs a point I always try to make when talking to clients: metrics should not only inform you, but also inform actions.

The Basics of Email Metrics - A Great Article by Idealware

GroundWire

Idealware has just released a great article on the Basics of Email Metrics. In the article, Idealware covers all the familiar tracking metrics such as: opens, clickthroughs, bounces, and unsubscribes. The second half of the article is particularly informative because of the great tips on how to interperet the data. This really emphasizs a point I always try to make when talking to clients: metrics should not only inform you, but also inform actions.

The Ultimate Video Host Comparison Chart/Article from Robin Good

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've been looking around for an article just on this topic! Robin Good's Web-Based Delivery of Audio and Video Materials provides a great feature-by-feature comparison. of the most popular video sharing tools. He also tells us what users need to know before taking advantages of these services. The requirements to start benefiting from these new services and opportunities include: some familiarity with the basic audio and video file formats existing out there.

MySpace and Nonprofits: A couple of articles on how-to

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A couple of good articles about how nonprofits are using myspace and some dos and don'ts this week. The advice is somewhat different from what is describe in the other article. Write articles about how your organization is using MySpace to advance its causes and submit them to both online and print publications. Much of the advice is transferable to other social networking spaces. (I I have a myspace site but I haven't done any deep experimination.

SVGives raises $8 million for nonprofits - Morgan Hill Times: Articles From Gilroy

AFP Blog

SVGives raises $8 million for nonprofits - Morgan Hill Times: Articles From Gilroy : Inaugural fundraiser Silicon Valley Gives generated close to $8 million for nonprofit organizations within Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Benito counties

Thirteen Tips for Effective Tagging - article on TechSoup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This article, " Thirteen Tips for Effective Tagging " was recently updated and published on TechSoup. It morphs two different blog posts by nonprofit tagging thought leaders, Ruby Sinreich and Alexandra Samuel. These are excellent practical tips for choosing tags - either if you're doing this for your own personal information management or to use as a guide to help your organization come up with a tagging policy or at least some standard tags.

My (co) article on TechSoup about Second Life and Nonprofits!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's called: Change the World by Working in a Virtual One. Susan Tenby and I were co-authors (our real life and avatar photos above). We interviewed three nonprofit trailblazers -- Dave Pentecost (also known as avatar "Usu Ventura"), Barry Joseph ("Globalkids Bixby"), and Evonne Heyning ("In Kenzo") -- all from youth organizations doing projects in Second Life and pictured below! Technorati Tags: secondlife

Social Media and Ethics

NCE Social Media

I recently had an article published on the ethical use of social media. Here’s my article: Social Media Ethics. Tools article ethics social media I realize ethics is one of those topics that people like to avoid because it makes us feel uncomfortable. However, it is germane to our profession as nonprofit leaders. While it has an emphasis on fundraising it can directly apply to your everyday work in nonprofits. What are your thought on social media and ethics?

Article Published on TechSoup: Eight Secrets of Effective Online Social Networking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

maybe we don't yet have the best practices for GTD on social networking and then I remembered, oh yes, I just published an article on this over at TechSoup called " The Eight Secrets of Effective Online Networking." The article goes into more detail, but here are the key points: 1. Photo by Philo.

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Conscious Governance | E-zine - Issue #016 iPads in the Boardroom-the next e-governance evolution | e-Zine Article Archive | Nonprofit Executive Articles | Nonprofit Strategic Planning

AFP Blog

Conscious Governance | E-zine - Issue #016 iPads in the Boardroom-the next e-governance evolution | e-Zine Article Archive | Nonprofit Executive Articles | Nonprofit Strategic Planning : One of the most common concerns of Boards is how to make their meetings more productive, strategic and create true engagement of the Board and senior executive leadership team.