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NCE Social Media

Here’s a link to Joel Mark Witt’s Utterli - audio tips for nonprofits using social media. Tags: Tools social tips audio utterli Have a listen and tell us what you think.

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7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If no one is familiar with the individual, do a quick search online to see if you can find the donor's name in an audio or video clip. After sending your final reminder email, print your name tags, but be sure to leave a few blank sheets for those last minute RSVPs and unexpected plus-ones.

Technorati Tag Bookmarklet: The Screencast

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Marshall has a great post about a technorati tag bookmarklet that can save you a lot of grunt work. Technorati tags can help you attract more readers for your blog and also facilitate contributing to the collective community wisdom surrounding a particular tag. Surfing a tag stream (another word for a collection of content found in one screen using a tag) can also help you discover other people, s, and ideas. To Use The Bookmarklet To Add Tags To Your Post.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's The People Behind The Tags! FOSS, Audio and Video for Activism and Advocacy. Gavin's NpTech Timeline in SlideShare. Steven Cliff's Notes - Saving Internet 1.0

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NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tag your post with "net2thinktank." So, do check out the Audio/Video Edition of the NGO-in-a-Box which includes a collection of Free and Open Source Software tools. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

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Cheap, Easy, and Underutilized Online Communication for Nonprofits

NetWits

Tags: Electric (Battery Volkswagen has provided an update on its Golf blue-e-motion electric vehicle ( earlier post ), now scheduled to arrive on the market in 2014. At the presentation of the concept in Germany earlier this year, VW had said the EV would launch on the market in 2013.

Voice Over PowerPoint: Free GoldMail for Non-profits

Wild Apricot

Tags: Non-profit technology Fundraising nptech E-mail marketing Non-profit Communications PowerPoint application audio Looking for an easy way to add your voice over a PowerPoint presentation, then share it by email or online? Here's a cool tool to try – and a special offer for non-profit organizations.( read more ).

NpTech Tag: Change.org To Launch White-Label Social Network for Nonprofits, GeekToys that Give Geekbumps, and Blog Readability

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Marnie Webb (who appears to be blogging a bit more these days since she switched to a MAC ) tagged an interesting article from the Wall Journal that asks " Is there a numerical cap on how many friends we can have? Quick audio or video messages published to a trusted social community. So, I have no idea why this page was tagged with NpTech. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. What reading level is your blog?

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onenws Bookmarks on Delicious

GroundWire

Learn more Help Sign In delicious Home Bookmarks Popular Recent Look up a URL People Go to a User Tags Explore ONE/Northwests Bookmarks Bookmarks | Network | Tags | Subscriptions Site: [link] Email: info@onenw.org See more bookmarks in Popular or Recent. Join Now! Whats New?

Could Nonprofits Use a National Day of Listening?

Wild Apricot

Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech Non-profit Communications audio Communications experts, social media gurus, and PR experts talk a lot about the importance of nonprofit organizations learning to tell their stories. And yes, compelling stories are key to winning hearts and gaining members and supporters for your organization. But what if, for one day, you just sat back and listened? read more ).

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WordPress 4.8: What’s New and Notable in the Latest Release

Byte Technology

And finally there’s the Audio Widget which (you guessed it) allows you to upload audio files such as MP3s and WAVs into the HTML5 audio player. Back in May we gave readers a sneak peek, thanks to WP Beginner editorial staff, of what was coming down the line with WordPress 4.8.

Nonprofits: Make Your Voice Heard

Frogloop

Make Audio a Vital Medium for Your Non-Profit. Using audio files may be more powerful than you think. Jill Foster , a communications consultant in DC, recently spoke to me about the virtues of stand-alone audio. Audio, also captures my immediate reflections, and I rarely edit.

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How to Set Up Wordpress for Your Non-Profit

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Google doesn’t like it if the title of the article and the content between the “<title>&# and “</title>&# tags are duplicates and will complain on Google Webmaster Tools. This allows you to get two chances to improve Google’s indexing of your new article and avoids the pain of having Google Webmaster Tools complain about duplicate title tags. Audio Player Wordpress plugin.

Livestreaming Netsquared… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

2008-05-27+16%3A28%3A37 Allan+Benamer Check out [link] for a live video/audio stream of Netsquared… Keep up on my twitter stream at [link] Relevancy Ranking ( 1 votes, average: 5.00 You can use these tags: « Kintera Delisting is Nigh » Blackbaud Buys Kintera Search Only Non-profit Links Click here to add nonprofit search to your browser! 384 posts in 456 categories and tags, 1,628 comments and still going strong.

Resource Roundup 5/31 | Idealware

Idealware

Skypecasting For Beginners - Free Audio Conferencing For Up To 100 Participants (Robin Good) Detailed directions on how to setup a skypecast - an audio conference - using skype, which is a great conference call possibility especially if you have a number of participants outside the US.

RSS is really your friend

NCE Social Media

RSS is a family of Web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works—such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video—in a standardized format (from Wikipedia ). Tags: Tools rss ideaware feeds RSS - Really Simple Syndication, can be a great time saver. Ideaware has an outstanding article on how to harness RSS to benefit your information needs. I would recommend reading it. Please share how you would use it with your agency in our comments section.

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When We Go with Accessible Content, Everybody Wins

Idealware

Screen readers will recite what the image is if you have an alt text tag there, allowing all visitors to understand what the image represents, even if they can’t see it. Provide Transcripts or Captions for Audio and Video.

Webinar: Social Media Listening Dashboard

Amy Sample Ward

Audio recording. Audio & video recording. Tags: presentation how-to listening social media techsoup training webinar Yesterday, I had the fun opportunity to present a webinar session with Allen Gunn of Aspiration in part of the TechSoup Talks series. I can’t believe we had to, and managed to, fit everything into just one hour, including questions/answers!

If you missed it: Crowdsourcing Innovative Social Change

Amy Sample Ward

You can listen to the audio recording of the session or watch the video, thanks both to David Wells at Socialize Your Cause : Crowd Sourcing Innovative Social Change from Socialize Your Cause on Vimeo. Tags: presentation crowdx netsquared nten sxsw video

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Buzz! News onPhilanthropy: Newest onPhilanthropy Blog Focuses on Video and Podcasts

AFP Blog

News onPhilanthropy: Newest onPhilanthropy Blog Focuses on Video and Podcasts: "Newest onPhilanthropy Blog Focuses on Video and PodcastsWe've wanted to do this one for a while, so last week the team here at onPhilanthropy quietly launched media, our new blog on distributed audio and video. Tags: NPtech NPBlogs NEW BLOG from OnPhilanthropyBuzz!

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Thank You, Gerardo!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

As Gerardo explained in a recent blog post , Schema.org—the organization that keeps a list of agreed-upon tags that all search engines can use in common—adopted our proposed standards, so that search engine users can refine their searches to easily find accessible learning resources online.

So You Want To Be A Consultant?

Robert Weiner

The audio and video aren’t quite in sync, but I think it came out well otherwise. Tags: Consulting I’m organizing two workshops for NTEN’s upcoming Nonprofit Technology Conference on the topic So You Want To Be A Consultant? ( The workshops are described here and here.) Holly Ross, NTEN’s Executive Director interviewed me via Skype a few weeks ago and posted the video at www.ntconnect.org/content.php?&cid=159&uid=13. &cid=159&uid=13.

Non Profit Innovations : An Interview with Heidi from Planet Cancer

FI Space

Turn the audio up on this one a little. Tags: Info Tech Cancer Innovation young adult Change Makers non profits planet cancer Another in our series of interviews with people making a difference in the non-profit world. Heidi is unusually quiet in this interview ; -).

Podcasting Dos and Donts

AFP Blog

While many enjoy streaming Internet Audio and recording songs they like over the Internet, these songs cannot legally be used in a podcast.PodSafe MusicPodsafe. Tags: NPPodcastmusic NPPodcasts From Feed for AllPodcasting Dos and Donts: "How and Where to Locate Podsafe MusicNothing really polishes a podcast more than background music or theme music. In the music world, these music segments are referred to as intros and extros.

C3 Announces 2010 In-Kind Donation and Grant Program for Nonprofits

Robert Weiner

Applications are being accepted for $2,500 in-kind donations of audio, video, and web conferencing services from C3 Conferencing. Tags: TechSoup C3 will also provide complimentary training as needed. In addition to the in-kind donation, C3 will provide a $2,500 cash grant to be used for the purposes of enhancing communication.

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Amazon eBook pricing war: Thanks for being evil, Apple

Judi Sohn

Me, I prefer audio books. Even though Apple has an easy way to get audio books in iTunes I don't do that. Instead, I get my books from Audible where I can get a $25 audio book for a credit that only cost me around $15 a month. Apple would charge me $25 for the exact same audio book. price tag. "We would not agree to their dramatic price increase," said Eddy Cue, Apple's vice president of iTunes, in a statement. Eric has a Kindle and loves it.

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Amazon eBook pricing war: Thanks for being evil, Apple

Judi Sohn

Me, I prefer audio books. Even though Apple has an easy way to get audio books in iTunes I don't do that. Instead, I get my books from Audible where I can get a $25 audio book for a credit that only cost me around $15 a month. Apple would charge me $25 for the exact same audio book. price tag. "We would not agree to their dramatic price increase," said Eddy Cue, Apple's vice president of iTunes, in a statement. Eric has a Kindle and loves it.

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Free Digital Storytelling Online Event

Robert Weiner

We will help you learn how to maximize the impact of your organization's message with online audio, video, and images. At our Digital Storytelling Event, our corporate and non profit partners will show you step by step how to tell your story as a captivating, sensory, visual, and audio experience and showcase inspiring non profit case studies to demonstrate the power of digital storytelling in engaging your audience. Tags: TechSoup

Lisa Williams Gives Kick Ass Podcasting Presentation!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Her presentation on audio blogging was fantastic! It helped me move past my audio phobia and I'm going to do it, damn it! Technorati Tags: blogher bloghercon

Bookshare Announcements

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The device also allows users to record their own audio books. Tags: blind Obama Plextor Code Factory MobileSpeak Plextalk NFB Bookshare ACB deafblind The Bookshare team has been attending the summer conventions of the two major blind consumer groups, the NFB and ACB. We had great user parties, listened to our users and talked to other key players in the accessibility field. We also announced a couple of assistive technology partnerships.

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New Mobile Challenge: NetSquared + UC Berkeley

Amy Sample Ward

Cell phones, combined with GPS, cameras, video, audio, and SMS are transforming the way the world understands and responds to emerging crises. Select “HRC-UCB&# from the Prize Tag menu located below Additional Cause Area Tags on the Submission Form. Tags: challenge mobile netsquared Originally posted on the NetSquared blog. NetSquared is pleased to announce a new Partner Challenge with University of California at Berkeley’s Human Rights Center.

Why is your content strategy failing?

SocialFish

Do not forget to add details about the category of your blog, title tags, and meta tags. People love watching short video clips, or listening to audio that relates to the content on your blog.

Stimulating the Senses with Dynamic Images, Photos, & Video – Part I

NetWits

There are so many thoughtful, forward-thinking, flexible, and versatile options out there for multimedia publishing; it’s hard to imagine anyone would bog down their website with large video, audio and image files.

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Fear no more!

SocialFish

Here's the link to the full slide presentation with audio. Tags: associations socia media slideshows Thank you to everyone for helping us come up with our five top fears associations have about social media! We held our webinar last week, hosted by Socious, and it went really well. Here are our slides from the preso. Have a look-see! And here's the link to the accompanying bibliography/resources.

The Struggle for Book Access (Blog Post #1)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Unfortunately, it’s too late for the authors to make much headway on their argument, which is that allowing purchasers of ebooks to have them read aloud by synthetic speech trespasses on the audio rights for their books. Amazon isn’t distributing an audio book: it’s distributing a text ebook (which they have the rights to do so and authors get compensated for, one assumes). Tags: Kindle Kindle2 Authors Guild copyfight copyright blind amazon.com NFB

Your website should be seen and not heard…until I say so

Judi Sohn

Is there anything that can selectively, on a site-by-site basis, only disable useless background audio? Tags: Internet & Technology If you’ve known me online for a while you know this is a huge pet peeve of mine…websites that make noise as soon as you visit them. Drives me batty. Like movie sites, vacation planning sites want you to have the full multimedia experience. I get that.

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Podcasting?

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Well, here's a trend that is just starting to break over the horizion - using RSS feeds to provide audio content. But sports, politics, even your typical confessional blog -- all audio -- can be found online. But any news aggregator that supports audio is equipped to lead you into this new world. specification provides an "enclosure" tag that can be used to specify an audio attachment. What could your organization do with audio on demand like this

Slidedeck for “What Donors Want This End-of-Year Season”

See What's Out There

We will be adding the audio portion shortly, and in the meantime, feel free to send an email to info (at) see3 (dot) net with your questions. Tags: Nonprofits fundraising metrics nptech Shirley Sexton , our Director of Interactive Marketing & Fundraising, recently hosted a webinar, “What Donors Want This End of Year Season&#. Below is the slidedeck to the presentation, which you should feel free to share within your networks.

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Podcasting at NPOtech Events/Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gregory Heller did a little snippet of a audio clip of his conversation with Amanda Hickman about tagging. I mean maybe the idea would be to somehow aggregate all the audio feeds of all npotech sessions podcast that one could subscribe to. Sort of do what nptech tag in delicious does for audio. I hope he follows through on his pledge to get better with the recording.

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Community Voices at Digital Engagement Event: Reflections on the Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

We split participants up by topic areas for discussions and Community Voices team members lead the small group conversations, while others used various tools to capture what was said (audio, video, tweets and blogging). Tags: events issues digitalengagement digitalinclusion socialbysocial

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Community Voices at Digital Engagement Event: Reflections on the Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

We split participants up by topic areas for discussions and Community Voices team members lead the small group conversations, while others used various tools to capture what was said (audio, video, tweets and blogging). Tags: events issues digitalengagement digitalinclusion socialbysocial

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09NTC Nonprofit Radio: How to Make Podcasts That Promote Your Brand and Engage Supporters

Amy Sample Ward

general awareness at around 40%, though… people don’t necessarily know they are consuming a podcast, audio embedded in rss etc. if you are recroding with multiple people, you can record them to separate audio files so you can edit more easily. Skype - you will need a 3rd party tool to record the call: pamela, hot recorder, audio hijack pro, quick time pro etc. For every ten minutes of audio, it takes about an hour to edit and clean it up.

Tips for Remote Presenting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the past, I have presented remotely using skype audio and video. Last year I audio-skyped into a conference in the UK to present with Steve Bridger. For the audio, we use a phone line that was fed into the AV system and wireless mic. Financial Officers Group.

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