EENs Avatars Campaign Brings Online Marketing to Life - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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60) Search « M+R and NTEN CMS, Email, Fundraising Benchmarks Study | Main | 51% of Donors Not At All Interested in Social Networks » Monday Apr 21 2008 EENs Avatars Campaign Brings Online Marketing to Life Monday, April 21, 2008 at 02:56PM | by Caitlin Ochs Imagine having the ability to translate virtual reality into actual reality. By creating avatars to represent online protesters, Ramaker has twice used a unique approach to get tangible results.

EENs Avatars Campaign Brings Online Marketing to Life - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

60) Search « M+R and NTEN CMS, Email, Fundraising Benchmarks Study | Main | 51% of Donors Not At All Interested in Social Networks » Monday Apr 21 2008 EENs Avatars Campaign Brings Online Marketing to Life Monday, April 21, 2008 at 02:56PM | by Caitlin Ochs Imagine having the ability to translate virtual reality into actual reality. By creating avatars to represent online protesters, Ramaker has twice used a unique approach to get tangible results.

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More proof Second Life is a boondoggle (well, sort of) | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Nonprofit 2.0 , Second Life , nptech More proof Second Life is a boondoggle (well, sort of) 12.12.06 | 154 14 Comments [link] More+proof+Second+Life+is+a+boondoggle+%28well%2C+sort+of%29 2006-12-13+04%3A21%3A50 Allan+Benamer Hilarious yet fascinating blog post about the energy consumption of an avatar in Second Life… courtesy of the sciam.blog.

Announcing… 29 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2012!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

selects a new set of nonprofit avatars to be featured in the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Prevent students from dropping out of high school and increase literacy: @ CISNational , @ FirstBook. Every January Nonprofit Tech 2.0 banner. The selection process is a personal one. I choose nonprofits that in my mind have excelled at social media throughout the previous year and represent causes that I feel are timely for the coming year.

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Identifying Your Ideal Prospective Donor

Kindful

They’re saddled with student debt, but they are compassionate and will give occasionally. . Even if you’ve already identified your ideal prospective donor, it may be a good time to review and see if there are any changes you need to make to the avatar of your ideal new donor audience. .

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Metrics for Virtual Worlds: Can you measure engagement?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The island is sponsored by Dutch bankers ABN Amro and the Free University of Amsterdam (VUA) and was build by students of the VUA. Rik Riel is has also written about this and has described it as "avatar engagement." " Everywhere I go in virtual world circles, I seem to encounter folks wrestling with the question: how do you measure avatar engagement? For companies looking to use virtual worlds for marketing, avatar engagement is the Holy Grail.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle

Joseph Lalonde

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle tells the story of four students: Spencer (Alex Wolff), Bethany (Madison Iseman), Fridge (Ser’Darius Blain), and Martha (Morgan Turner) as they follow the same path as Alan Parrish. They turn on the system, choose their avatars, and are suddenly transported into the video game. Once inside the world of Jumanji, the students assume the form of their chosen avatars.

Blogging and Liability Class with Lauren Gelman at State of Play Academy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" She gave us a primer on copyright and fairuse , shared her experienced from a blogging community for law students, talked about her plans for teaching this topic on the 3-D virtual world, there.com. re interested in attending and have never been in There.com, Lauren can get you an avatar ???

Legal Education in Networked World: Berkman Center Discussion

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There were some technical issues, but that didn't prevent me from having an extremely engaging conversation in Second Life while listening to a fascinating panel on how technology should be integrated into the law curriculum and how professors can incorporate it effectively in their pedagogy to engage student learning. The session opened with a question on whether students should be allowed to use laptops in the class to take notes or not.

Reflections on Mixed Reality Events in Second Life

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jeska Linden , Community Manager for Linden Labs, has the mike in her hand, while her avatar is behind the podium in Second Life. The first was lecture and discussion at the Berkman Center's virtual island on Avatar Marketing based on the article written by a HBS professor. If you clicked on the poster, you could view a web page or receive a text document describing the project (these were educational technology projects such as " Using Wikis To Promote Student Learning.

Second Life Education Programs in NY Times, Goes Open Source, and other tidbits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Over fifty avatars attended. Graduate students doing research or teaching in Second Life have formed a mobile colony that holds discussions with experts in subjects like online ethics or aesthetics What they didn't mention is the new Nonprofit Island that will be opening a few weeks. Teams of Harvard Law students enrolled in Evidence will serve as the lawyers.

The One-Look Virus and Immersive Environments for Teaching and Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Six worlds, avatars, lots of chat and even then screens receiving video for. web geeks and cardboard cutout avatars. we will have witnesses and student-lawyers speak in text under disciplines of civility and rules of evidence, subject to objection by opponents and ruling by the judge, who will be me. There is an egalitarian equalizing effect when your avatar IMs with another ???

NPTechTag Roundup: Election Debriefs and Wikis in Your Kitchen!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is written, edited and produced by students and other volunteers in the valley. Games for Social Change gaming and libraries was recently published and the author is the Shifted Librarian and My Avatar Wears Tight Jeans and 4 Other Things I learned from Internet Librarian 2006 is worth the read from Michael Stephens. Click To Play. Found via the NpTech Tag at blip.tv.

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Alistair Croll, Guest Post: Using Twitter for Fundraising - Lessons Learned from Beers for Canada

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One possibility would have been to temporarily change our avatars to include a visual cue–like the Visible Government maple leaf–for all those officially behind the campaign. We have some great ideas for how to use the money, including the forthcoming Code for Canada contest and an initiative to get computer science students to develop transparency applications.

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

I am writing a course on globalization for tenth grade students in Alberta Canada for the Alberta Distance Learning Centre. Is it possible for me to get permission to reproduce this article for my students? The course will be available in print and online formats in Sept 07 and we anticipate offering it to about 1500 students.