Mashups with Social Impact for the NetSquared Mashup Challenge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Via Britt Bravo Do you have an idea for how a mashup could be a tool for social change? Can you imagine a way to combine data that would increase awareness around an issue? Submit your idea for a mashup with social impact by MARCH 14, 2008 at 5 PM PST.

NetSquared Mashup Challenge: How Do You Combine Data for Social Change?

Have Fun - Do Good

We're hosting a contest called the NetSquared Mashup Challenge that I wanted to let you know about, and am hoping that you'll pass on to social changemakers and web innovators in your community. Another example is ilovemountains' new mashup for their "What's My Connection?"

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nfp 2.0 » The Best use of Google Maps, full stop

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack October 13th, 2006 The Best use of Google Maps, full stop The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children ( NSPCC ) has a long history of embracing innovation to raise awareness of its cause.

Quick Hit: 2010 Horizon Report on New Technologies and Museums

Museum 2.0

The folks at the New Media Consortium have released their annual Horizon Report , a roundup of up-and-coming technologies relevant to museums, archives, and libraries.

Interview: John Brennan of OpenAction

Amy Sample Ward

I remember leaving for Vegas and making a promise to Joe that I would submit a mashup to the 2009 Change the Web Challenge. The mashup was a map showing where people were volunteering in near-real-time. Many of us are aware of open source software and open architecture, but open philanthropy doesn’t exist yet.

Wiring the Green Movement for Earth Day

Amy Sample Ward

We have seen awareness campaigns like World Wildlife Federation’s “wildlife watch&# (next time you see wildlife, Tweet it with the hashtag #wwf!), You can also use Social Actions’ Twitter mashups to pull and push actionable opportunities to your network. Happy Earth Day, everyone! What are you doing today to celebrate the Earth?

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Change The Web Challenge from Social Actions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The chapter is an analysis of Facebook applications that help raise money or awareness or encourage people to take a social action. Firefox Ubiquity Command : A Firefox mashup that lets you highlight any phrase as your browse the web and find related ways to take action.

The Painting Journalist: Witness To Peace

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I think of her work as a mashup between an extremely talented court room artist, journalist, social activist and philanthropist. I've had the great pleasure to meet many kindred spirits and interesting people via my blog who I did not know offline or may have never connected.

Crowdsourcing: Measuring the Impact of the Crowd in Funding and Doing

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Crowdsourcing for knowledge creation can include “mashups of data.&# At their best, they spread the awareness of a commercial brand and provide an opportunity for small nonprofits that don’t typically receive large amounts of funding to win dollars. Crowdsourcing 101.

NpTech Tag Summary: Penguin Day in New Orleans, Fondling the Tools, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo from LolNPtech.org (Registration is here ) Mashups, Meatballs, and New Orleans Do you look at all of the data available online, and imagine ways to combine and connect it to increase awareness about an issue? Then enter The Netsquared Mashup Challenge !

Another view of this 2.0 thing

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Charlie is also waiting for context-aware computing, where the application will know from the user, the time, the room the workstation is in and so on, just how to react to an input. A mashup isn't cool just because it uses data from different services - does the service provide real value? As you know, I've always been cautious of the marketing frenzy around "web2.0" even as I evangelize among non-profits for the use of some of this newer technology.

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A Means to an End

Gavin's Digital Diner

The successes, it seems, were many — increased public awareness, social networking sites, widgets and mashups, letters to Congress, web site visitors, etc, etc. The failure statistic is often cited, usually with a moan and a wail.

Noodling Around Change Management and Social Media Adoption

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I did a mashup with social media framing. Expo: The growing awareness that there is a need for change management to accompany Web 2.0 Recently, I reconnected with colleague, Joitske Hulsebosch , who I met in 2005 through Nancy White's Online Community workshop.

A Means to an End

Gavin's Digital Diner

The successes, it seems, were many — increased public awareness, social networking sites, widgets and mashups, letters to Congress, web site visitors, etc, etc. The failure statistic is often cited, usually with a moan and a wail. It goes like this: 30, 40, or 50 percent of all IT projects go bad. The rest — the ones that actually succeed — well, they go “slightly bad too.&# At least some of them do. In the end, nobody’s happy. Jobs are lost, heads roll, teeth gnash.

A Means to an End

Gavin's Digital Diner

The successes, it seems, were many — increased public awareness, social networking sites, widgets and mashups, letters to Congress, web site visitors, etc, etc. The failure statistic is often cited, usually with a moan and a wail. It goes like this: 30, 40, or 50 percent of all IT projects go bad. The rest — the ones that actually succeed — well, they go “slightly bad too.&# At least some of them do. In the end, nobody’s happy. Jobs are lost, heads roll, teeth gnash.

A Means to an End

Gavin's Digital Diner

The successes, it seems, were many — increased public awareness, social networking sites, widgets and mashups, letters to Congress, web site visitors, etc, etc. The failure statistic is often cited, usually with a moan and a wail. It goes like this: 30, 40, or 50 percent of all IT projects go bad. The rest — the ones that actually succeed — well, they go “slightly bad too.&# At least some of them do. In the end, nobody’s happy.

Joe Solomon, Guest Post: What's the Right Offline Event for Your Organization's Online Community?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Since all actions are focused on a shared agenda, and will occur on the same day, their cumulative affect is well-positioned to have a much bigger impact in gaining attention and raising awareness. Courtesy of Joe Solomon.

Check Out the 35 Apps from Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge!

Social Actions

All manner of widgets, gadgets, plugins, extensions, applications, & mashups now help you find and share ways to take action on just about any website & lots of mobile. Project is about creating awareness and providing info about social actions around the globe.

Last Chance to Vote for Nonprofit SXSW Panels: Closes September 4th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today’s online communities go beyond posting photos or finding dates—they are building social capital, increasing awareness and raising millions of charitable dollars. The SXSW Interactive Festival. scheduled March 12-16, 2010 in Austin, Texas) is a mega huge social media industry event.

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10NTC Science Fair Preview - Giveaways, More Giveaways and Free Apple iPads

NTEN

and if you want to talk about how to display stuff on maps and create effective Google Map mashups, we can do that too! Event 360 helps nonprofits use the art and science of event fundraising to build and deliver powerful experiences that drive giving, loyalty and awareness.

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10NTC Science Fair Preview - Giveaways, More Giveaways and Free Apple iPads

NTEN

and if you want to talk about how to display stuff on maps and create effective Google Map mashups, we can do that too! Event 360 helps nonprofits use the art and science of event fundraising to build and deliver powerful experiences that drive giving, loyalty and awareness.

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The Blackbaud Tapes, Part 1 of 2 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Blackbaud products may be REST and JSON aware. So all the guys like Delicious are all talking web services, lists MS Virtual Earth and Yahoo and asks “Has anyone heard of mashups?&# We’ve done some really cool mashups with like there seems to be a section cut out at around 12:48 in the mp3 where Shaun is about to talk about other mashups.

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Vote and Comment for ALL these Awesome Nonprofit Panels at SXSW

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Learn how shortcodes, custom social networks, and mashups are delicious. Reggie Bibbs is on a one-man mission to raise awareness of his disorder, neurofibromatosis. The SXSW Interactive Festival (scheduled March 13-17, 2009 in Austin, Texas) is a mega huge social media industry event. The final program is done through a combination of an open submission and community voting process with staff and advisory board feedback.

Kintera going open platform? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Those of you who have me as a Twitter friend (abenamer) are aware that I’m doing a phone interview with the incoming CTO of Kintera next week. Publish the API — I can’t emphasize this enough Have great documentation — encourage third parties to contribute Use open source language examples — grow your developer base Have great examples of mashups — Kintera to Joomla!

Blackbaud tries to sell itself off as Software As a Service. using Googles Knol | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I suspect submission of other articles in the future from say, Tad Druart of Convio mentioning Aikido Convio Common Ground (yeah they changed the name so no more hillarious Google search mashups of nonprofits and pictures of guys doing Aikido (bow to your sensei!)) Blackbaud is free to make “me too&# marketing campaigns but they should be aware that the user community is watching.

How to get your small nonprofit up on the Web, Part 3 of 3 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

As for Google itself snooping on your files… it’s possible but they’ve never had a breach so far that I’m aware of.

All for Good and Social Actions conference call transcript and takeaways

Social Actions

I originally consulted with Susan Nesbitt, Arthur Coddington, and Darien Rodriguez Heyman of the Craigslist Foundation in May 2008 following Social Actions’ win at the NetSquared mashup contest. I haven’t been a part of any of these discussions or even aware of them, but are there specific ways that Social Actions wants to contribute and collaborate now?