Open Badges – What you need to know

Gyrus

Open Badges – What you need to know. Regardless of how you slice it, a very important aspect of the gamified mix is badging. Though there are many beliefs as to the best way to establish a badging program, it is hard to argue the fundamental benefits of OpenBadges.org and the flexibility that an open standards system provides. Open Badges Capabilities. The badging rewards for doing “stuff” can be anywhere we as learning experience providers see fit.

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Gamification – Badges, Levels, or Leaderboards?

Gyrus

Gamification – Badges, Levels, or Leaderboards? Good gamification addresses that inner drive in 3 ways: Badging. Badging is an online representation of an earned skill, allowing you to share your skills and interests with the world in a visual manner. Badges motivate users by defining a clearly obtainable goal, one that if achieved can boost an internal resume, as well as show smooth progression within an organization. He has 300 Badges!!!”

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Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?

SocialFish

So when I read this article about digital badges and DIY learning, I was intrigued. But equally interesting to me is the Badges for Lifelong Learning concept–acquiring badges from online learning venues as proof of a learned concept. I was glad–and, admittedly, a bit surprised–to see several associations collaborating on the Badges for Lifelong Learning competition. My mind is reeling–would associations actually embrace this concept of digital badges?

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Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?

SocialFish

So when I read this article about digital badges and DIY learning, I was intrigued. But equally interesting to me is the Badges for Lifelong Learning concept–acquiring badges from online learning venues as proof of a learned concept. I was glad–and, admittedly, a bit surprised–to see several associations collaborating on the Badges for Lifelong Learning competition.

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Widgets, snippets and badges, oh my!

Connection Cafe

These snippets can include the code for a fundraising thermometer or other types of widgets or fundraising badges. Consider creating badges that participants can place on their fundraising pages once they reach those milestones. You may need a little help from your web administrator, but many online fundraising tools provide pre-made widgets or badges that you can use. Author: Taylor Shanklin.

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Bloggers: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Badges

AFP Blog

Bloggers: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Badges: "Bloggers: We Don't Need No Stinkin' BadgesRob HofTim O'Reilly's and Jimmy Wales' call for a blogging code of conduct, including an 'anything goes' badge for sites, sure has raised a ruckus. His idea is understandable in the wake of the recent Kathy Sierra incident, in which the prominent blogger received death threats on another blog."Tags:

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Use New-Hire Employee Name Badges

Eric Jacobson

If you lead an organization that uses employee ID badges, considering using a different color or a special designation on the badges for newly hired employees for at least their first 30 days and ideally up to 60 days.

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Making Digital Media Learning Badges Work

Influence

Recently, I joined a number of luminaries for the launch of the 4th Digital Media Learning (DML) competition, Badges for Lifelong Learning. Digital Learning Badges are online tools that recognize, measure, and support lifelong learning. Recently, I joined a number of luminaries for the launch of the 4th Digital Media Learning (DML) competition, Badges for Lifelong Learning. Digital Learning Badges are online tools that recognize, measure, and support lifelong learning.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic. We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Nonprofit Management. Marketing & Communications.

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SocialFish

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Wild Apricot Blog : A Charity Badge to Raise Dough?

Wild Apricot

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Celeb Charity Badges Help Raise Money

Have Fun - Do Good

Each star created a badge that describes the charity they support, and has a button that links directly to the organization's donation page on Network for Good, like the one below by Colin Firth. You can either choose a celebrity badge to put on your blog or web site, or you can create your own badge for the cause of your choice. News celebrity badge fundraiser Network for Good net2 nptechHow many people watched the Golden Globe Awards?

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Wild Apricot Blog : 7 Tips to Make Your Charity Badge a Success

Wild Apricot

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YouTube Tool Collection: My YouTube Badge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Get your own youTube badge. I used one to create the badge above YouTube is one of several video hosts that I'm experimenting posting my videos on these days so I can compare them at some point. (I I wrote about some of the other services over at Netsquared and my own blog here and my vlog sandbox ). Here is a collection of several YouTube third party tools which enhances your YouTube experience either as a viewer or maker.

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Network for Good Launches Charity Badges!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

via Katya's Non-Profit Marketing Blog Network for Good today launches their charity badges with some great support from Yahoo! Having implemented a successful campaign to raise the money to support a young college student named Leng Sopharath in Cambodia that raised $872 using the ChipIn widget, I set up a charity badge over at Network for Good to support the Sharing Foundation's educational programs which provide educational opportunities for over 1,300 children.

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YouTube’s new features include custom embed sizing and sweet looking badges!

John Haydon

The kind folks over at SocialFish invite me each month to write a post on their blog. Today I published an article called “ YouTube now gives you superhuman power&# , which goes into detail about the new features you’ll find in your YouTube channel. Below is a short video-intro to the post. Read the full post over at SocialFish… Tags: Youtube Tips annotations new features video youtube

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Is Your Blog Listed in All Top Nonprofits? Add A Badge To Your Site

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can now add a badge to your site. Here's the official badge. The one above is an alternative badge from a collection created by Jenny Lawson. I just discovered that my blog is listed in alltop nonprofit version. There's quite a few of nonprofit tech bloggers in there too. Alltop is a one-page listing of RSS feeds of the "top" blogs in an industry or sector - created by Guy Kawaski. More information about alltop

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Jars with Labels and Charity Badges in Australia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The question: Are there charity badges that work in Australia? From my Flickr Photos. A reader who writes the Flip the Bucket Blog left a question in the comments on another blog post. Can anyone answer? I'm not sure whether they want donors to be able to contribute in Aussie dollars or have the merchant account it is linked to go directly to the nonprofit. I know for my ChipIn campaigns, I've had a number of donors from Australia because paypal does currency exchange.

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It's Official: Sharing Foundation Raises $100,000 and wins Network for Good Charity Badge/Yahoo Competition!!!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Three weeks ago, using what I learned from my first personal fundraising campaign , I launched a second campaign to raise money for the Sharing Foundation education programs using the Network For Good Charity Badge and entering the Yahoo! Students in the Sharing Foundation's English Program at Roteang Village.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Attract more attendees with a sweet Best Conference badge for your website - just email us! It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic. We have everything from: Fundraising & Grants. Nonprofit Management. Marketing & Communications.

7 Year-End Campaigns to Study for a Stellar Fundraising Season

EveryAction

By donating a certain amount monthly, donors will receive a badge, email updates, and invitations for consumer advocacy efforts. The year is almost over but nonprofits around the world are busy with year-end giving , all leading up to one of the largest giving days of the year: December 31st. With December in full swing and the pressure of living up to arguably the best fundraising month, we know things can get overwhelming.

No More Jargon, It’s Time for Plain English in P2P Messaging

Connection Cafe

Really, it’s all around fundraising don’t, but somehow nonprofit jargon has made its way onto our websites, into our email communications, and on our event badges. Updated personal page: This is a badge don’t. Be creative and try badge names like storyteller, editor, author, composer, or biographer. Email sender: This is another badge don’t. Jargon: I think this might be my favorite topic in our new peer-to-peer fundraising ebook.

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Tip For How To Onboard New Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you lead an organization that uses employee ID badges, considering using a different color or a special designation on the badges for newly hired employees for at least their first 30 days and ideally up to 60 days.

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Onboarding New Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you lead an organization that uses employee ID badges, considering using a different color or a special designation on the badges for newly hired employees for at least their first 30 days and ideally up to 60 days.

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Onboarding New Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you lead an organization that uses employee ID badges, considering using a different color or a special designation on the badges for newly hired employees for at least their first 30 days and ideally up to 60 days.

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Use the Push wisely, my son

Judi Sohn

That means that even though an application is still not allowed to run in the background, it can periodically call home for information and display a message and/or badge to let you know of changes. I can’t stand applications that display a badge I already read. When I’ve ready the alert, take the badge away unless you have something new to tell me. One of the most heralded new features of iPhone 3.0 is Push notifications.

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Fundraising Widgets = Possible Phishing Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) ChipIn , Internet , Nonprofit 2.0 , Online Fundraising , Security , nptech Fundraising Widgets = Possible Phishing Attack 12.24.06 | 167 4 Comments [link] Fundraising+Widgets+%3D+Possible+Phishing+Attack 2006-12-24+07%3A25%3A05 Allan+Benamer You know, I was wondering about the speed of implementation for all these badges and widgets appearing on the Web. I’ve tried it with Network For Good’s badge and Firstgiving’s widget.

5 Ways to Empower Your Crowdsource Fundraisers

NetWits

Fundraising Page Badges. Fundraising badges for repeat fundraisers. Display these badges on your fundraiser’s personal page so that they can show off to the world. Trophy Case” Badges. Reminiscent of Foursquare badges, trophies are awarded as fundraisers reach new landmarks in participation and fundraising. Crowdsourcing has become a popular term in recent years, but the word has only been around since 2006.

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Building Loyalty Through a Different Kind of Membership Program

Connection Cafe

Even free apps like FourSquare reward checking in to locations with badges and titles like “Mayor”. Even if the benefits aren’t tangible, such as those badges you earn in FourSquare, I’m still drawn to do my best to earn them because it’s fun. Do those badges mean anything? No, not really, but they’ve made it a game and so I want to check in places, leave tips about that business, and earn more badges to display on my profile.

Thank you Youth Noise (and Erin!)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Thank you so much to Erin and YouthNoise for the t-shirts and the badges

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Watch Your Content: Protecting Your Website Against Copyright Infringement

Byte Technology

To begin, register your website with the DMCA and add one of their badges to your site, which lets potentials infringers know that you’re protecting your content. You should also include a copyright notice on your website, and post a “Do Not Copy” Badge from a service that monitors the web for duplicate content, both of which are nice ways to send a signal that you’re keeping an eye on potential theft.

Election Day – Using Social Media Campaign Methods to Enhance Learning Programs

Gyrus

Badging. Perhaps the simplest form of badging exists in the voting world. Additional badging efforts have been included in campaigns from an early go this election period. “I’m with her” and “Make America Great Again” social media badges have been highly visible and effective marketing efforts for both candidates. Badges are powerful and highly adaptive tools that can lead to the additional motivation of users within a system.

Gamification vs Game-Based eLearning: Do You know the Difference?

Gyrus

The moment you reach to an expert level, your profile gets an “Expert level” badge and a whole new set of elite cars, game functions, etc. You love to see the expert badge on your profile, as it gives you a feeling of accomplishment and pushes you to be more competitive. Now, let’s imagine getting a five-star badge when you complete a particular eLearning course in the first attempt.

Schools using social media but not for fundraising

Robert Weiner

UC Berkeley talked about a badge that donors can post to their Facebook pages after making a gift ("I Feed The Bears"). This is the online equivalent of a window decal or bumper sticker, with the added benefit that one's friends can click the badge to make a gift. It's not an explicit fundraising appeal, but they might start using fundraising badges for class campaigns in the future.

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CharityVillage? Research: Game On: Charities Toy with New Ideas for Online Engagement

AFP Blog

One well-known example is the geo-location application Foursquare, where users earn badges and virtual rewards for "check-ins” online. CharityVillage Research: Game On: Charities Toy with New Ideas for Online Engagement : You’ve may have noticed that the concept of "Gamification” is a hot topic in the technology community. What is it really, and what does it mean for charities and nonprofits?

Drab to Fab: Your Peer-to-Peer Event Makeover

Connection Cafe

Get tactical with us and check out the chapters on registration forms, registration fees, badges, engaging with participants and more! It’s a P2P takeover! Or should I say makeover ? I have a deep love for makeovers; I can’t get enough of them, especially makeover TV shows. What not to Wear, Flip or Flop, the Biggest Loser…I could go on and on. I mean, what’s not to love—an outdated house is given new life or a fashion don’t turns into a fashion do!

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Summit Quick Tips

Connection Cafe

Registration : Have your badge email printed out? Look for the Convio Luminate Badges! Author: Blair Naylor. Convio Summit 2011 kicks off today! If you are with us in Baltimore, you can make your Summit experience even better with a little bit of inside scoop. Keynote : Don't miss this year's keynote speaker Chip Bell, best-selling author and entrepreneur, today from 9:30-11 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom. Go to the 3rd floor for Express Registration - scan - print - you're done!

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10 Donation Page Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

6) Add charity rating badges and program vs. operating expense graphics. If your nonprofit has been reviewed by Charity Navigator , the BBB Wise Giving Alliance , Charity Watch , or GiveWell and your reviews are good, then add your rating badges to your donation page(s). Once your nonprofit has built up your user-generated ratings and reviews on GreatNonprofits and GuideStar, then add those badges to your donation pages as well.

NEWS: Facebook Launching Verified Profiles and Pages

John Haydon

The goal is to “increase authentic engagement on Facebook, specifically with celebrities, journalists, government officials, and popular brands and businesses” Like verification badges on Twitter, a checkmark will appear in a number of places: Next to the name of a Page. Facebook is rolling out verified Pages and Profiles for desktop and mobile.

I'm live blogging at blogher!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, I thought I'd make myself a press badge! Found this link via the blogher flickr photo group

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4 ways startups are setting themselves apart at SXSW | SmartBlogs SmartBlogs

AFP Blog

Telerik, an international developer tools company, will provide SXSW Interactive badge holders with a complimentary ride if they’re willing to answer questions about various IT subjects along the way. 4 ways startups are setting themselves apart at SXSW | SmartBlogs SmartBlogs : Rides: Giving rides is a gracious and appreciated gesture. When you’re running between panels or meetings and one is at Sheraton at noon and the other at the Hyatt at 1:45, there’s no relying on the bus system.

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The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

Automation tools available in some community tools allow organizations to create a lite LMS type experience: watch a video and earn a badge. participate in discussions and earn a badge. complete a quiz and earn a badge. gather all three badges and earn a designation. This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours.