Trend Blend 2009: A Map of Time and Tide

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You may remember the very popular Trend Blend 2007 and Trend Blend 2008 which used transportation themes. Click to see a larger image This is a cool visualizations of trends for 2009 in different sectors. It's from Trends in Living Networks blogger Ross Dawson.

Blending Old and New Tech to Make History Come to Life - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Blending Old and New Tech to Make History Come to Life - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : "The site has been in an open test for the past year and won the 2011 Webby Award for the best site for a charitable organization.

Trending Sources

Jed Emerson: Steady Returns With Social Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Tags: impact investing blended value Jed Emerson REDF

How to Turn Regular People Into Fundraising Pro’s in 3.5 Minutes

NetWits

In this three-minute video, FMSC is able to blend both messaging around their mission and the global hunger crisis with clear, easy to follow steps about how to participate as a fundraiser. “Go and do Good!”.

Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workplaces: How To Kick the Sit Out It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They gave out a special blend of tea as a Giveaway, something I have never seen before.) Last week, I was honored to do the keynote workshop at the Peel Leadership Center’s TimeOut Conference in Toronto, Canada.

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7 Ways To Build An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The workforce included a blend of long-term employees with a rich company, product/service and customer history, employees who had been at the company for five to seven years, and then new hires with a fresh perspective and keen sense of new technologies and techniques.

Do You Work for A Nonprofit That Promotes A Culture of Wellbeing in the Workplace?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gabriela Schneider, Chief Communications Officer at Issue One.

How To Build An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The workforce included a blend of long-term employees with a rich company, product/service and customer history, employees who had been at the company for five to seven years, and then new hires with a fresh perspective and keen sense of new technologies and techniques.

How To Build An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The workforce included a blend of long-term employees with a rich company, product/service and customer history, employees who had been at the company for five to seven years, and then new hires with a fresh perspective and keen sense of new technologies and techniques.

Emerging Leaders Need More than Leadership Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

From an emerging leader’s perspective, the kind of leadership development that supports these collaborative structures calls for a blending of both hard and soft skills. Flickr Image – ImageGroup.

Shadowing To Learn Web Video: DoGooder Awards Voting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Recently, I’ve been reading the ideas from The Presencing Institute (PI), an action-research community that “creates social technologies, builds capacities, and generates holding spaces for profound societal renewal.”

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Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically

SocialFish

Infuse a little authenticity into your Twitter communication and blend it with some personality. Twitter serves as a great marketing tool and has become increasingly useful for all types of businesses who are looking to expand their reach.

TODAY: Global Impact Sparks 24-Hour Global, Digital Celebration

SocialFish

Milaap, a unique platform that blends micro lending and crowd funding was founded four years ago in order to help India’s working poor start their own businesses and break out of the cycle of poverty.

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This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

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7 Ways To Build An Effective Corporate Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The workforce included a blend of long-term employees with a rich company, product/service and customer history, employees who had been at the company for five to seven years, and then new hires with a fresh perspective and keen sense of new technologies and techniques.

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The Analytics Forecast:  Cloudy Days Ahead!

Connection Cafe

A combination of usage data and data hygiene/health provides the ability to blend analytics and UI into a predictive and smart user experience.

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing

SocialFish

percent report doing blended learning, an approach that typically combines classroom-based and online learning. I asked Jeff Cobb to share a summary of his great new report on social learning, a topic which you know is dear to our hearts. Download!

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What We’re About

Beaconfire Wire

Do you bring a blend of project management and marketing consulting skills? Earlier this week, one of my colleagues sent around an email with this title: “Why work at Beaconfire?”

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Staying Nimble in a Time of Change

Connection Cafe

While it’s important to maintain the messaging quintessential to your brand, it’s also important to understand how to blend that key message with relevant cultural events. These are unprecedented times.

Think Like a (Real Estate) Developer: Introducing Abbott Square, Part 9

Museum 2.0

FLEXIBLE OPTIMISM + HARD CRITERIA Real estate developers blend optimism and flexibility with clear-eyed assessment of what external conditions make a project go.

Convio and Blackbaud: The NPTech Brady Bunch?

NTEN

As we all learned from " The Brady Bunch ", it's not the marriage that's interesting, it's what happens when the family blending begins. You've probably heard by now that Blackbaud has announced it intends to acquire Convio in a roughly $240 million deal.

10 Ways To Make Your Virtual Meetings More Successful

Eric Jacobsen Blog

During "blended" meetings, where some attendees are gathering in person and others are participating virtually, address remote attendees first and then offer the opportunity to speak to in-person attendees. Business leaders and employees are holding virtual meetings more than ever.

5 Web Design Trends To Watch Right Now

Frogloop

See how the white text blends into the background? Is your organization embarking on a website redesign in 2014? Here are five design trends to consider. Simpler Navigation to Get Readers to Focus More on Content.

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BIG SOCIALFISH ANNOUNCEMENT

SocialFish

We are super excited to announce that we are establishing a joint venture with CommPartners , a long-established company in the association industry that focuses on online education programs, knowledge communities and multimedia events for associations.

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Five Web Design Trends to Watch

SocialFish

See how the white text blends into the background? This post originally appeared on Frogloop and is by the intensely awesome Allyson Kapin, Blogger-In-Chief for Frogloop and Founder of Rad Campaign.

The Big Difference Between Branding and Marketing for Your NPO

NonProfit Hub

There’s just one thing that can dilute my giddiness: the inevitable occurrence of when my birthday and Christmas get blended into the same holiday. To me, nothing is better than the excitement of the month of December. My birthday and Christmas both happen in this month, just a few days apart.

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Career Observations On Effective Corporate Cultures

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The workforce included a blend of long-term employees with a rich company, product/service and customer history, employees who had been at the company for five to seven years, and then new hires with a fresh perspective and keen sense of new technologies and techniques.

Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Nonprofit #SocialCEOs Awards

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Blend the personal and professional. Zoe Amar and Matt Collins of Platypus Digital created the #SocialCEO Awards in 2013 with the goal to celebrate charity leaders who are using social media in support of their organization’s missions.

3 Ways to Engage Millennials in Your Cause

NonProfit Hub

They also like to blend their personal and professional interests, so leveraging a service opportunity with the availability to network and meet new people will increase participation. Derrick Feldmann is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

When Your Powers Combine: Why Nonprofit Mergers Should Not Be Feared

NonProfit Hub

The Stanford Social Innovation Review cites three issues that stop nonprofit mergers from happening : getting the boards aligned, finding roles for senior staff and blending the brands. In the early ‘90s, a new superhero burst onto the scene.

The Science Behind Going Viral

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Blender company Blendtec’s sales shot up more than 700% a few years ago after videos of the CEO blending things like iPhones spread like wildfire.

Non-Profit Leaders as Personal Brands

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In truth, however, your ability to effectively blend the two turns on how you frame your role within your non-profit organization. Click to See Larger Image.

5 Ways to Build and Activate a Community for Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

June 16, 2014 marks four years since we did just that by founding Milaap , a unique platform that blends micro lending and crowd funding in order to help the working poor start their own businesses and gain independence.

Multichannel Magic: Who’s got the secret sauce?

Frogloop

Could a coordinated blend of messages and channels enhance your fundraising returns? If you’re like 90+% of the nonprofits reading this blog, direct mail gifts still make up the overwhelming majority of your fundraising revenue.

The Greatest Online Video Ever Made by a Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

It ties the content of the video directly to a desire action, while blending in the mission of the organization and creating a sense of urgency – all with just 10 words. Steven Shattuck is VP of Marketing at Bloomerang.

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3 Reasons Why Your Year-End Appeal is Not Over

NonProfit Hub

The overlapping nature of spaghetti symbolizes the ability of women to interconnect everything, multi-task and blend all things together. Tammy Moloy is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

Open Source for Nonprofits: Programs to Try (Part 2)

Tech Soup Blog

Image 1 : Blended Images / Shutterstock. One of the best ways to gauge whether open source would work for your organization is to look at some actual examples. To read about how open-source software might benefit your nonprofit or public library, check out part one of this series.

Banner Banter

Connection Cafe

Blended I love the way the image that the San Diego Zoo is using on their banner is seamlessly blended with their profile icon image. Author: Emily Goodstein. I know, I know. You’re not sure what to put in that big open space at the top of the new Facebook layout.

Mobile – from Strategy to Implementation

SocialFish

Foap is interesting because, again, it blends what we saw in the data about phone usage, that phones are often used to take photos, and crowd sourcing by letting those photos be rated and ultimately sold—creating a revenue opportunity for both Foap and their user-base.

Getting in on the Act: New Report on Participatory Arts Engagement

Museum 2.0

How did the authors come up with the intriguing blend of curatorial, interpretative, and inventive opportunities shown in the Audience Involvement Spectrum's Venn diagrams?