Nonprofit Bloggers at Blogher

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This is Nancy White making a toast at the Saturday night dinner which was going to be nonprofit bloggers, but was a large group of everyone who wanted to eat together. If you were at Blogher and are interested in nonprofit blogging, add a comment below.

Meet Some Do Good BlogHers

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I'm having a great time at the BlogHer Conference this year connecting with lots of do-good, good-hearted BlogHers like: Zoe Chafe, Staff Researcher and blogger for Worldwatch Institute.

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Cambodia Bloggers: Five Years Later – Part 2

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I started blogging in 2003 about nonprofits and social media and started second blog about Cambodia, “Cambodia for Kids” after the arrival of my daughter, Sara and discovering that there was a vibrant community of bloggers in Cambodia.

July 2: Last Day to Register for BlogHer

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Just a quick post to say that today at 6 PM Pacific Time is the last day to register for the BlogHer Conference. I'll be facilitating a Birds of a Feather session for Green, Social Change & NPO/NGO bloggers on Friday, July 18th from 10:30-11:45 AM.

Meet Michaela Hackner: BlogHer and Nonprofit Techie

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By the time you read this post, I will be crossing the International Dateline enroute to the first Cambodian Bloggers Summit in Phnom Penh. (No, I was asked to participate on a panel proposal at SXSW 2008 with several nonprofit colleagues. Photo by Michaela Hackner, Kalabird.

Nonprofit and Activist Women Bloggers in Chicago

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With just nine days until the BlogHer Conference in Chicago, where I'll be moderating the panel, "Getting It On(line) for a Cause: Raising Money," I thought I'd search around for nonprofit and activist women bloggers in the Chicago area. chicago women blog nonprofit activist

Tips for Disaster Relief Bloggers

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The last BlogHer Conference session I went to yesterday, before leaving early to go to a wedding, was about using blogging for Community Assistance. Here are some of the tips they gave for other disaster relief bloggers: Tips from Grace 1. You don’t have to create a nonprofit or NGO.

Gen Y Nonprofits and Social Change Bloggers: Meet Miss Jones

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Last month I attended the " Twenty-Something Meet Up " at the BlogHer Conference, facilitated by the fabulous Zandria. and was in the room asked "Where are the twenty something/millennial bloggers writing about social change, activism, and nonprofits?"

Cambodia Bloggers Summit: Help Young Cambodian Bloggers Join the Global Conversation

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Cambodian young people are joining the global conversation in the blogosphere and sharing their perspectives through different forms of grassroots citizen's media thanks to the efforts of a dedicated team of Cambodian bloggers.

I'll Be Moderating, "Getting It On(line) for a Cause," at BlogHer

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You can learn some blog fundraising tips if you come to the BlogHer Conference in Chicago where I'll be moderating a panel on Friday, July 27th from 2:45-4:00 pm called, Getting It On(line) for a Cause: Part 1 - Raising Money. Girl (aka Siel) , who will talk about the Starbucks Challenge , and Cooper Munroe and Emily McKhann , who will talk about BlogHer's new community activism initiative: BlogHers Act. blogher07 , Bloghers Act , Bloghersact , Blogher

Do Good Blogger Sampler and Other Blogging Links

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It's just a sampler of do good bloggers (please don't be sad if I didn't include you, it's a sampler ), links to blog search engines, links to blog feed readers, and links to blog software platforms.

Gen Y Blogger Profile: Qui Diaz - Evangelist for Social Change

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Last month I attended the " Twenty-Something Meet Up " at the BlogHer Conference, facilitated by the fabulous Zandria. "Where are the twenty something/millennial bloggers writing about social change, activism, and nonprofits?" Qui Diaz.

Where are the twenty-something or GEN-Y Bloggers Who Are Writing About Social Change and Nonprofits?

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I attended the " Twenty-Something Meet Up " at the BlogHer Conference. I keep hearing from nonprofits that one of the reasons they want to incorporate a social networking or media strategy is to reach a younger audience. I wanted to listen to what was on their minds in general, although I was particularly keen on hearing any discussions or snippets about social change, nonprofits, and activism. There are lots of twenty-something bloggers and gen-y bloggers.

31 Days To Better Nonprofit Blogging

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Michele Martin, Bamboo Project Michele Martin is one of my favorite BlogHers in the nonprofit space. Michele covers a wide range of topics related to how nonprofits are using technology. The goal of the project is to help bloggers build traffic for and community at their blogs.

10 Elements of an Effective Nonprofit or Do-Good Blog

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If after asking yourself the 10 Questions to Get You Started Using Social Media for Your Nonprofit or Do-Good Project, you've decided that a blog is good tool for you, consider incorporating the following 10 elements of an effective nonprofit, or do-good blog into your blogging strategy: 1. Provide a link to a page with bios for bloggers. If your blogging platform doesn't allow you to do that, have bloggers include a one-line bio at the end of their posts.

Mayasmom.com & Where to Volunteer with Families

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These two bloggers, Ann Crady and Yael Pasternak Valek, are from Mayasmom.com , a resource wiki for moms. Because I write about nonprofit/ do*good things, they asked me about places for people to volunteer with their families. blogher blogher_06

Is Your Nonprofit Hitting the She Spot? Part 2

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Yesterday I made the case that women, not men, have become the most vital market segment to reach, not only for consumer brands but for nonprofit organizations seeking to change the world. According to nonprofit author Allison Fine, “Social media [in particular] fits into the lives of working women much better than traditional communications tools. Buddy up with women bloggers. Jocelyn Harmon is the Director of NonProfit Services at Care2.com.

Guest Post by Cheryl Contee: I Am Mommy, Hear Me Roar

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I just got back from BlogHer , the largest gathering of female bloggers in America. According to Katie Couric who recorded a special clip from the set of CBS Evening News for BlogHer 2008 (as seen above), 36 million women write or read blogs each week.

A Book That Changed My Life: Now What? by Laura Berman Fortgang

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Nancy Schwartz of the Getting Attention blog, and host of the June Nonprofit Blog Carnival , has asked bloggers to share their "one book" recommendations: What single book (not blog, not conversation, not Facebook page) has changed your life as a nonprofit staffer, consultant or vendor?

Meet A Social Butterfly Who Cares About Nonprofits Causes

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Butterfly by Beth Kanter Social Butterfly writes about nonprofits and social change and social media. I am a social marketing believer, blogger, researcher, practitioner and enthusiast in the concept of Social marketing for good.

Women in Nonprofit Technology Who Rock: Adding to Fast Company's Most Influential Women in Technology List

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The list included BlogHer founders Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins, and Lisa Stone. So, when Lynne Johnson from Fast Company asked me to blog a list, I thought I'd create a nonprofit technology category and acknowledge the work of these awesome women: Nonprofit Technology Marnie Webb is the Co-CEO of TechSoup Global and creator of Netsquared and was voted most valuable person in the nonprofit technology field in 2008. Nonprofit Social Media Strategists.

Ask Britt: How Do I Promote My Do-Good Book Online?

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Ask bloggers to review/write about your book You can find a list of the Top 100 Blogs on Technorati as a place to start, but all of their audiences may not be appropriate for your topic. Send bloggers copies of your book to give away as prizes for their own contests. *

Looking for Fun Blogging Gig

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As many of you know, in addition to writing for Have Fun * Do Good, I am also a Contributing Editor, with Beth Kanter , for the Social Change and Nonprofit section of BlogHer. blog blogging blogger funHello Have Fun * Do Gooders!

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SXSW Panels Offer Key Advice to Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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She's Geeky: Feeling Energized, Connected, and Learning

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Deb Roby a BlogHer Blogger. I facilitated a session on working in the nonprofit sector, with colleague Liz Perry , who is a sketch blogger and works an instructional technology specialist in a nonprofit school.

7 Ways to Have Fun and Do Good

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Last week I finished my month-long Have Fun, Do Good series where 12 bloggers shared how they have fun and do good. Elisa Camahort Page, BlogHer It is my absolute honor to help people find pieces of peace within, while outwardly expressing this life process though dance with our bodies.

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Open Source Algorithm for Metric for understanding of blogs

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Mary Hodder's post Link Love Lost or How Social Gestures within Topic Groups are More Interesting Than Link Counts comes directly out of the discussion at blogher at the Technorati 100. For many bloggers the relevant sphere of influence is not overall popularity, as those indexes express. This is not only important to bloghers, but also niche communities such as nonprofits and nonprofit technology bloggers as well. Technorati Tags: blogher nptech

Blog Day and One Web Day: Are You Participating?

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BlogDay is focused on getting to know other bloggers from other countries and areas of interest. You are suppose to notify the bloggers, write a brief description of their blogs, and tag your post with BlogDay2007. Nonprofits can help make the web ???

Jocelyn Harmon: People, Words, Technology & Truth: How I Have Fun, Do Good

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My second guest blogger in this run of the Have Fun, Do Good guest post series is the warm and wonderful Jocelyn Harmon. Jocelyn is passionate about helping nonprofits to succeed online so that they can change the world!

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Have Fun Do Good Link Love: Echoing Green, Jobs for Change, Julia Cameron and 29 Gifts

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In the first edition of this partnership, I interviewed Erin O'Connor Jones , the Director of Candidate Services and Managing Associate at Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group. Green Blogger Convention To Kick Off In Los Angeles Next Month on Eco razzi.

Wendy Harman, Social Media Maven, How I Have Fun, Do Good

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The second guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Wendy Harman. What I did not expect was the camaraderie and collaboration I’ve found in the whole nonprofit sector.

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ChipIn Over the Holidays

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Did you know that according to the 2005 Kintera/Luth Nonprofit Trend Report : "On average, online givers donate in total (both online and offline) more than 50 percent more than those donors who do not give online."

I'm a mentor for the Young Caucasus Women's Project!

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The mentor will be an adult blogger from around the world, with a particular focus on bloggers from developing countries who are having an impact on the dissemination of news from their countries. Through introducing ourselves to other mentors in the this project virtually, Britt and I discovered that we had a lot more in common than nonprofit technology and blogher interests. Technorati Tags: net2 , nptech , blogher

Friday Night Dinner

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Blogher's first big social event was Friday night dinner was at the Andiamo Cafe for approximately 140 people. We stayed on the back patio with another blogher from LA and nursed a few drinks to help us mingle. " Technorati Tags: blogher bloghercon

Changebloggers List + Wanna Meetup?

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A couple weeks ago I asked you and the Have Fun * Do Good Facebook group for suggestions for Changebloggers, people who are using their blog, podcast or vlog to raise awareness, build community, and/or facilitate readers/listeners/viewers' taking action to make the world a better place.

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Meet Connie Bensen: Network Weaver and Online Community Strategist

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Are "the best" or "most influential" lists of bloggers a good thing or a bad thing? But in the last month, I've come across three "best of" type women blogger lists. This week NxE published its list of the Fifty Most Influential Female Bloggers.

The Blogging Blahs

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I am going to start blogging as a volunteer editor of nonprofit women bloggers at Blogher starting Monday along with Beth Kanter and Nancy White, which I am really excited about. If you are nonprofit woman blogger, please send us your URL so we can include you in our blogroll. Later next month I'll be mentoring some young bloggers along with Beth Kanter , as part of the Young Caucasus Women Project.

Network for Good Study of Disaster Giving

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I'm finally back home after an extended business trip that began with the Blogher 2006 conference. I was catching up on my blog reading, including Britt Bravo's Tips for Disaster Relief Bloggers from the Blogher 2006 Conference - Community Assistance Panel when I got an email from Katya Andresen ( author of Robin Hood Marketing ) and Vice President, Marketing for Network for Good about a new study entitled " Impulse on the Internet: How Crisis Compels Donors to Give Online."

The Last Blogpotomac: A New Community Rises from the Ashes

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You don't necessarily see women keynote at technology conferences (well accept for women focused technology conferences like blogher ), but Geoff was trying hard ensure a gender balanced program and succeeded. Here's a summary of the different viewpoints in the nonprofit sector about it.

Volunteering Can Be Good for Your Job

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A study for the nonprofit Womens Way found that women who volunteered improved their leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills. Women of Wardrobe is a volunteer branch of Dress for Success , an international nonprofit that provides suits and other work clothes to low-income women.

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Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Using Social Networking Tools - Advice, Brief Case Study, and Resources

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Nancy Schwartz invited me to submit a piece for next week's Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants theme on "Using Social Networking Tools." I interviewed Tuesday Gutierrez from SaveGuimaras over at blogher. Marc Sirkin writes the NPmarketing Blog and Katya Andresen writes the Non-Profit Marketing Blog - both of them write about nonprofits and social networking tools.

The NpTechersphere is Typing. July Roundup

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This is a summary of what women bloggers have been talking about in the nonprofit technology space this past month or what I'm dubbing the nptechersphere. So a hardy welcome to Heather Carpenter, Assistant Director of Aspiration Tech who recently launched a blog about Nonprofit Management and Operations. Maybe it is part of the gearing up for the upcoming session at Blogher called " Get Deeply Geeky."

What color is the social web?

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The participants were consultants who worked with nonprofits on organizational strategic planning, financial planning, evaluation, and other organizational capacity areas. I referenced Liza Sabater's Brown Bloggers meetups, but could not point to any studies or stats.