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Livestreaming Netsquared… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Internet Livestreaming Netsquared… 05.27.08 | 3433 No Comments [link] Livestreaming+Netsquared. 2008-05-27+16%3A28%3A37 Allan+Benamer Check out [link] for a live video/audio stream of Netsquared… Keep up on my twitter stream at [link] Relevancy Ranking ( 1 votes, average: 5.00 You can use these tags: « Kintera Delisting is Nigh » Blackbaud Buys Kintera Search Only Non-profit Links Click here to add nonprofit search to your browser!

Keeping an Eye on the Nonprofit Sector and other great finds via Netsquared

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I just discovered a new (to me anyway) blog on nonprofits called the Nonprofit Eye via a provocative post on the Netsquared Community Blog. She a prolific blogger, a nonprofit techie, and has worked in the nonprofit sector for twenty years. She recently introduced her blog on the Netsquared site: Don't know where I fit in the scheme of things here, but I have to start somewhere. Hurry the contest deadline is August 17th!

NpTech Summary: VTvigils Online, Netsquared Announces 21 Featured Projects, and Happiness Hacking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Netsquared Innovation Fund Netsquared Announces the 21 Featured Projects and solicits for feedback. Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology speaks about how difficult is to be objective, while Social Source blog described it as a high school popularity contest.

NpTech Tag Summary: Voting Deadline at Netsquared Extended, NTC Pipe, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Netsquared Voting Deadline Extended. Due to some technical glitches , you now have 48 additional hours to figure out what 5-10 of the 150 fantastic social change and technology projects at Netsquared will receive your vote. Water Words That Work - an excellent nonprofit video blogger.

Social Actions Wins Reddit's FeedANeed.org Contest (plus A Thank You to Donors)

Social Actions

Thanks to everyone who voted for our submission in Reddit's FeedANeed.org contest and has donated to our $20.09 Yesterday, we learned that Social Actions is officially the top vote getter in the FeedANeed.org contest. Thank you Beth Kanter of NPTech consultant and blogger.

Social Actions Wins Reddit's FeedANeed.org Contest (plus A Thank You to Donors)

Social Actions

Thanks to everyone who voted for our submission in Reddit's FeedANeed.org contest and has donated to our $20.09 Yesterday, we learned that Social Actions is officially the top vote getter in the FeedANeed.org contest. Thank you Beth Kanter of NPTech consultant and blogger.

Vote for Genocide Intervention Network’s Netsquared Mashup | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Genocide Intervention Network , Ivan Boothe , Netsquared contest Vote for Genocide Intervention Network’s Netsquared Mashup 03.24.08 | 3358 2 Comments [link] Vote+for+Genocide+Intervention+Network%27s+Netsquared+Mashup 2008-03-24+19%3A06%3A08 Allan+Benamer Ivan Boothe has asked me to vote for Genocide Intervention Project’s mashup via Facebook so I shall and I’m asking you to consider doing so as well.

Social Entrepreneurship — new focus for the blog | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Internet , Social Entrepreneurship , Social Networking , Startups , nptech Social Entrepreneurship — new focus for the blog 11.18.06 | 127 No Comments [link] Social+Entrepreneurship+--+new+focus+for+the+blog 2006-11-19+01%3A45%3A54 Allan+Benamer I’ve decided to expand the focus of the blog to cover nonprofit technology startups. The contest was simplicity itself: each venture had three minutes to pitch in front of an audience and numerous judges.

Don’t die while blogging… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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2008-04-06+03%3A00%3A22 Allan+Benamer From today’s NY Times : Other bloggers complain of weight loss or gain, sleep disorders, exhaustion and other maladies born of the nonstop strain of producing for a news and information cycle that is as always-on as the Internet. You can use these tags: « Blackbaud Stock Downgraded By Analysts » Kintera on the verge of being delisted Search Only Non-profit Links Click here to add nonprofit search to your browser!

Support Idealware! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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04.12.07 | 3154 3 Comments [link] Support+Idealware%21 2007-04-12+16%3A20%3A05 Allan+Benamer I rarely make clear endorsements of any particular issue or thing but I can unequivocally say that you should support Idealware’s contest entry on Netsquared. The intellectual promise of Idealware is clear: a clear and unbiased resource of information about nonprofit software that has no pre-existing vendor relationships coloring its reviews.

A Journey to India: Opportunities to Connect Networks

Amy Sample Ward

India Social Entrepreneurship Journey, February 2010 Contest - Please support me! Part of my role as the Global Community Development Manager at NetSquared is to support and grow our offline organizers from around the world. NetSquared’s hosted Challenges for 3 years now, surfacing hundreds of innovative technologies for social impact. Journeys for Change is offering the chance to win a fully-paid nine-day tour of leading Social Entrepreneurs in India.

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Polls and ratings! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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It makes feel like a Star Search contestant but heck, it’s obvious the site is getting a lot more traffic lately and I want to really start writing on more topics to my readership’s liking. You can use these tags: « New NTEN Affinity Group: nptechhelp » Blackbaud Infinity, Part Infinity of Infinity Search Only Non-profit Links Click here to add nonprofit search to your browser! Publicly-traded nonprofit CRM vendors Yahoo!

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Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Pages Leaderboard Last Updated: 12/15/2008 This is a list of best of breed technologies that I recommend for nonprofits in the $0 to $10 million dollar range. Consider this the ongoing recipe for a Nonprofit 2.0. However, I think that if you adopt this recipe and make it your own, you’ll be able to do something that nonprofits rarely do with their IT infrastructure: adopt a lower-cost platform in phase 1 and exploit it cheaply in phase 2.

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sixdegrees.org at Net Tuesday meetup | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. They are currently having a contest of sorts where Kevin Bacon is going to donate $10,000 dollars each to the cause of five of the largest social networkers (I know, MS Word already told me that there is no such word. What matters is that 4.75% of your donation dollars don’t go to the nonprofit you want to support.

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Hail to the Chairman, Joel Burton responds… and so do I | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I made the following comment a couple days ago on the list talking about the OSS CMS Beauty Contest. But, having just been a presenter at the Penguin Day in Seattle, and hearing all the participants ask “which is the *right CMS* for nonprofits?&# puzzles me: nonprofits are not a category of needs; they’re a tax status Some nonprofits need very simple, small stacks. Since when has anyone heard of a nonprofit technology failure?

Learn from the Millenials and how they do Nonprofit 2.0 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Nonprofit 2.0 Learn from the Millennials and How They Do Nonprofit 2.0 06.15.08 | 3440 1 Comment [link] Learn+from+the+Millennials+and+How+They+Do+Nonprofit+2.0 2008-06-16+01%3A54%3A00 Allan+Benamer I’ve been lucky enough to meet millennials who are working in nonprofits in the last month and I’d like to highlight them here. These days, a website and an organizational e-mail address is the real de facto beginning of a nonprofit.

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salesforce.com rumor about nonprofit licenses | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) eCRM , nptech , salesforce.com salesforce.com rumor about nonprofit licenses 03.13.07 | 3136 6 Comments [link] salesforce.com+rumor+about+nonprofit+licenses 2007-03-13+17%3A59%3A13 Allan+Benamer Before or by the NTEN NTC , salesforce.com will offer the specific licensing fees for nonprofits that have more than 10 salesforce.com users. It’s clearly one of the best nonprofit technology blogs out there. Publicly-traded nonprofit CRM vendors Yahoo!

Donors unite to rate nonprofits | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) GiveWell , Internet , Startups Donors unite to rate nonprofits 02.23.07 | 3114 3 Comments [link] Donors+unite+to+rate+nonprofits 2007-02-23+13%3A16%3A32 Allan+Benamer GiveWell is a great new service to check out and a tremendous challenge to nonprofits out there. They’re a bunch of donors looking to leverage the Web so that they can ask questions of nonprofits. Let’s hope that more nonprofits can answer those questions!

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Amnesty International = COOLEST NONPROFIT EVAR!!! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Cool Things Nonprofits Do Amnesty International = COOLEST NONPROFIT EVAR!!! 06.26.06 | 58 No Comments [link] Amnesty+International+%3D+COOLEST+NONPROFIT+EVAR%21%21%21 2006-06-26+18%3A22%3A34 Allan+Benamer I’ve been reading a lot of blogs lately about how inefficient and screwed-up nonprofits are but take a look at Amnesty International’s latest ad campaign. Publicly-traded nonprofit CRM vendors Yahoo!

A call to arms for the League of Extraordinary Nonprofit Techies! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you want to join the intrepid band of nonprofit techies known as the League of Extraordinary Nonprofit Techies, I will try to present you with a list of key nonprofit techie administration tasks that will enhance your standing among your fellow techies, keep your network clean, and yes, yes, improve your nptech karma. Tagged: nerds , nonprofit techies , nptech , RPG How relevant was this post to you? (No Publicly-traded nonprofit CRM vendors Yahoo!

Hey, where’s Part 3 of the tutorial on putting nonprofits on the web? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) How Tos Hey, where’s Part 3 of the tutorial on putting nonprofits on the web? 03.21.08 | 3356 2 Comments [link] Hey%2C+where%27s+Part+3+of+the+tutorial+on+putting+nonprofits+on+the+web%3F 2008-03-22+03%3A49%3A35 Allan+Benamer I’ve been wondering as well. With a bit of luck, that gap will be bridged for nonprofit novices. Those of you who support tiny nonprofits, please feel free to comment on any particular screens you want shown in the process.

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Google , Internet “Charities&# vs. “nonprofits&# in Google Trends 12.04.08 | 3622 11 Comments [link] %22Charities%22+vs.+%22nonprofits%22+in+Google+Trends I find the word “charities&# interesting as it is used interchangeably with the word “nonprofit&# here in the US. The lesson is: Yes, you are a nonprofit but use the word charity if you’re the kind of nonprofit that is sought after during disasters.

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Google , Internet “Charities&# vs. “nonprofits&# in Google Trends 12.04.08 | 3622 11 Comments [link] %22Charities%22+vs.+%22nonprofits%22+in+Google+Trends I find the word “charities&# interesting as it is used interchangeably with the word “nonprofit&# here in the US. The lesson is: Yes, you are a nonprofit but use the word charity if you’re the kind of nonprofit that is sought after during disasters.

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Google , Internet “Charities&# vs. “nonprofits&# in Google Trends 12.04.08 | 3622 11 Comments [link] %22Charities%22+vs.+%22nonprofits%22+in+Google+Trends I find the word “charities&# interesting as it is used interchangeably with the word “nonprofit&# here in the US. The lesson is: Yes, you are a nonprofit but use the word charity if you’re the kind of nonprofit that is sought after during disasters.

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Google , Internet “Charities&# vs. “nonprofits&# in Google Trends 12.04.08 | 3622 11 Comments [link] %22Charities%22+vs.+%22nonprofits%22+in+Google+Trends I find the word “charities&# interesting as it is used interchangeably with the word “nonprofit&# here in the US. The lesson is: Yes, you are a nonprofit but use the word charity if you’re the kind of nonprofit that is sought after during disasters.

Are you a "nonprofit" or a "charity"? See what Google users think | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Google , Internet “Charities&# vs. “nonprofits&# in Google Trends 12.04.08 | 3622 11 Comments [link] %22Charities%22+vs.+%22nonprofits%22+in+Google+Trends I find the word “charities&# interesting as it is used interchangeably with the word “nonprofit&# here in the US. The lesson is: Yes, you are a nonprofit but use the word charity if you’re the kind of nonprofit that is sought after during disasters.

Do nonprofit Facebook apps fail because theyre too useful? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Facebook , Firstgiving , Online Fundraising , change.org Do nonprofit Facebook apps fail because they’re too useful? 05.07.08 | 3419 9 Comments [link] Do+nonprofit+Facebook+apps+fail+because+they%27re+too+useful%3F 2008-05-07+17%3A42%3A32 Allan+Benamer Great blog post over at Futuristic Play which details an exchange between Andrew Chen, the blogger at Futuristic Play , and Ben Rattray of change.org. Highlights, week of 5/5 « i On Nonprofits said: [.]

Nonprofit CIO interview | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Cool Things Nonprofits Do , Strategy , nptech Nonprofit CIO interview 12.01.06 | 140 No Comments [link] Nonprofit+CIO+interview 2006-12-02+02%3A29%3A21 Allan+Benamer Bill Regehr, CIO of Boys and Girls Club of America , wrote a guest article for CIO Magazine. There are tons of nonprofits smaller than BGCA’s IT budget. Publicly-traded nonprofit CRM vendors Yahoo!

Nonprofit 2.0… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Nonprofit 2.0 , Strategy Nonprofit 2.0… … 03.16.06 | 14 7 Comments [link] Nonprofit+2.0.+ Sonny Cloward has an interesting post from 10/13/2005 called Nonprofit 2.0. However, I never thought of Nonprofit 2.0 Let’s take the idea of Cloward’s Nonprofit 2.0 What would that mean to nonprofits that followed such a rubric? If our clients aren’t better served by our whizbang gizmos, then Nonprofit 2.0

New Poll: Who will win the nonprofit CRM wars, round 2!!! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Convio , Kintera , Microsoft , Polls , Strategy , eCRM , salesforce.com New Poll: Who will win the nonprofit CRM wars, round 2!!! 03.13.07 | 3134 6 Comments [link] New+Poll%3A+Who+will+win+the+nonprofit+CRM+wars%2C+round+2%21%21%21 2007-03-13+16%3A52%3A18 Allan+Benamer Another poll to select the next set of major nonprofit CRM vendors is out. Publicly-traded nonprofit CRM vendors Yahoo!

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Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Pages Leaderboard Last Updated: 12/15/2008 This is a list of best of breed technologies that I recommend for nonprofits in the $0 to $10 million dollar range. Consider this the ongoing recipe for a Nonprofit 2.0. However, I think that if you adopt this recipe and make it your own, you’ll be able to do something that nonprofits rarely do with their IT infrastructure: adopt a lower-cost platform in phase 1 and exploit it cheaply in phase 2.

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MPayy discusses transaction costs in the nonprofit sector | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Also, they have pretty good reporting tools for nonprofits to slice and dice with. However, if other processors such as MPayy and Google Checkout for Non-Profits, with their lower transaction fee of 0% (yes, they’re both free) can provide equally compelling backend reporting tools then it’s a total no-brainer for nonprofits. It also depends a lot on the maturation level of your nonprofit. Publicly-traded nonprofit CRM vendors Yahoo!

Mashable, ProgrammableWeb, and Osocio: New Sponsors for Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge

Social Actions

On Tuesday, we announced that NetSquared will host the Change the Web Challenge. social media, and nonprofit communities - and we look forward to collaborating to rock the web for social change in the months ahead.

Web 2.0 Nonprofit 2.0 Widgets Org 2.0 Second Life | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Nonprofit 2.0 , Strategy , nptech Web 2.0 Nonprofit 2.0 3C%3E+Nonprofit+2.0+%3C%3E+Widgets+%3C%3E+Org+2.0+%3C%3E+Second+Life I’ve seen a lot of blog postings in the nonprofit tech and marketing sector lately about Org 2.0 , widgets , Second Life and Web 2.0 Their intentions (and mine) can be summed up as follows: We’re all trying to get nonprofits up off their collective a**es and into some sort of advanced interaction with the Web.

Google Co-op and Nonprofit Technology | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Internet , nptech Google Co-op and Nonprofit Technology 10.24.06 | 106 7 Comments [link] Google+Co-op+and+Nonprofit+Technology 2006-10-24+14%3A19%3A10 Allan+Benamer Techcrunch yesterday did a write-up on a new feature of Google called Google Co-op. There’s more after the jump… I decided to create a customized Google search engine that I call “Nonprofit Technology Search-a-rama&# to search nonprofit tech sites.

Openness Transforms the Nonprofit CRM Business | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

And then yesterday, on the 17th, Convio issued their own press release, heck their own mini-website about a new CRM they’ve developed for nonprofits using Salesforce.com as the underlying platform. The Open Platform: Convio’s new offering on Force.com is another evolutionary step for the nonprofit world. If what Convio is offering this Fall erases those problems, I can see salesforce.com really penetrate the nonprofit sector even faster than it already has.

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The Long Tail and Nonprofit 2.0 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Nonprofit 2.0 , Strategy The Long Tail and Nonprofit 2.0 07.08.06 | 64 1 Comment [link] The+Long+Tail+and+Nonprofit+2.0 Perhaps in the wild-eyed dreams of this Nonprofit 2.0 advocate, this could mean that your “standard&# Nonprofit 2.0 In fact, your average Nonprofit 2.0 At the same time, it means that a Nonprofit 2.0, 64 1 Comment [link] The+Long+Tail+and+Nonprofit+2.0 Publicly-traded nonprofit CRM vendors Yahoo!

New report on wireless technology for nonprofits released | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Mobile , nptech New report on wireless technology for nonprofits released 04.29.08 | 3402 5 Comments [link] New+report+on+wireless+technology+for+nonprofits+released 2008-04-29+18%3A01%3A10 Allan+Benamer A new report called Wireless Technology for Social Change: Trends in NGO Mobile Use , was released today by the United Nations Foundation and The Vodafone Group Foundation. All in all, there are some very good examples that nonprofit leaders should consider.

New “How-Tos” section on the blog | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

It’s basically a page that combines a few recent posts that show nonprofit staff members how to do stuff on the Web for their nonprofit. It’s nothing fancy, but I hope to put a few more tutorials up there for nonprofit staff. I hope that some of you, dear readers, may be interested in creating your own tutorials for nonprofits too broke to have consultants or too cool to know nerds in their life. Publicly-traded nonprofit CRM vendors Yahoo!

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

Pipes (1) GoDaddy , Google , How Tos How to get your small nonprofit up on the Web, Part 3 of 3 03.26.08 | 3359 13 Comments [link] How+to+get+your+small+nonprofit+up+on+the+Web%2C+Part+3+of+3 2008-03-27+04%3A50%3A13 Allan+Benamer Part I was about setting up your domain name in GoDaddy.

NPR covers donorschoose.org | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Nonprofit 2.0 , nptech NPR covers donorschoose.org 11.27.06 | 135 No Comments [link] NPR+covers+donorschoose.org 2006-11-27+11%3A30%3A18 Allan+Benamer AFP Blog: Nonprofit Technology posted this link on 11/15 but I missed it. They’re a clear example on how to elaborate a nonprofit web presence. As such, they’re kinda like the grand-daddy of nonprofit 2.0. Search Only Non-profit Links Click here to add nonprofit search to your browser!

More on the Salesforce.com Nonprofit Roadmap Summit | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) eCRM , npsf , npsfroadmap07 , nptech , salesforce.com More on the Salesforce.com Nonprofit Roadmap Summit 06.07.07 | 3198 1 Comment [link] More+on+the+Salesforce.com+Nonprofit+Roadmap+Summit 2007-06-08+04%3A03%3A08 Allan+Benamer If there was one impression I was left with after attending two and a half days of Salesforce.com summitry, it’s that salesforce.com has perhaps the most frank and self-effacing group of employees I’ve ever met in the nonprofit vendor space.

Dapper’s first results with nonprofit databases | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Internet , Open API , Programming , nptech Dapper’s first results with nonprofit databases 08.29.06 | 90 2 Comments [link] Dapper%27s+first+results+with+nonprofit+databases 2006-08-29+23%3A33%3A55 Allan+Benamer OK, so I’m trying to use Dapper with all sorts of different non-profit databases. » The IT Director is in training… Search Only Non-profit Links Click here to add nonprofit search to your browser!