Adventures in Participatory Journalism: An Interview with Sarah Rich about 48 Hour Magazine

Museum 2.0

A few weeks ago, a group of San Francisco-based writers had a crazy idea: they would make a magazine in 48 hours. And not just any magazine—they wanted to produce something of high quality, in keeping with their day jobs with Wired, Dwell, and other journalistic outfits.

That Time the Godfather of Content Laughed at Me

SocialFish

My org’s magazine and other sources of content produced and sold by this custom publisher were exactly the success stories the Godfather was referring to when he talked about how content marketing works great for associations. This post originally appeared on Mizz Information.

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Trending Sources

Nonprofit and Activist Women Bloggers in Chicago

Have Fun - Do Good

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. magazine's daily blog on media and culture.

23 Years Ago Today and How Not To Pitch A Blogger Redux (And Twitter pitches too)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last year, I marked the date with the above photo and a post with tips for cultivating bloggers and how it was like a long term relationship. from Esquire Magazine's Awkward Wedding Photos . So, here's some advice on how to not to pitch a blogger. Are Bloggers Media?

10 Tips for Asking Bloggers to Write About Your Cause

Have Fun - Do Good

There are a lot of answers to that question, but if you want to do outreach to bloggers about an issue you care about, here are a few tips: 1. Search for bloggers who write about topics related to your cause on Technorati , Google Blog Search and Ask.com's blog search engine.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Initially a reluctant blogger, I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Allow Guest Bloggers to Post Commentary and Share Their Expertise. Newspapers and magazines publish these sorts of articles regularly because they generate buzz.

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Initially a reluctant blogger, I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Allow Guest Bloggers to Post Commentary and Share Their Expertise. Newspapers and magazines publish these sorts of articles regularly because they generate buzz.

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Tidbits

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Tidbits April 17, 2008 I guess because I’m a blogger, I get these interesting tidbits in my mailbox. BlueAvocado is a new online blog/magazine/website specifically for folks who work in and with nonprofits.

WordPress vs. Drupal … fight!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

WordPress started out with a focus on ease of use for bloggers and content creators, and secondarily providing a platform for developers to build plug-ins and such. Magazine/Newspaper like sites where you want to control how lists of content are displayed and ordered. As a user and developer of WordPress since 1.x something, and a developer and user of Drupal since 4.7, I figured that with the release of Drupal 7, this would be a great time to do a comparison of the two.

E-books for Social Strategy

Connection Cafe

TheNextWeb.com blogger Alex Wilhelm writes that "Long-form content is headed back to the business model of the pamphlet, with short works selling at low price points and in large quantity." An example of this kind of content curation is veteran nonprofit blogger Colin Delany's recent e-book, How Campaigns Can Use the Internet to Win in 2012 , available in Kindle-optimized format via Amazon.com, and as a free PDF. Author: Seth Merritt.

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The easiest way to conduct these interviews is through e-mail or over the phone, but for the enterprising blogger with a penchant for journalism, in-person interviews provide the opportunity to get action photos and video interviews.

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Using Twitter to Build Support Among Latinos for the Affordable Care Act

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She is also a bilingual journalist and award-winning blogger. She is the co-publisher of the popular parenting website, MotherTalkers.com , which was named a “favorite mom blogger” by Ms. Magazine. Guest post by Elisa Batista, MomsRising.org.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

She also wrote for the most prestigious magazines of the time, despite her gender. Tavi Gevinson is an American writer, fashion blogger, and magazine editor. At just 15 years old, she built off of the success of her blog to launch the wildly popular Rookie Magazine , an online publication aimed for and by teen girls that's been credited with giving a voice and a platform for young women of her generation. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » America’s Giving Challenge

See What's Out There

Beth Kanter , friend and blogger, is raising money for the Sharing Foundation, which supports kids in Cambodia.

Webinar: How Strong Relationships Can Increase Fundraising Results in 2011

Frogloop

About The Speakers: Katya Andresen is Chief Operating Officer of Network for Good, as well as a speaker, author (Robin Hood Marketing) and blogger about nonprofit marketing, online outreach and the basics of social media. She is also a recognized blogger and speaker on online marketing for social change. She writes a bi-monthly column for Fundraising Success magazine.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Influence Blog: Forum One

Influence

Do you have a brand strategy?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A fellow Blogger, Debbie Laskey, shared these keen insights with me: “A brand strategy is the ultimate business strategy and often the least understood." skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome!

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Zeen is a new product soon-to-be launched by YouTube’s co-founders that will allow users to “discover and create beautiful magazines.” Nonprofit Technology Magazine :: nonprofittechnologymagazine.com. Very useful to social media practitioners and bloggers.

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5 Ways to Know That Blogging is Part of Your Purpose

Have Fun - Do Good

Publishing in magazines and newspapers or writing a book can reach a wide audience, but you have to go through gatekeepers. You’re going to need to be a guest blogger and to host guest bloggers. You know someone needs to read what you have to share.

Tara Sophia Mohr, Wise Living: How I Have Fun, Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

The third guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is by Tara Sophia Mohr. A regular columnist for Huffington Post , her work has also been featured in USA Today, Forbes , Ode Magazine , and other publications.

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10 Soft Skills to Nail the Ask

BoardAssist

” Guest blogger and fundraising consultant Rachel Muir can relate. “Does the thought of making a six figure ask make your palms sweat?” In this week’s guest post, Rachel offers us all some great advice on how to nail the ask. We’re grateful Rachel!

70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This iPhone/iPad app that allows you to easily flip through your favorite news sources and magazines. Very useful to social media practitioners and bloggers. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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Great reads from around the web on August 23rd

Amy Sample Ward

" Google+ vs. Facebook vs. Twitter vs. … Part 1: T… – Lithosphere Community – "Michael was voted a 2010 Influential Leader by CRM Magazine for his work on predictive social analytics and its application to Social CRM. He's a regular blogger on the Lithosphere's Building Community blog and previously wrote in the Analytic Science blog. 'What I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This iPhone/iPad app that allows you to easily flip through your favorite news sources and magazines. Very useful to social media practitioners and bloggers. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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29 Essential Tools for Social Media Marketers [Infographic]

John Haydon

Zite – This is a magazine app that helps you discover content based on your interests. Aweber – This is an email marketing tool that’s super popular with bloggers and small businesses.

Emily Goligoski, The SanFranista: How I Have Fun, Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

The fifth guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Emily Goligoski. While interviewing the organizers for a magazine, I heard how they worked with young women who had rarely or never felt good about their bodies and were in detention on charges related to prostitution and drug sales.

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I wasn’t convinced at all that the world needed another blogger. Nonprofit bloggers should think of themselves as reporters, and a very popular blog is always a report back on an event complete with a photo slideshow or video.

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.

Reluctantly Supporting the QR Revolution

Idealware

Guest blogger Henry Quinn is a marketing manager at L.L.Bean who thinks a lot about how to get people to act based on direct mail, email and websites. You don’t need to give anything up to implement them: you’re already mailing the piece, or buying the placement in the subway station or magazine. He weighs in here on the practical applications of the QR codes that have generated so much buzz lately.

85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This iPhone/iPad app that allows you to easily flip through your favorite news sources and magazines. Very useful to social media practitioners and bloggers. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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100 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This iPhone/iPad app that allows you to easily flip through your favorite news sources and magazines. Very useful to social media practitioners and bloggers. Nonprofit Technology Magazine :: nonprofittechnologymagazine.com.

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WordPress vs Drupal. Fight!

NTEN

WordPress started out with a focus on ease of use for bloggers and content creators, and secondarily providing a platform for developers to build plug-ins and such. Magazine/Newspaper like sites where you want to control how lists of content are displayed and ordered. Michelle Murrain , Drupal Developer, OpenIssue. As a user and developer of WordPress since 1.x something, and a developer and user of Drupal since 4.7,

9 Tips for Making a Multichannel Fundraising Ask

NonProfit Hub

She is a blogger, marketer, and communications coordinator for Qgiv , an online fundraising service provider. When she’s not working at Qgiv, Abby can usually be found writing for local magazines, catching up on her favorite blogs, or binge-watching sci-fi shows on Netflix. _.

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Get Your Content Marketing on Track with an Editorial Calendar

NonProfit Hub

This article originally ran in our Nonprofit Hub Magazine, a free bi-monthly magazine dedicated to providing focused content on a particular topic. Your bloggers should have a connection to your NPO, yes. Many magazines highlight different themes each month.

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Celebrate the do-gooders who make your work possible

BoardAssist

” That’s what guest blogger Hayley Samuelson of Catchafire reminds us in this week’s post, perfectly timed given Thanksgiving this week. . “Volunteers are the backbone of the social good sector yet their contributions aren’t always adequately recognized.”

The Picture Show: The Best WordPress Themes for Video Ventures

Byte Technology

Whether you’re a simple weekly WordPress blogger or a seasoned webpage administrator who updates and edits every day, having a video component on your site is a stellar way to draw readers and keep them coming back again and again. For those who want their site to have a print magazine feel, VideoZ can do just that. Bloggers will love The Motion, a theme based around a video slider on the homepage and a grid-based layout throughout other pages.

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Online Community Meetup: The Five Steps to Growing an Engaged Online Community

Tech Soup Blog

Meanwhile, Care2’s blogging network is comprised of 80 bloggers writing compellingly about a multitude of causes that matter to its membership. May’s Online Community Meetup featured Randy Paynter, co-founder of Care2.

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This iPhone/iPad app that allows you to easily flip through your favorite news sources and magazines. Very useful to social media practitioners and bloggers. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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Asking for Donations Online: 7 Proven Strategies

Mobile Commons

Abby Jarvis is a blogger, marketer, and communications coordinator for Qgiv , an online fundraising service provider. When she’s not working at Qgiv, Abby can usually be found writing for local magazines, catching up on her favorite blogs, or binge-watching sci-fi shows on Netflix.