Cambodia Bloggers: Five Years Later – Part 2

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Your local NetSquared group is here to help with free, in-person events being held across the U.S. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and other awesome organizations. Columbus, Ohio: Nonprofit IT Forum.

How the NetSquared Challenges Have Accelerated Tech for Good

Tech Soup Blog

Founder Erik Hersman and a group of fellow Kenyan bloggers were frustrated by the lack of accurate information or media coverage of the violence surrounding the 2008 Kenyan election. The NetSquared Challenges Foster Tech Innovation.

Livestreaming Netsquared… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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!

Vote in NetSquared’s Mashup Challange | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www.

10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs and Bloggers to Support Their Cause

Have Fun - Do Good

To prepare for the panel, I wrote up 10 Ways Nonprofit Can Use Blogs. It only makes sense that if your nonprofit is going to include a blog in its communications strategy that it includes other bloggers too. Ways Nonprofit Can Use Blogs and Bloggers to Support Their Cause 1.

Food Bloggers Unite for Good: Menu for Hope Starts Today

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That's how much food blogger, Pim Techamuanvivit of Chez Pim , raised for UNICEF in 2005. In 2005, 80 food bloggers were involved in the campaign, and together they raised $17,000 for UNICEF. $17,000.

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.

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.

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

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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. Publicly-traded nonprofit CRM vendors Yahoo!

What is a "Nonprofit Blog"?

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This week in NTEN 's Nonprofit Blogging Affinity Group , a new member asked for a list of nonprofit blogs. They may even be written by a consultant or business that serves nonprofits. Below is a list of blogs that I read written by nonprofits and NGOs. nonprofit blog.

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

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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!

Ushahidi Develops Innovative Tools for Nonprofits and Others Working to Benefit the Public

Tech Soup Blog

And nonprofits and lots of others working to benefit the public can use its tools to be able to do their work better. The organization got started when a group of Kenyan bloggers led by Erik Hersman began doing online mapping of violence reports after the 2008 Kenyan election.

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Pimp My Nonprofit Panel at SXSW

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Long Station blog has great notes here ) Erin talked about the NetSquared Mashup (deadline on March 14th).& & You can find a copy of my slides, notes, and resources on this wikitation ) A few bloggers blogged great notes and some other commentary below -- thanks so much.

Future Tech Panel at Craigslist Nonprofit Bootcamp

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Connecting nonprofits to youtube users like blog brothers who have thousands of viewers. YouTube video volunteers channel - a video version of All for Good - get video volunteers to create content for nonprofits. He shared some recent examples, including those from Netsquared.

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5 Tips to Start a Nonprofit Blog

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I am often asked for advice from nonprofits that want to start a blog. I can’t tell you how many amazing, visionary nonprofit leaders I talk to who when I ask them if they read blogs say, “I read email.” Check out 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs for other examples.

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NpTech Summary: Nonprofit and Social Change Digg Redux

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Should there be a nonprofit and social change category on Digg? That was the conversation in the nonprofit, nonprofit technology, and social change social media space. Others who work in the nonprofit sector, perhaps mostly gen y, turn to Digg for news.

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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.

Nonprofit Blogging Burning Questions and Answers

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I originally wrote this post for the NetSquared Blog. Earlier in the month I taught a Nonprofit Blogging 101 workshop at the 2008 Making Media Connections Conference. Talk to other nonprofits whose blogs you respect. There isn't one code of ethics that all bloggers follow.

Sharing Nonprofit & NGO Tech Stories

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As I've mentioned in previous posts, I'm the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of Tech Soup that is helping to bring the social web to nonprofits & NGOs by sharing stories and building tools. Also, if you live in the Bay Area, Mena Trott , co-founder of Six Apart , and nonprofit blogger, Seth Mazow, from Interplast will be speaking at NetSquared's monthly meetup, Net Tuesday tonight, February 15th.

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12 Sessions to Check Out at the NTC Conference

Frogloop

Ivan Boothe, Rootwork.org, and Amy Sample Ward, NetSquared. Tags: Nonprofit Events What an incredible line up of panels the folks at NTEN programmed for the 10th annual NTC - scheduled for April 8th - 10th in Atlanta.

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Congratulations to our Clients! | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. Posted Wednesday, February 7th, 2007 at 1:10 pm by Eric (25 posts) GetActive, NetSquared and Squidoo released a list of what they are calling the ?? smartest nonprofit organizations online ? Share and Enjoy: Categories: Marketing , Nonprofits , Web 2.0.

7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Podcasts

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My March post, 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs , seems to have been helpful to folks (it even got translated into spanish by a blogger in Spain, so I thought I'd share my list, originally posted on NetSquared , of 7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Podcasts. A leader at your nonprofit or NGO talks about what is going on in the organization and in your field. Example: This Week in NetSquared News. podcast nonprofit NGO

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. is the executive director of NTEN and expert in everything nonprofit tech. is the queen of nonprofit technology in the UK.

Looking forward to 2009

Judi Sohn

This year, I think the watch word for smaller nonprofits will be: segmentation. The larger nonprofits seem to have it down pat. It has always bothered me that nonprofits are measured in dollars and cents, and that we’re all lumped into the same pot. We paint “nonprofits” in broad strokes. Here are some other bloggers that are writing their nonprofit resolutions at Convio’s invitation: Beaconfire Wire. Tags: Nonprofit

8 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs

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Next week I'll be teaching a session about blogging during a nonprofit social media webinar, We Are Media, presented by NTEN. As part of my preparation, it seems like a good time to update my 2006 post, 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Us Blogs , and my 2007 post, 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs and Bloggers to Support Their Cause. I've consolidated down to 8 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs, and added new examples. Example: Urban Sprouts uses a Blogger blog as its website.

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

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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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Nonprofits and Second Life and Other Games

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Susan Tenby from TechSoup demos the virtual TechSoup Office during the Netsquared Conference while Ruby Sinreich and Deborah Finn (Cyber-Yenta) blogged about it. Blogger Wagner James Au who reports on Second Life is seated next to Susan.) Is it worth for nonprofits to invest?

Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere

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Blackbaud guest bloggers share expert fundraising tips and simple steps for creating a Facebook page that rocks. From NetSquared. Get practical advice on live-streaming an activist event and making an all-star meme for your nonprofit. From the Nonprofit Commons.

NpTech Summary: Red T-Shirt Day - Supporting Monks, YouTube Nonprofit Channel, and Web2forDev Conference Reports

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is also a groundswell of support all over the Internet, from bloggers ( one blog at a time ) Facebook , Flickr , Online Petitions , mobile phones , and Second Life. There's a roundup of coverage on his Netsquared blog , including pointers to live blog posts like this one.

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

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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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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: [.]

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. 5 Responses to “sixdegrees.org at Net Tuesday meetup&# Art Says: February 24th, 2007 at 12:35 pm Another problem with this: If you donate through sixdegrees, NetworkForGood will take 4.75% of your donation dollars before passing through what’s left to the nonprofit you wanted to support.

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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 Journey to India: Opportunities to Connect Networks

Amy Sample Ward

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. Outside of NetSquared, I am a trainer, blogger and facilitator as well as the co-author of Social by Social: a practical guide to using technology for social impact.

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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!

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.