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Trying to Hack the TypePad Templates is difficult.

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Anyone a whiz at troubleshooting typepad advanced templates? You have to hack the typepad templates. And, after some back and forth with Typepad Support person named Carla, I was able to learn how to edit the advanced templates. Meanwhile, if you use blogger or wordpress, Marshall has posted some tips.

RSS Side Links & Blogger

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How can you stream and RSS as headline links down your sidebar in blogger? I know how to do this in typepad, but not blogger. If you want to have a stream a RSS feed as headlines on your side bar in blogger, after you create the javascript, where do you put in the template Since questions are your best teachers.

Be a Blogger for Human Rights

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Finally, the site directs bloggers to the Electric Frontier Foundation site for tips on how to blog anonymously , if necessary.

Do Good Blogger Sampler and Other Blogging Links

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Getcha Grub On Give and Take *A Roundup of nonprofit blogs by the Chronicle of Philanthropy (check out the blogroll in the right column).

Meet the Idealware Bloggers Part 5: Michelle Murrain

Idealware

The last installment of the Meet the Bloggers series is with Michelle Murrain. In 2004 she realized that there were things to say about technology and that she had a unique perspective so she began a Typepad blog on tech. Her college major was in Biology, but even then she was focused on computers and the tech end of things.

Love It: Tumblr Blogs for Nonprofits

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WordPress, Blogger, TypePad), but what excites me about Tumblr for nonprofits is that it's quick, fun and visual.

NetCentric Advocacy: Pitching Blogs: Is there a difference between a PR hack and political or advocacy strategies?

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Here is an interesting riff on the role the pitch, news and bloggers in the world of information flows. Some of the ‘A List’ bloggers command sizeable audiences and can justifiably claim to hold considerable sway in certain spheres of influence. Bloggers talk about blogs, blogging, and other bloggers. It really is.

The Dangers of Online Services

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Today, the hacking of the blogging service SoapBlox , which was used by many progressive political bloggers, such as Pam’s House Blend , became known, and it is currently unclear how many sites have survived, and what will happen to them. They hosted a small percentage of the blogs out there (in comparison to, say, TypePad or Blogger.)

These are a few of my favorite blogs

Connection Cafe

Published on Wordpress and Typepad and others Insights from nonprofit sisters and brothers Keeping my online strategy from going to the dogs These are a few of my favorite blogs. It's Friday! Every Friday, Diane Rehm of NPR's The Diane Rehm show does the Friday News Roundup. Yee-haw! Let's begin our tour with Frogloop. Ribbit! The new iPhone?

Five Reasons Why Nonprofits Who Utilize Social Media Should Also Blog

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The world doesn’t need another blogger, right? Blogging tools like WordPress and TypePad automatically add the code for page titles in every new blog post you publish to the Web. There are currently 133 million blogs worldwide. Wrong. Social media is content driven. That’s especially true on Twitter. This was a real opener to me.

Some Advice for Phil Anthropoid

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A typepad blog isn't necessarily anonymous. (I Meet Phil Anthropod from Planet Claire. or even likely???those those of my employer.

The Dangers of Online Services

Idealware

Today, the blogging service SoapBlox , which was used by many progressive political bloggers, such as Pam's House Blend , was hacked , and it is currently unclear how many sites have survived, and what will happen to them. They hosted a small percentage of the blogs out there (in comparison to, say, TypePad or Blogger.)

Why blog?

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Morra Aarons-Mele is working on a research project related to her graduate work and she is interviewing bloggers. I started blogging in 2000 or so - maintaining link lists on html pages and then with a blogger blog before starting this typepad blog in 2003. I ask myself this question every now and then. Questions like.

Five Steps to Finding ROI

Amy Sample Ward

Whether it’s a Wordpress, Blogger, Typepad, or whatever, you have access to built-in web analytics or the option to use Google Analytics.

The Rise of Private Blogs

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

For those of use who blog on technology, politics, marketing, fundraising, and other issues, the public image of the blogger as a teenaged diarist or bored young mom giving the whole world way too much personal information is one we combat daily. By far the largest single group of bloggers are online diarists.

Screencast: Call for Blog Actors!

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I'm particulary interested in typepad widgets, but blogger, wordpress, and others are okay. I'm researching for a screencast that I will shoot over the next few weeks on the topic of widgets that can be used for your blog to enable conversation or support nonprofit programs. Publishing other folks content via RSS feeds on your blog.

NetCentric Advocacy: ACLU Family Prison

Network-Centric Advocacy

On a technical review note these videos need better ways to help people access or send snippets of code so that more bloggers, myspacers and others (via email) can spread the videos. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Wiki a Strategy on Nitrogen for 5-15 million! Embed the video in your own web page! del.icio.us/networks

Tools I Use to Connect, Scan and React to the Web

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This entire package is a few dollars a month for typepad (hosts this blog ). on iphone) My blog (typepad – only problem.I About me.

Let's Go Widget Shopping!

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I'm not a techy, so I use typepad. " Widgetbox For bloggers like me, Widgetbox offers a Widget panel. Where to find widgets.

Really Simple Databases

Idealware

Blogger (blogger.com) and TypePad (typepad.com): Two great programs for starting a blog or small website. This wonderful Idealware blog uses blogger, and makes posting a snap. It just seems that too many databases are too complex to use. How many years have we had to develop simple databases, that just work?

Laura Quinn: Founder and Director of Idealware

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For an organization doesn't have skill in HTML and other technical stuff, TypePad and WordPress.com (the hosted version) are likely a good fit. TypePad is in fact the only good choice if you want to really tailor the colors and add your logo but don't have HTML experience. So, tell us about Idealware? Absolutely! That is cash ???

Can A Blogging Work Flow Tool Help Me Be More Productive?

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It works on a number of different blogging platforms, including the one I use, typepad. will save you time and increase traffic. Ah, ha.

Thoughts from the Bloggercon

SocialFish

I was excited to be there, despite the heat, because (believe it or not) I was not a blogger this time last year! We had lots of bloggers, and also several people interested in how to start blogs for their associations, some total newbies to the craft. Platforms – Blogger , Typepad , Wordpress , Movable Type – all are fine to start.

NetCentric Advocacy: Local Communications Grid

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Use Technoratis directory of bloggers to hunt for sites that have self-categorized as being about a particular locality. For example, I found 59 blogs about Baltimore there, and since most of these bloggers have also chosen to tag themselves by other topics like politics, its fairly easy to discover some local political blogs here.

NetCentric Advocacy: Sway opinion within an industry: Blog

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I am not sure what the return on investment is but given that the blogger has been at since 2006 you have to figure that at most it might have cost 200-400K in technology,staff overhead and promotion to get into position to influence the debate in a strike that costs $21million a day. I like that it has the "gossip" and moves of the insiders.

How to Start Your Basic Blog

Have Fun - Do Good

I use Blogger , because it is free! Click on the Template tab in your Blogger account again. Hooray! Decide what you want to write about.

Benefits of Global Blogging: Dinner Companions No Matter Where You Go!

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The Internet connection is very slow that I am on and typepad won't load. Benefits of Global Blogging: Dinner Companions No Matter Where You Go!

Picasa is Cool! Blogbinders not so cool.

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Today's task was to further explore the question: What is the easiest way for a user who doesn't know HTML to upload images on Blogger?

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NetCentric Advocacy: Twitter in the Wildfires

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NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Empires built on the suffering of the Poor: Studies Spotlight the Moral Dilemma of Climate Change Debate | Main | Oil Spill: Networked Volunteers and Failing to plan for the connected age. del.icio.us/networks

Facebook Community in No Time

Beaconfire Wire

Although it integrates with Blogger , Wordpress , Typepad , and any website well, the best feature I believe is in it’s ability to create a Facebook community. A couple of months ago, I was frustrated with several academic journal websites which did not have the necessities of web 2.0 We’ll cover that in another article.

NetCentric Advocacy: Identity Woman » She’s Geeky: An Women’s Tech (un)conference

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Julia French from Covered Communications, Deb Roby a BlogHer Blogger, Melanie Swan, Heather Vesent from the Purple Tornado and Laurie Rae. Julia French from Covered Communications, Deb Roby a BlogHer Blogger, Melanie Swan, Heather Vesent from the Purple Tornado and Laurie Rae. She is a good organizer and working on the right issues.

Best of Beth's Blog 2008: Finding The Top Ten Posts In Less Than Five MInutes!

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I use a variety of tools for this analysis, including Google Analytics, Feedburner subscriber counts, and manually tracking comment to post ratios (typepad doesn't have a nifty plugin like wordpress to automate that grunge work) A tool that use to evlauate my content is PostRank. Bloggers Who Create Community Award. Arts 2.0 Examples.

Delicious Bird Tags and Technology Integration

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" I ended up with blogger because it is free. I'm working with an afterschool program/ctc lab to develop an instructional technology plan.

Screencast: Using Widgets to Build Community on Blogs Featured on NTEN Blog

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s experience (good and bad), the NTEN Affinity Groups , particularly Emerging Technology, Nonprofit Bloggers, or Nonprofit Webmasters, are good lists to connect with your peers on these topics. I'm not a techy, so I use typepad. Typepad has integrated widgets into the. If you're not using typepad, don't despair, you can.

Measuring the Value of Your Blog: Reflections Over the Last Year

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My blogging platform, Typepad, does not have a way to easily and automatically measure the number of posts and words in post in a given time period. " That's a hard question for me to answer because as Kaushik notes and all of us bloggers know all too well -- many analytics programs do not track RSS feeds. Technorati ???Authority???

The Jing Project: Embed Screencasts Into Conversation

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Click to play. I have less than 20 days before I get on a plane and fly halfway around the world. That in and of itsef is a little mind blowing.

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Measuring Your Blog's Outcomes and Use of Other Social Media Tools

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My blogging platform, Typepad , does not have a way to easily and automatically measure the number of posts and words in post in a given time period. Maybe one of my readers will point me to some third-party typepad plugin that does this? I had to compute mine manually by counting them in typepad. changing." It's around.

NetCentric Advocacy: Nice Live8 Technology debrief by EchoDitto

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2) Technorati Tagging the Blog Buzz :: Technorati sponsored what may be the first global online tagging event, encouraging bloggers to tag their posts with "live8" so that they could be counted in the global online discussion, accompanied by a syndicated image. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. 3) [secret?]

Chris Brogan: What Were Your First Steps?

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My first blog was on a colleague's movetable type server in 2000 and when typepad launched in 2003?, In the nonprofit sector, there were not many bloggers in 2004. I also followed bloggers who were not in the nonprofit space. My first steps. We're going to be on a conference call and a meebo chat for member questions. Here???s

Blogging for Writers

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Poetry Thursday is an online project that builds community by encouraging bloggers to read and enjoy poetry, as well as sharing it with others. I'm giving a talk about blogging at the meeting of the Marin Branch of the California Writers Club tomorrow at the Book Passage in Corte Madera. Writer/Writing Blog Sampler 100 Mile Diet by J.