Commoncraft Show: Social Bookmarking Video

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Check out his newest video about social bookmarking. I love instructional videos. Click To Play. Lee LeFever has done it again! If only dotsub had a khmer translation , I'd be all set for the Cambodian Bloggers Summit at the end of the month. I have a huge job ahead of me because I have to go back and rethink a lot of the instrucitonal materials to see what will or will not translate. I use a lot of visual humor and it is probably to Americentric.

Shoulder-to-Shoulder Instructional Media: My Tagging Screencast at NTEN!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I hope to share some simple and fun ways to create "shoulder-to-shoulder" instructional media for the panel on Screencasting at NTC I'm doing. I personally want to move away from the metaphor of making movies of the computer screen to more shoulder-to-shoulder instructional media and perhaps something that is more participatory or for lack of a better word, social. 2) Bookmarks can???t Social Bookmarking. s bookmarks. s bookmarks are here.


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Creating bookmarks and hyperlinks in Acrobat Pro 5

Robert Weiner

I removed PDFMaker from the Word startup file according to these instructions and no longer get error messages. To insert bookmarks (internal links) in an Acrobat Table of Contents. With the Link Properties dialog open, scroll to the page where the bookmark should be placed. Word 2003 and Acrobat Professional 5 aren’t on speaking terms.

Alexandra Samuels Continues Our Bloggerspondence on Social Bookmarking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Maybe Alexandra and I can break a record for the longest running bloggespondence on social bookmarking in the blogosphere. For example, when you bookmark something and delicious gives you "recommended tags" are these tags based on how other tagged the urls or your own collection? user were to make an effort to bookmark 10 resources on a non-geeky subject of personal interest???

Great reads from around the web on February 20th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). combines professional instruction and friendly competition into a hands-on media-making project." I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of February 20th).

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Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

While it is a feature of many social sharing sites, often times those very sites do not provide beginner-friendly instructions on how to use tags effectively. Whether you or not you understand how to use tags, chances are you have come across them if you have ever used blogs, YouTube, Flickr, Twitter, or bookmarking sites such as Delicious. Blogs, photos, video, and bookmarks can benefit from the use of many tags when they are uploaded.

Making Your Bloglines Account Public

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So I whipped up some step-by-step instructions: how_to_make_your_bloglines_account_public.pdf. I've also bookmarked them with nptech + bloglines tags in A while back, I was searching for RSS feeds and David Geilhufe shared his bloglines feeds with me and suggested others do the same, using the nptech tag. Someone recently asked me about how to make your bloglines account public.

Social Media Infused Discussion Triggers and Ice Breakers and Connected Futures Workshop Opening Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm remembering some tagging ice breakers I've used both online and offline that incorporate the concept of social bookmarking and tagging that I've used. " What are some ways that you have incorporated the use of social media into your face-to-face instruction That's a screenshot of my desktop. I had to do it for Connected Futures: New Social Strategies and Tools for Communities of Practice workshop. It starts today!

Tag Poetry: Playing With A Concept

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Like your Flickr photos or your delicious bookmarks. Browse Internet related sources online comlpeting mini lessons posted in blog * Write a poem in their blog * Bookmark their blog page/poem/post in delicious using selected words as tags * Find another student's delicious bookmarked post with the same tag * Link to it from their poem. Well off to write up a scope and sequence for this, instructional materials, and get my head back into instruction mode - I'm a little rusty.

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Web Analytics Resources for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

The lessons include instructional videos along with an activity so you can put your new skills to the test. Be sure to bookmark the GiftWorks events page for future events. Your website might look fabulous, but do you know if people are actually visiting it? Web analytics can help reveal how much traffic your site is getting and how people are finding it. You can also use analytics to see how long people are staying on your site and which pages are the most popular.

Delicious Bird Tags and Technology Integration

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm working with an afterschool program/ctc lab to develop an instructional technology plan. Use of tags to organize and bookmark Internet Resources related to subjects. I'm starting with number 2 because I found some inspiration at: Emily's World: Tagging Bookmarks with Also, it is an easy step from using the browser to bookmark topic related Internet resources to using a social bookmarkiing manager such as del.ici.ous.

Marketing Matching Gifts With Direct Mail Outreach

Double the Donation

Sometimes they’re as simple as small pieces of paper, though you could even get creative and turn your paper insert into a bookmark or another longer-lasting material. Visit to access your company’s matching gift form, guidelines, and instructions.”.

The Art of Facilitating Meetings with Sticky Notes

Beth Kanter

It talks about the early history of the Post-It note (as a bookmark for memos) and how they made brilliant pivot to innovation and collaboration tools with the rise of digital tools since its invention in 1980. He references one of the thought leaders of the sticky notes as a collaboration tools, Tim Brown , Author and CEO of the design and innovation company Ideo,who recommends the Post-it Note as a perfect tool for brainstorming.

Smartphone Security: How To Erase SD Cards

Tech Soup Blog

It holds your preferences, essential apps, and your data that includes your contacts, passwords, call history, web browsing history and bookmarks, text messages, emails etc. It's a website where you can find short videos on how to reset several different phones or you can fill out a short form with your name, phone number, email, make and model of your phone and they’ll email you instructions for your specific phone.

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Nonprofit Growing Pains. Dealing with Change.


Taking a look at the ways technology companies have informed their users about product changes is instructive for nonprofits looking to announce big changes in a thoughtful way. Discussion about other services to transfer social bookmarks to sparked up immediately, and users petitioned Yahoo not to sunset the service. Change is hard. When your organization is going through major transition it’s important to keep your supporters in the loop and address their concerns.

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How to Subscribe via RSS

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Now that you have a subscription, go to this page and read the instructions for setting up a Subscribe with Bloglines button on your browser. Its very easy - especially for Firefox - where you just drag the bookmark from the webpage to your bookmark bar. From now on, whenever you are reading something you'd like to subscribe to - a blog, a newspaper's web page, whatever - click this bookmark.

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Vote for the First Anti-Genocide Hotline on Reddit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I wanted to help him out, so follow that link above and then follow the instructions. In this case, we are asking our members to vote up an article on our anti-genocide hotline, 1-800-GENOCIDE, on the social bookmarking website Reddit. See the full alert here. My colleague, Ivan Boothe, who works with the Genocide Intervention Network and who is incredible smart about integrating social media into cause-related campaigns, pinged me about this reddit campaign.

Reflections on Extension 2.0 Webinar

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I saw a black board in the corner of the room, wheeled it over and wrote the key words of the presentation and shared my favorite advice about issues of incorporating technology into your instructional practice: "It isn't a matter of if technical glitches will happen, it's what are you going to do when they happen. I could have done some things better with Webinar instructional practice. The first session will introduce tagging and social bookmarking and an exercise.

Technorati Tag Bookmarklet: The Screencast

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Bookmarklets are simple tools that extend the bookmarking and search capabilities of web browser software. The timing errors make it more of a comedy than an instructional video, but you have to start somewhere. Marshall has a great post about a technorati tag bookmarklet that can save you a lot of grunt work. Technorati tags can help you attract more readers for your blog and also facilitate contributing to the collective community wisdom surrounding a particular tag.

What's Your Content Gathering and Filtering Workflow?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He was very kind enough to send me the instructions which I am posting for myself in case I need them again. The interface design leaves a little to be desired or I'm just an idiot, but Sonny helped me find the bookmark subscription thingy. That's not me, but the somewhat off putting clipart that appears on the top page of the RSS Newsreader, Newsgator.

10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Personal learning and reflection on and about your instructional topic. Research to incorporate in instructional materials. Tagging and social bookmarking can be useful techniques to easily share your information resources with colleagues or co-workers. is a popular social bookmarking manager which allows you to bookmark a web page and add tags to organize and retrieve your bookmarks. Add the bookmarklet so you can easily save bookmarks into delicious.

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Learnings and Reflections from BlogHer about Mobile Phones for Video Blogging and Beyond

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you were creating some instructional materials about mobile video blogging in a developing country, like say Cambodia, what are the most important points to cover? The bookmarks are here. Photo 1. Photo 2. I'm going to the Cambodian Blogger Summit in a few weeks. One of the ideas I've been exploring is the whole notion of video blogging from Cambodia by Cambodians.

RSS Readers and the Search for Content

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just when I was beginning to feel totally overwhelmed, I decided to dive and not worry about any logical or instructional order! I looking at it like my browser bookmark and I like to organize things into folders. I attended the " Tag You Are It " session at NTC by Ami Dar and Katrin Verclas and was exposed to a lot of new technology tools.

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Two Tagging Projects that Make Sense

Museum 2.0

If you think about it, there are two reasons to tag things: to bookmark them for yourself so you can use them later to describe them for a large group of users who might find them helpful in finding things later I tag things on the Web all the time using Delicious. They aren't letting visitors bookmark objects; they are asking for descriptors to help people find them. Collection-tagging projects (in which visitors assign keywords to items in a collection) have always left me cold.

Meet Marshall the Nonprofit Blogging Coach

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

More specifically, I help non-profit, small business and academic groups and individuals learn how to use web applications and services like RSS, blogs, wikis, search, social bookmarking, podcasting and more. I show people how to use ancillary services, including an RSS feed reader and social bookmarking system to find and store content that may end up on their blog. Do you have step-by-step instructions for feedburner?).

Nonprofit 2.0… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If it means Flickr, Google mashups and social bookmarking – I don’t quite understand the fuss.