Great reads from around the web on March 21st

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). That’s why Super Bowl spots are obscenely expensive while you see ads for local furniture stores in the middle of the night. " What can local websites offer the BBC and other public service providers?

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Great reads from around the web on April 2nd

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). – Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media – frogloop – Have you heard about FourSquare – maybe you are already the Mayor of some of your local businesses. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on August 24th

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). I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on July 1st

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). I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on October 25th

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). " Tags: roundup bookmarks cee facebook fundraising future giving internet list net2-recommends nptech philanthropy postalicious resources romania technology trends video women I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

Great reads from around the web on June 15th

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). They were looking to harness the power of all the local food banks' (over 200) online communities."

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Web Analytics: An Hour A Day -- waiting for my copy to arrive, but spotted it in local bookstores.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Avinash Kaushik is asking us to send photos of the book and get a free bookmark. My book still hasn't arrived, but managed to sneak a peek in the local bookstore

Great reads from around the web on April 8th

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). " roundup bookmarks climatechange collaboration crisis emergency facebook interviews list networks nptech planning postalicious pr report resources socialaction technology twitterI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on April 23rd

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). The tool is meant to openly share and visualize the operations of World Bank financed activities down to as local a level as possible and compare these with actual need and monitor the effects over time." I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on January 24th

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). You may recall that the NTEN community recently helped us raise over $15,000 to host more local events throughout 2012. 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 January 24th).

Great reads from around the web on September 23rd

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). The Make It Your Own program was a grant program in 2007 created by the Case Foundation to promote “citizen centered&# approaches to local community building. " Tags: roundup bookmarks broadband casestudies evaluation list postalicious report research resources volunteering

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Great reads from around the web on January 6th

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). Free access to your local newspaper. " roundup blogging blogs bookmarks collaboration content free interviews list nptech postalicious report resourcesI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on March 2nd

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). Broadband users are more critical of their communities and local institutions." " roundup bookmarks casestudies facebook gov2.0 I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on June 17th

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). NetSquared Local Reaches 70 Groups Worldwide! NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org – "In the last two months, we've had 5 new NetSquared Local groups join the scene, bringing the new official number to 70 groups worldwide!

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Great reads from around the web on May 3rd

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). ’ In other words, if a large number of people in an area haven’t the access or the skills to use the internet – what are local public services doing to get this fixed?" I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on November 16th

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). " Tags: roundup bookmarks casestudies entrepreneurship events facebook fundraising idealist list marketing media mission nonprofits nptech philanthropy postalicious report resources socialchange socialmedia vision I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources across the web ever day.

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Great reads from around the web on February 3rd

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). Building those [local] leaders is the secret to the way that we organize.&# " Tags: roundup bookmarks business casestudies climatechange collaboration corporations facebook gardeningbook innovation list lists marketing nptech organizing postalicious resources socialmedia sustainability

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Great reads from around the web on August 24th

Amy Sample Ward

And rather than pay people to go get information about those places, Google has smartly been using a service called Map Maker, which lets locals and people knowledgeable about the area edit it themselves. Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from August 24th. Find me on Delicious for more!

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Great reads from around the web on May 20th

Amy Sample Ward

Join us in a UK hyperlocal alliance… « Talk About Local (alpha) - Will Perrin is on a mission to engage and convene localities via the web. "After So i quit my job and set up Talk About Local to bring locally created and locally owned websites to communities across the country." Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from May 20th. Find me on Delicious for more!

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Great reads from around the web on February 11th

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). Pando Projects is a nonprofit that empowers people—in particular Millennials—to step up as leaders and develop new, local solutions to the problems in their communities. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on January 25th

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). " Tags: roundup 2010 4change applications bookmarks causemarketing challenge community competition competitions facebook free fundraising guide list lists nonprofits nptech postalicious resources socialchange storytelling tools trends volunteering

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Great reads from January 16th through February 6th

Amy Sample Ward

" Join in: Transitions Online bridgecamp, Riga 5th & 6th February - This is a great opportunity to join Dan McQuillan in Riga to help the local community with social media projects. " Social Media Not To Go Mainstream in Business in 2009 - Download this ebook about marketing and social media, "Marketing in 2009: 12 marketing professionals reveal their execution imperatives" Tags: roundup bookmarks

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Great reads from around the web on April 14th

Amy Sample Ward

"At local Penguin Days non-profit organizations explore the range of issues and options involved using Free and Open Source Software (F/OSS)." Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from April 14th. Find me on Delicious for more! PHILANTHROPY 2173: Mapping the social economy - Great blog post on using design for philanthropy. If you like visualizing inforamation and maps, check it out.

Great reads from around the web on April 3rd

Amy Sample Ward

» Blog Archive » We Are One Central Texas - "Central Texas nonprofits joined forces today to launch “We Are One,&# a campaign focused on increasing involvement and driving stronger support for local organizations and their many missions. Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from April 3rd. Find me on Delicious for more!

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook. State/Local / #MCNAC16 / @SmartNonprofits. State/Local. State/Local / #MadisonNonprofitDay / @nonprofitday. State/Local. State/Local / #2016PSWAC / @southwestfdns. State/Local.

Great reads from around the web on August 10th

Amy Sample Ward

" FutureGov Network - Carrie Bishop's at the Google Local Government event in London today and tweeting and blogging from inside. Twtbase currently lists over 500 of them, and I have highlighted five of my favorites for nonprofit organizations and activists…" Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from August 10th. Find me on Delicious for more!

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Great reads from around the web on April 17th

Amy Sample Ward

It includes recommendations for local and national not-for-profit organisations who provide support to young adults." Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from April 17th. Find me on Delicious for more! Silos Culture Inside the Walls of Nonprofits Prevent Effective Social Media Use - Beth Kanter's post about internal silos in nonprofits reminds me of a post and the ensuing conversation that happened in the comments on my blog about a month ago.

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Great reads from around the web on March 3rd

Amy Sample Ward

"we20 meetings will create people plans, policy plans, business plans and other plans on local, national and global issues. " Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from March 3rd. Find me on Delicious for more! Facebook | we20 - the best reason to get your friends together this year - Do you know about the we20 project? A great example of organizing on the social web. "we20

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My Organization is in “the cloud”! – What does that mean?

3rd Sector Labs

And if any of these geeky data words are confusing, Third Sector Labs’ Donor Data Management Dictionary is a resource we encourage every nonprofit professional to bookmark. How secure are your local computers?

Disability Vocational Training – “Start Earlier, Push Harder”

Vertex Systems

This was a quote from a story in the Southeast Missourian – it focused what people were looking for and expecting from their local vocational workshop facilities serving those with disabilities. Bookmark the permalink.

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5 Features to Look for in Financial Management Software

Vertex Systems

Reports are how you demonstrate compliance with local and federal regulations and standards, how you provide transparency to stakeholders and funding sources, and how you are able to take advantage of your software to make great decisions. Bookmark the permalink.

50 Social Media Content Ideas

Connection Cafe

Good news: bookmark cheat sheet and you'll never draw a blank again. Misc Local weather and how it relates to your cause (ex. Author: Cheryl Black.

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Is a Sub-Minimum Wage Fair to People with Disabilities? | The.

Vertex Systems

These companies seek out contracts with local businesses to provide goods or services. But there are other local companies who also want these contracts so they must be competitive. Bookmark the permalink.

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Sping Cleaning: Taking Inventory of your Social Media Tools

Amy Sample Ward

Searching for “blood&# lets you find groups working on blood donation efforts and local programs - could be great, connected, passionate advocates to connect with! Delicious / Bookmarks.

Managing Twitter, One Account at a Time

Amy Sample Ward

Sharing links you tag onling: I use Delicious to tag content online instead of saving bookmarks locally to my computer - this way I can access things I’ve saved from any computer and can share content easily. I used the RSS feed of a specific tag, because I didn’t necessarily want every single item I bookmark to be tweeted out. There are so may stats, reports, assumptions and speculations every day about who is using Twitter, let alone how and why.

How to Earn Bonuses and Qualify for Promotions with Chase Bank Accounts:

SocialFish

If you already have an account, you can open a new Chase Total Checking and Chase Savings account, for example, you can earn $250 in bank bonuses with just one trip to your local branch. Forget about t-shirts, caps, and toasters. Banks are now fighting tooth and nail for your business.

Both Sides Now

Idealware

service that allows you to bookmark web sites, annotate them, categorize them and share them. business that allows people to bookmark, share, categorize and annotate links on your site. And I've gotten some healthily skeptical comments, as cloud computing is new, and not without it's risks, as made plain by the true story of the Magnolia bookmarking application , which recently went down in the flames as described above. Say you sign up for some great Web 2.0

Fundraising Resources from the TechSoup Global Network

Tech Soup Blog

We've compiled some of the best articles, blogs, and webinars from our partners in Canada, Australia, and the global NetSquared Local groups. If you haven't already, be sure to bookmark TechSoup Canada's excellent blog on nonprofit technology.

Tech Tips for Executive Directors: 5 Mobile Apps for Busy Nonprofit Leaders

NTEN

While you can use the app to book, track your taxi and pay for your ride with your credit card - you can also use the app to find local taxi services around the area and call directly for the ride if you prefer. Chrome browser app - This free Google browser app allows you to search fast and sync bookmarks on all of your devices. If you use Chrome as a web browser on your computer, you can send bookmarks to your mobile devices as well. By Sophia Guevara.

Did You Miss? 22 MUST READS of 2013

SocialFish

” The Secret to Scaling Social Networks and Local Marketplaces (Platform Thinking) – a must read for anyone involved in community management. Here are some of my absolute favorite posts of the year.

Favorite Free Software

Robert Weiner

BookmarkBridge — Keeps bookmarks in sync between multiple browsers: [link]. Charlie Hunsaker recommended Google Gadgets – an analog clock, local weather, an always available to-do list, current sports scores, Google Search. Joe Medina of Colby College asked members of the FUNDSVCS listserve about their favorite free software programs. Here are mine, minus obvious ones like Gmail and Firefox (note that many are only free for home use).

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

is an iOS App that allows users to earn points for doing things like volunteering at local food banks or animal shelters. Points can later be redeemed for deals and free items at local merchants. Clipix makes bookmarking a.k.a.

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Social Analysis of Tagging: How Tagging Transforms the Solitary Browsing Experience Into A Social One

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At the cognitive level, people already make local, conceptual observations. The challenge for tagging systems is to then do what the brain does - intelligent computation to make sense of these local observations, and an efficient, predictable way to ensure findability."