Great reads from around the web on November 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). Hundreds of bloggers posted our checklist on their own blogs, and over 2000 people downloaded the checklist as a reference to use in their own social media strategy. 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 December 22nd

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). “Invisible dogs” refer to the forgotten pets found in city shelters that face tremendous odds to get adopted. "" roundup bookmarks casestudy communityorganizing facebook list networking nptech occupywallstreet postalicious realworld research resources socialmedia tools

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Great reads from around the web on May 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). This is a great run down that you can share with colleagues or reference yourself as you dive into the world of Twitter, join a twitter chat, or start swimming in the stream of real-time information! 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 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). Today, Wikipedia is the most widely used reference work in the world. " roundup bookmarks climatechange collaboration crisis emergency facebook interviews list networks nptech planning postalicious pr report resources socialaction technology twitter

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Great reads from around the web on May 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). Other bloggers are also more likely to link to your blog posts than the home page (or services page) of your website, and those links can bring both referred traffic and a higher ranking on search engines. 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 29th

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). So bookmark this post and take the time to apply this knowledge to marketing and communications at your organization – it's cheap (or free) and has worked for others!" 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 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). I think about the word social as referring to social welfare, be it poverty alleviation, environmental protection, or any type of intervention that benefits humanity in what has traditionally been thought of as a charitable way.

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Great reads from January 16th through February 6th

Amy Sample Ward

The Cheat Sheet offers a great reference to grasp of basic to advance Google query building concepts and ideas." " 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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Donor Data Management Dictionary

3rd Sector Labs

Please consider bookmarking the Donor Data Management Dictionary. Refers to data sets so large and complex that traditional database tools are not able to manage or process the data. Refers to the worsening of data quality over time.

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Spam 2.0 | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Fifteen years ago today, the term "spam" was coined by Joel Furr , referring to an accidental auto-posting of 200 messages to a Usenet group. Will definitely bookmark this one and come back.

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Going Viral: How to Get Your Social Media Voice into the Mainstream

Byte Technology

Build in a feature to your posts that gives users something free if they refer others to your site. Consider investigating a social bookmarking site where you can upload your content and posts, but if you do so opt for the automated bookmarking sites such as SocialPoster or SocialMarker.

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What Are 404 Errors – How To Use Redirect Options To Resolve It?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The 404 error may even be seen, because a page was deleted from site and server, but the links and bookmarks still exist. It can even be due to URL restructures or outdated references, or users making typo errors. .

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

3rd Sector Labs

When someone tells you that their software or data is “in the cloud”, they are typically referring to the location and means of accessing said software or data.

Optimize Drupal with Pre-rendering

3rd Sector Labs

It’s useful to bookmark a few performance tips posts for easy reference. We set out to build a Software as a Service platform for start-up company Booster Pro.

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Year End Resource Roundup

Connection Cafe

Bookmark it. What else do you refer to as you put together your end of year strategy? Perhaps you’re almost done with your end of year fundraising prep. Or maybe you’re just finishing that first brainstorm meeting to map out your December plans?

Real-world Salesforce Visual Workflow for a nonprofit

Judi Sohn

I reduced the above 9-step, 14-page process for my volunteers down to just this single screen they need to fill out from a URL I had them bookmark. Once the secondary contact is created, the household record needs to be updated to indicate the secondary contact reference link.

Join the surprise party for Beth Kanter!

Amy Sample Ward

When she comes up with a new thread, she finds ways of linking it to other ideas by including reference links to previous blog posts (including her own or by others) to keep track of how developments happened. Happy Birthday!

Questions to Keep in Mind When Purchasing eLearning Content for an LMS

Gyrus

Many guides on buying eLearning content talk about the quality of the content, the experience of the developer, the number of courses the developer has available for purchase, references, and etc. How and where does the content utilize bookmarks?

5 Practical Reasons Why You Fail To Get Digital Marketing Results

Nonprofits Source

Needless to say, I spent more time researching references over writing the actual content. Moreover, other websites that use giving statistics in their content are willing to link back to my site as a reference because of its usefulness.

You Know You Want Our Tchotchkes

Connection Cafe

Before we jump into the laundry list, Convio's Facebook page is your one-stop shop for upcoming Convio events - bookmark it for future reference! Author: Sally Heaven. It's spring and the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and. the online marketers are conferencing. Conferences are a great way to meet other Convio users, gain best practices, and think creatively about online marketing.

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5 Web Reports Every Nonprofit Should Know

NetWits

The Source Report breaks down the information summarized on the Dashboard Report, showing whether users are finding your website via Direct links (bookmarks, email and memory), Referral Links (other websites and social networks) or Search Engines (Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc).

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A Few More Tips for Nonprofit Professionals To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Because I keep a bullet journal, I can always refer back to my lists of tasks that need to done that week. For example, this might be a good opportunity to read that great article about a professional topic that you bookmarked but never have time to read.

Why is delicious as slow as watching paint dry?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It takes forever to bookmark a site with bookmarklet. It slows me down when I want to bookmark something quickly for later reference - and it isn't my workflow - it is the tool. References: EdTech Insider. I'm starting to get annoyed with delicious. It is so slow that I feel like banging cha cha cha on the keyboard. I'm going to play around with furl, spurl, and jots , a new service.

How Would Rate Your Prospect Management System? Part 1

Connection Cafe

Even if you do not read the entire paper, hang onto this or save it as a favorite bookmark, as it will provide some important information for you to reference as you build out your prospect management capabilities in the coming months and years.

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How to Hire a Fantastic Development Director

BoardAssist

Things you’ll need: be sure to ask for a cover letter (you want to see their writing style), resume, salary requirements, and references. Bookmark these sites! Having the right Development Director leading your nonprofit’s fundraising efforts is critical.

Introducing Idealware's Social Media Resource Library

Idealware

So, here are the directions for finding our bookmarks and the tagging scheme which will make it easy for you to find what you are looking for. Reference means resources that link to multiple other resources (most of which should also be tagged, but I most likely missed a few). There are a ton of resources on social media for nonprofits, but they are scattered all over the web (though, We Are Media has done an excellent job at compiling a lot of them).

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

Tags can also be used to find resources such as photos, slide presentations, and articles to reference for use on your site. Blogs, photos, video, and bookmarks can benefit from the use of many tags when they are uploaded. Social Bookmarking and Tagging - Listening.

Lame spam of the day: Raw spam merge text

Robert Weiner

Perhaps|Maybe} you {could|can} write next articles referring to this article. Perhaps|Maybe} you {could|can} write {next|subsequent} articles {relating to|referring to|regarding} this article. Saved as a favorite|bookmarked!!}, {I really like|I like|I love} {your blog|your site|your web site|your website}!| I’m {book-marking|bookmarking} and will be tweeting this to my followers! I have|I’ve} bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.

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Tags and Web2.0

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

In a recent post I claimed that tools like social bookmarking and tagging might be making waves among the technoscenti, but they are not high on the nuts-and-bolts priority list of the typical non-profit. I got dissapproving comments by half a dozen readers - typical was a comment from Mike at Mind Valley who says: I am surprised that you doubt the business value of tagging and social bookmarking. social bookmarking. Tagging is the key to social bookmarking.

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The Art of Facilitating Meetings with Sticky Notes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Post-It Note Facilitation of A Network Map - 2012 Pakistan NGOs. What’s in your facilitation toolkit? Mine includes markers , sticky notes , index cards, and flip chart paper. But wait, paper??? And, I’m not alone.

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)

SocialFish

Each day, you can refer to this list for great content to share with your community…. … Put a bookmark on your calendar to check-in daily to your social media platforms to schedule out content (this is where platforms like Hootsuite and Tweetdeck come in handy!),

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)

SocialFish

Each day, you can refer to this list for great content to share with your community… … Did Sally from accounting just share a photo on Facebook of last night’s fundraising event? Guest post by Meg Rulli, Co-founder, ModMark Group.

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

SocialFish

Chase promotions are regularly updated throughout the year, so, ensure to bookmark this page if you do not want to be left out. You shall receive $50 for each person you refer, who opens any of the qualifying accounts. Forget about t-shirts, caps, and toasters.

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. That's a screenshot of my desktop.

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My Blind date with grassRoots.org

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

She introduced pairs of bloggers to each other and suggested they make a reference and a link to each other's blog. This valuable resource is going into my bookmarks to stay! It was Emily Weinberg's idea, as far as I can tell, to get folks who are blogging on non-profit topics to take a glance at each other's blogs and comment on them. She called it the Non-Profit Blog Exchange.

Make Your Last Fundraising Push of the Year a Valuable One!

Tech Soup Blog

Data shows that donations referred by email decreased by 21% due to. Don’t make givers bookmark your site. With Thanksgiving upon us, we’ve officially entered the “Holiday season.” ” You know, that cookie-baking, turkey-eating, charitable-giving time of.

Selecting a Donor Management System – Eight Questions to Consider

Idealware

After you''ve read it, bookmark it and refer back to it after you''ve had a chance to digest our report. Idealware''s research team is hard at work on an update to our popular report comparing and reviewing donor management systems, which is scheduled for release in the next couple of weeks.

Joshua Schachter: Future of Tagging

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The tags you use to describe something should be intuitive so you can recall the bookmark. When delicious tells you the number of people who bookmarked, I hate the way it looks. If just one other person bookmark, it shows a link. t be bookmarked. Bookmarking for a site.

My Top Ten Firefox add-ons

Idealware

Delicious Bookmarks - My life on the web depends greatly on keeping track of what I need or am working on as delicious bookmarks. The delicious extension makes it as easy as bookmarks or favorites from Firefox or IE itself. If you use other web-based bookmarking systems, like digg, they have browser add-ins as well. screen capture, all or part of a page as you see it, for documentation, personal reference, troubleshooting.

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A surprise party for Beth Kanter: Happy Birthday, Beth!

Social Actions

If you haven’t already discovered her tremendous contributions to the nonprofit technology and social media fields, make a note to bookmark her site. Beth Kanter is one of my mentors, someone I learn from on a daily basis.

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Clipix makes bookmarking a.k.a. Nonprofit staff often need to manage and organize large quantities of web links for later viewing, and bookmarking via browsers is becoming cumbersome. A must-bookmark list of special days that acknowledge social good events and cause campaigns.

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Guest Post by Gaurav Mishra: The 4Cs Social Media Framework

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The first C, Content, refers to the idea that social media tools allow everyone to become a creator, by making the publishing and distribution of multimedia content both free and easy, even for amateurs. The Need for the 4Cs Social Media Framework.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Simply enter your nonprofit’s name and Addictomatic then creates a page of all your search results for easy future reference. Clipix makes bookmarking a.k.a. The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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