5 QUESTIONS with Ed Messman, founder and CEO of Giveo - Boulder Daily Camera

AFP Blog

5 QUESTIONS with Ed Messman, founder and CEO of Giveo - Boulder Daily Camera: "Ed Messman has worked with venture-backed, early-stage technology companies for more than 13 years.As a former executive at Boulder's HiveLive, an enterprise social software company, Messman noticed the convergence of several market and demographic trends, particularly around philanthropic engagement and giving.

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Trends for 2014: Changes in Media Consumption

Idealware

If you believe the hype from the tech bloggers and trend-setters, wearable gadgets like Google Glass or smart watches are The Future, and companies like Google, Sony, and Apple are betting on it—but we’ve been hearing this for decades. Vine and the Six-Second Attention Span.

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Mobile Trends Your Nonprofit Should Be Watching

Tech Soup Blog

Video-Sharing Apps and Super Smartphone Cameras. At the same time, smartphone cameras are getting better and better and more people are using them as their primary picture-taking gadget. For reference, most professional DSLR cameras don't have that megapixel count.

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Mobile for Good: Trends to Watch at Mobile World Congress

Tech Soup Blog

The Barcelona tradeshow sets the mobile trends for the year with major announcements expected from Nokia, Samsung, LG, and others. The standout feature of the G Pro 2 is the fact that its camera can capture 4K resolution video. What mobile trends are capturing your attention?

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

You don't even have to go to a store to buy a camera, you can just shoot film on your phone. We’re seeing a trend towards longer-narrative bio videos. How do you help your clients be authentic on camera? Helping subjects be authentic on camera is really challenging.

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nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack November 1st, 2006 Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr Kresta King Cutcher has been posting images to the Flickr photo-sharing community since September 2005.

Testing Your Donation Form Part 5: Showing off results

Connection Cafe

Donors found the donation form to appear “unsecure” and “not very trustworthy” Smile for the camera. Today, we wrap up my series on learning how to test the usability of your website and donation form.

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Great reads from around the web on February 20th

Amy Sample Ward

12 Digital Fundraising Trends for 2012 – "Back at the start of January I set myself the target of publishing twelve posts on trends I think are going to prove important to digital fundraisers this year – both as a means of kick-starting my own thinking after the holiday season and to help inform your planning considerations at this key time in the year." " Check out the 12 Trends, from Personalized Video Thanking to Ebooks to Digital Fundraising Staffing!

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nfp 2.0 » The trends that will drive charities in 2007!

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack January 4th, 2007 The trends that will drive charities in 2007! 5 Responses to “The trends that will drive charities in 2007!&# has an interesting post about the trends which will drive charities in 2007.

NetCentric Advocacy: YouTube - Broadcast Your Cause.

Network-Centric Advocacy

first 300 nonprofits get a video camera. first 300 nonprofits get a video camera. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Assignment Zero: Valuable Lessons | Main | A list worth reading: Convio Recognizes Winners of First Innovator Awards for Nonprofits » October 26, 2007 YouTube - Broadcast Your Cause. Youtube Nonprofit Program. Get busy.

Digital Storytelling with Yash Mori

Everyaction

One thing I like to do, and did a lot while I was working with United We Dream, is listen to the community before the camera starts rolling. I try not to bring any cameras in the space. What are the trends that you’ve noticed? Yash Mori is a progressive digital organizer and video producer. He has worked for a diverse slate of progressive campaigns and organizations, including Hillary for America, United We Dream, the Latino Victory Fund, and 350.org.

NetCentric Advocacy: Wish you Were Here: Phone to Post-Card Ideas for Civic Engagement

Network-Centric Advocacy

Army Professional Writing Collection: Food for Thought » April 26, 2005 Wish you Were Here: Phone to Post-Card Ideas for Civic Engagement Vodafone is launching a very cool service that combines the cellphone with camera and a "postcard" maker. User with a camera photos self at rally, environmental hot spot, etc.Wish you were here.Please do what you can to help. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

8 Museum Apps Doing Good

Frogloop

Museum visitors can use the in-app camera to photograph individual works of art which the app recognizes to serve up information about the piece, comments from past visitors, and for some works, audio orientations from the artist. Mobile Technology Trends

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Non-Profits Use Vine for Good

AFP Blog

Most of these addicting little videos have a funny bent, but businesses have caught on to the trend. Non-profits may not have expansive budgets, satellite hughesnet Internet or the latest camera equipment, but Vine levels the playing field. Non-Profits Use Vine for Good : With user attention spans shrinking, a new app from Twitter hopes to capture viewers attention in the blink of an eye.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Influence Topics Audience Research Collaboration Communication Data & Visualizations Events Government Internet Strategy Jobs Online Community Performance Measurement Recommended Reading Social Media Tips & Trends Tools & Software Get Email Updates Stay in touch with Forum One Forum One Communications 2200 Mt.

News Media Shifts

Network-Centric Advocacy

At nearly every major event of the last few years–from the earthquake in Sichuan to the recent Mumbai terrorist attacks–journalists have been trumped by bystanders news-gathering with their cell phones, cameras, camcorders and blackberries. Tags: Media Trends Here is a great link from the PTP blog. The story here is about the way that nonprofits can use the error position in the community to cover stories and generate press.

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Tips for Shooting A Winning Video For Your Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This tech trend is all the rage. For the price of a consumer-quality HD video camera, you could purchase a DSLR that takes both high-quality stills and HD video. Check out your local camera shop for rentals and expert advice. Photo by Global Fund for Children.

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Non-Profits Use Vine for Good

SocialFish

Most of these addicting little videos have a funny bent, but businesses have caught on to the trend. Non-profits may not have expansive budgets, satellite hughesnet Internet or the latest camera equipment, but Vine levels the playing field.

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How to Report Live from Nonprofit Events Using Periscope

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Having multiple hashtags for different sessions, for example, tends to work against your event and makes it less likely that your primary hashtag will trend and gain followers. Take a second or two and flip the screen and introduce the person behind the camera.

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8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling

SocialFish

Her new book is The Producer’s Playbook: Real People on Camera (Focal Press). Wistia has done several useful studies on viewer drop-off, and it looks like a couple of trends are worth watching for social video makers.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Their dashboard shows you how many people are using your hashtag on Twitter and Instagram and enables you to track trending hashtags. Global Trends in Giving Report :: givingreport.ngo. Google Trends :: trends.google.com.

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

GivingTuesday 2015 was very successful and the trend will likely continue in 2016 – not only on #GivingTuesday, but also on cause awareness days. Broadcasts can be recorded , saved to your Camera Roll, and then uploaded to YouTube, Facebook, etc.

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Their dashboard shows you how many people are using your hashtag on Twitter and Instagram and enables you to track trending hashtags. Upload’n’Roll allows you to upload images or videos saved on your camera roll to Snapchat.

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82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Their dashboard shows you how many people are using your hashtag on Twitter and Instagram and enables you to track trending hashtags. Global Trends in Giving Report :: givingreport.ngo. GlobalWebIndex offers infographics about digital consumer trends happening worldwide.

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Social Media and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 5 Predictions

SocialFish

How badly would you want a crystal ball to see into the future of fundraising trends? But we can get an idea if we look backward at the trends from the past year and the big announcements that will change the landscape of social media.

59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Their dashboard shows you how many people are using your hashtag on Twitter and Instagram and enables you to track trending hashtags. GlobalWebIndex offers infographics about digital consumer trends happening worldwide.

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12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Current trends in social media – Facebook Live, Periscope, Snapchat, Instagram Stories – require that your social media manager be effective behind and in front of the camera. Non-monotonous and exciting social media trends intentionally shun traditional ROI.

Are you on the Mobile Bandwagon?

Connection Cafe

Mobile is a growing trend that just won't quit. It's my email, my camera, my book, my photo album, my Facebook account, my bank, the way I order pizza, and sometimes I even use it to make calls. Author: Sally Heaven. Is your organization ready?

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4 Step by Step Engagement Strategies for Nonprofit Websites

Connection Cafe

Make sure you have someone armed with a camera to capture photos and videos of every event to show people what you’re all about. Keep up with trending topics and conversations that happen in other communities. Search for relevant and trending hashtags to jump into a discussion.

Mobile for Good: Earth Month Edition

Tech Soup Blog

As always, I'll also cover other mobile news and trends. I always love new camera apps so it was exciting to hear that Google just launched its own in the Play Store. Called Google Camera , the app supposedly has a few improvements over the native Android camera app.

Save on Thousands of Products with JourneyEd.com for Nonprofits and Libraries

Tech Soup Blog

FinePix SL1000 16 MP Digital Camera (Black). TG-810 Tough 14 MP Waterproof Digital Camera (Black). Lumix FH10 16 MP B59 Digital Camera (Black). Trend Micro. TechSoup is proud to announce our newest partner, JourneyEd.com.

Zoetica Salon February Theme: Practical and Tactical Social Media for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

4 Social Trends Impacting the Future of Online Fundraising. Camera.

Emerging Technologies for Human Service Organizations

Idealware

Augmented reality uses technology to overlay additional information over the real-world environment—for example, if you use your smartphone camera to view the Eiffel Tower, you might be presented with information about the tower, hear an interview with someone who helped build it, or see pictures of the construction. What is new is that many people are now carrying portable barcode readers with them: smartphone cameras.

10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Expert new media managers have the ability to anticipate the impact of emerging trends in mobile and social media. But it’s only a creative new media manager who keeps current with emerging trends in mobile and social media that can launch campaigns that stand out above all others.

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PhilanthroTech: How Nonprofits Are Using Crowdfunding

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For nonprofit leaders who are paying attention, the crowdfunding trend is hard to miss. Camera. Flickr Photo by Toddy.

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The Impact of Connectivity in the Future: Everything Is Connected, Cows will Tweet

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” Dave analyzes trends and technologies to predict what is next on the horizon. With Dave Evans - Futurist At Cisco.

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Will They Play in Pyongyang? Culture, Geography, and Participation

Museum 2.0

In different countries, I''ve noticed broad trends in how people feel most comfortable sharing their voice. I''ve never seen that kind of openness with strangers and cameras in the US or Europe. The objections started in Texas.

Facebook Success: Tips for Boosting Organic Reach

Idealware

Thanks to the quality of phone cameras these days, anyone can take social media ready shots at a moment’s notice. News and Timely Posts – You may have noticed a “trending topics” feed on the side of your Facebook page lately. Many organizations have noticed that their Facebook engagement is declining.

Did You Miss? 22 MUST READS of 2013

SocialFish

Self-explanatory tool-related, but really really good: 10 Mobile Trends for 2013 (That Brands Need to Embrace) (McMurry/TMG) – this is really good, and I hope the link works, as it’s to my saved article on Pocket, now the original doesn’t come up.

Nonprofit Technology News for March 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's time to catch up on some of the nonprofit technology trends and news out in NGO-land. Since we're three months into the new year, you're welcome to revisit my new-and-improved list of 2013 forecasts for hot nonprofit technology trends as well.

Tips to Beat Declining Facebook Reach

Tech Soup Blog

One of the main causes is the advancement of smartphones and their camera technology. Facebook has admitted to this trend, and it has also been supported by data.

Nonprofit Technology News for September 2013

Tech Soup Blog

It's about time to catch up on some nonprofit technology trends and news! This time I’ll review some new developments in digital inclusion, smart watches, accessibility technology, apps in Africa, crowdfunding resources, and digital trends to expect in the next five years.

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Tech for Good at Mobile World Congress

Tech Soup Blog

Mobile World Congress , an annual tech conference in Barcelona, Spain, sets the tone for global technology trends in the coming year. The Lumia 720 is reported to have a superb camera, and will be available at an affordable price. Nonprofit Tech Trends from Tech Impact.

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