(More than) 15 useful, creative and odd Google mashups | Beaconfire Wire

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» (More than) 15 useful, creative and odd Google mashups Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2008 at 9:09 pm by Ali Cherry (11 posts) Google Maps is a free web mapping service application that allows developers to create “mashups&# with other data and embed the map on third-party websites via the Google Maps API. Here are some examples of interesting Google Map mashups, including one that Beaconfire built, to show the breadth of what can be done (and what we can help you do!).

Allan Benamer's NpTech Tag Meta Feed Digg Plig Collaborative Search Mashup

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While Allan has been in Vietnam celebrating the lunar New Year and eating exotic foods, he has still managed to get online, play with Pipes, and IM me about it. Deborah Finn's thoughts on the NpTech Tag Mashup. Click through to flickr to see larger diagram Created in Snagit.

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DataMasher a Winner at the White House Too

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We were also humbled by this laudatory blog post on whitehouse.gov by Peter Orszag, Director of the Office of Management and Budget: Today, we celebrate the ingenuity of the American people with the announcement of Datamasher.org as the winner of the Apps for America contest. Then you can share them with your friends and comment on the mashups of others.

Foursquare and Nonprofits: I want to Be The Mayor of Brooklyn Museum

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is a celebration of the visitor—the people who crossed the river, who made it in the door and decided to identify themselves with us…right here at 40.67124,-73.963834. In addition, the Museum has taken those tips and created a mashup with the YELP api. I am putting the finishing touches on another social media lab designed for arts organizations. So, have been updating arts 2.0 examples.

Wiring the Green Movement for Earth Day

Amy Sample Ward

What are you doing today to celebrate the Earth? You can also use Social Actions’ Twitter mashups to pull and push actionable opportunities to your network. Target your communications, leverage mashups and applications that help you deliver information, updates and calls to action that are important to your work and your network, and then move those supporters into the movement taking place above Twitter. Happy Earth Day, everyone!

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Fundraising Ideas

Tech Soup Blog

Or consider giving out a specific reward or celebration for people who contribute to a certain level of time or money to the cause. Think battle of the bands, a concert, a DJ mashup, or a party that people will pay to attend or have a karaoke night where attendees not only pay to participate but can donate to see your staff sing! It can be hard trying to get people in your network and community to donate or get involved in fundraising activities.

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Theatre Flashmobs on YouTube and Swarms of Theater Goers on FourSquare

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

  It is a celebration of the visitor—the people who crossed the river, who made it in the door and decided to identify themselves with us…right here at 40.67124,-73.963834. In addition, the Museum has taken those tips and created a mashup with the YELP api. A Google maps, Twitter and Foursquare mashup that show’s where your event participants are checking in on a map and what they’re  talking about).

Can Twitter Save the Fail Whales? Err Save the World.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It was created to celebrate the launch of a new Twitter mashup that makes it super easy to share actions with your friends: (it also works with Facebook!): [link]. Joe Solomon set up a Facebook Group called Save the World With Twitter. The play on words with the title reminded of something a few years ago when nonprofit techies were looking at technology outcomes. We asked, " How many whales did you save with that web site ?"

Multi-channel for Marriage Equality

Connection Cafe

I cannot even imagine the amount of work it took to bring together the coalition of organizations, legislators, volunteers, celebrities, voters, passionate constituents and dollars to pass this bill. I hope you all are celebrating like crazy because you deserve it! Released 51 video testimonials featuring celebrities, sports and media figures, everyday people and politicians, all in support of marriage equality. Author: Jill Ward.

Putting Caribbean Projects on the (Google) Map | Beaconfire Wire

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in the most literal of ways, the Caribbean is just getting around to celebrating their inclusion. seem to be the only folks that have been using the maps in mashups to reach their audience. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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Urban Curators: Exhibit Your World

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From their mission statement: The goal of the Urban Curators project is to engage the public in the celebration of the decaying urban environment, recognizing its inherent aesthetic qualities as well as the important role that it plays within our cultural habitat. Hooray for the use of google maps mashups to locate their "exhibits." This week, I heard about a neat renegade art/museum awakening project in Providence, RI: Urban Curators.

NetCentric Advocacy: Communicaiton Coordination in the middle of Choas

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Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Celebrities have favorite issues. mashups » January 10, 2008 Communicaiton Coordination in the middle of Choas While our campaigns will never get to the intensity of the coverage the Tsunami there is lots of interesting ground experience to tease out of Communicating Disasters: An Asia Pacific Resource Book. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Conference: Reflections from the Innovation Lab

Beth Kanter

This campaign melded multiple ideas for a mashup and multiple dimension, campaign approach. A national celebrity, such as Justin Bieber or Justin Timberlake (whoever is available!), In May, I was lucky enough to spend a few days with community foundations at the annual GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Conference.

NpTechTag Summary: Connected Conversations, Live Blogging, and Other Great Finds

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Democracy in Action has invited everyone into the NpTech Oscar Pool Katya Andresen from Network for Good gives us the lastest celebrity news (what no gossip?) Michelle Martin writes about her experience as a non-technical programmer creating mashups with some new user-friendly tools. photo of Lucy Bernholz live blogging during the Northern California Grantmakers Briefing. Photo in flickr from Community Technology Foundation.

10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tourism Campaigns or celebrate a place or county or state. Content used in mashups is typically sourced from a third party via a public interface or API Many people are experimenting with mashups using Google, eBay, Amazon, Windows Live, and Yahoos APIs. Examples of Mashups. Chicago Crime Maps; Another googlemap mashup with crime statistics. Netsquared Conference Mashup Panel.

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Self-Identification and Status Updates: Personal Entrypoints to Museum Experiences

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When a couple calls to make a reservation for their anniversary, the reservationist notes it, and when the couple arrives at the restaurant, their special occasion is acknowledged and celebrated by the staff. When you make an audio mashup, your voice is part of the mix. I've become convinced that successful paths to participation in museums start with self-identification.