The Launch Ticker = Awesome Way to Get Your Tech News Fix

SocialFish

It’s basically a Google Doc, continuously updated and curated by Kirin Kalia and other researchers. At first glance it’s just an overloaded Google Doc with a bunch of tech news summaries and links streaming down the page.

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DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

This template, like the others, is available at that link as a public google doc that you can save and reuse. —– Photo credit: richardjingram on Flickr.

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Drupal Themeing, and other projects

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Drupal and google docs single sign on. Working with getting flickr photostreams to show in Drupal. I’m learning Drupal bit by bit - one of the first tasks was to learn how to make a new theme. It’s one of those things which is actually fairly straightforward-seeming … until you hit a snag. And then it’s opaque. One thing I learned is that it is incredibly sensitive to typos. One space accidentally inserted between the “<?&#

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Andy Carvin Opens The Kimono At NPR on Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo from Andy Carvin's Flickr Stream. This video of Doc Searls talks about two of the competing metaphors that exist on the Internet - the static Web vs. the dynamic Web Click To Play Video.

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Platforms break open!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

At first blush, although Kintera officially got out the door first, announcing Connect weeks ago, and delivering the APIs and docs on Friday, their play is a good start, but Convio, announcing Open tomorrow, appears to be ahead in terms of providing real openness. gods: Flickr, RSS, Google, etc. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Platforms break open!

33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. The app then allows you to share your photos on a photo-by-photo basis on Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter.

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11NTC Round-Up: Your Posts, Highlights, and Take-aways

NTEN

Check out notes taken by session attendees throughout the conference using Google Docs , too! And, here are all the photos on Flickr tagged "11NTC" !

Reflections from #MFOM14: Email Marketing, Fundraising, and Visual Communications

NTEN

On August 2-3, I attended the 5th biennial Money for Our Movements (MFOM) social justice fundraising conference in Baltimore, Maryland, convened by the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training.

How Can Volunteer Coordinators Help Their Organizations Become Networked Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In a networked nonprofit, VCs might also use Twitter to receive questions, LinkedIn to assess a candidate’s background, VolunteerMatch.org or GreatNonprofits.org to provide reviews from real volunteers, and Flickr and Youtube to inspire and inform volunteer prospects.

Web 2.0 Experiments, snafus and stumbles

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

communities, from LinkedIn to Flickr to … Amazon.com, keeps track of your contacts content. And if you have a Gmail account, it’s the same username/password that you’d be using for Analytics, Google Docs, Adsense, etc. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Web 2.0 Experiments, snafus and stumbles December 17, 2007 I seem to have lost my head. Really.

Why Upgrade to Office 2013? 4 Compelling Features You'll Want to Know

Tech Soup Blog

PowerPoint, you can find and add photos from albums on Flickr, Facebook, and other online services without saving to your computer. PDF to Word Doc Capabilities.

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Member Round Up: Summer Learning!

NTEN

flickr: adwriter Without year-end fundrasing campaigns to plan for (yet), and just after conference season, summer is usually the time when things slow down for all of us.

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Live Blogging: 09NTC Mapping Your Social Media Strategy

Amy Sample Ward

Qui - for clients that are larger, we set up media citation reports (like a word doc with titles and links and relevant info about the mentions and how they should respond). next, with LOLseals campaign, they made it as easy as possible for people to participate, used the Flickr API to allow people to upload from their website instead of going to Flickr, etc.

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Routine Busting With My Head up in the Clouds

Beaconfire Wire

Photo provided by elblogazo under Flickr Creative Commons License. Google Docs – While I had MS Office on every computer I used during this time, I never knew from one day to the next which version it would have, or whether I could use it to connect to our network.

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Routine Busting With My Head up in the Clouds

Beaconfire Wire

Photo provided by elblogazo under Flickr Creative Commons License. Google Docs – While I had MS Office on every computer I used during this time, I never knew from one day to the next which version it would have, or whether I could use it to connect to our network.

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No matter where you go, there you are…

Gavin's Digital Diner

It’s the lazy man’s way to avoid dragging photos willy-nilly around on the Flickr map. First the downsides: Despite what the docs say, it seems to take upwards of a minute or two to warm up and find itself. The docs say 45 seconds from a cold start. I blame Santa.

Happy Earth Day! 7 Ways to Green Your Technology

NTEN

Flickr Photo: peppy sis Most people probably wouldn't put Earth Day and technology together, but you and I know that's just silly. This fantastic doc from MIT will walk you through your office to help you pinpoint places where you can do more to help Mother Earth. There are many ways we can use IT to make the world a bit greener -- and that's what Earth Day is all about, right? .

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Can Nonprofit Organizations Work More Like Clouds? How?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We use google docs, chat, spreadsheets etc. We also use flickr, wordpress, facebook, twitter, ning and we use a cloud based file backup called DataDepositBox, ADP for payroll - using their web interface, Vonage for phones. . Source: Rob Cross, What is ONA?

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No matter where you go, there you are…

Gavin's Digital Diner

It’s the lazy man’s way to avoid dragging photos willy-nilly around on the Flickr map. First the downsides: Despite what the docs say, it seems to take upwards of a minute or two to warm up and find itself. The docs say 45 seconds from a cold start. Pictures are tagged with the proper info, and when I uploaded them to Flickr, they all appear right on the map just where I was when I took the photo. I blame Santa. It was he that started me down this road.

No matter where you go, there you are…

Gavin's Digital Diner

It’s the lazy man’s way to avoid dragging photos willy-nilly around on the Flickr map. First the downsides: Despite what the docs say, it seems to take upwards of a minute or two to warm up and find itself. The docs say 45 seconds from a cold start. Pictures are tagged with the proper info, and when I uploaded them to Flickr, they all appear right on the map just where I was when I took the photo. I blame Santa. It was he that started me down this road.

No matter where you go, there you are…

Gavin's Digital Diner

It’s the lazy man’s way to avoid dragging photos willy-nilly around on the Flickr map. First the downsides: Despite what the docs say, it seems to take upwards of a minute or two to warm up and find itself. The docs say 45 seconds from a cold start. Pictures are tagged with the proper info, and when I uploaded them to Flickr, they all appear right on the map just where I was when I took the photo. I blame Santa. It was he that started me down this road.

Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants

SocialFish

Currently, NSA has a presence on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter , Pinterest, Google+, Flickr, and Tumblr and they are absolutely interlinked. Flickr and Tumblr serve as our main photostreams for different events, supplemented by photos on Facebook.

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. The app then allows you to share your photos on a photo-by-photo basis on Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter. Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, and others are coming soon! The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. The app then allows you to share your photos on a photo-by-photo basis on Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter.

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111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, and others are coming soon. This tool is a simple way to create graphics of inspirational quotes or powerful stats that can then also be shared on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and Google+. PicMarked photos would make a good Flickr slideshow as well.

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Technology is 90% Psychology

NTEN

Flickr photo: Dom de Oliveira If you've ever implemented a technology project at a nonprofit, you know it's true: technology is 90% psychology. Even if you've managed to stave off the social media hounds in your nonprofit so far, you've seen other signs: Those twenty-something staffers who look dumbstruck when you inform them you don't know GDoc from Doc Holliday.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. The app then allows you to share your photos on a photo-by-photo basis on Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. The app then allows you to share your photos on a photo-by-photo basis on Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. The app then allows you to share your photos on a photo-by-photo basis on Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter.

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Intranets, Yammer, and Other Web 2.0 Tools for Staff Communication

Museum 2.0

You can do similar things on Flickr and YouTube to share images and videos of interest. Many people use Google Docs for this, though I find the interface a bit confusing. applications (Google Docs and Google sites). What's the most immediately useful application of Web 2.0

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1stfans: An Audience-Specific Membership Program at the Brooklyn Museum

Museum 2.0

1stfans is a new kind of membership launched on January 3, 2009 that combines in-person meetups, private groups on Facebook and Flickr, and a private Twitter feed featuring work by original artists (for more background, check out Will and Shelley's blog posts and videos ).

The Social Sector Cloud

NTEN

Chances are you probably already do this with Yahoo Mail or Google Docs or Flickr or Salesforce or Twitter or Facebook. Lucy Bernholz, Blueprint R+D. Once upon a time, just a little more than a century ago, every factory that wanted to run its systems on electricity had to build its own electrical generating system.

With Liberty, and Information, For All?

NTEN

Flickr Photo: Fayster Now that the stimulus package -- or the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, if you're keeping score at home -- has been signed into law , the work of making it all happen begins. Even simple tools like Google Docs means your organization can report real time data, online, anytime.

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The Social Sector Cloud

NTEN

Chances are you probably already do this with Yahoo Mail or Google Docs or Flickr or Salesforce or Twitter or Facebook. Lucy Bernholz, Blueprint R+D. Once upon a time, just a little more than a century ago, every factory that wanted to run its systems on electricity had to build its own electrical generating system.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Creative Commons on Flickr :: flickr.com/creativecommons. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. The app then allows you to share your photos on a photo-by-photo basis on Flickr, Facebook, and Twitter. This tool is a simple way to create graphics of inspirational quotes or powerful stats that can then also be shared on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and Google+.

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Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

doc 2008_beijing_olympic_games__b_.doc doc Both files taken together exploit a vulnerability in the JetDB4 engine and drop to disk sysqaz.exe.

Read more about Blackbauds new API for Blackbaud NetCommunity | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Links to the new API are: Blackbaud Labs docs to BBNC There was a three-part release on Blackbaud’s Connections blog (not to be confused with Convio’s Connection Cafe ).

Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Their Office lookalikes for Word and Excel (Writer and Sheet) actually function better than Google’s Docs.

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Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Their Office lookalikes for Word and Excel (Writer and Sheet) actually function better than Google’s Docs.

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Blackbaud releases three major products – forgets to blog or create a landing page | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

And uh, if your technology “platform&# is so great, why not launch with API docs and some sample code and maybe even a demo?