Accessible eBooks for Equal Opportunity

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Accessible ebooks and Bookshare have helped sixth grader Kevin Leong overcome his reading challenges. a11y accessibility Bookshare disabilities ebooks education equality Reading students tech4good UNICEF Kevin Leong was in kindergarten when he experienced an organic brain injury that forced him to relearn everything from walking to using the bathroom. For several years, he struggled in school because his vision was blurry and reading normal size print was grueling.

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3 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Next Fundraising Campaign (and free ebook!)

Amy Sample Ward

I’m honored to be included in a new ebook about marketing, fundraising, and social media. You can download the ebook, check out the various topics, and much more from: https://www.blackbaud.com/npexperts. Get the full ebook at: https://www.blackbaud.com/npexperts. fundraising marketing socialmedia blackbaud ebook experts publication

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eBooks #2: So you want to e-publish? Mechanics…

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Obviously for me, publishing eBooks is going to be something I do at some point, perhaps sooner rather than later. I’m talking in this post about self-publishing eBooks. There are also avenues that will allow you to sell both your print book alongside your eBook. I’m going to talk here about mechanics of just eBook publishing. This will define what steps you need to take to get your manuscript into eBook format. that are standard for eBooks.

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eBooks #1: ePub is to eBooks as MP3 is to music?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

EBooks are moving into adolescence, and the question is, which format will win, or does one format have to win? The truth, is, though, the iPad became the second most popular device to read eBooks in a very rapid amount of time , mostly to the detriment of the Kindle. Sony’s eBook reader and store dies because no one uses it. Google becomes second only to Amazon in eBook selling, eventually toppling Apple from #2 spot.

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[New eBook] Fundraising Matters: Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

In this fundraising eBook, you’ll learn from these 10 experts: Pamela Barden , CFRE, Consultant, PJ Barden Inc. A few years ago, something hit those of us in the nonprofit sector right between the eyes. It had been there all along but no one had quite put their finger on it. We acknowledged that we were running on fumes based on an ideological mindset that scarcity somehow made us nobler practitioners.

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Free eBook on Volunteer Management

Wild Apricot

Tobi Johnson's new eBook - that includes "21big picture tips to rock your volunteer program" - is now available in Wild Apricot's new Membership Knowledge Hub. volunteer management

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The Complete Facebook Guide For Small Nonprofits (eBook)

John Haydon

This ebook is a comprehensive “brain-dump” of strategies and tactics I’ve shared over the past couple of years to help small nonprofits get more out of using Facebook. A cool eBook. Tags: Facebook Tips ebook facebook tips

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[eBook] How to Build a Website that Converts Interest into Action

Connection Cafe

In our latest eBook, Lacey Krueger and a team of web design experts break down the how’s and the why’s for every step in the web design process. In this eBook you will learn that an effective web design process isn’t just about picking the right shade of blue; it’s about the research and data that provide the design team with a deep understanding of the organization and its audience. What’s in the eBook? Your supporters are online: fact.

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eBook Offers Online Marketing Insights for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Here''s an overview of a free eBook from Blackbaud offering online marketing insights from 20 nonprofit experts. nonprofit

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Top 15 Free eBook Download sites without Registration

Find the free stuff

EBooks provide an easy and convenient way to access information. Access to eBooks is, however, limited by several constraints, among them, finances and geographical location or an individual. The post Top 15 Free eBook Download sites without Registration appeared first on PhreeSite.com. You can read your favorite novels, financial magazines, academic books, and a horde of other texts, all in your smartphone or tablet anywhere, anytime.

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10 Free Ebook torrent sites to Download Books Online

Find the free stuff

The post 10 Free Ebook torrent sites to Download Books Online appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Are you an ardent book reader? Are you finding it hard to have all the hard copies of books? Do you have a hard time finding the best torrent sites for books? Enjoy the rush as we go through the best torrent sites for books that will significantly improve your reading experience. Reading can be. Torrent

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[eBook] Private School Digital Insight: Enhancing Web Navigation and the Rise of Responsive Design | npENGAGE

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[eBook] Private School Digital Insight: Enhancing Web Navigation and the Rise of Responsive Design | npENGAGE : "About a year ago we came up with the idea for an ambitious project to help us better understand the state of private school web navigation, and how schools are responding to the demands of web usability, responsive web design and more.

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FREE eBOOK: Online Marketing Insights for Nonprofits – from @Blackbaud

John Haydon

Download this free eBook here. Fundraising blackbaud ebookNonprofit experts (Kivi Leroux Miller, Beth Kanter, Carie Lewis, Farra Trompeter, me and others) from across the industry share their extensive knowledge and expertise in online marketing and fundraising, email communication, social media, mobile engagement, and much more.

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Seven Weeks To A Better Nonprofit Website (eBook)

John Haydon

If you already subscribe , you’ll get all of these articles in one eBook at the end of seven weeks. Your Website design ebook SEO website wordpressLast week I wrote a post about ten different ways to make your website awesome. But you and I both know that a single blog post isn’t enough to cover all these things sufficiently.

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Free ebook: 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers

Wild Apricot

Here is an overview of the free ebook from Causevox outlining the 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers. read more

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Successful Nonprofit Events: Free eBook

Wild Apricot

Do your auctions flop? Are your luncheons lame? Do your nonprofit fundraising events always seem to fall short of the mark? Just in time for the busy holiday season, here’s expert (free) help from the good folks at Network for Good.( read more ).

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Bookfi Alternatives – 7 Free Sites Similar To Bookfi For Downloading ebooks

Find the free stuff

The post Bookfi Alternatives – 7 Free Sites Similar To Bookfi For Downloading ebooks appeared first on PhreeSite.com. What’s better than a library in one place – and the one that you can carry all around? Today we have found so many ways to ease our necessity for the written word and we can do it on the internet with just a few clicks. Even more tempting than just being able to click.

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[New eBook] Private School Digital Insight: Enhancing Web Navigation and the Rise of Responsive Design

Connection Cafe

About a year ago we came up with the idea for an ambitious project to help us better understand the state of private school web navigation, and how schools are responding to the demands of web usability, responsive web design and more. The idea led to a report that would answer some key questions about web usability — questions that hadn’t been answered ever before, How many schools have adopted responsive web design? Does that number differ between different types of schools?

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Must-Read eBooks From David Grossman

Eric Jacobson

He also offers for free via his website a host of ebooks about primarily leadership and communication. One of the most popular eBooks is the Top 10 Barriers Communicators Face: How to Get Your Leader on Board with Internal Communication , which came last year," says Grossman. "I Grossman offers more than 20 free ebooks and downloadable resources, including these : Communicating David Grossman eBooks Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

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Amazon eBook pricing war: Thanks for being evil, Apple

Judi Sohn

The market can already bear $10 eBooks the way they do $1 songs. Eric has a Kindle and loves it. One of the things we both love most about his Kindle is that he can get most books for $9.99. Me, I prefer audio books. I can read while I'm knitting and doing things around the house. Even though Apple has an easy way to get audio books in iTunes I don't do that. Instead, I get my books from Audible where I can get a $25 audio book for a credit that only cost me around $15 a month.

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Amazon eBook pricing war: Thanks for being evil, Apple

Judi Sohn

The market can already bear $10 eBooks the way they do $1 songs. Eric has a Kindle and loves it. One of the things we both love most about his Kindle is that he can get most books for $9.99. Me, I prefer audio books. I can read while I'm knitting and doing things around the house. Even though Apple has an easy way to get audio books in iTunes I don't do that. Instead, I get my books from Audible where I can get a $25 audio book for a credit that only cost me around $15 a month.

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Fighting Accessibity Weaseling by Amazon et al, Victory!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Last September, I wrote a Beneblog post: Objecting to Accessibility Weaseling , about Amazon and other ebook reader makers trying to dodge out on making their devices accessible. It''s always been highly ironic to me that the most natural buyers of ebooks, people with disabilities that make regular print useless, are constantly blocked in getting digital content that will talk to them, show up enlarged or in Braille! a11y accessibility Amazon blind Bookshare ebooks FCC Kindle NFB

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Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

EveryAction

For more insights on where to learn from the campaign world and how to implement these changes, download our free ebook! As the 2018 midterm elections near, it’s likely hard to ignore the ads, phone calls, mail pieces, and emails from political campaigns in your area reminding you to vote.

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Grossman Offers Dozens Of eBooks About Leadership And Communication

Eric Jacobson

He also offers for free via his website a host of ebooks about primarily leadership and communication. One of the most popular eBooks is the Top 10 Barriers Communicators Face: How to Get Your Leader on Board with Internal Communication , which came out this year," says Grossman. "I Grossman offers more than 20 free ebooks and downloadable resources, including these : David Grossman eBooks Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

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Read2Go Tops iTunes Literacy Charts!

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Gerardo Capiel, Benetech's VP Engineering, just sent me a couple of exciting screen shots on our Read2Go iOS application for accessible reading of ebooks. DAISY accessibility a11y ios ebook assistive technology Read2Go ebooks Bookshare itunesThe first one shows the Special Education category on iTunes, with the Read2Go logo being used to represent the Literacy and Learning section.

Robin Seaman, Agent of Inclusion

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The nonprofit Benetech team built the revolutionary Bookshare library for this community, all online, and based on the powerfully flexible ebook. You can take an ebook, push a button and make it Braille. This results in an ebook, which can be shared by Bookshare legally with many thousands of other disabled readers. accessibility BISG blind Bookshare born accessible dyslexia ebooks Inclusive Marrakesh Treaty publishing Robin Seaman

A Call for Millions: Ending the Global Book Famine for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We have the ebooks. The Global Treaty for the Blind makes it legal to create ebooks for people with disabilities without having to pay a royalty or getting permission. Publishers already contribute most of their ebooks to us for free, but The Treaty allows for crowdsourcing books at scale through a Napster-inspired model (but legal!). We have hundreds of thousands of ebooks in a dozen languages already available globally.

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Nathan Magnuson On Leadership, Coaching, And His New eBook

Eric Jacobson

You can also download his new, and free, eBook , Trusted Leadership Advisor , when you subscribe for free to his website. This week, Nathan kindly shared more about his eBook and leadership in general. What inspired you to write the ebook? Even my best articles are only accessible via search after a couple months, but someone can take the ebook, print it and keep it at their desk - or bring it with them on a computer or device. Who is your target reader for the ebook?

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Free eBook from Hubspot: How to Use Facebook for Business (and non-profits)

John Haydon

Download the ebook here: “ How to Use Facebook for Business &#. An increasing number of non-profits are expanding their social media efforts with Facebook Pages and Facebook Groups.

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No More Jargon, It’s Time for Plain English in P2P Messaging

Connection Cafe

Jargon: I think this might be my favorite topic in our new peer-to-peer fundraising ebook. And you can download the new Drab-to-Fab ebook for more dos and don’ts for peer-to-peer fundraising. Download the new Drab-to-Fab ebook and turn your program into a peer-to-peer fundraising do! Nonprofit Fundraising communications drab to fab messaging Online marketing p2p P2P ebook peer-to-peer fundraising

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eBook: Mastering The Art Of Messaging

Eric Jacobson

David Grossman , president and founder of The Grossman Group , published in 2010 a helpful, free eBook titled: Mastering The Art of Messaging. Using the 18-page ebook , you''ll learn : what a strategic messaging plan should encompass (and what it should not include). Thanks, as always, David, for another useful ebook! Four years later, it remains a valuable tool for workplace leaders.

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The Courageous Communicator Quest eBook

Eric Jacobson

Leadership and communication expert David Grossman has released his most empowering eBook yet -- The Courageous Communicator Quest -- designed for leaders who don’t want to just lead; but be great leaders. Grossman''s latest eBook is an ideal guidebook for those who are brave at heart and are ready to embark on the journey to become a remarkable leader. “To

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Receiving the 2013 Migel Medal

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

And when the idea of a peer-to-peer ebook library came to me, it was George who I went to with the idea. After talking me out of calling it Bookster, he explained how the DAISY format would be ideal for our new Bookshare project, that he had made sure that it would work well for ebooks like the ones we were hoping to provide. award Fruchterman a11y Migel AFB Ferrell Bookshare accessibility blind copyright dyslexia Helen Keller copyfight SCCR treaty ebooks

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Donor Spotlight: Lavelle Fund for the Blind

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Today, Bookshare serves over 330,000 American students with a rapidly growing collection of hundreds of thousands of accessible ebooks. DAISY Audio and MP3 formats offer Bookshare members more choices to read on the go In this case, we upgraded the Bookshare website to allow direct downloads of accessible MP3 files for a small number of Bookshare ebooks. What is it like for a nonprofit to have a successful, lasting partnership with a private philanthropic foundation?

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Use This eBook To Improve Your Communication

Eric Jacobson

Saturday, May 22, 2010 Use This eBook To Improve Your Communication The former director of communications for McDonalds, David Grossman, now a leading consultant, speaker and author has released a free eBook about how to communicate effectively.

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The Gift of Reading, a Circle of Life

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It became a burden to his family and caregivers to constantly drop what they were doing to turn a page, so he began seeking out ebooks. It also demonstrates how each ebook that is added to the Bookshare collection is a brick in our members’ foundation of independence and inclusion. With a gift of just $50, we can add a new ebook to the Bookshare collection, making that book available to hundreds of thousands of Bookshare members with disabilities.

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Join Benetech in the Skoll Foundation’s 2014 Social Entrepreneurs Challenge!

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With Bookshare’s accessible ebooks and reading tools, Zach made a successful transition to college. Zach’s encounter with accessible ebooks is but one example of how Benetech empowers people who often face difficult challenges and whose needs are neglected. accessibility Bookshare CrowdRise ebook fundraising giving human rights nonprofit philanthropy print disabilities Reading SEChallenge Skoll Foundation social enterprise tech4good Zach Bryant loves reading non-fiction.

Advancing Reading Equality with Bookshare’s Exponential Growth

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Thousands of ebooks are pouring into the collection each month thanks to the dedication of our volunteers around the world and partnerships with more than 500 socially responsible publishers who donate their digital files. a11y accessibility Bookshare Braille DAISY ebooks Global Literacy print disabilities Reading

7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers from CauseVox

Amy Sample Ward

I’m really excited to share this free ebook from the folks at CauseVox. Download the free ebook 7 Habits of Effective Personal Fundraisers. fundraising ebook lists resourceThey have worked with many organizations and individuals looking to fundraising online and are constantly sharing back what they observe and learn from the campaigns on their platform and elsewhere. In creating this recourse, they also reached out to others in the sector (like me!)

David Grossman Offers New eBook For Communications Professionals

Eric Jacobson

Communications expert David Grossman of The Grossman Group has a new eBook that's free and available for download. Based primarily on input from users of LinkedIn who answered a question posted by David, the eBook talks about the greatest mistakes that a leader can make that should be avoided.

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eBook Teaches How To Manage Email In The Workplace

Eric Jacobson

Grossman has written a new free ebook where he tackles the email beast--showing what some companies are doing to: rein in the email monster make better use of working hours cut back on the stress on employees caused by a 24/7 cycle of endless emails The ebook also includes tools and strategies for managing email in your workplace, and explains when it makes sense to use email--and when we should take advantage of the myriad other communication tools at our disposal.

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What is in the Treaty of Marrakesh?

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

print disabled Treaty for the Blind copyright law a11y VIPDC books Bookshare exceptions print disabilities accessibility book famine blind copyright dyslexia copyfight Marrakesh treaty ebooks WIPO The View from an Authorized Entity Many Bookshare users (and potential Bookshare users!) have been asking about the Treaty of Marrakesh (formal name: The Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities.

David Grossman Releases New eBook On How To Get Employees On Your Side During Cost Cuts

Eric Jacobson

Drawing from case studies of leading businesses, Grossman''s latest free eBook , Cutting to Win: 6 Steps For Getting Employees on Your Side During Cost Cuts , offers 6 critical steps and strategies to help you navigate through times of change within your company.

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