Thu.Aug 25, 2011

Social Media for Social Good e-Book Version Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I tell ya. It’s a surreal feeling to know that someone could be reading your book right now… on the subway, in a cafe, or at a park in any city, anywhere in the world. And the fact that this books exists at all really is a testament to the power social media.

The Intangible Rewards of Nonprofit Work

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Maureen Baker , Manager for Individual Giving. Musical Instrument Museum.

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"Tweet" and "Social Media" now official

GroundWire

More than 100 new terms were recently added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary. Some of our favorites: Tweet: a post made on the Twitter online message service. Still hard to take this seriously from CEOs and EDs.) Crowdsourcing: the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, especially from the online community, rather than from traditional employees or suppliers.

Discovering interesting Google+ users

SocialFish

One of my favorite tech blogs, The Next Web, has a great list of Ten Ways To Find Relevant Google+ Users to Circle. Read the whole thing, which includes more description of each of the ten sites they describe, but here are my top three: Recommended Users – grouped into categories.

Snail Mail Still Works for Thank You Letters

AFP Blog

Snail Mail Still Works for Thank You Letters : Do you send a thank you letter by mail after receiving a donation online? Of course, the donor who gives online (and there are more of them all the time), does receive an immediate emailed thank you. That is built into the online donation system, whichever one you use. npOnline NPThankYouLetters

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AskIdealware: Friend-to-Friend Fundraising

Idealware

If your organization hasn't tried friend-to-friend fundraising techniques, let Andrea Berry convince you it's time to take a look. -->. Trackback URL for this post: [link]. Fundraising

Apricot Chat: Using YouTube For Wild Apricot Support

Wild Apricot Blog

Did you know? Our support team regularly prepares videos to further assist in explaining some of the most common questions asked by Wild Apricot users, which we upload to our YouTube channel! read more ). customization event registration instructional video Membership management Videos Wild Apricot YouTube

Preparing For Irene - Shelter View App

VisionLink

Preparing for Hurricane Irene? Be sure to keep up to date with Disaster Shelter information from the American Red Cross. Two options: a) If you have an iPhone, iPod or iPad, go to the App Store and search for "Shelter View."

Preparing for Hurricane Irene | BlackbaudKnowHow.com

AFP Blog

Preparing for Hurricane Irene | BlackbaudKnowHow.com : Here at Blackbaud’s headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina, we’ve been closely monitoring Hurricane Irene. We have detailed contingency plans to ensure we’re able to provide support from off-site locations, including our support office in Indianapolis, for down and critical issues during times of disasters.

Seriously Dreamy Cultivation Events

Connection Cafe

Author: Jennifer Darrouzet. These seriously dreamy cultivation events are especially great for major donors.

HOW TO: Create a Foursquare Page for Your Nonprofit ? Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

AFP Blog

HOW TO: Create a Foursquare Page for Your Nonprofit  Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits : Foursquare recently launched the ability for brands to create Pages on Foursquare. Until then, nonprofits were limited to simply claiming their nonprofit’s Venue Page making it almost impossible to be proactive on Foursquare.

Daily DoGooder: Pituitary PSA

See What's Out There

Pituitary PSA | 0:50 The Pituitary Network Association Do you know what you pituitary gland does? Did you even know you had one? Well, thankfully, The Pituitary Network Association is here to save the day. But seriously, little did I know how important this this gland is to my life. The use of stock footage

GiveCamp aids nonprofits' tech needs

AFP Blog

GiveCamp aids nonprofits' tech needs : Organizers of the second annual Southwest Ohio GiveCamp plan a slight expansion over last year's event where more than 100 volunteers met for a weekend to tackle area non-profit tech needs

FoodCorps: Getting Kids Healthy

GroundWire

Chicken nuggets, deep-friend burritos, pizza, cheez-n-crackers, lunchables, yogurt in a tube -- whether it’s hot or cold lunch -- the poor diet of the American kid has resulted in the number of obese children tripling in the last 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But with the help of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution , Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move!

How intense was the quake in your area? Find out!

Mobile Commons

On Tuesday things got a little shaky at the Mobile Commons office. This week’s earthquake was felt along much of the East Coast and caused mild alarm in areas not used to seismic shifts. Our building was equally as guilty of forcing everyone to evacuate onto the streets of Brooklyn – a move that flies in the face of basic earthquake protocol.

Wild Apricot Software News - August 2011

Wild Apricot Blog

Initial screenshots from 2012's Version 5.0 are ready to be shared! Significant changes to our CMS are coming, and we're ready to show off some of our progress. read more ). Wild Apricot news

Apricot Chat: Using YouTube For Wild Apricot Support

Wild Apricot Blog

Did you know? Our support team regularly prepares videos to further assist in explaining some of the most common questions asked by Wild Apricot users, which we upload to our YouTube channel! read more ). Wild Apricot instructional video Videos Membership management YouTube event registration customization

Wild Apricot Software News - August 2011

Wild Apricot Blog

Initial screenshots from 2012's Version 5.0 are ready to be shared! Significant changes to our CMS are coming, and we're ready to show off some of our progress.( read more ). news Wild Apricot