Wed.Nov 09, 2011



We are super excited to announce that we are establishing a joint venture with CommPartners , a long-established company in the association industry that focuses on online education programs, knowledge communities and multimedia events for associations.

Nonprofit Webinars: Strong Connections

Amy Sample Ward

Date : November 9, 2011, 3 pm EST. Location : Online. Topic : Strong Connections: Linking your strategy, to goals, to data. Description : When it comes to social media, email marketing, or even online engagement in general, we often have a feeling when things are going well or when they aren’t.

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13 Women Changing the World

Have Fun - Do Good

Today I saw a blog post on Twitter about 10 Men with the Capacity to Change the World. I've interviewed soooo many amazing women for the Big Vision Podcast who are changing the world that I thought I'd post a sampler of interviews with 13 women from over the last four years.

Target moments

Steve Bridger

I couldn’t help notice this exchange earlier this afternoon between Tony Wang (who manages the Twitter office in London) and Jamie Oliver. Must feel good to see people connect and discover common ground in the work that you do.

Cloud Security: Don't Confuse Security and Control


By Tal Frankfurt, CEO, Cloud for Good. Recently, I received an urgent call from the director of a small nonprofit organization. I had spoken with her almost 6 months ago about the possibility of migrating their organization to the cloud. She was specifically interested in Salesforce as a tool to manage their members, track donations, and send mass newsletters and Google Apps for emails and joint calendars.

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Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Spending Benchmarks: Take the 2011 Survey


NTEN has been conducting an annual survey about technology (formerly known as "IT") staffing levels and salaries, as well as budget and planning practices of nonprofits, since 2006. We are happy to announce that the 2011 survey is underway – and that it is new and improved! > > Please take the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Survey!

Bringing home the bacn

Connection Cafe

Author: Brandy Reppy. For years, the bane of every email marketer's existence has been staying off of the dreaded spam filter and staying in good graces with readers. But now, it seems there is another challenge facing email marketers, and it's worth your time to keep it in mind.

Interacting and Gaming at Library 2.011

Tech Soup Blog

Last week, I had the pleasure of listening to several webinars that were part of the Library 2.011 worldwide virtual conference. Even before I get to the content, let me say that I was incredibly. impressed at the amount of presenters contributing to this global event. My kudos goes out to Library 2.0 and The School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at San José State University for organizing this impressive virtual experience.

Daily DoGooder: The F Word: Famine is the Real Obscenity

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.The F Word: Famine is the Real Obscenity| 1:01 The One Campaign Bono, George Clooney, Jessica Alba, Idris Elba and more unite behind ONE’s new campaign to help focus the world’s attention again on the famine and food crisis in the Horn of Africa. Obviously, star power helps, [.]. Daily DoGooder

Who Rules Social Media? A Look At Social Media Impact By Nonprofit Issues

AFP Blog

Who Rules Social Media? A Look At Social Media Impact By Nonprofit Issues

Lame spam of the day: Acquire new EIN

Robert Weiner

This one seems both farfetched and lazy. They didn't bother with graphics or try to disguise the sender's email address or the destination of the hyperlink. And how many people would think they need an EIN (Federal employer ID) in the first place, much less a new one? I'd hope that accounting staff would see right through this, but I guess one should never underestimate people's gullibility. Sender: Kenneth Weber ( (they didn't even bother to fake an IRS email address).

O’Reilly Radar features Mobile Commons’ Partnership with WNYC

Mobile Commons

“New York has become the epicenter for many experiments in governance,” writes Alex Howard in the O’Reilly Radar. From citizensourcing smarter government to participatory budgeting to embracing a broader future as a data platform.”. The O’Reilly article discusses the way in which New York is opening up its wealth of data to outside developers – and how those partnerships are revolutionizing the way that government works.

TechSoup's Data Center Move: Lessons Learned

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup recently completed a data center move. You were very patient while we were offline during the move, so we wanted to share what we learned from the experience. Why We Moved. One of our main considerations in moving was disaster preparedness.

Member Appreciation Month: It's a Tradition!


Flickr:R00pert Way back in 2007, we started the tradition of setting aside November to shower NTEN members with free programming and daily prizes. This year, we’re amping up the awesome, with even more free programming and prizes! In the spirit of showing our Members some love, we’d like to announce our daily prize winner: Chris Pifer of Friends General Conference! NTENThanks for being a member!